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Why join an academic club?

  • Be part of a team
  • Participate in innovative, enriching competitions
  • Challenge your mind through enrichment opportunities
  • Become more active at Smith Middle School
  • Improve student achievement
  • Provide practical training for the future
  • Enhance scholarship opportunities
  • Complements the Common Core

Academic Clubs at Smith!

 Club Coach(es) & Contact InformationPractices Other Important Dates 
Quiz Bowl




Click here for more Quiz Bowl information

Bratton Holmes
bholmes@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21427


There are also some parent volunteers helping out with this club!
Tuesdays during lunches- Quizlet, question writing & practice, & strengthening topic skills

Fridays 3:15-4:15 in room 427- practice competing
10/25/14- Fall Quiz Bowl
Tournament

3/7/15- Regional    
Competition 

3/28/15- State Competition

5/8/15-5/10/15- National Competition in Dallas
Chess ClubEric Zeigler
ezeigler@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21121
The Smith Chess Club is meeting every Tuesday from 3:15-4:15 for open play. Come to Room 121 to learn, play bughouse, and meet some members of our Chess Team.  Please call/see Mr. Zeigler for more information.


Battle of the Books


For more information, go the BOB page!




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Scrabble Club
Gabriel Grana
ggrana@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21304


There are also some parent volunteers helping with this club!



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Gabriel Grana
ggrana@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21304
Computers are reserved on Thursdays during recesses for BOB, but students can practice whenever they are in the Media Center.






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Tuesdays after school until 4:30  
















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Science Olympiad              



                                               
                       
Regina Baratta
rbaratta@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21791

Lori Clark
lclark@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21309

*Parent volunteers and UNC students helping out with this club! 
Most Thursdays and Fridays 3:15-4:00 in library (students choose one day a week to go) 


2/20/16- Regional Competition at UNC-G
Math CountsBoyd Blackburn
bblackburn@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21802


Nate Scott
nscott@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21115
Mondays 3:15-4:30 in rooms 309 & 310 during October, November, & December

School competition is Monday, Dec. 14th (only the top 15 students continue to train as Smith's MathCounts "Team")
12/14/15- School Competition

February- Chapter Competition

March- State Competition
Model UN

Provides the opportunity for students to participate in simulated or mock UN Conference!

Erin White
emwhite@chccs.k12.nc.us

Mondays 3:15-4:00 in room 424

Starting in January.

Culminates in March/April



March/April - CHCCS Middle
School District Model UN
Conference at CCEE

Topic
- TBD