Student Activities

BMHS Club Information for 2018-2019

Ai China Club

Play games, watch movies, plan potlucks and tutoring.

Ms. Lok-DeFino
lokdefinow@norwalkps.org

Wednesday

2:15-3:15

 

B Kind

B Kind members actively work to spread kindness and complete acts of kindness in the school and surrounding community.

Mrs. Peckham

Mrs. Stockfisch
peckhams@norwalkps.org
stockfischn@norwalkps.org

 

Tuesday

2:15

Room 1064

Badminton and Mahjong

Chinese sports and leisure games

Ms. Lok-DeFino
lokdefinow@norwalkps.org

Tuesday

2:15-3:15

 

Bella Italia

Students will experience and learn about Italian Culture. The students will become able to develop their own opinions of the culture.

 

Mr. Ruffo
ruffor@norwalkps.org

 


Thursday

After school

 

Best Buddies

Best Buddies forms friendships and relationships between students with and without intellectual disabilities.

Mrs. LaPrad/Mrs. Hayes
lapradk@norwalkps.org
hayesa@norwalkps.org

Thursday after school.  See an advisor for more information about times and dates

Room 1211

BMHS HOSA

(Health Occupations Students of America)

HOSA is a group of students interested in Healthcare Careers that coordinate healthcare related activities here at BMHS. Student driven leadership help with the coordination and facilitation of the following activities: BMHS Health Fair, State & National HOSA chapter competition, blood drives, providing speakers from health care careers, and more.

Mrs. Quatrella/

 Ms. Connell
quatrellas@norwalkps.org
connella@norwalkps.org

 


Wednesday  2:15pm

Room 2034

Chem Is Try Club

The Chemistry club has two co-presidents and two vice presidents/treasurers that are elected by the club members. The club runs different events, including National Chemistry Week and celebrates, Halloween, Christmas, and Easter with the perspectives of chemistry.  Members learn chemistry in the process of club activities.  They prepare different experiments and demonstrate them during shows and classes.  We are also involved in school-wide projects such as the design of the BMHS science wing, Wall of Pride, and murals in the science wing related to science.

Ms. Pivazyan
pivazyana@norwalkps.org

 

Wednesday

 3:20-4:20

Room 2016

Embroidery Club

Learn to embroider and sew.Students gather together to do needle work, create new designs and learn new techniques.  We will also be inviting experts to come and teach us.

Mrs. KC

kizhakkes@norwalkps.org

Tuesday

2:15 – 3:15

Room 12015

E-Sport Club

ESports club invites students to join others and play team-oriented video games

Host different game days and Smash Bros. Tournaments

Ms. Bowley/Mr. Wagenberg
bowleys@norwalkps.org
wagenbergj@norwalkps.org

 

Tuesday

2:15-3:45

Room 1064

FBLA

(Future Business Leaders of America)

A community serviced based group that discusses the fundamentals of business activities while giving back to those in need.

Ms. Slattery

slatterye@norwalkps.org

Thursday

 2:15

 Room 1066

Freethinkers Society of Science Fiction

Watch, Listen and discuss everything science and science fiction.

 

 

Mr. Linsky
linskym@norwalkps.org

Every other Wednesday

 2:30

Room 2039

French Club

French Club explores francophone cultures through film, food, music, and crafts.  Anyone can join! Sign up for Google classroom about meetings. code: n0g3on0

 

Mrs. Amezzane/

Dr. Galambos
amezzanem@norwalkps.org
galamboss@norwalkps.org

Once a month on Wednesday

First mtg. 10/17

Room 1057

Garden Club

The garden club grows organic produce that is used in the school salad bar, sold in school farmers markets, as well as donated to various organizations

 

 

 

Ms. Peckham
peckhams@norwalkps.org

Tuesday

2:30

Garden

GSA

(Gender and Sexuality Alliance)

The purpose of this club is to create a support group/safe space for students of all sexualities and gender identities. We discuss topics and events in and about the LGBT+ community, and what these students experience as the LGBT+ youth.

Ms. Stabach
stabachj@norwalkps.org

 

Friday

2:15 – 3:15

Room 2051

Girls Who Code

This program is for girls to explore coding and learn computer science through real-world projects.  The students will also receive mentoring weekly.

Ms. Jahnke/Ms. Ayala
jahnkej@norwalkps.org
ayalaro@norwalkps.org

 

Room 2078

Haitian Club

Showcase the history of Haiti and foster awareness and pride in the culture

Mr. Emmanuel
emmanuelm@norwalkps.org

 


Every other Friday

Room 2010

Hidden Voices: BMHS Literary & Arts Magazine

As a club, we function in many ways.  Our creative team selects the theme for the magazine and makes the final decision on all content that will be published. We edit the work that is submitted and focus on creating a magazine that reflects the student body of BMHS.  Our social media team works to keep the BMHS community involved in our process.  We seek submissions in the form of any type of writing or art. If you enjoy being creative – this is the place for you!

Ms. Stabach
stabachj@norwalkps.org

Once a week/every other week: Tuesday or Friday

2:25 – 3:15

Room 2051

Hip Hop Dance Team

The team will participate in special school events. We will promote school spirit and have fun doing something positive.

