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Army Youth Program in your Neighborhood (AYPYN)

Mission: To partner with school districts/organizations to provide quality and high interest after school programs based on the resiliency research for Army Youth attending secondary (middle, junior high, and high school) schools off the installation.  Program operates within a minimum of two hours.  West Hoke Middle operates Tuesday through Thursday from 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM with bus transportation available to all students.

Pay close attention to meeting times. Student may need to have a second activity.


Tuesdays: Art/Anime, Robotics, Spanish, Writer's Success, Hospitality, STEM, Fitness, Debate, Native American Talent Search, and Battle of the Books!
Thursday: Art Design, 6th Grade Math Counts, BETA, Dance, Fitness, Fayetteville State Talent Search, Spanish, Archery, SGA, and Homework Assistance!

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ActivityAdvisorContact InformationDescriptionMeeting Days/Times
ActivityAdvisorContact InformationDescriptionMeeting Days/Times
6th Grade Math Counts  K. Notestine A national middle school coaching and competitive mathematics program that promotes mathematics achievement through a series of fun and engaging "bee" style contest.  Thursday 
Anime T. Siner Design and expression with cultural art. Also, have a fondness for Japanese Anime and Manga. Students discuss favorite shows and comics, and they work in teams to use their critical thinking skills to be creative and innovative. Tuesday 
Battle of the Books H. Bridges This program is for middle school students in grades 6-8. Students read books from a list established by the state Battle of the Books committee, and then compete in quiz-bowl style tournaments to test their knowledge of these books. Tuesday 
Beta Club C. Williams ACHIEVEMENT- recognizing and honoring high academic achievement. CHARACTER- preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful. LEADERSHIP- Developing the leaders of tomorrow. SERVICE- Demonstrating our motto "Let us lead by serving others" Thursay 
Dance Time Janai Fennel Happy feet promoting DIVERSITY and CULTURE! Join the DANCE TEAM and learn to be creative, innovative, and an awesome dancer... Lets rock that Tiger Pride with a REAL DANCE SKILL! Thursday 
Debate Team P. Bridges Students will be working to prepare for the Middle School debate competition at the end of the year. This is a Hoke County mandated club for middle schools. Students will learn the basics of how to debate as well as how to compete in debate competition. Tuesday 
Homework Assistance S. Schrock / V. Lee  Thursday 
Presidential Challenge Fitness E. Davis This is a web-based program where students are “challenged” to do 60 minutes of physical activity each day. There are several benchmarks to the program and students can earn badges, certificates, and medals for accomplishing different levels of fitness. We utilize a military style program to teach kids about the elements of fitness and nutrition as well as emphasizing the importance of an active lifestyle. We also promote self awareness and civic responsibility. Students can create an account online as they log their daily activities and earn points toward their goals. We also take responsibility for our participants and students remind one another that we are representing The President of the United States! Tuesday & Thursday 
Robotics  J. Courdway / O. Barlette What a great way to share your enthusiasm about robotics. Tuesday 
Site Coordinator  M. Quick Site Coordinator  Tuesday - Thursday 
Spanish is BACK! M. Garcia An essential part of being College & Career Ready is graduating from high school with two foreign languages. Get excited through learning a cultural language and prepare to meet college requirements. Have fun, experience cultural differences in food, language, customs, and teamwork! Tuesday & Thursday  
STEM S. Schrock Students who participate in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) will create prototypes, learn the language of engineering, and also compete in statewide competitions. Students will have to draw out and then build their designs. Students will also complete parts of the Science Olympiad competition with categories such as: Experimental Design, Helicopter, Robot Cars, Wheel Vehicles, Music, Crime Busters, and Simple Machines. Thursday 
Student Government Association S. McGirt We will be the voice of the students. This organization will be made up of a President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer (elected position), and Homeroom Representatives. We will seek out volunteer opportunities within the community and the school. We will learn about responsibility, business, and finance by opening the School Store. Students will take advantage of fundraising activities and determine an appropriate school activity for funds. All students will know Robert's Rules of Order and how to correctly run an organization meeting. Thursday 
Tiger Hospitality  C. Williams Tiger's Hospitality Club will allow you to explore this fast moving and ever changing industry. You will be exposed to food sanitation and safety, French cooking terms, basic knife skills, cooking techniques, food temperatures, item and menu development, recipe conversions, candy making, basic cake decorating, and making other items.  Tuesday 
Tiger News Crew H. Bridges Members will be gathering information from school events, life events, and current events at WHMS and the community and broadcast it through videos and newsletters. Visit Tiger News page under directory. Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 8:45 am. Monday thru Thursday: gathering info, editing and production. Friday's: mandatory meeting. After school: to cover sports and other events. 
Writer's Success V. Hasty Students will come prepared to work on improving their literacy skills! We will complete energizing activities that will lend themselves well to remediation of the Language Arts Common Core State Standards. The students will engage in writing their very own stories and learn the steps to publish their work by the end of the school year Tuesday 
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