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PSAL Update 9.08.2020

PSAL Fall Sports are postponed until further notice.

 

2020-2021 Virtual Clubs at HSTAT

 

 

All students (even former club members) must sign up for their club(s) here before attending a meeting: https://tinyurl.com/HSTATClubFair 

After that, advisers will send emails and/or Google classroom links for their club.

 

 

Club Title

Club Description

When?

Advisor

Crochet Club

Learn how to crochet warm infinity scarves, trendy beanie hats, adorable “amigurumi” creatures, or just about anything you have in mind! Crocheting has been found to be relaxing and helpful in achieving mindfulness, a much-needed break from our day to day tasks. Try it out! No experience necessary.

Monday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Torres

ltorres@hstat.org

Quiz Bowl

Have you ever watched a game show and thought, "I could do that!" Then Quiz Bowl is the place for you! Quiz Bowl is a jeopardy-like game where students compete head-to-head in teams to answer an assortment of questions. Quiz Bowl asks questions on all sorts of topics; from literature to history, science to math, and even pop culture and sports. All are welcome!

Monday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Sherman

tsherman@hstat.org 

Video Game Club

We welcome all forms of video gaming including consoles (Playstation, Xbox, Nintendo systems), computers (online games), and handheld devices (Cellphone, 3DS, Nintendo Switch). Students will learn to play, discuss, and analyze various games. We are open to all modes of gaming, whether you are interested in single-player, multiplayer, or competitive games. Any and all skill levels are free to join in on the fun.

Monday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Tan

jtan@hstat.org 



Board Game Club

The Board Game Club is a journey that requires cunning, imagination, and mutual respect. Together we will explore a variety of games from old to new. So, if you have been looking for an opportunity to play amazing board games, then Board Game Club is the one for you.  

Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Varano

bvarano@hstat.org 

Fitness & Weight Training Club

The weight training club will provide athletes with the opportunity to train and build upon sports performance. Everyone will get to learn exercises that can improve your overall daily habits and lifestyle

Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Ramirez

pramirez@hstat.org 

SGO: Student Government 

Run next year to be part of your Student Government, or if you’re a ninth grader, reach out to Ms. Beck to run for office now! 

Tuesday at 3:00 pm 

Ms. Beck

bbeck@hstat.org 

WISH: Women in Science

Women in Science at HSTAT meets once a week to learn about science and feminism at a deeper level and to do cool experiments. This club is almost completely student-led and allows for opportunities for personal growth and leadership for women interested in all sciences.

Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Donofrio and Ms. Bukhari

redonofrio@hstat.org    

kbukhari@hstat.org 

Gardening Club

Learn how to plant organisms, grow food, and explore how to live a more earth-friendly and sustainable life.

Wednesday at 3:00 pm 

Ms. Giambanco

mgiambanco@hstat.org 

Muslim Cultural Club

We.are a group of Muslim and non-Muslim students who gather every week to eat snacks, discuss similarities and differences in our different cultural and religious backgrounds, talk about social justice issues that affect our communities, and plan events. ALL are welcome.

Wednesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Cooper

vcooper@hstat.org 

Puzzles and Patterns (Math) Club

The puzzles and problems club meets to work on problems collaboratively. These are problems students would not normally see in their math classes, so they don’t need formulas or specific background knowledge. Students work to develop their logical thinking and problem-solving skills as they work on things like riddles, physical puzzles, and breaking codes.

Wednesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Pan

jpan@hstat.org 

Role-Playing Game (RPG)  Club

Meet, talk, and game with like-minded individuals! The Gaming Club is open to all forms of gaming, including board games, video games, and role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons. Learn how to create a character and tell stories that will entertain and inspire fellow players.    Open to gamers of all skill levels.

Wednesday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Rapozo

krapozo@hstat.org 

Blueprint

Blueprint is a leadership development club meeting on Mondays. While performing community service projects and fundraisers, Blueprint hopes its members learn interpersonal skills, goal-setting skills, and ultimately develop into mature, independent people ready to tackle the adversities the world has to offer.

Wednesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Mayo

ymayo@hstat.org 

Art Club

Art Club is a place to draw, paint, create, and give back to our community. This year we will try to use the materials we have at home to reach new goals and express ourselves.  Everyone is welcome no matter your skill level!

Thursdays at 3:00 pm

Ms. Giurdanella

vgiurdanella@hstat.org 

Creative Writing 

Creative Writing Club welcomes fiction and poetry lovers of all abilities. Whether you are new to creative writing or have been developing your craft for some time, we strive to create a comfortable place to explore, write and share.

Thursday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Raphaelson

mraphaelson@hstat.org 

Dance Club

Join us for hip hop, Kpop, salsa, merengue, break dancing, and more!

Thursday at 3:00 pm

Mrs. Johnson

ljohnson@hstat.org 

LiNK 

The LINK club works to improve our overall community through service, leadership, and philanthropy. Initially, LINK started as a movement called “Liberty in North Korea” aka LINK, to help North Korean refugees seeking political asylum. Since its inception, the LINK club has grown, creating volunteering partnerships with organizations including the American Cancer Society, AIDS WALK New York, the Trevor Project, CHIPS, Save the Children, and the St Nicholas Home. Our work has included volunteering at soup kitchens and collecting school supplies for refugees in Syria. Because of the vast work we do, we now refer to ourselves as LINK, for our commitment to linking people together for the common good. Attendance at LINK meetings and events equates to Community Service hours. 

