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    2022-2023 TJMS Clubs and After-School Activities
     
    Descriptions and information below regarding the following TJMS clubs:
    * Arts Club * Bass Fishing Club * Battle of the Books * Creative Writing Club *
    * Dungeons and Dragons Club * Patriot Pals (Adults participate as Pals) * Robotics Club *
    * Student Council * Technology Students of America *
     
    Arts Club 
    Description: Come create with other artists! We will complete a variety of art projects with a variety of mediums. Let your inner artist shine through in this club that meets every other week.     
     
    Advisor: Ms. Vincent
    Meeting Times: Every other Tuesday - interest meeting is Tuesday, 9/13 from 2:05-2:45 pm
    Location: Room 113
     
    Battle of the Books
    Description: Battle of the Books is open for all students at TJMS! To join, students must read at least five of the books on the NC Battle of the Books list, and join meetings to compete with other students to quiz and compete with each other. The interest forms will be sent to your ELA teachers next week. Please join us!  
     
    Advisor: Ms. Turner
    Meeting Times: Thursdays from 2:15-3 pm
    Location: TJMS Media Center
     
    Bass Fishing Club
    Description: The TJMS Bass Fishing Club is open to all students interested in bass fishing - all ability levels are welcome. Whether you enjoy bass fishing or have never been before and want to learn, the TJMS Bass Fishing Club is a place to learn new fishing techniques, develop your skills, ask questions, and share your love of bass fishing with others.  
     
    Advisor: Mr. Ronacher and Mr. Kelly
    Meeting Times: TBD
     
    Creative Writing Club: 
    Description: Our club explores different genres of writing, such as short stories, poems, plays, songs etc. Students can choose whether or not they would like to share their work. This is a safe place to be creative!  
     
    Advisor: Mr. Kelly
    Meeting Times: TBD
    Location: TBD
     
    Dungeons and Dragons Club
    Description: Calling All Adventures! We need daring and bold adventures to come to the Kingdom of Room 207 to help protect it from vile creatures. Earn gold, fame, and glory all while playing an amazing game of Dungeons and Dragons. Play as a noble paladin or a cunning wizard to explore the wilds of our imagination. Bring your friends or make new ones while fighting the most sinister monsters that only exist in our minds.  
    Fight. Play. Work.  Together.
     
    Advisor: Mr. Thomas
    Meeting Times: Thursdays from 2:00-3:00 pm
    Location: Room 203
     
    Orchestra Tutoring:
    Description: There will be orchestra tutoring offered after school on A days ONLY. Come practice with Ms. Morris and hone your skills.  
     
    Advisor: Ms. Morris
    Meeting Times: After school on A days ONLY from 2-3 pm
    Location: Room 117
     
    Patriot Pals
    Description: The Patriot Pals Program focuses on 1) mentoring  2) incentives 3) Monthly Focus Session 4) Service Projects 5) Field Trips for students who are identified as being in need of additional support. We will rely on staff members, parents and community volunteers for this program.  
     
    Advisor: TBD
    Meeting Times: TBD
     
    *If you are an adult and are interested in serving as a Patriot Pal, please complete the mandatory background check at wsfcsvolunteers.com
     
    Robotics Club
    Description: As a part of the First Lego League, this club guides youth through STEM learning and exploration. Students work together to apply what they learn by programming robots to perform missions on the league provided mat in a competition setting. The focus is on the fundamentals of engineering as students explore real world problems, learn to design a robot and code. Best of all, Robotics requires teamwork and friendships that last all through middle school form.  
     
    Advisor: Ms. Beach
    Meeting Times: Wednesday and Thursdays until 3:15 pm
    Location: Room 13
     
     
    Student Council
    Description: The TJMS Student Council consists of student representatives (two per homeroom) who share their classmates' ideas, questions, and concerns with school leaders. Members of the council must serve as strong role models for their peers, work to increase school spirit and morale, and help organize various student events and service projects.
     
    Advisor: Ms. Hamby
    Meeting Times: TBD
    Representatives are selected from each homeroom class.
     
    TSA - Technology Students of America
    Description: TSA is a national organization of students engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).TSA is open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses. TSA’s membership includes more than 250,000 middle and high school students across the US. TSA is supported by educators, parents and business leaders who believe in the need for a technologically literate society. Members learn through exciting competitive events, leadership opportunities and much more. A wide range of activities makes TSA a positive experience for every student. TSA chapter members work on competitive events, learn and apply leadership skills, and may attend conferences at the state level. Competitions are categorized by careers in Architecture and Construction Technology, Communications Technology, Computer Science and Information Technology, Leadership, Manufacturing and Transportation Technology, STEM (General), STEM and the Arts, and Technology and Research. 
     
    Advisor: TBD
    Meeting Times: TBD
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