PERSHING MIDDLE SCHOOL CLUBS
American Sign Language (ASL) Club
Meeting Times: Mondays, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: Together students will learn the basics of American sign language, deaf culture, and interpret songs.
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 4:00 - 5:00
Description: Students will learn basic art skills and create various art projects.
Meeting Times: 2nd & 4th Friday, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: Students learn programming languages that can be used to create interactive stories, games, and animations. Students will use a variety of peripheral devices to control their programs.
Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: It is an hour of hooks, knots, and maybe some tangles. No crochet experience necessary. Students who knit or cross stitch are welcome to bring their craft and join us.
Meeting Times: 1st, 3rd, 5th Friday, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: Students who participate in the Engineering Club learn STEM skills through collaborative engineering challenges. Students compete in Engineering Design Competitions with students from across the state.
Meeting Times: Fridays, 4:15 – 5:00
Description: International Club is dedicated to celebrating and raising awareness of the numerous cultures reflected In Pershing Middle School’s diverse student body.
Latin American Student Organization (LASO)
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: The Latin American Student Organization’s (LASO’s) purpose is to increase awareness and interest in Latin American cultures and create social bonds while actively participating in the Pershing Middle School community.
Meeting Times: Thursdays, 4:00 – 4:30
Description: The Pershing Latin club welcomes students of all grade levels to join us in our weekly after school meetings. Topics of interest include ancient Roman history and culture, Greek mythology, English word roots and many examples of Latin in the real world. We provide students with an opportunity to meet others and compete in academic, creative, and graphic arts academic competitions at the area, state, and national level.
Meeting Times: Tuesday – Thursday, 4:00 – 4:30
Description: Pershing’s Gay-Straight Alliance Club. A student-run organization to unite LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in their schools and communities. Not only a safe space LGBTQ+ youth in middle schools and high schools, but also a vehicle for deep social change related to racial, gender, and educational justice.
Pershing Music and Media Group
Meeting Times: varies, see sponsor
Description: The Pershing Music and Media Group is a club that looks to showcase and highlight the talent and educational accomplishments of the Pershing Middle School community. The club is made up of a group of scholars that were chosen to participate and take on tasks such as video/audio recording, interviewing their peers and the staff at Pershing, composing highlight videos of our sports teams and many more exciting events that take place throughout the school year. Students can join by going through interviews at the end of the school year. We look forward to seeing you at upcoming events, competitions, and showcases.
Panda Council (Student Council)
Meeting Times: 2nd, 4th Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00
Sponsor: Stephens, Rushing
Description: The purpose of The Panda Council will be to provide students with an opportunity to represent the student body and be the voice for all Pandas. The members of TPC will learn leadership, time management, and organizational skills. Together, we will help plan rallies, fundraisers, and participate in school events that spread positivity throughout campus.
Meeting Times: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:00
Description: The PRISM club is about equality. Students come together to talk about social issues and play games.
Meeting Times: Mondays & Fridays, 4:00 – 5:00
Sponsor: Hawk, Puertas
Description: Students build, design, and program robots using LEGO® Education robotic kits. Our Pershing robotics team made up of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders will prepare to compete against hundreds of local middle schools in the annual All-Earth Ecobot Challenge, an innovative engineering competition of complex problem-solving and critical thinking skills to solve challenges based on real-world environmental issues.
Meeting Times: Tuesdays, 4:00 – 5:30
Description: The tech team will be a group of students that will be trained to troubleshoot and address tech issues. They will also be able to navigate and help others with tech