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    Clubs and Activities

  • Beyond Ladies Mentor Program

    Mission:  The mission is to provide an exemplary level of self-awareness experience, preparing the young women to become successful and responsible young adults, as they develop socially and academically.

    Planned Activities:  Work on resumes and interview techniques, create meaningful projects to promote McClure Health Science High School, implement a professional dress day, attend field trips, volunteer in the community, and write letters to organizations/businesses for educational advancement.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Officer Ronnetta Coates  

    Audience:  Female students

    Date: Every other Friday

    Location of Meetings: Testing Room

    What to Bring: Paper and Writing Utensil

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Black Student Union

    Mission:  The Black Student Union fosters student growth and development through diversity, academics, and community services and outreach. We provide an opportunity for students of all races to celebrate black culture, lifestyle, and history.

    Planned Activities:  Black History Month and monthly focus on culture

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Dr. Mia Jones & Ms. Chyann Hector

    Audience:  All students

    Date: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month

    Location of Meetings: Health Science Observatory

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $25

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsors if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Drama Club

    Mission: To cultivate the theatrical interest of all students

    Planned Activities: 2020 Virtual Play Production

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Jessica Milner

    Audience: All students

    Date: Every Thursday

    Location of Meetings: A119/Auditorium

    What to Bring: Closed-toed shoes and comfortable clothes

    Cost: $10

    Follow us on Social Media: mcclurehealthsciencehigh_theater

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Environmental Club

    Mission: To empower students to take ownership of the environment and to educate others to be better citizens of the planet.

    Planned Activities: Facilitate campus recycle program if possible. Various community service events like campus clean up and Bring One for the Chipper Christmas Tree Recycling

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Julie Fritz

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Every other Monday

    Location of Meetings: D109

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost:$25.00

    Follow us on Social Media:IG: mcclurehealthscienceeclub

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

    Mission: The FBLA mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

    Planned Activities: Oct. - Fall Rally, Nov. - Fall Leadership Conference, Dec-Jan - Region Competition, March - State Conference

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Joseph Marinelli

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Every other Monday

    Location of Meetings: A103

    What to Bring: Yourself and a wide-open mind with great ideas

    Cost: $40 to join (includes a club t-shirt)

    Follow us on Social Media: mcclurehealthscience_fbla

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Gwinnett Student Leadership Team (GSLT)

    Mission: Each Gwinnett County High School has a Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. These teams consist of 3 Sophomores, 3 Juniors, and 3 Seniors. These students are selected via application and interview at the beginning of the sophomore year and experience a world-class leadership journey. McClure Health Science High School begins our rigorous selection process of 3 sophomores in October each Fall. For more information, please visit GSLT Online.

    Planned Activities: Student Leadership Development, Organizing Student Ambassadors for school events, Local Leadership Conferences

    Affiliations:  Gwinnett Student Leadership Team

    Sponsors:  Sally Taylor

    Audience:  Student Leaders

    Date: Thursday mornings before school 

    Location of Meetings: Student Leadership Meeting Room - C Floor

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Application:  The application process for sophomores has begun for Fall 2020. Sophomores who were nominated have received the application and corresponding links in their school email. 

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Health MPowers Student Health Advisors

    Mission: Empower youth to choose healthy habits for themselves Through hands-on learning in nutrition classes, taste tests, gardening and other events by and for teens, we're helping youth transform their communities and themselves. (HealthMPowers.org)

    Planned Activities: Community Service, School Healthy Eating Initiatives, Student Leadership, Physical Activities

    Affiliations: Health MPowers

    Sponsors:  Lisa Wells & Stephanie Sprayberry

    Audience: All Students

    Date: Once a Month on Tuesdays

    Location of Meetings: Media Center & Gym

    What to Bring: Tennis shoes and a positive attitude

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: @McClureHSHShealthychoices

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Hispanic Organization Promoting Education (HoPe)

    Mission: The mission of Hispanic Organization Promoting Education (HoPe) is to increase the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students through leadership, education, and community service.

    Planned Activities: Community Service

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Jeimy Soto-Leon

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Tuesday once a Month

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $15.00

    Follow us on Instagram: Mcclurehshs_hope

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • HOSA Future Health Professionals

    Mission: Develop leadership qualities and skills; build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm; Develop workplace readiness skills; Understand current healthcare issues; Collaborate with health professionals and future employers; Set realistic career and educational goals

    Planned Activities: Fall and Spring Blood Drives, Pink Out Party, Fall Rally, Fall Leadership, State Leadership, and International Leadership Conferences, Community Service opportunities, Scholarship opportunities, and much more!

