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Childers' Clubs and Activities

As part of its mantra of “100 percent Literacy, Engagement, Graduation,” Broken Arrow Public Schools continually focuses on providing students with educational opportunities both inside and outside of the classroom. Research shows that school connectedness is one of the most influential factors for success in our students, and it is important for us to create an environment in which every student has a niche.

Membership in the following clubs or activities are voluntary and do not affect classroom grades.

For more information, please contact Chlders Middle School at 918-259-4350.


Academic Team
Sponsor:  Adam Elghadi

Consists of 6 - 8 graders, this group competes against other schools in a quiz bowl setting over various categories. Academic Team holds its competitions in the Junior League against other Oklahoma-area schools. They hold practice on Wednesdays until 4:30 p.m. during the fall semester and compete in the spring semester. Anyone can join for some competitive fun.


Botball
Sponsor:
  Andrew Darrow

Middle school Botball is a continuation and advancement of Junior Botball Challenge. Students will work with a team to design, build, test, document, and present 2 autonomous robots. Open to all students, no previous experience required.


Magic the Gathering Club
Sponsor:  Andrew Darrow

Magic the Gathering is a collectible trading card game. Students are invited to participate regardless of skill level or card collection. Students can compete to earn prizes or just play for fun. See Mr. Darrow for a free intro deck. Open to all students.


National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
Sponsor:  Debbie Romo

NJHS is for eighth grade students only. Eighth graders who maintain a 3.5 during their second semester of sixth grade and first semester of seventh grade are invited to join. Seventh grade students are invited to join in the spring of their seventh grade year, if they meet the GPA requirements.

Membership is also based on citizenship, leadership, scholarship, and service. A faculty council determines those students who will be invited to become members.


Newspaper
Sponsor:  Terri Ulberg

Newspaper gives Childers students a chance to explore writing! Newspaper staffers come together to write articles for a monthly school newspaper, The Thunderbird Times. The school newspaper is open to all students who may be interested in contributing articles. If you are not in one of Ms. Ulberg’s classes talk to her directly about articles or other work you would like to contribute.


Spanish Club
Sponsor:  Terri Ulberg

Spanish Club is a fun time to socialize with others who are interested in Spanish language or culture. Anyone with those interests can join; you do not have to be in a language class or know Spanish.

 


Technology Student Association (TSA)
Sponsor:  Andrew Darrow

Technology Student Association (TSA) is an extracurricular organization that encourages advancement in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. Students will have an opportunity to compete in a variety of categories including VEX robotics, CO2 cartridge cars, computer programming, video game design, and more. Open to all students.


Teens for Christ/FCA
Sponsor:  

Teens for Christ/FCA Club is for students who enjoy fellowship, singing praise songs, and hearing special speakers from various local churches. Meetings are open for all students.


Tiger Challenge Club
Sponsor:  Shawn Stelter

Our Tiger Challenge Club follows the district’s Tiger Challenge initiative to promote Tenacity, Integrity, Gratitude, Expectations, Respect and Scholarship into our daily lives. We will work on character development as well as how to make good choices – not destructive decisions. This club will also encompass the tenants of Students Against Destructive Decisions Club. Meetings will be held after school on the first Thursday of each month until 4:15. Let’s learn what it means to be a Tiger!

The Tiger Creed is as follows:

I am a TIGER.

I am Tenacious in pursuit of my goals.

I act with Integrity and show Gratitude in my daily life.

I have high Expectations for myself and others,

and I show Respect through my actions and words.

I am a TIGER.


Yearbook Staff
Sponsor:  Kirstein Stephenson

The yearbook staff is responsible for all aspects of creating the yearbook: sales, photography, design, etc. Students apply near the beginning of the school year.