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.. 

In order to be considered for membership in the ROMS chapter of MJHS, all application materials must be submitted to either Mrs. Masouris or Mrs. Ernatt by Friday, May 4, 2018. Click here for application. Late applications will not be considered, so be sure to allow plenty of time to complete the process.  Specifically, provide recommendation form to the teacher you have chosen right away so that the deadline is met.

Starting Date:    Grade Level:   

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

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


Sponsored by: Sara Wendland
*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   Grade Level     6-8
Ending Date   Time 3-4 pm
Location Room  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. 10, 2019

Grade Level:   6-8
Ending Date: Feb. 28, 2019 Time:  3-8 p.m.
Location:  Pine Knob Meeting Days:


Yearbook Club

Sponsored by: Karina Landis/Sofia Khaleel

*Students will be creating the 2018-19 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: Jan. 7, 2019 Grade Level:     6-8
Ending Date: Feb. 25, 2019 Time:  2:55-3:55pm
Location: computer lab Meeting Days:  Monday

Student Council -by application process: 

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

*Those interested in applications for the 18/19 school year, please know they are available the end of September/beginning of October.  Please watch the school news for more information. 

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


Sponsored by: John Sebastian

Starting Date:                                         Grade Level:    6
Ending Date:                                           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.



Sponsored by: Tilda O'Neal

Starting Date: 10/11/18                           Grade Level: 7th    
Ending Date: 2/7/19                                 Time: 2:50-3:50 pm
Location: Room 313                                 Meeting Day: Thursday

Help any seventh grade student with math. Pre-teaching math concepts will be the focus


Sponsored by: Crystal Guerard

Starting Date:                          Grade Level: 6-8  
Ending Date:                            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. 


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

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

Intramural Basketball

Sponsored by:  John Sebastian

Starting Date:  9/25/18                                        Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   11/1/18                                         Time:   Click here for calendar             
Location:     gym                                                  Meeting Days:  dates listed below

*Basketball skills and games will be provided to boys and girls in grades 6-8
Intramural Basketball requires a physical which should be given to Mr. Sebastian. There is no fee to play. 

Sept. 25, 27. Oct. 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23 & 30. Nov. 1.


Sponsored by:                                        Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:                                          Time: 3-5 pm
Ending Date:                                           Meeting Days: M-F
Location: Pool

*Introduction to compeitive swimming


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


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:                                    Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:                         Time: 2:50-4 pm
Location:  Gathering Pl                       Meeting Days: Monday


Sponsored by: Tilda O'Neal
Starting Date:   10/8/18                         Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    11/20/18                       Time: 2:50-3:50 pm
Location: Room 313                           Meeting Days: Monday & Tuesday

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


Sponsored by:  Sofia Khaleel
Starting Date:    Oct. 1, 2018                                    Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:     Dec. 17, 2018                                     Time: 2:55-3:55 pm
Location: Computer lab A1                    Meeting Days:  Monday

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


Sponsored by:  Jeanne Ernatt                                 Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    9/6/18                                            Time:  3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:     12/13/18                                         Meeting Day: Thursday
Location: Room 207
*Students may bring their own game or use one provided by sponsor.


Sponsored by: Jennie Bosley                               Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:                                                        Time:   3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:                                                         Meeting Day: Tuesday

*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.


Sponsored by: Kathy Knapp                              Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:                                                     Time: 3-4 pm
Ending Date:                                                      Meeting Day: Tuesday

*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.


Sponsored by: Jill Hill                                          Time: 3-4:30 pm
Starting Date:                                                       Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:                                                         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. 


Sponsored by: Sofia Khaleel                                              Time: 2:55-3:55  pm
Starting Date:    March 4, 2019                                               Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:      May 28, 2019                                               Meeting Days: Monday
Location: Computer lab A1

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. 


Sponsored by: Sarah Bockhausen                       Grade Level: 6-8
Starting date:    9/24/2018                                     Meeting Day: Thuesday (once a month)
Ending date:      6/4/2019                                      Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Location:  Royal Oak Histroical Museum 1411 W. Webster Rd. Royal Oak, MI 48076

Students will meet at the Royal Oak Histroical Museum and explore different themes and topics related to RO History.  Students will examine primary and secondary sources related to the history of our town. 


Sponsored by: Kerry Derminer                      Grade Level: 6-8
Starting date:                                                 Meeting days: Tues, Wed, Thurs.
Ending date:                                                   Location: Room 205
Classroom open for a working, supportive environment.  Computers available. Students can be referred or drop in.

SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)

Sponsored by: Kathy Knapp and Sarah Bockhausen             Grade level: 6-8
Starting Date: 9/17/18                                                              Meeting days: Mondays                            
Ending Date: 3/11/19                                                                Sept. 24, Oct. 8, 15 &22, Nov. 5, 12 & 19
Location: Room 212                                                                  Dec. 3 & 10, Jan. 14 & 28, Feb. 11 & 25
                                                                                                    Mar. 4 & 11.

Saga is an after school club that welcomes all students and is designed to create a safe space for the LGBQT community and their allies.  The club strives to help students develop positive relationships between peers & work toward creating a more inclusive environment at ROMS.   




Sponsored by: Erin Shaughnessy and Hannah Connelly     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:                                                                         Ending Date: 
Time: 3-4pm                                                                            Meeting Day: Thursday
Location: field or Gathering Place

Unified sports is a program through Special Olympics that brings students with and without intellectual disabilities together through education, sports and yourth leadership.  We will be practicing Bocce Ball to prepare for the state games. 


Sponsored by:  Nathan Steinkamp                      Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date: 9/13/18                                          Ending Date: 1/24/19
Time:  3-4 pm                                                        Meeting Day: Thursday

Card game, minimum of one on one up to teams.                                




Sponsored by: Michael Holden and Randi Paananen
Starting Date: 9/10/18                        Grade Level:  6-8
Time: 6:00-8:00 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.