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    Clubs and Activities

  • Bake Club

    Mission: To prepare different recipes from different cultures.

    Planned Activities: In the spring, students can take part in a 6 week program called "Teen Cuisine," through the University of Georgia Extension Agency. Each student who participates will receive a "Teen Cuisine" handbook which will include recipes and healthy eating tips for teens. The first 22 students who can commit to all six dates (3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/9,  4/16, 4/23) will be accepted. 

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsors: Cheryl Hall

    Audience: All students who are interested in baking!

    Date: Once a month from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location of Meetings: D103

    What to Bring: Your favorite no-bake recipes!

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.bakeclub

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsors if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Black Student Union

    Mission:  The Black Student Union fosters student growth and development through diversity, academics, and community services and outreach. We provide an opportunity for students of all races to celebrate black culture, lifestyle, and history.

    Planned Activities:  Black History Month activities, Spirit Week, Black Student Union Annual Cookout

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Mia Jones, Nakia Ross, & Taren Clemons

    Audience:  All students

    Date: First Tuesday of every month from 2:00-3:00pm 

    Location of Meetings: D110

    What to Bring: A positive attitude

    Cost: $20

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: If you are a board member or a club member who is a senior, you must regularly attend all meetings for the full duration of the meeting as well as complete service hours. 

    Follow us on Social Media: @mcclurehealthsciencehighschool_bsu

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsors if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Christian Fellowship

    Mission:  Christian Fellowship is a student-led organization that desires to help students grow in purpose and identify through Christian teachings.

    Planned Activities: Veterans Day Prayer, Christmas Celebration, Easter Egg Hunt  

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Catherine Arbeiter, Vanessa Chan, & Alaina Davis

    Audience: Everyone is welcome!

    Date: First & Third Wednesdays each month from 2:00-2:55pm

    Location of Meetings: D125

    What to Bring: Phones to download the Bible app or a physical Bible

    Cost: n/a

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Participation and volunteer hours

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.christianfellowship 

  • Debate Club

    Mission: We envision a world where students hone in on their critical thinking and argumentative skills. With training and workshops, we are dedicated to empowering the youth of our generation to discover their unique voices. 

    Planned Activities:  2 classroom debates, 1 school-wide debate 

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: James Glenn & Marcellus Howell

    Audience:  Students interested in improving research, argumentative, and public speaking skills 

    Date: 1-2 times a month, Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm 

    Location of Meetings: D121

    What to Bring: Chromebook, Paper, Pencil, highlighter, an open-mind, your voice 

    Cost: TBD

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: TBD 

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.debate

    Please email the sponsors if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)

    Mission: Developing student leadership, business, marketing, and management skills. 

    Planned Activities: Work, Win, Wow and regional compeition

    Affiliations:  GaDECA and National DECA organization

    Sponsor: Laura Berry

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: A110

    What to Bring: Pen/pencil, positive attitude, fresh ideas 

    Cost: TBD

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Yes for active members (Blue & White)

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.DECA

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Dungeons and Dragons

    Mission: To help students bond through playing Dungeons & Dragons

    Planned Activities: Semester-long campaigns

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Jesse White, Drew Chabot, & Spencer Baker

    Audience: Any students interested in Dungeons & Dragons

    Date: Fridays from 2:00-2:55pm

    Location of Meetings: AVTF Lab (Mr. Baker's Room)

    What to Bring: A good attitude and curiosity

    Cost: N/A

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • French Club

    Mission: To create awareness of French-speaking countries' culture and practices.

    Our mission is to create awareness of French speaking countries culture and practices.

    Planned Activities: French Week during the month of November and Mardi Gras event.  

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Matsui Boren & Hannah Burgess

    Audience:  All Students

    Date: Tuesdays once a month starting 8/16/2022

    Location of Meetings: C121

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $30

  • Gaming Club

    Mission: To help students bond over the topic of tabletop games. 

    Planned Activities: A variety of games, such as super smash bros, settlers of Catan, and dungeons and dragons. 

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsors:  Jesse White, Drew Chabot, & Spencer Baker

    Audience: Any student who is interested

    Date: Fridays from 2:00-2:55pm

    Location of Meetings: AVTF Lab (Mr. Baker's Room)

    What to Bring: Good Attitude, patience, and willingness to learn. 

    Cost: $0

    Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Girls Volleyball

    Mission: To create a safe environment for girls to just enjoy volleyball. 

    Planned Activities: Weekly games, Spring Tournament

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Taren Clemons

    Audience: Girls in the school who want to still play a sport with friendly compeition.

