Clubs & Extracurriculars

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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.
 
NOTE: Meetings begin in mid-September. Accurate meeting dates will be posted here as they are received. Before October 1, please contact the advisor for details about meeting dates and locations.
 
ClubStaff Adviser 
Meetings
 After School Day/Location 
Description
 Academic Challenge Trey AdamsEvery Tues, 311 Prepare for competition Q & A against  local high schools, televised on local TV 
Black and Gold 
School Newspaper
Jessica TayseThurs, 307 or 355 Write, edit and take photos for student newspaper - web-based and hard copy. 
Book Club      Amy Bloomberg Kathy Lawrence
Quarterly, First meeting is Nov 4Read and discuss books 

Chess Club

Mark Sack
Oct 21, Nov 10, Dec 1, Dec 15, 240Play matches, learn skills, compete. Casual games for newcomers and experienced players
Drama/Theater ClubDavid JurnsContact the advisor for meeting info Produce the One-Act Festival and Spring Play
East Asian ClubEvery other Thurs, 133Explore music, culture, food and language of East Asian countries and cultures

Educators Rising

 Desiree CaliguireBeginning in mid-Sept, date announced soon, 239

For students interested in a career in education

Fashion ClubElizabeth Cawley
Every Mon, 356Investigate a career in the fashion field
Free Speech Club Desiree CaliguireMonthly, Wed or Thurs, 239Learn about free speech issues

Gay Straight Alliance

Wed, 211

Create a safe and welcoming school environment for all youth

Gospel ChoirSandra DixonEvery Thurs, 4-6 pmPractice and perform gospel music

Jewish Student Union

Nancy RichEvery other Thurs, 353Celebrate and learn about Jewish culture
Leading Ladies
Desiree Caliguire239Promotes leadership and congeniality for girls
 Model United Nations (UN)Melinda Cales
2nd Tues of Month, 309, E-mail Ms. Cales to get on the remind list 
 Interested students can join via Google Classroom with code - 6hp4h6z
MSAN - Minority Student Achievement Network2nd & 4th Wed, mini-auditoriumPeer support for eliminating opportunity and achievement gaps
National Honor SocietyInfo distributed to membersAcademic, leadership, service
National Technical Honor SocietyInfo distributed to members Academic, leadership, service for Career & Technical Education
Project SupportEvery other Wed, 136Regular ed students in partnership with special ed students
Poetry Club1st & 3rd WedWrite and perform original poetry 

Robotics Club - VEX

 Mon, Wed, some Thurs, 125
Teams of students build and design robots to compete in local VEX competitions

SADD

Kristen Narduzzi 

Students Against Destructive Decisions

Science Olympiad

Contact the advisor for meeting infoTeam scientific projects for competition
Ski & Snowboard ClubJames Miller
Nicholas Malakar
Tues, Brandywine ski area, during snow seasonTravel to local ski area for lessons and ski practice
Stage Crew Keith NewmanLunch periods & after school, 162 (Scene Shop)Build it, light it, mic it, tear it down, and start over
Student Council

Contact the advisor for meeting info
All school student leadership
9th Grade Class Council Contact the advisor for meeting infoGrade level student leadership 
10th Grade Class Council
Contact the advisor for meeting info
Grade level student leadership

11th Grade Class Council

Contact the advisor for meeting info
Grade level student leadership

12th Grade Class Council

Nancy Rich

Fri, 353 Students plan senior events: prom, senior picnic and other senior events

Swim Cadets

Esther BergsonTryouts in the winter, practices dailySynchronized swimming, perform in show
TV Production ClubCynthia Booker
Wed, 123
Engage in film projects that promote Tiger Nation
Tri-MDaniel HeimFri, info distributed to membersMusic Honor Society
YearbookWed, 353 Design and produce school yearbook
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