Clubs, Activities and Trips

Throughout the school year, Middle School students have several opportunities to become involved with clubs, extracurricular activities, and class trips.

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CLUBS

Middle School students can get involved in a number of on-campus clubs during after-school hours:

  • Chess Club
  • Circle the State With Song
  • ISSMA
  • Knowledgemasters
  • MATHCOUNTS
  • Robotics Club
  • Speech Team
  • Spelling Bee

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

Middle School Musical

Students in Grades 5-8 may participate in the annual Middle School Musical. Tryouts take place in January and the performance is staged in March. The cast and crew typically number 60-100 students.

Spirit 56

This series of social events provides students in Grades 5-6 with opportunities to cheer on the 5/6 athletics teams. Events are held on various dates throughout the sports seasons and include a light supper, games, and cheering.

Socials

Socials are occasionally held on Friday evenings from 7 – 9 p.m. for students in Grades 7-8.

Fall Frenzy

This afternoon of games, food and fun for all students in Grades 5-6 is held after school in October.

Snow Fest

This winter carnival is a fundraiser organized by the Grades 5-6 advisories benefiting community organizations of their choice.

CLASS TRIPS

Students participate in a variety of field trips to special sites in Fort Wayne and beyond. Some trips have become part of the curriculum and are sponsored yearly.

Grade 5

  • Toledo Museum in the fall
  • Ski trip in the winter
  • Philharmonic in April

Grade 6

  • Cave exploration in southern Indiana in the fall
  • Ski trip in the winter

Grade 7

  • Camp Tecumseh for three days and two nights in the fall
  • France or Mexico (alternating years) for nine days at Thanksgiving
  • Ski trip in the winter

Grade 8

  • Washington, D.C., and Gettysburg, Penn., for four days in the fall
  • France or Mexico (alternating years) for nine days at Thanksgiving
  • Ski trip in the winter