    Date: Mondays from 2:00-3:00 pm

    Location of Meetings: Gym

    What to Bring: Active sports wear

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.girlsvolleyball

    Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Gwinnett Student Leadership Team (GSLT)

    Mission: Each Gwinnett County High School has a Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. These teams consist of 3 Sophomores, 3 Juniors, and 3 Seniors. These students are selected via application and interview at the beginning of the sophomore year and experience a world-class leadership journey. McClure Health Science High School begins our rigorous selection process of 3 sophomores in October each Fall. For more information, please visit GSLT Online.

    Planned Activities: Student Leadership Development, Organizing Student Ambassadors for school events, Local Leadership Conferences

    Affiliations:  Gwinnett Student Leadership Team

    Sponsors:  Sally Taylor & Hadley Robins

    Audience:  Student Leaders

    Date: Every other Monday from 2:00-3:00 PM 

    Location of Meetings: Student Leadership Meeting Room - B124 

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: N/A

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Yes, provided by the district (two cords, Royal Blue & Yellow)

    Application: The application process is beginning for current Sophomores. A Student/Parent/Guardian interest meeting will be held at a TBD time - check back for updated information. Students who are eligible to apply have been sent emails through their GCPS email and any Parent/Guardian email on file. 

    The application will be submitted through Google Classroom. Please see Mrs. Taylor (B124) or Mr. Robins (D123) for access. 

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Health MPowers

    Mission: Empower youth to choose healthy habits for themselves through hands-on learning in nutrition classes, taste tests, and other events by and for teens, we're helping youth transform their communities and themselves. (HealthMPowers.org)

    Planned Activities: Smoothie Station at lunches, water tasting events 

    Affiliations: HealthMPowers

    Sponsors:  Stephanie Sprayberry & Annie Bunch

    Audience: All Students

    Date: Once a Month on Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: A119

    What to Bring: Positive energy and a water bottle

    Cost: N/A

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Active 12th grade members

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Hispanic Organization Promoting Education (HoPe)

    Mission: The mission of Hispanic Organization Promoting Education (HoPe) is to increase the graduation rate among Hispanic high school students through leadership, education, and community service.

    Planned Activities: Hispanic Heritage Month Activities & Festival

    Affiliations:  HoPe (Hispanic Organization Promoting Education) 

    Sponsors: Tamara Salgado & Mirielle Nurinda

    Audience:  All students

    Date: Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: C125

    What to Bring: High spirits and excitement!

    Cost: Free membership or $25 membership through national organization

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: At least 20 hours of community service by 12th grade

    Follow us on Instagram: @mhshs.hope

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • HOSA Future Health Professionals

    Mission: Develop leadership qualities and skills; build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm; Develop workplace readiness skills; Understand current healthcare issues; Collaborate with health professionals and future employers; Set realistic career and educational goals

    Planned Activities: Fall and Spring Blood Drives, Pink Out Party, Fall Rally, Fall Leadership, State Leadership, and International Leadership Conferences, Community Service opportunities, Scholarship opportunities,Health Fair and much more!

    Affiliations: Future Health Professionals: Georgia HOSA

    Sponsor: Tara Mitchell & Joseph Marinelli

    Audience: Students interested in Health Science Occupations

    Date: Bi-weekly on Thursdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: B Floor Lecture Hall

    What to Bring: A positive attitude and a friend

    Cost: 3 options - Teal ($25), Silver ($50), Gold ($75)

    Eligibility for Graduation Cords: 

    •  15 hours of community service/ volunteering

    • Attend 80% of meetings

    • Participation in at least 1 of the big events (Pink Out Party/ Health Fair)

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.hosa

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Intramurals

    Mission: To provide students a fun and safe opportunity to participate in a variety of after-school activities fitness and athletics competing against their classmates.

    Planned Activities: Team sports and running

    Affiliations:  N/A

    Sponsor: Leroy Kirkpatrick and Taren Clemons

    Audience: Students who love participating in sports and friendly competition with their peers.

    Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays 2:00-3:00 pm

    Location of Meetings: Gym

    What to Bring: Active sports wear, running shoes, and great attitudes.

    Cost: N/A

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.intramurals

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Key Club

    Mission: To cultivate the next generation of leaders while building stronger communities through service. Our purpose is to make a difference in the world one community at a time.

    Planned Activities: Rainbow Village, toy drive, canned food drive, volunteer opportunities at Radloff Middle and Ferguson Elementary, etc. 

    Affiliations: Key Club International, Kiwanis Club of Duluth-Norcross 

    Sponsors: Laura Sly and Tricia Solinski

    Audience: All students who are interested in leadership and service! 

    Date: Every other Tuesday from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: An open mind, new ideas, and like-minded people interested in serving others. 

    Cost: $35

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Paid dues and at least 20 volunteer hours.

