October 2017 | Volume 30 | Issue 2
ASL Club focuses on raising money for the Indiana School of the Deaf. Members of the club host many events relating to deaf awareness throughout the year, including bowling and attending a musical or basketball game at ISD. The club meets during each SMaRT period. For more information, see Ms. Colvin in A118
Blue Crew is a student group responsible for organizing the student body and encouraging a positive school culture at sporting events. Members of the group also select the themes for the game. Interested students must be nominated by the previous graduating class to enroll. For more information, see Mr. Rent in the Dean’s Office.
Baking Club is a new club created for students with a culinary interest. Memmbers of the club donate half of the baked items they make donate money to charities. Baking Club meets on a Wednesday once each month. For more information, see Mrs. Ziemba in A121.
Bowling Club is a club created for students interested in bowling. The club meets twice each week at Pinheads to practice and compete. For more informatin, see Ms. Byers in B132.
Band is for students of all skill levels who wish to play instruments and compete. The club is not affiliated with the extracurricular band activities and meets every day during school. For more information, see Mrs. Torres in H130.
Best Buddies is a club dedicated to creating a fun and friendly environment for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Members of the club are paired with students with an intellectual or developmental disability and are provided with a space to have fun and make friends. For more information, see Mrs. Hammond in J237.
Black Student Union
Black Student Union members meet to discuss topics regarding people of color, as well as other activities and celebrations. All students are welcome to join and are encouraged to attend club discussions and events. For more information, see Mr. Rent in the Dean’s Office.
Book Club allows students to recieve and discuss a new book each month. Members of the club often discuss themes from the book and also watch the movie together. For more information, see Ms. Foster in the Media Center.
Choir is an academic club for students interested in learning about sight reading, vocals and dancing. Members participate in four major shows throughout the year. For more information, see Mr. Porter in H107/H121.
Color Guard is a club paired with the marching band for students interested in rhythmic dance. All students are welcome to join, regardless of dance experience. The club meets after school during the year. For more information, see Mr. Niemec in H103.
Conspiracy Theory Club
Conspiracy Theory Club is for students interested in discussing conspiracy theories surrounding major historical events and popular theories trending in pop culture. Some of these topics include the Mandela Effect, the moon landing and Area 51. For more information, see Mrs. Kulesavage in F236.
Craft Club is for students who share a common interest in crafting. Members of the club plan to incorporate craft suggestions from students throughout the year and create items such as macramé. Craft Club meets after school during the school year. For more information, see Mrs. Mahan in B101.
Drama Club Drama Club
Drama Club performs a fall play and a spring musical every year. Students can earn points and eventually become a thespian, as long as they participate in at least four shows. To earn points, members of Drama Club can work concessions, usher or assist with set construction. For more information, see Mrs. Armstrong in B105.
DECA is a club for anyone who is interested in becoming an entrepreneur in marketing, finance, hospitality and management to prepare for future occupations. The club competes against other schools from around the state. For more information, see Mrs. Lindstrom in F247.
Film Club meets once each month to watch and discuss films. The movies typically range from complicated works to true classics. The viewing of the films take place in the Leonard Auditorium. For more information, see Mr. Follis in J107.
Fishers Fusion Dance Team
Destination Imagination teaches 21st Century skills, as well as principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. The organization is centered around problem solving through collaborative team building activities. For more information, see Mrs. Seitz.
Fishers Fusion Dance Team is a club for students in grades 7-12 who want to competitively dance and perform at school football and basketball games. Tryouts are held in the spring for all students interested in joining. For more information, contact Olivia McGarvey at fishersfusiondance@ yahoo.com.
Future Farmers of America
French Honorary Society
Future Farmers of America is a national club that focuses on every aspect of agriculture. The main goal of the club is to prepare students for careers in farming, engineering or welding. For more information, see Mr. Younts in A134.
French Honorary Society aims to stimulate interest in the study of French, reward scholastic achievements and to promote international friendship. Students must be enrolled in the third year of French or higher.
French Club explores French culture, popular games and foods. Students do not need to be in a French class to join. Members meet on the last Wednesday of each month. For more information, see Mrs. VanGroningen in A106.
Gaming Club gives students the opportunity to connect with one another and compete in various video and board games. The club hosts various tournaments throughout the year, featuring games such as Mario Kart, and meets every Friday in the upstairs J hallway. For more information, see Mr. Squires in J226.
Gay Straight Alliance
Gay Straight Alliance focuses on bringing positivity and awareness into the LGBTQ+ community and HSEâ€™s LGBTQ+ students. The club also provides students with the opportunity to learn about sexuality, gender and finding their identity. GSA meets in Mrs. Bakleâ€™s room in B110. For more information, see Mrs. Simmons in B132.
German Club is a club created to connect students to German culture, including celebrating German holidays and making German food. Interested students are not required to take a German class. For more information, see Mrs. Reigle in A110.
