Bruins Stay After

Club Descriptions

Club/Activity Listing

ACTIVITY SPONSOR(S)

MEETING 
LOCATION

START
DATE
MEETING
DAY(S)
TIME ACTIVITY DESCRIPTION/
OBJECTIVE
SIGN-UP/REGISTRATION
INFORMATION
NON-LATE BUS DAYS Ms. Bryan
ambryan@fcps.edu
Various classrooms In session Wednesday Friday 2:50pm - 5:00pm On non-late bus days, students should arrange meeting with their classroom teachers prior to staying after. A handful of clubs will meet. Please stay current with W/F club announcements. Various Rooms: sign-up in classroom.
ACADEMIC 
SUPPORT &
ENRICHMENT
Various teachers Various classrooms In session

Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Varies
by
teacher
Students will work with classroom teachers on academic support and enrichment. They may also use this as an opportunity to make up missed work. See your classroom teachers
to find out detailed information
about their after school
schedule.
BLACK STUDENT ALLIANCE

Mr. Baskin
rsbaskin@fcps.edu

M120 In session 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the Month

2:50pm
-
4:40pm  

Come learn about the history and culture of people of African descent. Feel comfortable in your own skin! Report to M120 after school to sign up.
BRUINS BUDDIES Ms. Kvartunas
ajkvartunas@fcps.edu
Various Classrooms In session 1X per Month (Thursday) 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
If you enjoy building new friendships over baking cookies, decorating Halloween masks, dancing and much more, Bruin Buddies is the club for you! Club members will work with our students that have intellectual and developmental disabilities and promote awareness. Report to the meeting location (stay up-to-date with announcements as location will change) after school to sign up.
MS CHEER CLUB Ms. Morgan
komorgan@fcps.edu
Cafeteria In session Tuesday
Wednesday
2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Bruin Cubs ADVANCED Cheerleading Squad. Students will learn a higher caliber set of chants, cheers as well as dances, cheering for Freshman home Basketball games, and performing at events. Dedication, discipline, and genuine interest in the sport are required. Report to the cafeteria
to sign up.
CHILL ZONE Ms. Bryan
ambryan@fcps.edu
Cafeteria In session Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Students can come relax in the cafeteria after school. Snacks will be provided upon sign-in. Come work on homework, sit and chat with friends, play board games, card games, read a book, or just CHILL… Sign up in the cafeteria after
school on the day you wish to
attend.
CYBER SECURITY
CLUB
Mr. McLarney
tpmclarney@fcps.edu
A212 In session Thursday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
We deal with cyber security through learning about cryptography, programming, networking, and digital forensics to name a few topics we explore. We enter several hacking competitions throughout the year. All skill levels are welcome from newb to black hat hackers. 
**Small fee associated with certain club competitions.
Report to A212 after school to sign up.
DIGITAL ART CLUB Mr. Feeney
mjfeeney@fcps.edu
B216 In session Monday 2:50pm
-
3:50pm
If you have a love for all arts, especially animation, game design, movie making and graphic design, Digital Art Club is for you!

Our club exposes students to various forms of digital art, and enable them to create whatever they want to in whatever art form they choose. We seek to do this through group collaboration and peer learning. We hope to create a space students can come together to work on projects or start projects on their own.
Report to B216 after school to sign up.
FBLA-ML Mr. McLarney
tpmclarney@fcps.edu
A212 In session Monday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
The FBLA-ML (Future Business Leaders of America – Middle Level) is a business club at the middle school level. This club extends through higher education business schools. Students explore careers and delve into business principles attend online and in-person events and conferences to compete against other students or hone their leadership skills through interactive workshops and seminars. We often play various business games and have competitions with prizes to sharpen and hone our business savvy…and to have fun. Report to A212 after school to sign up.
FCCLA Ms. Ragland
tragland@fcps.edu
C176 In session

2nd and
4th Tuesday
of the month

2:50pm
-
3:50pm
Why FCCLA? FCCLA promotes personal growth and leadership development through member involvement and Family and Consumer Sciences classes. Our Focus is on student membership, academic & community leadership, creativity, personal character development, and friendship. Be a "STAR" in FCCLA! Be Part of IT! I challenge you to join us!
**Small fee associated with certain club competitions.
Report to C176 after school
to sign up.
FLAG FOOTBALL AND SOCCER

Mr. Kelly
dmkelly@fcps.edu

Ms. Tubbs
metubbs@fcps.edu

Meet in Cafeteria Not in session Thursday 2:50pm – 4:40pm Looking for something active to do after school? Come join us for co-ed flag football and soccer on the grass field. All are welcome, no skill set required!  
FRENCH CLUB Madame Underhill
ssunderhill@fcps.edu
C205 In session

Monday
Tuesday Wednesday 
or 
Thursday

3:00pm
-
4:00pm
French Club for middle schoolers (le petit cercle français) – This club will meet on a monthly basis to celebrate and experience cultural traditions of French-speaking areas in the world. All students are welcome…you do not have to be taking French class.

