2019-2020 Alliance Academy for Innovation Clubs & Organizations Club/Organization Sponsor Description Meeting Dates and Times
Chris Monroe Academic Bowl is a quiz-based, team competition that tests students' knowledge across a wide variety of academic subjects. Students will compete against other teams throughout Forsyth County and across the state of Georgia.
Thursdays, 8:00AM - 8:40AM
Alliance Christian Fellowship
The purpose of this club shall be:
1. Fellowship - To make new friends and grow in our faith with one another.
2. Worship - To play Christian music with a band.
3. Spread the Gospel - Sharing the good news of Jesus with kids at Alliance.
4. To grow our relationship in Christ - by building each other up and by prayer, all things are possible through him.
First meeting 9/6, 7:45AM
Alliance Dance Club
Lauren Nickell The Alliance Dance Club provides an opportunity for students to create, learn, and perfect a variety of dance styled routines to be enjoyed and shared. Every other Friday in the STEM Gym
Art for Good
Traci Self Art for Good is an organization tasked with creating works of art which are utilized to better the community through creativity. Once a month, Friday after school
Avenger Sports Club
The Avenger Sports Club will introduce fundamental skills, strategies, and rules associated with various sports games, such as badminton, table tennis, corn hole, soccer, volleyball, and others. Thursdays, 8:15AM-8:45AM in gym Amy Poulsen BETA Club helps build young men and women of character and leadership while serving the community. As an academic service club, it promotes within the school and local community “the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.” 3rd Wednesday of each month starting on 9/18/19
Ashley Brumbelow Every month, our club will be creating different types of art works and crafts which will be donated to senior centers, children's hospitals, and other organizations Friday mornings 8:00AM-8:45AM, first meeting 9/6
Mary Beth Jager Chess Club is a fun club consisting of members of all ability levels. The "Original Game of Thrones" Wednesdays, 8:00AM-8:50AM in Innovation Lounge
CyberAvengers is a co-curricular extension of the cyber classroom and sub-division of FBLA. This club focusing on providing members with industry training, opportunities for leadership and team competition activites through partnership with industry mentors, fieldtrips and a variety of competitions. Tentative competitions include school based and cloud based capture the flag events like picoCTF, CyberPatriot, GirlsGoCyber, CyberStart, TSA & FBLA. Training: Thursdays 3:15PM-5:00PM
Debra McCormick Students learn how to research, write, and speak in preparation for Debate Competition. We meet once a week from August-November. First meeting 9/6, every other Friday 8-8:45AM through the end of October Joan Irwin DECA prepares emerging leaders and
entrepreneurs for careers in marketing,
finance, hospitality and management
in high schools and colleges around
10/15, 11/5, 12/3, 1/21, 2/4, 3/3, 4/21, 5/5
Chris Webb The Eco Club is based on making our environment cleaner. We will focus on ways that we can reduce waste and pollution in our school, and also in our community. We will also try to raise awareness of the problems in our environment, and to encourage others to do a more active role in making our world cleaner. First Tuesday every month except January and April. The meetings those months will be January 14th and April 21st
Alliance Esports Gaming Club
Hector Jimenez The Alliance Esports Gaming Club provides and opportunity for students at Alliance Academy to participate with fellow students to unwind, enjoy and play against each other via various games and platforms. Games available for immediate play include but are not limited to League of Ledgends, Smite, Rocket League, Super Smash Bros., etc. No 1st person shooter games or games with limited violence are permitted Forsyth County Schools and its Code of Conduct. Tuesdays, 3:15PM - 4:45PM from September 3rd to March 31st
The FIRST ® Robotics Competition is an annual competition that helps young people discover the rewards and excitement of education and careers in science, engineering, and technology. The program challenges high-school-aged students – working with professional Mentors – to design and build a robot, and compete in high-intensity events that reward the effectiveness of each robot, the power of team strategy and collaboration, and the determination of students
Fall: Tuesdays, 4-6PM
Spring: Mondays, 4-6PM, Tuesdays 4-7PM, Thursdays 4-7PM
Teams are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Fall: Mondays and Tuesdays 4-6PM, Thursdays 4-8PM;
Spring, as needed
Jennifer Crowder The mission of FBLA is to inspire and prepare "students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences." Students gain experience and recognition in leadership development, academic competitions, career educational programs, and community service, Chapter meetings 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, 12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21; 3:15PM
Sylvia Everson The German Club will be a club for students interested in the language and culture of Germanic countries. Sylvia Everson The German National Honor Society is an academic organization that promotes the study of the German Language and the culture of Germanic countries. It is affiliated with the national organization and its members may participate in a variety of cultural and service opportunities. Meetings begin Spring 2020 semester
Girls of Grace
The purpose of this club shall be:
1. To spread the gospel of God ,and help young teens understand the purpose of reading the bible.
2. Help teens become better people mentally and spiritually.
3. Get more in depth of making a better way of life.
4. Discuss daily struggles, and how to handle situations the proper way
Habitat for Humanity
Hector Jimenez Habitat for Humanity-North Central Georgia address the housing need for families in North Fulton, Cherokee, Forsyth and Dawson Counties. To date it has built over 300 homes, repaired over 50 and has served over 1,300 families. Students 16 years or older are welcome to join. Students will meet as needed to prepare for projects
The mission of HOSA is to empower Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
Candi Clark Key Club is an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership.High school student members of Key Club perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives. They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects and holding elected leadership positions at the club, district and international levels.
