All clubs and activities are subject to change. Student pick up will be in the main lobby.

SPORTS

Permission Slip/Physical form for SPORTS(Both sides must be completed!)

Consent form (Once chosen for team, please fill out and return)

For directions to area schools, click here.

Meets Tuesday’s and Thursday’s, or on game days. Attendance at games is required; games 2 days per week after school.


Girls' Basketball –JV -
These inter-scholastic teams begin tryouts  October 19th for the November – February season. Students must compete for team membership and maintain good grades through the demanding season.

Boys' Basketball Varsity and JV
Mr. DeBenedetto

 -The 7th grade team meets 3-4 times a week. Those interscholastic teams compete with other middle schools in a demanding season. Students try out for the winter season beginning in October. Good grades are necessary for participation.

Girls' Softball -
Practices Mon. - Fri., March-June. Must try out to participate.

Boys' Baseball-

Mr. Palmer
Baseball runs from April to early June. Practice is typically from 2:15 - 4:30 every day at the NMS baseball field. Game schedule will be posted on my website during the season. Students must tryout to participate. Students must have their own equipment.

 

 Cross Country has been added to our Sports program here at NMS!
  Click here for coaches letter!

Cross Country September Calendar Revised  

Cross Country October Calendar Revised 10/3

 

 

 

 

Art Club

Miss Coles, Mrs.Ladue
Art Club is a place where students can work on a suggested activity or one of their own liking.  Instruction is always available.  Currently being held on Wednesdays until further notice.

Chamber Orchestra

Mr. Hedin
Once again, NMS is offering a Chamber Orchestra experience for those dedicated student string players looking to perform a higher level of music than offered in our regular Orchestra groups. This group will meet on Friday starting October 6th - through May 4th,  afternoons from 2:45-3:45 p.m.   There will be an additional rehearsal in April. Watch Mr. Hedin's board in class for more specific information.

Drama Club

Ms. Quinn, Mrs. Talluto and Mr. Tammero

Stay tuned for more information!

 

Interact Club

Mr. Zetoff
A student extension of the Rotary Club, Interact organizes fundraisers for charitable causes and performs services to the community.  Meets once a week.

Intramural Sports

Intramural activities vary from year to year.  After school climbing, volleyball, and skiing have been part of intramurals.  All students are invited to participate. Listen/watch for announcements!

Jazz Band

Mr. Mahoney
Jazz Band is open by audition only and meets every Monday, Wednesday in D9 from 2:45 - 4:00.  As of January, Friday sectionals will be added from 2:45-3:30.  Students rehearse all styles of jazz and music ranges from moderate middle school to high school.  The band averages 8 performances per year which include: holiday concerts, an overnight jazz festival in New Hampshire, state wide competitions and local jazz festivals.  Check the jazz band web page for updated lists of performances.

Literary Magazine

Mrs. Olsen,  Ms. Coles, Mrs. Ladue, Mrs. Colwell
Student work is selected by the editorial staff and enhanced by the art staff.  Any student may submit written work.  If approved, the work is entered into the magazine, which is published in the spring.  Editing meets Wednesdays, November 29th-March. Artists meet Monday’s Dec.-April.

Math Team

Advisor: Miss Stevens

The Newtown Middle School Math team is ready to begin its 2017-2018 season. Students who enjoy solving math problems and competing against other schools are welcome to try out for the Math team. Team members will practice each week by doing a variety of challenging math problems. Our team will work toward developing speed and accuracy, while enhancing problem-solving skills. Team members will face opponents from area middle schools throughout Fairfield County. Try-outs will be held on Thursday, November 2nd, 2:40 -3:30 p.m. in room C-14. Practices will be held on Thursdays, starting November 9th, 2:40 -3:30 p.m. through mid-April .

Robotix- Ms. Dye

Robotix Club will run on Monday afternoons from 2:32-3:20.   There is a late bus as well and the procedure to sign up will be on the contact form for the club.  Kids can get the updated form from me anytime after 9/29/17. Our kickoff meeting will be October 16th.
  

PIÑATA CLUB

Mrs. Chandler, Mrs. Steeves

 

Have you ever wondered how a piñata is made? Now is your chance to learn how to make one of your own.  Pinata Club is starting Monday, October 16th after school and will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays for the months of October and November.  If you are interested in joining, please see Mrs. Chandler or Mrs. Steeves for a permission slip and more information.  This club is open to all 7th and 8th grade students so we hope to see you there! Click here for more information and permission slip.

Ski/Snowboard Club

Mrs. Hart, Mr. Moulthrop, Ms. McKeegan

Please click here for detailed information regarding this year's ski club.

Student Council

Mrs. Musco and Mrs. Oliver
The Student Council will have its first meeting on October 9 from 2:45-3:30. 
Meeting dates through December are below:

October 23 

November 13

November 27

December 11

December 18


 

Yearbook

Ms. Hayducky and Mr. Palmer

Yearbook Club will start with our first meeting on October 2nd until 3:15.  Publishes the annual middle school yearbook. Students accomplish both photography, writing and editing of the book.  Click here for more information.

Gaming Club

The Gaming Club is open to any and all students who enjoy playing card games and board games. The club will meet on Wednesday’s after school with Mr. Schupp  from 2:32 to 3:45. The first meeting of The Gaming Club will be on October 11, 2017. Students may bring their own board and card games or choose one from Mr. Schupp’s collection.

Technology Club

Advisors: Mr. Eppley and Mr. Lovell

Technology Club will meet after school starting in October and finishing in May. This club will emphasis in student led projects that focus on teamwork and problem solving. Students will be required to organize a ride home and hand in a completed permission slip before the club begins.