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  Intramural and Club Activities

Stay tuned for future intramural spring offerings: Running Club, dodge ball, Frisbee Club, 3 on 3 basketball and golf.

 Student Activity  Description  Contact    
Academic Games Academic Games have been an integral part of the District's after-school program for more than 20 years.  The players become involved in problem-solving activities, critical thinking, quick recall, and research skills.  Intraschool and interschool competition occurs on all levels from 5th grade through high school.  Participants are expected to attend twice-a-week practices.
 Mr. Locke
Art Club/ Media Lab How would you like to make movies? Art club will use the state-of-the-art media lab for production of many projects.
 Mrs. Melvin
Athletics JMS offers 9 interscholastic teams that consist of 7th and 8th graders.  Interested students must report to the sign-up meeting.  For more information and eligibility requirements, consult the JMS Student Handbook.  

The intramurals athletic program is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders, and programs will be announced on TJMSTV and the JMS website.

 Mrs. Latus
Bit Code Club Do you like to write computer programs?  If you have an interest join the Bit Code club, no experience is necessary.
 Mrs. Kassup
Game Club  Like to play board games? Then this is the club for you!
 Mrs. Welsh
International Club

What is International Club?

 Ms. Beckett
 Mrs. Hertzog
 Mrs. Wetmore
Library Assistants Students help the library run smoothly and are needed to shelve books, create displays, assist other students, and help prepare for special events.  Diligent students are asked to give up one team time a week and may sign up in the library throughout the year.
 Mrs. Anstandig 
Literary Magazine Every spring, students produce Our Piece of Mind, a publication that showcases student stories, essays, plays, and poems that are selected by a student committee.   Other students may contribute their time to type material and provide appropriate illustrations for the magazine.  In early June, staff members are invited to a Writing Celebration.
 Mrs. Kelly
Mathcounts MATHCOUNTS is a program in which teachers prepare students for a series of competitions designed to produce high levels of math achievement. 

MATHCOUNTS is more than a competition; it promotes logical thinking and helps students at all levels improve their problem-solving skills.

 Mrs. Kenney
Model Making Club This club meets to construct scale models of cars, boats and planes.
 Mr. Frommeyer
Running Club This club meets after school in the fall and spring to run together. Students wear safety vests and are supervised as they run in the vicinity of JMS.
 Mrs. Hertzog
Science Club This club provides the opportunity to participate in a creative scientific environment.  Students may attend one or two after-school meetings each month.  Inquiry and problem-solving activities include topics not covered in the middle school science curriculum. 

Interested students can also prepare a research project for presentation at the Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) competition held each February.  The science club sponsor will work with individual students to develop and refine the presentation.
 Mr. Petsko
Sewing Club Get your stitches on with this intramural offering.
 Mrs. Sullivan
Student Council

The Student Council, comprised of an Executive Board and Homeroom Representatives, promotes school spirit and plans social events, special projects, and fundraising activities.   Executive Board members are comprised of a select group of 8th graders who apply for a position on the board.   Homeroom representatives are elected to inform other students of upcoming activities.

 Mrs. Cherry
TJMSTV Broadcast Crew This is an opportunity for students who want to partcipate in the daily production of the morning broadcast.  Sign-ups are held the first week of school, and a training session is required.  Announcers and technical positions are assigned based upon student interest.   Once trained, students are assigned to week-long broadcasting duties occassionally throughout the year.
 Mr. Bluemling
 Mrs. Anstandig
Writing Lab Assistants Assistants help in the Writing Lab throughout the year.  They type documents, deliver papers, complete tasks for special events, and prepare the labs for classes.  Any student may apply in the Writing Lab to be an assistant.
 Mrs. Kelly

Each June, the JMS yearbook is published by dedicated 7th and 8th grade students who work together to capture student life. Throughout the year, students develop skills in writing, theme development, design, and photography. Students who apply to the be a part of the staff must be able to meet deadlines and commit to regular meetings.

 Mrs. Swatko

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