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SPRING 2021 VIRTUAL CLUB LIST 

Interested students must email their club advisors for information on how join (you may find all email addresses at www.mcsm.net under CONTACT US). The Club Advisor will be the sole contact for any club-related questions. Teachers are copied here so that they are aware that they must provide login instructions to interested students. Please do not reply to this email as I am unable to respond to any messages received here. However, if a student does not receive a reply or needs further assistance after reaching out to their advisor, they may email me at dwinchester@schools.nyc.gov.

 

Thank you.

 

Carol Cooper
Negafulobooks@gmail.com

Newspaper Club

Publish monthly edition of school newspaper. Opportunities to practice good journalism and expository writing.

Monday

4:00 PM

Zulay McLean

The Help Desk

Students can get tech help on using Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets), creating resumes, using email and other DOE applications

Monday

3:00-4:00 PM

JOAN MARTINEZ
JMartinez102@schools.nyc.gov

CHESS CLUB

We are planning to do a chess club not for professionals players( I mean if they want to join no problem) but more for people looking for a hobby ( we are willing to teach new people how to play too) or that like to play for fun, the meetings are planned to be on Zoom and to play on one of the safe and official websites for chess players as they are Chess.com, Chess24 and Lichess.org, the benefits of these three are that first thing they are free to use you even can choose between creating an account or not, and all three of them have mobile app so the people on the club won’t need a computer at all to form part of it and play, also another cool feature is that we can choose how long each match will last and it give us the ability to create private tournaments for ourselves with all of the members of the clubs and see who ends up as the best, of course all this would be so much fun.

Monday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Renee Petrillo, Evelyn Wing

Life Skills

Students will explore skills they will need to be confident, successful members of society after high school such as cooking, finances, resume writing/interview skills, etc...

Monday

4:00 PM

Ms. Montalvo

National Science Bowl

Students challenge and compete in a national academic competition with schools throughout the country. This club allows students to put their knowledge to the test and learn the essence of teamwork.

Monday

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Ashley Landman (and Mary Corbett)

Film Club

Movie watch parties and discussions, learning the basics of short film making

Monday

4:30 PM

Shannon Richter

Pre-Med

Introduce students to different careers in the medicine, bring in guest speakers from different medical fields, and bring together students who have interest in pursuing a career in medicine.

Monday

3:00-3:30 PM

Mr. Cheung

Safe Space

Safe Space’s purpose is to help the mental health of students who may be
undergoing stress. With quarantine going on, we understand there may be a lot
of students who are going through a rough time. We are here to provide support
for the students and talk with them about the hard times they may be going
through. We are also available to talk at any time about anything they want to.
Such examples could be their family situation or maybe their love lives.

Monday

3:00 - 4 :00 PM

Kelsie Jepsen
kelsie@theshakespeareforum.org

Shakespeare Drama Club

Acting

Monday, Friday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Luis Almanzar

MCSM Track Club

Virtual activities related and around running.

Monday, Friday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Hernandez/Jimenez/Jung/Kenis/Nicotri

Robotics Team

Based on yearly revealed games, imagine, design, build and program robots to compete at First Robotics Competition (FRC).

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

variable after 3 PM **Email UKenis@schools.nyc.gov

Joachebeth Tingson

Anime Club

watch/discuss anime together

Monday, Wednesday

3:00pm - 4:00 PM

Mr. Tramm

Music Club

Play live music

Thursday

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Eric Cohen/David Jimenez

Model United Nations

Model United Nations examines global issues and and tries to find solutions to these problems. Students will learn to take on the role of delegates from countries around the world and have to research and write their positions as well as have to discuss and debate the issues with the other delegates. Students will develop a sense of global politics while also developing their public speaking and writing skills.

Thursday

4:00 PM

Chris Ciboso

5 in a Row Game Club

Students will learn and play the board game Gomoku(Five in a roll), the advanced version of "Tic Tac Toe", and participate in in-club tournaments.

Thursday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Jenna Drmacich

Geek Club

The Geek Club is for students to talk about different fandoms - Harry Potter, Star Wars, Anime, Dungeons & Dragons, Marvel Universe, DC etc students would also be able to join NYC ComicCon live stream plus other activities. It is great way for students to bind over shared passions.
REMIND LINK - https://www.remind.com/join/msdrmacich

Thursday

4:00 PM

Nicholas Woodman & Alexis Sargent

Debate Club

On previous form (re-submitting this to indicate Time/Date change)

Thursday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

xiaolong lin

Gaming Club

Students will collaborate to build relationships with peers. Multiplayer Games of any kind (as long as they are not graphic) can be played in the club. Harboring connections is our priority, games are just a medium for that.

