Clubs and ActivitiesClubs y Actividades

Band (6th, 7th, 8th)

A full year course, which consists of daily rehearsals, home practice, playing quizzes, and performances. In Band, students learn to make music together by listening to each other and developing their own musical skill. Students improve their skills by playing scales, breathing properly, articulating, and counting correctly. Students in Band will develop their skills as a musician, as a music reader, and learn about musical styles, composers and cultures. The bands performs throughout the school year at Simmons and other district events.

 

Jazz Band

An extra curricular ensemble open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students. Jazz band rehearses Monday and Thursday mornings at 7 A.M. Jazz Band performs at school concerts, and other district events. In Jazz Band students be exposed to swing, rock, Latin jazz, and other styles of music through listening and playing. Students will also be exposed to improvisation through listening and playing.

 

Guitar Club

Meets after school on Wednesdays and is open all Simmons students. Students at any level of experience are welcome to participate. Students will be exposed to playing rock, classical, Latin and other styles of music. Students whom don’t own a guitar may be able to rent/borrow a guitar a from Triple Threat Mentoring.

 

Acceptance Club 
Acceptance Club meets every other Tuesday after school in Ms. Andres’ room, 315, from 3:15 – 5:00pm. This club focuses on creating a safe, welcoming and supportive learning environment for all genders and sexualities. Everyone is welcome. 

 

Robotics Club

The Robotics and Engineering Club encourages students to problem solve and work together as they design and build Lego Mindstorms robots. Students also learn beginning programming skills as they program the robots to perform various tasks. The club competed in a regional robotics showcase the past two years, with our 6th grade team winning a Rookie Award in 2017.

 

Drama Club

A process-oriented after-school theater oriented activity in which students learn the tools of imaginative play, listening and observation skills and self confidence. This culminates in creating sketches, and rehearsing a play as well as multiple performance opportunities.

 

Art Club

Art club allows students to develop their creative side. Exploring different mediums, learning new skills and having fun with friends. Art club meets once a week from 3:15-4:15. Club teacher: Mr. Mueller

Eco Club
Eco Club is and after school club for Simmons staff or students interested in caring for the earth. We will garden and work toward creating earth-friendly practices at Simmons. Eco Club meets every
other Thursday
 in Room 315 from 3:15 – 5pm.
Ms. Andres is the sponsor.
 
 
Poetry Club
Are you interested in writing stories, poetry, fan fiction, rap?  Poetry Club is a club for all creative writers. Come join us every Wednesday after school in Ms. Andres’ room 315, from 3:15 – 5pm. 

 

Student Council

Student Council is a student-based organization designed to help promote school spirit and leadership among students.
Students participating in all levels of the Council will maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
We do a variety of philanthropic activities, as well as supporting the community and school.
Our main goal each year is to “give back” and help students understand the rewards of doing things for others.

Band (6th, 7th, 8th)

A full year course, which consists of daily rehearsals, home practice, playing quizzes, and performances. In Band, students learn to make music together by listening to each other and developing their own musical skill. Students improve their skills by playing scales, breathing properly, articulating, and counting correctly. Students in Band will develop their skills as a musician, as a music reader, and learn about musical styles, composers and cultures. The bands performs throughout the school year at Simmons and other district events.

 

Jazz Band

An extra curricular ensemble open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade band students. Jazz band rehearses Monday and Thursday mornings at 7 A.M. Jazz Band performs at school concerts, and other district events. In Jazz Band students be exposed to swing, rock, Latin jazz, and other styles of music through listening and playing. Students will also be exposed to improvisation through listening and playing.

 

Guitar Club

Meets after school on Wednesdays and is open all Simmons students. Students at any level of experience are welcome to participate. Students will be exposed to playing rock, classical, Latin and other styles of music. Students whom don’t own a guitar may be able to rent/borrow a guitar a from Triple Threat Mentoring.

 

Acceptance Club 
Acceptance Club meets every other Tuesday after school in Ms. Andres’ room, 315, from 3:15 – 5:00pm. This club focuses on creating a safe, welcoming and supportive learning environment for all genders and sexualities. Everyone is welcome. 

 

Robotics Club

The Robotics and Engineering Club encourages students to problem solve and work together as they design and build Lego Mindstorms robots. Students also learn beginning programming skills as they program the robots to perform various tasks. The club competed in a regional robotics showcase the past two years, with our 6th grade team winning a Rookie Award in 2017.

 

Drama Club

A process-oriented after-school theater oriented activity in which students learn the tools of imaginative play, listening and observation skills and self confidence. This culminates in creating sketches, and rehearsing a play as well as multiple performance opportunities.

 

Art Club

Art club allows students to develop their creative side. Exploring different mediums, learning new skills and having fun with friends. Art club meets once a week from 3:15-4:15. Club teacher: Mr. Mueller

Eco Club
Eco Club is and after school club for Simmons staff or students interested in caring for the earth. We will garden and work toward creating earth-friendly practices at Simmons. Eco Club meets every
other Thursday
 in Room 315 from 3:15 – 5pm.
Ms. Andres is the sponsor.
 
 
Poetry Club
Are you interested in writing stories, poetry, fan fiction, rap?  Poetry Club is a club for all creative writers. Come join us every Wednesday after school in Ms. Andres’ room 315, from 3:15 – 5pm. 

 

Student Council

Student Council is a student-based organization designed to help promote school spirit and leadership among students.
Students participating in all levels of the Council will maintain a high standard of personal conduct.
We do a variety of philanthropic activities, as well as supporting the community and school.
Our main goal each year is to “give back” and help students understand the rewards of doing things for others.