Student Activity Schedule

IMS has many after school activities, clubs and sports for students to participate in.  To find out the current offerings please see the Islander Middle School student activity and sports pageOn this page you will also find more information on the sports offerings and required athletic forms.   The IMS Daily Bulletin will also have announcements about these activities.

2017-18 School Year Schedule

Home Work Center:  A quiet place to work on assignments and get assistance.  Drop-ins are welcome as well as students that pre-arrange through their own initiative or the direction of their parent or teacher.  Directed by Ms. Motter and Ms. Lee.

Mon., Tues., Thurs.

Library

Builders Club:  “Builder’s Club is a national service leadership club for middle school students. We offer leadership roles and work on small community service projects. Builder’s Club meets on the first and third Mondays each month in room 302.”

Mondays (1st and 3rd Monday each month)

301

Chess Club:  This club is for chess players from beginners to experts.  Learn the moves of chess and participate against fellow IMS students and in local tournaments if you choose.  (Fee based)

Tuesday

Student Center (old building)

Drama Club: The club will be open to all IMS students grades 6,7, and 8. Participating students will have the opportunity to play drama and improvisation games, learn acting techniques and practice performance skills.  Directed by Ms. Johnson.

Monday

411

Sources of Strength:  Sources of Strength Student Leadership program is focused on supporting the IMS community. Sources of Strength uses the power of peer social networks to provide messages of Hope, Help and Strength. This upstream model strengthens multiple sources of support (protective factors) around young individuals so that when times get hard they have strengths to rely on.  Directed by Mr. Brown.

Wednesday

Mr. Brown’s Office

Destination Imagination: Developing a solution to a central challenge (the complex challenge that teams must solve for the various levels of competition): practicing Instant Challenges (less complex problems that the students must solve with very little time and a great deal of creativity and teamwork); and doing related teamwork and communication exercises that contribute to the development of their creative problem solving and teamwork skills.   There is a limited number of spaces available.  Directed by Mr. Reyes.

Mon., Tues., Thurs.

408

Golf Club: Students have the opportunity to participate in an intramural golf program where they learn the basics of golf. Students travel to local golf courses in the Fall or Spring. (Fee based)

Fall, 2017 (Girls)

Spring, 2018 (Boys)

Jefferson Golf Course

QUILTBAG: (IMS’s GSA) is a safe place for all queer and questioning students and their allies. This is a club where you can surround yourself with other students like you and participate in a variety of fun activities, including games, crafts, discussions, outreach opportunities, and more. Frequently, there are tasty snacks.   Directed by Ms. Johnson

Tuesday

411

Robotics Club:  Lego Robotics Club is an extension of the RoboLab activity that all 6th grade students complete in science. We use Lego Mindstorms EV3 kits to build and program as a team. The club is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. We will be using First Lego League (FLL) challenge. The team get to do research project facing today’s scientists. Design, build, test and program robots and do it with FLL’s Core values.

Visit https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll for more information on FLL

Directed by Ms. Li.

Monday and Thursday

115

Spring Play: The IMS school play will run from January until late April. The play will be open to any interested students in grades 6,7 and 8. Students will learn about acting in and producing a full length production, which will culminate in three performances for the public.  Directed by Ms. Johnson.

Spring, 2018 Dates TBD

MPR

Sports:  IMS offers several sports for students to participate in throughout the year.

Fall:  Volleyball (7th and 8th grade girls only) and Cross Country (6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls)

Winter:  Wrestling (6th, 7th, and 8th graders)

Spring:  Track and Field (6th, 7th, and 8th graders)

(Sports fees apply)

Depends on the sport

Depends on the sport

Scripps Spelling Bee is sponsored by the IMS Library and PTSA.  Spelling Bee usually takes place late January or early February. All students are welcome!  Ms. Cifu is the Spelling Bee director.

2018 Bee will be January 31st.

Library

Student Center:  The student center is available to all fun loving students after school.  You may check out equipment from Ms. Kay Johnson to play ping pong, foosball, sit and read, study, or visit with a friend.                                                  

Mon., Tues., Thurs.

Student Center