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 2022 Carl Chandler  
Class of 2023 Reshaud Anthony  
Class of 2024 Shariah Petite  
Class of 2025 Larry Winkfield  
School-Wide Clubs & Organizations Sponsor Description
Club/Organization open to any students    
Aerial Ace Drone Justin Bishop  
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.
EMBODI Male Mentorship   The EMBODI (Empowering Males to Build Opportunities for Developing Independence) program addresses issues related to STEM education, culture, self-efficacy, leadership, physical and mental health, healthy lifestyle choices, character, ethics, relationships, college readiness, fiscal management, civic engagement and service learning.
Flourish Female Mentorship Angela Fair Empowers females to see themselves as world changers. Focuses on positive identity, self- awareness, relationships, and leadership skills.
GEMS Mia Stephens 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 Demetria Belfiore 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 Ingrid Slonsky 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
Angela Fair
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
Project Discovery Tarri Jones A community-based program that addresses the problems of unequal access to higher education by low-income and/or potential first generation college students.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) Jamie Plecker
Kimberly Horton
Tawanda Harris
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
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.
Students Run The Streets Kimberli Pearson 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)
Triple A Pastor Baker Academics, Action and Attendance Group
YADAPP Jamie Plecker
Kimberly Horton
Tawanda Harris
Youth Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Project: Teams work together to brainstorm problems in their school and communities, identify goals and create plans to tackle those problems - from drinking and driving to illegal drug use to gang violence.
Youth Volunteer Corps Michelle Webb Create volunteer opportunities to address community needs and to inspire youth for a lifetime commitment to service.
World Language Club Brittany Taylor  
Athletic Groups Sponsor Description
Group open to students that are eligible    
Athletes In Action Michael Gardner  
eSports Gaming    
Robotics   A Virginia High School League team that 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.
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.
FCCLA Darlene Dash
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.Organzization that helps promote business and education together in a positive working relationship through leadership and career development.
Future Business Leaders of America Tiffanie Smith
Morgan Watkins
Organization that helps promote business and education together in a positive working relationship through leadership and career development.
NJROTC Commander Eric Tyson
Sr. Chief Sampson Edmonds
NJROTC Officer Training Corps
Technology Student Organization (TSA) Mark Marioneaux
Justin Bishop
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 Courtney Rich This is a class that serves 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 Tina Dellapenta 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 Discovery Tarri Jones A community-based program that addresses the problems of unequal access to higher education by low-income and/or potential first generation college students.
Project Inclusion Jamie Plecker  
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.) Michael Gardner SALT team is the advisory council for the athletic programs.