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2016-2017 Clubs & Groups

Service

Police Explorer - Sgt Lougee:  First & Third Monday of the Month (4pm-6pm), Second & Fourth Sunday of the Month (3pm-5pm) at Bow Police Department. If you are interested in exploring a career in law enforcement, fire science or the military join the police explorers. Activities include Repelling; Motor Vehicle Stops; Vehicle Extrication; Drill and Ceremony; First Aid and CPR; Incident Command System; Building Searches; Firearm Safety; Evidence Recovery; Crime Scene Investigation and more.

NHS - Lily Woo/Kate Kulacz - National Honor Society is an organization that stresses four main themes; Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. We participate in many community service events and offer peer tutoring. Students that qualify with a 3.5 cumulative GPA may apply to join NHS in the late winter/early spring.

Garden ClubSarah Bragg: We learn the art of flower arranging; growing herbs/flowers from seeds; maintain the patio garden; make other types of arrangements for the various holidays.  We also paint vases and flower pots to sell as a fund raiser.  We meet once a month on Wednesdays.  Ruth Brac comes from the Bow Garden Club to instruct and work with the students.

Peer OutreachErin Magoon and Kristina Brown. Meetings the 1st and 3rd Wednesday at break in the Band Room.  We work to promote school spirit among the student-body.  We are responsible for organizing the fall pep rally, pumpkin carving contest, gingerbread decorating at christmas, and winter carnival.

Interact Club
- Colony Barrett, Nick Watson Interact Club is a branch of the Rotary Club. Interact is a community service club. We do many events every year including roadside cleanup, face painting at the Craft Fair, pie making for Thanksgiving, and an annual talent show. Membership for upperclassmen is on an application basis in April of every year.  Applications are being accepted from new students in September. 


Kindness ClubKate Kulacz & The Bow Kindness Club is a student driven organization to make Bow High School a little more pleasant by conducting uplifting campaigns, activities, and projects. To build self-esteem and help raise school morale by showing every person in our school that he or she really can make a difference and to bring everyone at our school together in a cooperative, caring way. We will meet bi-monthly on Wednesday's mornings before school in the school counseling office (location may be changed once we know how many students are interested). 

Government and Leadership

Stock Market Club (Formerly FBLA)- Maureen Ariel - The FBLA club will meet on Wednesdays during break in room 1209.  As a club we participate in the Stock Market Game and last year came in second place. We organized a blanket drive for homeless Veterans and did lots of other fun activities.

Youth & Government - Brenda Barth & Cathy Knowles:  We begin meeting in mid-November - early-April and will announce when and where we meet each week when we get closer to November.  Youth and Government is a mock government program for high school students all across the state of New Hampshire.  We write bills, debate them in committee and try to pass them into law.  Students take on the roles of representatives, lobbyists, Supreme Court justices, lawyers and even a student governor is elected.  It’s a great program for anyone who is interested in politics and likes to debate.  


Future Teachers of America Rhonda Estabrook  - FTA will help your high school create a unique learning collaboration with the elementary schools in your community. We will match your skills and interests with younger students who want to dream big. You’ll help these eager learners get on your path: the path toward success.

Let’s empower younger students with knowledge and instill a love of learning that helps them 
reach for and achieve success! You can make a difference. Children in your community are 
counting on you. Mondays 3:00 – 4:00.

Language

Latin Club - Jessica Pentecost - We will meet at least twice a month during break on Wednesdays in room 1307.  We will work towards preparation for anticipated future involvement in language competitions such as Certamen (Latin Brain Bowl).  We will also strive to raise awareness of Latin and ancient Roman history in the school and community as well as learning more about ancient culture through fun activities and projects.


Spanish Club - Heather Rosenbleeth The Spanish club provides great opportunities for students to explore the culture of the Spanish speaking world and participate in international community service.  We meet every Friday during advisory and would love to have you join our group.


French Club - Colony Barrett - French Club meets on alternating Thursdays at 7AM in room 2311. Anyone is welcome. We spend our meetings doing French crafts, cooking & playing French games. Please feel free to join us.


