Pulaski High School

2017-2018 

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Clubs & Activities

PHS CLUBS/ACTIVITIES 2017-2018

Club/Activity: Anime Club

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Description: To share knowledge of Anime, Manga, and Japanese culture with each other and the student body as a whole

Sample Activities: Character drawing contest, origami, watch episodes/movies

Meeting Frequency: Every activity period.

What time are the meetings: CPC, Friday 3:00-3:30

Season of the year: September-June

Location of the meetings: Rm. 1312

 


Club/Activity: Art Club

Adviser: Spencer Karls

Adviser Contact Information: sjkarls@pulaskischools.org  /822-6830

Description: Involves students that are interested in exploring additional art venues.

Sample Activities: Collaborative Sculptures, Murals, Window Painting, Screen Printing, Museum Field Trip

Meeting Frequency: Two activity periods a month and Once a month after school

What time are the meetings: Activity period and Monday nights once a month

Season of the year: Year long

Location of the meetings: Art room 2000

Prerequisites: Appreciate Art!

Club/Activity: BAA-Intramural Basketball (Boys Athletic Association but is open to male and female students)        

Adviser: John Pitzen

Adviser Contact Information: Room 1700

Description: Once a week during basketball season, student basketball teams compete against one another. Also, there is a faculty team which students compete against. If you are an individual, you can sign up and be placed on a team.

Sample Activities: Games start at 6:00 am usually on Wednesday mornings

Meeting Frequency: Usually over 10 games played but dependant on number of teams

What time are the meetings: 6:00 am on Wednesdays during the season        

Season of the year: Winter

Location of the meetings: Fieldhouse

Prerequisites: None


Club/Activity:  Chamber Choir

Adviser: Mrs. Brown

Adviser Contact Information: earichardson@pulaskischools.org/ 822-6826

Description: A small group of students who are in curricular choir.  Auditions are in the spring for the following year.  This group sings a cappella music, pop music, and jazz music.

Sample Activities: Caroling for numerous events around the holidays, Solo and Ensemble.

Meeting Frequency-2 mornings a week

What time are the meetings: 6:30-7:30am Wednesday and Fridays

Season of the year: All year

Location of the meetings: Choir Room

Prerequisites: Must be in curricular choir and be able to read music well.

Club/Activity:  Color Guard

Adviser: Mrs.Crystal Wagner

Description: To provide visual interpretation of the music that is performed by the Red Raider Marching Band.

Sample Activities: Parades during the Spring, Summer and Fall.

Meeting Frequency: Thursday evenings and home football game Fridays along with occasional weekends for local parades. Additional practices may be scheduled depending on team needs.

What time are the meetings: Depends on the type of practice and time of year. Typically 5:30 - 8:30.

Season of the year: Mainly Summer and Fall

Location of the meetings: PHS Band Room and Ensemble Room

Prerequisites: Auditions for Color Guard are held each year in the spring. In order to audition, attendance at a color guard clinic is mandatory that takes place prior to auditions.  

Social Media link(s):    www.pulaskimusicboosters.com

                        www.pulaskicolorguard.weebly.com


Club/Activity: Drama Club

Adviser: Ms. Amy Tubbs

Adviser Contact Information: altubbs@pulaskischools.org  822-6750 room 1304

Description: This club is open to anyone who is interested in the performing arts.

Sample Activities: Attending area high school or community theater productions.  Attending a professional production.  Game nights.

Meeting Frequency: once a month

What time are the meetings: during activity period or evening

Season of the year: year-round

Location of the meetings: room 1304, auditorium, or area theaters

Prerequisites: none

Club/Activity: Environmental Club

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Description: If you enjoy learning about the environment and take an interest in protecting the environment this club is perfect for you.  In this club we plan activities to raise awareness and get the community involved in saving our planet.

