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Clubs on Campus

2015 – 16 School Year

 

Students are encouraged to listen daily to the announcements on PMTV. For a printed copy of the daily bulletin, you may check the posting on the attendance office window or read it daily on our website.

 

Clubs On Our Campus

 

4.7 Magazine - 4.7 Panther Press Magazine Club is looking for new members. All writers and artists welcome. We meet every Tuesday after school until 4:00 in room 309. Advisor: Pearl Woo

 

ACE Coding Club – Come learn Java programming. This club meets every Tuesday in room 402 from 3:15 – 4:15 pm. Students from AVHS will be leading the instructional groups. Advisor: Leni Seymon

 

Art Club Creative thinkers and makers UNITE! Come and DROP IN on this club after school on the first and second Wednesdays of the month from 3:05-4:00 pm in room 804. Bring your personal art projects or invent some new ones. Advisor: Keeley Stitt

 

Bhangra Club – Everyone is welcome to come join us as we learn Bhangra (Indian folk dance). This club meets weekly. Watch the bulletin for meeting days. Advisor: Linda Teitell

 

Coding Club - The Coding Club is a club where kids at school can learn code (JavaScript, scratch or HTML).  If you want to learn how to code, this club is for you.  The club meets on Wednesday mornings from 8:15 - 9:15 am  in room 407 beginning in October Advisor: Leni Seymon

 

Comic-Con Club – If you have a love for anything Sci-Fi, come join us. We will discuss Dr. Who, Star Wars, etc., celebrate galactic diversity and build school community through the tools of popular Comic/Sci-Fi culture and the power of self-expression. This club will meet during 5th period lunch on Tuesdays in room 204 and after school on Thursdays in room 306.

Advisors: Mike O’Brien, David Fischer, Sean Young and Katie Orenberg

 

French Club - Everyone with an interest in French language and culture is welcome at our club. You will have an opportunity to promote and participate in school and cultural events such as National French Week, our Buche de Noel (Yule Log Cake) decorating and Mardi Gras. The club will meet on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 3:10 3:45 pm in rooms 704 and 710. Advisors: Katherine Arcuri and Colette Moore

 

Futsal Club – The Futsal Club is a drop-in club held weekly during 4th period lunch. Futsal is a game played with a ball similar to soccer. Come out for some non competitive fun and see what its all about. Advisors: Kim Phirman and Christine Helmer

 

GSA Club - The Pleasanton Middle School’s GSA Club provides a sense of community and a space for LGBTQ and straight ally youth to build a social network where their identity is respected. The group provides students a safe place to express themselves. This student-run club encourages acceptance and tolerance within the diverse population of our school.

Advisors: Dale Pauly, Karen Cobb and Christine Helmer

 

Girl’s Engineering & Technology Club This drop-in club meets the second and fourth Thursday of the month in room 807 from 3:15 - 4:00 pm.  In coordination with Amador Valley HS PLTW students, the club gives young girls an opportunity to get involved in engineering, technology and science activities in a fun, nurturing, interactive environment.  The clubs goal is to increase one’s self-confidence and literacy in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.     Advisor: Warren Jensen

 

Helping Hands – This club is centered around doing charitable deeds to help raise awareness, with both money and social media awareness intent, for the many causes that come and go out of fashion. We aim to support different organizations and causes that make a real difference for those less fortunate. This club meets after school on Mondays in room 204. Everyone is welcome. Advisor: David Fischer

 

Homework Club – This drop-in club is for anyone wanting help with homework. Meetings will be on Mondays during 5th period lunch in room 204. Advisor: David Fischer

 

Improv Club - This is a drop-in club for anyone who wants to play theatre games or hone their acting skills in a friendly environment with fellow drama lovers. We meet after school the first and third Friday of the month in room 310. Advisor: Katie Orenberg

 

MathCounts - This drop-in math program meets every Wednesday from 3:10-4:10 p.m. in room 213. MathCounts participates in competitions in the spring. Advisor: Leni Seymon

 

Model United Nations – This club is for students who are interested in international affairs and current events. While acting as representatives of various nations in the real United Nations, students will develop their public speaking, debate, and critical thinking skills. Possibilities exist to compete with or observe our award-winning sponsor club from Foothill High School in regional, state-wide, and national Model UN conferences. The club meets the second and fourth Wednesdays from 3:15-4:15 pm in room 312. Advisors: Wendi Sullivan and Amanda Deen

 

Photography Club Students will learn how to take, edit and pose for photos. We meet the first and third Thursdays of the month after school in room 209. Advisor: Christopher Ragg

 

Rock-N-Roll Club - Bring your guitar, bass, keyboard or drums and come rock-n-roll with Mr. Krier, Mr.

Ragg, Mr. Pauly and fellow students on Friday mornings at 7:30 am. They enjoy playing all types of popular music: blues, rock, rhythm & blues, funk and whatever is happening! Advisors: Jim Krier, Chris Ragg and Dale Pauly

 

Technology Club - This drop-in club meets the first and third Thursday of the month in room 807 from 3:05 - 4:00 pm. Learn about the different sectors of technology: building trades and construction, engineering and design, energy and utilities, manufacturing/product development and transportation. If you like robotics, woodworking or electronics, this is the club for you. Advisor: Warren Jensen

 

TED Ed Club - Through TED-Ed Clubs, students, with the help of the club adviser, identify and research the ideas that matter to them most. While TED-Ed Clubs offer students the opportunity to connect with others who, like them, are curious about the world, TED-Ed Clubs are also about presentation skills. TED-Ed Clubs offer students a hands-on opportunity to work on the storytelling and communication skills that will be vital, no matter what career path they end up strolling down.

Club will begin in October. Days TBD. For more information, please contact Ms. Nichols at knichols@pleasantonusd.net