Habitat for Humanity
Habitat for Humanity aims to spread awareness about the need for houses in communities. The club hosts fundraisers throughout the year and will help construct a parking lot toward the end of the school year. Members of the club meet once each month. For more information, see Ms. Townsend in A120.
Harry Potter Club
Harry Potter Club is for fans of the book and movie series alike. Members are sorted into houses based on their personalities: Gryffindor, Slytherin, Ravenclaw or Hufflepuff. The club offers various activities, including crafts, quidditch, movie showings and book discussions. For more information, see Mr. Salvadori in J219.
International Thespian Society International Thespian Society is an honor society for students involved in theatre. By participating in plays and musicals, students will receive thespian points to become a member. Only thespians can partcipate in the thespian play. For more information, see Ms. Armstrong in B105.
Key Club is a service-based club created to help the local community. Throughout the year, the club sponsors various events such as the Pasta Bowl, blood drive and volunteering in a nursing home. Key Club aims to develop leadership and serve the community through fundraising. For more information, see Mrs. Chattin in F218.
Make-a-Wish Club gives students the opportunity to volunteer and raise money for children with life-threatening diseases. The main goal of the club is to raise enough money each year to grant a childâ€™s wish within Indiana. For more information, see Mrs. Purcell in J222.
HSE Democrats is a new club that invites students of all political affiliations to listen to guest speakers, discuss political topics and register to vote. For more information, see Mrs. Carson in J207.
Interact Club aims to serve others and make a positive impact in the world. Each month, members volunteer to help less privileged people within the community. The club is sponsored by the Fishers Rotary Club and meets throughout the year. For more information see Mrs. Garrett in B133.
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Harry Potter Club
Math Team is a club for students who enjoy learning and discussing math problems. The club travels to different colleges throughout the year to compete in math contests. For more information, see Mrs. Carson in room F135.
Military History Club
Military History Club is for students interested in learning about military history. The club holds meetings once each month with guest speakers every third month. For more information, see Mr. Marer in J224. Mock Trial Team Mock Trial is a team of students who serve as attorneys or witnesses in mock domestic and criminal court cases. Members compete at the county, state, regional and national levels. For more information, see Mrs. Chandler in B159.
Muslim Student Association
Muslim Student Association aims to create a sense of community and togetherness among Muslim students. The club hosts various events throughout the year to educate students about the Islamic faith. For more information, see Mrs. Safi in J205.
Riley Dance Marathon Philosophy Club
Philosophy Club is a club that allows students to discuss topics that are meant to challenge students. Members think about and discuss the topic after school every Wednesday. For more information, see Mr. Pletcher in the Guidance Office.
Political Discussion Club
Political Discussion Club is for students of any ideology who want to discuss political topics. Each meeting focuses on a new topic, ranging from current events to controversial ideas among different political parties. For more information, see Mr. Marer in J224.
National Art Honor Society
National Art Honor Society works to inspire and recognize students who demonstrate passion and dedication through their artwork. Club events include the Scholastic Art Awards and the District Art Show in March. For more information, see Mrs. Fritz in H104.
National Honor Society
National Honor Society is for juniors and seniors who want to engage in various service and tutoring opportunities. Students who are interested must apply to join. NHS is most well-known for hosting Mr. Royal, a male beauty pageant for the senior boys. For more information, see Mrs. McGrath in J104.
Nature and Hiking Club
Nature and Hiking Club is a new club that focuses on connecting students to their environment and learning more about the world around them. For more information, see Mrs. Ewing in F122.
Olio Road Production
Olio Road Production is a club for students with interest in photography, costume design, writing, music composition, video editing and acting. Together, students create a movie with an original script, music and design. Filming begins during fall break and continues until the film’s planned release in May. For more information, see Mr. Follis in J107.
Orchestra is an academic club that allows students to practice and perform in the school orchestra. Students participate in concerts and perform in various contests throughout the year. Orchestra meets for a class period each day. For more information see Mr. Tschiniak in H128B.
Paintball Club allows students to get experience in the activity of paintball. Members of the club compete and travel around the Midwest in tournaments. For more information, see Mr. Sasser in J140.
Project HOPE’s mission is to better the community by helping those in need of financial assistance. Members of the club collect food for a school food pantry and host fundraisers throughout the year d. For more information, see Mrs. Kulesavage in F236.
Project 7 (P7) is a club that allows members to socialize with other Christian students and learn about God’s word. Participants in the club have the opportunity for free food, games, guest speakers, bible study and community work. P7 meets after school every Thursday. For more information, see Ms. Colvin in A118.
Riley Dance Marathon
Riley Dance Marathon is a philanthropic organization with the purpose of raising funds and promote awareness for Riley Children’s Hospital. Members of the club participate in various events throught the school year to raise money. The club meets twice each week. For more information, see Mrs. Trinkle in A124.
