ROMS CLUBS 2021/2022
Sponsored by: Mr. Couzens Grade Level: 7-8
Start Date: 10/25/21 Meeting Day(s): Monday & Wednesday End Date: 6/13/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Room 305
Students will come to room 305 after school from 3-4pm to discuss and work on Algebra. Students will also be able to retake parts of unit tests during this time.
Sponsored by: Alicia Duncan, Courtney Miller, Laura Vukich Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 1/07/25 Meeting Day(s): Friday
End Date: 5/22 Time: 2:50 PM - 3:50 PM
Location: Art Rooms
Art club is open to 6th - 8th grade students who want to create. Students can work on both independent art, as well as group led projects.
Sponsored by: Hannah Sells and Jayann Froberg Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/30/21 Meeting Day(s):Thursday
End Date: 6/9/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Dawg Pound
Anime Club will meet weekly to watch movies, discuss anime, draw, play games, and give students an opportunity to meet others with similar interests.
BULLET JOURNAL CLUB
Sponsored by Megan Pethke Start Date: 10/12/21 Grade Level: 6-8
End Date: 2/22/22 Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Location: Room 311 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
An outlet for creative minds to make pages in their notebook, such as planner pages, doodling pages, artistic pages, checklist pages and anything else they want to create. Students need a notebook and are welcome to bring any writing and coloring tools, or use the ones provided by Mrs. Pethke.
Sponsored by: Kaitlin Stieber Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 10/26/21 Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
End Date: TBD Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Room 302
Students will meet to learn how to solve different kinds of Rubik's cubes and teach other5s how to solve them.
Sponsored by Katherine Chambers and Emma Dunn Start Date: 10/5/21 Grade Level: 6-8
End Date: 12/7/21 Meeting Day(s): Tuesday
Location: Auditorium Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Drama club will be designed to allow students to show up as, and be themselves in a fun and creative way! We will be learning improv games, proper ways to speak and ready the vocal cords, stage blocking, set design and construction, lighting, props, acting techniques, all about backstage etiquette, and much more. We are also working to teach up with a ROHS student who will be completing a virtual workshop with the kids. We are thrilled and excited to bring drama to the students of ROMS! The show must go on!
FANTASY FOOTBALL CLUB
Sponsored by: Dustin Truitt Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/16/21 Meeting Day(s):Thursday
End Date: 1/15/22 Time: 7 AM - 7:45 AM
Students who play fantasy football can meet to talk about their teams, help set line ups, and just talk football. So if you are interested in, or currently play fantasy football, this club is for you.
Sponsored by: Kerry Derminer Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 10/11/21 Meeting Day(s): Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
End Date: 6/9/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Room 205
A quiet place with access to computer for students to work on assignments and make up assignments.
Sponsored by: John Sebastian Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 10/5/21 Meeting Day(s): Tuesday & Thursday
End Date: 10/28/21 Time: 6:45 AM - 7:45 AM
For any ROMS student.
INTRAMURAL GIRLS BASKETBALL
Sponsored by: Michael Betman Grade Level: 6
Start Date: 4/11/22 Meeting Day(s): Monday
End Date: 5/23/22 Time: TBD
Teach basketball skills to 6th grade girls.
INTRAMURAL 6TH GRADE SWIM
Sponsored by: Alex Buckheim Grade Level: 6
Start Date: 1/31/22 Meeting Day(s): Monday-Friday
End Date: 2/18/22 Time: 3 PM-4:30 PM
ROMS 6th grade intramural swim is held every year to promote 7-8 and 9-12 swim team. Designed for new and advanced swimmers. There will be an inter-school meet at the end. No registration required.
INTRAMURAL GIRLS VOLLEYBALL
Sponsored by: Dustyn Truitt Grade Level: 7-8
Start Date: 12/6/21 Meeting Day(s): Tuesday & Thursday
End Date: 1/20/22 Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
7th and 8th grade girls Intramural Volleyball is the perfect opportunity for any 7th or 8th grade student to try out for the Middle School Team. This club will provide students with four practices per grade level, where they will receive coaching prior to tryouts. It's a great opportunity for our female athletes to improve their volleyball skills.
7th Grade: Dec 6th, 13th, Jan 5th, 18th
8th Grade: Dec 6th, 13th, Jan 10th, 20th
Sponsored by: Jill Hill Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 11/10/21 Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
End Date: 5/4/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
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 use resources available through the Learning Commons and the Makerspace.
