Campus Life: Get Involved

Are you looking for a place to belong? A way to make new friends? Want to try something new? All Doty students are encouraged to get involved in campus life and join a club or other student organization! Extracurricular opportunities are available for community service, scholarly organizations, social clubs and more.

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Community Service

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Clean Water Project

Creating Exemplary Students

The students of Doty Middle School are expected to demonstrate good citizenship and character, and become conscientious and moral people in their community, contributing to a better world.

As a way to promote these ideals, we encourage volunteering and fundraising for charitable causes throughout the year.

Doty students have had the opportunity to participate in:

  • Jog-a-thons support causes like Southern California fire victims, Beating Hearts Foundation, and the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
  • Visits to City Hall, Downey Police Department,
  • Downey City Library
  • Bible Club singing Christmas carols at a local retirement home
  • American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life
  • ARC Walk for Independence
  • Canned Food Drive
  • Toy Drive
  • Red Cross Donations for tsunami and flood relief

Where Everybody Belongs (WEB)

Since 2014, WEB (Where Everybody Belongs) has existed to embrace the social-emotional needs of our new students as they begin their Doty Middle School experience.

Our WEB program trains approximately 100 8th graders to mentor small groups of 6th graders throughout the year. WEB pairs 6th graders with 8th-grade mentors, and the organization is an integral part of the 6th-grade orientation. Additionally, our WEB Leaders build and facilitate lasting connections among students through activities like small group challenges and large after-school mixers. 

Some of the activities that are offered are the following:

  • Welcome to Doty Dance
  • WEBsgiving
  • Wacky WEB Wednesdays
  • Fall Festival Party
  • Winter WEBerland Party
  • WEB Carnival Party
  • Character Counts! lessons taught by WEB Leaders in 6th-grade classes
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Student Scholar Organizations

CJSF/Honor Roll

The purpose of CJSF is to foster high standards of scholarship, service, and citizenship on the part of California’s public and private middle school students. Learn more.

Advisors: Mrs. Arosteguy, Ms. Barrera, and Ms. Gillette

Associated Student Body (ASB)

Doty Middle School’s ASB allows students to organize school functions, activities, rallies, fundraisers, dances, and more! Along with teaching students the preparation and leadership required to put on school-wide events, students also learn how to better build and exemplify a positive school culture.

Student Clubs


Art Club

Do you like to create art? So do we.

Advisor: Mrs. Mui
Day: Thursday
Time: Lunch
Where:  Room 15

Book Tok

Do you like books! So do we. Come to discuss your favorites with friends.

Advisor: Ms. Mendoza
Day: Tuesdays
Time: 2:50–3:50 pm
Where:  Room 43

Chess Club

Are you interested in learning something new and challenging? Do you have all the right moves? Join the Chess Club and make some new friends. Learn how to play, learn new strategies, and challenge your friends.

Advisor: Mr. Im
Day: Wednesdays
Time: Lunch
Where: Room 52



Do you love to sing? Come join us.

Advisor: Mrs. Keen
Day: Mondays
Time: 2:50–3:30 pm
Where: Room 5



Students learn about leadership, faith, and community through discussions, service activities, games, and more!

Advisor: Mr. Cohen
Day: Thursdays
Time: Lunch
Where: Room 75

Drama Club

Students play improv games, practice effective communication skills, and have fun! Who says all middle school drama is bad? All students are invited to share their talents, not just students enrolled in drama classes.

Advisor: Ms. Moren
Day: Wednesday
Time: 11:35 am–12:05 pm
Where:  Room 7


Do you like books! So do we. Come to discuss your favorites with friends.

Advisors: Mrs. Bovey, Mrs. Eagen, Mrs. Portillo
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Kid Konnect

A safe place where students can make friends, build Legos, play games, and be artistic! Everyone is welcome every day during lunch.

Advisors: Mrs. Redfox, Mrs. Navarro, Mr. Webster
Day: Mon–Fri
Time: Lunch
Where: Room 6

Noble Knights

Noble Knights

This is a club for boys in grades 6-8 that works on social skills and provides students with the support they need to be successful in middle school.

Advisor: Mrs. Redfox
Day: Wednesday
Time: 12:45–2 pm
Where: Room 24

Power Up Girls


Power Up is a club for girls in grades 6-8 that concentrates on providing students with coping skills and empowering them to be their best in middle school.

Advisor: Mrs. Redfox
When: Wednesdays
Time: 12:45–2:00 pm
Where: Room 24

Puzzle Club

Choose to solve word and math puzzles as a group to keep your mind sharp, or work individually on jigsaw puzzles and word searches to help relax. The choice is yours at Puzzle Club!

Advisor: Mr. Dodge
Day: Fridays
Time: Lunch
Where: Room 12

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Unified Sports Club

Doty Middle School participates in the Special Olympics. Come and get involved.

Advisor: Ms. Creed and Ms. Brazill
Day: Wednesdays
Time: 12:45 to 1:45
Where: Room 71

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Advisor: Ms. Awad, Mrs. Nicassio
Day: Monday
Time: Lunch
Where: Room 54

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Audio Recording Arts Club

Discovered the art of creating audio with like-minded peers.

Advisors: Mrs. Arosteguy and Mr. Teran
Day: Tuesday
Time: 3:00-4:15
Where: Gym

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