Clubs/Activities

DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL

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Announcement Team

Members of the announcement team practice communication skills by taking turns reading the daily announcements over the PA system and weekly video announcements. 

Dance Club

Dancing with the Stars meets Davis Middle School!

Dance Club is open to 6th grade students in all of the Dublin Middle Schools.  They meet once a week for four weeks to learn to dance.  There is a final dinner dance party at a formal location. 

Davis Difference

Are you a leader in accepting differences?  Do you like to help others? Would you like to teach others about diversity and acceptance? Do you like to make new friends? If you answered YES to any of the above questions, then YOU need to be part of THE DAVIS DIFFERENCE.  Davis Difference is designed to guide students to develop the skills needed to help themselves and others accept, understand, embrace, and celebrate differences. Many of the activities will take place during the school day (lunch once a week, study center, and the classroom) with special events planned throughout the school year (sporting events, pre-dance parties, fundraisers, and community events). Students will learn to work together regardless of ability and will have the opportunity to accept the differences that exist in all of us!

FCA

Fellowship of Christian Athletes engages athletes, students and coaches to grown in their faith and sport.  All are welcome for food and fellowship one day a week before school at 7:20 a.m.

Fiddle Fusion

Fiddle Fusion is a string-playing club that preforms fiddling and alternative styles of music.  All DMS Orchestra students with at least one year of playing experience are encouraged to join.  Rehearsals are on Friday mornings at 7:20 a.m. in the orchestra room. 

Geography Bee

The National Geographic Society Sponsors this annual event to encourage geographic literacy.  Students participate by verbally answering questions dealing with various aspects of geography.  Finalists compete for the chance to take a written test that will be entered in the state-wide contest. 

Interact Club

(formerly S.P.A.R.K.)

Interact Club is the school and community service projects club at Davis.  Research shows that service learning improves student self-esteem and motivation and interest in learning.  It reinforces values such as justice, compassion and citizenship and builds community support for education.  Interact Club members plan, organize and lead service projects within the school and in the community.  Service projects have included donations to the Dublin Food Pantry, “adoption” of families for the Holiday season, and Sole Hope project of making shoes for people of Uganda to name a few.  The Interact Club is sponsored by Rotary Club.  Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band is for those students interested in jazz music who have a skill in playing instruments that are considered to be synonymous with jazz music.  The band meets before school once a week and performs various times throughout the year. 

Lego League

Do you like working with computers? Would you like to build a robot? Then this is the club for you.  Lego league is a club in which a team of 3 to 10 students build a robot. At the end of the year the team competes in a regional tournament for a spot at the state competition.  The state competition winners progress to the international Robotics Festival. Go to http://www.dublinroboticsboosters.org to sign up.

Math Counts

The math team is open to students in grades 6, 7, and 8.  This team meets weekly and has a competition in February.

Midwest Talent Search

The center for Talent Development at Northwestern University sponsors this annual event.  Qualifying students may sign up to take the SAT or ACT college entrance examinations.  The school will provide information and students register individually. 

Pen Ohio

Pen Ohio is a writing team dedicated to developing the creative voice of its members. Seventh and eighth graders are encouraged to try-out for the team in the fall. The teams will meet throughout the year to develop, share, and critique creative writing pieces. Participants then have the opportunity to compete at the district, regional, and state level.

Principal Advisory

The purpose of this council is to build a strong relationship between Administration and Students.  There will be a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade council and each will meet with Dr. Deagle during grade level lunches. Another purpose of this group is to give a voice to the Davis students, look at ways to improve our community and school, and clarify issues that might arise.  Students will be asked to meet with homerooms to collect issues from students, and to communicate discussions with the council back to students.

Ski Club

Available to 6th, 7th and 8th grade students to learn to snow ski or improve their skills.  Skiing takes place in Mad River after school one night per week for 6 weeks, starting in January.  Transportation, lessons and equipment rental are available through different packages that range in price. 

Student Ambassador

A student ambassador is someone who will represent Davis Middle School positively and help build community within our school.  Student ambassadors may be asked to act as a buddy to new students, welcome parents to after school events, maintain communication with the student body, and act as a school representative to new students and adults in the community.

Student Council

The Student Council is an organization that represents Davis Middle School by demonstrating leadership and responsibility. The members are elected by the student body and act as the voice of the student body.  Members meet monthly to plan activities and fundraisers for the school and community. 

Taiko Drumming

Come learn the art of Taiko Drumming.

This is an esteemed drumming ensemble.  You will have after-school practices once a week and various performances.

T.I.

Junior Teen Institute

Junior TI is a leadership group for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  At the meetings, high school TI members teach the middle school students life skills to help them make positive choices.  They do this through fun games and activities.  The group has monthly activities with other Dublin Middle School TI groups.  One focus of the group is to encourage drug-free lifestyles.  Junior TI is responsible for planning Red Ribbon Week, which is a nationwide drug-free awareness week. 

Yearbook

The yearbook offers a chance for students to work with staff and students from different grade levels in developing the yearbook.  Students learn to organize and format a yearbook for sales and distribution.  Skills in photography, journalism, and marketing are developed throughout the school year.  

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