Sponsored by: Ms. Stieber Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/27/21 Meeting Day(s): Monday
End Date: 5/30/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Room 302
Students will meet up to create a monthly newspaper! Students are in charge! We conduct interviews, write cover stories, discuss things going on in the world, and discuss things going on in the school!
Sponsored by: Kate Brueckman Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 12/15/21 Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
End Date: 4/30/22 Time: 2:50 PM - 3:50 PM
Location: Room 206
Optimist Club for Optimist Essay Contest and Optimist Speech Contest. Interested students will work on the essay and speech for the Royal Oak Optimist Club contest.
PING PONG CLUB
Sponsored by: Michael Betman, Alex Tsakoff Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date:11/8/21 Meeting Day(s): Monday
End Date: 4/27/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM Location: Dawg Pound
A club for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders to play ping pong -all levels welcomed. Need to register on the ROMS student support service page on Canvas-limit 12 students per week. There will be a sign up sheet every week
ROMS ROBOTICS TEAM*
Sponsored by: Michael Holden Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: Meeting Day(s): Monday & Thursday
End Date: Time: 6:30 PM 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. This year the team will begin with virtual meetings to collaborate on analysis, design, and programming of a robot It is currently unknown what competition opportunities may be available in 2021/2022, but we hope to compete in some way before the end of the school year.
For more information please use this link: https://forms.gle/CXPgp8f3fpKZcQ5D9
ROYAL OAK HISTORY CLUB
Sponsored by: Sarah Bockhausen Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/30/21 Meeting Day(s): Thursday 1/month
End Date: TBD Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Location: Various locations
Students who are interested in history should join this club. We will be meeting monthly to learn about different parts of Royal Oak history. We will met in various locations including Royal Oak Historical Museum. A permission slip is required.
Sponsored by: Sarah Bockhausen, Hannah Sells Grade Level: 6-8
Start date: 9/29/21 Meeting Day(s): Wednesday
End Date: 6/8/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM Location: Room 202
Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) is a student-run group focused on LGBTQ+ issues, history, and culture. Members of the community ans allies are welcome to join!
SPORTS TRAINING AND CONDITIONING
Sponsored by: Dustyn Truitt Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/13/21 Meeting Date: Monday & Friday
End Date: 11/5/21 Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Our sports training and conditioning club is designed to help students improve their overall strength and power in preparation for upcoming and current sports seasons. Students will follow a guided workout consisting of weight lifting, plyometrics, and agility.
Sponsored by: Michael Betman, Megan Callahan, Samantha Ellis, Rachel Ingle, Genna Merrick, Alicia Washington
Start Date: 10/07/21 Grade Level: 7-8
End Date: 5/26/22 Meeting Day(s): Every other Thursday
Location: Dawg Pound / Learning Commons Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Students help other students feel more connected to ROMS.
STUDENT COUNCIL - By Application Process:
Sponsored by: Kate Chambers, Lindsey Potterack Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 9/24/21 Meeting Day(s): Thursday & Friday
End Date: 6/10/22 Time: 7:20 AM Location: Student Council Room (across from Gym)
We are only doing re-applications of old members now, and at the end of the month we will send out new member applications
Student Council is one of Royal Oak Middle School's Leadership Clubs. Students become representatives by going through an application process mid-October. Representatives who maintain acceptable grades and citizenship can maintain their position for all years at ROMS. During the virtual learning, returning members may apply. Once the district transitions to a hybrid model, new members may apply.
UNIFIED SPORTS BOCCE BALL
Sponsored by: Hannah Connelly & Erin Shaughnessy Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 4/22 Meeting Day(s):Thursday (TBD) End Date: 6/22 Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Dawg Pound or Outside Field
Unified Sports joins people with and without disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding. Students will learn the rules of bocce and participate in the Statewide Special Olympics Summer Games with a partner.
Sponsored by: Dustyn Truitt Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 11/8/21 Meeting Day(s): Monday & Friday
End Date: 1/31 Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Weight Lifting 101 allows students to learn the basic fundamentals of weight lifting. Students will learn basic lifts, repetitions and sets, while learning to use correct technique. Monday and Friday through 12/3. Friday only until 1/21. Then back to Monday and Friday through 1/31.
Sponsored by: Sofia Khaleel, Karina Landis Grade Level: 6-8
Start Date: 1/1/22 Meeting Day(s): Monday
End Date: 3/31, or until the Yearbook is completed Time: 3 PM - 4 PM
Location: Lab 4
Two teachers, plus 6th - 8th grade students make the 2022 ROMS yearbook. Students learn how to take and edit pictures, use the layout, upload and edit the yearbook.