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Please check out our Calendar for upcoming meetings and events!
Student Council
Advisor: Liza Schlinger
Purpose:  The purpose of Student Council is to ensure all student voices are being heard. Student Council members approve school wide fundraisers, plan school dances, volunteer for community events and promote school spirit. Student Council members are focused on being school wide leaders who communicate events to their homeroom classes .
Open To:  Students in grades 5th-8th by student vote.
Meeting Information:  One Wednesday per month from 3:15-4:00pm.  First meeting to be held on  Wednesday, October 28, 2020 in Room 237.​
Yearbook
Advisor: Liza Schlinger
Purpose:  The purpose of Yearbook is to create the school’s yearbook. Students will organize the book’s layout, take pictures, design pages, edit the pages, and help promote/sell the yearbook.
Open To:  Students that are interested in grades 6th-8th.
Meeting Information:  Certain Tuesday's of each month from 3:15-4:00pm until March.  First meeting to be held on  Tuesday, September 29, 2020 in Room 237.​​
NJHS
Advisor: Kristen Gierish and Heather Smith
Purpose:  The purpose of NJHS is to promote the founding principles of leadership, service, character, scholarship, and citizenship on a regular basis. We support school wide events as well as lead community service projects. 
Open To:  Students in grades 7th-8th by invitation.
Meeting Information:  First Thursday of every month from 3:15-4:00pm.  First meeting to be held on Thursday, November 5th, 2020 in the library from 3:15-4:00pm.
Jr. Thespians (Drama Club)
Advisor: Keri Blunier
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Musical - Xanadu, Jr.
Advisor: Keri Blunier and Randall Badsgard
Purpose:  This exciting experience is open to any and all students at Sunset Hills!  Each year, we stage a large-scale production at one of our district high school performing arts centers.  Supporting our student actors is a full production team, and community of dedicated parent and family volunteers.  Audition packets are published in early September, and rehearsal schedules run from September through February.  Our performance dates will be announced when finalized.  Past productions include Alice in Wonderland, Jr., Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr., Shrek Jr., Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Jr., The Addams Family, Jr., and Frozen, Jr.   This year's production will be Xanadu, Jr.  
Open To:  Students interested in grades Kinder-8th. If you are interested in being involved in this production, please email [email protected] or [email protected]
Meeting Information:  Please check the school calendar for audition and rehearsal times.
Afterglow
Advisor: Randall Badsgard and Sheila Kaiser
Purpose:  Under the direction of Mr. Badsgard and Mrs. Kaiser, Afterglow is Sunset Hills' elite choir group.  This ensemble is comprised of students from 6th-8th grades who enjoy singing and want to extend their classroom choir learning,  build confidence and lasting friendships through performance.  Students are required to be enrolled in the Chorus elective during the school day in order to be a part of this group.  To maintain performance eligibility, students must meet all behavior standards as outlined in the Dysart Student Handbook, and have passing grades, a 'D' or better (65%) in all classes.  Afterglow performs throughout the year at school and off campus concerts and throughout the community, when opportunities arise.   For four years, this ensemble has been featured in performances in Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure Park in Anaheim, CA.
Open To:  Students that are interested in grades 6th-8th.
Meeting Information:  Afterglow rehearses one to two Wednesday a month from 3:15 to 4:30 from October 7th through May 5th. 
Bobcat Singers
Advisor: Randall Badsgard and Sheila Kaiser
Purpose:  Under the direction of Mr. Badsgard, the Bobcat Singers are comprised of students in 4th and 5th grades who love to sing!  No audition is required for this ensemble, only a commitment to the rehearsal schedule and performances is required.  Being involved in this group will provide the necessary experience needed to join the Sunset Hills Chorus.  To maintain performance eligibility, students must meet all behavior standards as outlined in the Dysart Student Handbook, and have passing grades in all classes ('D' or better).  The Bobcat Singers perform at school events throughout the year, and occasionally have the opportunity for community performances, as well.
Open To:  Students that are interested in grades 4th-5th.
Meeting Information:  The Bobcat Singers rehearse weekly from 3:15 to 4:15 on Thursday afternoons in the Spring. 
Art Club
Advisor: Suzanne Putman
Purpose:  Art Club is for students to have the opportunity to further develop their skills as an artist and to participate in activities that will enhance the campus and their community.
Open To:  Students that are interested in grades K-8th. Please visit Ms. Putman's Art Club website to sign up.
Meeting Information:  Art club will meet every Thursday after school from 3:30 to 4:30 starting October 22.
Garden Club
Advisor: Lisa Moberg and Allison Wear
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