Terri Cline The Math team participates in mathematics competitions. Some of the competitions are after school while others take place during the school day. Some competitions take place on Saturdays at various high schools and colleges. Tuesdays 3:15-4:00PM
Zack Elrod The Georgia Mock Trial Competition helps students gain an understanding of the legal system by providing opportunities for school teams to participate in academic competitions where players assume attorney and witness roles in a court case. Lawyers coach students in developing questioning, critical thinking and oral advocacy skills. Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5PM in courtroom
Mathematics Honor Society dedicated to promoting the enjoyment of mathematics. Currently, more than 124,000 students are Mu Alpha Theta members at more than 2,633 schools in the United States and in 23 foreign countries. Fridays 8:15-8:45AM
Muslim Student Association
The Muslim Student Association is a worldwide organization open to students of all faiths. It’s main goals are to promote an educational and informative outlook of Islam that helps to address and eliminate misconceptions of the religion today. MSA provides a new perspective of muslim life not expressed in the media, and to enlighten both Muslims and non-Muslims through camaraderie and shared beliefs. It aims to provide a platform where students can freely discuss religion and develop cultural understanding for all types of faiths.
Rhetta Roy The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1921. Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, US Territories, Canada, and around the world. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. The Alliance Academy for Innovation NHS Chapter will accept applications in the very near future and induct its charter membership and leadership in January of 2020. Taking applications and inductions will be mid-January Mary Beth Jager The nationally recongized Honor Society for students enrolled in Career and Technical courses who demonstrate excellence in their studies and who are actively involved in their Career Technical Student Organization (DECA, FBLA, FIRST, HOSA, SkillsUSA, TSA). Students complete requirements through their individual CTSO
Jessica Reid The purpose of the R.A.M.E.N. club is to spread kindness around the school and help others feel loved.
Dixie Hamilton, Jessica Demerly, Tracie Self, Lisa Oswald Science Olympiad is one of the premier science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges designed to increase K-12 student and teacher participation in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Invitations 10/12 SFHS, 11/9 Lambert, 1/18 Brookwood
Thursdays 8:00-8:55AM and 3:05-4:00PM
Phyllis Pizzino The mission of Student Leadership to gather effective leaders who can address both opportunities and challenges of today’s society. We want to bring leaders with diverse ideas and experiences. Students are encouraged to engage in community service and develop connections to the community. Our goal is to create powerful leaders and volunteers to give back to Forsyth County.
Member Meetings 8:15AM-8:45AM
9/11, 10/09, 11/13, 12/11, 1/15, 2/12, 3/11, 4/08, 5/13
SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of America's skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training. SkillsUSA is one of the largest student organizations in the nation. Students have the opportunity to compete in competitions that cover a wide variety of career skills as well as meet other students from all over the nation.
Chapter membership meetings:
1st Tuesday of every month, 8-8:45AM and 3:15-4PM
The Spanish National Honor Society is an academic organization that promotes the study of the Spanish Language and the culture of Hispanic countries. It is affiliated with the national organization and its members may participate in a variety of cultural and service opportunities.
Student group established to meet and discuss current events and other political topics through a debate type setting. Open discussion Thursday afternoon, every other week 1st semester- 8/22, 9/5, 9/19, 10/10, 10/24, 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/19
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses, members learn through exciting competitive events, leadership opportunities and much more.
Candi Clark TED Ed helps build self-confidence and public speaking skills. Discover and explore great ideas with new (or old) friends. Students research and develop ideas worth sharing and learn how to present their ideas to the world in the form of TED-style talks.
Adam Demerly Vibha has a goal of involving the Youth in a cause that helps under privileged children. Allows youth to make a positive impact on society. Various volunteering opportunities. Every third Thursday 8:15-8:45AM, Room 3502
Nick Crowder The video club members will work to create videos to support Alliance Academy activities. This could be for class purposes, promoting the school, highlighting student work or club compeitions and more. Students will learn about all 3 phases of video production; pre-production, production and post production. Mondays 8-8:50AM and 3:05-4PM 9th Grade Class Sponsor Amanda Ostrosky 10th Grade Class Sponsor Lauren Nickell 11th Grade Class Sponsor Erin Overby