Clubs


Club Name

Sponsor

Room #

Purpose

Art Club A. Kerner 300 To learn about and create all types of artwork. The club meets weekly and is open to all students, including students outside of the schools offered art classes.

Chess

J. Yancey

135

To promote the playing of chess

 Debate Club  D. Howell    To examine every side of important and controversial issues in an atmosphere of reasoned argument and respectful discourse

DECA


Distributive Education Clubs of America

J. Deans
A. Roach

224

To prepare leaders and entrepreneurs for careers and education in marketing, finance, hospitality, management, and other business areas

Drama

K. Stevens

120

To engage in meaningful theatrical activities and productions

ECMC Scholars R. Thompson
C. Dickens
 Library ECMC Scholarship Foundation is for first-generation, college-bound students of all ages to further their education goals. Through innovative outreach programs, we convey to students the importance of completing high school,and we continue our mission by developing and distributing programs that focus on college access, retention and success.

FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America

G. Harper
Advisor

221

To promote leadership development and career preparation in the area of business

FCCLA

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America

K. L. Roberts, Advisor

310

To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences classes For more information
http://www.fcclainc.org/  or http://www2.mecc.edu/fccla/

First Priority  D. Brame   To empower students to share the gospel and to provide a place of unity and fellowship with fellow Christians and to teach the members more about God.

Forensics

K. Stevens

120

To develop speaking and acting skills, gain self-confidence and poise, and to learn how to express ideas clearly and convincingly.

French Club

G. Poiri


134

To promote a greater appreciation of the French language and culture

Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60)

K. L. Roberts

Program Advisor

310

Designed to engage and empower youth to take action for their own health by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools
http://www.fueluptoplay60.com/

 Key Club  K.L. Roberts
Program Advisor
 310 Sponsored by the Portsmouth Kiwanis, Key Club is an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership. For more information, visit https://www.keyclub.org/

Latin Club

C. Lunsford

133

To promote the study of the classics

Literary Club  M. Burden 126 To encourage enjoyment of language and student pursuit of creative writing.
Mu Alpha Theta National Honor Society for Mathematics D. Murray  207 To promote a love for mathematics and to participate in projects using mathematics 

Model UN

Mr. Herrington

121

Model UN (United Nations) is a club based in international politics that requires active debate, discussion, and awareness of the current issues facing the global society.  Students with a high desire to raise their global awareness, practice their interpersonal skills, and compete with other schools should consider this club.

National Honor Society

C. Willis
Advisor

128

To promote scholarship, service, character and leadership

(by invitation only)

Newspaper Club  M. James 104  To develop speaking, listening, and writing skills in students.  Students conduct interviews, take photographs, and write newspaper articles.
 Racing Drone Club  P. Sarandria  218
Thursdays
2:30pm to 4:30 pm
An Upward Bound funded club, students will learn about the technology systems of racing drones. Additionally, students build and maintain a racing drone as they learn the First Person View method of drone piloting.
 
RHO Kappa 
National Social Studies Honor Society
C. Willis
Adviser
C. Jarrett
Co-Advisor

128
 
102
To promote scholarship, services, citizenship, volunteerism, character and leadership in the area of social studies 
( by invitation only ) 
 SCA
Student Council Asssociation
M. Burden
S. Urquhart
126 
Library
To promote student participation within the school and community 
Scholastic Bowl Chirlene Mitchell  130 Academic competition with schools in the Tidewater area

Spanish Club

M. DaVila

134

To promote a greater appreciation of the Spanish language and culture

VADA
Violence. Alcohol and Drug Awareness

K.L. Roberts

310

To empowering teens to become advocates with  keeping their schools and communities alcohol and drug free

Y -Street  K.L. Roberts  310 Virginia's largest youth led organization. Members of Y St. are promoters, activist and leaders fighting for a healthier Virginia. 

YOVASO

Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety

K.L. Roberts

310

To educate, encourage, and empower youth to advocate for safer driving among peers and develop strategies that target specific problems

YSA

Youth Service America

K.L. Roberts

310

To expand the impact of the youth service movement through volunteering and service-learning.

 


 

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