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Clubs and activities may change each year.  These have been offered over the last few years. Listen to the morning announcements for opportunities to get involved. These activities are subject to change but reflect many of the clubs that have been offered over the years at Hill.

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Clubs and Intramurals

Running Club – run with the cross country team in fall. Meets from 3:10-4:30 pm. Contact john_kelsey@ipsd.org with questions.


Yearbook Club – will meet on Mondays from 3-4PM in the LMC. Mrs. Parker (Claudia_Parker@ipsd.org) and Mrs. Raczak (mimi_raczak@ipsd.org) are the sponsors.

Students will take photos for the yearbook and help with naming club and sports pictures

Eighth Grade Only: October 1, 15, 22,29, November 12

Seventh Grade Only: November 26, December 3, 10, , January 14

Sixth Grade Only: January 28, February 4, 11, 25, March 4


Table Gamers Club -(formerly known as 3M Club) will begin in January on Wednesdays from 3-4 PM in the LMC. Students come to play their favorite table game (Monopoly, Trouble, Mancala, Uno, etc)....no electronics! A small treat will be provided. The dates are as follows January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20. Mrs. Gill (Donna_Gill@ipsd.org) and Mrs. Raczak (mimi_raczak@ipsd.org)

Chess Club – meets winter December to February. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, the Chess Club will match your skills! (Mr. Damhorst) Begins December 2018 after school until 4:30 in the LMC. Contact doug_damhorst@ipsd.org with questions.

Art Club – meets in winter, beginning in December. Tap into your creative & artistic abilities, make-and-take projects, open art studio time (Mrs. Robb). Check/listen to announcements for specific dates. Meets from 3:05-4:15 pm. Contact martha_robb@ipsd.org with questions.

Plastic Model Club – Create cool models such as fighter planes, classic cars or whatever you have an interest in. Here you will build and paint from start to finish. (Mr. Breiten) after school. Begins in February. Meets from 3:05-4:15 pm. Contact jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.

Bowling Club – meets 8 sessions at Bowlero in the spring (Ms. Black and Mr. Damhorst) after school. Begins late March 2018. Meets from 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact jacqueline_black@ipsd.org or doug_damhorst@ipsd.org with questions.

Intramurals – enjoy playing various sports such as (but not limited to) basketball, flag football, floor hockey, and ping pong. Listen for announcements to hear when each sport begins. Before school

PTSA – get involved in activities and have a voice in what goes on at Hill. After school.

Golf – (Mr. Damhorst and Mr. Clifford) after school at TOP GOLF. Begins April 2018. Meets from 3:30-5:00 pm. Contact doug_damhorst@ipsd.org or patrick_clifford@ipsd.org with questions.

Student Council – Take a leadership role and help design some of Hill’s student events, as well as deliver the fun news to your classmates. (Mrs. Zaker and Ms. Walz) before school all year. Contact colleen_zaker@ipsd.org or kristina_walz@ipsd.org with questions.

Black History Show – Join Club Apollo and showcase your talents as a part of the year’s Black History Month presentation. Begins in January. Meets from 3:00-4:30 pm. Auditions are required. Contact Betty_Simmons@ipsd.org or Christopher_Sherrod@ipsd.org with questions.

Musical – take part in the school musical that is performed in front of an after school and evening audience in the Spring. (Mr. Korbitz) after school. Auditions take place mid February . Rehearsals run until show time in April.Contact ronald_korbitz@ipsd.org with questions.

Mind and Body – take part in a homework and workout club (Mr. Brom and Ms. Liace) after school. Begins Spring 2019. Meets from 3:00-4:45 pm. Contact john_brom@ipsd.org or lisa_liace@ipsd.org with questions.

Homework Club – if you want to receive help with any homework or just need a quiet place to study after school, join homework club! We will be meeting every Monday and Wednesday from 3:05 - 4:00pm in room 202. Our first meeting will begin on 9/24/18. Contact skaiste_zinkevicius@ipsd.org or kayla_dudgeon@ipsd.org with questions.

Math Countsjoin this competitive math group after school. Begins 10/10/16. Meets from 3:05-4:00 pm in room 303. Contact mackenzie_upchurch@ipsd.org or vandana_dave@ipsd.org with questions.


