4-H is a nation-wide youth program. In 4-H members choose to explore one of the 26 projects available. Topics range from cooking, wildlife, leadership, chickens, sewing, robotics, veterinary science, and electric. Members also get to participate in many contests, including 4-H Public Speaking, 4-H Photo Search, 4-H Has Talent, 4-H Demonstrations, 4-H Poster Art, and more. Meeting Schedule–Once a month on Tuesdays from 3:00 until 4:00,, 3: 8/27, 9/24, 10/22, 11/26, 1/28, 2/25, 3/31, 4/28
Club Sponsors: Donajo Brooks & Sandra Burnette, Open to Grades 5-8.
Board Games Club
This club is designed for anyone who is interested in getting together with other students and playing board games. We have a lot of board games to choose from, so you don’t have to bring your own. 1st & 3rd Thursday in each month from 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Begins in September: Sept. 5 and 19, Oct. 17, Nov. 7 and 14, Dec. 5 and 19, Jan. 16, Feb. 6 and 20, Mar. 5, Apr. 2 and 16, May 7 and 21.
Sponsor: Michelle Brown, Open to Grades 5-8.
Students meet to play chess. All grade and skill levels may participate. Tuesday afternoons in the library from 2:45 until 3:45.
Sponsor: Emily Sheppeard, Open to Grades 5-8
In Drama Club, we work on everything to do with theater and acting. From building acting skills to learning about the theater and how it works, we try to focus on skills kids will be able to use in community theater and in the high school Drama department. Thursdays from 2:45 – 3:30 p.m. Begins after fall break
Sponsors: Amy Gonzales and Jamie Downs, Open to Grades 5-8
Dungeons & Dragons Club
The purpose of the club is to provide a place for likeminded individuals to gather and play Dungeons & Dragons with friends and classmates. Wednesday afternoons from 12:45 until 2:00.
Club Sponsor: Jason Aydelott, Open to Grades 5-8
Geography Bee Club
The Geography Bee Club helps students gain geography knowledge in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Students work puzzles, play games, have oral competitions, do group work, watch videos, discuss current events, and study maps.
Members of the club also participate in the school level of the National Geographic Bee. The RMS school winner advances to the Tennessee State Geographic Bee and competes against students across Tennessee. Occasionally, a Robertsville student will win the state bee and advance to the National Level in Washington, D.C,. Wednesday mornings from 7:05 until 7:30 in the library.
Sponsor: Scot Smith, Open to Grades 5-8.
Service Club / Students work together to decide on projects. Examples include dresses for Africa, Tabitha’s Table, and Willow Brook parties. Friday mornings from 7:00 until 7:30.
Sponsors: David Scott, Michelle Scott, Becky Davis. Open to Grades 5-8
International Diversity Club
The purpose of ID Club is to celebrate the diversity in our world and in the RamFam. We will present, learn about, and promote facets of different cultures. 1st & 3rd Monday of each month from 2:50 until 3:30 p.m.
Club Sponsors: Lauren Mayes and Leandra Gardner, Open to Grades 6-8
Middle School Baseball
Are you interested in playing baseball in Oak Ridge? We have a middle school baseball team that is a club team and would love to have you join if interested in playing baseball in the future and for the high school.
Sponsor: Travis Free, Open to Grades 6-8
Poetry Club is for those that love to write and love to appreciate the writing of poetry. We will be reading and watching poetry performances to create our own poems and stories through spoken word. At the end of the year, the students will develop and publish their own book of poetry. Friday afternoons from 2:45 until 3:30.
Sponsor: Rhea Carmon, Open to Grades 5-8.
Reading Rams is an after school book club for 5th graders to encourage and/or develop a love of reading for enjoyment. Monday afternoons from 2:45 until 3:45.
Sponsors: Kathy Douglas and Jackie Laney, Open to Grade 5
Learn how to build robots and participate in competitions. Thursdays from 2:45 until 3:45.
Sponsors: Randy Doss and Leandra Gardner, Open to Grades 5-8
The Robertsville Middle School Running, Walking & Outdoor Activity Club (known as “Running Rams”, for short) is an after school club for students in grades 5 – 8. We will be running, walking, or doing an outdoor game/group activity on Tuesdays until 3:45 pm. All ability levels are welcome, and staff members will be running, walking, and playing right alongside students. This club is weather-dependent and will be canceled for rain or extreme temperatures. We understand that students have other commitments, so they are welcome to come when they can. We will take attendance at each meeting in order to know who is participating, but there is no attendance requirement. Running Rams begins in September and runs through mid-May with a winter weather break during the months of January & February. Paperwork can be picked up in the counseling center and must be turned in prior to participation in the club. Students can join at any time during the school year. Tuesdays–2:45 until 3:45.
Sponsors: Kristy Best and Tarah Sanford, Open to Grades 5-8.
SECME is designed to get students interested in Science, Engineering, Communications, Mathematics, and Enrichment. Wednesday mornings from 7:00 until 7:30.
Sponsors: Estella Simmons and John Spratling, Open to Grades 5-8
Members of the club travel to Ober Gatlinburg to ski and snowboard on Wednesdays during January and February.
Sponsors: Todd Livesay, Laura Scott, Dean Williams, and Eli Manning, Open to Grades 6-8.
The Robertsville Student Council is a student government organization at RMS. It consists of a group of officers who are elected by the student body and classroom representatives and alternates elected by their homerooms. They meet once a month during school to do Student Council business. The Student Council provides scholarships and other monies to various school groups. They sponsor a 7th and 8th grade dance and a 5th and 6th grade party. They also sponsor the Angel Tree giving and purchase gifts for 32 needy children at Christmas time. They provide a teacher appreciation lunch for the teachers in November. As a fundraiser, they also sponsor a student/staff volleyball game held at the end of the year.
Sponsor: Dana Davis, Open to Grades 5-8.
Technology Student Association
TSA enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs. TSA competes at the regional, state, and national level. TSA season runs from October to April. Mondays & Wednesdays from 3:00 until 5:00 p.m.
Sponsors: Sandra Burnette and Bryson Scruggs, Open to Grades 6-8.
Titans is a mentor/service club that helps students grow in multiple areas. Meeting times and dates to be determined.
Club Sponsors: Amy Fuque, Katy Jones, David Scott, & Mark Garrison, Grade 5-8
The students on the WRAM staff produce a live broadcast of school news and announcements each day. The staff rotates over the four marking periods with five students participating each quarter. The WRAM staff anchor the broadcast, read the news, select the music, and operate the camera. Acceptance is based on attendance/tardies, grades, and a recommendation from a homeroom teacher.
Sponsors: Scot Smith and Julie Lee, Open to Grades 7 and 8.
Youth Ambassador Coalition (YAC)
The Youth Ambassadors Coalition (YAC) is a club that promotes a positive atmosphere for students and helps them make healthy lifestyle choices by avoiding drugs (including alcohol and tobacco) and harmful relationships. Students must apply to become Middle School Ambassadors in Robertsville’s chapter of YAC. The club is sponsored by ASAP of Anderson County . Members will interact with guest speakers and create/conduct community service projects. The club offers a fantastic opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and impact their school and city in a constructive way.
Sponsor: Julie Kinder-McMillan, Open to Grades 5-8.
Games, skits, retreats. Meets Tuesdays from 7:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the RMS cafeteria.
Sponsors: David Scott and Joanne Bowman, Open to Grades 6-8.