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Club Preview: A look into the week of April 2

NHS, Art Club, and Book Club meet this week
Monica Sarkisian
Relighting her candle, junior Kailie Sicolo prepares to take a picture during the NHS induction ceremony. Members enjoyed refreshments and utilized photo opportunities after the ceremony. “The induction ceremony made me feel proud of myself and it was nice to celebrate getting into the club with my friends,” Sicolo said. “I missed the first meeting because I was out of state for a field trip, so I’m excited to attend my first meeting as an inducted member.”

National Honor Society, 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 

Adviser: Laura Penrod

Room: Cafeteria

In preparation for board elections, NHS plans to start the process of nominating members to run for board positions.

“Nominations allow a person to nominate someone else they believe is fit for a certain position,” secretary Neah Tablit said. “Anyone is able to run for the position that they want, with the exception of treasurer and president because only current sophomores are able to run for those positions. Like other clubs, those positions are elect positions where whoever gets chosen is an elect in their junior year (treasurer-elect, president-elect) and then they take on the official position in their senior year.”

NHS wraps up their spring fundraiser this week.

“We decided to sell pretzels for this fundraiser just to have a change from the world’s finest chocolates that we usually sell,” Tablit said. “The full amount of money is due on April 5 so I hope that our members are able to get their money in by then.”


Art Club, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 

Adviser: Rachel Guichard 

Room: C101

Art Club plans to have another artistic activity for their members to do.

“For our next meeting we’re going to be making felt creations,” president Tyrah Lamay said. “So essentially we’re going to be sewing pieces of felt together to make stuffed animals.”

After wrapping up their bracelet fundraiser, the club begins planning for future ideas.

“Our bracelet fundraiser made us a decent profit which I believe is around $60 to $80,” Lamay said. “For next year, we’re planning like a keychain fundraiser with Shrinky Dinks where you draw onto the piece of plastic with whatever design you want. So we plan to do that sometime next school year.”


Book Club, 1st and 3rd Thursdays

Adviser: Amy Lutz

Room: H213

Book Club continues with the book they chose during their previous meeting.

“Last meeting we chose our book of the month which is Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard,” president Adrienne Vera-Perez said. “Since this is our first meeting after choosing the book, the members are expected to read the first half of the book. We will then discuss what we thought of it so far and just what we’ve read in general.”

Possible plans for a bigger activity involving other clubs could be an event that members can look forward to in the future.

“I’ve talked with other book club presidents from other schools like Sierra Vista and Desert Oasis,” Vera-Perez said. “We’re trying to plan something for Nevada Reading Week where we do something all together. As of right now, it probably won’t be in the near future or anything, but it would be nice to meet with other book clubs in the area.”

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