LIONVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
2012-2013 Clubs & Intramurals
Mr. Peck, B214, Fridays 2:46-3:46pm, starts Sept. 14.
Anime Club is a group of students who have come together to enjoy the art of
Japanese Anime. Members often take turns
teaching each other different techniques and styles. The Anime Club is open to any student from
Lionville Middle School. Our club has
students from all grades. For more information, please contact Mr. Peck.
ART CLUB- Advisor:
Mrs. Fox, A148, Thursdays 2:46-4:20pm, starts Oct. 11 to Dec. 20.
focuses on art-based projects and materials that students may not typically
make or use in art class under the art curriculum. Art Club also provides an
opportunity for students not taking art to incorporate it into their lives.
We will use a variety of materials and methods for producing art
based on the interests of club participants.
Dr. Jaffe, Library, Tuesdays 2:46-4:15pm, starts Oct. 9.
Astronomy Club provides students with an opportunity
to learn about astronomy and allied sciences.
interesting activities are planned for our ten meetings. Please see Dr. Jaffe
in the library for permission forms.
CERAMICS STUDIO -Advisor:
Mrs. Cowherd, A146, Thursdays 2:46-4:16pm,
starts Sept. 20.
Studio is a open to all grade levels. Students will
be instructed in hand built techniques including coil and slab
construction. Students will produce a variety of functional and
decorative ceramic pieces to give as gifts or use for themselves. Some of
the projects will include: decorated tiles, wind chimes, bowls and
ornaments. Membership is limited.
Listen for TV announcements for permission slip release.
Mrs. Kroboth, Mrs. Hankel, A100,
Challenge Club has been established for the purpose of encouraging knowledge,
growth in communications skills, self-confidence and risk taking. The club will provide programs throughout the
year that will build interest, experience and challenge in a variety of
activities, such as brain games and academic contests.
COMPUTER CLUB -Advisor: Mr. Frederick, A131, 2:46-3:46pm, starts Oct.
5, meets twice a month.
LMS Computer Club will provide opportunities for students to experience new
technology and experiment with new software.
Software used to create projects will include, Photoshop, Scratch, Alice
and Google Earth.
Mr. Raines, Courtyard, 2:50-3:50pm
(weather permitting), starts March-May.
will start in March and be held every 2nd and 4th Mondays
of the month. Students help with upkeep
of courtyard pond area and learn about landscaping and how the pond works. They also learn about plants and animal life
in the pond.
CRAFTERS CLUB-Advisor: Mrs. Toole, B112, Thursdays 2:46-4:00pm,
starts Oct. 4, 2012.
Club will give students the opportunity to make various craft projects. Each student will be responsible for
obtaining their own supplies. At the
first meeting a list will be given out containing the dates when specific crafts
will be made so that students will have their supplies for that specific
Mrs. Holberg, Mrs. Pierce, B210,
2:46-4:00pm, starts Sept. 10.
Ecology Club is an academic oriented club, throughout the year guest lecturers
teach the students to be stewards of their environment. Club members participate in many exciting
activities that help us to learn about Pennsylvania forestry, wildlife, soils,
aquatics and current environmental issues.
The club is also involved in school service projects and beautification,
such as maintaining the school courtyard. Members also enjoy important social activities
that include ecology games, and nature crafts. In the spring we compete in the
Chester County Envirothon. This
competition continues at the high school level with a state and national
contest. The club’s goal is to instill
an appreciation and a greater understanding of our ecosystem.
GUITAR CLUB-Advisors: Mrs. Danielsson, Miss Reimers- Rm C111, 2nd & 4th Fridays.
Guitar Club reviews the parts of the guitar, how to tune it and
rhythmic styles of playing as opposed to lead. Students will learn various
chords and basic chord progressions, which will be applied to songs club
members are interested in learning. Lead guitar players are welcome to
participate, but the focus is mainly on rhythmic styles.
HOMEWORK CLUB-Advisors: Mrs. Dziunycz, Mrs. J. Moyer-Rm A226, 2:46-3:46pm-starts Sept. 11.
club will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 3:46pm for any student who
wants to use the school's resources for organizing, planning, and accomplishing
work for school. Students will have access to computers, printers, project
materials, and tutors for all kinds of subjects. Homework Club will not meet on
early dismissal days.
