Program: CLAY CLUB Dates: Mondays & Wednesdays - Sept 27, Oct 2, 4, 11, 16, 23, 25, 30, Nov 1, 6 Time: 2:45 – 3:45 pm Advisor: Mrs. Raynold Location: Clay Room Fee: $50.00 Limit: 12 students
Students from all levels are welcome to join the clay club and learn how to hand build mugs, nesting bowls, and other sculptures using a variety of clay techniques such as coil, slab, pinch, and trompe l'oeil. Students will choose from a variety of glazes to complete their finished pottery.
Program: ARTISTIC DIMENSIONS Dates: Tuesdays - Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 14, 21, 28, Dec 5 Time: 2:45 – 3:45 pm Advisor: Mrs. Brown Location: Art Room Fee: $50.00 L
Bring to life your imagination and creativity through art with the Artistic Dimensions after-school art program! The students in attendance will be inspired to explore their visions, thoughts, and emotions through guided and directed hands-on art projects. Students will develop and expand on their knowledge of color, composition, and design while mastering their inner creativity utilizing various creative techniques and materials. We will be exploring a variety of projects this session including: watercolor painting, acrylic painting, illusions with patterns, pencil art, recycled art, mixed-media, clay, and much more.
Program: RELAXATION STATION
Dates: Wednesdays - Sept 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13 Time: 2:45 – 3:45 pm Advisor: Mrs. Kilian Location: Library Media Center Fee: $50.00
Reset, restore and relax at the Relaxation Station! The Station is a place for all students to learn, share and practice stress relief and management techniques. Students will learn stress relief tools like mindful breathing, guided imagery, music, creative expression, stretching and movement. Middle School can be stressful but The Relaxation Station is here to help!
Program: POLSON NEWS CLUB Dates: Mondays - Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11 Time: 2:45 – 3:45 pm Advisor: Ms. Fazzina Location: Library Media Center Fee: $50.00
Do you love being connected to everybody, and contributing to Polson? Well if you said yes, then the Polson News Club is perfect for you! We are looking for reporters, artists, photographers, people to find out the latest trends, and more! There is a role for everybody!
Program: UNIFIED SOCCER Dates: Mondays - Oct 2, 16, 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20 Time: 2:45 – 3:30 pm Advisor: Ms. Wasserman Location: DHHS Softball Field Fee: $50.00
We are excited to run Polson Unified soccer this fall. Students of all abilities will come together to have some fun and make new friends in the process. Ms. Wasserman will be coaching the team and has planned practices and games starting Monday, October 2. Additional events will be scheduled after school with local districts. More information to come.
Program: TIGER TUTORS Dates: Tuesdays - Sept 26, Oct 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Nov 14, 21, 28, Dec 5 Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm Advisor: Mrs. Patla Location: Library Media Center Fee: $50.00
Tiger Tutors is a student-run club dedicated to helping Polson students feel well prepared and confident inside the classroom. Hand tutors are there once a week to offer advice, study habits, problem solving skills, and support. Whether it’s through playing games, small competitions, helping with homework/projects, or team activities, Polson students are guaranteed to have a fun and educational time!
Can't get enough theater? Or maybe you just want to try it out? Then Unified Theater is for you! Unified Theater is for EVERYONE - we all have unique talents and abilities that we can share. You decide what role you want and you make it happen! Don't want to be on stage? We need lots of help behind the scenes as well. Each week we will play theater games, write our script, and plan for our performance.
Program: ROBOTICS CLUB Dates: Wednesday - Sept 27, 2023 through Mar, 2024
There will be a few weeks where the day we meet might be different due to a holiday or prep for competition.
•Mondays – Oct 16, Feb 5
•Wednesdays - Sept 27, Oct 4, 11, 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13, 20, Jan 3, 10, 17, 31, Feb 14, 21, 28
•Thursday – Jan 25
•Fridays – Dec 8, Jan 19, Feb 2, 16, Mar 1
Competitions: We usually attend one to four competitions that take place on Saturdays. Tentative dates are below.
•Nov 4, 2023 – Polson Middle School
•Dec 9, 2023 – Sage Park Middle School, Windsor, CT
•Jan 20, 2024 – CT STEM Academy, Wallingford, CT
•Feb 3, 2024 – East Catholic HS, Manchester, CT
•Feb 17, 2024 - Boys & Girls Club, Meriden, CT
•Mar 2, 2024 - Connecticut State Championship, Middle School of Plainville (Only for teams that qualified during the season); Snow date: Mar 9, 2024
Time: 2:45 – 4:00 pm Advisor: Mr. Grenier Location: DHHS - Room 122. Students will meet at the Polson gym lobby and walkover together with Mr. Grenier Pickup: Students are to be picked up under the bridge at DHHS at 4:00 Fee: $250.00 (includes registration fee & transportation to all competitions) Limit: 20 students
Are you interested in Robotics? Do you want to learn how to construct and program a robot? How about participating in a robotics competition to showcase your programming and robot skills? Using the VEX IQ robotics platform, our goal is to build several competition ready robots and compete against other middle schools across the state at various competitions. Being a team driver club, students who are interested must be committed and attend all practices and competitions. All are welcome!
Students must be picked up promptly at 3:45 PM, except where noted.
Parents should wait in their car and students will exit through the front door.
The school nurse and/or administrator may not be in the building during the time of the club.
20 student limit per club, except where noted. There will be a lottery, if needed, for any club where the limit of students has been exceeded.
Checks should be made payable to Polson Middle School and sent with the registration form to the Main Office. If financial assistance is needed please contact Mrs. Hart, Principal.