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Jarvis Clubs

Learning at Jarvis Middle School is not limited to the regular school day. In addition to interscholastic athletics, students have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of enrichment activities after school. Below is a listing of activities currently offered.

Art Club

Art Club is open to students in grades 5-8. The club generally meets once per week after school. The purpose of the Art Club is multi-faceted.  Students explore a variety of mediums at a more in-depth level.  The Club also works on group projects that enhance school events and programs. It is hopeful that the club will extend into the community by working on a service project that will be initiated by the students.  Finally, a possible field trip to a nearby museum may be incorporated.

Boys Intramural Sports

Intramural sports programs provide an opportunity for all students to participate in various after school activities for fun and skill development.

Culinary Club

This program will teach students to cook, plan a meal, read recipes, and prepare the food. Students will learn how to incorporate healthy cooking and eating habits into daily life. The members of this club will prepare food for school bake sales and evening meetings or events as time and scheduling allows.

Drama Club

Drama Club is open to students in all grades 5-8. Drama club meets as necessary in order to select, plan, practice, and perform a play in the fall of the school year. Drama Club students will also be called on to create and perform skits as needed throughout the school year.

Girls Intramural Sports

Intramural sports programs provide an opportunity for all students to participate in various after school activities for fun and skill development.

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls. Life skills will be taught through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Jarvis Student Security (Patrol Club)

The Patrol Club will be used to help manage during building events. They will direct traffic for evening events. They will help out before and after school in the lobby areas and the hallways and will assist during arrival and dismissal time. Patrol Club members will assist during lunchtime opposite their recess period.

Language Club

Language Club is open to students in grades 5-8. They meet at least twice monthly. The learning is focused on cultural enrichment. Spanish speaking countries are studied then students participate in correlating activities such as making and eating the foods of the culture, painting ceramic tiles, and making piñatas.  

Lego Robotics

Lego Robotics is open to students in grades 5-7. It is centered around the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). Inquiry, innovation, and problem-based learning are encouraged and implemented in a team-based environment. Meetings are held twice a week. Attending and/or participating in a local Lego Robotics competition is a possibility for the future.

National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society recognizes outstanding middle level students. It serves to honor those who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character. Students from grades 6-8 who meet the criteria are given the opportunity to apply and a formal induction ceremony and luncheon celebrating this accomplishment is held in May. Meetings take place at least once a month, and members work on community and school leadership projects.

No Guts No Glory

Boys on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program. Life skills will be taught through dynamic, interactive lessons, obstacle courses, and running games. The program culminates with the boys being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to unleash confidence through accomplishment while establishing a lifetime appreciation of health and fitness.

Rachel’s Challenge/Jarvis Journey Club

Based on the teachings of Rachel Joy Scott and founded on the principles of The Jarvis Journey, this club works to develop and run projects that positively build the culture and community of Jarvis Middle School.

School Store

The school store will sell basic school supplies as well as novelty items such as scented pencils and erasers and school spirit items. Applications for school store employees will be accepted and reviewed and the students “hired” will run the store.

Select Choir

Select Choir is open to students in grades 5-7. They meet approximately once per week after school.

Ski & Snowboard Club

The Ski & Snowboard Club will travel together on Wednesdays through the winter to Woods Valley for night skiing. A Saturday trip to a larger mountain could be planned if fundraising is successful enough

Student Council

Student council is made up of peer nominated and elected representatives of students from all grades 5-8. Throughout the year, Student Council fundraises for a variety of local causes chosen by the students. They sponsor dances and fun nights, participate in community and school service projects, and serve as the “voice” for our Jarvis student body. Meetings are held at least twice a month.

WEB Program

WEB, which stands for “Where Everybody Belongs” is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 5th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, the program trains mentors from your 8th grade class to be WEB Leaders. As positive role models, WEB Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the 5th graders and help them facilitate success.

Yearbook

Students in grades 5-8 are given the opportunity to participate in the Jarvis Yearbook Club. Generally, the club meets once a week after school. The purpose is to design and create the school yearbook. Students are involved from the planning stages through the entire process. They choose the cover, the theme, and the page layouts. They take photographs and work with digital media to create the page designs.