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Club Preview: A look into the week of Feb. 5

Art Club, Key Club, FBLA meet this week
Fiona Wu
Attracting customers, FBLA Parliamentarian Arcade Encarnacion advertises the club’s hotdog stand at Winterfest. The club sold hotdogs and soda, making around $70 total. “Our club president decided to borrow a costume from her friend, and I was appointed as the hotdog mascot,” Encarnacion said. “It was kind of slow, but then I had this wonderful idea of going up to people and saying that I would dance for them if they bought a hotdog from our stand.”

Art Club, 1st Tuesday of the month

Adviser: Rachel Guichard 

Room: C101

Art Club will be hosting an acrylic paint project based on their favorite music artists.

We will be teaching painting techniques using acrylic paint, including basic painting tips as well as color mixing,” President Tyrah Lamay said. “After these painting lessons, our members will be tasked to paint the cover of their favorite musical albums. This is also up for album recreation, meaning that they could copy an album exactly or tweak the cover to their liking, such as changing certain colors, objects, or people on the original album.”

A variety of art projects are also being planned in hopes of attracting new members.

Some future projects that I hope to be able to bring to the club would be glass painting, crafts, beads or charms, tie dye, painting challenges, as well as more technical based lessons to help members improve their art skills,” Lamay said. “All students are encouraged to join, regardless of being at an advanced or beginner level.”

Key Club, 2nd and 4th Wednesdays

Adviser: Michelle Kenwood and Pier Shoates

Room: Cafeteria

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, Key Club will be participating in themed icebreaker games and service activities.

Since it is Valentine’s Day, we will be doing a ‘speed dating’ game so people can meet other members,” President Ella Abilar said. “As for our service project during the meeting, we will be making heart ribbon wreaths and giving them to teachers.”

This will also be the first club meeting with the new board that was announced last week.

“As it’ll be the first general meeting of my term as president along with the other new board members, we wanted to kick off the term to a great start,” Abilar said. “I have a huge legacy to maintain as my predecessors have shown great success within the club, so I plan on being way more involved within our school’s community by hosting more fundraisers and service events that students can participate in.

Future Business Leaders of America, 2nd and 4th Thursdays

Adviser: Ronald Barranco

Room: C102

FBLA will be getting ready for their state conference which will take place from April 22-24. 

“We will be continuing to work on our competitive events with our club members to prepare for our State Leadership Conference in Reno,” President Adrienne Vera-Perez said. “We will also be going over the dress code for state and making sure everyone has some professional attire that they can wear.”

The club is also planning to host their annual Game Fest event.

It’s an event that’s gonna be hosted [in] early April,” Vera-Perez said. “I’m really excited for it because we’re planning on making the event even bigger than before.”

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