The Locksmith Volume 6 Issue 11
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Farewell Old Cab & Welcome New Cab Updates from Division 11
Updates from NYDKC
Updates from KC International Contact Us
Calendars of Events
Service Spotlights 23
Member of the Month
Farewell Old Cab
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OLetter L D from PR SIDENT theEPresident JENNA FOO Hi guys! I can’t believe that the service year is already over and this is my last message in the Locksmith to you all :( I had such an amazing year and I can’t thank everyone enough for supporting me as president and believing in me despite all of my flaws. Although I’m not president anymore, I will never stop being a member of StuyKC and I’ll always be around if anyone wants to hit me up! (You might see me at some events still hehe) This year’s new board has already started doing some great things and I can’t wait to see what will happen in the future. Even though our new complete board was announced yesterday, both our cabinet and directors are already stepping up our game from last year which literally blows my mind. Anyways, StuyKC, thanks for a great run and I’ll see you guys around!
N EE W P R S I the D NT Letter from President Letter from theE President SN I DX EIN JP ARSEO OT NG Hey Key Clubbers! It is me again. I am very excited to be serving as your club president for the 2019 to 2020 service year! I would like to start this by saying thank you to Jenna, our president for the 2018 to 2019 service year, a passionate Key Clubber, an amazing friend, and someone I will always look up to. She has done so much for our club in this past service year and brought us all to a completely different level. I will try to follow in Jenna's footstep and be as amazing as she was but no guarantee. For the new service year, so much is already happening! Our director interviews are being held at the time I'm writing this so by the time this issue is published, our new directors should be announced already In addition, we are kicking off the new service year with new Key Club apparel to look stylish while serving our community. After hitting our service hours goal for the past service year of 8,000 hours, we are going to set the bar this year at 9,000 HOURS
Now, I know that sounds like a huge number but I know that together, with the help of our amazing New Projects Committee, we will be able to work our way toward that goal. For our fundraising goal this year, it will be $10,000!!! Although we were unable to hit it last service year, I strongly believe that with our treasurer, our Fundraising Committee, and all of you guys, we will be able to raise five digits for charities. I hope that as a club this year, we will be able to reach new heights and I cannot wait to see what we accomplish this service year.
O LR DW VI P RPresident EN ST IDENT N E P Efrom S D E Letter Letter from the the President Letter from the President P N AT NG PER EN SY I DW EN Since this is my last cab paragraph, I want to say that it's been an amazing service year and I've enjoyed being Vice President. I hope you guys had fun this service year and that I made it a bit more rewarding for you guys! I hope all you freshmen stay dedicated, attend events, and learn to grow because Key Club will bring you new experiences and challenges. All of you make Key Club what it is and I'm glad that there's so many dedicated members who will continuously put effort into this club and bring it to new heights in the future. All of you are AMAZING because all of you are KEY CLUBBERS and even though I'm no longer VP, I look forward to what's to comeÂ .
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Hi everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m David, your new vice president for the 2019-2020 service year. First, I’d like to thank our amazing previous vice president Penny for all the hard work she put in her service year and all the tips she’s given me to jump start what will hopefully be another successful service year.
