Rocketry incorporates a wide variety of disciplines and skills such as physics, engineering, math, construction techniques and scale modeling. There are challenges in it for every age, every skill level. Contact Mrs. Cealka for more information.
All middle school students can participate in our student council. Elected positions include President, Vice President, treasurer, communications officer, secretary and grade level representatives. Students who are not elected to student council can serve on committees etc, throughout the year.
Students have the opportunity to try our for our academic bowl teams each year. We have a 5th/6th grade team and a 7th/8th grade team that participates in various matches throughout the year against local area schools. Our academic bowl teams consistently have a strong showing and have won regional and state championships.
WEB ("Where Everybody Belongs") is a middle school orientation and transition program that welcomes 5th graders and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their middle school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, the program trains mentors from your 8th grade class to be WEB Leaders. As positive role models, WEB Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the 5th graders to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to middle school and help facilitate 5th grade success.
Middle school students meet weekly to learn and teach each other strategy and continue to improve their critical thinking and problem solving skills. The facilitator helps monitor play and gives suggestions to help students elevate their game.
Middle School drama gives students a chance to perform classic musicals as well as more modern options! Students at the Middle School level are also given opportunities to learn more about the behind the scenes aspects of productions, including lighting, sound and set design. All Monte Cassino Middle School students will be able to audition for the show which will culminate with a performance during the fall semester.