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Elementary, middle, and high school students working at their group levels in a club
  • Clubs and organizations are a great way to help develop character and the skills that will benefit you in school, your career, and in life. Skills like commitment, leadership, effective communication, and being able to work successfully in a group all come from participating in a club or organization. Joining a club is a great way to make friends, develop leadership skills, and boost your college resumé.

  • HOPE = Helping Overcome Problems Effectively

    Description of the program: HOPE Sunshine Club

    The purpose of the New Renaissance Middle H.O.P.E. Sunshine Club is to educate, support, develop problem solving, coping and Leadership skills while fostering the prevention of suicide, bullying, substance abuse and many other critical issues teens encounter.

    HOPE = Helping Overcome Problems Effectively

    Team information: 

    Meet 1x a week | 1hr | Before school | 8:30-9:30 am | Wednesdays

    Contact information for advisors/coaches:

    School Counselor: Audwin Patterson


  • Art Club

    The Art Club at New Renaissance Middle School is a commitment to improving your personal artistic skills as well as participating in our school's art projects.  Our members represent the student body and work together on all projects that will enhance our school and talents. Some of the present club members have entered and are in the process of entering several local art competitions. 

    Art Resources

  • Chess Club

    Our chess team is an open club for all students in grades six through eight who want to learn the game of chess, compete in school and at-large tournaments, and hold a 2.0-grade point average.

  • Debate

    Debate is a high-school course that we offer to a selected number of our eighth-grade students.  In this class, students learn effective communication and debate skills, which are put to the test in a district-wide debate competition.

  • Future Florida Educators of America [FFEA]

    The program provides a forum for students to become aware of career opportunities in education and nurtures their interest in teaching as a career. It also provides an avenue for collegiate members to stay informed of the latest issues and advancements in the education profession.

  • Human Relations Council (H.R.C.)

    Human Relations Council, part of a BCPS student-led Initiative that was established to create a group of principled Cavaliers that will positively promote campus-wide tolerance, support/promotion of multiculturalism, and diversity at school and in the community. In addition, it strives to provide ongoing leadership opportunities for its members. It is open to all grade levels and all Cavaliers are encouraged to join!

  • Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders (MTL)

    Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders (MTL) is an intergenerational peer-mentoring program that employs early intervention strategies and culturally responsive methods to increase middle school students' high school readiness.

    • The mission of MTL is to provide dropout prevention, educational re-engagement, and a student leadership program that operates according to five pillars to increase graduation rates, college admissions, and scholarships. The five pillars are Academic Achievement, Mentoring, Family Involvement, Community Support, and Incentives.
    • MTL students are provided with enrichment activities, book study, and rewards for positive behavior.  Additionally, they participate in a variety of workshops and retreats to assist in developing as leaders and to improve the Mentee's academics and behavior. 

  • National Junior Honor Society (N.J.H.S.)

    The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates a school's commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. NJHS students and their peers volunteer in their communities at the highest rates and make connecting with and serving within the community a priority.

  • Robotics

    A robotics club is a gathering of students who are interested in learning about and working with robots. At school, robotics clubs typically take place after school, in a classroom. Students are able to compete with other schools with the robots they create.

  • Student Government Association (S.G.A.)

    Team information: Student Government Association

    Description of the program: The Student Government Association (SGA) at New Renaissance Middle School is an integral part of the student body, playing a key role in representing student interests and organizing activities. Students participating in SGA are both nominated by teachers and students. Students are enrolled in the SGA class and work together to enhance the school community through leadership, advocacy, and event planning throughout the school year. They are often involved in organizing school events, such as the Fall Into Curriculum Night and performing arts showcases, addressing student concerns, and working with school administrators to make positive changes within the school.

    Contact information for advisors/coaches: Ermina Pierre,

    Schedules: Students participating in Student Government Association (SGA) are registered in the SGA class during 1st period with Ms. Pierre.

  • Yearbook

    Yearbook Club is a student-focused publication club where students work together to collaboratively build the NRMS yearbook each year. Our Yearbook Club is responsible for creating our annual yearbook. Yearbook staff members work to sort pictures, organize page development, monitor yearbook progress throughout the school year. They always do a great job!