The A-Tech Newsletter | February 2014 | Vol. 3 | Iss. 9
Table of Contents
Table of Contents & Editor’s Note
Current and Upcoming Events
Key Club Elections 2014
Introducing the Next Board
Bulletin Editor Daniel Lang
Greetings, A-Tech! I told you we would have a newsletter for February! Elections are that important. And besides the heated Elections season, we also got in a fantastic Science Tour event! Last month, I brought you a Service Event Archive—Now, with help from your new Bulletin Editor-elect, Robert Macaibay, we have a sleek, new design, and an Elections Archive (atechkeyclub.weebly.com/elections)! Onward to the newsletter! This month, we have the scoop on Science Tours, an ad for the New Site Feature, Elections, and some Greetings from your Elected Board! And finally, the tragic news: This is, in fact, my penultimate A-Tech Newsletter, under Volume 3. But fear not! A-Tech Newsletter will be back for Vol. 4, under Robert! Next month’s grand finale will feature final reflections from your beloved board: Halley, Allison, Hung, Jessica, Brandon, Floyd, Steffi, Eric, and I, before we move on. Until then, enjoy the newsletter!
“I haven’t failed. I’ve found 10,000 ways that don’t work.” – Thomas Edison
Current and Upcoming Events >The Wittiest Posters
03/13 -A-Tech Help Key Club promote our next big 2pm4pm
fundraiser—Survival of the Wittiest, in partnership with Ambassadors! Hunger Games Dodgeball event, on 4/4.
-4190 N. Pecos Rd.
03/15 Help pack food for the homeless! 1pm4pm
Don’t you just love charity work? You do, don’t you? So you should go to this event, you amazing person!
>D28N March DCM
-Las Vegas Academy
03/20 See what Key Club officers and mem5pm6:30pm
bers from all over Division D28N have been working on! Get some chaperones, and anyone can go, too!
Member of the Month
January 2014: Sandy Lin
Staying Afterschool… For Science! “Well where to start off...well first off I went to Ms. Shane’s room right after school... saw Daniel [Lang] already dressed; thought I get into the awesomeness of being Sciencey. So got put to work straight away, getting tables from teachers’ rooms and setting them up and decorating. Daniel and I were a team with the tables. Almost dying multiple times with tables, but we successfully managed to set up tables for all the science geeks to sit and discuss quantum physics or whatnot. I gotta admit, every time we left and came back to a room, it changed. It was weird, but cool. After about two hours of setting up, Daniel and I ended up helping catering set up and unload. We became slaves and were tortured under the awesomeness of food... the bread sticks. Well, we became runners for the catering and set the food and cake and all that food stuff for the teachers to dine on. They deserved it... They paid for it, HaHa. But we did get fed, which was great! We were on the idea we had to stay ‘til nine to get fed, but nope. Surprise! We got Cici’s pizza and brownies! It was awesome. We helped teachers get to their classes for their event, and that was that. Daniel and I then proceeded to do a headcount on a small class stuffed with sixty-five people, which was sooo fun. All in all, it was an amazing time. My Key Club family and the amazingness of the science teachers!”
Ben Stevens (10th Grade)
Every Elections Speechâ€”On Our Website!
Aftermath from Elections 2014 First Time for Everything
“So, today was elections. At first, I was nervous. Just like the Eminem song, "He's nervous but on surface he looks calm and ready to drop bombs." I dropped the bombs. It was actually the first time I was going to run for anything. I didn't know how the people will react and to be honest, I wasn't as prepared for the caucus session. However, I made it. I rolled by smoothly and even got to hear other speeches. My favorite had to be Hung Le's speech, especially the "Teamwork makes the dream work." It was a fun experience altogether. Plus I won the vote for bulletin editor. (Party at Halley's house, by the way) Thanks, team. ’Twas a great way to end this week!” -
Robert Macaibay (Bulletin Editor-elect)
Our Next Generation of Leaders Their terms officially begin after DCON 2014! President-elect Jessica Dimalanta “Hey there, baby Bees! QUEENBEE JESSICA here as your new President-Elect for the 20142015 term! Just kidding! As your former Secretary, I am excited to continue leading you into a hard hitting and sweet-as-honey year of service, spirit, and bonding. Time to bee amazzzzzing!”
Secretary-elect Steffi Marie “Hey guys! I'm Steffi, your new Secretary-elect for Key Club! I'm so excited for the upcoming term, and I'm looking forward to being a part of the board and getting to know everyone!”
Treasurer-elect Stanley Yip “My name is Stanley and I can't wait for a great year serving as your Treasurer! I know we'll have an awesome time!”
Vice President of Service-elect Eric Munoz “Hey guys, I'm Eric Munoz, and I am going to be your Vice President of Service for the 2014-2015 term. I'm really excited to get members motivated by service, and I aim to have events this year that you'll love, all for service since service never dies!”
Vice President of Membership-elect Anderson Leung “Hey guys, it's Anderson, your VP-elect, and I just have to say that I'm thrilled about next year’s Key Club. By the end of the year, I'm gonna know YOU, and we're gonna have tons of fun, whether it be during socials, fun events, or fun tournaments we may hold in the future!”
Bulletin Editor-elect Robert Macaibay “Hello Key Club, my name is Robert. I am going to be the best hoka-- I mean Bulletin Editor. #BEElieveIt”
March/April Events Calendar
The 2013-2014 Board Officers >President
-Halley Darwin email@example.com
-Hung Le (membership) firstname.lastname@example.org
-Brandon Owens email@example.com
-Allison Lenon (service)
-Jessica Marie Dimalanta firstname.lastname@example.org
>Member of the Month Chair -Eric Munoz
-Floyd Ngov email@example.com
Thanks for reading! See you next month!
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