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CLUBS & COLLEGE ROOM HOURS BALBOA HIGH SCHOOL FALL - 2013

MONDAY

TUESDAY

WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

FRIDAY

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

 

YAB (Youth Advisory Board)

Teen Clinic

 

Drama Club

Room 302

 

Tea Club

Room 28

 

BSU

Green Room

 

Guitar Club

Room 140

 

                 Crochet Club

Room 224

 

JSA

Room 317

 

Prom Committee

Room 28

 

Philosophy Club

Room 325

 

Polynesian Club

Room 25

 

F.R.O.G

Room 101

 

Kabataan

Room 327

 

Heart in Motion

Room 209

 

United Playaz

Room 103

 

Best Buddies

Room 154

 

Mock Trial

Room 317

 

Anime Club

Room 104

 

Chinese Club

Room 200

 

Dragon Boat

Room 224

 

Kick’n’ It With Vic

Teen Clinic

 

Latino Club

Room 302

 

Photography Club – “Click”

Room 309

 

Science Club

     Room 224  **

 

Debate Team

Room 318/Library **

 

** after school

 

Art Club

Room 309

 

Student Organizing Project

Room 327

 

Red Cross

Room 310

 

Yearbook

Room 320

 

 

Fencing Club

    Auditorium Lobby **

 

 

** after school

           

College Room 9:00-5:00

-AACE Talent Search

Gear Up

 

 

   College Room 9:00-5:00

-AACE Talent Search

-AACE Upward Bound

PACT & Gear Up

 

    College Room 9:00-5:00

-AACE Talent Search

Gear Up

 

 

  College Room 9:00-5:00

-AACE Talent Search

-AACE Upward Bound

     PACT & Gear Up

 

College Room/Room 28

 08:00- 3:35

Gear Up

Activity Directory 2013-2014

Clubs/

Activities

Descriptions 

Days/Times

Where

Sponsors/

Staff

After School Program

 

The after school program offers a variety of academic support programs, as well as enrichment and recreation opportunities.

Mondays through Friday

(after school – until 6:00pm)

Office, Room 28, Library, &

other locations

Aaron Yen

Natalie Gomez

Rehan Sheikh

Erika Shimizu

AACE Talent Search

AACE TS offers drop-in advising and support to students in 9th through 12th grades, in all aspects of college preparation, including: college field trips, college research, SAT-ACT fee waivers & sign-ups, college application process, financial aid assistance, and scholarship assistance.

Monday, Tuesday,

Wednesday &

Thursday

9:00am-5:00pm

Room 114

Gina Aragon

 

AACE Upward Bound

AACE Upward Bound is a comprehensive year-round program that provides fundamental support and educational services to Balboa high school students as they prepare for higher education.

Tuesday-Thursday

9:00am-5:00PM

Room 114

Jessica Burleigh

 

Anime

Anime appreciation. The Anime club is a fine place to meet other students with similar interests.

Thursday

Lunch

Room

104

Laurie Noll

 

Art Club

A club where you can chill and do art. AS well as improve your art skills and help paint murals in the school.

Friday

Lunch

Room

309

Mitzi Ulloa

Badminton

Promotes healthy lifestyles and love of Badminton.

 

 

 

Bi-weekly

(After school)

Room

310/Gym

Dave Costanza

Best Buddies

To provide friendship and socialization opportunities for people with disabilities. To foster a sense of community and welcomeness to all students on campus.

Monthly on

Wednesday

Homeroom & Lunch

Room

154

Molly Shipman

Cathy Perillo

BSU (Black Student Union)

To reflect the best of African thought and educational practice in its reaffirmation of the human person at Balboa High School, in our community and culture. To assist students in achieving high academic standards.

Monday

Lunch

Green

Room

Lawrence Gray

Victor Travis

Kevin Williams

Balboa BuildOn Chapter

Is a program that offers students the opportunity to perform local community service, as well as work on projects that directly affect the lives of young people in Africa, Asia and Central America. Students also learn about global issues and other cultures around the world, and the “Trek For Knowledge” offered in the summer.

Tuesday

(After School)

3:45-5:00

Green Room

Molly Lazarus

Chinese Club

The purpose of this club is to let the Asian students communicate with each other through social time, also to let non-Asian students explore cultural differences.

Every other

Thursday

Lunch

Room 200

Amy Chen

Crochet Club

To learn craft skills, and to create hand-made items. i.e.; scarves, hats, and stuffed animals.

Tuesday

Lunch

 

Room 224

Diana Theriault

Debate Team

In Debate Team, we will practice and provide the necessary tools for students to compete at Debate Team competitions in the Bay Area.

