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

 

 

 

 

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. in room D10.  There will be an additional rehearsal in April. Watch Mr. Hedin's board in class for more specific information.

Drama Club

Mr. Tammero and Ms. Quinn

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 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 Wednesday Dec.-Mar. 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 in room C-14.

Robotix



Robotix Club Ms. Dye 2017-18

Robotix Club will run on Monday afternoons from 2:32-3:20 in Room C13.  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 in room D-6 or Mrs. Steeves in room A-7 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!

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 meets on the first Wednesday of the month (first informational meeting is Sept. 27th until 3:00 in Room C7)starting October 4 from 2:45-3:30 in C7. 

 

Technology Club

At this time, we do not have a Technology club.  We will let you know if one is formed.
Technology Club - Offers opportunities for 7th and 8th grade students to learn and apply computer technology in more depth than the rotation Computer Integration class can provide. .  Student are encouraged to bring their own devices.  Anyone who would like to be a guest speaker in the field of technology is more than welcome to join us.  

Yearbook

Ms. Hayducky Mr. Palmer

Yearbook will start with our first meeting on September 28th until 3:00.  Publishes the annual middle school yearbook. Students accomplish both photography, writing and editing of the book.

Technology Club

Advisors: Mr. Eppley and Mr. Lovell Technology Club will meet after school in room A-2 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.