National Junior Honor Society (NJHS)
NJHS is a nationally recognized student leadership club. Students who qualify learn and improve upon the leadership qualities that characterize the people that change the world. These skills are developed in the regular meetings that are held, as well as the myriad of service opportunities. Throughout the year, the club works to improve and help a variety of communities. From conducting food drives to raising money for charity, NJHS works to help improve the society through service.
Student Government (STUGO)
The purpose of the Student Government or Student Council is to represent the student body's interests and provide a voice for them. They manage a wide range of events, activities, programs, and initiatives around the school. Student Government members are elected by the student body to represent them and their interests. In this, the Student Council promotes a positive relationship between the student body and the administration, faculty, staff, and school community.
The Speech and Debate Club's mission is to empower students to build their confidence by improving their communication skills and increasing their critical thinking skills through competitive speech and debate.
Sunrise Middle School is home to three state championship qualifying FIRST Tech Challenge robotics teams! Students work together to design, build, program, wire and test a robot to complete a yearly design competition while learning about Gracious Professionaism and keeping an Engineering Notebook. Teams then compete at local, regional, then international competitions. As part of the FIRST progression of programs, students also become eligible for thousands of dollars of scholarships.
Community service is a requirement for 7th and 8th grade social studies.