Clubs

2021-2022 Clubs

Have fun – join a club!  Check out this list of opportunities to get involved.  Contact the club sponsor for more information.

See the After-School Activities Calendar on the main page for club meeting dates.

Bus transportation is not provided for clubs.

 

Art Club 

What?  Love art? Flaunt your creativity with some positivity!

Sponsor(s): Mrs. BowersMs. Sirois

 

Chess Club

Sponsor: Mr. Otter

 

Creative Writing Club

Come explore your creative side! We will do a variety of creative writing exercises including specific genre writing, junk journaling, and multimedia expressions.
Participants will need their own journal and writing utensils.

Sponsor: Mrs. Whittle

 

Debate

The debate team is a scholarly competition that has a city-wide tournament in February. Students create bills (laws) to debate at the city-wide tournament. Students will use research to argue their points and vote upon these bills. 

Sponsor: Mrs. Strickland


FCCLA Club

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a club that meets .FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.  FCCLA will meet during 7th and 8th grade class times.  There will be 2  meetings that will meet after school which will be announced at a later date.

Sponsor(s): Mrs. DonovanMrs. Levin

 

Forensics

Do you have a great speaking voice? Do you like to talk? We need you!!!                                                        Forensics is a public speaking club that will allow you to develop your speaking skills and express yourself in new ways. Forensics members can compete in poetry, prose, or original oratory and there is a citywide competition in February.

Sponsor(s): Mr. MartinMs. Sirois

 

Green Hornets

A club dedicated to helping to conserve energy and resources. This club evaluates how we use energy in school and offers suggestions for improvement and conservation. Students will develop a greater sense of awareness of natural and man-made resources and help to educate their peers.

Sponsor(s):  Mrs. SuttmillerMrs. Craig

 

Mayor’s Ambassadors

The Mayor’s Ambassadors organization is coordinated through the Mayor’s office and meets the first Thursday of each month at a different location throughout the city of Chesapeake. The focus of the group is community service.  All middle school students are eligible to participate and you can miss up to two meetings in a year and still be in good standing.  One highlight of previous years has been marching in the holiday parade in front of City Hall in December.

Sponsor: Mrs. Richardson

 

Robotics Club

This club…The Technology Student Association (TSA) provides student members the opportunity to explore a wide variety of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and career-interest areas.  Competition Areas: CAD Foundations, Career Prep, Children’s Stories, Coding, Community Service Video, Construction Challenge, Digital Photography, Dragster, Flight, Junior Solar Sprint, STEM Animation, Structural Engineering, VEX IQ Robotics, Video Game Design, Website Design and many more. 

Sponsor: Mrs. Surratt

 

School Newspaper – Hornet Hive

Students create articles, comic strips, short stories, poems, polls, reviews, etc. Their work is published to Deep Creek’s online newspaper: https://dcmhornethive.com/

Sponsor: Mrs. Hartman

 

Stock Market Game Club 

The Stock Market Game introduces young people to saving and investing through a simulation of the stock market and bond market. Teams will get to trade and manage their own virtual $100,000 investment portfolio.

Sponsor: Mrs. Doran

 

Student Council Association (SCA)

Benefits of being involved in student council include: opportunity to improve reading and writing skills, gain experience in public speaking, and learn how to make a positive impact on school and community environment. In addition, student council serves as a chance to meet new friends and work with a wide variety of people.

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Suttmiller,  Mrs. Whittle

 

Technology Club

The Technology and Robotics Club is open to all DCMS students. Students of all experience levels are invited to learn about electronics, programming, and digital fabrication, and to implement their knowledge in various robotics builds. Additionally, this club will provide a chance for students to have extra time and get help with class projects, complete enrichment technology projects, or work on projects for the Technology Student Association.

Sponsor: Mr. Neel

 

Unity Club

Come join us on Wednesday morning from 7:30-7:45 in the gymnasium for a time of singing praise songs and prayer for our school.  

Sponsor: Mrs. Ramsey

 

Yearbook

We assist in yearbook sales, photography and design!  We take photos throughout the year of various activities and events, and compile them into a yearbook in the spring.   

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Forrest,  Ms. Conkwright

 

Last Revision 10/28/2021