Extracurricular Activities at Heritage High School

 

Club Name

Contact Person

Description

Anime Club

Andrew Baker

Allows students to experience the Japanese culture through animation.  Open to all interested students.  Club activities include weekly Anime viewing, conventions, and possibly a culture festival.

Art Club

Rojas

Provides opportunities for personal enrichment through trips to museums, art exhibits, etc.

Beta Club

Hill

Promotes the ideals of character, service, and leadership among students.  Membership by invitation only for 10-12th grade students who maintain a 3.5 weighted GPA.

E-Sports/

E-Gaming Club

Ginyard

An opportunity for students to get together after school, socialize, and have fun playing video games and board games. All games are multiplayer and students often have a choice between playing cooperatively or competitively. It is a great way to meet new students, make new friends, and engage in fun, friendly competition.  Moreover, the HHS Esports/Gamers Club is an active member of the High School Esports League (HSEL) where thousands of students representing hundreds of schools all over North America engage in competitive game play in a variety of digitally game-based genres.  Currently, the HHS Esports/Gamers Club is ranked in the top 50 competitive HSEL Esports teams for League of Legends.

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Wammock

A dynamic and effective national student organization that helps students become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through family and consumer science education.  Helps students develop their skills for life – planning, goal setting, and problem solving.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Stewart

Fosters a Christian environment where athletes and students can learn about God and compete in athletic competition.  Membership is open to all students.

French Honor Society

Long

Stimulates interest in the study of French, promotes high standards of scholarship, rewards scholastic achievements, and creates enthusiasm for and an understanding of francophone culture civilization.  Students must take French 3 or higher and maintain a GPA of 3.0 in order to be qualified

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Niswander

Brings business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.  We bring our mission to life through the application of our motto: Service, Education, and Progress.

Gardening Club

M. Hooley

Students work to beautify the school campus and learn about green gardening techniques. 

HHS Patriot Ambassadors

Richards/Jackson

Official hosts and hostesses for campus events and act as student guides for visitors. These students will be positive role models for their peers.

Italian Club

Ray

Promotes conversational skills in Italian and improves cultural understanding of Italian people. Activities include preparing and bringing your own food for meetings, field trips to relevant cultural productions, and community service projects.

International Thespian Society

Thorne

The theater honor society that does community service, fundraising, and theater activities.  Members attend the annual Georgia Thespian Conference.

Marine Corps Junior Reserve Training Corps (MCJROTC)

Mackey

Offers a full range of courses in leadership.  Provides instruction in the development of good habits and attitudes, problem solving, characteristics of successful civic and group leadership, and planning to meet the challenges of adult life.

MCJROTC Drone Team

Mackey

Created to inspire students toward careers in cyber security or other science, technology, and engineering careers.  Membership restricted to enrolled JROTC cadets for competition purposes.

MCJROTC Drill Team

Mackey

An exciting extension of discipline, teamwork, and leadership skills learned in the JROTC class.  Team performs at JROTC ceremonies and inspections, as well as competitions.

Mock Trial

Club

Bianka Anderson

An opportunity to learn about the legal process through taking on the various roles of a civil or criminal case.

Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

B. Baker and Matthews

Mu Alpha Theta is a National Mathematics Honor Society. To join students must have completed 2 years of college preparatory mathematics and have a 3.0 grade point average in their math classes.

National Art Honor Society

Rojas

Gives students with artistic talent the opportunity to create artwork and teaches the appreciation of art through visits to local areas of interest.  Must have a 3.0 GPA in art.

National Honor Society of Dance Arts

S. John son

The NHSDA is the nation’s leading dance honor society for middle and high schools. The program recognizes the importance of dance as an art form and an academic discipline that contributes toward academic achievement, workforce skills, and life skills; bring well=deserved recognition to outstanding students and schools.

National Honor Society

Howell

Recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service, and who exhibit high moral character.  Membership is open to selection as prescribed by the national guidelines.  Selection is made in the spring and induction in the fall.

No H8 Club

Rigdon

Social networking organization the promotes diversity, inclusion, and acceptance throughout the school and community and provides a safe, non-judgmental space in support of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersexed, questioning, and straight youth who share a common vision of equality and social justice.

Orienteering Team

Mackey

A military based sport that involves a combination of cross country with maps and has local, regional, and national competitions.

Patriot Players (Drama Club)

Thorne

Promotes creative collaboration in theatrical arts by offering opportunities for students to develop self-expression, confidence, and performance technique. Patriot Players produces shows, hosts guest artist workshops, and provides community service events.  This club is the gateway into International Thespian Troupe #4048.

The Poets’ Society

McTier

A club consisting of poets, aspiring poets, and lyricists meeting twice monthly. The goal of this club is to encourage and promote the writing of poetry in all forms and aspects. The bi-monthly meetings will include mini workshops to expose students to various styles of poetic writing, while creating a safe space for writers to share and critique their and others original poems or lyrics.

Reading Bowl

Herrington

Competition team where students read selected book among Georgia Children’s Book Award nominees in order to be quizzed at the county-level Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl. Winning teams move on to the state championship at the Annual Conference on Children’s Literature in March.

Rockdale Youth Leadership Club

 Counselors

Fosters and builds student leadership qualities and is a division of the Rockdale County Schools Youth Leadership program.  Membership is restricted to students who are nominated to attend the school system’s summer student leadership retreat.

Spanish Honor Society

Ray

Stimulates interest in the study of Spanish, promotes high standards of scholarship, rewards scholastic achievements, and creates enthusiasm for and an understanding of francophone culture civilization.  Students must take Spanish 3 or higher and maintain a GPA of 3.0 in order to be qualified

Student Council

Morton

Develops democratic ideals, teaches respect for law and order, maintains the highest standards of cooperation and school spirit, and promotes general social life in the school. Membership is open to students in good academic standing who are able to perform the duties of the elected office.

Technology Student Association (TSA)

Snagg

Prepares students for the challenges of a dynamic world by promoting technological literacy, leadership, and problem solving, resulting in personal growth and opportunities.  Open to all interested students.  Activities include fundraising, competitions, and leadership activities.

Tri-M Music Society

Green

International music honor society.  Designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments, and inspire others to excel at music and leadership.

Unique Butterflies

Casteal

Assists young ladies to become the beautiful, intelligent, independent, and self-confident individuals that they would love to be. Provides formal training and strategies to all members that will help them interact and work in the real world.

Voice Peer Club

Wammock

Supports and serves as the voice of students who are doing positive things and making good choices.