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East Aurora High School offers a wide variety of clubs and activities. Please see below for more information:

Club/Activity Name Sponsor Sponsor email Meeting Days/Times
Anime Club Robert Sroka, Alison Sanders rsroka@d131.org 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month beginning 1/27 3:15pm
Bilingual Honor Society Lori Palmer, Jorge Rios lpalmer@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 3:15pm
Chess Andrew Herrmann aherrmann@d131.org Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:15pm
Culinary Club Peggy Thayer pthayer@d131.org every other Tuesday starting 12/1 315pm
DECA Mark Lyons mlyons@d131.org Thursdays 7:30am
Drama Club Ross Wheeler rwheeler@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month starting in January 3:15pm
Eco Club Karie Nash knash@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 3:15pm
Educators Rising Fran Manzella fmanzella@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 3:15pm
FCCLA/HERO Kristin Doucette kdoucette@d131.org alternating Wednesdays for each 10:50am
French Honor Society Sarah Birdsall sbirdsall@d131.org every other Friday starting 1/8 3:15pm
Frosh Class Council Arlena Juarez, Sarah Gillespie ajuarez@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesday 315pm starting in January
German Honor Society Joanna Wardynski jwardynski@d131.org Fridays 3:15pm
GSA Heather Curry hcurry@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month beginning 1/20 3:15pm
Jazz Club Brian Liska bliska@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 3:15pm
Key Club Sarah Gillespie sgillespie01@d131.org 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 3:15pm
Literary Magazine (Creative Writing Club) Mike Aye, Amanda Bussman maye@d131.org;  abussman@d131.org 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month beginning 1/6 3:15pm
Math National Honor Society  Vince DiFabio vdifabio@d131.org Fridays 7am
Movie Club Alan Scott ascott@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 4:30pm
National Honor Society Melanie Kleimola mkleimola@d131.org Tuesdays 3:15pm 2 times a month
Newspaper Club Katelyn Ziolkowski-Willoughby kziolkowski@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
NJROTC Color Guard Kevin Meadows kmeadows@d131.org Tues-Thurs 5pm
NJROTC Drill Team Albert Farmer afarmer@d131.org Mondays 4pm
NJROTC Physical Fitness Team Jose Otero Rivera JOTERORIVERA@d131.org Every other Wednesday 4pm
Operation Snowball TBA trosajackson@d131.org Thursdays 3:30pm
Peace Jam Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Thursdays 7:30am
Scholastic Bowl Jennie Anderson Drake jandersendrake@d131.org Tuesdays 3:15pm *subject to change based on competition schedule
Science Honor Society Marcus Nenia mnenia@d131.org 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month 11:15am
Senior Class Council Ken Gerk, Lisa Kendall kgerk@d131.org  Thursdays 3:15pm
Skills USA Joe Wintermute jwintermute@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
Sophomore Class Council Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Wednesdays 7:30am
Spanish Honor Society Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Fridays 7:30am
Speech Team Mike Aye maye@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month beginning 1/5 3:15pm
Student Council Ken Gerk, Lisa Kendall kgerk@d131.org  Wednesdays 3:15pm
Tri-M Nancy Tabb ntabb@d131.org Tuesdays 7:15am
WEB DuBois African American Honor Society Lisa Dioro ldioro@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
Yearbook Deb McGoldrick dmcgoldrick@d131.org Tuesdays 315pm

Community Service:

Key Club is a community Service focused club. We participate in 1-2 events/activities each month, outside of school hours.

ECO club is for students who want to make a difference in the world by improving the environment. We are always looking for new projects to help with saving energy and reducing pollution.

Performance:

Drama Club is open to all students who are interested in theatre – either onstage or backstage. This student organized club plans activities based on the current interests of the group, but always includes semester fieldtrips and our annual talent show. Acceptance into the International Thespian Society is optional, and is based on a participation point system. All students are welcome to join at any time.

Games / Play:

 

Club-to-Career:

Educators Rising is a club for students who are considering a career in education. We participate in local competitions with surrounding high schools, provide tutoring and volunteer opportunities, and discuss issues affecting education.

Newspaper Club Students in newspaper club create content for our online school newspaper. Students take on roles as writers, editors, and photographers.

FCCLA/HERO Compete in regional and state competitions. Cake or cookie decorating, fashion design, clothing construction, culinary. Demonstrations on cake decorating by trained chefs. Other activities: pumpkin carving for Halloween, bake sale, games and treats. Promoting sportsmanship and cooperating learning.

Opportunities for Competition:

DECA Learning about succeeding in the world of business, competitive events, fundraising, community service and social connections with the Chicago Bulls and White Sox

Speech Team Any student is welcome to join! Public speaking, writing and acting are all skills we build on throughout the season. We are hoping to compete against other schools for the 2015 – 2016 school year!

Skills USA is a club that prepares students to become leaders in the workforce

Scholastic Bowl Season is over half way over and we beat WEST! Meets are Saturdays and Thursdays after school

Chess Team is open to all students and all ability levels, including those who have never played chess before.

