Clubs and Activities

  • Art Club
    Open to all grade levels. Listen to morning and afternoon announcements for sign-up dates and times. Miss Roeser, Room 151.


    Athletics (Intramurals)
    Open to all grade levels. Information about intramurals will be announced to students during physical education classes. As of 12-3-21, basketball intramurals will be held at 8:15 a.m. until 8:45 a.m.:

    Basketball - Tuesday for 6th grade 
    Basketball - Wednesday for 7th grade
    Basketball - Thursday for 8th grade
     

    Athletics (Team)
    Open to 7th and 8th grade students only. Listen to morning and afternoon announcements for try-out dates and times. 


    Building Wind Turbines & Junior Solar Sprint Cars
    Open to all grades. Students learn about these two renewable resources while building wind turbines and solar powered cars. Both events have competitions in May, so we will start in the second semester. Listen to T.V. announcements for further information. Mr. Karas, Room 114


    Digital Video Production Club
    Create larger scale DVD productions for school assemblies and events like the annual Musical and Moving Up Day ceremony. Meets throughout the school year. Mr. Schmidle, Library Media Center


    Fitness Center
    Supervised use of exercise equipment. Listen to TV announcements for further information.

    Musical Try-outs and Practices
    Listen for announcements. Mrs. Ayer, Room 122


    Polaris
    Yearbook photography, layout, illustrators. Wednesdays after school. Ms. DiMaria, Room 137


    Science Olympiad
    Creative science problem solving competitions. Listen to announcements. Ms. Kim Murphy and Mr. Morse, Room 202


    Service Club
    Organizing food drives, raising money for charities, volunteering at various agencies, tutoring fellow students. Mrs. Primerano, Counseling Center


    Student Council / Class Officers
    Students who participate in either Student Council or as a Class Officer are elected to these positions by their peers. Elections typically take place for students in Grades 7 and 8 during the conclusion of the school year. Grade 6 officers are elected prior to the Thanksgiving holiday. These students participate in all areas of service to their school and assist in fundraising for the class they represent. Ms. Jones (Student Council), Ms. Cole (8th grade,) Ms. Marko (7th grade), Mrs. Rakvica (6th grade) 

    Tech TV Crew
    Produce and broadcast live morning TV shows to our school audience and later viewable online at AmherstTechTV.org. Must arrive at 8:15 am the same morning each week. Students are welcome to apply for a “newscaster for a day” position by completing the online application found of our newscaster calendar at: AmherstTechTV.org. Mr. Schmidle, Tech TV Studio, Room 110


    Ventures
    Literary Magazine – editing, layout, fundraising and graphic art of original student work. Listen for announcements. Meets once a week. Mrs. Chomen, Room 235