HHS Clubs and Organizations DirectoryExplore the options below to find out more about the exciting student organizations at Heritage High School.
African American Film ClubThe African American Film Club is a club to educate people about the African American culture through films and movies. Open to all interested.Advisors: Janice Hodges and Jill GroffMeeting Time: TBA (Tuesday or Thursday after school)Meeting Location: Media Center
Art ClubArt Club is for all students interested in art, getting involved in the visual arts and practicing their skills.Advisor: Tarrah Huff and Maggie ByronMeeting Time: Thursdays from 2:30-3:15Meeting Location: 617
Baking Club is for students who enjoy baking or want to learn more about baking. We will make delicious treats to take home every month!
Advisor: Leanna Winstead
Meeting Days and Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2:30pm
A school friendship program that brings together students with and without disabilities to create an environment and acceptance. Students will be assigned to a student with special needs to develop a friendship through activities on and off campus.
Advisors: Suzy McCabe, Lindsay Tobin, and Caroline Valentine
Meeting Days and Times: TBD
Chess ClubChess Club Information: This club seeks to engage in chess to have fun and improve our chess playing skills. We welcome anyone from beginner to experienced players. More advanced players help those who are learning the rules/play of pieces and those seeking to improve their game tactics and strategy.Advisor: Marc CollinsMeeting Day: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each monthMeeting Location: 1516
Chick-Fil-A Leader AcademyClub Information:Chick-fil-A Leader Academy engages students in monthly Leader Labs with a focus on important leadership skills that they will use to create student-led Community Impact Projects. Our end of year Impact Project is the Chick fil A 5k.Advisor(s): Bonnie Mwanda & Dawn BeasterMeeting Time: 2:30Meeting Day: TuesdayMeeting Location: Media Center
DECADECA is the club for Marketing and Business students. DECA is a competition based club in that our primary focus is preparation for and competing in regional, state and international competitions. The competition have role-play and testing components. Any student who has taken or will be taking a Marketing or Business class may participate.Advisors: Danny Bland and David KillingsworthMeeting Time: TBDMeeting Location: 2511
Family, Career & Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
Family, Career & Community Leaders of America - Students take action to make the world a better place embracing Family Values and sharing them with the whole community. Social/global awareness and sustainability focus
Advisors: Edward Manville and Wendy May
Meeting Day and Time: 1st Tuesday of each month
Meeting Location: 612
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)FCA is an interdenominational Christian sports ministry that welcomes all Heritage students, athletes, and non-athletes. It promotes fellowship and togetherness.Advisor: Jim BurrowsMeeting Times: Every Friday at 7:05 a.m.Meeting Location: Small Gym
FFA promotes: Premier Leadership, Personal Growth, & Career Success
Advisor: Camber Starling
Meeting Day/Time: Thursdays from 2:30-4
Location: Room 516
FFAFFA is an agriculturally based leadership organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Although FFA no longer stands for "Future Farmers of America" the organization still have its roots in farming and agriculture on a large scale.Advisor: Camber StarlingMeeting Time: Every Thursday from 2:30-4Meeting Location: 516
French ClubThe French Club at Heritage High School promotes the Francophone culture and language and encourages unity and fun among its members through games, competitions, presentations and activities. The club also promotes awareness about current events in French-speaking countries around the world. Students do various fun activities related to French language and culture.Advisor: Carla RocheMeeting Time: Second Tuesday of every month at 2:30Meeting Location: 522
French National Honor SocietyThe purpose of French National Honor Society is to recognize students who have had high academic achievement in their French classes. It also promotes the French language and Francophone culture by serving as tutors, creating presentations, attending the French festival and being positive role models to others at the school.Advisor: Carla RocheMeeting Time: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 3:00 (after French Club)Meeting Location: 522
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)FBLA: is the high school division of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. FBLA helps high school students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions (FBLA Competitive Events), leadership development, and educational programs.Advisor: Danny BlandMeeting Time: 2nd Tuesday of every monthMeeting Location: 2511
Girls Who Code
Girls Who Code is a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology. The HHS chapter of GWC implements programs to educate, equip, and inspire girls with the computing skills they'll need to pursue 21st century opportunities.
Club Advisor: Melinda Mouzzon
Meeting Day and Time: Tentatively the 3rd Thursday of each month
Meeting Location: 1610
Heritage Peer Ambassadors
The Heritage Peer Ambassadors is an Honors Service Organization to assist students new to Heritage High School.
