Our Schools

Walnut Ridge

Cedar Mountain

Rolling Hills

Lounsberry Hollow

Glen Meadow

Vernon Township HS

Activity Descriptions

Glen Meadow Middle School

AFTER SCHOOL ACTIVITIES

2020-2021

 Glen Meadow Middle School offers a variety of co-curricular activities that occur after school.

 

 ABOVE THE INFLUENCE

Above the Influence is a Center for Prevention run by Vernon Coalition group that helps teens stand up to negative pressures, or influences. We do this through fun activities, discussions, and projects designed to educate and empower students. The more aware you are of the influences around you, the better prepared you will be to face them, including the pressure to use drugs and alcohol.

 

 ACADEMIC BOWL

The Academic Bowl Club is made up of students that practice for the Sussex County Academic Bowl Competition held in May.  This quiz game is a fast-paced question-and-answer game that involves questions ranging in academic and creative disciplines

 

ART CLUB 

Art Club is open to anyone who would like to explore their creative side.  You do not need to be in an art class to participate, but seats are limited.  We will meet once a week to work on individual and/or group projects and you will have the opportunity to use a variety of art materials. 

 

BATTLE OF THE BOOKS 

If you love to read, this club gives you a chance to read a wide variety of amazing books and compete against other schools in a battle to see who knows the stories the best. 

 

BUILDER’S CLUB 

The Builder’s Club is an extension of the Kiwanis Club of Vernon Township. Students participate in and initiate a variety of service learning projects throughout the school year. 

 

CHESS & GAME CLUB

We do more than play Chess! Come and meet new people, create new friendships, and enjoy learning while having fun. We have challenging board games that help us learn logical reasoning and problem-solving skills. Our chess tournament is ongoing and culminates in May.  The Game Club meets after school once a week. 

 

CODING AND ROBOTICS CLUB 

Students are introduced to the basics of coding to problem solve a code through a game platform. Students examine various platforms of coding and design a game like SCRATCH, GameStar Mechanic, Code Academy, and Code Spell. Students explore coding languages including JavaScript and Python through Code Academy. This club provides opportunities for students in Real-World STEM learning experiences.

 

GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE

All students are welcome to participate in the Gay-Straight Alliance where we will promote a more inclusive and accepting learning environment for all students and a safe place to just be you.

 

GOLF CLUB 

This program will provide practice on the course for the intermediate and advanced golfer. Lessons and clubs can be provided for the beginner. The club will meet in the spring. 

 

GREEN TEAM

The Green Team is open to all students who are interested in helping their environment and their school.  The Green Team has taken on the Trex Recycling Challenge and to date has collected and contributed over 3,000 pounds of plastic film.  The Glen Meadow Green Team meets weekly throughout the school year. 

 

INTRAMURAL CROSS COUNTRY 

Intramural cross country is held the second week of September through the end of October on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays after school. 

 

INTRAMURAL VOLLEYBALL 

Intramural volleyball is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays after school. There are two sessions which are held in the fall and spring. 

 

INTERSCHOLASTIC BASKETBALL BOYS 

Interscholastic basketball is held every Monday through Friday after school starting the last week of November through mid-February. Games may be scheduled on any weekday.

 

INTERSCHOLASTIC BASKETBALL GIRLS 

Interscholastic basketball is held every Monday through Friday after school starting the last week of November through mid-February. Games may be scheduled on any weekday. 

 

INTERSCHOLASTIC FIELD HOCKEY 

Interscholastic field hockey is held from the second week of September through October on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays after school. Games may be scheduled for any day of the week

 

INTERSCHOLASTIC TRACK AND FIELD 

Interscholastic track and field is held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from the first week of April through the end of May after school. Meets may be scheduled any day of the week.

 

INTERSCHOLASTIC WRESTLING

Interscholastic wrestling is held every Monday through Friday after school starting the last week of November.  Tournaments and matches may be scheduled on any day of the week. 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICAL 

The Middle School Musical is open to all students who are interested in acting in a small one or two act play. Students will meet after school and the number of participants will be determined based on the selected play.

