2020-2021 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.
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.
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.
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. 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.”
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
Mary Beth Jager Chess Club is a fun club consisting of members of all ability levels. The "Original Game of Thrones"
Alliance Dance Club
Brandy Duff The Alliance Dance Club is an exciting club for students that enjoy dancing. Students can create choreographies with several forms of dance and practice them with the other members. Students also have the chance to perform at a year end showcase or smaller events during the school year.
Tracie Self Students learn how to research, write, and speak in preparation for Debate Competition. We meet once a week from August-November. Joan Irwin DECA prepares emerging leaders and
entrepreneurs for careers in marketing,
finance, hospitality and management
in high schools and colleges around
Electrathon Race Team
Electrathon America is a race program where teams must design, build, and race a vehicle as far as possible in 1-hour endurance races.
Vehicles are purpose built, electric powered, machines optimized for efficiency in every way possible. The bodies are constructed to be as aerodynamic as possible, the mechanical systems are assembled to reduce friction and energy loss, and the drivers are trained to control the cars in a way which conserves the most energy while still competing at a high level.
Esports Gaming Club
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.
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
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.
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,
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.
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.
The mission of HOSA is to empower Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
Theresa Adamczyk 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 Math Team provides an opportunity for students to participate in math competitions outside of school. This has been a challenging year for competitions, as in the past the majority were face to face competitions. The AMC 10/12 Math Competition will be on February 4 at Alliance. We are hoping to participate in some other virtual competitions in the Spring.
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.
Jessica Demerly MDJunior is a nonprofit leadership society with the mission of mobilizing the youth to bridge the health gap. We empower our members to be leaders in healthcare and service by volunteering at health-related community centers, covering academic essentials of healthcare, and organizing visits to hospitals to gain hands-on experience.
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.
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.
National English Honor Society
NEHS is open to high school students and select faculty who have demonstrated exceptional ability in such areas as literary analysis, media studies, composition, linguistic study, and creative writing, and who meet the requirements of membership.
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. 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
Personal Finance Club
Meghan Morales Personal Finance Club is a student organization that works to promote financial literacy and financial independence amongst high-school students, and to prepare them for a future bound to be centered around investing, finance, and taxes. Hop on over to engage in perspective-filled discussions about the market, and to join AAI's inaugural mock mutual fund!
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).
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.
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.
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
Student Diversity Club
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.
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.
9th Grade Class Sponsor Amanda Ostrosky 10th Grade Class Sponsor Lauren Nickell 11th Grade Class Sponsor Erin Overby 12th Grade Class Sponsor Melanie Dunn