Middle School Clubs and Activities

  • Alliance Club

    Sponsors: Jessica Ferbrache & Kelly Hoblin-Lamorena

    For more information, email Jessica Ferbrache at jessica.ferbrache@d300.org or Kelly Hoblin-Lamorena at kelly.hoblinlamorena@d300.org.


    Art Club

    Sponsors: Cheryl Chiappetta-Murray

    For more information, email Cheryl Chiappetta-Murray at Cheryl.ChiappettaMurray@d300.org.


    Battle of the Books

    Sponsors: Danielle Biesiada and Angela Murphy

    For more information, email Danielle Biesiada at danielle.biesiada@d300.org or Angela Murphy at angela.murphy@d300.org.


    Beta Club

    Sponsors: Shellie Kamminga and Sue Woods

    An organization that is open to 7th and 8th graders. It is a Junior National Honor Society that students are invited into based on their previous year’s earned cumulative GPA. We invite incoming 7th and 8th graders that have earned a cumulative of 3.60 or higher, usually in July. Members volunteer and serve at many events and activities within Westfield as well as around the school and in the community.

    The purpose of this organization is to promote the ideals of honesty, service, morality, ethical conduct, and leadership among middle school students; to reward meritorious academic achievement; and to encourage and assist students in continuing their service, leadership, and education into high school.

    • ACHIEVEMENT: Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
    • CHARACTER: Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
    • LEADERSHIP: Developing the leaders of tomorrow
    • SERVICE: Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others

    For more information, email Shellie Kamminga at Shellie.Kamminga@d300.org, Sue Woods at susan.woods@d300.org, or call 847-532-7600.


    Chamber Orchestra

    Sponsors: Amy Jones

    The Westfield Community School Music Department offers an auditioned orchestral group called Chamber Orchestra. This group meets on Thursday and Friday mornings before school. This group is comprised of students from mainly 7th and 8th grades or other students with at least two years of playing experience. Chamber Orchestra has two concerts a year and performs for special events in the community.

    For more information, email Amy Jones at Amy.Jones@d300.org.


    Chess Club

    Sponsor: Magdalena Bromberg

    For more information, email Magdalena Bromberg at magdalena.bromberg@d300.org.


    Coding Club

    Sponsor: Steve Fodor

    For more information, email Steve Fodor at stephen.fodor@d300.org.


    Crochet Club

    Sponsor: Jillian Piel

    For more information, email Jillian Piel at jillian.piel@d300.org.


    Eighth Grade Washington D.C. Trip

    Sponsor: Amy Jones

    The Washington D.C. trip is open to all WCS eighth grade students interested in visiting the nation's capital and learning more about the people, places, and things that helped to form the nation's history. The trip is a three-day guided journey where students and teachers will visit historical sites; view historical objects, and participate in simulations.

    For more information, email Amy Jones at amy.jones@d300.org.


    Game Club

    Sponsor: Tarah Lewandowski

    For more information, email Tarah Lewandowski at tarah.lewandowski@d300.org.


    Honor Choir

    Sponsors: Jillian Piel

    Westfield's Choral Department offers an advanced chamber vocal ensemble called Honor Choir open to 7th and 8th graders. This is an auditioned group that begins in September and runs through the end of the school year in May. This group focuses on more challenging pieces in 3 and 4 parts in various styles. Each year this group has various opportunities for extra performances within the community as well, especially around the holidays!

    For more information, email Jillian Piel at Jillian.Piel@d300.org.



    Sponsors: Jason Russell

    Westfield offers an Intramural sports program that is offered to all students at Westfield. Participants will work on skills and strategies of the game as well as create teams and will compete against each other throughout that particular intramural season. There are no cuts in the Intramural sports program. Participants are required to turn in a parent permission slip in order to participate. Throughout the school year many different intramural sports are offered. Flag Football and Volleyball are offered during the Fall. Wrestling and boys and girls Basketball are offered during the Winter. Soccer is offered in the Spring. Announcements will be made a couple weeks before each program begins to ensure all interested students can gather the information.

    For more information, email Jason Russell at Jason.Russell@d300.org.


    Jazz Band

    Sponsors: Kelly Hoblin-Lamorena

    For more information, email Kelly Hoblin-Lamorena at kelly.hoblinlamorena@d300.org.


    Math Club

    Sponsors: Jeanne Sitkie

    Math Club is open to all middle school students who want to learn creative ways to solve complex math problems. At our meetings, we participate in the MATHCOUNTS club program. We dive into different problems and apply skills or look for patterns that can lead us to shortcuts in solving math. Our club involves great discussions, friendly competition, and many opportunities for thinking outside the box. For more information on meeting dates and our competition team, contact Shellie Kamminga or Jeannie Sitkie.

    For more information, email Jeannie Sitkie at Jeannie.Sitkie@d300.org.


    Spelling Bee

    Sponsors: Carrie Curry

    For more information, email Carrie Curry at Carrie.Curry@d300.org.


    Student Council

    Sponsors: Shellie Kamminga & Sue Woods

    The WCS Student Council consists of representatives from the 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. The students focus on school and community leadership skills. Within the club, students select sub-committees to develop these skills. They range from attending PTO meetings, providing new student tours, planning the middle school fall dance, and hosting the school Variety Show. They also have opportunities to extend their skills outside the school and volunteer at the D300 Food Pantry.

    For more information, email Shellie Kamminga at shellie.kamminga@d300.org or Sue Woods at susan.woods@d300.org.


    Yoga Club

    Sponsor: Magdalena Bromberg

    For more information, email Magdalena Bromberg at magdalena.bromberg@d300.org.