•  Clubs and Organizations
    Below you can browse a list of sports, clubs, organizations and intramurals that are available for Hershey Middle School students to participate in.  We encourage all students to take an active role in their school.  One way to do that is to explore their interests beyond the classroom by participating in the programs listed below.  Each organization on the list has a faculty sponsor that students and parents can contact for additional information.
Club or Organization Advisor Grade Level Description
BIG Believers in the Gospel Joy Graeff 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Believers in the Gospel is a student led Christian club that is supervised by two teachers. Meeting frequency changes year to year depending on the student leadership. All meetings are held after school. The kick off for the club is National Prayer at the Pole each September.
Chess Club Darin Hickethier 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Chess Club meets weekly after school. Students in this club compete against twelve other middle school clubs in the tri-county area.
Community Service Club Donna Spangler 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Community Service Club meets monthly after school. Students in this club participate in a variety of community service projects, share their experiences, reflect on their learning and develop a better understanding of community.
Dungeons & Dragons Club TBD Grade 8 possibly an ext to Grade 7 The Dungeons and Dragons Club would provide an opportunity for students to develop social skills and overcome social anxiety. Students will develop their creativity through story-telling, critical thinking and communications.
Future Business Leaders (FBLA) Alyssa Carricato & Dorinda Hammer 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade FBLA meets monthly after school in preparation for a competition that is held in the spring of each year.
Health and Wellness Club Tracey Dawson 6-8 When: Meetings are once per month, listen for the announcement of which day and date Where: Meetings start at the School Nurse Office Time: Immediately after dismissal, until the activity bus leaves (4:15 pm) What: A time to discuss and share about Health and Wellness and do some fun movement activities
Health and Wellness Club Traci Dawson 6-8 This club is intended to function as a fun, low stress, monthly meeting after school. It will be held on a day when the activity bus is available, so all who want to participate can. Some ideas, walk after school, yoga, discussions on health and wellness.
Hershey Area Mountain Bike Club Jason Ambler Grades 6-12 This club will create an opportunity for students, parents, community members and faculty to get involved in a growing sport within our state and region. Our team would be part of a larger state-wide organization called PA Interscholastic Cycling League.
Jazz Band Seth Keller 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Jazz Band practices weekly after school. Students participating in Jazz Band also participate in their grade level band.
Math Counts Dave Cavic 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Math Counts meets weekly after school. Students practice mathematical problems in preparation for competition that takes place in February.
Media and Design Competition Alyssa Carricato & Dorinda Hammer 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Media and Design Competition meets monthly and more frequently as the early spring competition arrives. Students are supported in the development of a technology project that is entered into the competition.
Middle School Play Renee Owens and Caroline Lehman 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade The middle school play holds auditions following the winter break. Students are provided with opportunities to participate in the cast and crew. Students meet daily after school during the months of February and March to prepare for a school wide presentation during the school day and an evening presentation for friends and family.
MiniTHON Dorinda Hammer, Victoria Masse, & Kate Frentz 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade MiniTHON meets monthly after school from October through February to organize fundraising activities for the Four Diamonds organization.
Morning Broadcast Club Kevin Stover 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Morning Broadcast Club meets each morning to produce and deliver the televised middle school morning announcements.
Pokemon Greg Knowles 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade This is for fans of the card game and the various games available on electronic devices. This is not about Pokémon Go, however. The club meets from 2:35 to 3:30pm once or twice a month, usually the 2nd Tuesday and the 4th Wednesday of the month. You need to hand in a completed parent permission form to be able to participate.
Productions Club Kevin Stover 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Productions Club students learn about and participate in providing lighting, sound and technical assistance in the auditorium for assemblies, concerts and productions.
Science Fair Club Katelyn Roberts 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Science Fair meets bi-weekly after school from the fall until spring competition each year. Students are supported to develop a science project based on a theme for the year.
Science Olympiad Steve Tomkins 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Science Olympiad meets weekly after school from October until May with a few Saturday practices added to the schedule. Three levels of competition take place in the fall, winter and spring.
Student Council Ashley Gorman Grade 6; Lisa Whiston Grade 7; Rob Finkill & Christina Miller Grade 8 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Student Council meets biweekly during the day or after school. Students learn about student governance, discuss current issues effecting HMS students and work on activities geared toward improving student life.
Video Yearbook Rob Finkill 8th Grade Video yearbook meets every one to two weeks after school, during the second semester of the school year. Students collaborate on the creation of an online presentation of their middle school experience.
Weight and Cardio Club Jarryd Erb 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade The Weight and Cardio Club will provide students with the opportunity for physical activity and the many benefits that come with it.
Year Book Greg Knowles 6th Grade Yearbook meets Thursday and Friday after school from September to April. Students create a yearbook using online resources and photos collected throughout the year.