Thursday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Alexandra Lebron

Animal Crossing Club

We will be playing Animal Crossing on the switch and helping others build their communities.

Thursday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Ethel Wang

Photography & Art Club

How do you do art? Do you sketch it, make it, take a picture, or just appreciate it.
explore and learn about photography, along with other artistic skills (origami, manga, floorplan and more).

Thursday

2:00 -3:00 PM

Lucy Zhao

Learning Chinese (Manderin)

Students will learn basic chinese words and sentences with speaking, reading, writing and listening practices.

Tuesday

5:00 PM

Yesenia Perez

UNICEF Club

Zoom meetings will occur either weekly or every two weeks (as per vote by members) to give members presentations on global children's issues along with targeted group projects, spearheaded by student Ashley Lopez 

Tuesday

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Zulay McLean

ASPIRA

Students will develop advocacy and leadership skills and participate in community service activities.

Tuesday

4:00 PM

Jenna Drmacich

D- Hive

Current Events discussion - politics to pandemic
REMIND LINK - https://www.remind.com/join/thedhi

Tuesday

4:30 PM

Taina Paniagua

RAPP Peer Leadership Club

Are you interested in making a difference in your community? Then Join RAPP Peer Leadership Club. This club gives students the chance to create activities and projects led by youth FOR youth that will increase the knowledge, skills, and awareness among their peers, schools, and their neighborhood communities on issues related to violence, abuse, and healthy relationships. This club will be facilitated virtually by the school's RAPP Coordinator, Taina Paniagua.

Tuesday

Tuesday

Rosa Chu

Natural Hair Enthusiasts

Students will share stories about their hair and the importance of hair in their cultures as well as share techniques in how they care for their hair and product reviews.

Tuesday

3:00 PM

Miriam Bachman and Candice Chiavola

Culinary Club

Cooking and baking activities/tutorials

Tuesday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Cynthia Wheatley-Foster

ART FOR RELAXATION

Students will make art for relaxation and therapy.
Draw or paint their emotions ---How or what they are feeling. Colors will be used to let students think critically about their emotions. Stress painting will be made by choosing colors that represent their stress and paint or color their stress away. Making an art journal that will allow students express their emotions .Create a drawing or painting using colors that we find calming. 
Get a coloring book----An excellent way to relax.
Draw all the positive aspects of your life----- What makes you relax?

Tuesday

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Angie Thomas

Basic Spoken Spanish

Students will practice their Spanish Pronunciation through phonetic charts, short news audio clips and newspaper headlines. News Report meaning will be negotiated in small working groups. Then as a whole class; students will be able to report any difficulties they encounter pronouncing, understanding the text or audio. Those students who are more advance will be encouraged to provide objective feedback the beginners.

Tuesday

3:00 PM

Kiana Parsons

Heard it on the Timeline

Current events discussion club focused on decoding political and science news, with a focus on using quality sources to debunk conspiracy theories from TikTok, Twitter, Instagram, and wherever conspiracies are peddled.

Tuesday

4:00-5:00 PM

Ryan Siskar

Comic Book Club

A forum to get together and discuss the news/print/movies/universe of DC and Marvel Comics.

Tuesday

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Ginger Tang

Animal Therapy and Mental Health Club

We can learn about different types of pet animals, and watch some fun animal video clips, sharing pet stories, pictures/videos together. The goal of this club is provide the space and opportunity for us to meet and share experiences and stories and laugh together.

Tuesday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Emely Vasquez /co-advisor AP Hernandez

Sports And Society Debates

Having students debate a sport/physical activity topic and allowing other students to decide who wins. Any sport that involves race will also be discussed.

Tuesday, Friday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Stephanie De Jesus and Lawrence Sterling

Power Hour

We will talk about current events, recent developments in pop culture, recent developments in pop media, and recent development over time and technology. The club will be a place for students to share cultural competence with their peers.

Tuesday, Wednesday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Rose Connelly & Madison Collins

GSA (Gender and Sexualities Alliance)

Provide a safe space for students to discuss topics relating to gender and sexuality, as well as current events and activism relating to those topics.

Wednesday

4:00 PM

Christine Magee

MCSM Skate Club

Talk about skating and skate culture.