 

MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALISM CLUB

The Multimedia Journalism Club needs students interested in journalism and all forms of media to include Podcasting, Video Production/Editing, Green Screening, Digital Photography/Editing, Marketing/Branding, Graphic Arts, News Broadcasting, etc…  Students will publish Meadow Musings (GMMS Student News) as well as design various print and digital productions.

 

NATIONAL JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY

The students who are accepted into the NJHS in 7th or 8th grade work on service projects within the school and the community.

 

NATIONAL MATH CLUB 

The National Math Club is a nationwide middle school math program designed to coach students in mathematical problem-solving through participation in competitions. This after school program is open to all students. The students practice challenging math problems both individually and as teams. More information can be obtained from the site www.mathcounts.org

 

REFLECTIONS 

Reflections is Glen Meadow Middle School’s Literary and Art magazine.  Students submit poetry, short stories, essays, and art work from all subject areas for consideration throughout the school year. Once final selections are made, the magazine is printed and available for sale at the end of the school year. 

 

STUDENT AMBASSADORS

Students involved in the Student Ambassadors program at Glen Meadow are selected based on the recommendation of the advisor or teacher recommendation. Students in the program are expected to demonstrate leadership skills, should exemplify an attitude of respect, courtesy, and kindness to all, and serve as an example to other students in the areas of citizenship, behavior, reliability, and involvement in Glen Meadow Middle School.

 

TREP$

TREP$ is a project based learning experience for 6th graders to use their creativity to help integrate entrepreneurship education with the opportunity to apply business, academic and life skills. We meet 6 times in the Fall with the culmination of an evening marketplace for the students to launch their businesses to the community.

 

TUTORING

Students that wish to strengthen and reinforce their academic skills can receive tutor support. Glen Meadow tutoring is available after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

 

VARIETY SHOW 

The Grade Eight Variety Show auditions and rehearsals are held after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months prior to the show. A definitive schedule for rehearsals is distributed when the cast members, crew, and acts have been selected. Occasionally, rehearsal is extended to approximately 6:00 PM, when students would need to be picked up by a parent/guardian. Dress rehearsal usually runs until 6:00 PM. 

 

YEARBOOK 

Seventh and eighth grade students are selected to work throughout the school year in designing, editing, picture taking, and selling the school yearbooks. This involves many after-school hours of hard work and true commitment from students.

 

YOUNG ASTRONAUT CLUB

Learning about space, working with other people and solving problems. Hands-on activities about space and go on a field trip for our Moon Mission!

 

 ATHLETIC COMPETITION ELIGIBILITY

The Board of Education recognizes the value of a program of athletic competition for both boys and girls as an integral part of the total school experience. Game activities and practice sessions provide opportunities to learn the values of competition and good sportsmanship. 

Pupils in grades six through eight are eligible for participation in school district sponsored programs or athletic competition if they passed all courses required for promotion in the preceding marking period. 

A pupil who has been absent for a school day may not participate in school district sponsored programs of athletic competition scheduled for the afternoon or evening of that school day. 

A pupil in any grade who fails to observe school rules for pupil conduct may forfeit his/her eligibility for participation in school district sponsored athletic competition. 

 *For complete information please refer to Policy/Regulation 2431*

 

Above the Influence Full Year
Academic Bowl Spring
Art Club Spring
Battle of The Books Winter-Spring
Builders Club Full Year
Chess & Game Club Full Year
Coding & Robotics Winter-Spring
Gay-Straight Alliance Full Year
Golf Club Spring
Green Team Full Year
Intramural Cross Country Fall
Intramural Volleyball Fall
Interscholastic Boys Basketball Winter
Interscholastic Girls Basketball Winter
Interscholastic Field Hockey Fall
Interscholastic Track & Field Spring
Interscholastic Wrestling Winter
Multi-Media Journalism Club Full Year
National Junior Honor Society Full Year
National Math Club Winter
Reflections Full Year
School Musical  Winter-Spring
Ski Club (through PAL) Winter
Student Ambassadors Winter-Spring 
Trep$ Fall
Tutoring Full Year 
Variety Show Fall
Yearbook Full Year
Young Astronauts Club Winter 

Upcoming Events