Clubs & Organizations


Pope Clubs, Organizations, & Community-Based Groups

Pope Clubs, Organizations, & Community-Based Groups

If you are interested in starting a new club, please use this form.  Contact Mr. Fisher with any questions. 

Please contact the sponsor listed below for more information regarding any club / organization. 


Club / OrganizationDescriptionPrimary SponsorMeeting Times
Academies Mentorship Program "AMP Club"ClubTo provide an avenue for experienced 11th grade Culinary, Globalization, and S.T.E.M. Academy students to mentor 9th grade students who are in these academies. 
Kokan, Julie
AmbassadorsClubFreshman Orientation & MentorshipHebert, Chloe and Sims, Katherine
Baseball Data and AnalyticsClubTo use modern analytics to improve team performance and allow students to apply math and computer science concepts.Turco, Chris
Best BuddiesClubBuilding friendships between students with and without disabilities. We celebrate everyone's differences and focus on how we are all alike!    
Hill, Lindsay
Bio Club
ClubTo recruit, support, nurture, and promote students with an interest in biological sciencesBriana Ransom2nd Tuesday every month @ 7:45 am, afternoons as needed
C3ClubTo create an environment that allows students to publish content that they are passionate about through a variety of media platforms filtered for appropriate contentTrentacoste, Peter
Computing ClubClubComputing Club seeks to spread and facilitate a love of computer science and public service among students of Pope High School.Groeneveld, RichardEvery other Wednesday during x-block. 
Creative Crafters
ClubTo immerse/teach students in an unpressured art environment in which creativity is valued and supported through different mediums.Hebert, Chloe
Creative WritingClubStudents practice writing in different genres and giving/receiving constructive feedback.Greene, Nena
Crochet and Knitting ClubClubCreating a community for people who enjoy yarn artsRegister, Sara
Debate ClubClubTo support and inspire a diverse community of students who are committed to empowering others through speech and debate.Trentacoste, PeterEvery Friday from 3:30-4:30
Dental ClubClubProvide a platform for students interested in the dental field including academic discussions, community involvement, and service projects.Sever, Eric
DECAClubPreparing students for college and a broad range of business related careers by fostering the development of skills such as leadership, problem solving and collaboration through a series of conferences and competitions throughout the year.
Wallace, AshleyEvery 3 weeks on Tuesday mornings at 7:50 am
Drama ClubClubDrama Club is a social club that provides opportunities to explore their interest in theatrical arts.  The meetings will include theater games and activities, guest speakers, and special workshops.Jones, RachelFridays, 3:30-5:00 pm
Drone ClubClubOffers a platform for students to discover the world of drones and spark interest in engineering and other STEM related subjects. Students will have opportunity to compete in engineering competition and drone racing.Williams, Steve
Environmental ClubClubBrings awareness to environmental issues through community service projects such as stream cleanups, storm drain marking, recycling and educationBlythe, William
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)OrganizationTo present to coaches, athletes and students, as well as all whom they influence, the adventure of serving Jesus Christ in the school, church and communityBailey, Drew
Fencing TeamClubTo build a community of fencers, foster teamwork, good sportsmanship, and to learn to deal with pressure that comes from individual competition.  Fencers compete in up to nine tournaments throughout the season.Eichler, Dave
Film Appreciation ClubClubTo discuss and analyze a variety of films from different times and cultures.Kulik, StephenEvery other Tuesday, 3:30-4:30 pm
Fishing ClubClubParticipation in local fishing outings for fun, grow understanding of fishing techniques, raise local environmental awareness.Cason, EricaWednesdays at 2:15 pm (monthly)
FLOP ClubClubPromote acceptance and appreciation of world languages and culturesAll World Language TeachersMeeting dates vary, but we have 5 whole group meetings, 1 leadership appreciation meal, 5-10 leadership meetings throughout the year
French Honor SocietyClubNational Honor Society for French studentsWojtczak, JenniferNo meetings
Gay Straight AllianceOrganizationForum to bring different cultures together and understand different sexual orientationsHolman, NickEvery other Monday 3:30-4:30 pm
German Honor SocietyClubNational Honor Society for German studentsYoung, JennyNo meetings
Girls' Bible StudyOrganizationTo encourage and inspire young women to go into the world as sisters in Christ's Holy Name.Schneider, Holly7:40 every Tuesday 
Girls in STEMClubTo encourage and support girls of Pope who are interested in STEM careersKokan, Julie7:40 am, 3rd Tuesday of each month
Governor's Honors Program (GHP)

