On Friday, October 9, Milken students crowded into the amphitheater for a lunchtime club fair event. The majority of Milken’s 22 clubs took this opportunity to spread information and gather members for their clubs.
“[The club fair] is a fun and easy way for students to find out about the many ways that their classmates link into the Milken community and the world outside of Milken,” Mrs. Ann Whiting, mathematics teacher, said.
Students walked around and found the Chinese Culture Appreciation Club handing out fortune cookies, while representatives from the Vegetarian Club were recruiting students. The International Justice Mission talked about human trafficking, and the Chemistry Club was busy sharing its plans to make rock candy.
“It was really great to see all of the different clubs; I’ve been at Milken since ninth grade, and I didn’t know that most of them existed,” Sage Miller, ’13 said.
Overall, clubs reported an average sign up of 15-20 new members. At the end of the year, these clubs will showcase their accomplishments in another club fair.
List of clubs and student leaders:
|Chinese Culture Appreciation Club||Corine Toren|
|Glamour Gals||Chloe Shohed, Julia Gabay, Brigitte Dardashty|
|Action for Animals Club||Jamie Shindler, Elysse Feignblatt|
|Gay Straight Alliance||Noa Kattler Kupetz, Jenna Helfant|
|Vegetarian Club||Rachel Kaye, Alison Rollman, Noa Kattler Kupetz, Ariella Kattler Kupetz|
|Rap Club||Naftali Gelberd, Todd Rubenstein|
|Active Minds Club||Leigh Evans, Zachary Oshin, Zachary Unger|
|SADD||Ariana Hewitt, Deborah Halimi|
|Heal the Bay||Sarah Ben Zvi|
|Extreme Sports||Elon Zlotnik, Eden Stelmach|
|Israel Club||Elizabeth Heyman|
|Spanish Club||Daniel Kort|
|Business, Law & Finance Club||Ari Bender, Brian Younessi, Alex Akhterzad, Perry Weinstein|
|Jewish Big Brothers & Sisters||Mark Gurman, Jason Aftalion|
|K3 – Kids’ Care Cures Cancer||Milana Bochkur Dratver|
|Media Review Club||Idan Dolgin, Adi Nisimov|
|MTAC – Milken Thespian Society||Benny Pitt, Kenzie Kaplan|
|Peer Counseling||Allie Peris|
|International Justice Mission (focus on Human trafficking)||Tara Schlussel, Emily Brown, Chantel Farshi, Megan Gozini|
|Friendship Circle||Yael Glouberman, Emily Zakowski|
|Chemistry Club||Emily Zakowski, Shannon Younessi|
|Breast Cancer Awareness||Megan Gozini, Chantel Farshi|
|Operation Smile||Hannah Berookhim, Bronte Araghi, Josephine Farr|