• American Sign Language Club

    Mission

    The mission of the American Sign Language Club is to promote ASL with an acknowledgement and respect for Deaf culture. The goals of the ASL Club are to develop and enhance students receptive and expressive ASL skills and increase their awareness and knowledge of Deaf culture.

    Sponsor

    Ms. Coligan

    Room 206

    Email: stephanie.coligan@browardschools.com

     Officers (2019-2020)

    Aaliyah Johnson - President

    Jamie Fazekas - Vice President

    Meg Martin - 2nd Vice President

    Franchesca Seminario - Secretary

    Ariana Puglisi - Treasurer

    Amaris Bent - Historian

    Savannah Chouinard - Member at Large

    Kassie Deloian - Member at Large

     

    Important Club Information

    Meetings are held every, FIRST and THIRD Tuesday of the month, in room 206. (subject to change for events/planning)

    Remind App: text to 81010@aslove

     

     

    Participation: New and returning members must earn 15 club hours throughout the school year. Members can earn these hours through club meetings, club events, and school activities.

    Dues: $20 per year and this will pay for your club t-shirt. Please submit all dues to Ms. Coligan in room 206.

    Events and Activities

    The ASL club will be doing a variety of fundraiser activities/events, design our club t-shirt contest, club socials, and a ten song ASL show (Title of the Show TBA), including costume and set design. The show is scheduled for February 22-23, 2019, three shows total. The ASL Club will donate 50% of our proceeds to a deaf non-profit 503(c) organization (TBD).

    Criteria for Joining

    1. GPA must be 2.0 or higher.
    2. Submit a completed application with $20 dues to Ms. Coligan in room 206.
    3. Commit to fundraising events – minimum of four total, for the year, equaling a minimum of one per semester.
    4. Commit to the ASL show by either being cast for a part, helping with set building, costuming, hair/makeup, ticket sales/marketing.

    Benefits of Membership

    Increase your knowledge of American Sign Language and Deaf culture.

    Participate in club activities while simultaneously making new friends.

    Participate in an amazing ASL production performed for our local Deaf and hearing communities. All ages welcomed!