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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!
6th Grade: Wednesday lunch
7th Grade: Thursday lunch
  • Quizlet, question writing & practice, and strengthening topic skills
All grades: Fridays after school (until 4:10)
  • Practice competing
10/28/17 - Fall Quiz Bowl
Tournament @ Carrboro High School
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!
Gabriel Grana
ggrana@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21304

Meeting dates TBA
In the meantime, students are encouraged to read the books on their own!

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)
2/17/18 - Regional Competition at UNC-G
Math CountsBoyd Blackburn
bblackburn@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21802


Rachel Haber
rhaber@chccs.k12.nc.us
x21551
Mondays 3:15-4:30 in the library

School competition on Dec. 11 (only the top 15 students continue to train as Smith's MathCounts "Team")
December 11, 2017 - School Competition

February - Chapter Competition

March - State Competition
Model UN
Provides the opportunity for students to participate in simulated or mock UN Conference!

Erin Kellas
ekellas@chccs.k12.nc.us



Mondays 3:15-4:00 (location TBA)

Starting in January

Culminates in March/April



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

Topic
- TBD
Theatre
Smith offers after school theatre for students in Grades 6-8.  There are three shows this year in the Cyclone Theatre Season.  For more information, please visit the theatre website found here.
Danka Kulikowski
dkulikowski@chccs.k12.nc.us
2-3 days a week until 5:00
Nov. 2, 2017 - Global Connections (auditions end of September)

March (1st Saturday of Spring Break) - Play

April - Musical (auditions end of February)