Clubs and Organizations
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description and advisor's name.
International: - Mr. Hank Klos
Amnesty international is a worldwide voluntary group devoted to preserving and advocating for the human rights of all people. Once a week he meet in the 11/12 house in room 109 to organize events, create awareness and to write letters addressing current human rights cases and to create pressure to "write-wrongs" currently happening in the world. Since 1961, Amnesty International has worked through their letter writing to save over 50,000 victims and sometimes save lives. It is hard but it works. Anyone who is interested is welcome to attend.
Amnesty International Club Website
Chess Club: - Mr. Klos
This club is for students who enjoy playing chess for enjoyment or at a competitive level. Students meet once or twice a week in the 11/12 house in room 109 to play and learn new techniques, strategies and watch films and documentaries on chess. Anyone who is interested is welcome whether they are advanced or beginner level.
Chess Club Website
DECA: - Ms. Katie MacPhee
FCCLA: - Mrs. Susan Stinson
Fishing Club: - Mr. D. Dorris, Mr. Jason Hoch
The Fishing Club is open to all students who want to learn how to fish
the waters of the Jersey Shore. The club takes several fishing trips a
year as well as hosts monthly meetings on the hottest and best spots for
German Club: - Mrs. Vicky Matthew
The German Club attempts to further student interest in the German
language, culture and people. Membership is open to all interested
Interact Club: - Mrs. Chery Conley
The Interact Club is a service club open to all high school students.
The club is sponsored by the Long Beach Island Rotary Club and its goal
is to be involved in activities which improve both school and the
community. Some of the volunteer activities include Chowder Fest, 18
mile Run, Christmas Party and many more. Being an INTERACT member is
rewarding as well as fun. Announcements will be made for membership.
Visit the Interact web site.
Key Club: - Ms. Peg Malley
The Key Club is a service organization which attempts to promote
positive inter-relationship both inside and outside of the school
community. The club works on various service projects which include
holiday parties for handicapped children, delivering plants to the
elderly and coordinating events for the MS Walk-A-Thon. The Key Club is
affiliated with Key Club International, the oldest youth service
organization in the world. New members are welcome.
Model UN: - Mr. Hank Klos
Model Congress and Model UN are designed for students interested in national and international affairs. Students prepare for events at the University of Pennsylvania and World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, in which they will participate in the appropriate political system. Students will write legislation for an assigned committee then present and debate the legislation at competitions. Students gain and in-depth understanding, appreciation, and practical knowledge for our political system. Due to limited spaces available in this club, an essay contest is conducted early in the school year to determine membership. This club meets in the 11/12 house in room 109 as needed to prepare for events.
Model Congress Website
ROTC: - Col. Spence
Air Force Junior ROTC is more than a five credit elective course - it
is a life experience. The objective of the course is to develop
responsible, productive and informed citizens who will be future
leaders, managers and supervisors. The course is available to any high
school student grades 9 through 12. Students enrolled in this course are
called cadets and are basically leaders in training. It is actually an
operational organization with the same functions and mission
requirements found in any Air Force unit or civilian corporation.
Consequently, cadets get hands-on experience dealing with real life
issues they will face in the military or civilian work force. There are
people and resources to manage, meetings to attend, time lines to
monitor, deadlines to meet, paperwork to accomplish and projects to
plan, organize and complete.
Classroom sessions present cadets with exiting opportunities to learn
about the history of flight, principles of basic aeronautics, space
exploration and world geography. They'll also learn life skills such as
human relations, racism, sexism, public speaking techniques, principles
of leadership and functions of management. Cadets strengthen their
character while living by an Honor Code and embracing values of
integrity, courage, patriotism, competence, tenacity and service within
a structured and disciplined Air Force format. Simultaneously, they will
learn and carry out the traditions, customs and courtesies practiced in
the Air Force. Finally, extracurricular activities such as drill teams,
color guards, the military ball, field trips to various military
installations including the U.S. Military and Naval Academies, and
orientation flights on military aircraft round out the curriculum and
give cadets additional opportunities to practice the skills learned in
Students Against Destructive Decisions - Ms. Trapanese
Students helping students make positive decisions about challenges in their everyday lives. Visit the SADD web site.
- Mrs. Julie Suarez
The Spanish Club is for students who wish to further their knowledge of
the people, customs, language and crafts in Spanish speaking countries.
Student Council: - Mr. Steve Derion
Clubs and Societies:
Air Force JROTC Drill Team, Art Club, DECA,
FCCLA, Foreign Language Honor Society, French Club,
Junior Statesman, National Honor Society, SADD, SPARK, STYLE,
Student Council, Surf Club, Varsity Club, and Winter Guard.
The Ram: - Mr. South
The Southern Regional yearbook is a school publication whose theme,
composition, layout, preparation for printing, and sale are handled by a
staff composed of students from grades 9-12. It is an all-school book,
representing every class and every student in the school. This pictorial
and written record of one school year, attempts to present all the
events and activities that have transpired though out the school year.
The Rampage: - Ms. J. Pajak & Mr. S. Derion
The Rampage, Southern's newspaper, is a student produced publication
whose staff is composed of students from grades 9-12. Staff members
conduct interviews, do research and otherwise gather data in order to
produce high caliber journalistically sound articles which range from
hard news though sports and human interest pieces. The Rampage strives
to reflect the inter-action between the surrounding community and the