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 


Carolyn Pavel  Wed, T205Foreign exchange and American students meet & work on projects
Art Club
 Th & Fri, T104Create individual and group art
Black and Gold Write, edit and take photos for student newspaper - web-based and hard copy. 
Book Club      Amy Bloomberg Kathy Lawrence
2rd Mon of month, Library
Read and discuss books 

Chess Club

Chirs Nitzsche
 Mon, D107Play matches, learn skills, compete
Drama/Theater Club David Jurns  Prepare for a winter/spring theater performance
East Asian ClubJohn Boris Thurs, 133Explore music, culture, food and language of East Asian countries and cultures

Educators Rising (Future Educators)


For students interested in a career in education

Fashion Club Shawndreika Idahosa  Thurs, rm 356Design and create clothes
Free Speech Club Desiree Caliguire
 1st Fri of the month, 239 Partner with the City Club of Cleveland for forums and debates

Gender Sexuality Alliance

Liz Spaulding

Every Mon, 332

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

Gospel Choir Sandra Dixon Every Thurs, 4-6 pmPractice and perform gospel music
International Club Desiree Caliguire 1st Friday of the month, 239 Discussions, travel, community service

Jewish Student Union

Donna Feldman Every other Thurs, C108Celebrate and learn about Jewish culture
Leading Ladies
Desiree Caliguire Every other Mon, 239Promotes leadership and congeniality for girls
Model U.N. Maria Francis
 Leadership and U.N. simulation
MSAN - Minority Student Achievement Network Shawn Washington
 Peer support for academic achievement
National Honor Society Haethem Rasul  Academic, leadership, service
National Technical Honor Society Mary Anderson 1st Mon of  month, 3:10 in E100Academic, leadership, service for Career & Technical Education
Poetry ClubAmy Bloomberg  Kathy Lawrence 2nd Wed of month, LibraryWrite and perform original poetry 
Project Support/Best Buddies Elizabeth McDonald
John Boris
 Th, T128 Special Ed and regular ed students work together

Robotics Club -
Building a Battle Bot

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


Caryl Yoo
 W, 114Students Against Destructive Decisions

Science Olympiad

Nicole Miller 
 Team scientific projects for competition
Ski & Snowboard Club Christopher Nitzsche 
James Zidlicky
Tues, Brandywine ski areaTravel to local ski area for lessons and ski practice
Brown-Ealy  Mon, T229
All school student leadership
9th Grade Class Council 
 Grade level student leadership 
10th Grade Class Council
2nd Wed of month, A100
Grade level student leadership

11th Grade Class Council

2nd Wed of month, T208 
Grade level student leadership

12th Grade Class Council

Allison Craig
Claudene McCoy 

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

Swim Cadets

Madison Walker  Synchronized swimming, perform in show
TV Production Club Cynthia Booker Second Wed of the month, 3:10-4:10 pmWrite scripts, operate video cameras, produce videos
Tri-M Daniel Heim Alternating 2nd Wed or Fri, Media CenterMusic Honor Society
Yearbook Every Mon, T208Design and produce school yearbook
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