Tuesdays & Thursday

(After school)

Library/

Room 318

Elizabeth Cossick

Dragon Boat

To represent Balboa High School in the San Francisco Dragon boat Annual High School Competition. Training takes place at Lake Merced.

Thursday

Lunch

Room 224

Diana Theriault

 

 

Drama Club

 

 

We discuss playwriting, acting, improvisation, performances, and scenic art/design. One of our goals is to create a performance.

Monday

Lunch

Room

302

Gerardo Castorena

Fencing Club

Promotes Fencing team and prepares the members for fencing competition.

Mon, Wed, Fri

(After school)

Aud.

Lobby

Monica Cope

 

F.R.O.G.

(Forever Rely on God)

Forever Rely On God’s purpose is to have fellowship with one another and get to know each other. To have fun activities such as sharing, singing and listening to music, and to study the Bible.

Wednesday

Lunch

Room

205

Eva Lee

 

Fusion Dance

In this fun, mixed level class, students explore a variety of dance genres including Brazilian,Jazz,Afro-Cuban,Reggaeton,Cuban Salsa,Dancehall,Rumba, and much more!

 

Friday

(After School)

3:35-4:35

Room

19

Mitzi Ulloa

Gear Up

 

Gear Up offers support for seniors with the college search and application process,  including: college field trips, counseling, college preparation and search, as well as application completion and the FAFSA completion.

Monday-Fridays

(school day hours)

Room 114

&

Room 28

Christie Chew

Frank Viollis

Grub Club

A Fun-filled cooking class where students have the chance to explore all methods of cooking, try out various recipes, learn about nutrition, food safe handling practices, and the cultural significance of food.

Wednesday

(After School)

2:00-4:00

Room

154

Erika Shimizu

Guitar Club

 

 

Spread the knowledge of Guitar. Students can learn and practice their guitar skills, in small groups or individually.

Tuesday

Lunch

Room

140

George Pascoe

Heart in Motion

A community service group for youths who are passionate about helping others.

 

Every other Wednesday

Lunch

Room

209

Andrew Ellett

Junior State of America

(JSA)

A youth run political and social debate organization, helping prepare young people for active citizenship.

Tuesday

Lunch

Room

317

Minu Dave

JROTC

JROTC participates in community service projects; offers a mentoring program for at-risk pre-school children, developing self-confidence and leadership skills. Students compete in competitive drill or learn to drum in a marching drum corps.

Monday, Tuesday Thursday, Friday   (After School)

  3:35-4:30

Room 30

Quad

 

SFC Fuega

 Major Paratore

Kabataan

To organize youth around Filipino culture and community issues and to take positive action to serve the Balboa School community.

Wednesday

Lunch

Room

327

Art Concordia

Anthony Navarro

 

Kick’n It With Vic

 

To learn and mature and grow from boys to men. Will learn about relationships rejection, anger management, fatherhood, gang violence, and personal hygiene.

Thursday

Lunch 

Teen Clinic

Victor Travis

Latino Club

To develop and foster Latino culture at Balboa High School.

Thursday

Lunch

Room

302

Gerardo Castorena

Library(After School Program)

Students are invited to participate in after school library hours to: study alone or in groups, use the computers and receive academic assistance from adult supervisors.

Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri

3:35-6:00

   Wed. 1:00-6:00

Library

After School Staff

 

Mock Trial

Students can learn to improve public speaking and critical thinking skills by preparing for: acting, arguing, and defending during a fictional criminal trial.

Wednesday

Off-site

Lunch mtg. TBD

Room

317

Minu Dave

PACT

Provides students with the multiple services FREE of charge including: college admissions counseling, financial aid information & workshops, career counseling, assistance with college application registration, standardized testing registration/fee waivers, college campus fieldtrips and more.

Tuesday & Thursday

9:00am-5:00pm

Room

114

Shaina Steinberg

Philosophy Club

The purpose of this club to provide a forum for students to reflect on philosophical concepts as well as their own beliefs, and the way in which we understand the world.

Wednesday

Lunch

Room
325

Mr. Eric Wilcox

Photography

“Click”

To create a club for students to be creative and for anyone who loves photography.

First & Last Thursdays of the month

Room

309

Mitzi Ulloa

Polynesian Club

The Polynesian Club is open to students of all backgrounds who may be interested in learning about Polynesian cultures and traditions. The club produces an annual event/dance performance featuring songs and dances for the Polynesian Islands.

