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MAMS Activity Days

Purpose

To provide opportunities for students to meet and participate in special interest groups, committees or clubs of their choice at Mars Area Middle School.


Meeting Time, Frequency and Dates


Time
 — An Activity Day will run on the AM Activity Day Bell Schedule with homeroom (7:30 to 7:47 a.m.) and an Activity Period (7:50 to 8:28 a.m.) to start the day. All other periods average 36 minutes throughout the day.

 

Frequency — A consistent schedule is needed to run a successful Activity Day program. Mars Area Middle School will run an Activity Day on Wednesday or Thursday, every other week, and preference will be given to Thursdays. Sponsored groups, committees or clubs may choose to meet every Activity Day (Rotation 1 and Rotation 2) or one Activity Day (Rotation 1 or Rotation 2) per month.

 

SAMPLE - First Semester Dates

Thursday, Oct. 7 (Rotation 1)
Thursday, Oct. 21 (Rotation 2)
Thursday, Nov. 4 (Rotation 1)
Thursday, Nov. 18 (Rotation 2)
Thursday, Dec. 2 (Rotation 1)
Thursday, Dec. 16 (Rotation 2)
Thursday, Jan. 6 (Rotation 1)
Thursday, Jan. 20 (Rotation 2)

The following are the Activity Day Rotations for the current school year:


Menu of Activities


Each Activity Day will have a consistent, published list of activities that students can sign-up for each Activity Day. Students are not required to sign-up for an activity. If students do not sign-up for an activity, they must sign-up for a quiet and structured study hall that will be assigned by grade and/or homeroom. The location of activities and study halls will be determined when we have a complete list of groups, committees and clubs that will meet on Activity Days.

 

The following is the Activity Menu for the current school year:


Student Sign-up


Sign-up sheets will be generated for each activity on each Activity Day. Mars Area Middle School will educate students in homeroom on Activity Day sign-up procedures and the menu of activity offerings. Sign-ups are first come, first served. Students will have 1.5 weeks to sign up for each Activity Day.


Activity Groups, Committees & Clubs:


Aromatherapy & Wellness Club

Art Extra

Art Tutorial

Band

Card Games Club

Community Service Club

Computer Club

Computer Games

Crossword Club

Doodle Club

Drawing with Bob Ross

English Festival

Extra Math Practice/Review

Guided Meditation

Independent Reading

Learning Enrichment/Academic Games

MathCounts

Multimedia Club

Musical Broadway 101

Newspaper

Origami Paper Cranes Club

PC Building/Rasberry Pi Club
Personal Fitness
Robotics Club

Science Competition Club

Short Films Club
Spirit Club

Student Council/Government

Technology Education/Technology Student Association (TSA)

Yearbook