Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities

*Clubs will be updated as more information becomes available. 

Ally Club

Description:  Join the FMS Ally Club.  This is a place where ALL are welcome and encouraged to just BE YOU.  The club format will be driven by the students who join.  If you want to be part of creating a more welcoming and inclusive Freedom then you should join!!  Email Mrs. Humphris with any questions.

Club Sponsor: Colleen Humphris – chumphris@bsd100.org

Meeting Information: Every other Monday starting October 5 until the end of school

Meeting Time: 3:30-4:30 pm

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever

Anime Club

Club Description: The Freedom Middle School Anime Club gives students a means to explore the world

of Anime. We seek to understand and appreciate the art of Japanese Animation while providing an

entertaining and welcoming environment for our students. Anime club is a great way for our students

to come together and share their interests and make new friends. It is also a method of alleviating

stress and improving student wellness.  Anime Club provides opportunities for our students to be

leaders by teaching the class some of their anime art skills.  We play games, debate favorite anime

books and shows and taste foods from the culture.  This group is open to all students of Freedom

Middle School from anime enthusiasts to newbies.

Club Sponsor: Axel Zaragoza azaragoza@bsd100.org

Meeting Information:  Come ready for all things anime!

Meeting Day: Thursdays

Meeting Time: 3:30 to 4: 30

First Meeting Date: January 21st, 2021

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in on Clever

Art Club

Check back soon for more information.

Battle of the Books

Club Description: Battle of the Books consists of teams of 4-5 students each who divide up a list of exciting books to read and prepare for the ultimate Freedom and district battles. At the Freedom battle on April 27th, students will showcase their knowledge and memory about the books they have read by answering timed questions with their team in a Zoom breakout room. The top two teams will advance to the district battle against Heritage and Lincoln Middle Schools on May 4th to compete for awesome prizes! 

Club Sponsor: Mrs. Suhajd, rsuhajda@bsd100.org

Meeting Information: Informational Meeting on January 27

Meeting Day: Wednesdays (except for the battles themselves on Tuesday, April 27 and May 4)

Meeting Time: 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

First Meeting Date: January 27, 2021

Last Meeting Date: May 4, 2021 (Berwyn District Battle - This is on a Tuesday.)

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever

Chorus

Club Description: Do you like to sing? Then join choir! In choir we will explore choral music from a wide variety of cultures and time periods through study and performance. We will emphasize on the basics of vocal technique, sight-reading learning to read music and reading rhythms. Students in Choir are expected to participate in rehearsals and concerts as a part of being in this club.

Club Sponsor: Michelle Cervantes ( mcervantes@bsd100.org)

Meeting Information:  Come ready to sing! Make sure you join Ms. Cervantes Zoom Link!

Meeting Day: Tuesday and Thursday

Meeting Time: 3:20 to 4: 30

First Meeting Date: October 20, 2020

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in on Clever

**Please complete the following interest inventory: Click here.

 

Maker
Check back soon for more information.
 

Math Club

Club Description: Do you like to solve challenging math problems?  Would you like to collaborate on interesting problems with other FMS students?  Are you interested in learning more REAL WORLD applications for math?  Then consider joining the FMS Math team.  We will meet every other Thursday and will work on things like Math Contest prep, Math placement test prep and real-world problem solving challenges.  Email Mrs. Humphris with any questions!

Club Sponsor: Colleen Humphris – chumphris@bsd100.org
Meeting Information: Every other Thursday starting October15 – May 6
Meeting Time: 3:30-4:30
Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever
 

Minecraft
Check back soon for more information.
 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

Club Description: The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. Students in NJHS will serve the school and community through various volunteer opportunities, while maintaining academic excellence.

Club Sponsors: Tess Michalica (tmichalica@bsd100.org) and Haley Lavin (hlavin@bsd100.org

Meeting Day: Every other Thursday after school

Meeting Time: 3:30- 4:30

First Meeting Date: November 9th 

Last Meeting Date: TBD

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in on Clever 

OAV

Club Description: OAV (Our American Voice) prepares students for Civic life and community engagement through a collaborative group project in which students become engaged in civic action,  developing a plan to make a change to their school or local community.  This year our students will be continuing to work on the project from last year a “Memory Fence”.  A Memory fence is a fence in which people in the community can decorate a lock with a memory.  This lock is then locked onto the fence to honor the memory.

Club Title: OAV (Our American Voice)

Club Sponsor: Mr. Saracini (msaracini@bsd100.org)

Meeting Day: Monday’s 3:20-4:20

First Meeting Date: Monday, October 19th

Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in using Clever



Pokémon(Go) Club

Club Description: Do you enjoy playing PokémonGO, talking about Pokémon, and maybe even collecting cards? New to Freedom this year is the Pokémon(Go) club. We will Zoom to hang out together, talk about Pokémon, and play PokémonGo! Everyone can become friends and trade with one another. Not sure if you want to join? Give it a try and see if you like it! 
Club Sponsor: Lisa Kuersten- lkuersten@bsd100.org
Meeting Information: Every Wednesday 
Meeting Time: 3:30-4:30
First Meeting Date: October 14th
Last meeting Date: February 10th
Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever
 

Social Justice Club

Club Description: The Social Justice Club is a new club at Freedom that is all about learning the knowledge and skills needed to stand up against injustice. We will be using "This Book is Anti-Racist" by Tiffany Jewell as our guide this year and have extra copies we can loan to our members.
Club Sponsor: Ms. Smith, csmith@bsd100.org and Ms. Nilles, cnilles@bsd100.org
Meeting Day:  Every Thursday afternoon, 3:30pm-4:30pm
Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever (go to the FMS page and click on “Social Justice Club” link)

Student Council

Club Description: Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by adults. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body. They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the school wide community.
Club Sponsors: Todd Lentz (tlentz@bsd100.org) and Ann Rubich (arubich@bsd100.org)
Meeting Information: We will be meeting the first Monday of each month.
Meeting Time: 3:30pm-4:30pm
First Meeting Date: Monday, September 28, 2020
Last Meeting Date: Will be completed at the end of the 2020-2021 school year. 
Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever

**Please complete the following interest inventory: Click here.

*** Click here for Student Council Page. 

Yearbook

Club Description: Students in yearbook let their creativity shine while working together to preserve the memories of the school year! Yearbook staffers use digital tools to capture and edit photos, write captions, and organize pages that highlight the Freedom Middle School community.

Club Sponsor: Mrs. Suhajda, rsuhajda@bsd100.org
Meeting Information: Yearbook Meeting Calendar HERE
Meeting Day: Tuesdays
Meeting Time: 3:30 PM - 4:30
First Meeting Date: October 20th, 2020
Last Meeting Date: April 13th, 2021
Meeting Location: Zoom, sign in through Clever.

Phone: 708-795-5800   /  3016 S RIDGELAND AVENUE, BERWYN, IL 60402

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