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Shaker Middle School Clubs and Activities

Welcome to Shaker Middle School’s vibrant and diverse community of clubs and activities! We believe that extracurricular involvement plays a vital role in a student’s educational journey, fostering personal growth, friendship, and a sense of belonging. Our school offers a wide range of clubs and activities, catering to various interests and passions, ensuring that every student can find their niche.

Whether you’re passionate about sports, the arts, STEM, or community service, we have something for everyone. Explore the dynamic opportunities available to you, engage in new experiences & unleash your full potential!

Clubs | Intramural and Modified Athletics


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American Sign Language (ASL) Club

Are you interested in learning one of the most useful & beautiful languages in the world? Do you want your eyes opened to the wonderful world of non-verbal communication? Join the ASL Club today!

Advisor(s): Michelle Vasilakis
Meetings: Tuesdays @ 3:10 p.m.

Anime Club

Enjoy time with friends and anime enthusiasts! Be prepared to talk about how anime is helpful to you and why everyone should love it.

At this club, we will discuss anime, draw/sketch and create original anime stories. We recommend that you bring Manga books if you have any.

Advisor(s): Mr. Horne
Meetings: Tuesdays (biweekly) @ 3 p.m.

Art & the Graphic Novel

Advisor(s): Mrs. Best
Meetings: Wednesdays (biweekly) @ 3:00 p.m.

Black Student Alliance (BSA)

Celebrate the beauty and diversity that is the black community, while sharing pride in our history, our future and ourselves.

Advisor(s): Mrs. Westbrook & Mrs. MacFawn
Thursdays from 3 – 3:45 p.m.

Battle of the Books

Do you like to read? Do you like to trivia? If you said YES to both questions, this is your club!

Battle of the Books is a club where students all read the same book and then compete in a book trivia challenge!

Advisor(s): Mr. Birge & Ms. Weimer
Meetings: Thursdays (once a month) @ the Library


Advisor: Mr. Lewis

Community Club

Come develop your leadership skills while being part of something special!

Community Club focuses on activities that support our students & our larger community. Activities include:

  • community service
  • collections
  • food drives
  • game day
  • school movies

Advisor(s): TBD
Wednesdays (biweekly)

Changemakers Club

Do you have a passion?  Is there something that you really care about or a specific issue or problem in your community you want to address or discuss Do you want to change the lives of people in your community and beyond? 

Don’t wait to be powerful. You can use your passions, talents, and voices to make a real difference. You can start now. Become a Changemaker.  

Advisor(s): Mrs. Westbrook & Mrs. Yasrebi
Powerpoint: “Be a Changemaker: Do Something that Matters”

Crafts for a Cause Club

The Crafts For A Cause Club focuses on spreading positivity and cheer through arts & crafts. It’s a place to come together to make a craft that makes a difference.

Advisor(s): Mrs. Westbrook
Afterschool on Mondays (biweekly)

Curious & Creative Club

Are you curious? Are you creative? Then this club is for you! Join us as we explore a variety of games, puzzles and make/takes. No experience needed; just come and play!

Advisor(s): Mr. Kaercher
Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month @ 3:00 p.m.


Advisor(s): Mrs. Mosher (Director) Mr. Salvi (Lights/Sound)

Environmental Activism Club (EAC)

Become active in environmental issues that interest you in the school and local communities.

Advisor(s): Mr. Coughlin & Mrs. Winters-Bona
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month @ 3:00 p.m.

Fantasy Problem Solvers (FPS)

Come join us as we play Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons. With millions of players across the world, you are bound to find great fun and friends in this multiplayer fantasy gaming experience!

Advisor(s): Mr. Basile

FCCLA / FACS Club (Future Career & Community Leaders of America)

Advisor(s): Mrs. Mosher & Mrs. Jennes

French Club

All French students are welcome to join in for cultural activities and celebrations throughout the year.

Bienvenue tout le monde.

Advisor(s): Madame Tucci
Meetings: September – May

Game Club

Advisor(s): Mrs. Armbruster & Mrs. Leonard
Meetings: Mondays (every 3rd week) in the SMS Library

Gay-Straight Alliance

The GSA is for anyone who identifies as LGBTQ+, or for anyone who supports the LGBTQ+ community. We provide a safe space for middle schoolers to talk about gender and sexuality as well as providing awareness to the entire school.  

