Michigan Junior Honor Society*

*Sponsored by: Danielle Masouris/Jeanne Ernatt
Students apply to join MJHS and as a group we work on volunteer activities for both the school and community. 

Starting Date: 9/3/19 Grade Level:

8th grade

Ending Date: 6/10/20 Time: varies
Location: Room 315 Meeting Days: 1 time/month, with scheduled meetings as needed for activities.

Ski and Snowboard

Sponsored by:  Keith Kohring/Jeanne Ernatt
Ski Club at Pine Knob

Starting Date:

1/9/20

Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date: 2/27/20 Time: 4-8 p.m.
Location: Pine Knob Meeting Days:

Thursday in January/February


Yearbook Club

Sponsored by: Karina Landis/Sofia Khaleel

*Students will be creating the 2019-20 yearbook. Students will upload photos and us the Josten's page layout program

Starting Date: 1/13/20 Grade Level:     6-8
Ending Date: 3/2020 Time:  3-4 pm
Location: Computer lab Meeting Days:  Monday

Student Council -by application process:

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

Starting Date: 9/13/19 Grade Level:  6-8
Ending Date: 6/5/20 Time:  before school 7:00-7:50 am
Location: Student Coun. room Meeting Days:  Tues/Fri


Student Council is one of Royal Oak Middle School's Leadership Clubs.  Students become representatives by going through an application process at the end of September.  Representatives who maintain acceptable grades and citizenship can maintain their position for all years at ROMS.


MATH HELP CLUB

Sponsored by: Tilda O'Neal

Starting Date: 10/10/19                          Grade Level: 7th
Ending Date:  2-6-20                              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


LA TERTULA -SPANISH CLUB
Sponsored by:
Crystal Guerard and Marta Abraham

Starting Date:  10/8/19                       Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    5/5/20                        Time: 7:20-7:50 a.m.
Location: Room 304                          Meeting Day: Every other Tuesday

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.


ROMS INTERACT

SPONSORED BY: Crystal Guerard/Kristina Ellenberger
Starting Date:  10/2/19                        Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   April/May                      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:  9/30/19                                        Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   10/31/19                                      Time:   6:45-7:45 am
Location:     gym                                                  Meeting Days:  dates listed below
Mr. Sebastian is running an intramural drop in basketball program for any ROMS student starting Monday, September 30th.  The program will run through October occurring every Monday and Thursday at 6:45 am.  Participants are to enter the gym entrance in the back parking lot -door 24. Dates are Sept. 30, Oct. 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31


Intramural Basketball-Girls

Sponsored by:  Michael Betman
Starting Date: 11/18/19                                      Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   1/13/20                                       Time:   6:45-7:45 am
Location:     gym                                                Meeting Days:  varies will be posted

Girls basketball for 6th-8th grades- skills on game.

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WEIGHT LIFTING CLUB

Sponsored by:   Dustyn Truitt                               Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date: 11/12/19                                         Time:  7-7:45 a.m.
Ending Date:  12/19/19                                         Meeting Days:  Tuesday and Thursday
Location: Dawg Pound Weight Room

Our Weight Lifting Club allows students the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of weight lifting and exercise.  Students will participate in a variety of different exercises that challenge them physically.  This club will meet for 45 minutes, 2 times a week, for 6 weeks.  It's a great opportunity for any student who enjoys exercise. 

First 30 students that sign up. Will take additional students off a wait list if any of the 30 who originally sign up do not attend. 

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ART CLUB

Sponsored by: Laura Vukich                                       Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/10/19                                              Time: 2:50-4 pm
Ending Date:     5/20                                                    Meeting Days: Every other Tuesday/PM
Location: Room Art B2


PM Art Club is open to all students of all levels.  The club is meant to provide a comfortable space to create self-directed artwork.


