Clubs and Activities
The Middle School has many clubs, activities and sports
for the students to take part in. Some activities are listed below with the
club advisor/ contact assigned to them. If you have questions about any club or
activity you can contact the advisor directly or call the main office at
Chess Club: Mr. Underwood; firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Club: Mrs. Samiani-Grasso; email@example.com
Activities this year include Murals,
District Artwork, Middle School Art Sale, Community Projects
Intramural Sports: Mr. Vachon and Mrs. Anastos; firstname.lastname@example.org,
Intramural Sports offer students the
opportunity to participate in many sports and recreational activities while
developing a sense of community within the school. All skill levels are welcome
to participate. The goal of intramurals is to nurture a healthy spirit of
competition, sportsmanship, and teamwork. The games take place in the gymnasium
during 10th period. Announcements and brackets will let students know when they
compete. There will be a sign-up sheet in the gymnasium. Once completed, we
will post a bracket/ schedule of when teams compete. Some intramurals will not
Competition- Mr. Both; email@example.com
School-wide competition that creates
geographic awareness amongst all students. There are 2
champions per grade that compete to determine an overall school winner.
MEMS Club: Mrs. Geertgens; firstname.lastname@example.org
Music/Productions: Mr. Backus, Ms. Pham, Mr. Parker;
MEMS Jazz Band:
Extra-curricular instrumental music group,
for 6th, 7th & 8th Grade. The jazz band rehearses weekly throughout the
school year. Our rehearsals are typically Fridays from 2:30-4:00 p.m. Students
rehearse various styles of jazz music including bebop, swing,funk, ballades,
big band.. etc. Performances include but are not limited to the Winter Concert,
Spring Concert, and M-E Night of Jazz Concert-MS. PHAM
M-E Pep Band:
Extra-curricular music group for grades 7
through 12.The Pep Band performs at football games, contributes to pep rallies,
and participates in the Homecoming Parade and Halftime festivities. Other
performance opportunities and parades may be scheduled throughout the school
Select Chorus :
Select Chorus is an auditioned chorus that
meets twice a week during 10th period. We perform high-level chorus music for
the winter and spring concerts, as well as at the NYSSMA festival and other
events as needed. Any student is welcome to audition.
Location: chorus room
The MEMS musical is the fall show put on in
November. Rehearsals run from September through November during the evenings.
Students work together to learn songs, dances, lines, and staging, as well as
work back stage and build scenery, to create two evening performances of the
show chosen that year. Any student is welcome to audition for a role in the
cast, or to sign up for stage crew and set design
When: September through November
Location: chorus room and auditorium
The MEMS play is the spring show put on in
May. Rehearsals run from March through May during the evenings. Students work
together to learn lines and staging, as well as work back stage and build
scenery, to create two evening performances of the play chosen that year. Any
student is welcome to audition for a role in the cast, or to sign up for stage
crew and set design.
When: End of February through beginning of May
Location: chorus room and auditorium
Yearbook Club: Ms. Hitchcock; email@example.com
Yearbook Club is open to any middle school student. Students take pictures,
choose layouts, and make important decisions that shape the yearbook, a
permanent record of each school year.
Newspaper Club: Ms.
Newspaper Club is made up of students who are interested in writing and
drawing. Students meet regularly to work on their contributions for the
Odyssey of the Mind: Mrs. Dougherty, Mrs. Strong; firstname.lastname@example.org
Odyssey of the Mind is based upon the idea that creativity is a skill that can be taught and further developed with practice. The focus is to develop divergent, independent-thinking abilities (thinking outside the box, taking the path less traveled) through a challenging, but FUN learning process. OM develops real-life communication and brainstorming skills, and rewards creativity and “calculated” risk-taking in the solution of complex problems
When: meets once or twice a week from October through March
Pushup club: Mr. Simek; email@example.com
Pushup club is a personal fitness
challenge to complete 10,000 pushups by the end of 8th grade. Students turn in
a slip of paper at the end of each month with their monthly pushup total. If/when
they make it to 10,000 their name will be announced during AM/PM announcments,
they get a free t-shirt and their names goes on the wall in health class.
This club does not meet.
SADD CLUB is Students against Destructive Decisions!
The club is open to any student grades 6-8
who is interested in empowering young people to successfully confront the
challenges and pressures of their daily lives. Our goal is to spread awareness
of potentially risky/destructive decisions through the use of school wide
Ski Club: Mrs.
Ski Club is available to grades 6-12. Packages/lessons
are purchased through Greek Peak. Program runs THURSDAYS in January and
February. Students must also pay a bus fee for transportation to the mountain.
Early registration must be completed before 10/15 to get the discounted rate.
Information will also be available at both the MS and HS Open Houses.
When: Thursdays, January-February
Video Game Club: Mr. Polhamus; firstname.lastname@example.org
contest, Binghamton University: Mrs. Weyer; email@example.com
The Binghamton University Poetry and Children Day is an
annual event in which students from schools throughout the county create,
write, present, and publish poems to be featured during a day of poetry
readings at Binghamton University
When: Last week of May (TBA)
Science Olympiad: Mr. Tokos; firstname.lastname@example.org
Science Olympiad is an extra-curricular
activity that is both challenging and fun. Participants choose from a wide variety
of STEM activities that ends with regional competition in February. Teams may
advance to States at a later date. Participants are expected to spend 2-3 hours
a week of practice time. Science Olympiad is for grades 6 and up!
Where: Middle School
Student Council: Ms.
MEMS Student Council is a club/organiziation open to all
6th, 7th, and 8th graders. The purpose of student council is to allow students to
have a say and assist in school activities and projects. It provides a voice
and shares the interests and ideas of students with the school.
6th Ms. Bramante – email@example.com & Ms. Heath – firstname.lastname@example.org;
7th Mrs. Ocker – email@example.com;
8th Mrs. Conrad – firstname.lastname@example.org
SPARTAN 300 CLUB
THE SPARTAN 300 CLUB IS THE OFFICIAL SPIRIT CLUB OF
PURPOSE OF THE SPARTAN 300 CLUB IS TO SUPPORT ALL MAINE-ENDWELL ATHLETIC
PROGRAMS AND OTHER EVENTS WHILE INCREASING UNITY AND PRIDE THROUGHOUT THE
MAINE-ENDWELL COMMUNITY. THE GOAL OF THE SPARTAN 300 CLUB IS TO HAVE 300
OR MORE STUDENTS CHEERING ON THE SPARTANS AT EACH SPARTAN EVENT THROUGHOUT THE
SCHOOL YEAR. BEING A PART OF SPARTAN 300 IS ALL ABOUT HAVING PRIDE FOR
BEING A PART OF THE MAINE-ENDWELL COMMUNITY. BY CHOOSING TO BECOME A
MEMBER AND WEARING THE SPARTAN 300 SHIRT AT SPORTING GAMES AND OTHER EVENTS,
IDENTIFING YOURSELF AS
SOMEONE WHO CARES TO UPHOLD UNITY AND PRIDE. GO SPARTANS!