COMMUNITY 21

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Club Mission

Community 21 strives to expose residents with down syndrome to various enriching activities, like baking, arts & crafts, and stimulating games. Our weekly visits to the Down Syndrome Association help to develop motor skills with activities that are fun, regardless of age.

Officers

President: Hanna Pham

Vice President: Min Jung Kim

Officers: Miguel Villanueva, Chris Kang, Yash Telakar

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Jeffrey Pabotoy

Meeting Location and Time

Monthly meetings Wednesday lunch, H100D (Ceramics Room)

Partnered NGO

Down Syndrome Association

Age Restrictions:

None

Additional Information

This club was originally named as Community Chest, but it has been renamed recently to Community 21 for the sake of improvement.

FRIENDS OF GENESIS 

Club Mission

Friends of Genesis aims to raise awareness about children with special needs in Singapore, and to partner with the Genesis School for Special Education by helping out at their events, assistant teaching in classrooms, hosting supply/book drives, and by making connections with the students there.

Officers

President: Joy Jaensubhakij

Officers: Radhe Patel, Meera Patel, Vivian Chang

Sponsor(s)

Mrs. Rhian Murgatroyd 

Meeting Location and Time

Wednesday First Break at H333

Partnered NGO

Genesis School for Special Education

Age Restrictions

None

Hoops For Change

Club Mission

Our club aims to help strengthen our community by teaching Basketball to people with Down syndrome.

Officers

President: William Wu

Vice-President: Sebastian Gruenwald

Officers:Oscar Lee, Dino Challeram, Arnav Gupte, Niels Koopman

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Shane Fitts

Mr. Michael Petrosino

Mr. Dan Skimin.

Meeting Location and Time

First Break at H321

Partnered NGO

Down Syndrome Association

Age Restrictions

None

LEPROSY HOME

Club Mission

Leprosy Home aims to bring a smile and be a source of comfort to the ex-leprosy patients at the home. 

Officers

Co-Presidents: Valerie Darmawan, Jeniffer Park

Officers: Katya Attamimi, Tae Oh

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Steve Early

Ms. Paloma Julian

Meeting Location and Time

Fridays After-school (3:15-5:00), meet at either H201 or the HS Steps (off-campus visits)

Partnered NGO

Leprosy Home

Age Restrictions

None

Additional Information

After our off-campus visits, you may be dropped off at Yio Chu Kang MRT at 5:00 or at SAS at 5:15.

If you like to play musical instruments, want to practice your Mandarin (or Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay), or just love to engage in direct service, Leprosy Home is the service club for you! 

LIGHTHOUSES OF IMH

Club Mission:

Lighthouses of IMH is a service-oriented club which seeks spread awareness of mental health problems and remove the stigma of mental disorders; we do this by opening up conversations about mental health and running mental health awareness campaigns. We also volunteer every Saturday at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), where we befriend the lovely patients staying there!

Officers:

President: Zhirou Gao.
Vice-Presidents: Jacqueline Lee, Radhika Shivaprasad.

Sponsor(s):

Mr. Kent Knipmeyer

Meeting Location and Time

Tuesday After-School at H319, 3-4

Partnered NGO

Institute of Mental Health

Age Restriction:

None

METTA HOME

Club Mission

Metta Home seeks to enrich the lives of the special needs residents of the Metta Home through weekly visits and various other service initiatives. Come join us to have hands-on weekly interactions (such as playing games, chatting up etc.) with the residents of Meta Home and really make a difference here right outside SAS!

Officers

President: Min Jung Kim

Officers: Jacob Choi, David Huang, Philip Kim

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Ian Coppell

Meeting Location and Time

The first Monday of every month at H323

Partnered NGO

Metta Welfare Association

Age Restriction

None

Additional Information

A club with a seemingly mundane, inconsequential raison d'être, however, within this simplicity and lack of functional grandiloquence is to be found much meaning, and a myriad lessons of genuine existential value. Come join Metta Home!

MISSION MUSKAAN

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Club Mission

Mission Muskaan is a service club that aims to provide vocational training and employment to intellectually disabled adults in New Delhi, India.

Officers

Presidents: Anya Devgan, Riya Devgan

Officers: Madeline Smith, Elysia Chang

Sponsor(s)

Ms. Rachel Proffitt

Meeting Location and Time

Every Monday Lunch, H401

Partnered NGOs

Muskaan

RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CLUB

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Club Mission

RMHC aims to support the Ronald McDonald House Charities (Singapore) in improving the health and well being of children in Singapore.

Officers

President: Diego Largacha

Secretary: Gabby Overtveld

Communications: Alisa Makatsaria

Sponsor(s)

Dr. Scott Oskins

Meeting Location and Time

Tuesdays lunch depending on when meetings are necessary, M224

Additional Information

We do trips to the National University Hospital. You need to be vaccinated with MMR, chickenpox, and whooping cough (pertussis).

 

 

SPECIAL BOWLING

Club Mission

Special Bowling strives to create relationships between SAS high schoolers and people with special needs through bowling.

Officers

President: Catherine Edds

Vice President: Austin Karrat

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Ian Page

Ms. Bridget Gambell

Mr. Ian Page

Meeting Location and Time

Off Campus, Thursdays, 3 - 5 PM

 

SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Club Mission

Special Olympics aims to help people with disabilities swim and perform physical activity in a fun way. It creates relationships between the athletes and the volunteers through direct service every Saturday.

Officers

President: Collin Schuster

Officers: Ben Warrell, Sophia Horn, Ann Hayden Hirsch

Sponsor(s)

Ms. Laurence Patrick

Mr. Stephen Bonnette

Meeting Location and Time

Off Campus, Saturdays, 10 - 12

Additional Information

We have monthly meetings during school breaks when necessary.

Club members do not have to be experienced swimmers to come help out. Everyone is welcome!

 

SPECIAL SOCCER

Club Mission

Using the sport to integrate the community, we build and foster close relationships with those diagnosed with mental and physical disabilities on a weekly basis. Also, though small sided tournaments and fundraisers, we raise awareness and funds to support at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges.

Officers

President: Ben King

Officers: Thomas George, Nicholas Engles, Matthew Olsen, John Bethe, Krish Rapaka, Nate Taylor

Sponsor(s)

Mr. Jeremy Ritzer

Meeting Location and Time

Meetings are held when convenient and necessary.

Additional Information

No soccer experience is needed for club members; however, cleats are required for all training sessions. Training sessions are held every Saturday morning (time and location vary).