Clubs & Activities

Academic Challenge Team

Description
The Academic Challenge Team is a jeopardy-style competition team that participates in various contests throughout the year.

Requirements
Students in grades 9-12 are eligible to participate if they meet VHSL guidelines.

Dues

n/a

Sponsor
Mr. D. Flickinger

Meetings
Every other Monday and Thursday after school in Room 1.

Ambassadors

Description
The CHHS Ambassadors are responsible for assisting with Ninth-Grade orientation programs in May, as well as during Fall orientation.

Requirements
Any Sophomore and Junior is encouraged to apply.

Dues
n/a

Sponsor
Mrs. M. Curry

Meetings
Please see Mrs. Curry for more details.
 

Art Club

Description
n/a

Requirements
n/a

Dues
n/a

Sponsor
Ms. Ashley Unger

Meetings
Please see Ms. Unger for more details.

Band

Description
Marching Colonials
Concert Band
Symphonic Band

Requirements
See Mr. Flohre for more details.

Band Director
Mr. K. Flohre


Please contact the band director, Mr. Kyle Flohre, if you are interested in our Band program.

Click here to go to the Band Boosters Website
(Note: this website is listed as a courtesy and was not created - nor is maintained - by Colonial Heights High School)

Beta Club

The National Beta Club Mission Statement
To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.

Description
Beta Club is an organization that promotes scholarship, leadership, and good citizenship at CHHS and within our community.

Requirements
Juniors and Seniors that have a GPA of at least 3.5.

Sponsors
Mrs. D. Berkley

Dues
$5.00 per year

Meetings
We meet approximately once per month.

CADRE (Commonwealth Alliance Drug Rehabilitation Education)

Description
Commonwealth Alliance Drug Rehabilitation Education (CADRE) is a group of students, parents, staff, and community leaders whose goal is to educate the school and community about the perils of alcohol and other drug use. Monthly meetings are open to all who wish to attend.

Requirements
See Mrs. Campbell for more details.

Sponsor
Mrs. Bland Campbell

Dues
$5.00 per year

Meetings
Please see Mrs. Campbell for more details


Chorus

Description
Chorus is offered as a class during the school year.

Requirements
See Mrs. Breckenridge for more details.

Sponsor
Mrs. C. Breckenridge

Dues
n/a

Meetings
See Mrs. Breckenridge for more details.

Colonial Courier

Description
Colonial Courier is the school's newspaper. It is published online six times a year. The paper reports on school life and issues that affect students.

Requirements
You must be currently enrolled in Journalism I or Journalism II

Sponsor
Ms. C. Goforth

Dues
n/a

Meetings
We meet daily as a class (Journalism).

Colonial Players

Description
The Colonial Players aims to provide an outlet for creativity for students involved in the Theatre Arts.  All main stage productions are funded and produced by Colonial Players. Any CHHS student may join.

Sponsor
Ms. Natalie Fehlner

Dues
$5.00 per year

Meetings
Please see Ms. Fehlner for more details


Colonial Singers

Description
See Mrs. Breckenridge for more details.

Requirements

Any student who has a love of singing and performing is encouraged to audition.

Sponsor
Mrs. C. Breckenridge

Dues
$5.00

Meetings
Every Monday in Room 63 at 3:00 p.m.

Crime Solvers

Description
We work with the police department to award money to people who report crime. We also learn about detective work.

Requirements
Students with an interest in solving crime and promoting justice.

Sponsor
Mrs. L. Grammer

Dues
See Mrs. Grammar for more details.

Meetings
Meetings are held the
2nd Thursday of each month in Room 44 at 2:30 p.m.

DECA

Description
DECA is a co-curricular, student-centered educational organization.  DECA's mission has been to enhance the education of students with interests in marketing, management and entrepreneurship.

Requirements
Any student enrolled in a secondary level marketing education, management, or entrepreneurship instructional program is eligible for membership in DECA at the local, state and national level.

Sponsor
Mrs. L. McBride

Dues
All chapters are self-supporting, with members paying local,state, and national dues.  Dues are $20.00 per year ($15.00 state and national dues, $5.00 local dues).

