De La Salle Middle School
De La Salle After School Programs

Clubs & Activities DLS

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  • Board Game Club

    This is a club that celebrates intelligence, creativity, strategy, and fun.  We play a variety of board games that most people have never heard of.  You will not find many classics like Monopoly, Risk, Yahtzee or anything similar here. Instead, you will find newer games that embrace strategic thinking and general all around fun!
  • Chess Club

    Do you play chess or have you always wanted to learn? Beginner, expert, or in between-all are welcome! Learn the game, improve your strategies, and have fun. There will be opportunities to participate in the RI Middle School Chess League for tournament play.
  • De La Salle Ringers

    The Ringers is a new and exciting hand chime club. Members do not need any musical experience or background to join. The club will meet one day a week, Wednesday mornings, at 7:30 am in room 117 . Hand chimes are a fun way to explore a variety of music as a group. We also will have performance opportunities with Christmas at De La Salle and the Spring concert.
  • De La Salle Youth Leaders

    This club provides an opportunity to live out the ideals of St. John Baptist de La Salle: Faith, Service, & Community. Members of this group, which also serves as our school’s STUDENT COUNCIL, take a leadership role in our school by being involved in prayer services (Faith), engaging in more community service than is required of all students (Service), and by helping to organize social events for our student body (Community).
  • DLS Baking Club

    This virtual club allows students to zoom into each other’s kitchens to bake a new dessert each week.
  • DLS Cooking Club

    We will be learning cooking safety, knife skills and many fun recipes! Creating little chefs! We will share recipes we all love as well! Each week we will make a new recipe together.
  • DLS Culture Club

    A tri-lingual "culture" club will expose middle school students to the Italian, Spanish and French culture. All three languages are offered at LSA. However, all middle school students are immersed into Spanish for middle school. LSA students immersed into these different classes will showcase pieces of each culture during the club. This includes field trips to different establishments to learn more about each culture’s history, culinary specialties, and origins of language.
  • DLS Student Performing Arts

    Students have the opportunity to perform twice a year. Christmas @ De La Salle. Christmas at DLS is written, produced and performed by the students. It is a collaboration of talents (singing, dancing, or narrating are a few roles). Auditions take place in October. 
    DLS Middle School Musical is led by the LSA Performing Arts Department. Students audition and are casted for roles to perform in March. Also, students interested in learning the art and skill of the Technical Crew (construction of the stage setting & lighting) are encouraged to join.
  • DLS-TV (Media Club)

    For students who are interested in audio recording, reporting, directing, scriptwriting, video editing, graphic design or camera work, this club is for you! The Media Club is an important part of modern education. It gives voice to  students and provides exposure to the media and broadcast segment. We bring students together outside of the classroom to create multimedia productions for the entire community. Monthly episodes of DLST will be shown at morning meetings.
  • DLS/LSA Ski Club

    Ski club is working with various mountains to plan opportunities for skiing and snowboarding for De La Salle students this season. Equipment is available for rental if they do not already own. Once a week trips to Yawgoo Valley (in Exeter) and overnights will be available. The weekly trip to Yawgoo is encouraged for all levels. However, due to limited space and liability, overnights will only be offered to more experienced skiers/snowboarders.
  • Equestrian Club

    The LSA Equestrian Club is affiliated with Willow Brook Farm in Lincoln RI. and the club is open to middle and high school students of all skill levels. Classes are offered in four ability levels: beginner, novice, and intermediate, open. Riders in grades 4-8 are eligible for Middle School Teams while riders in grades 9-12 compete at the High School level. Points are tracked for individual rider accomplishments AND for overall, team accomplishments. Individuals and teams earn points to qualify for regional, zone and national finals. Teams take turns hosting horse shows throughout the season. The competition season starts September 1st and ends at the National Finals in late spring / early summer. Students ride horses that are furnished by the host barn and chosen by random draw.
  • Faculty-Sponsored Community Service Initiatives

    Faith, Service, and Community are the tenets of a Lasallian education. Each month, middle school educators plan a community service project in which middle school students serve. Our motto of “Learn with Zeal and Serve with Zeal” is for all De La Salle community members.
  • First Lego League Robotics

    De La Salle is looking for 10 team members between the ages of 8-14 who will compete in a qualifying tournament with the possibility for advancement to state, country and world competitions. It is a 3-tiered challenge: robot challenge, core values and a project.

