Student Organizations/Clubs
2013-2014

Club/Organization Sponsor(s) Club Description Meeting Times/Location
Academic Booster Club Carolyn Galloway Charter members organized the Academic Booster Club to offer students encouragement and support to meet the challenges and goals set by its educators.  ABC promotes academic achievement, provides tools and programs to foster enhanced achievement, and recognizes and rewards student excellence.  
Academic Team Laurie Porter
Robert DuBois
Ileana Padron
The Academic Team competes in a Quiz Bowl style at various invitational meets.  All interested students are welcome. Tuesdays 7:45 a.m.
in room 704
Amnesty International Carolyn Galloway Amnesty's global mission is rooted in a fundamental commitment to the rights, dignity, and well-being of every person on Earth. Recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Amnesty's members worldwide fight to uphold the ideals enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  
Art Club Dorothy Holmes   Every Monday
3:45-4:45 p.m.
in Room 3000
Beta Club Mary Goodwin The purpose of the National Beta Club is to promote the ideals of character, service, and leadership among our students, to reward meritorious academic achievement and to encourage and assist student in continuing their education after high school.   
Bold & Beautiful Club Noreen Enriquez   Meet every Wednesday in room 700
Broadcast Video Club Josh Dempsey School News and Videos During Class
Chess Club Brad Dilbeck All skill levels are welcome.  Meet Every Wednesday
in the Media Center 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Civil Engineering Club Michael Barcarse  Civil Engineering Club is sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), to increase awareness, understanding, and interest in civil engineering among high school students to help establish a large, diverse population of future engineers and a more technologically literate population.  During the course of the year, students may select civil engineering topics that interest them, work with engineers and advisors to schedule trips, speakers and outreach projects.  Bi-Weekly on Tuesdays
Culinary Club Xan Payton    
Debate Team Quandus Patterson
J
ackelim Rodriguez 
Debate club is designed to give students an opportunity to discuss current events and community as well as national affairs in a structured setting. Students learn the formal art of disputing, improve essay writing skills, and consider presentation (posture, non-verbal gestures, and diction). Members can participate in oratory, impromptu, extemporaneous and/or dramatic interpretation debate competitions.  Tuesday Mornings @ 7:30 a.m. in room 2216
DECA Richard Dennard DECA is all about developing Future Leaders in Marketing, Management, and Entrepreneurship.  Working hand-in-hand with the education and business communities, DECA’s goal is for its student members to develop a “Career Success Kit” to carry into their business and personal lives after graduation, one that includes:  • Career competencies, • Job skills, • Leadership abilities, • An understanding and appreciation of community service, and • Ethical values.  One of the key businesses students will actually manage and operate is NCHS’ School Store – The Spear.  Students will get the opportunity to work with businesses in the local community as well as participate in community service activities, competitive events, and various field trips.    
Diversity Alliance Club Cara Hamilton   Every Wednesday
3:40-4:30 p.m.
in  Room 3061
Drama Club Candice Corcoran The goal of the Drama Club is to promote and encourage the love of theater through dramatic activities, workshops, productions and school events.   
eCATS Club (Engineering, Computer and Technology Sciences Club)   The NCHS Computer Club is a club for students who have an interest in and even a passion for computing to include areas such as programming, game design, programmable robotics, software and hardware.  Students will have the opportunity to collaborate and share information, to hear guest speakers, investigate and learn about various programmable robots, and go on various technology based field trips.  Plans also include planning and running technology camps for local elementary and middle schools and in the local community.  Students will have opportunities to learn various technologies, software, and hardware, participate in educational and service events, and participate in various competitive events.    
Explorers John Reagan The Explorers encourage its members to learn about the careers and skills of law enforcement in a hands-on, exciting, and active learning environment. The Explorers actively participate with the Acworth Police Department in serving the community. Every Tuesday
6:00-8:30 p.m.
@ Acworth PD
Fantasy Sports Club Tamara Rankenberg Fantasy Football Club is a club for people interested in the friendly competition of fantasy sports, want to learn more about fantasy sports, or want/need advice about who to play or start on their team.  The Fantasy Sports Club presents a forum-like environment where members can discuss their teams, players, and ask for advice from other members.  The Fantasy Sports Club will present a relaxed environment where fantasy sports lovers can enjoy themselves Every Wednesday from 3:35-4:15 p.m.
in Room 2108
FBLA Jolene Render FBLA is an organization for students preparing for careers in business. Through FBLA, members gain the competitive edge for college and career success.   Every 2nd and 4th Friday in room 2110
FCA  Grant McDurmon A growing fellowship of student athletes who desire to positively influence the world for Jesus Christ. Non-athletes are welcome also! Every Friday in 3000
FCCLA  Becky Young Family, Career, & Community Leaders of America - Leadership & Community Service group that the family is the main focus. 3rd Wednesday of each month from 3:45-4:30 p.m.
