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Tammy Borin 
 & Kari Schneider MEETING TIMESEvery TUESDAY MORNING @ 7:30am Mr. Gutierrez's Classroom (C-205)
The Arizona Association of Junior High Student Councils, Inc. (AAJHSC) is a membership driven, student oriented organization dedicated to developing leadership in middle level and junior high student councils (6th, 7th, & 8th graders). Member schools enjoy the benefits of participating in the AAJHSC, which provides state leadership opportunities and experiences for student leaders and their advisors. We have been in existence for over 45 years. Each year we have renewed commitment to serving our membership. The AAJHSC has been created to perform and conduct the following: a) To unite the junior high and middle school student councils of the state of Arizona into an association. b) To exchange ideas and information with member schools. c) To create and promote constructive and harmonious relations with member schools. To educate students in the workings of a student council. d) To enhance the five goals of student council: 1. Citizenship 2. Academic Achievement 3. Leadership 4. School/Community Involvement 5.

  Erin Lewis & Bobby Khanna  MEETING TIMESEvery THURSDAY MORNING @ 7:45am in Mrs. Lewis' Classroom (C-212)
The NHS and NJHS National Council establishes the national standards for all NJHS chapters. Local chapters create their own bylaws that must be consistent with and comply with the NJHS national constitution. Any student in grades 7 through 8 in a school with both an official charter of the National Junior Honor Society and an up-to-date affiliation with the NJHS national office is eligible for consideration for membership in NJHS All membership selection is handled through the local school chapter. NJHS is more than just academic recognition. The NJHS chapter establishes guidelines for selection that are based upon a student’s outstanding performance in the areas of scholarshipserviceleadershipcitizenship, and character.

ADVISORSMeredith Bianco & Sarah Estrada MEETING TIMESSelected Wednesdays @ Lunch in Mrs. Doughty’s Classroom (C-204)
Yearbook Club consists of student who make up the yearbook staff. Responsibilities are takes photos of events throughout the school year and create students and staff memorabilia. Yearbook sales will be available soon. Please check back at a later date for sale.

Kyle Probst  MEETING TIMESSelected Days/Times @ 4:00pm in Mrs. Ramirez's Classroom (C-203)
A great opportunity for Florence 8th grade students, this tour will give students a hands-on education of some of our most important historical and cultural landmarks such as the Washington Monument, the U.S. Capitol Building, the White House, Arlington National Cemetery and the many memorials which pay tribute to Lincoln, FDR, and Thomas Jefferson. Most importantly, this trip will increase student’s appreciation for American heritage by exposing them to the diverse cultural roots of our country. Student travel is a fundamental part of the educational process and is essential to a complete education. If you have any questions or would like to find out more about this great travel experience please contact Mr. Probst. 520-866-3540 x2149.