Welcome to the Buddy Club!


    Are you looking for an exciting and fulfilling way to make a difference in our school community? Look no further! Welcome to the Buddy Club, a truly unique and inclusive club that welcomes students with and without intellectual disabilities. If you want to experience the joy of building meaningful friendships, breaking down barriers, and making a positive impact, this is the club for you!

    The Buddy Club is more than just your typical school organization. It's a vibrant, compassionate community that values diversity and celebrates the strength found in each individual. As a member of the Buddy Club, you'll have the opportunity to connect with students from various backgrounds and experiences, learning from one another and creating bonds that will last a lifetime.

    Imagine a space where acceptance and empathy are the guiding principles. In the Buddy Club, we come together to challenge stereotypes and misconceptions about people with intellectual disabilities. We believe that every person has unique talents and abilities, and our club provides a platform to showcase those talents and foster an environment of mutual respect.

    But that's not all! The Buddy Club hosts a range of fun and engaging activities throughout the year. From team-building games and workshops to arts and crafts projects, we ensure there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it's organizing inclusive sports events or collaborating on community service projects, you'll find yourself making a positive impact both within our school and beyond.

    As a member of the Buddy Club, you'll experience personal growth like never before. You'll develop essential leadership and communication skills while learning to appreciate the beauty of differences. It's an opportunity to broaden your horizons and gain a fresh perspective on life, nurturing qualities that will serve you well in your future endeavors.

    Most importantly, the Buddy Club is a place where friendships flourish. You'll discover the immense joy and fulfillment that comes from forming authentic connections with your peers, regardless of their abilities. Our members often describe the Buddy Club as a second family, a supportive network of individuals who genuinely care for one another.

    So, if you're ready to embark on a journey of kindness, compassion, and friendship, we invite you to join the Buddy Club. Together, we can create an inclusive and welcoming school community that sets an example for others to follow. Embrace the opportunity to make a real impact and be a part of something truly special.

    Join the Buddy Club today and be the change you wish to see in the world. We can't wait to welcome you with open arms!

    Remember, in the Buddy Club, everyone belongs, everyone thrives, and everyone has a buddy for life. See you there!

    Buddies are welcome to Ms. Arciaga's class in room C102 and Ms. McElwee's in room C101 during ILT. Please secure a pass from your homeroom teacher if you plan to come. 

    If you need more information, contact Ms. Arciaga at marciaga@acpsd.net.