Clubs and Activities 2017-2018
Click HERE for a printable list of clubs with sponsors and meeting information.(Updated 12/14/2017)
CLUB SPONSOR(S)CONTACT Academic WorldQuest Jason Gore
Academic WorldQuest is an annual team-based competition testing competitors' knowledge of international affairs, geography, history, and culture. The World Affairs Councils of America started the national competition in Washington, DC in March 2003. Participants come from high schools that work with the World Affairs Council network. The competition is played between 4-person teams who answer rounds of questions projected by PowerPoint onto a screen. The questions test their knowledge of current affairs, world leaders, geography, recent history, flags, international organizations, countries, regions, the world economy, culture, religion, and more. A full competition is 100 questions, 10 rounds of 10 questions per round. The winning team is the team with the highest number of right answers. A team consists of four students. They can be freshman, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. If you would like more information please go to www.ncwa-fl.org.
Arts & Crafts Julie Holt Hayford Automotive Club Luke Garcia Book Club Rebecca Endrelunas
The NHS Book Club is a group of students across all grades levels who share the love of reading. Each month, we select a new book to read and have book discussions during lunch. The members also participate in various reading related community service projects in an effort to spread their love for reading to others.
Breast Cancer Awareness Club Eileen Hodges Cambridge AICE Diploma Academy Club Michele Fineis Chess Club Frederic Laderer CORE Society Karaline Remington Debate Dawn Peterson Engineering/First Robotics Cliff Greer Envirothon Amy Lawson
The NHS Envirothon program is part of the NCF Envirothon, an annual competition in which teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management. The teams, each consisting of five high school-aged students, exercise their training and problem-solving skills in a competition centered on four universal testing categories (i.e., soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, and wildlife) and a current environmental issue.
NHS Envirothon meets every Monday during lunch in room 3-101 from August through December. Competition begins in early December and continues through March. Lunch meetings are spent learning the hands-on skills necessary for Envirothon. Contact Mrs. Lawson in room 3-101 if you are interested.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Steve Edwards
FCA Campus ministry is the largest Christian campus ministry in America. It is initiated by students with the purpose of providing opportunities for students to be impacted for Jesus Christ through fellowship, teamwork, fun, and competition.
Functions: Bible Studies, Assembly Programs, Chapel Programs, Volunteer/Service Projects, and Student Sports Competitions.
FCA’s purpose, at its absolute core, is to combine people’s passion for sports with their passion for Christ, and teach them that those two worlds don’t have to be separate. FCA wants to give meaning to the athletic nature that all of us are born with and use it for something that stretches beyond sports.
Florida Future Educators of America (FFEA) Carol Grace
FFEA (Florida Future Educators of America) is an organization that gives students the opportunity for students to explore teaching. We help students gain a realistic understanding of education and the teaching profession. The club has many opportunities for volunteering and learning. The club is not limited to those who want to go into the teaching profession, but all people who like to work with children. The club attends a state academic conference every year in Orlando and offers many opportunities for anybody who may be interested.
FFEA meets the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month in room 2-112
Friends of Foster Children Forever Carol Grace Funds for Florida Cody Seevers Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) Julie Hayford Holt Golden Eagle Performing Art Society Chris Ellison Golden Girls Chelon Perez-Benitoa
Golden Girls is a group of individuals who are interested in building and displaying school spirit. We meet and paint banners, make signs, brainstorm for ideas that can and might be used in our pep assemblies! We meet once a week to paint and design banners. You do not have to attend all meetings as we will welcome you and your ideas at any meeting. All NHS students are welcome! Go Eagles!
Green Wave Club Louise Taylor The Green Wave club is dedicated to the protection and enhancement of the global environment on a local scale, through recycling, education, and preservation.
Members will participate in weekly school-wide recycling pickups on Thursday afternoons. Additionally, GW’ers will address gardening opportunities, participate in community beach clean-ups, and teach each other about environmental issues. For the 2017-2018 School year, in addition to helping with our school recycling program, some Saturday clean up events (Coastal Cleanup in September, Skim Jam in October, and Bay Days in April), there will be one field trip to the seed bank ECHO (Ecological Concerns for Hunger Organization) in North Fort Myers in February. See seniors Griffin Alexander, Caitlin Crowley, or Glenn Lopez for more information.
Habitat for Humanity Frederic Laderer Hope for Haiti Pierre Eaton Interact Cecilie Masewicz
The Interact Club is an international organization of service and social clubs for young people of ages 12 to 18. We foster leadership and responsible citizenship and promote international understanding and peace. Interact Clubs are sponsored by Rotary Clubs as a program of Rotary International.
JROTC* (Academic Team, Leadership Team, Raiders, and Rifle Team) Tim Ford
Academic Team: The Academic Team at NHS is similar to NHS Scholar Bowl competition based on the academic curriculum (ACT / SAT type of questions. The team meets Wednesdays at lunch and competes at the state and national level.Leadership Team: The Leadership Team at NHS is similar to NHS Scholar Bowl competition based on the JROTC curriculum. The team meets Wednesdays at lunch and competes at the state and national level.
