Clubs

Research shows that kids who are involved in extracurricular activities do better in school and enjoy school more. Malow Junior High School offers many opportunities for student involvement, and our staff encourages all students to get involved in at least one school club, activity or sport. For additional details, please use the contact information listed below for each group.

*Art & Anime Club Mrs. Sara Palombo Sara.Palombo@uticak12.org

  • •• Tuesdays after school until 4:00pm in room B210.
  • •• The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year is September 26th.
  • •• The Malow Art & Anime Club meets weekly for students interested in creating art AND interested in Japanese animation – no experience necessary!! Students work on individual and group projects. In this club we explore various art mediums in drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. Students also play games, watch videos, and play Japanese style music. This club is student led.
  • •• Grades 7 – 9

 

Chess Club Mr. Martin Ashman Martin.Ashman@uticak12.org

  • •• Mondays after school to 4:00pm in room B207.
  • •• The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year was September 18th. Students should arrange a ride home at 4:00pm.
  • •• The Malow Knight Chess Club is open to anyone who likes to play chess or is interested in learning the game.
  • •• Grades 7 - 9

 

Comic League Club Mr. Greg Kupke Gregory.kupke@uticak12.org

  • •• Meets monthly; schedule provided to participants
  • •• The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year is September 25th in room A104 from 3:05pm – 5:00pm.
  • •• The Malow Comic League Club is a hobby-based club. Students gather to discuss and enjoy comics, play Magic the Gathering, and participate in field trips to places like Gamer’s Gauntlet Store. There are lots of free incentives for all club members. We are looking to exceed our 68 member roster from last year so please come and join us! All 7th – 9th graders, male AND female, are welcome.

 

Homework Club / IB Tutoring Program Malow Teachers (rotating basis)

  • •• After School Homework Club and the IB Tutoring Program runs after school on select days from 3:05 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the library beginning Monday, October 16. As these dates change from week to week, please refer to the weekly calendars above for dates offered.
  • •• Grades 7 – 9: This teacher-supervised after-school homework club is held in the library. Students must have a signed permission slip on file to attend. Students must come prepared with work to do and will need to make arrangements for their own transportation home. Student tutors are sometimes available to assist students.

 

Magic the Gathering Club Ms. Karen Narkus (Teacher) Karen.Narkus@uticak12.org

Magic the Gathering Club will begin meeting in October. Please see Miss Narkus in room B203 with questions. Miss Narkus will teach you how to play if you need it and has decks you can use : )

  • •• Meets twice a month after school from 3:05 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in room B203.
  • •• Grades 7 – 9: This is a card-playing club. Magic the Gathering is a cerebral game that requires considerable thought and strategy. Students can learn to play with others or begin playing right away if already familiar with the game. Food is allowed at club meetings.

 

National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Mrs. Michelle Witt (Counselor) Michelle.Witt@uticak12.org

  • •• Meets monthly after school in the Science Lecture Area. Some meetings are held during lunch.
  • •• Grades 8 – 9: National Junior Honor Society is an organization that recognizes outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. NJHS recognizes students for their accomplishments, but also challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

Each year eligible 8th and 9th grade students with a 3.5 or higher grade point average will receive an invitation.

NJHS 2017 – 2018 Welcome Back, Dues, New REMIND

Welcome Back returning members to the NJHS 2017-2018 year! Dues for returning members are 28.00. No Cash! Please make checks payable to Malow Jr. High and on the Memo line please indicate: NJHS Dues – Your First & Last Name. Dues are due no later than Friday, October 13, 2017. Dues are to be put in an envelope and placed in a drop box located in the front main office. Those submitting dues before the deadline will be entered in a drawing to receive a gift card.

Members will need to re-sign up for a New REMIND. Enter this number 81010 and text @njhsmalow in the message area and hit send. Be sure to sign up with your first and last name to identify you. No nicknames or partial names will be allowed. Not following these specific guidelines will be cause for your name to be removed from REMIND until corrected. If you do not have a cell, you can sign up for REMIND through e-mail. Please check the NJHS Board for directions.

All information regarding meetings, community service, and general information will be communicated through REMIND and on the NJHS Board inside the front of the Counseling Office. On occasion, information may be placed at the NJHS 2017-2018 link on the homepage of Malow’s website, as well as addressed during morning/end of the day school announcements. Be in the know, stay informed.

Attendance at meetings is a requirement of membership. Please stay tuned as meeting dates, time and location, are being finalized. Note: Our first meeting for returning members will take place in October.

We are looking forward to a year filled of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Citizenship, and Character.

Science Olympiad Mrs. Sara Pohutsky (Parent) sarapoe@aol.com

  • •• November through April practices for individual events held after school throughout the week
  • •• Grades 7 – 9: Science Olympiad is a nationwide academic competition. Students compete in 23 science-oriented events that involve engineering, biology, chemistry and physics. Students compete first at the Macomb County level tournament in early April.

Snowsports Club Mrs. Connie Wakefield (connie.wakefield@uticak12.org)

Meets Thursdays from December through February.

Grades 7 – 9: If you are interested in being a part of the Snowsports Club, please pick up a packet outside of Mrs. Xenakis’s room (B211). The club will attend Mt. Holly on Thursday evenings (3:30pm - 9:30pm) from December 8th through February 16th. All costs associated with the trip are listed in the packet. If you are interested in attending, return the green membership application with $25.00 to the box in Mrs. Xenakis's room.

*S.T.A.T.I.C. Club

  • •• The Malow S.T.A.T.I.C. Club (Students Taking Action Together in Christ) is a Christian youth group that meets after school one day per week (currently Mondays from 3:05pm – 4:00pm). The S.T.A.T.I.C. Club’s mission is to: serve, get to know, encourage, grow in faith, and to fill our halls with God’s love. All are welcome to attend.
  • •• The first meeting of the 2017-2018 school year is on Monday, September 25th in room C301.

Student Council Ms. Amy Gastmeier (Teacher) Amy.Gastmeier@uticak12.org

Mrs. Annmarie Hitzelberger (Teacher) Annmarie.Hitzelberger@uticak12.org

  • •• Meets weekly after school.
  • •• Grades 7 – 9: The Malow Student Council promotes student body participation in fundraising, school events, and school improvement. Student Council also participates in community service projects such as the canned food drive and Toys for Tots. The main goals are to make Malow Jr. High a more enjoyable environment and to increase the school spirit of the students.

 

Current Malow students may apply in the spring for the following year. Incoming 7th grade students may apply in the fall. Student Council consists of five committees: Dance, Community Service, Success Skills, Communications and School Spirit.