Advisor: Dr. Theresa Tate
Meeting Day and Location: varies/usually Husky Help once per month
Honors Dance and Dance Team
Honors Dance and the HHS Dance Team are audition-based groups of dancers who possess advanced technique skills and excellent performance qualities. Honors Dance is a semester-long elective class that increases the dancer's knowledge of technique and choreographic skills. Dancers also work to produce two performances each semester and are involved in as many school and community events as possible. The HHS Dance Team performs at all Home football games and most Home basketball games in addition to Pep Rallies and other school and community events. Practices are held after school 3-4 days a week after school.
Advisor: Jennifer Parker
Meeting Day and Time: TBD
HOSAHOSA - Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America, is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of ACTE.HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA is a team of high school students striving to make a difference at school and in the community through recruitment and retention of students as health professionals. HOSA provides students with personal, career, and leadership development opportunties to be college and career ready.Advisors: Ann RiddleMeeting Time: 1st Thursday of each monthMeeting Location: 606
Huskies Advocating for Females in Science (HAFS)
Our club seeks to learn from female scientists about how to make a career in a male-dominated field. We meet regularly to discuss science and actively volunteer in the community.
Advisor: Audra Hawley
Meeting Times will be Tuesdays twice per month in 2614.Website: www.huskyhafs.weebly.comOn Twitter: @huskyhafs
Husky DiplomatsHusky Diplomats are our Peer mediators. This program is designed to provide a supportive environment for students to:
*learn to express and resolve conflict in a nonviolent fashion.
*learn to enhance communication skills.
*seek solutions that take into account common interests.Advisors: Yvonne Corcho and Lauren WeaverMeeting Time: The group meets at least quarterly in various locations
Husky Photography ClubClub will take pictures at school events, create projects, learn the basics of photography as well as develop social skills and expand creativity. Join us to learn how to take better photos and to take pics around school & for events.Advisor: Lori DrummondClub Meets: 1st and 3rd Thursday's 2:30-3:30. See Ms. Drummond for location.
International ClubThe International Club brings together students to learn about different cultures of the world. Students share their cultures with each other. The club hosts the International Show in the spring where cultures are celebrated through poetry, dance, song, and other art forms. This club is open to anyone and it explores the diversity at Heritage High School.Advisor: Laurie TuckerMeeting Time: TBDMeeting Location: 518
International Thespian Society
The International Thespian Society is a by-invitation-only theatre honors society.Advisor: Bryan PhoebusMeeting Time: TBA/see advisorMeeting Location: HHS TheatreClub President: TBA
Jewish Culture Club
The purpose is to educate others concerning the stigma and misunderstanding around Judaism. This club plans to promote familiarity with Judaism and help educate others about it while having fun!
Advisors: Jill Groff and Janice Hodges
Meeting Day, Time, and Location: Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 in the Media Center
Jr. MANRRS Program is designed to stimulate the interest in science, technology, engineering, agricultural, and mathematics fields, or STEAM. The goal is to encourage students in grades 7–12 to attend college and pursue agriculture, natural resources, and environmental sciences degrees. Our Jr. MANRRS program provides activities to help students discover firsthand how agriculture, engineering, and technology relate to the world around them and discover the excitement of academic excellence, leadership, technical development, and teamwork. One of our signature programs is the Jr. MANRRS Regional Cluster Meeting, a low-cost, three-day professional development event for students in grades 7-12.
Advisor: Keonte Edmonds
Meeting Day and Time: 3rd Thursday of every month at 2:30
Location: Room 518
Junior Optimist International
Service Organization in partnership with Optimist International
Advisor: Erin Meyer
Meeting Day and Time: Every other Thursday at 2:30
Location: See advisor
Key ClubKey Club International is the oldest and largest student-led service program for high school students. Key Club promotes leadership through serving others. The Heritage Key Club is part of the Carolina District (North and South Carolina).Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to build character, participate in service projects and develop leadership.Advisors: Marc CollinsMeeting Time: 2nd and 4th Tuesday monthlyMeeting Location: 1516
Ladies of DistinctionLadies of Distinction is a mentoring program for girls in grades 9-12. The club operates under four programmatic thrusts: leadership, sisterhood, service and scholarship.Advisor: Erica DavisMeeting Time: Provided to members upon application.Meeting Location: Provided to members upon application.
MISSION: BE AN IMPACT PLAYER! The Lettermen's Club provides opportunities to build lasting character in MALE and FEMALE student-athletes who strive to impact their classroom, community and competition with excellence using a practical system to chart their journey.
Lettermen's Club website: http://lettermensclub.org/
- 1st Thursday of each month
- 7am in Room 620-B
- Dawn Beaster :: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Lisa Harris :: email@example.com
BECOMING A MEMBER
-Printed applications can be turned in to Mrs. Beaster in the Media Center or to Mrs. Harris in Room 628.