Raiders: The Raiders Team at NHS is bases on the US Army Ranger competition and can be very physically demanding. The team competes against local and state schools in various activities to include and physical fitness test, first aide, land navigation, and rope bridge. The team practices on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:15 to 4:30 as well as Saturdays from 8:00 to 11:00.
Rifle Team: The Rifle Team at NHS is a club that practices on gun safety/marksmanship. The team fires daisy rifles after school at the NHS rifle range and competes at the county and state level. The team practices Thursdays from 2:15 to 4:30.
JROTC* (Battalion Staff, Drill Team, Color Guard, Honor Guard, and Drum Corp) Paul Garrah
Drill Team: The Drill Team at NHS is a competitive team that competes against other schools at county and state level. They compete in marching as well as rifle spinning. The team practices on Wednesdays from 2:15 to 4:30.
Color Guard: The Color Guard club at NHS is responsible for presenting the National and State flags at football games as well as school and community events. The team practices on Mondays from 2:15 to 3:45.
Junior Civitan Monica Rodriguez
Junior Civitan is an international organization of community service clubs, designed by Civitan International and supported by the local sponsoring Neapolitan Civitan Club to enhance leadership and community service skills in teens. The Naples Junior Civitan Club is an active and caring group of teens who receive credit for volunteer hours and qualify for Civitan scholarships. They make a difference in our community with their local projects and make a difference around the world with their support of medical research, environmental projects as well as social awareness projects. www.FloridaJuniorCivitan.org
Junior State of America Michael Russell
The Junior Statesmen mission is to strengthen American democracy by educating and preparing high school students for life-long involvement and responsible leadership in a democratic society. In the student-run Junior State participants learn statesmanship as they engage in political discourse through weekly club debate forums and at the Fall State Convention. At Winter Congress, in Washington, D.C., students propose and promote their own legislation in House and Senate committees. Through participation in JSA, students cultivate democratic leadership skills, challenge one another to think critically, advocate their own opinions, develop respect for opposing views, and learn to rise above self-interest to promote the public good. Additional information can be found at www.jsa.org
Key Club Sarah Burd
Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. What makes Key Club so successful is the fact that it is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through serving others. Members of the Kiwanis International family, Key Club members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. Today, Key Club exists on more than 5,000 high school campuses, primarily in the United States and Canada.
-To develop initiative and leadership.
-To provide experience in living and working together.
-To serve the school and community.
-To cooperate with the school principal.
-To prepare for useful citizenship.
-To accept and promote the following ideals:
-- To give primacy to the human and spiritual, rather than to the material values of life.
-- To encourage the daily living of the Golden Rule in all human relationships.
-- To promote the adoption and application of higher standards in scholarship, sportsmanship, and social contacts.
-- To develop, by precept and example, a more intelligent, aggressive, and serviceable citizenship.
-- To provide a practical means to form enduring friendships, to render unselfish service, and to build better communities.
-- To cooperate in creating and maintaining that sound public opinion and high idealism which makes possible the increase of righteousness, justice, patriotism, and good will.
Kids C.A.N. Karaline Remington Laureate Naomi Rothring
The overall goal of the Advanced Placement Laureate Program is to provide a rigorous academic course of study and to challenge and recognize high-achieving students. Although centered on Advanced Placement courses, the program encompasses other activities that enhance a student’s general background and preparation for higher education. The program assumes each candidate’s exceptional motivation, aptitude, and achievement while encouraging high levels of integration of ideas and application of skills. The Laureate Club has formed to coach and support the students as they work toward the Laureate Diploma or Laureate Certificate.
Men's Volleyball Program (MVP) Jason Gore Mock Trial Brian Camey
The Collier County Mock Trial competition is sponsored by the Collier County Bar Association and the school district and is held during the first weekend in February. Students in grades 9 - 12 may compete as part of a 6 – 8 member team. Naples High attempts to field two teams in the competition. Community attorneys generously volunteer their time to assist in the legal preparation of the teams. Winning teams then compete in a regional competition sponsored by the Twentieth Judicial Circuit Court and the winner of that event continues to compete at the State Level. The Collier County Mock Trial Program offers substantial scholarships to the winning students and has been held since 1983. The Mock Trial case can be found at www.flrea.org
Model United Nations Kyle Lindquist
Model United Nations (also Model UN or MUN) is an academic simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about civics, current events, effective communication, globalization and multilateral diplomacy. In standard Model UN, students take on roles as diplomats and participate in a simulated session of a intergovernmental organization (IGO). Participants research a country, take on roles as diplomats, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult, and then develop solutions to world problems.
