MCMS Clubs

MCMS Clubs will meet before or after school in the 2018-2019 school year. The meeting times for individual clubs will be announced at the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year. Some clubs will meet more often than others, and will require a substantial time commitment. Please read the descriptions of the clubs offered at MCMS for specific club info. You will have the opportunity to join a club at the beginning of the year. Some clubs are by selection only, but most are open to anyone who has an interest and is willing to participate. If you have questions, please contact the club sponsor.

*Please note that the clubs listed are subject to change. The final Club list will be posted to the MCMS website in the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, and also discussed with students during Advisement

4-H

Sponsor: Madison Co. Extension: Susan Goldman: Ph: 706.795.2281/ E: (sgoldman@uga.edu) Z
6th, 7th, and 8th graders who enjoy projects and follow the 4-H Motto "to make the best better" through achievement, citizenship, and leadership activities may participate in the 4-H Club. To join: Applications must be completed and returned to your house secretary. You must be on the active roster to participate on Club Day. If you were a member last year, you MUST fill out an application this year to remain in the club.

Amicette

Sponsors: Ms. Johnson (ejohnson@madison.k12.ga.us ) Ms. Mattox (qmattox@madison.k12.ga.us) & Ms. Beard (abeard@madison.k12.ga.us)
The purpose of the Amicette Club is to assist in the community, academic, and personal development of young ladies. Meeting on Club Day in Room #1209. http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/schools/mcms/clubsandorganizations/amicettes/

Beta Club

Sponsors: Ms. Krolikowski (mkrolikowski@madison.k12.ga.us ) & Ms. Smith (dsmith@madison.k12.ga.us)
The Beta Club is a national service club. Membership is based on academic performance and willingness to work on service projects. As a member, students will be expected to keep good grades and participate in service projects throughout the year. As a club we sponsor a canned food drive, animal shelter collections, Bingo at the Nursing Home and school projects for students, faculty and staff. Each fall we attend the State Jr. Beta Club Convention in Macon to compete with other Georgia. Betas. The Beta motto is ‘Let us lead by serving others". We work to help students become caring and giving citizens by serving our school and community. Meetings are 2-3 times a month after school. Students may apply for membership at the end of the 1st progree report and must have As and Bs to apply for membership. http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/schools/mcms/clubsandorganizations/beta-club/

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)

Sponsor: Coach Morgan (kmorgan@madison.k12.ga.us ) & Coach Whitfield (jwhitfield@madison.k12.ga.us )
This group meets every Wednesday morning to learn how to exercise their faith in Jesus Christ at home and school.  FCA is here to help, teach, and guide students to a deeper walk or first-time commitment with Jesus Christ. Meets every Wed AM in the Art Rm (Rm 1001)

FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America)

Sponsor: Ms. Coker
This is a dynamic and effective student organization that helps young people become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Students may run for chapter office, attend exciting and uplifting leadership meetings, and conduct projects for competition and receive recognitions.  Students may join the first month of school and the first two weeks of each quarter. Meeting on Club Day in Room #1009. http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/schools/mcms/clubsandorganizations/fccla/

FFA

Sponsor: Mr. Lastly (jlastly@madison.k12.ga.us
MADISON COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL FFA was honored as #1 IN THE NATION in the 2016-2017 school year!
Madison County Middle FFA offers students the opportunity to become more involved in the school and community, compete in contests, develop leadership skills, attend meetings, go on trips, and, of course, HAVE FUN!! After school meetings and club day meetings are scheduled for each month. Monthly newsletters will be sent to members to keep everyone up to date on events, meetings, and contests. NOTE: In order to be a member of FFA, you MUST be enrolled in Agricultural Science class. Please check with your House Counselor or Advisement Teacher to be sure you are enrolled! http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/schools/mcms/clubsandorganizations/ffa/

MC Fishing Team

Sponsor: Mrs. Renee McCannon
The newly formed MCHS Bass Fishing Team participates the Georgia High School Fishing League. Madison County High School team currently has eight two-man teams in the top 60 rankings. 7th and 8th grade middle school students can participate on this team but must fish with a high school student.  The community has been so supportive in helping to form this team. This program could not happen without the dedication of the Boat Captains.  The Boat Captains provide a boat so that the students can fish.  Every boat must be driven by a Boat Captain who is 19 years or older.  Students cannot drive boats.  Each boat has a Boat Captain and two students fishing.  For questions about how Middle School students can join, please email Renee McCannon at rmccannon@madison.k12.ga.us

Friends Helping Friends

Sponsor: Joan Fouche (jfouche@madison.k12.ga.us)
Friends Helping Friends is a service club where members are expected to participate in events to help provide opportunities and assistance to students served in the CBI program and with special needs. FHF is a lot of fun, with opportunities to participate in Special Olympics, go on community instruction trips, and become an addition to the classroom. Members must have a passionate heart and a commitment to work. Club days will be announced after applications are received. An application is required!

Jr. HOSA Club

Sponsor: Ms. Seagraves (vseagraves@madison.k12.ga.us)
Jr. HOSA: Future Health Professionals: http://georgiahosa.org/about  & www.hosa.org   
Jr. HOSA is a middle school division of the state and national club of students interested in a career in healthcare.  If you think you might like to work in healthcare one day, come join us for some medical fun.  We will learn some healthcare procedures and be involved in community service.  You should be passing all of your classes and not have any discipline referrals to the office. Cost: $25 includes your state ($10) and national ($10) dues.  To join: The application will be given at the first meeting and returned at the next.  We will discuss the payment of dues at the first meeting. http://www.madison.k12.ga.us/schools/mcms/clubsandorganizations/hosa-club/

Lego Robotics Club (TBD for the 18-19 school year)

Sponsor: Scott Cooper (scooper@madison.k12.ga.us)
Lego Robotics Club meets after-school on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 5:15 pm. Students report to the cafeteria with the Beyond the Bell students until 3:30. Students will explore robotics principals via the use of legos.

PRIDE Tribe (TBD for the 18-19 school year)

Sponsors: Ms. Christian (mchristian@madison.k12.ga.us ), Ms. Beard (abeard@madison.k12.ga.us & Ms. Y Smith (ysmith@madison.k12.ga.us )
PRIDE Tribe members meet to create PRIDE (Prepared, Respectful, Independent, Dependable, and Excellence) videos for PRIDE (PBIS) lessons at MCMS that include topics such as bully prevention and cyberbully prevention. They also help support the goal of the PBIS program at MCMS: to provide students with a safe and healthy learning environment that is positive in nature.

Semi-Formal Dance Club

Sponsor: Diana Oxford (doxford@madison.k12.ga.us)
This club is for interested 8th grade students only. The Semi-Formal dance is held each year in May. Club members meet periodically throughout the year to develop the theme for the dance, create and assemble dance decorations, and will meet more heavily in April to make final preparations for the dance. Information about how to sign up is available through each 8th grade math teacher.

Student Council

Sponsors: Mr. Powell (tpowell@madison.k12.ga.us) & Ms. Hilley (mhilley@madison.k12.ga.us )
6th, 7th, and 8th graders with a B average may be elected by their homerooms to be a Student Council representative. Members meet once a month to voice their opinions on school issues and plan school activities. Meeting on Club Day in Computer Lab 1300 (room #1007)

Yearbook Staff

Sponsors:Mr. Travis Broome, Mrs. Whitney Green, Room 1016
6th, 7th, and 8th graders who are interested in selling advertisements to local businesses and helping take pictures for the yearbook must complete an application and have teacher recommendation. This group is very selective and must have good grades and behavior. Applications are available when school starts. Meeting on Club Day in Room 1016