in room 3068
German Club Gabriele Sedlacek The North Cobb German Club is a great opportunity for all students interested in getting a better understanding of Germany’s rich traditions and customs, while exploring its culture through many fun activities. There is always something exciting going on, and everyone is welcome to come by, so don’t worry, if you don’t speak German.  If you’re interested in joining our German Club or want to learn more about us, we would like to invite you to attend one of our next meetings You can find us in room 726,
each Thursday, after 4th Period
Habitat for Humanity Pearl Foster   Thursday Mornings
Helen Ruffin Reading Bowl Renee Brown Works to promote reading of popular Young Adult Literature and competes against other schools annually.  Meet Monday's from 3:30-5:00 p.m. in room 602
Images Literary - Art Magazine  Lindsay Kovel  Images is North Cobb’s literary-art magazine for sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Images puts out two issues each year, one in the fall and one in the spring. The issues are completely digital and feature original short stories, poetry, microfiction, excerpts from novels, artwork, and photography. Submit your original work to Ms. Kovel in room 611. Images has a long history at North Cobb and submits its work each year at several contests for student-created magazines.  We meet each Wednesday in Ms. Kovel’s room (611) from 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Interact Club Steve Revard Leadership, helpfulness and advancing goodwill through service activities.  The Interact Club is a student led club in conjunction with the North Cobb Rotary.  We meet twice a month along with a member from the Rotary Club to develop Community Service projects and ideas.  We participate in campus clean up days, Cobb Christmas, Shop with a Warrior and various other activites throughout the year.   
International Thespian Society Candice Corcoran The International Thespian Society (ITS) is the student honorary division of EdTA recognizing excellence in middle and high school theatre. Membership into ITS is earned by participating in an affiliated school’s theatre program and accumulating points towards membership.  
Japanese Club Shuizuki Yamamoto  Japanese Club is a fun, interactive club about learning and experiencing the Japaense culture beyond the language. Its students of different grades coming together to be themselves about the Japanese aspects--culture, movies, games, anime [Japanese animation], fashion, food, and more -- they love! Students can come and express themselves as much as they would like and how unique they want to be at Japanese Club, there is no limitation to how creative you want to be!  Thursdays, 3:45-5:00 p.m.
in room 730
Junior Class Officers Jennifer Johnson
Jordan Tidrick
Elected representatives from Junior Class to coordinate/organize class events.  
Kennesaw Youth Council Deborah Tummins The purpose of the Youth Council is to provide the Mayor, City Council and City staff with a teen perspective on the Police Department, the Parks & Recreation Department and future growth.The Youth Council is an eight-member team of high school students from North Cobb Hs & Kennesaw Mountain HS who are selected by a panel of school representatives and City staff through a written application and oral interview process. They serve and model the city government experience of the elected city council representatives.  
Latin Club William Browning To relive classical history, culture, and language in a fun, entertaining environment.  
Literary Team Quandus Patterson
Jackelim Rodriguez 
Literary Team is an organization of students who excel at writing, speaking, acting, and singing. We will compete against other schools from Georgia in the following categories: Extemporaneous Speaking (male and female), Dramatic Interpretation (male and female), Timed Essay (male and female), Boys Quartet, Girls Trio, Solo (male and female)




 
Math Team Deepa Stephen   Meets every second Monday in room 3054
Model UN  Scott Trepanier
Pamela Roach
Glenn Pannell
Carolyn Galloway
Debate international political issues from the viewpoint of a specific country, develop resolutions, improve speaking, research, people and debating skills. We compete at three local and one national conference. (Georgia Tech, Georgia State, Kennesaw State, and nationals in New York).  
National Honor Society Nena Tippens
Ileana Padron
Membership in National Honor Society is an honor bestowed upon students. Selection for membership is by a Faculty Council and is based on outstanding scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Once selected, members have the responsibility to continue to demonstrate these qualities.  
Next Up Casey Roberts    
Newspaper Lindsay Kovel  Students involved in newspaper must be enrolled in the journalism course and participate after school as necessary to cover events and finalize each issue. The Chant covers school, community, national, and international events, and it offers reviews, editorials, features, and our infamous Fun and Games page. All student staff members write stories and columns, take photos, sell ads, sell the current edition, circulate copies of the current edition to the community, and take on responsibilities for their specific jobs.  
NJROTC Joel Reaves
EddieWilliams
To instill in students in United States secondary educational institutions the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility and a sense of accomplishment. HONOR, COURAGE, COMMITMENT.  Academic Team, Athletic Team, Drill Teams, Orienteering Team, Rifle Team. Regional, state, and national competitions.  Open to all ROTC students Click here to view the website maintained by the NJROTC Booster Club
NTHS-National Technical Honor Society Richard Dennard Recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.  
