Lost Mountain Clubs & Organizations

Contact Info

Book Club   Wendy Sultenfuss, April Chapman
Campus Life Club   Jennifer Dawson 
Chorus  Jay Champion
Electronic Music Club Jay Champion
FCA  Kay Cole
Guitar Club Johnny Chadwick
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Ashley Baringer, Cathy Hobgood, Wendy Sultenfuss,
Helping Hands   Jennifer Dawson
Jr. Beta Team    Alison Fridborg, Emily Blackwell
Math Team Tricia Glass
News Team Sonya Strother
School Podcast  Jay Champion
Yearbook Billie Holubz

Academic Team

Sponsor:  Jennifer Dawson

Location: 619

Time: 8:00

Dates: Mondays and Wednesday

(Open to 7th and 8th Grade Students through teacher recommendation and tryouts.)

 

The mission of the Academic Team is to promote motivation and inquisitiveness in academic subjects through collegial competition.  Participants are expected to attend practices and competitions, as well as maintain a friendly, yet serious, competitive spirit. 

The Academic Team participates annually in the PAGE Academic Bowl Competition and other quiz bowl competitions as available. The LMMS Academic Bowl team was one of only 21 teams across Georgia to advance to the state semi-finals last January.

Academic Team is open to 7th & 8th graders through teacher recommendation and tryouts.  Practices are held at 8:00 on Mondays & Wednesdays. Prior to tournaments, practice is also held on Friday mornings. Please contact the LMMS Academic Team Coach, Ms. Dawson, if you desire additional information.

 Campus Life Club

Campus Life Club will meet Monday mornings at 8:15 in Room 605. The first meeting is August 18. For information or input, contact parent facilitator Carla Sethna at cpsethna@gmail.com

Guitar Club

Do you like playing guitar? Are you interested in learning how to play? The Guitar Club is a great place to hang out with friends and jam or simply learn how to play a few songs.  The club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 4:30 – 5:30 in the media center. Mr. Chadwick’s Guitar Club is for acoustic guitars only (NO Electric Guitars). Stop by and see Mr. Chadwick for more information or just show up Thursdays at 4:30.

 

Junior Beta Club

Sponsors: Emily Lambert, Alison Fridborg, Kelley Keel

What is the Beta Club? The National Beta Club, with more than 7,700 clubs in the Junior and Senior Divisions and in excess of 41,000 members, is now in its 71st year.  The Junior Beta Club Division, established in 1961, now has approximately 4,800 chapters in 42 states, as well as Washington, D.C., Bahamas, Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico.  The Motto of the club shall is Ducamus aliis serviendo which means, “Let us lead by serving others.”

Objectives on this non-secret, leadership-service organization are to encourage effort, to promote character, to stimulate achievement among its members, and to encourage students to continue their education after completion of middle and high school.  Students in the club must complete 20 hours of community service. Ten of those hours need to be completed with school-related projects.  They must also, maintain an overall grade point average of 3.0.We will be meeting the second Tuesday of the month at 8:30 in room 627. Jr. Betas will need 20 service hours this year.

 There will be no meeting in December.

Book Club

Sponsors: April Chapman and Wendy Sultenfuss

Location: Media Center Lab 139

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Dates: Second Tuesday of every month

1st Meeting is September 3rd.

The club is open to all students and you may join anytime throughout the year. Members enjoy an informal gathering where we discuss books we chose to read. Visit the media center blog for more information.

Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl

Sponsors: Ashley Baringer, Cathy Hobgood and Wendy Sultenfuss

Meeting Dates:  Thursday 8:20 AM in the Media Center

1st Meeting is September 5th.

The HRRB team consists of dedicated students who read a minimum of five books (maximum of 20) and write bowl questions. We meet every Thursday morning in the Media Center Lab 139 at 8:20 am. We will compete in a county wide competition with other middle schools in January. This year the competition will be held at North Cobb High School and the winners will advance to the regionals at the University of West Georgia. Meeting dates are to be announced. For more information visit http://www.cobbk12.org/belmonthills/hrrb/writers.html and http://www.dekalb.k12.ga.us/hrrb/

Helping Hands

Sponsor: Jennifer Dawson

Location: 620

Dates:   1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings before school

 

                Service projects after school on Friday or on Saturday.  

Helping Hands is a community service club at LMMS. Helping Hands coordinates the Rally Foundation Four Quarters Four Research Week. We participate in several age appropriate volunteer opportunities, support Relay for Life and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and in the past have partnered with Jr. Beta on the annual food drive.

Helping Hands is a great place to combine having friends while making a difference in the lives of others.