Anime Club- This club allows students to explore their interest in the Anime and Manga art forms, learn about cultures and countries involved in the development and advancement of these art forms, and encourage students  to participate in the animated arts and other related topics. This club meets every other Tuesday, after school in Rm#1158.
Contact Ms. Tanya Carter at tanya.carter@dsusd.us for more information and/or visit Ms. Carter's Anime Web site: http://cms.dsusd.k12.ca.us/education/projects/projects.php?sectiondetailid=62949&

Christian Club- This club is student-led and is open to all PDCMS students. Club meets every Wednesday during lunch beginning Oct 3rd. Meetings include guest speakers and presentations from other students. Meetings are held in the following rooms: 6th Grade Rm #602; 7th &  8th Grades Rm #703 (Choir Room) Contacts: 8th grade-nanette.kirchhevel@dsusd.us ; 7th grade-anthony.harvey@dsusd.us ; 6th grade- anthony.midcalf@dsusd.us 

CJSF (California Junior Scholarship Federation) - State-wide organization dedicated to fostering high standards of scholarship, service, and citizenship on the part of students. Applications are accepted each semester. (Please click on the CJSF tab to find the application.) Student members are involved in monthly lunch meetings, community service activities and fun get-togethers. Meetings will be announced.  Contacts: deborah.legawiec@desertsands.us; jacqueline.lloyd@desertsands.usdebra.ruderman@desertsands.us

Club LIVE- This club is designed to connect students to their school and community, provide a safe and drug-free environment to socialize, and teach students about the dangers and risks of being involved with drugs and alcohol. Weekly meetings, on and off campus activities are planned throughout the year. Meetings are held every Wednesday in room #125 from 1:30-4:00pm. See Agent J. Tarascio for more information. Contact: jamie.tarascio@dsusd.us

Garden Club- The 7th grade Garden Club serves to increase awareness of community issues and opportunities related to gardening, plants, food, and conservation. This club also seeks to promote healthy eating habits through gardening and to beautify our campus and community through landscape and gardening projects. This club meets on Wednesdays during lunch. Contact Mrs. Loe or Mrs. Hahn for more information: mary.loe@dsusd.us or colleen.hahn@dsusd.us

Foods Club- Open to members of the year long Advanced Foods classes. Meeting times TBA. Contact: janet.runyan@dsusd.us

Math Field Day- If you are interested in being on the Math Field Day team talk to your math teacher for more information. Contact: anthony.midcalf@dsusd.us

Robotics Club-
This club provides students with an opportunity to learn about robotics, technology, Apple computers, and web page design. Advanced students participate in regional and national competitions. This club meets Tuesday through Friday after school in room #108 until 5:00pm (4:00pm on Wednesday). Contact: reginald.clark@dsusd.us  

YHTA (Youth for the Humane Treatment of Animals)/Environmental Club - The purpose of YHTA is to increase awareness and knowledge of domestic and wild animals. Donations and fundraisers are used to fund field trips to animal focused organizations like The Living Desert, Pet Rescue, and The Elephant Sanctuary. The Environmental Club focuses on keeping the environment clean by participating in park cleanups. We also plan to get involved in removing invasive plant species in various areas of the desert. Come to a meeting to get more information. Contact: kimberley.petersen@dsusd.us



To add information on your club or group contact the ASB Advisors at Jeri.alacano@desertsands.us or jeanne.jarden@desertsands.us

Panther Band