Ms. Treminio

treminiol@norwalkps.org


Thursday

2:30 – 4:00

Room 1045

J Club

We offer educational extra curricula focused mainly on tutoring of the Japanese language, as well as, extra exploratory study and culture sessions for the Japan Bowl competition, including cooking, movie viewing and other fun activities.

Ms. Sigmund
sigmundk@norwalkps.org

 

Wednesday

 2:15-3:20

Room 1020

JA High School Heroes

JA High School Heroes offers students a unique opportunity to develop their leadership skills and engage in volunteerism. Students will receive leadership training and have an opportunity to teach JA programs at local elementary schools.

Mr. Scalise

scalisec@norwalkps.org

Tuesday

2:20pm

Room 1101

K Club

Explore Korean culture (music, TV, food, etc.)

Ms. Sigmund
sigmundk@norwalkps.org

Tuesday

 2:15-3:20

Room 1020

Key Club

A volunteer and community service club.  The club helps out at BMHS and in in the community. The meetings are primarily run by the students. The Key Club advisor supervises the meetings.

Dr. Ralston
ralstons@norwallkps.org

Thursday 2:20pm

Library classroom

Literary Magazine

The Literary/Art Magazine is a juried publications that showcased the talents of McMahon’s writers, artist, photographers, craftspeople and illustrators.  We read submissions and identify potential pieces for inclusion in the next volume. We choose selections that exemplify the diversity and strength of our student body and spend several months working on a unifying theme, layout and production.

Ms. Stabach
stabachj@norwalkps.org

 

 


TBA

Room 2051

Math Team

Practice doing HARD algebra and geometry questions, prepare for math competitions.  Good prep for math class, SAT, college, life – PROBLEM SOLVING.

Mr. Root
rootm@norwalkps.org

 

Friday

2:25

Competitions first Wednesday of the month in Wilton

Room 2081

Model United Nations

A Student group that debates international topics of the day between ourselves and conferences against other schools using the United Nations style of debate.

Mr. Sommer
sommerp@norwalkps.org

 

Wednesday

2:20

 

NAACP – BMHS Chapter
The club is dedicated to raising awareness and advocating for issues surrounding race and social justice in our school and the world at-large. The NAACP club meets and discusses these issues and also participates in events that can help spread the message of the National Chapter.

 

Ms. Dias
diasa@norwalkps.org

Thursday

2:15pm

Room 2111

Peer Mediation

The Peer Mediation Program at Brien McMahon consists of students in grades 9 through 12, who have been extensively trained in mediation conflict.  Each individual in Peer Mediation has been taught communication and conflict resolution skills.

The goal of Peer Mediation is to provide a resource for dispute settlement before a conflict escalates to a disciplinary referral. The program is based on the idea that some students are more apt to listen to their peers than to an authoritative figure. 

Mr. Castelluzzo
castelluzzoj@norwalkps.org


Once monthly blocks 2 or 4 rotating A/B days

Guidance

conference room

Peer Mentors

The club matches juniors and freshman so they can be a mentor pear for two years

Mrs. D’Onofrio
donofriog@norwalkps.org

Various times

Career Center

Robotics

Mr. Grillo
grilloe@norwalkps.org

Monday

1185

STEAM Club

Students will explore the ideas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.  We will use thoses ideas to prepare students for the future.

Ms. Medina
Mr. Deandrade
medinap@norwalkps.org
deandradel@norwalkps.org

 

Wednesday

2:15 – 3:10

Room 1206

S.T.E.A.M. Travelers Club

This is an organization composed of BMHS students traveling the globe to explore science, technology, engineering, ART, and mathematical interests.  These students participate in research while on tour and take part in project based learning as well as experiential learning.  Students choose different destinations they would like to travel to each year.

Mrs. White
whited@norwalkps.org

 

TBD/as needed

2:30-3:30

1125

Teen to Teen

Discussion group where teens can talk about current events and issues that concern teen life.

Mrs. Bilodeau
bilodeaus@norwalkps.org

 

Friday 2:20-3:20

Room 1029

Unified Sports

A sports team that combines athletes with and without intellectual disabilities. Tournaments and games are played against other FCIAC schools.

Mrs. LaPrad

 Mrs. Hayes
lapradk@norwalkps.org
hayesa@norwalkps.org

 

Times Vary

See an advisor for a calendar of events

Location Varies

World Community Service Club

Students will be involved in community and global volunteering, in addition to service activities.

Mrs. Okrentowich
okrentowichk@norwalkps.org

 

 

 

Room 2059

Wrestling

Varsity and Junior Varsity

Mr. SantaLucia
santaluciaj@norwalkps.org

Meetings to be announced. Look for flyers. Begins Monday, Nov 27.

 

YDP

(Youth Development Program)

After-school enrichment program for homework support and activities for students.

Mr. Southerland
southerlandc@norwalkps.org

Monday-Thursday

2:45-5:00

Guidance

Yearbook

A class that produces the BMHS Yearbook.  Full year class, 1 elective credit. 10th and 11th graders should consider signing up for this class.

Ms. Meo
meol@norwalkps.org

 

Period 2B

Room 1113