“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms. 1 Peter 4:10

Colleges are looking for well-rounded students who demonstrate leadership in and out of the classroom. We encourage you to serve in areas that interest you and introduce you to possible college programs of study.

Take some initiative and try to find meaningful opportunities to serve. Are you interested in pursing a career in medicine? Get involved with volunteer opportunities at one of the many area hospitals. Do you have a creative talent and aren’t sure where this could lead? Volunteer to support youth camps or programs for the elderly to engage those who would enjoy your skills. Providence students are required to complete 25 hours of community service each year. Hours earned during the summer will count towards the following school year.

Community Service Log “ The forms are also available in the Upper School Office. All completed forms must be submitted to our registrar, Mrs. Wilkes, through the Upper School Office or by email to lwilkes@prov.org.

Anchor Club

Anchor Club

Anchor Club is an all-girls service organization with a focus on children, the environment, patriotism, and people suffering with brain related disorders or injuries. The students participate in an annual convention where they meet people from clubs throughout the Florida District of Anchors, exchange ideas and receive awards for their projects. Anchor Club is all about friendship through service and community outreach.

Meetings: Monthly; during activity periods

Qualifications: Girls between grades 9-12 Enrollment Deadline: October 15th, Dues required by November 1st

Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions: President, President Elect, Chaplain, Secretary, etc. Opportunities available to run for district office and participate in regional and national conventions.

Contact: Mrs. Dill, mdill@prov.org

Best Buddies

Best Buddies

Best Buddies fosters one-to-one friendships between Providence students and students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities in the community.
Meetings: Two Fridays a month Qualifications: 9th “ 12th grade
Enrollment Deadline: October 2014
Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions: President, Vice- President, and Treasurer selected annually Contact: Mrs. McGill

Broadway Beginnings

Broadway Beginnings

Led by Providence Thespians, Broadway Beginnings is designed to help prepare and inspire middle school students for theatre in high school. Members participate in activities that include improvisational games, reading plays, learning songs, discussing acting and audition techniques, analyzing musical theatre and more.

Contact: Mrs. Supan, psupan@prov.org

Cultural Cravings

Cultural Cravings

Description: Cultural Cravings is for any student who wants to learn about different cultures through the introduction and tastings of native foods. Meetings will consist of gaining knowledge about a specific culture through presentations, guest speakers, and activities while of course enjoying a special fare at every gathering.

Sponsor: Mr. Crowley, rcrowley@prov.org

Dance Cover Club

Dance Cover Club

This club seeks to provide a gateway for all dancers (beginner to seasoned veteran) into a recreational and entertaining style of dance. Students will meet to learn and practice dance performance to popular songs across all genres of music. Students will learn dance routines together, and spend time practicing new dance techniques outside of scheduled meeting times.

Sponsor: Mrs. Gartner, jgartner@prov.org

Debate Club

Debate Club

Description: There are two sides to every story, with a debate club we would be able to explore each side in depth. This is very crucial in our society that is constantly bombarded with conflicting views. The Debate Club is an interactive learning environment in which students will research a preselected topic, and then attempt to influence other club members. Students will learn to strengthen their skills in research, speech, and persuasion.

Sponsor: Ms. Baxley, jbaxley@prov.org

Environmental Club

Environmental Club

The Environmental Club is dedicated to making the world a better place! Students participate in discussions, projects, and community service initiatives that promote healthy living, conservation, and appreciation for all of creation. The Environmental Club also partners with North Florida School of Special Education throughout the year, helping students with developmental disabilities realize their full potential.

Contact: Mrs. Munago, emunago@prov.org or Mrs. Gettemy, ngetteny@prov.org

Excel Club

Excel

The Excel Club is a national organization offering opportunities for students to develop personal and business leadership skills, to serve their community, to honor country, and to prevent child abuse.

Meetings: Monthly; During Activity period

Qualifications: All students in grades 8-12 with a heart for service

Enrollment Deadline: September 15th

Leadership Opportunities: Officers elected by members annually

Contact: Mrs. Brooks

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Middle School Chapter)

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Middle School Chapter)

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (MS) is an organization of athletes interested in growing in their relationship with Jesus Christ and reaching their teammates for the glory of God. We will have meetings and attend camps for the purpose of growing and sharing our faith with both athletes and non-athletes. Every denomination is welcome and you do not have to be an athlete to attend.

