Clubs

Palisade High School: Organizations 2016-2017

Organization
Faculty Sponsor(s)
Where
When
What We Do
Art Club

Mrs. Raper &

Mr. Moore

138A

Wednesdays 2:50-3:45

We will be working on both community and personal art projects, making a float for the parade, painting faces for the homecoming bazaar, pottery camp, souperbowl, etc.

Conservation Club

Mr. Korte &

Mr. Harrison

147B

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Conservation Club is an opportunity to get together with others and spend time working to generate excitement and action around the preservation of our resources on a school, community and global level.  We will seek to reduce waste from our school, increase opportunities for recycling and to join with organizations in the community to actively enjoy and improve our world. 

Drama Club & International Thespian Society

Stage

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

We sometimes have meetings after school about once a month. 

This group promotes all areas of theatre at PHS and in the community.  We put on performances, write plays, learn technical skills, attend improv nights, state conventions, and one-act festivals. Come join in our wonderful world of theatre.
FBLA
220D

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10 and

We have an after school activity once per month.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a local, state and national organization for students who are interested in developing their leadership skills. The purpose of FBLA is to prepare members for careers in business and to assist them by becoming better employees and citizens.  FBLA helps students develops leadership abilities, strengthen the confidence in themselves and their work, and offers a setting where members compete at regional, state, and national levels in business and technology curriculum.

We travel to conferences in Grand Junction, Vail, Denver, and hopefully after winning at district competition, then state competition, will go to national convention at a large city in the United States. You have the opportunity to network with students around the state and gain valuable leadership skills that will help you throughout life. There will be fundraisers and participation in community service. Our meetings are on Club Day and we have an after school activity once per month.

FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes
135A

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

The purpose of this club is to bring Christian athletes together to share and grow in their fellowship.  The club will be student ran and activities and projects will be determined by the members.
FCCLA
185DR

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is a national vocational student organization with family as the focus.  Members learn leadership skills, participate in fund raising and community service activities, and have opportunities to travel to conferences and compete in State events with potential to travel to Nationals. Students involved in FCCLA often receive scholarship opportunities and have fun!
Interact Club
307W

Thursdays

11:15-11:45

The Rotary Club is part of an international organization focused on bringing service to both local and global communities and providing leadership opportunities for students. 
Knowledge Bowl Team

Ms. Huntley

199C
 
*School sponsored extracurricular activity (treated much like an athletic sport) In teams, students will compete in a Jeopardy-like game of trivia. If interested, students will be able to join the Knowledge Bowl Team that competes with other schools during Saturday tournaments beginning in October.
La Raza
310W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

La Raza club promotes Latin American culture to challenge racial stereotypes, and share culturally significant activities with people interested in learning about diversity.
GBLT&Q Club
316W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

A group dedicated to providing education and support about being Gay, Bisexual, Lesbian, Transgender, and Questioning. This student-led group plans to create educational resources about GBLT&Q and teach how to show people who fall within these categories respect. They also plan to reach out to the community in a positive manner and provide support for others who are struggling either with themselves or others.

M.A.S.H./Red Cross Club
209D

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Medical awareness club for students interested in the medical and health fields.  We will meet and participate in hands-on activities.  We will give back to the community and school by learning and informing them of current health issues.
MESA Club

Mrs. Hellmann

 

212D

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

(Math, Engineering, Science Achievement): MESA Club’s goals are to encourage females and ethnic minorities to attend college, and to pursue a degree in math, a science, or engineering.  Meetings should probably be held once a week for math or engineering “challenges”, guest speakers, or to plan college trips.
NHS

Mr. Kennedy &

Mrs. Scroggins

146B
11:10 every Tuesday
National Honor Society is a prestigious national service club recognized by colleges that is open by invitation only to Sophomores – Seniors. Students are invited to join after they meet national standards based on grade point average, character, leadership, and service.
FIRST Robotics Club
Mr. Anderson
Off Campus
To be determined
Students design and build robots to compete in an annyally changing competition.  Students will learn skills relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  The club meets at the SBA Incubator Center and days and time to be determined.  Please contact PHS students, Avery Clark or William Ness, for further questions.
Running with the PACK

Mr. Carlo

148B

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

The purpose of Running With The Pack is to increase student attendance and spirit at all activities at PHS.  We want to create a true "Home Field/Court Advantage".  This club will be in charge of promoting and marketing activities at PHS.
Scrapbooking

Mrs. McFarlin &

Ms. Cochran

321W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Life is full of special moments…. Don’t let yours be just a memory!  Join us every Wednesday to learn how to turn your cell phone and camera pictures into a memory book, slide show, or just learn a cool way to post your photos online! 
SkillsUSA
131A

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.  SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled, and service occupations including health occupations and for further education.
Spanish Club
310W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Spanish Club focuses on fun activities to teach and experience Spanish culture and language.  We also serve the community through different means including the PHS Health Fair.  All people are welcome to come, learn and enjoy.
Speech and Debate
322W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

The goal of the Speech & Debate club is to assist students in bolstering their reading and writing skills in a fun and competitive environment.  The Speech & Debate club acts as a precursor to the more intensive (yet, still as fun!) Speech & Debate after-school travel team.
Student Link
310W

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Student Link is a faith based club that promotes making positive choices while in high school and into the future. Building friendships among club members is a major part of the club and to that end we play games and do activities. The club is student run.
Study Hall
214D

Wednesdays

10:40-11:10

Study Hall is a place where you can get some homework done during club time.  You will be expected to have academic items to work on and/or any book to read. We will provide academic help when needed.  If you don't have a club to attend, you can get some work done in Study Hall.