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EAGLE ACTIVITIES

Extracurricular activities at Burns Sci Tech play a vital role in nurturing well-rounded individuals. From elementary school to high school, these activities promote learning, creativity, and social responsibility. Our activities offer early exposure to STEM, arts, and sports, and in high school, they prepare students for future academic and career success. These activities are essential to fostering holistic education, equipping students with life skills and passions for lifelong success.

Advanced Orchestra

Run by Mrs. Batchelor

Email: Batchelors@burnsscitech.org

Date/Times:Wednesdays at 2:30

Location: TBD

This is open to all 7th-12th graders. Come play in our advanced string orchestra!

Our advanced strings orchestra represents the pinnacle of musical collaboration and virtuosity, bringing together highly skilled musicians to create transcendent sonic experiences. Within the advanced orchestra, intricate compositions come to life through meticulous rehearsals and a shared dedication to musical excellence. Their performances resonate with emotion, technical brilliance, and a profound understanding of the composer's intent, captivating audiences and reaffirming the enduring power of orchestral music.

4H Club

Run by Mrs. Lagana 

Email: Laganav@burnsscitech.org

Date/Times: 2nd Tues of each month at 3:30-4:30

Location: 5th grd bldg 3 Rm 9

Open for grades K-5

$20 fee to register online with Florida 4H each year (goes to the 4H home office, not to us)

 

The 4-H Club is a dynamic organization that empowers youth to develop their skills, leadership abilities, and passions through hands-on learning experiences. Rooted in the principles of head, heart, hands, and health, the 4-H Club offers a diverse range of programs and activities encompassing agriculture, STEM, civic engagement, and more. Members of the 4-H Club have the opportunity to explore their interests, build confidence, and make a positive impact in their communities through projects, workshops, and community service initiatives. Joining the 4-H Club opens doors to endless opportunities for growth, learning, and making a difference, while also making it an enriching experience for youth of all backgrounds and interests.

Chess Club

Run by Ms. Vola  

Email: Volab@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Thursdays 3:30-4:30

Location: 4/6 bldg Rm 1604

Open for grades 5-6 and free!

Welcome to the Chess Club, where newcomers to the captivating world of chess can embark on their journey to mastery! Our club provides a supportive and welcoming environment for individuals of all ages and backgrounds who are eager to learn the fundamentals of the game. Through friendly matches, interactive lessons, and fun activities, beginners have the opportunity to develop their skills, gain confidence, and connect with fellow enthusiasts in a relaxed and inclusive atmosphere. Whether you're taking your first steps on the chessboard or looking to refine your understanding, the Chess Club is the perfect place to start your chess adventure and cultivate a lifelong love for this timeless game. Join us today and unlock the secrets of chess!

Chess Club

Run by Mr. Samson

Email: Samsonj@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Mondays 3:45-4:45

Location: HS bldg 2nd FL Rm 202

open for grades 7-12 and free!


From novices eager to learn the fundamentals to seasoned players honing their strategic prowess, the club offers a welcoming environment for everyone. Members engage in friendly matches and exchange insights and techniques to elevate their chess skills. With a supportive network of fellow players, the Chess Club provides an enriching and enjoyable experience for all who join its ranks. Whether you're seeking to improve your game, make new friends, or simply immerse yourself in the world of chess, the Chess Club is the perfect place to unleash your inner grandmaster and embark on an exciting journey of intellectual growth and camaraderie.

Christian Club

Run by Ms. Talbert

Email: Talbertj@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Thursdays 3:40-4:30

Location: 2/3 bldg Rm 1503

open for grades 3-6 and free!

Our Christian club tailored for 3rd to 6th graders offers a nurturing environment where young minds can explore and deepen their faith in a supportive community. Rooted in Christian values and teachings, the club provides age-appropriate activities, discussions, and lessons that help children develop a strong spiritual foundation. Whether through prayer circles, service projects, or interactive lessons, the Christian club fosters a safe and inclusive space where young believers can grow in their relationship with God and each other.

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D)

Run by Jarrett

Email: Jarretts@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: 1st & 3rd Fri each month 3:30-4:30

Location: Brosky's Room

open for grades 9-12 and free!

