CLUBS FOR OVCA HIGH SCHOOL

School Year 2021/2022

OVCA High School Local Clubs provide social connections with students throughout the state.

Local clubs will be offered on a variety of topics through engaging online club sessions. Keep checking back for updates on our club offerings and consider joining an online club today.

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Anime Club

Meetings:

Fridays @ 4:00pm-5:00pm

Begins: August


Staff POC:

Paul Gilmore

pgilmore@okvirtual.org


We have a club president, vice president, and secretary. We watch and discuss new anime or old favorites. We also engage in some cultural activities. Finally, we also support cosplay and fandom creations in general. We will host a fashion show, display artwork, and learn about creating cosplays

Coffee Connections Club

Meetings:

In person (pending approval) & Virtual

Begins: September 16th


Staff POC:

Shannon Chambers

schambers@okvirtual.org


We will meet for coffee and connecting with others while also learning a little about coffee production and preparation.

Community Organizations Club

Meetings:

2nd and 4th Friday of each month at 12:30pm

Begins: September 10th


Staff POC:

Katie Harris

kharris@okvirtual.org


Katie McAskill

kmcaskill@okvirtual.org


Have you ever wondered what community service organizations are available after high school and college? What groups like Rotary and Lions Club do? What are the benefits are of joining a fraternity or sorority beyond making friends in college? What you can do to make your community better? Come meet with us once a month to learn all of this and more! Listen to lectures, ask questions, and find out what groups are available in your community!


Attendance Award:

Each time we meet, we will have a drawing for a $5 gift card to a place of their choice: Starbucks, Amazon, Sonic. Anyone who attends live is eligible for the drawing!

Drama Club

Meetings:

Every Thursday @ 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Begins: September 7th


Staff POCs:


Janelle Cox

jcox@okvirtual.org


Todd Fischer

tfischer@okvirtual.org


We talk about the craft of acting and directing, and we perform monologues, improv, etc. Eventually, we hope to put on at least small skits or even a full-length play and likely a talent show.

Euphoria (K-Pop Club)

Meetings:

Every Friday @3:15 PM - 4:00PM

August 27th


Staff POCs:

Barbara Hinkle

bhinkle@okvirtual.org


Todd Fischer:

tfischer@okvirtual.org


This club is where K-Pop Fans come together and share their favorite K-pop songs or K-dramas. They will also celebrate Korean holidays, as well as tour dates, idols birthdays, etc. This is a student led club

Fishing Club

Meetings:

1st and 3rd Wednesdays @ 3:30pm

Begins: August 17th


Staff POC:

Tracie Grunewald

tgrunewald@okvirtual.org


This club is for OVCA High School students.

Kahoot & Escape Room Club - Middle & High School

Meetings:

Every 3rd Thursday of the month @ 3:00pm - 3:45pm

Begins: September 16th


Staff POCs:

Sonia Gaytan

sgaytan@okvirtual.org


Dawn Waite

dwaite@okvirtual.org


This club is for 6th - 12th grade. We will play Kahoot or have an Escape Room

Lego Club

Meetings:

Every other Wednesday @ 2:30pm to 3:15pm

Begins: September 8th


Staff POC:

Rebecca Pittman

rpittman@okvirtual.org


Robin Garner

rgarner@okvirutal.org


This is a k-12th grade club. Students can share their Lego creations while learning from others on new ideas. We will have a theme each month to guide new creations.

Photogaphy Club - High School

Meetings:

2nd and 4th Mondays @ 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Begins: September 13th


Staff POCs:

Amy Sisco

asisco@okvirtual.org


Tracey Rafferty

trafferty@okvirtual.org



During the first meeting of each month, we will have a guest speaker that is a Professional Photographer. This person will discuss what a day in the life looks like for them. They will offer a photography challenge for the students to work on over the next week. The students will have the opportunity to share their work with the club during the second meeting. We will discuss obstacles they faced during this challenge and how they overcame them. We will celebrate each student’s unique approach to the challenge connect as a group over a common interest. I hope to see you all there!

Tech Club

Meetings:

Every other Thursday @ 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Begins: August 26th


Staff POC:

Evan Warren

ewarren@okvirtual.org


For the first thirty minutes, we would explore different topics in technology and do different activities based on the topic. For the last 30 minutes of each club meeting, we would have the students to work on a tech project together. Students to vote on a big project that they could work on throughout the semester and that could be displayed before winter break.

Writing Club

Meetings:

1st Friday of every month @ 12:30pm - 1:00pm

Begins: September 3rd


Staff Poc:

Katie Harris

kharris@okvirtual.org


Meet monthly to delve into the 6 Traits of (Creative) Writing as presented by the Northern Nevada Writing Project. Choose a theme, develop ideas, and improve use of organization, word choice, voice, sentence fluency, and conventions. Writing prompts will be sent weekly, and we will meet once each month on Friday at 12:30 for a short skill lesson/demonstration, to share our writings, and to practice and encourage each other's development. See you there!

OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL OPTIONS

Club Scrubs

This is club is for 10th-12th graders in the OKC Metro Area.