Clubs and Activities 

 

Upper School Clubs

 

Art Guild

Sponsor: Pier Hardin

Organization for art enrichment in grades 9-12. 

Azalea Trail

Sponsor: Meridy Jones

Senior high school girls who serve at hostesses for the City of Mobile. 

CHESS CLUB

Coach: Paul Nager 

Click here for more chess information. 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sponsors: Mikey Blaylock 

An active association of athletes on campus. 

French Club

Sponsor: Christian Fantoni

Organized to promote interest in the French language and culture. 

Spanish Club

Sponsor: Mirella Chavez

Organized to promote interest in the Spanish language and culture. 

THEATRE GUILD

Sponsor: Margaret Delaney

The Theatre Guild is the umbrella organization for  the Middle School Drama Club, upper school Theatre Guild, and the upper school auditioned-ensemble, the Wright Players. Students mount three mainstage productions each year and two showcase performances by the Wright Players. Typical seasons include a classical or period play in the fall and a spring musical. Additionally, the Wright Players represent the school at district and state level competitions. For more information on the Arts department, click here

WRIGHT SINGERS

Sponsor: Meridith King

The UMS-Wright Singers, directed by Mr. Daniel Massey, is the umbrella title for all choruses. Students in grades 6-12 perform as the UMS-Wright Singers, Wright Reflections (women's ensemble), Cadets (men's ensemble), and Middle School Singers (grades 6-8). Upper School students in the Wright Singers may audition for the select a capella ensemble, the PawCappellas. The choral department presents two mainstage performances annually ~ the December Holiday concert and the Spring concert. Somerby Nursing Home residents also look forward to hearing select groups visit each holiday season. Additionally, students in the choral program compete in district and state vocal competitions and audition for All-State Chorus in the spring.  For more information on the Arts department, click here

YELLO Club

Sponsor: Stephanie Martin 

(You Enable Love, Loving Others) This is a club totally inspired by the life of Krisanna Roberts. By showing love to others on a daily basis, Krisanna caused a chain reaction of kindness that was felt not only throughout the middle school but throughout the entire UMS-Wright school community.

YOUTH JUDICIAL 

Sponsors: Karen Palazzini and Pete Burgess

The Youth Judicial Mock Trial Competition is an annual event, typically held the second weekend of November in Montgomery, AL.  

UMS-Wright has a long history with this program earning honors such as the Top Defense Team, several Top Ten finishes, Most Outstanding Defense Witness, and other accolades. Click here for the Youth Judicial page.  

MIDDLE SCHOOL CLUBS

 

 

Book Club

Sponsor: Buff Brown 

Meets and discusses books and magazine articles. They provide a book list to other middle school students via the morning announcements. 

CHESS CLUB

Coach: Paul Nager 

Click here for more chess information.

Dawg House Annoucements

Sponsor: Kim Canova and Diane Maisel

Middle School television station led by the students.

Environment Club

Sponsor: Robin Freeman and Tanya Dixon

A club in charge of all of the recycling for the middle school. 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sponsor: Michael Knapp

An active association of athletes on campus. 

Middle School Congress

Sponsor: Dana Stewart

Middle School representative body which provides services to the school and community and organizes Middle School events. 

Newspaper Club

Sponsor: Holly Meek

Organization which produces the Middle School newspaper. 

Photography Club

Sponsor: Laura Gerhardt 

Middle School club that explores the world of photography. 

THEATRE GUILD

Sponsor: Margaret Delaney

The Theatre Guild is the umbrella organization for  the Middle School Drama Club, upper school Theatre Guild, and the upper school auditioned-ensemble, the Wright Players. Students mount three mainstage productions each year and two showcase performances by the Wright Players. Typical seasons include a classical or period play in the fall and a spring musical. Additionally, the Wright Players represent the school at district and state level competitions. For more information on the Arts department, click here

Spelling BeE

Sponsors: Buff Brown and Laura Gerhardt 

Contest in grades 4-8 to send representatives to the Mobile County Spelling Bee. 

WRIGHT SINGERS

Sponsor: Meridith King

The UMS-Wright Singers, directed by Mr. Daniel Massey, is the umbrella title for all choruses. Students in grades 6-12 perform as the UMS-Wright Singers, Wright Reflections (women's ensemble), Cadets (men's ensemble), and Middle School Singers (grades 6-8). Upper School students in the Wright Singers may audition for the select a capella ensemble, the PawCappellas. The choral department presents two mainstage performances annually ~ the December Holiday concert and the Spring concert. Somerby Nursing Home residents also look forward to hearing select groups visit each holiday season. Additionally, students in the choral program compete in district and state vocal competitions and audition for All-State Chorus in the spring. 

YELLO Club

Sponsor: Dana Stewart

(You Enable Love, Loving Others) is the middle school club inspried by Krisanna Roberts. They collaborate with the high school YELLO Club to brighten the days of those around them to enourage others to pass along the "yellow" feeling.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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