Allatoona Clubs and Organizations

Club Name

 

Club Sponsor(s) Description Meeting Dates/Location
Allatoona Junior Classical League (AJCL/ Latin Club) Rebecca HwangBo Latin students enjoy the opportunity to further explore and share their love of all things Ancient Rome without the pressures of academic performance. 2nd Wednesday of every month, 3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Room 2406

Allatoona Key Club Tina Stanton Key Club is an International Service Club.  Members volunteer and earn community service hours within the high school and community projects.  Included in the $20 membership fee is an Allatoona Key Club tshirt. Dates TBD

Room 2315

Allatoona National Latin Honor Society (NLHS) Rebecca HwangBo Students who excel in Latin academically, by invitation only, receive recognition for their continued achievements and provide support for the lower level Latin students and program at Allatoona. Dates TBD
Beta Club Craig Dean Leading through service, character, and attitude.

 

http://allatoonabetaclub.weebly.com

2nd Monday of each month

Orchestra Room

Diamond Dolls Amanda Edwards

Lindsay Kovalsky

Mission:  Diamond Dolls is a spirit and support organization for the Allatoona High School Varsity Baseball team.  It generates its own revenues through a club fee.  The goal of the Diamond Dolls is to represent the Allatoona High School baseball program in a positive way, help promote the AHS baseball team, and be leaders at Allatoona and the surrounding community.

 

Activities:  All members of the Diamond Doll Organization are responsible for attending at least 3 home and 2 away regular season games (attend additional post season playoff games if necessary), attend regular and post-season meetings, create and distribute goodie bags, create and hang signs/flyers, encourage the student body to attend games, and assist the coaches, booster club, administrators, etc. with any additional tasks that they assign to you before, during, or after the game.

 

An informational meeting will be held in December 2017/January 2018 – Date TBD
FBLA Mike Dennison Future Business Leaders of America has a mission to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Date TBD
FCCLA Anne Alejandro FCCLA is a national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and addresses important personal, family, work, and social issues through family and consumer sciences education. Through cooperative and competitive programs, FCCLA members develop skills for life including character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. Participation in national programs and co-curricular chapter activities enables FCCLA to learn cooperation, take responsibility, develop leadership, and give service. Date TBD
French Club Andrea Gwynn French Club is for students who want to learn and experience more of the French culture outside of the classroom.  Club members do not need to currently be in a French class, they just need to have an affinity for the French culture!  We meet once a month and experience French foods, celebrate French holidays, watch French movies, play games, and go on outings if there are French events going on around the community.  It is a great time of friendship and fellowship as well.  Dues are $20.00 and that includes a t-shirt! 2nd Wednesday of every month after school in Mme. Gwynn’s room
French Honor Society Andrea Gwynn French Honor Society aims to stimulate interest in the study of French, to promote high standards of scholarship, to reward scholastic achievements, to create enthusiasm for and an understanding of francophone culture civilization, to promote international friendship and community service, and to reward efforts toward furthering solidarity in the French-speaking world. 3rd Wednesday of every month (starting in September 2017) after school in Mme. Gwynn’s room
Friends Club Andrea Whitley

Michelle Wilson

This club is designed to provide regular education students and special education students with the opportunity to develop real and meaningful relationships.  Regular education students will provide one-on-one time (during lunch periods, before and after school), engaging in conversations and providing assistance and support to students with disabilities (as their schedule allows). Regular education students will create a supportive, non-judgmental, and compassionate environment that will allow students with disabilities to gain an understanding of appropriate behaviors. Regular education students will help students with disabilities to gain confidence as maturing teenagers. Dates and Times TBD
Hosa, Future Health Professionals Dr. S. Espinoza Serving future health professionals since 1976, HOSA was created with the idea of providing students opportunities to develop as a leader and a future employee. With over 165,000 members across the nation, it is safe to say that HOSA has met our mission! HOSA creates driven, determined student leaders that are excited about healthcare and all that HOSA has to offer. Above all, HOSA is a tool-a tool vital to the success of students, teachers, and health professionals. HOSA is 100% healthcare and connects all hubs of the healthcare field. One experience ignites another creating a chain reaction between those who teach, learn, and do.

 

Through the HOSA Competitive Events Program, members can compete in teams or as individuals in over 55 different events related to all aspects of the health care industry. HOSA integrates into the Health Science Technology Education curriculum to develop and recognize smart, dedicated, and passionate future health professionals.

 

We offer chapter events, community service opportunities, guest speakers, leadership conferences, and most excitingly, competition at the state and international levels.

