ASL

Sponsor: Rebbecca Odom

  • MISSION STATEMENT

     

    Our goal is to maintain a fun, welcoming environment for all SMS students interested in ASL. We strive to achieve:

     

    Education and Inspiration

    • by learning the basics of ASL;
    • by increasing student interest in learning a ‘foreign’ language;

     

     

    as well as Synergy and Empathy

     

    • by fostering positive relationships among all grade levels of students;
    • by increasing the diversity of SMS by exposing students to ASL, Deaf culture and a variety of community service projects.

     

     

    SMS ASL Club            

    Remind: Text @smsasl to 81010


    Purpose:

    This interactive, student-oriented club is for those interested in learning the fundamentals of American Sign Language and socializing with their hearing and Deaf peers using ASL. Students are introduced to fingerspelling and common signs, and learn the beginning structure of communicating in ASL at a relaxed pace.