Summer program sponsored by state legislature; application onlyDahlberg, Tiffany
Greyhounds Aiding Ladies Supplies (G.A.L.S.)ClubGALS mission is to spread awareness of problems facing women in poverty and to collect and donate necessities.Lindgren, Stephanie2nd Thursday of the month at 7:45 am
Guitar ClubClubTo provide a place for guitar lovers to come together to play guitar and perform
Hayes, CrystalOne Wednesday a month
Habitat for HumanityClubNonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. We believe affordable housing plays a critical role in strong and stable communitiesCassanova, Cynthia
Heart for Foster CareClubGoal is to make kids in foster care feel loved, valued, and cared for.Smith, Jennifer1st Wednesday of each month @ 7:30 am and 3rd Wednesday of each month @ 2:15 pm
Helping HoundsClubHelping animals in local shelters by raising funds, collecting needed items, and volunteering time at shelters.Sims, Katherine
HOSA: Future Healthcare ProfessionalsClubTo develop leadership, service, and passion as a future healthcare professionalThomas, Sharee
Humanitarian ClubClubProvides Pope students an opportunity to create opportunities to positively impact and connect with our community through selfless acts and the promotion of human welfareStrydom, Debra
Improv ClubClubImprov Club meets weekly so members can practice their improvisational theater skills through fun, interactive games.  In the spring, Improv Club holds auditions for members to participate in the Variety Show and the Improv Showcase.Rachel JonesWednesdays, 1st half of x-block
Interact ClubClubTo spread the ideals of Rotary and serve in our communityWilliams, Allyson
Interfaith ClubOrganizationTo promote religious acceptance by increasing our knowledge of others' religions and learning about their beliefs, life events, and celebrations and seeing each other's similarities, as well as gaining new friends.Cason, EricaMorning meetings each month
Investing Hope ClubClubOur mission is to empower Columbian children, youth, and families to find a way out of poverty and discover hope through value-based entrepreneurship, savings, and financial management skills.Gonzalez, Jorge1st Monday each month 3:35-4:05 pm or as needed
Jewish Club (Jew Crew)OrganizationTo bring Jewish and non-Jewish students together to celebrate the traditions of Judaism. We will also educate each other on Jewish history.Cason, EricaMonthly meetings on Fridays at 7:45 am
Just DanceClubTo build connections between students with or without disabilities through dance.Bowen, Mary
Key ClubClubAn international, student-led organization that provides service opportunities. Key Club values leadership skills, inclusiveness, and promotes character development.Trentacoste, Peter2nd Thursday each month before school
Knittin' for KittensClubTo make mats that animal shelters can use to give to their adopted catsWallace, Ashley1st Monday each month at 7:40 am
Lacrosse Club (Men)ClubTo teach and coach lacrosse primarily to the younger players in the communityPfaff, Carl
Lacrosse Club (Women)ClubCreate a place for girls who are interested in or currently playing lacrosse for Pope to gather, bond, and strengthen the program.Mitchell, Micah
Literary MagazineClubTo give students/faculty a space to publish their writing and arts such as photography and illustrations and celebrate the creative endeavors of Pope High School
Register, Sara
Magic: The GatheringClubTo provide a space where students can play this popular card game 
Trentacoste, PeterEvery Thursday 3:30-4:45 pm
Math ClubClubA weekly get together for students who enjoy mathematical problem solving and exploring interesting questions outside of the math curriculum. We also participate in county math competitions along with other schools in Cobb.LaFleur, ColtonEvery Friday from 3:30-4:30 pm
Men's Bible StudyOrganizationTo help and inform boys in navigating high school in a positive way
Bailey, Drew
Model UNClubAn authentic simulation of the UN General Assembly, UN Security Council, or other multilateral body, which introduces students to the world of diplomacy, negotiation, and decision making. At Model UN, students step into the shoes of ambassadors of countries that are members of the UN.Strydom, Debra
Mountain View Tutoring ClubClubTo develop a mentorship program for high school students to tutor elementary students at Mountain Vew on various subjects.
Sutton, Jessica
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)ClubTo create an interest in math and represent our school and community as members. To participate in school improvement as well as community improvement projects.Sever, Eric2nd Tuesday each month @ 7:45 am or 3:35 pm
Muslim Student AssociationOrganizationRaise awareness about Muslims in our local area and connect with countries across the world, to promote community service and cultural awareness for Muslim issues in our country.Trentacoste, Peter
National Art Honor SocietyOrganizationTo inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art.Battersby, Brooke2nd and 4th Friday each month @ 7:45 am
National English Honor SocietyClubNational Honor Society for English students. To promote excellence in English and enthusiasm for literature.Bowen, Krista
National Honor SocietyClubServes to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.Malafronte, Claudia3rd Wednesday each month @ 7:45 am
Octagon ClubClubDevelop as individuals while being involved in community service projectsDahlberg, Tiffany
OrchestraClubTo enrich the musical culture of Pope students and communityBenton, Corie
People of Color Student AllianceOrganizationFocuses on celebrating, preserving, and educating students on the cultures of the minority population in America, and together the club serves as a large unifying faction for the Pope student body.Thomas, Sharee
Pickle Ball ClubClubJoin people together who to compete, play and learn the sport of pickle ball.
Anderson, Nick3rd Wednesday each month 2:15-3:00 
Pope Library AmbassadorsClubTo support the Pope Library Learning Commons and help create activities and programming for students.Sharrow, Susan2nd Friday each month @ 7:45 am and afternoons as needed
RecyclingClubTo help clean up the Pope campus and community as well as spread awareness of the dangers of pollution.Trentacoste, Peter
Red CrossClubSupport local Red Cross eventsGiardina, Rhonda
Roblox ClubClubTo unify the different grades of Pope through Roblox
LaFleur, Colton
RoboticsClubEngineering and building of robots for competition. Aligns with the STEM initiatives.Williams, Stephen
Science National Honor SocietyClubHonor high science performanceSmith, ChrisEvery other month on a Tuesday or Thursday @ 7:45 am
Science OlympiadClub

