• 2019-2020 Alliance Academy for Innovation Clubs & Organizations
    Club/Organization Sponsor Description Meeting dates and times
    Academic Bowl 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 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.  
    Alliance Service Organization Theresa Adamczyk, Melanie Dunn Alliance Service Organization (ASO) is a student service organization created for students who are interested in doing service activities and projects within our school and community.   
    Avenger Spirit Club Kevin Dankosky The purpose of the Spirit Club is to promote school spirit amongst the students in order to demonstrate the Avenger Way!!!  
    Beta Club 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.”  
    CyberAvengers Jennifer Crowder/ Nick Crowder 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 3:15-5:00pm

    Events/Competitions TBA
    Debate Debra McCormick Students learn how to research, write, and speak in preparation for Debate Competition. We meet once a week from August-November.  
    DECA Joan Irwin DECA prepares emerging leaders and
    entrepreneurs for careers in marketing,
    finance, hospitality and management
    in high schools and colleges around
    the globe.
     
    E-sports Hector Jimenez Esports, or electronic sports, is the one and only varsity level sport at Alliance Academy. The Alliance Esport team will compete against other non-GHSA schools through various games supported by the playvs platform.  
    FIRST Robotics Competition (Robotics) Jon Welsch/Curtis Mathis 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
    FIRST Tech Challenge (Robotics) Jon Welsch/Curtis Mathis 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, Tuesdays 4-6pm, Thursdays 4-8pm;

    Spring, as needed
    Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) 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,  
    German Club Sylvia Everson The German Club will be a club for students interested in the language and culture of Germanic countries.  
    German National Honor Society 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.  
    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.  
    HOSA Janice Kochevar Greg Erdely
    The mission of HOSA is to empower Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience.
     
    Key Club 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.  
    Avenger Sports Club Jaime Fisher/Tim Tidwell 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.  
    Math Team 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.  
    Medical Art Club Greg Erdely Interested in improving your artistic talents? Join Artnatomy to increase your understanding of biology life sciences through art mediums such as sketching, painting, and modeling. We will meet weekly after-school to explore our talents collectively. As a organization, we will work together to share our skills and learn new forms of art, all while incorporating the human body and other systems. We will select one to two causes per year to support as a club through auctioning of our art and engagement with medical professionals.  
    Mock Trial 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.  
    Mu Alpha Theta Teri Cline Jessica Nelson 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.  
    National Honor Society Rhetta Roy    
    National Technical Honor Society Mary Beth Jager    
    Science Olympiad 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).  
    SHIELD 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 Holly Scroggs/Debra McCormick/Jack Rogers/Jasmine Solano 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.
    Technology Student Association (TSA) Christopher Webb Jon Welsch Curtis Mathis 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.  
    Ted Talk 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.  
    Video Club 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.  
    9th Grade Class Sponsor Amanda Ostrosky    
    10th Grade Class Sponsor Lauren Nickell    
    11th Grade Class Sponsor Erin Overby    
    Spanish National Honor Society Melanie Dunn 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.