Co-Curricular Activities may vary according to availability of sponsors. Activities are open to all students. And all school rules apply.
Adventure Club offers MJHS students fun opportunities to meet new people and to hang out with friends. The activities are determined based on students' interests and are usually organized for Friday nights. All MJHS students are welcome to participate in the events even if they are not active members. Adventure Club generally hosts one outing per month. Details about each outing will be included in school announcements and Mrs. Gingrass’ teacher webpage.
Art Club meets formally on Tuesdays from 3-4:00... times may be extended for some projects. Students can come in after school on Wednesdays and Thursdays until 3:45 to work on their projects independently, but those are not instruction days. There is no cost, and students may join anytime that fits their schedule.
Members play chess at club meetings. We host a student/faculty tournament in December. We attend a few tournaments, including the Tazewell County and IESA State Tournaments. The club meets one afternoon a week from October through February.
Homework Club meets in room 210 from 3:00 until 4:00 on Tuesdays and Thursdays. It is an opportunity for students to recieve extra help, time, or resources they might need to complete classroom assignments. Students who finish their work before 4:00 are free to leave.
The Writing Lab (in Room 116) will open at 7:20 each morning, so students have a place to work on homework before school. Students who want to work in the Writing Lab should enter the north side of the building and go into the gym following the usual morning procedure.
The school newspaper, Potter Pantagraph, publishes six student newspapers during the school year with editions in October, November, December, February, March or April, and May. Potter Pantagraph will meet from 3:10-3:40 on the following dates to plan the upcoming edition: October 10, October 31, December 3, January 23, March 13, and April 24.