Meetings: Monthly

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 6-8

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are appointed by the sponsor from volunteers.

Contact: Coach Kelly and Mr. Offutt

Fellowship of the Ink

Fellowship of the Ink

This club provides a fun outlet for students to be able to express their selves creatively and allow their imagination to run free. All levels of high school writers are welcome to attend. Students will meet monthly to bond, discuss ideas, and share their writing in a safe, encouraging environment.

Sponsor: Madame Bedell, dbedell@prov.org

Fitness Faith

Fitness Faith

Description: Fitness Faith is designed for any student looking to become closer to God while improving flexibility, muscle tone, balance, and stress levels. Members will learn relaxation techniques and positions that refresh and renew both mind and body. Members will begin each meeting with a devotion and discuss the integration of our love for God with each workout. This club is limited to 12 members. Members will be permitted to wear their Providence P.E. uniforms to club meetings.

Sponsor: Mrs. Gartner jgartner@prov.org

French National Honor Society

French National Honor Society

The French National Honor Society or Société Honoraire de Français is an organization which recognizes the achievements of outstanding French students FHS students participate in tutoring, promoting French language and culture, and community service in the Jacksonville area.

Meetings:

Qualifications: Student members must be currently enrolled in French. Students must maintain an A- average or higher in French coursework and a B- average in non-French coursework

Enrollment Deadline:

Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions; President and Executive Secretary Contact: Mrs. Bedell

Future Business Leaders of America

Future Business Leaders of America

FBLA seeks to encourage the youth of today to become involved in the business world. Oriented to address personal, ethical, and career fundamentals, the Business Club seeks to provide both an opportunity and a platform to launch future and successful legacies.

Topics:
* Management
* Finance (economics)
* Marketing
* Entrepreneurship

Meetings: Bi-monthly
Qualifications: 9-12th grade students
Enrollment Deadline: Ongoing
Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions: Secretary, Treasurer, Information/tech, marketing/ambassador; President; Vice-President

Helping Paws

Helping Paws

Description: Helping Paws is dedicated to serving animals who have been abandoned and rescued. Members assist the Jacksonville Humane Society by collecting toys, food, and other care items. Members also participate in volunteer efforts that assist in finding many animals their forever home.

Sponsor: Mrs. Rausch, srausch@prov.org

History Club

History Club

Description: History Club members will explore various eras and changes throughout history. Members will learn together and challenge each other in preparation for various state and national history team competitions.

Sponsor: Mrs. Pringle, rpringle@prov.org

International Thespian Society

International Thespian Society

Led by Drama Director Jennifer Hudson, the International Thespian Society consists of a select group of high school students who are genuinely invested in Theatre, Music and the Arts. Troupe members are inducted by a special ceremony and then are allowed to participate in troupe activities, including the District and Florida State Thespian Competition, as well as several Broadway Cabarets. Skills learned include improvisational comedy, play reading, music coaching, audition techniques and more.

Meetings: Once per month after school

Qualifications: Any high school student with 100 hours invested in Providence theatre or community theatre. See Mrs. Hudson for specifics.

Enrollment Deadline:

Leadership Opportunities: Five officers are chosen who seek to provide performance and professional opportunities to the troupe.

Contact: Mrs. Hudson

Jam Club

Jam Club

Description: The goal of Jam Club is to provide an outlet for musical expression, and exploration in a creative environment with those who share a passion for music. No musical skill is required but students must have an interest in musical arts. Club members will meet to engage in genre spanning free-form jam sessions, based off different chord progressions and rhythms.

Sponsor: Mrs. Lindemann, jlindemann@prov.org

Junior Fellowship of the Ink

Junior Fellowship of the Ink

Description: This middle school writing club offers students the opportunity to focus on writing beyond classroom assignments. Members enjoy expressing themselves creatively through writing in an encouraging environment.

Sponsor: Mrs. McElfresh, amcelfresh@prov.org

McKenzie Club

McKenzie Club

This club is dedicated to promoting the mission of the Mckenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation. The mission of the McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation is to help young people recognize their full potential by providing programs that encourage caring for others, giving to those in need, and growing in their own spirituality

Meetings: Monthly

Qualifications: 6-12th grade students

Enrollment Deadline: Ongoing

Leadership Opportunities: volunteering at the MARC, helping staff the McKenzie Run

Contact: High school students may contact Mrs. Fleck, lfleck@prov.org or Mrs. DeCastrom cdecastro@prov.org

Middle School Debate Club

Middle School Debate Club

Description: The Middle School Debate Club focuses on promoting proper debate techniques rather than arguing. Club members will learn how to get reliable information and have fun sharing their opinion while bringing glory to God through debate.

