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Middle School

The Middle School offers a variety of clubs and activities designed to encourage participation, foster friendships across the grades and allow students to take a well-earned break from the classroom!  Year-long clubs include Student Government, 1:1 Laptop Leadership Group, Girls' Choir, Chamber Singers and Jazz Band. Club offerings for the Fall 2013 semester can be seen below 


Love Bananagrams? How about Scattergories? Or maybe you’ve always wanted to learn. Come play for fun or compete in tournaments.

Book Fair Readers

Love to read?  Looking forward to the Book Fair?  Then join the Book Fair Readers!  We'll spend club periods reading, learning about the Book Fair selections, writing blurbs about our favorites, and writing letters to favorite authors.  This club will meet for the first club cycle only.

Children Writing for Children

Do you like to write and/or illustrate stories? This club might be for you! Children Writing for Children is a project for Save the Children that allows anybody, but primarily young adults and children, to lend a hand by writing and illustrating creative stories. Save the Children sends these stories to people who would otherwise lack reading materials. Our goal is to collect 500 stories by the end of 2014 and with your help we can create a better education, more opportunity, and accelerated growth for so many children around the world."

Cross Country Club

Prepare yourself for a higher level of FITNESS this year....get in shape for the coming basketball season ...  8th graders get ready to be part of Coach Fleming's Varsity XC Team next year at the Upper School.

Disney Club

Enjoy the wonders of Disney movies. Engage in sing-a-longs, watching Disney movie classics, and discussing the movies, Disney Parks and little-known Disney facts.

Fall Ball!

This is the club for those who love to go outdoors to play and don't mind a little frost on the pumpkin!  We'll play kickball outside with different teams every week so you get to know other girls and boys from fifth and fourth grade.


Game on. If you got game…or think you got game, come play.  The only special equipment needed is a pair of sneakers.

MKA Green Group

Do you want to make YOUR school and community a more Green and Eco-friendly environment but don’t know HOW? As a member of MKA GREEN, you will have the amazing opportunity to have an IMMEDIATE and POSITIVE impact on YOUR school, YOUR community and YOUR world.  Now, it’s not easy being GREEN. But TOGETHER, as a club, we can DO a little to make h HUGE impact. Activities and plans are chosen by the club. Activities this fall will include worm composting, leading recycling challenges, designing and setting up a container garden, and promoting using reusable water bottles! 

Rainbow Loom

Love making Rainbow Looms?  Want to learn from others some cool new ways to make them?  Then join our club!

Student Student Diversity and Leadership Club Jr.

Are you looking to be a leader in the middle school? Do you want to make programs and presentations that impact our daily lives? If so, join The Student Diversity Leadership Committee JR. SDLCJr is a club that works to create a more inclusive environment at MKA. The upper school has its own SDLC Club, so this club is the junior version of that.

TED-Ed Club

Do you like hearing about cool new ideas? Are you a fan of TED Talks? If so, please join the Official TED-Ed Club. More information can be found at We will be one of the first official clubs of its kind! Students will have many opportunities to both lead meetings and choose topics.

Ultimate Frisbee

Come and play a great fast paced game. Experience doesn't matter.  Last year's beginners are this year's stars. (Grades 4 & 8 only)

Walk in the Park

Come enjoy the fresh air and get some exercise as we take a brisk walk around Edgemont Park and other interesting destinations around Montclair.  Bring your walking shoes!!


Do you like taking pictures, fixing pictures and layout? Do you love design?  Are you creative and full of ideas?  Do you get a warm fuzzy feeling when you think about fonts, typography, spacing, cropping, and managing media?  If any or all of this is true or even if you just want to learn what its all about, then yearbook is for you.  We will take pictures and design pages for the middle school yearbook. Hope you are excited to help!

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