Thursday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Esrig

aesrig@hstat.org 

Theater Workshop

Are you interested in acting, singing, dancing, tech/stage management? This is the club for you! Come join us this year for our virtual Theatre Workshop club, where we will explore different theatrical texts, plays, musicals, songs, and so much more! 

Thursday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Musacchio

amusacchio@hstat.org 


Ms. Plumb

eplumb@hstat.org 

Gender and Sexuality Alliance

GSA is a safe space for students to educate themselves and others about the wide array of identities and experiences that people have in relation to gender and sexual orientation.  Students of all genders and sexual orientations welcome.

Friday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Gibson ngibson@hstat.org

Ms. Cooper 

vcooper@hstat.org 

Chess Club

Chess Club welcomes anyone to attend regardless of your prior experience playing chess. You can casually play against your peers or just watch every week, sharpening your skills in preparation for the HSTAT Spring Chess Tournament!

Friday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Wong

ypwong@hstat.org 

Music Production Club

We will build collaborative and educational connections between aspiring music professionals in HSTAT while covering the basics of the practice, creation, and analysis of music production techniques, marketing, and online distribution. 

TBD at 3:00pm

Mr. Gayle

jgayle@hstat.org

Video Production Club

Do you enjoy making videos or Tik-Toks? Do you love editing projects on the computer to tell a story? Or maybe you love being in front of the camera or finding ways to bring communities together? Bring these skills and join the HSTAT Video Production club! Our first big endeavor is to create the first HSTAT school news broadcast and include segments such as school events, latest trends, spotlights, entertainment, and various other information about our school. The ultimate goal is to provide students with all aspects of modern filmmaking and editing as well as all related tasks involved in producing video segments. There are positions for every kind of student whether it’s pre-production, production, or post-production!

Monday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Giurdanella

vgiurdanella@hstat.org


Mr. Maslankowski

mmaslankowski@hstat.org 

 

 

2020-2021 Sport Teams Virtual Clubs at HSTAT

 

 

All students (even former club members) must sign up for their club(s) here before attending a meeting: https://tinyurl.com/HSTATClubFair 

After that, advisers will send emails and/or Google classroom links for their club.

 

 

 

Club Title

Club Description

When?

Advisor

Boys Bowling Club

The bowling club will provide students with or without bowling experience the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills to improve their performance in the sport.  This space will also provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.

Thursday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Lamicella

jlamicella@hstat.org

Girls Bowling Club

The bowling club will provide students with or without bowling experience the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills to improve their performance in the sport.  This space will also provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.

Wednesday at 6:00

Mr. McCartney

gmccartney@gmail.com

Girls Soccer Club

The soccer club will provide students with or without soccer experience the opportunity to learn, develop and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills that can improve their game.  This space will also provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.

TBD

Mr. Young

cyoung@hstat.org

Girls Swim Club

The swim club will provide students with or without swimming experience the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills to improve their performance in the sport.  This space will also provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.

Monday at 3:00 pm

Mr. Godelman

mgodelman@hstat.org

Girls Tennis Club

The volleyball club will provide students with or without volleyball experience the opportunity to learn, develop and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills that can improve their game.  This space will also provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.

TBD

Mr. Tavarez

ftavarez@hstat.org

Track Club

The track club will provide students with or without prior track experience the opportunity to learn, develop, and grow into well-rounded student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program. Here on the track team you gain an extra family and learn how to push your boundaries both mentally and physically to become independent, self-motivated leaders who reach their greatest potential!  💪🏾💪🏽💪🏻💪  

Wednesday at 3:00 pm 

Mr. Morton

rmorton@hstat.org

Girls Volleyball Club

The volleyball club will provide students with or without volleyball experience the opportunity to learn, develop and grow into student-athletes who contribute to the overall success of HSTAT’s athletic program.  Everyone will get to learn drills that can improve their game.  This space will provide an opportunity to learn and discuss the different aspects of the sport.  This will also be a space to connect with others.

Tuesday at 3:00 pm

Ms. Murray

gmurray@hstat.org

 

CLUB Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Do I have to join a club? No, at HSTAT clubs are optional. That said, clubs help you meet new people, feel like part of a community, and help build your resume for college or a job. 

 

  • When do clubs start? The week of October 13th.

 

  • Can I join more than one club? Yes, definitely!

 

  • What if the two clubs I want to join are on the same day? You should email the advisers of those clubs and let them know you will be alternating between their clubs. Most advisers will be fine with that.

 

  • How will virtual clubs work? The adviser will send an email to all of the students who indicate interest in their club with a zoom link to the meeting. 

 

  • What if I want to join a Sport? Sports are not running in person during the fall season, but some sports are running like virtual clubs this year. See below for the Virtual Sports Group descriptions. Please reach out to Ms. Murray at gmurray@hstat.org with any questions about these Sports groups. 

 

  • I want to have ________ club at HSTAT. How do I get _______ club here? Email Ms. Beck at bbeck@hstat.org to talk through this process. 

 

Special Programs and Partnerships

  • Software Engineering Pilot
  • Downstate Partnership
  • Bottom Line College Prep Program
  • Theatre Development Foundation
  • Long Island University
  • CUNY Kingsborough College Now
  • NYC Tech
  • NY Theater Workshop
  • Minds Matter
  • SAT Prep