About Clubs & Activities at Caruso
Caruso offers many opportunities for students to get involved and explore their interests. Click the clubs and activities below for more information.
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Art ClubApproximate Start/End DatesTBDArt Club is led by Ms. Sara Sandstrom (email@example.com)
Badminton - PTO Enrichment
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Badminton is led by Mrs. Dana Spies (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Book Discussion ClubApproximate Start/End DatesYear-RoundBook Discussion Club is led by Mrs. Heather Chalfin (email@example.com)
BowlingApproximate Start/End DatesJanuary-February
The bowling club begins every year after spring break. It is for all three grade levels and for both Caruso and Shepard Middle Schools. As one group, the club will travel weekly to Brunswick Bowl where the students will bowl two or more games and socialize with friends. The club concludes with a pizza party on the last day. Bowling Experience is not necessary to
be inthe club!
If you are interested in participating in Bowling, or if you have any questions, please click this link!
Sponsor: Mrs. Dana Spies
Charisma/PizzazApproximate Start/End DatesYear-roundDescription: Pizazz is a show choir ensemble that performs at school assemblies, non-competitive events, social events, and participates in a competition exhibition performance each year. Charisma is a selective and competitive show choir that performs at school concerts in addition to its workshop and competition schedule in the spring, including 3-4 competitions a year.Who can join: Any student in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade can be a part of Pizazz or Charisma!When it begins: Auditions are held in the first week of May for the next school year. The season begins with a workshop and retreat after the first week of school and runs through the middle of May.
Christine Wells @ Shepard: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chess ClubApproximate Start/End DatesTBDChess Club is led by Mr. Tom Hoy (email@example.com)
Caruso Middle School Choral Program gives students an opportunity to express their passion for vocal music, learn quality choral repertoire, and improve their vocal technique through singing in an ensemble.
Description: Non-auditioned, mixed choir for 6th Grade students. Sing and perform various styles of 2-3 part choral repertoire.
Who can join: 6th graders
Activity Dates: Year-long activity. Rehearses Fridays 3:02pm-3:42pm. Separate concert dates involved.
Caruso Concert Choir
mixedchoir for 7th & 8th Grade students. Sing and perform various styles of 3 part choral repertoire.
Who can join: 7th & 8th graders accepted through an audition
Activity Dates: Year-long activity. Girls rehearse Mondays at 3-4pm. Boys rehearse Tuesdays at 3-4pm. Separate concert dates involved.
Debate Club is focused on preparing for three exciting and competitive debate tournaments. As part of the
preparationstudents will be expected to do research, practice their delivery and challenge each other intellectually. Through their participationstudents will improve their oratory and persuasive skills.
Who can join: This club is open to 6th, 7th and
Activity Dates: The club will meet from September through December. We will meet Mondays from 3:00-3:
50pm. On weeks when Monday falls on a holiday, meetings will be on Tuesday.
Tournaments: There will be THREE debate tournaments against our rival schools. Tournament times will
vary,but will range from 4:00 to 7:00 in the evening. Bus transportation will be provided to away tournaments, but you need to find a ride home.
Drone ClubApproximate Start/End DatesTBDDrone Club is led by Dr. Beatrise Revelins (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Floor Hockey - PTO Enrichment
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Floor hockey is led by the Mr. Scott Fowler (email@example.com)
Gear Up for LearningApproximate Start/End DatesYear-RoundGear up for Learning meets Monday–FRIDAY mornings from 7:30-8:00 a.m. and afternoons from 3:00-3:15. (Learning Commons)
Eighth-gradeparticipants: Mondays and Wednesdays are usually in D-6 while Tuesdays and Thursdays are in D-1.
If you are interested in Gear up for Learning (or have a question), click here!
Homework ClubApproximate Start/End DatesYear-Round
:Homeworkclub offers students an opportunity to finish their homework in a quiet, structured setting. Regularly there are also 8th gradepeer tutors on hand ready to assist attendees. Peer Tutors are set up by Mr. Tomer and Miss Gold. They are selected/recommended as a result of their dedication to school work, their ability to work well with peers, patience, kindness, and overall work ethic.
Who can join
club is FREE and open to any student who needs a quiet atmosphere–there is no need to sign up ahead of time. :Homework
: Inthe afternoon there is a late bus which students can ride to get home after doing their homework. Homework club will start on Thursday, August 25th. The club meets in the mornings and the afternoons in either Mr. Tomer’s room (E-1) or Ms. Gold’s room (E-6).
Below is our schedule. Homework club schedules will be available for parents during
Homework club schedule for 2015-2016
No H.W. Club
AM: 7:10-7:55 PM: 3:00-3:45.Sponsor Contact: Ms. Jenn Gold at firstname.lastname@example.org or Mr. Lior Tomer at email@example.com