Clubs and Groups

Below is a list of clubs for Pathway students in grades 6-12. If you have any questions about a club, please feel free to email the teacher in charge of that group by using the link provided.

Culinary

The purpose of the Culinary Club is to provide an environment for students to, socialize, be creative, learn cooking skills, and have fun. Culinary Club students prepare food and enjoy eating the results.
Facilitator: Mrs. JoAnne Clemm
Grades: 6-12 (6 week sessions based on grade level) Wednesday afternoon 3pm-4pm
Fee: $20.00
Contact: jclemm@edkey.org

Chess/Gaming

Seeking a way to escape from the troubles of reality? Enter a world of fantasy, strategy, and problem solving. The Chess and Gaming Club will meet in Mrs. Koozer’s classroom on Monday’s during lunch. The gaming club gives students an opportunity to learn strategic tabletop games, chess, and many other games.
Facilitator: Mrs. Koozer Room: 204
Grades: 7/8
Fee: None
Contact: tkoozer@edkey.org

Intramural

The intramural sports program is geared toward students in grades 3-6. It gives students an opportunity to compete in an after-school sports program, including volleyball, flag football, dodgeball, kickball, and track and field and basketball. Games are scheduled with Leading Edge.
Facilitator: Amy Bratlie
Grades: 6
Fee: $50.00
Contact: abratlie@edkey.org

Yoga

This club is meant to relax the students and build strength. When students participate in yoga it builds not only physical strength but mental strength too. An emphasis will be placed on mindfulness, breath techniques and poses. Students should bring a mat or towel.
Facilitator: Rachel Rubright and Mary Armstrong
Grades: 6-12 (6 week sessions by grade level)
Fee: None
Contact: rrubright@edkey.org or marmstrong@edkey.org

JH National Honor Society

The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Facilitator: Mrs. Silvia
Grades: 6-8
Fee: TBD
Contact: dsilvia@edkey.org
(We are in the process of creating a NJHS chapter at Pathway. More information will follow)

National Travel Club

Pathway’s national travel club is an organization that plans group tours to various destinations around the country. Students have the opportunity to visit some of our nation’s most famous landmarks. During the past five years, the National travel club has visited Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, and New York. The majority of activities within this club revolve around fundraising to offset the cost of the trip.
The annual 5 day trip takes place in the spring.
Facilitator: Mrs. Weeks
Grades: 6-9
Fee: None
Contact: cweeks@edkey.org

Soccer Club

The club’s purpose is to promote and develop an interest in soccer among Pathway athletes by teaching and enhancing soccer skills. This is a recreational soccer club for students in grades 6-12.
Facilitator: Mr. Garavito
Grades: 6-12
Fee: None
Contact: jgaravito@edkey.org

Peer Counseling:

What is a peer counselor? A peer counselor is a student who cares about people, and who makes a commitment to a program aimed at assisting students in having the best possible experience they can while they are attending Pathway. A Peer Counselor is a facilitator and a “friend”. As a Peer Counselor, you will have the opportunity to help other students who have concerns, which are temporarily hampering their personal and academic advancement. You will be trained in basic peer counseling skills, learning skills, and given ongoing supervision and practice in skill and knowledge development. You will have the opportunity to contribute to your community, work with an amazing group of peers, and develop valuable, lifelong skills.
Facilitator: Mrs. Oosthuizen
Grades: 9-12
Fee: None
Contact: moosthuizen@edkey.org

Veterans Heritage Project

Veterans Heritage Project is dedicated to the preservation of veterans' stories. Students involved are expected to interview at least one veteran per school year. Once their interviews are completed, students write essays on their particular veteran, and compile the essays in an annual book called Since You Asked.
Facilitator: Mrs. Williams
Grades: 9-12
Fee: None
Contact: awilliams@edkey.org

TED Ed Club

The TED-ed club program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks
Facilitator: Mr. Bill Brannen and TBA
Grades: 9-12
Fee: TBD
Contact dsilvia@edkey.org Billy_brannen@yahoo.com

Yearbook

Yearbook club is an organization developed to create and design the yearbook. Students in the yearbook club work to improve their skills and then apply them to the yearbook. It requires writing and time. It also requires time outside of class and school to take pictures and work on copying or editing. It becomes a daily practice of journalism skills to stay ahead of the action and be prepared for upcoming events. This club meets on Monday in the R lab.
Facilitator: Mrs. Blatz
Grades: 8-12
Fee: none
Contact: jblatz@edkey.org

Robotics

The Robotics Club is great for students who plan to be involved in the field of engineering. This club will provide a solid foundation in programming, mechanical engineering, teamwork and well developed critical thinking skills. Pathway is proud to support our future scientists/engineers in their growth and improvement through life.
Facilitator: Mrs. Kim Miller
Grades: 9-12
Fee: None
Contact: kmiller@edkey.org

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Facilitator: Mrs. Andrews
Grades: 9-12
Fee: TBD
Contact: candrews@edkey.org
(We are in the process of creating a NJHS chapter at Pathway. More information will follow)

Slam

The Slam Club offers a welcoming and creative environment where future poets and creative writers are able to share their original work to expand their range. The focus will be on both writing and performance, as Slam is a form of spoken-word poetry. Students may have opportunities to perform off campus and/or at open-mic nights.
Facilitator: Mrs. Lauren Miller and Mr. David Blanchard
Grades: 9-12
Fee: ?
Contact: lmiller@edkey.org or dblanchard@edkey.org

International Travel Club

Pathway’s international travel club is an organization that plans group tours to various destinations around the country. Students have the opportunity to visit some of Europe’s most famous landmarks. Last year, the international travel club visited Paris, France and this year students will be visiting Italy in the spring. The majority of activities within this club revolve around fundraising to offset the cost of the trip.
Facilitator: Mrs. Eileen Grove
Grades: 9-12
Fee: Cost of Trip
Contact: egrove@edkey.org

Student Council

Student Council is a student-based civic organization designed to help promote school spirit and leadership among students. Students participating in all levels of the Council will maintain a high standard of personal conduct. Council members will demonstrate leadership qualities by serving as good examples of behavior through their words and actions. All Council members will be expected to participate in approved activities, which will serve to enhance the quality of both the physical and behavior environment of the school.
Facilitator: Mrs. Eileen Grove
Grade: 9-12
Fee: None
Contact: egrove@edkey.org