National non-profit dedicated to improving the quality of K-12 science education

Ransom, BrianaMondays 3:30-5:00 pm
SkillsUSAClubTo learn about and experiment with marketing techniques that 21st century businesses use every day.Welch, Paigex-block 2:15-2:55 pm
Social Studies National Honor Society (Rho Kappa)ClubTo promote scholarship and to recognize academic excellence in social studies in secondary school environments and the communityTrentacoste, Peter
Spanish Honor Society
Policies of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and PortugueseOgnibene, Terri &  Munar, Luisa
Student Government Association (SGA)
ClubPope student school leadershipKelly, Jessicax-block 2:15-2:55; officers one AO each week
Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD)ClubTo raise awareness to the student body about the risks of drunk driving to help prevent accidents and fatalities.
Lang, Jenny2nd Monday each month @ 7:45 am, Wednesday @ 2:15 pm as needed
Technology Student AssociationOrganizationTo enhance personal development, leadership and career opportunities in STEMWilliams, Stephen
The Ocean Awareness Club (OA)ClubThe purpose of this club is to raise awareness for endangered ocean animal species and their environment in an effort to work towards safer, cleaner oceans.Giardina, RhondaNo meetings
Tutoring ClubClubDesigned for students to help other students struggling in classes. Students work one-on-one or in small groups with designated peers at the time and place (on campus) of their choosing.Benton, Corie & Goel, Poonam
Ultimate FrisbeeClubUnite students with a fun and easy to learn gameTrentacoste, Peter
Yoga ClubClubTo learn various yoga movements and incorporate awareness and calmness in class and life.Goel, Poonam