Clubs and Activities
8th Grade Events
Sponsors: Brittany Bundren
Basketball Pep Band
Meeting Location: Thursdays from 4:30pm-6:00pm
Information: Play and examine the intricacies of the game. Will begin October 10th.
Sponsors: Kiyana Kelly
Meeting Time: Wednesdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm beginning 9/11/2019
Meeting Location: Coach Forbes room on G hall
Information: The Dance Club at Shiloh Middle will incorporate various styles of dance, including Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary, and African. Dancers will be required to wear all black and should bring their own ballet and Jazz slippers on the days that require. Cost of the Dance Club will be $30.00 per student and due by 1st practice on September 11th.
Distinguished Gentlemen League
Sponsors: John Harvey
Meeting Location: Media Center
Information: This is a highly selective club requiring an essay, an application and a teacher recommendation. Participants learn about leadership, manners, as well as dressing-- and learning-- for success. Students have distinguished themselves in and out of the classroom, showing more confidence, making more positive choices, displaying appropriate behavior, and succeeding academically.
Sponsor: Deirdre Palmore and Keitha Alexander
Meeting Time: Every 2nd and 3rd Tuesday from 8:00am-8:55am
Information: Drama club is where students rehearse and perform a scripted play. We play drama games, do dramatic scenes and perform in various events throughout the school year. Participants will be offered the chance to experience the excitement of imaginative play while developing poise, social skills, confidence and the ability to work with others. Dues are $10 for a T-shirt. Club will begin September 10th.
Future Business Leaders of America
Sponsor: Christye Johnson
Meeting Time: Every 1st and 3rd Thursday-8:15 am-8:55 am
Information: FBLA is a CO-CURRICULAR STUDENT-LED organization that inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
Sponsors: Suzanne Pearson
Meeting Time: Thursdays from 4:30pm-5:30pm
Information: Honors orchestra is by audition for students looking to work on harder music outside of the regular orchestra class. There will be performing opportunities throughout the year. The cost to participate is $10 for a t-shirt.
Sponsors: Shernita Spence, India Cornileus, Alec Perry
Meeting Location: Staff Development Room
Information: Consideration in this club requires an essay, an application, and a teacher recommendation. Participants learn about leadership, manners, as well as, dressing-- and learning-- for success. Students collaborate in and out of the classroom, showing more confidence, making more positive choices, displaying appropriate behavior, and succeeding academically.
Sponsors:Kristina Larkins and Dr. Mia Jones
Meeting Time: 1st and 4th Thursdays of the month from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Information: Shiloh Middle School will provide an opportunity for leadership development, motivation, and recognition for those students interested in pursuing careers in health care. Our SMS Junior HOSA organization will embrace the mission of HOSA which is "to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of health science education students, therefore, helping HOSA members and advisors to meet the needs of the health care community." Students who join Junior HOSA must have a genuine interest in pursuing careers in health professions. HOSA is 100% health care!
- Applications are due by this Friday, September 20, 2019.
- $40.00 dues are due by Thursday, September 26, 2019.
- All payments must be submitted through My Payments Plus.
- Our first official Jr. HOSA meeting will be held next Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.
- We will choose officers at our first meeting in order to prepare for the Officers to attend Fall Leadership, November 7-8, 2019.
State Leadership Conference
Dates: March 5-7, 2020
Total Cost: $250.00 PER each student competing
1st payment of 62.50 by Thursday, November 21, 2019
2nd payment of 62.50 by Thursday, December 19, 2019
Final payment of 125.00 by Thursday, January 23, 2020
Sponsors: Cindee Deveaux and Amy Judon
Meeting Time: Thursday at 8:15am
Information: The goal is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service, and leadership. This honor society and service organization is open to 7th and 8th students by invitation only. Students must have an 87% overall average and all E's and S's to participate. Meetings will begin September 10th.
National History Day Competition
Meeting Time: 8:00am-8:50am on every Tuesday except the 4th Tuesday of the month
Meeting Location: Bruster's classroom (A hall Room 4.134)
Information: National History Day. It's more than a day, it's an Experience. To promote the study and appreciation of history among students. National History Day is a non-profit organization based in College Park, Maryland that operates an annual project-based contest for students in grades 6-12. Students will have the opportunity to build and create their own projects based on this year's topic: Breaking Barriers in History. Our regional competition will be March 9th at Clayton State University in Morrow, GA! Meetings begin September 3rd.
Sponsor: Genine Bonaby and Nicole Carrington
Meeting Location: Media Center
Information: The Video Broadcast Journalism (VBJ) students create announcements for our school. The Video Broadcast Students will have a pass to enter the building at 8:30 am each morning and will report to the broadcast room (1.134).
OWL Society Book Club
Sponsors: Renita Hamilton-Edmondson
Meeting Day/Time: Wednesday 4:30 p.m.
Information: We will meet and participate with students in Grades 6-8 regularly to discuss books that all the members have read as we prepare for the county quiz bowl competition called Readers Rally.
Relay for Life
Sponsors: Ashley Brown-Lemley, Brittany Bundren, and Shernita Spence
Meeting Location: TBA
Information: Students and staff help to promote volunteer-driven cancer fundraising activities to donate to the American Cancer Society.
Sponsor: Shernita Spence
Meeting Location: TBA
Information: Shiloh Ambassadors serve as role models in the areas of academic achievement and co-curricular involvement. Peer leaders have multiple responsibilities at Shiloh Middle such as helping with orientation for new students by giving tours and serving as student ambassadors for various school functions. The Peer Leader Club is currently open to 7th and 8th graders. Membership includes a multi-step selection process.
Sponsors:Jacob Van Yush & Victoria Nash
Technology Student Association
Sponsor: Chimera Brew
Meeting Location: Engineering Lab (Brew's Room across from Gym)
Information: Check back in August of 2019 for updated information.
Young Artist Society (YAS)
Sponsor: TJ Krooss, Katherine Alvey, Teresa Waterman, and India Cornileus
Meeting Location: Krooss classroom (across from cafeteria)
Information: The Young Artist Society fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in the Visual Arts by looking at modern day concerns and collaboratively developing solutions through project management and production. THE STUDENT IS THE CANVAS, CREATIVITY IS THE MEDIUM, AND CURRICULUM IS THE TOOL!
Students will receive applications at the September 10th meeting. We will accept a maximum number of 45 students. There will be a $45 fee which will be paid on My Payments Plus. The fee will include a Shiloh Messenger Bag, Acrylic Paint, and Paint Brushes. Our focus for the 2019-2020 school year will be on personal development through painting.
This year the Young Artist Society will be participating in the PTSA Reflections Competition. The theme is "Look Within"!