Students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities. Activities and achievement go hand in hand. Become involved in your junior high programs today.
After the Bell Homework Club – This program meets from 2:45– 4 p.m., Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. It provides students with a comfortable setting to work on their homework and get extra help. Snacks are served, and students may sit with their friends.
After the Bell Form
Debate – Students will learn the research, analysis, and presentation skills necessary to present informational and persuasive speeches. Debate is mainly an ELP activity due to the preparation time needed. Participation may be limited.
I-Care – Students use one study hall a week for a semester to volunteer for a community service project. I-Care service projects include helping at a day care center, visiting a local nursing home, and visiting a nearby animal hospital. Students may volunteer for other projects as they become available. I-Care opportunities will also be available from 2-4 p.m. on Wednesday afternoons.
Mock Trial – Students play the roles of attorneys and witnesses to prepare and present a case. Teams include up to 10 students. Mock trial is mainly an ELP activity due to the preparation time needed. Participation may be limited.
Office Helpers – Office helpers assist the secretaries with taking messages to students and teachers. They also help with tasks in the office when necessary. When not busy with office duties, students may study or read.
School Newspaper (eighth-grade Communications Media students) – The eighth grade elective, Communications Media, is responsible for the school newspaper, The Tiger Tracks. This newspaper welcomes submissions by any student.
Student Council – Student council is an opportunity for each grade level to have a voice in planning Indian Hills school functions, projects, and activities. Student council promotes cooperation between students and faculty, encourages the practice of good citizenship, and serves as an opportunity to engage in leadership activities. Student council representatives are elected from each social studies class.
Student Librarians – Student library assistants assist the school media center every other day (day 1 or 2). Their duties include checking media center materials in and out for students and staff.
Women in Science and Engineering
Yearbook – Student yearbook staff will learn how to use digital cameras, scanners, and the online yearbook site to complete their yearbook assignments. Meetings will be held from 2:45-3:45 p.m. at least once a month. Students will work on their individual and small group assignments at times convenient to them.