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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.

  • 5000 Role Models

    Sponsor: Ms. Coleman

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    Days/ Times: Every Second Thursday from 4pm-5pm 

    Room 162

    The 5000 Role Models program is a dropout prevention program that focuses on closing the knowledge and education gap between minority and majority male figures. This program introduces our young men to having accessibility and resources to help them strive in life. The program wants to ensure that students in grade K-12 are given a fair chance at life to graduate, increase their chance of landing a successful career and learn to behave like young men of the future. 

  • Advanced Band

    Sponsor: Mr. Nadekow 


    Days/Times: Weekly on Tuesdays from 4pm-5pm 

    Room: Band Room

    The Advanced Band is for students in 7th & 8th grade with prior instrumental experience. Participating students will perform multiple times throughout the year.

    Students must have the following permission form in order to participate: Advanced Band Permission Form

  • Beginning Band

    Sponsor: Mr. Nadekow

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    Days/Times: Weekly on Wednesdays from 4pm-5pm

    Room: Band Room

    The Beginning Band is for 6th-8th grade students with little to no instrumental experience. Participating students will perform twice during the school year.

    Students must have the following permission form in order to participate: Beginning Band Permission Form

  • Best Buddies 

    Sponsor: Ms. Bynes 

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    Days/Times: Weekly on Tuesdays 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 125

    The Best Buddies club creates lessons to be delivered to fellow students, creating an enriching environment for all. Students deliver the lessons each quarter, stretching bonds across all grade levels. The concept is that students learn well from their peers and enjoy the additional one on one attention, leading to learning gains.

  • Cheerleading

    Sponsor: Ms. Lawrence

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    Days/ Times: Tuesday & Thursdays from 3:50 PM - 5:30 PM

    MMS Cheer is a growing exciting cheerleading program that represents Margate Middle School. Our cheer team is responsible for promoting positive school spirit and pride, for encouraging good sportsmanship and upholding a positive image for our school. This team involves teamwork, cooperation, honesty, and sisterhood from each cheerleader. Being a part of this organization is a privilege and requires full commitment.

    Please see the attached Cheer information: Cheer Welcome

  • Chess

    Sponsor: Mr. Singer

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    Days/Times: 2nd & 4th Thursdays of each month  - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 123

    The Chess Club at Margate Middle is here to teach the beginner the rules and basics of how to play chess, as well as helping the int./adv. player to the next level.

  • Culture & Diversity

    Sponsor: Ms. Vilus 

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    Days/ Times: Every other Thursday - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: TBD 

    Culture and Diversity is an initiative at Margate Middle School where students learns and celebrates the culture of each other.

  • EA Sports Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Mejia

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    Days/ Times: Meetings will be virtual with one meeting in person per month for (Competition). 

    Room: 222
    Students will compete virtually on NBA 2K

  • Environmental Club

    Sponsor: TBA

    Contact Info: TBA

    Dates/ Times: Every other Tuesday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: TBA

    The purpose of the Environmental Club is to increase awareness of the relationships between human actions and our environment, educate the school community of steps that can be taken to improve our environment, and to encourage responsible environmental behaviors. Students who are interested in environmental advocacy and awareness are encouraged to join. The club is open to new members.

  • First Priority Club

    Sponsor: Mr. Campbell

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    Date/ Times: Bi-Weekly - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 163

    First Priority is a Christian club open to all students who want to participate. It offers students a place where they can grow deeper in their understanding and relationship with God. It provides the opportunity to discover how God's teaching can serve as a guide to positively impact and direct our daily lives.

  • Future Florida Educators of America (FFEA)

    Sponsor: Ms. Bynes & Ms. Tillett

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    Days/ Times: Weekly on Tuesdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 125

    The Florida Future Educators of America was established to help students explore careers in education and to recognize and respect those who choose education for their careers.  New members are always welcome. 


    Sponsor: Ms. Priest

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    Date/ Times: Weekly - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: TBD

    Girls Who Code Clubs are meant for girls to join our sisterhood of supportive peers and rolemodels, and use Computer Science to change the world. When you join a Club, you will be able to learn from fun and simple online coding tutorials, build community through interactive activities, and learn about inspiring role models. You then work in teams to design and build a Girls Who Code Project that solves real world problems you care about through code!

    Our middle and high school Clubs encourage you to impact your community in a positive way through code. In order to build the skills you need to make an impact, you will learn how to code from our fun online tutorials and activities that will help you build animations, games, apps, and other things that you dream up! We have tutorials in Scratch, Python, Swift, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

    Yes! Whether you’re a beginner or a computer master, you’re invited to join the movement! 

  • Jazz Band

    Sponsor: Mr. Nadekaw

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    Days/Times: Weekly on Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: Band Room

    Jazz Band is an after-school only club for advanced band students at Margate Middle School. Participating students will have the opportunity to perform for school functions and in concerts. 

    Students must submit the following form in order to participate: Jazz Band Permission Form

  • Math Club

    Sponsor: Ms. Rhule

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    Meetings: Every other Monday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM in Room 122

    The Math Club is a place where students enjoy math and prepare themselves for a math competition with other students.

