• Clubs for the 2019-2020 school year will be updated regularly. Please check back!

     

    African American Culture Club

    The African American Culture Club is open to all students interested in learning more about historical and contemporary topics regarding African American students.

    Day(s): Third Friday of the month

    Time: 7:55-8:20 am

    Location: Audion

    Sponsor: Mr. Weeks

     

    Art Club

    Students will work independently and collaboratively on projects using a variety of media and techniques. Art Club will be available to the first 20 students who sign up outside of Room 107 every art club day. You must sign up every week to stay. If school is closed, art club will be made up on Wednesday the same week.

    Day(s): Monday for Grades 5&6, Tuesday for Grades 7&8

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Location: Room 107

    Sponsor: Mrs. Maikits

     

    Community Service

    Community Service Club provides opportunities for students to work together in service to school & community, to develop leadership potential, and to foster development of strong moral character.

    Days and Time vary

    Location: 815

    Sponsor: Mrs. Wilson

     

    Forensics

    Forensics, in the formal sense of the word, refers to public debates or formal argumentation suitable for a court of law. Forensics at the middle school level, provides an opportunity for students to be involved in various forms of public speaking and compete at the Chester County Forensics Tournament in the spring.

    When this club begins, additional information will be posted.

     

    French Club

    French club is open to all students interested in learning more about French culture and language in a relaxed environment.

    Day(s): Thursday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:10 pm

    Location: 809

    Sponsor: Mme. Braun and Mme. Blair

     

    Homework Club

    Homework club provides an opportunity for students to do their work in the school environment with the support of a teacher and access to valuable resources for work completion. 

    Day(s): Monday-Wednesday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Grade(s): 5-8

    Sponsors:

    Mrs. Pettia – Mon, room 808

    Ms. Kapadia – Tue, room 811

    Mrs. Pettia – Wed, room 808

    Mr. DiMarino - Thu, room 612

     

    Junior Model UN

    Junior Model UN is an academically challenging club that introduces students to the world of international relations and diplomacy. The application process begins in late-November and meetings for selected students will begin in December.

    When this club begins, additional information will be posted.

     

    Mathcounts 6

    Mathcounts is national middle school competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests.

    Day(s): Tuesday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Location: 812

    Sponsor: Mrs. Long

     

    Mathcounts 7/8

    Mathcounts is national middle school competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests.

    Day(s): Wednesday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:10 pm

    Location: 812

    Sponsor: Mrs. Long

     

    Math Madness

    Math Madness is a weekly online math competition. Team members will meet once per week to compete during the Fall.

    Day(s): Monday

    Time: 3:20 – 4:00 pm

    Location: 610

    Sponsor: Mr. Gratton

     

     

    Multicultural Club

    The Multicultural Club provides an opportunity for students in grades 5-8 to meet every other week with other students who are interested in promoting awareness of and appreciation for different cultures.

    When this club begins, additional information will be posted.

     

    Newspaper Club

    Newspaper Club is open to any student with an interest in learning how to seek news stories, complete interviews, gather facts, and compose news articles to be published in our school newspaper, The Forger. Students are expected to, use multiple resources to write about school events as assigned, properly complete the editing, revising, and saving process, and meet all deadlines for rough and final drafts.

    Day: Monday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Location: Library

    Sponsor: Mr. Eickhoff

     

    Prism

    All students are welcome to discuss topics of social life at VFMS and ways to support each other and the VFMS community. Prism is a student-led club

    Day: Thursday

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Location: Room 613

    Sponsor: Mr. Hampton and Mrs. Hannigan

     

    Reading Olympics

    Provides an opportunity for students in grades, 5,6,7, or 8, who enjoy reading to meet every other week with other avid readers. Students will read books in teams and represent Valley Forge Middle School in a country-wide competition where they will answer questions about the books they have read.

    Day: Thursday (every other)

    Time: 3:15 – 4:15 pm

    Location: Room 616

    Sponsor: Mr. Ruggeri

     

    Robotics 5/6

    Students will be introduced to the concepts and technologies used in robitics through the VEX IQ system. Students will also experience problem-solving, communication, creative thinking, teamwork, and collaboration.

    Day: Wednesday (Session 1 - Oct 23-Dec 18/Session 2 - Jan-Feb)

    Time: 3:20 – 4:30 pm

    Location: Room 610

    Sponsor: Mr. Gratton and Mr. Sola

     

    Robotics 7/8

    Students will be introduced to the concepts and technologies used in robitics through the VEX EDR system. Students will also experience problem-solving, communication, creative thinking, teamwork, and collaboration.

    Day: Thursday

    Time: 3:20 – 4:30 pm

    Location: Room 713

    Sponsor: Ms. McDonough

     

    Running Club

    Running Club is open to any student in grades 5-8 with an interest in running. No previous experience is needed and all ability levels are welcome. Students should bring a change of clothes and sneakers for each club meeting.

    Day: Wednesday (Sept. 25-Oct. 30)

    Time: 3:15 – 4:00 pm

    Location: Room 609

    Sponsor: Ms. Young and Mrs. Busciacco

     

    Science Olympiad Club

    Team competition in which students compete in events pertaining to various scientific disciplines, including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics, and engineering. 

    Day: Tuesday

    Time: 3:20 – 4:00 pm

    Location: Room 704

    Sponsor: Mr. D. Viviani