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Clubs & Organizations

ASU is a collaborative union that promotes and teaches the Asian Culture. The organization teaches others about the importance of the Asian Culture as well as educating themselves on the subject matter. ASU also participates in community service to help with our service to others.

Sponsor: huynh@aps.edu/ ext.23216

Schedule: Mondays - lunch

Location: Senate Room

The Black Student Union of Albuquerque Public Schools , in collaboration with teachers, parents, and the community, will educate itself and others about African American History and culture.  The BSU will also promote and prepare ALL to become contributing members of a diverse, changing world with respect and appreciation for the uniqueness of others.

Sponsor: andreaon.williams@aps.edu

Schedule: Wednesdays - Lunch

Location: A14

The Manzano High School Choral Program seeks to promote vocal music and positivity in our school community and beyond through performance. We nurture an enjoyment and understanding of music, explore creativity in expression of feelings and ideas, expand awareness and appreciation of different kinds of music and different cultures, develop skills in cooperative learning, and represent MHS with poise and pride. The Manzano Choirs travel every year and have had strong representation at both District and State competitions.

Sponsor: daniel.cummings@aps.edu

Schedule: M, T, W, T, F - During class (co-curricular)

Location: M2

The club has three objectives: 
1.Cultural - bringing interesting opportunity to creators, gamers, and animators 2.Educational - employ events that will give a showcase for creators, gamers, and animators 3. Social - bring creators, gamers, and animators together to share experiences.

Mission:
CGA Club. To promote an opportunity for professional learning experiences that will advance the communities awareness of CGA participants, and to encourage interaction between CGA students outside the classroom.

Sponsor: thompson_loyd@aps.edu

Schedule: M, W, F - Lunch & after school

Location: E15

DECA is an international organization that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Sponsor: christopher.cerny@aps.edu

Schedule: M, T, W, TH, F - 

Location: C13

Delta Epsilon Phi (ΔΕΦ) National Honor Society for High School Students of German recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of learners of German and rewards scholastic achievement in the study of German and to promote interest in the study of German language, literature, and civilization.

Sponsor: boni@aps.edu

Schedule: Tuesdays - Lunch

Location: K218

Educators Rising explores the teaching profession.  We are here to support all of the wonderful and extraordinary teachers!  We work with local elementary and middle schools to support their teachers and staff.

Sponsor: martinez_fra@aps.edu

Schedule: Tuesdays - Lunch

Location: K206

Ms. Marshall will teach English to parents one night a week for Manzano High School.

Sponsor: marshall_m@aps.edu

Schedule: Tuesdays - After School, 7:00pm

Location: K221

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a non-denominational, student-led group of athletes who share in love and belief in Christianity.  Student Athletes share handouts, scripture, videos, music, books and stories related to their belief in Christ.  Student Athletes also can say special prayers for friends and family members as well as for their teams, teammates, opponents and coaches.

Sponsor: dominick.romero@aps.edu OR cook@aps.edu

Schedule: Friday - Lunch

Location: TBD

Support for students; Advocacy for love of diversity on MHS campus.

Sponsor: boni@aps.edu

Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays - Lunch

Location: K218

The MHS Interact Club, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Albuquerque Sandia, operates by the motto, "Service Above Self." We plan to carry out at least two service projects every year: one that helps the Manzano community, and one that promotes international understanding.

Sponsor: kelly.dutro@aps.edu

Schedule: Thursday - Lunch

Location: K212

Sponsor: Commander Beno (Senior Naval Science Instructor) & 1stSgt McMenimen (Naval Science Instructor)

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Manzano High School Key Club is part of the international organization of Key Clubs, the oldest and largest service organization for high school students.  Members of Key Club complete a variety of service projects and volunteer opportunities throughout the school year, both in the community and at school.  Key Club is open to all students.

Sponsor: eaton_c@aps.edu; ext. 23429

Schedule: Tuesdays - Lunch

Location: Library

New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, Inc. (NM MESA) prepares middle and high school students for college majors and careers in mathematics, engineering, science and related fields. NM MESA supports programs throughout the state, in which students participate in activities such as field trips, speaker presentations, workshops, academic competitions, community service and leadership development.

Sponsor: duran_eric@aps.edu OR isla.porras@aps.edu

Schedule: Thursdays - Lunch, Tuesdays - officer meeting

Location: E31

The mission is to mentor young women in order to create healthy and strong individuals who are socially and ethically responsible to themselves and their community. The purposes for each girls is: to find her own voice and be able to listen to it; to have better self-esteem and confidence; to respect, appreciate and be able to care for her own body; to be ready to face independence, able to plan and achieve goals, create options and resources; to respect, appreciate and be able to care for others in the community; to respect and appreciate diversity and culture.

