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Spirit Squad Step Team

Spirit Squad Step Team

The art of "stepping," is a dance form that combines elements of military drills with contemporary jazz and hip-hop moves. In stepping, the body takes the place of the drum: this consists of stomping the feet, clapping and slapping the hands against the heels, chest, thighs and other various parts of the body. This produces the complex rhythmic foundation for the dance step. In addition to this array of bodily percussion, stepping also features complex synchronized body movements, along with singing, chanting, and verbal play.

Meets: 3-4 p.m., Mondays in Room 102
Sponsors: Ms. MartinezMr. Taylor, and Ms. Matthews

Guitar Club

The La Porte Jr. High Guitar club is a place where students can come to gain valuable knowledge about Music and meet peers who share an interest in learning the instrument. The students are encouraged to attend no matter what level of expertise and will learn valuable skills to help them in their future pursuit of music.

Meets: 3-4 p.m., Wednesdays (beginning January, 2020) in Room 213
Sponsor: Austin Self 

Project Unify

Project Unify is a school-based program that teams students with and without intellectual disabilities through social and recreational events.  The Project Unify program provides opportunities to build student character, increase acceptance of disabilities, develop leadership and other skills in a service-learning environment, and enhance their school community. 

Meets: 6:45-7:10 a.m. on the first and third Thursday, Room 603
Sponsor:  Christina King

Art Club

The La Porte Jr. High Art Club offers a variety of after school art activities, such as pottery/clay sculpture, crafting, community involvement projects, and campus culture/support. The Art Club is free and available to all La Porte Jr. High School students.            

 Meets: 3-4 p.m. Thursdays in Room 301

Sponsor: Ms. Mattox

National Junior Honor Society

National Junior Honor Society

Membership in the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is one of the highest honors that can be awarded to a middle school student. Our chapter has worked hard to bring the accomplishments of outstanding students to the attention of parents, teachers, peers, and the community. Our chapter strives to give practical meaning to the Society’s standards of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.

Meets: Every other Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning (before school) in Room 711.

Sponsor: Pamela Swain

Student Council

Student Council is an organization conducted by students and supervised by adults.  The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects.  In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, the student council is the voice of the student body.  They help share student ideas, interests and concerns with the school wide community.

Meets: First Tuesday of the month, and other times as needed in Room 310

Sponsor: Michelle Jackson