17/18 Club and Activity Schedule

Art/Fashion Club Sponsor: Fulton Monday 3:00, Room 333
 
Chess Club Sponsor: Glomski Wednesday 3:00, Room 503
 
Dance Team Sponsor: Hatfield Tuesday & Thursday 3:00-5:00, Café
 
 Ecology Sponsor: Koslin  2nd and 4th Wednesday 8:00, Room 323
The Ecology Club works closely with Salt Springs’ state park as part of Coastal Clean-up and other service projects to help the environment.  We also go h­­iking, biking, snorkeling, and kayaking to enjoy the environment as well.  The club is also responsible for the planting and maintenance of over 100 species of trees that will become apart of Mitchell HS Arboretum.
 FBLA Sponsor: Glaves, Lamb, Tietz 3rd Thursday 7:50, Media
The main focus of the club is to introduce members to different aspects of the business and technology world through social events as well as enhance skills through competitions. For the competition, all members choose an event in which to study for and then compete against other members from our district for a chance to move on to state competition. Some competitions include English, Marketing, Word Processing, Web Design, and Public Speaking, just to name a few. We meet monthly in the mornings and are one of the largest clubs on campus at 125 members. It is a great way to meet friends and anyone can join!
FCA Sponsor: Dixon, Hinman 2nd and 4th Monday 7:45, Gym
FCA is a club open to all students.  We are dedicated to service projects and Bible study.
French Club Sponsor: Hall 2nd and 4th Thursday 3:00, Room 723
 
 GSA Sponsor: B Konrad 2nd and 4th Friday 8:00, Portable 7
GSA is a student-led and student-organized school club that aims to create a safe, welcoming and accepting school environment for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender-identity/expression.  GSA provides a supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, as well as those who are perceived as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender, questioning their identity, and the children of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender families.
Hoofbeat Sponsor: McNulty Daily Class
Hoofbeat is a club that is also an elective class.  The students in this organization plan, write, edit, fund and publish the newspaper distributed throughout the school.  They also affiliate with organizations like Florida Scholastic Press Association where they get involved in workshops and competition.  Admission onto the staff is by application only.  Applications will be accepted during third quarter to apply for the following year.
HOSA Sponsor: Bruegger

Thursday 7:45, Room 717

1st Thursday-Officer

2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday-Membership

HOSA is designed for students interested in the medical field and is required for the Academy of the Medical Arts Students, but is open to anyone interested in the medical field.
Interact Sponsor: Martanovic 1st and 3rd Monday 8:00, Room 704
Interact is a community service organization.  Our goal is to serve the school and community and to build relationships with both. The Rotary Club of Seven Springs sponsors us. You must be at least a sophomore to join this club.  Admission to Interact is done through an application process, which takes place in the beginning of the school year.
Key Club Sponsor: Bakomihalis and Herny 1st and 3rd Friday 8:00, Media
Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. What makes Key Club so successful is the fact that it is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through serving others. Members of the Kiwanis International family, Key Club members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. The organization offers a wide range of opportunities to its members: Leadership development, Vocational guidance, College scholarships, Subscription to the Key Club magazine, Service-learning, Personal enrichment, and Value-added member benefit programs.
Math NHS Sponsor: DeLeon and Kaelin

1st Wednesday 8:00, Room 742-Officers

4th Tuesday 8:00, Room 742-Membership

Mu Alpha Theta is the Math National Honor Society.  We tutor in the morning and during Academic Lunches, compete in statewide math competitions, and fundraise for scholarships and charitable donations.
The Melting Pot Sponsor: H Daniel 2nd and 4th Thursday 3:00, Room 811
 
Mustang File & Game Creation Club Sponsor: Taylor Thursday 3:00, Room 740
 
NHS Sponsor: Crabtree

Wednesday 7:45, Media Room 212

1st Wednesday-Officers

2nd Wednesday-Membership

The Mitchell High School chapter of the National Honor Society works to encourage its members to do their best in all aspects of life.  Our focus is the four pillars of knowledge, therefore we set goals to promote leadership, strengthen character, pursue scholarship and create a desire to put forth service.  We function as positive role models for our fellow peers and a healthy influence in our community.

Membership: Students cannot choose to join NHS.  Students are selected for membership during the spring semester of their sophomore or junior year.  Students interested in membership should strive to demonstrate excellence in character, scholarship, leadership, and service to their school and community.
Odyssey Of the Mind Sponsor: Crabtree Media, Time TBA
Odyssey of the Mind involves creative problem solving by teams competing in regional, state and world tournaments.  Competition includes a fun mix of skills including fine arts, engineering, project management and team building.  Creativity, fun and sportsmanship are what this group is all about.  JWMHS sponsors 1 to 4 teams in our membership each year.
Philosophy Club Sponsor: Hall  1st and 3rd Thursday 3:00, Room 723
 
SADD Sponsor: Stahl and Cpl Greene 3rd Wednesday 8:00, Room 115

Vision: SADD envisions a world in which young people make positive decisions that advance their health and safety.

