After School Activities Catalog

Alphabetical list of activities and clubs, schedules, and sponsors

Club Name


Academic SupportAcademic support is provided several times throughout each week for students that need additional time completing assignments for their teachrs.
Anime ClubStudents participate in active discussion and activities that explore the world of anime.
Appian Board GamesThis club is for students interested in playing tabletop strategy games. By playing selected games, students develop critical-thinking skills while engaged in a fun and challenging activity. 
Art ClubArt club provides opportunities for student-directed artworks and creative collaborations. 
Asian American LEAD (AALEAD)AALEAD is a partnership between Holmes MS and Asian American Lead a non-profit organization devoted to promoting values of citizenship, character, and self-improvement among students of Asian descent. 
Basketball ClubStudents participate in recreational basketball games. 
Book ClubStudents that share a passion for reading come togther during book club to explore, discuss, and deepen their love for books.
Clean Environment ClubStudents passionate about the environment meet to learn and discuss ways to protect and improve our environment. Students will collect recycleables and work collaboratively to create a cleaner, safer, and healthier environment.
Coding BeatsStudents learn how to create music by coding. Students will work independently and in teams to create their best beats.
Cooking ClubCooking club provides students with opportunities to learn the basics of cooking, 
Dance ClubDance club provides students opportunities to explore different genres, cultures, and styles of dance. Students may organize and develop individual and/or team dance. 
Early Identification Program (EIP)EIP is a partnership between Holmes MS and George Mason University. The purpose of this program is to provide support to academic achievements of selected first-generation college bound middle school students. 
Fashion ClubStudents design, create, and display their works of art in fashion club.
Film ClubStudents learn the science and art behind film including how to create, edit, and produce films.
Fitness ClubStudents learn and practice healthy habits with a focus on physical activity and goal setting.
Flag Football ClubStudents participate in recreational flag football games. 
Flag Football LeagueStudents participate in a semester-long flag football league. Teams will consist of all Holmes MS students. 
Gardening Club Gardening club provides opportunities for students to learn how to develop and manage landscaping. This includes experiences in; planting techniques, plant selection, weather, and proper plant environment for a successful crop.
Hawk Herald PodcastStudents collaborate with their peers, staff, and community members to bring Holmes the latest breaking news stories.
Hawks Running ClubStudents will participate in physical activities that increase running endurance, technique, and goal setting.
Holmes BuddiesHolmes Buddies invites students of all abilities with a focus to participate together in adapted physical activities. Students with severe disabilities are encouraged to join and connect with peers.
Intramurals ClubIntramurals club provides students the ability to play different sports throughout the year.  At the end of each quarter, the clubs culminate with a sport event. 
International Dramatic LearningAspiring actors collaborate in this club to learn and perform historical pieces of theatre while developing their social and literacy skills.  
Jump Rope ClubStudents learn and practice individual and group jump rope skills and routines.
Lego MastersStudents work in teams to build large-scale, challenging, Lego sets.
Maker SpaceMaker space provides a hands-on opportunity for students to explore their creativity through self-directed building, making, and creating. 
News Crew News Crew supports learners by providing the opportunity to develop and deliver school news to our school community.
RC Cars ClubStudents enjoy working in teams to build out their RC car. Students also design/build the RC car race track.
Reps for Rising Freshmen8th grade students participate in physical fitness to help them prepare for high school sports. 
Soccer ClubStudents participate in recreational soccer games.
STEM ClubSTEM club provides opportunities for students to work independently or in groups to develop their science, technology, and mathematical skills. 
Theatre SportsTheatre Sports is a popular club that incorporates competitive improv, learning, and fun!
TJ Math Tutors TJ Tutors is a partnership between Holmes MS and Thomas Jefferson HS. Students from TJ come to Holmes and support our students academic needs. 
Video Games ClubAspiring gamers get the opportunity to play age-appropriate video games with their peers in this club. Students will also work together to discuss and develop concepts for their own video games.
Voices of NowVoices of Now is a partnership between Holmes MS, the ASP, and Arena Stage. Voices of Now is an acting, writing, devising program for young artists. Students will learn and develop their skills in theatre performance including movement, vocal expression, and collaboration. 
Volleyball ClubVolleyball club provides opportunities for students to develop their volleyball skills and learn the sport.
Write Brain BooksWrite Brain Books is designed to ignite and inspire creativity and imagination while allowing for students to illustrate their own book.
Yearbook ClubYearbook club’s goal is to produce a high-quality yearbook. Students learn writing, marketing, and graphic design skills.