SWA CLUBS, ORGANIZATIONS AND ACADEMIC COMPETITIONS
SWA Club Mission Statement
- To create opportunities for ALL students to be able to explore and pursue activities and new interests that they may not have had an opportunity to partake in elsewhere. To offer programs that provide the opportunity to create a voluntary and positive connection with our school. To create and promote club programs that teach universal lessons, build confidence, relationships and character in a safe, monitored environment.
SWA Club Vision Statement
- For Southern Wake Academy to offer a wide variety of clubs that foster and nurture our student body interests while promoting achievement, student engagement, and the attitude and habits that lead to a work/college aspirations and success. We will continuously assess our activities to fit the wants and needs of a growing student population and an ever-changing global society.
Benefits of School Clubs
Clubs help students build supportive relationships among peers and adult staff, a key component in classroom engagement and college aspiration.
Structured activity programs create peer groups with higher aspirations and more commitment to academic success.
School club programs help promote healthy physical, psychological, emotional and social health.
The value of practice
How to apply themselves to a task
The satisfaction that comes from achievement
2019 - 2020 Clubs, Organizations & Academic Competitions ListOpen to: Membership by Invitation only: 10th - 12th grade
Meeting Day: Thursday in Bldg #4 Room #4301
About: Students will learn and develop their techniques and appreciation for the theater.
Advisor: Mrs. Kidd, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Parenting and Child Development
- Principles of Family and Human Services
- To provide opportunities for personal development and preparation for adult life
- To strengthen the function of the family as a basic unity of society
- To encourage democracy through cooperative action in the home and community
- To encourage individual and group involvement in helping achieve global cooperation and harmony
- To promote greater understanding between youth and adults
- To provide opportunities for making decisions and for assuming responsibilities
- To prepare for the multiple roles of men and women in today's society
- To promote Family and Consumer Sciences and related occupations
Open to: All grades
Meeting Day: Friday (once a month) in Bldg #4 Room #4301
About: Coming soon....
Advisor: Mrs. Kidd, email@example.com
National Honors Society
Open to: Membership by Invitation only: Grades 10th - 12th
Meeting Day: Thursday (once a month) in Bldg #4 Room #4302
About: Coming soon...
Advisor: Mrs. Jutton, firstname.lastname@example.org
Open to: All Grades
Meeting Day: Tuesday in Bldg #4 Room #4108
Project 7 (P7) Club “is a student-led and student-driven opportunity for students to participate in a spiritually-inspired, relationship-oriented, community-serving project”.
The P7 Mission Statement is Unlock Faith, Unleash Truth, Elevate Christ, and Serve Others.
Paws and Claws
Open to: 6th - 8th grade
Meeting Day: Wednesday in Bldg #2 Room #201
Students will be building and programming “BOTS”. This club will be instructed by a professional programmer from ISSA (Information Systems Security Professionals Association, Raleigh Chapter).
Advisor: Mrs. Neumann, email@example.com
Open to: Middle school students
Meeting Day: Tuesday in Bldg#2 Room #210
About: One of the best leadership learning opportunities at SWA is its Student Council. Three representatives per middle school grade are elected annually by the entire middle school body. Student Council officers include a President and Vice President. One of the Council’s main responsibilities is to organize school-wide events.
Advisor: Mrs. Keesee, firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Government Association (SGA)
Open to: High school students
Meeting Day: Wednesday in Bldg #4 Room #4208
About: The goal of Student Government Association (SGA) is to act as a group of representatives for the student body of SWA. SGA members will hear concerns made by students and mediate these concerns to the faculty and the administration in an amicable, respectful, and tactful manner. Also, the students of SGA will lead various projects and service work aimed at the betterment of SWA and the surrounding community.
SGA members will promote all SWA events and functions, are primarily in charge of funding and promoting prom, and will promote the selling of yearbooks. Students who are members of SGA are a part of an organization that promotes a positive image of SWA to new students, returning students, and the community.
If you have any general questions pertaining to the above club, organizations and/or academic competitions please contact Mrs. Neumann at email@example.com