Sponsor: Mrs. Holcomb, rholcomb@prov.org

Mighty Club

Mighty Club

Description: Mighty Club’s name was inspired through the truth that the Lord can use young people in mighty ways. The heart of Mighty Club is to support orphaned children and adoptive families through fundraising efforts and prayer.

Sponsor: Ms. Baxley, jbaxley@prov.org

Military Appreciation Club

Military Appreciation Club

Description: “Home of the free, because of the brave. Military Appreciation Club members will work to spread awareness of the sacrifices of veterans and the continued support of they and their families. Students will partner with various organizations, including Wounded Warrior Project to fundraise and volunteer.

Morale Club

Morale Club

Morale Club consists of a group of students who are focused on growing in self-confidence and encouraging others to become their best self. Members meet weekly to discuss individual and group goals, working together to provide accountability and motivation to lead a positive life. Morale Club also engages the school and wider community by providing encouraging lessons, projects, and service activities.

Meetings: Weekly

Qualifications: Any student in grades 9-12. All are welcome!

Enrollment Deadline: Ongoing

Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions; President, Vice-President, Chaplain

Contact: Mrs. Lindemann

Movie Fan Club

Movie Fan club

Description: Students will meet to view and discuss popular movies throughout the year. Students will discuss biblical themes within these secular films. Parent Permission forms will be required for each film.

Sponsor: Mr. Buffmire mbuffmire@prov.org

National Honor Society

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society of Providence School was established in 1998 to recognize juniors and seniors who excel in academics, character, leadership, and service. Members of Providence NHS are held to a very high standard and lead a variety of service projects on campus, as well as in the greater Jacksonville community. Meetings: Monthly and as needed Qualifications: students must have a 3.5 (weighted) GPA Students who are eligible scholastically are further reviewed by the Faculty Council regarding discipline records and academic initiative. Academic standing alone does not guarantee member selection. Leadership Opportunities: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Chaplain are officer positions Contact: Mrs. Mullally or Mrs. DeCastro

Photography Club

Photography Club is an outlet for photography amateurs, enthusiasts, and intermediates alike that have an interest in learning more about the art of digital photography. Students collaborate on creative projects and participate in unique solo challenges that typically focus on a single component like lighting, location, and basic principles of photography. A large portion of the Photography Club is conducted via a dedicated Facebook Page where students can upload, review and critique each other’s work as well as communicate about upcoming challenges, projects and ideas.

Meetings: No meetings “ Online presence (Facebook Page). Members are prompted on new assignments and challenges and upload their work for the rest of the club to view.

Qualifications: A digital camera and a passion for photographs

Enrollment Deadline: Ongoing

Leadership Opportunities: Officer Positions

Contact: ?

Senior Women

The goal of Senior Women’s Club is to develop a strong, positive relationship among Providence Senior Women. In order to develop these strong and positive relationships, the Senior Women will participate in school and community activities. We will encourage strong character, faith, community service, and school spirit. They will participate in activities and discussions that will help them gain valuable knowledge for their future. Senior Women also participate in a mentoring and friendship program with The Junior Ladies.
Meetings: Monthly

Qualifications: 12th grade Senior Girl

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are elected by the club at the first meeting.

Contact: Mrs. Hughes

Star Wars Club

Description: The Star Wars Club is a place where Providence Middle School students can gather to watch, read, recite, and discuss topics from the well-known science fiction universe that exploded onto movie screens some 40 years ago. Club members will also collaborate to create and execute service projects with a Star Wars theme. In addition, students will discuss the big ideas in life “ like what it means to be a hero, destiny, good and evil — and make connections between the lessons learned in the Star Wars trilogies and the timeless truths presented in the Bible.

