Clubs

BRPS STUDENT CLUBS
Connecting your common interests!

 

YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT 

An informational meeting for Youth in Government 2019 (Grades 9-12) is Thursday, September 6, during High School CAP, in Ms. Witvoet's room 418.  If you can't be there, contact Ms. Witvoet or Mrs. Stephens.


UNITED WAY 

Students in grades 9-12 can join the United Way Club. Meetings are held during HS CAP in Mrs. Stephens Room, 321. 

Meeting Dates:

September 12 and 26
October 17 and 24 - The October 10 meeting is cancelled. 
November 14 and 28
December 12

Contact Mrs. Stephens at stephensm@brpsk12.org if you have questions. 


GIRL UP FOUNDATION, UNITED NATIONS CLUB

A club dedicated to education, advocacy, fundraising and service. Girl up! Black River.
Contact Nicole Sinclair at sinclairn@brpsk12.org for more information.

BE NICE. CLUB

Be nice. is more than a phrase. It's an Action Plan! Learn what it means to notice, invite,
challenge, and empower. Take the Pledge to be nice. in your community! Contact Tricia
Schrotenboer at schrotenboert@brpsk12.org for more information.

 

 

SAILING CLUB

Development of leadership, sportsmanship, and sailing skills and to compete in the Midwest Interscholastic Sailing Association.

Fall club dates and information will be available soon.

Matt Hemmelgarn                        Karen Rowe                                           Nick Hovland
616-994-3001                              616-355-0055                                         616-796-8671
matthew@jesco-llc.com              rowek@brpsk12.org                               nick@mbja.com


THE GAMING CLUB

Students interested in participating in the Gaming Club can contact Mr. John Newman, at newmanj@brpsk12.org, for club dates and times. 


JAPAN CLUB

Japan Club is a place for students in grades 6-12 to come and talk about anime, draw, read manga, or learn more about Japan. If there are any questions, contact Mrs. Stephens at stephenm@brpsk12.org.


BLACK RIVER THEATRE 

BRTC is open to any 6th-12th grade student with an interest in theatre (on or off the stage).  We put on a play in November, a musical in March, and a Children's Play in April.  There are General Membership Meetings about current BRTC happenings the first Wednesday of each month from 3:15-4:00 in the Small Ensemble Room.  Come to a meeting to find out more about auditions or getting involved with a production crew (set design, art, makeup, props, costumes, PR, tech crew and stage crew)  

Contact Information:

Sam Lowry, President lowrys@brpsk12.org
Bethie Bensinger, Middle School Representative bensingere@brpsk12.org
Mrs Andrews, Director andrewsr@brpsk12.org
Mrs. Pierson, Director piersone@brpsk12.org


BLACK RIVER STRAIGHT GAY ALLIANCE

The GSA is a student-run club which provides a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues/news/topics related to the LGBTQ+ community. Part of each GSA meeting is working towards problem-solving and address homophobia, transphobia, and bullying. The club is open to all students 8th-12th grade. 

The GSA provides:

Support
Community connections
An opportunity to take action to create change
Social events and gatherings
Volunteer hours  

For meeting dates and locations please contact brpride@brpsk12.org


BLACK RIVER YOUNGLIFE

Open to both MS and HS students: Contact Jeanne Kane at kanej@brpsk12.org for details.


ORCHESTRA BOARD

Orchestra students in grades 6-12 may join the Orchestra Board. We meet monthly during HS CAP in the Small Ensemble Room. Please contact Ms. Clark at clarkt@brpsk12.org if you have questions.


HIGH SCHOOL FIRST ROBOTICS TEAM CHAOS CLUB

Blast off with us as we prepare for the upcoming 2019 FIRST season! This year's theme is "Destination: Deep Space" and promises exciting new challenges and fun. 

If you're interested in joining the award-winning CHAOS Robotics team, or just want to see what we're about, be sure to stop in for our Open House.

Open House 
Date: Saturday, September 15
Time: 10am-1pm
Place: CHAOS build site at 563 East 64th Street.

There will be food, tours of the build areas, and a chance to drive one of our robots.

We need new students from Holland High and Black River in all areas including: electrical, mechanical, design, programming, analytics, marketing, graphics, and photography.

Hope to see you there!

www.hollandchaos.com


CALLING ALL COLORS CLUB

Calling All Colors will hold their first meeting of the year this Wednesday during HS lunch for all current and prospective members. Please bring your lunch and meet in Mrs. Gaffney's room (Room 408).


SKI CLUB

Attention all skiers and snowboarders, join us this winter on our weekly trips to Bittersweet Ski Area. Forms and information are available in Mr. Bittrick's room 211. 

491 Columbia Avenue
Holland, MI 49423
Phone: 616.355.0055

Fax: 616.355.0057