Why Join an Academic Club?

    • Become more active at Smith Middle School
    • Be part of a team
    • Increase academic achievement
    • Enrich and challenge your mind
    • Receive practical training for the future
    • Participate in innovative competitions
    • Enhance scholarship opportunities

Academic Clubs at Smith

Club Name Advisor How to Join Meetings
AAPI History Club Ms. Wolf Fill in the Google Form: forms.gle/a1o5aac2qe1za2JF6 Thursdays at 4:00 PM on Google Meet (code: sms-aapi)
Anime Club Ms. Parker Fill in the interest survey by Friday, Oct. 8: tinyurl.com/smsanime21 Check back for more information! Meeting days and times will be based on student availability and preference.
Chess Club Mr. Zeigler Have your parents/guardians sign the invitation (tinyurl.com/smschess21), and bring it to our first practice on Oct. 4 Mondays, beginning Oct. 4, from 3:30-4:30 PM in Room 121
Every Girl Counts Ms. Moore Fill in the form: bit.ly/SMSEGC 6th & 7th Grade: Interest meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 29 during lunch
8th Grade: Interest meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 6 during lunch
Meetings starting Oct. 6 on Wednesdays during lunch
GSA Mr. Van Jimenez & Ms. Barry Email advisors: cvanjimenez[at]chccs.k12.nc.us or mbarry[at]chccs.k12.nc.us Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 5, from 4:00-4:30 PM on Google Meet (code: sms-bclub)
Journalism Club Mr. Graña Fill in the Google Form: bit.ly/smsjclub Starting 2nd Quarter; check back for more information!
Magic The Gathering (MTG) / Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) Club Mr. Zeigler Have your parents/guardians sign the invitation (tinyurl.com/smsmagicdnd21), and bring it to our first practice on Oct. 5 Tuesdays, beginning Oct. 5, from 3:30-4:30 PM in Room 121
Math Counts: tinyurl.com/smithmathcounts Dr. Blackburn Join the Google Classroom (code: 5yer5bf) Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 21, from 3:30-5:00 PM in Room 309; first meeting - 7th/8th Graders in person, 6th Graders watching videos and working problems at home; future meetings alternating between 6th Graders in person and 7th/8th Graders in person; Official School Competition in mid-December
Model UN Ms. Kellas Email advisor: ekellas[at]chccs.k12.nc.us Thursdays (virtual for now) from 4:00-4:30 PM
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS): tinyurl.com/smithnjhs Ms. Fry Email advisor: sfry[at]chccs.k12.nc.us 1st Semester: 1st Thursday of every month at 3:30 PM
(2nd Semester: TBD)
Pet Club Ms. Gunderson, Mr. Howes, & Mr. Van Jimenez Fill in the Google Form: forms.gle/Y3ZvjkJhPkhLadPUA Check back for more information!
Quiz Bowl Mr. Holmes Email advisor: bholmes[at]chccs.k12.nc.us Check back for more information!
SAVE Promise Club / ADAPT Ms. Norris, Ms. Sawyer, & Ms. Bryan Email advisors: spnorris[at]chccs.k12.nc.us, lsawyer[at]chccs.k12.nc.us, & sbryan[at]chccs.k12.nc.us Check back for more information!
Science Olympiad Ms. Baratta Email advisor: rbaratta[at]chccs.k12.nc.us Mondays from 3:30-4:30 PM in the Library
Theatre Production Ms. Danka (Kulikowski) Auditions and joining info found on the theatre website beginning in November: sites.google.com/chccs.k12.nc.us/theatre Auditions will be the week of December 6 (audition materials available by Nov 1) / There will be acting and crew roles available / Rehearsals will run 3 days a week 3:20-5:00pm (sometimes only 2 times a week depending on role) / Performances March 3,4,5,6 (as of now, we cannot have a live audience, but we will see if that changes by March) / This makes for a 10 week commitment