• *Notice*

    All clubs listed here are subject to change for 2022-23.

    Please check back regularly for updates. 

     

     

    All-District Jazz Band - Thursday - Please see link for start date details.  https://www.scarsdaleschools.k12.ny.us/Page/28663  Dr. Slotwinski - jslotwinski@scarsdaleschools.org

     

    All-District Jazz Band (6th grade) - 3:30-4:45pm - Interested in making more music? Want to learn some jazz? Join the fun All-District Jazz Band! NO jazz experience needed! - visit our website for more details.

     

    Art Club - Tuesday T17 - Ms. Cassano - dcassano@scarsdaleschools.org

    In Art Club, we will be working with clay this year!  No experience required! This club is open to all students.  

     

    Chamber Wind Ensemble - Monday - Mr. Lieto - nlieto@scarsdaleschools.org

    If you play a Woodwind or Brass Instrument, Come Join Us!  This Club is Open for All Grades! We meet on Monday Mornings at 7:20 A.M. and will perform in The Spring And Winter concerts this year!! The group will be playing Classical Duets, Trios, and Quartets and will also be playing some Jazz. If you are interested, please see Mr. Lieto

     

    Dungeons & Dragons Club - Friday T102 - Ms. Millard - mmillard@scarsdaleschools.org, Ms. Quentin - cquentin@scarsdaleschools.org, Ms. Weiss - rweiss@scarsdaleschools.org

    The Dungeons and Dragons club will continue for its fifth year. New and experienced players are welcome to join us and all grade levels are invited to attend the club.  The first several sessions will be used to organize the quests, DM's, create characters, and decide on materials needed to play.  After that, the group will divide up into different campaigns and start on their campaigns.

     

    Fantasy Makers Club.   T112 (Calvert). First meeting 10/11 
    Description:
    Love reading Fantasy Novels? Enjoy playing RPGs? Like to make stuff? Then this is the club for you. In Fantasy Makers, we will design, fabricate, and paint your fantasy creations. We will meet every Tuesday in T112 after school starting October 11th.
     

    Garden Club - Wednesday garden - Ms. Forray - cforray@scarsdaleschools.org and Ms. Tenzer - etenzer@scarsdaleschools.org

    Join us on a drop in basis on Wednesday afternoons to get our garden growing.  Activities include planning, planting, harvesting and of course, tasting.
     
     

    Investment Club - Popham Dining Room Wednesday check Mr. Saya's page. Mr. Saya - rsaya@scarsdaleschools.org  First meeting date: 10/12 

    Students will examine the core aspects of the stock market and how it functions. Various websites (yahoo finance, SmartMoney, Bloomberg, etc.) will be utilized to assist students in gathering key information that will be helpful in making investment decisions.  Students will participate in a stock market game that is sponsored by the New York Times. The stock market game will provide students with an imaginary $100,000 that will be invested and monitored throughout an eight-month period. Continuously updated standings will provide students with their investment ranking, and the highest-earning teams will be awarded prizes at the conclusion. 

     

    Jazz Band 7th & 8th - Band Room Thursday - Mr. Lieto - nlieto@scarsdaleschools.org

    If you play an Instrument and wish to learn about and how to play Jazz, Come Join us! This club is open for grades 7 & 8. The group will be learning and performing many styles within the Jazz idiom, including Swing, Bebop, Funk and Latin.  We will perform many times throughout the year, including the spring and winter concerts!

     

    Knitting Club

    Interested in knitting or learning to knit? Join the knitting club! No experience required! This club is open to all students of all skill levels! If interested please see Ms. Adu-Krow with any questions or to learn more!  Tuesdays- B127

     

    LEAD (Leadership through Empowerment Advocacy and Development).

    The club will meet every Tuesday from @240-3:20 starting October 4th. This club will be led by Sima Cass, Ari Goldstein, and Ashley Sirna. This club is open to all 7th and 8th graders. LEAD will focus on developing leadership skills. Meetings will include the introduction of a topic, an activity, and a discussion about the application of the skill.  LEAD will investigate opportunities to engage members in community service projects.

     

    LEGO CLUB - Tuesday C58 - Mr. Turner - bturner@scarsdaleschools.org

    Attention all Master Builders! It’s time to dust off your LEGOs. Don’t let them just sit in the Bin of Stor-age. Come join your fellow brick-heads. We’ll talk all things LEGO and compete in some friendly build challenges. Join us at LEGO Club where everything is awesome! 

     

    MATHCOUNTS 6 - Tuesday P188 - Mr. Goss wgoss@scarsdaleschools.org

    MATHCOUNTS 7 & 8 - Tuesday P191 - Mr. Weiss - sweiss@scarsdaleschools.org

    First meeting 10/4

    Mathcounts is the SMS math club. It is a national organization that provides materials for students to do non-routine problems that go above and beyond the level of work we see in the regular curriculum. Select students go on to compete in a local chapter competition. The Scarsdale team regularly earns a spot in the NY State competition and has had several students qualify for nationals. All students are welcome but a strong interest and ability in math are recommended.  Sign up here

     

    Mosaic Maniacs Club - Tuesday T116 - Ms. Freedman-Carmen - mfreedman-carmen@scarsdaleschools.org

    A traditional mosaic is a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small colored pieces of glass.

     

    Percussion Ensemble - Monday Band Room - Dr. Slotwinski - jslotwinski@scarsdaleschools.org

    Percussion Ensemble - 7:20-8:00am - Beginning in January (for SMS Percussionists), this ensemble focuses on percussion-specific interesting and unique music! Percussionists will play various percussion instruments and have more independent and sometimes complex parts. 

