Clubs and Activities

King Philip Middle School has a wide variety of clubs and activities for students to participate in before and after school! 

Activity calendar

Art Club

Teacher/Advisor: Megan Cassidy, Stacy Grindle, Eina Rieger

Day/Time: Tuesdays 3-4 PM

Availability: Begins the end of September Open participation

Description: Students with a variety of artistic ideas and ability levels will be drawing, painting, and sculpting projects for the school.

Book Club

Teacher/Advisor: David St.Germain

Day/Time: Once a month on a Monday, 3-4 PM - Oct.7, Nov.4, Dec.2, Jan.6, Feb.3, Mar.2, Apr.6, May 1, Jun.1

Availability: Open participation begins October 7th

Description: The KP Book Club provides an opportunity for students to come together to enthusiastically discuss books.  Students will help choose the books we read and will lead their own discussions.

Drama Musical

Teacher/Advisor: Mark Faticoni and Doreen Oshinskie

Availability: Auditions for the Spring Musical will begin in January

Day/Time: Will be posted on Drama board. 3-4 PM

Description: Spring Musical – opportunity to participate in a stage production; acting, singing and technical skill opportunities

Drama Workshop Club

Teacher/Advisor: Christina Foreman and Doreen Oshinskie

Availability: Open participation September-December

Day/Time: Tuesdays/Fridays Romo 22, 3-4 PM

Description: Students learn new acting skills, how to improvise and put on a Coffeehouse production.

GSA

Teacher/Advisor: Melissa Hawkins and Jess Kerelejza

Availability: Open participation

Day/Time: Tuesday/Thursday Room 220, 3-4 PM

Description: LGBTQ+ students and straight allies coming together at KP to create a safe and non-judgmental space.

Intramurals

Teacher/Advisor: Bobbi Schilberg and Paula Dombek

Availability: Open participation

Day/Time: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4 PM

Description: Sports, activities, and events that change by the season. Please see the KP website for details.

KP Cares

Teacher/Advisor: Katie Gallagher and Maria Martin

Availability: Open participation

Website: https://sites.google.com/whps.org/kpcares/home

Day/Time: Tuesdays Room 213, 3-4 PM

Description: At KP, we strive to be respectful, responsible and good citizens. KP Cares is a community service club open to students from all grade levels who want to help give back and do good for others. We will be doing service projects such as the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk, a holiday gift drive, penguin plunge and more.

Kids Lit

Teacher/Advisor: Kim Harrell and Maggie Sullivan

Availability: Open participation Mondays between October and January.

Day/Time: Mondays, 3-4 PM

Description: Welcome to the sport of reading! The KP Kids Lit Club brings students together to compete in a national Kids' Lit Quiz.  Students will form teams and compete in the national competition in January. More information about the competition

Mock Trial

Teacher/Advisor: David St.Germain

Availability: Auditions (held in late September/early October)

Day/Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3-4 PM from October through early March

Description: Mock trial provides students with an opportunity to learn more about the law, court procedures and our legal system while sharpening analytical, listening, teamwork and speaking skills. The team consists of 10 - 14 legally savvy students, a lawyer, and teacher coach.  Students prepare a hypothetical case and then test their skills as lawyers and witnesses in a simulated courtroom competition.

Science Club

Teacher/Advisor: Robert Felekey

Availability: Limited each session to the first 24 students who come

Day/Time: Every other Friday, Room 122, 3-4 PM

Description: Can’t get enough of Science? This year we will explore magnetism, electric circuits and robotics. Focus will be on science and engineering solutions for problems in our world.

TSA (Technology Student Association)

Teacher/Advisor: Cathy Lukas

Availability: Open participation

Day/Time: Fridays, 3-4 PM

Description: Students are challenged with a variety of technology & engineering related activities including research, design and modeling projects such as CO2 dragsters, gliders, bridges, digital photograph, designing video games, websites and more.

Unified Theater

Teacher/Advisor: Danelia Brown, Julie Beeman

Availability: Open Participation Begins September 17th, Final performance Friday

Day/Time: Mondays/Thursdays, 3-4 PM

Description: Unified Theater is a group of students with and without disabilities who come together as equals to put on a production that is organized, written, and directed by themselves. It incorporates acting, dancing, and a song in sign language. The concept is simple: let teens lead, let creativity rule, and put the Spotlight on Ability.

VEX (Robotics)

Teacher/Advisor: Carey Poetzsch

Availability: Open participation, Begins late Fall with Competition in April

Day/Time: Every week, Room 207, 3-4 PM

Description: VEX IQ Robotics with exciting, open-ended robotics and research project challenges that enhance their science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) skills through hands-on, student-centered learning. Students also learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and cooperation.

Yearbook

Teacher/Advisor: Stacey Grindle

Availability: Open participation, Begins October

Day/Time: Tuesdays, 3-4 PM

Description: Yearbook club is an opportunity for students to be a part of the decision making process about their school yearbook! All grade levels are encouraged to participate! Activities include taking candid pictures of students and teachers with “press passes”, choosing the cover, fonts, page styles and pictures for the yearbook.

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