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.
STEM+ Computer Science
The purpose of the Art Club is to encourage art awareness and increase the art department’s presence in the Glades community, to provide students with opportunities for creative expression and to share/enhance artistic skills. Let the creativity begin!
GMS Art Club is a unique environment for creative exploration, We welcome students who are passionate about making art. The club is an open studio in which artists explore new and familiar art media, creating artwork of their own choice. The sponsor will be available to assist when needed. Occasionally, members will work on projects, such as banners or murals, with other school programs.
Participating in art competitions and exhibitions will be encouraged.
Due to the high volume of interest, students wanting to join the Art Club will need to apply for a spot.
Club Sponsor: Mrs. Ortiz
Meeting Times: Tuesdays from 8:30-9:20 A.M.
Band Jam Session
Cougar Path Cambridge Academy
Future Florida Educators of America [FFEA]
HOPE: Sunshine Club
The purpose of the HOPE Sunshine Club is to educate, support, develop problem solving skills, coping and leadership skills while fostering an understanding of brain health. Supporting the prevention of suicide, anti-bullying, substance misuse. Club members develop an understanding of stress relief, and together tackle problems due to poor decision making. They will reach out to help each other and share what they have learned with their friends, family and their community. For more information, please reach out to Mrs. Clarke-Myers, our School Counselor.
Want to join the Math Club? Count me in!
The Glades Middle School Math Club practices once a week and participates in several competitions. The first practice will be on October 16th at 8:35 A.M. with Mrs. Gram in room 406 and will be every Monday after that until the end of the season. Here are the math competitions for this year:
AMC 8 Competition: The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. It will take place in January and is completed at one of the morning practices.
Math Counts Competition: This will take place in February.
The MATHCOUNTS Competition Series is a national program that provides students the opportunity to compete in live, in-person contests against and alongside their peers. Created in 1983, it is the longest-running MATHCOUNTS program and is open to all sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students.
How Does It Work?
The Competition Series has 4 levels of competition—school, chapter, state and national. Each level of competition is comprised of 4 rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Altogether the rounds are designed to take about 3 hours to complete.
• Sprint Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have 40 minutes to complete 30 math problems without a calculator.
• Target Round: focuses on problem-solving and mathematical reasoning. Students receive 4 pairs of problems and have 6 minutes to complete each pair, assuming the use of a calculator.
• Team Round: focuses on problem-solving and collaboration. Students have 20 minutes to complete 10 math problems, assuming the use of a calculator. Only the 4 students on a school's team can take this round officially.
• Countdown Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have a maximum of 45 seconds per problem without a calculator. This round is optional at the school, chapter and state level.
National Junior Honor Society (N.J.H.S.)
What is Peer Counseling?
Peer Counseling is an elective class that provides a full range of services to students, the school, and community through structured in school and outreach activities. Peer Counselors are a cross-section of students who act as helpers and active listeners for their fellow students.
The course curriculum focuses on prevention. It also addresses a multitude of social, individual, school and family concerns. The results can be a safer school climate, healthier students, and a better utilization of school and community resources.
Please note that during the course of the year many topics will be discussed. The topics include but are not limited to the following:
Peer Counseling Programs:
Within the Peer Counseling Class, students will be required to participate, plan, and lead some of the following programs, clubs, and activities (depending on their grade level):
- Harvest Drive
- Project BRAIN
- S.W.A.T.-Students Working Against Tobacco
- Peace Club
- Peace Week
- S.A.V.E. (Students Working Against Violence Everywhere) Promise Club
- Anti-Bullying Week
- Red Ribbon Week
- No Name Calling Week
- Kindness Campaign
- Violence Prevention Week
- Curriculum Night
- School-wide Tutoring (PCRC)
- Best Buddies- Work with students with disabilities
- School-wide Recycling
- Elementary School Matriculation
- Take Your Child To Work Day Leaders
- SVE Winter Wonderland Event
- Welcome Week
- Just Say Hello Week
Student Council Club