Sample Activities: Solar Olympics, City Clean Up, Spirit Day Booth

Meeting Frequency: Varies- during activity periods

What time are the meetings: during activity periods and some out of school activities

Season of the year: September-May

Location of the meetings: Ms. Thut’s Room 2715


Club/Activity:  Euro Travel Club

Adviser:  Paula Krause

Adviser Contact Information:  pakrause@pulaskischools.org

Description:  Students who sign up to travel to Europe with Mrs. Krause join this club.  A trip to Europe is offered usually every other year.  The mission of the club is to expose students to different cultures and travel experiences while visiting European cities.  

Meeting Frequency:  As needed for trip preparation

What time are the meetings:  Activity periods or Sundays

Season of the year:  travel takes place in June or July

Location of the meetings:  Social Studies room 1409 and Europe!

Prerequisites:  Desire to travel and learn about new cultures!

Club/Activity:  FBLA-Future Business Leaders of America

Adviser: Mr. Bob Coenen

Adviser Contact Information: bjcoenen@pulaskischools.org: room 2311; 822-6855

Description: This club gives students experiences in business-related activities to include field trips, socials, competitions, etc.

Sample Activities: Bingo social night, field trip, Business Challenge, regional competition

Meeting Frequency: We meet approx. once a month

What time are the meetings: Activity periods

Season of the year: All year

Location of the meetings: Room 2311


Club/Activity: FCCLA-Family Career and Community Leaders of America

Adviser: Mrs. Walters

Adviser Contact Information: trwalters@pulaskischools.org 

Description: Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.

Sample Activities: Community Service projects: Cereal Drive and Christmas Gifts for Kids Drive.  Competition season: Regionals @ Southwest High School, State @ Kalahari Resort Wisconsin Dells, Nationals: TO BE DETERMINED past places Nashville, Orlando, San Diego

Meeting Frequency:  Every other CPC

What time are the meetings:  CPC  

Season of the year: September thru April- Unless you qualify for nationals

Location of the meetings: Room 2100 (Fashions)

Prerequisites: To compete you have to have taken a FCS course and Pay dues

Social Media link(s):    http://www.fcclainc.org/

Club/Activity: FFA

Adviser  Mr. Santy & Mr. Pettis

Adviser Contact Information:Room 1509, kmsanty@pulaskischools.org, 920-822-6885

Description: The FFA Makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing the potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Agricultural Education prepares students for a lifetime of informed decisions and successful careers in the global agriculture, food, fiber and natural resources systems.

Sample Activities: Leadership workshops - FIRE, 212, 360, Washington Leadership Workshop, Sectional Leadership Workshop, Half-Time Conference, State FFA Convention, National FFA Convention and more.

Speaking Contests: FFA Creed, Prepared Public Speaking, Extemporaneous, Parliamentary Procedure,  Farm Bureau Discussion Meet, Job Interview and Ag Sales.

Career Development Events- Agricultural Communications, Agricultural Issues Forum, Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems, Agronomy, Dairy Cattle Evaluation and Management, Dairy Cattle Handlers' Activity, Environmental and Natural Resources, Farm Business Management, Floriculture, Food Science and Technology, Forestry, Horse Evaluation, Livestock Evaluation, Marketing Plan, Meats Evaluation and Technology, Milk Quality and Products, Nursery/Landscape, Poultry and Veterinary Science

Agriscience Research - Plant Systems, Biotechnology Systems, Food Science, Animal Systems, Mechanical System Design and Repair, Natural Resources, Environmental Service Systems and Social Science/Agribusiness.

Meeting Frequency:  once per month (Second Monday)

What time are the meetings: 6:30 pm

Season of the year: All Year Long

Location of the meetings: 1509

Social Media link(s):  Facebook - https://sites.google.com/a/pulaskischools.org/pulaski-ffa-2/

Ag Dept -    https://sites.google.com/a/pulaskischools.org/jkrusk/  

Club/Activity:  Fishing Club

Adviser: Kare Goodness

Adviser Contact Information: klgoodness@pulaskischools.org/822-6818

Description: The fishing club has primarily focused on ice fishing, specifically fishing the High School State Championship held on Lake Winnebago.  If students are interested in fishing other tournaments or extending into open water fishing those options can be explored.  The Green Bay Great Lakes Sport Fishing Club provides support through volunteers and equipment donations.