::GPA standards are evaluated for membership approval.
SUBMITTING COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS
Community Service Digital Tracker Link HERE
-Use this link to submit your community service hours. Hard copy with signature still required.
Community Service Tracker Form PRINT
-Hard copies should be PRINTED and TAKEN with you to service event.
-Please ask supervisor to sign form before leaving location.
-Hard copies with supervisor signature are due to Caden Savage at the following meeting after service event.
LC REMIND: Text @cf9kk26 to 81010
Male Leadership SummitAdvisors: Tyson AsheMeeting Time and Day: TBAMeeting Location: 628
Math Honor Society
Marh Honor Society is a club that is open to Juniors and Seniors who have applied, been selected, and maintain a math GPA of 4.0 and above. Students focus on tutoring peers within the school and throughout the community.
Advisor: Leanna Winstead
Meeting Time: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:55 a.m.
Meeting Location: See Advisor
MSEN (Math Science Education Network with NC State)
Organization Information: https://hhsmsenclub.weebly.com
Advisor: Todd Gunsher
Meeting Day and Time: First meeting is after school on September 10th in Room 1612.
National Achievers SocietyLaunched nationally as the Thurgood Marshall Achievers Society, it is now known as the National Achievers Society. The organization seeks to recognize, encourage, and reinforce achievement among African American youth and other students of color. Any 10th-12th grade student with a weighted GPA of at least 3.0 can apply for membership.Advisor: Deirdra WilliamsMeeting Time: See AdvisorMeeting Location: See Advisor
National Art Honor SocietyNational Art Honor Society is a highly active organization at HHS. Its purpose is to assist student members to attain their highest potential in all forms of art, and to raise awareness of art education throughout the school and community. The National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is a service club program to inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art.Advisors: Tarrah Huff and Maggie ByronMeeting Time: Thursdays at 2:30Meeting Location: 617
National Chinese Honor Society
A meeting place of driven, like minded students who excel in Chinese language courses/study
Advisor: Wenjing Liu
Meeting Day and Time: The second Tuesday or each month at 2:30 p.m.
Meeting Location: Room 524
National English Honor SocietyClub Information: The National English Honor Society (NEHS) is the only international organization exclusively for high school students and faculty who, in the field of English, merit special note for past and current accomplishment. It is an honors service organization meant to recognize and encourage student achievements and service in English Language Arts.Club Advisor: Tiffany CroninMeeting Day & Time: Second Tuesday morning of each monthMeeting Location: *See Advisor
National History Honor Society
Advisor: Stephanie Walker
Meeting Day and Time: the last Thursday of the month at 2:30
Room: See Advisor
National History Honor SocietyThe mission and the purposes of this organization shall be:-To promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies among high school students.-To provide through its local chapters opportunities for exploration in the social studies in . secondary school environments and the community.-To encourage interest in, understanding of, and appreciation for the social studies.Club Advisor: Stephanie TeagueMeeting Day & Time: Last Thursday of the month at 2:30Meeting Location: *See Advisor
National Honor SocietyNational Honor Society is a club that is open to Juniors and Seniors who have applied, been selected, and maintain a GPA of 3.8 and above. Students focus on service projects within the school and throughout the community.Advisors: Abby Soffe and Leanna WinsteadMeeting Time: Every third Wednesday of the month at 6:55 a.m.Meeting Location: AuditoriumClub President: TBA
National Science Honor SocietyHonor Society that works to promote scientific knowledge and community involvement in Science events. 10-12th grade students must have an eligible GPA and submit an application to be considered for membership.Advisors: Mary Jo Cowley and Caroline ValentineMeeting Time: Third Thursday of the month at 6:55Meeting Location: Auditorium (Unless otherwise noted.)
National Speech and Debate Association (Honor Society)The National Speech & Debate Association connects, supports, and inspires a diverse community committed to empowering students through competitive speech and debate.It is an honor society in which students participate in events revolving around the tenants of speech and debate in local tournaments against other schools.Advisor: Matt SellekMeeting Time: Thursday from 2:30-3:30Meeting Location: *See Advisor
National Technical Honor SocietyNational Technical Honor Society nominates students who have shown overall student achievement as well as outstanding achievement in Career and Technical Education Classes. NTHS promotes leadership and educational excellence, awards scholarships, and enhances career opportunities in high school, college, and in the workforce. NTHS brings well deserved recognition, scholarship opportunities, and career opportunities to students who excel in CTE fields.Advisors: Paula Grady and Bonnie WeyantMeeting Time: Third Tuesday of the month at 7 a.m.Meeting Location: See advisors
North Carolina Students for Climate Action (NCSCA)
NCSCA works to bring student and community awareness and prevention strategies toward climate change. Students participating will work on various awareness and tip campaigns throughout the year.
