Club information can be found on the LRMS Clubs and Activities bulletin board near the cafeteria. Clubs usually meet on a Tuesday or Thursday unless an alternate meeting calendar is provided by the club sponsor.

 

Ladies of Lake Ridge

If you are interested in empowerment, confidence, life success, girl talk, self-care, diversity, equity and relationships…or you are just a girl and want to be a part of something…This club is for you.

Sponsor: Ms. Proctor-Dunn

proctorkm@pwcs.edu

Counseling Office

 

STEM Club

The purpose of this club is to explore science topics at a deeper level. The experiments conducted in STEM Club align with standards covered in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science courses.

Sponsor: Ms. Biddle BiddleST@pwcs.edu

Room 1422

 

Podcast Club

The podcasting club teaches students the process of producing a podcast. Participants create individual segments, group segments, or work on the sound production. The completed podcasts are shared with the student body and give students a voice within the school and an opportunity to share their interests with others.

Sponsor: Ms. Tallman

tallmanjh@pwcs.edu

Room 1514

 

Dungeons and Dragons

Dungeons and Dragons is a role- playing game (as seen in Stranger Things) whose core is storytelling. You and your friends tell a story together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more.

Sponsor: Ms. Hughitt

hughitHN@pwcs.edu

Room 1207

 

Success in Action     

This club is for students who are focused, hard-working and committed to their own success. We will cover American cultural topics like decades (music, clothes, style) literature, history, etc. Looking at high school curriculum and how to explore interests via encores. Exploration of the money-saving college and AP programs that PWCS provides - pathway to college programs. Applying for scholarships and how to set yourself up to be a good candidate. We will have guest speakers related to professions kids are interested in and possible quarterly field trip to expose students to more of the world.

Sponsor: Ms. Patterson and Ms. Coffman

patterM@pwcs.edu

coffmaKA@pwcs.edu

Room 1520 or 1601

 

Best Buddies Club

Best Buddies helps create a place of belonging, comfort and fun for students with and without disabilities. The Best Buddies program strives to eliminate social isolation and provide engaging and integrated events and activities with the leadership of teachers and students. Best Buddies fosters friendships in safe environments between people with and without disabilities. Through participation in Best Buddies club, people with disabilities form meaningful connections with their peers, gain self confidence and self-esteem, and share interests, experiences and activities that many other individuals enjoy.

Sponsor: Ms. Aloi

aloiDM@pwcs.edu

Room 1324

 

Ecology Club

Ecology Club supports the school recycling and upcycling initiatives. Students work on the beautification of the school through gardening and maintaining its current garden bed and forthcoming 4 new garden beds. They commit to sustainable practices as well as monitor our bluebird house. The club will take part in the School Environmental Action Showcase at GMU in the spring. Guest visitors may include representatives from the PWCS Energy Management and Sustainability Team, The Virginia Bluebird Society, Friends of the Occoquan, and the Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Sponsor: Mr. Bandi

bandiM@pwcs.edu

Room 1506

 

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a reading initiative program for grades 6-8. Students read books and come together, usually in groups to demonstrate their abilities and to test their knowledge of the books they have read. The 20 titles have been chosen for next year and are featured on our BoB Canvas page. Our aim is to support students in their love and discovery for reading by introducing them to quality literature and to develop friendships between students based upon socialization, competition, and mutual respect.

Sponsors: Ms. Farrell, Ms. O’Connor and Ms. Prado

farreldm@pwcs.edu

oconnokg@pwcs.edu

pradoje@pwcs.edu

Room Library

 

Jazz and PEP Band

The LRMS Jazz and PEP Bands perform at basketball and football games, as well as at LRMS band concerts.

Sponsor: Mr. Pritt

prittAJ@pwcs.edu

Room 1103

 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. These five pillars are associated with membership in the organization. Students are eligible to apply while in 7th and 8th grade.

Sponsor: Ms. Scalo

scaloC@pwcs.edu

Room 1604

 

Student Council Association (SCA)

The SCA unites student leaders within the LRMS community to develop after-school events, promote fundraising activities, and promote school unity amongst the student body through a variety of programs and initiatives. Elections for officers are held in October.

Sponsor: Ms. Guidry

guidrySM@pwcs.edu

Room 1307

 

CREW Club

This club teaches the basics of rowing using the ergometer (rowing machine) while participating in team-building activities and competitions. The goal of the club is to promote general fitness and learn a new sport. The season culminates in participation at the PWRC Erg Sprints rowing competition for those who choose. Wear comfortable workout clothes, such as a PE uniform.

Sponsor: Ms. Tallman

 tallmajh@pwcs.edu

Room 1514

 

Field Hockey Club

This club teaches the basics of field hockey to include hitting, passing, stick skills, and scrimmages. It promotes general fitness, sportsmanship, and team building activities. High school players participate as assistant coaches to help individualize the experience. Players should wear PE uniform type clothing and have a mouth guard & shin guards in order to play. All other equipment is provided. This is a spring season club.

Sponsor: Ms. Tallman

tallmajh@pwcs.edu

Room 1514

 

SHOW CHOIR

Is open to 7th and 8th Grade students who are already enrolled in chorus.

Sponsor: Ms. Rabe

rabeMM@pwcs.com

Room 5755

 

ROBOTICS

Robotics is a club that involves working in a team-based environment to create a workable robot, code its program, keep track of the team’s progress and work in a setting of mutual respect and team building. Because of competition timelines, these teams are formed early in the school year. Membership is by application and limited to supplies available.

Sponsor: Mr. McLaughlin

mclaugKE@pwcs.edu

Room 1304

 

YEARBOOK Club

This club meets every other week and works together to photograph and create content to capture our shared experiences.

Sponsor: Mr. Lawry

lawryem@pwcs.edu

Room 1512

 

Cheerleading

Participants in the LRMS cheerleading team cheer for their fellow students at football and basketball games. The routines range from chanting slogans to some physical activity. Cheerleading routines typically range anywhere from one to three minutes, and contain components of tumbling, dance, jumps, cheers, and stunting.

Sponsor: Ms. Ross

rossql@pwcs.edu

Room 1509

 

Drama Club  

In this club, we focus on career exploration in the arts, improvisation, and literacy through the reading of plays as groups. Students are accepted by application. Our meeting schedule is biweekly.

Sponsor: Ms. Wade

wadeac@pwcs.edu

Room 1102

 

STEM Club

The purpose of this club is to explore science topics at a deeper level. The experiments conducted in STEM Club align with standards covered in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade science courses.

Sponsor: Ms. Biddle

BiddleST@pwcs.edu

Room 1422

 

Purple Star Wolves

This year we will collaborate with LTC Burnette, WSHS JROTC sponsor. Our focus goals for the club are to promote ongoing academic engagement, to promote community involvement, and to develop life-long leaders in an environment that is welcoming and inclusive.

Sponsor: Ms. Conner-Harris

connerJL@pwcs.edu

Room 1425