Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities


    Art Studio

    Description: Makes different art projects for students who love art.
    Dates and Times: One Thursday a Month 
    Starts: Check calendar and student announcements for dates.
    Location RM 165
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Stuart

    Band, 6th Grade After School

    Description: Mandatory for all student in 6th grade band
    Dates and Times:

    Check student announcements or our school website calendar for dates and times.

    Location RM 97
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Collins

    Builders Club

    Description: Builders club is a service club. We do volunteer work for our school and community. We have a monthly meeting at school where you receive information regarding our monthly community project. Some examples of our projects include: Hinkson Creek Clean Up, Working the kids area at the Heritage Festival and Ringing Bells for Salvation Army..
    Dates and Times: First Wednesday of every month
    Starts: Sept 5th
    Location RM 168
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Cambell

     Chess Club

    Description: Dreaming about Knights, Queens, Bishops and Pawns?  Then Chess Club is for you!  Even if you’re not dreaming about those but want to learn how to play chess, consider joining our Smithton Chess Club.  Chess is a game you can play for the rest of your life.  It develops memory, improves concentration and develops logical thinking to name a few of the benefits. 
    Dates and Times: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month
    Starts: Sept 4th
    Location RM 218
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Duncan, Mr. Harker, Ms. Sood

    Choir 6th Grade

    Dates and Times: Tuesday & Thursday mornings 6:50 to 7:20 AM
    Starts: Sept 6th
    Location RM 98
    Sponsor(s) Mrs. Elsea

    Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)

    Description: The GSA, Gay Straight Alliance, welcomes all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning and straight youth to come and talk about any issues concerning them. We hope to create a safe place to offer support, resources, and a place to have fun!
    Dates and Times: 3rd and 4th Wednesday of each month
    Starts: August 29th
    Location RM 205
    Sponsor(s) Mr. Harker and Ms. Baumhoff

    Guided Study

    Description: Do you need to catch up on homework or finish a project? Join Guided Study every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday in the Media Center.
    Dates and Times: Every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday unless announced otherwise
    Starts: Sept. 4th
    Location Media Center

    Jazz Band

    Description: For all students interested in playing in a jazz band
    Dates and Times: Listen to student daily announcements or check the school website calendar for dates and times.
    Starts:  Aug 23rd
    Location RM. 97
    Sponsor Mr. Moorman

    Lego Robotics Team

    Description: Interested in learning how to build and program robots?  Join the Lego Robotics Club.
    Dates and Times: Mondays and Thursdays 2:45 - 4PM
    Location RM 206
    Sponsor(s) Mr. Hudson

    MAC Scholars

    Description: The Minority Achievement Scholars (MAC Scholars) at Smithton Middle School strives to provide a platform that will encourage students and provide them with opportunities to develop their leadership skills while building a positive self-image, character and increase academic achievement. MAC Scholars will also explore opportunities to increase their community involvement at Smithton Middle School and Columbia.
    Dates and Times: 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month
    Starts: September 4th
    Location RM 102
    Sponsor(s) Mr. Brown

    Math Club

    Description: If you enjoy really challenging math problems or enjoy completing calculations quickly, this is the club for you. Fast paced, action packed math!
    Dates and Times:  
    Starts: First meetings/practices beginning in October .
    Location RM 105
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Winter


    Orchestra 6th Grade

    Description: Mandatory for all students in 6 grade orchestra
    Dates and Times: Check our school website calendar and listen to our student announcements for dates.
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Brock


    Quiz Bowl

    Description: The Quiz Bowl team is for students who love trivia. We will review trivia categories, practice answering trivia questions and compete in Quiz Bowl Tournaments
    Dates and Times: Mondays
    Starts: September 10th
    Location RM 113
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Wightman, Ms. Long

    Science Olympiad

    Description: Science Olympiad is an academic competition where teams of 15 students from students compete against other teams in various science challenges in our region, and hopefully our state. Some events include Experimental Design, bottle Rockets and Rocks and Minerals. Students are selected for the team based on their performance on tryouts in the fall.
    Dates and Times: Fridays
    Starts: September 7th
    Location RM 167
    Sponsor(s) Mr. Pettis and Ms. Alexander

    Smithton United


    The purpose is to explore other cultures and to share our learning with the rest of the school.  We will help set up family movie nights, bulletin boards, games/competitions for the school  and more.

    Dates and Times: First and Third Thursdays of the each month
    Starts: September 7th
    Location RM 213
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Wagner and Ms. Toepke

    Table Top & Card Game Club

    Description: Bored with Monopoly? Looking for something more exciting? Come join the Table Top & Card Game club and try out new games like Settlers of Catan and Magic: The Gathering. We'll be playing as well as learning about games.
    Dates and Times: 1st and 2nd Wednesdays of the month
    Starts: September 5th
    Location Media Center
    Sponsor(s) Mr. Hoover


    Theater Club

    Description: It will be a club where kids can come and do theater games, discuss upcoming shows, learn about stage craft, and watch videos of Broadway shows.
    Dates and Times: 2nd Thursday of the month
    Starts: September 13
    Location Trailer E
    Sponsor(s) Ms. Dotson