Sponsor: Mr. Pacacha, fpacacha@prov.org

Student Government (Middle School Chapter)

Middle School Student Government is an organization of student leaders interested in serving Jesus Christ, their school and their classmates in order to bring unity and community awareness for not only the middle school as a whole, but each grade specifically. We will have bi-weekly meetings to discuss scheduled events, work out the details and assign tasks. Additionally we will brainstorm about future service projects or middle school activities (Round-ups, Pep Rally, etc.) Meetings: Bi-Weekly Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 6-8. Elections are held in the Spring for the upcoming year for overall MS SGA officers, 8th grade officers and 7th grade officers. 6th grade elections and any vacant positions are filled in the fall. Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning April 2015 Leadership Opportunities: Officers are approved by the teachers through an application process and then elected by classmates.

Contact: Mrs. Mills, dmills@prov.org

Student Government Association (High School)

High School Student Government is an organization of student leaders interested in serving Jesus Christ, their school and their classmates in order to bring unity and community awareness for not only the high school as a whole, but each grade specifically. Our meetings will discuss scheduled events, work out the details, and assign tasks. Additionally we will brainstorm about future service projects or high school activities.

Meetings: At least monthly, more in concentrated periods of student activity.

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 9-12. Elections are held in the Spring for the upcoming year for overall HS SGA officers. Any vacant positions are filled in the Fall.

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning April 2015

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are approved by the teachers through an application process and then elected by classmates.

Contact: Mr. Stauffer, bstauffer@prov.org

Technical Theatre Club

Description: Technical Theatre Club is dedicated to introducing the purpose and responsibilities involved in being part of Crew. Members go behind the scenes and learn what happens backstage to make all of the many Providence performances come to life. Members will gain hands on experience in assisting with performances such as the school’s annual musical, Talent Showcase and Grandparent’s Day.

Contact: Mrs. Hudson, jhudson@prov.org

The High School Book Club

Providence’s high school book club focuses on classic novels of timeless stories to ensure they are still read in the decades following their publication. This club caters to those who read to enhance their vocabulary and those who enjoy more challenging, thought-provoking novels to enhance their worldview. The majority of the books are either under or a little over 300 pages. Authors range from Voltaire to Orwell, but we do read some current books as well. The club meets the first Thursday of every month in Mrs. Sylvia’s room right after school.

The Middle School Book Club

The Middle School Book Club is to encourage reading while providing a safe environment where literary discussion can take place in a respectful manner. All books have been chosen by the Media Specialist with final approval from the Principal. During the meetings, the Media Specialist provides initial questions and directs and guides the novel discussion as needed. It is expected, however, that discussions are primarily student led. So let the fun begin and start reading!

Meetings: One novel study per month, excluding December and March

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious readers grades 6-8

Enrollment Deadline: Enrollment is closed at this time. New members can join in August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: None

Contact: Ms. Decastro

The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood Club is a club created especially for Middle School girls. It is designed to create an environment where young ladies can deepen friendships, establish new relationships, and learn about ways to strengthen their faith. Our monthly meetings will be primarily student led and will focus on ways we can learn about who the Bible says we are, ways to serve Jesus through serving others, and how our actions demonstrate what is in our heart. Club sponsors are present at all meetings to guide and direct discussions as needed.

Contact: Jennifer Diaz, jdiaz@prov.org

Top of the Food Chain

Description: This club is for juniors and seniors who are interested in learning the fundamentals of being in the kitchen. The Top of the Food Chain club will familiarize upperclassman with quick and easy meals that they can make in college. Members will also learn the basics of kitchen emergencies and first aid. At least once a semester, members will deliver meals to a group within the Jacksonville community.

Sponsor: Mr. Gray, mgray@prov.org

World Geography Club

Description: The purpose of the World Geography club is to increase student interest and awareness about our societal and physical world. Students will become more knowledgeable and skilled about many aspects of world geography through interactive games and presentations. In the spring, members will participate in the annual Providence Geographic Bee competition.

Contact: Mrs. Peck, kpeck@prov.org

Photography Club

Photography Club

Photography Club is an outlet for photography amateurs, enthusiasts, and intermediates alike that have an interest in learning more about the art of digital photography. Students collaborate on creative projects and participate in unique solo challenges that typically focus on a single component like lighting, location, and basic principles of photography. A large portion of the Photography Club is conducted via a dedicated Facebook Page where students can upload, review and critique each other’s work as well as communicate about upcoming challenges, projects and ideas.

Meetings: No meetings “ Online presence (Facebook Page). Members are prompted on new assignments and challenges and upload their work for the rest of the club to view.

