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September Newsletter CONTENTS official newsletter of Burleson High School Key

Volume 1, Issue 1

WHAT, WHERE, WHEN? Burleson High School Key Club is a phenomenal way to

make a difference in the community. We offer many opportunities to get involved! We have charity events! Social events! Fundraising

Page 1 • About Key Club Page 2 • Fall Rally Page 3 • Trash Bash Page 4 • Miracle Minute Page 5 • Leadership Roles

events! AND many more EVENTS! Come join this amazing club that will inspire and motivate you to make a difference in the world. Not only that but you can get a t-shirt! We are still excepting members so come by on


Wednesday at 8:10 in the morning and see what we’re all about! It only cost $30 to join this inspirational club! We have a meeting every Wednesday morning at 8:10am in the lecture hall! The meetings consist of information about upcoming events that

love you to join us and share your ideas about helping out the community. If you have any more information just speak with one of the officers who are mentioned at the bottom! Member Requirements  $30 due by 10/9

September 30, 2013

members can participate in and fun games! We would FALL RALLY

Fall Rally was held at Six Flags in Arlington, Texas. It was an incredible experience for all Key Clubers. The Burleson Key Club learned many useful things that helped us understand our duty as a club. Key Club was able learn while having fun with all the activities! Many of our officers were able to learn through the guide of the

 A member needs at district least, officers. 20 pointsOur at the end of the Texas-Oklahoma semester. Can be governor’s acquired project throughover events, meetings, the elimination bullyingand others project was very opportunities established byan the inspiring. It was officers. amazing experience to meet all the Key Clubs Texas and across PARTICIPATION! Oklahoma. We got this great experience and memoires for only thirty dollars. Although, it rain and some rides were shut down it was an amazing event! It was great to meet so many new people who share the same drive of Key Club. The District officers did an amazing job with putting Fall Rally together. Burleson Key Club is excited for next year’s Fall Rally!

ITEM FOR OCTOBER Upcoming Events IS CANDY! • • • • •

Dues $30 10/9 Founders’ Day 10/12 Scavenger Hunt 10/19 Miracle Minute 10/25 Boo Bash 10/26


KEY CLUB PLEDGE

TRASH BASH The Trash Bash was the gathering of all September 11 from 9am to 11am, to help and extinguish the trash across Burleson. The volunteers were split up into separate groups and established a certain area of Burleson. The

Key Club members able to pick up 6 bags of trash! We had a total of eight volunteers to be a part of this great experience. At the end of the event the members were able to get pizza, shirts, and a free trash pick-up upper! It was a very eventful day with the inclusion of bugs, dirt, and fun! Not only was it a way to clean up Burleson but a way to bond as a club!

Don't know the Key Club pledge? No worries. Just follow along below: 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 to combat all forces which tend to undermine these institutions. KEY CLUB MISSION Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.


ELIMINATE PROJECT The each eliminate staircase project so that was they created were ready by Kiwanis to start and moving UNICEF to when eliminate the minute maternal started. and neonatal Once the tetanus. music started More than playing 60,000 and they babies realized and women it was die their from cuethis theydisease were off in to third collect world MIRACLE MINUTE The Miracle Minute an event that made a huge difference in Burleson High School. The Burleson High School Key Club was able to raise over $200 worth of donations that went towards the Eliminate Project. During our Homecoming pep rally, the school gave Key Club the

countries. from eager Thedonators. babies suffer Notfrom only terrible did we side collect effect money whichfrom includes students, convulsions, teachers, and and parents, but the fundraising earned by the Mr. and Mrs. Gorgeous, which was $80, was contributed. It truly was a miracle! The Burleson Key Club was so glad for the amazing turnout that the club decided to do another one. The next one is scheduled for the school’s pink out day, which is the support for breast cancer! The donations earned from the next miracle minute will go to the Susan B Komen Foundation.

honor to use varsity baseball players. Their mission was to run through the stands and collect as much money as possible in just one minute. The baseball players were set at the bottom of each

sensitivity to light and touch. MNT can be prevented through vaccination which is $1.80. The Burleson Key club used the Miracle Minute to raise money to fight this disease and save lives.


WHO’S THE BOSS?

KEY CLUB OFFICERS Burleson Key Club consists of

The co-secretary assists the

President

nine officer positions, the

secretary. The webmaster is in

president, vice president,

charge of updating the Burleson

Taylor Jeffery

secretary, co-secretary,

Key Club website. The

webmaster, treasurer, editor, co-

treasurer is in charge with

editor, and officer at large. The

budgets for the club and

president is the top dog; they call

collecting money. The editor is

order, and make sure everything

in charge with advertising Key

runs smoothly. The vice

Club and any events that are

president’s job is to fill in for the

coming up. The co-editor assists

Treasurer

president when the president

the editor. Officer at large

Bryce Roy

cannot be present. The Secretary

assists and fills in any needed

Editor

is in charge to record all

positions of an officer.

Amanda Bebermeyer

important information said or

motioned.

Vice President Anisa Vidic Secretary Katlyn Batterton Webmaster/ Co-Secretary Cathie Marr

Co-Editor Ali Shipman Officer At Large Victoria Wheat

INTERESTED IN A FUTURE OFFICER POSITIONS? IF SO GO TO THE CURRENT OFFICER YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AND ASK ABOUT POINTERS IN ORDER FOR YOU TO GET CHOSEN!


Newsletter september 2013