Clubs and Activities

  • After School Activities for the 2019 - 2020 School Year:

    Animal Welfare Club

    Meets on on Tuesdays in room B-208 starting December 2019

    Advisory - Mrs. Pennock

    Arts & Crafts Club

    Meets every Wednesday in room B-200

    Advisor - Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth/Mrs. Caruso

    Art & Literary Magazine

    Meets on Mondays in the library.
    Creates, collects and publishes creative writing, drawing, painting, and other art in a magazine once a year.

    Advisor - Mrs. Silverstein

    Best Buddies

    Fosters one-to-one friendships between middle school students with and without IDD (Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities), in which they share interests, experiences, and activities. Students with IDD are often isolated and left out of social activities. Best Buddies Middle Schools helps to create an inclusive middle school culture for all students early on in their educational development.

    Meets on Fridays in room A-111/A-113 during Advisory

    Advisors - Mrs. Giletto/Mrs. Davis/Mrs. Thurman


    Meets on Monday & Wednesday after-school beginning Wednesday, October 2, 2019 thru Wednesday, May 27, 2020. High School students volunteer to serve as a "Bridge" between high school & middle school. Each "Bridge" student works with individuals or small groups of 6th-8th graders as a tutor/mentor.

    Advisors - Madame Farkas/Madame Bittout
    Rooms - B-101, B-102, B-110 and B-112

    Bridge Tutoring Cover Letter
    Bridge Tutoring FAQ

    Chess & Board Game Club

    Meets weekly on Wednesday in room B-110
    Every chess player is welcome to play.

    Advisor - Mrs. Sanchez

    Dance Club

    Meets on Monday in Room B-203.  Students will learn a variety of different types of dances led by 7th and 8th grade students. Hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, ballet, jazz are a few types of dance that we will explore.  All are invited attend.

    Advisor - Mrs. Trocola/Mrs. Caruso

    Drama Club

    Meets weekly on Wednesday from 3:00PM - 4:25PM in the cafeteria. Enjoy singing, dancing and acting? From drama games to a full Broadway Jr. musical performance - drama club has a stage for you. This years production is Footloose.

    Advisor - Mr. Murtha/Mrs. Poller/Mrs. Raditz

    Drama Crew

    Meets on alternating Fridays in the cafeteria.

    Advisors - Mr. Murtha/Mrs. Poller/Mrs. Raditz

    Dungeons & Dragons Club

    Meets every other Thursday in room B-205.

    Advisor - Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth

    Harry Potter Club

    Meets every other Wednesday in room TBD.

    Advisor - Mrs. Fargo

    Independent Homework Club

    AM Homework Club, begins at 7:15 every morning in the Media Center with Mrs. Silverstein & Mrs. Brooks.

    After School Homework Club, Monday-Thursday (not held on Fridays) in the Room A-109 on Monday and A-103 Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

    Juggling Club

    Meets every Wednesday in Room B-114

    Advisor - Mr. Kaiblinger

    Kiwanis Builders Club

    Meets every other Friday in Room B-200

    Advisors - Mrs. Trocola/Mrs. Drake-Hollingsworth

    Lego Club

    Come and build your own Lego creation or follow detailed instructions and build a masterpiece!

    LEGO Club meets on Thursday in room B-105.

    Advisor - Mrs. Fargo/Mrs. Caruso

    Library Ambassadors

    The Library Ambassadors of Rosa is a new student leadership organization at Rosa that supports initiatives of our school library. The group will support our library's initiatives by promoting books, authors and library resources for the school community. They will lead community service efforts related to the library, help plan and host library events and may be called upon to serve as a liaison between the library and our partners.

    Meets monthly on Thursday in the Media Center

    Advisor - Ms. Silverstein

    Math Counts

    The MATHCOUNTS Competition Program provides the extra incentive and the perfect atmosphere for students to push themselves to achieve more in mathematics. Consisting of fun and creative problems that promote critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, the MATHCOUNTS competitions have written and oral rounds, as well as individual and team components. Though challenging and non-routine, the competition problems focus on the 6th through 8th grade standards of the National Council of Teachers in Mathematics.

    MATHCOUNTS will meet weekly on Monday in room A-103 starting on Monday, October 7, 2019

    Advisor - Mrs. Saddel

    Model United Nations Club/Debate Club

    Will meet on Tuesdays in room B-210

    Advisor - Mrs. Barry

    Multicultural Club

    Rosa Multicultural Club celebrates our cultural diversity. Our members meet every Tuesday in room B-100.

    Advisors - Madame Bittout/Madame Farkas

    National History Day

    Wednesdays thru Fridays in Room B-103

    Advisor - Mrs. Marrella-Davis

    Newspaper "The Raptors Roar"

    Meets on Thursday in the Room B-107.

    Advisor - Mrs. Halden/Mrs. Mark

    Orff Ensemble

    Meets on Thursdays in room C-108. Enjoy percussion instruments? From Latin grooves to pop standards you're in for a rhythmic good time!

    Advisor - Mr. Murtha

    Peer Leaders

    Meets weekly on Tuesday in room B-107

    Provide school-based support through Peer-to-Peer interventions as we take a stand against use of drugs, alcohol, bullying and high-risk issues.

    Advisors - Mrs. Halden/Ms. DeMonte

    Ping Pong Club

    Meets on alternating Fridays in room B-100

    Advisory - Madame Bittout/Madame Farkas

    Puppet Club

    Meets weekly on Monday in room C-108.

    Advisor - Mr. Murtha

    Recorder Ensemble

    Meets weekly on Tuesday in room C-108.

    Advisor - Mr. Murtha


    Meets weekly on Wednesday in room A-108

    Advisors - Mr. Cieslik/Mr. Zografos

    Sign Language Club

    Meets on alternating Friday in room B-200

    Sign Language Club is a "hands on" Club focused on learning American Sign Language including the Alphabet Songs, common words and phrases--we play games and have fun by learning this unique language.

    Standards Club

    Language Acquisition (Spanish & French), Grades 6-8 - Thursday in Room B-100 with Mrs. Bittout/Mrs. Farkas

    6th, 7th & 8th Grade Math Standards Club - Thursday with Mrs. Albuquerque in room A-107

    7th Grade ELA Standards Club - Thursday with Mrs. Barry and Mrs. Pistone room B-210


    Video Game Club

    6th Grade meet on Monday in room B-213

    7th & 8th Grade meet on Tuesday in room B-213

    During Video Game Club students play on the computers, chat with friends (communication is an intrical part of this club), have snack and play video games. Students are encouraged to bring in their own portable gaming system such as a DS. If they do have one there are plenty of games I provide for the club.

    In addition, we play social games such as Apples to Apples, Simon Says and Four Corners. The ultimate goal is to provide a safe place for the students to go where they can play games, meet other students and have fun.

    Advisor - Mrs. Fargo/Mrs. Calabrese

    Zesty Pickles Band

    Meets on Friday in room C-108

    Advisor - Mr. Murtha