Qualifications: A digital camera and a passion for photographs

Enrollment Deadline: Ongoing

Leadership Opportunities: Officer Positions

 

Senior Women

Senior Women

The goal of Senior Women’s Club is to develop a strong, positive relationship among Providence Senior Women. In order to develop these strong and positive relationships, the Senior Women will participate in school and community activities. We will encourage strong character, faith, community service, and school spirit. They will participate in activities and discussions that will help them gain valuable knowledge for their future. Senior Women also participate in a mentoring and friendship program with The Junior Ladies.
Meetings: Monthly

Qualifications: 12th grade Senior Girl

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are elected by the club at the first meeting.

Contact: Mrs. Hughes

Star Wars Club

Star Wars Club

Description: The Star Wars Club is a place where Providence Middle School students can gather to watch, read, recite, and discuss topics from the well-known science fiction universe that exploded onto movie screens some 40 years ago. Club members will also collaborate to create and execute service projects with a Star Wars theme. In addition, students will discuss the big ideas in life “ like what it means to be a hero, destiny, good and evil — and make connections between the lessons learned in the Star Wars trilogies and the timeless truths presented in the Bible.

Sponsor: Mr. Pacacha, fpacacha@prov.org

Student Government (Middle School Chapter)

Student Government (Middle School Chapter)

Middle School Student Government is an organization of student leaders interested in serving Jesus Christ, their school and their classmates in order to bring unity and community awareness for not only the middle school as a whole, but each grade specifically. We will have bi-weekly meetings to discuss scheduled events, work out the details and assign tasks. Additionally we will brainstorm about future service projects or middle school activities (Round-ups, Pep Rally, etc.) Meetings: Bi-Weekly Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 6-8. Elections are held in the Spring for the upcoming year for overall MS SGA officers, 8th grade officers and 7th grade officers. 6th grade elections and any vacant positions are filled in the fall. Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning April 2015 Leadership Opportunities: Officers are approved by the teachers through an application process and then elected by classmates.

Contact: Mrs. Mills, dmills@prov.org

Student Government Association (High School)

High School Student Government is an organization of student leaders interested in serving Jesus Christ, their school and their classmates in order to bring unity and community awareness for not only the high school as a whole, but each grade specifically. Our meetings will discuss scheduled events, work out the details, and assign tasks. Additionally we will brainstorm about future service projects or high school activities.

Meetings: At least monthly, more in concentrated periods of student activity.

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 9-12. Elections are held in the Spring for the upcoming year for overall HS SGA officers. Any vacant positions are filled in the Fall.

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning April 2015

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are approved by the teachers through an application process and then elected by classmates.

Contact: Mr. Stauffer, bstauffer@prov.org

Technical Theatre Club

Description: Technical Theatre Club is dedicated to introducing the purpose and responsibilities involved in being part of Crew. Members go behind the scenes and learn what happens backstage to make all of the many Providence performances come to life. Members will gain hands on experience in assisting with performances such as the school’s annual musical, Talent Showcase and Grandparent’s Day.

Contact: Mrs. Hudson, jhudson@prov.org

The High School Book Club

Providence’s high school book club focuses on classic novels of timeless stories to ensure they are still read in the decades following their publication. This club caters to those who read to enhance their vocabulary and those who enjoy more challenging, thought-provoking novels to enhance their worldview. The majority of the books are either under or a little over 300 pages. Authors range from Voltaire to Orwell, but we do read some current books as well. The club meets the first Thursday of every month in Mrs. Sylvia’s room right after school.

The Middle School Book Club

The Middle School Book Club is to encourage reading while providing a safe environment where literary discussion can take place in a respectful manner. All books have been chosen by the Media Specialist with final approval from the Principal. During the meetings, the Media Specialist provides initial questions and directs and guides the novel discussion as needed. It is expected, however, that discussions are primarily student led. So let the fun begin and start reading!

Meetings: One novel study per month, excluding December and March

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious readers grades 6-8

Enrollment Deadline: Enrollment is closed at this time. New members can join in August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: None

Contact: Ms. Decastro

The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood Club is a club created especially for Middle School girls. It is designed to create an environment where young ladies can deepen friendships, establish new relationships, and learn about ways to strengthen their faith. Our monthly meetings will be primarily student led and will focus on ways we can learn about who the Bible says we are, ways to serve Jesus through serving others, and how our actions demonstrate what is in our heart. Club sponsors are present at all meetings to guide and direct discussions as needed.