Advisor: Audra Hawley
Meeting Time, Day, and Location: See advisor
Operation WisdomOperation Wisdom is an international service-learning club that empowers students to be difference makers in the global community.Advisors: Jessica Yates and Erin MeyerMeeting Time: Wednesdays at 2:30 (general meeting); Tuesdays at 2:30 (leadership)Meeting Location: See advisorsYou do NOT need to attend every meeting in order to be an active member.
This group provides mentoring for freshmen.
Advisor: Erica Davis
Meeting Day and Time: Provided to mentors upon application
Meeting Location: See Advisor
Students interested in pursuing careers in veterinary medicine, raise awareness for animal welfare, and educated the public on animal husbandry. Club aims to educate the public on proper preventative care of animals as well as career pathways within the veterinary medical field.
Club Advisor: Keonte' Edmonds
Meeting Location: See Advisor
Meeting Time and Date: 2:30, 3rd Thursday of every month
Club President: TBA
This club’s purpose will be to research and learn more about people's behaviors and thought processes.
Advisor: Tom Kraft
Meeting Day, Time, and Location: See advisor
Science OlympiadScience Olympiad is an engaging way for students to explore their scientific interest, through self-study, teamwork, and competition. Students prepare for and compete in the Science Olympiad competitions throughout the year.Advisor: Kathy LylesMeeting Time: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30Meeting Location: 1612
Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish Honor Society)The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). It was formally organized as the Spanish National Honor Society in 1953. The name was changed to Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica in 1959. At present there are over 2,000 national and international chapters. We are the “Diéresis Chapter” of HHS. The purpose of the society is to recognize high achievement of high school students in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and to promote a continuing interest in Hispanic and Portuguese studies.Advisor: Sr. Leroy SalazarMeeting Time: Personalized invitation (monthly meetings) Follow Twitter Account: @Heritage_SHHMeeting Location: 504Club President: TBA
Spanish ClubThe Spanish Club is an exciting way for students to explore and to participate in cultural activities related to the Spanish-speaking world through food, dance, and entertainment. Join us to learn more about Spanish culture and to practice the Spanish language.Advisor: Sr. Leroy SalazarMeeting Time: First Thursday of the month at 2:30Meeting Location: 504
Sports Medicine ClubClub Information: Sports medicine club is designed to allow students to learn more about the healthcare field in regards to injury management. Students are responsible for hydration stations, first aid care and assisting the sports medicine staff daily at practices and games.Club Advisor: Becky BanksMeeting Day & Time: Daily for sports coverageMeeting Location: *See Advisor
Student Equity Team
The Student Equity Team was formed to address equity gaps in our school. It aligns with WCPSS's equity initiatives/the Vision 2020 blueprint as well as the goals for HHS's School Improvement Team. Student Equity Team members work to ensure everyone feels included, seen, and respected. The team's goal is to ensure an equitable environment at Heritage High School from the student's perspective.
Advisors: Jill Groff and Janice Hodges
Meeting Day, Time, and Location: Tuesdays and Thursdays during Husky Help in the Media Center
Club Co-Presidents: Victoria Wells and Tabitha Richardson
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student government is a student led organization charged with the duty of continuously expanding and planning student activities, creating fundraisers to support all clubs and organizations at the school, developing communication among students, faculty, and administration, and to improving school spirit and morale. SGA provides leadership opportunities for students.SGA Advisors: Sanda Forner, Jan LigginsSenior Class Advisor: Allison HaysJunior Class Advisor: Sandra FornerSophomore Class Advisor: Adam HatchFreshman Class Advisor: Jan Liggins
Meeting Time: Fridays during Advisory
Meeting Location: Commons
The Eighties Club
The Eighties Club is for devoted fans of all things 80s: pop culture, music, television, film, etc. A topic of the day is discussed and debated. The club's goal is to engage students in the decade of the 80's making connections to today's environment, through music, film and group discussions.
Club Advisors: Jill Groff and Janice Hodges
Meeting Location: Media Center
Meeting Time and Day: Husky Help, Mondays
Presidents: A.J. Jackson and Riley Harper
Provides fiction based activities tailored to the interests of its participants.
Advisor: Laurie Tucker
Meeting Day and Time: See Advisor
Meeting Location: See Advisor