Culture:

Culinary Club Limited to 25 people for meeting due to room/ingredients, first 25 first come first served!

Movie Club watches an exciting new movie each week. Movies are totally free. Students help pick the movies. Stick around afterward for a discussion. If you love movies, you’ve just found your new favorite club.

Anime Club members watch anime, read manga, compare drawing styles, and discuss how they fit into everyday culture.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) mission is to create an equal environment in the school, and to bring acceptance and tolerance, as well as end bullying on all levels, to ANY student. GSA is open to everyone, ALWAYS accepting new members, and is a place where everyone can be themselves and NEVER be judged.

Bilingual Honor Society is geared towards students in the Bilingual program but is open to all students who are Bilingual, or are learning a second language. We focus on raising awareness of Latino cultural traditions, fundraising, and volunteering in the community.

WEB DuBois African American Honor Society WEB DuBois honors the memory of Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois by:

  • Promoting the pursuit of academic excellence and post-secondary opportunity ,
  • Engaging in service to others,
  • Recognizing the outstanding achievements of the Society’s members

Student Councils:

Student Council Open to all grades, STUCO coordinates homecoming, spirit weeks, pep assemblies, blood drives, donation campaigns, rivalry activities, and is the umbrella structure for all other clubs in school. Board members are elected and there is a $500 annual scholarship for 1-2 members.

Senior Class Council Open only to seniors, S.C.C. plans graduation and prom activities, fundraises for the senior graduation party, and creates community service opportunities throughout Aurora. S.C.C. also takes an integral role in the graduation ceremony.

Sophomore Class Council Open to any sophomore student, sophomore class council helps with fundraising for class and school events and coordinates different community service activities.

Honor Societies:

National Honor Society (NHS) Membership by application & acceptance only. Applications open to sophomores & juniors in late February. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in academics, community service, leadership, and character.

Science National Honor Society (SciNHS) Membership by application & acceptance only. Typically, applications are available in March. Members must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.5 Science GPA, and be enrolled in an Honors or AP science course.

Tri-M Club is the National Music Honor Society and is open to current band and choir students who have completed one year of high school music. Students must audition, meet grade point standards and be recommended by their teachers. Tri-M ushers at music events, performs community service and explores music majors and careers.

French Honor Society (SHF) is a nationally sponsored honor society for students in their 4th semester of French and beyond. Focuses on community service & spreading French cultural awareness to East High.

 

 

East Aurora High School offers a wide variety of clubs and activities. Please see below for more information:

Club/Activity Name Sponsor Sponsor email Meeting Days/Times
Anime Club Robert Sroka, Alison Sanders rsroka@d131.org 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month beginning 1/27 3:15pm
Bilingual Honor Society Lori Palmer, Jorge Rios lpalmer@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 3:15pm
Chess Andrew Herrmann aherrmann@d131.org Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:15pm
Culinary Club Peggy Thayer pthayer@d131.org every other Tuesday starting 12/1 315pm
DECA Mark Lyons mlyons@d131.org Thursdays 7:30am
Drama Club Ross Wheeler rwheeler@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month starting in January 3:15pm
Eco Club Karie Nash knash@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 3:15pm
Educators Rising Fran Manzella fmanzella@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month 3:15pm
FCCLA/HERO Kristin Doucette kdoucette@d131.org alternating Wednesdays for each 10:50am
French Honor Society Sarah Birdsall sbirdsall@d131.org every other Friday starting 1/8 3:15pm
Frosh Class Council Arlena Juarez, Sarah Gillespie ajuarez@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesday 315pm starting in January
German Honor Society Joanna Wardynski jwardynski@d131.org Fridays 3:15pm
GSA Heather Curry hcurry@d131.org 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month beginning 1/20 3:15pm
Jazz Club Brian Liska bliska@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month 3:15pm
Key Club Sarah Gillespie sgillespie01@d131.org 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month 3:15pm
Literary Magazine (Creative Writing Club) Mike Aye, Amanda Bussman maye@d131.org;  abussman@d131.org 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month beginning 1/6 3:15pm
Math National Honor Society  Vince DiFabio vdifabio@d131.org Fridays 7am
Movie Club Alan Scott ascott@d131.org 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 4:30pm
National Honor Society Melanie Kleimola mkleimola@d131.org Tuesdays 3:15pm 2 times a month
Newspaper Club Katelyn Ziolkowski-Willoughby kziolkowski@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
NJROTC Color Guard Kevin Meadows kmeadows@d131.org Tues-Thurs 5pm
NJROTC Drill Team Albert Farmer afarmer@d131.org Mondays 4pm
NJROTC Physical Fitness Team Jose Otero Rivera JOTERORIVERA@d131.org Every other Wednesday 4pm
Operation Snowball TBA trosajackson@d131.org Thursdays 3:30pm
Peace Jam Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Thursdays 7:30am
Scholastic Bowl Jennie Anderson Drake jandersendrake@d131.org Tuesdays 3:15pm *subject to change based on competition schedule
Science Honor Society Marcus Nenia mnenia@d131.org 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month 11:15am
Senior Class Council Ken Gerk, Lisa Kendall kgerk@d131.org  Thursdays 3:15pm
Skills USA Joe Wintermute jwintermute@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
Sophomore Class Council Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Wednesdays 7:30am
Spanish Honor Society Guillermo Pedroni gpedroni@d131.org Fridays 7:30am
Speech Team Mike Aye maye@d131.org 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of the month beginning 1/5 3:15pm
Student Council Ken Gerk, Lisa Kendall kgerk@d131.org  Wednesdays 3:15pm
Tri-M Nancy Tabb ntabb@d131.org Tuesdays 7:15am
WEB DuBois African American Honor Society Lisa Dioro ldioro@d131.org Thursdays 3:15pm
Yearbook Deb McGoldrick dmcgoldrick@d131.org Tuesdays 315pm

