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Club NameClub Sponsor(s)DescriptionMeeting Dates/Location
Allatoona Key ClubCharles Ellwood
Andrea Fousch

Key Club is an International Service Club.  Members volunteer and earn community service hours within the high school and community projects.  Included in the $30 membership fee is an Allatoona Key Club t-shirt.

No invitation is required for membership, but the club does have a dues required for active membership.

https://allatoonakeyclub.weebly.com 

Dates TBD

AP LeadershipAndrea StumpfAP Leadership is an organization that recognizes the academic and leadership successes of AP students and AP teachers at Allatoona. These 8-10 student leaders have been recommended by their AP teachers to represent Allatoona’s AP community.
TBD in the morning
Art ClubLaura McInerny
Lori Jackson
Art club has been crated to facilitate students passion for visual art.  We will be creating art for the school, community, and entering contests and shows, as well as,  sharing artwork with our peers.
Third Thursday of every month
3:45 PM (Tentative dates: 8/16, 9/20, 10/18, 11/15, 12/20, 1/17, 2/21, 3/21, 4/18, and 5/16. Dates subject to change due to school holiday or testing)
Athletic LeadershipAmie HowardThe mission of Athletic Leadership is to build character and leadership skills in selected student athletes at Allatoona High School. Students in AL will participate in bi-monthly meetings that focus on creating a positive leadership environment for all teams. AL participants provide multiple services to Allatoona High School and its feeder schools including Read with a Buc, SuperHero Night, community pep rallies, car rider assistance, and many others. Students in Athletic Leadership are selected for nomination by their coach and then undergo an interview process prior to admission.Buc Block - Friday twice monthly
Beta ClubCraig Dean
Amanda Edwards

Leading through service, character, and attitude.

http://allatoonabetaclub.weebly.com 

2nd Monday of each month

Orchestra Room

Bookaneers Book Club
Gena CochranWe will select high interest, Young Adult fiction to read and meet monthly to discuss. Books will be chosen from Read Woke, YALSA Teens' Top Ten, Georgia Peach Nominees, and the TOME It List covering a variety of genres. This is a very relaxed club that generally meets on Friday mornings before school. Please join us!
Day of week TBA 7:45 a.m. Media Center Reference Room
Buc Tech AcademyBrandy Forbes
Karen Rodgers

* Circuit boards and motors

* Python programming

* Build a Website

https://ahsbuctec.wordpress.com/ 

http://www.ahsbuctec.com/ 

Membership is open to ALL students.

Sign up and pay dues on MyPaymentsPlus.

Tuesdays from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM in the Media Center
Buccaneer WoodworkingJoseph Lanierhttp://www.allatoonahs.com/buccaneer-woodworking/
Participation through class
Diamond DollsAmanda 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.

Membership is by application - watch for an informational meeting in December!
Dates and Times TBD
Fashion ClubChassity Frost
Lauren Hopkins
FIDM Fashion Club mentors high school and college students who want to pursue careers in design and creative business.  This club will help students get a head start in learning about textiles, design, and business management, while also offering a platform to meet new friends who love expressing their creativity too. The club is a way for students of diverse backgrounds to collaborate on fashion, art, costume design, and entrepreneurial pathways. Also, FIDM gives club members access to exclusive scholarships to FIDM, up to $40,000.

For more information on Fashion Club, please visit their site: https://www.cobbk12.org/allatoona/page/56523/fashion-club
Meeting Thursday, September 15, 2022, beginning at 3:45 PM in room 1406
FBLAMike DennisonFuture 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
FCCLAAnne Alejandro
Brinklee Leverett
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) education in public and private school through grade 12. FCCLA offers intra-curricular resources and opportunities for students to pursue careers that support families. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.

Membership is by invitation.
Dates and Times TBD
Film ClubRaef WilliamsEver wanted to work on a movie set – direct actors for screen, work behind the camera, and edit the work into a finished film? We’ve got just what you’re looking for – Film Club. Students of all ages participate in industry-aligned projects designed to give students a taste of Hollywood here at Allatoona. From story design and screenwriting, to shooting, acting, and editing – students will create their own films and, hopefully, friendships as well. Film Club – meeting after school the last Thursday of every month from 3:30 – 5:30. Cost? $25

Date:

Last Thursday of each month from 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM


French ClubAndrea GwynnFrench 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!

Membership open to all Allatoona students.
2nd Wednesday of every month starting in September from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM in Mme. Gwynn’s room
French Honor SocietyAndrea GwynnFrench 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.

