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Welcome to Edwards Middle School Clubs.  Choose a club to get information such as meeting times, purpose, and staff sponsors.



Club Description & Requirements

Reading Bowl:



  • You must be reading on grade level.

  • You must read all 10 books on the list at least once before the end of the November, which means you will be doing a lot of reading outside of class time.

  • You must commit to being able to attend the county and district competitions. (The county competition is the last Saturday in January and the district competition is two weeks later at Clayton State University.)

  • You must not have any out of school suspension during the school year.

  • You must be able to attend all the Reading Bowl Club meetings.

  • You must be willing to complete assignments such as writing questions for books.

Signup form and book list for students.



Student Council



We are looking for outstanding students (6th- 8th grade) to make up the 2020-2021 Edwards Middle School Student Council.  These students should exhibit positive leadership abilities, a good attitude, a team playercommitment and strong communicate skills.  High standards are required for students who seek to be elected by their peers to serve on the student council. Students elected to student council will be required to serve their school and community by volunteering.  To become a candidate for student council you must fully understand and be able to meet the following requirements:

  • Attendall scheduled meetings.  

  • Serve on one standing committee during the year and contribute time and effort to help make each Student Council sponsored activity the best it can be.

  • Act responsibly at all meetings, activities/events and as a leader at EMS.

  • Maintain75-grade point average or higher in all classes.

  • Solicit input from your peers. You ARE their representative.





Any student at EMS is welcome to join our FBLA chapter and we are always looking for new members!

We have two membership packages: Local Membership and Competitive Membership. The Local Membership is$25and it includes FBLA local, state, and national dues. The Competitive Membership is$40and it includes FBLA local, state, and national dues, plus an FBLA t-shirt. **Please not that you will not be considered a member until your membership dues are paid.**




Chess Club



The chess clubis open to all EMS students, regardless of skill level. Whether you are an advanced player who wants to sharpen your skills and test them in competition, or you just enjoy playing the game and don’t wish to compete, or you’re a beginner who wants to learn how to play chess, you are welcome!



Playing chess focuses on strengthening the student’s decision-making skills and strategic thinking. It will assist them with logic, inductive reasoning, and deductive reasoning. This club will allow students to determine how their actions/moves can determine their outcome. Chess club provides an opportunity to simply have fun playing the game and making friendships, while building these skills at the same time.






Any student at EMS is welcome to join our Yearbook Club and we are always looking for new members! Yearbook is a group that gives students experience in print-media publishing. It allows students experience in photography, graphic design and writing creatively that combine to create a yearbook that captures the memories of our school year. Ms. Tanner and Dr. Means are our advisers,and they are dedicated to leading the Yearbook Club to success!




Young Men of Distinction

Hendrix & Jackson

Young MenofDistinction is aboysmentoring program that develops leadership skills by providing educational opportunities to students.

Math Club


This team is for students who are interested in competing against other schools in math tournaments. We work together to solve interesting and unique math problems usingMathCounts, Art of Problem Solving, AMC 8 and other past competitions. We will meet once per week on Mondays at 3:30. It is currently open to all grade levels.


Young Ladies of Elite

Cowden & Monte

Mentoring group for females

News Show


New students are recruited twice a year for18 week internships.

Depending on the number of students in the club, crews are formed and rotated in weekly so that all can participate.


After school we will learn about editing and producing video projects.

Projects will serve the school and may include literacy tutorials, anti-bully messages, and other public service announcements.


We meet every morning from 7:15am - 8:00am. Ms. Tanner is our adviser and is looking forward to welcoming new members! 



The EMS HOSA Club is open to 6-8thgrade students who are enrolled in the Healthcare Science program.It is designed to develop effective leadership qualities and skills, to foster communication skills,to promote involvement in healthcare projects, as well as promote opportunities in health care.There is a $30 membership fee.




Program open to all students. Students will learn some drama improv games as well as learn monologues and share them through Flipgrid. Students will critique each other and work with each other on reader’s theater plays and other forms of drama. This is a great opportunity for students who always would have liked to perform but have felt intimidated by the stage. Future possibilities may include small scale dramatic performances on the EMS Stage. No cost to join the club. Participation contingent upon performance in classes.