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RSA Clubs 2017-2018

Art Club – Janette McKinney
The goal of the Art club is to promote a greater awareness and understanding of how artistic skills and abilities can influence and enhance our lives. This can be done through student active participation in a variety of school projects, discussions, and activities.

Book Club – Josey Salazar-Rodriguez
Calling all readers! Rocket Readers indulge in a monthly book. During our meetings, we discuss our favorite characters, what made us laugh or cry, and together we dive into a world outside of our own. The book may be a classic or something new, but either way it's a story you don't want to miss! Join us!

Broadway Karaoke Club – Christopher Wiley
Do you like to sing? Do you like being the center of attention? Do you enjoy music from Hamilton, Phantom of the Opera, and The Lion King? If so, Broadway Karaoke Club is the club for you! Join us for a chance to have some fun and show off your singing skills!

Chess Club – Hilda Marquez / Brian Arriola
Calling all chess players! Rising Rooks Chess Club is a competitive chess team that will participate in local and regional competitions. During our meetings, we will review games from previous tournaments and have fun with friendly competitions.  Students will attend Saturday tournaments around Rio Grande Valley and Regionals. Tournament list we will attend as a team, will be provided at our first meeting, but you may attend other tournaments on your own.

Computer Science Club – David Rivera
The Computer Science Club is dedicated to providing RSA students with a tight-knit community of students that promote and advocate computer science and working with technology.  Students will learn new skills, participate in challenges, and hang out with others who are just as passionate about computer science.  The CS Club will create websites, design apps, program physical devices and much more.  Don’t hesitate to join!  Beginners and experience programmers are welcome!

Dance Club – Debbie De La Rosa
The main goals of this club are to provide a fun opportunity for students to support their fellow classmates during sporting events, raise school spirit during pep-rallies, and increase student participation in campus clubs. Some of the dance team’s activities will include: participation at every pep-rally, attendance at sporting events, appearances and performances at RSA recruiting events and special ceremonies, and fundraising and community outreach events.

Girls Who CodeDella Cooper-Benavides
Our girls will learn to see themselves as computer scientists while learning the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals, and functions that form the basis for all programming languages. They will also tap into an alumni network of girls across the country who are using computer science to solve problems they care about. So, if you are a girl and you want to build a website, an app, or a robot join the Girls Who Code Club—and let the adventure in programming begin!

Guitar Club – Jeremiah Gonzalez
The Guitar Club is open to all who love and appreciate music. Students will learn and practice various musical instruments, including guitar. We promote students to participate in the contribution and enjoyment of their musical abilities/talents, and to provide an outlet for all students interested in music.

 
Health Science Technology Club – Claudia Garza
The HST Club is a service-oriented club designed to raise health awareness. Students will participate in community health-related events, explore HST career and educational opportunities in the RGV. Join us!

 
History Club – Frank Hernandez / Corina Zuniga
Our goal is to provide students with the opportunities to socialize with others who have similar interests in history, discuss past and present Historical events, and develop leadership skills. Club members will be required to fundraise, participate in Community Service, and create research papers for publishing. There will be an end of year field trip for all active, well-standing members.

 
Library Club – Norma Sanchez
If you’re at home in the library and you love to help others, this is the club for you! We promote reading, great resources, help students and teachers every day, hold fun activities with great prizes, and get first dibs on the best reads!

National Junior Honor Society – Jose Perez / Jacqueline Muniz
The National Junior Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle level students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.

PE Club – Denise Ochoa
Students will tryout for the team/ club.

  • Fall
  • Flag Football – E. DeLeon
  • Cross Country – A. Benavidez and R. Romero
  • Volleyball – D. Ochoa
    • Winter
  • Boys Basketball- R. Romero and E. DeLeon
  • Girls Basketball- A. Benavidez
    • Spring
  • Girls Soccer- D. Ochoa
  • Boys Soccer- E. DeLeon
  • Golf- E. Balli and N. Galan

Random Acts of Kindness – Khrystal Whitworth
The Random Acts of Kindness Club’s aim is to help everyone create a better school climate by spreading and encouraging simple acts of kindness throughout the campus and around the community. In the RAK everybody is friendly, so join in on our mission to spread a bit of goodness everywhere!

 
Rocket Fit Club – Jeremiah Gonzalez
Interested in building muscle and leading a healthier lifestyle? In the Rocket Fit Club, students are instructed in a cross-fit health and fitness curriculum geared toward middle school. Join us for some sweet gains!

 
Student Council – Isabella Hernandez / Cate Ball
The primary purpose of Student Council is to promote leadership and community service within the student body and community.  Student Council members strive to strengthen the student voice and engagement level here at RSA.  Officers and members alike are students who demonstrate high standards and contribute to the betterment of individuals, the school, and the community.

 
UIL – Amy Pena / Corina Zuniga
The purpose of UIL is to organize and properly supervise contests that assist in preparing students for citizenship. It aims to provide healthy, character building, educational activities carried out under rules providing for good sportsmanship and fair play for all participants. Some of the events that are offered include: Dictionary Skills, Maps Charts & Graphs, Spelling, Listening Skills, Modern Oratory, Science, Math, Calculator, Social Studies, Impromptu Speaking, Ready Writing, Solo/Duet Acting, Number Sense, Poetry/Prose.

Technology Student Association- F. Andrade/D. Rivera
TSA offers rewarding experiences through competition in such fields as communication, agriculture, biotechnology, web design, and leadership. With such diverse events, any student can explore different fields and find something they are passionate about. TSA also allows students to get a taste of real life experiences, such as impromptu problem solving, developing a resume, and working as a team to achieve a common goal.  Students have opportunities to compete at exciting state and national conferences.

Yearbook Club – Ilsa Orta / Delia Guzman
The main purpose of the Yearbook Club is to produce the school's annual yearbook.   With this goal in mind, do you want to be part on creating a wonderful book of memories? The Yearbook club members are responsible for planning and creating on a deadline.  They work as a team to decide upon a theme, page set up and organizing photos, and important school information.  They will use technology skills, writing skills and cooperation to ensure the yearbook is ready for everyone to enjoy.