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Club Information 2018-2019


CLUB: ACT

SPONSOR: Elderkin

STUDENT LEADER: Drew Gadbois

MEETING TIMES: Monthly, Wednesday @ 3:00 p.m.

DESCRIPTIONThis club is designed to develop a love of learning and to help students prepare for the ACT. Materials, ideas, and strategies for being successful on the ACT will be shared with any members from the school who join our club.


Astronomy

Arthur

Quinn Allchin, A.J. Barberi

Monthly, first Tuesday

This club will enhance the academic community within EGRHS by having gatherings outside of school to look at the stars and learn about them.


Be Nice

Horos

Halsey Smith, Lila Tappan, Gina Viviano

Weekly, Thursdays @ 3:00 p.m.

This club will teach and encourage others to be kind and inclusive and create a friendly atmosphere at EGRHS.


Cards

Michell

Adam Francis, TC Eugster, Jack Lang

Weekly, Mondays @ 3:05 p.m.

This club will be a stress-relieving environment that brings students together through playing cards.


Champions of Diversity

Webb & Kawel

Monthly, first Thursday and second Monday


Drama

Marlett

Andrew Johnson

After school


Environmental

Harold

Bailey Burke, Nora Verdier, Emma Brinks

Monthly, Thursdays, recycling during 4th/5th hours

This club will encourage awareness and appreciation of the environment and critical thinking in regards to the causes and consequences of individual and group actions.


Film

Steers

Elijah Becker, Katie Hessler

Weekly, Thursdays

This club is an opportunity for members of the high school to collaborate and work together in order to create and produce movies, short films, or music videos. The goal of the club is to connect with people for a common cause: a collaborate creative project. We will follow the process that movie studios take: writing, story boarding, shooting, editing, and producing. We hope to bring people together to create something that we can be proud of that has artistic merit.


Fine Arts

Szpieg

No times scheduled yet

This club will increase the connectivity between the creative minds at EGRHS and provide an outlet for those who aren’t interested in academic or mainstream clubs. It will also be a gateway for connectivity between both IB Art cohorts. Our goal is to develop a more rounded knowledge of mediums, artists, art movements, and local art and achieve the creation of a creative community. We will visit museums and have discussion time afterwards.


French

Ibara

Isabella Bigler, Victor Schmidt

Every two weeks, Tuesdays

This club is an opportunity for those students of the French language or those interested in French culture to come together for cultural enrichment and group activities. The activities will include viewing French films, learning French carols for holiday caroling, exploring French foods, and visits to French plays, musicals, and art events.


GSA  (Gay Straight Alliance)

Strickland

Weekly, Thursdays @ 3:15 p.m.


Guitar

Hillyard

No times scheduled yet


Harry Potter

Michell

Maddy Walker, Rachelle Winterberger

Weekly, Thursdays @ 3:15

This club will create a fun-loving environment for book and movie lovers. It will provide a supportive and magical community to discuss books, movies, and other Harry Potter opinions.


Humane Society

Hazel

Every two weeks

*May merge with Animal Rights


IB Ambassadors

McKinney

Monthly


Inter-Faith

VandenBrink

Onora Lancaster, AJ Barberi

Monthly

This club will increase awareness of other systems of beliefs and break down misconceptions of them.


Key

Edleman

Maddy Mayer, Claudia Dwortz, Kylie Phichta

Often mornings before school

This club will engage in service projects in the school and the wider community.


Latin

Albaugh & Kratt

Monthly, first Thursday morning

This club is based around the use, enjoyment, and promotion of the Latin language and the cultures of those civilizations that used Latin throughout history. Our goals include having fun learning Latin and to show the extension of the Latin language in real life events and outside of the classroom.


Magic the Gathering

Kawel

Xiangyu Chen, Max West

Weekly, Tuesday @ 3:15 p.m.


Math

Elderkin

Patrick Periard, Rose Kromer

Lunch and after school

This club is designed to develop a love for learning in mathematics. Students will work on challenge problems and compete in math competitions.


