Clubs

Want to offer new Club? - Apply with this form:
Application for New Clubs and Organizations (pdf)

Want to advertise your club?
Use this form to request an advertisement insert into the Bromfield TVs!
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Anime/Manga Club (grades 6-12)

The Anime/Manga Club is meeting once again every Tuesday after school in Room 199.

Teacher Advisor: Mrs. Harris
Student Leader(s): 
Meeting Time: 


t.B.A.R.S.  (the Bromfield Aerospace and Rocket Science Club)
(grades 6-12)

Do you like things that go fast? Would you like to learn how to build and fly rockets? Do you like physics?  The Bromfield Aerospace and Rocket Science Club is the place for you!  Our team consists of Bromfield students of all ages who share a love of rocketry. We participate in rocket launches with CMASS and are a registered club with NAR (National Association of Rocketry club #828). Come join the club and join the fun!


Teacher Advisor: Ms. Zacharer and Mrs. Burton
Student Leader(s): To be determined
Meeting Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays after school in Room 271 or Room 279.

Website: https://sites.google.com/psharvard.org/bromfield-rocketry/




The Beacon

The Beacon is the High school yearbook. This club works the entire year to create the yearbook that is available at the conclusion of the year.Students choose sections they would like to work on and are assigned tasks to produce the final product. Meeting times vary depending on the section you are working on.

Teacher Advisor: Mr. Murphy
Student Leader(s): 
Anna Laursen - Editor


Yearbook Committee: 

Sam Schoenberg

Tessa McClain

Emmalyn Mirarchi

Celeste Keep


 

Meeting Time:

Every other Thursday @ 7:15




Bromfield Cares  (grades 6-12)

To help those in need by volunteering, raising awareness, and fundraising to address issues in our community and beyond. Bromfield Cares creates an environment where high school students can make a difference in people's lives in their community. As a flexible club, we always keep an open mind to new ideas and service opportunities.Overall, our club is the means by which we, as students, can get involved with our communities and make a difference that could last a lifetime!

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Nilan
Meeting Time: Tuesday Mornings @ 7:15 in Room 285



Bromfield History and Geography Bee and Bowl Team club ( 9-12)


Are you a history and geography enthusiast? If you aren’t currently, do you aspire to be? If so, join the Geography and History Team in Mr. Wright’s room after school at 2:20 PM on Wednesdays to study and prepare for state and regional competitions. All grades and abilities welcome, and commitment is flexible.

Advisor: Mr. Wright
Meeting times: Wednesdays 2:20-3:15(ish)


Bromfield Robotics ( grades 7-12)

Do you like innovative thinking? Do you like problem-solving? Would you like to help design and build a functioning robot? The Bromfield Robotics Team is the place for you! Our team consists of Bromfield students of all ages who share a love for robotics. We participate in robotics competitions throughout the year, constantly modifying and improving our robot. We give students an opportunity to learn about technology and share what they learn with the community. So come to robotics; engineer the future!

Teacher Advisor: Mr. Lavigne
Student Leader(s): 
Meeting Time: 
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/bromfieldroboticsteam/home 



The Bromfield Politics Club


The Bromfield Politics Club aims to promote political discussion and analyze news objectively by writing the Bromfield Political Pulse magazine on current events. Check out the current issue under the For Students tab on the Bromfield Website and the Political Pulse blog at 
https://bromfield.politics.blog/. By allowing for a variety of opinions, we strive to take civic action in our community.

Teacher Advisor: Mrs. Keane
Student Leader(s): 
Meenakshi Ramakrishnan
Meeting Time: 7:15 on Wednesdays
Website: https://bromfield.politics.blog/

Email 
bromfieldpolitics@gmail.com for any questions. 



Business Professionals of America (BPA) (grades 9-12)

Business Professionals of America is a national career and technical student organization composed of state associations and local chapters serving members pursuing careers in business and information technology occupations. BPA provides opportunities to develop leadership skills, grow personally and professionally, and compete utilizing career related competencies. Involvement in Business Professionals of America enhances social awareness, civic responsibility, and business communication skills.There are three conferences a year including a one day Fall Leadership Conference which focuses on leadership skill building and a 3 day State Leadership Conference in Framingham, MA which focuses on leadership skills, community service, and competitions. If students qualify, they can also attend the National Leadership Conference, which is typically 5 days in a different location around the country from year to year. At this conference, students compete against students from all across the country as well as participate in a Day of Service and leadership training. In addition to competition and leadership skill building, this club has numerous opportunities for special recognition awards, state and national level contests, as well as internships at both the state and national level. 

