Middle School Student Engagement Opportunities

  • Students who are involved in student engagement opportunities tend to do better academically and exhibit school pride.  We encourage students to get involved at Humboldt.  This is a list of several student engagement opportunities available during the school day or afterschool: 

    Athletics – A popular choice among students.   Students must be academically eligible according to the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL), complete a registration form for the sport the student wants to participate, have a physical exam record with the school nurse and pay a $10 equipment fee.  The following sports are available for middle school students:

    Fall Sports

      • Flag Football
      • Volleyball
      • Girls Soccer
      • Boys Soccer
      • Boys and Girls Cross Country (Grades 7-12)
      • Girls Swimming (Grades 7-12)
      • Girls Tennis (Grades 7-12)
      • CI and PI Adapted Soccer (Grades 7-12)

    Winter Sports

    • Girls Basketball
    • Boys Basketball
    • Wrestling
    • Boys Swimming (Grades 7-12)
    • CI and PI Adapted Floor Hockey (Grades 7-12)

    Spring Sports

    • Badminton
    • Baseball
    • Softball
    • Track
    • Boys Golf (Grades 7-12)
    • Girls Golf (Grades 7-12)
    • Boys Tennis (Grades 7-12)
    • CI and PI Adapted Softball (Grades 7-12)
    • CI and PI Adapted Bowling (Grades 7-12)

    College Access Programs - Humboldt High School is committed to providing support services for students to pursue post-secondary education.  We are a host site for six college access programs, three of which serves middle school students. Each of these college access program requires an application and recommendation letter.

    • TRiO Educational Talent Search (ETS) (Grades 6-8)
    • Breakthrough Twin Cities (Entry into program at 6th grade only)
    • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) (Grades 7-8)

    Extended Day Learning (EDL) – A free afterschool program that combines academic support linked to the classroom and fun elective courses.  Students spend an hour focusing on academic support in Math or English and another hour in an elective course.  This program is offered quarterly and elective courses may vary by quarter.  Transportation home is available to students.

    Clubs and Student Organizations – There are a variety of student-led organizations at Humboldt. Here are just a few:

    • Future Farmers of America (FFA)
    • Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
    • Lego Robotics
    • Friendship Club
    • Drama Club
    • Journalism
    • Where Everyone Belongs (WEB)
    • Multi-Cultural Club
    • National Honors Society
    • Video Production
    • Women’s Group

    Band – Students who are interested in learning to play an instrument or may have extensive experience playing for many years are encouraged to join Band as an elective course.  Experience and skill level varies from beginning to advanced band and students have an opportunity to perform at sporting events, Spring Concert, parades, and Graduation. 

    For more information about a specific program or organization, please contact your school counselor.