HMS Club List 2021 – 2022
|Art Club||Mrs. Ford||Students will work on their choice of art projects (clay, paint, printing, sculpture, comics). Our goal is to achieve mastery of an art technique. We will meet on Tuesdays from 3:35-4:30 from roughly October 26-December 14 and Feb 1-March 29.|
|Hickory Ambassador Club||Mr. Hosmer||The Hickory Ambassador Club is an after-school group composed of military-connected students who work to make our school a welcoming, kind and safe environment for learning. The club is sponsored by Mr. Daniel Hosmer, Spanish Teacher; Mrs. Brittingham Lansford, English Teacher; and Mrs. Mary Williams, Military & Family Life Counselor. Student ambassadors are encouraged to be leaders through service to others. The core values of the program are Leadership, kindness, service to others and reliability.|
|Best Buddies||Ms. Brashear
|Best Buddies allows everyone to have a friend, no matter who you are or what you are capable of. Best Buddies builds friendships between people with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).|
|Book Club||Ms. Mayfield
Ms. TimminsMrs. Boyce
|Love reading and talking about your books? This is the club for you. We meet on Tuesdays and you need a ride home at 4:30. Meeting dates will be provided later.|
|Coloring Club||Ms. Quidley||Students will relax, unwind, and color their stress away while listening to music and chatting with friends.|
Using a structured format, students will speak, debate, and discuss certain issues and topics in competition. Debate club members are tasked with using their voice to passionately describe and defend their topic while following the National Speech and Debate Association’s format. Members should come prepared to think critically and willing to participate in discussion.
Calling all actors and stage enthusiasts! Love to act? Good with sound bites, lighting design, costumes, or stage make-up? Interested in showing off those carpenter or painting skills? Or just want to have a blast after school? If so, the HMS Drama Club is looking for YOU! Come join the best middle school theatre group this side of the Elizabeth River. Meeting times to be determined.
|Involves reading of poetry and prose. Those chosen for competition must attend city wide tournament in March. Some members may be asked to speak at Awards Night.|
|Board Game Club
|Join us to play a variety of board games old and new! No electronics allowed! You must have a ride home at 4:30. We meet on Wednesdays. Meeting dates will be provided later.|
|Junior Student to Student
||Ms. Green||JS2S is a program lead by middle school students to meet the transitional needs of students. This is a military based club, but all students
are welcome. You will learn how to welcome new students, become an expert about HMS to share with new students, and learn leadership skills. We need students from each grade level to represent that grade.
|Ladies of Distinction
|The Ladies of Distinction is an educational humanitarian organization composed of women interested in the well-being of individuals.|
|Men of Excellence
|Leadership for Young Men|
||Ms. Mayfield||Behind, or in front of the camera, there is a place for you! Our teams will meet before school so you need a ride to bring you at 8:15 am. Teams will rotate throughout the year. Teacher references will be required.|
||Mr. Clark||Explore the world through your camera lens with others. Share images of our amazing world and hone your craft.|
||Ms. Mayfield||Sign up to participate in our School Spelling Bee. Our champion will compete at the Regional Bee with a chance to go on to the National Spelling Bee. Details will follow about meeting and competition dates. The competition will be in December.|
|Stock Market Game
|Small student teams compete for awards by investing $100,000 in an online, virtual portfolio.|
|Technology Student Association (TSA)
||Ms. Brashear||Students develop science, technology, engineering, and math skills through design, coding, and building challenges.|
||Mr. Dawson||Exercise in preparation for field and track competitions. Tuesdays until 4:45, until the weather gets too cold|
||Ms. Fulford||Let’s get healthy and walk the stress away while chatting and catching up with friends (or making new friends)! Outside on Mondays until 4:30.|
|Christian students gather together to support and encourage each other like a youth group at school.|
Students must have transportation arranged in advance to participate in a club.