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 
 Academic Challenge  Karl Neitzel Contact the advisor for meeting info  Prepare for competition Q & A against two local high shcools, televised on local TV 


Wed, 324Foreign exchange and American students meet & work on projects
Art ClubTh & Fri, 352Create individual and group art
Black and Gold NewspaperJ_Tayse@chuh.orgWed, 307Write, edit and take photos for student newspaper - web-based and hard copy. 
Book Club      Amy Bloomberg Kathy Lawrence
Quarterly, dates are available in the libraryRead and discuss books 

Chess Club

Chirs Nitzsche
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 ClubJohn BorisEvery other Thurs, 133Explore music, culture, food and language of East Asian countries and cultures
Free Speech Club Desiree Caliguire-Maier
3rd Thurs, 239 

Educators Rising (Future Educators)

Bridget Lambright  Every other Monday, 309

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 Every other Thurs, 353Celebrate 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 & 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 Info distributed to members Academic, leadership, service for Career & Technical Education
Project SupportEvery other Thurs, 136  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, 
Design and build a robot to compete in local Battle Bot competition


Caryl Yoo
Wed, 136Students Against Destructive Decisions

Science Olympiad

Contact the advisor for meeting infoTeam scientific projects for competition
Ski & Snowboard Club Sarah Perz
Rob Nitzsche
Tues, Brandywine ski area, during snow seasonTravel to local ski area for lessons and ski practice
Student Council
Mon, 161
All school student leadership
9th Grade Class Council  O'Dasha Blue  room 329Grade level student leadership 
10th Grade Class Council
Contact the advisor for meeting info
Grade level student leadership

11th Grade Class Council

Every other Wed, 353
Grade level student leadership

12th Grade Class Council

Karen Kastor
Patrick Fisher 

4th Mon, 340 and as needed 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, 123Write scripts, operate video cameras, produce videos
Tri-M Daniel Heim Fri, info distributed to membersMusic Honor Society
Yearbook Every other Wed, 353Design and produce school yearbook
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