There are many after school activities available for Southfield students to participate in beyond sports and we continue to add and enhance our program offerings as we identify interest from our students.
Whether exploring an early interest in civic leadership or an interest in math or music, our students enjoy many opportunities to explore their passions.
Recycle Club members organize and dispense recycling bins around campus, while discovering other ways to help reduce, reuse, and recycle around campus and in the community. They research environmental issues and problem solve to create solutions for our future. Meetings are held monthly and membership is open to 5th-8th grade students.
The Student Council is our Middle School’s student governing body. This group is made up of elected class representatives from 5th-8th grades.
Crazy 8s & MathCounts
Lower School 1st-5th grade students can participate in after school math.
Southfield Middle School fields a team to compete annually in MathCounts competition series. Team members practice on a regular basis throughout the school year.
Southfield’s yearbook, the Eyrie, is produced by an adult sponsor and a staff of 8th grade student volunteers, who take pictures and design the book.
Sponsored by our Library Director, Middle School students can join a book club that meets monthly in the library during recess.
Lower School Art Club & Middle School Advanced Art
Lower School Art Club is a program for students in 2nd-4th grades.
Taught by our Middle School Art Specialist, Advanced Visual Art is a 7th and 8th grade after school program intended for the serious art student who is dedicated to building skills to become a better artist.
All Lower School students participate in grade-level plays during the school year. 7th and 8th-grade students may audition for the Middle School spring musical.
We are excited to announce an after school Yoga Club exclusively for Southfield students. The club will be open to Lower School students (1st-4th grade) after school on Wednesdays and Middle School students (5th-8th grade) after school on Mondays. Instructor Kristi McDonald, E-RYT 200 & Registered Children’s Yoga Specialist with Yoga Alliance, is the Director of Samadhi Kids and creator of the Indigo Project Children’s Yoga Specialty Teacher Training Program. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Education, as well as E-RYT and CYS from Yoga Alliance.
MS Cross Country & LS Running Club
Southfield is elated to announce the addition of Frank Trammel to the Athletic Department as our new Middle School Cross Country coach and Lower School Running Club sponsor. Coach Trammel is a legend in the running community both locally and nationally. Coach Trammell not only holds an impressive personal record of accomplishments, he has also led high school and college teams to championships across the nation. He is also the president of the Louisiana High School Track and Cross Country Association.
10-week dance classes for students 1st-4th and 5th-8th grades taught by former studio owner and professionally trained dancer, Courtney Young.
Video Game Challenge
Taught by Baron Capers, graduate of SMU Guildhall – ranked #1 in the world for video game design.
Students can learn basic cooking skills in 4th-8th grades.
Jeff Newman will lead students in 1st-8th grades in martial arts.