Clubs and Activities

Tiffanie Smith, Activities Director
(757) 928-6100 x.17201

Student Council Groups Sponsor Description
Student Council Association (SCA) Rodrick Monroe Provides learning experiences in leadership and opportunities to practice the citizenship skills necessary for effective participation in our democratic society. Also promotes school spirit and student involvement in school and community. Officers elected in the spring though anyone may participate.
Class of 2024 Tiffanie Smith  
Class of 2025 Carl Chandler  
Class of 2026 Carlise Ransome  
Class of 2027 Jazmine Nicholson  
School-Wide Clubs & Organizations Sponsor Description
Club/Organization open to any students    
Art Club Madeline Small Activities include open studio work on independent projects, group projects and service projects. This is great place to develop an appreciation for the Visual Arts.
Chess & Games Club Marian Hall  
Flourish Female Mentorship Carlise Ransome Empowers females to see themselves as world changers. Focuses on positive identity, self- awareness, relationships, and leadership skills.
GEMS Deborah Cooper-Davis 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.
Key Club Wenda Brown 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,
Module UN John Armstrong 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.
PBIS Terry Fenner
Deborah Cooper-Davis
PBIS is a proactive approach to establishing the behavioral supports and social culture for all students to achieve social, emotional and academic success. At Heritage High School the PBIS club is a think tank comprised of students who provide input on how to improve school culture and recognizing students as they make strides to improve school culture.
PRIDE Autumn Cuevas Positively Recognizing Identity Diversity in Education: An alliance of LGBTQIA+ and straight students dedicated to creating a safe, supportive learning environment where all students and staff are empowered, successful members of their school and the larger community. Helping the 5800 Family grab, adjust, and shine their crowns since 2019.
Project Discovery Iyanna Powell A community-based program that addresses the problems of unequal access to higher education by low-income and/or potential first generation college students. Weekly workshops help students set goals for their lives, increase self-esteem, and become the first in their family to go to college.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Melinda Holt-McKay
Nehemiah Carter
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
Student Wellness Donna Johns  
Athletic Groups Sponsor Description
Group open to students that are eligible    
Athletes In Action Jamie Plecker  
eSports Gaming Macario Castro  
Scholastic Bowl   A Virginia High School League team that competes against other schools in a fun and competitive environment to test students' general knowledge with Jeopardy-style questions.
Academic Organizations Sponsor Description
Organization open to any student enrolled in the corresponding courses for group    
Band Jemere Brown  
Chorus Arcelia Simmons  
DECA Carrington Faulk DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Melinda Holt-McKay
Deborah Cooper-Davis
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 Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus.
Future Business Leaders of America Tiffanie Smith
Organzization that helps promote business and education together in a positive working relationship through leadership and career development.
NJROTC Commander Eric Tyson
Sr. Chief Marvin Pelzer
NJROTC Officer Training Corps
Technology Student Organization (TSA)

Mark Marioneaux

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.
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).
Leadership Organizations (Induction, Application or Election) Sponsor Description
Leadership Ambassadors Tiffanie Smith The Student Leadership program members work to implement and continue a program to address a school, community, or student body need.
Mu Alpha Theta Rodrick Monroe A service organization for those students who excel in mathematics. Provides peer tutoring for students. Members compete in competitions and participate in service projects.
National Honor Society Scott Krause 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 Technical Honor Society Tiffanie Smith Recognizes student achievement in Career and Technical Education.
Principal's Advisory Group on Education (PAGE) Earling Hunter  
Project Inclusion Autumn Cuevas  
Student Advisory Group for Education (SAGE) Celestal Powell Students who are chosen to be on SAGE work with the division’s superintendent to make positive changes in our schools.
Student Athletic Leadership Team (S.A.L.T.) Jamie Plecker SALT team is the advisory council for the athletic programs.