The art activities are through the related arts classes. Many students have won art awards from Silver Keys for Scholastics to local competitions, such as the Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) and Kentucky Derby Museum and Festival art contests. Sponsored by the Louisville Visual Art Association.
Organized Energy—Career Exploration and Development; Substance Abuse Education and Counseling; Family Crisis and Mental Health Counseling. This program is for 7th and 8th grade girls only.
Members from our community volunteer their time in the morning to work 30 mintues with students who need help with reading. We are very fortunate to have this opportunity for students to receive one-on-one help with their reading abilities.
This is a student-led group. The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets on Tuesday mornings in the gym before school starts. Each week, there is a featured speaker. The Kentuckiana website for FCA is http://www.fcakyin.org/
Facilitator/Creator: Renee Appling
Offered to our sixth- and seventh-grade girls, it's a problem-solving/conflict-resolution forum to learn and share from each other and to express innermost deepest emotions and feelings on a wide range of topics.
Peer mediation is a group where students are trained in mediation and work one-on-one with students who submit forms for a need for mediation.
This is an elective class for seventh and eighth graders where students apply to be peer tutors rather than taking related arts classes. Responsibilities include teaching one-on-one and in small groups. Peer tutors are expected to be excellent role models for students on the Discovery Team.
Our Quick Recall Team members outsmart all the other schools in the district. They have regular practices and meets throughout the fall semester. They are the tops here!
Career Exploration and Development; Substance Abuse Education and Counseling, Family Crisis and Mental Health Counseling. This program is for all boys after school.
Students design and build robots using math, science, engineering, and technology principles. Robotics challenges students in activities using today's technologies. It is an excellent tool to teach systematic problem-solving and design strategies.
Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) is an after-school, sponsored activity where students learn computer skills in software applications and troubleshooting. The students will make technology projects for display (No Cell Phones project ). There is the possibility of attending a summer camp through JCPS.
The JTMS yearbook staff consists of seventh and eighth graders who decide the theme and layout of the yearbook. They learn accounting and marketing skills as they work together to finish the yearbook. Interviews are held for the next year's staff in May.