Passport Club Cameron Bakkar
Lauren Page
   
Relay for Life    Julie Hopp Students who participate in Relay for Life (May 2012) will be required to raise $100 for the overnight event.  All money raised will go directly to the American Cancer Society.  Select students will be invited to join the Student Advisory Committee.  This committee is responsible for organizing and participating in fundraising for North Cobb's Relay for Life team.  Students do not need to participate on the committee to participate in Relay for Life.  Participation in the event or the committee will provide community service hours.   Meetings once a month (TBD) in the theatre 
SAVE  April Adams
Jay Stanhope
SAVE members work on environmental projects and education around the school and in the community 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month in room 715
Science Club Wes McCoy
Nena Tippens
Grant McDurmon 
This club prepares students for science competitions such as the science fair, robotics team and Science Olympiad. Most of the Fall meetings are rehearsals and preparation for the 23 National Science Olympiad events. We also do community service, raising funding and awareness of the need for research on helping premature babies through the March of Dimes. And we have taken many field trips to Fernbank, to Skidaway Institute of Oceanography, to the Smithsonian. Meetings to be announced 
SkillsUSA Michael Barcarse
Josh Dempsey
John Reagan
Kevin Squires
Xan Payton
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Students will participate in fall and spring leadership and skills conferences as well as other related events.  Field trips for conferences, contests, community service and leadership opportunities will be planned. Last Friday of each month
morning meetings
from 7:45-8:15 a.m.
Sources of Strength Michelle Perlin
Brie Perrozi
   
Spanish Honor Society Ileana Padron The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese.  The purpose of the society is to recognize high achievement of high school students in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and to promote a continuing interest in Hispanic and Portuguese studies.  Any secondary school student who has maintained an honor average in the study of Spanish or Portuguese for a minimum of three semesters and is in the 10th grade or higher is eligible.  
Spirit Club Renee Brown Work to promote school spirit on campus.  Create posters, paint faces and engages in other activities to promote school spirit. Meet Wednesdays after school 3:30-5:00 p.m. in room 602
Students for Calvary Children's Home Melanie Shelnutt
Will Hargis
Our club at NCHS works to support Calvary Children’s Home (CCH) in West Cobb County with donations and volunteer work.  The CCH’s mission is to provide a safe, loving, Christian environment for children needing placement apart from their families, where each child is given the opportunity to reach their full potential in their personal, emotional and spiritual life. TBD
Technology Student Association (TSA) Adam Cogbill The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering.  Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematic concepts through extracurricular activities, competative events and related programs.  TSA is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of students interested in technology and is open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses.  
Tom's Club Laura Foster   Every other Friday
Tribal Connections Steve Revard Student Government  Wednesday mornings at 7:45 in room 2214
Ultimate Frisbee Sam Fraundorf
Connie Woolsey
Co-Ed Ultimate Frisbee  Tuesday After School in room 2107
Warrior Elite Dance Team Jolene Render The purpose of the Warrior Elite Dance team is to create school spirit, pride, and loyalty; promote interest in school activities and perform at community functions. Practice dates are Wednesday and Thursday from 7:30-9:30 p.m. in the Aerobics Room
War Paint - Literary Magazine Lindsay Kovel  War Paint is North Cobb's freshman literary-art magazine.  War Paint puts out two issues each year, one in the fall and one in the spring.  The issues are completely digital and feature original short stories, poetry, microfiction, excerpts from novels, artwork and photography.  This year we will host our 2nd annual Doodle Contest.  Submit your original work to Ms. Kovel in room 611 Every Monday and Wednesday from
3:30-5:30 p.m. in room 611
Well Being Club Cleopatra Iliescu
Tina Lyons
An international community service group intended to increase global awareness as well as give assistance to drought stricken areas of the World. Tuesdays after school in room 2213
Yearbook Jan Husband Yearbook is a credited production journalism class.  The first year, students learn the basics of creating a yearbook using journalism tools.  Seasoned staff members become section editors who design pages and supervise the assigned section's double-page spreads.   Students must go through an application and interview process to be on the Yearbook Staff.  Also, this class is for 10th, 11th, and 12th graders only. During Class
Young Aldermen of Acworth Jennifer Biddy  The Aldermen meet in accordance to the Acworth City Council meetings. Elections for future Aldermen are held in the Spring  
Young Women of Destiny Jolene Render The Young Women of Destiny is a club for young women, grades 9-12.  It is a mentoring group designed to help young women understand much of what high school girls experience and how to successfully and effectively handle those experiences.  Young Women of Destiny encourages girls to be ladies while demonstrating for them that being a lady really can be fashionable. Room 2110