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Club Summaries

Art Club (Mrs. Goscinski)

Express your creativity using a variety of art materials in Art Club!

Book Club (Mrs. Rosenthal)

Want to meet interesting characters?  Join the book club to discuss and review books of all types.

Girl Talk (Mrs. Riley)

Girl Talk will meet on a regular basis to provide students with an opportunity to discuss issues which affect their daily lives in a positive and fun environment.  Students will receive support with social skills, problem solving and issues associated with being a girl.

Grandpals (Mrs. Cohen)

Meet and spend time with our senior neighbors at The Atria doing arts and crafts and playing games.

Drama Club (Mr. Bonica)

Sing, dance and have fun in the cast or crew of our annual spring musical production.  Rehearsals begin in November.  See postings in A-House lobby.

Newspaper Club (Ms. Catterson, Mrs. Winick)

Join the staff of our school newspaper.  Become a reporter and see your “by-line” in print.

Plainview Buddies – (advisor tbd)

Plainview Buddies would create opportunities for one-to-one friendships between middle school students with and without disabilities in which they share interests, experiences, and activities. 

Pride Approach (Mr. Goldberg)

Stand up against harassment!  The Pride Approach focuses on creating a positive school climate, leadership skills, peer relationships, and keeping PRIDE alive.

Kids in the Kitchen (Mrs. S. Epstein)

Follow recipes while cooking delicious and nutritious foods!

Math Olympiads (Mrs. Winick)

Join in for this world-wide math competition!  Practice solving a variety of challenging math problems and compete in five contests from November to March.

French Club (Mrs. Simmons)

Learn about French culture by sampling French foods and celebrating French holidays.  Organize National French Week and Foreign Language Week activities.

Computer Club (Advisor tbd)

Use educational software and online resources in fun ways.

Student Council (Mrs. Ralton/ Mrs. S. Epstein)

Elected representatives and Student Council volunteers from each grade address concerns of their fellow students and organize school functions such as the annual talent show, seasonal parties and Spirit Week events.

TAG -The After School Group (Ms. Gulli)

Volunteer as a peer mentor to assist students in our school that need help learning to socialize and play appropriately with their peers.  

Yearbook (Mrs. Luzzi and Mrs. Rosenthal)

Eighth graders are invited to help create this keepsake publication.  Take pictures, arrange collages and create pages using your ideas.                  

Jazz Ensemble (Mr. Hirsch)

Explore and perform pop and jazz genres, including improvisation and jazz interpretation.  Evening meetings are once per week plus after school sectionals.  Note:  audition required.

Service Club (Mrs. Ralton)

A club that helps students understand the value of service to their school and community.




1.) Listen for daily announcements

2.) See calendars posted in school

3.) Log onto the Mattlin PTA Website: