Clubs

Spartan Clubs

 

For more information, please email the sponsors of each club.

 


 

Art Club

 

Sponsor: Mr. Meyer

 

Meets: Thursdays 

 

Whether you weren’t able to join Art class this year, or you just can’t get enough ART in your life, Art Club is the place to be!  Hosted in the Art room with Mr. Meyer, we get to spend time together working on our own creative new projects, guide and inspire each other’s artwork, or just hang out in a fun, free, and safe setting.  Come get your creative bug going!

 


 

Battle of the Books

 

Sponsor: Ms. Bostrom

 

Meets: The dates and times of this club have not been released yet.  Watch for updates coming in the next few weeks! 

 

The Battle of the Books is a district sponsored competition.  Each school will work as a team to compete against the other junior high schools in a fun and competitive way.  All participating junior high schools will read the same books and answer questions about the books earning points for correct answers.  We will compete against each other for practice and skill building until the district competition that is typically held at the district office in April. 

 

Chain Reaction Club

 

Sponsor: Mrs. Davis

 

Meets: Thursdays from December to February

 

The Chain Reaction Club is open to individuals who love to showcase their creativity and ingenuity.  Our group will work together to create one Rube Goldberg Machine that will perform a particular task.  

 


 

Chess Club

 

Sponsor: Ms. Bostrom

 

Meets: Monday’s from 2:15-4:00 beginning September 20
 

 

Calling all Chess players and those that want to be.   Join the chess team!  It doesn’t matter if you are a chess master or if you have never played the game.  The more players we have, the more fun it will be!  Grab a permission slip from the library or cafeteria.  Our first meeting is September 20, right after school in the Creation Studio. Everyone is welcome!

 


 

Club Unify

 

Sponsor: Mr. Meyer

 

Meets: one Monday a month 

 

Club Unify is a club partnered with Special Olympics Illinois and is a place for students of all abilities to come together and form friendships that can last a lifetime.  Activities revolve around inclusion, compassion, and competition!  Sports and games we play ensure that EVERYONE gets their opportunity to show each other what we’re all made of!

 


 

Coding Academy

 

Sponsor: Ms. Shroyer

 

Meets: Tuesdays from November to February

 

If you have always been interested in coding, but never had the opportunity to learn how, then now is the perfect time to start! Students will develop digital literacy skills and explore multiple coding languages.

 


 

Frost TV

 

Sponsor Mr. Burak

 

Meets: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday at 7:05 am

 

Frost TV is a student run live daily broadcast. There are both on-air and off-air positions available, and the broadcasts are seen by the entire school each day.

FUSE (STEM)

 

Run by Ms. Shroyer

 

Meets: Mondays from November to April

 

If you like to do projects and love STEM, then FUSE is for you! Students will take on challenges- each student can choose their own and work at their own pace. They will apply and develop a variety of skills, including design, coding, engineering and problem-solving.

 


 

Games Club

 

Run by Mrs. Kissamis and Ms. Snelling

 

Meets: Monday’s after school

 

Game club is a relaxing environment to come and play board games and card games with your peers. Have some friendly competition or just come out for some fun. It will be a good time for all.

GEMS

 

Run by Ms. Halverson and Mrs. Merchant

 

Meets: Mondays from mid October to the end of December
 

GEMS is a club that is offered for 7th and 8th grade girls. During our time we focus on activities that involve engineering, math and science! Each year we focus on different topics that are student generated.

 


 

Interact Club

 

Run by Ms. Duran and Mr. Snyder

 

Meets: Two Mondays a month @ 2:20pm

 

Interact Club is for students who want to connect with others, interact with their community, and volunteer to to make a difference in the world. We partner with Rotary Club with projects from the school, community, and world. We will start with a penpal project with seniors in our community. We meet 2 Mondays per month. Reach out to Miss Duran or Mr. Snyder by email if you have questions.

 


 

Library Ambassadors

 

Run by Ms. Bostrom

 

Meets: once per week on Tuesdays from 2:15 – 4:00 beginning on September 14, 2021

 

Do you love the written word?  Do you want to have a voice in what books our library buys for you to read?  Did you always want to work in a library?  Do you want to introduce our new students to our Creation Studio?  Do you love to draw or paint and create posters?  Do you like to do Podcasts or make videos?  Well, I’ve got a club for you!  Join the Library Ambassadors!  Grab a permission slip from the library or the cafeteria.  Our first meeting is September 14, right after school in the Creation Studio.