Contact: Jennifer Diaz, jdiaz@prov.org

Top of the Food Chain

Description: This club is for juniors and seniors who are interested in learning the fundamentals of being in the kitchen. The Top of the Food Chain club will familiarize upperclassman with quick and easy meals that they can make in college. Members will also learn the basics of kitchen emergencies and first aid. At least once a semester, members will deliver meals to a group within the Jacksonville community.

Sponsor: Mr. Gray, mgray@prov.org

World Geography Club

Description: The purpose of the World Geography club is to increase student interest and awareness about our societal and physical world. Students will become more knowledgeable and skilled about many aspects of world geography through interactive games and presentations. In the spring, members will participate in the annual Providence Geographic Bee competition.

Contact: Mrs. Peck, kpeck@prov.org

Student Government Association (High School)

Student Government Association (High School)

High School Student Government is an organization of student leaders interested in serving Jesus Christ, their school and their classmates in order to bring unity and community awareness for not only the high school as a whole, but each grade specifically. Our meetings will discuss scheduled events, work out the details, and assign tasks. Additionally we will brainstorm about future service projects or high school activities.

Meetings: At least monthly, more in concentrated periods of student activity.

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious students grades 9-12. Elections are held in the Spring for the upcoming year for overall HS SGA officers. Any vacant positions are filled in the Fall.

Enrollment Deadline: Open Beginning April 2015

Leadership Opportunities: Officers are approved by the teachers through an application process and then elected by classmates.

Contact: Mr. Stauffer, bstauffer@prov.org

Technical Theatre Club

Technical Theatre Club

Description: Technical Theatre Club is dedicated to introducing the purpose and responsibilities involved in being part of Crew. Members go behind the scenes and learn what happens backstage to make all of the many Providence performances come to life. Members will gain hands on experience in assisting with performances such as the school’s annual musical, Talent Showcase and Grandparent’s Day.

Contact: Mrs. Hudson, jhudson@prov.org

The High School Book Club

The High School Book Club

Providence’s high school book club focuses on classic novels of timeless stories to ensure they are still read in the decades following their publication. This club caters to those who read to enhance their vocabulary and those who enjoy more challenging, thought-provoking novels to enhance their worldview. The majority of the books are either under or a little over 300 pages. Authors range from Voltaire to Orwell, but we do read some current books as well. The club meets the first Thursday of every month in Mrs. Sylvia’s room right after school.

The Middle School Book Club

The Middle School Book Club

The Middle School Book Club is to encourage reading while providing a safe environment where literary discussion can take place in a respectful manner. All books have been chosen by the Media Specialist with final approval from the Principal. During the meetings, the Media Specialist provides initial questions and directs and guides the novel discussion as needed. It is expected, however, that discussions are primarily student led. So let the fun begin and start reading!

Meetings: One novel study per month, excluding December and March

Qualifications: Open to interested and serious readers grades 6-8

Enrollment Deadline: Enrollment is closed at this time. New members can join in August 2014

Leadership Opportunities: None

Contact: Ms. Decastro

The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood

The Sisterhood Club is a club created especially for Middle School girls. It is designed to create an environment where young ladies can deepen friendships, establish new relationships, and learn about ways to strengthen their faith. Our monthly meetings will be primarily student led and will focus on ways we can learn about who the Bible says we are, ways to serve Jesus through serving others, and how our actions demonstrate what is in our heart. Club sponsors are present at all meetings to guide and direct discussions as needed.

Contact: Jennifer Diaz, jdiaz@prov.org

Top of the Food Chain

Top of the Food Chain

Description: This club is for juniors and seniors who are interested in learning the fundamentals of being in the kitchen. The Top of the Food Chain club will familiarize upperclassman with quick and easy meals that they can make in college. Members will also learn the basics of kitchen emergencies and first aid. At least once a semester, members will deliver meals to a group within the Jacksonville community.

Sponsor: Mr. Gray, mgray@prov.org

World Geography Club

World Geography Club

Description: The purpose of the World Geography club is to increase student interest and awareness about our societal and physical world. Students will become more knowledgeable and skilled about many aspects of world geography through interactive games and presentations. In the spring, members will participate in the annual Providence Geographic Bee competition.

Contact: Mrs. Peck, kpeck@prov.org