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.
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.
Club Staff Adviser
After School Day/Location 
 Academic Challenge  Karl Neitzel Contact the advisor for meeting info  Prepare for competition Q & A against  local high schools, televised on local TV 


Last Friday of the month, 324Foreign exchange and American students meet & work on projects
Art Club Wed, 352 Create individual and group art
Black and Gold
School Newspaper
Jessica Tayse Wed, 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 Oct 16Read and discuss books 

Chess Club

Mark Sack
Contact the advisor for meeting info Play matches, learn skills, compete
Drama/Theater Club David Jurns Contact the advisor for meeting info Prepare for a winter/spring theater performance
East Asian ClubEvery other Thurs, 133Explore music, culture, food and language of East Asian countries and cultures

Educators Rising

 Desiree Caliguire Beginning in mid-Sept, date announced soon, 239

For students interested in a career in education

Free Speech Club  Desiree Caliguire Monthly, Wed or Thurs, 239 Learn about free speech issues

Gay Straight Alliance

Thurs, 205

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

Gospel Choir Sandra Dixon Every Thurs, 4-6 pmPractice and perform gospel music

Jewish Student Union

Nancy Rich Every other Thurs, 353 Celebrate and learn about Jewish culture
 Key Club  Maria Francis Mon, 214  Partner with local Kiwanis Club for service & leadership
Leading Ladies
Desiree Caliguire 239 Promotes leadership and congeniality for girls
 Model United Nations (UN) Melinda Cales
2nd Fri of Month, 309
E-mail Ms. Cales to get on the remind list 
MSAN - Minority Student Achievement Network 2nd & 4th Thurs, mini-auditorium or 339 Peer support for academic achievement
National Honor Society Info distributed to members Academic, leadership, service
National Technical Honor Society Info distributed to members Academic, leadership, service for Career & Technical Education
Project SupportEvery other Wed, 136 Regular ed students in partnership with special ed students
Poetry ClubFirst meeting is Sept 19, 3rd Thursday, 3-4 pm Write 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


Caryl Yoo
Students Against Destructive Decisions

Science Olympiad

Contact the advisor for meeting infoTeam scientific projects for competition
Ski & Snowboard Club Sarah Perz
Michael Murray
Tues, Brandywine ski area, during snow seasonTravel to local ski area for lessons and ski practice
Stage Crew  Keith Newman Lunch periods & after school, 162 (Scene Shop) Prepare scenery, sound and lighting for all performing arts programming in the school.
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 Bergson Tryouts in the winter, practices dailySynchronized swimming, perform in show
TV Production Club Cynthia Booker
Thurs, 3-4 pm, 123
First meeting: Sept 12 
Write scripts, operate video cameras, produce videos
Tri-M Daniel Heim Fri, info distributed to membersMusic Honor Society
Yearbook Wed, 353 Design and produce school yearbook
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