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.
Club Sponsors: Katy Jones & Julie Kinder-McMillan. 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. Begins in September: 1st & 3rd Thursday in each month from 2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Begins in September.
Sponsors: Michelle Brown and Emily Young. Open to Grades 5-8.
Cafe Catch Up
Café Catch Up is open to all students in all grade levels and is supervised by Kristy Best, school counselor. Any student needing to catch up on missing assignments or upcoming schoolwork can go to the cafeteria to work quietly and independently on Wednesday afternoons from 12:45-2:45.
Club Sponsor: Kristy Best, 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.
Sponsors: Lauren Mayes and Leandra Gardner. Open to Grades 6-8
Math Counts is a club for 6th – 8th graders. Math Counts is designed to be flexible so many types of groups can participate. We will participate in math games, math explorations and group competitions that can be enjoyed by students of all skill levels. We will meet on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month – beginning Monday, September 13. We will meet from 2:45 – 3:30 in Room 222. Grades 6-8.
Sponsor: Amy Fuqua. 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: Open to Grades 6-8
Poetry / Drama Club
The Poetry and Drama club focuses on the skills needed to be a part of the stage performance through theatre and spoken word. We work on aspects of on stage and behind the scenes jobs. Students will gain confidence in their story and their voice as they write for stage and present stage performances that include poetry and acting. Monday afternoons from 2:45 – 3:30.
Sponsor: Rhea Carmon, Jamie Downs. 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: Eli Manning and Justin Warner, Open to Grades 6-8., Open to Grades 6-8.
The Robertsville Student Council is a student government organization at RMS. It consists of a group of officers and classroom representatives elected by their homerooms. They meet once a month before school to cover Student Council business. The Student Council provides funds for student-based activities and scholarships for some student field trips. In the past, they sponsor the 7th and 8th grade Spring dance and the 5th and 6th grade Fall Celebration. As a fundraiser, they also sponsor a student/staff basketball game held at the end of the year. RMS Student Council will meet once a month on designated Wednesdays 7:05-7:30am. RMS STUCO Officers and homeroom reps will meet to discuss and assist in school activities such as tours, grade level celebrations, Ram Perk rewards, and “Pep Club” fan section for home football games.
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. Tuesdays from 3:00 until 4:30 p.m. Additional meeting times may be added closer to competition time.
Sponsors: Sandra Burnette and Bryson Scruggs, Open to Grades 6-8.
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 four 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.