Also, I’m proud to say that our previous cabinet was so successful that we all reached 8,000 service hours and raised close to 10,000 dollars! It couldn’t have been possible without the cab and all the members (you guys!). With that said, I’m really excited for the year ahead of us and the possibilities that wait. I look forward to working with the new cab and committees, especially the directors that we interviewed recently! The rest of the cab and I can’t wait to implement new and better changes, like an anonymous feedback form where we can take any and all feedback. Whether it be a tip, concern, proposal, or even just a kind message, feel free to use it when we’re done! Other changes include the revival of Event Evaluations, and additional time for Project Captains to thank them for all their hard work. Let’s all strive to help further the home and family we all love: Key Club. -David
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Hey Key Clubbers! I just want to start this farewell by saying that it's been my absolute honor to be able to serve all of you as Stuyvesant Key Club's secretary. I will be the first to admit that I wasn't the best secretary, hours were still updated a bit late, confirmation emails were still sometimes sent on Fridays instead of Thursday, and there were weekends without any service projects. Although I can't change any of that now, I will still like to apologize for all these mistakes. But mistakes aside, I enjoyed every moment I spent serving you guys, whether it's spending my
summer writing hundreds of service letters or awkwardly taking minutes at club meetings, I am grateful to be able to do everything I did and impact everyone for the better (hopefully). At the beginning of this service year, we set our service hour goal to be 8,000 hours and as I mentioned in an earlier club email, WE SURPASSED IT! 8,000 is no small number and IÂ would just like to say thank you for each and every single one of you for your service, you guys don't understand how proud of each and every single one of you <3 Last thing I want to mention is that in case you guys don't know, Pamela will be taking over as our club secretary for the new service year. I hope you guys treat her with positivity and kindness as secretary is a lot of work and definitely not an easy job to do so if there is a mistake in an email or if hours are not updated immediately, please don't be mean about it. I assure you she will do an amazing job and will be a much better secretary than I was. Signing off, Jason
N E W P E S D E N T O LR D N E W Letter Letter from from the President President P R E S DC E NE TT A R Y Letter from the President Letter from the President N E W SIIthe E R Letter from the President R E S IIR D E N T V IA C E PL I D EG NT P R EE S DE ES N T PP M A Y A N Key Club is Life... Hi everyone! I’m so happy to be your Secretary for the service year of 20192020! Through Key Club, I have found my closest friends who constantly encourages me when I'm feeling down, and keep me from slacking. Through Key Club, I have found what something that I am so passionate about and will continue to care so much for. I really want to thank the old Cab members for goal for this year is 9,000 hours! While that seems like a rather large number, we all their hard work and the effort that came extremely close this year, thanks to they put into Key Club. Without them, all of you, and I know that it is definitely Key Club would not be able to prosper possible. With the coming of the new as well as it did. Most importantly, I service year, there are new fundraisers, want to thank all the members of Key and new changes that have been Club, because without all of you, Key implemented. We look forward to Club would not be the same. If it had experiencing through them with you! not been all of your accepting auras I will work the hardest I can to meet your and warming emotions, I wouldn’t expectations, and I hope that you guys will have believed that I found another family and home. Big hearts to my comfortable talking to me if you need favorite people in the world. help. Don’t be afraid to reach out to me if Last year, our service goal was 8,000 you ever have a question or concern, or if hours. After a whole year of hard work you just really need someone to talk to. from everyone, we hit it!!! This is truly We are one big happy family. something to be proud of and so, I'm Caring: our way of life, excited to announce that, our service Pamela
OLD N E W V I C E R E S IT DR EE NR T P E S IR D E N O N LR E D W TP EPresident A ST U Letter Letter from from the President P R S Ithe D N Letter from the President Letter from the President Letter from the President This past service year has been crazy to say the least. It seemed like just yesterday when I was elected to be treasuerer of the 2018-2019 service year. Justin had done a great job during his year and it was needless to say that I was worried. I was worried that I would fail miserably and a disappointment. After setting a high goal for myself, I jumped right into planning fundraisers. Now with nearly $10,000 raised (we might have surpassed, I have to check), I can say that I wasn’t as much of a disappointment as I thought. But everything that I had accomplished this year was thanks to my amazing fundraising directors, Alan and Vincent, along with my amazing fundraising committee. Our fundraising committee might’ve been small but it was the best, closest, and functional committee StuyKC had had. You guys are my pride and I’m so thankful for every single one of you. There are times where I felt like I have hit rock bottom. When there wasn’t enough signups for a fundraiser, when I was having difficulty balancing school and fundraising while still attending events, when I felt like I was failing as treasurer and wasn’t doing enough. It was then that I decided that I would just try my best and enjoy serving as.
