Clubs and Organizations
2016-2017 CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES LIST
ART CLUB- Mrs. Kerns (201)
Purpose: to refine art skills and to be a part of an art community
Activities: Making art to display around campus, art discussions, art help, and art exercises to refine skills.
Meetings: First and Third Fridays after school from 3:00-4:00PM
BJS CATHOLIC HEART WORKCAMP 2017 – Mr. Jackson, Ms. Pichardo (Campus Ministry)
Purpose: to attend CHWC in the summer of 2017
Activities: Fundraisers and Mission Trip to Nashville, TN, July 15-22, 2017
Spots Available: 13 student spots left!
Cost: $500 – includes camp registration, meals all week, transportation, lodging there and back
Price subject to decrease as students do fundraisers.
How to Save a Spot: $100 Deposit in cash or check to BJS turned into Ms. Pichardo
CARDINAL CHRONICLES, School Newspaper – Ms. Abbruzzese (509)
Purpose: Be a guest writer! Cartoonists, photographer and artists are needed.
See Ms. Abbruzzese anytime.
CRAFTS FOR A CAUSE – Ms. French (709)
Purpose: To create handmade clothing and accessories for charitable causes
Meetings: Tuesdays 3:00-3:45
DRAMA CLUB – Mrs. Kemmer (714)
Purpose: To entertain the masses, and ourselves!
Activities: Fall play and spring musical
Fall Play Practice: Daily from 3-5 M,T,R,F and 2-5 on W.
Performance: The performances will be October 29 and 30.
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES – Ms. Pichardo and Coaches
Purpose: to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of athletes and coaches
Activities: meet at the flagpole on game days; guest speakers; Christian service; support one another
Meetings: Every Friday at the flagpole at 7:45AM – All are welcome!
INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS CLUB – Mr. Stanley
Purpose: To learn about other cultures, see historical sites and have fun traveling.
Activities: Traveling to Costa Rica in June 2017!
“LIGHT OF FAITH” PRAISE AND WORSHIP BAND – Mrs. Moser, Ms. Pichardo
Purpose: to praise God with our voices and musical talents
Activities: Praise and Worship before or after Friday Masses
Meetings: Every Tuesday after school in the Cascone Chapel at 3PM
NATIONAL MARCH FOR LIFE – WASHINGTON,DC – Mrs. Kemmer, Mr. Mull, Ms. Pichardo
Purpose: for 10th through 12th graders to attend a pilgrimage to peacefully and prayerfully protest the legalization of abortion
Activities: travel to DC for the March for Life (Wed, Jan 25th, 4AM through Sat, Jan 28th 6AM)
Papers and Payments: Total cost =$250.00; –meeting-agenda-and-necessary-paperwork;
First Due Date has Passed
Balance Due Date: balance of $150.00 due to Mr. Mull on or before Dec 2nd.
Next Meeting: December 2nd
PEER LEADERS – Mrs. Gudzak (Director of Development)
Purpose: to assist with 8th grade visits and other admissions and development activities
Activities: Snyder 101, Open House, Shadow Days and 8th Grade Visits
PRONIÑO: Pro Child
Purpose: To raise awareness of students to ways they can have a direct impact in the spanish speaking world, especially in Ecuador. To raise money for the Servant Sisters for the Home of the Mother who have schools in Ecuador and Spain, and provide opportunities for students to travel to Ecuador or Spain on mission trips to help in physical ways as well. We will also be looking into “Little Language Learners” which is a Duval County program to provide beginning Spanish to area elementary schools.
Activities: Run a small candy and health food cart for students before and after school, at lunch, and at athletic events. Inventory varies due to availability of items. Also, possible to mission trip to Ecuador in the summers.
Commitment: Taking the cart out for students to purchase items, inventory once a week and determine what needs to be purchased as well as maintaining the cart inventoried.
ROGUE –Ms. Pichardo (Campus Ministry)
Purpose: to live counter-culturally and be on fire for our Christian faith; to share the faith
Activities: Find something we are passionate about and put on an event in the community to promote Catholic Social Teaching!
Meetings: Every other Thursday or as needed (not on St. Vincent de Paul Thursdays)
ROBOTICS CLUB – Mr. Torres (713) and Mr. Martin (607)
Purpose: to give students the opportunity to discover, design and develop working robotic technology
Meetings: Tuesdays at 3PM
SENIOR WOMEN – Mrs. Luman (426)
Purpose: for ALL Senior Women to develop strong and positive relationships between Senior Women of BJS through service, social activities, school spirit, and faith building
Meetings: TBD (possibly 1st and 3rd Mondays, 3-4PM in room 426)
ST VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY – Ms. Pichardo (Campus Ministry)
Purpose: service club
Activities: Service projects benefit such organizations as the Buddy visits, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Angel Tree, Episcopal Children’s Services, Down Syndrome Association of Jacksonville and many others!
Meetings: Every other Thursday morning at 7:25AM in room 204
VIDEO CLUB – Mrs. Gudzak (Director of Development)
Purpose: We need a few smart people with a good eye for photography and film to help the Development Office take videos of activities at Snyder. Could you help us create 2-5 minute clips that would be uploaded to YouTube, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook? Still images are also needed!
Meetings: Meetings will be held at the beginning of each quarter to review the calendar and see what events would make great clips.