Our Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) club is a vibrant community where adventurers embark on epic quests, weave imaginative tales, and forge lasting friendships. Assembling around a tabletop, players delve into richly detailed fantasy worlds, guided by a Dungeon Master who serves as both storyteller and referee. Within the club, participants create unique characters with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and ambitions, immersing themselves in a realm of boundless creativity and strategic gameplay. Collaborative problem-solving, quick thinking, and teamwork are essential as players navigate treacherous dungeons, confront fearsome monsters, and uncover hidden mysteries. Beyond the thrill of the game, the D&D club fosters camaraderie and social interaction, bridging diverse backgrounds and interests through a shared passion for storytelling and adventure. All are welcomed into this dynamic and inclusive community where the only limit is the bounds of imagination.

Esports

Run by Mr. Crouch

Email: Crouchp@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Thursdays 3:45-4:45

Location: HS bldg 1st FL Rm 119

open for grades 6-12 and free!

Esports serves as a dynamic gathering point for gamers of all skill levels, united by their passion for competitive gaming and digital camaraderie. Within this vibrant community, members engage in a wide array of video game tournaments, ranging from popular titles like League of Legends and Fortnite to niche favorites like Super Smash Bros and Rocket League. Beyond the thrill of competition, the club provides a platform for players to hone their skills, strategize with teammates, and forge lasting friendships in the virtual realm. Through regular practice sessions, scrimmages, and coaching opportunities, members refine their gameplay techniques and develop a deeper understanding of the esports ecosystem. As esports continues to rise in prominence, our club stands at the forefront, cultivating a vibrant community of gamers who share a common love for digital sports and esports culture.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Run by Mrs. Hutchinson/ Mrs. Talbert

Email: Hutchinsonr@burnsscitech.org 

Email: Talbertj@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: 2nd Wednesdays 11:58-12:30 (first lunch) 4th Wednesdays 1:05-1:30 (second lunch)

Location: Gym bldg Rm 111

Open for grades 7-12 and free!

This year we are excited to bring Fellowship of Christian Athletes to the students here at Burns Sci Tech!  Students are welcome to attend our bi-monthly huddles where they hear encouraging words based on God's word and His promises, eat pizza, and fellowship with other Christians. FCA's goal is to Engage, Equip, and Empower coaches and athletes to grow in Christ and lead others to do the same. It is open to any 7th-12th grade students who wish to come. They do not need to be a Christian or an athlete. We meet twice a month, once for each middle and high school lunch period. We are grateful for our student officers who help plan and organize our huddles, and for Brian Melanson and Pastor Joel Kolbosh who deliver messages from God's Word to the students. 

Intermediate Orchestra

Run by Mrs. Batchelor

Email: Batchelors@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Wednesdays recess time

Location: a 3rd grade classroom

Open for grades 2-6 and free!

Intermediate Orchestra provides a dynamic platform for budding violinists to refine their skills and immerse themselves in the joy of orchestral music. Tailored for students who have already gained foundational knowledge in playing string instruments, this ensemble offers an enriching musical experience that fosters teamwork, discipline, and artistic expression. Members of the Intermediate Orchestra Club explore a diverse repertoire, honing their technique and musicality through rehearsals and performances. Students develop confidence and a deeper appreciation for the intricacies of ensemble playing, laying the groundwork for their continued growth as musicians.

Key Club

Run by Ms. Hawes

Email: Hawesb@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30

Location: HS bldg 1st FL Rm 117

Open for grades 9-12 and free!

Key Club is a vibrant service organization that empowers high school students to make a positive impact in their communities through volunteerism and leadership development. With a focus on service leadership, Key Club members engage in a variety of service projects, ranging from local community clean-ups to global initiatives addressing issues like poverty and education. Through these activities, members not only give back to their communities but also cultivate important skills such as communication, teamwork, and problem-solving. Key Club provides a supportive and inclusive environment where students can connect with like-minded peers, collaborate on meaningful projects, and develop a lifelong commitment to serving others.

Robotics Club

Run by Ms. Mucci 

Email: Muccij@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Tuesdays 3:30-4:30

Location: Blg 2 Rm 8 Mucci's classroom

Open for grades K-3. Its $40-4 week segment

The Robotics Club for K-3 is an exciting and educational space where young learners dive into the world of technology and innovation. Through fun and interactive activities, children explore the fundamentals of robotics, learning about robots, programming, and problem-solving in a playful environment tailored to their age group. The kids will engage in hands-on projects, building simple robots using colorful blocks or kits. They will develop essential skills like teamwork, creativity, and critical thinking while sparking their curiosity and imagination. The Robotics Club fosters a love for STEM from an early age, laying the groundwork for future exploration and discovery

Robotics Club

Run by Ms. Mucci 

Email: Muccij@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Thursdays 3:30-4:30

Location: Blg 2 Rm 8 Mucci's classroom

Open for grades 4-5. Its $40-4 week segment

The Robotics Club for 4th- 5th graders is an engaging and dynamic environment where young minds dive into the fascinating world of robotics and technology. In this club, students embark on hands-on learning experiences, exploring concepts like coding, engineering, and design. They work collaboratively on exciting projects, constructing and programming robots using specialized kits and software. Participants will develop problem-solving skills, logical thinking, and perseverance as they tackle challenges and troubleshoot issues together. The Robotics Club will ignite a passion for STEM among its members, empowering them to become future innovators and leaders in robotics.

