Clubs at MMS
Battle of the Brains
The Battle of the Brains team studies history, literature, science, and other subjects. They then use this knowledge compete against other teams in the state. On Fridays, these students tutor sixth grade students. Students take a written test and go through oral try-outs at the beginning of the school year.
Grade Level: 8 • Sponsor: Ann-Marie Armstrong
Be A Fan Club
Be A Fan Club is designed to promote friendship and tolerance between students with and without disabilities, both during and outside of school. The club meets after school on the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Memberships are limited. Students may become eligible based on their application, being recommended by a teacher, and following a brief oral interview.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Meghan Sutherland
Jr. Beta Club
The purpose of Jr. Beta Club is to develop scholastic, leadership, and service skills when they take part in the State Convention and other events. All members must maintain a 3.5 GPA to remain in the club with no "LC's." Students are required to complete 30 hours of community service during the school year. Club meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. Eligible students may pick up an application in the Guidance Office.
BLUSH stands for "Beautiful, Lovable, Unique SisterHood." The BLUSH Female Mentoring program is designed to help young ladies discover their strengths and find meaningful ways to put those strengths into action. Admittance into BLUSH is based on referrals by teachers and guidance.
Grade Level: 7-8 • Sponsor: Renee Brown
Chess & Gaming Club
The purpose of Chess & Gaming Club is for students to hang out and play games with each other in a positive and safe environment. We meet every other Thursday, and students take turns bringing snacks and drinks to share with fellow club members.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Patrick Husted
Code Play uses Google CS First to develop students' ability to think like a programmer. Club members learn code through game design and earn badges as they complete levels.
Girls in Science Club
The purpose of Girls in Science is to encourage interest in science and science careers among girls. It is open to girls in all grades. Interested students must fill out an application form and pay a $10 fee. Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month from 3:30-4:30 in Room F117. Fun lab activities are completed during the meetings.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Jessica Fox
The Mane Event
The Mane Event is Mauldin Middle School's morning news crew. News team members sign up for roles both on screen and off to produce a live morning broadcast of the morning announcements. Members meet the morning at 8:00 AM on their assigned broadcast day, and will sometimes meet after school.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Kim Wylie
The Running Club encourages students to participate in fitness activities on a regular basis, both with a group and solo. The club meets on Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons, weather permitting. Visit their website for more info.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Kenia Warren
The Sandlapper Club allows eighth grade students the chance to help their community in a social setting and to broaden their horizons. Interested 8th graders must submit an application, including an essay. Club meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month. Apply now!
The purpose of the Step Team is to create an atmosphere of unity and diversity through stepping. Step is a form of entertainment that demonstrates teamwork through stepping with one sound. Members represent unique backgrounds, personal differences, and strive to elevate individual potential on a daily basis.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Lashonda Lee
Student Council promotes school spirit and gives the student body a voice in the school community. Elections for the upcoming school year are held in the spring. Officers must maintain a B average, and homeroom "reps" must maintain a C average. Meetings are held monthly during homeroom.
Writers & Illustrators Club
Writers & Illustrators Club is perfect for students who love creating stories and art. Meetings are held the fourth Thursday of the month from 3:30 - 4:30 PM in room G-112. Club members take turns bringing snack and drinks to share at each meeting.
Grade Level: All • Sponsor: Patrick Husted
Youth in Government
Youth in Government is a youth development program emphasizing the YMCA's four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Students take three months to work, research, and write a bill. Members then head to Columbia, SC to present bills at the State House in a mock session. It is an amazing way for students to really see government in action!