Clubs & Organizations
If you are in the 7th or 8th grade and were unable to attend the Informational Virtual Meeting on 9/29, you are still welcome to apply for membership. Please read these Frequently Asked Questions to determine if you meet the requirements. The link to the application form is in the "How Do I Apply for Membership" section of the FAQ page. Contact Mrs. Walters (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you are unsure of your GPA from last year and she will calculate it for you. The application deadline for the 20-21 school year is October 16.
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.
Battle of the Books
Battle of the Books Webpage
Battle of the Books is open to all students who enjoy reading and LOVE competition. If you missed the interest meeting, it is not too late to join. Go to the Battle of the Books webpage (above) to learn more. While students' book preferences are highly considered, our goal is that every book is read by 3-4 team members. Each student should allocate time to read AT LEAST six assigned books before the mid-December first book knowledge quiz. Typically one or two books assigned are not high on the student's preference list, but need to be read due to the nature of the competition. Contact Mrs. Walters, faculty advisor, with questions.
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.
The Chess Club consists of students in grades 6, 7, and 8 that want to learn, or enjoy playing chess. The group typically meets once or twice a month on announced afternoons in the media center. Contact Mr. Massullo, faculty advisor, with questions.
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. We will be having an interest meeting on Thursday, October 15th at 3:15PM on Google Meet. Please check your grade level classroom for the google meet link!
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.
During the 2020-21 school year, FFA will meet the last Wednesday of the month at 3:30p via Google Meet. The Google Meet link will be posted to the FFA Google Classroom. Contact Mr. Gabriel for the Google Classroom code following joining. The fee to participate this year is $20 and can be paid on OSP. The $20 covers state and national dues, a 20-21 WMMMS FFA T-Shirt, welcome pack, 1 student banquet ticket, meals at in person meetings, covers CDE registration fees and more!"
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 or Ms. Nicodemus with questions.
Math Counts is a competitive group of student mathematicians who begin to prepare for competition early in the school year. Typically, the district competition occurs in February. Contact, Ms. Skipper, faculty advisor 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.