Clubs

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Whitney L., Lower School

Providence students welcome a few of their Best Buddies to a home football game.

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Student Leadership

Leadership skills are prevalent in the classroom, clubs, athletics and fine arts.  Students can also be leaders through their behavior, modeling for others, and treating others with dignity and respect. Starting in Lower School, students have a wide variety of clubs and activities where they can serve the community, explore the arts, learn about other cultures, and more.

National Honor Society

Grades:  11-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. DeCastro – cdecastro@prov.org

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

Spanish National Honor Society

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Dill – mdill@prov.org

The Spanish National Honor Society is an organization which recognizes the achievements of outstanding Spanish students. These students participate in tutoring, promoting Spanish language and culture, and community service in the Jacksonville area.

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

Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions; President and Executive Secretary 

 
French National Honor Society

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Bedell – dbedell@prov.org

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.

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

Leadership Opportunities: Officer positions; President and Executive Secretary 

 
National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Gartner – jgartner@prov.org

The National Honor Society for Dance Arts™ (NHSDA) is a program of the National Dance Education Organization, created to recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and private schools in education, dance studios, cultural/community centers, performing arts organizations, and post-secondary education.

International Thespian Society

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Hudson – jhudson@prov.org

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.

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

 

Middle School Student Government

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

 

 

High School Student Government

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.

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

Contact: Mr. Stauffer, bstauffer@prov.org

 
 

 

Middle & High School Clubs

3-D Club

Grades: 9-12
Sponsor:  Mr. Holcomb – rholcomb@prov.org

This club will educate students on the use of 3D printers, 3D printing and design, and the use of CAD (computer audio design). Students will be able to create and print 3D designs approved by Mr. Holcomb.

All Things New

Grades: 9-12
Sponsor: 

All Things New is an organization that operates an orphanage in Haiti. Our goal is to help kids and teenagers in a 3rd world country where our everyday advantages are not present. Our vision is to share God’s love, to teach the word, and care for his children. 

Anchor Club

Grades: 9-12
Sponsor: 

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.

Animation Club

Grades: 6-8
Sponsor: Mrs. Diaz – jdiaz@prov.org

 

Best Buddies
Grades: 9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. McGill  – lmcgill@prov.org

A global nonprofit organization that partners with schools across the world to crate friendships that last a lifetime between students with and without a disability.

Blessing In A Backpack Providence

Grades: 6-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Smith  – lsmith@prov.org

This is a national program that feeds children in need throughout the school year. This club will raise awareness and help feed children in our own neighborhood by supporting the existing program at Chets Creek Elementary. Through our work, we will raise money and awareness to leave no kid hungry over the weekend. “I will bless you and you will be a blessing to others.” Genesis 12:2

Breakaway

Grades: 6-12
Mrs. Dill – mdill@prov.org

Breakaway is a morning Bible study club which is designed for middle and high school girls to meet and study God’s Word and share in fellowship with one another in order to deepen their relationship with Jesus.

Broadway Beginnings

Grades: 6-8
Sponsor:  Mrs. Hudson – jhudson@prov.org

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 through materials and texts, learning songs, discussing acting and audition techniques, analyzing musical theatre and will conclude in a showcase in which participants can display all that they have learned and experienced.

Chess Club

Grades:  6-12
Sponsor:  Mr. Phillips – tphillips@prov.org

Providence Chess Club is open to members of all ages. Even if you have never played before, you are welcome to join and learn how. Meetings are once a month until April.

Daniel Kids Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Matthews – mmatthews@prov.org

The Daniel Kids Club is a club that supports the mission of the Daniel Kids Organization. The mission of Daniel Kids is to improve the odds of nearly 2,000 local abused, abandoned and neglected children, as well as at-risk families. The Daniel Kids Club was created to inspire students at Providence to be a change in the lives of these children, motivate them to get involved, and encourage them to improve the odds of these children.

Debate Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor:  

The debate club is a great club to be in for people to express their thoughts and ideas, build speech confidence and develop great leadership skills.

