Clubs & Activities
Desert Palms has a wide variety of clubs and activities for our students, including: Arts, Media, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS), Student Council and Yearbook. Additional information for each of these clubs and activities is outlined below.
Desert Palms offers the following Arts education programs:
Band/Guitar - 5th - 8th grade students
Advisor - Mr. Pietsch
Choir - 5th - 8th grade students
Advisor - Ms. Alexander
General Music - Kindergarten - 4th grade students
Advisor - Mr. Mattila
Visual Arts - Kindergarten - 8th grade students
Advisor - Ms. Mogel
The Media team is committed to provide up-to-date information to the staff and students of Desert Palms through the use of live feed newscasts daily. Students learn a wide variety of technical skills and programs to create and entertain in an informative newscast. The Media team meets weekly and works in teams to produce their show.
The National Junior Honor Society serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since it's inception in 1921.
The Desert Palms yearbook staff is driven to create a visual collectioin of images which provide them and their families with a wide variety of the Firebird experience. The Jr. High students who comprise our yearbook staff work throughout the year, diligently, to publish a professional, impactful and fun yearbook.