Albritton MS: Clubs & Activities

Athletics

See the Albritton Athletics page for details.

 

After School Learning Center (ASLC)

Eligibility: All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
Teacher/Sponsor:   Collins - Room C19
Meetings:  Mondays & Thursdays, 3:10 to 4:00 pm

The After School Learning Center (ASLC) can enrich your child’s life by helping them develop new skills, and by creating a safe place for them to grow academically. The ASLC program offers supervised educational activities from 3:15 – 4:00p.m on Monday and Thursday for students in grades 6-8. The ASLC offers a wide variety of educational benefits for your student(s). The ASLC offers a safe, stimulating environment with on-time transportation from the school available. Our goal is to develop a sense of belonging; this environment provides your child the chance to connect with new people. Students struggling at school academically or socially have another chance to feel like they belong and are accepted. The ASLC provides a safe and encouraging space for homework that is away from teachers and parents. Children learn to interact with others and have the opportunity to improve their social skills while collaborating with other students. The ASLC provides students the opportunity to work on homework, complete missing work, develop research skills, and improve study habit in a student centered environment.

 

Albritton Flag Corps

Eligibility:  Any student
Teacher/Sponsor:   Leon Martin
Meetings:  No meetings after school

  • Students volunteer in homerooms to raise/lower flag and lead Pledge of Allegiance during announcements.


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After School Chorus

Eligibility:  6th grade 
Teacher/Sponsor:   Jean Marie Bell
Meetings:  Mondays,  Tuesdays, & Thursdays – 3:15 – 4:05 pm

  • This club gives six grade students the opportunity to sing for fun when chorus is not available during the daily schedule.  Students learn to use their voice properly when singing and read a piece of music utilizing basic music reading skills learned in the general music classes (such as dynamics, tempo, meter, phrasing, voice parts and intonation). No audition is required.


     

AVID

Eligibility:  2.0-3.5 GPA, scores between the 50th and 80th percentiles on the TerraNova, receives a teacher and/or administrator recommendation, and desires to obtain college/career awareness and readiness
Teacher/Sponsor:   Hardy
Meetings:  Regular class schedule times

  • AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a yearlong elective class in which students dedicate themselves to college readiness and awareness. AVID provides academic support by conducting in class group tutorial sessions to include tutors twice a week.  AVID reinforces reading elements, writing skills, note-taking techniques, test-taking tips, as well as the importance of time-management.  AVID also emphasizes the art of team building and organizational skills.  Students are taught critical thinking terms, along with the steps in the inquiry process.  AVID students explore the campuses of various local colleges and universities throughout the school year.


     

Babysitter’s Club

Eligibility: All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students
Teacher/Sponsor:   Roberta Harding, RN - Room C28
Meetings:  Tuesdays (beginning in October) 3:15pm- 4:00 pm

 
  • Class follows American Red Cross guidelines.  Babysitters Kit (book, CD and First aid participation kit) are required to be purchased for $15.00.  Participants will learn skills necessary to be an effective babysitter.  Optional certification in babysitting available for $10.00 and Babysitting with CPR/First Aid for $30.00.
Band Tutoring

Eligibility:  Students in Band level classes.  
Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. Kuczero, Room G12
Meetings:  Varies by class level (check board in room) from 3:15 to 4:00

Any student in band class who needs extra assistance with skills needed to be successful.

Bulldog Book Club

Eligibility: All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
Teacher/Sponsor:   D. Hill, Information Center
Meetings:  Mondays, 3:15 to 4:00 p.m. 

  • The Bulldog Book Club seeks to provide students with a variety of reading experiences.  We will participate in book discussions and literary activities.  We will also examine popular reading lists compiled by the American Library Association for middle school students and explore websites that focus on reading activities such as GoodReads, Scholastic, and others while exploring different genres of literature.

     


CPR/First Aid Club

      Eligibility:  All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students
      Teacher/Sponsor:  Roberta Harding, RN - Room C28American Red Cross
      Meetings:  Thursdays (beginning in October) 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm 

 

Class follows American Red Cross Guidelines.  Participants Manual and practice kit required for $15.00.  Optional Certification in CPR/FA for $25.00.

Core Skills:

  •   Breathing and cardiac emergencies (CPR, AED, choking)
  •   Injuries (broken bones, burns, cuts, stings)
  •   Sudden illnesses (heat/cold emergencies, allergic reactions)

Training on Asthma inhalers, epinephrine Auto-injectors and tourniquets.

 


Guitar Tutoring

Eligibility:  Students in Mr. Kuczero's Guitar classes
Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. Kuczero, Room G12
Meetings:  Monday's -  3:15 to 4:00 pm

Any students in guitar class that need practice on skills.

Jazz Band

Eligibility:  All students
Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. Kuczero, Room G12
Meetings:  Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:00 pm

See Mr. Kuczero for qualifications in attending this club.

Math Tutoring

Eligibility: All Grades
Teacher/Sponsor: Dennis, Room E3
Meetings: Tuesdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm

Math Tutoring offers students the opportunity to get help mastering math concepts they have not understood from previous math lessons. This is not a homework club. Students attending Math Tutoring are expected to come in prepared to ask for help on a particular concept they need to master.

