Electives and Clubs

Electives for Fall 2021

 

 

Class

Teacher

Description

Army Conditioning & Fitness

Wilson

104

Military conditioning and fitness class for those who want to be the best!!!

Art

Marissa 

118B

Express yourself through art-making! We will draw, paint, collage, sculpt, photograph, make videos (& more!) with a focus on healing art for social change in our communities. Let's DREAM, imagine, and create a better world together!

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AVID

TBD

Get ready for college!  Learn study skills to help prepare you for success!

Baseball and Softball

Calloway

Upper Yard

Learn how to play baseball and softball

Biking

Delfino

Lower Yard

Learn about bike riding, helmet safety, repairs and maintenance, how to care for a bike, etc. Don’t need to know how to ride – you will learn!

Book Club

Hemminger

202

Engage in meaningful discussions on student chosen books! Learn to use your voices, think about ideas and thoughts on the world, and also find others to share your thoughts with. Students will participate in “Battle of the Books.”

Coding

TBD

Learn how to code using computer programming!

Cooking

TBD,

Sarah Fe

Navida

203

“Anyone can cook!” Learn how to follow recipes and cook food.

$$$ Financial Literacy: “Cobras of Wall Street”

Drexler

Learn how to invest in the stock market, manage finances, and make money to get rich!

Gardening Ecology

Schickenberg

116

Grow our own food and cook it in the garden, learn about sustainable agriculture and the environmental impact of our farming practices.

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Health And You (HAY)

Wette

215

​​Learn about the health issues that matter to YOU! You will hear from guest teachers, learn about a variety of topics, even get paid a $50 stipend for participating!

Leadership

Anielski, Tran

216

Help plan school-wide events such as spirit weeks and school dances! Make posters!  Lead games! Be awesome!

LGBTQ+ Studies

Lee

114

In this class we discuss and learn about LGBTQ+ identities, topics, history and issues. We enjoy LGBTQ+ media (like TV shows, anime, movies and video games) and share our experiences. We also develop plans for improving LGBTQ+ inclusion and positivity at MLK and in our home communities.

Mandarin

Lu

101

Grow your Mandarin skills!  Learn how to speak and read in Mandarin.

Music 

TBD

119

Learn about music, instruments, and more!

Media Literacy

Ulrich

213

Compare the themes of TV shows or movies during different time periods, looking for similarities and differences across history.

Next Level Athletics

Wendel

Upper Yard

Want to play sports at the next level? Reach for your goals this year in 6th period elective

Peer Resources

Tamar

109

Do you like helping other students? Do you want to fight for justice (Black Lives Matter, Support AAPI, LGBTQ+)? Join Peer Resources if you want to work with other students to make a change at MLK!

Visual Storytelling (Graphic Novels)

Jackson

117

Draw, write, design and read graphic novels, comics, manga, and more!

Volleyball Dance Combination

Butcher

Gym

Teaching skills necessary for teamwork in volleyball and dance. Students will be able to understand the literacy of the elements of dance, choreography, and volleyball. Students will have choices on most days, dance or volleyball practice. 

MLK Club List

Clubs for 2020 - 2021 Distance Learning

A great way to stay connected is to join a lunch club!  Click the link below to join on Zoom.  These clubs will all meet Wednesdays at 11:35AM

 

 

Email your club leader if you have questions or trouble logging in