Middle School Clubs
 

Gay-Straight Alliance 

Jacob Terberg terbergj@salineschools.org,

Is your student interested in helping start Saline Middle School's Gay-Straight Alliance? Whether you're a part of the LGBTQ+ community or you're an ally, we would love to hear how interested your student is. Students, please complete the following GSA Interest Form if you would like to join. Additional information will be shared directly with students who complete the interest form

PALS 

Cathy Wilkinson wilkinsc@salineschools.org

Want to be a part of a student group starting at SMS? Are you interested in learning about how to help other students meet new friends? PALs is a student group, which stands for Peer Assisted Learners. PALs promotes respect, kindness, and friendship for all students. By joining PALs, you will help students with special needs during their lunch period (virtually) to create a positive school environment, learn about disabilities, and learn how to build relationships with students with disabilities. Please complete this PALS Interest Form. Additional information will be shared directly with students who complete the interest form.

Super Smash Club

Laurie Dawson dawsonl@salineschools.org

Math Counts

Kim Reik  reikk@salineschools.or

MathCounts is a national program for middle schoolers.  It meets weekly to go through fun problems and talk about strategies and approaches!  We will be gearing up for our county competition held annually in February.

Builders Club  Builders Club website

Laura Odom odoml@salineschools.org

Kirsten Zemaitis zemaitik@salineschools.org

Any 6th - 8th graders with a desire to make a positive difference in their community. 

Girls Who Code

Karyn Bloch blochk@salineschools.org 

Saline's Girls Who Code Club is comprised of 6th - 12th grade girls who are interested in learning more about women in coding, learning new coding languages and collaborating with friends to solve real world problems by building a group community project together.

We are a part of the National Girls Who Code program. Our middle and high school Club will encourage you to impact your community in a positive way through code. In order to build the skills you need to make an impact, you will learn how to code from our fun online tutorials and activities that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up! 

The SAS Girls Who Code Club is a group of young women interested in challenging their minds through coding, collaboration and creating a community project.  Our club meets virtually for 10 weeks beginning in January 2023 after school until 5:30 weekly.

There is no fee to participate.

Science Olympiad 

External Link Science Olympiad

Lisa Spencer smsscioly@salineschools.org

Meeting Times:  Thursdays from 3:00-5:00 pm (sometimes until 6:00 pm) and Saturdays from 2:00-5:00 pm

Location - Saline Middle School

Fees:  $50 registration 

Purpose of club: Team based participation in Science Olympiad, with invitational competitions leading to regional and hopefully state level participation.  We are encouraging the exploration and learning of many different science and engineering concepts while bringing team enthusiasm and pride.

Robotics Club 

External LinkRobotics Club

Jeroen Spitael ftcrobotics@salineschools.org
Meeting Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fees: $65 (payable to Saline Area Schools with SMS Robotics in the memo line)

Purpose of club: Explore the possibilities of STEM through designing, building, programming and operating robots to play a floor game in an alliance format.   Practice engineering principles while realizing the value of hard work, innovation, and sharing ideas.

Boys Choir

Eric Floetke  floetkee@salineschools.org

This choir for boys only sings at four concerts during the year.  They sing fun choral music of varying styles in two-part harmony.  New members join in September and mid-December.

Girls Choir

Eric Floetke floetkee@salineschools.org 

Girls Choir membership is by audition.  Auditions are open to girls enrolled in band, choir or orchestra during the day.  Girls Choir sings advanced music of varying styles in unison or two- or three-part harmony.  Girls Choir performs at four evening concerts during the year and one weekend choir festival in early March.

Drama Club 

Kristen Glatz glatzk@salineschools.org

Meeting Times: Fridays at 3:00-4:15 pm 

All 6th, 7th, and 8th graders are welcome. Can't come to the meeting this week? No problem. We meet every Friday. No signing up necessary, just show up when you can, ready to have fun, play games, and learn about drama. 

External LinkWebsite:  Drama Club

Fiddle Club

Group for students in grades 6th 7th or 8th who play violin, viola, cello or bass to learn how to play and perform folk fiddling music. The emphasis will be on learning how to play folk fiddling music from all over the world as well as each of the regional American styles. Please see the Community Education Program Guide for more information and to sign up

Community Education, 734-401-4020  Participation fee required.

Jazz Band

Do you like to play jazz, swing, funk, blues and rock music? Then, you'll love the Jazz Band.  Please see the Community Education Program Guide for specifics and to sign up

Community Education, 734-401-4020  Participation fee required.

Hornet Council 

Hornet Council Website

Leanne Kaminski kaminskl@salineschools.org

Meeting Times:  Meeting times vary.  All meeting times and locations will be posted on the website (link above) 

Purpose of the club:  To provide student leadership opportunities and to serve the student body, the school, and the community.

Quiz Bowl 

Kelly Voigt  voigtk@salineschools.org 

Purpose of Club - Quiz bowl is to provide students a fun and competitive outlet to test their knowledge against their peers.


Debate Club

TBD