After School Clubs

The mission of the After School Club Programs at DSST: Byers Middle School is to 1) reflect student interests and the best our city has to offer and 2) provide the opportunity to engage in clubs that promote curiosity and joy of learning, and provide opportunities for courage, DYB and excellence.

Girls on the Run:

Sponsor: Monica Johnson Knox (DSST Parent)

What is is? Girls on the Run® is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to creating a world where every girl knows and activates her limitless potential and is free to boldly pursue her dreams.

Registration is OPEN!

Fee: $95 (Includes 20 practices, 5K entry and program t-shirt)

   1) Go to  You’ll see: ‘Registration is Now Open’ on the home page.

  • Click on ‘Click Here to sign up’. This will take you to our registration page.

  • Find and select your specific school name in the drop down box.

  • This will lead you through registration. You will receive a confirmation email This means your registration is complete! (Your payment will be charged by Raceplanner.)

  • Contact (Scott Franzblau), site coordinator, at ( if you have any questions. 

Go to and    to learn more about this program.

   2) DSST: Byer after-school club permission slip HERE

Yearbook Club:

Sponsor: Michel Brossmer (8th Grade Parent)

What is it: A club dedicated to creating our DSST Byers Middle School yearbook

When: Monday from 4:05 - 5:15 in Room 118

6th & 7th grade First Lego League Robotics Clubs (Competition Level):


Sponsor: Brett Schklar (6th Grade Parent)

What: FIRST LEGO League challenges kids in over 80 countries to think like scientists and engineers.  During the ANIMAL ALLIES season, teams will choose and solve a real-world problem in the Project.  They will also build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game.  Throughout their experience, teams will operate under the FIRST LEGO League signature set of Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism®.

When: TBD

Falcons Without Borders (Travel Club - 7th and 8th Grade Only):

Sponsor: Ms. Lacey (6th Grade Social Studies) and Mr. Bolinger (7th Grade Math Teacher)

What is it? An opportunity for student to learn about different cultures around the world, and create the opportunity to travel to Ecudor their summer between 8th and 9th grade. 

When: Meetings occur twice a month. Please check the shutterfly account for details.

Destination Imagination (MORE INFO COMING SOON!)

Sponor: TBD!

What is it? Destination Imagination (DI) is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization. Our purpose is to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders.


Please contact Scott Franzblau, Dean of Students, at for any questions regarding after school clubs.