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.keyclub

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • McClure Magazine

    Mission: Spread information and highlight student interests.

    Planned Activities: Photoshoots to promote magazine and biweekly or monthly news. 

    Affiliations: N/A 

    Sponsor: Christopher Smith

    Audience: All students

    Date: Tuesdays from 2:00-3:30pm

    Location of Meetings: C113

    What to Bring: Computer, pencil/pen, paper 

    Cost: $0

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Subject to approval by sponsor

    Follow us on Social Media: TBD

    Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Muslim Student Association

    Mission: To educate on the religion of Islam and participate in activities that will leave a positive impact on the community 

    Planned Activities: Monthly Meetings

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor:  Julie Fritz

    Audience: All students

    Date: First & Third Wednesday of the month from 2-3 PM 

    Location of Meetings: Ms. Fritz's Classroom D109

    What to Bring: An open mind

    Cost: n/a

    Follow us on Social Media: TBA

    eClass Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • National Art Honor Society

    Mission: To advocate for the value and importance of the visual arts in our world. 

    Planned Activities: Free Art Fridays, The Memory Project, 2024 NAHS conference at Brenau University 

    Affiliations: National Art Education Association, Georgia Art Education Association 

    Sponsor:  Linn Zamora

    Audience: 10th, 11th, & 12th Grade Students

    Date: Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: Art Classroom D118

    What to Bring: Your creativity!

    Cost: $25

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: 100 art related community service hours by senior year

    Follow us on Social Media: TBD

    eClass Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • National Honor Society

    Mission:  To elevate McClure Health Science High School's commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

    Planned Activities: Community & School Service, Student Leadership Development, specific activities to be announced throughout the school year (planned by committee members) 

    Affiliations:  NHS

    Sponsor: Alisha Klimp & Ashlyn Bennett

    Audience: 10th - 12th-grade students with a cumulative Numeric Grade Average (NGA) of 90 or above. Students must be inducted to become members.

    Date: First Thursday of each month from 2:00-3:00pm (Fall Dates: 8/29, 9/26, 10/31, 11/28)

    Location of Meetings: B Floor Lecture Hall

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $10.00 to be paid on MyPaymentsPlus

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: 15 total service hours since membership and attend 6 out of 8 yearly meetings

    Application: By invitation only

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Pride Alliance

    Mission: To provide a safe and reliable support system of staff and students for members/allies of the LGBTQ+ community at our school. We aim to create an environment that enables members to embrace their identities, stand-up to injustice, and preserve through adversity. 

    Planned Activities: Fundraisers, hot chocolate movie nights, LGBTQ library day, group discussions and representation. 

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsors: Eizabeth Vance, Spencer Baker, & James Frew

    Audience: All students and Faculty

    Date: Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: C106

    What to Bring: Yourself!

    Cost: $0

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Yes for active members

    Follow us on Social Media: Instagram: @mcclure.pridealliance

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Pulse Dance Company: National Honor Society of Dance Arts

    Mission: The Pulse Dance Company is a student-led club and is open to all students.  It provides leadership opportunities for students pursuing National Honors Recognition in Dance Arts. McClure Health Science High School Dance Company seeks to promote life-long learning in the field of dance. We encourage understanding and appreciation for dance as an art form and wish to develop knowledgeable advocacy of dance arts. The Pulse Dance Company identifies students for artistic merits, leadership, and inducts students into one of the highest honors programs for dance in the United States. 

    Planned Activities: Students will perform in community events as representatives of McClure Health Science High School. Dance activates include dance classes, rehearsals, performances, workshops, and community service activities. Students will demonstrate collaborative teamwork, motivation, and leadership in all aspects of dance art.

    Affiliations: National Honor Society of Dance Arts

    Sponsors: Annie Bunch 

    Audience: Anyone can dance, and a great dancer can come from anywhere.

    Date: Tuesdays 2:00-3:00

    Location of Meetings: Dance Studio (A116)

    What to Bring: Proper dance attire and dance shoes

    Cost: $45 per year

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.dance

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Pulse Poets

    Mission: Our mission is to foster poetic expression in a communal environment by providing practical tools for students to improve their poetic skills and by encouraging the reading, writing, and sharing of poetry.

    Planned Activities: We will provide students with opportunities to discuss and share poetry. Our meetings will consist of workshop, uplifting, constructive feedback, and creative writing prompts. We will also host a school-wide open mic night and will find authentic ways to share poems with the community. 

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Morgan Sweatt, Sladjana Ray & Theresa Morse

    Audience: All Students

    Date: Every second and fourth Tuesday from 2-3pm 

    Location of Meetings: B116 

    What to Bring: Any poems or writing that you would like to share with the group. This could be original creations or writing by individuals who inspire you. 