Report to C205 after school
on select days to sign up.

Meeting Dates: Oct. 16, Nov. 15, Dec. 13, Jan. 18, Feb. 20,

March 20, Apr. 24, May 22

GIRLS LACROSSE TBD TBD Not in session TBD TBD TBD  
GLEE Club Ms. Tolbert
kftolbert@fcps.edu
P136 In session Monday 2:50pm - 4:40pm Come learn about vocal projection, performance, harmonization and what it means to have great stage presence. Spend each week rehearsing group songs in the pop/rock/music theatre genre while incorporating fun choreography. All students welcome! Report to P136 after school to sign up.

GREEN
CLUB

Ms. Demsko
skdemsko@fcps.edu

Mr. Kuchta
kwkuchta@fcps.edu

Ms. Guan
khguan@fcps.edu

J232 Not in Session Thursday 2:50pm - 4:40pm Students develop an awareness of how their everyday activities impact their environment.  They will explore and devise sustainable solutions to current environmental concerns within the community.   Students have a choice of activities or pathways to choose from.  Activities range from maintaining the natural habitat garden to stream monitoring and citizen science opportunities.  Students who participate have the opportunity to earn community service hours. Report to J232 after school to sign up.
HISPANIC CLUB

Ms. Miller
smmiller@fcps.edu

C207 In session Tuesday 2:50pm - 4:40pm This club is for students who are interested in learning about the Hispanic culture. Students will have the opportunity to run for office and select what activities the club would like to sponsor. We would like the students to have a chance to explore the culture from Central America, South America and Spain through dance, food and crafts. We also want them to highlight the role of some prominent figures from some of these countries Report to C207 after school to sign up.
JAPANESE CULTURE CLUB Ms. Melvin
ywmelvin@fcps.edu
C204 In session Thursday 2:50pm - 4:40pm In the Japanese Culture Club, students learn about Japan through Japanese food, drink, anime, and more. At every club meeting students help choose the day's activity. Students watch anime, but also watch J-pop music videos and Japanese movies, and occasionally have parties based on Japanese customs. The club has a friendly and relaxing atmosphere, perfect for relieving stress while learning about a new culture.

Report to after school on select days to sign up.

Meeting Dates: 10/25, 11/29, 12/20, 1/31, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25
JOURNALISM CLUB Mr. Toney
jltoney@fcps.edu
J141 - Enter through Library In session Thursday 2:50pm - 4:40pm Come make a difference! Take photos! Write stories! Interview friends! Publish a REAL newsletter at our school that people will read and love and share. We will have snacks and learn to use professional level photo and design equipment. YOU choose what you want to go in your newsletter and THAT's what the school will see. Don't just let the news happen to you, MAKE THE NEWS!

Report to J141 after school to sign up.

KOREAN CULTURE CLUB Mr. Pak
sspak@fcps.edu
C223 In session Thursday (2nd and 4th of each month) 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Some of our main attractions: games, Korean music, Korean food cooking/tasting, conversational Korean, spicy noodle eating contest, flash mob dance AND MUCH MORE! Come join us! Report to C223 after school to sign up.
KPOP CLUB Ms. Shaddy
jashaddy@fcps.edu
M216 In session Thursday 2:50pm - 4:30pm

If you enjoy listening to kpop and watching kdramas this is the club for you!

Snacks will be provided!:)

Report to M216 after school to sign up.

LATIN CLUB (JUNIOR CLASSIC LEAGUE) Ms. Miller
clmiller@fcps.edu
C213 In session Last Monday of each month 2:50pm
-
4:30pm
Members of the Middle School Latin Club will be inducted into the National Junior Classic League. During our meetings we will learn about interesting aspects of Roman society and the ancient world through fun activities. Topics may include: gladiators, mythology, fashion, food. Activities may include: Roman gingerbread villas, marshmallow Colosseums, (terrifically bad) old videos about Rome, and games. Come for the culture, the food, and the fun. Bring your friends. No Latin knowledge necessary.

Report to C213 after school to sign up.

Meeting Dates: 10/29, 11/26, 12/17, 1/28, 2/25, 3/25, 4/29, 5/20

LIBRARY TIME Library Staff Library In session Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
2:50pm
-
4:30pm
Take advantage of the wonderful resources the LBSS Library has to offer. Students can work on homework, projects or organize group meetings for projects! A pass from a teacher is required to enter the library after school.

