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​*PLEASE NOTE, CLUBS AND STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS DO NOT BEGIN UNTIL SEPTEMBER​

​​All extracurricular clubs and activities at Webb Bridge Middle School are regulated by the Georgia Board of Education No Pass/No Participate Policy.  It is the policy of the Fulton County school System not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, or disability in any employment practiced, educational programs, or activities. 

Clubs and extracurricular activities open in Septemeber.  Each club is different so if you have questions about how to join, please contact the Club Sponsor. If you are interested in starting a club that doesn't already exist, please complete the online application form.

Intramural hours are offered Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:45 a.m. to 8:25 a.m.  Tennis is the exception which will take place from 4:05 p.m. to 5:05 p.m. (days also depend on weather, coach availability, or student attendance).  Students are to be picked up no later than 5:15 p.m.  Failure to do so will result in the loss of intramural privileges.

   Clubs and Activities 2018-2019

 Academic Team

Club Sponsor(s): C. Bernhardt, and Wood
Membership: Anyone is welcome to join Academic Team, but only select students go to Saturday competitions based on their performance at practice.
Costs: $20
Meeting Information: Mondays and Fridays from 7:45 am until 8:35 am
Activities/Description: 
The Academic Team is a competitive team with a scholarly focus. Students are challenged with questions in the arts, math, science, literature, current events, history, and trivia. Academic Team practices with a buzzer system (like Jeopardy).  Students try to beat other students to buzz in the fastest with the correct answer.  Approximately one Saturday a month, we travel to compete against other students.  Team members are selected to compete in buzzer tournaments while computer competitions are open to all active team members.

​ Advanced Violin Ensemble Club Sponsor(s):  Barket
Membership:  Open to orchestra students by audition.
Costs:  No costs other than the price of the orchestra shirt.
Meeting Time:  Monday afternoons from 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. and we rehearse and perform advanced level string orchestra music.
Activities/Description:  The mission of the Advanced Violin Ensemble is to provide a meaningful performance experience for our most advanced string players at WBMS.  This is the most advanced performing ensemble in the orchestra. It is designed for students desiring an advanced performance opportunity at school. We also perform with the band twice a year in the WBMS Symphony Orchestra. It will perform several concerts throughout the year and is available to perform at special functions needed by the school.
Broadcast Crew Club Sponsor(s): Carter and Oravetz
Membership: 8th graders who auditioned last spring
Costs: Free
Meeting Information: Everyday between 8:20-8:55
Activities/Description: The crew produces the daily morning live broadcast news. Students anchor, run equipment, and direct.
Chinese Yo-Yo Club

Club Sponsor:  He
Membership:  Open to all students
Costs:  free
Meeting Information: Every Wednesday morning from 8:00am to 8:25am in the Gym.

Activities/Description: Chinese Yo Yo Club members will practice Yo Yo every Wednesday morning from 8:00am to 8:25am. We will be performing on the stage for the WBMS International Night and Talent Show. The existence of the Chinese yo-yo is as old as the civilization itself. It was estimated that the invention of the Chinese yo-yo dates back to the Ming Dynasty between 1386 and 1644 AD. 

Chess Club

​Club Sponsor:  Pennington
Membership:
Costs:
Activities/Description:

Chinese Club

Club Sponsor: Jane He and Mary Liming
Membership: Open to all students
Cost: $15 a person
Meeting information: Cafeteria on the 1st Friday of the month from 4:15-5:30
Activities/Description: Chinese Club members will meet monthly to learn traditional Chinese culture through fun activities, such as tasting Chinese Moon Cakes, cooking dumplings, folding origami, practicing chopsticks, writing calligraphy, playing Chinese Yoyo, and Chinese Checkers, practicing Chinese martial art, practicing math on an abacus and lots of more.

​Deibelles 
​Sponsor(s):  Goldstein
Membership: By audition
Costs: None
Meeting Time: Tuesdays from 4:15-5:45
Activities/Description: Deibelles is an advanced, audition-only choral ensemble for ladies from band, orchestra, and chorus.
FBLAClub Sponsor: Dr.Oravetz

Membership: Open to all students

Cost: $25 (includes state and national dues), an FBLA t-shirt, and chapter meeting activities).

