• OREGON MIDDLE SCHOOL

    ACTIVITIES and CLUBS

    2019-2020

     

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    ART CLUB  

    Art Club meets Tuesdays after school until 4:30 p.m.  All students are welcome to come and create with us during Art Club.  It is “open studio” - students can work on projects of their choice with the media of their choice in the Art Room and Innovation Lab.  Advised by Meghan Touhey, mstouhey@oregonsd.net

     

    BLACK STUDENT UNION

    Black Student Union (BSU) is a student-run club that helps to support our black students by affirming culture, offering support, and providing a safe place for students to talk about issues relevant to the black community. BSU works to give students a voice, educate, and advocate for change.  We meet during Connections on Thursdays. Contact Kit Laibly with questions kjlaibly@oregonsd.net

     

    DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS CLUB 

    Dungeons and Dragons club meets on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in Ms. Hatton’s room (184D) during 8th grade lunch.  Join us to create characters and complete campaigns with a fun group of people. We have everything from spell-casting wizards to level 1 barbarians.  No experience necessary. Advised by Ms. Hatton, lmhatton@oregonsd.net.

     

     GENDERS & SEXUALITIES ALLIANCE

    Genders & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) is a student-run club that provides a safe place for students to meet, support each other, and talk about issues related to equality, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression.  GSA works to end homophobia and transphobia. Our goal is to provide support, build community, educate, and take action to create change. This group meets during lunch on Wednesdays and as advertised after school. Seventh grade lunch meets in Mrs. Ripp’s room, (203) and Eighth grade lunch meets in Ms. Wineke’s room (190B.) Advised by Katy Wineke, kmwineke@oregonsd.net, and Pernille Ripp, psripp@oregonsd.net



    HOMEWORK CLUB

    Time

    Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 3:20 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.

     

    Location

    Monday -  Room 228D 

    Tuesday  - Room 218C

    Thursday - 212D

     

    Purpose

    Homework Club is open after school for all students to attend in order to partake in quiet study or access equipment for school/homework purposes only. Homework Club supervisors are available to offer support to students with homework.

     

    Student Expectations

    • Homework Club begins promptly at 3:20 p.m. Students should arrive on time and with any materials they might need.
    • Students must sign in upon arrival to Homework Club and write down what work they have brought to complete.
    • Students are encouraged to bring a snack with them to Homework Club. On occasion, a snack will be provided.
    • Students will be dismissed at 4:20 p.m.  We have a late bus at 4:35 p.m. if your student needs transportation.

     

    Homework Club is a very positive and friendly environment, and we are delighted to be offering this to our students.  

     

    Supervising teachers are:

    Stephanie Gilbert, sog@oregonsd.net

    Cassidy Heller, caheller@oregonsd.net

    Tori Landsverk, trlandsverk@oregonsd.net

     

    LITERAL PEOPLE

    This club is for students interested in writing poetry, short stories, or essays; drawing; photography; and contributing to a literary magazine. They meet every Friday in Ms. Hatton’s Room (184D) during 8th grade lunch to work on creative writing, get feedback on their writing, and have fun!  Advised by Ms. Hatton lmhatton@oregonsd.net



    MADRIGAL DINNER  

    The OMS Madrigal Dinner is a dinner theater experience for any student at OMS.  Students rehearse and put on a drama production, and serve a 5-course meal to guests.  All parts are auditioned and range from non-speaking parts to lead roles. Parts include Jester, King, Queen, Royal Thespians, Royal Court Singers and Servants and Musicians.  Auditions are after school in room 303 on December 10 and 11 from 3:20-5:00. All rehearsals take place after school from 3:20-5:00. Performances are the evenings of February 8 and 9, 2020.  Directed by Heather Rattmann, her@oregonsd.net and Jennifer Yancey jay@oregonsd.net .

     

     OMS LIVE

    OMS Live is our school-wide news show that airs every Wednesday and Friday during Connections. It is run by Ms. Laibly, school counselor kjlaibly@oregonsd.net. Students have the opportunity to co-anchor, operate the camera, or run the slideshow and soundboard for one quarter. Interested students should fill out an OMS Live application and return it to Student Services. New ideas and feedback on exciting ideas and programming are always welcome. 

     

    PANTHER PRIDE STUDENT TEAM 

    The students on this team are given the opportunity to help make decisions for our school and express their opinions on a variety of school related initiatives and issues. They  work with staff on assembly and/or special event planning and school-wide Plays of the Week, and also give feedback and problem solve around issues with the overall goal of improving the school climate.  Meetings take place during Connections every other Wednesday. Mr. Zurawik and Ms. Laibly, facilitate this group. jtzurawik@oregonsd.net or kjlaibly@oregonsd.net 

     

       

    RESTORATIVE JUSTICE

    Restorative Justice is the process of putting things right when wrong has been done by taking accountability for one’s actions and repairing harm. In schools, we use RJ as a way to solve conflicts, resolve behavior issues, offer support, and build community through circles. Students are trained as circle-keepers to help facilitate RJ work. Meetings take place during Connections every other Wednesday. Ms. Laibly, school counselor, facilitates this group. kjlaibly@oregonsd.net






    SKI/SNOWBOARD CLUB 

    Students are invited to share enjoyable Friday nights throughout the winter with their OMS friends skiing or snowboarding at area hills like Cascade Mountain, Tyrol Basin, Devil’s Head and others.  Transportation, ski rentals and lift ticket packages available for students. These opportunities are organized through a partnership with Oregon Community programming and the Fitchburg Recreation Department.  Limited scholarships are available for those in financial need. Upcoming trips are being planned with dates to be determined. Contact the Fitchburg Recreation Department for more information call Austin Coss at 608-270-4284 or Chad at 608-270-4286.  Advised by Darren Hartberg, djh@oregonsd.net.

                                                                                        

    STUDENT COUNCIL 

    Student Council provides students an opportunity to work to improve both the school and outside of school community through the organization of events such as food drives, fundraisers and volunteering.  Student Council is a great opportunity for students who wish to hold a leadership role in the school community to make their voices heard and see their hard work create a better school and community environment.  See Mr. Gasner if you are interested in joining. Advised by Kevin Gasner, kag@oregonsd.net.

     

    YEARBOOK CLUB 

    Yearbook club designs, creates, and edits the middle school yearbook. This is a great club for students who want to be involved but don't have a lot of time to meet. Students can create the yearbook anywhere there is internet access, at a convenient time for them. Yearbook club meets once per week on Mondays beginning in October and running through March.  Advised by Meghan Touhey, mstouhey@oregonsd.net.