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Media Center Clubs & Organizations

The Media Center runs a variety of clubs and organizations designed to encourage reading, creation, and innovative use of technology. All clubs are completely free to students and most are open to new members throughout the year.

Pageturner's Book Club

Pageturners is our Book of the Month Club. It meets during each grade's lunch period. Each month we read a different book and then watch a corresponding movie. Students do not have to signup ahead of time and are welcome to start at the beginning of each month.

6th Grade meets on Tuesdays in Mr. Swanson's room.
7th Grade meets on Mondays in Mrs. Gillis' room.
8th Grade meets in the Media Center with Mr. Beck.

Battle of the Books

Battle of the Books is a Quiz Bowl-style competition. Students form teams, read books, and then answer trivia questions as quickly as possible.  The Battle of the Books advisor is Mrs. Schifsky.

News Team

Our News Team runs a weekly live news show for the students and staff at OMS, including all portions of the show- anchoring, sound board, directing, producing, filming, and teleprompting. They also create engaging features including writing, storyboarding, filming, and editing. The News Team advisors are Mrs. Garris and Mr. Beck.

News Team is NOT currently accepting new members. New members are selected in the fall of each school year.

Makerspace Club

OMS invites all students to come tinker and create with us in our Makerspace Lab. Students can explore exciting technology including robotics, circuitry, 3D printing, and more. The Makerspace Lab is open every Thursday from 2:45-3:45. Students do not need to sign up ahead of time. The Makerspace Lab is accessible through the Media Center. Advisors are Mr. Beck, Ms. Pedersen, and Ms. Honerbrink.

Makerspace Club is expected to start in October.

Coding Club

Coding Club is for students who are interested in learning more about coding and creating their own video games, animations, websites, and more. All ability levels are welcome. Coding Club takes place every Monday from 2:45-3:45 in the Makerspace Lab. The Makerspace Lab is accessible through the Media Center. Advisors are Mr. Beck, Ms. Tritch, and Ms. Honerbrink.

Coding Club is expected to start in January.