Middle School Clubs

Here is the list of  clubs at SMS 

 

Saline Destination Imagination-

The deadline for registration is January 1, 2022. Visit www.salinedi.org for more information.

Gay-Straight Alliance Club-

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. Mr. Terberg, terbergj@salineschools.org, will be the advisor for this club.

PALS Club-

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. Mrs. Ceo and Mrs. Wilkinson will be the advisors for this club.

Super Smash Club-

Super Smash Club will meet Wednesday and Friday from 7:30-7:55 AM in the SMS Media Center. There are a limited number of screens and seats available for use, so interested students please bring your own device if you have one. Contact Mrs. Dawson for more information - dawsonl@salineschools.org

Math Counts -

Contact Person:  Kim Reik (ext. 4612)  - (reikk@salineschools.org)
When: Mondays 3-4pm. TBD
Where: Ms. Reik's Room (B205) in the 8th grade pod
Who: Any 6th - 8th graders who enjoy fun math challenges & puzzles

Students are welcome to attend any and all meetings!  

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

Contact Person: Laura Odom (ext. 4682) - odoml@salineschools.org

                           Kirsten Zemaitis (4687) - zemaitik@salineschools.org

Meeting Times:  7:15-7:45am Thursday

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

Science Olympiad 

External Link Science Olympiad

Contact Person: Karyn Bloch (ext. 4752) - blochk@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

Contact Person: Jeron Spitael salinerobotics@gmail.com
Meeting Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30pm - 8:30pm
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

Contact Person:   Eric Floetke (4625) - floetkee@salineschools.org

Meeting Times: 

Purpose:  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

Contact Person: Eric Floetke (4625) - floetkee@salineschools.org 

Meeting Times: 

Purpose:  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 -

Contact Person:  Kristen Glatz (4644) - 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. Contact Ms. Glatz with any questions.

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 - 20/21

Hornet Council Website

Contact Person:  Ms. Zotos - zotosl@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 -  On Hold for 2021

Contact Person:   Ms. 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.

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Debate Club

Contact: Shelly Venema - venemas@salineschools.org

Coach: Mrinalini Iyer - iyer.mili@gmail.com

Meeting Times: Wednesday-Fridays 3:00 - 4:30 pm

 

Girls on the Run/Heart and Sole

Suspended until further notice