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January - February Offerings


Jan 2, 9, 23 Feb 6, 13, 20


We’ll be working on the art of small-scale paintings. Working primarily with wood block ‘canvases’ and acrylic paint, students will create several pieces to frame and hang at home or here at school. We’ll create unique frames for our finished work in the woodshop.  Drew McNaughton leads.

 3:00 - 4:30                                                             $15 -$60

XC Skiing

Our Middle School Ski group practices at various locales nearby, including Morse farm and Montpelier High. Students have the ability to enter Middle School meets to race. Dan Voisin and Brian Carlson lead.

 3:00 - 5:00                                                                          Full!


3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Feb 7, 14, 21

Sled Heads!

We’ll be hitting the slopes at Hubbard Park. primarily using mad River Rockets, we will be exploring the Park’s woods and fields, finding fresh snow in lots of locations. Students should have helmets and goggles. Sleds available on request. We will be walking to and from the Park. Appropriate winter gear required!

  3:00 - 5:00                                         $20 - $80

Junior Iron Chef

We’ll be entering the Statewide Junior Iron Chef Competition this year! We are hoping to have 2 teams of 3-5 participants each, so signup early and we’ll prepare for the March 18th Event at the Champlain Valley Exposition. With limited space, this will be a first-come, first-served registration.

 3:00 - 5:00                                                      $20 - $80


Jan 4, 11, 18, 25 Feb 1, 8, 15, 22

O.W.L. (Our Whole Lives)

Our Whole Lives is a curriculum focused on understanding the developmental, emotional and social challenges and changes during the Middle School years. Students will discuss and learn together in a safe and open environment. Peter Watt and Adrienne Fortune lead. LINK HERE TO SEE TOPICS COVERED

7th and 8th grade only

 3:00 - 4:30                                                               $20 - $80

Bolton After School Ski and Ride

Secon Session begins February 8th. Separate signup. Signups Due January 18th. Email Drew (drewm@mpsvt.org) for a signup form!

  3:00 - 8:45                (Feb 8, 15, 22, Mar 8, 15, 22)


January 5, 12, 19, 26 Feb 2, 9, 16, 23

Rock Climbing: Petra Cliffs

We’ll be scaling the walls at Petra Cliffs each week, learning the basics of rock climbing on their sweet indoor terrain. Those not old enough to belay will be able to use auto-belays or be assisted by peers and leaders. Limit 13, based on van space.

  3:00 - 6:00                                              $20 -$80


Jan 6, 13, 20, 27 Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

XC Skiing

(See Monday Offering)

 3:00 - 5:00                                                                          Full!

Mind Games: D&D and Board Games

We’ll have our ongoing D&D group continue through February, while also opening the Cafeteria to Board Games of all sorts. Some games will be provided, but we encourage students to bring others from home!

With Peter Watt.

  3:00 - 4:30                                              $20 - $80

Wood Shop

We’ll be using simple design elements to create stools, side tables, and household projects. Safe use of tools and responsible behavior in the shop are required.

 3:00 - 4:30                                                           $20 - $80

These murals are done with painters' tape, and are student-created temporary installations around the school.

Look at the Side Tables we've been made in Woodworking Class.

Makerspace Challenges so far...

Check out our Tape Art Mural to celebrate our 7th Grade Boys Basketball Champions!
Or our Peter Pan Jr. Mural to celebrate Dinner Theater!
Or our Springtime Daffodils to celebrate new seasons!
Or our MSMS Gator school mascot!

Check out our Photos from Kayak/Canoeing and Wild Edibles

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS! -  Our programs are bursting at the seams! Do you want to climb at Petra Cliffs with us, or kayak and canoe? Contact Drew (drewm@mpsvt.org) to volunteer!

This year we're adding over 90 students to the hallways at MSMS with the addition of 5th grade to our ranks.        That's a lot of bodies and interests. Our programming will need some help from families and parents this year.      Please email drewm@mpsvt.org if you are interested in signing up to lead an activity.