Here are bands upcoming events. Period 2 Concert Band has a Fall Concert on October 10th at HHS at 7:00 p.m. Period 3 Beginning Band has Middle School Night with OHS Band on October 11th. Period 4 Symphonic Band has a Beginning Band Concert on October 24th at LCMS at 6:30 p.m. Period 6 Beggining Band has a Spring Concert on May 8th at HHS at 7:00 p.m.
Membership is the Lawton Chiles Middle School Beta Club is by invitation to those students who have shown through their academic achievements that they have high academic standards. Students with a cumulative average of 3.75 and a teacher recommendation in the 7th grade year are invited to be installed as members. Membership is open to 7th and 8th graders only. The purpose of the National Beta Club is promote the ideals of character, service and leadership among students, to reward meritorious achievements and to encourage and assist students in continuing their education after high school. The National Beta Club a student centered organization continually develops and nurtures individuals by providing opportunities and experiences enabling them to demonstrates the ideals of character, achievement, service, and leadership in a global community. Students meet the first Tuesday of each month with Ms. Naran in Building 4 media.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a student led club that is directly involved with the youth of our schools. Florida is the second largest state in the country for FCA. FCA focuses on four major areas: campus, community, coaches and camps. Students lead their campus huddles, learning leadership skills and beginning to implement accountability into their lives. Huddles are held bimonthly with guest speakers from the community and field of athletics. The teachers and community have an opportunity to invest in the youth and leaders of tomorrow by supporting FCA today. Officers meet the first week of the month and the Huddle meets the last week of the month usually on Fridays with Ms. Thomas and Mr. Hall in the gym/Black Box Theater.
Future Educators of America
This is a club that strives to inspire competent students to consider teaching as a career. The club provides members with knowledge and experiences that develops leadership, qualities and skills basic to successful teaching. It offers preteaching experiences that are exploratory and developmental in nature. Students engage in activities that promote learning throughout the community. If you have any questions please contact Alyssa_Licitra@scps.k12.fl.us.
Iron Club (Wrestling/Weight Lifting)
The Iron Club is open to all grades both boys and girls. The Iron Club is a wrestling and weightlifting club that meets in the mornings before school. This is an excellent opportunity for students to begin building their strength and conditioning knowledge, increase self esteem, increase self confidence, increase knowledge of self defense and to be part of a positive group and to make friends who have similar interests. Iron Club will begin at the end of October and meet Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings from 8:00 - 9:00 in the weight room with Mr. Thompson.
The Math Club meets weekly during homeroom and may compete in the county math competition in the spring.
Pantherette Dance Team
The Pantherette Dance Team is open to all grades with an audition. Dancers participate in local high school performances and in local parades. The Pantherettes compete in regional dance competitions and in various community events. No dance experience is required but a sports physical is required. Pantherettes meet every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 to 5:30 with Mrs. O'Neill in the Black Box Theater.
FIRST was founded in 1989. Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership. These innovative programs will help motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.
The Robotics Club meets each Wednesday morning, when school is in session, from 8:05 am to 9:00 am. We will meet on some Wednesday afternoons as well, but those dates have yet to be determined. We will meet in 3-208, which is also the Business Computers 2 classroom. We have 22 members at present.
The Student Council is responsible for representing the whole student body. Officers are elected at the beginning of each school year by the students. The Student Council voices the needs, wants and concerns of the student body to represent to the school administration and teachers. They are also responsible for encouraging school spirit through initiating school spirit events such as spirit week. Members of the Student Council help raise funds for school wide projects and assist the community when they are in need of aid. Being on the Student Council is something that will help our students become responsible and active members of the community. Student Council meets with Mrs. Ilemsky every other Thursday at 4:00 p.m in 4-0007.
Sunshine State Book Club
The Sunshine State Young Readers Club is a group of students united by their love of reading books. They choose to read all of the middle school level Sunshine State Books, and come together each week to talk and enjoy these books. In the late Spring they will compete with other SCPS schools to win first place and keep the trophy! Last year our team won, and we look forward to defending our title! The Book Club will meet every Tuesday during lunch with Mrs. Dombrowski.
The Writing Club is for students who love to express themselves by writing stories, poems, essays, scripts and more. The club will meet to share writing and get new ideas. Learn to be a better writer as you share and discover how to publish your work.