MSSC (Middle School Student Council)
Eligibility: students in Grades 6-8.Students need to go through an application process where they highlight their leadership and academic skills. They are elected by their peers in the fall.
Description: The purpose of student council is to: develop leadership skills and to practice good citizenship, promote harmonious relations throughout, as well as to bring various social activities to the middle school throughout the year.
Meeting Time: Thursdays from 3:00-4:00. See sponsor for location.
Additional Information (optional): Monthly Activities that MSSC has done this year are: Red Ribbon Week activities, Spookytown decorations for Spooktacular, 2 after school movie nights, a winter social (dance, dinner, and movies), ice cream social, a Homecoming Spirit Week and a Spring Spirit Week (to include cake, ice cream sandwiches, snow cones, dress up days, and a dance off competition), Pep Rally, Sports Day, All School Talent Show and are currently planning a Pool Party for the end of school.
Eligibility: Any and all 6th through 12th grade students who are positive, open minded, friendly, well rounded and posses good leadership, citizenship and service skills who are interested in being ambassadors to our school and community by sponsoring new students who come to Bahrain.
Description: Students are trained to provide leadership in order to support students who are transitioning to or from their school. The team is composed of advisors and students of all grade levels.The focus is student-centered, and is student-led. Students act as sponsors to new students, ambassadors to the school. They are available to answer questions via email before new students arrive, they greet them upon arrival, give personalized tours of the school, answer the many questions new students have about our school and community, host social events for new students and students leaving, and help to give the new students an overall positive experience during their transition to our school..
Meeting Time: Every Wednesday at 7:40am
Eligibility: Open to 11th/12th graders (apply as 10th/11th graders in February) Must have 3.4 GPA (without rounding) at the end of semester
Description: The 4 pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character
Meeting Times: See sponsor for details
Eligibility: Open to 7-10th graders
Must have 3.4 GPA (without rounding) at end of semester
Description: The 5 pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, Character, Citizenship
Meeting Times: We meet most Mon. during high school lunch.
Description: any student interested in education or an education related career
Meeting Time: monthly, lead up to FEA Conference, usually weekly meetings
Additional Information (optional): Annual FEA conference held in Germany, 1 week, Jan-Feb time frame, great opportunity to learn leadership skills and current teaching
Eligibility: Students that needs help in language arts, etc., and with failing grades......
Description: Students come with their binder, agenda and homework.The binders and agendas are checked for organization and to ensure homework assignments are inputted and comprehended.
Meeting Time: Tuesdays 2:50pm. to 3:50pm.
Eligibility: any student (either MS or HS team)
Description: Students regularly practice or judge debates on a multitude of topics. We use the parliamentary format including points of information. Participation in the local debate competition is optional but encouraged.
Meeting Time: Sundays 3-3:30pm
Eligibility: High School students in good academic standing.
Description: MUSS is a unique simulation of the American congressional process in the United States Senate. High school students are assigned to play the roles of senators and other senior members of government.
Meeting Time: Times vary
Additional Information: We will be forming our 2013-14 MUSS team starting in September, 2013.We will meet approximately every two weeks until winter break.Once school resumes in January, we will shift to meeting/training once a week. The training will cumulate with attendance at the MUSS conference at Wiesbaden, Germany in Mid-March 2014.Students are required to participate in at least one planned fundraiser in order to defer the costs associated with the conference.