Sponsor: whittredge@aps.edu/ 559-2200 ext. 23388

Schedule: Tues, Thurs - After school

Location: J20/Practice

It is the intention of the Creative Writing Club to allow students to express themselves creatively through the written word and share their ideas in a safe environment. We aim to help students improve and grow in their writing process and pursuits.

Sponsor: boni@aps.edu

Schedule: Fridays - Lunch

Location: K218

The MHS Orchestra is one of the top in the state. It rehearses daily, goes on trips, works with professionals, does at least 4 concerts a year and has a lot of fun!  (Prior orchestral string playing experience required)!

Sponsor: sherilyn.urben@aps.edu

Schedule: M, T, W, TH, F - Before & After School

Location: M3

Model UN (MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about current events, topics in international relations, diplomacy and the UN agenda. 

Sponsor: harrison_rob@aps.edu

Schedule: Mondays - Lunch

Location: A10

Mythology Club is a place where people with an interest in Mythology can get together and discuss different myths, legends, and regional folklore, spanning from Greek and Norse mythology to New Mexican and Southwestern Cuentos (New Mexican Folk Tales). 

Sponsor:  JChavezMHS@gmail.com or drian.gutierrez@aps.edu or jacob.chavez@aps.edu

Schedule: Tuesdays - After school

Location: K117

National Honor Society is an organization designed to recognize and foster academic achievement, leadership, service, and character.  Students apply and are selected for membership each spring.  Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 for 3 semesters in order to be eligible to apply for membership.  Members of National Honor Society spend much of their time in service to the school and community.

Sponsor: amy.furst@aps.edu

Schedule: Wednesdays - Lunch

Location: K217

The Native American club will create a safe environment for Native American students to feel welcome to express their identity. 

Sponsor: resa.olgesby@aps.edu

Schedule: Lunch

Location:

We raise money to help children with cleft lip deformation to receive the operation 

Sponsor: sarinana@aps.edu

Schedule: Thursdays - Lunch

Location: E10

As the MHS student newspaper, the Paw Print publishes six times a year. Our goal is to provide news, editorials, sports, and reviews of movies, books, and music to the student body. The Paw Print is a great way to get coupons for local businesses and to see what is going on in the Manzano Community.

Sponsor: adrian.gutierrez@aps.edu

Schedule: Thursdays - Lunch

Location: K117

Students with at least 3 semester of Spanish class are invited by their teachers to join our organization. We do community service on and off campus, and strive to continue to learn Spanish by attending various cultural events in Albuquerque. We take field trips to Spanish restaurants, learn Latin dances, and attend events like the Day of the Dead parade. 

Sponsor: romero_monica@aps.edu 559-2200 ext 23420

Schedule: 2nd & 4th Thursday of every month - Lunch

Location: K219

Special Olympics participates in NMAA competitions such as Bowling, Track, and more!

Sponsor: castillo_ch@aps.edu

Schedule: M, T, W, TH, F - Contact sponsor for times

Location: K125 - gym

Sports Medicine is a club designed to promote medical occupations through hands on activities. We will bring in medical professionals as guest speakers to further the students' educational background in the medical field. 
Students will participate as student athletic trainers at Manzano HS sporting events throughout the school year. 
Participation in the sports medicine class is strongly advised.  Educational meetings will be composed of working on learning new skills, etc.

Sponsor: nicholas.medina@aps.edu

Schedule: Mondays - After school

Location: Training Room

Discussion and reading

Sponsor: mhsfurst@gmail.com

Schedule: Tuesdays - Lunch

Location: K217

To read and discuss philosophical texts and ideas

Sponsor: joshua.blondin@aps.edu

Schedule: Thursdays - Lunch

Location: K216

The organization is designed for students, as well as all members of the Manzano community to offer support for the mentally ill.  Any student or teacher with ADD, ADHD, Bi-Polar, Schizophrenia, Depression, eating disorders, etc., and any students interested in supporting other students with mental illness will meet once a week in K227 to discuss school related issues. The alliance will work with parents, to offer each other support, discuss coping and learning tools, and create a safety net. The alliance will also work towards creating mental health awareness. There will be fun activities to members  relax and interact with peers in a healthy environment.

Sponsor: marshall_m@aps.edu/850-4665

Schedule: Thursdays - Contact sponsor for times

Location: K227

Student Senators are student advocates who help govern issues dealing with the student body. They organize school events such as dances, assemblies, and more. They also collaborate with the administration to discuss and revise school policies if needed.

Sponsor: huynh@aps.edu/ ext.23216

Schedule: W, TH, F - Before school

Location: Senate Room

Yearbook students learn how to photograph, write copy and exhibit journalism skills throughout the year. They have the chance to be a part of the yearly publication for all students and staff.

Sponsor: adrian.gutierrez@aps.edu

Schedule: M, T, W, TH, F - Class Periods

Location: TBD