 

Member registration:  www.allatoonahosa.org

 

Sign up for Remind messages:  remind.com/join/drespino

Meeting times and other events will be posted on our website, online calendar, and announced on our Remind list.
Hotshotz Dance Team Kelly Mattingly The Hotshotz Dance team consists of girls grades 9-12.  Auditions are held each Spring for the following year.  They perform at football games, basketball games, pep rallies, and community events.  Dance experience is great, but not required.  For more information contact Coach Kelly Mattingly at allatoonahotshotz@gmail.com, or Kelly.mattingly@cobbk12.org. Date TBD
Interact Club Christy Jackson Description: The Interact Club is a student lead club in conjunction with the North Cobb Rotary Club. The Interact Club meets once a month along with a member from the Rotary Club to develop community service projects and ideas. The students earn community service hours while also learning leadership skills, respect for others, personal integrity, and gain an understanding of the importance of community service. The Interact Club will sponsor at least 2 community service projects per year.

Mission: Learning leadership, helpfulness and advancing goodwill through service activities.

2nd & 4th Friday of the month at 7:45 a.m.

Room 2222

Lucky Bucs Tanya Bailey (Weathersbee)

Amy Belinfante

Donna Morgan

Kelly Sargent

Andrea Whitley

Jessica Williams

 

An animal rescue, community service club that provides the animal loving AHS students opportunities to earn volunteer hours helping homeless animals in their community.

Fundraising, guest speakers, community service projects, planning and organizing volunteer opportunities for club members.

Date & Time TBD

Room 1302/1304

Math Team Catherine Allison

Mark Bagwell

Math Competitions and Mu Alpha Theta Date TBD
National Honor Society Kim Giresi The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories, which consists of many chapters in high schools. Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship (academic achievement), leadershipservice, and character and is by invite only based on student GPA.

Visit National Honor Society page for documents including calendar and community service form!

Thursdays, 7:30 a.m.

Room 2313

 

National Spanish Honor Society Sindy Colden

Kristin King

Penny Von der Luft

Students who excel in Spanish studies are invited become members of the Sociedad Honorifica Española. To maintain membership, they must earn hours tutoring students, participating in events and community service. After receiving the invitation, members meet monthly. Date TBD

Profe. Luft’s room, 2405

Peer Mediation Kristi Turner

Haley Welch

Peer Mediation helps students resolves conflicts between friends, classmates, and other students at school by encouraging students to identify their needs and express their feelings. Peer Mediators will help students settle on a suitable solution. Date TBD
SkillsUSA Craig Gaskins SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

 

SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work.

Date TBD
Sources of Strength Dawn Neely Sources of Strength is a strength-based comprehensive wellness program that focuses on suicide prevention but impacts other issues such as substance abuse and violence. Students are trained to serve as Peer Leaders to help encourage their peers to seek help when faced with difficult issues in their lives. We will complete different school wide activities throughout the year that focus on helping teens to think about their Sources of Strength such as Family Support, Trusted Adults, Positive Friends, Spirituality, Generosity, participating in Health Activities and taking advantage of Medical and Mental Health resources when they are struggling emotionally. Dates and Location TBD
Spanish Club Pamela Ruffner Expansion of cultural and language knowledge. Dates TBD

Room 2408

Speech and Debate Brandy Forbes (Coach) This a competitive team that offers 10 different events in the areas of Speech and Debate.  We practice 1-2 times per week and compete in 5-6 tournaments throughout the year (always on Saturdays).  Participation in Speech and Debate provides valuable skills, not only in public speaking, but also critical thinking, academic argument, and current events to name a few. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:40 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., beginning Monday, August 14, 2017

Room 2211

Spirit Club Jennifer Dorrough Working closely with The HELM, Spirit Club will work together to promote Buccaneer Spirit throughout the year. Date TBD
The HELM Jennifer Dorrough HELM is a student run organization, better known as Allatoona High School’s Student Government. We serve as a firm supporter for student organizations, activities, and information as well as represent the student body in our decision making.  We promote the success, interests and well-being of our school as leaders who will communicate, listen and work with the students of Allatoona High School to create a more united student body.

http://allatoonahelm.wordpress.com

Tuesdays from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. in the HELM Room
Thespian Society Traci Kemp Drama Club Tuesdays during BUC Block
Tri-M Music Honor Society Cecilia Clark The Tri-M Music Honor Society® is a program of NAfME which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. Tri-M® is the only national honor society for student musicians in grades 6-12. There are more than 1,800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.

Each year, these students contribute more than 750,000 service hours to their schools and local communities, and raise nearly $1 million for causes they care about. NAfME awards more than $4,500 in scholarships each year to chapters that demonstrate exceptional service and leadership.

Allatoona Chapter 6079

http://allatoonatri-m.com

Date TBD

 

Organization Name

 

Organization Sponsor(s) Description Meeting Dates/Location
Allatoona Gay Straight Alliance Student Run Organization

 

Melody McAllister

This is a club where LGBTQ+ students and their allies meet to support each other, discuss current topics of the day, and insure that every person has a place at Allatoona. Every other week at 3:45 in the Media Center Reference Room, first meeting date and day of the week to be announced. See Mrs. McAllister in the Counseling Office for more information.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Student Run Organization

 

David Eeles

 

To present to coaches and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church. Fridays, 7:45 a.m. – 8:10 a.m.