Quill and Scroll Society
Royal Command and Guard
Quill and Scroll Society is an international journalism honorary that allows students to create the school newspaper, yearbook and news program. After being on publications staff for at least a year, students may be inducted into Quill and Scroll. For more information, see Mr. Klobusnik in B130.
Royal Command and Guard members compete as the school marching band. Students in this club begin rehearsing over the summer and continue to practice their show until early November. RCG performs at both in-state and out-of-state competitions during the school year. For more information, see Mr. Niemic in H130.
Royal Eco Club
Quiz Bowl is a trivia-based club for students with academic interests. Mmbers are asked questions about various subjects and compete in events during the year. For more information, see Mrs. Suriano in B113.
Robotics Club members work in groups each week after school to design and build robots that may complete a simple task, like throwing a paper ball. In the spring, selected members travel to North Dakota to compete in the national competition. For more information, see Mr. Gish in B165.
Royal Eco Club is a club designed to keep the community environmentally friendly. The club gathers to participate in school recycling initiatives and attends rallies about maintaining a healthy environment. This year, club members will meet with the City Council to create a plan for carbon neutrality. For more information, see Mrs. Safi in J205.
Royal Yogis brings students together through a variety of yoga exercises. Members meet after school every other Tuesday and create goals for the week, which students use to focus on positivity. For more information, see Mrs. Foster in the Media Center.
Royal Med is a club created for students who are interested in entering the medical field. Members of the club discuss topics related to medicine and visit hospitals to meet doctors and learn about various procedures. For more information, see Mrs. Gastineau in J212.
Royal Students for Life
Royal Students for Life allows members to engage in varioud discussion about protecting life in all stages, from pre-born life to the elderly. Club members aim to help educate peers on their viewpoint. The club meets multiple times each month during the school year. For more information, see Mrs. Van Groningen in A106.
Running Royals is a club that allows students to join together while running. Members of the club run on various courses created around the outside and inside the school building. All students who join the club are also able to participate in the Geist 5k, which takes place in May. For more information, see Mrs. Carson in F131.
Student Council hosts students ideas, interest and coming up with fundraisers around the school to help local communities. The students in the club help raise events for school-wide activities and helps with community projects. Student council gives students opportunities to develop leadership and to carry out events to contribute to school spirit; such as planning Homecoming and Pep Rallys. For more information, see Mrs. Hunt in J218.
We The People Student Athletic Council
Student Athletic Council is a council of athletes who are selected by their coaches to represent their sport. Members of SAC meet every month to discuss anything that impacts the athletic department. For more information, see Mr. Self in the Athletic Office.
Students in Action
Students in Action is a new club with the goal of allowing students to converse about the world around them. Members also discuss current issues and what possible solutions for change. For more information, see Mrs. Foster in the Media Center.
Say Anything Club
Say Anything Club is a place for students to speak about any school-appropriate topic in a judgement-free location. Members of the club are able to practice speech in a realistic setting. For more information, see Ms. Habig in J120.
Ski and Snowboard Club
Ski and Snowboard Club provides students the opportunity to ski and snowboard on the slopes of Perfect North. Members of the club spend every Friday evening after school either skiing or snowboarding. Club events will begin in January. For more information, see Mrs. Manchess in F200.
Spanish Honorary is an organization for students who maintain an A- in all Spanish courses. Members of Spanish Honorary are able to tutor or volunteer in the community For more information, see Mrs. Gunderson in A108.
Speech/Debate gives members an opportunity to recite a speech or debate various topics. Each student performs individually with their score being added to the teamâ€™s total. Speech/Debate competes every Saturday at high school around the state. For more information, see Mrs. Carwile in B140.
Spell Bowl is an academic team that allows students to partcipate in competitions similar to a spelling bee. Members of the team participate in an area contest, host an invitational at HSE and work to qualify for the state meet. Spell Bowl also takes part in the Super Bowl, an academic competition against other teams. For more information, see Mrs. Riley in J130.
Stigma Free HSE
Stigma Free HSE raises awareness of the stigma on mental health. Members of the club meet once each month to discuss various aspects of mental health. The club hosts multiple events for members. For more information, see Mrs. Caliz in A116.
We the People
We the People is a club for students interested in law. Members of the club write papers and recite them before judges. We the People practices once each week in preparation for competitions, which are held at the state, regional and national levels. For more information, see Miss Chandler in B159.
Winter Guard is a club that allows students to compete in musical routines around the state. Members of the club are not required to be in fine arts class. Events occur during the winter months. For more information, see Lynel Curd.
Winter Percussion is for students looking for an atmosphere similar to marching band, but for percussionists. Members of the group participate in multiple competitions from January through April. For more information, see Mr. Frye in H130.
Hamilton Southeastern High School Student Media & Publications - The Orb - Issue 2 - September 2017 - Club Edition