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Childers' Clubs and Activities

Please contact Childers Middle School at 918-259-4350 or email the sponsor if you have questions about any of the clubs or activities.


Academic Team
Sponsor:  Andrew Darrow

Consists of 6th, 7th & 8th graders, this group competes against other schools in a quiz bowl setting.


Mathcounts Club
Sponsor:  Andrew Darrow

This club encourages higher level thinking and competing abilities.  All students are welcome at all meetings.


National Geography Bee
Sponsor:  Jeny Cooper

Each year, thousands of schools throughout America send students to the National Geo Bee to compete for college scholarships. Classroom contests will be held in January and the winners will move on to the school bee in February. State bees are held in March with our school winner traveling to Norman, OK to compete. National Championships are held in Washington D.C. in May. Good Luck!

http://nationalgeographic.org/bee


National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
Sponsors:  Debbie Romo and Katherine Benight

NJHS is for 8th grade students only. Eighth graders who maintain a 3.5 during their second semester of 6th grade and first semester of 7th grade are invited to join. Seventh grade students are invited to join in the spring of their seventh grade year, if they meet the GPA requirements.

Membership is also based on citizenship, leadership, scholarship, and service.  A faculty council determines those students who will be invited to become members.


Newspaper
Sponsor:  Terri Ulberg

This club is for students who have the gift of writing! In this club, students will come together to write articles for a monthly school newsletter. The school Newspaper Club is open to all students. Meetings for this club will be held on Thursdays after school. They will take place in Room 114 and will last from 2:50 pm to 3:15 pm. If after school meetings are hard to attend, please contact Ms. Benight and alternate meeting times will be arranged. In order to join this club, students will need a signed recommendation from their English teacher.


Spanish Club
Sponsor:  Terri Ulberg

Spanish Club is a fun time to socialize with others who are interested in Spanish language or culture. Anyone with those interests can join; don’t have to be in a language class or know Spanish.  Spanish club meetings are as follows:

Spanish Club meetings are at 7:40 am, always on a Friday: Sept , Oct , Nov , Dec , Jan , Feb , and Apr .


Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) 
Sponsors:  Mary Beth Cottle

Consists of 6th, 7th, & 8th graders, this club encourages students to lead a drug-free life.  A mandatory drug test is required of each student.


Student Council (STUCO)
Sponsor:  Sarah Martin and Heather Schoenhals

This club provides a voice for the students, activities for the student body, community service, leadership, and the democratic decision making process.  Any student may attend meetings.  However, room representatives are selected in each class at the beginning of the year to represent his/her class.

An election for officers occurs at the beginning of the school year.  The current 6th and 7th graders who are room representatives are eligible to participate in this event.


Technology Student Association (TSA)
Sponsor:  Harold Hamilton

Technology Student Association (TSA) is an extracurricular organization for 8th graders who have had at least one semester of Technology Engineering. It encourages advancement in the area of technology, science, and math.

There are no regular scheduled meetings. An announcement will be made or students are contacted through their 7th hour teacher when TSA needs to have a meeting.

There are two annual events for TSA. The "Fall Leadership Conference" that the officers attend, usually in October at NSU/Tahlequah and the "State Conference", April, in Oklahoma City.


Teens for Christ/FCA
Sponsor:  Mary Beth Cottle

Teens for Christ/FCA Club is for students who enjoy fellowship, singing praise songs, and hearing special speakers from various local churches. Meetings are open for all students. Meeting times are held 7:20 - 7:50 on the following dates: Oct. , Oct. , Nov. , Nov. , and December .


Tiger Challenge Club
Sponsors:  Mary Beth Cottle

Our Tiger Challenge Club follows the district’s Tiger Challenge initiative to promote Tenacity, Integrity, Gratitude, Expectations, Respect and Scholarship into our daily lives. We will work on character development as well as how to make good choices – not destructive decisions. This club will also encompass the tenants of Students Against Destructive Decisions Club. Meetings will be held after school on the first Thursday of each month until 4:15. Let’s learn what it means to be a Tiger!

The Tiger Creed is as follows:

I am a TIGER.

I am Tenacious in pursuit of my goals.

I act with Integrity and show Gratitude in my daily life.

I have high Expectations for myself and others,

and I show Respect through my actions and words.

I am a TIGER.


Yearbook Staff 
Sponsor:  Kirstein Stephenson

The yearbook staff is responsible for all aspects of creating the yearbook:  sales, photography, design, etc. Students apply near the beginning of the school year.