    Cost: $15.00 

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.pulsepoets 

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization. 

  • Readers Rally

    Mission: We will support a community of readers through regular independent reading and student collaboration.

    Planned Activities: We'll take part in the district-wide Readers Rally event, which is a quiz bowl-style reading competition for students in grades 4-12. The 2023-2024 Readers Rally competition is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2024 at Peachtree Ridge High School. 

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsors: Laura Sly

    Audience: All students with an interest in reading

    Date: Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Location of Meetings: Media Center

    What to Bring: A book to read and share!

    Cost: $25

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Pay dues and/or participate in a fundraiser. Attend the district Readers Rally competition. 

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.media

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Relay for Life

    Mission: To help raise money and awareness for people that are fighting cancer. 

    Planned Activities: Papa John's spirit nights, movie nights, relay week fundraising, spirit week, Relay for Life in May, soup & salad fundraiser, pizza at Fall Festival. 

    Affiliations: Gwinnett County Relay for Life Event / American Cancer Society

    Sponsor:  Cathleen Eckholm & Renee Williams

    Audience: Students, teachers, and community

    Date: Last Wednesday of every Month from 2:00-2:45pm

    Location of Meetings: B126

    What to Bring: Yourself!

    Cost: N/A

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Participate in 80% of meetings and fundraisers  

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.relay4life

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Science Fair Club

    Mission: The purpose of this club is to awaken the science wonder at McClure those you are willing to become a scientist in the future career. We will create science or engineering projects to test your science ideas related to your real-life experience in your investigation. You will practice scientific skills by designing an experiment, solving problems, analyzing data. You will represent McClure to participate in GCPS science fair. A lot of fun is waiting for you. 

    Planned Activities: School/County Science Fair, regular meetings to help with the process of making your science fair project 

    Affiliations:  Local/GCPS/State Science Fair

    Sponsors: 

    - Dr. Shang: Research project
    - Mr. Snyder: Clean water engineering project
    - Dr. Normil: Health engineering project

    Audience: McClure Health Science HS Family

    Date: Every other Wednesday from 2:00-3:00pm, beginning September 13, 2023

    Location of Meetings: B106

    What to Bring: Necessary materials for the science fair project

    Cost: N/A

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Qualify for the county science fair as a senior and participate in the club 

    Application: Science Fair Club Application Form at MHSHS

    Website for MHSHS Science Fair

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.sciencefair

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.

  • Senior Socialite Squad

    Mission: The Senior Socialite Squad was established to enhance the experience of your senior year through your leadership, event planning, and positive promotion of senior specific initiatives. 

    Planned Activities: Social Activities and Senior Spirit Days/Weeks throughout the year.  

    Affiliations: N/A

    Sponsor: Malikah Register

    Audience: Class of 2024 students

    Date: Wednesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: B111 

    What to Bring: A great attitude and your chromebook

    Cost: $0 

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.class2024.squad 

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization. 

  • Student Council

    Mission: We will serve as a platform that brings students' ideas about leadership, culture, and servitude to fruition while serving as a catalyst for student leadership and growth.

    Planned Activities: Club Carnival, Fall Dance, Roller Skate Night, Prom 

    Affiliations: Georgia Association of Student Councils - GACS (State), Southern Association of Student Councils - SACS (Regional), National Association of Student Councils - NASC (National)

    Sponsor: Shannon Zangas, Morgan Sweatt, and Jade Keys

    Audience: All Students

    Date: Thursdays from 2:00-3:00pm - See school calendar

    Location of Meetings: C Floor Lecture Hall

    What to Bring: Paper, pen/pencil

    Cost: New member: $25; Current Member: $15

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: 20 Hours of Service within Student Council (staying after school to prepare for events, completing volunteer requests and opportunities as offered: set up and tear down of StuCo events, volunteer at fundraisers, etc.)

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.stuco

  • Vex Robotics

    Mission:  Vex Robotics aims to empower young minds into the ever advancing field of robotics.  

    Planned Activities:  Weekly meetings, Vex Robotics Competition

    Affiliations:  Innovation First International, Inc. & Vex Robotics, Inc., Robotics Education & Competition Foundation

    Sponsor:  Teresa Brooks

    Audience:  All students excited about hands-on STEM learning.

    Date: Tuesdays from 2:00-3:00pm

    Location of Meetings: Room D120 (Sky CTE Lab)

    What to Bring: N/A

    Cost: $25

    Eligibility for Graduation Cord: Yes for active members.

    Follow us on Social Media: @mhshs.robotics

    eCLASS Link: Please email the sponsor if you would like to join this club/organization.