IAM Virtual Clubs

September 2020

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Clubs during virtual learning

The IAM continues to offer wonderful opportunities for students to connect in after school clubs. Please see the list below of the clubs that are currently available. Please contact the teacher sponsor for more information!

Anime Club

Anime club is a space for students to enjoy, discuss and nerd-out a little about all things anime. We watch together, eat ramen, play games and encourage members to unequivocally be themselves. The club meetings on Fridays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Garcia for more information: JGarcia@cvs.k12.mi.us

Blackout Club

As the IAM's Black Student Caucus, the Black Out Club seeks to spread awareness about and discuss current events within the black community. Our big event every year is our annual Black History Month presentation, which we present to the entire school. Everyone is welcome to join, and we encourage new members to join at any time during the school year. The club meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month. Schoology Code: 4W45-T754-Z8VFZ. See Ms. Thompson for more information. MThompson@cvs.k12.mi.us

Coding Club

We meet, then code! Whether you know how to code or not, if you are interested in coding, this club is for you! Stop by and talk about the latest language we are learning and working with. The club meets on Mondays from 2:40-3:30. Contact Mr. Bohannon for more information! DBohannon@cvs.k12.mi.us

College Essay Writing Club

Lunch and after school meetings to help with college essay writing. We will brainstorm, edit and proofread your essays. You will also have a chance to get teacher feedback. Contact Ms. DeMay for more infomration: SDeMay@cvs.k12.mi.us Every Wednesday and lunch- check the schedule

Creative Writing Club

Student centered club focused on writing poetry and short stories. Contact Ms. DeMay for more information: SDeMay@cvs.k12.mi.us. Mondays and Wednesdays twice a month

Diversity Club

This club is for any individuals that would like to learn more about different cultures and way of life. This group meets 1-2 times a month to discuss cultural and societal issues. This year we are planning on adding a reading and discussion element to our meetings as well. All are welcome! See Mr. Brown or Mr. Pete for information: MBrown02@cvs.k12.mi.us or JPete@cvs.k12.mi.us

Drama Club

In drama club, students are able to utilize different theatre and drama games to increase their comfort with public speaking, and improving their ability to improvise and work within a group.

The club meets on Fridays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Johnson for information: KJohnson@cvs.k12.mi.us

Dungeons and Dragons Club

Destiny is calling all brave adventurers! DnD is coming back in a storm this year! Play with friends to combat the villains and aid the NPCs in campaigns. We will meet Tuesdays at 2:35 (After classes). This club is a great opportunity for students engage with old friends and new, even if remotely. This year, as long as we are virtual, we will be taking the adventures to discord to allow for an engaging and socially distant experience. See Mr. Jones and Mr. Johnson for information. JJones@cvs.k12.mi.us or KJohnson@cs.k12.mi.us

Ecology Club

If you are interested in learning more about global environmental issues and how you can make a positive impact in your local community, Eco Club is for you! The club meetings on Mondays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Kardon: EKardon@cvs.k12.mi.us

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2580875680?pwd=VmIxbmVEQUN6eTlpY1MvKzRINWdiQT09

Schoology: 844Z-RDDK-X66TP

Economics Club

More than just a celebration of all things economics, the Economics club is an opportunity for students to develop and grow their critical thinking, presentation, and problem solving skills. The Economics club offers students several opportunities to participate in Economics based competitions. Often with prizes and scholarships on the line. Students have had opportunities to engage with professionals in the field. Through our career readiness academy (targeted for Juniors) students have taken part in field trips and job skills training as well. If you have any interest in Economics, Public Policy, or career development, we probably have something for you! See Mr. Jones for more information. JJones@cvs.k12.mi.us

Filipino Club

This club promotes Filipino culture, cuisine and language. One does not have to be Filipino to be a part of the club. We hope people are Cultural Appreciators, not Cultural Appropriators. We meet every other Thursday. See Mrs. Jirkans for information. Ejirkans@cvs.k12.mi.us

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French Honor Society - Societe Honor French

Juniors and Seniors who take French are eligible to apply for membership in La Société Honoraire de Français. Students in this group will be responsible for tutoring / mentoring the Freshmen and Sophomore French students throughout the school year and planning activities for French Week and/or World Language week. We meet Wednesdays twice a month. Contact Madame Losiewicz for information: CLosiewicz@cvs.k12.mi.us

Gender Equality Club

Learn about gender equality issues, LGBTQ+ issues and social justice. All are welcome! We meet Fridays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Kardon for info: EKardon@cvs.k12.mi.us

Gender & Sexuality Alliance Club

Learn about gender equality issues, LGBTQ issues and social justice. The club meets on Fridays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Kardon for more info: EKardon@cvs.k12.mi.us All are welcome!

Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/2580875680?pwd=VmIxbmVEQUN6eTlpY1MvKzRINWdiQT09

Schoology: 3PCD-8JRN-789MJ

German Club

This club promotes in German culture, language, and food! We offer opportunities for German students and non-German students to experience and participate in fun aspects of German culture. All students are welcome, regardless of what language class they have at the IAM. See Frau Nagle for information. CNagle@cvs.k12.mi.us

German Honor Society

The IAM chapter of Delta Epsilon Phi is open to juniors and seniors who meet the requirements to apply (see Frau Nagle for more details). Members of Delta Epsilon Phi help to support German students at the IAM through tutoring and mentorship, as well as promote interest in German language and culture in the IAM community and beyond. Contact Frau Nagle for information: CNagle@cvs.k12.mi.us

Global Peace Club

Global Peace Club is a non-profit organization at the IAM that raises awareness on social injustices across the world and local. This is in partnership with The United Institute of Peace and Global Giving. Members discuss current issues on racial and religious discrimination. However, our social media supporters are international and from places like Peru, Tanzania, Canada, India, Bangladesh, Australia and others. We fundraise, engage in activities and seek solutions for a more peaceful world. See Ms. Gerlach for information. MGerlach@cvs.k12.mi.us

Harry Potter Alliance

HPA is an international organization that promotes literacy and the love of all things Harry Potter, Hogwarts, Hermione and Hedwig. We hold an annual book drive (Accio Books!) that fills Little Free Libraries outside of every public school in Detroit. See Mrs. Jirkans for information. EJirkans@cvs.k12.mi.us


Future Health Professionals organization. Contact Ms. Dionne for more information: JDionne@cvs.k12.mi.us

Key Club

This is the high school service club of Kiwanis International. The Key Club is a worldwide organization. Any student is welcome to join. We do community service projects in and out of school. We meet every other Thursday at 2:40pm. Contact Ms. Dionne or Ms. Jirkans for more information. JDionne@cvs.k12.mi.us or EJirkans@cvs.k12.mi.us

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Math Tutoring

Meets every Tuesday and Thursday after school on Zoom calls where students can get help from some of our top Math students. Group code is PS6M-7KWH-29Z6F for all students to join who may seek help in math. Students can request additional tutoring times in this group. Contact Mr. Tapp for info: MTapp@cvs.k12.mi.us

Model UN

Model UN is one of the oldest clubs at the IAM. It is known to attract students who like to solve problems and engage in debate. In a normal year, we participate in 3-4 conferences - this year all conferences will likely be virtual and we could participate in even more! We meet Wednesdays, twice a month. Contact Mrs. Depew for more info: JDepew@cvs.k12.mi.us

National Arts Honor Society

NAHS is a program to inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art. The program supports members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community. See Ms. Gerlach for information. MGerlach@cvs.k12.mi.us

National Honor Society

The IAM Chapter of the National Honor Society is a group specific to Juniors and Seniors at the IAM who have met the requirements for membership set forth by the chapter bylaws. This includes an application for membership based on the four pillars of the NHS: leadership, scholarship, character, and service. 11th & 12th grade students with a cumulative GPA of 3.50 and above are invited to apply for membership at the start of each school year. For 2020, applications can be found on Schoology and are due September 27. Contact Mrs. Cook for information: ACook@cvs.k12.mi.us

Quiz Bowl

Quiz Bowl is an academic trivia competition between various school in the Macomb County area. Think of it as a team Jeopardy competition. League Meets generally run from September to the end of January, but we practice the rest of the year. If you love trivia and like the idea of competing against other teams then please feel free to join! See Mr. Spotts for more information: ASpotts@cvs.k12.mi.us

Science National Honor Society

SNHS is a prominent scientific organization that will engender a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America. Students will have the opportunity to tutor and partake in STEM events for the school and local community. The club meetings on Wednesdays at 2:40pm. Contact Mr. Samonie for more information: JSamonie@cvs.k12.mi.us

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a national student-based organization which allows students to pursue their interests in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Science Olympiad requires preparation, commitment, and practice, but fosters skills such as teamwork and a passion for STEM. Students will have the opportunity to compete in a variety of event against other teams from across the state. We meet on Tuesdays. Please contact Mr. Samonie for more information: JSamonie@cvs.k12.mi.us

Spanish National Honor Society

Juniors and seniors enrolled in Spanish are eligible to apply to la Sociedad Honoria Hispanica. You will have opportunities to tutor freshmen and sophomores as well as engage in activities related to culture and language. Contact Mrs. Fillmore for more information: kfillmore@cvs.k12.mi.us

Student Government

All grades levels are given 7 spots for representatives to advocate for the student body. This group meets about twice a month to plan activities for the student body. Contact Ms. Robinson or Mr. Pete. JPete@cvs.k12.mi.us or SRobinson@cvs.k12.mi.us

Talent Show Club

Were you looking forward to a talent show this year, and upset to be virtual? Are you intrigued by the entertainment industry, and upset that all you can find is STEM and not STEAM clubs? Then this is the place for you!!! We will rotate weekly through opportunities to share our talents, and have discussions about the entertainment industry, and inviting industry professionals in to lead discussions. Contact Mr. Garcia or Mr. Johnson for info: JGarcia@cvs.k12.mi.us or



We and other UNICEF High School Clubs partner with the US Fund for UNICEF to help with UNICEF’s mission to advocate for the world’s children, including protection of their rights and expansion of their opportunities to meet their full potential. In our club we will focus on service, education, advocation, and fundraising to help our community and our world. We meet Thursdays, twice a month. Contact Mrs. Robinson for more information: SRobinson@cvs.k12.mi.us

Unicef Club: Join UNICEF Club! Schoology Group Code: 2WDZ-S3HH-GF484