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Foothill Clubs (as of 9/21/2023)

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International Cultures

  • Club Meetings - Mondays from 2:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Location: Classroom D-3

Purpose: Research Culture out of the United States and have fun learning about places out of America.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Duggan:   duggank@mdusd.org

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Griffin Times

  • Club Meetings - Mondays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: Classroom A-8

Purpose: Producing a newspaper with local and school news.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Davis   davisea@mdusd.org

 

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ECK: Environmentally Concerned Kids

  • Club Meetings - Mondays  from 2:45 - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Classroom B-3
  • First Club Meeting Date:  9/11/2023

All students are welcome. No experience is needed.

Purpose: The ECK Club promotes environmental awareness, environmental stewardship, waste diversion and reduction via the three waste streams (recycling, composting and landfill), a zero waste lunch and a plastic free school and community. ECK is now in-person. ECK encourages students to reduce, reuse and recycle on the Foothill campus with the intent of additionally reducing, reusing and recycling at home. ECK will specifically be focusing this year on encouraging and promoting the use of on campus and backyard compost bins in order to reduce food waste and in-home recycling bins. ECK has received a $4,000.00 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Ocean Guardian School Program.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jackson: jacksondj@mdusd.org

                

Art Club

  • Club Meetings - Tuesdays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: Classroom A-3
  • There are two groups: Group A, Group B
  • One group meets each week.

Purpose: The Art Club offers a space to have fun and express yourself with art materials. It is run by students for students.  Students will suggest contests, share ideas, offer inspirational themes each week, and just come to create.  Enjoy the freedom of artmaking and sharing in the Art Club.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Traynor-Stephanos:   traynorstephanosm@mdusd.org

 

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FMS Robotics Club

  • Club Meetings - Thursdays 2:30 - 4:00 pm
  • Location: Classroom T-2
  • First Club Meeting Date: 9/14/2023

This is open to all Foothill students - No experience is required.

Purpose: There is a need for programs to inspire students to develop an early interest in robotics, programming, and technology as a result of declining participation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs. A collection of resources providing research on this trend and the need that employers have to fill STEM positions. Students will learn how to program Linkbots using C++, which is a student version of the C language.

Club Website

If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Elliott elliottm@mdusd.org

           
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Video Game Club

  • Club Meetings - Thursdays from 2:30pm - 3:00pm
  • Location: Classroom T-1

Purpose: To Have fun and get better at gaming.

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Davis:   daviscl@mdusd.org

           
 
Lego Robotics Club
    
 

FMS LEGO Robotics Club

  • Club Meetings - Thursdays from 2:45pm - 4:30pm
  • Location: Classroom B-3
  • First Club Meeting Date: 09/07/2023

All students are welcome. No experience is needed.

Purpose: Club members learn about robots in a friendly, cooperative, and competitive environment. Club members create Scratch/Block Coding Programming Design Language to design LEGO Spike Prime and LEGO EV3 Mindstorm Robots. Club members design and code complex robots to complete challenges within the constraints of three, 2 min. and 30 sec. robot rounds. First Lego League Challenge theme: FIRST IN SHOW (Changes each Season). Spring Competition. Two Distinct Parts of the Recreational Season. Robotics Challenge and Innovation Project. 

If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Jackson: jacksondj@mdusd.org and/or snowe@mdusd.org.

         
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Gender and Sexualities Alliance (GSA)

  • Club Meetings - Fridays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: Classroom B-1

Purpose: A safe space for the LGBTQIA+ community and to educate people who are not a part of the community.

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Jamart:   jamarta@mdusd.org