Clubs » Edison Student Clubs 2020-2021

Edison Student Clubs 2020-2021


Club Advisor(s) Day Frequency Google
Classroom
Code
Mission Statement

ACE CLUB

L. Kretzmer

Monday

Weekly

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Actively Caring at Edison (ACE) embodies a school-wide movement that aims to generate positivity and further promote a more mindful, compassionate, and empathetic school culture. The mission is to maintain a school environment were faculty and students are aware, acknowledge one another for being kind and pay it forward. The ultimate goal is to uphold a world of which we can be proud.

ANIME CLUB

E. Anderson

Friday Weekly

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The mission of Anime Club is to bring together fans of Japanese Anime & Manga to discuss issues in the “Otaku” culture. We watch anime shows and movies, play video and card games, organize tournaments and attend conventions.

ART CLUB

A. Ferreira

Thursday Once a Month

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The mission of the Art Club is to establish a creative space where you can explore artistic interests, experiment with a variety of media, hone artistic techniques and share your work with the Edison community.

ASIAN

MULTICULTURAL

ALLIANCE (AMA)

D. Lee

Friday

1st & 3rd Friday of

the month

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The mission of the Asian Multicultural Alliance is to establish an environment to promote awareness for Asian culture, including awareness and diversity within Edison students. At these gathering, students will have opportunities to interact and bond.

AUTOMOTIVE

COMPETITION

CLUB (ACC)

M. Sierra

Daily/Discretion of Adviser Weekly

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The mission of the Automotive Competition Club is to prepare and train students for automotive competitions that occur periodically throughout the year. By honing techniques, we

win awards and improve the skills necessary for success.

BHANGRA CLUB

P. Sharma

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of the club is to expose students of various cultures to the Punjabi folklore dance,

Bhangra.

BOOK CLUB

W. Veyvoda

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of the club is to expand students’ literacy experience by reading and discussing works chosen by students in a friendly, academic atmosphere.

CHATTERING

CHICKS

R. Jackson

Monday

2nd & 4th Mon

of the month

Zoom Link

 

The mission of Chattering Chicks girls’ mentoring club is to provide young females between the ages of 13-21 with the coping skills to learn more about their inner selves. We focus on topics such as self-esteem, positive reinforcement, body image, self-love, relationships, family matters, and surviving high school & beyond. The group provides a snack or meal while in session and discussion occurs during the chat & eat. Trips focused on self-esteem, health related issues, and relaxation and stress management throughout the year.

CHEERLEADING

& DANCE TEAM

K. Peruffo

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of the Cheerleading & Dance Team is to promote school spirit at Thomas A. Edison high school. The Cheer Team performs at various games and shows. The Dance team also performs at various school events.

CHESS TEAM

D. Shadock

Tuesday Weekly

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The mission of Edison Chess club is to provide students with opportunities to meet peers that share similar interests, allowing them to broaden their chest playing abilities, expand on skills, coach each other, make new friends and have fun in a community setting.

CLUB OF DATA

ENGINEERS

(CODE)

E. Perez

Monday

1st & 3rd Mon of

the month

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CODE is an engineering club founded on the principle of teaching students how to explore careers in Computer Science through project-based learning, beginning with the fundamentals of Python and advance toward the study of Artificial Intelligence. Members will also receive assistance in applying to various prestigious engineering and software based summer programs.

COVID COUNCIL

A.Abramowitz

Monday

2nd & 4th of the

month

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The mission of Covid Council is to create a safe place for students to discuss current pandemic events and strategies for safety and physical and emotional wellness. All are welcome.

DEBATE CLUB

M. Sanseverino

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

Our mission is to participate in events where students will enjoy and employ educational experiences emphasizing teamwork and proper argumentation. We focus on advocacy, dedication, oral presentation and teamwork! At debate, we value individual opinions and comfortability, make sure each member is heard, respected and valued. We participate in activities such as workshops, local debates, national tournaments and even friendly rounds. Debaters are instructed to demonstrate self-discipline, maturity, responsibility and respect for everyone at all times.

DRONE

ACADEMY

P. Jafar

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

Our mission is to use and teach the implementation of drone technology to impact the community around us.

