Glenn Westlake Middle Extra & Co-Curricular Activities
Boys (2 teams)
Girls (2 teams)
|Interscholastic teams (grades 7 & 8) play other schools. Students must be interested in playing basketball, be available before and after school and Saturdays for practices and games. Must have a current physical on file with the GWMS nurse. Approximately 13-16 students are selected for each team.||$32.00||Nov-Jan.
Jan. - Mar.
Mr. Corcoran Mr. Surdam Mrs. Pittman
|Best Buddies||Best Buddies is an international organization that fosters friendships between students with and without disabilities. The club will meet twice a month to socialize, play games, and create friendships with their peers in the school.||none||September through May||
|Bobcat Band||Students with two to three years of band experience (all exceptions determined by the band director). The students meet twice a week: once on Tuesdays after school from 2:50-3:55 for full band rehearsal and additionally for one technique class held during the school day.||$64.00||Mon.-Fri. school year||Mr. Martin|
|Cats for the Cross||Cats for the Cross is a student led Bible club open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Any student who is interested in learning about their Christian faith through student led lessons and fellowship are invited to attend. Club will meet twice a month.||none||September through May||Mrs. Johnson|
|Chamber Orchestra||Students with 3 years orchestra experience (usually 6th grade). Students meet twice a week: Tuesdays after school from 2:50 - 3:55 p.m. for full orchestra rehearsal, as well as one technique class held during the school day.||$64.00||Mon.-Fri. school year||Mrs. Schultz|
|Chess Club||Open to any students interested in playing/learning to play chess.||none||TBA||Mrs. Volke|
6th Grade Chorus: For students who enjoy singing. Rehearsal is Tuesday and Thursdays during homeroom with three to four formal concerts per school year.
7th/8th Grade Chorus: For students who enjoy singing. Rehearsal twice a week after school from 2:50 - 3:50 with three to four formal concerts per school year.
|Concert Orchestra||Students with at least 3 years orchestra experience (usually 7th & 8th grade). Students meet daily for full orchestra rehearsal in the orchestra room. Students also have one technique class a week held during the school day.||$64.00||Mon.-Fri. school year||Mrs. Schultz|
|Cross Country||Cross country team members run long distances. Students must be able to stay after school for practices and meets, and have a current physical on file with the GWMS nurse.||$20.00||Sept.-Oct.||
|Drama||Drama is a multi grade level performance troupe. Participants have the opportunity to work both onstage and off stage. There are two productions. Drama meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday.||none||Aug-March||Mrs. O'Brien Mrs. Photopulos|
|In Stitches||For students with an interest in sewing. Students will be learning the sewing machine and choosing a sewing project to complete. In addition to the club fee, the participants will need to purchase a kit for their project.||$13.00||10 weeks offered twice a year||Mrs. Adkins|
|Intramurals||$5 per sport||Mrs. Barnhart|
|Jazz Band||Open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade band students without prior jazz experience. Piano and rhythm/ bass guitar players must be able to read music and chords and will be chosen at the discretion of the director (auditions may be required).||$32.00||Oct.-May||Ms. Syperek & Mr. Prohaska|
|Jazz Ensemble||Open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade band students (auditions may be required). Piano and rhythm/ bass guitar players must be able to read music and chords and will be chosen at the discretion of the director.||$32.00||Oct.-May||Mr. Martin|
|Mission Propelle Yoga||Mission Propelle seeks to empower girls through literacy and yoga. Join us for 8 weeks as we combine yoga, reading and activities to empower you and help you realize your leadership potential. Students will read short stories and learn yoga poses that promotes body awareness and incorporates breathing exercises designed to invigorate or relax you. Yoga; Brains; GIRL POWER. Maximum enrollment is 20.||$35||October- December||Mrs. Konkey|
|Photography Club||Do you like to take photos? Are you interested in learning more about photography and Photoshop? Then join us for the fall session of Photography Club! We will take pictures both indoors and outside (weather permitting), edit photos using Adobe Photoshop, and create an online portfolio of the photos we take during our 6 week session. On the last day, we will mat and bring home our favorite photo!||none||Mrs. Tragasz|
|Pom Squad||Pom Squad - 7th & 8th grade girls create Pom dances for the basketball games (boys).||$32.00||Sept-Jan||Ms. McDonnell|
|Rise & Run||Hang out with other fun girls, set a goal, and challenge yourself. Our final goal will be to run a local 5K. Get out and enjoy the spring weather as you rise and get a run in early before the school day starts. Great way to start the day energized and empowered!||none||March-May||
|S.T.A.R.||Student Taking Academic Responsibility (S.T.A.R) is a quiet place for student to work on homework, study for tests, get assistance from teachers, and work on projects. S.T.A.R. meets Monday through Thursday and is staffed by two certified teachers. Students are able to take the late bus home.||none||M-TH 2:50-3:50 Oct-beg May||Ms. King|
|Track||Students must be able to stay after school to attend practices and meets and have a recent physical on file with the GWMS nurse. All members are eligible to participate in meets, although some meets limit the number of entrants per school. No previous experience is needed. All interested students in grades 6, 7 and 8 are welcome.||$20.00||Practices:
|Volleyball: Boys (2 teams) Girls (2 teams)||Interscholastic teams (grades 7 & 8) play other schools. Students must be interested in playing volleyball, be available before and after school and Saturdays for practices and games. Must have a current physical on file with the GWMS nurse. Approximately 13-16 students are selected for each team.||$32.00||Sept.-Oct.
|Mrs. Yount Ms. Grubisich Mr. Hrubesky
|Wellcats||This club is designed to give the students an opportunity to work out in the Wellness Center . There are ten sessions. Available to 7th and 8th grade students.||none||2nd Trimester 2:50-3:50 TBA||Mrs. Dyer|
|Wildcat Band||Students with at least 3 yrs experience (all exceptions determined by the band director). The students meet every day in the band room and rehearse five days per week. In addition, they receive one technique class held during the school day.||$64.00||Mon.-Fri. school year||Mr. Martin|
|Wildcat Council||Wildcat Council is an opportunity for students to enhance their leadership skills, utilize their creative ideas, and work collaboratively amongst their peers. This club meets at least once a month to plan out, advertise, and run school events as well as participate in team-building and leadership activities.||None||September- May||
|Wildcat's Create!||6th, 7th, and 8th grade students interested in DIY/crafting projects are encouraged to join! Show off your creativity as we work on one project each month. A variety of projects will be completed throughout the year which could include jewelry, locker/home decor, cards, and giftables. *Each month will require a small fee to cover the material costs for each project.||$13.00||Mondays in the fall||Mrs. Crawford|
|Yearbook||The yearbook staff takes candid shots of clubs and sporting events, during lunch and at other events during the school year. Members select the yearbook cover, create a theme and determine the layout of the yearbook. One of the most important jobs of the yearbook staff is the design of the 8th grade Best Wishes ads purchased by parents. They also help during Club Photo Day, advertise the yearbooks during the winter sale period, and distributing yearbooks at the end of the school year. Meets during trimester 1 & 2 and during trimester 3 as needed for distribution of yearbooks.||None||Once a month (day TBD) Additional meetings added as needed.||Ms. Neelen