    PRISM Club - every other Wednesday T8 - Ms. De Feo mdefeo@scarsdaleschools.org, Ms. Sirna asirna@scarsdaleschools.org 

    (People Respecting Individuality and Sexuality in Middle school)  This club is for anyone at SMS who believes equality and inclusion are important no matter gender or sexuality. This is a safe space for self expression and to connect with others, including LGBTQIA+ individuals and their allies. Our hope is to educate, advocate and have fun while doing so!

    Robotics Club - Thursdays C159. First meeting 10/13

    Mr. Cannone - mcannone@scarsdaleschools.org

    In Robotics Club you will work in a team to design, engineer, and program a robot to accomplish tasks in a friendly competition. Team members will work together in all tasks but will specialize in certain jobs, such as designer, engineer, pilot, and programmer. The enrollment of this club may be limited due to supply quantities. 

      

     

    Science Olympiad - Wednesday - Mr. Gandelman - jgandelman@scarsdaleschools.org

    Please see our webpage SMS Science Olympiad. Science Olympiad is an exciting competitive team that involves innovative STEM content in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Earth Science,  Physical Science, and Engineering. We are committed to creating opportunities for student teamwork, problem-solving, and collaboration as well as recognizing outstanding achievement by students.  

     

    Scrapbooking Club - Thursday B128 - Ms. Fitzgerald - jfitzgerald@scarsdaleschools.org. Starts 10/13

    The SMS Scrapbooking Club provides students in grades 6-8 with opportunities to create scrapbook pages, projects, cards, wall displays, or remembrances to share with friends and families in a relaxed atmosphere. The teacher shares techniques, and the time flies by as we "scrap" together. In addition, students learn and share techniques from each other. This is a "drop in" club, so please come when you can.  Finally, there are several special scrapbooking events that may draw a variety of students: Halloween, Thanksgiving, December holidays, Valentine's Day, Mothers & Fathers’ Day. 

     

    School Newspaper Club (SMS Press) - Tuesday T117 - Ms. Castaldo - tcastaldo@scarsdaleschools.org and Ms. Fass - jfass@scarsdaleschools.org, tcastaldo@scarsdaleschools.org or jfass@scarsdaleschools.org. First meeting 10/4 in the Auditorium.

    The SMS Press is Scarsdale Middle School's school newspaper. We are looking for talented writers, reporters, editors, artists, and designers that are committed to meeting regularly in order to produce a high quality newspaper for the SMS community.  

     

    Sinfonietta Strings - Friday Orchestra room - Dr. Rotjan - mrotjan@scarsdaleschools.org

    Sinfonietta Strings 

    Dr. Rotjan

    Sinfonietta strings is designed to provide a unique opportunity for string students in the 7th and 8h grades. with the idea of a chamber ensemble in mind, students in sinfonietta participate in artistic decision-making together, often rehearsing and performing without a conductor. Team building and cultivating student leadership are important parts of this process. The ensemble performs advanced repertoire ranging from traditional classical to modern. Sinfonietta strings meets once a week for rehearsals on select Fridays at 7:20am and has many performance opportunities in addition to scheduled school concerts. Often, additional rehearsals are added as we approach important events. Students interested in participating in sinfonietta strings should feel free to contact Dr. Rotjan at mrotjan@scarsdaleschools.org for any additional information and with any questions.

     

    Social Justice Book Club - Library Classroom - Thursdays (2:45-3:25), beginning September 29, 2022

    Shana Frazin - sfrazin@scarsdaleschools.org

    Shawn Maignan - smaignan@scarsdaleschools.org

    The John Lewis Institute for Social Justice defines social justice as “a communal effort dedicated to creating and sustaining a fair and equal society in which each person and all groups are valued and affirmed.” 

    The purpose of the Social Justice Book Club is to read and discuss texts in commYOUnity with others. The texts we read address topics like racism and sexism, homophobia and transphobia, ableism and ageism. We believe that by reading, thinking and talking together, we can be a part of making our communities more inclusive, more equitable, and more just.

    Everyone is welcome.

     

    Student Organization - first Tuesday of each month - Ms. Sassone - nsassone@scarsdaleschools.org, Ms. Kelly - mkelly@scarsdaleschools.org, and Ms. Agovino - jagavino@scarsdaleschools.org  

    Please see our webpage SMS Student Organization 

     

    Vocal Music Club - Thursday T118 - Mr. Boniello - dboniello@scarsdaleschools.org and Ms. Lazere - klazere@scarsdaleschools.org

    Vocal music club is an afterschool club for all students that enjoy singing. Whether you are in Chorus, Band, Exploring Music or Orchestra, being in this club will give you the opportunity to sing many different styles of music and perform several times throughout the year.  

     

    World Culture Club - T109 first Wednesday of each month - Ms. Lipton - dlipton@scarsdaleschools.org and Ms. Barron - abarron@scarsdaleschools.org

    The World Culture Club explores different cultures through food, dance, music, art, and literature.  

     

    Young Women in Leadership - Wednesday faculty lounge - Ms. Cass - scass@scarsdaleschools.org and Ms. Ansler - aansler@scarsdaleschools.org

    Young Women in Leadership is a program designed to provide 7th and 8th grade girls an opportunity to connect with their peers, as well as, learn and practice leadership skills in a safe and comfortable environment. Activities include team-building, community service, discussion groups, yoga, and guest speakers.