Meetings
DECA is co-curricular, so meetings and any activities are held every week (if needed) on Fridays during class and after school if necessary.


Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America Club (FCCLA)

Requirements
Must be presently or previously enrolled in Child Care.

Sponsors
Ms. Tammy Young

Meetings
Once a month

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Description
Athletes and any other students are welcome to join!  We are Christians that have meetings once a month to have fellowship with other Christians in our school. We have guest speakers and former students that give their testimonies.  Please come and share your Christian experience with us.!

Sponsor
Mr. Tracy Boyd

Dues
$5

Meetings
Generally, we meet on Fridays at 2:30 p.m. Please listen to morning announcements for additional meeting information.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Requirements
Students must be enrolled in a business class.

Sponsors
Mrs. D. Hillard, Mrs. C. Bailey, Mrs. A. Anderson

German Club

Description
We will work to learn the German language, as well as a bit about the history and culture of Germany.

Requirements
Any student is welcome to attend meetings.

Sponsor
Mrs. A. Creasey

Dues
$5.00 per year

Meetings
The first Monday of each month.

Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

Description
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education, which operates in secondary, post secondary, and collegiate institutions as an integral part of the Health Science Education Curriculum for the purpose of promoting healthcare career opportunities and to prepare students to successfully pursue a health career.

Requirements
Members must be enrolled in a Health Occupations class.

Sponsor
Mrs. J. Moody-Parham

Meetings
Held as required

International Thespian Society (ITS)

Description
The International Thespian Society (ITS) is an honorary society for Theatre Arts students dedicated to raising the standards of high school Drama.  Members must be invited to join.  Requirements are based on well-rounded participation and involvement in the Colonial Players.

Requirements
Colonial Players Member & participation in productions.
    * Inductees must earn 10 points, 5 of which should be awarded for work done at the school where he or she will be inducted.
    * In general, 1 point represents approx 10 hours of excellent work
    * A Thespian moving to another affiliated school is entitled to transfer his or her membership
    * Induction points should be earned through participation in at least two full-length productions, or one full-length and two one-acts, or four one-acts.
    * Induction points should be earned in at least two of the listed categories, for example, acting and production

Sponsor/Teacher
Ms. Natalie Fehlner

Dues
$25.00 one-time fee

Meetings
Please see Ms. Fehlner for more details


Japanese Culture Club: Harajuku

Requirements
An interest in Japanese culture.

Sponsor/Teacher
Mrs. Beth McBryde

Dues
$5.00 per year

Meetings
Tuesdays at 2:30pm, room 206

Key Club

Description
The Key Club is an organization that works closely with the Colonial Heights Kiwanis Club to make our community a better place. We sponsor American Red Cross Blood Drives and donate our time and money to various organizations.

Requirements
n/a

Sponsors
Mrs. C. Major & Mrs. K. White

Dues
$20.00

Meetings
The 2nd Monday of every month



Latin Club

Requirements
Enrollment and interest in Latin

Sponsor/Teacher
Mr. M. Gelven

Meetings
Wednesdays, once a month in room T-2.

Model United Nations Club

Requirements
Open to any students interested in international relations and global issues.

Sponsor/Teacher

Ms. H. Anderson

Meetings
Approximately on a monthly basis.

National Honor Society

Description
National Honor Society is a service organization.  In order to qualify for selection, students must have a minimum GPA of 3.3.  Students are selected based on scholarship, service, leadership, and character.  Students complete an activity form which lists any activities, service projects, and awards thay they have achieved while they have been attending CHHS.  Teachers, coaches and sponsors evaluate each of the candidates.  All of this information is compiled and evaluated by the Faculty Council which consists of five voting faculty members.  The Faculty Council selects new members on the basis of the selection criteria.

New members are inducted during a formal ceremony which is held in the CHHS Auditorium at the end of November.

Requirements
Must be a Junior or Senior and attended school for at least one semester, with a GPA of 3.3 or higher.

