TMS Clubs

Yearbook Club

Meet on Tuesday until 3:30 in room 401

Plan, design yearbook

Advisors: Sharon Oberschlake and Suzanne Burch

oberschlakes [at] talawanda.org

burchs [at] talawanda.org


 

TMS Garden Club.  

Meet on Tuesdays after school until 4.  We are building a new TMS garden to learn about where our food comes from, how to grow it in the most environmentally responsible way possible, and eventually share what we grow with the cafeteria salad bar or the Oxford Food Pantry.  We will have our science classes test our soil, the STEAM club is helping build what we need, and we will research what grows best in our seasonal climate.  We will have guest speakers in the winter including botanists, members of Miami's Slow Food Initiative, and various others.

Advisors: Amy Clay and Lindsay Krause

claya [at] talawanda.org

krausel [at] talawanda.org


 

Math Club

6th graders

Meet every Thursday until 3:45.  We work with the tutors from Miami University every Tuesday after school to help students with the math content, common misconceptions and preparation.  We currently have 46 students and about 14 Miami students participating.

Advisors: Don Gloeckner and Tammi Waite

gloecknerd [at] talawanda.org

waitet [at] talawanda.org


 

Drama Club

Monday, 2:45 - 4 pm.

The purpose of the club is to put on an annual school musical.

Advisor: Kelly Wilson (assisted by Beth Fryer)

wilsonk [at] talawanda.org

fryerb [at] talawanda.org


 

Peer Mediators

We meet Wednesdays during 7th and 8th grade tutorial

Students are being trained in conflict resolution and once they are fully trained, students will be able to help peers who are in conflict to resolve their issues peacefully using compromises and win/win solutions.  

Advisor: Laura Jewett

jewettl [at] talawanda.org


 

Student Council (elected students)

Scheduled Meetings - Friday’s after school

Gather student input hosts events, raise money, etc...  to benefit TMS

Advisors: Steven Hricko and Samantha Koontz

hrickos [at] talawanda.org

koontzs [at] talawanda.org


 

Mathcounts Competition Team

Thursdays after school until 3:45 in room 103

A national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests. The program provides engaging math programs to U.S. middle school students of all ability levels in order to build confidence and improve attitudes towards math and problem solving.

Advisor: Lori Gloeckner

gloecknerl [at] talawanda.org


 

STEAM Club (Engineering)

Meetings as scheduled - generally about 2 times per month after school until 4/4:30.

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math are considered the core subject areas of invention and innovation.  STEAM club will look to provide students with opportunities to explore and create through multi-discipline (civil, electrical, chemical, mechanical, etc.) discussions and activities.

Advisor: Eric Schlade

schladee [at] talawanda.org



 

NJHS

Select group of students that meet during the regular school day.  Those students who are in NJHS are 8th graders and are inducted at the end of 7th grade.

Beth Ziepfel and Megan Murray

ziepfele [at] talawanda.org

murraym [at] talawanda.org



 

Guitar Club (The Shredi Knights)

Thursdays from 2:45-3:45

We learn how to practice, maintain and improve musical theory understanding and guitar upkeep. We also just do some jamming together to get used to playing with other musicians live!

Advisor: Raj Sundram

sundramr [at] talawanda.org


 

Writer's Club  

Tuesdays from 2:45-3:45.

Advisor: Cheri Day

dayc [at] talawanda.org

Girls on the Run

Tuesday & Thursday in the Fall

This is a select group of girls who are chosen in September through a lottery drawing.  This program is geared for mainly grade 6 girls, but is open to all girls in the middle school. This program runs only in the fall.  Contact Lindsey Gregg for more information: greggl [at] talawanda.org


 

Magic Club

Details coming soon

Advisor: Kelly Wilson

wilsonk [at] talawanda.org

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