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Clubs and Organizations

NDA CLUBS 2016-2017

The following Clubs are offered at NDA. All students are encouraged to join at least one club.


Academic Team
Student Moderators: Caitlyn Zieleniewski
Faculty Moderators: Ms. Amanda Staggs, Mr. Bill Stamm
Mission Statement: To encourage enthusiasm for learning in order to enrich the
academic lives of students
Meeting Days: TBD

Art Club
Student Moderators: Izzy Pope, Riley Shelton, Mo Herbe
Faculty Moderator: Mr. Eckerle
Mission Statement: Art Club is a safe environment to express yourself freely.
Members are encouraged to spread creativity, positivity, and embrace the
sisterhood. All are welcome!
Meeting Days: Thursdays after school

Autism Awareness Club
Student Moderators: Emily Rice, Liz Urban
Faculty Moderator: Dr. Dan Martin
Mission Statement: To get more people in our community to have a general
understanding of Autism and what we can do to help.
Meeting Days: One Tuesday a month after school

Big Sisters
Student Moderators: Olivia Kirst, Carlie Brooks
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Barb Hahn
Mission Statement: Big sisters from NDA are matched with Little Sisters from the
Kenton County Boys/Girls Club and the Big Sisters act as mentors to the Little
Sisters.
Meeting Days:TBD

Color Guard
Student Moderators:TBD
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Katie Caccavari
Mission Statement: Color Guard is an extension of the band. They add color and
artistry to marching band performances.
Meeting Days: TBD

Dance Pandas
Student Moderators:TBD
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Kate Stark
Mission Statement: To promote positive school spirit & work as a team to lift each
other up artistically and athletically
Meeting Days: TBD

Drug Free Club
Student Moderators: Lauren Lawler, Bella Cooney
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Kathy Hildreth
Mission Statement: To affirm, reward, & inspire students to refrain from drug use
by offering rewards, support, & education.
Meeting Days: 2nd Wednesday of the month

Environmental Club
Student Moderators: Claire Lonneman, Elizabeth Lonneman
Faculty Moderator: Dr. Dan Martin
Mission Statement: To educate and make our school more environmentally
conscientious as well as making NDA a greener, cleaner place.
Meeting Days: 1st Friday of the month

French Club
Student Moderators: Caroline Ott, Jackie Noll, Emilie Guerin
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Mary Ann Greife
Mission Statement: The French Club sponsors activities that promote the French
language and culture for all interested students.
Meeting Days: TBD

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
Student Moderators: Hannah Hammond, Emma Nurre
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Hillary Johnson
Mission Statement: The mission of FBLA is to bring business and education
together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and
career development programs.
Meeting Days: Tuesday mornings @ 7:15 am

Girl Up
Student Moderators: Harper Lamb
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Stacey Bill
Mission Statement: As a United Nations Foundation’s adolescent girl campaign,
Girl Up engages girls to take action. When girls are educated, healthy, and safe,
they transform their communities. It is our job to empower each other and
change the world.
Meeting Days: Wednesdays at 3:00

Girls Athletic Association (GAA)
Student Moderators: Izzy Pope
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Myanna Webster
Mission Statement: To grow as individuals and as a group through service to
others and to promote positive school spirit.
Meeting Days: Tuesdays after school

Interact Club
Student Moderators: Ashley Rees, Georgia Papakirk
Faculty Moderator: Dr. Dan Martin
Mission Statement: Our mission is to promote community service and international 
understanding.
Meeting Days: Wednesday after school

Interalliance
Student Moderators: Jackie Noll, Alenna Fletcher
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Molly Mullee
Mission Statement: To advance technology in education and to prepare students
to enter the professional world of technology.
Meeting Days: Wednesdays @ 8:20

Investment Club
Student Moderator: Claire Benson, Camryn Diebold
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Hillary Johnson
Mission Statement: To give NDA students an opportunity to learn about stocks,
how the stock market operates and personal finance concepts.
Meeting Days: Friday mornings @ 7:15 (every other week until Christmas & then
every week)

Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)
Student Moderators: Josephine Meyer-Hogan, Paige Montfort
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Diane Goldcamp
Mission Statement: To empower females in the STEM fields/compete in those
fields
Meeting Days: Wednesday mornings

Latin Club
Student Moderators: Liz Urban, Emma Duerstock, Teaghan Brauer
Faculty Moderator: Mr. Nick Lander
Mission Statement: To encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the
language, literature, and culture of Ancient Rome & Greece & to impart an
understanding of the ways in which ancient culture has affected modern life.
Meeting Days: Tuesdays once a month

LIFE Club (Life Is For Everyone)
Student Moderators: Maria Danneman, Bella Cooney
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Theresa Van Auken, Mr. Tom Richmond
Mission Statement: We strive to support and uphold the dignity of every human
life at every age and stage.
Meeting Days: Tuesdays/Wednesdays after school

Math Club
Student Moderators: Kylie Moellering
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Leslie Schellhaas
Mission Statement: Our mission is to provide an opportunity for students
interested or struggling with math to learn, teach, and engage in fun activities.
Meeting Days: 2nd Wednesday of the month 2:50-3:30

