Clubs & Organizations
What is The National Junior Beta Club? The National Junior Beta Club is an academic honor organization that recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement, promotes strong moral character and social responsibility, encourages service to others, fosters leadership skills, and provides settings for students to develop strong interpersonal skills.
Seventh and eighth-grade students with a GPA of at least 3.5 on last year's final report card are eligible to apply for membership. One component of the application process includes two teacher recommendations attesting to moral integrity, service orientation, industrious attitude, and leadership potential. the student must also complete another component of the application which includes contact information, activities, and awards, etc. Students who miss the deadline are invited to apply next year if still registered at WMMS.
For additional information, contact Ms. Boykin-Rogers, club advisor.
Book Club/Project LitI Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Young Readers Edition), by Malala Yousafzai is our students' choice for our November Project Lit Book Club discussion. Any student interested in this book is invited to read it and join us for our November 9 after-school book discussion. Please contact Mrs. Walters, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions or to request being added to the Project Lit Google Classroom.Project LIT is a grass-roots, student-led book club. A major focus of the club is to promote diverse book selections that support International Mindedness, a foundational principle of IB. International Mindedness aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.
Students in all grades are welcome to join the club, attending the meetings that fit their schedule or reading tastes. Meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the month from "last bus" to 5 p.m. If a student needs to stay for the activity bus (when it starts running), Mrs. Walters is happy to stay.
Questions? See or e-mail Mrs. Walters, Club Advisor
The Builder's Club is an international organization for middle school students with the goal of building character and developing leadership through service activities.
For information, please contact the club advisor, Mrs. Leon.
Dance Company is a performance group that meets every Wednesday after school. Members are invited to join following an audition early in the school year. Students learn choreography at Wednesday rehearsals and then perform during various events throughout the year, including Fall Frenzy, March Madness, and the Winter and Spring Dance Concerts. 6th-8th grade students are eligible to participate. Dance Company is a year-long commitment. Contact Ms. Maxwell, faculty advisor, with questions.
Welcoming Westies is a student organization that supports the goals of West Millbrook's Positive Behavior Support Program. These students take leadership roles in encouraging a positive, inclusive, environment for all members of our school community, and plan activities throughout the year to keep positive behavior and a safe, positive environment at the forefront of our thinking.
Contact Mr. Wishon, faculty advisor, if you have questions.
FFA is a dynamic youth organization within agricultural education that changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. FFA was created in 1928 as the Future Farmers of America; the name was changed in 1988 to the National FFA Organization to represent the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, nearly one half-million student members are engaged in a wide range of agricultural education activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in the agricultural science, food, fiber and natural resources industry. Student success remains the primary mission of FFA. Contact Mr. Gabriel, faculty advisor with questions.
The International Club is an organization committed to the understanding and appreciation of diverse cultural heritages on an individual, school, community, and global level. Our goal is to explore our own cultural heritage while we investigate the heritage of others to bolster connection, improve understanding, and increase social justice while developing youth leadership. Contact Ms. Harkness with questions.
The West Millbrook Middle School Student Council is consists of members and officers chosen by the student body. Throughout the school year, the Student Council, working with the advisors, sponsors a variety school dances and other activities in which all students can participate.
If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Cozzie, faculty advisor.
The West Millbrook Yearbook, is published each year by a team of students along with a faculty advisor. This publication requires determination to meet deadlines, along with a desire to improve photography skills.