Indian River Middle School Clubs & Activities


AVID

AVID: is a program designed to prepare middle achieving students in grades 6-12 for college and university entry. AVID was established in 1980, and there are now schools in over 29 states and more than 13 foreign countries involved in the AVID program. (Mrs. Floyd & Mrs. Reynolds)

Basketball

This is an after school program for boys and girls to participate in various basketball activities. Basic basketball skills and strategies are part of the activities emphasized. All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade boys and girls are welcomed. (Mr. Cherry - Boys) (Mr. Little - Girls)

Chess Club

The chess club combines educational and social activities. It provides those who know how to play and those interested in learning the game of chess a place to meet, play, learn, teach, and get together to have fun. The rivalries, while competitive, are friendly, instilling in students, the virtues of discipline and good sportsmanship. Chess club meets after school on Tuesdays. (Ms. Sommer)

National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society: The National Junior Honor Society chapter of Indian River Middle School is a duly chartered and affiliated chapter of this prestigious national organization. Membership is open to those students who meet the required standards in five areas of evaluation: scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship, and character. Standards for selection are established by the national office of NJHS and have been revised to meet our local chapter needs. Students are selected to be members by a 5-member Faculty Council, appointed by the principal, which bestows this honor upon qualified students on behalf of the faculty of our school at the end of each school-year. (Mrs. Jones) Click the adjacent links for more information on the selection process, and bylaws.

Step Team

This is an after school program for boys and girls to participate and learn how to step. The students will learn how to use their hands, feet, and body as a whole to make beats in unison. All 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students are welcome. (Ms. Sutton)

Student Council Association (SCA)

Student Council Association (SCA): The Student Council Association is open to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students that exhibit excellent citizenship. The focus of the SCA is to improve school spirit and to participate in community service. This year we have sponsored a tailgating party during football season, promoted a food drive, and helped local needy families with food baskets during the Thanksgiving season. The SCA is a committed group of students that work hard to make IRMS a better place! (Mrs. Holl)

Wylde Life

Wylde Life is Real Life. This club is all about games, fun, building, positive relationship, mentoring and the Bible. (Margie Vaughan)

Yearbook

Yearbook: Putting together a quality yearbook is a ton of work and that could not be completed without a committed and dedicated yearbook staff. Members of the staff actually begin working before the school year even begins choosing a cover and planning layouts. Picture taking begins the first day of school! The staff meets on a regular basis until the book is completed in early spring. (Mrs. Sabo)

Young Dreamers

Young Dreamers: Young Dreamers consists of a group of young men who are inspired to become keepers of the 'Dream'. The participants will adopt the Young Dreamers Eight Point System: building self-esteem, leadership skills, cultural pride, social skills, choosing a career, quality education, personal grooming, and self-pride. (Dr. McNair)