• Competitive Clubs compete against outside teams, other high schools, in a variety of tournaments, matches, and competitions as part of a structured regional or national league.  These clubs have coaches/sponsors and attend regularly scheduled practices.

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  • Chess Team Logo

  • Debate Team Logo

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  • Robotics logo

  • Scholastic Bowl Logo

  • Skills USA Sandburg Logo

  • Special Olympics Logo

  • Speech Logo

  • ACES
    ACES is an academic composition offering students opportunities to challenge their math and science skills and problem-solving abilities in a variety of areas. Students compete at various levels.
    Sponsors: Jen Pierce & Christina Soldan
    Emails: jpierce@d230.org & csoldan@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Mondays @ 6:30 pm Google Meet
    The bass fishing club provides an opportunity for anglers, regardless of experience, to learn all aspects of fishing. Experienced anglers participate in tournament fishing with the possibility to win an IHSA state championship. 
    Sponsors: Jim Corcoran
    Emails: jcorcoran@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Tuesdays between 3-5 PM Google Meet
    Sandburg Chess team players learn to recognize the importance of their own strategies processes while sharing, developing and improving their chess skills. The team competes in several matches each year in the SWSC conference and membership is open.
    Sponsor: Robert DeMarco & Amin Tomalieh (ASST.)
    Email: rdemarco@d230.org & atomalieh@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Tuesday-Thursday between 3:30-5 PM Google Meet
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    The Debate Team's goal is to enhance research, speaking, writing, and critical thinking skills. Students compete in various tournaments, debating a variety of real-world topics. 
    Sponsor: Kris Kwak
    Email:  kkwak@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Tuesdays & Thursdays 3-6 pm Google Meet
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    Interested in eSports, online gaming, or video games?  Join Sandburg Gaming club and start competing today!
    Sponsor: Abdallah Faraj & Joseph Tuttle
    Email:  afaraj@d230.org & jtuttle@d230.org

    Math Team creates a competitive place for students who enjoy mathematics to learn problem-solving techniques used in competition. Membership is open.
    Sponsor: Dan Olsen
    Email: dolsen@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Freshmen & Sophomores- Mondays @ 3:30 pm and Juniors & Seniors- Thursdays @ 3-4pm
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    The purpose of the Robotics Team is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders.  Students will design, build, and program a fully functioning robot for competition.
    Sponsors: David Brewczynski & Rebecca Roti
    Emails: dbrewczynski@d230.org & rroti@d230.org
    Meeting Information: (Oct - Dec):Thursdays  and (Jan - April): Mondays, Thursdays, Saturdays/Sundays from 3-5 pm
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    Scholastic Bowl is a competitive academic “quiz bowl” similar to “Jeopardy.” The team participates in SWSC tournaments. Membership is open.
    Sponsors: Jeff Brigham
    Emails: jbrigham@d230.org
    Meeting Information:Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 4-5PMMeet in C109
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    Preparing for leadership in the world of work. Students apply skills learned in applied technology courses and compete at various levels. Membership limited to qualified students in an Applied Tech or FACS course. 
    Sponsor: Chris Komer
    Email: ckomer@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Wednesdays between 3-4PM Google Meet
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    Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the trans-formative power and joy of sports and social opportunities. All are welcome to participate or lend a hand as a mentor/volunteer within our club. Go Eagles!
    Sponsors: Peggy Bryce & Ramis Habboub
    Emails: pbryce@d230.org & rhabboub@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Mondays between 4-4:45 PM Google Meet
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    The Speech Team provides an opportunity for students to develop speaking, interpretation and acting skills in a nurturing, friendly environment. Discover how much fun public speaking can be! 
    Sponsor: Nora Nerius, Chrissi Petropulos, Kathryn Guelcher, Kerry Yandel
    Email: nnerius@d230.org, cpetropulos@d230.org, kguelcher@d230.or, & kyandel@d230.org
    Meeting Information: Monday from 3-4 whole team, Schedules vary by coaches (September-February)
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