 


 

Mathletes

 

Run by Mrs. McCaliano

 

Meets: Tuesdays from January 18th – March 8th

 

Mathletes is a club that is open to ALL students who love math! In Mathletes, you will strengthen your problem-solving skills, practice unique and fun math problems that you ’ve never seen before, learn how to work on a team, and meet friends who also love math and solving puzzles.

 


 

Mentors Club

 

Run by Mrs. Czarnecki 

 

Meets: Mondays

 

Join Czarnecki in doing some good in our community! We will be doing seasonal projects to make others smile. If you want to spend time with others and are looking for a place to connect, then come join us! All are welcome!

 


 

National Fluid Power Challenge

 

Run by Mrs. Zuffante

 

Meets: Mondays and Thursdays

 

After attending an information workshop that explains the year’s challenge, each team of 4 students will design and build a prototype or model of a fluid and pneumatic powered machine that will accomplish the task set forth. They will also assemble a portfolio of the work they have done to enter the competition. They will use their knowledge and skills to reproduce the machine they designed on the day of the competition.

Painting Club

 

Run by Ms. Mueller

 

Meets: Mondays
 

Would you like to practice painting techniques and create a work of art each session? If so join painting club for step by step instruction to create a new piece of art each meeting.  Creativity and flexibility are encouraged so you can make each piece of art your own.  More information to follow regarding materials and meeting times. 

 

 


 

P.E. Ambassadors Club

 

Run by Ms. CzarneckiMr. Ferguson, and Mr. Steffan

 

Meets: every morning from 7:05 to 7:40 am

 

PE ambassadors help the PE Dept come up with warm up activities for the classes, set equipment up for the day and then play basketball to get our heart rate going for a positive start to the day!

Pride Club

 

Run by Mrs. McCaliano

 

Meets: every Friday after school in Room 135

 

Pride Club welcomes ALL students at Frost to a safe place to learn and share about self-expression and identity. This club unites LGBTQ+ and allied students to build community, understanding, and support in order to become leaders who are able to advocate for themselves and one another.

 


 

Rocketry Club

 

Run by Ms. Halverson

 

Meets: Mondays starting in January through mid April

 

In Rocketry Club, students work collaboratively to learn about and engineer functional rockets, as well as other machines related to rocket physics. Students that have participated in Rocketry club before at their elementary schools will be given more advanced rocket designs to create. Students will have the opportunity to launch their hand crafted rockets at the annual District 54 Rocket Launch in the Spring.

Sign Language Club

 

Run by Mrs. Alcock and Mrs. McCaliano

 

Meets: Tuesday’s after school, starting in October

 

Sign Language Club will work through American Sign Language and develop a basic understanding of how to use sign language in everyday life.  

 


 

Student Ambassadors

 

Run by Ms. Bassett, Ms. Kalland, and Ms. Nash

 

Meets: during Advocacy on Wednesdays and include several district-level training fieldtrips throughout the school year 

 

The purpose of Student Ambassadors is to strengthen student leadership qualities and show students that they can influence the school community in a positive way. Students will help integrate positive psychology with their peers to empower student voices to be heard in school and be the change agents for areas of improvement in the school culture. 7th grade students will be made aware of when applications are due at the beginning of the year and teachers will have the ability to nominate students that are leaders in the building. 10 students will be chosen to participate in the program throughout their 7th and 8th grade years at Frost.

 


 

Spartan Crossfit

 

Run by Mr. Christopoulos and Ms. Ancona

 

Meets: Mondays from Oct. 18 – Dec. 20

 

Are you interested in fitness and improving your overall well-being? Are you tired of sitting around all day on your Chromebook and want a structured way to get some movement in? Or, are you someone who is interested in exercise, running, and physical activity? If so, check out Spartan Crossfit club!

Spartan Crossfit is a club designed to increase fitness for students at all activity levels. The club is run by Ms. Ancona and Mr. Christopolous, who will lead you through workouts that include a variety of movements from cardiovascular activities to lifting weights, and everything in between! Each workout can be scaled, or modified to fit your individual level and abilities.

 


 

Yearbook

 

Run by Mr. Ferguson, Mrs. Czarnecki and Ms. Shroyer

 

Meets: various days as needed- contact yearbook advisors

 

Yearbook club will consist of students being trained on the yearbook creator program to compile the yearbook. The yearbook staff will vote on a theme and design everything including the cover. The yearbook staff will take photographs throughout the year at all the sporting events held at Frost as well as other events and celebrations that will be held.