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Glenn Westlake Middle School- Extra & Co-Curricular Activities
2021-22
Activity Description/Requirements Fee Season Sponsor/Coach
Basketball:
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.
(boys)
Jan. - Mar.
(girls)

TBA Mr. Surdam Mr. Long
Mr. McCloskey
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 Mrs. Smith Mrs. Blake
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. Prohaska
Cats for the Cross Cats for the Cross is a student led bible Club open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Any students who are 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 two to three years of 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 Ms. Drafta
Chess Club Open to any students interested in playing/learning to play chess. none Mid-September- March Mrs. Volke
Choir 6th Grade Chorus: For students who enjoy singing. Rehearsal is twice a week on Wednesday and Fridays during homeroom with two to three formal concerts per school year.
7th/8th Grade Chorus: For students who enjoy singing. Rehearsal twice a week after school from 2:45 - 3:45 with two to three formal concerts per school year
$27.00 ongoing Mrs. Ahlgrim
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 Aug..-Oct. Mr. Davis
Ms. Dyer
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
Ms. Irion
Intramurals Offerings: TBD, Open to all students in all grade levels. Dates of games are determined by gym availability and number of students who sign up to play. $5.00 TBA 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 journaling and yoga. Join us for 8 weeks as we combine yoga, and journaling to empower and help you realize your leadership potential. Students will journal in response to character traits 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. $35.00 October- December Mrs. Konkey
Photography Club Do you like to take photos? Are you interested in learning more about photography and Photoshop? Than 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 and 8th grade students perform at home basketball games and participate in one annual competition. $32.00 Sept-Jan TBA
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
Mrs. Konkey
Mrs. Mackin
S.T.A.R. Student Taking Academic Responsibility (S.T.A.R.): is a quiet and structured place for students 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 2 certified teachers. Students are able to take the late bus home. none M-TH 2:50-3:50 Oct-beg May Mr. Kettwig
Student Book Club 6th, 7th, & 8th grade students who are interested in reading & discussing books are encouraged to join! A variety of genres will be chosen & students are able to join book club at the start of any new read; students do not have to participate all year in every book offered. Students can sign up for each book as they are offered based on their interest level. Meetings are held during student lunches to discuss topics in the book & connect with other students over a shared reading. Students will need to buy or checkout a copy of their own book for the book club & reading will take place outside of school so that students are prepared to discuss & engage in activities related to the book. Cost of the novel Once a week during lunch during the time of the book read. Mrs. Kelliher
Mrs. Hanson
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:
2:50-3:50 (some days till 4:45)
Meets:
March-May
Ms. Mazur
Ms. Dyer
Mr. Killam
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 Aug.-Oct.
Girls
Jan.-March
Boys
Mrs. Yount
Ms. Grubisich Mr. Hrubesky
Mr. Davis
Wellcats Club This club is designed to give the students an opportunity to work out in the Wellness Center . There are ten sessions. Available to ALL students 6-8th grade. none 2nd Trimester 2:50-3:50 TBA Ms. 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
TBA
Mrs. Zydlo
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. Mr. Lickel
Ms. Neelen