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After School Activities

Photo of a student making a structure with Legos.

Algonquin Middle School offers various after school activities for students to participate in throughout the school year.

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Name of After School Activity

Brief Description Time & Dates  Contact Person

Students have the opportunity to play sports informally while improving their sportsmanship and teamwork.

Day: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Months: August - May
Time: 3-4 pm
Rm: 147/cafeteria/outdoors
Ms. Henke
Ms. Barr
Student Council

Students are responsible for the following: promoting school spirit, organizing fundraisers/school events, volunteering in the community, planning school dances, and being a good role model for other students.

Day: every other Wednesday
Months: August-May
Time: 3-4pm
Rm: 314
Meeting Dates: Semester 1
Ms. Ramirez
Mrs. Folinazzo
After School Tutorial

Need some help or just a quiet place to finish your work?  Come to after school tutorial in the LMC!  Daily, one a week, or just occasionally, come in to get the support you need.  No permission slip or registration is required, just show up!

Months: Sept. 12 - May 16
Time: 3-4 p.m.
Join from home on Zoom:  Link
Mrs. Elliott
Project Funway

Students will learn basic sewing techniques, and complete a variety of fun sewing projects of their choice. I’m also hoping to introduce students to the fashion teacher from Maine West to discuss their program.

Day: Thursdays
Months: Start date in early November TBD
Time: 3:00 - 4:00
Rm: 134
Ms. Willman
National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

In District 62, candidates of National Junior Honor Society must possess characteristics in the areas of Scholarship, Character, Leadership, Citizenship, and Service. 

D62 NJHS Requirements

Day: Once a month
Months: Sept - May
Time: Varies
Rm: Cafe or LMC
Who: For 8th graders who meet the requirements.
Mrs. Grimes
AMS NJHS Website:
Volleyball Skillz

Open for ALL grades to learn and develop their volleyball skills before the school season starts. We will be working on passing, serving, basic rules, learning positions, court communication, and teamwork.

Meeting Dates:
  • September 15, 29
  • October 4, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
  • November 10, 30
  • December 6, 15, 20
  • January 10
Day: Various Tues, Wed, Thurs
Months: September - January
Time:  3p-4p in person
Rm: 310, Gym, & Cafeteria
Mrs. Geiger
Mrs. Lakota-Gudas