 

Wednesday

Lunch

 

 

 

Room

25

 

 

SFC Fuega

Print Shop

To offer all Balboa students access to our healthy renovated print shop where they can design their own images for t-shirts, hoodies,and much more.

 

Wednesday

1:15-3:00

 

Room

18

 

 

Alice Rice

Prom Committee

The goal is to collaborate together to produce a great Junior/Senior prom in April of 2014. Duties include: budgeting, food, decorations, entertainment, sales and advertising.

Tuesday

Lunch

(bi-monthly)

 

Room

28

 

 

Frank Viollis

 

Red Cross

 

Chinatown Red Cross is an affiliation of all SFUSD high schools. Students assist senior citizens. (Meetings will be conducted in Chinese)

Friday

Lunch

(bi-monthly)

Room

310

Dave Costanza/ Amy Chen

Salsa w/Ryan

This is a fun rec. class where students of all levels are welcome to learn the basics of salsa. Students will learn partnering technique, movement, and style, all with strong emphasis on rhythm and musicality.

Wednesday

1:15-2:15

Room

19

Ryan Mead

Science Club

To explore methods of scientific investigation and learn about career opportunities in the field of science.

Thursday

Bi-weekly

(After school)

Room

224

Diane Therialut

SFSU staff

 

Student Association/Government

It is the mission of the Balboa Student Government Standing committees to plan, promote and execute programs, activities and opportunities for the entire student body that will enrich & enhance the educational experience at Balboa High School.

As announced

 

Library

Conference

Room

 

Mr. Kevin Kerr

SOP (Solidarity Organizing Project)

To organize a broad range of students toward building unity, educating our school community about important new issues and take positive action to make positive change.

Friday

Lunch

Room

327

Art Concordia

Tea Club

To learn about different cultures through drinking and talking about various teas. Experience the sipping of a hot tea and take a break away from busy high school life. It’s a great way to make new friends and share ideas. All are welcome!

Monday

Lunch

Room

28

Frank Viollis

Tutoring/Study Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tutoring/Study Hall

               Con’t

Library: Study Hall and Tutoring Assistance

(Includes basic homework help,  & math tutoring. Check with After School library staff for tutoring schedules.  

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:3:35-6

Wednesday:1-6

Friday:3:35-6

Library

After School Staff

Math Tutoring

Monday

3:35-4:35

-

Thursday

3:35-4:35

Rm. 300

 

Rm. 205

Robert Tran

 

Aaron Wong

Athletic Study Hall

Monday-Tuesday & Thursday 3:35-4:30

Wednesday:2-3:30

Room

25/GYM

Athletic Coaches

United Playaz (UP)

UP is a violence prevention and leadership development program designed to provide youth with positive role models and activities as an alternative to involvement with gangs, drugs and other high-risk behaviors.

Wednesday             Lunch

Room

103

Dante Corpuz

Woodworking

Learning practical skills on woodworking, tile setting, varnishing, etc. Exposure to architecture, engineering, and construction world.

Thursday

3:45-5:15

Room

19

Tom Leffler

Yearbook

Students work as a team to produce the Balboa annual yearbook, “The Galleon” with the goal being to produce the best yearbook Balboa has seen to date.

Friday

Lunch

Room

320

Helen Turnbull

Youth Advisory Board (YAB)

The goal of our Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is to give Balboa High School youth a voice and to educate San Francisco youth about their health care rights and inform the community how school-based health centers make a difference in youths' health.

Monday

Lunch

 

 

Teen Clinic

 

 

Marcia Zorrilla

3D Printing & Modeling

Learn how to model and print with 3D software and printer.

Fridays

(After school)

Room

116

Jeff Larson

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Balboa Student Government for 2013-14

S.A. President - Najwa Anasse
S.A. Vice President - Jasmine Schwartz
S.A. Secretary - Roisin McLoughlin
S.A. Treasurer - Sam Esser

Class of 2014 President - Chloe Yang
Class of 2014 Vice President - Marcos Maciel
Class of 2014 Secretary - Liam Calanog
Class of 2014 Treasurer - Karen Chan

Class of 2015 President - Meagan McLaughlin
Class of 2015 Vice President - Calvonnia Kelly
Class of 2015 Secretary - Ivy Herr
Class of 2015 Treasurer - Cherry Than

Class of 2016 President - Gigi Li
Class of 2016 Vice President - Riley Dador
Class of 2016 Secretary - Alexandra Echeverria
Class of 2016 Treasurer - Carlos Skidmore

Student Advisory Council (SFUSD) Representatives - Roisin McLoughlin (appointed) and Kelly Hong (elected)