 

Math Tutoring

Eligibility: 6th Grade Students
Teacher/Sponsor: Withington, Room C29
Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 - 4:00 pm

Math Tutoring offers students the opportunity to get help mastering math concepts they have not understood from previous math lessons. This is not a homework club. Students attending Math Tutoring are expected to come in prepared to ask for help on a particular concept they need to master.

Math Tutoring

Eligibility:  7th Grade
Teacher/Sponsor:   Elliott and Hare, Room E13
Meetings:  Mondays & Tuesdays, 3:15-4:00 pm

Review basic math (multiplication, division, fractions, percents, etc) and

provide support of concepts currently being taught in the classes.

Math Tutoring - 8th grade

Eligibility: 8th Grade students
Teacher/Sponsor: Mulier (Rm. 111)
Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm

Help with math and the ability to retake tests and complete makeup work due to absences.

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Eligibility:  Meet the following requirements by the end of the first semester= 3.5 GPA beginning in 6th grade, excel in the areas of Character, Citizenship, Service and Leadership  
Teacher/Sponsor:   Gallagher
Meetings:  TBD

  • NJHS Inductees work to maintain their 3.5 GPA and continue to show excellence in the areas of Character, Citizenship, Service and Leadership throughout the school year.  In the area of service, they must participate in 10 individual volunteer hours in addition to the group yearly projects.  In the area of leadership, they will plan and implement projects to encourage the student body to get involved.  They also have opportunities within the group projects to be leaders and show great citizenship and character.  In the area of citizenship and character, they must also set a great example by following the school rules and procedures at all times.


     

Odyssey of the Mind Club?

Eligibility:  Grades 6 - 8
Teacher/Sponsor:   Belzic - Room E21
Meetings:  Tuesday's - 3:15 to 4:00 pm (other days TBD as competition gets closer)

Being a participant of Odyssey of the Mind (OM) teaches students to learn creative problem-solving methods while having fun in the process.  By tapping into creativity, and through encouraging imaginative paths to problem-solving, students will learn skills that will provide them with the ability to solve problems - great and small - for a lifetime.  OM teachers students how to think divergently by providing open-ended problems that appeal to a wide range of interests.  The problems may be technical, artistic, or performance-based.  This is a competitive team.
 
Students who join OM need to be willing to commit to the time it takes to establish solutions, forge team building skills, and attend weekly meetings.


 

Piano Tutoring

Eligibility:  Mrs. Bell's 7th and 8th grade students who are currently taking piano lessons this semester
Teacher/Sponsor:   Mrs. Bell, Room E02
Meetings:  Monday, Tuesday (every other Tuesday) and Thursdays from 3:15 to 4:00

Bus passes available for after school bus.

Programmers and Gamers Club

Eligibility:  Grades 6 - 8
Teacher/Sponsor:   Evans, Room D1
Meetings:  Mondays and Tuesdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm

AMS Programming and Gaming Club is an opportunity to enhance your academic skills while participating in fun activities. In the AMS Programming and Gaming Club students take part in exciting educational games. Members form teams to develop innovative computer programming skills. AMS Programming and Gaming Club provide students time to interact and enhance communication, teamwork, and develop various basic skills necessary for college and career success.

Science Olympiad Team
  • Eligibility:  All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
    Teacher/Sponsor:   Mr. West and Ms. Peters, Room C26
    Meetings:  Mondays & Tuesdays, 3:15 to 4:00 pm

  • Participants will prepare for the upcoming regional and state Science Olympiad competition in which up to 18 students compete in 28 different events against 25 other middle schools.  The competition has events that range from knowledge based exams to building projects that the students bring to the college to be tested.   These events test their general science knowledge, engineering skills, and scientific inquiry abilities.  Students first compete at the regional Science Olympiad competition at Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville on Feb. 24th and if they qualify they travel to state competition later in the spring.


S.T.E.A.M. Plus Robotics Club

Eligibility: All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
Teacher/Sponsor: Pozniak-Robins, Room 118
Meetings: Mondays + 1 other day determined weekly 3:15 to 4:00 pm

Club participants will implement EDP (Engineering Design Process) using various types of materials to construct final products. This is a hands-on approach to highlight STEAM at Albritton while using 21 st Century Skills. Members will be asked to assist with STEAM celebration activities as well.


Student Fitness Club

Eligibility: All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
T eacher/Sponsor: Melvin
Meetings: Starting November 14th in Room E27

The Fitness Club will begin meeting on November 14th in room E-27. Interested members will help decide the fitness activities we choose and what daysof the week are best for the majority. We will focus on introducing students to motivating and unique fitness activities that work on muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility. We hope to get to a point where students can find and/or create personalized fitness plans.

Yoga Club
  • Eligibility:  6th, 7th, and 8th grade students
    Teacher/Sponsor:   Harding, Room C28
    Meetings:  Mondays (beginning in October) 3:15 - 4:00 pm

    Come learn the basics of yoga.  Vinyasa flow yoga is the practice of one breath per pose.  Developing strength and flexibility thru movement set to modern popular music.


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