Clubs & Activities

We encourage all students to participate in our programs. Students who participate in extracurricular and co-curricular activities tend to enjoy school more. Participants must adhere to the Code of Conduct and may be required to pay an activity fee.

Open to all students

Activity Nights/Dances - Various groups sponsor Activity Nights/Dances about every 4 weeks. The events are generally held after school until about 5:15. Students need to qualify to attend by being on Honor Level One or Two and fulfilling other obligations such as library fines. Admissions and concessions raise money for the sponsoring group as well as providing students with an opportunity to socialize.

Art Club - Art Club is for students who enjoy artistic activities such as clay, jewelry, puppetry, etc. and like to work with others. There are eight sessions that meet weekly from mid-January through mid March.

Drama Program -  The Winneconne Community School District drama program is dedicated to bringing the joy and power of drama to students by providing high quality dramatic programming for our students. Our program offers participants the chance to experience the excitement and rewards of the performing arts while developing poise, social skills, confidence, and the ability to work with others. 

Forensics - Forensics is a competitive activity that focuses on developing public speaking skills. Team members perform selections from various categories such as dramatic, humorous, etc. in front of judges at 3-4 meets. Forensics starts in mid-September and ends in November. The schedule can be found on the Forensics website.

Geography Bee and Spelling Bee-  Geography Bee and Spelling Bee are held during the spring semester. Competitions are held within school and against other schools.

Ski Club - Click here for the ski club website

Student Council - Student Council works to make the school and community a more pleasant place by promoting cooperation and good citizenship. They organize activities that bring together the student body and community, act as a median between classes and organizations within the school, and provide leadership and a unified voice for the student body. Student Council membership is open to all students. They must fill out an application and turn it in to a faculty advisor (Mrs. Borski) by June. They are expected to attend meetings at 7:00AM. Other students may participate in various projects and committees.

Wrestling

Open to 7th and 8th Graders

Basketball - Girls and Boys

Cross Country - Starts on August 22nd. Please CLICK HERE for a calendar of practices and meets. There will be an informational meeting on August 15, 2016, at 6:00pm in the Middle School LGL.

FFA - If you like animals, plants, nature and all of agriculture...then FFA is the organization for you! Come join our high school members for our fun monthly meetings and local activities at neat places like our school forest! You will learn about agriculture, develop positive relationships, spend some time with some great animals and develop skills needed for a career or hobby in agriculture...Wisconsin's most important industry!

Football - A copy of the 2017/2018 Middle School Football schedule can be found by clicking HERE

Jazz Ensemble - Jazz Ensemble is a performing group open to 7th and 8th graders enrolled in Junior Band. Instrumentation consists of saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm section of piano, bass, guitar and drum set. Jazz Ensemble rehearses after eating lunch on even days from 12:20-12:45. The group performs jazz, swing, pop and rock style music.

Track - Girls and Boys

Trap Team - In 2014 a group of Winneconne residents presented a proposal to the Winneconne School board to allow the Winneconne Schools to participate in the Kettle Moraine Trap Shooting Conference. The North division which WWTT is a member of consists of 8 local school and club teams. The season runs from late March to mid May. The WWTT team is hosted by Springbrook Sportsman’s Club Omro Wi. Meets are once a week, as well as weekly practices. The WWTT is open to students from grades 7 to 12. High school athletes have the ability to earn an athletic letter for varsity members. (Requirements are listed in the WWTT Student Handbook)

The WWTT program is headed by coaches that are certified by the NRA Shotgun Coaches I program. WWTT requires that the athlete have either a 12 or 20 gauge shotgun with no exposed hammers. All athletes are required to complete the Hunters Safety program by the WDNR. Athletes are taught the etiquette of trapshooting as well as safe firearm handling. For more information contact WWTT@shutterfly.com 

Spirit Squad - Spirit Squad promotes school spirit, develops a sense of good sportsmanship among students, and builds better relationships between schools during athletic events. Cheering currently takes place during the 7th and 8th grade boys basketball games. Practices are held 2-3 times per week from 3:15-5:00 in addition to attending games. Spirit Squad members strive to have fun and make new friendships while representing WMS.

Volleyball - (girls)

Open to 8th Graders Only

Drama Troupe - Drama Troupe Peer Helpers have the opportunity to be selected as a Drama Troupe member. These students endure one day of training together with high school students. They create and present educational skits and role plays that deal with important youth issues such as drinking and driving, bullying, stress management, persity, healthy relationships, and many more for students of all ages.

Peer Mediator/Helper Team - Peer Mediator/Helper Team members volunteer their services to try to encourage a more caring school climate. They attend monthly training sessions on topics like harassment, conflict resolution and crisis response in an effort to be helpful to students experiencing difficulty. They coordinate with the counselor in supporting students with serious issues and also in doing classroom presentations on social issues. The Peer Helper Team includes selected members in a Drama Troupe.

Quiz Bowl - 
Quiz Bowl allows interested students to participate in a competition against other schools in the area to test their knowledge of academic information. The event is generally held in late spring

More for Everyone
Other activities such as Baseball, Softball, Soccer and Skiing are available through local clubs who may distribute information at school. Listen for announcements and pick up information in the office.

Winneconne Middle School has a “no cut” philosophy in athletics so all may participate. Interscholastic sports require an athletic physical (every 2 years). Students should listen for announcements regarding team meetings at the start of the season or contact coaches to sign up.

 

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