Robotics Team - Meets middle of October to middle of February. Competitive club where students will research and build robots to compete in competitions. Applications will be handed out early September and coaches will meet to select candidates. Contact Mr. Michel or Mr. Lange. chris_michel@ipsd.org or brad_lange@ipsd.org. Dates and times to be determined once the team is set.

STEM Robotics Club – be a part of this science, technology, engineering, and math robotics club after school. Begins mid February. Meets from 3:00-4:15 pm. Contact chris_michel@ipsd.org or jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.


Media Club - is an ideal opportunity for students to experiment with and experience a variety of engineering concepts and design. The technology that students will have an opportunity to explore include photo editing, video editing, logo design, apparel design, and other school community work. This club meets the beginning of the second semester in the mornings before school. Contact Jake Oswald for more information. (jacob_oswald@ipsd.org).


Technology Club - is an ideal opportunity for students to experiment with and experience a variety of engineering concepts and design. The technology that students will have an opportunity to explore include programming, spheros, drones, 3D printing, and manufacturing concepts. Begins mid March and meeting times will be determined based on the size of the group. Contact John Kelsey or Jake Oswald for more information. (john_kelsey@ipsd.org or jacob_oswald@ipsd.org).


Ping Pong – come play ping pong against your peers (Mr. Breiten) after school. Begins in April. Meets from 7:00-7:45 am. Contact jeffrey_breiten@ipsd.org with questions.

Builders Club – be a part of this service-oriented club and help out your community after school on Fridays. Our first meeting will be 9/21/18. Meeting times will be determined and a calendar will be given out at our first meeting. Contact loni_fazio@ipsd.org or skaiste_zinkevicius@ipsd.org with questions. See link below for 2018-2019 Tentative calendar dates. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1alwD0eymy5n-PuhG4mBvXlkYTIyGtvuN8u-8kZG_Bco/edit?usp=sharing


Set Design Club – Help design, build and paint sets and props for the spring musical (Mrs. Robb). Meets from 3:05-4:30 pm. Dates TBD, usually begins March/April. Contact martha_robb@ipsd.org with questions.

Hill Middle School offers many opportunities to share your musical talents and learn some new ones. These include:


Jazz Ensemble - is an audition-based jazz band that meets the entire year, 2 days a week before school. Auditions are held in May for the next school year. Contact Heidi_Rogers@ipsd.org with questions.

Jazz Band - is a beginner jazz band that meets November-March, 1 day a week after school. Jazz band is open to all band students, orchestra string bass students and students with 3 or more years of piano lessons. Contact Heidi_Rogers@ipsd.org with questions.

Honor Band- Honor Band is an audition-based group that meets the entire year, 2 days a week before school. Auditions are held in May for the next school year. Contact megan_lopresto@ipsd.org with questions.

Blazing Strings-is an ensemble that plays fiddle and jazz music and is open to music students with one year of experience on violin, viola, cello, bass, and piano. We rehearse two mornings a week, all year. We begin in Mid-September. Contact Loretta_Valentin@ipsd.org with questions.

Chamber Orchestra - is an audition-based group that meets every Monday and Thursday morning from 6:55am-7:50am. Auditions are held in May for the next school year. Please contact Sarah_Friederich@ipsd.org with questions.

Men’s Chorus-is a non-audition chorus open to any boys that want to sing. We meet on Mondays before school from 7-7:52 in the chorus room and start mid September

Women’s Chorus-is an auditioned 24 voice chorus that sings throughout the year. Auditions are held in Early September. We rehearse on Wednesdays after school from 3-4 and Thursdays before school from 7-7:52. Participants must be in chorus to audition.




Musical Interests

Hill Middle School offers many opportunities to share your musical talents and learn some new ones.  These include:


 

            Jazz Ensemble

            Jazz Band

            Honor Band

            Blazing Strings

            Chamber Orchestra

            Men’s Chorus

            Women’s Chorus

Other Interests

  • New Student Guides – used to welcome new students during the school year.
  • Peer Mediators – receive training to help with conflict resolution.


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