After School Activities at Westland 2023-2024

The school day ends at 3:00 pm, but there's still plenty going on at Westland after hours! Westland has a variety of after school activities ranging from classes and clubs, intramural sports, interscholastic sports, and school plays and musicals. Please read ALL the information below for specifics about our after school activities. After school activities that run until 4:30 pm are also supported with transportation. Activity buses run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - click HERE for the activity bus stops and the yearly schedule for when the buses will run. In addition, the sports bus runs whenever an interscholastic team has tryouts. 

Enrichment Academies, Inc. (EAI)

EAI runs three sessions each year (8 weeks for fall, 6 weeks for winter and 8 weeks for spring (starts in March, 2024)). EAI provides an online catalog through the Westland PTA Memberhub listserve and our own website a week prior to the start of registration for each session. Limited paper copies of the catalog are available in the school and counseling offices. 

SPRING EAI activities - EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION will begin February 20, 2024. Link to SPRING CATALOG.

Click here for an informative FAQ document about catalogs, registration, fees and important dates. Families may inquire about scholarship funding in the EAI registration process.

Click here to register for the EAI After School Clubs. 

FREE School-Sponsored Activities 

  • Open to ALL 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade Students; no registration necessary.
  • Activities run from 3:10 – 4:30
  • All participants ride MCPS activity buses home OR have their own transportation.
  • After school activity buses will begin running mid-September, 2023.  Buses will depart Westland at 4:35
  • Buses will run most weeks Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until mid-May, 2024; except on holidays and early release days.  
  • Magic The Gathering Club (Guiley)  Our club is named "Wizards of Westland." We play Magic the Gathering, a card-based fantasy game that can be played with any number of players. We will start by getting to know each other and run bracketed tournaments. All skill levels and even beginners are welcome.
  • Y'all Come Sing! (Semester 1 only) - sponsored by our Choral Teacher Ms. Gover. An after school choir for whoever wants to be there! We'll sing all types of choir music, no audition necessary! The club will perform during the winter evening music concerts at Bethesda Chevy Chase High School.
  • Winter Futsal 7 week tournament- Tuesday is grade 6 students only. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 3 - organized by teacher Mr. Cruz, room 115. Meet on the blacktop behind the school dressed appropriately for futsal.
  • Book Wars Club - Regular Meeting Day: Wednesdays in Room 130 Media Center; starting in October; sponsored by Ms. Grant and Ms. Johns
  • Jazz Band - Regular Meeting Day: Wednesdays; starting October 26; Room 133; sponsored by Ms. Licare. Student audition for membership.
  • Westland Minds Matter - Every Other Wednesday starting 11/29: this club is sponsored by Caryn Fischer and Dr. Boswell in Room 226
    • A club for students who want to make Westland a safer, more uplifting and positive place
    • Learn self-care tips, talk about important social issues, & connect with your friends
    • More Information can be found at
  • Drama Production -  Planning is in progress.
  • SAGA (Sexuality And Gender Acceptance) CLUB - Regular Meeting Day: Thursdays, starting Sept. 22 in Room 210; co-sponsored by Ms. Lepard and Ms. Licare
  • Winter Cheer/Pep - grades 6-8 - sponsored by Ms. Bechtel; all year activity meeting in the Auxiliary Gym
  • Winter Futsal 7 week tournament - Thursday is grade 8 students only. Starting Thursday, Oct. 5 - organized by Mr. Cruz, room 115. Meet on the blacktop behind the school dressed appropriately for futsal.
More Info Coming Soon...
  • SGA - Student Government Association - Regular Meeting Day TBD; Room 209; co-sponsored by Mr. Maclay and Ms. Bechtel. An elected group of student representatives who help to organize school events, bring student issues to school leadership, and provide a student voice in school matters. Elections will be held early in the fall 2024.