    Affiliations: Future Health Professionals: Georgia HOSA

    Sponsors: Sonya Southerland and Joseph Marinelli

    Audience: Students interested in Health Science Occupations

    Date: Thursdays once a month

    Location of Meetings: B Floor Seminar Room/ Health Science Lab on B Floor/ B103

    What to Bring: Pen & Paper, HOSA materials requested, a POSITIVE attitude

    Cost: 3 options - Teal ($25), Silver ($50), Gold ($75)

    Follow us on Social Media: McClureHealthScience_HOSA

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • International Club

    Mission:  Members will learn about new cultures while sharing the traditions of their own. Club meetings include participating in cultural activities, tasting ethnic foods, and celebrating and creating the first McClure Health Science International Night in the Fall and Spring. The environment allows students to learn something new while exploring the rich diversity at McClure Health Science High School.

    Planned Activities: Student engagement with several Cultural Centers in Atlanta & International Night ( Fall/ Spring) led by students, staff and parents volunteers, when students will plan, create, and execute the project themselves.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Giselle Mastrototaro

    Audience: The entire McClure Health Science student body, as desired.

    Date: Every other Tuesday

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Intramurals

    Mission: To provide students a fun and safe opportunity to participate in a variety of after school activities and athletics competing against their classmates.

    Planned Activities: Playing Teams against other themed high schools in the Spring Semester and looking to play teachers in the Fall semester.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Katherine Carver

    Audience: Students who love participating in sports and friendly competition with their peers.

    Date: Every Tuesday

    Location of Meetings: Gym

    What to Bring: Appropriate athletic wear (shorts, shirt, socks, and shoes)

    Cost: $25.00

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Key Club

    Mission: To cultivate the next generation of leaders while building stronger communities through service. Our purpose is to make a difference in the world one community at a time.

    Planned Activities: Rainbow Village Valentine's Day Bags, Toy Drive, Canned Food Drive, Supporting Elderly in Nursing Homes, Teacher Appreciation, Custodial Staff Appreciation, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Candy Grams, One New Student-Led Initiative

    Affiliations: Duluth Key club Kiwanis

    Sponsors:  Karen Achille & Renee Williams

    Audience:  All Students (email sponsors for application)

    Date: Every other Monday

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: An open mind, new ideas, and like-minded people interested in all or one of our initiatives.

    Cost: $35.00

    Follow us on Social Media: mcclure_keyclub

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • M&M: Dungeons and Dragons

    Mission: To build literacy, math, and social skills through immersive role-playing games.

    Planned Activities:  

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  John Forshey

    Audience: Any student that wants to use their imagination.

    Date: Each Friday 2-3pm

    Location of Meetings: D105

    What to Bring: a pencil and your imagination

    Cost: N/A

    Application: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • National Honor Society

    Mission:  To elevate McClure Health Science High School's commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

    Planned Activities: Community & School Service, Faculty & Staff Appreciation, Student Leadership Development, specific activities to be announced throughout the school year (planned by committee members)

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Jordyn Tinsley

    Audience: 10th - 12th-grade students with a cumulative Numeric Grade Average (NGA) of 90 or above. Students must be inducted to become members.

    Date: Mondays once a month

    Location of Meetings: Health Science Observatory

    What to Bring: 

    Cost: $10.00

    Application:

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • National Spanish Honor Society

    Mission: The purpose of the Society is to recognize high achievement in Spanish by students of secondary schools and to promote continuity of interest in Hispanic studies.

    Planned Activities: Tutoring Spanish students, community service, local and state competitions (National Spanish Exam and Speaking/writing Competitions)

    Affiliations: National affiliation: SOCIEDAD HONORARIA HISPÁNICA (American Association of Teachers of Spanish & Portuguese (AATSP)

    Sponsor:  Jeimy Soto Leon

    Audience: Any student who has maintained a 90 or higher in the study of Spanish for each of the 4 semesters of Spanish I and II or Native Speakers Spanish I and II and is in the 10th grade or higher is eligible to be a member of the Spanish Honor Society. Membership is by invitation only.

    Date: One Monday each Month

    Location of Meetings: C123

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: TBD

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Pride Alliance

    Mission: To spread awareness by educating and providing a safe space for all.

    Planned Activities: Fundraisers, guest speakers, and PRIDE Spirit Week

    Affiliations:  GSA Network

    Sponsors:  Elizabeth Vance

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Once per month

    Location of Meetings: C116

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $20

    Follow us on Social Media: Instagram: @mcclurepridealliance

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Pulse Dance Company

    Mission:  To instill a great love of dance and build self-confidence, as well as professionalism, that can be applied to both dance and in the real world. The Pulse Dance Company will provide each dancer with the tools to take dance as far as they wish. Dancers will even have opportunities to choreograph and perform their own routines. Our goal is to become one of the premier dance programs in Gwinnett County.

