Marine Biology

  • Advisor's Name: Mrs. Kalkhoff

    Goals of the Club:
    Gain an appreciation of Marine Ecosystems & experience the culture of a third world country.

    Brief Overview:
    This Class is a cooperative course for students primarily from Jackson and North Canton, however, if space permits, we also accept students from Lake,GlenOak, and any of the other local schools.

    In May, an informational meeting will be held to discuss details of the trip and course work. If you are interested in taking the class, you will pick up an application form at that meeting and return it to one of the advisors. You will be notified of your acceptance into the course for next year before you leave for the summer.

    35 (must be a junior or senior)

    Club Representatives:
    Mrs. Kalkhoff

    Club meetings:
    Wednesdays 6-9 PM, late October through March

    Fees to join:
    Expenses for trip to Andros Island, Bahamas in March is approx. $2200

    Special requirements to join:
    Juniors and Seniors are are selected by application and acceptance based on successful completion of Biology, attendance, behavior, overall GPA.

    Weekly classes to learn about various forms of Marine Organisms. There will be two snorkel practices at the Jackson YMCA

    Requirements to stay in the club:
    Successful completion of required assignments, practices, & ability to swim and snorkel.

    Special Trips the Club takes:
    In March, students attend a one week trip to Andros Island, Bahamas. We stay at a Marine Biology Field Station and do daily snorkel trips to various sites around the Island.

    Additional Information:
    Visit our Facebook page: Hoover/Jackson Marine Biology