Languages

Arabic Club

Sponsor:       Annie Hasan​

Description: The purpose is to explore the Arabic language and culture by exploring places, foods, and Arabic traditions in the Kansas City community and beyond.

Requirements: All students are welcome to join Arabic Club. Student does not have to be in Arabic class to join. To be eligible for induction into the Arabic Honor Society, students must have completed 1.5 years of Arabic language study at SMS, have a 3.0 overall GPA, and have a 3.5 GPA in Arabic. Honor Society members must complete Arabic-related service as required throughout the school year.

Meetings and Events: Regular meetings include some evening activities, such as dining at Arab restaurants, Arabic film nights, Henna parties, and cooking. Meetings take place every other Wednesday after school. Please listen for changes in the announcements. AHS meetings occur once a month and each semester, AHS students are required to plan 1 major Arabic Language and culture event for the community.

 

French Club/National French Honor Society

Sponsor:        Rebecca Forsyth

French Club / French National Honor Society

Description: All students interested in exploring the French language and culture are welcome to join the French Club. Advanced French students may be invited to join the AATF-sponsored French National Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français). 

Requirements: To be eligible for induction into the French National Honor Society, students must be in level 4 of French or higher, have a 3.6 overall GPA, and have a 3.8 GPA in French. Honor Society members must complete French-related service as required throughout the school year.

Meetings and Events: Monthly French Club meetings take place in room 373 on Thursdays after school. Regular activities include making French food, watching French films, and some evening and weekend outings. Please listen for announcements.

 

International Club

Sponsor:        Leigh Rysko​

Description:  The International Club allows students to gain an understanding and awareness of other cultures. During meetings, presentations are given by our international exchange students and South students who have traveled abroad. We also have snacks and fun activities.

Requirements:          All students are welcome to join. The dues are $15.00.

Meetings and Events:       Meetings are once a month after school in Rm 378 from 2:45p-3:30p.

 

Latin Club

Sponsor:        Lee Dixon

Description:  The Latin club is a member of the Kansas Junior Classical League and participates in ultimate discus, quidditch and the state Latin convention. We also celebrate Roman holidays, play Latin games, practice certamen, watch Roman movies and enjoy living in the past.

Requirements:   Latin Club is an organization open to Latin students and those who have completed one year of Latin.

Meetings and Events:   Officers’ meetings are held as needed. Officer elections are held at the beginning of the year.

 

Spanish Club /National Spanish Honor Society

Sponsor:        Leigh Rysko​

Description:  La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

Requirements:      To be eligible for induction into the National Spanish Honor Society, students must be in level 4 of Spanish or higher, have a 3.6 overall GPA, and have a 3.8 GPA in Spanish. Honor Society members must complete 8 hours of Spanish-related service per school semester.

Meetings and Events:   Meetings include field trips, such as dining at restaurants where Spanish is spoken and attending films. Please listen for announcements.