Teacher Advisor: Ms. McManus, Ms. Fontaine
Meeting Time: Most Tuesdays at 7:15 AM in the library



Chess Club

Come learn from our great coach, Imre Toth, to play chess like a champ. The possibility to go to sanctioned tournaments exists. Open to grades 6-12

Teacher Advisor: Mr. Clarke
Student Leader(s): Nicholas Thornton
Meeting Time: Every Tuesday 6:50 -7:40 in Mr. Clarke's room, 336.



Drama Society (grades 9-12)

The Bromfield Drama Society includes students, grades 9-12. Members can participate in any of the theatre department's two to three shows a year. The fall production which takes place in early November, gives an opportunity to be a part of a large, whole school cast, and work with a vocal coach and choreographer. The winter show, is taken to the Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild Drama Festival and competes against hundreds of other Massachusetts high schools. We will host the preliminary round this year. Students also have opportunities to work on the technical aspect of theatre including set, lights, sound and costume design.  

Director: Ms. Brooks



FIlm Club (grades 9-12)

Do you like community? Do you like talking about movies? Join Film Club, a club that breaks down and discusses films. Join the Film Club community!

Teacher Advisor: Mrs. Burton
Student Leader(s): 
Meeting Time: 


Garden Club
The Bromfield Garden Club is a group of Bromfield students who maintain the garden behind the middle school wing and also help care for the greenery around the school. We value the outdoors, the environment, and teamwork. We strive to learn more about gardening and share our knowledge with the community.

Teacher Advisor: Mrs. Decoste
Meeting Time: Tuesdays at 2:20 in Mrs. Decoste's room (Or out in the garden behind Mrs. Tuttle's room)

 


Gender and Sexuality Alliance

The Bromfield GSA is a student led group formed to promote acceptance of the LGBTQIA+ community throughout the school. We focus on creating a safe, supportive, and welcoming environment for students, regardless of sexuality or gender identity. Students of all grades are welcome to join us to discuss LGBTQIA+ issues, plan field trips and school-wide activities, and eat snacks! Our bulletin board is outside the second entrance to the lunch room, and we update it frequently with new information, including our next meeting dates. Meetings are usually Wednesdays or Fridays after school, but we have a flexible schedule and try our best to accommodate all members. We encourage any and all students who are interested to drop by room 289 for our next meeting; all are welcome!

Teacher Advisors: Ms. Doherty and Ms. Zacharer

Student Leader(s): MJ Gamelin, Kira Houston, Felicia Dipietro, Thea Eiland

Meeting Time: Usually Wednesday or Friday afternoons




Green Team (grades 6-12)

The Bromfield Green Team is dedicated to making the school more sustainable and environmentally focused. We are responsible for instituting the composting system in the Bromfield cafeteria and the new water bottle filling station in the high school wing, and we work to raise awareness of environmental issues among students. If you want to make the world a greener place, stop by our meetings to share your ideas and support our initiatives!

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Mattie-Brown and Mr. Clarke
Student Leader(s): Anna Shlimak, Liza Toll, Rachel Shrives, Fiona Morrison

Meeting Time: Tuesdays 7:15am



Meditation Club (grades 9-12)

If you find yourself uptight about time, overreacting about assignments that you end up doing anyways, making up storylines and drama surrounding getting work done, avoiding school, or having a hard time balancing everything, consider coming to Mrs. Brown’s room (Room 261) Monday mornings at 7:15 am for a nurturing and relaxing meditation session. 

No experience is necessary. All students are invited.  Feel free to attend each week or as your schedule allows.



Advisor: Mrs. Brown



Middle School Drama Club (grades 6-8)

The Middle School Drama Club is for students in grades 6-8. All members can participate in the fall musical which takes place in mid-November, and includes working with a live orchestra, vocal coach, andChoreographer. This all-inclusive show gives the opportunity to be apart of a large cast. The Spring show (grades 7 - 9), is taken to theMassachusetts Educational Theater Guild Middle School Drama Festival and competes against other Massachusetts middle schools.

Advisor:  Mr. Poe



Middle School Yearbook Club /Beacon Jr Club (grades 6-8)

Middle School Yearbook Club will meet on Mondays after school. 
Do you like to take pictures? You can take pictures of sporting events?
Dances?  Club events?  Field Trips? Decide what you would like to be in
the yearbook. Create the layout pages. Interview students and teachers?
Have a theme for the Beacon Jr.


