Directory

Activity Sponsor Location Day & Time Grades Prerequisites Key Events Comptetitions
Academic Decathlon Mr. Pierson TBA TBA 9-12 Enrollment in class - see your counselor Regional competition Yes
Aim/Upward Bound Ms. Itzel Lopez Room 112 Monday - Thursday, 3:15-5:30 pm 9-12 Selected based on government requirements College Prep Hour, Scholarships, Field Trips No
Art Club Mrs. Pilypaitis Room 220 TBA Field Trips to the Zoo; Art for Conservation Art Show at the Zoo, April 23rd, 2022
Barber Club Mr. Galvan TBA TBA 9-12 None Practice, apply, and compete in barber techniques; apprenticeships also available
BEARclusity Ms. Lahmann TBA TBA Mix It Up Lunch, No Place for Hate, Community outreach
Book Club Mr. Flint Library TBA Book/Movie discussions, Skype author visits
Cheerleading Coach Parks Commons, Games After school practices, 3:30-5:30 pm, games 9-12 2.25 GPA, April tryouts Open House Volunteers, Charities and Fundraisers, Red Ribbon Rally Week, Competitions, Summer Camp Yes
Concert & Marching Band Mr. Short Room 133 Class and Practice Monday/Wednesday, August-October 9-12 Successful completion of 8th grade band or audition Winter/Spring Concert, Marching Exhibitions & Invitations, Basketball Pep Band, OPS & NSAA District Music Contest, National Adjudication every 2 years Yes
Crusader Yearbook Staff Mrs. Duncan Room 101 Class 10-12 Journalism 1-2 or Photojournalism and Digital Journalism 1 Produce school yearbook Yes
DECA (An Association of Marketing Students) Ms. Wyllie 227 Class and outside of class 11-12 Enrollment in Marketing 1-2 or Marketing 3-4 Social, Travel, Academic Leadership, and Community Service Yes
Drama Club Ms. Hazuka Auditorium Wednesdays Boo Bash, Field Trips, State Festival
Educators Rising Ms. Murphy, Mr. Vanatta TBA Class and outside of class 9-12 Interest in the field of Education Community service, local and national conferences, leadership opportunities
FFA (An Association of Agricultural Students) Dr. Harvey, Ms. Wilton-Cooper TBA TBA 10-12 Current/past enrollment in Urban Agriculture Career Academy Nebraska State Fair, Husker Harvest Days, National FFA Convention, Pathways to Careers Conferences, State Convention, community service activities Yes
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Mr. Gardner Room 225 Class and outside of class 9-12 Current/past enrollment in a business-related class Boo Bash, State Fall Conference, State Spring Conference, National Conference Yes
Hip Hop Club Mr. Arneson, Mr. Clawson TBA TBA History/aspects of Hip-Hop; how to make the music
JROTC (Color Guard, Drill Team, Marksmanship) Major Hendrickson Class and Bryan Middle School for Marksmanship Before & After School 9-12 Enrollment in JROTC classes; 2.0 GPA for Color Guard and Drill Team Brigade Cadet Challenge, Courtesy Patrol, JROTC Ball, Brigade Review, Spring Formal, Drill Meets, Color Guard Competition, Air Rifle Invitational, OPS Air Pistol League Shoot-off, Awards Night, Marksman Biathlon, Academic Decathlon, Summer Cadet Leadership Challenge Camp Yes
Junior Class Officers Mrs. Duncan Room 101 Oct-May 11 Prom, ACT activities, Class Pride
Just Friends Ms. Hodges, Ms. Buresh TBA Class Integrate and mentor students with disabilities (ACP Class)
Latino Leaders Mr. Mendo-Pancca TBA TBA Field Trips, Community Volunteerism, College Visits, and Guest Speakers
Native Indigenous Centered Education (NICE) Mrs. Woods TBA TBA 9-12 Enrollment in the NICE Program Native American students and education support
NHS (National Honor Society) Mrs. Gates, Mrs. Cuddy Room 122 Every other Thursday, 7:15 a.m. 11-12 3.75 cumulative GPA, faculty evaluation, essay application, Induction Ceremony Volunteer requirements of 20 hours/school year; Coordination of Boo Bash, Project Linus "Make a Blanket" Day, Book and/or Food Drives
Orator Newspaper Staff Mrs. Duncan Room 101 Class 10-12 Journalism 1-2 or Photojournalism and Digital Journalism 1 Produce school newspaper Yes
Orchestra Mr. Short Room 133 Block B6 9-12 Successful completion of 8th grade orchestra Fall/Winter/Spring Concert, OPS & NSAA District Music Contest, National Adjudication every 2 years
Orchestra, Jazz Band, Chamber Orchestra Mr. Short Room 133 Class 9-12 Successful completion of 8th grade orchestra Fall/Winter/Spring Concert, OPS & NSAA District Music Contest, National Adjudication every 2 years Yes
Quiz Bowl Mr. Pierson TBA TBA None Regional Competition Yes

Special Programs*

    • Academic Coaching
    • Cheerleading and Spirit Squad
    • Chorus Groups (Music Theatre Ensemble, Men's Chorus/Treble Chorus, Concert Choir)
    • Concert & Marching Band
    • Crusader Yearbook Staff
    • Culinary Team
    • DECA
    • Drama Club
    • Educators Rising
    • Family, Career, Community Leaders of American (FCCLA)
    • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
    • Flag Team
    • FFA (An Association of Agriculture Students)
    • JROTC - Color Guard
    • JROTC - Drill Team
    • JROTC - Marksmanship
    • National Honor Society (NHS)
    • Orator Newspaper Staff
    • Orchestra, Jazz Band, Chamber Orchestra
    • School Musicals & Plays
    • Skills USA
    • Speech/Forensics Team
    • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics Career Academy (TDL)
    • Thrive Club
    • Urban Agriculture & Natural Resources Career Academy

Clubs**

    • Academic Decathalon
    • Art Club
    • Book Club
    • Chess Club
    • Class Officers
    • Computer Animation Club
    • Environmental Club
    • French Club
    • Just Friends
    • Latino Leaders
    • Oasis Campus Connect
    • Quiz Bowl
    • Science Olympiad
    • Student Council
    • Travel Club