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Sunday, March 26, 2017

Clubs and Organizations

                                                    2016-2017

                                                 LCBMS Clubs

Club Name

Advisor

Description

Sixth Grade Advisor

Michelle Reuter

Serves as a transition to 6th graders, involving students in decision making.

Seventh Grade Advisor

Mark Henkels

To advise 7th grade students on any issues that arise throughout the year, as needed.  Help to organize the Bobcat Awards Ceremony in June.

Eighth Grade Advisor

Nicholas Colangelo/Carol Verrino

To organize and plan out the 8th Grade Awards Night and the 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony.

National Junior Honor Society

Carol Verrino/Cathie Vitale

NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship.

Student Government Advisor

Mark Henkels

Provides students with real-life lessons in democratic society, an interest in giving back to the community, and lessons in the electoral college.

Literary Magazine

Caroline Jablonski

Students are able to see their literary talents published which helps to provide an appreciation for literature and art.  Students edit and work on layout designs for the final on-line publication of the magazine.

Math Olympiads (Math Bowl 7)

Mark Henkels

Students work on National Math Olympiad and problems and compete nationally.

Mathcounts (Math Bowl 8)

Mark Henkels

Club provides an outlet for students who excel in math and for those who just want to challenge themselves in math.

Yearbook Club

Erika Johnson

Students work with an on-line platform to create and publish the school yearbook.

Science Club

(Extreme Science)

 

Judy Toledano

To promote the love of science.

Philosophy Club

Rich Harrison

To provide a forum for students to discuss, teach, and debate philosophical questions.

Astronomy Club

Nick Colangelo

Students learn about Astronomy at meetings and during first-hand observations of planets, constellations and stars on observing nights.

Midnight Run Project

Cathy Campanaro/Ann Lesson

An effort that allows our school community to help those in need.  The faculty donates items/cash to purchase items that allow the students to make bagged lunches for the homeless population.

Chess Time

Eric Betancourt

Gives students the opportunity to interact while playing and learning chess.

Cooking with Ms. Connors

Christina Connors

Students learn to work cooperatively to produce successful recipes.  Teamwork, leadership, and direction following are put to practice.  Students learn to make healthy foods and dishes they can prepare for themselves.

FBLA

Elaine Cohen

Introduce middle school students to the Future Business Leaders of America.  Expose them to team building, cooperation, learning how to run a business, and working together for charities.

SADD Club

Andrea Geraghty (Student Assistance Counselor)

To provide peer-to-peer education which aims to help prevent teens from making destructive decisions such as underage drinking and drug use, impaired driving, teen violence, and teen suicide.

String Ensemble

Laura Fay

To provide an opportunity to perform in a smaller ensemble; to analyze and discuss music and different performance strategies; to build self esteem and performance confidence.

Instrumental Ensemble

Karen Jacques

To create small performance ensembles and possibly provide music at some community functions.

Jazz Ensemble

Richard Dashnaw

Students will play jazz, learn improvisation, and serve as music ambassadors to other schools and the community through performances.

Select Chorus

Matthew Green

Challenges students in singing and performing in the community.

Honors Band

Richard Russo

To enhance advanced 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students’ musical education through practice and performance of upper level music in an ensemble.

Girls Modified Soccer

Bernadette Puff

To bring together a group of girls who have the same interest in the sport of soccer.

Drama Club

Michelle Reuter

Students will create and perform theatre pieces as well as improvisational drama.  Students will learn techniques as well as the details of working on a production.

Yoga

Christine Kruppenbacher

Gives students who may not have an opportunity otherwise a chance to participate in Yoga or Volleyball.

Girls Fall Intramurals

Denise Kumrow

To provide active opportunities for middle school girls to develop an interest for various sports/activities and to offer new opportunities.

Girls Winter Intramurals

Sharon Sarsen

To provide active opportunities for middle school girls to develop an interest for various sports/activities and to offer new opportunities.

Boys Fall Intramurals

Timothy Hourahan

To provide a before-school program to all boys, grades 6 – 8.  There will be skills, tactics, strategy introduced and games played daily to reinforce the skills learned.

Boys Winter Intramurals

Timothy Hourahan

To provide a before school program to boys, grades 6 – 8.  Skills, techniques, strategies will be introduced and games will be played daily to reinforce those skills.

Boys Spring Intramurals

Denise Kumrow

This before school program offers another place for boys to participate, learn new skills, and strategies in sports they enjoy.  Daily games and tournaments will reinforce these skills.

Girls Spring Intramurals

Sharon Sarsen

To provide active opportunities for middle school girls to develop an interest for various sports/activities and to offer new opportunities.

Coding Club 6-7

Clare McMorris

Students will use math concepts in code as well as develop problem solving skills, computational thinking, and hopeful encouragement for programming degrees/jobs in the future.

Coding Club 7-8

Mark Henkels

Students will apply math concepts, STEM concepts, and in a “club environment, be able to explore options in coding that may not be taught in school.

Junior Warriors Gale Zadoff

The Junior Warriors is a club that fights the stigma of mental illness by educating, supporting and creating awareness in the school community and beyond.  

 

 







last updated: 10/05/16