After School Activities at Silver Creek Middle School
The school day ends at 3:00 pm, but there's still plenty going on
at Silver Creek after hours! Students can sign up for a variety of after school
activities ranging from classes and clubs, intramural sports, interscholastic
sports, and music. An afterschool activity bus leaves at 4:30pm on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - click here for
the bus stops.
*Afterschool activities run from 3:15pm to 4:30 pm unless otherwise
other Tuesday with Ms. Diskin in the Media Center.
Book Wars is a book discussion
group and trivia competition that emphasizes teamwork, creativity, and general
in Room 253 with science and social studies teacher Ms. Frank.
hours and participate in student led activities that may include:
Teaching and helping others go green by making posters, news stories, a
documentary, website or blog; Getting outside to make Silver Creek more
beautiful; Helping to create an outdoor classroom.
Tuesdays in Room 345 with Ms. Lansell and Wednesdays in Room
245 with Ms. Guignard.
need help with your homework? Would you like a quiet place to do your homework?
The Homework Club is here for you!!
Tuesday and Wednesday with Ms. Tauber, Room 116
all Silver Creek student musicians who feel comfortable reading music and
performing on their instruments. This ensemble will perform at multiple
concerts throughout the school year.
Thursdays with Ms. Hill
accepted to this program will meet with residents of the Kensington Senior
Living Center for joint activities.
other Tuesday with Ms. Diskin in the Media Center
student Library Advisory Board will help shape and promote our library media
Advising, planning and implementing Library
Media Center programs.
Creating displays and other communication to
celebrate ideas for and by teens.
Recommending books, audiobooks, ebooks and
magazines for the collection.
Recommending improvements in Library Media
Center policies, procedures and organization.
3:00pm-3:45pm in Room 309 with Silver Creek parent Mrs. Gelfond (email@example.com)
love math and challenges, join the math team to participate in weekly practice
sessions after school.
with Ms. Chin, Room 311
will be able to address skill gaps and strengthen their problem solving and
critical thinking skills so they are prepared to take Algebra in Grade 8.
once a month on Tuesdays with Ms. Diskin
Library Media Center’s makerspace to build, create and explore new skills and
ideas. We’ll have circuitry, construction, coding, animation, crafting
and much more.
in the Large Auxiliary Gym, with Ms. Dinger and Ms. Mannheimer
a mix of cheerleading and various dance styles.
permitting, Tuesdays and Thursdays with Mr. Chandler and Mrs. Marquardt.
Silver Melodies A Capella Group
Meets on Thursdays in Room 113 with Ms.
Members are required to practice their music outside of rehearsal and attend
all mandatory rehearsals and performances, including the winter and spring
concerts. It students are not enrolled in band, orchestra or choir during
the school day, schedule an audition with Ms. Tauber
with Mr. Hardy in Room 369
program will conduct hands-on experiments; Explore the web and create your own
web page; Design and construct robots to solve everyday problems; Learn math
fundamentals and use them to complement the Science (experiments), Technology
(coding), and Engineering (robots).
Government Association (SGA)
the SGA advisors (Ms. Lansell and Ms. Shiffman) and elected Student Government
Association officers to plan dances, fundraisers and other school-wide events.
Leadership Mentoring Program
with Ms. Sexton and Mr. Kavanaugh in Room 341
to provide mentoring and academic support to selected students, with the goal
of improving leadership and student advocacy skills.
Weekdays with Mr. Shively, Room 207
morning announcements and learn basic TV studio production. Students will do
other special events throughout the year as well.
in Room 279 with Ms. Gross and Mr. Chandler
artistic? Do you want to help design the first ever Silver Creek
yearbook? Bring your creative ideas to the yearbook
sports are designed to promote participation in sport to all eligible
middle school students, both male and female, grades 6 and 7, from our school
only! There are no try-outs, and you don’t need much experience to
take place after school on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays. Mr.
Bingaman is the intramural
coordinator (Ryan_H_Bingaman@mcpsmd.org) and will provide more
information during PE classes and via the morning announcements.
be offered in the spring may include:
Frisbee, Football, Archery, Pickleball, Tennis, Kickball, Bocce, Capture the