Meeting Information:  FBLA will meet monthly (2nd Friday of the month) in the Media Center at 7:45 a.m.

Activities/Description: Our middle-level FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) chapter provides students a view into the world of business through career exploration (guest speakers), a leadership development program (LEAD), and online competitive events. Students will sharpen their communication, leadership, and teamwork skills, preparing them to step into their high school's FBLA chapter.​


http://wbms-fbla.weebly.com/
FCA-Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club Sponsor(s): Coker, Jones and Vegners
Membership: Open to all students (not required to be an athlete)
Costs: None
Meeting Information: 7:50-8:35 on the last Friday of the Month. 
Activities/Description: FCA meets the last Friday of each month at 7:50 a.m. in room 701. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a student driven club where students meet to play games, spend time with one another, and hear stories from speakers. Speakers share stories with students about fitting in, bullying, making good decisions, etc.  We eat and we pray.
 ​French Club ​Club Sponsor(s):  Schwob and Levesque
Membership: Open to all students, Members will need to fill a permission slip with Parents to join. 
Costs: $25
Meeting Information: Club meetings are held once a month,  8:00 - 8:45 a.m. in Room 126.
Activities/Description: Le cercle français is for all WBMS students interested in learning about the history and culture of France and French-speaking countries. The membership of this club provides its members with ample opportunities to enjoy a genuine educational experience beyond the traditional parameters found within the classroom. Our explorations will include, but are not limited to: film, music, dance, cuisine, holiday celebrations, conversation groups, and presentations. 
Goldfish ClubClub Sponsor(s):  Dunn, Garner, Mathewson, Milian, and Sibrizzi
Membership:  Open to all students
Costs:  None
Meeting Information: One Thursday per month
Activities/Description:  The goal of the club is for students to make new friends, feel more comfortable in group settings, and gain confidence while practicing social skills through interaction with fellow students.

Guitar Club ​Club Sponsor(s):  Barket
Membership:  Open to all WBMS students
Costs:  No cost, but students must have their own guitars
Meeting Time:  Wednesday afternoons from 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Activities/Description:  This is an informal club for students who enjoy playing guitar.  All levels are welcome.  We learn songs and perform them at various concerts at WBMS.
​Jewish Club
Club Sponsor(s): Jenna Allenson, Ed Kaiser, Melissa Haas, Michelle Meddin, Neeta Seletsky, Debbie Sheftel and Robin Walters

Membership: Open to all- sign up with Neeta Seletsky and Edmodo site for communication,
Costs: None
Meeting Information8:00-8:30 am once a month

Activities/Description: Students will choose activities that they feel are meaningful to them. Possibilities: local Rabbis to speak on topics students generate, activities related to Jewish holidays, history, traditions, music, community service, Israel and Israeli culture. 


Jr. Beta

​Club Sponsor(s):  J. Bernhardt and Pardee
Membership: Open to eligible students (students will recieve an invitation to join). Students must have an average of 93+ in the four academic subjects (Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science) 

Cost:$20 for returning members $30 for new members (includes state and national dues, t-shirt, and chapter meeting activities.)

Trips: Jr. Beta members have an opportunity to attend state and national convention. State convention occurs in the Fall and is in Savannah, Ga. 

Meeting Information: Meetings are announced on Edmodo, but we typically meet the 1st Wednesday of the month. 

Activities/Description:  The purpose of the WBMS Jr. Beta Club is to promote leadership, integrity and good citizenship at WBMS. Students are approved for membership because of their worthy character, creditable achievement, and commendable attitude. The membership of this organization is made up of students in grades 6th through 8th.

Additional information found at: http://wbmsjrbeta.weebly.com 

​Latin Club/Classical League

​Club Sponsor(s):  Pennington
Membership:  open to sixty students
Costs:  $5
Activities/Description:  The club meets once a month to celebrate the culture, history, mythology, and language of the ancient Romans.

