Clubs & Activities
Club offerings at Briarwood are based on student interest and leadership. Students who are interested in starting a new club must procure a faculty sponsor and then complete the “Club Proposal Form.” Once completed, the form will go to Mr. White for approval. Clubs are not official until they have been approved by school administration. For a current list of club offerings, please see below.
Sponsor: Mrs. Swafford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Authors’ Club exists to provide students who love to write with the support and peer review necessary to cultivate their God-given gift and interest in writing.
Meeting info: Mondays during lunch in Mrs. Conrad’s room
Sponsor: Coach Gossett: (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: We want to promote all that is good and wholesome about competitive and recreational fishing, ecology, and the Biblical stewardship of God’s creation. We want to work, compete, be a team member, increase in knowledge, and ultimately to glorify God in fishing. We want to be salt and light to the world of fishing.
Meeting Info One Thursday every month at 8:15 a.m. in the Team Room.
Book and Movie Club
Sponsor: Mrs. Ford (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Book and Movie Club exists to bring students together by examining books and movies to identify how those stories point to the Bible and apply to our daily lives.
Meeting info: Thursdays during lunch in the library
Sponsor: Miss Kimel (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Birmingham Rocks! club exists to encourage students to use their creative talents in a fun way that will uplift children in the greater Birmingham area. Members paint rocks around various themes and then take them to different parks for children to find and enjoy.
Meeting info: TBA - twice a month during lunch
Sponsor: Mr. Albritton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Briarwood Debate Club exists to serve as many students as possible through exposure to a diversity of debate, public speaking, and performance opportunities, both as observers and participants. We hope to be able to strengthen the ability of students in expressing their viewpoints through research and opposition.
Meeting Info: Wednesdays during Lunch in Room 212
Briarwood Pickleball Club
Sponsor: Mr. Gray (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Briarwood Pickleball Club exists to provide a community for people who play pickleball or would like to start.
Meeting Info: Thursday afternoons and evenings at various parks. Contact Mr. Gray for more information.
Christ, Coffee, and Conversations
Sponsor: Dr. Albritton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Christ, Coffee, & Conversations club exists to help students practically apply their faith by discussing relevant issues in a Christ-centered environment — fueled by encouragement and friendly debates. By talking and listening to other people’s views and with the Bible at our core, we have the opportunity to sort out what we truly believe in a Christian atmosphere before we transition to college in a secular world.
Meeting info: Thursdays or Fridays (1,3,5,7 days) in Dr. Albritton’s room, 212
Digital Art Club
Sponsor: Mrs. Youngblood (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Digital Art Club exists to prepare our members for a career in the digital arts as well as to work with others and minister.
Meeting info: Lunchtime on Fridays in the Art Room
Sponsor: Mrs. Head (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Disney Club is an opportunity to be a compassionate neighbor by not only growing in fellowship over a shared interest (Disney), but by collecting Disney stuffed animals and donating them to Children’s Hospital.
Meeting info: Tuesdays during lunch in Mrs. Head’s room
Sponsor: Mrs. Pressley (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Knitting Club gives members an opportunity to gather for fellowship, grow in relationship, and work together creatively as we use the gifts God has given us.
Meeting info: Thursdays during lunch in Mrs. Pressley’s room
Physics Competition Club
Sponsor: Dr. Houston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: To prepare for physics competitions and to develop an increased understanding of how God designed the world to work as a system.
Meeting Info: Lunchtime on Thursdays in A202.
Ping Pong Club
Sponsor: Mr. Wilson (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Ping Pong Club is a great opportunity to grow in relationship and fellowship with other students while having a blast playing ping pong.
Meeting info: Wednesdays and Fridays during lunch
Sponsor: Miss Grubb (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The Poetry Club exists to provide students with a safe place to express themselves and their emotions while growing creatively through poetry and writing. We want to prompt students to be creative and to engage with each other in an encouraging manner that will glorify God.
Meeting info: Thursdays during lunch in Miss Grubb’s room
Sponsor: Mrs. Merry (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: The Spikeball Club enables students to enjoy God’s creation while building relationships, competing
Meeting info: Wednesdays after school on the football field
Stock & Finance Club
Sponsor: Mr. Albritton (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission statement: To learn more about the stock market and trading, which creates a strong connection and friendship between fellow traders and provides an opportunity to gain wisdom and insight regarding finances. This also helps people learn how to be better stewards of their money.
Meeting info: Mondays at lunch in Dr. Albritton’s room
Sponsor: Mr. Furuto (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: This club exists for the benefit of the BCS community by offering free peer-tutoring to BCS students.
Meeting Info: Monday’s during lunch in room 203. Contact Mr. Furuto for more information.
World Religions Club
Sponsor: Mr. Stuart (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The World Religions Club exists to educate students about religions outside of Christianity in order to prepare students to evangelize to someone with different beliefs.
Meeting info: Most Wednesdays during lunch in Mr. Stuart’s room
Mu Alpha Theta - Math Honor Society
Sponsor: Mrs. Anderson (email@example.com)
Meeting Info: No set meeting dates. Room 206.
Other Info: Membership determined by meeting criteria for grades in high school math classes. Four service hours of tutoring math for the school year and serving at the Briarwood Math Tournament in January required.
National Honor Society
Sponsor: Mrs. Kolling (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: The purpose of this chapter shall be to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in students of Briarwood Christian School.
Meeting info: Twice per semester at scheduled times with members.
Other Info: Members determined by the selection process. Eligible candidates receive forms to apply in September.
Spanish National Honor Society
Mission Statement: The purpose of this chapter is to promote Spanish language acquisition and to encourage students to work to become fluent one day, remembering that language is a strong tie Between people of different regions and ethnicities. We seek to encourage students to Become global citizens and to be welcoming to Hispanics in their community, as they seek to Live Out the Great Commission at home and abroad.
Meeting Info: Once a quarter at scheduled times with members. Members also meet for cultural events as Opportunities arise. Other info Members determined by selection process based on completion of at least 3 semesters of Spanish and a GPA of 3.0 in Spanish. Applicants must also fill out an application.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Sponsors: Mrs. Tedder (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: To promote and institute positive relations between staff, administration, students, school organizations, and the community, while upholding the standards of leadership, scholarship, ministry, missions, and school pride. The purpose of this organization shall be: To develop civic responsibility, leadership, scholarship, service, and human relations with the student body. SGA serves two distinct functions: legislation and service.
Meeting Info: Tuesday, 7:20 a.m., Room 218.
Other Info: This is an elected position, voted on by class peers in the Spring of the preceding term served with the exception of 9th grade. Election for 9th grade takes place shortly after the beginning of the school year.
Sponsors: Mrs. Tedder (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mission Statement: TBD
Meeting Info: TBD (For more information please contact Mrs. Tedder).
Sponsors: Mrs. Hudson (email@example.com)
Mission Statement: To serve as an ambassador for BCS and Christ as we welcome and demonstrate hospitality to visitors throughout the year.
Meeting Info: As needed. For more information, contact Mrs. Hudson.
National Art Honor Society
Mission Statement: The Mission of this organization is to support members in their efforts to attain the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art to the attention of the school and community. Our desire, by the grace of God, is to create Art and Artists who will leave a Gospel footprint in our culture.