Hispanic Honor Society

Club Advisor Name: Mrs. Salmeron Co – Advisor: Mr. Young

Days/Times Club Meets: Friday / 7:10 A.M. – 8:10 A.M.

Meeting location: Room 334

Mission Statement for Club:

To promote Spanish as a language and culture in LGJ High School and the community through Community service and celebration.

Requirements for membership:

  • Sophomore, junior, or senior status
  • Successfully completion Spanish 3 & 4
  • Spanish GPA of 3.0 for the last two semesters of Spanish
  • Overall Cumulative Average of 85% or higher (all subjects)
  • Enrolled in Spanish 5 or above in current school year

Middle School Baseball

Club Advisor Name: Mr. Adames

Days/Times Club Meets: Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 7:15am - 7:45am.

Meeting location: Weight Room or Room 149.

Mission Statement for Club:

The goal of the Middle School baseball team is to give student athletes an opportunity for them to be able to express their passion and energy in a productive way. This club is meant to help students develop their athletic abilities in preparation for high school baseball. In addition, the main purpose is to ensure that student athletes understand the importance of having strong academic standing and the influence that playing baseball has in your academic status. Through practicing baseball on a daily basis, we will build teamwork and support among each other. Through having study hall sessions twice a week, we will check in with each other about how classes are going and push each other to do better in all of our classes. The main goal is to have student prepare mentally and physically to meet the expectations needed to be met in order to play baseball in the Spring and in high school.

Requirements for membership: Students must be in 6-8th grade and maintain a 65 or higher in all of their classes.

Middle School Track

Club Advisor Name: Mr. Sutz

Days/Times Club Meets: Mondays, Thursdays (3:15-5:15) Saturdays 11 - 1

Meeting location: Room 147

Mission Statement for Club:

The purpose of the club is to get kids interested in playing sports and keeping their bodies healthy. My goal is to have the students better understand what a healthy life-style includes while also getting them familiar with the physical and mental attributes it takes to play sports.

Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad

Club Advisor Name: Ms. Reyna

Days/Times Club Meets: Fridays (3:30-4:30pm)

Meeting location: Room 351

Mission Statement for Club:

The purpose of the Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad is to recognize high achievement in Spanish courses at the middle school level. The Sociedad Hispánica de Amistad is a nationally recognized honor society for students who excel in the study of Spanish. As “Los Campeones” chapter, we want to promote Spanish as a language and culture in LGJ Middle School and the community through Community Service and Celebration.

Student Government

Mission Statement for Club:

We, the student leaders of the Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice, challenge ourselves to always strive to form a united student body and stand dedicated to:

  • Promoting unity in the LGJ community
  • Encouraging all students to participate in school events
  • Carrying out the CHARGE and setting an example for other students to do so
  • Informing, including and integrating all students in all matters By achieving these goals, we hope to create a safe environment for all LGJ students.

Eligibility Requirements: Students must have a 75 or above in all classes and no behavior issues.


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Youth Court

Club Advisor Name: Mr. Manolakos

Days/Times Club Meets: Thursdays, after school

Meeting location: Room 227 (courtroom)

Mission Statement for Club: The Youth Court serves the LGJ community by hearing cases where our students violated the Department of Education’s Discipline Code. Rather than punishing the students who appear before the Court, the Youth Court seeks to give them an opportunity to feel heard and understood without being judged, to reflect on the harm they have caused, and to explore what they can do to repair that harm and make better choices in the future.

Eligibility Requirements: Members must behave in a manner becoming a Court officer, and maintain good attendance and grades.