Teacher Advisor: Ms Fontaine
Student Leader: TBD
Meeting Time: Mondays: 2:30-3:00, Room 197


The Mirror (Bromfield's student newspaper) 
We meet Mondays at 7:10am in room 194.

Advisor: Ms. Hyde


Model U,  grades 8-12 (8th graders aren't eligible for overnight conferences)

In Model UN, students take on the roles of ambassadors from the UN member states to debate current issues on the organization's agenda.Through Model UN, students gain a global perspective, as international cooperation becomes the key tool to any successful resolution.

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Mattie-Brown
Meeting Time: Every Wednesday at 7:00 am
Location: Bromfield Auditorium
Student Leader(s): Grace Acton



National Art Honor Society  (grades 9-12)

"The NAHS strives to aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community."

The NAHS is formed by a team of passionate art advocates of all levels of experience. Through visual expression, our club aims to create murals, collaborate with other clubs, advertise school-wide events, and plan various community bonding projects to spread art awareness. We believe that art enables us to share our feelings in a way that transcends people of different backgrounds. By placing emphasis on the arts, we can become more aware of the hidden gems in our school, not to mention be inspired by each other. After all, each of us is an artist as we can communicate and create ideas that deserve to be acknowledged. Let's make our school more colorful!

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Brooks
Student Leader(s):
President--Holly Jones
VP--Linlin Yu
Treasurer--Helena Justicz

Meeting Time(s):
Every Tuesday or Thursday @ 7:15am in Ms. Brooks' room (#355)
One attendance per week on either day is recommended. However, these early meetings are not mandatory as we plan to maintain tight communication online!
NAHS Doc:


National Honor Society

Current NHS Members
NHS By-Laws
NHS Term Service Hour Form
Key Dates and Requirements
Leadership Project Proposal
Leadership Project Reflection
List of Members

NHS Candidate Selection
2019 Application Timeline
Application
Selection Process and Criteria
Teacher Advisor: Mr. Murphy

Student Leader(s): 

Raiya Suliman - Pres.

Anna Laursen - VP

Will BBardenheuer - Treasurer

Olivia Noyes - Secretary 


Peer Tutoring

The Bromfield Peer Tutoring Program aims to provide a beneficial academic experience for all interested student participants. Through this program, students who request extracurricular academic help are matched with a volunteer student tutor who will help them to meet their individual goals.
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/bromfieldtutoring/home

Email Bromfield Tutoring at bromfieldtutoring@gmail.com
Student Leader(s):



The Review

The Bromfield Review is the high school literary and art club that publishes students' work at the end of every year, including short stories,essays, poetry, photographs and drawings from any student who wishes to submit their work. Members of the Review also coordinate the CoffeeHouse, which showcases not only students reading their works a loud, but live acts including music and at times stand-up comedy. A popular function for teachers, parents,students, and members of the community, all the proceeds from the Coffee House go towards funding The Review's publication.

Teacher Advisor:Mr. Murphy

Student Leaders: Fiona Nash, Colleen Makosky


Meeting Time: 
Every other Friday @ 7:15



SADD (grades 9-12)

SADD is a nationally acclaimed non profit organization its stands for: Students Against Destructive Decisions. We're against any sort of life endangering decision. Focusing on: Drunk driving, Texting while driving, Speeding, Not wearing a seat belt, Binge drinking, Drug use.

We Plan on:

  • Hosting events (school assembly, prevention activities, etc.)
  • Having group discussions on prevention techniques
  • Watching videos/movies on the topic
  • Eating a delicious breakfast every meeting
  • Spreading the word/ promoting awareness
  • Going to national conferences
  • Participating in national competitions
Teacher Advisor: Ms. Nigzus 
Meeting Time: 7:15 AM Every other Thursday. See calendar outside main office for exact dates.
Student Leaders: Vimbayi Vera and Tori Ferguson


The Spanish Club
All are welcome, regardless of skill level! 
Teacher Advisor:  Profe Rosal
Student Leaders: Elizabeth Cohen, Lauren Walling-Sotolongo and Perli Walling-Sotolongo
Meeting Time: Every Thursday after school Room 292 (Profe Rosal) 2:30 to 3:00pm



Speech and Debate (grades 8-12)

Bromfield Speech and Debate Club is a place where students come and learn how to craft arguments using both strong logic and facts, and they also use public speaking skills by presenting the arguments they make. We attend interscholastic competitions with other schools throughout the year, which generally take place on Saturdays. Speech and Debate Club is the experience of a lifetime.

