This club is for artistic people who want to expand their talents. The students are exposed to a wide range of art activities from drawing to sculpting and beyond. Art club meets Thursdays after school. Sponsor: David Howard
Drama and Musicals:
Thunder Ridge is known district-wide for its fine plays and musicals. Over 60 student actors plus 20 crew members work on the extra-curricular productions and close to 100 students will be involved. Many students at TRMS take advantage of this tremendous opportunity! We produce a fall play and a spring musical each year.
Sponsors: Lauren Heger
French Club is for any student interested in exploring French culture through food, crafts, and language. We are a busy group that has alternating meeting times both before and after school on Tuesdays. See Ms. Becker for a quarterly schedule.
Sponsor: Christina Becker
Math League is open to all sixth, seventh and eighth graders. The team meets once a week from 3:45-4:40 p.m. Students will sharpen their math skills to get ready for competition with each of the other schools in the district. Math League meets after school on Mondays, August through December.
Participants (aka 'Minecrafters') engage in activities that promote real-world/digital citizenship, interpersonal leadership skills, time management, communication, and collaboration. These skills apply to a wide variety of environments in life - especially in the classroom. Minecrafters create sustainable shelters, work in teams and problem-solve their way through weekly challenges that are fun, exciting and promote great connections with other students and adults.
Sponsor: Erik Gose
Jazz Choir, Jazz Band, and Chamber Orchestra all meet Wednesday's and Friday's after school at 3:45. Contact the sponsors for more information.
Sponsors/Directors: (Band) Nick Curran, (Choir) Justin Kerr and (Orchestra) Jacob Thaler
National Junior Honor Society:
Students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or above are eligible for membership. In addition, members must meet high standards of service, character and citizenship. Helpful links:
Sponsors: Megan Martinka and Sarah Gosselin
Project UNIFY is a club designed for typical students and students with intellectual disabilities to partner together to provide inclusive sports opportunities, take on school wide youth leadership roles, and planning and promoting whole school involvement through school wide activities.
Sponsor: Alayna Festi
Students with a passion for the spanish language and culture. Members participate in various activities like cooking, dancing, playing games, and doing crafts. Members also plan the annual Fiesta Latina each spring.
Sponsor: Keily Evans
The Thunder Ridge Student Council is a club open to all students who plan activities and work to improve school spirit.
Sponsors: Christina Becker, Angela Sidhu
Students create and implement solutions to environmental problems in our building.
Sponsor: Kyra Matthews
WEB leaders are a selected group of eighth grade students that do just about everything from helping with orientation to facilitating many events at TRMS! These students are strong leaders at our school who help develop the caring community at Thunder Ridge.
Sponsors: Kim Rutt, Erik Gose, Vinny Lopez, and John Rose.
Thunder Ridge Yearbook introduces 7th and 8th grade students to the process of making a yearbook. The students are involved in all aspects of this project including taking pictures, deciding what to cover, laying out pages, writing copy, selling, and distribution. In the spring students can apply to join yearbook for the following year.
Sponsor: Colleen Holtman