STUDENTS

Science FOSS Ebook information:

Link: https://www.fossweb.com

Each grade 6 class has a specific id/password

Spanish book online

VHL Senderos 1

https://www.vhlcentral.com/home

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."

Art Club

Advisor: Mr. O'Gilvie

The Art Club is a great opportunity for creative students to explore various art mediums and techniques. It is available to all students. Students make pots on the pottery wheel. They are draw and paint. And, some will assist with props for the school play, and with building a new large sculpture. There are no sign-ups. Art club meets Tuesdays, from 2:50 - 4 pm in the art room (room 22).

Crochet & Knitting Club

Advisor: Mrs. Gallerani

The crochet and knitting club meets weekly on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:45 in room 24. Our projects are varied and do involve community service. Attendance is not mandatory weekly, allowing you to participate in other clubs. Come and learn a skill you will have for a lifetime!

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. Tuesday & Thursday (Nov - March)

Math Counts

Advisor: Ms. Motroni

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.

Newspaper Club

Advisors: Mr. Madigan & Mr. Sullivan

Newspaper club allows students to work on the WIlliams' Wildcat, a school newspaper by students, for student as well as the community at large.The Wildcat covers the exciting events going on at Williams Middle School, and allows the students to show the world what being a WildCat is all about. The club meets Thursdays in rm 27

REALITY Club

Advisors: Mrs Tucker & Mr. McGinley

REALITY (Respect Each Alternative Lifestyle in Today's Youth) Club is open to all middle school students. REALITY club offers a safe space for students to gather to discuss issues and plan activities related to celebrating diversity. The overall goal of REALITY is to create a safer learning environment for all students, with an emphasis on gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students, as well as allies. The club will be held once to twice a month on Mondays (when there are no faculty or department meetings for school staff).

Stage Band

Advisor: Mr. Ohannessian

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, usually on Weds. 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.

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 Tuesdays and Fridays starting late fall.

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 publication. The end result is a book to treasure for years to come.

The committee meets every other Wednesday from 2:55-3:20 in room 17.