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Class Advisory Boards
Purpose & Mission: Student group of 4 officers, 20-30 members for each class to represent and organize class activities, fundraisers.

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America to Africa
Purpose & Mission: To assist BVC INC. in completing the dorm house for 200 girls from Victory orphanage in Phalombe, Malawi (Africa)
Sponsor: Mr. Hoskins
Meetings: Friday mornings, 7:45 am, Band Room
Cost: TBD
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement: None

Brazilian Portuguese 101
Purpose & Mission: To share the culture, food, music, and language of Brazil.
Sponsor: Ms. Kurth & Ms. Worthy
Meetings: Wildcat Wednesdays and possible after school service projects, Room 142
Cost: $20 Dues
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement: None

Catholic Club (Totus Tuus)
Purpose & Mission: To encourage Catholic students to grow spiritually and serve their community while learning about the Catholic faith.
Sponsor: Jeff Kent
Meetings: 7:45 am every other Tuesday, Room 522
Cost: None
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities:
Parent involvement: 

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)
Purpose & Mission: To encourage people to share their faith and make a difference in the community
Sponsor: Ms. Beasley, and Mr. Haddock
Meetings: Fridays 7:15 AM, Auditorium
Cost: None
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities: Outside speakers, worship music
Parent involvement: Volunteers to distribute breakfast

Gay/Straight Alliance
Purpose & Mission: To have a judgment-free safe haven for everyone/anyone

Sponsor: Dr. Wasson
Meetings: 1st and 3rd Thursday's
Cost: None
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities: Discussions, guest speakers
Parent involvement: None Required

Habitat For Humanity
Purpose & Mission: Building affordable housing for all people
Sponsor: Ms. Todoric
Meetings: Thursday's 7:45, Room422
Cost: $15; t-shirts an additional $10
When: Entire year, announced meetings in mornings
Background Req.: Parent permission & insurance for building
Activities: Fund-raising and building a house with area high schools
Parent involvement.: Not required but STRONGLY encouraged

Helping Hands
Purpose & Mission: To provide students with service opportunities
Sponsor: Mrs. Tavares
Meetings: Varies
Cost: $20 (Includes T-Shirt)
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None                                                                                                 Activities: Sandwich makeing for homeless shelters, PTSA School clean up, Elementary school Fall Festivals/Dances
Parent involvement.: Not required

Homeless Pet Club
Purpose & Mission: To be actively involved in the process of finding permanent homes for homeless dogs/pets
Sponsor: Dr. Maloney
Meetings: Thursdays at 3:30 in Room 512
Cost: $15 Club Dues
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None                                                                                                
Parent involvement.: Not required

International Club
Purpose & Mission: Helping our neighbors around the world while cultivating one's own identity
Sponsor: Ms. Huntington
Meetings: Friday mornings, 7:30 am, Room 525
Cost: $20 Dues
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None                                                                                                
Parent involvement.: None required

Jewish Student Club
Purpose & Mission: Opportunity to learn about Judaism, celebrate holidays, provide service to school
Sponsor: Stacy Regitsky
Meetings: Monthly
Cost: $5 dues, plus cost of t-shirt
When: Entire year, celebrations for major holidays
Background Req.: None
Activities: holiday celebrations, community service, STAND
Parent Involvement.: not required but appreciated, help with community service, refreshments

Key Club
Purpose & Mission: To change the world, one child & one community at a time
Sponsor:
Meetings: second & fourth Thursdays
Cost: $15 ;  $25 for dues and t-shirt
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities: fall and spring blood drives, Lupus Walk, assist Kiwanis Club of Marietta
Parent involvement.: Transportation, chaperones

Knot Sew Nothing - Wheeler Knitting Club
Purpose & Mission: To teach others how to knit basic products, such as hats, scarves, and headbands, and then once a month to deliver teh products to local cancer treatment centers
Sponsor: Ms. Buhler & Dr. Maloney
Meetings: Monday mornings, 7:45-8:15, Room 2013
Cost: $20 for t-shirts and knitting supplies
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement.: None