Meeting Frequency: 1-2 per month

What time are the meetings: after school

Season of the year: winter

Location of the meetings: PHS or designated lake

Prerequisites: A good attitude and an interest in the outdoors


Club/Activity: Forensics

Adviser: Ms. Yarboro and Mr. Krause

Adviser Contact Information:tayarboro@pulaskischools.org or mlkrause@pulaskischools.org        

Description: Forensics is a speaking competition with a variety of individual and group categories: poetry recitation, prose reading, paired conversation, readers’ theater, play-acting, and music performance amongst others.

Sample Activities: tournaments and festivals

Meeting Frequency: students prepare and practice on their own, and meet for supervised practice sessions at least once every two weeks

What time are the meetings: practices take place after school or at other times depending on student availability

Season of the year: January-early April

Location of the meetings: English Pod

Prerequisites: None


Club/Activity: French Club

Adviser: Mrs. Clark

Adviser Contact Information: bmclark@pulaskischools.org        

Description: French Club brings together students with a common interest the French language and cultures of the French-speaking world.

Sample Activities: community service (fill bags at Pulaski Community Pantry), social (movie nights, holiday celebrations), trips (museum/French restaurant, trip to France every other summer)

Meeting Frequency: once per month

What time are the meetings: during CPC

Season of the year: all year long

Location of the meetings: French room (2309)


Club/Activity: French Forensics

Adviser: Mrs. Clark

Adviser Contact Information:bmclark@pulaskischools.org        

Description: French Forensics is a speaking competition with a variety of individual and group categories: poetry recitation, prose reading, paired conversation, readers’ theater, play-acting, and music performance.

Sample Activities: regional contest in March, state contest in May

Meeting Frequency: students prepare and practice on their own, and meet for supervised practice sessions at least once every two weeks

What time are the meetings: practices take place after school or at other times depending on student availability

Season of the year: January-May

Location of the meetings: French room (2309)

Prerequisites: students must be currently enrolled in a French class at PHS

Club/Activity: Greenhouse Club

Adviser:   Mr. Santy

Adviser Contact Information:  Room 1509, kmsanty@pulaskischools.org, 920-822-6885

Description: Growing plants and running plant based experiments in the Greenhouse for profit and personal learning/enjoyment

Sample Activities: Christmas Poinsettia Sale, Easter Lily Sale, Spring Bedding plant and vegetable sale.

What time are the meetings:  lunch or after school

Season of the year: All Year

Location of the meetings: High School Greenhouse

Prerequisites: a passion for plants


Club/Activity: GSA-Gay/Straight Alliance

Adviser: Jessica Wampler

Adviser Contact Information: jawampler@pulaskischools.org

Description: GSA provides a safe space of all students at PHS in addition to organizing awareness events throughout the school year.

Sample Activities: Words Hurt Week, holiday parties, movie ‘nights’ after school, guest speakers (PENDING)

Meeting Frequency: Council (student leadership group) meets every Tuesday.  The whole club meets every other activity period (we take turns with Anime Club). (PENDING….)

What time are the meetings: 

Season of the year: We meet throughout the whole school year.

Location of the meetings: Council meetings and Activity Meetings are in the student services Career Center.

Prerequisites: None

Club/Activity: Hub Club

Adviser: Laura Fenendael

Adviser Contact Information: lefenendael@pulaskischools.org or 822-6720

Description: The PHS Hub Club is a student organization that encourages and supports the love of reading and technology. We meet to talk about new and old books, give book suggestions, decorate the library, pick theme’s for fun contests and participate in community involvement when we can. We ask that  students who want to be involved with HUB Club volunteer for one hour each quarter in the library to show their support for the club.  

Sample Activities: Spirit Week, Blind Date with a Book, March Madness, Spin to Win, Movie Viewing based on books, Seasonal decorating

Meeting Frequency: Every other activity period

What time are the meetings: During Activity period.

