Club Information

DNHS is proud to offer a variety of student led clubs. 
For a list of DNHS approved clubs, please click here for Clubs Listing (last updated 10/23/18)

2018/19 School Year

     DUE SEPTEMBER 4, 2018!!!!   
Existing DNHS clubs need to submit the following completed forms to the ASB room on or before September 4, 2018.
  1. Club Renewal Application – ALL clubs who wish to remain active in the 2018/19 school year, will need to complete this form.
  2.  Request to Carry Over Funds – Clubs are required by law to spend at least 80% of their earnings during that same school year. There may be times, however, that clubs will need to carry over more than 20% of the previous year’s earnings.  Clubs with this circumstance will need to complete this form.
DNHS Club Remind:  We strongly encourage all clubs to sign up for the DNHS all club Remind (formerly known as Remind101).  This will allow you to stay up to date on important events and information.
To do this please text: To: 81010, Message: @weareclubs

2018/19 Club Rush:
        September 11th, 14th, and 18th 
        January 8th, 11th, 15th
2018/19 All Club Meeting Dates:
*Please plan to send a club representative to the following meetings.
  • August 21st in Gym - mandatory for all clubs
  • November 6th in ASB room - mandatory for clubs wishing to participate in Global Awareness Week
  • December 11th in Gym - mandatory for clubs wishing to participate in mid year Club Rush
  • May 21st - mandatory for all clubs

Club Policies & Procedures:
Club Handbook - A copy of the PUSD Club Handbook.

Club Constitution - For additional information on creating a club constitution.

Club Activity Request Form - Club Activities -  or see Mrs. Smith in the Nighthawk Center for a copy of the Activity Request Form.

Fundraising/Drives – Please refer to the Fundraising/Drives link under ASB.  A Fundraising Application must be submitted for all fundraisers benefiting DNHS student groups.  There are laws and regulations surrounding fundraising activities, and this procedure protects our students and clubs. 

Cash Box Request form - Please submit the Cash Box request form (located here) 48 hours in advance to the Finance Office.  The form has to be signed by the Club Advisor and the Club President/Treasurer.

Advertising – All advertisements (i.e. flyers or posters for fundraiser events and club meetings) must be approved through ASB before being posted on campus.  Please remember to take down all club advertisements after the completion of the event.

Deposits – Money earned/collected is deposited into the club’s account through the finance office.  A completed deposit form must be turned in at the time of deposit.  (Click here for a copy of the deposit form.)

Purchases – Clubs can spend the money they have earned by requesting a purchase order through the finance office.  All requests must be pre-approved and include a completed purchase form (click here for a copy of the purchase form), original receipt or invoice, and meeting minutes. Click here for step by step instructions on the pre-approval and purchase process.  Click here to find out if your purchase has been approved.

For a purchase/reimbursement, meeting minutes must include:
  • A motion to spend the money
  • The name of the student who made the motion
  • The name of the student who seconded the motion
  • Who many votes were for the motion, abstention, and whether the motion was carried (approved).

Meeting Minutes – Meeting minutes must be taken at each meeting and put in your club folder.  They are proof to an auditor that the club is active and exists.  They want to know students are making the decisions.  Club minutes must reflect all student expenditures.  (Click here for a copy of a club meeting minutes form.  You can use this one or your own, as long as the information contained is consistent.)
Meeting minutes must include:
  • Name of the club holding the meeting and date, time and place of the meeting
  • Names of those who attend
  • What was discussed during the meeting
  • What action was taken during the meeting
  • The results of any votes taken, including who made a motion and who seconded the motion
  • Who prepared the minutes
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