Roberto Clemente Middle School - PTSA

18808 Waring Station Road Germantown, MD 20874

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REGISTER FOR THE PTSA CLUBS (WINTER SESSION)

1.    Advanced Debate (Vendor– Fairfax Collegiate) 

a.    Day – Monday

b.    Description - This course is based on the Middle School Public Debate Program (http://www.middleschooldebate.com).Students engage in debates which involve a wide variety of issues of public concern at the local, state, national, and global levels, as well as topics that are of direct relevance to students.

c.    Time & Date -  3:15 pm – 4:45pm, Mondays, 1/22/18 - 3/19/18 (Skips Feb 19th)

d.    Room – 212

e.    Register    https://www.fairfaxcollegiate.com/afterschool/session/639

2.   Beginning Debate (Vendor – Fairfax Collegiate)

a.    Day – Tuesday

b.    Description - This course is based on the Middle School Public Debate Program (http://www.middleschooldebate.com). Beginning Debate students learn about different debate formats and effective public speaking strategies. They engage in debates which involve a wide variety of issues of public concern at the local, state, national, and global levels, as well as topics that are of direct relevance to students.

c.    Time & Date - 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm, 1/23/18- 3/13/18

d.    Room – 212

e.    Register https://www.fairfaxcollegiate.com/afterschool/session/639

3.   Math Club (Vendor – Yang Academy)

a.    Day – Wednesday

b.    Description Students get familiar with the curriculum of various Math competitions, and gain content mastery by practice in the classroom. 

c.    Time & Date – 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm, Wednesdays, 1/10/18 – 3/21/18 (April 4 as a make-up date in case of weather related closing)

d.    Download Form to Register

4.   Programming Club (Vendor - Fairfax Collegiate)

a.    Day – Wednesday

b.    Time & Date -  3:15 pm – 4:45 pm, Tuesdays, 1/24/2018 – 3/14/2018

c.    Room – 212

d.    Register  https://www.fairfaxcollegiate.com/afterschool/session/639

5.    Debate Tournament League Club (Parent contact – Smitha Menon and Beena Tomy)

a.    Day – Wednesday

b.    Description –  This is a parent volunteers organized and funded club that prepares interested students and facilitates their participation in the National Capital Debate League, where these students compete against other teams from the DMV area.

c.    Time & Date -  3:30pm – 5:30pm, Wednesday, 12/13/2017 – 3/14/2018 (No class on Dec 27, Jan 3)

d.    Room – 213

6.   Stock Market Club (Vendor -Sparks Academy)

a.    Day – Thursday

b.    Description - Returning and new students learn about current investment topics, from IPOs and mergers to stock splits and bitcoin!  Students participate in a team competition against other area schools to build the best $100,000 stock portfolio using a simulation tool with real-time market data, “learning by doing.”  

c.    Time & Date 3:15 – 4:15 pm, Jan 18 – Mar 15 (No Class on Jan 25)

d.    Room – 111

e.    Register -https://campscui.active.com/orgs/SPARKBusinessAcademyInc#/selectSessions/2250101

7.   Model UN (Vendor – Fairfax Collegiate)

a.    Day – Thursday

b.    Description - Students assume the roles of ambassadors to the U.N. Security Council and work together to avert military confrontations and resolve international disputes. Students develop critical thinking, negotiating, public speaking, debating, and writing skills.

c.    Time & Date -  3:15 pm – 4:45 pm, Thursdays, 2/1/2018 – 3/22/2018

d.    Room – 212

e.    Registration   https://www.fairfaxcollegiate.com/afterschool/session/639

8.   Chess Club (Vendor – SKE)

a.    Day- Friday

b.    Description - Chess clubs split time between lesson and play. Lessons range from learning the rules to advanced tournament strategies, depending on the children. State and national champions have come from our programs, but most of our students are just looking to have fun! Play time is structured to pair each student against an opponent of similar skill.

c.    Time & Date - 3:15 – 4:15 pm, Fridays, Jan 12 – March 23 (No class  Jan 26, March 2.  Make-up if needed on April 6.)

d.    Room - 212 & 213

e.    Register  https://skenrichment.com/clubs/montgomery/product/roberto_clemente_ms_winter_2018.html

9.   Chess Tournament Training (Vendor – SKE)

a.    Description - In Tournament Training, every week students play a game against a player close to their skill level.  The game is then analyzed in a group setting with a highly-rated chess coach and peers.  It's a great next step for students who really love chess club!  Beginning tournament players learn how to take chess notation, play with a clock, and the value of game analysis. Intermediate and advanced players get serious games against tough opposition and analysis from high-level coaches. You do not have to be in chess club to be in the chess tournament training club and vice versa.

b.    Time & Date - 4:15 – 5:30 pm, Fridays, Jan 12 – March 23 (No class Jan 26, March 2. Make-up if needed on April 6.)

c.    Room – 212 & 213

d.    Register  https://skenrichment.com/clubs/montgomery/product/roberto_clemente_ms_winter_2018.html

10.  Advanced Debate (Vendor– Fairfax Collegiate) 

a.    Day – Friday

b.    Description - This course is based on the Middle School Public Debate Program (http://www.middleschooldebate.com).Students engage in debates which involve a wide variety of issues of public concern at the local, state, national, and global levels, as well as topics that are of direct relevance to students.

c.    Time & Date - 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm, Fridays, 1/19/2018 – 3/23/2018 (Skips Jan 26 and March 2)

d.    Room – 236

e.    Register   https://www.fairfaxcollegiate.com/afterschool/session/639

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