ART CLUB

Sponsored by: Alicia Duncan                                     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/15/19                                              Time: 7:15-7:50 a.m.
Ending Date:     5/20                                                    Meeting Days: Every other Thursday/AM
Location: Room Art B2


AM Art Club is open to all students of all levels.  The club is meant to provide a comfortable space to create self-directed artwork. _________________________________________________________________________________

OPTIMIST SPEECH*

Sponsored by: Catherine Brueckman and Pauline Schultz
Starting Date:    1/9/20                         Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:     3/20/20                        Time: 3-4 pm
Location: Classroom 206/215               Meeting Days:  Monday and Thursday

Students will prepare a speech for an oratorical competition sponsored by the South Oakland Optimist Club.  They will write, practice presentation skills, learn acting skills, community awareness and understand the power of optimism. 


DUNGEON AND DRAGONS

Sponsored by: Eric Wright
*Vastly popular role playing game. No experience necessary

Starting Date:  10/21/19                                 Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    3/15/20                                  Time: 3-4:30 pm
Location:  GP or LC                                       Meeting Days: Monday


COMPUTER CLUB

Sponsored by:  Tilda O'Neal
Starting Date:   10/8/19                         Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    11/27/19                        Time: 2:50-3:50 pm
Location: Room 313                              Meeting Days: Tuesday & Wednesday

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


PHOTO CLUB

Sponsored by:  Sofia Khaleel
Starting Date:    9/23/19                                   Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:    12/17/19                                   Time: 2:50-3:45 pm
Location: Computer lab A1                               Meeting Days:  Monday

*Students will learn to take a good photograph. They learn how to edit images. Students will create a photo blog.


BOARD GAME CLUB*

Sponsored by:  Jeanne Ernatt                                  Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    10/7/19                                            Time:  3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:     1/23/20                                            Meeting Day: Thursday, Nov.-Dec.
Location:           Room 207                                                               Wednesday, January

*Students will meet weekly to play Board Games.  Students may bring their own game or use teacher provided games. No electronic games. 


KNITTING CLUB*

Sponsored by: Jennie Bosley                                           Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  9/10/19                                                      Time:   3-4 p.m.
Ending Date:   12/17/19                                                     Meeting Day: Tuesday
Location: 8th grade office

*Knitting Club is open to all interested students are encouraged to bring a project they are already working on or knitting needles and yarn to learn how to knit.


PUPPETRY CLUB

Sponsored by:  Kathy Knapp              Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  Oct. 2, 2019                 Time: 3-4 pm
Ending Date:  Jan. 22, 2020                Meeting Day: Wednesday
Location:  Room across from Choir room

*On Applebee Pond Puppet Program performs for Mrs. Durham's class throughout the year. Each show has a lesson that is taught to the students, puppet show is performed and kids do a lesson plan.  It is an incredible program. Meeting dates are  Oct 2, 9, 16, 23- Nov. 6, 13, 20- Dec. 4, 11, 18- Jan. 8, 15, 22.

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MAKERS CLUB

Sponsored by: Jill Hill                                          Time: 3-4 pm
Starting Date:  Oct. 16, 2019                               Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:  May 6, 2020                                  Meeting Day: Wednesday
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: 2:50-3:45  pm
Starting Date:   9/23/19                                              Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:   12/17/19                                              Meeting Days: Tuesday
Location: Computer lab A1

Students will create Do-it-yourself projects. Students will be supported to find craft projects to create with other students. 


HISTORY CLUB

Sponsored by: Sarah Bockhausen                       Grade Level: 6-8
Starting date: 9/26/19                                            Meeting Day: Tuesday (once a month)
Ending date:  6/4/19                                              Time: 3:30 - 4:30/5:00 pm
Location: varies

Students will explore historical locations around Royal Oak.  Students will do various activites to learn about Royal Oak history


HW/ZAP ROOM

Sponsored by: Kerry Derminer or Megan Canty       Grade Level: 6-8
Starting date:   9/16/19                                              Meeting days: Mon-Thurs.
Ending date:   6/6/20                                                 Location: Room 205
Time: 3-4 pm

A quiet place for students to complete assessments or assignments.  In addition, teachers may assign students to ZAP if students are not completing assignments. 