  • Mentoring Tomorrow’s Leaders (MTL)

    Sponsor: Ms. Troutman

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    Days/ Times: Weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: TBD

    The MTL club works to train student mentors that will go on to be leaders in middle school, high school and beyond. The group also works with students who may be struggling academically or with peer relationships and, in turn, trains these students to be tomorrow's leaders. The MTL club is a district-sponsored club and students are able to go on a variety of field trips to enhance their experience.

  • Music Production / Chorus

    Sponsor: Mr. Salomon

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    Days/Times: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 193

    Students will explore and investigate the basic foundations in music production, such as: songwriting, recording, copyrights, and music engineering. Students will utilize basic music skills to participate in school schoolwide activities such as sporting games, promotion ceremonies, Black History shows and much more. Students will gain the opportunity to implement musical talents and projects into school-wide STEM activities.

  • National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

    Sponsor: Ms. Bynes & Ms. Tillet

    Contact Information: &

    Days/ Times: Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 125 

    The National Junior Honor Society strives to create an enthusiasm for academic scholarships, render service to the surrounding community, promote leadership, nourish character development, and advance the work of the NJHS among all members.  Members participate in community service projects while promoting academic achievement and the importance of knowledge in the lives of students.  

  • Robotics & Drone

    Sponsor: Mr. Jorge Mejia

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    Days/Times: Weekly on Wendesdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 222


    Students will learn to use the components of the Lego kits to build robots and learn to program their robots using block based programming software. After they have mastered basic programming, club meetings will involve the students in programming their robots to accomplish tasks and solve challenges. Problem solving and logical thinking skills will be emphasized. Students will be working in pairs or small teams. Teams will be invited to participate in local competitions.


    The Drone Club is a hobby club that incorporates the operation and education of all things DRONES! We will have small competitions, but ultimately, we are here to learn, have fun and explore drone education. It is highly recommended you have a drone to participate! In years passed, we have been asked to perform at school events. Practice makes perfect. You must start slow with drones! Students will engage in drone education that explores different topics per week.

  • S.E.C.M.E. Club

    Sponsor: Ms. Burt

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    Days/ Times: Tuesdays 4:00 PM. - 5:00 PM

    Room: 135

    The SECME club involves itself in technology-rich competitions within the district with an aim on national competitions. Students learn how to access information that will enable them to become budding engineers. The club meets every other week as announced on the Morning Announcements. Students will come away with a strong sense of camaraderie and an outlet for their math and science skills in the form of electronics and robotics projects.

  • Sophisticated Spartans Club

    Sponsor: Ms. Pedlar

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    Date/ Times: 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, from 4:00 PM -5:00 PM

    Room: 144

    The Sophisticated Spartans are a “Touch of Class”!!!! The members will tap into today’s fashion trends to understand and look the part of being a G.R.E.A.T. Spartan. The members will discover age-appropriate social skills, experience ways to improve, to be honorable, and have self-awareness as they have fun and enjoyable activities. Let your light shine today and come and join the Sophisticated Spartans.

  • Spanish Academic Competitions

    Sponsor: Ms. Ruiz 

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    Days/ Times: Every Thursday from November to April - 4pm-5:30pm 

    Room: 152

    Prepare for the annual district world language academic competition (declamation, talent, new media, and culture). 

  • Step Team (Lady Spartans)

    Sponsor: Ms. Pedlar

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    Days/ Times: Every Tues, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Location: Patio & RM: 144

    The Margate Middle Step Team is a group of students that will perform throughout the school year in order to entertain their peers as well as encourage and spread school spirit. 

  • Student Government Association (SGA)

    Sponsor: Ms. Cools 

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    Days/ Times: Every other Wednesday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 119 

  • VIP - Violence Intervention Program

    Sponsor: TBA

    Contact Info: TBA

    Days/Times: Tuersdays and Thursdays from 4pm-5pm 

    Room: TBA

    Violence Intervention Program (VIP) is a program that Reduce youth gang affiliation through prevention and intervention strategies. Helping young people focus on their future is of utmost importance, especially when their environments are burdened with the realities of urban life. Youth receive college and career counseling. We provide care coordination services by working with youth to develop and navigate through individual development plans focused on self-sufficiency. Our services involve the youth and the entire family.

  • Yearbook

    Sponsor: Ms. Yeldner

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    Days/ Times: Weekly on Thursdays from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

    Room: 223

    The Yearbook Club works together to fill the yearbook with all of the year's memories. Students take pictures, organize storylines and write the story of our lives. The students also create the advertising that sells the yearbooks by creating interesting and often humorous advertising to be broadcast on the Morning Announcements. The students gain a clear sense of how to cover a story, as a news reporter, while developing skills as a writer and editor.

  • Youth Crime Watch

    Sponsor: Ms. Harrison

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    Days/Times: Every other Monday from 4pm-5pm 

    Room: 112

    Youth Crime Watch is a club for students who are interested in using the steps of the scientific method to solve problems, do investigations, collect data, and explore. We will also focus on school safety and see something say something campaign. Join Crime Watch Today!