•  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
Art Club Jamie Clark & Katelyn Harley 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Art Club meets monthly after school. Students are provided with opportunities to explore their creative side and experience a variety of art projects.
BIG Believers in the Gospel Stephanie Hegge & 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.
Computer Fair Alyssa Carricato & Dorinda Hammer 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Computer Fair 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.
Create It Club Ashley Rudock 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade CIC Meets biweekly after school. Students are encouraged to use their creativity and imagination to create crafts, prototype inventions and learn about technology.
Equality Leadership Council Caroline Lehman, Jamie Clark, Dana LaCasse 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade ELC meets monthly after school and is a student led club that seeks to promote acceptance and support for all students. ELC participants select service learning projects that build empathy, celebrate diversity and help every student feel that they are welcome at school. ELC Students participate in an annual diversity student forum held each fall at the IU15.
French Club Melicia Widmer 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade French Club meets monthly after school to expose students to French culture, art, food and language.
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.
Intramural Club Greg Knowles 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Intramural activities are offered in the following areas: bowling, dodgeball, hiking and kickball. Several opportunities for each activity are offered throughout the school year.
Jazz Band Rich Miller 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Jazz Band practices weekly before school. Students participating in Jazz Band also participate in their grade level band.
Library Helper Ashley Rudock 7th & 8th Grade Library helpers volunteer to work in the library during one flex period per six-day cycle. Two-three students volunteer during the three flex periods per day.
MASH Club Lisa Whiston 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Meaningful After School Help meets after school on Tuesday and Thursday offering students homework help and enrichment activities.
Math Counts Dave Yingst & Dave Cavic 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Math Counts meets weekly after school. Students practice mathematical problems in preparation for competition that takes place in April.
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 Nate Beamer, Dorinda Hammer, Emma Melhorn & Mike Warfel 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade MiniTHON meets biweekly 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.
Photography Club JoAnn Delaney 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Photography Club meets biweekly after school. Students learn to utilize the iPad technology to take photographs.
Poetry Club John Gabriele and Caroline Lehman 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Poetry Club meets monthly. Students are given the opportunity to read, write, and share poetry. Some students submit poems to local student competitions.
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 James Shay 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.
Spanish Club Sherry Nesbitt 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Spanish Club meets monthly to learn about Spanish Culture, art, food, and language.
Student Council Lisa Whiston Grade 6 Dale Mackley & Rich Miller Grade 7 Rob Finkill & Stephanie Hegge Grade 8 6th, 7th, 8th Grade Student Council meets biweekly 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.