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Bassick Students Volunteering at the Zoo

Bassick High School Clubs

Club Name


Meeting Place

Meeting day/time



Brian O’Shea

Room 359

Thursdays, 2:30-3:30

Students will learn about observational astronomy, astro-photography, cosmology, extraterrestrial research, solar observations and much more.

Build On

Fola Sumpter (non-staff member)

Room 264

Tuesdays, 2:45-

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.


Alex Larson

Room 309

Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30

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.


Ellen Satter

Room 259

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30

The craft club gives students an opportunity to create craft projects such as crocheting, knitting, scrapbooking, and beading.

Creative Writing

Janet Krauss (non-staff member)

Career Center

Wednesdays, 2:30-

Students have the opportunity to learn about and practice creative writing with a college professor.


Devynn Hawley/

Paul Herman (Gear Up)

New Gym club room

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 2:45-5:00

The dance team works on fundamental dance skills with students and gives them performance opportunities. We do not have a dance program at Bassick so this gives students an opportunity for instruction after school.


Brianne Bresky/

Bridget Ryan


Mondays and Thursdays, 2:35-3:30

Students will learn about theater arts as well as participate in two productions.


Jennifer Bosques

Room 264

Thursdays, 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.


Ghada Adeeb

Room 203

Thursdays, 2:30-3:30

The French club allows students to learn about and celebrate French culture.

Girl Talk/ Boy Talk

Laurie Cimmino



The purpose of this club is to give boys and girls an open and separate forum to discuss human development and sexuality.

Girl’s Inc.

Alysse Fraser (non-staff member)



Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold through life-changing programs and experiences that help girls navigate gender, economic, and social barriers.


Marilyn Camacho


TBA, 2:30-3:30

HOSA is a student organization whose mission is to promote career opportunities in health care and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

National Honors Society

Bridget Ryan

Room 206


NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  Membership is by invitation only.

Science (formerly CPEP)

Ignatius Bertone

Room 366



Student Council

Jason Purzycki

Room 361

Fridays, 2:30-3:15

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.

Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers

Carol Peterson

Career Center


TTST aims to recruit, mentor, and train culturally diverse and economically challenged students from high school through college and place them as effective teachers and committed leaders who strengthen schools and communities.


Kathy Silver

Room 004