Clubs

 

STUDENT CLUBS AT CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL

Churchill High School offers a wide variety of student activities. Involvement and participation in these activities will enhance a student’s social skills, self-esteem, and sense of pride in their school. Activities provide students with opportunities to give service and represent their school and community, to make new friends and to develop special interest and abilities.

Activities, clubs, and school organizations vary from year to year depending upon interest and sponsorship availability. Generally these will include:

CLUB NAME

DESCRIPTION

SPONSOR

Astronomy Club

Talk about relevant current events in space. Schedule viewings of celestial/astronomical objects.

Mr. Delo

Bowling Club

Wednesdays after school from mid-November thru mid- February. $7 per week includes 3 games, mystery game prizes each week, shoes, and final week pizza party. Woodland Lanes.

Mr. Hebestreit

Charger Herald

Students with good writing skills can join the Charger Herald, the school’s student newspaper. They meet in room A19 after school on Thursdays. An issue comes out once a month with articles on topics such as school events, sports, lifestyles, and entertainment.

Mr. Wood

Debate Team

Students research, write bills, and give speeches in a competitive environment with other schools in the Wayne Oakland Debate League. Debate Team is a first semester activity.

 

Mrs. Hardy-Francis

DECA

DECA – Organization of marketing students

Mr. Austin

Environmental Club

The environmental club raises awareness of environmental issues and what individuals can do to make a difference. We discuss current environmental issues and what our role can be to help.

Mrs. Czach

Euchre Club

Students get together and play cards. A running points total is kept. Tuesdays.

Mr. Zapalski

Faith Club

Student-led Bible Study Club. They meet in room A-31 After school on Tuesdays.

Mr. Windle

Fitness Center

M, W, and F after school students can come up to the fitness center and workout from 2:30-4:00.

Mrs. Christie, Mrs. Barnes, and Mr. Austin

Forensics Team

Forensics is a competitive public speaking team. Students prepare presentations from a variety of categories, practice each week with the team, and compete each month with other schools. Forensics is a second semester activity.

Mrs. Hardy-Francis

French Club

Presidents organize different cultural activities for the participants. There is a focus either on a craft-type project (making Eiffel Towers out of food products, for example) or activities (a French waiters' race). 1-2 times/mth.

Mrs. Jenkins

German Club

We have events/activities a few times per year for German students and other students who are interested in the language. The events are both social and culturally themed.

Mrs. Shannon

Girls on Weights

On Wednesday’s we meet after school in the Weight room at 3:00 and teach girls how to work out with Weights.

Mrs. Christie and Mrs. Barrow

GSA (Gay Straight Alliance)

We discuss topics related to the LGBTQ community in a non-judgmental, loving, accepting environment.

Mrs. Buchta

Guys’ & Girls’ Club

Guys’ & Girls’ club is a social club that consists of center and ASD students. We also provide monthly gifts/projects to Meals on Wheels. We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 2:30-3:30.

Mrs. Urbanowicz

National Art Honor Society

A National Honor Society for Art students or anyone who loves art.

Mrs. Altman

Nerd Club

A club that listens to rad music, plays video games, D&D, and other cool activities. Meets Wednesdays.

Mrs. David

 

 

 

Phaeton Literary Magazine

Students publish Phaeton from articles and sketches by the student body. Meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays in the LMC. Membership is open, but students must have a literary interest.

Mrs. Hardy-Franics and Mrs. Stack

Quiz Bowl

Academic, current event, and pop culture questions. Tournament-style competitions against other local high schools.

Mr. Coates

Service Club

This club is made up of several service groups that are sponsored in part by the local Kiwanis and Rotary Clubs in Livonia. They do projects to help the needy, for example: food drives, shoe drives etc.

Mrs. Stack

Social Justice League

A student group committed to creating awareness of ourselves and our biases. We also attend leadership conferences and partner with Metro Detroit schools for initiatives.

Mrs. Romeo

Spanish National Honor Society

Students are enrolled in a Spanish class and have achieved the academic and character standards. We do community service projects such as packing food at Gleaners Food Bank and teaching Spanish to elementary students. We watch movies in Spanish, go to Spanish and Mexican restaurants, have small chat sessions in Spanish, go bowling and do other social events.

Mrs. Buchta

Spirit Club

Spirit Club supports student council in organizing social events for students and promotes school spirit through incentives, student participation, and just plain fun.

Mrs. Dallaqua

Step Club

A dance group dedicated to practicing and performing the art of “stepping.”

Mrs. Joshi

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

A group of students that promotes awareness of alcohol use by drivers. They have several activities that promote students being responsible and using good judgments. They meet in room C-21 after school on every other Monday.

Mrs. Scott

Student Council

A club that creates and organizes many activities in the school to enhance the high school experience. This includes dances, class t-shirts, and other student-run events. The separate classes meet in different places every Tuesday morning. Freshmen (led by Ms. Kaiser) meet in E16 @ 7:10 am. Sophomores (led by Ms. Hardy) meet in the LMC @ 7:10 am. Juniors (led by Mr. Zapalski) meet in A-10 @ 7:10 am. Seniors (led by Mr. Mercier) meet in Student Activities @ 7am.

Mr. Mercier

True Colors

This club has meetings once a week where they do a variety of activities including field trips, movies, and other interesting events that are designed to enhance the cooperation and understanding among students at Churchill. They meet in room A-7 after school on Wednesdays.

Ms. Rodriguez

 

 

 

Certain clubs and activities may choose to recognize success in their endeavors with an Activity Letter. Minimum criteria to be awarded; such a letter will be (2) years of involvement in the club or activity along with other criteria as determined by the sponsor or administrator. Students must apply for this through the Student Activities Office.