    The Core Values state:
    ▲ We do the work to find solutions with guidance from our Coaches and Mentors.
    ▲ We know our Coaches and Mentors don’t have all the answers; we learn together.
    ▲ We honor the spirit of friendly competition.
    ▲ What we discover is more important than what we win.
    ▲ We share our experiences with others.
    ▲ We display Gracious Professionalism® and Coopertition® in everything we do.
    ▲ We have FUN! We are a TEAM!

    All equipment and materials are provided. You can BYOD for researching and data collection.

    This club meets beginning in September through January. It is a two days a week commitment (Monday’s & Wednesday’s).
  • Intramural Sports: Offered in Fall, Winter, & Spring

    This unique club offers all middle school students an opportunity to learn the “art” and “skill” behind very exciting sports such as: bocce ball, ping-pong, and other sports throughout the year that engage middle school students. No skill level required…just bring your positive mental attitude!
  • Math Club

    The DLS Math Team is a fun and exciting way to introduce yourself to the world of problem solving. You don’t need to be “good” at math; curiosity is enough! We will explore many topics including counting, number theory, and geometry, and you will quickly see how to turn challenging problems into ones you can more easily solve. Throughout the year, you will have the opportunity to put your new skills to work in various math competitions. If 10 of us attend the first meeting, and we shake each person’s hand exactly 1 time, how many handshakes will there be? Let’s find out!
  • Mock Trial

    Like to argue? Thinking of being a lawyer? Join the De La Salle Mock Trial Team. Students present a hypothetical legal case using actual courtroom procedures and legal theories. The students serve as lawyers and witnesses, and the trials are conducted before actual judges, with attorneys serving as the “jury.” This tournament is organized through the RI Legal/Educational Partnership.

    For more information about this competition, visit
  • Modern Mediums for Storytelling

    In today’s modern world there are so many different forms of storytelling, beyond just novels and short stories.  With the technology that we have today, there are so many ways that writers and creators are able to tell new stories across every form and genre.  Most of these consist of a visual component.  These storytelling mediums (not the kind that talk to ghosts) can consist of movies, television, video games, and graphic novels.  This club will explore all of these modern mediums.  Each week we will explore different storytelling mediums, of all genres.  The club will also invite students to provide suggestions for possible selections to view, play, or read.  If you are a gamer, a reader, a movie buff, a TV binge watcher, or just want to explore something new, come and check out the different ways that people are telling stories today.
  • Performing Arts: Band & Chorus

    Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join in one or both groups. They meet once a week, in the morning before school, to prepare for school-wide assemblies, concerts, and musical productions.
  • Sign Language Club

    Sign Language Club will provide a fun, interactive, and enriching environment with the purpose of bringing awareness to deaf culture and teaching students the fundamentals of sign language. Students will begin with learning to sign the alphabet and numbers, will progress with learning common words and phrases to build vocabulary, and will ultimately build toward developing basic conversational skills.
  • Spelling Bee Competition

    Are you a good speller? Do you like the excitement of a good competition? Then join the Spelling Bee Club and compete in the school Bee! See how far you can go! Learn strategies to spell like a master! Visit the to learn how to buzz through the competition!
  • Stock Market Game

    Want to learn about investments and how people can make money buying stocks? The SIFMA Foundation’s Stock Market Game (SMG) gives students the chance to invest a hypothetical $100,000 in an online portfolio. Students will work as individuals or groups in this fun, educational simulation. Teams have 10 weeks to make trades based on the actual prices of stocks, bonds, and municipal funds. This is a great way to explore the ups and downs of investing.

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  • Studio Art

    This club offers students an opportunity to explore and participate in different modes of visual arts. Every few weeks new projects are introduced for students to showcase their creativity and curiosity.
  • Yearbook

    This club is responsible for publications of the yearbook. The club provides students with the opportunity to learn to work cooperatively with each other. Students are involved in planning, taking photos and distribution of the yearbook.
  • Youth In Action

    This group focuses on promoting and sustaining a healthy lifestyle.  The issues of underage substance abuse, and stress/anxiety, which factor into a student’s overall character and school experience are addressed in weekly meetings and school-wide activities.  Students in this group compete in the annual Mocktail Competition, facilitate Red-Ribbon Week, and bring awareness to the mental health and safety of all students through advocacy programming.
La Salle Academy is a high school rich in history and grounded in the person and teachings of Jesus and the Catholic faith, which are core to the school's life and culture. The De La Salle Middle School provides a strong holistic foundation for students to transition into high school. The high school and middle school provide students of diverse ethnic, economic, and religious backgrounds, a community to foster growth in the tradition of St. John Baptist de La Salle’s ideals of faith, service, and community.