Teacher Advisor:  Mr. Poe
Student Leaders:
Meeting Time: 


Student Council ( grades 9-12)

Voted for annually, two students are chosen to represent their class in aStudent Council, where they meet to discuss school issues, including concerns of the students and the administrators. Vice Presidents of theClass Officers are also required to attend Student Council meetings.

Teacher Advisor: Dr. Horton, Mrs. Dyer
Student Leader(s): Elected Officers
Meeting Time: Alternating Friday Mornings


Student Government ( grades 9-12)

Every year for each grade, four members of each class are selected asPresident, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. One or two advisors(teachers) are selected to represent the class for all four years of high school. Class Officers are in charge of organizing class trips, such as Washington DC or New York City in addition to the Snow-Ball, Prom and Graduation. The group is also in charge of fundraisers such as dances, bake sales, etc. which lower the cost per individual on the above activities. The Snow-Ball, the winter semi-formal dance is hosted by the junior class and typically serves as a large fundraiser to provide for Prom and Graduation.

Teacher Advisor: Class Advisors
Student Leader(s): Elected Officers


SWAT (Student Wellness Advisory Team) (grades 6-12)

SWAT is a club that is sponsored by The SHINE Initiative.  SHINE's mission is to shatter the stigma related to mental illness by empowering young people to promote mental wellness.  The Bromfield Chapter of SWAT was founded in the fall of 2016 when students expressed an interest in creating a format for having their voices heard on the subject of mental health and wellness.

One of our main activities has included planning and implementing the schoolwide "Refresh Day" during which students were able to take a break and participate in relaxing and energizing activities.   We are open to new ideas and welcome new members so please join us!!

Staff Advisor:
  Susan Chlapowski
Meeting Time:  Thursdays at 7:15, Room 246


Technology Club


Do you like solving problems with Technology? Do you like discussing Technology? Come join the Technology Club.
 
Teacher Advisor: Miss Craham
Student Leader(s): Aaryan Bhatt
Meeting TIme: Every other Thursday at 7:10 in the Library 


Tri-M Music Honors Society (grades 9-12)

The Tri-M Music Honors Society was established in an effort to inspire music participation, strengthen the music program, stimulate a desire to render service, and promote leadership in music students at the Bromfield School. There are more than 5,500 chapters of the Tri-M Music Honors society, as thousands of young students provide years of service through music in schools throughout the world. Student who would be interested in joining must fill-out an application form that will be reviewed by a faculty committee.

Teacher Advisor: Mr. Robbins


Varsity Math Team (grades 9-12)

Varsity Math Team meets on Monday mornings and all early release days to practice for the various Worcester County Mathematics League meets that take place on 4 Wednesday afternoons throughout the year.
Advisors:  Mrs. Shepherd, Mrs. Strazdus
Student advisors:  Vivian Liu and Max Strazdus
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/bromfieldmathteam/

The Freshman Math Team (grades 7-9)

Freshman Math Team meets on Monday mornings to practice for the various Worcester County Mathematics League meets that take place on 3 Wednesday afternoons throughout the year.

Advisors:  Mrs. Shepherd, Mrs. Strazdus
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/bromfieldmathteam/



Make a "World of Difference"  (grades 6-12)
Come join us for fun and interesting discussions and activities that will help us all be the voice of change and promote positive culture and climate at Bromfield, our community, and the world.
 Open to everyone at Bromfield.  
"No one can do everything, but everyone can do something!" 

Teacher Advisor: Ms. Bagatelle
Meetings are Thursday at 2:30 in Room 349



Youth and Government (grades 9-12)

Youth in Government is a state program organized by the Massachusetts YMCA. In essence it is a simulation of the U.S. government; students play the role of members of government or related bodies, including legislators, executive officers, reporters, judges, and lobbyists. There are four conferences over the course of the year, three of which take place on Saturdays at various locations in Massachusetts. The last and longest conference takes place the second week in March at the State House in Boston. Bromfield’s Youth in Government branch would meet on a weekly or biweekly basis in order to prepare for these conferences.

One of the goals of Youth in Government is to promote and reward good character in the context of today's politics, stressing honesty, compassion, and tolerance. Furthermore, this program encourages civic involvement among today's youth in an academically rigorous environment. Participants will address current domestic and international issues from the position of well-informed government officials as they work together to solve a variety of social, economic, political, and environmental problems.

Advisor:
 
Matt Lynde and Kate Keane 
Meeting Time: Most Mondays at 7:15 AM in Room 294