Math Counts/Math Team ClubClub Sponsor(s): Nan Brown, Caroline Kelly, Brooke Wood
Membership:Students interested in math, especially those who enjoy competitive math, are invited to join math club.  
Costs:$10 to cover in-school competitions; other registration fees for competitions outside school time
Meeting Information:Wednesdays at 8 a.m. in the media center; competition Wednesdays may be at 7:45 a.m. in Mrs. Kelly's room
Activities/Description:Club members participate in Math Olympiads for Middle Schools and Perennial Math competitions (9 before school competitions) as well as practice for the AMC series, Math Counts, and other regional competitions (typically on Saturdays).  Students complete practice problems and are invited to share the explanations of their problem solving.
Musical Production​Club Sponsor(s):  Bernhardt, J., Hedger, Moran, and Goldstein
Membership:
Costs:
Activities/Description:
Reading Club
Club Sponsor(s):  Walters

Membership: Open to all
Costs: None
Meeting Informationday/time TBD

Activities/Description: This year the reading club will be offering both book clubs just for fun and competitions. Reading club members will have the opportunity to be part of the reading team and participate in Tome Society competitions throughout the year.


​Robotics Club
​​Club Sponsor(s): Hill and Tolliver
Membership: There will be an application, group try out of collaboration, and teacher recommendations.
Costs: $250
Meeting Information: Mondays until 5:30
Activities/Description: Work in teams to problem solve and build robots to complete missions, research a real world scenario and create a solution for the real world problem, and present the work that is done and the compete in  a regional tournament.
Science Olympiad Club​Sponsor(s):   Fernalld
Membership: 
Costs:
Meeting Information:
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Seeds of Knowledge​Club Sponsor(s):  Schwob
Membership: open to all students.
Costs: $25
Meeting Information: It is held once a month in room 126.
Activities/Description:  We create French books to underserved schools in Haiti.  We create reading material that are distributed to local schools.
 Spanish Club Sponsor(s): Stefania  Battaglia, Suzanne Narasimhan, Irina Abarca, Jill Muvdi, Lorena Galloway 
Membership: Open to all students interested in learning more about the culture  of Spanish Speaking countries.
Costs: $25 (includes a club T-Shirt and snack)
Meeting InformationMeets the last Friday of each month at 8:00 -8:35 a.m. in room 104. 
Activities/Description: Spanish Club offers  culturally engaging opportunities for students interested in learning more about the culture of Spanish speaking countries. We celebrate cultural events such as "Día de los muertos" , Hispanic Heritage Month, and Cinco de Mayo. We listen to music such as Salsa, bachata, merengue and more! 
 Student Council

Club Sponsor(s):  McFarland and Wood
Membership:  One representative is elected from each homeroom class and officers are elected from the 8th grade representatives. 
Costs:  Free
Meeting Information: Meet the second and fourth Tuesday every month at 8:10 a.m. in room 603.  

Activities/Description:  Student Council is composed of students who represent the student body in planning and sponsoring student activities.  The Student Council makes recommendations that will be considered by the faculty and administration.  Activities may include community service, fundraisers, and various student-centered activities.

​ United Nations Model​Club Sponsor(s): Webber
Membership:  open to all students
Costs:  Membership $15 in the fall /Possible conference fees
Website:  http://wbmsmodelun.weebly.com
Activities/Description:  Model United Nations is a group of students who participated in a simulation of the United Nations.  They are assigned nations to research and be expected to participate as delegates at conferences. Not only will they not achieve Model UN’s goal of educating them about civics, diplomacy, international affairs and communication, but they will learn skills applicable to everyday life. Through presentation debate, research and communication, participants learn to consult ad confer in small and large group setting in variety of topics.
Web Leaders​Sponsor(s):  Bernhardt, J., Boltz, Hunter, Jordan, Kaiser, Sicchitano, Hurst, Garner
Membership:
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Activities/Description: Deibelles is an advanced, audition-only choral ensemble for ladies from band, orchestra, and chorus.

 

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