Women’s Chorus Thursday 7-8 AM Sponsor/Room Mr. Abbott / Room 407
Members will have the opportunity to experience choral singing in a smaller setting and experience all types of music. Trip/Competition in Spring. Director's permission is required before attending rehearsal. For more information, please contact Mr. Abbott.
Orchestra - Band
Chamber Orchestra Monday 7 - 8 AM/Tuesday 3-4 PM
Wind Ensemble Tuesday 7 -8 AM/Thursdays 3 - 4 PM
Concert Band Wednesday 7 -8 AM
String Orchestra Thursday 7 - 8 AM
Sponsor/Room Mr. Sturgis / Room 409
Jazz Band Fridays 7 - 8 Am (Begins Mid October)
The Band/Orchestra of Crofton Middle School are a direct extension of the classroom learning. Students are placed in the band/orchestra that best meets their needs. The band/orchestra performs at least 4 times a year. The Stage Band will perform jazz, rock and Latin style pieces of music with saxophones, trombones, trumpets, piano, bass, and drum set. This group will perform at the Winter and Spring Concerts with the other bands and will perform on our Spring trip.
Destination Imagination DAYS VARY Sponsor/Room Teri Gregoory
Students will work in teams (up to 7) with a parent(s) volunteer and coaches to prepare for DI competitions involving creativity and problem solving.
School Yearbook Thursdays 3 – 4 PM Beginning in October Sponsor/Room Mrs. Scholfield / Media Center
Publication of a 72 Page Full Color School Yearbook.
School Newspaper Thursdays 3 - 4 PM
Spoonsor Ms. O'Connor
Students will experience a variety of journalistic responsibilities involved with the production and publication of a school newspaper. Schedule to be determined
Sponsor/Room Mrs. Christofel / Room Media Center
Chess Club is open to all students in grades 6-8. Students can learn how to play or improve their skills by playing in tournaments with other students at CMS. Meetings are held on Thursdays from 3-4 PM in the Media Center from October to April. Students can also attend chess tournaments outside of school including the Maryland Scholastic Tournament in March. Contact Mrs. Christofel at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Sponsor/Room Mrs. Casler / Room 104
Students will meet approximately once a month. Spelling will concentrate on prepareation for our school wide spelling bee in January with the winner going on to the regional Scripps Howard Spelling Bee. Students who love to read will love meeting to discuss their favorites and also read new great books. Look for a schedule of meting and information posted outside room 104.
Dance Company (7th & 8th grade)
Thursday 3 - 4 PM
Sponsor/Room Ms. Tucker / Room Aux Gym
Understanding the cultural foundations of dance and promote the enjoyment of it. We will participate in county wide performances.
Dance Club (6th grade)
Thursday 3 - 4 PM
Sponsor/Room Ms Conklin/ Room Aux Gym
To help increase flexibility and physical strength. To understand the foundations of dance and promote the enjoyment of fitness.
Running Club Thursday 3 - 4 PM
Sponsor/Room Mr. Bower & Mrs. Rogers / Outside
Get some exercise and burn off energy while joining your friends and teachers jogging around the perimeter of the building. If you need to prepare for sports, this is an excellent way to get ready. The goal of the club is to have runners participate in the Trek4Tech in the Spring of 2012. Signed permission slips are required-please obtain from Mrs. Rogers in Room 314 or in the main office.
Thursday 3 - 4 PM
Sponsor/Room Mrs. Grimm / Room 504
The History Club focuses on student projects for county, state, and national competition for the National History Day contest.