PACIFIC NORTHWEST DISTRICT KEY CLUB
DIVISION 65 MAY NEWSLETTER VOLUME 3 | ISSUE 2 ALOHA | BEAVERTON| CENTURY | FOREST GROVE| GLENCOE
HILHI | JESUIT | MILLER EC | SOUTHRDIGE | SUNSET | WESTVIEW
Table of Contents 1. Front Cover 2. Table of Contents 3. Preferred Charities & Reports 4. Greetings from your LtG 5. Meet Potography! 6-7. Key Club 101 8-9. April DCM Recap 10. New Years Resolutions 11. Meet Stephanie Chen from Valley Catholic 12-13. Division 65 Scoreboard 14-15. Service throughout April 16-17. Beaverton Key Club Spotlight 18. Senior Send– Banquet | May DCM 19. Portland Rally 20..Key Leader 21. Volunteer at the Rock n’ Roll Half Marathon! 22-23. Meet the District Board 24-25. Divisional Roster 26-27. Turtle Cheers 28. District Executive Board Contacts 29. Thanks for Reading! 30. Back cover/F4F 2
Works with the UN to assist children in 150 of the world’s developing countries. Through community based service, Unicef provides health care, education, sanitation and safe water.
The March of Dimes funds lifesaving research and programs and works to end premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. Every baby deserves a healthy life.
Children’s Miracle Network uses the money fundraised to go towards research and training, purchasing equipment and paying uncompensated care, all in support for the mission to save as many children’s lives as possible.
Presidential Surveys Secretary Reports Editor Reports are are due on the 5th are due on the due on the 1st of of every month 5th of ever month ever month
LATE IS NEVER If reports are completed on time, your club earns 5 points! 3
Greetings from your Lieutenant Governor Hello my lovely division! I hope everyone is doing well and continues to stay sane during this hectic month of AP/IB exams, prom, and the everlasting wait until summer break (which, by the way, happens to be a month away). First off, I would like to give a HUGE shout-out to division as a whole. You all have welcomed me and made the first couple months of my term a BREEZE. Thank you for being cooperative, caring, and passionate about what you do. You all are incredible leaders and your hard work continues to inspire me everyday. This months newsletter contains a recap of the month of April along with the upcoming events in May. Although it may seem like Key Club is coming to an end– IT IS MOST DEFINITELY NOT! It’s just about time to begin service under the sun! I’m excited for our summer adventures. As an officer, it is your prime time to motivate Key Clubbers to get out of the house for the summer and SERVE! As a Key Clubber, serving your community is not a seasonal thing. As your LtG, I will continue to do my job and encourage you all to make service our number one priority as a division. Lots and lots of love, Tasmia Ahmed 4 email@example.com
Meet your Divisional Historian Johnny Po from Westview High School Appointed by Tasmia Ahmed, Johnny Po will serve as this years Divisional Historian. As Divisional Historian, Johnny will capture pictures and video from Division 65 events. We often forget to capture these moments because we are too busy having a good time. Johnny will do his best to hold onto our memories so that we are able to look back at them.
â€œInspired by a good friend, I started Potography back in January of 2014. Taking pictures has been an interest and hobby of mine since 8th grade when I had the chance to touch my very first professional camera, a Nikon D80. Since then, I've learned that a great picture does not necessarily require the best equipment, or the best facilities. A good photograph catches the attention of the viewer, and captures the exact feeling of when the picture was taken. â€œ
U L C PLEDGE:
I pledge, on my honor, to uphold the Objects of Key Club International; to build my home, school and community; to serve my nation and God; and combat all forces which tend to undermine these institutions.
MOTTO: Caringâ€“Our Way of Life MISSION STATEMENT: Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.
VISION: We are caring and competent servant leaders transforming communities worldwide.
KEY CLUB STRUCTURE
CORE VALUES: The core values of Key Club International are leadership, character building, caring and inclusiveness.
