Co- Curricular Information
See below for information regarding co-curricular activities. Please note that activities are dependent on student interest and participation.
Academic Assistance Program - Mrs. John & Ms. Stack
For 6th-8th graders. You may use AAP for after school homework help. A teacher runs the group 3 afternoons a week and will help you to finish work or catch up on assignments. You must sign up daily before 1:00 outside the Guidance office.
Art Club - Ms. Tierney
Open to all students looking to practice, expand on or learn new art skills and techniques.
Athletics - Mr. McNutt and Mr. Wheeler
Fall: Cross Country (Running), Boys & Girls, Soccer
Winter: Boys & Girls Basketball, Spirit
Spring: Baseball, Softball, Track
Band & Jazz Band - Mr. Foy
Band meets during the school day during the Exploratory period. There is a 6th grade band and a 7th & 8th grade band.
Jazz Band is open to grades 6-8. Auditions are required to join. Practice is once a week after school. Both groups perform at school concerts.
Best Buddies - Mrs. Morrill
Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).
Book Club - Mrs. Ciarametaro
Book Club meets roughly twice a month to enjoy all things book-related! We have discussions, crafts, see movies made from books, help with the Book Fair set-up and other activities. Open to grades 6-8.
Chess Club - Mrs. Piroso
Open to 6th-8th graders. Play chess weekly through the winter. For learning, fun and competition.
Destination Imagination - Mrs. Miller
(DI) is a volunteer-led, educational non-profit organization that teaches "21st century" skills and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) principles to kindergarten through university level students by collaborative problem solving challenges.
Drama Club - Mr. MacNeil
Meets weekly during the winter and early spring. Rehearsals and production of a short play in the evening. Art Club works with Drama to create the sets. Open to 6th-8th graders.
French Club - Mrs. Hassapes
French Club is for all students looking to explore French culture and language.
First Lego Robotics - Mrs. Miller
The FIRST LEGO League Challenge is an international competition organized by FIRST for elementary and middle school students. Each year in August, FIRST LEGO League Challenge teams are introduced to a scientific and real-world challenge for teams to focus and research on.
Gardening Club - Mrs. Newton
Open to all grades. Meets mostly in the spring. Work in the greenhouse, grow plants, help with community gardens. Develop your “green thumb” with this club!
Intramural Sports - Mr. Caswell , Mrs. Bean
Intramural sports is an after-school club where students will participate in a variety of sports. Activities will rotate depending on student interest and participation.
Intramural Volleyball - Mrs. Ciarametaro
Intramural volleyball is for any students interested in playing volleyball after school.
Multimedia Club - Ms. Smart
Learn to utilize technology for various media projects. Open to all grades.
Math Club - Mrs. Piroso
Participation in the MVMS Math club helps to open our minds to an atmosphere where students develop an awareness of financial literacy, communication and have fun while solving problems using critical thinking. Being part of our club gives students an opportunity to work with their peers and tap into other talents and interests.
Math Club is for 6th, 7th, & 8th graders.
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) - Ms. Dunn & Ms. Lund
This club meets several times a year. It is for 7th & 8th graders only and you must apply to join. Acceptance is based on academics, recommendations and community service. Club members participate in several community service projects.
Ski/Snowboarding Club - Mrs. Jordan-Foote
Sign-ups are in the fall and are limited due to space. There is a cost to join. Rentals & lessons available. Ski club makes five trips to Gunstock Ski Area on Friday afternoons in January-February. Open to 6th-8th graders. A great way to learn to ski or snowboard!
School Store - Mrs. Jordan-Foote & Mrs. Bean
School store is open to all students looking to expand their knowledge and experience in sales, marketing, and entrepreneurship.
Spanish Club - Mrs. Jordan-Foote
Spanish Club is open to students of all grades looking to learn more about Spanish culture.
Student Council - Mrs. Malone & Mrs. King
Meets weekly. Representatives from all grades participate. Work on a variety of projects all year with one of the big ones being the Winter Carnival semi-formal dance.
Writing Club - Mrs. Searah
The Writing Club meets bi-weekly and is open to all 6-8 graders. During meetings, students are given the opportunity to write creatively on topics of their choice. Students will brainstorm, play word games, and provide one another with feedback to develop as strong, confident writers.
Yearbook-Design/Layout - Mrs. Still
This is the technical part of the yearbook. The members work with the layout and the photos to create the yearbook. This is open to 6th-8th graders and meets regularly with more meetings at certain times when there are deadlines to meet.
For grades 6-8, this club meets regularly during the year. The members of this club sell the yearbooks and do fund-raisers to support the yearbook.