Advisor(s): Mrs. Baker & TBD
Meetings: Thursdays (biweekly)

German Club

Create, socialize, eat, explore & have fun!

Advisor(s): Frau Reeves
Meetings: September – May

Jazz Ensemble

Advisor(s): Mr. Williams
Meetings: September – June

Junior Bison School Publication

Advisor(s): Mr. Edgar
Meetings: November – May

Library Advisory & Adopt-a-Shelf Program

Are you a library power user? Detail-oriented with a working knowledge of the alphabet? Adopt one of our shelves!

Stop by the SMS Library for more information.

Math Club

Each year, the Math Club participates in the AMC8 and mathcounts competition.

Advisor(s): Mrs. Dannehy
Meetings: October – February


Advisor(s): Mrs. Greco, Mrs. Majewski, Mrs. Froehlich
Meetings: January – March

Musical (Stage Crew)

Advisor(s): Mrs. Burke, Mrs. Mosher & Mrs. Slater-Suzuki
Meetings: January – May

Open Source Computer Club

Advisor(s): Mr. Navratil
Meetings: September – June

Perfect Pals

Advisor(s): TBD
Meetings: October – June

Robotics Club

Robotics Club is open to 7th & 8th grade students. Only 36 students will be accepted into the club (due to limiting factors.) We will be working with LEGO robotics & build robots to compete in club activities.

Advisor(s): Mr. Ashline
Meetings: TBD

Rubik’s Club

Over 80 different cubes – not just 3by3’s available for borrowing. Test your limits with the megaminx, fisher cube and many more! We also have detailed solution guides and a video library for novice cubers.

Each Spring, we hold a competition.

Advisor(s): Mr. Moffre
Meetings: May – June

Russian Club

Advisor(s): Mrs. Sheridan
Meetings: September – May (monthly)

Science Bowl Club

The Science Bowl Club is open to anybody who is interested in fun challenging science. Each year, we participate in the National Science Bowl (NSB) competition against other schools. Each team consists of 4-6 students who will answer questions on mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology & energy.

Advisor(s): Mrs. Stadnik & Ms. Kirchherr
Meetings: September – June


Advisor(s): Ms. Burke
Meetings: September – June

Secret Society of Yarn Carrying Nerds

Do you knit? Crochet? Would you like to learn? Grab your supplies and spend some time with us!

Advisor(s): Mrs. Armbruster & Ms. Via
Meetings: Tuesdays (biweekly) in the SMS Library

Select Band

Advisor(s):Mr. Banker
Meetings: September – June

Select Chorus

Advisor(s): Mrs. Greco
Meetings: September – June

Ski Club

Advisor(s): Mrs. Favro
Meetings: January – March

Spanish Club

Advisor(s): Señora Weiss
Meetings: September – May

Stock Market Club

The Stock Market Club will begin meeting in the beginning of October. There will be an informational meeting to get passwords and usernames set up.

Meetings will be held on a weekly / bi-weekly basis on Zoom to answer student questions and to help them manage their portfolios.  

There will be two sessions — the Fall Competition, which runs from October to December, and the Winter Competition, which runs from approximately February to April.

If students have questions or have trouble entering stock trades, they should contact the. club advisor.

Advisor(s): Mr. Myer
Meetings: October – December / February – May

Student Council

Are you a leader? Do you have big ideas? Do you want to be of service? Join the SMS Student Council!

Advisor(s): Mrs. Armbruster & Mr. Cardom
Meetings: Thursdays (biweekly) in the SMS Library


Advisor(s): TBD
Meetings: September – June

Talent Competition/”The Show”

Advisor(s): Ms. Burke, Mr. Williams
Meetings: Jan-Feb

Treble Makers

Advisor(s): Mrs. Slater-Suzuki

Meetings: September – June


Advisor(s): Mrs. Huyck and Ms. Dott
Meetings: October – February

Intramural and Modified Athletics

All intramural sports are co-educational. Intramurals are run throughout the year by Coach Stevens. Look out for announcements for details — activities planned include basketball, soccer, cross county, volleyball, flag football and more!