PACIFIC NORTHWEST DISTRICT KEY CLUB: The Pacific Northwest is geographically the largest district of Key Club International! The district spans from Western Canada to Northern California: with Alaska, Washington, Oregon, and the pan-handle of Idaho in between. There are over 300 clubs that operate under 44 divisions. 6
Through rain or shine, snow or hail, Key Clubbers in the Pacific Northwest dedicate countless hours to their communities and internationally, and are always Proud 'N' Willing to serve!
KEY CLUB CHEER: HEY KEY CLUBBERS, HOW DO YOU FEEL? WE FEEL GOOD, OH WE FEEL SO GOOD! UH! *thrust* DOUBLE IT UP! UH UH! *thrust x2* TRIPLE IT UP! UH UH UH! *thrust x3*
ONE LONG UH! UUUUUUHH *hand roller coaster* RAPPER STYLE! UH-UH-UH-UH-UH! *chop the air* SIXTY-FIVE!
Sunisa Thongkam, Kaye Delachica, Emily Causano, Kyra Delachica, Sammy McGath, Vincent Cheam,
Beaverton: Ellie Franks, Amy Vo, Kelsey Martin, Zach Rabin, Yasmeen Ayoub, Jessica Choe
Century: Bryce Canete, Courtney Her, Michaela Canete, Sajjad Sayyid, Naureen Khan, Derek T, Valeria Thai, Kristin Cantimbang, Cindy Tam
Glencoe: Leslie Senekham, Nidhi Pai, Annelise Loveless
Hillsboro: Mackenzie Crampton
Southridge: Ik Hoon Jung, Annie Cao, Vicki Lee, Stella Sonu, Michael Ly, Emilee Phounsavath
Sunset: Maddie Leonard, Michelle Lo, Jennifer Lo, Kaelan Patel,
Westview: Stephen Oh, David Bemis, Nathan Ahn, Richard Jiang, Johnny Po, Dennis Li, Nikhil Anand
Meeting start time: 1:47pm
On Sunday, April 27th, Divis meeting at the Southministe Beth Adams, Area Administ was a full house. The purpo ers of Division 65. After signi guests. Johnny Po, the divis newest charted club, Valle 2014. Those who attended event and we held a mirac each other even better, we tive starting with the same l the back. Then, the officers Within these four groups, we balloons in someoneâ€™s pan bangâ€™s pantyhose and they ficer letters. The officer lette ing their terms. We talked a Finally, each school got tog our resolutions and goals w help better their club for 20 May DCM and Portland Ra for coming :) Your LtG appr Meeting end time: 3:37pm
Valley Catholic: Stephanie Chen 8
ons / Key Club New Year
sion 65 held their Officer Introductions/ Key Club New Year / April DCM er Presbyterian Church. Accompanied by Kiwanians Dick Thurston, trator Alan King. and 43 Key Clubbers from nine different schools, it ose of the April DCM was to welcome and get to know the new officing in and grabbing a donut, we were introduced to two special sional historian, and Stephanie Chen, an inspiring member from our ey Catholic. Then we shared our favorite memory from PNW DCON the March of Dimes walk on Saturday, April 26th talked about the cle minute! From that miracle minute, Division 65 raised. To get to know e played an Officer Name Game. On a notecard, we wrote an adjecletter as our first name and two truths and one lie about ourselves on s split into groups of President/Vps, Secretaries, Treasurers, and Editors. we played a game of Pantyhose! Whichever team could stuff the most ntyhose, won! Team Editors stuffed the most balloons in Kristin Kantimy won some ninja turtle ring pops! Then, Tasmia Ahmed passed out ofers thoroughly explained each officers jobs and their expectations durabout the importance of club reports, participation, and responsibility. gether and filled out a Key Club New Years Resolution paper. Some of will be shared on the next page. Each officer signed the agreement to 014-2015. The DCM finished off with a couple reminders regarding the ally, It was an information filled DCM with a great turn out! Thank you all reciates you more than you know.
Key Club New Years Resolutions How will you better your club this upcoming year?
BEAVERTON KEY CLUB
Communicate better to our members, officer bonding, more â€œsponsored eventsâ€?, do more as a club such as in school activities/events.
