Clubs & Organizations

As a student at Lake Jackson Intermediate School, you have the opportunity to become involved in a wide variety of clubs and activities. Below you will find a list of some of the clubs at LJI along with sponsor e-mail links.  We hope that you become involved and enjoy these opportunities!



Art Club
This club is for the student who wishes to be creative and experiment in art and painting, and who will gain experiences in the visual arts that they would not otherwise receive during the regular school day. You do not need to be in art to join the club.  Simply sign up outside the art room each week.
Club Sponsor: Ms. Stallard
Meeting Time/Location:  Thursdays from 3:15 - 4:30 PM;  Room 126


Black Cat Productions

All LJI students, whether they are taking the drama class or not, will have the opportunity to audition for at least one "open-casting" production per school year. If selected, these students will work together for many hours after school over a 6-8 week period to create sets, props, and costumes, and to rehearse their various on-stage roles which may include acting, singing, and/or dancing. Then, the group will perform their production multiple times for a public audience. 
Club Sponsor:  Ms. LeFave
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA



Broadcasting Club
Students will make the daily announcements during Prime Time and create videos each week of students events.
Club Sponsor:  Mrs. Brod
Meeting Time/Location:   PrimeTime



Chat & Chew

Chat & Chew is an exciting new club that offers a unique open forum for issues facing teen girls. We will incorporate some serious talks with serious fun! Topics may range from decision making, understanding our emotions, friendships, family, peer pressure, stress, and goal setting. In this club we will work to develop self-confidence, build healthy relationships, develop coping skills and improve decision making. 7th or 8th-grade ladies - If you've been looking for a club where you can be yourself and voice your opinions while learning what others might be thinking as well, this is the club for you.
Club Sponsor:  Ms. Miller
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Coin Club: Coins for A's
Each six weeks, students who make three or more A's on their report cards can submit a copy of their report card to Mrs. Rice.  The Houston Coin Club will then send these students collectible coins.
Club Sponsor:  Mrs. Rice
Meeting Time/Location:  Each six weeks marking period



Fellowship of Christian Athletes - FCA
FCA is an organization that teaches athletes about playing sports for God and through Christ. We will meet once a week in the mornings and do a weekly devotional.
Club Sponsors:  Coach Easter and Coach Joseph
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA



Geography Bee
This will be our second year to compete in the Geography Bee. All interested students should contact the school's librarian, Ms. C. Wood, for more information regarding this exciting competition!
Club Sponsor:  Ms. C. Wood
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA, Library



Guitar Club

Guitar club is an informal gathering of students who would like to play guitar. You do not have to know how to play when you come. We have guitars to use in the club so you don't need to bring your own guitar unless you want to. Come by and enjoy the company of other guitar players and learn with or teach others to play. We will start meeting the third week of school.
Club Sponsors:  Mr. Brooks and Mr. Opperud
Meeting Time/Location:   Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:00 PM;  Room 250



H.O.B.O.'s
H.O.B.O.'s is a club for young students to have the opportunity to do great things for the community while camping and learning life-long work skills and ethics.
Club Sponsor:  Ms. Robertson and Mr. Lee, Houston Business Owner
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Interact
Interact is a club for students who desire to have the chance to make a difference in the community while having fun.  The club will have two service projects; one school/community and one promoting international understanding.  Our chapter is supported by Rotary.
Club Sponsor:  Ms. Bailey
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Junior Historian
Did you know Lake Jackson was named, “The City of Enchantment” by a previous Junior Historian Club at Lake Jackson Intermediate? I challenge you to take the baton and make your mark on Lake Jackson, no Brazoria County. Why stop there, how about Texas or the National Level? Thats right. You will be part of a statewide organization and may compete in a regional competition and advance to the Texas State or be a National Champion. We  will be learning about the history of Brazoria County. Students may conduct oral histories, while others give tours at the Varner Hogg Plantation. You may help write or act in a short skit about the history of the area. Many opportunities are available.
Club Sponsor:  Mrs. Vanderhider 
Meeting Time/Location:   Wednesdays form 3-4:00 PM; Room 103


Kingdom Builders
Kingdom Builders is a student-led Bible study club. We will be looking at what it means to be a Christian, to  follow Christ, and to use the Bible to help with your daily walk. We will have guest speakers from the community who will lead the weekly study.
Club Sponsor:  Mrs. Stallard
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Name that Book Challenge 2016
BISD is hosting the 4th Annual Name That Book Challenge on TBA.  This is an exciting competition for all grade levels in BISD.  The 20 books for the 7th and 8th grades are available in the LJIS Library.  This is the perfect event for students who love to read! 
Club Sponsor:  Ms. C. Wood
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA, Library



Panther Power Dancers
Lake Jackson Power Dancers are a support group for all athletic teams designed to encourage school spirit. The dancers will perform at numerous school functions, games, and dance team competitions. They will develop qualities that will enable them to achieve success in all future endeavors. Tryouts are held at the beginning of the school year.
Club Sponsor: Ms. Coates
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Recycling Club

In early September, applications will need to picked up from the counselors' office.   Those who are selected to participate will meet every Wednesday morning to have a brief meeting and recycle.
Club Sponsors: Ms. Smith  and  Ms. Suchon
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA



Robotics Club

Students will develop robots using the Lego Mindstorm kits in order to compete with other schools in the spring in Houston.
Club Sponsors:  Ms. C. Wood and Mrs. Brod
Meeting Time/Location:  Tuesday & Thursday; 3:00 - 5:00 PM
; Room 166


Science Olympiad
Science Olympiad is a cross-curricular, team-based, rigorous, science competition that encompasses all subjects and continuously challenges students of all backgrounds and abilities to strive for excellence in all of their endeavors.
Club Sponsors:  Ms. Robertson and Ms. Towery
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA



Spelling Bee
The school-wide Spelling Bee takes place in December.  The top two spellers at LJIS will compete at the Brazoria County Spelling Bee in February at LJIS.  Please see the school librarian, Ms. Wood, if you are interested in competing this year. Additionally, more information regarding the Spelling Bee will be presented when classes visit the LJIS Library this fall.
Club Sponsor:  Ms. C. Wood
Meeting Time/Location:  TBA, Library 



Student Council

In late September, interested students will need to get an application from the counselors' office.   Student Council hosts a variety of student functions.
Club Sponsor:  TBA
Meeting Time/Location:   TBA


World Explorers - WE
World Explorers will delve into the different cultures from around the world through hands on activities, cultural cuisine, guest speakers, and the use of technology.
Club Sponsor:  Ms. Bailey
Meeting Time/Location:   3rd Thursday each month from 3:15 - 4:30;  Room 200

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