Sequoyah Clubs

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Makerspace

Sponsors: Beth Bryan, Ashley Rodriguez

Meeting Time:
2:45 to 4:00

Meeting Dates:
Sept. 14, 21
Oct. 5, 18, 26
Nov. 9, 16, 30
Dec. 14

2nd semester dates coming later

Purpose:
Each meeting a new material or skill will be introduced.  Students can work on the weekly project or on an independent projects. Students are welcome to join anytime.

Robotics

Sponsor: Dustin Bennett

Meeting Day and Times:
Thursdays
2:45-4:00
(after Nov.1 – 2:45-5:00)

Purpose:
Vex IQ Robotics: Designing, Building, Programming, and repeat in order to accomplish the national competition goals.  Teams will be competing against other state teams with hopes of qualifying for national competition. (Linked to TSA)

Chess/Board Game Club

Sponsor: Link Lowe

Meeting Day and Times:
Every other Tuesday (Starting Oct. 11)
2:40-3:30

Purpose:
Show up and play! Chess, Risk, Monopoly, etc.

Brit Lit

Sponsor: Alex Russell

Meeting Day and Times:
2:40-3:30.
Every Tuesday unless specified otherwise.

Purpose:
Enjoy tea, snacks, and all things British, including Harry Potter and Dr. Who discussions.

Drama (Fall Musical & Spring Play)

Sponsors: Miriam Conrady & Janice Ragan

Purpose:
We produce a musical in the fall and a play in the spring. Elf the Musical will be presented November 17th-November 19th. Auditions for the play will be February 15th and 16th.

Outdoor Adventure Club

Sponsors: Link Lowe w/ special guests Andy Everson and Olivia Lee

Meeting Day and Time:
Every other Tuesday (Meeting on Monday Oct. 3)
2:40-3:30

Purpose:
Learning everything from hanging hammocks to how not to poison yourself in the wild. Possible Weekend Outings TBA

RAKIT

Sponsors: Barnett & Silagyi (6th),Yowell & Tobaee (7th), Gorney & Sardis (8th), Lareau, Silvey

Meeting Day and Time:
Last Tuesday of each month during lunch
Lunch Meeting Times and Locations

Purpose:
Students will plan and do Random Acts of Kindness Involving Teens (or Tweens)

Technology Student Association (TSA)

Sponsor: Dustin Bennett

Meeting Day and Time:
Mondays
2:45- 3:30

Purpose:
Local chapter of National TSA Organization.  TSA promotes leadership while students explore engineering and design related fields.  Projects are researched and created in order to compete on the state and national level including designing/building gliders, bridges, CO2 cars, presenting technology research, and demonstrating professional meeting skills.

FCCLA (Family Career, Community Leaders of America

Sponsor: Andria Whaley

Meeting Day and Time:
Thursday Once a month 7:15-7:40

Purpose:
Each month a new topic will be discussed and an activity played. Light breakfast will be available. Students will learn skills to use in leadership roles.

Keurig & Konversation (Sequoyah Award Books)

Sponsor: Stephanie Adler

Meeting Day and Time:
Once a month
2:45-3:30

Purpose:
Must read one of the featured books for the month picked from the Sequoyah Masterlist. We discuss the books featured that month and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa or cappuccino.

The Writer’s Guild

Cougars

 

Advisors:

Stephanie Adler – Library Media Specialist

Alexander Russell – 6,7, & 8th grade Literacy teacher

Christy Buckner – Parent Volunteer/Children’s Writer

 

Mission Statement:
Connect, create, & collaborate on all aspects in the world of writing.

 

Vision:

For students to have opportunities to bring their voice to life by creating a community where young writers can express, advance, and polish their works in a supportive environment to have a positive impact on their world around them.

 

Meetings:

  • Once a month, on occasion twice a month. (The second meeting in the month would be a critiquing meeting only in a teacher’s classroom).
  • After school from 2:45 – 3:30.
  • 1st Thursday of every month in the media center.

 

Agenda:

  • Introductions
    • Name and grade
    • current writing project/or current stage of writing and interest
  • Speaker/lesson/topic
    • Guest speaker
    • Student speaker
    • Advisor lesson
    • Author visit
    • Skype with Author
  • Questions & Visiting

 

Critiquing Agenda – 2nd monthly meeting:

  • 5-10 mini lesson on what is being critiqued
  • Peer-critiquing
  • Questions and comments

 

Genre Lunch (6,7,& 8 grade)

Sponsor: Stephanie Adler

Meeting Day and Time:
Once every other month per grade during their lunch time.

Purpose:
A different genre is featured each month and students read a novel from that genre. During their lunch they come to the media center with their lunch and discuss the books read for the meeting. Dessert is provided by Mrs. Adler

Academic Team

Sponsors: Miriam Conrady and Ben Conrady

Purpose:
Weekly Students compete on a team in a quiz bowl format. We are still accepting new members.