Clubs & Organizations
BETA Club is here to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership, and community service. BETA Club will do fundraisers and community service, as well as give you the opportunity to put your skills on display. You must maintain a 3.0 GPA to be involved with Beta Club.
Sponsors: Dara Jackson & Dana Wilson
Houston Community Betterment Youth are under the organization of the Community Betterment and Arts Council of Houston. This organization is open to students in grades 9-12. Community Betterment Youth focuses on community service projects or assisting in community service activities. We have also partnered with Bright Futures. In the past, students have participated in the Hospice Chili Cook off, Chamber Banquet, Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast, MCB Conference in Jefferson City, Community Easter Egg Hunt, house numbering project, self-defense for women, undergarment drive, and most recently, we took over the backpack program. We have membership dues which include a t-shirt. This is a fantastic service project organization which grows future leaders.
Drama Club is an extracurricular activity for students in grades 9-12. The purpose of the Drama Club is to learn about acting, play production, and stage work culminating with several productions. Drama Club consists of two groups of students: the play cast and the stage crew.
Sponsor: Andrea Williams
FBLA (Future Business Leaders Of America) is an organization established to help students gain leadership skills in a fun and exciting environment. Members are involved in competitive events, travel, service projects, and social events. Some FBLA activities include, Chili Cook-Off, Field Trips, as well as District and State contests.
Sponsor: George Snelling
FCCLA is a family and community service focused organization that promotes student leadership and creativity. Members can participate in competitions, leadership training and explore careers. Active members have the opportunity to participate in meetings around the state and country. Membership dues are $25, which includes affiliation with the local chapter, region, state and national FCCLA, a club shirt, the national magazine, Teen Times, and a membership pin.
Sponsor: Maegan Bell
The National FFA Organization is committed to the individual student, providing a path to achievement in premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Must be enrolled in an Agriculture Education Class to be a member.
Sponsor: Matthew Price
Fellowship of Christian Athletes is the largest Christian sports organization in America. FCA focuses on serving our school and our community by equipping, empowering, and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. Our relationships demonstrate steadfast commitment to Jesus Christ and His Word through Integrity, Service, Teamwork, and Excellence.
FCA meets at 7:15 a.m. Thursdays in the middle/high school library. Huddles consist of fellowship, devotion, ministry, and often breakfast. During each huddle we combine a passion for sports with a passion for Christ, and teach that those two worlds don’t have to be separate. We have several Christian and service activities planned for the year.
Sponsor: Jeff Richardson
H Club is an athletic club for student-athletes who have lettered in any varsity sport. H Club strives to promote school pride and support within the athletic department. Another benefit this year is individual patches for post season awards will be purchased for you. H Club will help organize the ESPY Awards and will take various trips throughout the year.
Sponsors: Loran Richardson & Jake Brookshire
HOSA- Future Health Professionals is a club for students interested in pursuing careers in the health/medical field. Only students currently enrolled in a health science program are eligible to join. We will be fundraising to attend event workshops and competitive conferences throughout the year and more frequently as the club becomes more established and grows.
Sponsor: Jennifer Gunter
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories, which consists of many chapters in high schools. Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship (academic achievement), leadership, service, and character. Students are selected based on certain criteria.
Sponsor: Dana Wilson
Student Council is a representative organization, through which students can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school administration, staff, and the community for the benefit of the school and its students. It sponsors and raises funds for school-wide activities, including social events, community projects, and school improvements. Some activities sponsored by Student Council are Homecoming, King of the Court, Hoop Queen, Mr. HHS, Battle of the Classes, and the Thanksgiving Food Drive. If you missed being able to run for office this year, you can apply to be on the honors council. You must have a 2.5 GPA for the previous semester and be approved by the Houston High School Student Council.
Sponsor: Jason Pounds
The Scholar Bowl team is a competitive team where groups of students with buzzers compete to answer trivia like questions for points. The team will travel to a number of competitions including districts. Practice will include once weekly meetings after school.
Sponsor: Jason Pounds
Sponsor: Chris Reese
SPEECH & DEBATE
Sponsor: Erin Johnston