Membership by invitation only.
3rd Wednesday of every month starting in September from 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM  in Mme. Gwynn’s room
Friends ClubAbigail Bulliner
Noelle Cockrell
Jhanna Anderson
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
Girl UpJhanna AndersonGirl Up was founded by the United Nations Foundation in 2010 and works across a global community of partners to achieve gender equality worldwide.  Girl Up believes that no matter their background, girls have the power to transform themselves, their communities, and the world around them. Girl Up is a global movement of empowered young women leaders who defend gender equality. Through leadership development training, Girl Up gives girls the resources and platform to start a movement for social change wherever they are in order to achieve equal rights for every girl. Because the belief is “When Girls Rise, We All Rise.”

Club dues are $25 per year.

Membership is open to all.
https://community.girlup.org/
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2nd Monday each month at 3:30 PM
HOSA, Future Health ProfessionalsTBD

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
Meeting times and other events will be posted on our website, online calendar, and announced on our Remind list.
Interact ClubChristy Jackson

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.
Wednesdays at 7:45 AM
Jazz BandMark GurnowThis group is an audition-based ensemble, but it is also open to any pianist, rhythm guitar, or bass player at Allatoona High School.Wednesdays at 3:45 PM
Lucky Bucs

Andrea Whitley

Lauren Hopkins

Colleen Cahal

Donna Morgan

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 TBD at 3:30 PM

Room 2305
Math Team/ Mu Alpha Theta

Amanda Edwards
Rachel Taylor

Math team helps develop enthusiasm, interest, & critical thinking in mathematics through participation in friendly competition with other county schools. Members of the math team have the opportunity to become members of Mu Alpha Theta (National High School & Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society).

Follow us on Instagram @ahsbucsmathteam

Dates/Times will be distributed via Math Team remind (approximately 2 meetings per month).


The Minority Representation Association (MRA)
James Bouyer
Brinklee Leverett
The Minority Representation Association is an organization that attempts to embrace and validate unheard and unrepresented minorities on and off campus.
Dates and Times TBD
(Allatoona) Mountain Bike TeamPepper Misinco
Andrew Wilcox
Seventh year area composite team out of Allatoona Creek that includes students from Allatoona, Harrison, Hillgrove, and Marietta. Sixty riders last year and looking for more riders of any skill level. Riders do not have to compete, and all are welcome.
Mondays and Thursdays
6:30 PM
National Honor Society    

Matthew BIshop

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), leadership, service, and character and is by invite only based on student GPA.
Visit National Honor Society page for documents including calendar and community service form!
Dates and Times TBD
SkillsUSA    
Raef Williams

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.
Mondays at 8:00 AM
Sources of StrengthRobin Rohrbach
Jhanna Anderson
Donna Morgan
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.

   Membership is by application, but we would LOVE to have LOTS of new students join us this year!
2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month at 7:45 AM
Spanish ClubPamela Ruffner

Students explore the Spanish culture and language outside of the classroom.  You do not have to be in Spanish class to attend, just want to learn about the culture.

2nd Wednesday of each month starting in September from 3:35 PM - 4:30 PM in Sra. Ruffner's room (2407)
Spanish National Honor SocietyPamela Ruffner
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.
Sra. Ruffner's room (2407)
Spirit ClubMeredith CarterWorking closely with The HELM, Spirit Club will work together to promote Buccaneer Spirit throughout the year.    
Dates and Times TBD
The HELMMeredith Carter

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.

Membership is by application and interview.

Tuesdays from 7:30 a.m. – 8:15 a.m. in the HELM Room
Thespian Society    
Traci Kemp
Drama ClubWednesdays at 7:30 AM
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/
Dates and Times TBD

Organization NameOrganization Sponsor(s)DescriptionMeeting Dates/Location
Diversity Club
Student Run Organization
Remind (TBA)

Melody McAllister
Mission: To celebrate diversity in all its forms and to unify people of all backgrounds, beliefs and walks of life. We strive to make Allatoona a safer and more accepting place for all students and staff.

All are welcome. Email Melody McAllister at melody.mcallister@cobbk12.org if you need more information.
The second Wednesday of the month at 3:40 PM - location TBA. An activity will occur in the last week of each month.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes    

Student Run Organization

David Eeles
Aaron Harrison
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. During our time together we will play games, worship, and have speakers that will challenge students/coaches in their walk with Christ. This club is not just for athletes, but for any student that desires to be a part of a Christian community.  
Fridays, 7:30 AM – 8:10 AM
Room 1218