Lost Mountain Clubs & Organizations
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,
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
Academic Team is open to 7th
& 8th graders through teacher recommendation and
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
Campus Life Club
Campus Life Club will meet Monday
mornings at 8:15 in Room 142 (in Media Center). The first meeting is August
18. For information or input, contact parent facilitator
Carla Sethna at
Sponsors: Kelley Kell
We are excited to announce that LMMS is starting a coding
the use of Scratch (https://scratch.mit.edu/)
, students can program their own interactive stories, games,
This website helps students to think creatively, reason, and
work in collaboration with other students in order to create
projects, solve problems, and communicate new ideas.
The club will meet in room 727 (Keel) on certain Tuesdays
Please see the attached schedule.
Students will remain at LMMS after school and will
need to be picked up no later than 5:30.
It would be wise to discuss with your child which email
address would be best to use when creating logins.
Space is limited and membership will be granted on a first
come, first served basis.
Completed permission slips are to be turned in to
Mrs. Keel (room 727) as soon as possible.
We look forward to working with our wonderful LMMS Coders!
Kelley Keel and Christie Swan
The Coding Club has reached capacity. Please see Ms. Keel
and Ms. Swan to be placed on the waiting list. Thank you for
Coding Club Calendar
Please mark the following dates on your calendar:
September 15 and 29
October 13 and 27
December 1 and 15
January 12 and 26
February 9 and 23
March 15 and 29
Junior Beta Club
Sponsors: Betsy Sanford and Ashley Preece
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.
Sponsors: April Chapman and
Location: Media Center Lab
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
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl
Sponsors: Ashley Baringer, Cathy Hobgood and Wendy
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
Sponsor: Jennifer Dawson
1st and 3rd Tuesday mornings
Service projects after school on Friday or on
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.
Sponsors: Cara Coe and Patti Agatston
The Solutions Club is a student-led
club open to any students who want to make friends, have
fun, and spread kindness. Solutions is a place where
anyone can connect and feel included. We meet every
other Monday morning at 8:15 am at LMMS. We always
have snacks and need you to help us with our plans for this
school year! Contact LMMS student Lily Langley for
more information or Ms. Coe or Dr. Agatston.