The below list describes the variety of clubs that will potentially be offered at Libby Middle School. Please note that not all clubs will be offered each year. Decisions will be made based on advisor availability and student interest. Each club will have student leadership of at least a president and secretary, who will meet with the club advisor and assist in planning and leading meetings and activities. All clubs will follow the general club bylaws set by ASB and are welcome to create their own variation of the document.
Within art club, students will extend their artistic abilities outside of the classroom. There will be multiple opportunities to demonstrate creativity and showcase new skills. Membership is open throughout the school year to all students at our school.
Students participating in book club will have the opportunity to read and discuss various grade level appropriate books selected by students and the advisor. There will be regular meeting times set to lead discussions about the literature and increase comprehension and improve communication skills.
Buddy Club is an organization through Project Unify, that was developed so that students with disabilities experience a sense of acceptance and love. It is designed to unite students in the general education setting with students with disabilities in order to engage, support, and interact as buddies in school and community events.
Builders Club is the largest service organization for middle school and junior high students, with more than 45,000 members worldwide. Members learn to work together and develop servant-leaders skills as they serve their school and community.
All students interested in participating in chess club are welcome, no experience is required to join. Students will compete against one another in friendly competition and will possibly have the ability to compete in tournaments.
Learning to code within this club will change the way students think, fostering solid algorithmic thinking skills that will help them a variety of ways. This club is open to all students and no prior experience is required.
First Lego Robotics
Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. Along their discovery journey, they develop critical thinking and team-building skills, basic STEM applications, and even presentation skills, as they must present their solutions with a dash of creativity to judges.
Fuel Up To Play 60
Fuel Up to Play 60 is an in-school nutrition and physical activity program launched by National Dairy Council and NFL, in collaboration with the USDA, to help encourage today's youth to lead healthier lives.
A vocal musical group which focuses on modern numbers selected by students and an advisor to prepare for high school level choir. Multiple opportunities will be offered to perform throughout the year.
Homework club will provide designated time and a quiet space for students to access school resources such as tutors, computers and other materials to aid in completion of homework.
International Language and Culture Club
This club celebrates the many languages and cultures of the world. Students will have the opportunity to gain a solid foundational understanding of the language and culture of many regions.
In this competitive team, students will gain an in depth understanding of core math concepts and apply their skills at competitions such as math is cool.
In this group, students interested in photography, computer layout and design, and social media will take on the responsibility of managing all media accounts for Libby Middle School. This will include overseeing our social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc. and developing and distributing a regular school newspaper. Students involved in this group will also create the school yearbook and be responsible for taking photos throughout the school year at numerous events.
National Junior Honor Society
The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Inducted students are expected to serve as leaders in the classroom and contribute positively to the growth of Libby Middle School.
Speech and Debate Team
Students will learn essential research and communication skills and build confidence through public speaking within this team. Topics will be studied under the guidance of an advisor and students will have the opportunity to thoroughly research the topic and prepare several logical arguments in addition to exploring numerous speech events.
Students interested in traveling work diligently leading up to spring break to raise funds for a trip to a major tourist destination within the United States. Throughout the year, students also research attractions and landmarks they would like to see. This trip is an incredible opportunity for students to learn more about our history while exploring in a hands on setting.