| Drama Club - Sponsor -Mrs. Wadsworth
Students will learn basic staging skills, inflection of the voice, facial expression, pantomime, and audition techniques. Students in drama club will be sponsoring a Talent Show on Thursday, March 21st, 2019. 1st meeting Sept. 18th, 2nd meeting October 30th from 3-4 pm. Students must turn in a signed permission slip to stay after-school to attend Drama Club. See Mrs. Wadsworth in the Chorus room for permission slips.
Writing Club - Sponsors: Ms. Desser and Mrs. Belanger
If you are interested in creative writing or want to improve your writing skills, consider joining the Byrd Writing Club. The writing club will meet the third Wednesday of every month for 2:50-4:30 in room 719.
Forensics - Sponsors: Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Belanger
If you are interested in public speaking and partner acting then consider joining the Forensics Club. We will meet beginning in October, keep lookout for more information.
FCCLA – Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
Sponsor: Ann Dyer
FCCLA: The Ultimate Leadership Experience is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members. It is the only career and technical in-school student organization with family as its central focus. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers and communities.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education as determined by the state department of education. FCCLA has over 160,000 members and more than 5,300 chapters from 49 state associations, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. The organization has involved more than 10 million people since its founding in 1945.
Membership Dues: $1.00 for every student enrolled in a Family & Consumer Science class
Math Counts - Sponsors: Mandy Peterson and Laura Zygmunt
Students work individually and in teams to solve challenging math problems. Practices are held Mondays after school from 3 to 4 p.m. in room 804 beginning September 17. Students involved in Math Counts will have the opportunity to compete in 2 or 3 scrimmages with local middle schools and then a final competition in February.
World Languages & Culture Club - Sponsors: Miss Von Fange and Mrs. Monahan
The World Languages and Culture Club will meet one a month after school at ABMS, in order to learn new languages, explore cultures and create fun projects. Meetings will be held from 3-4 pm in Room 509 with Miss Von Fange and Mrs. Monahan. We are so excited to start this club at ABMS, and bring to life the magic of learning about different languages and cultures for students! Students must have a signed permission slip to attend. Permission slips are outside of room 509. Be sure to put your name on the sign-up sheet. Meeting dates so far are: Sept 19, Oct 17, Nov 14, Future meetings TBD
FBLA- Sponsor: Mrs. Hicks
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a student led organization that focuses on topics such as leadership and community service. Students will participate in various activities that will assist in enhancing their leadership skills by prepping them with real life scenarios. A couple of FBLA’s goals include strengthening the confidence of students and to provide a better understanding of American business enterprises. Meeting dates and times are TBD. Please listen to the morning announcements for more information.
Membership Dues: $12 which gives students official membership into the organization for the 2018-19 school year.
TSA - Sponsor: Mr. Curry
Technology Student Association or TSA is a co-curricular organization of technology and engineering education and is open to those who are enrolled in or who have completed technology and engineering courses. Participation in TSA competitions allows TSA members to apply technology and engineering skills in challenging and innovative ways. Working individually or as a team, student members are motivated by the inspiration and enthusiasm gained from being recognized for the successful application of those skills. The ABMS chapter will hold its first meeting on Tuesday, October 16. Students wishing to attend should see Mr. Curry for a permission form.
Membership Dues: $12
FFA – Future Farmers of America - Sponsor: Ms. Lineburg and Mrs. Harrison
You must be enrolled in an Agriculture class.
BE PART OF A TEAM
-Attend meetings, Help your community, Be recognized, Be a leader, Make friendships that last a lifetime
JOIN FFA TODAY! See Ms. Lineburg in room 104 for an application
Membership dues: $15