    Planned Activities:  McClure Health Science HS Dedication Ceremony on Sunday, September 29th, Holiday Dance Show Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, December 5th 2-5pm, Holiday Dance Show on Friday, December 26th 7 pm, Spring Dance Show Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, April 30th 2-5pm, Spring Dance Show on Friday, May 1st 7 pm.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Christina Kurinzi

    Audience:  Dancers & Choreographers

    Date: Auditions for Elite Dancers: August 27th & 29th (must attend both dates), Pulse Elite Dancers will meet on Tuesdays from 2-3:30 pm

    Location of Meetings: Dance Studio (A116)

    What to Bring: Proper dance attire and dance shoes

    Cost: $40 per semester

    Follow us on Social Media: @mcclurehealthsciencedance

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

    The Pulse Dance Company Elite Dancers Practices Every Tuesday 2-3:30pm

  • Readers Rally

    Mission: We will support a community of readers through regular independent reading and student collaboration.

    Planned Activities: The district-wide Readers Rally competition for this year has been canceled, but we'll still have some fun opportunities to meet or compete virtually with other schools!

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Laura Sly

    Audience:  All students with an interest in reading

    Date: First Tuesday of each month

    Location of Meetings: We will meet virtually for now.

    What to Bring: A book to read and share!

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: Instagram: @mcclurehealthsciencemedia, Twitter: @mhshsmedia

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Relay for Life

    Mission: To bring awareness to cancer and support the Gwinnett Relay for Life Event.

    Planned Activities: Relay for Life Spirit Week, Relay for Life Event for 2020 (October 30th), Relay for Life for 2021 (May 2021).

    Affiliations: Gwinnett County Relay for Life Event

    Sponsor:  Cathleen Eckholm

    Audience: Students willing to participate in fundraisers and events that support the Gwinnett Relay for Life Event.

    Date: 3rd Tuesday of the Month

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: An open mind with ideas of how to support fundraising and spirit week for Relay!

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: mcclurehealthsciencerelay4life

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Science Fair Club

    Mission: The purpose of this club is to awaken the science wonder at McClure those you are willing to become a scientist in the future career. We will create science or engineering projects to test your science ideas related to your real-life experience in your investigation. You will practice scientific skills by designing an experiment, solving problems, analyzing data. You will represent McClure to participate in GCPS science fair. A lot of fun is waiting for you.

    Planned Activities: GCPS Science fair in February 2021

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Lisa Shang

    Audience: All students (for application student join via attached Google site or email teacher)

    Date: Every other Friday

    Location of Meetings: B105

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media:

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Science Olympiad

    Mission: The mission of the McClure Science Olympiad team is to increase interest in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering and to provide students an opportunity to connect with like minded peers from the region and state through competition.

    Planned Activities: Compete in Regional Science Olympiad competitions

    Affiliations: Georgia Science Olympiad

    Sponsor: Leslie Dunham

    Audience: Students interested in STEM

    Date: Every Thursday

    Location of Meetings: C102

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: @sciolymcclure

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Social & Political Activists Club (SPAC)

    Mission: Our mission is to create a brave space for McClure students to create an authentic dialogue on complex social and political issues. We believe that activism is a part of being a citizen of the world, so we aim to provide McClure students the opportunity to freely express their political viewpoints. In addition, the club strives to provide our members with a voice regarding the various issues of today and tomorrow so that we can work to create a more inclusive place by changing students' predisposed mindsets that they cannot create change.

    Planned Activities: We will provide students opportunities to discuss and problem-solve social and political issues in their school, community, and larger society. The social and political activism club will be dictated by the students, and we will co-create community outreach projects based on discussions and current events. We will create podcasts, get involved with organizations, create community service opportunities, work to join or create campaign organizations, and aim to always educate one another.

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Kinsey Rubio

    Audience: All Students

    Date: Bi-weekly on Thursdays from 2-3 pm.

    Location of Meetings: C111

    What to Bring: You do not need to bring anything to the club besides your ideas on social and political issues, ideas for activism, and articles or videos that you might wish to share with the group.

    Cost: $10.00

    Follow us on Social Media: @mcclurehighschoolspac

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Spanish Club

    Mission: The Spanish Club of McClure Health Science High School, Duluth, Georgia, will offer exposure to the Spanish-speaking world and its rich and diverse cultures.
    The intent is to be both educational and fun for its members who will look beyond the doors of their own homes and school to touch the lives of others.
    Being exposed to customs and cultures outside the classroom and gaining insightful experiences will help the Spanish Club members compete in our increasingly bilingual nation, as well as throughout our global community.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Jeimy Soto Leon

    Audience: Students who are taking Spanish courses or who have taken Spanish courses.