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Hello everyone! Here’s my last monthly report for all of y’all! For the month of February, we held a Board Game Fundraiser to help fund for those going to the annual Leadership Training Conference in addition to some being donated to charity. I would like to thank everyone that attended along with my fundraising committee and my directors. They really pulled through and helped buy all the bubble tea and bake all the cakes because I can’t bake. It seems to me that everyone had fun with all the board games despite the bubble tea spillage. At the end of the day we made almost $800! WOW! Now that all the updates are done, I will jump straight to my farewells :’)
OLD V IR C E P R E S ITD E N T S IIthe D E FP R EE Y A ZPresident HN UT Letter Letter from from the President P R S D N Letter from the President Letter from the President Letter from the President treasurer. I also decided that I wasn’t Club had gotten Diamond Level Club. going to apply for outstanding treasurer. Words do not express my pride. We I shouldn’t feel obligated to live up to started off small just two years ago. expectations and just do everything Michie, Justin, Tiffany, Yuki, and Jenna however I want. This lead to more fun had done a great job allowing our club to fundraisers with new people attending. grow. But the amount that we grew over As the service year went by, I was the last year was astonishing. I FELT SO pushed by my peers to apply for PROUD OF US. As I count down the outstanding. So I thought whatever, why hours, then minutes, then seconds until not. Sitting in the auditorium, I didn’t my retirement as treasurer, I felt that I expect to leave the room with anything. I made the right decision running for didn’t even expect Distinguished as treasurer and I felt a humongous pride some stuff came up. When my name for Stuyvesant Key Club. Now that I’m wasn’t called for Distinguished, I retired, I will be serving as your thought that my nightmares came true. Divisional Executive Assistant and will But the word nightmare was an help connect the Division. Even so, I will exaggeration. I told myself to not be always be a part of Stuyvesant Key Club salty and petty because the awards and will always be spamming your feed didn’t mean anything. Then, my name about fundraisers and everything was called, I was shocked. I don’t know because this club is my home and I will if anyone really understands when I say, always be proud of every single one of I really didn’t expect to get anything. us. When I sat back down in my seat with the When I saw each one of us plaque in my hand, I started to cry. I felt walking us at LTC to receive that what I did as treasurer was an award, I felt immense recognized. I felt proud of myself for pride for every single one of once. Though the award made me us. We had accomplished so happy, what really made me happy that much this year and I can’t day was seeing members of my wait to see us grow even committee get Outstanding awards. I felt more. so proud and happy for them as they ~Freya Zhu deserved it. Even more, Stuyvesant Key
N E W P E S D E N T O LR D N E W Letter Letter from from the President President P R E S DE E NS TU R E R Letter from the President Letter from the President N E W TIIthe R A Letter from the President R E D E N V IIC PII R E IT DA EN P RE E S DT ES N T VP N CS E N H U NT G Hey Key Clubbers! I’m so excited to be serving as your club Treasurer for the 2019-2020 service year! The old Cabinet did a great job in taking Key Club to new heights and spreading its initiatives. Though their term is coming to an end, make sure to thank them for all their service and hard work! We are currently in the process of selecting our new Board and we’ll be having a meeting on Friday, April 12th. Our fundraising goal for this service year is $10,000 and though this may sound like an impossibly large number, I have confidence that we’ll be able to reach it :) April is a big month for fundraisers! From April 8th to April 12th, we’ll be having a Barnes & Noble Fundraiser, where a portion of all proceeds with a voucher will be going to support charity. Hopefully you've been seeing all the posters around :D Vouchers can be picked up by the second floor scanners or in Dr. Haber's office (Room 209) and even Barnes & Noble itself, so take this chance to get all your AP books while giving back to the
community! We also have a fundraiser with Bronx Science for Avengers: Endgame over spring break on April 26th, which is really exciting. Come to see the final standoff between Thanos and our favorite remaining Avengers in this final installment and conclusion to twenty-two films in the Marvel Cinematic universe! To round it all up, we have a Chipotle Fundraiser Tuesday, April 30th, right after we get off from the break. I can’t wait to get started! If you have any ideas for future fundraisers you would like to see in action, feel free to message me on Facebook or elsewhere! I hope Key Club has been a great journey for all of you reading so far and that you continue it, thank you for being a part of this amazing family <3
N E W P E S IIthe D E N T O LR D N E W Letter Letter from from the President P R E SO D E NE TD I T O R Letter from the President Letter from the President N E W / LPresident D Letter from the President P R E D N VA IC PIL S IT DENT P RE ES S IR DE E N T R C H E JE O H Hi guys! It my pleasure to be serving as Stuyvesant Key Club’s Editor for the 2019-2020! Key Club has taken a big role in my life; these last two service years have helped me find my closest friends. Thank you to the Old Cab for keeping everything intact (EXTREME thanks to Freya Zhu, Jenna Foo, and Tiffany Zhong for NEVER sending in their cab paras on time - even for this issue. Some things never change :/). I plan on making major changes (as you can see from this issue in comparison to the last) in order to make The Locksmith more appealing. Last year, we transitioned from Google Slides to Canva (a major improvement!!!) and nearly quartered the original length of the Locksmith. This year, while I do plan on making design changes, my main goal is to have The Locksmith become well known among Key Clubbers. A lot of us are guilty of never reading issues that we put our blood, sweat, and tears into and I plan on increasing readership.
