STUDENTS

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Supply and Reading Lists for Students

Online Textbooks - Students can access the Prentice Hall books using their email as the username and student6,student7 or student8 depending on their grade level.

CLUBS & ACTIVITIES

School is a place to learn about yourself academically and to develop and pursue hobbies and other interests. We encourage students to participate in our school activities. Activities along with academics allow students to develop skills in helping others and communicating well. Extracurricular activities or clubs sponsored by the school do not exclude students on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or homelessness."

Drama Club

Advisor: Mrs. Lawson

Drama club is open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. Students who would like a performing role will have one although there are many other responsibilities for non-performers as well. Students are required to commit to one rehearsal per week on Thursday and 3-4 rehearsals per week during the two weeks leading up to the April performance.

Ensemble 7:45

Advisor: Mr. Smith

Ensemble 7:45 is a self conducted group open to 8th grade vocalists through audition. The group meets before school at 7:45 am. This ensemble is an excellent way to improve vocal and sight reading skills and allows you to sing a wide variety of pieces from madrigals to pop arrangements.

Intramural Sports Program

Advisor: Mr. Leahy

Our co-ed program includes grades 7 and 8. This program is offered throughout the school year. The sports will vary and will be held in the gym.

Math Counts

Advisor: Ms. Amaral

Math Counts strives to engage all middle school students of all ability and interest levels in fun, challenging math problems in order to expand their academic and professional opportunities. We will meet in room PC-1 every Friday from 2:50-3:30.

Cross Country

Advisor: Ms. Amaral

The Middle School Cross Country team is designed to give novice and advanced runners the opportunity to experience, train, and compete. Whether you are just beginning or a speed runner, the middle school cross-country team gives you an opportunity to excel. The team meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:35-4:45 and runs between 3-4 miles during each practice.

Stage Band

Advisor:

The Williams Stage Band is a jazz band open to 6th, 7th and 8th grade instrumentalists through audition. Rehearsals are held one day a week after school. The Stage Band helps students learn the art of playing jazz through listening to recordings, practicing improvisation and playing great pieces.

Student Council

Advisor: Ms. King

The Student Council of Williams Middle School is an organization composed of students from all grade levels for the purpose of:

    • Providing leadership opportunities in the school
    • Promoting school spirit through various activities and field trips
    • Sponsoring community service projects

The meetings are held alternate Wednesdays after school in room six.

Meetings for 2014-2015 Oct. 29, Nov. 12, Dec. 3, Dec. 17, Jan.7, and Jan.21.

Variety Show

Advisor: Mr. Smith

The Variety Show is an annual performance. Students in grades 6 through 8 are eligible to try out. All grade levels are represented. All types of talent are encouraged. Selection is made by teachers and student representatives. A time commitment for after school rehearsals is required.

Yearbook Committee

Advisor: Dr. Gelinas

The Williams Middle School Yearbook is an annual publication filled with pages of pictures and memories of the school year. A committee of sixth, seventh, and eighth graders work from September through April creating page layouts, writing scripts, thinking of grade level specials, and learning photography skills. We work with a commercial publishing company who transforms our work into a hard cover publication. The end result is a book to treasure for years to come.