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.
Sponsor: Ms. Jasper
Meeting Times: Every other Wednesday from 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM in Room 421
Tequesta Trace Middle School Art Club is for those students who have a desire to expand their creative horizons. It gives students an opportunity to extend their knowledge and experience within the arts, and learn additional techniques while serving as a social avenue that enables students to meet others with similar interests and talents.
This year’s ART Club will be focused on school beautification through the arts, and preparation for art competitions. We will also be holding fundraising for art supplies and possible field trips.
If you are interested in expanding your art skills outside of the classroom and love to have fun while creating, this may be the club for you.
Sponsor: Mr. Curry
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 3:40 PM - 5 PM in Room 222
The band is a very popular elective at Tequesta Trace. The mission of the Tequesta Trace Middle School Band is to partner with parents, students, and the school to provide an atmosphere where students can be successful in learning and performing on musical instruments, both individually and in a large ensemble. The belief that music education is an integral part of a child’s overall education is our primary goal, where we can foster that education and its influence on other aspects of life and create an overall positive experience.
Don't have an instrument at home? Rent one from our inventory with an annual contract. From the wind, percussion, or horn section, find your favorite instrument and join Mr. Curry in our award-winning band.
Sponsor: Karen Adams
Meeting Dates: 10/12, 11/9, 1/18, 2/15, 3/14, 4/18 in Room 610
Welcome to Tequesta Trace Middle School's Chess Club!
“As a game of strategy, chess enables players to better recognize the complexity and enhance their analytical capabilities when they analyze each move in the game. Additionally, members develop their patience and tenacity when playing the game, as they are constantly on the lookout for potential threats. Chess players need strong willpower to overcome temporary setbacks and to persevere and play to their best ability during the games. As there are more twists and turns than a roller-coaster ride in each chess game, there is never a dull moment while playing! In the process, members of Chess Club are all trained to possess strong mental strength and fine analytical skills.”(Credit: New York Chess Organization)
Tequesta Trace Middle School Chess Club plans to participate in external competitions throughout the year. Participation in competitions is entirely voluntary, and parents are responsible for all entry fees, transportation, meals, and lodging (lodging is only necessary if the competition is out of town). Information on competitions will be forthcoming.
Broward County Chess Competition 12/9 - Location & time TBD
Spring Competition - TBD
Future Florida Educators of America [FFEA]
Sponsor: Ms. J Wilson
Meeting Times: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM in Room 915
*for the month of November, the meeting dates will be: November 14th and November 28th due to Thanksgiving break.
The Tequesta Trace Middle School Chapter of Florida Educators of America is a club designed for aspiring educators and students who want to make a difference in their school and community. Students work together on service projects designed to make the school and the world a better place. Our members are in every corner of the school community and often work with Student Council, JHS, and Eco Partners.
MEMBERSHIP: Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join. Active members are those who have and maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate satisfactory conduct.
The chapter plans and coordinates school and community projects that will enable active members to earn service hours. The Tequesta Trace members of FFEA are invited to attend the Fall, Winter, and Spring Rallies hosted by the High School Chapters of FFEA. Transportation to the Rallies is the responsibility of each member.
The Tequesta Trace Chapter of FFEA has earned numerous awards at past County FFEA Competition Conferences.
Sponsor: Ms. Gordon
Meeting Time: Thursdays at 8:15 AM in Room 913 starting October 26th
ATTENTION ALL MATH GENIUSES!!
Come and join the Math Club where you get to truly explore and display your math talents as well as compete with some of the brightest math students across the county. Our club gives you an opportunity to attempt advanced and complex math questions that will definitely challenge your math brain.
Let’s show these other schools that Tequesta Trace has the most intelligent math students in the county!
Sponsor: Ms. Jasper
Meeting times: Every other Thursday from 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM in Room 421
The Multicultural club is an academic club that has been established to promote diversity and cultural awareness among students at Tequesta Trace Middle School. The main goal of this club is to educate students about the importance of cultural diversity and to help them appreciate different cultures and traditions from all around the world. The club provides students with the opportunity to learn about new cultures, try new customs, dances and foods, and interact with members of different cultural or ethnic groups within a society. Through its activities, the Multicultural club aims to create a more tolerant and inclusive school community where everyone is respected and valued regardless of their cultural background.
National Junior Honor Society (N.J.H.S.)
Sponsor: Ms. Adams
Meeting Dates: 10/19, 11/16, 12/14, 1/25, 2/22, 3/21 in room 610
National Junior Honor Society is a service organization run by 8th-grade students at Tequesta Trace Middle School.
We raise thousands of dollars each year for organizations such as the American Cancer Society, UNICEF, Childnet, and Make a Wish. We participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk as well as support a large team for Relay for Life.
In order to apply to be a member, students must wait till February of their 7th-grade year. They also need teacher recommendations, at least a 3.65 GPA, as well as a completed resume. We have a formal induction ceremony in late Spring to welcome all our new NJHS inductees. We are one of the largest, as well as one of the hardest working clubs at Tequesta Trace Middle school!
Project Robo Squad (Robotics)
Sponsor: Mr. Arencibia
Meeting times: Wednesdays 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM in Room 302
Robo Squad is a robotics club that meets after school. Students get to build various types of robots using the VEX IQ platform. Teams will compete with each other through a series of unique games.
Sponsor: Ms. Ibarra
Meeting Times: Wednesdays at 8:10 AM in Room 1901
The Spanish Speakers Dual Language Club provides a variety of exciting and challenging experiences for students of all grade levels. The club is designed to promote oral communication, written expression, vocabulary and reading comprehension skills, as well as an awareness and appreciation of the culture of the Spanish-speaking countries.
Activities in the club will reinforce students’ communication skills, ability to express ideas, feelings, and opinions in oral and written forms. In addition, students will benefit from peer tutoring and helping each other to learn and excel in the classroom as well as the district Spanish Competition. Through the different categories (declamation, visual arts and talent) of the academic competition, students will be encouraged to demonstrate knowledge of the language and culture they are learning.
Speech & Debate Club
Sponsor: Ms. Jimenez
Meeting Time: 3:45-4:30 PM in Room 1914
Meeting Dates: Wednesdays: 9/27, 10/11, 11/8, 11/29, 12/13, 1/17, 1/31, 2/7, 2/28, 3/6, 3/20, 4/3
The Debate Club is used as tournament preparation time for the current 7th and 8th grade students in Speech or Debate class with Ms. Jimenez.
Parents, please arrive on time to pick up your child.
Student Government Association (S.G.A.)
Sponsor: Ms. Taylor
Meeting Time: Every other Tuesday at 8:15 am in Room 807
The Student Government Association (SGA) of Tequesta Trace Middle School is a dedicated group of student leaders that serve as the heart, mind, and soul of the student body.
Our vision is to bring the school together as one tribe and ensure that the potential of the representative body is felt positively in the School Community as a whole.
Student Government will encourage scholarship, citizenship, and personal growth by sponsoring a variety of projects in both the school and the community.
- Executive: Composed of the Executive Board, Chairpersons, and Senators
- Legislative: Composed of the Inter-Organizational Council (IOC) Representatives and various student representatives.
Become a Member of Student Government:
- Executive Board -The possible positions are President, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.
- Chairperson and Senators
- IOC Representative - Appointed by individual TTMS Clubs and Organizations
- Student Representatives