(P.S. If you read this far please angry react the Facebook post ;). You’ll be on Santa’s good list). I’ll also try to have The Locksmith out by the second Sunday of each month (but no promises :>) Now please take the time to bid farewell to the Old Cabbages and welcome in the New IKEYA Cab! Onto another AMAZING service year ~Rachel Joh
O L D W E B M A S T E R N E W P R E S I D E N T O L D N EW Letter Letter from from the President P R E S Ithe DPresident E NT Letter from the President Letter from the President Letter from the President TP I F F A N Y Z H O N G R E S I D E N T V I C E P R E S I D E N T PRESIDENT Hello Key Clubbers! I hope you all are doing swell and enjoying the influx of warm weather. First off I would like to thank all of you guys for making the community a better place with your help and dedication to this club. It was amazing seeing the growth of the club through out the service year. When I first joined the cab we had set goals that were barely imaginable, however my doubts were soon proven wrong. Key Club is composed of the most passionate and hardworking people I've met. I mean who else would wake up at 4AM on the weekends to volunteer at events, regardless of the treacherous weekend train delays. I have faith that the incoming cab will do an amazing job! I hope that this club will continue to foster a community spirit for anyone searching for a family. Thank you for making the 18-19 service year a spiffy one. Love, Tiffany Zhong
N E W P E S IIthe D E N O LR D N E W Letter Letter from from the President P R E S D E N T Letter from the President Letter from the President N E W W E President B MT ASTER Letter from the President R E D E N V IC P E IT D P R E S DN ES N T JP A CE KS SIIR O N GE ON T Hey Stuyvesant Key Club, how do you feel!?!? I’m Jackson Ngo and I’ll be serving as your webmaster for the new service year. I want to start off by thanking the immediate past cabinet members who have done so much to make the last service year the best that it could be. They have the set the bar high! One of the biggest changes coming to Stuyvesant Key Club this year is the merging of the public relations committee and the web and video committee into one social media committee that will help spread the word of Key Club far and wide.This new committee will be in charge of making posters in order to advertise our amazing events and fundraisers. They will also play a part in making videos that would promote our core values and initiatives. During April, I plan to create an LTC recap video. For those of you who don’t know, LTC is our annual Leadership Training Conference in Albany help on March 29th to March
31st. This video will be a great way to capture the various memories we made there and introduce LTC to those who haven’t gone. I will also work to update our various new events and fundraisers on the website, including our Avengers Endgame and Chipotle fundraisers. I am super thrilled to be serving you guys, and I promise to work extra hard to meet all of your expectations.
Division APRIL DIVISIONAL I am pleased to announce that the April Divisional will be held at Hunter College High School! DATE: Tuesday, April 30th, 2019 TIME: 6PM - 8PM LOCATION: Hunter College High School Signup here
MARCH OF DIMES Our first divisional event will be March of Dimes! We will do this 3 mile walk as a division to show our support for the March of Dimes Foundation. DATE: Sunday, April 28th TIME: 8:45AM MEET UP: Glass Staircase (Near Alice Tully Hall in Lincoln Center) Signup here
ICON ICON is Key Club's International Convention. Clubs from around the globe come together in a larger scale version of LTC. This year, ICON is in Baltimore, Maryland from July 1st-7th. For more information, click here.