MAGIC: THE GATHERING CLUB

Mr. Brodie
ibrodie@fcps.edu

M125 In session

Thursday

2:50pm
-
4:40pm
In the Magic game, you play the role of a planeswalker—a powerful wizard who fights other planeswalkers for glory, knowledge, and conquest....join other LB planeswalkers! Report to M125 after school to sign up.
MATHCOUNTS

Mr Kelley
bmkelley1@fcps.edu

L125 In session Monday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Learn problem solving techniques and have fun tackling challenging math problems. We even compete against other middle schools in Northern Virginia. Report to L125 after school to sign up.
MIDDLE SCHOOL RUNNERS Mr. Purdy
mjpurdy@fcps.edu
M140 Not in session Thursday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
This is meant to be a FUN club where we will not only run but incorporate games and activities as warm-ups. All are welcome and no running experience is required. Report to M140 after school to sign up.
NJHS Mr. Callahan
dkcallahan@fcps.edu
Lecture Hall In session Thursday 2:50pm
-
4:00pm
National Junior Honor Society will meet on the 3rd Thursday of the month unless otherwise noted. Meeting Dates: 3rd Thursday of every month unless otherwise noted.
ODYSSEY OF THE MIND

Please contact Ms. Bryan if you are interested

ambryan@fcps.edu

TBD TBD On a team by team basis 2:50pm
-
4:40pm

OOTM is an international problem-solving competition that has rewarded students for imaginative thinking and teamwork for almost 40 years! Every year, children work together on creative thinking skills, through both short-term problem solving and by tackling one of six different long-term problems, each of which develops creativity, performance skills, and engineering know-how.

This is a competition team and your full commitment is required
This is a competition team that will be working on long-term problems year-round. Your full commitment is required.
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

Ms. Cortesi
jacortesi@fcps.edu

M234 In session Tuesday
Thursday
2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Science Olympiad offers students an opportunity to work together on competitive events such as engineering, meteorology, chemistry, and physiology. Lake Braddock’s middle school team competes with other schools around Northern Virginia and across the state.

Report to M234 after school to sign up.

SHAKE IT UP Ms. Mitchell
srmitchell@fcps.edu
P141 In session Tuesday 2:50pm
-
5:00pm

Who is this old dead guy?

What’s the big deal about him?

Why should I care?

He’s soooo confusing!

No one uses that old language anymore!

Booooring!

If you’ve said these things, you NEED to come to “Shake It Up” Where we will “PLAY” (get it?) with Shakespeare!

Report to P141 after school to sign up.
SOS "SAVE OUR STALLS"

Ms. Cherington
kscherington@fcps.edu

M120 In session Tuesday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Tired of looking at all the negative sayings on the bathroom stalls? Interested in changing those bad vibes into good vibes? Come help us paint and decorate bathroom stalls throughout our school!  Be the change! Report to M120 after school to sign up.
STEM CLUB Mr. Murphy
tjmurphy@fcps.edu
M111 In session Thursday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
This type of noisy, exuberant club exemplifies what Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) are all about. Learning is collaborative and project-based; students will work closely together in a hands-on way to solve real-world problems. Report to M111 after school to sign up.
TABLE TENNIS "PING PONG" CLUB Ms. Tubbs
metubbs@fcps.edu
Cafeteria to start In session Monday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm

Come play table tennis after-school on Mondays!

Looking for an after-school activity? Want to look like an Olympian with just a flick of the wrist? Come to the Table Tennis “Ping Pong” interest meeting in Room M141 @ 3:00 on October 15th to learn more!
Report to the cafeteria after school to sign up. Club will move to the gym hallway after check-in.
THEATRE SPORTS Ms. Mitchell
srmitchell@fcps.edu
P141 In session Wednesday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Calling all Act-letes!! Theatre Sports is ImPrOv!! Quick thinking, fast-paced fun on stage!! For those interested (not required to participate) there will also be competition options with other FCPS schools!! Report to P141 after school to sign up.
URSA MAJOR LIT MAG PUB CLUB Ms. Miller
jkmiller@fcps.edu
M134 In session Tuesday 2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Practice your Writing, Publish a Magazine and Learn How to Get Published! Report to M134 after school to sign up.
VIDEO ARCADE Ms. Bryan
ambryan@fcps.edu
Faculty Dining Room In session Tuesday
Thursday
2:50pm
-
4:40pm
Join us at Video Arcade Club for a safe, fun place to meet, socialize, and compete with students who have similar interests!  Compete in "Tournament Tuesdays" where all club attendees are invited to compete in a tournament of the week's most popular game, with the chance of winning the first-place prize. Sign up in the cafeteria (Faculty Dining Room) after school on the day you are attending.
WEIGHT LIFTING TBD Weight Room In session Thursday 3:00pm - 4:00pm This club is for students interested in using the weight room in a safe manner after school. Report to the cafeteria after school to sign up.

*If you need more detailed information, please contact the club sponsor directly or Ms. Bryan* ambryan@fcps.edu

Check announcements on Blackboard and The Bruin Cave to stay up-to-date with after-school program information.

 

Miscellaneous Information

Many clubs with sign-ups and tryouts have a limited number of spots available due to staffing and space constraints. 

All registration forms, applications and interest letters will be posted on the LBMS MS School Information 17-18 Blackboard site under After-School Program and also located outside Ms. Bryan’s office in L151 in the Main Office. Completed forms should be turned in to Ms. Bryan unless otherwise noted by a club sponsor.

Many clubs meet on the same day which requires students to choose between them. You may not participate in two clubs on one day.

Interested in a club that’s not on the list?  Talk to Ms. Bryan and see what it takes to start a club.