Community Service:

Key Club is a community Service focused club. We participate in 1-2 events/activities each month, outside of school hours.

ECO club is for students who want to make a difference in the world by improving the environment. We are always looking for new projects to help with saving energy and reducing pollution.

Performance:

Drama Club is open to all students who are interested in theatre – either onstage or backstage. This student organized club plans activities based on the current interests of the group, but always includes semester fieldtrips and our annual talent show. Acceptance into the International Thespian Society is optional, and is based on a participation point system. All students are welcome to join at any time.

Games / Play:

 

Club-to-Career:

Educators Rising is a club for students who are considering a career in education. We participate in local competitions with surrounding high schools, provide tutoring and volunteer opportunities, and discuss issues affecting education.

Newspaper Club Students in newspaper club create content for our online school newspaper. Students take on roles as writers, editors, and photographers.

FCCLA/HERO Compete in regional and state competitions. Cake or cookie decorating, fashion design, clothing construction, culinary. Demonstrations on cake decorating by trained chefs. Other activities: pumpkin carving for Halloween, bake sale, games and treats. Promoting sportsmanship and cooperating learning.

Opportunities for Competition:

DECA Learning about succeeding in the world of business, competitive events, fundraising, community service and social connections with the Chicago Bulls and White Sox

Speech Team Any student is welcome to join! Public speaking, writing and acting are all skills we build on throughout the season. We are hoping to compete against other schools for the 2015 – 2016 school year!

Skills USA is a club that prepares students to become leaders in the workforce

Scholastic Bowl Season is over half way over and we beat WEST! Meets are Saturdays and Thursdays after school

Chess Team is open to all students and all ability levels, including those who have never played chess before.

Culture:

Culinary Club Limited to 25 people for meeting due to room/ingredients, first 25 first come first served!

Movie Club watches an exciting new movie each week. Movies are totally free. Students help pick the movies. Stick around afterward for a discussion. If you love movies, you’ve just found your new favorite club.

Anime Club members watch anime, read manga, compare drawing styles, and discuss how they fit into everyday culture.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) mission is to create an equal environment in the school, and to bring acceptance and tolerance, as well as end bullying on all levels, to ANY student. GSA is open to everyone, ALWAYS accepting new members, and is a place where everyone can be themselves and NEVER be judged.

Bilingual Honor Society is geared towards students in the Bilingual program but is open to all students who are Bilingual, or are learning a second language. We focus on raising awareness of Latino cultural traditions, fundraising, and volunteering in the community.

WEB DuBois African American Honor Society WEB DuBois honors the memory of Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois by:

  • Promoting the pursuit of academic excellence and post-secondary opportunity ,
  • Engaging in service to others,
  • Recognizing the outstanding achievements of the Society’s members

Student Councils:

Student Council Open to all grades, STUCO coordinates homecoming, spirit weeks, pep assemblies, blood drives, donation campaigns, rivalry activities, and is the umbrella structure for all other clubs in school. Board members are elected and there is a $500 annual scholarship for 1-2 members.

Senior Class Council Open only to seniors, S.C.C. plans graduation and prom activities, fundraises for the senior graduation party, and creates community service opportunities throughout Aurora. S.C.C. also takes an integral role in the graduation ceremony.

Sophomore Class Council Open to any sophomore student, sophomore class council helps with fundraising for class and school events and coordinates different community service activities.

Honor Societies:

National Honor Society (NHS) Membership by application & acceptance only. Applications open to sophomores & juniors in late February. Candidates should demonstrate excellence in academics, community service, leadership, and character.

Science National Honor Society (SciNHS) Membership by application & acceptance only. Typically, applications are available in March. Members must maintain a 3.0 overall GPA, a 3.5 Science GPA, and be enrolled in an Honors or AP science course.

Tri-M Club is the National Music Honor Society and is open to current band and choir students who have completed one year of high school music. Students must audition, meet grade point standards and be recommended by their teachers. Tri-M ushers at music events, performs community service and explores music majors and careers.

French Honor Society (SHF) is a nationally sponsored honor society for students in their 4th semester of French and beyond. Focuses on community service & spreading French cultural awareness to East High.