Clubs & Groups
JCMS Club Descriptions
Note: These are the clubs that were offered during the current school year. Clubs and sponsors are subject to change each year.
Jennings Youth Involvement Team
The Jennings Youth Involvement Team is a community service group at
The team is made up of eight 7th grade and eight 8th grade students. Members are chosen through an application process and teacher recommendations. Once selected, members may serve for two years of middle school.
Science Club “It’s the Law”
Science club explores the laws of science and other interesting phenomenon using a new hands-on projects each meeting. Guaranteed to be fun and informative.
.JCMS Technology Club
Technology Club will focus on the history of technology, careers in technology and will host guest speakers from local businesses and colleges. We will also research different types of computer programs and learn new skills from on another. Snacks will be provided. We will meet on the 4th Monday of each month from 3:15-4:00 pm in Room 21, beginning on September 28.
The Panther Print is the Middle School newspaper. It is open to both 7th and 8th graders. We have news about school teams, sports teams and events, special events, clubs, trivia questions, puzzles, music, and more. If you like to write, consider joining our staff. Meetings for this club will be at various times.
Survivor Book Club
Will you outwit, outlast, and OUTREAD? Take on the challenge of reading some of the middle school Young Hoosier Book Award Nominees. Meet monthly to share and discuss your favorites. This club meets after school. This club will meet: September 26, October 24, December 5, January 23, February 27 and April 10.
Drama is an after-school program for 7th and 8th graders. We produce three shows per year: one in the fall, a spring children’s theatre, and in May, a musical. Students audition for the opportunity to act or be a part of the stage crew and work with building sets, painting, lighting, and sound equipment.
Student council is made up of seven, 7th grade students and seven, 8th grade students. Members are selected upon completing an application and having favorable teacher recommendations. Student Council participates in a variety of school sponsored activities including fundraising, the Veterans Day Program, Red Ribbon Week, Support Our Soldiers Campaign, student handbook input, and Teacher Appreciation Week.
JCMS Math Club
Do you like mathematics? Do you want to do fun activities, solve challenging math problems, and play games with other students? If you said “Yes” to any of those questions, then math club is right for you. This club meets on the second Wednesday of the month right after school to do just that. They meet the second Wednesday of the month from 3:15-4:00.
This student club focuses on community service and leadership. It is sponsored by North Vernon Kiwanis and JCHS Key Club. The group meets twice a month to develop leadership skills and plan and carry out service projects. Some of the activities have included: trick-or-treating for canned goods, Relay for Life, United Way Day of Caring, and Random Acts of Kindness at JCMS, and fundraisers to benefit various organizations. Projects vary each year by community need and student interest. For more information on Builders Club check out the International website at www.buildersclub.org.
The JC Fiddle Club is open to all string students in 7-12 grade. Fiddle Club focuses on playing bluegrass, caelhi, and other forms of traditional fiddle music. Meets 7-8:15pm every Monday at JCMS Orchestra room. Any new members should buy a set of fiddle books from Mr. Pfifer for $24.
Student Christian Fellowship
In SCF, students gather to learn and discuss topics surrounding Christianity. The meeting times consist
of discussions, chat time, listening to music, volunteer activities and let’s not forget eating. Acts of service and fun activities will be added throughout the year. SCF meets from 3:15-4:30 on the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month in room 147.
This club meets once a month to play some of your favorite card games. You can bring your own games or play what others have.
Lego club meets once a month to build, create and play with legos! What can you build?