The AISES club is an academic club for American Indian students with a 3.0 average. Its goal is to inform students about the fields and careers in science such as medicine and engineering. Students who participate will have to opportunity to attend AISES conferences on the local and national scale.


NASA (Native American Student Association) clubs are sponsored in all middle/high schools for grades 7-12. For more information or an application contact the YDS in your school.

Mission Statement

Being unified in the spirit of Native Americanism, we are changing stereotype, building self-esteem, fostering Cultural Enrichment and Unity in a Culturally Diverse Environment by developing leadership through teaching, learning and participation.


The purpose of the NASA club will be to conduct meetings and activities, which will enhance the attainment of the goals set forth in the mission statement.


  1. The Native American Students Association, a school-sponsored club, is open to all students interested in acquiring a knowledge of Native American History and Culture.

  2. Club members are subject to all rules and regulations as set forth in the School Handbook and the County School Board Policy. Violation of stated rules will be considered grounds for dismissal from the club.

  3. All NASA club activities and officers are subject to the approval of the principal.

  4. Attendance at meetings and active participation are expected. Meetings will be announced and held monthly.

  5. Club officers to be elected will consist of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Seargent of Arms. All club officers will be expected to conduct themselves in an exemplary manner at all times, failure to follow rules will result in removal from office.

  • School suspension or disciplinary action from school officials is not acceptable.

  • Failure to maintain passing grades.

  • Failure to maintain good school attendance.

6. Students sent to ISS and OSS may not participate in NASA activities for 30 days.

7. Any student that misses 3 or more unexcused day within a 20 day period may not participate in NASA

activities for 30 days.

8. NASA members will be expected to participate in a community service project.

Guidelines for Participation in Conferences or Workshops

  1. Must have a 506 number on file (see YDS)

  2. Must attend NASA club meetings regularly.

  3. Should have good school attendance.

  4. No disciplinary record.

  5. Classroom teacher approval.

  6. Students that have not attended previous conferences for workshops paid by Indian Education within the last 1-2 years will be considered the 1st choice.

  7. 11th and 12th graders will be given preference for National Unity Conference providing all above guidelines are met.