Clubs & Organizations

  • Thank you for your interest in after-school fee based clubs at Williams Middle Magnet, in sponsorship with the PTSA. We are excited to offer these opportunities for your child that enrich their experience at Williams!

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  • Checkmate: Chess Club

    Want to learn chess? Want to improve cognitive and quick thinking? If you said yes to one or more of these questions sign up for WMMS’ new chess club. Interact with some of the best chess players in the school and gain skills and experiences that will last a lifetime.

    Room 153  |  Fridays 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm, beginning January 12

    Contact: Mayra Ng – mayra.ng@hcps.net

    Coding & Computer Games (25 spots available)

    Students will gather to play computer games like Minecraft, Microsoft Games, CoolMath, NitroType, Typing Club, Typing.com, and other available computer-based games. Students who are interested can also create their own games, animations, and interactive applications using Scratch, Tynker, and Code.org. Snacks will be provided!

    Room 158  |  Thursdays 3:45 pm- 4:45 pm, beginning January 18

    Contact: TeShanna Rayner – teshanna.rayner@hcps.net

     

    Cyber Patriots

    Want to learn Cybersecurity? This field is growing every day and this club opens future possibilities as well as helps yourself, your family, and your friends to avoid being hacked. You will learn some basics of Cybersecurity and if you make the team you will compete in the National AFA CyberPatriot competitions, where finalist could advance to Washington DC. (the costs for this are mostly underwritten but would be made available at the time of qualification). You can participate in the club without being on the competitive team.

    Room 113  |  Tuesdays, 3:30- 4:30 pm AND Friday, 7:00 am, beginning NOW!

    Contact: Laura Von Staden laura.vonstaden@hcps.net

     

    Debate

    This club promotes problem solving in creative ways, you will learn how to synthesize complex ideas, build self-confidence, develop critical thinking skills, and foster collaboration and respect.

    Room 153  |  Tuesdays 3:30 pm- 4:30 pm, beginning January 9

    Contact: Mayra Ng – mayra.ng@hcps.net

     

    Inline Skating

    Let’s Roll! Come hang out on wheels. Improve balance, coordination, and flexibility. Exercise socially and improve/maintain fitness levels in the off season of your other team sports. Learn how to inline skate. Refine your existing skating skills. Advance your techniques in specialized skating disciplines like Speed, Slalom, Urban, Aggressive and Wizard. We’ll talk skate technique, tech and design as well as learn how to properly maintain our skates. All skill levels are welcome.

    Come Equipped:

    Inline skates will NOT be provided. You’ll need to have your own pair of skates and any other desired protective gear. Wrist guards are strongly recommended. Helmet, elbow pads, kneed pads and/or other crash pads are encouraged but can be limiting and are therefore not required.

    Liability Waiver:

    In order to join the club, you and your parent/guardian will need to sign a liability wavier and medical release form. Be advised, the likelihood of minor injury, especially for the inexperienced skater, is relatively high. Sprained wrists, skinned knees, bumps and bruises are not uncommon.

    Gym  |  Wenesdays 3:45 pm- 4:45 pm, beginning January 10

    Contact: Jon Droog – jonathan.droog@hcps.net

     

    Jazz Band

    Elevate your middle school experience with our Jazz Band! Immerse yourself in the dynamic world of jazz, mastering improvisation, syncopation, and captivating melodies. Join a vibrant community of musicians, discovering the magic of teamwork and self-expression. From classic standards to contemporary fusion, explore diverse genres while fostering unity and musical excellence. Unleash your creativity—become part of a rhythmic journey that transcends ordinary, making every note an extraordinary moment in your middle school life!

    Band Room  |  Wednesdays, 3:30 pm - 4:45pm, beginning January 17

    Contact:  Mike Garcia – Michael.Garcia@hcps.net

     

    Media Mania

    Do you like to produce media, write poetry, read books, create art, help others, and/or compete? If you are interested in leading or participating in any of the activities listed below, then sign up to be a part of the Inaugural Media Mania Club!
    -Youth Media Challenge Club, Poetry Jam Club, SLAM Brag Tag Book Club, SLAM Showcase assistance, SLAM Showdown Bowl Club, GATI Guide Training, GATI Techie Training

    Media Center  |  Wednesdays, 7:30 am - 8:30 am, beginning January 10

    Contact:  Tracey Hogsett – tracey.hogsett@hcps.net

     

    Model United Nations 6th Grade Team

    Want to grow as a public speaker? A leader? A negotiator? Do you want to learn more about the world around us and how to make it a better place? Join our club! We meet to discuss global issues and collaborate to problem solve. This club is a great way to prepare yourself for our 7/8 Grade Model UN team where you can join us at the international Model UN Conference in New York City!

    Room 222 |  1st and 3rd Thursdays, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, beginning NOW!

    Contact:  Peyton Dunn – peyton.dunn@hcps.net ;  Monica Dutzar – monica.dutzar@hcps.net

     

     

    Pop Orchestra

    In this intermediate ensemble, orchestra students will learn how to play pop music by ear while also learning how to collaborate with other musicians to create arrangements and full orchestra compositions by ear. The purpose of this ensemble is to supplement what is being taught in class by introducing students to a modern and challenging approach to music performance. 

    Orchestra Room |  Tuesdays until 4:45 pm, beginning February 6

    Contact:  AnnMarie Abraham – annmarie.abraham@hcps.net

     

    STEAM (50 spots available)

    Are you interested in working with 3D printing? Rocket launching? Drones? LEGO engineering? Arduinos? Maker's Space? Then, let's go full STEAM ahead!

    Media Center |  Wednesdays, 3:45 pm- 4:45 pm, beginning January 10

    Contact:  Laura Von Staden – laura.vonstaden@hcps.net ; Tracey Hogsett – tracey.hogsett@hcps.net

     

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