Season of the year: We meet throughout the whole school year.

Location of the meetings: Library/HUB

Prerequisites: Love of books!

Social Media link(s):   https://www.facebook.com/pulaskihslmc and https://twitter.com/PSD_Hubs


Club/Activity: Jazz Band

Adviser: Michael Gurerro

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Description: Jazz Band Members and other volunteers help organize our annual jazz events

Sample Activities: Organizing Jazz Dinner Dance and Guest Artist Concerts

Meeting Frequency: Monthly in Fall and Spring

What time are the meetings: Activity Period

Season of the year: Year-round

Location of the meetings: Ensemble Room

Prerequisites: None

Social Media link(s):    www.pulaskimusicboosters.com

Club/Activity: Leo Club

Adviser: Mrs. Schartner and Mrs. Heck

Adviser Contact Information: lmschartner@pulaskischools.org and jaheck@pulaskischools.org 

Description: Community service organization

Sample Activities: Various volunteering activities within the community

Meeting Frequency: Once a month (second CPC day each month - opposite Spanish Club)

What time are the meetings: During CPC homerooms

Season of the year: Year long

Location of the meetings: LGI 1/Auditorium

Prerequisites: None

Social Media link(s): pulaskileoclub.weebly.com and @pulaskileoclub  

 


Club/Activity: Mat Club

Adviser:  Amy Deprey

Adviser Contact Information: acdeprey@pulaskischools.org        

Description: This wrestling boosters club runs concessions for home wrestling events (duals and tournaments), designs and sells T-shirts and programs at the Pulaski Invitational in January, photographs the team in action for presentations, and designs/updates the team bulletin board.

Sample Activities:

Meeting Frequency: Some activity periods November - January, 4 home duals, and 1-2 home tournaments

What time are the meetings: Thursday nights 5-9 pm, Saturday tournaments 10 am - 7 pm (flexible), activity periods during the school day

Season of the year: winter

Location of the meetings: room 1314

Prerequisites: none

Social Media link(s):  #tufferthanstate  

Club/Activity: Melodrama

Adviser: Amy Tubbs

Adviser Contact Information: altubbs@pulaskischools.org 822-6750  room 1304 (English)

Description: Melodrama is an interactive play that is put on in the spring of the year.  The audience, who cheer and boo throughout the play, is part of the show.  In addition to the scripted performance, students have the opportunity to write and perform intermission pieces as well.  

Meeting Frequency: 2-3 times a week

What time are the meetings: 3:05-5:15

Season of the year: Spring, March until late April/early May

Location of the meetings: Auditorium

Prerequisites: Must audition for a part or submit a stage crew application


Club/Activity: Musical

Adviser: Mrs. Brown

Adviser Contact Information: erichardson@pulaskischools.org; 822-6826

Description: PHS musical every year.  

Sample Activities: Singing, dancing, and acting.  

Meeting Frequency:  Some students meet every day depending on their character, otherwise it’s usually two times a week for a few months.

What time are the meetings:  After school 3:30-5:30pm. 

Season of the year:  November-February

Location of the meetings: Choir room and auditorium

Prerequisites: Must audition for a part or submit a stage crew application

Club/Activity: Mu-Alpha Theta

Adviser: Mr. Martinson and Mrs. Berling

Description: We participate in both individual and team events as part of math meets at area schools.

Sample Activities: math meets

Meeting Frequency: Usually once a month

What time are the meetings:  Mondays

Season of the year: Fall and Winter

Location of the meetings: area schools

Prerequisites: you enjoy doing math


Club/Activity: NHS-National Honor Society

Advisor:  Mrs. Tebo

Description: The purpose of this chapter is to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in students of Pulaski High School.

