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Pacific Trails Middle School

A Proud Member of the San Dieguito Union High School District
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The Associated Student Body (ASB) proudly presents the following Clubs/Activities that have been established and are listed in alphabetical order.  For more on events and activities that the ASB has planned for our Wolves, check their website here.
Getting involved in extracurricular activities is a good way for students to meet new people, develop new skills, make a contribution and have some fun.
After School Sports with the Boys & Girls Club
     - Check their website for seasonal tryouts, practice dates/times and game dates/times.
Anime Club with Ms. Grillot
A Club where you can talk and basically do almost anything about anime. 
     - Wednesdays from 12:45 to 1:05 p.m. in room C211
Beatbox Club
A Club for kids who want to learn some beatbox techniqes and be creative - even for kids that dont think they have talent. Joining the Beatbox Club will help students of all experience levels get better and better until they feel they want to share with others and raise there fame!  The Beatbox Club is a hangout to relax and have fun.  Some activities may include Beatbox Battles.
     - Mondays and Wednesdays during lunch in the Quad
Big Bubble Club with Ms. Krommenhoek
Students will blow bubbles during lunch on Tuesdays
     - Tuesdays during lunch
Book Club with Mrs. Richards, Learning Commons Tech
     - Tuesdays from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons
Calligraphy Club with Ms. Grillot
A non-exclusive hand lettering and brush calligraphy club that welcomes all levels of experience from beginners to experienced. It will also be a place for friends to gather with other like-minded peers. Practice with your friends and improve your hand lettering! For those who want to start with the basics, this opportunity will teach them the strokes, styles, and different writing tools. By the end of the year, we hope that this can be a club where people can develop, create, and improve their unique styles and be able to use it in their everyday lives.
     - Wednesdays during lunch in room C212
Chess Club with Ms. Honselaar
A group for those who share an affinity for Chess along with training members to progress in the strategy game plus developing their mental and critical thinking skills. Tournaments will be occasionally hosted and will be announced.
    - Fridays during the last 15 minutes of lunchtime in room C218
Community Service Club with Ms. Honselaar
This is a club to help serve ane improve the circumstances of people and animals in our community.   Some activities will include fundraising events for animal shelters, charities, etc. Also, writing letters for the senior homes and hospitals.
     - Tuesdays during lunch in room C218
Drawing/Art Club with Mrs. Reed
If you are interested in drawing, sketching, or are just an artsy person, this club is for you! We play drawing games, team up for projects, and even share our tips and tricks for art. You can be at any skill level to join.  Some activities include:  Drawing games, Projects, Weekly Tips, Drawings for ASB posters, etc.
     - Tuesdays from 12:40 to 1:05 p.m. in room B119
Fidget Trading Club with Ms. Murt
Do you like fidgets and are interested in trading them? Come to the fidget trading club! New members receive a free fidget.
     - Tuesdays at lunch from 12:45-1:05 p.m. out behind the gym doors
Improv Club with Mrs. Richards
A club where people of all acting skills can come together and practice quick-thinking, play improv games, improve public speaking and presentation skills, and have a good laugh along the way.  Improv show(s) out near the quad during lunch, monthly, focus on skills covered during the meetings.
    - Wednesdays from 3:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons
Jr. Optimist International Club with Mrs. Reed
JOI has chapters all over the world. Our goal is to help people in need and solve problems in the community while learning to be leaders and work together.  Last year, we completed many community service projects including writing inspirational cards for seniors, a park and trail cleanup, making lasagnas for people in need, making hundreds of sack lunches for homeless people in Downtown San Diego, a recycling fundraiser, and a lagoon restoration. We will discuss project ideas during meetings and complete these projects outside of school.
    - Thursdays during lunch in room B119
Knitting, Crochet, and Sewing Club with Ms. Osbourne-Hall
Knitting, Crocheting, and Sewing club or KCS will be a place to chill, hangout, learn how to do different types of stitches or even learn how to knit, crochet, and sew. We welcome everyone from beginners to advanced, you can bring your own needles and yarn or we can lend some to you! When in the club chat with friends, or watch TV or play games. If you would like to become a Counselor, talk to the main person who runs the club. Join today!  Some events/activities include:  Fund Raiser (We sell items we made), Games or Auctions (we sell thing we make ) and mabye a crochet or knit off.
     - Tuesdays during lunch in room B223
Kpop Club with Mr. Kallet
Our club is K-pop centered and will include fun activities each week. We are planning to discuss new releases, play trivia/Kahoots, and share our favorite songs, dances, artists, and groups. It’s also a good place for students to make friends with others who have similar interests!  We will have an introduction meeting where we can play icebreakers with new members and maybe have days throughout the year to play games/show dances within the club.
     - Wednesdays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in room B123
Ordinary Philosophers Club with Mr. Copeland
Love philosophy and psychology? Want to have some deep conversations? Love analyzing shows, books, and anime with interesting and philosophical topics? This club is for you! This is where you can explore, talk, and express your opinion. Topics such as philosophies, life lessons, and more will be included. We will spend most of the time learning about the human mind, riddle-solving, debating, and sharing instead of reading boring articles. The best part is that this is a place where you can find a sense of community and learning, and most importantly to make friends with interesting people.  Some events/activities include:  bringing in a paradox (explain it and your point of view on it like show-and-tell) - MIT Moral Machine - TEDed riddles - Group discussions (on books, movies, TV, etc.).
    - Fridays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in Room C210 
Rock Band Club with Mr. Johnson
Anyone who plays a rock instrument (Guitar, bass, keys, drums, vocals) can join and jam along to classic songs! The only requirements are being able to supply your own gear (the music department has a drum set, so no one has to tear down their set and bring it to school), and to have a very basic knowledge of music theory (basic chords, knowing where notes are).
     - Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:40 to 1:05 p.m. in room M103
Science Bowl Club with Ms. Griffen
Science Bowl is a buzzer-based national competition where teams of students from different schools compete in head-to-head science competitions with questions in math, biology, the physical sciences, earth/space, energy, and general science. Students will compete in a regional competition in late February or early March, and will compete in the national round if they win.
     - Monday evenings (virtually) at 7:30 p.m.
Volleyball Lunch Club with Mr. Starr
If you love volleyball or want to learn it, come here to practice and compete with others!  Some events/activities include:  having a volleyball team competition where 2 teams compete during lunch. It will be beach volleyball styles with 2 people but with a setter (3 people). There will be a bracket for the competition as well! This will happen each Tuesday 1-2 weeks after the club begins.
     - Thursdays from12:40 to 1:05 p.m. in the gym