    Date: First Monday of the Month

    Location of Meetings: C123

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Student Council

    Mission: Student Council is a body of student representatives that plan and promotes school events for council and school-wide leadership development while promoting school spirit, community service, and philanthropic fundraising.

    Planned Activities: School Spirit Initiatives, Local and State Leadership Conferences, Community Service/Philanthropic Events, Student Leadership Development, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Initiatives

    Affiliations: Georgia Association of Student Councils - GACS (State), Southern Association of Student Councils - SACS (Regional), National Association of Student Councils - NASC (National)

    Sponsor: Dr. Jimmie McKinley

    Audience: All Students

    Date: First & Third Thursdays

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $25.00

    Follow us on Social Media: stuco_mcclure

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Sustainable McClure Advisory Council (SMAC)

    Mission: Our mission is to promote sustainability in the Meadowcreek/McClure community by raising our awareness and providing education about the benefits of a sustainable lifestyle through increased student engagement at the elementary, middle, and school levels.

    Planned Activities: At its core SMAC intends to bring awareness to a sustainable lifestyle. We will accomplish this by forming relationships with local organizations such as Gwinnett Clean-and-Beautiful, Parks and Recreation. We would also perform outreach activities such as attending Elementary and Middle School community events, social media campaigns, school-wide campaigns, and sustainability expo informing the community about sustainability and our club's progress. We also like to do cleanup activities such as Adopt-a-Stream, and Adopt-a-Road. There would not only help clean up local ecosystems but also do research on our ecosystems and how behaviors such as littering affect it. Using that information we would come up with possible solutions to prevent further harm to our environment.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Savannah Beach (Peek)

    Audience:  All Students

    Date: Twice a month on Tuesdays

    Location of Meetings: D123

    What to Bring: 

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • The Passion Project Organization

    Mission: Connecting great minds to make them more productive and successful is a primary attribute of this organization. Students will be working effectively and quickly to capture the fundamental functions and unleash their inner passion. This organization strives to help others by working together and pushing them to excel and do work that represents them not only academically but also personally. Another key attribute to this organization is commitment; showing up and doing the work is beneficial because it portrays how passionate you are about your life goals. The Passion Project Organization releases your curiosity and energy and puts it into something that excites and inspires “you” to be you.

    Planned Activities: Each student will work on their passion project by picking a topic, whether that’s leadership skills in middle school students, researching protein physics, or political issues in the world. The student can make a website, create a podcast, write a book, start a youtube channel, or research a topic they are passionate about. The student can reach out to professors at universities or leaders to guide them throughout their research and project. This passion project will help the student build
    something of their own that they are passionate about, and it will put them at the top of the list
    when applying to college. We will even help students with creating their resumes and reaching
    out to professors if they need help. 

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Teresa Brooks

    Audience:  9th-11th Grade Students

    Date: Every Tuesday

    Location of Meetings: TBD

    Cost: N/A

    The Passion Project Organization Website

  • Ultimate Frisbee Team

    Mission: To learn and play ultimate frisbee that encourages competition while maintaining respect for your opponents, fair play, and fun.

    Planned Activities: USAU high school tournaments and competition with other schools

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor:  Katherine Carver

    Audience: Students who wish to learn and play ultimate frisbee with their peers.

    Date: Every Thursday

    Location of Meetings: Gym/ Intramural field

    What to Bring: Athletic clothes (shorts, shirt, socks, and shoes) and water

    Cost: USAU dues only; tournament in the Spring Semester

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Vex Robotics

    Mission:  Vex Robotics creates tools to shape learners into the problem-solving leaders of tomorrow.

    Planned Activities:  Vex IQ Challenge, Vex Robotics Competition, Robotics Summer Workshops & Camps

    Affiliations:  Innovation First International, Inc. & Vex Robotics, Inc., Robotics Education & Competition Foundation

    Sponsor:  Teresa Brooks and John Forshey

    Audience:  All students excited about hands-on STEM learning.

    Date: TBD

    Location of Meetings: Z-Space Lab

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Yearbook

    Mission:  To create a quality yearbook for all students and staff that reflects the activities of the school year.

    Planned Activities:  Students will take pictures and create pages in a digital design program. Students will report on and interview students at all school activities.

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Theresa Ryan & Donna Stohr

    Audience:  Students interested in photography and designing the yearbook

    Date: 12:23 - 1:50 pm during Advisement Class

    Location of Meetings: 

    What to Bring: Ideas for page development and what are wanted pages in the yearbook

    Social Media: mcclurehealthscienceyearbook

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.