Spanish Club 

Run by Ms. Evans 

Email: Evansm@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: bi monthly/1st & 3rd Monday 3:45-4:45

Location: HS bldg 2nd FL Rm 207

Open for grades 7-12. Come join us for some fun in spanish!

The Spanish Club is a vibrant community where students come together to explore the rich language, culture, and traditions of Spanish-speaking countries. Through interactive activities, language practice sessions, and cultural events, members of the Spanish Club deepen their understanding and appreciation of the Spanish-speaking world. From celebrating traditional holidays and festivals to organizing language exchange opportunities, the club offers a dynamic space for students to immerse themselves in the Spanish language and culture. Through their involvement in the Spanish Club, students not only enhance their language skills but also develop cross-cultural competence and forge lasting friendships with fellow language enthusiasts.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Run by Miss. Powers 

Email: Powerss@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Monday's 7th period

Location: 

This is for the 9-12 SGA. Come sit at the meetings and have your voice heard!

The Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the voice of the student body, representing their interests and concerns within the school community. Comprised of elected student leaders, the SGA works collaboratively with faculty and administration to address issues, plan events, and implement positive changes on campus. Through various initiatives such as organizing school spirit activities, fundraising for charitable causes, and advocating for student needs, the SGA fosters a sense of unity, pride, and engagement among students. By providing opportunities for leadership development and civic participation, the SGA empowers students to become active contributors to their school environment and advocates for positive change within their community.

National Honors Society (NHS)

Run by Ms. Lee

Email: Leea@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: 

Location: 

This is for the 9-12 NHS! 

The National Honor Society (NHS) is a prestigious organization in the United States, dedicated to recognizing high school students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Founded in 1921, NHS chapters are present in schools across the country, fostering a commitment to academic achievement and community engagement among its members. Inductees are selected based on their academic performance, involvement in extracurricular activities, service to their community, and demonstration of integrity and leadership qualities. Being a member of NHS not only acknowledges a student’s accomplishments but also encourages them to continue making positive contributions to their school and community.

Spirit and Drum Club

Run by Mrs. Latham

Email: Lathamm@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Thursday 3:30-4:30pm

Location: Art room by cafeteria

Open for grades 4-12. It cost $15/mo. 

The Drum/Spirit Club infuses rhythmic energy and shared spirit through the vibrant beats of bucket drums. Embracing novices with open arms, this club serves as a welcoming haven for those eager to explore percussion in a fun and accessible way. Against the backdrop of enthusiastic cheers and supportive camaraderie, members learn the fundamentals of drumming technique while unleashing their creativity on repurposed buckets, transforming ordinary objects into instruments of musical expression. Whether igniting the pulse of a lively performance or simply reveling in the joy of making music together, the Drum/Spirit Club celebrates the universal language of rhythm, inviting all to join in its infectious beat.

Golf Clinics 

Run by Mr. McDonald / Mr. Samson

Email: McDonaldj@burnsscitech.org 

Email: Samsonj@burnsscitech.org

Date/Time: Tuesday & Thursday 3:45-4:30pm

Location: Burns Field 

Open for grades 6-12 boys and girls. Cost $50.  

Are you ready to perfect your golf swing while enjoying some after-school fun? Join Mr. Samson and Mr. McDonald every Tuesday and Thursday for an exciting opportunity to develop your skills on the green!

For just $50, participants will have access to top-notch golf clubs and practice balls generously provided by the school. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or just starting out, this clinic is open to all skill levels.

But that's not all! Mr. Samson and Mr. McDonald have big plans in mind. They hope to assemble a Burns golf team this fall, and this clinic is the perfect chance for you to get a taste of what it's all about.

As an added bonus, at the end of the clinic, there's a possibility that Mr. Samson and Mr. McDonald may take some participants out for an actual round of golf after school. It's an opportunity you won't want to miss!

So swing by and see if golf is your game. We can't wait to see you on the green!

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