Sample activities: Plan and facilitate Honors Recognition Program every spring; plan and complete a school wide charity drive; promote various community service opportunities; induction ceremony every November

Meeting frequency: every other month or as needed

Meeting times: before school; committees meet as designated by committee chairperson-All year

Location: PHS

Prerequisites: 3.5 Cumulative GPA junior and senior year; good standing curricular code; teacher recommendations; must be in an extra-curricular activity; complete application process which includes an essay

Social Media link:  twitter@NHSPulaski

Club/Activity: One-Act Play

Adviser: Ms. Amy Tubbs

Adviser Contact Information: altubbs@pulaskischools.org 822-6750  room 1304 (English)

Description: One act play is a competitive play that has a time limit of 40 minutes.  The group competes at District and if two of the three judges advance it, at Sectional and then potentially State.  If there is enough students interested, there will also be a JV play.  The state only allows one entry for competition, so the JV play is a children’s play and will tour to the district’s elementary schools.  Both plays would perform at community night in November.

Meeting Frequency: 2-3 times a week

What time are the meetings: 3:05-5:15

Season of the year: Fall, September until Thanksgiving

Location of the meetings: Auditorium

Prerequisites: Must audition for a part or submit a stage crew application


Club/Activity: Pep Band

Adviser: Tom Busch

Adviser Contact Information: 822-6828, dtbusch@pulaskischools.org

Description: The pep band provides musical entertainment for athletic events. Boys and Girls Basketball, Boys and Girls Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling Invitational Tournament.

Sample Activities:

Meeting Frequency: The “Athletic Band” or Pep Band performs for 15 athletic competitions per school year.

What time are the meetings: As determined by the Athletic Director and Director of the Pep Band.

Season of the year: September - May

Location of the meetings: PHS Band Room, Field House, Athletic Field

Prerequisites: Member of the PHS Red Raider Concert Band or Wind Ensemble

Social Media link(s):    www.pulaskimusicboosters.com

Club/Activity: ProStart (Culinary!)

Adviser: Liz Moehr

Adviser Contact Information: lamoehr@pulaskischools.org; 822-6833; www.lamoehr.com

Description: ProStart is a nationwide, two-year program for high school students that Culinary Arts 1 and 2 students can learn culinary and management skills needed for success in the restaurant and food-service industry.

Sample Activities: Catering; Wisconsin Restaurant Association ProStart Invitational and other state-wide competitive events.

Meeting Frequency: Meet daily as a class but will require outside class time if part of competitive teams.

What time are the meetings: As needed

Season of the year: All year; primary competitive season is Nov-March (April/May, if competing at the national level)

Location of the meetings: Culinary classroom #2101

Prerequisites:  Completion of Family Foods & Wellness and current enrollment in Culinary Arts 1 and/or 2

Prerequisites: Open to all 11th/12th students that are willing to serve as role models!


Club/Activity: Show Choir

Adviser: Mrs. Brown

Adviser Contact Information:  earichardson@pulaskischools.org; 822-6826

Description:  Show choir sings one song at Red Raider Showcase in the fall. 

Sample Activities: Singing and Dancing.  Last year we did a Michael Jackson Medley.  This year it’s a mashup of Eye of the Tiger and Roar.

Meeting Frequency:  Show choir camp 1 week before school starts from Monday-Friday, 12-3pm.  2 mornings a month once school starts.

What time are the meetings: 6:30-7:30am during the school year, just 2 times a month.  4 times total.

Season of the year: Fall

Location of the meetings: Choir room

Prerequisites: Curricular choir

Club/Activity: SkillsUSA

Advisers: Max DeHut and Rick Kamps

Description: Students prepare themselves for future careers.

Sample Activities: Fall Fest Car Show, Compete in regional and state competitions in a variety of skilled trades in addition to leadership/speaking competitions

Meeting Frequency:  During Activity Period (CPC)

What time are the meetings:  During Activity Period (CPC)

Season of the year: During the school year

Location of the meetings: Tech Ed classroom (this year it is Room 1506- Tech Mod computer lab)

Prerequisites: None


Club/Activity: Spanish Club

Adviser: Katie Titler

Adviser Contact Information: kmtitler@pulaskischools.org / 920-822-6850

Description: Spanish Club is for students who would like to learn more about cultures where Spanish is spoken and would like to volunteer within the community.  Club members have many opportunities within each school year to participate in both cultural and community service focused events and activities.  

