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Activities & Organizations - High School

Note: For a student to be eligible for activities the student must maintain a 2.0 GPA and/or not have failed two subjects. Requirements for National Honor Society are different, please see activity description for details. All activities are free unless noted in their description.


Concert Band
Drama Club
Garden Club
German Club
Health Careers Club
Interact Club
Intramurals
Jazz Band
Marching Band
National Honor Society
Newspaper (Minaret)
Pep Art
Spring Play
Student Council
Visual Ensemble
Winterguard
Yearbook


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Concert Band

  • Two evening concerts per year - Winter and Spring
  • You MUST participate in concert band to be in marching band
  • Practices are held during period
  • Prior experience or director's approval for instrument required

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Drama Club

  • Take part in the annual Acting Residency offered in the high school auditorium
  • Attend field trips to plays
  • Be a part of the plays and/or musicals
  • Assistance preparing for auditions

Fee: Fundraisers will be available to offset event fees

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Garden Club

  • Garden Club teaches students about plant types and care
  • Students will keep the plants that they grow
  • Field trips are included in the clubs activities
  • Meetings are held upon sponsors request

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German Club

  • The club that bases all activities around German heritage
  • Participate in numerous activities throughout the year

Fee: Fundraisers will be available to offset event fees

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Health Careers Club

  • This activity will help introduce students to the career opportunities available in the health fields
  • Attend Health Quest Career Fair
  • Opportunities for shadowing a professional or volunteering in a hospital at Health Quest Career Fair
  • Charitable projects - 4 blood drives per year, daffodil days, and Race for the Cure
  • Meetings are held monthly
  • Open to grades 9-12

Fee: Fundraisers will be available to offset event fees

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Interact Club

  • Interact is a Rotary sponsored service club for secondary school-aged students
  • Through Interact, young people develop initiative, leadership skills, and lasting friendships

Fees: Fundraisers are used support activities such as making crafts at a home for the elderly or purchasing gifts for Toys for Tots.

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Intramurals

  • Powderpuff Football
  • Intramural Basketball Assn (IBA)

Fees: Participants may be required to purchase a shirt to be worn durng games

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Jazz Band

  • Two evening concerts, Spring and Winter, plus several community performances
  • Participants require prior experience and directors approval

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Marching Band (High School)

  • The band performs at all Spartan Football games (home and away), parades, and 3 band festivals annually
  • Attend Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida biennially to participate in a parade
  • Wednesday after school practices from 3:00-5:00PM are mandatory
  • Practices held during and after school
  • Prior band experience or director's permission is required to join
  • You must be in concert band to be in marching band

Fees: $175 band camp; T-shirt and shoes; Fundraisers will be held throughout the year to help with all fees



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National Honor Society

  • NHS is a national organization that recognizes students for scholarship, character, service, and leadership
  • Students in Grades 10-12 are eligible to participate
  • Must have at least a 3.5 GPA in order to join
  • Must have 36 Hours of community service
  • Must have 3 extra-curricular activities
  • Must participate in the March of Dimes Walk America
  • Must exhibit qualities of leadership and character

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Newspaper (Minaret)

  • Produces 4-5 issues each school year
  • Meetings are in the communications classroom
  • 2-3 meetings per issue
  • Most meetings are mandatory

Fees: Fundraisers will be held throughout the year to help with all fees.

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Pep Art Club

  • Pep Art paints signs for Spartan events and other school activities
  • Meeting in art room as necessary

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Spring Play

  • Be an actor or actress in the production of the spring play
  • Meetings and practices are held in the auditorium after school
  • Students must audition for the part they desire

Fees: Students may be required to borrow, purchase or make their own costumes or props. Fundraisers will be held throughout the year to help with all fees.


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Student Council

  • Be a part of an organization that makes numerous decisions about the school
  • Debate over potential problems occurring in our surroundings

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Visual Ensemble

  • Visual Ensemble consists of the flags, batons, and rifles you see at parades and half-time shows with the Brentwood Band
  • Practices are held in the evenings
  • Try outs are held in the spring prior to each season

Costs: Make-up products and warm-ups (optional); $175 band camp; T-shirt and shoes; Fundraisers will be held throughout the year to help with all fees.

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Winterguard

  • Winter guard has three divisions to the group
  • Visual ensemble, Guard, Majorettes and Dance team
  • Performances are on Saturdays throughout the year
  • Participate in championships at Wildwood, NJ biennially

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Yearbook

  • Produce the high school yearbook
  • Opportunities in different fields are offered - selling yearbooks, selling ads, taking pictures, working on layouts and captions, interviews, etc.

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