This club provides an opportunity to take theoretical business learnings to a practical space. It is encouraged that students consider social entrepreneurship as this is the way for the future in Business and is a great opportunity to meet the needs of your community and give back. However if you have a great product idea - we can always pursue that also.
Students go through the opportunity to:
- Develop ideas and find a niche market that would be suitable for our community or surrounds
- Create an elevator pitch style business plan
- Take on positions such as CEO, Financial Advisor, Marketing Manager, Operational Manager and Head of Human Resources
- Create and propose budgets, sale prices, and forecast profits
- Source finances
- develop product
- Create marketing campaigns
- follow and develop the supply chain process
- Make sales
- control finances
- reflect and learn simple business practices that they can take forward into their future.
- track finance and make continual decisions on how the business should continue
- Make a profit and share your success.
- All upper school students are welcome to participate in Grades 9-12.
- This is a two hour ASA that should be committed to for a year and should be seen as a weekly priority, additional hours may also be required at times to ensure your business is a success.
- It is great to come as a team, if not come individually and make a team with like-minded individuals
- Ms. Walker will provide the guidance, however, students are encouraged to take on positions within their company and take responsibility for the 'company' they are creating.
- This is also a great opportunity for CAS, meeting the creativity requirement, and depending on the type of business that may meet service elements.
Caring Hands is a service-learning community service After-School Activity that helps people in our local community. Students discuss needs in our community, organize community service outings, and create materials to share the opportunities and service work with the ASM community.
A student-led group that provides a space to discuss topics including but certainly not restricted to gender, sexuality, and identity. We will discuss issues and questions ranging from the local to the national to the international. The group is open to everyone and topics will be decided by group members. The GSA is a relatively new addition to the ASA options at ASM and was entirely student-created.
This ASA is for students with a passion for international relations and human rights. The club will explore what’s happening in current events, raising awareness and funds to try and have a positive impact on communities in need here and abroad.
The House Council is a student leadership group in the Middle School designed to provide opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills and potential. The House Council provides a forum for students to voice opinions, concerns, and ideas with their teachers and school officials.
Model United Nations (MUN) is both a course and an activity. MUN is designed as an exploration of international relations through a careful study of the United Nations and the various historical and current events in which nations interact and deal with conflicts. Students will learn the skills and procedures needed to be successful in a Model United Nations simulation and will research world issues and be challenged to think creatively and critically about possible solutions. ASM hosts Madrid MUN (MADMUN) which is attended by schools in Spain and other EU countries. Students can begin to participate in Middle School and are able to take on more involved roles in later years.
The National Honor Society is an Upper School organization that was established to recognize outstanding high school students. The NHS celebrates students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. NHS is involved in fundraising for a number of worthy causes such as an annual book drive and the holiday gift collection in conjunction with the with the U.S. Embassy in Madrid.
Members of the French Honor Society have excelled throughout their secondary school study of French and who have a strong overall academic record. The Société Honoraire du Français is involved in several activities each year to support TUARES STIFTUNG, an NGO which provides schooling to girls in Burkina Faso.
The Executive Council is made up of students elected by their peers to serve as dedicated leaders who will work with students and administration to continue to move ASM forward in celebrating our academic and extracurricular achievements and innovating solutions that benefit our diverse community. This is a team of the students, by the students, and for the students.