Heritage High School

5800 Marshall Avenue     Newport News, VA 23605     Phone: (757) 928-6100     Fax: (757) 247-9058

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STUDENT CLASSES, CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

Club Name Description Affiliation Dues Demographics Sponsor(s)
Art Club Students gather to create artwork around the school Local No Grades 9-12 M. Scott
Athletes In Action Student athlete group that mentor, support and motivate elementary students monthly. Local No Athletics Grades 9-12 R. Watson
D. Ford
G. Massenburg
Athletic Teams         D. Peters
Band         S. Arrington
Chorus         A. Simmons
Class of 2017: Seniors Students in each grade level are elected to serve as President, Vice President, Secretary, Historian and Sgt. At Arms. Elections are held in September. Local   Current grade, apply and voted into office L. Cowling
Class of 2018: Juniors Students in each grade level are elected to serve as President, Vice President, Secretary, Historian and Sgt. At Arms. Elections are held in September. Local   Current grade, apply and voted into office T. Ortery
Class of 2019: Sophomores Students in each grade level are elected to serve as President, Vice President, Secretary, Historian and Sgt. At Arms. Elections are held in September. Local   Current grade, apply and voted into office C. Chandler
Class of 2020: Freshmen Students in each grade level are elected to serve as President, Vice President, Secretary, Historian and Sgt. At Arms. Elections are held in September. Local Yes Current grade, apply and voted into office L. Tallon
Criminal Justice Club   Local No Grades 9-12 Officer Heirs
Cross Bearers Christian Club A club to support students who are of the Christian faith. Local No Grades 9-12 A. Reese
DECA DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Local, State and National Yes Grades 9-12 Enrolled in CTE class R. Bradshaw
C. Faulk
FCCLA Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer. Local, State and National Yes Grades 9-12 Enrolled in CTE class D. Dash
Fellowship of Christian Athletes To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. To present to coaches and athletes, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church. National No All grades and atheletic teams J. Soles
Ray
Dawson
Myers
Brookover
Faulk
Fire Academy The NNFD Youth Fire Academy gives students unique insight into how our fires departments serve ourcommunity. This 12 week program is the first of its kind in Newport News and promises to ignite our students curiosity and passion for fire and emergency services. Local No Grade 9-12 NNFD
Future Business Leaders of America Organzization that helps promote business and education together in a positive working relationship through leadership and career development. Local, State and National Yes Grades 9-12 Enrolled in CTE class L. Cowling
M. Stephens
T. Smith
S. Gwaltney
GEMS GEMS (Girls with Engineering Minds in Shipbuilding) is an after-school program that is geared towards young ladies that are interested in pursuing engineering and other STEM careers. Female engineering mentors from Newport News Shipbuilding are partnered with the students to encourage open discussion on college and career pathways and to help motivate the girls to excel in STEM related classes. The students also serve as mentors to middle school girls at Crittenden and Booker T. Washington. Local No Grades 9-12 (Female) C. Callwood
The Headline When you hear of a digital newspaper, what comes to mind? Do you think of creativity, organization, and useful information?  We are that, and more.   At “The Headline”, we are here to help and to guide you, and to make your Heritage High School experience even more exciting. Local No Grades 9-12 C. Faulk
Helping Young People Excel H.Y.P.E A mentorship program aimed at a small population “at-risk” African American Males who present low academic performance, high behavioral incidents both in school and out of school within the community. The target is generally students between the ages of 14 – 16. Local No Grades 9-10 (male) D. McDowell
JROTC NJROTC Officer Training Corps National Yes Grades 9-12 Commander Tyson
Chief Gardner
Key Club Provides opportunities for students to develop leadership skills, serve the school and the community, and develop useful citizenship. Key Club is sponsored by Kiwanis International. Local, State and National Yes Grades 19-12 L. Smith
J. Couch
Module UN A club which operates according to the United Nations Charter with member nations being represented by student delegates. Students research timely topics from the perspective of their chosen nation and present their views in the form of speeches. Local, State and National Yes Grades 19-12 I. Slonsky
Mu Alpha Theta A service organization for those students who excel in mathematics. Provides peer tutoring for students. Members compete in competitions and participate in service projects. Local, State and National Yes Grades 10-12 R. Monroe
National Honor Society The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921. National Yes Students with a 3.20 or better, grades 11 & 12 J. Couch
L. Smith
PBIS Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. Local, State and National No Grades 9-12 L. Porter
J. Plecker
Project Discovery A community-based program that addresses the problems of unequal access to higher education by low-income and/or potential first generation college students. Local No Grades 9-12 J. Kenner
Project Inclusion The organization works with schools, businesses, and communities to achieve success by addressing prejudices, in all forms, in order to improve academic achievement, increase workplace productivity, and enhance local trust. Local, State and National No Grades 9-12 J. Plecker
Project Y.E.S. Mentor group that focus on molding teens to better individuals. Local No Grades 9-12 Community Partner
Robotics Provides students with the opportunity to travel and participate within two robotics competitions: FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) in the Virginia, DC & Maryland area. Under strict rules, limited resources, and an intense six-week time limit, the team is challenged to raise funds, design a team brand, hone teamwork skills, and build and program industrial-size robots to play a difficult field game against like-minded competitors. Local No Grades 9-12 J. Bishop
O. Stein
SADD Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) is a club that allows students to help other students become aware of different concerns to their health and safety. The organization promotes healthy lifestyle choices with positive reinforcement. SADD fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership, and advocacy skills so that young people make positive life decisions that will carry them throughout life. Local, National Yes Grades 9-12 J. Plecker
Student Advisory Group for Education (SAGE) Students who are chosen to be on SAGE work with the division’s superintendent to make positive changes in our schools. Local No Grades 9-12, GPA A. Morris-Mann
SCA Provides learning experiences in leadership and opportunities to practice the citizenship skills necessary for effective participation in our democratic society. Local, State and National   Grades 9-12 M. Webb
SeaPerch STEM-based club which provides hands-on experience designing and building an underwater remote-operated vehicle (ROV) for science fair credit in the fall and regional competition in the spring. National No Grades 9-12 A. Armstrong
Students Run The Streets Engage, mentor and influence youth through distance running, while equipping them with the necessary tools to reach their personal best in all aspects of life. (Limited to 20- Must apply) Local No Grades 9-12 M. Rhodes
K. Pearson
Technology Student Organization (TSA) The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the organization for middle and high school students who are engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Since TSA was chartered in 1978, almost 4,000,000 student members have participated through challenging competitions, leadership opportunities, and community service. Local, State and National   Enrolled in Career & Technical Education Course grades 9-12 M. Marioneaux
J. Bishop
R. Barnes
O. Stein
What About H.E.R. Assist with mentoring and empowering young girls. Local No Grades 9-12 female Community Partner
World Language Club         Foreign Language Teachers
Yearbook This is a class that doubles up as a club. Students learn photography, news gathering, writing, and editing skills, and use state of the art online software to design a document (Yearbook). Local No Grades 10-12 F. Boachie
Youth Volunteer Corps Create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service. Local No Grades 9-12 S. Dunlap-Holloman
S. Dawson
 

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