Club & Competition Updates
Green Memphis/ Food Deserts
Green Memphis/ Food Deserts meets every Friday from 3:30 to 4:00.
A Supply Food Drive has started and will run to January 1st. For more information, click on the link below!
Flyer: Supply Food Drive
If you are interested in joining this advocacy group, please contact Jana Elabiad at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fight for 15
This group advocates for the minimum wage to start at 15 dollars per hour and will be working with local businesses and activists dedicated to providing fair wages.
If you are a high school student interested in joining this advocacy group, please contact Zainab Malik at email@example.com.
Three years after Trump’s Muslim ban, this advocacy group continues to work to educate ourselves on the various immigration policies and the ways we can advocate for immigration reform in the U.S.
The advocacy group started a general petition to hold the Department of Homeland Security accountable to protect those in detention centers from amid the Covid-19 pandemic
Sign it: The Petition
If you are a high school student interested in joining this advocacy group, please contact Naisha Chowdhury at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Criminal Justice Reform
Pleasant View School is now an official partner school of the University of Memphis’ Street Law Group.
The club will focus on learning about the workings of the criminal justice and court systems.
The club will also be involved in local efforts of criminal justice reform and may partner with Just City, the Shelby County Youth Council, and the BRIDGES Counselors not Cops cohort.
The Criminal Justice Reform group meets every Thursday from 3:30 to 4:30.
If you are a high school student interested in joining this advocacy group, please contact Zahra Chowdhury at email@example.com.
There will be a reading program similar to the summer reading program we had this summer for students from Kindergarten to Second grade. More information will be provided in next month’s issue.
A mentoring program has been established. This program offers tutoring for middle school and elementary students taught by high school students. Tutoring started the first week of November.
If high school students are interested in tutoring, please contact this email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Education group meets every Monday at 3:30.
If you are a high school student interested in joining this advocacy group, please contact Wissal Boudaoud at email@example.com.
ACS Chem Club
The ACS ChemClub is a high school chemistry club that provides students with a unique opportunity to experience chemistry beyond the classroom.
This club will begin later in the year. More information will be provided in next month's issue.
This math club is offered for middle school students with Mrs. Rizwana.
If any middle school students are interested, please contact Mrs. Rizwana at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Art Club meets every Friday from 2:00-3:30.
If any student in 5th-12th grade is interested in joining, please contact Haneen Jaber at email@example.com.
Flyer:Art Club Flyer link
The Cooking Club meets every Friday from 3:30 to 5:00
Two weeks a month are geared toward elementary students and the other two weeks are geared toward middle and high school students.
Every week, students learn how to cook a new dish in an interactive and fun way.
National History Day
The 2021 theme is Communication in History: The Key to Understanding.
The school competition will be held on January 8. More information will be provided in next month’s issue.
The TN Science Bowl will be taking place virtually this year spanning over two Saturdays on February 27 and March 6. PVS will be sending two teams for this competition.
You Be The Chemist Challenge
The You Be the Chemist Challenge will take place virtually in February/March. A team of 8th Grade students from PVS will be competing. More information will be provided in next month’s issue.
The PVS Science Fair for this academic year will be held in March/April. More information will be provided in next month’s issue.