After school clubs offer something for everyone


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First meeting for Key Club

Aikido Club, open to all students, is focused on practicing the Japanese martial art. For information, see sponsors, Howard Palmer or Corinna Greb. Meetings are Thursday nights and Saturday mornings at 416 S. Elm St.

Anime Club, sponsored by art teacher Valery Smith, meets after school Thursdays until 5:00 in room 310.

Art Club members meet in Room 307 after school until 5:30 every Wednesday. Ask art teacher James Rosin for details.

The Bass Fishing Club offers members the opportunity to fish both recreational and competitively. Meetings are off campus. See sponsor Rhonda Weldon in room 224 to learn more.

The Business Professionals of America is an organization dedicated to improving the skills of individuals, educationally and for the future. See sponsor Barry Goad in room 200 to join.

Civil Liberties Club offers a place for discussions on real world topics in a mature manner. Meet up every Thursday in room 118 from 4:15-5:00 and speak to English teacher William Deaton to learn more.

Clay Target Team aims to teach students leadership skills and confidence building. See Ashley Ellsworth in 305/306 to learn more.

Crafts Club, sponsored by Valery Smith, offers a time and place for students to work on projects, school related or not. Meetings are Thursdays after school in room 310 until 5:00 PM.

Creative Writing Club offers aspiring writers a place to have their voices heard. Meetings are 8:15-8:40 a.m., every other Wednesday, in Darby Dyer’s room, #149.

The Cultural Perspectives Club, overseen by French teacher Wendy O’Hearn, is dedicated to educating students on different cultures from around the world, and helping them earn the Cultural Perspective Cord for graduation. See O’Hearn in room 143, A-day only, for information.

The Denton ISD Disk Golf Club, sponsored by Charles Brown, invites both pros and newcomers to the sport to play the game and have fun. Talk to Brown in room 305 /306 for more information.

DHS PAW (People for Animal Well-being) is a new vegetarian/vegan club on campus. The first meeting was at 8 a.m., Nov. 6 in lab 254.

Dungeons and Dragon Club offers students a place to join the action of the role-playing game. See sponsor Fred Mueller in room 228 to learn more.

Environmentalist Club aims to teach students to be more conscious of the environment. Meetings are every Wednesday at 8:00 a.m. in room 256, ask Gianluca Corsi for more information.

The Family, Career, and Community Leaders Of America (FCCLA) is a family- focused group promoting growth, leadership, and more. See Charles Brown in 305/306 to learn more.

Fashion Club meets from 4:30-5:30 p.m. every Tuesday in Room 303. See Martha Slack for more information.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), uniting passions for faith and athletics since 1954. Meetings are Fridays at 8 a.m. in the Field House. See coach John Ulrich to learn more.

French Club, sponsored by Emily Thomas and Wendy O’Hearn, takes place after school, once a month in room 146. Students are welcome to come learn about and celebrate the French culture, whether they take French or not.

The Gay Straight Alliance(GSA), sponsored by Heather Lentz, aims to promote a positive outlook on the LGBTQ community and give students a safe place to communicate with each other. Meetings are Thursdays after school in room 245.

I Am Second values fellowship and faith as well as putting others first. Meetings are the first three Wednesdays of each month at 4:15 p.m., in room 126. See sponsors Brian Redding and Shelby Weldon for information.

Interact Club brings together students to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Admission opens in January for the second semester. See English teacher Ashley Sharp for information.

Key Club promotes volunteer work and positively impacting the lives of others. Contact Social Studies teacher Matthew Johnson for details on joining.

Model United Nations meets every other Monday at 8 a.m. in room 149. Their next meeting is Nov. 27.

The Planeswalker Club meets Tuesdays after school. Learn to play Magic the Gathering, or bring a deck for open dueling. New members receive a free standard deck. See Rebecka Frey in room 207 for information.

P.O.W.E.R.(People Opting for Women’s Equal Rights) Club aims to clear up misconceptions on the feminist movement and offers an appropriate place to have topic related discussions. See Darby Dyer to learn more.

Spanish Honor Society is a great opportunity for students of the class to interact with each other and improve the Spanish speaking community. See Spanish teacher Kala Hall in room 145 to learn more.

Table Tennis Club, sponsored by AP Spanish teacher Don Place, is free of charge and open to anyone who’s interested in the game. Talk to Place in room 137 to join.