Students will learn about observational astronomy, astro-photography, cosmology, extraterrestrial research, solar observations and much more.
Fola Sumpter (non-staff member)
Build On runs afterschool youth service programs that mobilize urban teens to lift up their communities and change the world through intensive local community service and by building schools in some of the poorest countries on the planet.
The purpose of Chess Club is to give Bassick students the opportunity to learn and play the game of Chess; one of the oldest and most intellectually stimulating of all board games.
Micah Smith, Richard Deecken
Fridays, 2:30 to 4:30
The Jazz Band is Bassick's performance band, playing a wide range of jazz, rock, and blues songs. They practice every Friday in the music room.
Mondays, 2:30 to 4:00
Students have the opportunity to learn about and practice creative writing with a college professor.
Lion's Pride Color Guard
Mondays and Tuesdays, 2:30 to 4:30
This performing group meets from September to January, and participated in the Fall Pep Rally, Winter Evening of the Arts, and other shows at Bassick HS. Students learn fine- and gross-motor skills through spinning, tossing, and twirling silk flags on four-foot poles. Members work to pop, rock, and band music, and create their own routines for the group. We convene again in May to prepare for the annual senior class graduation.
Rotating Days 2:30-3:30
Diversity Club is intended to celebrate the diverse cultures of the students at Bassick. We want to break down the barriers that separate us and rather celebrate the colorful differences that make us all unique.
Class of 2017
Lamplighters Stage Crew
Crew members meet occasionally, when necessitated by school performances. We provide assistance with lighting, sound technicians, and curtain work for assemblies, shows, and the biannual Evening of the Arts. Crew also assists with any stage productions put on by the music and theater department, Meetings are called in the weeks leading up to a show, and leadership opportunities are available for 10th-12th graders.
National Honors Society
Peer to Peer Tutors
Peer Tutor Club: Junior and Senior Class students volunteer their time after school to tutor their peers academically. Teachers can request peer tutors to help in their classroom after school for community service hours in the academic areas of Math, Science, Social Studies, English and Foreign Language.
Matthew Sweet, Rose Marie Coy-Blakley
Fridays, 2:35 to 3:20
The Student council exists to enhance the overall experience at Bassick by promoting the general welfare and concerns of the student body, creating new programs and initiatives to provide opportunities for growth and interaction, and communicating with the Bassick Administration and Faculty on behalf of students.
Junior Class Council
Tuesdays, 2:30 to 3:30
Junior Class Council: A group of junior class leaders meet to plan and execute events for the Junior Class of 2016 and Bassick High School as a whole. The purpose of these events are to build school culture and fundraise so that all students of the junior class can participate in events, such as Ring Dance, at a reduced cost.