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ACTIVITY GRADES MEETING DAY LOCATION ACTIVITY SUMMARY TIME SPONSOR NOTES
All Gender & Sexualities Alliance (GSA) All Tuesday  Room 109 GSA is open to all students at BCMS. At GSA we discuss issues affecting the LGBTQ+ community, participate in games, crafts and activities and make friends. You do not need to be LGBTQ+ to join GSA. 3:30 - 4:30

M. Moser
moserm@lmsd.org

R. Nichols
nicholr@lmsd.org

More information on the BCMS GSA Blackboard
Anime Club 6th Wednesday 102 Love Anime? Then this club is for you. Anime club meets weekly to draw, watch, and discuss anime. Students in all grades are welcome, liten to the announcements for more information.  3:15 - 3:45 C. Poplawski
Poplawc@lmsd.org
Listen to morning announcements to hear start date for this club. 12 student maximum
Art Club All Tuesday Mornings 102  Explore and create different types of artwork. Listen to the announcements for the start date. 7:00 - 7:50 am C. Poplawski
Poplawc@lmsd.org
Listen to morning announcements to hear start date for this club. 12 students max. 
BC Applause All After School   In addition to the Fall Play and Winter Musical, students learn about theatre and themselves. Students in all grades are welcome to join. Not into acting on stage? No problem- there are tons of opportunities to participate behind the scenes on the Stage Crew, Tech Crew or Costume Crew. After School S. Knight
KnightS@lmsd.org
Meeting days vary - please listen to announcements for dates. Fall play, winter musical
BC TV 7th/8th Daily TV Studio BCTV members direct, announce and record the daily announcements. Do you enjoy sharing school events with the entire student body? Interested in learning about operating TV recording technology? Then BCTV is for you. Membership is audition only- auditions are held every spring for the following year.  LEARN

Hemberger
hemberc@lmsd.org

Zickler
zicklec@lmsd.org

Tryouts held in May/June for following year
BCMS Newspaper - The Knight All Wednesday 109 The Knight is open to students in all grades. Write about school events- articles are published to the entire student body. Sports reporters, tech writers, comic artists, editors, investigators, are just a few options. This paper is student led- make your voice heard- join the Knight! 3:30-4:30 M. Moser
moserm@lmsd.org
BCMS Newspaper Blackboard
Best Buddies All After School Dates TBD TBD Friendship and alliance with students who have intellectual disabilities. Meet new friends, play games, and have fun!  TBD

Mrs. Laird
wileym@lmsd.org

M. Wiley
wileym@lmsd.org

J. O'Brien
obrienj@lmsd.org

Best Buddies Blackboard
Creative Writing Club All After School Dates TBD 202 Love to write stories, poems, and creative pieces? This club is open to students in all grades to grow and expand their creative writing skills. Watch announcements for information, or stop in room 202 3:10-4:30

R. Nichols
Nicholr@lmsd.org

M. Rullo
rullom@lmsd.org

 
Geekery/Gaming Club All TBD TBD Focusing on "geek" topics, we will be talking TTRPG, LARP, cos-play, miniature modeling and painting, as well as TV and Movies that focus on fantasy and science-fiction. If you have passions, we have a place to talk about them. TBD D. Gagliardi
gagliad@lmsd.org
Please listen to morning announcements for dates and times of meetings.
Intramural Basketball 6th Monday, Wednesday, Friday Large Gym Open to 6th graders only. Intramural play before school in the large gym from 7:15-7:45. Listen to the announcements for more information. 7:15-7:45 C. Poplawski
Poplawc@lmsd.org
Start Date TBD
Knightlife Literary/Art Magazine All Begins second semester Room 202 Art, poetry and short stories. Read, write, curate the BC Literary Magazine. Watch announcements for information or stop in room 202 3:30 - 4:30 R. Nichols
Nicholr@lmsd.org
 
Model United Nations (BCMUN) All October - March, Dates vary   Learn about global issues, debate and propose solutions. Attend MUN Conferences online and in person, in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC and/or New York. BCMUN Change the World! LEARN

D. Lloyd
lloydd@lmsd.org

M. McFarland
mcfarml@lmsd.org

J. Lee
leej@lmsd.org

J. Healy
healyj@lmsd.org

BCMUN Blackboard
REACH All Dates vary TBD Celebrate and recognize Black Excellence. Opportunities to learn, serve as an advocate and become a strong leader. 3:25-4:20

S. Browne
brownes@lmsd.org

M. Hadi

J. Lee
leej@lmsd.org

T. Butler

Reach Blackboard
Reading Olympics All Monthly TBD Library Reading Olympics allows you to read from a curated list of books and then show off your knowledge in a team competition. All Montgomery County Reading Olympics events may be virtual this year, but that doesn’t mean that wins don’t count! 3:45 - 4:45 D. Gagliardi
gagliad@lmsd.org
Library Blackboard
Science Olympiad All After school beginning in October TBD Are you interested in science or technology? Want to learn more and compete against other school teams? Then Science Olympiad is for you. This club is open to all grades. See website and listen to the announcements for more information. TBD

A. Brletich
Brletia@lmsd.org

D. Willis
Granged@lmsd.org

J. Cook
CookJa@lmsd.org

C. McKinney
McKinnC@lmsd.org

BCMS Science Olympiad Website
Student Council All Day TBD Varies Leadership and service combine to make BCMS the best middle school ever. Plan school events and participate in school government. 3:10-4:30

A. Groen
Groena@lmsd.org

M. Morrison
morrisme@lmsd.org

Student Government Blackboard
Technology Student Association (TSA) All Starts in October; bi-monthly meetings; weekly open shops.    Open to all grades; individual and collaborative STEM projects; opportunities to travel and compete against other students locally, state-wide, and nationally 3:10 - 4:30

L. Lapinski
LapinsL@lmsd.org

K. Hughes
HugesK@LMSD.org

R. Epting
eptingr@LMSD.org

B. Denning
denninw@LMSD.org

Full calendar on BCMS TSA Blackboard
Yearbook All Dates TBD Guidance Office Conference Room Help document school events year-round and use graphic design to make the yearbook. Like to take pictures and attend games, activities, and student events? Then the yearbook needs you! After School

M. Rullo
rullom@lmsd.org

R. Ferber
ferberr@lmsd.org

 
Yoga All Tuesdays beginning in October TBD Are you interested in learning more about yoga? Join the Yoga club!! Come learn about yoga and practice yoga together! 3:15-4:30 C. Troilio
troilioc@LMSD.org
Listen to announcements for dates. 
Cheerleading Club All TBD     After School

N. Wake
waken@lmsd.org

R. Ferber
ferberr@lmsd.org

Please listen to morning announcements for dates and times of meetings.
Environmental Action Club All TBD   Are you concerned about climate change and motivated to take action? In the environmental action club, we learn and raise awareness about environmental issues in our community and the world. Together we can take action that makes a real difference. Activities might include learning from guest speakers, raising awareness at BCMS, writing letters, and lobbying elected officials, depending on student interest. After School J. Ekert
ekertj@lmsd.org
 
Intramural Games and Sports All After school in 2-3 week sessions   Open to all grades, participate in different sports, games and activities. Flag football, ping-pong, volleyball, are just a few examples. Most activities run for two weeks after school. More information about the current and upcoming sessions will be shared through the announcements. After School   Please listen to announcements for when Intramural Games and Sports will begin. 
Math Club All Biweekly TBD   After School S. Browne
brownes@lmsd.org