Clubs & Extracurriculars


Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District

Clubs & Extracurriculars

Clubs & Extracurriculars

Extracurricular activities are important for students. Participation in these clubs and teams develops leadership skills, expands friend networks and encourages better time management.

The high school staff encourages all students to participate in at least one extracurricular activity.

To see a complete list of athletic opportunities, see the Athletic Department.

The following clubs are offered at Heights. The list is always changing - depending on student interest. For information about club meeting times and activities, contact the club advisers listed below.

Meetings start at 3 p.m. unless noted below and generally last for 30 minutes.
Club Staff Adviser
After School Day/Location 


 Wed, 324Foreign exchange and American students meet & work on projects
Art Club Th & Fri, Create individual and group art
Black and Gold Wed, 307Write, edit and take photos for student newspaper - web-based and hard copy. 
Book Club      Amy Bloomberg Kathy Lawrence
Quarterly, first meeting Oct 18Read and discuss books 

Chess Club

Chirs Nitzsche
 TBDPlay matches, learn skills, compete
Drama/Theater Club David Jurns  TBDPrepare for a winter/spring theater performance
East Asian ClubJohn Boris Every other Thurs, 133Explore music, culture, food and language of East Asian countries and cultures
Free Speech Club Desiree Caliguire-Maier
3rd Thurs

Educators Rising (Future Educators)

Bridget Lambright  Every other Monday

For students interested in a career in education

Gender Sexuality Alliance

Liz Spaulding

Every other Mon, 214

Social and educational events that support gay/lesbian/transgender students

Gospel Choir Sandra Dixon Every Thurs, 4-6 pmPractice and perform gospel music
Improv Team  Bridget Lambright Every other Friday  

Jewish Student Union

Nancy Rich TBD Celebrate and learn about Jewish culture
Leading Ladies
Desiree Caliguire
2nd & 4th Thurs
Promotes leadership and congeniality for girls
Model U.N. Maria Francis
First Thurs of mo & as needed, 319Leadership and U.N. simulation
MSAN - Minority Student Achievement Network
 Every other Thurs
Peer support for academic achievement
National Honor Society Info distributed to members Academic, leadership, service
National Technical Honor Society TBDAcademic, leadership, service for Career & Technical Education
Project Support  Regular ed. students in partnership with special ed students
Poetry ClubAmy Bloomberg  Kathy Lawrence 2nd Wed of month, LibraryWrite and perform original poetry 

Robotics Club -
Building a Battle Bot

 M&W&Th 3-5 pm, 
rm 125 
Design and build a robot to compete in local Battle Bot competition


Caryl Yoo
 W, 136Students Against Destructive Decisions

Science Olympiad

 TBDTeam scientific projects for competition
Ski & Snowboard Club Sarah Perz
James Zidlicky
Tues, Brandywine ski areaTravel to local ski area for lessons and ski practice
Student Council
All school student leadership
9th Grade Class Council  O'Dasha Blue  TBDGrade level student leadership 
10th Grade Class Council
Grade level student leadership

11th Grade Class Council

Grade level student leadership

12th Grade Class Council

Karen Kastor
Patrick Fisher 

 TBDStudents plan senior events: prom, senior picnic and other senior events

Swim Cadets

Esther Bergson  Tryouts in the spring, practices dailySynchronized swimming, perform in show
TV Production Club Cynthia Booker Thurs, 3-4 pmWrite scripts, operate video cameras, produce videos
Tri-M Daniel Heim Fri, info distributed to membersMusic Honor Society
Yearbook Every Mon, T208Design and produce school yearbook
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