Instructor: Mrs. Stearman
Description: Come and have fun making jewelry! We will be learning basic jewelry-making and beading techniques. Some of our works might be sold to raise money for new materials. We will make jewelry from bought items and from donated or recycled items. There will be a fee of $25 dollars for supplies or students can bring in their own materials to work on. Bought supplies will be for those who pay the fee. (Supplies include jewelry-making tools, findings, beads, wire, chain, cording, etc.)Boys and girls are welcome to join this club. Once a month we will have a beading marathon day and bead for a few hours straight!
Instructor: Mr. Walker
Description: Chess club meets every Wednesday during the school year and optional free chess instruction is available on Saturdays. During after-school Friday session, players are given brief instruction to improve their game and then are encouraged to challenge each other in open play. We also go to many chess tournaments throughout the year. We have a local chess champion giving free instruction and BSTA players have won trophies in every tournament this year, including first place awards. Tournament play is optional but encouraged because tournaments are where the players can compete and demonstrate their skills, as well as be rewarded for their achievements. Chess can also help students improve their logic skills, social skills, and concentration. Players of all skill levels are welcome!
Instructor: Mrs. Edge
Description: Students will learn to debate, discuss, dispute, consider, and reason both sides of any question. They will build case card catalogs to argue both sides (all sides). They will have practical experience to debate in class using the Socratic Method. They will choose current topics and also debate the current high school debate topic. Hopefully, they will hear Presidential debates on political topics with both sides of all questions discussed trying not to divulge any political bias.
NATIONAL HONOR/JUNIOR HONOR SOCIETY (NHS/NJHS)
Instructor: Mrs. King
Description: The National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society are the nation's premier organizations established to recognize outstanding high school and middle level students. More than just an honor roll, they serve to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. Requirements: 3.5 or above GPA, a willingness to serve the school and community through service projects and outreach activities, and attending chapter meetings.
SCHOOL NEWSPAPER CLUB
Instructor: Mrs. Edge
Description: Students will learn to write and publish a school newspaper with student ideas, writing, submissions, information, and activities. They will learn the Who, What, Where, Why, and How of good news gathering and news story writing. This will include feature stories, departmental news, student news, sports, extracurricular activities, club news, field trips, projects, and student achievements. Students will learn to interview students, faculty, parents, administrators, and staff. There will be contests, questionnaires, cartoons, and poetry, prose and art contributions. The newspaper will promote student and school goals and enhance their purpose, school spirit, heroes, and outstanding character traits. They will learn about mass media, communication, propaganda, yellow journalism, bias reporting and how to become a good journalist. They will discuss news anchors, radio and television,, newspapers and magazines.
Instructor: Mrs. Firmage
Description: Beehive Academy's student council gives students a voice in determining our school's activities and environment. It helps promote activities for the entire student body and fosters a positive climate throughout the school. Being elected develops leadership skills and is a chance to serve their fellow students. It is both an honor and a responsibility that shouldn't be taken lightly. Student body officers will be expected to work hard to benefit both the school and the community.
Instructor: Mrs. Stearman
Description: Mrs. Stearman is looking for dedicated, committed, creative, organized, enthusiastic individuals who are willing to work as part of a team. Yearbook staff members must be able to work with others, must be reliable, must meet deadlines, and must put in extra work sessions outside of the regular school day. Staff members must also be dedicated to having fun and creating the best yearbook this school has ever seen! We will be meeting on Thursdays after school, with added days closer to deadline. $10 fee will be required.