ALOHA KEY CLUB
Make a committee to advertise Key Club. Provide consequences for no-shows. Use icebreakers to get members more connected and involved.
HILHI KEY CLUB
Grow our membership and have Key Club become more popular at school. We will communicate better and play more icebreakers to motivate our members 10
Meet the newest addition to the DIVISION 65 FAMILY Please welcome Stephanie Chen from Valley Catholic School
Read her inspirational story as an international student and newest Key Club member! “Thought for a long time of what to say about Key Club, and finally decided to just type whatever my fingers feel like typing. At the very beginning, I simply went online and typed in "how to become a pediatrician", and Key Club just jumped into my eyes. I don't know what happened to me that time, but all the sudden I started to contact them. I knew nothing, and I don't even speak English well. I then tried my best to write out an email; after days and days I finally got an invitation to attend the Kiwanis meeting. In the morning at 7:00, I went to that meeting and just spoke of what I was thinking. I was not nervous because I never get nervous, but it's weird to hear my accent spreading in the room. After that, my host mom stood up with her cast on her foot, and explained why I spoke with grammar errors, and also how much it meant for an international student to stand there. They were like "Oh!!!” The day VC got accepted was the day I returned from a 5 day service trip in Spokane, but the moment I received the email from Mel, I was speechless. I called my mom in China, and she said great; I felt great. I had a hard time finding an advisor in my school, a hard time waiting for acceptance, blablabla, but it was worth it. I met the nicest people and the most lovely group; they were warming and friendly. That made it a lot easier for me. I don't know any other words besides "thanks", so thanks. I am doing what I love, an I will make a lot of efforts to carry the mission. “
-Stephanie Chen, Sophomore at VC
Kiwanis Meeti (5)
Milller EC Southridge
How to earn points:
Turn in Presidential Surveys, Secretary, and Editor Report ONE TIME
Attend Kiwanis Meetings and let your LtG know
Bring members to DCMs/Divisional Events/Service Projects
Respond to the newsletter question
Bring a share of items to DCMs and fill out a form
Each club is ranked between 1-10 at DCMs for SPIRIT 12
Sharing is Caring Form
(2 per attendee)
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The club that earns the most points at the end of the Key Club year will receive a PARTY at their club hosted by your LTG! 13
APRIL showers, bring MA
Courtney Herâ€™ s (Century) Senior Project raised $1,000 for the Eliminate Project! We are so proud of you. Century Key Club volunteers at the Shamrock Run!
Southridge Rotary Club their
Division 65 participates in the March of Dimes March for Babies Walk! Saturday, April 26th
Sunset Key Club volunteers at the annual Stoller 5k!
e Key Club helps out the b and plays Pterodactyl at Key Club meeting.
Westview Key Club volunteers at Rocket Academy, helping elementary students with math workshops.
Westview Key Clubâ€™s Senior Send-Off Meeting Wednesday, April 30th
Human Trafficking Week @ Bea
The Beaverton Key Club of tation at DCON 2014 by Je ficking service project at th
Monday: Miracle Minut
Wednesday: Sell BHS sp
Friday: After school, the 'care packages', with t cessities for the young
Janus Youth Programs is an organization in Portland an youth. In 2011 they completed the renovation of the A seven teenagers aged 14-17 at a time, all of whom hav the house for up to 18 months with the extensive afterc open, the Athena House has seen 75 teenagers come 16 own age range and here in our home city. The care pa
averton Key Club!
fficers were inspired by the Key Club Against Human Trafficking presenessica Smith. They immediately took the initiative to start a Human Trafheir school with their club. Beaverton Key Club is asking for our help!
te at both lunches in the BHS cafeteria Tuesday: BHS Key Club collect pop cans in the neighborhood. They will collect the money from the pop-cans and deliver to the pop-tabs to the Ronald McDonald House
pirit buttons (pins) at both lunches Thursday: Selling donuts at BHS throughout the day!
ey will be organizing and assembling toiletries, hygiene items and basic newoman of the Athena House.
nd Vancouver that helps to aid homeless and runaway Athena House, a shelter in Portland that rooms up to ve been sexually exploited. Patients can board in care program. Over the past two years since it's been e and go. after hearing that so many victims are in our ackages will be assembled for them.
