• 2019-2020 Alliance Academy for Innovation Clubs & Organizations
    Club/Organization Sponsor Description Meeting Dates and Times

    Academic Bowl

    AAI 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.

     Mondays, 3:10PM-4:00PM

    Thursdays, 8:00AM - 8:40AM

    Alliance Christian Fellowship

    Alliance Christian Fellowship  

    Jennifer Burnham 

     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

    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

    Avenger Sports Club

    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. Thursdays, 8:15AM-8:45AM in gym

    Beta Club

    BETA

    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

    C2D

    C2D

    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

    Chess Club

    Chess Club

    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

     

    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 3:15PM-5:00PM

    Events/Competitions TBA

    Debate

    Debate Club

    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

    DECA

    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.
     10/15, 11/5, 12/3, 1/21, 2/4, 3/3, 4/21, 5/5

    ECO Club

    ECO Club

    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

    E-sports

    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 play vs platform.  Tuesdays, 3:15PM - 4:45PM from September 3rd to March 31st

     

    FIRST Robotics Competition (Robotics)

    FIRST

    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)

    FIRST

    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 and Tuesdays 4-6PM, Thursdays 4-8PM;

    Spring, as needed

    Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

    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,  Chapter meetings 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, 12/17, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21; 3:15PM

    German Club

    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

    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.  Meetings begin Spring 2020 semester

    Girls of Grace

    Girls of Grace

    Kris Watkins

    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

    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

    HOSA

    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

    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.  

    Math Team

    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.  Tuesdays 3:15-4:00PM

    Mock Trial

    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.  Mondays and Wednesdays 3:30-5PM in courtroom

    Mu Alpha Theta

    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.  Fridays 8:15-8:45AM

    Muslim Student Association

    MSA

    Dixie Hamilton  

    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 Honor Society

    NHS

    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

    National Technical Honor Society

    NTHS

    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

    R.A.M.E.N Club

    RAMEN

    Jessica Reid The purpose of the R.A.M.E.N. club is to spread kindness around the school and help others feel loved.  

    Science Olympiad

    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).

    Invitations 10/12 SFHS, 11/9 Lambert, 1/18 Brookwood

    Thursdays 8:00-8:55AM and 3:05-4:00PM

    SHIELD

    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.

    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

    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

    Spanish National Honor Society 

    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.  

    Student Activism

    Student Activism

    Theresa Adamczyk

    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

    Technology Student Association (TSA)

    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

    TED

    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.  

    Vibha Club

    Vibha

    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

    Video Club

     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.  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