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Club Preview: A look into the week of Jan. 29

TSA, NHS, Crochet Club meet this week
Alexis Rivera
Ensuring safe hygiene, treasurer Gia Naguiat assists in distributing cookies at the beginning of a NHS meeting. Hand sanitizer was required because the cookies weren’t individually wrapped. “Admittedly, the snacks we serve our members aren’t always the same and we do put thought into it,” Naguiat said. “It may be a small gesture, but especially after school it’s always nice to have a small treat after a long day.”

Technology Student Association, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays

Adviser: Monte Carman 

Room: C126

TSA will be focused on preparation for their upcoming state competition which will be held on Feb. 19.

“This meeting, we’re giving all our competitors as much information about state [competition] as possible and all the help they need to win next month,” President Achilles Caranto said. “In a little less than a month, TSA is going to compete in our annual state conference and our members are putting the finishing touches on their work.”

Preparations will continue after Tuesday’s meeting.

“The next few meetings after [this one] will be hugely centered around working on our events,” Caranto said. “We’re focusing on preparing them as best we can.”

National Honor Society, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Adviser: Laura Penrod

Room: Ballroom

To give students a chance to make up for their absences, NHS will be hosting a positive attendance meeting.

“Right now, we have a movie and a time-capsule activity for leap year planned for our positive attendance meeting,” President Angeline Roldan said. “For the time-capsule activity, the members will be writing letters to open for themselves on the next leap-year.”

Last week, NHS also sent out invitations to students who meet the requirements to apply for NHS.

We just finished sending out 300 letters to NHS candidates,” Roldan said. “They will now have some time to fill out their applications to be reviewed by the Faculty Council. Hopefully, we will be seeing the next chapter of NHS being inducted by March.”

Crochet Club, 2nd and 4th Thursdays

Adviser: Maritza De La Fuente

Room: C124

Crochet Club will be starting their Valentine’s Day project. 

“Our next club meeting is focusing on Valentine-themed stuffed hearts,” President Adrianna Boyd said. “I plan to bring some fluffy yarn for them so they can crochet stuffed animals or stuffed hearts if they want.”

They also plan on going over opportunities that could happen in the future. 

“We will be focusing on future plans, club fees, and future projects that I will be trying to get them to be open to,” Boyd said. “The club fee will bring more options to the table such as making bigger projects, or making a fluffy yarn project that will be super fun to do.”

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