ACTIVITIES [Clubs & Sports]
Please read the Daily AnnouNcements or Schoology for updated information on meeting times and clubs. Not all clubs have meeting times yet or are meeting this semester. The clubs that are on the Daily AnnouNcements or Schoology will provide you up-to date information about clubs that are meeting.
Clubs and Study Halls
Clubs and Study Halls will begin on Monday. August 22nd. The clubs and study halls run from 2:30 PM-3:15 PM. Students do not need to sign up for clubs or study halls. Please check announcements for updated club meeting dates.
There will be buses available for students who qualify for bussing during the school year. If students are NOT a bus rider to and from school, they are unable to take the activity bus.
Please note that the office closes at 3:30 PM every day.
Be sure to know where study hall will be meeting that day! [Study Hall Locations]
CURRENT CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
3D Printing Club: The 3D printing club is a chance to learn about and utilize the 3D printers. There will be 4 sessions for this club throughout the year and you may only sign up for 1 session, to allow for other students the chance to join. Each session will allow a max of 12 students to sign up. Each session is 6 meetings on Monday’s at 2:30-3:15. If you cannot attend EVERY meeting, please do not sign up for that session. Sign-ups are closed.
Acceptance Club: The Acceptance Club is a place for members of the LGBTQIA community and their allies to meet weekly for support and fun! All are welcome. The club meets every Wednesday during the activity period.
After School Sports: In after school sports students will participate and experience a number of sports and games. We will work collaboratively to choose which activities we will participate in on a weekly basis. Students looking to join this club will learn about how to be a good teammate, rules to various games, and a variety of important sport specific skills. Come to after school sports to have fun and play games with your friends and meet new people! This club is open to all grades. We will meet Wednesdays from 2:30-3:15. CLICK HERE TO SEE WHICH GRADE WILL MEET THIS WEEK!
Art Fair Club: Art Fair Club will be meeting on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays after school starting September 7th. This club is for 7th and 8th graders. Artists can work independently with a variety of materials on personal choice projects. The expectation is for artists to create 3-4 pieces of artwork to display at an art show right here at Twin Groves in March. Come join us!
Authors and Artists: **This is not a doodling club.** Authors & Artists is for creative students who want to try some fun writing and art assignments beyond what is done in class. We have written food-related stories and never-ending stories, made a board game together, experimented with different kinds of art materials, etc. Finished projects are posted on the A&A website, accessible through Mrs. Savich’s website. Join us! We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month.
Board Game Club: The Board Game Club will be a chance for you to get together with friends to play some classic board games. We will also have a featured game each meeting which will be a chance to play something you probably never have before. The club will meet on the first and third Wednesdays of the month in room 208 with Mr. Siemsen.
Book Club: The Twin Groves Book Club will provide students with the opportunity to hear book recommendations, share books that they have enjoyed reading, and socialize while participating in book related activities. We will meet every other Wednesday in the LC. See Mrs. DeMuth with questions. [email protected]
Catalyst Club: This is our drug prevention club. Students can come and learn more about making positive decisions that will affect our community. Help build school spirit the drug free way. Meetings typically meet once a month on Wednesdays beginning in September.
Chorus: Twin Groves Chorus is open to students from all grades. Do you like to sing? Do you want to sing with others? Come join us! Rehearsals are during the activity hour (2:30-3:15) Rehearsals are Thursday in the music room. See Ms. Bussert in the music room if you have any questions.
Craft Club: Calling All Crafters! Craft Club meets on certain Wednesdays in Mrs. Maier's Room 241 (Spanish Hallway). Read the daily announcements to see when Craft Club will be meeting and to sign-up!
Cricket Club: Join this new club at Twin Groves! We will learn to play the game of Cricket. No equipment is needed as we have everything you will need to play this sport. We will begin in TBD. See Mr. Leven for details.
Crochet Club: The Crochet Club will meet on Thursdays in January through March. We will work on learning the basics and complete small projects based on each member’s skill level. This will be a relaxed environment where we can all learn a new skill together while sharing and supporting one another.
Culture Club: Do you like learning about different cultures? Are you interested in crafts, games and foods? If so, this is the club for you! Join Culture Club as we circle the globe trying new things. We will start meeting Mondays in the TASOL room 40. Please see Mrs. Papson with any questions.
Debate Club: Debate Club will empower students to tactfully argue and debate matters in a structured setting against their peers. We will prepare to defend both sides of topics, even if one does not agree with the stance. Debates will be one team against another team. During practices, students will learn how to complete scholarly research, cooperate and work together, how to use quality evidence to back up claims, how to speak persuasively, debating steps and process, and how to use arguments in a logical and convincing manner. This is only a club, not a competition such as the Debate Team at SHS. At this level it’s not so much about “winning” but rather obtaining skills that will serve students well into their future. Daily announcements will inform when meetings will take place. Debate meets on certain Wednesdays. Check the Daily Announcements for meeting dates. Time will be 2:30-3:15, during the after school club / activity time. See or contact Mr. Dahlstrom with any questions. Teams have been formed and it is now closed.
Calling all actors! Come read the script for the fall play on Monday during the activity hour to prepare for the fall play "Stone in the Road". Auditions will be held Wednesday, August 31st in the music room during the activity hour. Drama Club is over for the season! Be on the lookout in the announcements for the Spring Musical.