Model United Nations

Kawel & VandenBrink

Weekly, season runs from October – April

This club is an educational simulation and/or academic activity in which students can learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. It will encourage students to develop a sense of globalism, camaraderie with peers, and a deep understanding concerning geopolitics and the need of all peoples throughout the world.


Photography

Miller-Wallau

Halsey Smith, Katie Chamberlin, Sophie Hojnacki

Weekly, Tuesday

This club will bring students together through a modern art form and allow them to explore the community through a new lens.


Programming

Reed

Jacob Vanden Bosch

Weekly, Monday and Friday after school

This club is a place for programmers to come together to help each other and share ideas on their programming projects. We will be using programs such as Gamemaker and Unity to create games, websites, or other projects using code.


QuizBowl

VanderBee

Weekly

This club will provide an opportunity for those who love learning and enjoy an academic challenge to showcase their knowledge in a constructive, positive environment while competing for local, state, and even national titles. It is a purely academic club that embraces knowledge from all aspects of the students’ curricula.


Robotics

Jenkins

Anton Ludwig, Nathan Strodtbeck

After school during the winter

This club will inspire students in STEM fields and cultivate community outreach, leadership development, and business skills.


SAT

Elderkin

Drew Gadbois

This club is designed to develop a love of learning and to help students prepare for the SAT. Materials, ideas, and strategies for being successful on the SAT will be shared with any members from the school who join our club.


Shelter

Miller

Ana Gehl, Anthony Caprara

This club will help create a safe environment for those who feel alone at EGRHS. We want to see how much students can relate to one another through bonding and coping with stress.


Spanish

Mercado Blackport

Emma Brinks, Amelia Flemming, Quinn Allchin, Olivia Spagnuolo, AJ Barbari

This club will broaden our global perspective and allow students to interact with people of different cultures and backgrounds and get involved in our local hispanic community.


Stock and Investment

Farmer

Monthly


Stronger Together

VandenBrink

Amelia Sheline, Gina Viviano, Anna Budnick

Weekly or Monthly

This club will benefit the high school by providing an opportunity for students to build community, support, and encourage each other through healthy outlets.


Sushi

Baranoski

Monthly

This club will inform students about the culture of sushi and how it has changed over time by enjoying it firsthand, get students out of their comfort zone by trying new foods, and support local businesses by making more people aware of the various locations to find quality sushi in Grand Rapids.


Tea

Michell

Bella Kirchgessner, Emma Brinks, Megan Williams

Twice a month, 5th hour lunch

This club will promote knowledge of tea, provide a calming and relaxing environment, create a welcome community of people, and cultivate an appreciation for diverse cultures all while drinking different types of tea.


TedX

Strickland


Ukelele

Hillyard

Weekly, Thursday mornings


Veggie

LaGrand

No times scheduled yet

This club will promote health, wellness, happiness, and a love for plant-based cuisine. It will also teach students about vegetarianism, veganism, and healthy eating.


We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution

Horos

Twice a week, Wednesday @ 6:00 p.m. and Sunday @ 1:00 p.m.

This club will promote civic and constitutional knowledge in students as well as public speaking and presentational skills.

*You must be enrolled in Constitutional Studies Honors to participate.


Women in STEM

Carlson

No times scheduled yet


Yoga

Michell

Weekly, Tuesday @ 8 p.m. – 9 p.m.


Young Democrats

Mapes

Luke Diehm, Katherine Lykins, Paul Janes, Lily Schreiner, Ben Levitt, Drew Theut

Tuesdays and Thursdays (as needed)

This club will help with Democratic meetings and campaigns when help is needed / available and will educate our members on Democratic values.


Youth in Government

Sirois

Reana Lindsey, Cat Vaness

Weekly, Thursday

This club provides students with the ability to learn and participate in the legislative process.


Zumba

Ibara & Harmon

Connor Lannon, Nick Lambert

No times scheduled yet

This club allows all students to come out, eat some snacks, and dance to zumba.


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