EDISON

ANIMAL

AWARENESS

I. Adames

Friday

1st & 3rd Fri of

the month

 

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The mission of this club is to focus on raising awareness about animal cruelty and help students take actions to make this world a safer place for animals. During remote learning we will discuss cases on animal abuse and make plans to help zoos or shelters remotely.

EDISON TEEN

VOICES

M. Vargas

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of our club is to create an entertaining environment for those with a passion of singing and performing.

FASHION CLUB

S. Cruz

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

 

The mission of our club is to build a community with like-minded individuals that collaborate and grow together. From activities such as seasonal magazines to in school workshops; it will explore a variety of fashion design.

GLAMOUR

GALS AND

GUYS

K. Kaur

Thursday

1st & 3rd Thurs

of the month

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The purpose of our club is to inspire and organize teenagers to provide ongoing service to elderly women living in senior homes. The vision of it is to create a movement of compassionate teenagers working together to find elderly isolation and loneliness.

GUITAR CLUB

M. Adomaitis

 

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

The mission of this club is to educate and promote understanding, learning and appreciation of music through the use of the guitar and build a community of active musicians at Edison high school.

INVESTMENT

CLUB

J. Ignall

Thursday

Weekly

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Members of the Investment Club will learn about key investment ideas such as risk management in trading stocks, options trading, how to read charts, and using chart patterns to help predict the movement of stocks/the stock market. The club will maintain a "paper" portfolio to apply and test the ideas that are being studied and discovered.

MATH CLUB

TBD

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of the club is to develop and nurture the problem solvers of Edison. We hope to explore interesting mathematics ideas and work on challenging math problems to ultimately compete in competitions.

MEDIA CLUB

E. Perez

Monday

1st & 3rd Mon of

the month

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Our mission is to provide a supportive environment for interested video & photography students to share their creativity, knowledge and passion for photography & videography. We will explore the connection between the eye, camera and its surroundings by fostering growth of artistic vision and technical knowledge. The club will provide an informal, friendly and supportive environment at all levels of experience with photography & video equipment.

MINORITIES

UNITED CLUB

D. Hewitt

Tuesday

2nd & 4th Tues

of the month

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Our mission is to foster student growth and development through diversity, academics, and community services and outreach. We provide an opportunity for students of all races to celebrate all cultures, lifestyles, and history.

MUSLIM

STUDENT

ORGANIZATION

G. Elhabal

 

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

Our mission is to educate individuals on the Five Pillars of Islam, develop presentation skills, to observe culture and moderate interpretation of Islamic rules and practices.

MY BROTHER’S

KEEPER

(Building Better

Men)

O. Omezie

Wednesday

Weekly

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The New York State My Brother's Keeper initiative seeks to “Change the Narrative” of boys and young men of color, and all students, by closing and eliminating the opportunity gaps they face and helping them to reach their full potential. Building Better Men is a young male empowerment group in which members discuss important issues that affect young men of color and work on developing leadership and critical thinking skills.

PIT CREW

D. Morisette

Monday

2nd & 4th Mon

of the month

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The mission of the Pit Crew is to give students an opportunity to hone their automotive experiences, giving the school community a better grasp of skills, cooperation and understanding amongst crew members.

POETRY &

CREATIVE

WRITING CLUB

W. Ollivierre

Wednesday

Weekly

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Our mission is to foster the development of Thomas Edison’s poets and writers. We promote communication through written and spoken word and help create an environment in which diverse experience and ideas can be appreciated by the widest possible audiences.

SCIENCE & ECO

ENGAGED CLUB

S. Lee

Tuesday

2nd & 4th Tues

of the month

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Our mission is to bring together students interested in science to perform different activities & experiments to demonstrate various scientific principles.

SOUND/TECH

CREW

J. Kalloo and N.

Haripersaud

MEETING AS

NEEDED

for 2020-21

 

Please contact advisers directly

Tech/Sound Crew is for motivated students with interest in audio and lighting equipment. The purpose of the club is to introduce students to the world of audio and teach the various types of equipment used in the professional audio environment. Students will be able to troubleshoot audio technical difficulties, learn to operate state equipment and utilize lighting equipment for various school events.

WRESTLING

L. Castillo

Not Meeting for 2020-2021

 

The mission of the Wrestling club is to familiarize members and students with the rules, protocols and skills related to wrestling and prepare organizing the team for future competitions and matches.