Academics

Academics

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(ASL) American Sign Language Club


Meeting Information: Wednesday (monthly)- After school- Room 2323
Come to ASL club for an opportunity to learn the basics of signing as well as get a look into the world of Deaf culture.
 
Come to ASL club for an opportunity to learn the basics of signing as well as get a look into the world of Deaf culture.

Academic Bowl


Meeting Information: Monday (weekly)- After School- Room 2352
2 teams of 5 players face off to answer questions about Math, Literature, Social Studies, Science and miscellaneous topics. Beating the other team to the buzzer and working as a team are both important skills to score points. Contact Ms. Fraher or Mr. Kane for more information.
2 teams of 5 players face off to answer questions about Math, Literature, Social Studies, Science and miscellaneous topics. Beating the other team to the buzzer and working as a team are both important skills to score points. Contact Ms. Fraher or Mr. Kane for more information.

BPA (Business Professionals of America)


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Thursday (Weekly)- After School- Room 1146
Students interested in competing in various business-related areas are welcome to join this club. Leadership opportunities and participating in service projects are also part of this club.
Students interested in competing in various business-related areas are welcome to join this club. Leadership opportunities and participating in service projects are also part of this club.

Chemistry Club


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Monday (every other)- After School- Room 1364
GBS ChemClub was established in December 2019 and supported by American Chemical Society (ACS), Office of High School Chemistry. The GBS ChemClub aims to cultivate students' interest in chemistry in an informal environment by conducting safe and supervised experiments, reinforcing the relevance of chemistry to everyday lives, offering students opportunities to serve their community, introducing future study or employment in chemistry, connecting students with the larger chemistry community, and developing leadership and communication skills.
GBS ChemClub was established in December 2019 and supported by American Chemical Society (ACS), Office of High School Chemistry. The GBS ChemClub aims to cultivate students' interest in chemistry in an informal environment by conducting safe and supervised experiments, reinforcing the relevance of chemistry to everyday lives, offering students opportunities to serve their community, introducing future study or employment in chemistry, connecting students with the larger chemistry community, and developing leadership and communication skills.

Computer Science Club


Meeting Information: Wednesday (bi-monthly)- After school- Room 1215
This club is for people who want to learn more about computer science and how we use computer science in our everyday lives. We will explore topics like binary numbers, data compression, current events, basic coding, coding competitions, and other computer science related ideas. All experience levels are welcome!
This club is for people who want to learn more about computer science and how we use computer science in our everyday lives. We will explore topics like binary numbers, data compression, current events, basic coding, coding competitions, and other computer science related ideas. All experience levels are welcome!

Engineering/Vex Robotics


Meeting Information: Thursday (weekly)- After school- Room 1217 (Makerspace)
Do you like solving problems? Do you like working with your hands? If so, consider joining Engineering Club! Engineering Club includes VEX Robotics, 3D Printing, Laser Engravers and Vinyl Cutters - we’ve got it all! Come check us out and join the Maker Movement!
Do you like solving problems? Do you like working with your hands? If so, consider joining Engineering Club! Engineering Club includes VEX Robotics, 3D Printing, Laser Engravers and Vinyl Cutters - we’ve got it all! Come check us out and join the Maker Movement!

Etruscan (Yearbook)


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: M/T/W/Th/F (weekly) Co-curricular activity Room TBD
Etruscan, the GBS yearbook, comes out each May. Etruscan is a regular class that meets daily and earns a full credit. A semester of journalism is a preferred prerequisite, but students can be approved for staff participation with a teacher recommendation. Students interested in joining staff as a photographer can join through a tryout process in February.
Etruscan, the GBS yearbook, comes out each May. Etruscan is a regular class that meets daily and earns a full credit. A semester of journalism is a preferred prerequisite, but students can be approved for staff participation with a teacher recommendation. Students interested in joining staff as a photographer can join through a tryout process in February.