Wednesday

3:30 PM

David Deutsch

Astronomy Club

Virtual events -- remote telescopes/astronomy seminars/online simulators

Wednesday

5:00 - 6:00 PM

Evelyn Wing

Greenhouse Club

We will remotely design a garden for our greenhouse. We will decide what to plant upstairs. We will make plans to beautify the outside court.-

Wednesday

6:30 - 7:00 PM

Ms. Mani

Refuge Club

What You Can Expect: To find a safe place to be yourself and make friends ... Have meaningful discussions on life, such as how do I find purpose and fulfillment? How can my life make a difference? ... You can expect to find The Refuge.

Wednesday

3:00-4:00 PM

Mr. Cheung

MCSM Workout Wednesday Club

Will guide students through a 30 minute virtual workout

Wednesday

4:00-4:30 PM

Grace Southworth

Virtual Field Trip

Each week we will go on a virtual "field trip" to visit different museums and places around the world!

Wednesday

4:00 PM

Tatiana Galan

Spanish Dance club

Student will explore Spanish culture through music and rhythm. 
We will meet and listen to Spanish music, mostly salsas and bachatas and discuss the various themes and topics in the song.

Wednesday

3:30:4:30 PM

Michelle Johnson

Scrapbooking Club

To collectively creatively collagel items of importance to each individual.

Wednesday

e-mail Ms. Johnson

Alina Quinde

The Social Hub

BETA. 
The Social Hub is a place for students of MCSM to interact and connect with each other in times of e-schooling and Covid-19 through a platform called DISCORD.

Wednesday

3:00 PM

Shannon Richter

Yoga for mind and body

Engage students in energetic and relaxing yoga poses to help calm and heal the body and mind.

Wednesday

3:00-4:00 PM

Mr. Valletutti & Mr. Crowe

Virtual Travel Club

Students will travel the world without leaving home, learning about different countries and cultures.

Wednesday

7:00PM - 8:00 PM

Geraldine Taveras
GTaveras2@schools.nyc.gov

Cooking Club

I will cook and create videos to share with kids explaining recipes. I will demonstrate how to produce dinner or desert dishes. All dishes will be easy to produce with ingredients that students & parents can try right at home. Students will have the opportunity to share their own experience on creating the same dish when we meet online.

Wednesday

5:30-7:30 PM

Ms. Montalvo (Co-Advisors: Mr. Martinez, Ms. Gonzalez, Ms. Chu, Ms. Benalcazar) )

Bilingual Club

Bilingual students will build an open space where students from different cultures feel comfortable and interact with each other. This will be a club for peer tutoring, social activities, and discussion about recent events from around the world.

Wednesday, Thursday

4:00 PM

Samantha Basile

Crochet Club

Students will learn how to make blankets, toys, clothes and more.

Fridays

4:30 - 5:30 PM

Aduragbemi Odumosu

Math Olympiad

Practicing math problems in preparation to compete in the math Olympiad

Friday

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Faroukh Gandhi

Muslim Student Association (MSA)

This club will create a safe space for the school’s Muslim population as well as the non-Muslim population that is interested. We will foster a safe space for discussions and critical thinking. We will also strive to curate a community of like-minded classmates who can confide in each other. Some lessons that we have planned can include, “Context on the five daily prayers”, and, “The virtues of Ramadan”.

Friday

3:30 - 4:30 PM

Dahiana Adames

COD Club

Students will play a variety of games online with their peers and teachers on gaming consoles like PS4/PS5, XBox, Switch, Phone etc ... The Gaming Club will give students the opportunity to socialize and have fun based on a hobby we all have in common: video games! We will hold multi-player tournaments and spend time deliberating on the best strategies to use.

Friday

4:00 - 5:00 PM

Yesenia Perez

Zoom & Chill With The Perez's

The goal of this club is to explore and create a sense of community across all grades at MCSM in the wake of remote learning for the school year. Students will be able to socialize with one another and self-explore and navigate what this is like on a digital platform, allowing for more school spirit in this renewed sense of community.

Friday

3:00-4:00 PM

Welch

Psychology Club

We will be examining various psychological diagnosis in modern day current events. We will also be analyzing new updates in the psych community. We will also be discussing videos/documentary's surrounding the topic of psychology.

Friday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Elizabeth Torres

Video Game Club

To learn game designs, discuss favorite video games and play console exclusive games and multi-platform games

Friday

3:00 - 4:00 PM

Candice Chiavola and Marisela Hidalgo

Movie Night

About once a month, we will show a fun movie through screen share for students to watch and chat about!

Friday

5:30 PM