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Clubs and Activities

2022-2023 Clubs and Activity Listing

Click for more information regarding the clubs and activities that will be running during this school year.  Email the staff member in charge of the club for more information on joining. We hope you will consider participating!

Cross Country
Mr. Tracey,

Drama Club
Ms. Pandiscia,
Mrs. Day,
Mrs. Matway,

Free to Be
Ms. Saranich,
Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room: 311
Free To Be is a positive body image club for middle school students. Free To Be empowers students to reach their full potential by developing media literacy awareness, cultivating individual and group strengths, building resilience to social pressures that impact body image and nurturing a positive social environment.

Gardening Club
Mr. Bowie,
The Gardening Club offers students the opportunity to be part of helping build, maintain, and grow the school’s developing school community gardens. Meeting days and times will be released throughout the year. Please see Mr. Bowie if you have interest in joining.

Intramural Athletics
Mr. Celio,
Ms. Saranich,
Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri 3:00 - 4:00 pm See Schedule / Daily Announcements
Intramural Athletics feature nine months of extracurricular excitement played upon Sedgwick Middle School’s field, course, court, gridiron, pitch, and weight room. Our activities are designed for maximum participation. Athletes engage in a wide-spectrum of co-ed team, advisory, and grade-level seasonal activities. This includes basketball, cross country, fitness center, flag football, matball, pool noodle hockey, soccer, tennis baseball, ultimate ball and advisory volleyball. These sports are available to students of varying skill levels ranging from beginner to MVPs. The program promotes physical activity, health and wellness, collaboration, fair play, leadership, school spirit, sportsmanship, teamwork and time management through casually competitive sports. Remember Wildcat Nation, you can’t spell ‘CAT STAR (or ULTRASMART!) without Intramural Athletics, so get in the game...let’s hear your ROAR!

Juggling Club
Ms. Cooper,
Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room: 316
Juggling Club is a place to learn to catch things before they drop. Come learn, practice, and grow.

Kids' Lit Quiz Team
Mrs. McNeice,
Dr. Tamborello,
6th Grade with Mrs. McNeice - Wednesdays During Lunch - Library
7th Grade with Dr. Tamborello - Tuesdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room: 308
Kids' Lit Quiz Club is for ALL students who love books and love to read. Students will play book trivia games each week to build their knowledge. We hope to have a “West Hartford Battle of the Books.” Students will be placed on teams based on their club participation.

Mrs. McNeice,
Fridays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Library
The Minecraft Club invites students with Minecraft accounts to play online with other Sedgwick students on the library's online Minecraft server.

Music - First String
Mr. Hopko,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 7:15 am - 7:55 am
Admission is by audition. First String provides the most dedicated string players an opportunity to perform advanced orchestral literature.

Music - Jazz Band
Mr. Lennon,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Wednesdays 7:15 am - 7:55 am
Admission is by audition. This ensemble gives advanced middle school students the opportunity to perform various styles of jazz music.

Music - Sounds
Mrs. Day,
Tuesdays 7:15 am - 7:55 am
Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Admission is by audition in the spring. This is a select choral group for grades 7 & 8.

Music - Top of the Sixes (TOTS)
Mrs. Dzen,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Thursdays 7:15 am - 7:55 am
Admission is by audition in September. The 6th grade select choir allows talented students the opportunity to participate musically outside of school time.

Robotics Club
Mrs. Clark,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room 120
Students will be building VEX and Seaperch (underwater) robots. The students will be competing against other robotics teams across the state, and potentially the country. The students learn how to design, build and program different types of robots with varying robotics programming software.

Step Team
Mrs. Caffyn,
Dr. Tamborello,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Cafeteria
Students on the Step Team learn and create exciting, synchronized and rhythmic step routines that are performed both at Sedgwick events and within the community. This activity teaches students the merits of teamwork, practice, perseverance and cooperative learning. It also provides them with the opportunity to display their creativity and refine their leadership skills. There is a Fall and Spring season and 1-2 school performances. Students are expected to commit to weekly practices.

TEA Club
Mr. Lee,
Thursdays 3:00 - 4:00 pm (Beginning 9/29) - Room: 319
True Equality Allies promotes kindness and acceptance at Sedgwick. It is a club that strives to provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ students to connect with each other while also raising awareness regarding LGBTQ+ issues. The club will also provide an opportunity for student feedback about school and community climate. Allies are strongly encouraged to participate as well.

Unified Sports
Mr. Garneau,
Basketball will be held Sunday evenings January - March in the Sedgwick gym.

Unified Theater
Ms. Seymour,
Fridays - See Schedule - Questions contact Ms. Seymour - Room: Auditorium
Unified Theater is an inclusive theater education program for middle school students.

Yearbook Club
Mrs. Tyron,
Mondays 3:00 - 4:00 pm - Room: 119
Eighth grade students design and create the Sedgwick yearbook. (Only for registered students)

hallway art
exterior of Sedgwick Middle School