MATHCOUNTS-Advisor: Mrs. Caramanica,-B201, Mr. Luzak-B213, 2:46-4:46pm,
starts Sept 24.
is a mathematics program sponsored by the National Society of Professional
Engineers. The purpose
MATHCOUNTS is to stimulate student interest in mathematics through a national
program that incorporates enrichment, coaching, and competition. After the first meeting, 6th
graders will meet on Mondays, 7th & 8th graders will
meet on Thursdays.
CLUB-Advisor: Mrs. Cowherd, A146, Thursdays 2:46-4:15pm.
Club designs a different kind of mural each year to be on permanent display in
the halls of Lionville Middle School. This club is open to all grade
levels of highly motivated art students and it takes place in the Spring. Specific dates will be
announced at the beginning of March..
HONOR SOCIETY CLUB - Advisor: Mr. Wiedlich, TBA
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is an organization established to
recognize outstanding middle level students.
Lionville Middle School’s chapter of NJHS serves to honor those students
who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership,
Service, Character and Citizenship.
PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB-Advisor: Mrs. Fox, A148, Tuesdays 2:46-4:20pm, Starts
Oct. 9 to Nov. 27.
Photography Club will explore different styles of photography including
photojournalism and digital photography. We will look at photography throughout
time and learn how to compose and take interesting photographs of our own. Students will also learn the basics of Adobe
Photoshop Elements and learn how to manipulate their photographs to create
works of art. Students must have a digital camera they can use and bring to
Advisors: Miss Frunzi, Mrs. Guidas, Mrs. Conlen: starts late Sept. - TBA
The Running Club supervises students to teach them the basics of
long distance conditioning and running (pre-stretching, running long distances,
post-stretching, water). Students will
run as a group with their instructor through various neighboring areas
surrounding LMS (No major highways will be crossed i.e. route 113). Students will
learn the skills associated with running as well as develop a love for the
sport! Club will meet Tuesdays and
Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 pm.
SCIENCE FAIR CLUB-Advisor:
Mr. Moyer, D102, 2:46-3:30pm, starts Oct. 2012
Fair Club is designed to teach students how to conduct a science fair project
that has goals, objectives, based outcomes and procedures. Students are also afforded the opportunity to
present their project to experienced judges in Chester County and possibly the
State of Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Pavone, D200, morning before school, Dates-TBA
Club – Do you love literature and drama? The Shakespeare Club is for you! Meets
after school to read, audition and practice roles to perform a real Shakespeare
play! This club requires a commitment for attendance since the final outcome is
attendance and participation in The Shakespeare Festival at Immaculatta
University in May. All are welcome and guaranteed a part! A real confidence
builder and LOTS of fun! First meeting will be announced in October to read the
play and decide on future times. The club meets in D200 weekly from January –
SNOWBOARD CLUB-Advisor: TBA, Location & Dates TBA
LMS Ski and Snowboard Club is a fun filled and action packed club open to all
students regardless of ability level.
Four trips are taken to a variety of ski areas including Jack Frost, Big
Boulder, and Bear Creek. An
informational meeting will be held in Oct., followed by sign-ups. A mandatory safety meeting is held in Dec. After that, we hit the slopes in Jan. &
TV STUDIO-Advisor: Mr. Raines. B107, Meetings held 1st & 3rd Mons. (On air every morning and afternoon)
learn about the TV Studio including the ON-AIR jobs and learn the equipment,
including the sound board, cameras, microphones and Globecaster. Club time is
every morning from 7:40 to 8am and after school club will be first and third
Mondays of the month from 2:50 to 3:50pm.
YOGA-Advisor: Mrs. Pavone, D200, 3:00-4:30pm, Spring-TBA
Club – There’s no place like “om.” Work on strength, flexibility and balance,
while improving your overall focus and energy level! Yoga club is for everyone!
Prepare for your Spring sport or get fit while having challenging fun. Club
meets in rm. D200. Times and dates will be announced.
will be announced throughout the school year.
Students should listen to daily announcements for time and location of
(Bowling, Running, Open Gym, Basketball, Dodgeball,