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CLUB & ORGANIZATION INFORMATION 

Northgate High School 2017 - 2018

CLUB/ACTIVITY

FACULTY ADVISOR

MISSION OR PURPOSE OF CLUB/ORGANIZATION

PAST OR PLANNED ACTIVITIES OF CLUB/ORGANIZATION

Academic Bowl (JV/V)

J. Haynes

To compete in the quiz bowl.

Compete in quiz bowl, paper-and –pencil, and computer competitions throughout the year.

Anglers Club

M. Horne

To build camaraderie among students while promoting the passion for fishing.

Group discussions about the passion for fishing.

Astronomy

M. Horne

To introduce students to the hands-on aspects of the science of Astronomy.

Planned activities are 2 to 3 night time observing sessions throughout the year.

Beta

C. McDevitt              

K. Fortner                      

K. Wright

To recognize academic achievement and promote community service.

Lollipop fundraiser, presentation of scholarship, Operation Christmas Child.

Chess Club

R. Skinner

The Chess club is for Chess enthusiasts of all levels. For the beginner, it is a place to learn the basics of the game and its history. More advanced players have a place to try their skill against other students.

Meet throughout the school year to play opponents of different levels of expertise.

Chick-Fil-A Leadership Academy

D. Barrett                        

To build leaders in our school and community.

Group will meet and serve in various leadership-driven activities.

Color Guard

C. Armstrong

G. Armstrong

Performs choreography incorporating dance, flag, rifle, and saber skills.

Performs and competes across the country at regional and national competitions each year.

Crimson Times

S. Barber

The newspaper produced by students.

This publication is supported by the sale of advertising and fundraisers.

Drama - Spring Musical Backstage Players

C. Scott

To educate students in various aspects of theatre and music.

To expose students to a variety of genres within the musical theatre context.

Drama - Thespian

C. Scott

To produce quality main stage theatrical productions in a comprehensive learning atmosphere.

The upcoming year three productions as well as attend the Georgia thespian Conference.

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

G. Reeves

FCCLA is a student organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in

Monthly meetings with personal growth and leadership building activities.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

V. Garrison

M. Johnson

L. Skelton

Under the direction of student leaders-To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches.

Candy sales to raise money for         t-shirts.

French Club;

French Honor Society

K. Swanson

To increase awareness and appreciation of the French Language and francophone cultures.

Activities for National French week.

Freshman Class Sponsor

M. Robberts

Provide leadership opportunities to freshman.

Donations, homecoming float, T-Shirts

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

M. Johnson

FBLA is a student organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in business-related careers.

Monthly meetings with personal growth and leadership building activities.

Future Georgia Educators (FGE)

R. Rainbolt

FGE is a student organization dedicated to supporting your people interested in  pursuing a career in education. Monthly meetings with educators, personal growth and leadership buidling activities.

Geography Club

S. Dyer

To educate and inform about the community and our role in global citizenship.

Bi-weekly after school meetings.

History Club

L. Burns

Promote historical content outside the classroom.  

Meetings related to thematic historical content and quotes, possible local historical trips.

International Club

S. Ortega

K. Swanson

To create opportunities for our students to be exposed to world cultures.

Foreign films festival, and Chinese New Year dinner, banquets.

Junior Class Sponsor(s)

E. Ratliff                        

N. Nelson

Responsible for the planning of the prom each Spring.

Prom is created by the Junior class each year.

Key Club

C. McKoon

An international student-led organization which provides opportunities to provide service, build character, and leadership skills.

Northgate’s Key club raised over $3,000 for the Leukemia foundation.

Literary Team

C. Scott

Selected to represent NGHS at the GHSA Region and State Literary Meets.

Essay contests, extemporaneous speaking, dramatic interpretation, vocal solo, trio, and quartet.

Math Club

L. Smith (Lauren)

To promote the interest and joy of mathematics throughout Northgate High and Brooks Elementary.

Math tutoring, math buddies (teaching math to classes at Brooks Elem.), and running the school store.

Mock Trial

P. McIlwaine

To expose high school students to the legal system through interactive role play.

Preparation for regional competition, scheduled for February, will begin in October.

National Art Honor Society

R. Almand

E. Teets

High school students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. NAHS strives to aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.

Field trips, fundraisers such as pottery sales, and Valentines cookie grams.

National Honor Society (NHS)

S. Barber                         

H. Perry

Honors students in the 11th and 12th grades who have maintained a grade average of 92% or higher and no major disciplinary actions, among other qualifications.

Raise money on behalf of charitable organizations benefiting the children in the Greater Atlanta area.

Northgate Ambassador Club

L. Smith (Lauren)

To help ease new students in their transition, make them feel welcome, and help them get involved at Northgate.

Meet with incoming students and pair them with members to become accustomed to Northgate.  Will put together new student packets to distribute.

One Act Plays

Backstage Players

C. Scott

To immerse students in the process of producing a traveling theatrical production.

The upcoming year a one act plays that will travel to Region One Act Play Competition.

Partners Club

D. Martin

Interacting and building relationships with people of all abilities to improve society, and individuals in the club.

Monthly meetings and periodic social events throughout the school year.

Peer Mentors

E. Bass                               

K. Schettini

Although not a club, provides ninth grade students with mentor to help ease transitions from middle school to high school and from ninth to tenth grade.

Four year plans, navigating GA College 411, career and interest inventory, career scavenger hunt, tutoring.

Pet Rescue Club

R. Almand

The club will foster a sense of community, compassion and service in its members.

Monthly meetings, working with the local Humane Society, and other organizations, by aiding them with finding shelter rescue animals’ homes and drives for needed expendables.

Photography

J. Horne

To expound photographic knowledge.

Provide community service and enjoy shared talents.

Principal’s Advisory Board

K. Kesselring

Although not a club, students meet with administrators to discuss school improvement topics as well as accreditation visit topics.  

Feedback gathered from students in terms of school improvement and GAPSS visits.  

Refuge

J. Burns

Under the direction of student-leaders, students have an opportunity to come together and pray for each other, students and staff at NGHS.

Weekly meetings and monthly prayer breakfasts.  

Science Olympiad

O. Thomas

Expose students to comprehensive science competitions.

Will compete in annual science competition.  

Senior Class Sponsor(s)

R. Skinner            

S. Barber

H. Collins

To promote leadership among elected class officers and to represent the senior class.

Senior class officers have the goal of planning events and activities of interest to the senior class.

Sophomore Class Sponsor

S. Dyer

Sophomore class officers make decisions required on behalf of their classmates and school in any befitting capacity.

Sophomore officers make certain sophomores are adequately represented in school activities, publications, and publicity.

Student Alliance for a Green Earth (SAGE)

D. Bowen

J. Rew

SAGE is dedicated to raising, by word, by example, the environmental consciousness of our community.

SAGE maintains a number of recycling stations throughout our school, and raises funds to benefit our campus.

Student Government Association (SGA)

N. Nelson

To discuss school topics and encourage student involvement and coordinating Homecoming activities.

SGA will meet throughout the school year and assist in student activities including Homecoming.

Spanish Club

V. Colón                         

M. Parrish

To expose and promote Spanish culture and traditions.

Meet at least once a month, participation in homecoming activities.

Spanish Honor Society

S. Ortega

To recognize NGHS students who have maintained an honor average in the study of Spanish for three years. (10th grade or higher)

Raise funds to promote a senior student scholarship through fund-raiser and tutor students taking Spanish.

Writing Club / Valhalla

D. Dombrowski

Experiment with different types of writing genres.

Work on writing and contribute to Valhalla, the school’s literary magazine.