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If you’re interested in joining a club, contact the advisor(s) for more details. If you’re interested in starting a club, stop by the office for more information. You just need to have figured out a time, location and adult advisor.

WMS Clubs 2022-2023

 

TSA (Technology Student Association)

Name of Club: TSA (Technology Student Association)

Advisor(s): Kristen Schlegel

Club Overview: Choose from a variety of STEM related projects, work on teamwork and leadership skills
and participate in STEM competitions through Whatcom’s chapter of the National Technology Student Association. Project options include digital photography, coding, building solar cars, web design, and many more!

GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)

Name of Club: GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance)

Advisor(s): Tay Griffin, Trisia Kulaas

Club Overview: All students are welcome in this club to come together and work to support the LGBTQ+
community in our school, Bellingham, and beyond. Plan fundraisers, create events, share news, and take action to build a stronger community. Lots of rainbows.

Bike Club

Name of Club: Bike Club

Advisor(s): Matt Holmes

Club Overview: Work on and ride bikes. If you like bikes, this is the club for you.

Leadership

Name of Club: Leadership

Advisor(s): Kristy Russell, Margie Scribner-Greene

Club Overview: Anyone can join. We are looking for at least two representatives from each team to help plan, create and organize activities that promote school community. This club helps to build character, leadership, decision making, organization skills and responsibility while connecting with students at all grade levels to encourage student involvement in our school community.

ASB (Associated Student Body)

Name of Club: ASB (Associated Student Body)

Advisor(s): Kristy Russell, Margie Scribner-Greene

Club Overview: ASB (President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer) officers are elected by the student body and are responsible for decision-making regarding monies spent to support student sports, clubs, and activities. Participation in Leadership Club is required to run for office.

Dungeons & Dragons

Name of Club: Dungeons & Dragons

Advisor(s): Jason Barker

Club Overview: You and your friends tell a story and roll dice together, guiding your heroes through quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more.

Yearbook/Photojournalism

Name of Club: Yearbook/Photojournalism

Advisor(s): Jennifer Aldrich

Club Overview: Open to all students. Cameras welcome but not required. Interested in photography? Learn techniques to take your photos to the next level while you help create the Whatcom Middle School yearbook.

Choir

Name of Club: Choir

Advisor(s): Connie Campbell

Club Overview: Do you like music? Would you like to make new friends and have fun? Join the choir club! You don’t have to be a great singer, Ms. Campbell will teach you how to sing! You don’t have to sing alone, but there will be opportunities if you want to sing a solo. We’ll be singing many types of music - Broadway, pop, classical, and some music that you choose. Come sing in Choir Club, it’s fun!

Environmental Justice

Name of Club: Environmental Justice

Advisor(s): Sam Stoner

Club Overview: Are you concerned about issues like climate change, plastic pollution, and equity? Do you want to do something about it? The environmental justice club is a place to learn about the issues and take action in support of all people and the planet. Come help make the world a better place – it feels great!

Tunes Club

Name of Club: Tunes Club

Advisor(s): Mishon Kirkland

Club Overview: Learn traditional tunes on your instrument (mostly Irish). Both experienced and new musicians are welcome on any instrument. Learning tunes by ear is a fun and completely different skill than reading music. There are Irish music sessions in our community which you could play at if you learn the tunes.

Plastic Art Monster Club

Name of Club: Plastic Art Monster Club

Advisor(s): Mark Heimer, Heather Glad

Club Overview: Using plastic waste materials gathered from art classes and the broader school community, PMAC will make sculptures of monsters that will serve as aesthetic decorations and traps for plastics and microplastics. The placement of each monster will come with a 10+ year commitment, via contract, to keep it out of the landfill.