ASL Club - Rita Hunt/Alex Ricci

We will be learning American Sign Language communication skills. Using a practical approach we will gain vocabulary, expressive language and receptive language skills. This includes knowledge of the culture within the Deaf Community, as it plays a major role in communication. We will be doing experiential learning by visiting The Learning Center for the Deaf in Framingham, MA and if possible, attending a performance by the National Theater of the Deaf. Monday's weekly, 2 meetings times! Pick the session that best fits your schedule! During Break or 3:00-4:00


Arts

Performing Arts  - Michelle Jaques and Sarah Evans: Orchestra and jazz band rehearse on Wednesday evenings in the band rooms.  Students must be in band to join jazz band, but orchestra is open to anyone who is interested in joining. Legally Blonde, our fall musical, will be performed on December 2, 3, & 4.  Auditions for our One Act Festival and Spring Play will be announced in the winter.

Juggling ClubNick Watson and Conner Lorenz: Have fun at the juggling club, learn how to juggle many items such as balls, diablos, devil sticks and chain saws (just kidding). No prior knowledge of juggling is required. This is a no pressure club where you can learn how to juggle and impress all of your family and friends.  Meet Tuesday morning before school. 


Book ClubGina Aubin - This club meets one-two times a month (days and times to be determined) to discuss books chosen by club members.


Knitting Club Leslie Bean - The knitting club meets on Fridays during break in Ms. Bean's office. Any student that would like to learn how to knit as well as any experienced knitter is welcome to join. Knitters have made hats, scarves, small blankets and are now learning how to make socks. We also have an ongoing blanket project, knitting squares that will be made into a blanket that will be donated. We have some extra knitting needles and yarn, if you'd like to stop in and give knitting a try! 


Math, Science and Robotics

Math Team - Bill Dodge
https://sites.google.com/a/bownet.org/wdodge22/home/mathteam.  Math Team allows students of varying ability levels that enjoy mathematics to compete individually and as a team in a variety of math themed events.  These themes included problems from Recreational Math, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Advanced Mathematics, and a Team Round.

 

Granite State Challenge - Michelle Hlavaz:  Granite State Challenge is a competitive quiz team that represents Bow High School against the other high schools in NH on NHPTV. Tryouts are September 19th during break in room 1305. The team will practice in the mornings before school until the season is over usually in November. 

Special Interests

Yearbook :   - Leesa Hudak:  The yearbook club will meet on Thursdays during break in room 1200.   Anybody that is interested can join - come learn about publishing, photography, layout, captioning, reporting, and ad sales.   Bring a camera if you have one. 


Anime Club--Brenda Mitchell: A rotating schedule of events to embrace your inner Geek: Minecraft, Anime, strategy and role playing games. Fridays from 3 to 4:30 in the Chemistry Room 2203.


Journalism (Media Club)-Sam Dixon/Joy Dustin: An online, multimedia news platform including online news, print, and film journalism.


Hood and Jesses - Sam Dixon and Brenda Mitchell: Live your dreams, and become the characters you've only imagined.  Join our Live Action Role Play club and let your imaginations soar!  Mondays 3-5 in room 1311. https://sites.google.com/a/bownet.org/hoodandjesses/



The Falcon Vision - Gina Aubin/Joy Dustin The Falcon Vision is Bow High School’s student literary publication. It is published three times a year by students and includes poems, stories, pictures, articles, and drawings. The goal of The Falcon Vision is to shine the spotlight on great writing and artwork produced at BHS. The club will meet the first and third Wednesday of every month during break in Room 2216.


Photography Club - Drew Groves Please see Mr. Groves for more details

 

Athletics

Venturing Crew Amanda Guilbert, Drew Groves and Kathy Veilleux:  Meet Tuesdays and Thursdays during advisory.  Lots accomplished in our short meetings!!  Venturing is a combination of an outing club and environmental service club.  We plan on doing one weekend activity each month. See Mrs. Guilbert or Mr. Groves for information.

SALC Student Athletic Leadership Council – Advisor - Jim Kaufman, Co-Advisor – Chris Gaudreau : Student driven organization with a mission to promote school spirit, further sportsmanship and develop their own leadership skills. This past spring Salc student-athletes ran a field day for all Bow Memorial and Dunbarton 6th graders. Salc has also purchased the banners that adorn the Falcon Way light poles. Once each month a speaker on leadership is invited to address the group.
 
Athletics Program     Bow High School has a variety of sports.

Fall Season                                    Winter Season                                 Spring Season

Cross Country                                  Basketball                                         Baseball

Field Hockey                                    Ice Hockey                                        Lacrosse

Football                                            Nordic Skiing                                     Softball

Golf                                                  Swimming                                         Tennis

Soccer                                             Wrestling                                           Track & Field

Spirit                                                Spirit

Bass Fishing                                    Alpine Skiing