This club teaches students about different styles of drumming such as African, Caribbean, and Brazilian. The students actually become musicians who drum together in a "drum circle." They learn about culture, rhythm, and the tradition of this genre of music. They learn about musicians in this realm and become more interactive and social with their peers through the music which provides a social and expressive outlet. They also incorporate the original styles of drumming into the current hip hop culture.
LGBT is a club that creates a sense of community and offers students a safe haven for self-expression. The group also exists to help inform the student body about matters of equality. Gathering as a club enables members to find their voices and to accept themselves. They have the opportunity to talk to one another and share ideas and experiences while learning coping mechanisms. They learn how to reach out to those who are less accepting in a positive manner. This club enables the students to take pride in who they are and stay positive and healthy which has a long-term positive impact on their lives and the lives of those around them.
Victor Laurenceau Fitness Studio
VL Fitness Club
As we continue to emphasize the positive results of a healthy lifestyle, the District opened the Victor Laurenceau Fitness Studio. The studio houses the most "state-of-the-art" fitness equipment. Here students in middle school and high school receive "one-on-one" personal training to teach them the proper and most effective techniques for working out safely and to get the most out of their workout.
Art Club is an opportunity for students to have additional exposure to the arts. Each art club meeting, students have a choice of activities they may participate in. Activities include various art medium such as drawing and painting. Students may also create craft projects, like weaving and beading. Gives students an opportunity to experience advanced art in a less structured, more exploratory manner. They are able to explore activities such as beading, weaving, drawing, painting, and sculpture. The club focuses on teaching students about artists, art history, and different artistic periods.
The Bengals is a positive youth group that learns about and practices advocacy, role modeling and peer leadership. Bengals are role models, peer leaders and perform community service. To join the Bengals, you must first complete an eight-week training on topics such as communication skills, being a positive role model, and healthy relationships. Upon completion of the eight-week training, you will be officially inducted as a Bengal!
Talent Show Club
Students are excited to be rehearsing their talent show performances! This is a great opportunity to collaborate with peers as they provide feedback for each other and practice to perfect their singing, dancing, and acting routines for the school talent show. Working together enables students to overcome any performance anxiety and bond with new friends.