Governor Erica's November Bulletin -> ->
International Everybody Deserves Water!!! Join the Thirst Project 1. Thirsty 30 is a 30-day fundraising challenge for clean water, and hundreds of Key Clubs around the country still are participating. The only way to avoid Thirsty 30 FOMO is to visit here for more info on how to join the fun. 2. Go digital. Create an online campaign page and do something epic for the water crisis. We have seen Key Clubbers swim around the Statue of Liberty, run a half marathon or get pied in the face for clean water. Plan Safe something crazy and create your campaign page here
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Looking for a fun way to spend your spring break? There’s no better place than this Bronx Science Key Club and Stuyvesant Key Club invite you to attend our Endgame Fundraiser! Watch your favorite Avengers with your favorite Key Clubbers and more <3 EVENTS PAGE: https://bit.ly/2YUm8j6 DATE: Friday, April 26th TIME: 10:45 AM WHERE: AMC Orpheum 7 1538 Third Ave, East 86th St, New York, NY 10028 https://bit.ly/2FK0TYg COST: $13 If you need help getting there, we have two meetups! Queens Meetup: 9:45 AM @ Flushing Library Brooklyn Meetup: 10 AM @ Atlantic-Avenue Barclays Center All proceeds will go towards the Thirst Project, a nonprofit organization whose aim is to provide safe, drinking water to communities in need of it. Sign up on the form below if you’re interested! https://bit.ly/2D0xJDX
Past Events March
MS Climb to the Top NYC
2019 Project Cicero
MON TUES WED THUR 1
2019 Project Cicero
United Airlines NYC Half
Current Events April
MON TUES WED THUR 1
8 Barnes &
Spring Feast 2019
Walk for Kids’ Growth
✡ Mitzvah Day 2019 ✡
March for Babies
Avengers Chinatown Earth Endgame Day Weekend Walk Fundraiser
! LTC !
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The lemonade is always amazing and I love indulging in way too many strips of bacon early in the morning...absolutely fantastic.~Jason Xiong
AWARDS OUTSTANDING FRESHMAN: ASHLEY TIAN OUSTANDING SOPHOMORE: PAMELA YANG DISTINGUISHED JUNIOR: VINCENT HUANG OUSTANDING TREASURER: FREYA ZHU DISTINGUISHED VP: PENNY WANG DISTINGUISHED PRESIDENT: JENNA FOO DISTINGUISHED CLUB DIAMOND LEVEL DISTRICT PROJECT FUNDRAISER AWARD FOR ONE TREE PLANTED DISTRICT PROJECT FUNDRAISER AWARD FOR PEDIATRIC LYME DISEASE FOUNDATION PERFECT PAPERWORK AWARD 3RD DIGITAL POSTER AWARD INTERCLUB AWARD SERVICE HOUR PER MEMBER AWARD Pictures are warm memories that will never let me forget the fun times we had. I canâ€™t wait for the next one!!! ~Pamela Yang
DISTINGUISHED KEY CLUBBERS Vincent Huang Jason Xiong Freya Zhu Jackson Ngo Pamela Yang Penny Wang Winnie Huang My feet hurt. ~Rachel Joh
Jenna Foo Ashley Tian Rachel Joh Emily Zheng Constance Chen Evelyn Cao Kelly Guo David Shi Alan Guo Lucy Wu Sabrina Chen Zixuan Liu
My favorite LTC moments were the little things- I enjoyed spending time with other Key Clubbers on the bus, during meal times, and before curfewI wouldn’t trade the experience for anything else. ~Vincent Huang
MEMBER OF THE MONTH VINCENT HUANG
What is Key Club? Most would say it’s a volunteering club; I would say it’s a warm and supportive family. I joined Key Club on a whim in my freshman year, focusing solely on the hours. Slowly, however, Key Club became more and more relevant in my life from attending more events. From Key Club, I've gained so much more than just hours. Through Key Club, I can help the community around us and support causes I believe in. I recently attended the annual Thirst Gala hosted by CCNY and their demonstration was truly powerful- how communities around the world lacked access to clean, safe drinking water was mind blowing, something that we usually take for granted in our daily lives. But this won’t stay the same forever; we are the generation to create change. We are the generation to end the water crisis and so many other problems. To end, I am so proud to be serving as your new treasurer- let’s make the 2019-2020 service year the best one yet.
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Hi guys! This this issue, we are bidding farewell to the old cabinet and introducing the new. Read till the end to find all the awards Stuyv...
Published on Apr 15, 2019
Hi guys! This this issue, we are bidding farewell to the old cabinet and introducing the new. Read till the end to find all the awards Stuyv...