Art Club

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Art Club

Art Club is open to 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in creating different kinds of artwork for the school.  We will start with decorations for dances, positive words of inspiration, and painting the school spirit rock.  We will also schedule field trips to area art museums.  For further information contact Mr. Marek (mmarek@wcpss.net) or stop by the art room (303).

 Battle of the Books 

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Battle of the Books 

Battle of the Books – Battle of the Books is a competitive book club that is great for students who love reading and are competitive.  Any student is invited to participate in our readings and practice sessions, but only the top 10 readers will participate in the Countywide battle.  At each meeting, students learn new and fun things about books, both fiction and nonfiction. For additional information please contact Ms. Poppe at epoppe@wcpss.net

 Chess club

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Chess club

The Chess club is open to all players- beginners through advanced levels. For additional information please contact Mr. Preiss at gpreiss@wcpss.net

 Dude Be Nice

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Dude Be Nice

This is a student-driven club with the purpose of creating and maintaining a culture of kindness within our school, throughout our school community, and stretching beyond that to the national/global level.  Students will collaborate as a group to creatively develop activities to promote a "pay-it-forward" mindset through random acts of kindness   All students are invited and encouraged to attend.  For additional information please contact Ms. Petersen at kpetersen@wcpss.net

 FCA

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FCA

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 Hornets Lacrosse Club

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Hornets Lacrosse Club

The Holly Ridge Middle School Hornets Lacrosse Club is open to all HRMS boys. No prior playing experience is required.  The goal of this club is to give students with an interest in lacrosse an opportunity to share, explore and grow the game. For more information please contact Mr. Bogwicz (club sponsor) at jbogwicz@wcpss.net or visit the website.

 Jazz Band

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Jazz Band

Jazz Band is an audition-based ensemble that rehearses once a week. We practice and perform Jazz Music from multiple different eras and artists including, but not limited to: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, and many more! The Jazz Band meets Thursday mornings in the Band Room from 7:15 - 7:45.

 Knitting/Crocheting Club

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Knitting/Crocheting Club

This club will benefit Words & Warmth, a local non-profit charitable organization.  We will meet on Thursdays from 3:15pm-4:15pm.   This club is open to all grades and can be for advanced and beginning knitters/crocheters.   For additional information please contact Ms. Petersen at kpetersen@wcpss.net

 Expedition Steam

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Expedition Steam

Explore the world of STEAM while making friends, building self awareness and being the change that makes our world a better place.

     **Open to all students at Holly Ridge Middle School

     **The Lego Robotics Team is part of the Expedition STEAM Club.  

     **Email Mrs. Webb or Mrs. Jesrani for more information.

     **Learn more about our club at https://sites.google.com/a/wcpss.net/mjesrani/expedition-steam

     **Sponsored by Mrs. Webb and Mrs. Jesrani

 National Junior Honor Society

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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. Seventh graders are inducted in the spring. Students are invited to apply for membership based on all five tenets of the NJHS.  Students will serve during their 8th grade year and are required to complete volunteer hours for the good of the school and their community. This is open to rising 8th graders, by application and selection. For additional information please contact Ms.Graham at jgraham2@wcpss.net or visit this the following website:  https://sites.google.com/wcpss.net/ms-graham/home?authuser=1
 
 Science Olympiad

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Science Olympiad

Students who enjoy science and competition will want to participate in Science Olympiad. Students prepare experiments in categories such as Crime Busters, Bottle Rockets and Mission Possible and compete in the Science Olympiad competition each March. For additional information please contact Ms. Smyre at ksmyre@wcpss.net or visit this website https://sites.google.com/a/wcpss.net/science-olympiad-club/home