This week, Morristown Beard Middle School students signed up for their fall clubs and activities — and they had a wide variety to choose from! This year, there are 17 different clubs being offered, including:
Brain Trainer/Mind Benders — Mrs. Sankar
Doodling/Drawing — Mrs. Forte
Nature Photography — Mrs. Zagajeski
Creative Writing — Mrs. Rachel
Fashion Anime — Mrs. Dubeck
Chess Club — Mr. Tousignant
Fantasy Football — Mr. Sturgeon
Walking Club — Mr. Zuck
Origami Club — Dr. Chestnut-Andrews
Quiz Bowl — Mrs. Phelan
Watercolor — Sra. Laviola
Garden Club — Mrs. Swanson
Crochet Club — Ms. Henkel
Stock Market — Mr. Burns
Board Games — Sra. Arroyave
Movie Trailers — Ms. Silvestri
Current Events — Mrs. Kao
Students met in their clubs for the first time on Friday during Period 8.
In addition, there are four Middle School Student Justice Groups that are offered to students apart from the traditional clubs. These clubs are open to all students:
GLOW (Girls Leadership Outreach and Worth) — Mrs. Phelan
The GLOW club is dedicated to supporting girls and inspiring them. The group also organizes educational forums that promote and understanding of the role of women in society. The group works in conjunction with the Upper School GLOW club.
Kaleidoscope — Mr. Jefferson
Kaleidoscope is a multicultural diversity club that promotes awareness, acceptance, and appreciation of diverse cultures. Students gather to discuss topics surrounding socioeconomics and cultural identity.
Mental Health Matters — Mr. Zuck
Mental Health Matters is a club designed to increase awareness of and reduce stigma around mental health. Mindfulness is an integral component of our educational philosophy and students are encouraged to practice mindful techniques to promote balance, a feel of calm, and reduce anxiety.
Spectrum — Mr. McGrann
Spectrum is a gay-straight alliance club that meets regularly to discuss LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and intersex) topics, raise awareness and celebrate the community.