Mock Trial/Trial Team
Student Moderators: Hannah Hammond, Ellie Kathman
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Hillary Johnson
Mission Statement: The mission is to learn the courtroom and provide an
opportunity for students with the interest of law and to get out of one’s comfort
zone.
Meeting Days: Twice a month after school

Panda Pals
Student Moderators: Ellie Kathman, Anna Marksberry, Jenna Burns
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Bridget Price
Mission Statement: Working together to create an atmosphere of happiness and
friendship with the young women at New Perceptions.
Meeting Days: 1st Monday of the month 3:30-5:00

Panda Tones
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Erin McCamley
Mission Statement: This auditioned chorus is also a class which provides
students performance opportunities at school and community events. Be on the
lookout for auditions/sign-ups in the spring for next year! 

Sign Language Club
Student Moderators: Abby Kelly, Olivia Kirst
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Nancy Stratman
Mission Statement: Learning ASL and raising awareness of the deaf community
in order to embrace human dignity and diversity.
Meeting Days: Thursdays after school

Space Club/Physics Club
Student Moderators: Josephine Meyer-Hogan
Faculty Moderator: Mr. Patrick Strickley
Mission Statement: To educate and enlighten students about physics, especially
space, in order to broaden their horizons
Meeting Days: One Tuesday a month after school

Spanish Club
Student Moderators: Claire Lonneman, Elizabeth Lonneman
Faculty Moderator: Senora Stacey Bill
Mission Statement: To educate and celebrate the Spanish language and
culture through crafts, songs, cooking, and celebrations.
Meeting Days: 3rd Wednesday of the month

Speech and Drama Team
Student Moderators: Lydia Watson, Katherine Horsford
Faculty Moderator: Dr. David Jackson 
Mission Statement: To help young women express themselves through
speech and drama to make a difference in the world.
Meeting Days: Mondays 2:45-4:00 

Student Council
Student Moderators: Katie Hellmann, Jay Mullaguru, Julia James, & Ellie Kathman.
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Kimberly Wagner
Mission Statement: Student Council acts as a liaison between the student
body and the administration and faculty at NDA. It also organizes activities for
the entire school such as Catholic Schools Week and Club Orientation. Elected
members represent the student body and plan events accordingly. Student
Council also coordinates spirit stick events to promote school spirit and friendly
competition among grade levels.
Meeting Days: 1st and 3rd Thursday after school

Teen Leadership Club for Health & Wellness (TLC)
Student Moderators: Liz Urban, Emily Rice, Olivia Resing
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Erin Maggard
Mission Statement: TLC promotes health and wellness for teens through activities at NDA and support in community
efforts. TLC also plans events for and sponsors Body Peace Week, a week in the spring when NDA focuses on true beauty and the peace that comes when we are comfortable within our bodies.
Meeting Days: Friday Mornings @ 7:30

Textiles Club
Student Moderators: Olivia Resing, Carlie Brooks
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Pat Brennan
Mission Statement: Showing others dignity by expressing ourselves through our
hands and ideas.
Meeting Days: Every other Thursday @ 3:00

UgaNDA PaNDAs
Student Moderator: Sarah Draud, Olivia Cooney, Jessica Schumacher, Cara
Burke
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Nancy Stratman
Mission Statement: The group exists to form a stronger and lasting bond between
Notre Dame in Park Hills and Notre Dame in Uganda. Club activities are
centered around the students from each school learning more about each other.
Meeting Days: One Wednesday a month after school

Yoga Club
Student Moderators: Sarah Draud
Faculty Moderator: Mrs. Stacey Bill
Mission Statement: Yoga Club strives to share the wisdom of yoga in a safe
atmosphere in order to bring greater health, happiness, and well being into the
lives of NDA students.
Meeting Days: 2 Wednesday mornings a month from 8:00-8:45 am

Club Requirements:

·      At least 1 meeting per month

·      Designated student president/leader

·      Faculty moderator

·      Mission statement

·      Some form of community outreach (service or other activities that take your club outside of NDA)

·      Participate in Club Orientation

As a club, you will create some form of presentation (skit, video, song, etc) to show at Club Orientation as in previous years. You will also need to present your tri-fold poster with pictures and descriptions of your club which will be presented to students in an “open house” on the same day as Club Orientation. This will give students a chance to ask questions.

The school community loves reading about the projects our students undertake. Throughout the year, clubs will be asked to submit an update to Mrs. Grayson about highlights, accomplishments or goals. This information will be used in the Panda Press Weekly and for Board Meetings.

Club Fundraiser/Collection Procedure:
If your club would like to sponsor a fundraiser or collection you will need to take the following steps to set it up.

1) Complete the Fundraiser Form which is submitted to Bridget Price as soon as you know what it is you would like to do.

2) Wait for approval to begin planning. (We are trying to limit to one fundraiser and one item collection a month so as to not overwhelm our students.)

3) Once the fundraiser/collection is complete - please report all totals to Bridget Price as soon as you can so that our records remain up to date.