Clubs / Organizations
Yearbook and Video Journalism Club
Ms. Stephanie Williams- Advisor
The Yearbook and Video Journalism Club works to fill the yearbook with all of the year's memories. Students take pictures, organize story lines 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. Videography skills will go a long way to helping the student approach the work force with the modern tools of communication.
Ms. Jonie Bynes- Advisor
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.
Ms. Lila Benbow and Mr. Ashford O'Neal- Advisors
Students meet on Mondays and Wednesdays each week from 4:00-5:00PM to rehearse routines for home sporting events, school-wide events and evening shows. The students learn how to work as a team using rhythmic stepping and dance moves.
Mentoring Tomorrow's Leaders Club
Ms. Judy Dennis & Mr. Clifford Wiggins- Advisors
The MTL club works to train student mentors that will go on to be leaders in 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. MTL meets on Monday from 4-5:15 p.m.
Sophisticated Spartans Club
Ms. Denise Moore- Advisor
Sophisticated Spartans meet in room 162 twice a month (1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month) from 4:00-5:00PM. Sophisticated Spartans is a mentoring program for young ladies with a mission is to empower young women to build self esteem, learn etiquette, practice team building, develop leadership skills and confidence as ell as, explore the “real world” by learning the value of community service.
FUTURE EDUCATORS (FFEA)
Ms. Jonie Bynes- Advisor
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 career. New members are always welcome. This club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in Room 276, 3:50PM - 4:50 PM.
Morning Announcements Club
Mr. Oscar Toussaint, Mr. Jorge Mejia- Advisors
The Morning Announcements crew meet at 7:45 a.m. in the TV studio to work on the morning announcements which are broadcast at 9:15 a.m. The crew pulls together all the news from around the campus, writes the show, rehearses the show and then records the show for later broadcast. If you are gregarious and would like this outlet for your creativity, be sure to see Mr. Mejia or Mr. Toussaint to try out for the morning show crew.
Ms. Nekeisha Williams- Advisor
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.
NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY (NJHS)
Mr. Tommy Moore- Advisor
The National Junior Honor Society strives to create an enthusiasm for academic scholarship, 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. Membership is by induction in May of each year. Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays in the room 192.
Mr. Jorge Mejia and Mr. Oscar Toussaint- Advisors
The mission of the Robotics Club is to provide a learning environment conducive to developing academically and technologically students. Robotics Club promotes team and skill building opportunities. Although students works as teams, each individual make contribution in the creating and building process. Working in groups to plan and implement teacher directed tasks. Members will meet twice a month to work on assembling and programming robots. In addition the Robotics Club will conduct weekly reflections on what was learned and accomplished during Robotics Club time. Students participating in the Robotics Club will experience a fun, creative hands-on learning experience, builds self-esteem, confidence and utilize science and technology to problem solve.
Ms. Gabriella Bennett- Advisor
The Student Council is a student organization elected by Margate Middle students to represent the Margate Middle School Student Body. As such, Student Council is committed to representing the Margate Middle School student community whose members demonstrate personal responsibility and leadership. They are here to provide outstanding service to our school and community.
Once elected, Student Council Members are enthusiastic leaders who take their roles seriously. Student Council members meet the 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of the month from 4-5p.m.. At the meetings, they discuss planned agendas relating to various activities led by Council leaders.
Ms. Gabriella Bennett- Advisor
The History Club meets on Monday's, twice monthly, from 4:00-5:00PM. Students research and discuss relevant historical events. Students also work to coordinate and participate in the school and district History Fair. Performances of Living History are also worked on and shared during the Black History Talent Showcase.
Students Working Against Tobacco Club
Ms. Katrice Dixon- Advisor
The students meet each Wednesday from 4:00-5:00PM. The club researches the effect of tobacco related products while producing public service announcements that are aired on the Morning Announcements show. Students also work as positive peer influences to help educate other students on the dangers of tobacco use.
Ms. Erin Broemel- Advisor
Students are able to hone their skills of communication through learning how to research the pros and cons of a topic and developing an argument for public debate. Students who are also in the Debate Elective are able to go on to compete in the District against other schools and often bring home top awards.
Mr. Oscar Toussaint- Advisor
The Chess club teaches not only the mechanics of the game, but also key strategies to outsmart an opponent. Students enjoy the comaraderie as they work to become confident as chess masters. Students participate in chess tournaments within the District at weekend events. The Chess club meets on Mondays in room 143 from 4:00-5:00PM.
Mr. Lucas Mathew- Advisor
Students who join the Drones Club become adept at the care and flying of their machines. As the student becomes more seasoned, they are able to perform tricks with their drones as well as perform for the student body at spirit events. The Drones club meets on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00PM in room 274.
Ms. Lucia Williams
The Math club meets each Monday from 4:00-5:00PM in room 126. Students explore higher level math in an effort to prepare for Mathletes competition within the district. Many students are encouraged to take High School level math courses as a result of their positive interaction with math concepts in the club setting.
Ms. Cody Grabau- Advisor
The Drama club meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-5:00PM in room 135. The club focuses on skills of theatrics including presenting emotion, learning lines, taking on characters as well as creating set designs. The Drama club performs in 2 plays as well as acts in Public Service Announcements for the Morning Announcements shows.
Mrs. Kari Murray- Advisor
The Videography club meets twice a month on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00PM. The purpose of the club is to explore story telling and creating Public Service Announcements to share with the student body. Students learn about on screen acting, directing, using videography equipment and editing. The end results of productions are video product that are shared with the school community.
First Priority Club
Ms. Kpassou- Advisor
The First Priority club meets each Thursday from 4:00-5:00PM in room 153. This is a non-demoninational religious club that features discussions about making solid choices in life that lead to a road of success and positive relationships with peers and family. The club is monitored by Ms. Kpassou along with ministrey from Calvary Chapel.