French Club is open to all current and former French students with a love of the French language and culture. French Club is an active organization with opportunities for participation throughout the yea
The French Club's annual candy sale helps finance club activities. This year's sale will be in late September through October. Harry London chocolates sell for $1.00. Please support our students!
Club members celebrate National French Week in November by heightening awareness of French language and culture. Activities include a "French menu" for lunch throughout the week, a French crepe sale to benefit Haitian Relief, hallway decorations, a French food project shared and enjoyed by French II classes, a "tricolore" ribbon worn all week by French students, and a French movie shown after school!
The French Club celebrates the Christmas holidays by creating a French-theme Christmas tree for the decor of the Learning Resource Center.
At the club's annual Mardi Gras Party members relax, enjoy, and share a very nice after-school meal of French onion soup, French bread, croissant sandwiches of ham and cheese, quiche, cheese and chocolate fondue, stuffed mushrooms, crepes, chocolate mousse, and sparkling grape juice. The LRC is decorated in traditional Mardi Gras colors for the festivities.
On Seventh Grade Visitation Day, the French Club welcomes visiting students with a beautifully decorated, culture filled area and provides French mini-lessons. Club members acquaint our seventh grade visitors with the many reasons why proficiency in French, a language spoken on nearly every continent of the world, is a definite career advantage.
Finally, French Club sponsors the Educate the Congo Project in which our STVM community contributes gently used educational materials to furnish learning centers that are being established in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Contributions include electronic equipment (working or non-working) such as: old computers, radios, cassette players, VCRs, CD players, and cell phones as well as old sports equipment/uniforms, bikes, and of course, gently used books and school supplies
Advisor: Mrs. Elena Timms
Meeting Time: 3:10-4:10 once a week every month
Meeting Place: Room 342