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September 24, 2017
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Stillwater High School

High School Extra-curricular Activities

 

Art Club

Art Club is open to students in grades 9-12 who are interested in the making and promotion of the visual arts. The primary goal is to make our school community aware of the vast talent that students possess. This is pursued through projects, fundraisers, displays and shows as well as community involvement projects. (Ms. Brennan)

Book Club

 Book Club is open to all students and staff. Discussions center on books students are reading in class, reading for fun, or new authors. (Ms. Carpenter, Ms. Brown, Ms. Chesney)

Chamber Singers

 Chamber Singers iss a select group consisting of highly motivated, serious singers. Students are eligible to audition through participation in Senior Chorus. Mandatory rehearsal is weekly after school. The group sings a wide variety of music and performs at school concerts along with additional community performances. Participation in NYSSMA and other choral competitions, as well as trips to see other groups and shows are possible. (Ms. Pitkin)

Drama Club

Drama Club is open to students in grades 6-12 who express an interest in performing in the annual drama/musical production. Skills such as projection, stage presence, diction, and character development will be focused on through various workshops and rehearsals. The club may also present dramatic readings and plan field trips to view theatrical productions. Collaborative efforts with local theater groups are also possible. Attendance at rehearsals is mandatory for those participating in scheduled performances. (Ms. Eggleston, Ms. Meers & Mr. Macfarlane)

French Club

French Club promotes and celebrates French language through fun and French-speaking activities. Members will cook a variety of French themed foods, organize activities for a day trip, watch movies, and do activities with younger students. In years past, members have taught mini French lessons to younger students, celebrated St. Nicolas Day, and had a 6th grade French Carneval. We do community service projects either locally or in the world. (Ms. Heflin)

Friends of Rachel Club

Friends of Rachel Club is committed to helping the community, spreading compassion, kindness and a positive attitude. (Ms. Luskin)

Green Team

Green Team is open to all students interested in the environment and community service. The club is responsible for facilitating all recycling programs, planning Earth Day activities, and organizing recycling campaigns that benefit the school and larger community. Additional activities are based on student interest.

Instrumental Chamber Ensembles

Instrumental Chamber Ensembles come in many different forms-from a jazz band to a flute choir, a percussion ensemble, or anything in between. Chamber musicians are constantly improving their skills including learning when to lead and when to listen, using communication and problem solving in a collaborative musical environment. These ensembles meet after school or in the evening at a time that is most convenient for all members. And while the majority of the members are in the band program, opportunities exist for non-band students to participate. (Mr. Iacketta)

Key Club

Key Club provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership. Objectives include serving the school and community, fostering an attitude in all relationships based upon the Golden Rule, and providing a practical means to form enduring friendships and build better communities. (Mr. Leewe)

Link Crew

Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, Link Crew trains members from the junior and senior classes to be Link Crew Leaders. As positive role models, Link Crew Leaders guide the freshman to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school and help facilitate freshman success. (Ms. Miller)

National Honor Society

National Honor Society members maintain high standards in scholarship, service, character, and leadership. Qualified individuals are invited to apply in the spring of junior year. Current members help design and implement the induction ceremony for new members. Members also perform individual as well as group service projects for the school and community. Members are expected to maintain an active membership status. (Ms. Miller)

Outdoor Club

Outdoor Club is a mix of recreation, education, and service. Members will help plan and participate in activities that include Adopt-a-Highway, hiking trips, trail maintenance, outdoor safety courses, rope courses, rock climbing walls, biking, and more. Members will also educate the school about environmental issues, outdoor safety, and fun outdoor ideas. (Ms. Bailey)

Spectrum Club

Spectrum Club is a student-run club that brings together LGBTQ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform for activism to fight homophobia and transphobia. (Ms. Mitidieri)

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is a peer leadership organization dedicated to preventing underage drinking and drug use by focusing attention on the potentially life threatening consequences of various destructive decisions. Members take part in developing ways to provide information regarding positive decision making to the student body. Members also learn about current trends, issues, and strategies by attending a “Safe Spring” conference and participate in various community service activities. (Ms. Carpenter)

Student Government

Student Government is open to all students. Its purpose is to improve the school environment and address the needs of the student body. Officers are elected to oversee meetings and activities. Activities include a minimum of two community service projects, the annual Snow Ball, elections, and participation in Board of Education meetings. (Ms. McBride)

Varsity Club

Varsity Club is open to any student that plays at least one varsity sport. The purpose of Varsity Club is to help promote leadership, pride, & sportsmanship in school & throughout the community. The club was created to embrace & exemplify what is means to be a Warrior student-athlete. Officers and representatives will be elected by club members. (Ms. McBride & Mr. McClements)

Web Club

Web Club is open to all students interested in all aspects of technology. The focus will be on establishing a student Help Desk, coding, handling the display of announcements, obtaining funding for a 3D printer, and creating a makerspace for student interest projects. (Ms. Carpenter & Ms. Robinson)

Yearbook Club

Yearbook Club members will establish a timeline for the yearbook, plan and implement necessary fundraising activities, coordinate appropriate activities to meet deadlines, and coordinate the distribution process. (Ms. Carpenter & Ms. Scarchilli)

Freshman Class

Freshman Class is open to all 9th grade students and meets an average of twice a month to plan potential fundraisers and community service projects. The group raises money to go toward paying for their Senior trip and Senior Prom. Members also participate in Fall Homecoming activities. All freshmen are responsible for electing class officers that make most of the final decisions for the class. (Ms. Chesney)

Sophomore Class

Sophomore Class is open to all 10th grade students who participate in various fundraising and service activities throughout the year. The group raises money to go toward paying for their Senior trip and Senior Prom. Sophomores are responsible for planning a class ring ceremony and also participate in Fall Homecoming activities. All sophomores are responsible for electing class officers that make most of the final decisions for the class. (Ms. Baker & Ms. Runkel)

Junior Class

Junior Class is open to all 11th grade students who participate in various fundraising and service activities throughout the school year. The group raises money to go toward paying for their Senior trip and Senior Prom. The Junior Class is responsible for planning Class Day and the Class Day Dance and also participate in Fall Homecoming activities. All juniors are responsible for electing class officers that make most of the final decisions for the class. (Ms. Brennan)

Senior Class

Senior Class is open to all 12th grade students. Students work to organize and plan the Homecoming Dance, the Senior Class trip, and the Senior Prom and fundraise for these events as well as plan a minimum of two other activities. All seniors are responsible for electing class officers that make most of the final decisions for the class. (Ms. Bailey, Ms. Meers, Ms. Cook)

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