Club or Organization Name
Sponsor(s) Contact Information
Purpose of Club or Organization
Club or Organization Open to:
Meeting Dates & Times
Be the Change
Mrs. Bryan, Ms. Edwards, Ms. Watkins-MayRoom #:
The overall goals of the program are to increase personal power and self-esteem, to shift dangerous peer pressure to positive peer support and to eliminate the acceptability of teasing, violence and all forms of oppression. The Be The Change Club is designed to unite the members of the school or community and to empower them to carry the themes of the program back to the school population. Be the Change successfully addresses issues of violence, teasing, social oppression, racism, harassment,conflict management, suicide, peer pressure, alcohol and drugs.
Students in all grade levels. Listen to announcements for informational meeting date and time.
Fellowship of Christian AthletesMr. GambleRoom # 229
Open to all student athletes who would like to share their faith with others Usually on Wednesday mornings twice per month - listen for announcements Girls' On Track
Room #: Media
To educate and prepare girls for a lifetime of self-respect and healthy living.
in grades 6 - 8Cost: $95Scholarships are availableFall Registration begins in SeptemberSpring registration begins in January
Monday & Wednesday afternoons
4:15 - 5:45 pmGuitar Ensemble
Room #: 302 (Band room)
This ensemble is designed for beginning/intermediate guitar players. Students will learn 13 chords and strum patterns which will enable them to play A LOT of songs.
All students in grades 6 - 8Cost: $60 for 6 weeks and bring your own guitar
8:00 - 9:15 am
Ms. Stein and
Room # 170
The competition series is a national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contests. All students in grades 6 - 8 with a love of math and competition
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)Mrs. M. WalkerMs. F. JamesRoom #: Media Center
The National Junior Honor Society® is an honorary society that promotes enthusiasm for scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship. To be a member, an individual must epitomize these qualities. Qualifications for membership: Minimum of 3.5 GPA (unweighted), Teacher recommendations, and No referrals.
Selection into the NJHS is by invitation only. Students transferring from another middle school who were in NJHS must bring proof of membership in order to be admitted.Open to 7th & 8th graders by invitation only
Students are selected during the 4th quarter of their 6th and 7th grade years.
Induction Ceremony is held in SeptemberMeetings are TBASmall committee meetings vary according to need, before and after school.
TLAM Robotics Club
Sponsor: TBAMeets in Room: 159Twin Lakes is proud to participate in two robotics leagues - First Lego League (FLL) and Sumo Robotics.Robotic Leagues are open to students in grades 6-8There is a cost for participation in both leaguesScholar Bowl
Scholar Bowl is an academic competition that takes place annually in Duval County. Academic competition plays a major role in generating enthusiasm for learning and achievement. Scholar Bowl uses a quick-response format similar to Jeopardy and the team with the highest score at the end of the match is the winner. There are six divisions in Duval County. We are in the Southern Division.Conditioning starts in November. Team members announced in December before winter break. Matches start in January.All students in grades 7 & 8
Practice on Monday mornings at 8:30 am and Tuesday afternoons until 5:45 pm.
The Stock Market Game (SMG)
Mr. M. Samuel Folsom
Room # 104
Purpose of Club or Organization:
Overview: 600,000 students compete internationally in this game. Students choose their own teams of 3 and $100,000 in virtual cash is placed in their team account. Participants buy and sell market securities (primarily common stock) for 10 weeks. The team that earns most money after 10 weeks wins. Any Twin Lakes Academy Middle student may play. The Stock Market Game is the right tool for you to help your students build a fundamental understanding of investing while providing them with real world skills practice in math, English Language Arts, economics, social studies, and other subjects.
Grand Prize: Twin Lakes Academy Middle’s first place team in the fall session will be treated to a free school-day field trip where they will be honored guests at the offices of several financial advising firms and enjoy a buffet lunch at the River Club. Transportation is provided by stretch limousine!
Registration Deadline: Registration forms must be given to a math teacher no later than Friday, September 28th. Trading begins Tuesday, October 10th.
Contest Requirements: One member of each team must attend a brief meeting Mr. Folsom’s class (Room 104), before or after school, to get their team password and learn how to enter a trade. This takes about 30 minutes. Optional meetings covering investment strategies will be held during the contest.
The Stock Market Games is open to all students.
Meetings are held Before and after school as necessary (listen for PA Announcement)
Room #: 302 (band room)
This activity time is only open to students currently enrolled in symphonic band during 8th period.
Only open to students that are enrolled in 8th Period Symphonic Band
8:15 - 9:15 amTechnology Student Association (TSA)
Ms. AustinRoom #: 119
The TLAM chapter of TSA was charted in 2005 to add an exciting dimension to student's exploration of technology while building confidence, increasing leadership and technical skills through the participation in challenging competitive events. Success at state level competition affords students the opportunity to compete at the national level.
The number of students allowed to compete is limited because of traveling. TLAM chapter has attended every state competition since its inaugural year of 2005 and has qualified for and attended four national competitions; traveling to Dallas, TX, Nashville, TN, and Orlando, FL twice.
Open to students in grades 6-8 currently enrolled in or previously enrolled in a technology course, which includes computer coursesMeetings are on Thursday afternoons4:15 to 6:00 (make sure your parent picks you up in front of the school by 6:00)