Environmental Club

Grades: 9-12
Contact: Mrs. Jay – harvjay@bellsouth.net

The Environmental Club helps Providence and the student’s communities come up with more environmentally friendly options in their day-to-day lives.

Facades & Fingerprints

Grades:  8-12
Sponsor:  Mrs. Pringle – rpringle@prov.org

This is a club where we discuss true crime and unsolved mysteries. In this club, we will not go into depth for Providence friendly reasons, but we will discuss the positives and negatives of human nature.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Grades: 6-12
Sponsor: Mr. Crowley – rcrowley@prov.org

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is an organization of athletes interested in growing in their relationship with Jesus Christ and reaching their teammates for the glory of God.

Fellowship of the Ink

Grades: 8-12
Sponsor: Mrs. DeCastro – cdecastro@prov.org

The Fellowship of the Ink is a student run creative writing club based in the media center. The club focuses on writing exercises and idea generation, with dashes of writing techniques taught along the way. The club meets once a month in the activity period. 

Girls Who Code

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mr. Don Davey – ddavey@demgt.com

Girls Who Code is a national non-profit dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology by teaching basic computer programming skills to young women. 

 

Giving Girls

Grades: 6-7
Sponsor: Mrs. Dawson – bobbilyna@yahoo.com

A Bible study and community outreach club helping girls be brave, bold, and blessed.

Helping Paws

Grades: 6-9
Sponsor:  Mrs. Rausch – srausch@prov.org

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 volunteer at the Jacksonville Humane Society.

High School Book Club

Grades: 9-12 Ladies Only

High school students will enjoy reading one novel each month and share input on the novels. Students choose the novels.


Sponsor: Mr. Crowley, rcrowley@prov.org

K-9 for Warriors

Grades: 9-12 
Sponsor:  Mr. Buffmire – mbuffmire@prov.org

K9’s for Warriors club will be a group of students joined together to raise awareness got our American veterans. We will join/possibly host events that the Wounded Warriors project hold or even throw some ourselves. We will also be requesting dress down days for donations to the organization.

Key Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mrs. Pringle – rpringle@prov.org

Description: Key Club is a national organization with the goal of encouraging leadership through serving others. https://www.keyclub.org/

McKenzie Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mrs. Rausch – srausch@prov.org

The McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation has been established in memory of McKenzie Wilson who passed away in 2010. The Foundation is dedicated to helping young people find their purpose in an increasingly complex and challenging world. Members promote community service, “Random Acts of Kindness,” and hold cupcake and bracelet sales to fund the McKenzie Noelle Wilson Foundation.

Photography Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mrs. Burmeister – rburmeister@prov.org

A club for the appreciation and creation of visual arts.

Pre-Vet Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mr. Norton – bnorton@prov.org

This club intends to provide exposure to veterinary practice; to create contacts and networks. To give back to the community through volunteer and service projects.

Spirit Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: 

This clubs main purpose is to enhance the school spirit at Providence.

Star Wars Club

Grades:  9-12
Sponsor: Mrs. DeCastro – cdecastro@prov.org

If you are a high school student and a Star Wars fan, this is the club for you. All aspects of Star Wars will be discussed.

Stroke Out Cancer

Grades: 6-12
Sponsor: Mr. Crowley – rcrowley@prov.org

This club is dedicated to promoting the mission of Tom Coughlin’s Jay Fund Foundation. Members will come alongside local families by providing support and encouragement to children with cancer and their siblings. Students will participate in a teddy bear drive and other charitable events throughout the year.

Tim Tebow Foundation

Grades: 9-12
Sponsor: Mr. Crowley – rcrowley@prov.org

The TTF Service Club will work closely with the Tim Tebow Foundation to support them at events like Night To Shine and Timmy’s Playroom. We also will work with the North Florida School of Spread Education and Jacksonville School of Autism to build relationships with their students.

Video Club

Grades: 6-8
Sponsor: Mrs. Dwyer – sdwyer@prov.org

Our club will allow creativity to flow, challenging members to create funny, informative or any other type of video. We will use mainly green screen but will also film in the halls/classroom. It is a fun environment to be yourself!