Clubs and Activities

Clubs & Activities


The American Mathematics Competition (AMC) is open to all math students who desire a chance to test their math skills.  This annual exam is administered to approximately 300,000 middle schoolers across the U.S., including more than 75 TEMS students. This timed, multiple choice exam is extremely challenging!

Mr. Smith Horn


All Timothy Edwards Middle School students are welcome to join the TE Debate Club. Participants can decide how involved they become in debating by simply observing a few debates or joining a group of three and debating against other schools in a year-long series of debates, sponsored by the Connecticut Middle School Debate League (CTMSDL).

Mr. Smith Horn 


Students work on stage and behind the scenes to produce professional-level musical productions.
Ms. Carver 


Every fall, all interested grade 6 students are invited to participate in a ten-week Stock Market Game class. Students can work alone or in small teams learning to purchase stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Each team is provided with a 'mock' $100,000 portfolio and can choose from a variety of investments. 

Mr. Smith Horn


Sport programs are offered in the fall, winter and spring.  Click Here to view a complete list of the sports that are offered and to view registration information.  
Mr. Swierczynski


Programs offered at various times all school year. School announcements will be made to inform students when the intramural sport will run.
Mr. Swierczynski


The Timothy Edwards Middle School Jazz Ensemble is an award winning ensemble with a long standing history of excellence. Students who participate in the ensemble must be in good academic standing and be prepared for regular rehearsals and individual practice. The ensemble is by audition only and open to any TE student that plays piano, bass, drum set, guitar, trumpet, trombone, saxophone and flute. This advanced ensemble typically meets twice a week before school on Tuesday and Thursday. The audition process is announced on the TE morning news.

Mr. Marci


Out of the Blue is TEMS’s award winning literary magazine! Our team meets after school every Wednesday. In addition to the creation of our annual issue, the Out of the Blue staff is always working together to improve our own writing craft and flex our creative muscles. Keep an eye out for opportunities to submit your own work for publication, or contact Mr. Meyer to join the fun!
Ms. Olsen


All TEMS math students are welcome to join MathCOUNTS, which typically meets on Friday mornings before school in the TEMS cafeteria. MathCOUNTS typically begins in late October and wraps up with a set of tests in late January/early February to determine a small group of students who represent TE at regional and statewide competitions.
Mrs. Goldman


Staff members offer high-interest activities after school. The activities are offered two-three times a year. Information will be sent home in School Messenger, and sign ups are completed online.

Mrs. Stewart 


SAGA is a student-led club. This is a club where students belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community and their Allies will find support, social events, educational opportunities, games and activities, and community.  The main objectives of SAGA are to provide a space where all students feel welcome and focus on ideas and activities that positively impact our school and community.  

Ms. Carver 


Spotlight is our award-winning show choir! Each year, this ensemble performs at several concerts and competes in a music festival. Auditions are held in October, with Wednesday evening rehearsals continuing throughout the rest of the school year. Any TEMS student who loves to sing and dance is encouraged to audition. Spotlight...We light up the stage!!
Mrs. Gasta 


Once a year, TE students can join the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Olympics and choose which events they will compete in. Activities vary from year to year and the event culminates with a Saturday tournament of events and an awards ceremony. 
Mr. Smith Horn


Students work on camera and behind the scenes to produce professional-level daily news productions.

Mr. Goric


Students from 6th, 7th, and 8th grades work together with yearbook advisor Ms. Gravell in room 123 every other Thursday afternoon to produce the best yearbook EVER! Updates about meetings are posted continuously in our Google classroom.

Ms. Gravell