Cawley Middle School offers many opportunities to get involved! Please refer to the following for information about each club or organization:
Advisers: Mrs. Crain, Mrs. Aumann
Builders Club is a group for community-minded students, and all are welcome to join. Builders Club is an international student-led organization, with the vision of developing competent, capable, caring leaders through the vehicle of community service. Through the Builders Club, students have the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of volunteer work, and are expected to keep track of their service hours throughout the year. This club is supported and sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, and students can look forward to joining the Key Club in high school to maintain their involvement in student-led community service organizations. Builders club members and advisors meet on the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 7:15 am in the Media Center.
The Cawley Drama Club is open to all students, grade 6 – 8, who are interested in acting, or working behind the scenes with costumes, scenery, lighting, and/or sound. Students play theatre and acting games, work on skits and productions throughout the year. The Drama Club performs at the Hooksett Spooktacular in October, and has their mainstage production in February. Meetings are Thursday afternoons from 2:40 – 4:00 pm.
Adviser: Ms. St. Pierre
DreamCatchers is a group that meets bi-monthly for one-hour and 15 minutes. This group is open to sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students. It gives students an opportunity to engage in social opportunities after school. Students engage in topic centered discussions that focus on interpersonal and social skills.
The Cawley Banner
Adviser: Mrs. Campbell
The Cawley Banner is our student-run, online newspaper. We hope new members will join us on Tuesdays beginning on November 15, from 2:35 to 3:30 in Room 106 (Mrs. Martino’s room). For more information, go to our web site.
Adviser: Mr. Davini
Jazz Band is an extra-curricular performance ensemble that meets every Monday from 2:45 – 4:00 pm. Students learn how to improvise and play a variety of genres that include, Latin, Swing, Bebop, Bossa Nova and Rock. The Jazz Band has performances several times during the school year. New members and any instrument is welcome.
Adviser: Ms. Gallivan
Literary Club meets every Monday from 2:30 – 3:30 pm. It is a club for students who like to write creatively. If you are an aspiring poet, playwright, or author please join the group.
National Junior Honor Society
Advisers: Mr. Davini, Mr. Gregoire
The David R. Cawley chapter of the National Junior Society was established to recognize those students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, character, and citizenship. These students do a variety of community service in the Hooksett community. Check out the NJHS web site.
Mock Trial/Debate Club
Adviser: Ms. Devine
Mock Trial/Debate Club is designed to introduce students to our legal system by providing a challenging, academic competition. The program offers students an opportunity for personal growth and achievement, emphasizing the importance of research, presentation, and teamwork. In addition to teaching students about contemporary public issues and the legal system, the program encourages teachers and students to develop learning partnerships with professionals from the community. Lawyers from communities throughout New Hampshire contribute their time as coaches and judges at the tournaments.
Mock Trial/Debate Club meets on Tuesdays after school until 3:30, starting in November.
Adviser: Mrs. Chow, Mr. Lemmo
Students in grades 6, 7, 8 meet to participate in the FIRST Robotics Team. Students learn how to build and program Lego robots by using software program that power the robots to complete certain tasks. Students also build communication skills as they learn how to work as a team.
Rubik’s Cube & Gaming Club
Adviser: Ms. Sarette
A club that welcomes all students to solve Rubik’s Cubes and play board games. Board games will be provided, but students are welcome to bring in their own. Friendly competition is also welcome. We meet in room 202 every Tuesday from 2:45 to 3:45.
Advisers: Mrs. Collins, Mrs. Tremblay
STEM Club is open to all students grades 6-8 who are interested in working together to solve some problems. We meet every other Thursday to work on inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related activities. Check the school Calendar for our next meeting. If you have any questions please get in touch with Mrs. Collins firstname.lastname@example.org or Mrs. Tremblay email@example.com.
Advisers: Mrs. Adams, Ms. Sarette
Student Council is an elected group of students that share ideas, interests and concerns regarding activities within the school. A key component of Student Council is the development of civic responsibility and leadership. Their role is to also promote school spirit and good citizenship among the entire student body. Fundraisers are held throughout the year that are sponsored by Student Council. These fundraisers help defer the cost for Washington, D.C. Camp MiTeNa, and other school activities.