In order to remain in good standing, members must complete required community service.  Members also participate in group service projects, such as creating Easter baskets for the Food Pantry or attending the Special Olympics bowling tournament.  Members are expected to attend one meeting each month and remain active in all club sponsored activities.  Students must maintain the academic and behavioral expectations in order to remain in the organization.

Sponsor/Teacher
Ms. K. Crowder, e-mail: Kristin_Crowder@colonialhts.net

Dues
$10.00 per year

Meetings
Once a month at 7:00 a.m. in the Media Center.  

Forms
Selection for National Honor Society Document

Website
Please click here to visit the NHS website, maintained by the NHS club sponsor.
 
NHS Candidate Information
Please complete the following information.  It is not necessary to fill in every blank...once you have filled in all the activities that you have participated in, you may move on to the next section.
 
To fill the NHS Candidate Information form out, visit HERE

Omnibus Yearbook

Description
We will work to produce the yearbook each year.

Requirements
Any student interested in joining the yearbook staff needs to apply in the Spring.

Sponsor
Ms. D. Hillard

Dues
n/a

Meetings
We meet every other day as a class (Yearbook Class).  Students must also work outside of class time during the Summer and into the Fall to sell ads to local businesses, in addition to coming in over Winter break.

Quill and Scroll

Description
Quill and Scroll is open to any student involved with a school publication.

Requirements
Quill and Scroll is an international honor society for students involved with school publications. The student must have a high GPA, do excellent work on that publication, and be recommended by the sponsor of that publication.

Sponsor/Teacher
Ms. C. Goforth

Dues
$13.00 one-time fee

Renaissance

Mission Statement
Colonial Heights High School's Renaissance Organization was created to promote increased student performance, teacher enthusiasm, and community involvement in schools.  Its primary goal is to encourage students to achieve and accomplish their goals.  This organization's incentive program rewards students who exhibit hard work ethics, improved academic performance, and dedicated participation in school.

Sponsor   
Mr. B. Ryan, email william_ryan@colonialhts.net

"MAKING IT COOL TO BE IN SCHOOL"

Skills USA Automotive

Description
Skills USA Automotive is for Automotive students.

Requirements
Enrolled in an automotive class

Sponsor
Mr. R. Parham

Skills USA Culinary

Requirements
Students are required to have taken at least one year of culinary arts in order to become a member

Sponsor/Teacher
Mr. S. Logan

Dues
$25 per year

Meetings
Third Tuesday of every month at 2:25pm in T-4

SODA

Description
SODA is a program that enables high school students to visit local elementary schools and help fourth graders develop positive attitudes.

Requirements
SODA is a highly selective program open to Juniors and Seniors.

Sponsor/Teacher
Mrs. Cassie Megginson, Elizabeth Roberts, Mike Smielecki

Dues
None

Meetings
Every other Monday after school in room 212.

Spanish National Honor Society

Description
Spanish National Honor Society is an honor society for students taking Spanish classes.

Requirements
Student must have taken a minimum of 5 semesters of Spanish, have a 3.5 GPA or better in their Spanish classes, and positive teacher recommendations.

Inductions
Inductions to the Spanish National Honor Society take place in the Spring.
 
Sponsor/Teacher
Laura Melis
 
 
 

Spotlight

Requirements
An interest iin literary & fine arts. Requires computer skills and/or editing skills.

Sponsor/Teacher
Mrs. Amanda Creasey

Meetings
Mondays after school.

Student Cooperative Association (SCA)

Description
Student Cooperative Association tries to develop good school spirit involving loyalty and pride in Colonial Heights High School. The SCA consists of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian.

There are 16 Senators, 4 from each class, that serve as student representatives. Officers are elected by the student body.

Sponsor

Mrs. E. Roberts

Meetings
Meetings are held in room 23 at 7:00 a.m.

Technology Student Association

Description
Technology Student Association is an organization that develops, through individual and team work, the ability of members to plan, organize, and use a variety of resources to solve problems, and to explore technology and develop an understanding of technological literacy.

Sponsors
Mr. Grant Hunnicutt and Mr. V. Vince

Meetings
Weekly, usually on Tuesdays at 2:25pm in room T-30a at the Technical Center

Dues

$20.00 per year