AMS After-School Activities
As a holistic program, the IB aims to help students become well-rounded, balanced individuals who are open to exploring new interests. To this end, Annapolis Middle School strives to provide a variety of club and activity offerings. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, we offer activity buses at 4:15pm to provide transportation to bus riders who stay after school for extracurricular activities. See below to find out which groups meet on which days.
American Sign Language Club
Ms. Saunders - Rm 311 - THURSDAYS
Interested in learning sign language? Come out and learn the basic foundations of American Sign Language!
Ms. Kuethe - Rm 222 - THURSDAYS
The art club will allow students to explore a variety of art media in order to enhance art appreciation and improve art skills and techniques. An emphasis will be placed on art and how art can impact a community.
- IB R&D Lab (IB Coordinator's room next to the media center) - THURSDAYS
Interested in helping with morning announcements? Assistance is needed, whether it's being the face of AMS or assisting with technology.
Ms Francis - Rm 404 - TUESDAY MORNINGS
The dance company will provide an outlet for artistic expression for students who, by audition, have demonstrated a serious commitment and desire to dance. Students will learn a variety of different dance styles and will be given opportunities to perform for the surrounding community.
Drama Club - Dragon Theater Company
Ms. Milburn, Ms. Kuethe, Ms. Shannon - Team Teaching Room - MONDAYS/WEDNESDAYS
The Drama Club has been established to provide an opportunity for students interested in theater to participate in all aspects of play production. Students interested in performance, direction, design, technical support, backstage crafts, publicity, etc. are encouraged to join.
IB Ambassadors Club
- IB R&D Lab (Mr. Chiddo's room next to the media center) - TUESDAYS
Would you like to represent your school for events such as Shadow Days, Guided Tours, and Information Nights? During our meetings, you will learn more about how to explain the IB program when speaking with visitors to the school.
IB Research & Development Lab
- IB R&D Lab (Next to Media Center) - Open During I&I
The purpose of this lab is to provide a space for students to conduct research, collaborate on projects, and develop innovative products. This project lab is open to eligible students during the I&I period on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Inner Awesome Club
Ms. Diaz - Rm 233 - TUESDAYS
Club Inner Awesome is an empowerment club where students discover their own character. Together we will discover our inner awesome superpowers through the Adventures to Awesome adventure series. We will learn to value friendship, truth and kindness in a whole new way. If you think you’re awesome, this club is perfect for you.
Mr. Ludlam, Mr. Personale, Mr. Freedenburg - Gym - THURSDAYS
Intramural Sports will include a variety of physical activities for ALL kids to improve their overall fitness and health. This year’s sports are flag football, soccer, basketball, Bocce, and bowling.
Japanese Language and Culture Club
Mr. Brother - Rm 232 - TUESDAYS
If you like watching anime and reading manga and want to know more about Japan, come join us in room 232 on Tuesdays after school. Students will learn about the Japanese language and culture at their own pace and become global citizens in the process.
Model U.N. Club
Ms. Sowinski - Rm 330 - TUESDAYS
Model United Nations is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate students about civics, current events, effective communication, globalization, and multilateral diplomacy.
& Mr. Rupp - See teachers for specific days/times for each music club.
The Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, Orchestra and Chorus allow student musicians to develop the individual and ensemble skills needed to perform in concerts and county festivals that align with the state curriculum. Morning practices may be required.
National Junior Honor Society
Ms. Côté - Rm 323 - TUESDAYS
This prestigious organization recognizes academic achievement and community service. Current students will attend meetings as soon as they start. Prospective students will be invited to apply to join in February/March.
Ms. Sellman - Rm 228 - THURSDAYS
Join the newspaper club to learn about the process of publication writing and layout design through mini-lessons and modeling. The goal of the club is to produce a student newspaper to communicate important school-related news, events, and so much more to the student body and faculty. Come out to have fun, learn more, and be a more active member of your school!
Mr. D. Moore - Rm 402 - THURSDAYS
The LEGO Robotics League is a global program created to get kids excited about science and technology. The League utilizes theme-based challenges to engage kids in research, problem solving, and engineering. The cornerstones of the program are its core values, which emphasize contributions of others, friendly sportsmanship, learning, and community involvement. Additional time commitment required for competition. Note: parent must pick up student after meetings.
- Rm TBD - TUESDAYS STARTING IN NOVEMBER
Do you like robotics? Do you like building things with your hands? Do you like competition? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then you should consider joining the AMS SEAPerch club! Joining the SEAPerch club will allow you to design and build Remotely Operated Vehicles, or Underwater Robots. The SEAPerch club will begin meeting on Tuesdays in November. If you are interested, contact club advisors Mrs. Snidow (Science Department Chair) or Mr. Robinson (Science 7), or listen to morning announcements for upcoming meeting times.
Ms. McGhee - Auxiliary Gym - THURSDAYS
Would you like to audition to join the step team? Talk to Ms. McGhee!
Student Government Council
- Rm 227 - THURSDAYS
The Student Govenrnmanet Counsil provides leadership in the areas of service, student conduct and social events. The Student Council serves as a liaison with teachers and administration on issues of importance to the student body.
Ms. Banks - Rm 208 - THURSDAYS
The yearbook club will create a piece of history for Annapolis Middle School. Students will plan the content of the yearbook, develop a theme, and promote sales.