Interested in helping out? Join BHS Key Club on Friday, May 16th at 3:00PM at Beaverton High School! 17
Speeches for Seniors
Senior Send-Off Banquet | May DCM
$5 at the door
Division 65 Key Club & Graduating Seniors
Farewell to our seniors in a semi formal banquet setting with music and food.
Friday, May 30th, 6:00pm—8:00pm
Rock Creek Church—4470 NW 185th Ave (right next to Westview High School)
WHY $5 at the door will help ensure that the event will have enough food, drinks, decorations, and rental space. The left over money will be donated to the Eliminate Project!
To formally appreciate our seniors for their hard work and dedication. And to cry.
Fill out this form if you are bringing a share of items for the banquet. Your club will earn points! List is on the Facebook event page. 18
Ready to kick-off your summer in service? Then come to P O R T L A N D R A L L Y 2 0 1 4 ! Join 10 other divisions and 200+ Key Clubbers for a mini-DCON. Get ready to educate, advocate, and fund raise while attending forums and getting to know those who share the same passion as you! Tickets will be $7 early bird & $9 at the door!
EVENT DETAILS FLYING IN SOON! 19
PNW KEY LEADER Want to be part of a life-changing weekend with other Key Clubbers? Then attend Key Leader this year!
Enjoy an entire weekend with good food and good company! PORTLAND AREA: OCTOBER 24TH—26TH | CAMP COLLINS, GRESHAM SEATTLE AREA: NOVEMBER 7TH—9TH | CAMP SAMBICA | BELLEVUE Register for Key Leader at www.key-leader.org & talk to your LtG for more information re20 garding this event.
Help support your community, as well as thousands of runners and the walkers by volunteering! With just over 900 positions available there is a spot for everyone, including teams, corporate groups, or just friends and family. Sign up your team today! We hope to see many of you this Sunday, May 18th for some rock nâ€™ roll volunteering at SW Naito Parkway Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park
REUINITE WITH KEY CLUBBERS FROM DIVISIONS 62 & 66! 21
MEET THE PNW D
Division AYN: Hannah Dew Division AYS: Alex Culbert Division 9: Jasmair Bains Division 11/18 Canada: Pranav Arya Division 13/15/17: Patricia Xie Division 18/20i: Esther Chong Division 19/36: Stephen Lavoie Division 20i: Ria Bains Division 21: Selina Nguyen Division 22/24: Lillian Sam Division 26: Kevin Ngo Division 27: Josh Kim Division 28: Jenna Liang
Division 32: Division Division 34 Division Division 38: G Division 42O Division 42 Division 44 Division 45 Division 46: Division 48 Division 5 22 Division 5
: Morgan Lucena 33: Greg Park 4: Ayane Kawaii 35: Tyler Bosser Georgette Lugalia OR: Marshall Ferre 2WA: Brad Thielen 4: Christina Chow 5: Jocylin Binkier Autumn Solomon 8: Brandon Webb 50: Jayleen Leon 54: Bailey Duran
Division 58: Allyson Weaver Division 62: Tran Hoang Division 64: Dorothy Wang Division 65: Tasmia Ahmed Division 66: Brian Le Division 68: John Kendall Division 70: Jimin Lee Division 72: Rebecca Luh Division 74: Daisy Marshall Division 76: Andre DePlois Division 80: Karla Bedolla Division 82: Rochelle Banta 23
DIVISION 65 ROSTER PRESIDENT: Katherine Nguyen
VP: Sunisa Thongkam
| firstname.lastname@example.org & Vincent Cheam | email@example.com SECRETARY: Lucy Nguyen | firstname.lastname@example.org
TREASURER: Sammy McGath | email@example.com EDITOR: Yesenia Suarez| firstname.lastname@example.org
VP: Ellie Franks | email@example.com SECRETARY: Amy Vo | firstname.lastname@example.org TREASURER: Kelsey Martin| email@example.com
