Michigan Junior Honor Society*

*Sponsored by: Jeanne Ernatt/Danielle Masouris
MJHS is an Honors association that primarily does community service.  Members must apply at the end of 7th grade and meet the academic criteria for 8th grade membership.. 

Starting Date:   9/5/17 Grade Level:   

8th grade
7th graders need to apply after 3rd marking period. See Mrs. Ernatt or Mrs. Masouris for more information.

Ending Date: 6/18 Time:  7:15am-8:00am
Location: room 315 Meeting Days:  Tuesday

sTAND*

Sponsored by: Sara Dean
*STAND is a group of students taking a new direction in making better choices and learning to advocate for those choices with their peers and within the ROMS community.

Starting Date 10/10/17 Grade Level     6-8
Ending Date 5/29/18 Time 3-4 pm
Location Room 111 Meeting Days Tuesday

Ski and Snowboard*

Sponsored by:  Keith Kohring/Jeanne Ernatt
*Teachers will meet students at Pine Knob and assist with equipment and lift tickets. They will supervise students during ski time and present for emergencey situations.

Starting Date:

Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25
Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22

Grade Level:   6-8
Ending Date: 2/22/18 Time:  4-8 p.m.
Location:  Pine Knob Meeting Days:

Thursday 


Yearbook Club*

Sponsored by: Karina Landis/Sofia Khaleel

*Students will be creating the 2017-18 yearbook. Students will learn to take good pictures, edit them and save a copy to use for school functions.  They will download pictures to the Jostens yearbook website, edit them and design the layout of the yearbook all of this will be done by a deadline. 

Starting Date: 12/18/17 Grade Level:     6-8
Ending Date: 3/30/18 Time:  2:55-3:55pm
Location:  varies Meeting Days:  Monday

Student Council -*by application process: 

Sponsored by: Deb Taylor/Kerry Derminer
Leadership club for students

*Those interested in applications for the 17/18 school year, please know they are available the end of September/beginning of October.  Please watch the school news for more information. 

Starting Date: 9/8/17 Grade Level:      6-8
Ending Date: 6/12/18 Time:  before school 7:15 am
Location: Student Coun. room Meeting Days:  Tues/Fri

MORNING MATH HELP CLUB*

Sponsored by: John Sebastian

Starting Date:    9/14/17                         Grade Level:    6
Ending Date:     6/7/18                            Time:      7:20-7:50 am     
Location: Room 121                                Meeting Day: Thursday mornings

*Help any sixth grade student with Math. Pre-teaching Math concepts will be the focus. 

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SPANISH CLUB*

SPONSORED BY: Crystal Guerard

Starting Date:   9/11/17                       Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    12/18/17                     Time: 3-4pm
Location:   Room 304                          Meeting Day: Monday

*Students interested in extending their knowledge of the Spanish language and culture can join Spanish Club.  We will practice our Spanish conversations, listen to popular Spanish music, watch movies in Spanish, try popular dishes, arts and crafts and clebrate Hispanic holidays. 


LA TERTULA 
SPONSORED BY: Crystal Guerard

Starting Date: 1/12/18             Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date: 5/25/18              Time: 7:15-7:50
Location: Room 304                Meeting Day: Friday

In the Spanish language, "LaTertulia" means "social gathering." Friday mornings, interested ROMS Spanish students can meet and practice their Spanish conversation in a small group setting.  Topics may vary. Bring a notebook to keep track of your new learned phrases and words.  Students will need a morning pass from Ms. Guerard and enter through the breakfast club. 

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ROMS INTERACT
SPONSORED BY: Crystal Guerard/Kristina Ellenberger
Starting Date:  10/18/17             Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    3/28/18               Time: 3-4 pm
Location: Room 203                 Meeting Day: Wednesday

*Take action/Volunteer locally
*Strengthen community
*Make new friends
*Develop leadership skills
*Have Fun!

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Intramural Basketball*
Sponsored by:  John Sebastian

Starting Date: 10/3/17                               Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   11/10/17                             Time:    6:45-7:45 am             
Location:     gym                                        Meeting Days:  dates listed below

*Basketball skills and games will be provided to boys and girls in grades 6-8
Oct. 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 24, 26, 31. 
Intramural Basketball requires a physical which should be given to Mr. Sebastian. There is no fee to play. 


INTRAMURAL SWIM*

Sponsored by: Kevin Ryan                                  Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date: 1/19/18                                          Time: 3-5 pm
Ending Date:   2/15/18                                          Meeting Days: M-F
Location: Pool

*Introduction to compeitive swimming


OPTIMIST SPEECH*

Sponsored by: Catherine Brueckman, Tilda O'Neal, Katie Hugel
*This club meets after school at least twice a week for two months to prepare for the South Oakland Optimist Speech competition. 
Starting Date:  1/4/18                 Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   3/21/18               Time: 3-4pm
Location: Classroom                   Meeting Days: Monday and Wednesday TBD


DUNGEON AND DRAGONS *

Sponsored by: Eric Wright
*It's time to put those electronics away and open up minds by exploring the Dungeons and Dragons universe!  Beginners and seasoned Dungeon masters are welcome! 

