7th Grade Beta - Beta is a service club where students are invited to attend if they have a GPA of 3.67. To remain in the club, students must maintain this GPA and complete 2 hours of community or school-based service hours. Sponsors: Megan Hansen, Lauren West, Kelly Walker 8th Grade Beta - Beta is a service club where students are invited to attend if they have a GPA of 3.67. To remain in the club, students must maintain this GPA and complete 2 hours of community or school-based service hours. Sponsors: Ashley Carter, Jordan Bray, and Katie Miller Chess - Sims Chess Club members meet several times each month to learn the game, discuss strategies, and play against each other. The emphasis of the club is on learning the fundamental rules, as well as learning good sportsmanship and fair play. Sponsor: Stephanie Rimes Take a Stand - Take a Stand club is the anti-bullying club at Sims Middle. We meet twice a month, we promote anti-bullying behavior, show videos that foster inclusion and do things throughout the year promoting the values of our club. We do have a t-shirt that club members and teachers enjoy wearing on certain days to promote our motto which this year is #youcansitwithus. All grade levels are welcome and you can joining at any time of the year just by coming and participating at our meetings. We meet in room 404 on Friday mornings, every other week. Membership is welcome at any time throughout the year. Sponsors: Renee Goodson, Cathy Heim Patriot Pacers - The Patriot Pacers is an organization that promotes fitness through running. We encourage students to participate in a 8-12 week program that culminates in walking/running. The Patriot Pacers meet Tuesday and Friday morning during the first semester. During the second semester the club meets Tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings. Sponsors: Aaron Runyon, Lauren Schultz, Jeanie Runyon, and Steven Gregson Science Olympiad- Science Olympiad is currently preparing to compete in a regional competition held at UWF in February 2017. There are 23 events and we currently have two teams practicing on Wednesdays & Fridays until 3:30 pm. The events are in physics, chemistry, earth space science, biology, and engineering. Students engage in hands-on, interactive, inquiry-based activities that are lab-based, research-based, or prebuilt. Sponsors: Chris Johnson, Brittany Myrick Sims Stars - Sims Stars is an acting club that consists of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders. It stands for Sims Students Together Achieving Real Success. We meet weekly and work on skills such as staging, projection, working in a group, improve, and stage presence. We will have a stage performance in the spring. Sponsors: Megan Hansen, Lauren West, Kelly Walker, and Stephanie Rimes Student Government Association (SGA)- The SMS SGA is an organization that serves the entire student body by sponsoring and organizing activities ranging from service projects, to school spirit activities and dances. The SGA consists of 8th grade students who have demonstrated the ability to maintain positive leadership skills. They are responsible for fostering a strong relationship between the students, faculty, and administration and they play a major role in building school spirit. Sponsors: Jennifer Schmitt and Penny Moore
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