W.T. CLARKE MIDDLE SCHOOL
A SERVICE LEARNING LEADER SCHOOL
740 EDGEWOOD DRIVE
WESTBURY, NY 11590
Interested in assisting “behind the scenes” audio visual set-ups? Areas you can work include: presentations, plays and assemblies.
A special musical ensemble for string students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades by audition only. Special performances will be scheduled during the school year. This ensemble will explore more challenging orchestral material. See Mr. Fazio in September for audition information. This is a select musical ensemble. Students should contact the music department for audition information in September.
A student-led service club to develop leadership through service to the school and community. This club is jointly sponsored by the Kiwanis Club.
Join the Literary Magazine and join the fun and excitement. Be part of the staff that creates a year-end issue of student stories and poetry.
*Clarke Literary Magazine
This is a specialized group for 6th, 7th and 8th graders. Auditions will be held for 6th graders in the fall. Our goal for next year is to participate in the NYSSMA festival and other competitions. See Mrs. Waters in September for audition information. This is a select musical ensemble. Students should contact the music department for audition information in September.
The Drama Club meets 2 - 3 times per week and performs one full length musical each spring. All 6th, 7th and 8th grade students, regardless of past experience, are invited to audition. In addition to performers, the directors need costume assistants, stagehands, and sound and lighting staff.
The Courier is the Clarke Middle School Newspaper. Areas you can work include: writing articles, interviewing, proofreading, layouts and graphics.
*The Clarke Courier
A student driven service club where students develop creative fundraising projects and competitions, form a congress to make decisions and choices, and then present donations and personalized gifts at a culminating program in May. This club is for creative students who have a passion and desire to make a difference in the world and want to connect with causes in need.
*Change 4 Change
The Garden Club is dedicated to beautifying our school. Our club plants flowers, maintains the Garden at the front of the building and participates in other service activities.
The Jazz Ensemble is a select group of 6th, 7th and 8th graders that rehearse and perform as an extra-curricular activity.
Rehearsals will take place in the morning (before school). This group is available through audition. This is a select musical ensemble. Students should contact the music department for audition information in September.
Clarke Middle School’s student government structure is comprised of representatives from each advisory and officers elected by the student body. All students are encouraged to become members of the student government and participate through their representatives.
6th graders will use their talents in cooking and home skills to create tasty foods and treats for our school and community organizations such as senior groups, homeless shelters, and soup kitchens.
*Kids in Clarke’s Kitchen
7th and 8th graders will create tasty foods for our school and to donate to the community.
Are you interested in getting involved with Rams Live? Join Multimedia Club! You’ll help come up with story ideas, create segments for the show, and learn how to use Movie Maker and work with green screen technology.
Any 6th grader can come and take math tests once a month, as part of a team contest. We have weekly practice meetings and practice tests.
Our club decorates the hallways, creates holiday paintings and designs large painted murals for walls and hallways. Students may also work on their own. Students may sign up at any time.
Join the intramurals to play such sports as basketball, volleyball, golf and tennis. Intramurals take place before school. Students can sign up at any time.
Physical Education Intramurals
The Computer Club provides students with opportunities to enrich and extend their skills with new forms of technology. In addition, the Computer Club tries to perform service learning whenever possible.
Science Olympiads is a hands-on event competition against other middle schools held once a year in the spring. Clarke Middle School will form a team to participate in various events. Preparatory meetings will be held frequently during the school year.
Students design and set up our school yearbook. Activities include typing, selling ads, artwork and photography.
* Points earned toward President’s Student Service Awards
The Homework Helpers Club provides peer tutoring for students who need help with homework. The club meets after school. It is open to all grades. Students may sign up at any time to give and/or receive tutoring services.
Floor Hockey Club is a quick paced pick up game that will take place in the gym on specified mornings.
Floor Hockey Club