FACS Club: Love cooking? We will be trying out new recipes and learning different cooking techniques during the activity period. FACS club will start certain Wednesdays for certain grades in the TASOL room 40. Check the Daily Announcements for specific meeting dates for each grade. See Mrs. Papson with any questions. The last meeting for 7th and 8th graders was November 16. Sixth graders will be meeting for the remaining of the year.
Geography Bee: Students will take part in the preliminary rounds of the National Geographic Geography Bee in their social studies classes in December or January. Grade-level champions will move on to a school-wide final round after school. The school winner will take an online test that may qualify them to move on to a state-level competition. See Ms Leone if you have any questions.
Green Team Club: The Green Team welcomes anyone who loves animals, gardening, recycled crafts, or wants to learn more about caring for the environment. Our meetings will consist of hands-on explorations, walking outside to get to know local wildlife, and some nature crafts. We will meet in room 125 on Thursdays, beginning September 1st. Ms. Hussey looks forward to seeing you there!
History Fair: Become a student historian this year by joining History Fair. This year's theme is “Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas.” Frontiers can be geographic but can also include new ideas or developments. Students can work independently or in groups to create an inquiry project to compete in the regional fair in the spring. We will meet once a week on Mondays. We will meet from 2:30-3:15 in room 105. Hope to see you there. See Ms. Leone
Lego Club: If you like to use your imagination and build with Legos, this club is for you! We meet every Monday from 2:30-3:15 in Mrs. Huberty’s room 227. Students can join at any time during the year, and all grades are welcome to attend.
Math Club: The Purpose of Math Club is to develop students’ level of Math skills and knowledge. Students will cooperatively work to complete Logic and Math Puzzles. Math Club will support classroom learning, enrich their skills with higher order thinking, and prepare students for future Math Competitions. Math Club is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th graders interested and we will meet every other Monday starting in the middle of September.
Music Club: Do you play the keyboard, or guitar, or ukulele? Would you like to improve your skills? Come join us in the Music Club. This is a time to direct your learning on the instrument of your choice. Come perform for your friends. Rehearsals will begin TBD. See Ms. Bussert in the music room if you have any questions.
Pickleball Club: Pickle ball club is a great way to try a new sport in a relaxing and fun environment! If you enjoy badminton or tennis, come try out this exciting sport. Pickleball Club is over for the winter and will meet again in the Spring. Messages will appear in the announcements in the Spring.
Scholastic Bowl: Do you like trivia? Are you a quick thinker? Then this sport is for you. This is a 'try out' sport for any 6-8th grader and we will hold our tryouts towards the during the months of October and November. Practices will be after school from 3:15-4:30 M-TH. Meets are typically on Tuesday and Thursday and last about an hour.. Please see the Sports link for specific meet times.This is a great activity to sharpen skills and have fun with teammates.
Science Olympiad: Tryouts are over and teams have been created. Science Olympiad announcements started on their schoology and were posted in the hallways on October 21st. Tryouts were October 26th and makeup was October 27th. It is now closed to join.
Ski Club: Here is your chance to spend some time on the ski slopes in Southern Wisconsin. We will take a total of three trips this ski season for an afternoon and evening filled with skiing/snowboarding, fun, and laughs. Hang out with your friends from school and enjoy the weather. Whether you are a beginner or expert, come out and enjoy the fun. Ski season begins early January and is held on a Friday from 2:30-11pm. Messages will begin to appear in Schoology in December.
Spring Musical: Actors! Singers! Dancers! Stage Crew! We have it all in the spring musical. Our spring musical is open to all grades. Rehearsals start in February-May. Play close attention to announcements after the new year. Hope to have you join us. See Ms. Bussert in the music room if you have any questions.
Stock Market Club: Come join this club and learn about corporations and companies and how they make money for their shareholders. This club will look at charts/data and historical trends in order to see when a good time to buy and sell stocks/mutual funds are. You will also be competing in a virtual competition in which you get $100,000 to invest in stock and mutual funds. This is a nationwide competition. First meeting is Wednesday, August 31, and we will meet every other week. Meeting time is 2:30-3:15 on Wednesday.
Variety Show: If you have a talent that you want to share, consider participating in the variety show this year! Past participants have played instruments, sang, danced, shared their artistic abilities, and even completed magic tricks! Look for announcements for this club starting in March.
Yearbook: Come be a part of the yearbook committee. This is your chance to create your student-run yearbook for Twin Groves. You will be responsible for taking pictures, creating pages in the yearbook, and editing your pages. We will begin meeting on Mondays starting August 29th once a week until the end of February. See Mr. Leven for details.
Yoga & Mindfulness Club: Yoga Club starts after Winter Break. We will meet every Thursday from 2:30-3:15 in room 220 beginning on January 12, 2023. Please join us to learn calming relaxation techniques and have fun while practicing yoga!
- To obtain a Workers Permit for a student, please contact the front office at (847) 821-8946 or email [email protected]
- Please have the following paperwork ready: Letter of intent from employer and a current health physical
- Parent Permission Required Consent Form
- Formulario de permiso de los padres para que su estudiante participe en actividades atleticas y deportes
- Concussion Info/Parent Sign-Off Form [Informacion sobre la Conmoncion Cerebral]
- Driving Directions to Area Middle Schools
To try-out/participate, students are required to have a current year physical on file with the nurse.
|7th and 8th Grade Boys Basketball||Wrestling|
|7th and 8th Grade Girls Basketball (fall)||Girls Soccer (fall)||Boys Soccer (fall)|
|Cross Country (fall)||Girls Volleyball||Scholastic Bowl (tryouts currently)|
|Boys Volleyball (spring)||Track and Field (spring)|