• Wendell Middle Club Options 

     

    FIRST LEGO League Team Phoenix Robotics

    Linda Dextre' and TBA
    ldextre@wcpss.net

    Application required. FLL meets once weekly after school during competition season (through December). Students work as a team to complete a research project to problem-solve a real-world issue connected to the theme. The team works within firm deadlines, meets regularly, displays professionalism and thinks innovatively and critically. 

    Requires parent/guardian participation for transportation and volunteer help. Some fees are associated with team membership. Competition may be out of town on a weekend. 

    Jazz Band

    Catherine Slade
    cslade@wcpss.net

    Jazz Band is an ensemble that performs jazz, funk, and rock music and meets during the school day.  They perform several times throughout the school year.  Students must have at least one year on their instrument and audition during the second week of school.  Please see Mrs. Slade for audition music.
     
    Jazz Band instruments include Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Drum Set, Guitar, Bass, Piano, and Vibraphone/Auxillary instruments.

    Library Leaders

    Linda Dextre'
    ldextre@wcpss.net

    This club requires an application process. 
    Library Leaders is a student club that teaches leadership skills, organizational skills, independent task completion, proactive and creative problem solving and reading engagement. Applications are available for all students in the first three weeks of school. Interested students may fill out an application and get three teacher references. No applications will be considered after the due date. Selected Library Leaders are notified through their homeroom teacher during the fourth week of school.

    National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

    Advisor: Rebekah Sanderson
    rsanderson@wcpss.net

    NJHS is a service club made up of some of the most high-achieving students in Wendell Middle School. By applying to and being selected to be in NJHS, students are promising to uphold a high standard of scholarship, leadership, and service both here at WMS and in our community.

    Stage Crew

    Advisor: Linda Dextre'
    ldextre@wcpss.net

    This club requires an application process. 
    Students interested in Stage Crew should have an interest in audiovisual and computer hardware technology. This team sets up and breaks down equipment in the auditorium during performances and assemblys. They assist the media/tech team in setting up classroom technology, such as CPUs and document cameras. Due to the nature of production work, students applying for this club will need to stay after school for seasonal band performances. (therefore cannot be a band member) Applications are available for all students in the first three weeks of school. Interested students may fill out an application and get three teacher references. No applications will be considered after the due date. Selected team members are notified through their homeroom teacher during the fourth week of school.

    Step Team

     Marcus Wright
    mdwright@wcpss.net

    Come on out for a fun team activity!

    We will be learning new steps and presenting them at different activities in school and around the area.We have performed at Knightdale Elementary and Stars in the East. We also hope to broaden our step horizons this year! 

    We are super-excited to have Mr. Wright join our step team, as he has been coaching step since he started as a teacher! We look forward to having you join our team!

    Student Council

    Marcus Wright
    mdwright@wcpss.net

    To instill and practice leadership skills in students. Assist the school in leading and planning community service projects, school dances, recycling, Student council members are student ambassadors for our school and community during open house, 6th grade orientation, assemblies and other projects as assigned by the school.

     Yearbook

    Andrea Mack
    amack@wcpss.net

    Students interested in graphic design and photography and have a knack for attention to detail are encouraged to sign up for participation in yearbook. A group of students will be selected to participate. This is an after-school activity.