Starting Date:   11/13/17                     Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   3/12/18                       Time: 2:50-4 pm
Location:  Gathering Pl                       Meeting Days: Monday
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COMPUTER CLUB*

Sponsored by: Sara Dean
Starting Date:   10/9/17                         Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:      2/5/18                          Time: 3-4 pm
Location: Computer lab A1                    Meeting Days: Monday

*Students will spend their time coding and playing computer games. We will run computer game tournaments.


PHOTOGRAHY CLUB*

Sponsored by:  Sofia Khaleel
Starting Date:  March     TBD                Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date: May                                  Time: 2:50-3:50 pm
Location: Computer lab A1                    Meeting Days:  TBD

*Students will spend time learning photography techniques. Students will edit photos using Photoshop. Students will create a photo blog. 


ART CLUB*

Sponsored by: Chris Conklin                                    Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:   Oct. 24, 2017                                   Time:  3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:    April 17, 2018                                    Meeting Day: Tuesday
Location: B2 Art Room

*This club provides students a chance to explore their artistic interests. Projects are student driven from concept to completion. 


KNITTING CLUB*

Sponsored by: Jennie Bosley                               Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/3/17                                          Time:   3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:   1/23/18                                          Meeting Day: Tuesday
Location: 6th grade office

*Beginner to Advanced, all knitters or those interested in learning to knit are welcome to join Knitting Club. The club will meet in the 6th grade office. Students should bring their own needles and yarn.


CHESS CLUB*

Sponsored by:    Jaimee Wilhelmsen                  Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:       9/21/17                                    Time: 3-4 pm
Ending Date:        5/17/18                                     Meeting Day: Thursday (1st & 3rd)
Location:              Room 107

*Students of all skill levels come together to challenge their wits with exciting chess games.


PUPPETRY TEAM*

Sponsored by: Kathy Knapp                              Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/17/17                                      Time: 3-4 pm
Ending Date:    5/29/18                                       Meeting Day: Tuesday
Location: Scene Shop

*Puppetry Team performs for the POHI students at ROMS. We focus on friendship, decision making, being patient and kind. The students do a puppet show and then we do a lesson plan to follow.


TENNIS SKILLS

Sponsored by: Tim Jankowiak                    Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    Oct. 2                                 Meeting Day: Mon., Tues., Thurs.
Ending Date:   Oct. 23
Location: Tennis courts

Students will be introduced to basic tennis skills through group drills and games.  Students should see Mr. Jankowiak in C-310 for an information sheet. 


MAKER CLUB

Sponsored by: Jill Hill                                          Time: 3-4:30 pm
Starting Date:  10/12/17                                       Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   5/10/18                                         Meeting Day: Thursday (every other week)
Location:  Learning Commons

Makers Club is a place for students to be both creative and innovative thinkers and inventors. Through electronics, online coding, 3D modeling and printing, and other textile and artistic exploration, students in the club have an opportunity to work through the Design Thinking process while using materials available through the Learning Commons and Makerspace. 


DIY CLUB

Sponsored by: Sofia Khaleel                              Time: 2:50-4 pm
Starting Date:   January  TBD                             Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:     March                                         Meeting Days: TBD
Location: Lab 4

Students will create Do-it-yourself projects. Students will be supported to find craft projects to create with other students. Projects include winter crafts, wreaths, sharpie crafts, modge podge crafts and other student lead ideas. 


YOUTUBE CLUB

Sponsored by:  Jason Chmiel                                         Time:  3-3:30 p.m.
Starting Date:   2/15/18                                                   Grade Level:  6-8
Ending Date:  5/31/18                                                      Meeting Days:  Thursday 
Location:     Computer lab 2

Students get together with their friends to look at old clips, videos or show that they share in common interest in.  Some students like to play games together. 

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ROYAL oAK HISTORY CLUB

Sponsored by: Sarah Bockhausen/Tim Foreman                     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting date:  10/11/17                                                             Meeting Day: Wednesday
Ending date:     6/6/18                                                               Time: 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Location:  Royal Oak Histroical Museum 1411 W. Webster Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48076

Working with Muriel, the curator of Royal Oak History Society. Students will assist with the museaum, to clean, organize, set up and analyze primary sources.  The 200 year anniversary is coming up so this is a great time! Stuents will need a signed field trip permission slip. Students can meet at the museaum or walk there. 


ROMS ROBOTICS TEAM* 

Sponsored by: Michael Holden and Randi Paananen
Starting Date: on going                       Grade Level:  6-8
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm                             Meeting Days: Mondays, Wednesdays and occasional Saturdays
Location:   Mezzanine            

Beginner to advanced, ROMS Robotics seeks to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders. Building on science, engineering and technology skills.  The ROMS Robotics team fosters well-rounded life capablities, including self-confidence, communication, leadership and gracious professionalism.  Students will learn to solve problems through brainstorming, prototyping, building and integrating hardware and software.  The robots are then taken to the field for testing their design and opertion. Lessons learned from the competition field are taken back to the lab as feedback to the engineering process.