Sequoia Pathway Academy
Clubs and Groups
Below is a list of clubs for Pathway students in grades 6-12. If you have any questions about a club, please feel free to email the teacher in charge of that group by using the link provided.
The purpose of the Culinary Club is to provide an environment for students to, socialize, be creative, learn cooking skills, and have fun. Culinary Club students prepare food and enjoy eating the results.
Seeking a way to escape from the troubles of reality? Enter a world of fantasy, strategy, and problem-solving. The Chess and Gaming Club will meet in Mrs. Koozer’s classroom on Monday’s during lunch. The gaming club gives students an opportunity to learn strategic tabletop games, chess, and many other games.
The intramural sports program is geared toward students in grades 3-6. It gives students an opportunity to compete in an after-school sports program, including volleyball, flag football, dodgeball, kickball, and track and field and basketball. Games are scheduled with Leading Edge.
This club is meant to relax the students and build strength. When students participate in yoga it builds not only physical strength but mental strength too. An emphasis will be placed on mindfulness, breathing techniques and poses. Students should bring a mat or towel.
JH National Honor Society
The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
National Travel Club
Pathway’s national travel club is an organization that plans group tours to various destinations around the country. Students have the opportunity to visit some of our nation’s most famous landmarks. During the past five years, the National travel club has visited Pennsylvania, Virginia, Washington DC, and New York. The majority of activities within this club revolve around fundraising to offset the cost of the trip.
The club’s purpose is to promote and develop an interest in soccer among Pathway athletes by teaching and enhancing soccer skills. This is a recreational soccer club for students in grades 6-12.
What is a peer counselor? A peer counselor is a student who cares about people, and who makes a commitment to a program aimed at assisting students in having the best possible experience they can while they are attending Pathway. A Peer Counselor is a facilitator and a “friend”. As a Peer Counselor, you will have the opportunity to help other students who have concerns, which are temporarily hampering their personal and academic advancement. You will be trained in basic peer counseling skills, learning skills, and given ongoing supervision and practice in skill and knowledge development. You will have the opportunity to contribute to your community, work with an amazing group of peers, and develop valuable lifelong skills.
Veterans Heritage Project
Veterans Heritage Project is dedicated to the preservation of veterans' stories. Students involved are expected to interview at least one veteran per school year. Once their interviews are completed, students write essays on their particular veteran and compile the essays in an annual book called Since You Asked.
The TED-ed club program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks
Yearbook club is an organization developed to create and design the yearbook. Students in the yearbook club work to improve their skills and then apply them to the yearbook. It requires writing and time. It also requires time outside of class and school to take pictures and work on copying or editing. It becomes a daily practice of journalism skills to stay ahead of the action and be prepared for upcoming events. This club meets on Monday in the R lab.
The Robotics Club is great for students who plan to be involved in the field of engineering. This club will provide a solid foundation in programming, mechanical engineering, teamwork and well developed critical thinking skills. The pathway is proud to support our future scientists/engineers in their growth and improvement through life.
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding middle school students. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
The Slam Club offers a welcoming and creative environment where future poets and creative writers are able to share their original work to expand their range. The focus will be on both writing and performance, as Slam is a form of spoken-word poetry. Students may have opportunities to perform off campus and/or at open-mic nights.
International Travel Club
Pathway’s international travel club is an organization that plans group tours to various destinations around the country. Students have the opportunity to visit some of Europe’s most famous landmarks. Last year, the international travel club visited Paris, France and this year students will be visiting Italy in the spring. The majority of activities within this club revolve around fundraising to offset the cost of the trip.
Student Council is a student-based civic organization designed to help promote school spirit and leadership among students. Students participating in all levels of the Council will maintain a high standard of personal conduct. Council members will demonstrate leadership qualities by serving as good examples of behavior through their words and actions. All Council members will be expected to participate in approved activities, which will serve to enhance the quality of both the physical and behavior environment of the school.
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Pathway is a tuition-free, public charter school in the city of Maricopa. We are a highly performing school that serves students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Every child at Sequoia Pathway will be known. This simple statement is our promise to get to know your child and provide him or her with a program that recognizes their own special qualities and abilities. Classrooms are set-up in a manner to promote cross-curricular activities and teachers work within teams to ensure that this takes place. In budget conscious times, it has been our goal to continue to provide students the exposure to subjects such as physical education, music and art.