EDITOR: Zach Rabin| firstname.lastname@example.org CLASS REP: Jessica Choe
PRESIDENT: Yasmeen Ayoub | email@example.com
PRESIDENT: John-Nick Beronilla | firstname.lastname@example.org VP: Valerie Thai| email@example.com SECRETARY: Michaela Canete | firstname.lastname@example.org TREASURER: Lynn Tran
EDITOR: Sajjad Sayyid | email@example.com CLASS REP: Kristine Katimbang
VP: Leslie Senekham | firstname.lastname@example.org SECRETARY: Annelise Loveless | email@example.com TREASURER: Nidhi Pai | firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT: Mica Annis | email@example.com
PRESIDENT: Briana Vega | firstname.lastname@example.org VP: Lauren Goldfarb | email@example.com SECRETARY: Tesla Skeels | firstname.lastname@example.org TREASURER: Mackenzie Crampton | email@example.com
Brigid Kelley |
Isabel Klein: | firstname.lastname@example.org
COPRESIDENT: Charvi Bhargava: | email@example.com
Dylan Hite: | firstname.lastname@example.org
PRESIDENT: Annie Cao | email@example.com VP: Stella Sonu | firstname.lastname@example.org SECRETARY: Emilee Phounsavath
TREASURER: Vicki Lee| email@example.com EDITOR: Michael Ly | firstname.lastname@example.org PRESIDENT: Jennifer Lo | email@example.com
VP: Michelle Lo | firstname.lastname@example.org SECRETARY: Kaelan Patel | email@example.com & Lilian Tran | firstname.lastname@example.org TREASURER: Varsha Prakash| email@example.com
EDITOR: Maddie Leonard | firstname.lastname@example.org PRESIDENT: Cindy Chou | email@example.com VP: Richard Jiang | firstname.lastname@example.org SECRETARY: Dennis Li | email@example.com TREASURER: Bryan Lee | firstname.lastname@example.org EDITOR: Tasnia Kabir | email@example.com CLASS REPS: David Bemis, Stephen Oh, Nathan Ahn
DIVISION 65 TU Cheer 1:
shell fall off
We so fly, sixty-five! x6
six-ty five, six-ty five, six
HEY! You know how we do, three sixtyfive days, we rock it out, d-sixtyfive way. HEY! x 3
Aint no Party like a tur le party dont stop. HEY Cheer 6:
Cheer 3: 2-4-6-8
Who rocks the house, five rocks the house
2-4-6-8 turtles gonna dominate
and when we in the h night long *BLOW YO
3-5-7-9 turtles looking mighty fine! X2
repeat x 3
Cheer 4/Gas Pedal:
Cheer 7/FOLLOW THE Turtle Pledge:
Slow it down, grab the wall, Wiggle like you’re trying to make your
I’m a reptile with cold 26
URTLE CHEERS I hibernate in deep deep mud (repeat)
x-ty five, six-ty five
Though I walk so very slow (repeat) I give to people wherever I go (repeat) D-6-5 (repeat)
rtle party cuz a turt D-6-5 (repeat) Y x4 Iâ€™m a reptile with cold blood (echo) I hibernate in deep deep mud (echo) sixty-
house we rock it all OUR HORN*
If im scared I do not hide (echo)
With my shell i show my pride (echo) *tu rn around and shake tail* D 6 5 (echo)
D 6 5 (echo)
d blood (repeat) 27
DISTRICT EXECUTIVE BOARD DISTRICT GOVERNOR
IK HOON JUNG
firstname.lastname@example.org CONVENTON CHAIR
CLEO TSANG Division 32 email@example.com
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IMPORTANT DATES Friday, May 16th—BHS Care Kit Assembly Sunday, May 18th—Rock n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon Friday, May 30th—Senior Send-Off Banquet Sunday, June 1st– Editor Report’s Due Thursday, June 5th—President’s Survey & Secretary Report’s Due Newsletter Question of May: What is your summer song of 2K14? Comment your response and E A R N P O I N T S
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