• Alliance clubs

    2018-2019 Alliance Academy for Innovation Clubs & Organizations





    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. Monday afternoons from 3:10 - 4:00, Thursday mornings from 8:00 - 8:50.
    Beta Club Hector Jimenez 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.” Thursdays, as called for by club leadership or sponsor. From 3:10 to 3:50
    Debate Jenny Gilmore Students learn how to research, write, and speak in preparation for Debate Competition. We meet once a week from August-November. Tuesday morning, from 8:00-8:45
    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.
    FIRST Robotics Competition (Robotics) Jon Welsch 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 Tuesdays after school starting in november
    FIRST Tech Challenge (Robotics) Jon Welsch Nick Crowder 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. Mondays, Afterschool until 6:00pm, tuesday and thursday open labs until 7:30
    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, During Innovation:
    Sept 21
    Nov 2
    Dec 7
    *One Tuesday/month after school-specific dates TBA
    *Open Lab Tuesdays after school for competitions & committee meetings.
    HOSA Kochevar/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. Second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 8:15--8:50.
    Lifetime Sports Jaime Fisher Heath Hover Lifetime sports will introduce fundamental skills, strategies, and rules associated with lifetime sports games, such as badminton, table tennis, bocce ball, corn hole, ladder golf, pickle ball, and others. 8:00-8:45 Tuesday mornings, starting on 9/4
    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. The following Tuesdays 3:10-3:45 September 11, October 9 & 16, November 6 & 13, December 4 & 11, January 8 & 15, February 5 & 12, March 12 & 19
    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. Tuesdays or Wednesdays until 5 pm until October. After October, 2 x per week (TBD)
    Science Olympiad Science Department 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). Wednesday mornings from 8-8:50 in one of the science teachers rooms (rotating)
    SkillsUSA Holly Scroggs Jack Rogers 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. Semester One: September 12 at 8am-8:45am and 3:15pm-4pm, October 12 at 9:05am-9:30am, October 17 at 8am-8:45am and 3:15pm-4pm, November 16 at 9:05am-9:30am, and December 5 at 8am to 8:45am and 3:15pm-4pm.
    Student Leadership Phyllis Pizzino James Parrish 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.  
    Technology Student Association (TSA) Jon Welsch Chris Webb 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.  
    Avenger Spirit Club Erin Overby The purpose of the the Spirit Club is to promote school spirit amongst the students in order to demonstrate the Avenger Way!!! 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 8:30
    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. Thursday mornings from 8-8:45 and Thursday after school unitl 4:00. Students can attend either meeting, or both
    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. Every other Wednesday 8:15 room 3305
    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. First Tuesday of every month from 8:00--8:45 in room 2505.
    Esports Anthony Tarantino 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.  
    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.  We meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month before school in room 2202.  Fall semester meetings will be on Sept. 18th, Oct. 16th,  Nov. 13th, and Dec 18th
    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 before school