GBS Chicano Bowl


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Tuesday (weekly)- After school- Room 2174
GBS Chicano College Bowl is a club and competitive team that is dedicated to learning about Chicano culture and history in the U.S. All students, including those who don't identify as Latinx, are welcome to join us to learn, have fun, and participate in annual events with CCB clubs from surrounding high schools.   
GBS Chicano College Bowl is a club and competitive team that is dedicated to learning about Chicano culture and history in the U.S. All students, including those who don't identify as Latinx, are welcome to join us to learn, have fun, and participate in annual events with CCB clubs from surrounding high schools.   

GIDAS


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Monday (every other)- After School- Room 1383
GIDAS is a club run through the non-profit research organization affiliated with the University of Michigan, called miRcore and is a part of a large network of other high school GIDAS clubs throughout the country. The club hopes to introduce genetic medical research to high school students and allow them to conduct their own research, which they can present at the end of the year. The club will also raise awareness and fundraise for a particular disease each year.
GIDAS is a club run through the non-profit research organization affiliated with the University of Michigan, called miRcore and is a part of a large network of other high school GIDAS clubs throughout the country. The club hopes to introduce genetic medical research to high school students and allow them to conduct their own research, which they can present at the end of the year. The club will also raise awareness and fundraise for a particular disease each year.

History Club


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Thursday (weekly)- After school- Room 2142
History Club enjoys social time together and learning about the past either through student presentations, Academic Bowl challenges, guest speakers, documentaries and other fun ways to learn more about the history that the members find interesting.
History Club enjoys social time together and learning about the past either through student presentations, Academic Bowl challenges, guest speakers, documentaries and other fun ways to learn more about the history that the members find interesting.

Med Chapter Club


Sponsor(s):
Meeting Information: Wednesday (every other)- After School- Room 1363
GBS Medical Chapter Club's mission is to promote career opportunities in the medical/health care industry. Health professional speakers, student-led presentations, learning activities, and discussions surrounding medical issues and current medical advances are included in the club's mission to promote careers in the medical/health care industry.
GBS Medical Chapter Club's mission is to promote career opportunities in the medical/health care industry. Health professional speakers, student-led presentations, learning activities, and discussions surrounding medical issues and current medical advances are included in the club's mission to promote careers in the medical/health care industry.

The Oracle (Student Newspaper)


Meeting Information: M/T/W/Th/F - After school- Room 2158
The Oracle, the official student newspaper of GBS, produces seven issues of award-winning journalism each school year, covering everything from politics to breaking news, to personality profiles, South's art scene, and our varsity sports teams. All content - writing, images, and design - is planned and created by students. Writers and editors can join the paper by taking the Intro to Journalism elective; photographers and illustrators can join by talking with Mr. Wysocki.
The Oracle, the official student newspaper of GBS, produces seven issues of award-winning journalism each school year, covering everything from politics to breaking news, to personality profiles, South's art scene, and our varsity sports teams. All content - writing, images, and design - is planned and created by students. Writers and editors can join the paper by taking the Intro to Journalism elective; photographers and illustrators can join by talking with Mr. Wysocki.

WiStem


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Meeting Information: Tuesday (every other)- After school- Room 1342
WiSTEM is a club for anyone in support of women pursuing interests in science, technology, engineering, or math. We invite speakers to share their current experience in, or pathways to a STEM career, complete labs/activities (when in person), and enjoy the company of like minded and supportive individuals!
WiSTEM is a club for anyone in support of women pursuing interests in science, technology, engineering, or math. We invite speakers to share their current experience in, or pathways to a STEM career, complete labs/activities (when in person), and enjoy the company of like minded and supportive individuals!

Women in Business


Meeting Information: Thursday (every other)- Before School- Room 2139 (Emerald City)
The Women in Business Club aims to help empower young women at GBS to see a business career as a possible future endeavor and to achieve their ambitions and goals.  Skill building workshops, member activities, guest speakers and the annual Women in Business Networking Breakfast are all part of the experience.  Our mission also includes connecting with and supporting women owned businesses in the local area.
The Women in Business Club aims to help empower young women at GBS to see a business career as a possible future endeavor and to achieve their ambitions and goals.  Skill building workshops, member activities, guest speakers and the annual Women in Business Networking Breakfast are all part of the experience.  Our mission also includes connecting with and supporting women owned businesses in the local area.