Sample Activities: Dinner at an authentic restaurant, Travel to a Spanish Speaking Country every 2-3 years, Volunteering at the NEW Zoo Boo, Packing bags at the Pulaski Community Pantry, Movie Nights, Spirit Day Quesadilla Bar, annual coffee/tea fundraiser, end of the year outing (voted upon by club members each year), Volunteering at Fiesta Family Fun Night, and much more!

Meeting Frequency:  1 meeting per month

What time are the meetings:  Activity Period

Season of the year: September - May

Location of the meetings: PHS Auditorium

Prerequisites: Must be currently enrolled in or have taken at least one Spanish course at PHS

Club/Activity: Student Council

Advisers:  Ms., Wampler and Ms. Diehlmann

Adviser Contact Information: jawampler@pulaskischools.org or srdiehlmann@pulaskischools.org

Description: Student Council is the student-run government of Pulaski High School. There is an executive team and "members at large".

Sample Activities: Organizing/decorating dances (Homecoming and Snowball), running Blood Drives, voicing student concerns to administration

Meeting Frequency:  Mondays

What time are the meetings: (Currently) 5:35 p.m. LGI1

Season of the year: Full year

Location of the meetings: LGI1

Prerequisites: Enrollment deadline is the Thursday before Homecoming every year. (Homecoming is our largest function of the year; consequently, we do not take on any more members after Homecoming has happened.)  Interested members must fill out the appropriate paperwork, provide 25 signatures of support to be in Student Council, and produce a statement explaining why they'd like to be in Student Council.  Executive Members are decided each spring through elections.


Club/Activity: Team Teddy

Adviser: Kelly Logue

Adviser Contact Information: kclogue@pulaskischools.org

Description: Team Teddy does various fundraisers to purchase materials and teddy bears for children in the hospital or children whose parents are in the hospital to help kids deal with the trying time.  Throughout the year members of Team Teddy go to deliver those bears to the children.

Meeting Frequency: Throughout the year

Meeting Time: CPC

Prerequisites: None

Club/Activity: Trap Club

Adviser: John Krause

Adviser Contact Information: jwkrause@pulaskischools.org

Description: Trap Club seeks to educate students about safely using firearms along with learning about the competitive sport of trapshooting.  Students meet during the school year during activity periods as well as after school off site to shoot.

Meeting Frequency: Throughout the year

Meeting Time: CPC and after school

Prerequisites: Pass gun safety test.


Club/Activity: Yearbook

Adviser:  Aaron Sperduto

Adviser Contact Information:  aesperduto@pulaskischools.org

Description:  The Pulaski High School yearbook staff strives to produce a yearbook that covers and represents the students and community of Pulaski High School in a fair, informative, entertaining and ethical manner.

Sample Activities:

  1. Yearbook Layout:  Completed by the end of October
  2. Yearbook Cover:  Completed by end of November
  3. Fall Sports pages: Completed by end of November
  4. Student Pages:  Completed by end of February
  5. Staff Pages:  Completed by the end of March
  6. Winter Sports Pages:  Completed by the end of March
  7. Senior Pages:  Completed by end of March
  8. Club Pages:  Completed by end of April
  9. Life at School Pages:  Completed by the end of April
  10. Spring Sports Pages:  Completed by the end of May
  11. Graduation Pages:  Completed by the end of May
  12. Senior Survey Pages:  Completed by the end of May
  13. Graduation Ads:  Completed by the last day of school
  14. Entire Yearbook finished by the last day of school  
  15. Yearbook distribution:  Middle of August (need staff to help distribute yearbooks at registration)

Meeting Frequency:  Yearbook meets throughout the year every Tuesday from 3:00 - 5:00

What time are the meetings:  3:00 - 5:00 pm  

Season of the year:  Year round

Location of the meetings:  Mr. Sperduto’s room (Art Room 2000)

Prerequisites:  None