Little Library Club
Purpose & Mission: To give the gift of reading to those who cannot afford it
Sponsor: Ms. Halfacre
Meetings: Thursday mornings before the start of school
Cost: NONE
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement.: None

Magnet Student Advisory Board
Purpose & Mission: To enhance, encourage, and represent social & academic needs of all Magnet students
Sponsor: Dr. Crooks
Meetings: Monthly
Cost: None
When: Entire year
How to join: 9th graders must complete application and win election
Background Req.: Desire to assist with magnet activities
Activities: Promote Magnet students' involvement in Wheeler activities & to provide a vehicle for leadership. The Board is elected by Magnet students.
Parent involvement.: Support is solicited!

Men and Women of Distinction
Purpose & Mission: To develop leaders through community service
Sponsor: Coach Mays, Ms. Aragon
Meetings: Thursdays before school, Room 2047; Every third Tuesday or Thursday during Lunch
Cost: $10
When: Entire school year
Background Req.: None
Activities: HBCU College Fair, Talent/Fashion Show, Holiday Jam, clothing & food drive, MLK Assembly
Parent involvement: Help with transportation, fundraisers

Project Darasani
Purpose & Mission: Project Darasani’s mission is to empower children by  giving them the opportunity to get an education through the means of fundraising, collecting schools supplies to send to Africa, etc.
Sponsor: Mr. Walstead
Meetings: Fridays, 7:45 am, Every other week or once a month
Cost: TBD
When: Entire school year
Background Req.: None

Red Pants Club
Purpose & Mission: Earn service hours by donating clothing to clothing drives
Sponsor: Dr. Wasson
Meetings: Once a month, Friday mornings, Orchestra Room
Cost: None
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement.: None

She's the First
Purpose & Mission: To sponsor girls' education in developing nations, giving them the chance to become the first in their families to graduate from secondary schools
Sponsor: Ms. Moudgal
Meetings: Monday, 7:30 am, Downstairs Magnet
Cost: $15 Dues
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement.: None

S.O.S. (Serving our Service)
Purpose & Mission: To provide service to our service (Armed Forces) via community involvement
Sponsor: Mr. Orren Williams
Meetings: TBD
Cost: $15 Dues
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Parent involvement.: None

Student Council
Purpose & Mission: To enhance the lives of students at Wheeler through service
Sponsor: Ms. Young, Ms. Tavares
Meetings: Mondays & Tuesdays 7:45
Cost: None
When: Entire year (including preparation during summer)
How to join: Grades 10-12: applications for reps and officer elections in spring of prior year; Freshman in fall
Background Req.: Demonstrated involvement and willingness to work
Activities: football & basketball homecomings, Mr. Wildcat, Sweetheart Pageant, Powder Puff
Teacher recommendation needed: Yes
Parent involvement.: None required but appreciated

Wheeler Fights Cancer Club AKA Relay for Life
Purpose & Mission: Volunteer hours, fundraisers, & awareness of the fight against cancer
Sponsor: Ms. Lyons & Ms. Matthys
Meetings: Alternating morning/afternoon meetings TBA, Room 2003 
Cost: $20 dues and includes club T-shirt
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities: Monthly fundraisers and participation in Relay Walks
Parent involvement: Yes

Wheeler United
Sponsor: Mr. Michael Williams
Meetings: Weekly
Dues:  None
Activities: Charitable fundraising and service activities

Workers of Wheeler
Purpose & Mission: To serve the Wheeler community by assisting the students and staff of Wheeler Grounds in the coffee shop.
Sponsor: Ms. Huston & Mr. Case
Meetings: TBA
Cost: TBA
When: Entire year
Background Req.: None
Activities: TBA
Parent Involvement.: Transportation, chaperones, fundraising