Mission: SADD’s mission is to empower young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them throughout their daily lives, in schools, and communities focused on peer-to-peer education.

Values: SADD is an inclusive organization, welcoming all youth who seek support for healthy and safe development.

Sponsors: Stahl and Corporal Greene

Science NHS Sponsor: Braddy 3rd Thursday 7:50, Room 737
 
Spanish NHS Sponsor: Pitcher 1st and 3rd Tuesday 3:00 Room 327
Students from the Spanish 3 honors classes are considered after one semester and must have maintained a 3.5 Cumulative GPA(unweighted) in every Spanish class taken in high school (virtual included) and a 3.0 Cumulative GPA (unweighted) in all other courses in high school.  Students must not have had any referrals.  Students must receive consistent/favorable responses on the character surveys that teachers complete.
Social Studies NHS Rho Kappa Sponsor: Dillman and Hamptom

Wednesday 7:50, Room 705

1st Wednesday-Officers

3rd Wednesday-Membership

 
Stampede Sponsor: McNulty Daily Class
Stampede is a club that is also an elective class. The students in this organization plan, write, design, edit, fund and publish The Stampede yearbook. This yearbook is a nationally-recognized, award-winning publication that is associated and judged by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association and the National Scholastic Press Association. The Stampede yearbook is in the top 1% of yearbooks in the nation and has won four prestigious Crown awards and a Pacemaker award. This staff has a lot of fun and works very hard during the production of this publication. They attend journalism workshops in Orlando and sometimes New York City at Columbia University.  Admission onto the staff is by application only.  Applications will be accepted during third quarter to apply for the following year.
Student Council Sponsor: Graddy 2nd and 4th Thursday 8:00, Room 737
Student Council is an elected body of students who serve their classes, school and community in leadership roles.  Students who are interested should be aware that elections are held each spring (usually in May) and can get on the ballot by application.  The constitution does promote academics (2.0 GPA needed) and the signature of class sponsor is required. For each grade elections are held for the positions of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and up to 4 Reps.
 Teen Court Sponsor: Stratman

Two Wednesdays/month 5:00PM

West Pasco Judicial Center

The Teen Court Program through Pasco County is a non-judicial juvenile diversion program for youth underage 18 and is part of the Juvenile Arbitration Program through the Sixth Judicial Circuit of Florida. Juvenile’s who admit guilt to the charges brought against them and who will accept the consequences for their actions, will be eligible for the Teen Court Program. Diversion activities such as community service, a jail tour, essays and other diversion activities will be suggested to these individuals by a jury of their peers.  Student involvement in Teen Court is a community service opportunity for students who are typically interested in criminal justice, law studies, political science, government and/or public speaking. Student volunteers are required to have no prior juvenile offenses and are provided a short student-training course. Teen Court members act as bailiffs, court clerks, jurors and prosecuting and defense lawyers.
 Thespian Troupe Sponsor: O’Hara and Gureck Wednesday 3:00, Drama Room 403
Thespian Troupe 6272 is J.W. Mitchell High School’s troupe for the International Thespian Society that promotes theatre excellence at the high school level.  It is an honor society that requires a 2.0 grade point average to be a member.  The troupe is open to any student of our high school and taking a Drama class is not a requirement.  We go to a district and a state festival each year to showcase dramatic work in both performance and technical events.
Travel Club Sponsor: Illig 2nd Thursday 6:00PM, Room 809

The TRAVELING MUSTANGS are sponsored by Mrs. Tracy Illig and their mission is to E.X.P.L.O.R.E. the world by

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Opportunities for International Educational Learning Experiences will be offered to our students on an annual basis to enhance curriculum standards through hands-on experiences. The chosen destinations come to life through local dishes, live demonstrations, guided sightseeing and world famous attractions. 

Opportunities for International Service Learning Experiences will be offered once every 2 years for our students to gain insight into the challenges locals face throughout the world as they work side by side building sustainable solutions and empowering communities for generations to come.

 

Tours range from 6-20 days and are open to all students and their family members. Prices range from $2000 – $6000 per person per tour. Follow us onTwitter @MHSWorldTravel or email tillig@pasco.k12.fl.us for more information.
Young Democrats Club Sponsor: Daniel 1st and 3rd Monday 3:00, Room 811
 
Youth Beats Sponsor: Vanno Wednesdays 7:50, Room 330
 
Young Republicans Club Sponsor: Hampton 3rd Monday 3:00, Room 705
 
Wrestling Club Sponsor: Crouch Wednesdays 3:00, Wrestling Room
A club for any student who wants to learn basic through advanced wrestling technique with application.  The cost of the club is $20 and all members must have a USA wrestling card.   Competitions start end of March.

 

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