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. McCune
Monday's in Room 179F from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sponsor: Mr. Fagan
Meeting Times: Thursdays from 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM in the Portable 4 / School Garden
Students will have opportunities to engage / plant and learn through outdoor and indoor garden activities.
The Art Club at Seminole 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. We look forward to many other projects throughout the school year, as well as a field trip to be announced.
Meeting Times: 2nd and 4th Tuesdays from 2:40 PM - 3:45 PM in the Media Center
The purpose of our Book Club is to promote literacy and a sense of belonging amongst our students. It also provides an opportunity for students to engage in meaningful dialogue with their peers, express their opinions, and learn to respond to differing opinions with respect.
Caribbean Cultural Club
Sponsor: Ms. Morineau
Meeting Times: Mondays from 2:40 PM to 3:30 PM in Room 134
The Caribbean Cultural Club is a student-led initiative that was established to celebrate the culture and customs of the Caribbean islands and will positively promote campus-wide tolerance, and 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 Panthers are encouraged to join!
Sponsor: Ms. Morineau
Meeting Times: Wednesdays from 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Location: Media Center
Our Seminole 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.
Future Florida Educators of America [FFEA]
Sponsor: Ms. Curran and Ms. Palma
Meeting Times: 1st Tuesday of the month 2:45 PM - 4:00 PM in Room 123
Florida Future Educators Association is a fun and exciting way to learn about education. FFEA helps students to explore reaching teaching as a career, provides them with a realistic understanding of teaching, and encourages students from diverse backgrounds to consider the teaching profession in their future. Nevertheless, FFEA is not only for those interested in the field of education but for those interested in leadership as well. FFEA provides students with the opportunities to volunteer throughout the school, help fellow peers, and learn important skills such as responsibility and leadership.
Junior Thespians Club
Sponsor: Ms.Rappaport and Mr. Lubin
Meeting Time: Wednesdays from 2:40 PM - 4:00 PM in Room 177
The Junior Thespians Club of Seminole MS theater program trains students in the fundamentals of theater, from basics in acting, theatre history, and technical theater skills through advanced character development, text analysis, management, design, and directing.
Meeting Time: 3rd Tuesdays 2:40 PM - 4:00 PM in the Media Center
The Seminole MS Maker Club is a student-run club for experimenting with innovative technologies. We provide tools, a workspace, and a community for all interested. Students will be given the opportunity to engage in STEAM activities.
Moxie is a girl empowerment club. Middle school girls will have a space where they can gather and discuss issues that only other middle school girls can relate to.
National Junior Honor Society (N.J.H.S.)
Sponsor: Ms. Rappaport
Meeting Time: Given by Ms. Rappaport located in KIVA
The Seminole Middle School chapter of the National Junior Honor Society is part of an organization that is the leader among organizations and societies that promote appropriate recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, citizenship, and service.
If chosen as a member of the NJHS, students will be responsible for maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.5, conduct of all “S’s”, completing community service hours both inside and outside of school, and attending required meetings. Please consider when applying for NJHS, that the meetings and community service hour requirements are necessary for membership.
NJHS is open to all 7th and 8th graders at SMS.
Seminole Action Team
Sponsor: Ms. Fried
Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Thursdays from 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM in the Media Center
Seminole Action Team is a service organization. Students will participate in school and community service projects.
Seminole Gay/Straight Alliance
Sponsor: Mr. Leipzig
Meeting Time: Thursdays from 2:40 PM - 3:55 PM in Room 222
Gay-Straight Alliances, or GSAs, are student-led and student-organized school clubs that aim to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting school environment for all young people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Student Government Association (S.G.A.)
Sponsor: Mrs. Fried
Tuesdays - 2:40 PM - 3:30 PM
S.G.A. is a student-run organization that dedicates itself to creating memorable experiences for every student at SMS. By encouraging involvement, we provide a medium for all students to become active in the workings of our community. This includes hosting a number of inclusive activities such as Spirit Week, pep rallies, and much much more. Not only do we bridge the gap between students and administration, but we are also involved members of our community. On an annual basis, SMS SGA participates in other service-based projects that are aimed at exposing our members to service and learning. Every year our goal is to improve the lives of our student and faculty population by implementing creative and fun ideas to make each year unforgettable!