• Akimel A-al Middle School

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    Akimel A-al offers a variety of clubs, activities, and organizations for students. 

    For questions, please reach out to the sponsor of the club you are interested in.

    District Policy: Permission slips, signed by a parent/guardian are required for student participation in all extracurricular activities.  If a student is interested in participating in a club, activity or organization, please have them reach out to the sponsors or stop by the front office to get a permission slip. The permission slip must be signed by both student and parent/guardian prior to attending the meeting.

    Art Club

    Chess Club

    Drama Club

    Girls on the Run (2nd Semester)

    Jewelry Club

    National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)

    Rocket Club (2nd Semester)

    Speech and Debate

    Student Council

    Yarn & Thread Club



    Art Club

    Sponsor: Danny Joyner

    Meeting Dates: Twice a month, Every other Monday

    Meeting Time: After school, 3:05pm-3:55pm

    Our mission is to create an Art club that is a safe place for students to express themselves through personal art projects. We will be creating for fun and enjoyment, and also doing things to add art to the school campus, such as help decorate and design bulletin boards and ceiling tiles.


    Chess Club

    Sponsor: Rob Ray

    Meeting Days: Monday Mornings

    Meeting Time: 7:30 am-8:00 am

    Chess Club is designed to give students an opportunity to learn the game of chess, improve their chess skills, and to enjoy challenging their peers, while experiencing healthy competition and team spirit. Chess is used to develop critical thinking, problem solving, and decision-making. While the students will have the chance to track their progress and to compete in chess matches, our main focus will be to encourage learning, sportsmanship, and fun.



    Drama Club

    Sponsor: Vickie Jumpe

    Meeting Dates: Mondays

    Rattler Pride Drama Club is a place where students can further their Theatre Arts education while having a great time! Drama Club will consist of theatrical games, concentration workshops, working with Desert Vista Speech and Debate and Theatre and Mountain Thespian Club, outings to see other middle school and high school shows and more!!!!


    Girls on the Run (2nd Semester)

    Sponsor: Heidi Burgess

    More information and meeting dates coming soon


    Jewelry Club

    Sponsor: Mindy Rohman

    Meeting Days: Thursdays

    1st Semester Dates: Sept. 7 & 21, Oct. 12 & 26, Nov. 9 & 30, Dec. 14

    2nd Semester Dates: Jan. 11 & 25, Feb. 8 & 22, Mar. 7 & 28, Apr. 11

    Meeting Times: 3:15pm-4:15pm

    Jewelry club is a place where student artisans can meet to learn new jewelry-making techniques and create items such as friendship bracelets, pip-cleaner rings, beaded bracelets, necklaces, keychains and more!

    National Junior Honor Society

    Sponsor: Meredy Smith

    The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.  NJHS students and their peers volunteer in their communities at the highest rates and make connecting with and serving within the community a priority.



    Speech and Debate

    Sponsor: Devin McManimon

    Meeting Date: More Info to Come

     In Speech and Debate Club, students will become acquainted with the various types of speech and debate, including storytelling, poetry and prose, expository, impromptu, informative, congressional debate, declamation, and pro-con debates. Students will not be discussing major world issues; instead, the focus of the club is to learn how to support an argument and to build self-esteem when students are speaking in front of large groups.


    Yarn & Thread Club

    More info to Come

Last Modified on September 8, 2023