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SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance)

Sponsored by: Kathy Knapp            Grade level: 6-8
Starting Date: Oct. 1                         Meeting days: 1st and 3rd Tuesdays                        
Ending Date:   May 15                                                           
Location: Room TBD                                                                          

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.
Oct.1 & 15, Nov. 5 &19, Dec. 3 & 17, Jan. 7 & 21, Feb. 4, Mar. 3 & 17, April 7 & 21, May 5


UNIFIED SPORTS

Sponsored by: Erin Shaughnessy and Hannah Connelly     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    3/26/20                                                       Ending Date: 5/28/20
Time: 2:50-4 pm                                                                     Meeting Day: Thursday

Location: Outside field or Gathering Place as weather permits.

A program through Special Olympics bringing students with and without disabilities together through education, sports and youth leadership.  We will be practicing Bocce Ball to prepare for the state games.


WARHAMMER

Sponsored by:  Stephanie Scobie                   Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    Oct. 4, 2019                           Ending Date: June, 2020
Time:  3-4 pm                                                   Meeting Day: Thursday
Location: Room 218 or LC when available

Warhammer is a miniature based game where you collect, build, paint miniatures.  It is played against others.                            


ANIME CLUB

Sponsored by:  Hannah Sells and Jayann Froberg     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/3/19                                                 Meeting Day:Thursday        
Ending Date:   June, 2020                                           Time:  3-4 pm 
Location: Room 202

Students will watch movies, draw and discuss anime. 

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FRENCH CLUB

Sponsored by: Emma Dunn and Pamela Foster              Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date: Oct. 4, 2019                                                Meeting Day: Friday AM every other week
Ending Date: May 29, 2020                                               Time: 7:20-7:50 a.m.
Location: Room 310

Students will meet every other Friday morning where they can be immersed in French language and culture in a relaxed setting.  Our focus is developing everyday conversation skills.  

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THE WRITING CLUB  

Sponsored by: Danielle Masouris
Starting Date:  10/9/19                            Grade Level: 6-8
Ending Date:  4/29/20                              Meeting Day: Thursdays
Time: 3-4 pm                                              
Writing Club allows students to create narratives, poems, plays, etc. Students share and express their creative ideas.


ROMS NEWSPAPER

Sponsored by: Ms. Stieber                   Grade level-6-8
Starting Date:  9/16/19                          End Date: TBD
Time: 3-4 pm                                         Meeting Days: Monday
Location: Room 302     

Students do you ever wish there was a way to report about all of the ROMS news, sports, clubs and classes from YOUR perspective?  The ROMS newspaper will report on all of these things and more! The ROMS newspaper, run by students of all grades, will come out 102 times a month and will include monthly features by students, for students. 

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PING PONG

Sponsored by: Michael Betman/Pauline Schultz         Grade Level:  6-8
Starting Date: 11/18/19                                                 Ending Date: 3/30/20        
Time: 3-4 pm                                                                 Meeting Days: Monday
Location:   Gathering Place     

Play ping pong teaching strategy on splitting players up by ability level.

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POKEMON

Sponsored by: Katie Hugel                                     Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:  10/22/19                                          Ending Date: end of March
Time:                 3-4 pm                                            Meeting Days:  Tuesday
Location:          Room 317

Tired of buying Pokemon cards but not being able to use them?  Join the Pokemon Club.  We will meet every Tuesday in room 317 from 3-4 pm where we will battle other players, play in tournaments and trade cards. Hope to see you there!

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UNIFYING CULTURES

Sponsored by:  Sofia Khaleel                        Grade Level: 6-8
Starting Date:    1/8/2020                               Ending Date:  4/2020
Time:   3-4 pm                                                 Meeting Day:  Wednesday
Location: Lab A1

Discuss different cultural/ethnic backgrounds and explore it.  Activities will be created by students interest.

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ROMS ROBOTICS TEAM*

Sponsored by: Michael Holden          Grade Level:  6-8
Starting Date: 9/5/19                           Ending Date: 12/20/19         
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm                              Meeting Days: Mondays, Wednesdays and occasional Saturdays
Location:   Mezzanine   Room 217       

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 capacities, 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 operation. Lessons learned from the competition field are taken back to the lab as feedback to the engineering process.