High School Creative Writing
Whether it is poetry, short stories or novellas, or drawn-out novels, this club will nourish and investigate strategies to develop plot, characters, setting, and other writing techniques along with various aspects of marketing and sales. We will discuss genre, developing an audience, and good potential first steps students can take while in high school to set themselves up for an excellent future as an author.
Due Monday October 9th for the 2023-2024 year.
Each Club is led by a student board. The club president, club vice president, club secretary, club treasurer, and club media specialist comprise the board. In some cases, one or more of these offices may be combined (i.e. secretary-treasurer or secretary-bulletin editor).
The club president is responsible for setting and monitoring the goals of the club, running club meetings, appointing committee chairs and delegating tasks as necessary, recruiting, training and retaining members and maintaining regular communication with absent members.
Club Vice President
The role of the club vice president can be summarized in one word: service. The vice president serves the president, other club officers, committees and the general membership. He or she is also expected to learn the duties of the president in order to fill in or take over as necessary.
The office of secretary is one of the most demanding in the organization and a good secretary is essential to the proper functioning of any Club. The secretary is responsible for taking minutes, keeping records and maintaining all important files for the club. Additionally, the secretary researches opportunities for the club to participate in (conferences) and updates remind as necessary.
The club treasurer monitors the club’s money, both its collection and disbursement. He or she collects member fundraising and all associated information, prepares and monitors the budget and maintains accurate financial records.
Club Media Specialist
A Media Specialist is responsible for the public image of the club as it relates to Internet-based mediums like a website or social media. He or she creates, updates, and maintains a club website where appropriate, and he or she manages the social media accounts for the club.