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The Woodlands High School

Interact Club

2012-2013

The Woodlands High School Interact Club is one of the largest Interact Clubs in the world with over 450 members. The club is one of five area high school clubs sponsored by The Rotary Club of The Woodlands, which provides support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting clubs.

How to join: Interact is Rotary International's service club for young adults ages 14 to 18. To join TWHS Interact Club, either obtain a sign-up form from a club officer, director or sponsor, or attend a meeting. Annual dues for new members is $25 and $20 for returning members. This pays for a club t-shirt, club activites and the End of the Year Awards Banquet. Returning members that need a new shirt can pay $25 to receive a new shirt.

Club Meetings: The Club meets Mondays at 7:00 p.m. at TWHS campus cafeteria. The Fall Semester meetings dates are:

                                            September 10 - *5:00 due to Open House
September 24
October 8
October 22
November 5
November 26
December 10

Check the Interact Club Bulletin Board located in the front entry TWHS lobby for the latest updates and information.
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The Board of Directors meets at 6:30 p.m. prior to each Club Meeting.

Requirements to Letter: In order to be awarded a letter, members must earn at least 150 points with the following qualifications:

  • Earn points through: meetings ( 4 points per meeting); community service projects ( 4 points per hour); or donations (determined by item).
  • Members must attend 75% of club meetings each semester.
  • Earn at least 75 points from service projects. This does not include meetings or donations and comes only from working Interact Projects.
  • Earn at least 16 points of the 150 points through tutoring. Tutoring will be awarded 8 points for every hour of service. Special circumstances that prohibit one from fulfilling this requirment will be considered.
  • Sell 1 "Car Wash Card". Cards cost $40 each and are worth 5 service points each. Each additional card sold is worth 5 points each. Funds raised go to scholarshps for seniors. Seniors may "buy-out" this requirement for $20.

Earn at least 50 of the 150 points in the second semester.

Community Service Projects: TWHS Interact Club will provide assistance to dozens of community service & international projects during the year contributing thousands of volunteer hours.

The current list of service projects scheduled include:

Sterling Ridge BBQ Challenge & Kids Festival September 15 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Cranebrook Park
SENIOR GAMES
September 22 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Knox Junior High
National Night Out September 22 1:00 to 5:30 Northshore Park
DRAGON BOATS September 30 7:00 a.m. to Noon Northshore Park
SERVING OUR SENIORS October 13 8:00 a.m. to Noon Interfaith
Le Tour de Woodlands October 20 7:00 am to noon The Woodlands Township Town Hall
Cochran's Crossing Village Association Fall Festival October 21 12:30- 4:00 Shadowbend Park
PUMPKINFEST October 31 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 pm McCullough Junior High
FLEA MARKET November 3 5:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Town Center Parking Garage

** New projects will continue to be added throughout the semester.

Tutoring: Tutoring is offered to McCullough Junior High students on Tuesdays andThursdays, 4:00 to 4:45 pm

2012 - 2013 Board of Directors

President Jazy Hill

Vice President Charles Hill

Secretary JP Villacreses

Treasurer Rachel Finelli

Public Relations Avery Aiken

Historian Kaetlyn Fuchigami

Sergeant at Arms David Barbalias & Zachary Keller

Senior Directors
Kristin Day
Vinita Gottipati
Haddie Hamal
Alex Kahney
Ben Legrand
Carolina Pereira

Junior Directors
Caroline Corely
Victoria Jung
Taylor Maxwell
Angela Sorensen
Chas Swartz

Sophomore Directors
Tobi Adeley
Kelly Barbalias
Emily Perez
Hannah Rietveld
Kennedy Saavedra
Brenna Skea
Brooke Wallery

Freshmen Directors
To be Nominated September 10 and elected September 24

Director of Tutoring
Tobi Adeley
Caroline Corely
Tiana Kyriakopoluos
Taylor Maxwell
Hannah Rietveld
Angela Sorensen

Director of Recycling
Emily Perez

 

Director of Animal Care ( Animal Shelter Supplies)
Brooke Wallery
Rachel Finelli

Director of International Projects ( Nicaraguan Layette Project)
Carol Pereira
Kaetlyn Fuchigami

Director at Large
Michael Mirabella
Tiana Kyriakopoluos

Rotary Sponsors
John Powers
K.D. Lawson

Faculty Sponsors
Gregg Colschen
Chris Povich

Community Sponsor
Kelli Williams