Mu Alpha Theta (Math) Matthew Mule
Mu Alpha Theta is an international mathematics honor society and competition club. Currently, the Naples High chapter has 85 members in 9th through 12th grades. Students must be enrolled in honors level math courses and have a cumulative math GPA of at least 3.0 to be eligible for membership. The activities of the club include weekly practices in six divisions, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, PreCalculus, Calculus, and Statistics. There are bi-weekly, whole club meetings, which include team practices. Since the primary goal of the organization is participation in regional, state, and national mathematics competitions, the members also participate in several fundraising activities to pay travel and registration expenses. The club is rich in traditions which include a holiday celebration in December to which many graduates return from college, and an end of season tribute to graduating seniors, at which the officers for the following year are elected. To get more information please check out our website at is http://nhsmao.webs.com/
National Honor Society JB Glancy
National Honor Society is an academic and service based organization that promotes scholarship, leadership, service and high character standards. Membership is open to any junior or senior who attains and maintains a 4.0 weighted GPA . Members are expected to be active in campus activities and to do 75 hours of community service before they graduate. Applications for admission are distributed in the fall for current juniors and seniors. Meetings are held the first and third Fridays of the month and are held in the NHS Auditorium.
Photography Club Daniella Rosset Physics Club Corey Stewart This club is for students who want to learn more about the world around them by working on projects and contraptions. There may be opportunities to work on different competitions around the community as well. This year we are planning on making a bed of nails, a solar “death ray”, and a “wave pendulum” consisting of 15 different sized pendulums that will move in and out of phase creating patterns. Anyone with an interest in Physics is welcome. Red Cross Club Eileen Hodges Scholar Bowl Debbie Cantor
The Scholar Bowl Team represents Naples High by competing in academic “Jeopardy”-style competitions throughout the year. Questions are taken from the core subject areas. Practice is every Friday after school until 3 pm. Below are the three major competitions that the club participates in:
- The Collier County Scholar Bowl Tournament has schools compete against each other all year and culminates in a televised top-three teams finals. 6 students from the county will go on to compete in the State Tournament held at Disney World.
- The Knowledge Master Open is a national competition that takes place twice a year for 2 hours via the computer. Teams that score high enough qualify to go to Nationals.
- The A-Team Challenge is a televised single-elimination tournament comprised of 32+ teams from Collier, Lee, and Charlotte counties.
Spanish Honor Society Tim Howard
Naples High School's Rocinante Chapter of the Spanish Honor Society was started in 1986. To be eligible, students must have at least a 3.5 GPA in Spanish classes up through the Spanish 3 level and be enrolled in Spanish 4 or Advanced Placement Spanish Language. Students who are native speakers of Spanish must have at least a 3.5 GPA in two Spanish classes and be enrolled in Spanish 4 or Advanced Placement Spanish Language.
The society purpose is to encourage the study of the Spanish language and enhance student appreciation of Hispanic culture.
Step Team Club Tonicia Morgan Spikeball Club Tim Kutz Student Government Association (SGA) Kathy Swingley
The Student Government Association represents all students at Naples High School. S.G.A. provides an opportunity for all students to actively contribute to the academic and social climate of the school campus.
Naples High School encourages students to participate in the governance of the campus community. One avenue for this participation is through the election of student leaders. The elected officers of the student body, include each Classes’ President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. S.G.A. has open membership in the way of Class Representatives. Any Naples High School student may represent their class at weekly S.G.A. meetings as a Class Representative however Class Representatives are unable to vote on issues and motions that are presented at meetings.
S.G.A. meets weekly to discuss and address issues of campus concern. Unless otherwise noted, weekly meetings are open to all students and other members of the Naples High School community. All students are encouraged to attend S.G.A.’s weekly meetings, to voice opinions, or to listen and observe.
S.G.A. is conducted by the S.G.A. President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer all of whom are elected by Naples High School students. The S.G.A. Officers serve as the primary Student Government Association liaisons with the faculty, staff and administration of Naples High School and the greater Naples Community.
Study Abroad Club Robert Prange Tom's Campus Club Karin Stewart
The world around you is waiting to be changed. TOMS realizes that ideas come from the freshest minds so we have created TOMS Campus Clubs. Students all over have come together to create clubs where like-minded individuals can meet and share their ideas.
Who We Are & What We Do
TOMS Campus Clubs are groups of passionate, excited students who are working together to share the TOMS story and One for One® by hosting fun, educational events and activities at their schools. They raise awareness about the effect shoes and sight has on the health, self-esteem, and access to education of those in need.
President: Sarah Ashby
Vice President: Anna Carney
Secretary: Miranda Legutki
Treasurer: Kelci Zicconi
Club Meets 2nd and 4th Fridays in room 11-105 during lunch.
$20 (dues and club t-shirt)
Responsible for on-campus events such as World Sight Day, One Day Without Shoes, and the collection of new/used shoes, and used Rx eyewear.
Youth Military Supporters of America Hope Carter CLASS SPONSOR(S)CONTACT Senior Class Chelon Perez-Benitoa
Junior Class Karin Stewart Sophomore Class Hope Carter Freshman Class Bronze Bruland The purpose of the organization is to instill a sense of class and school spirit, unity and pride in students. Through the Student Government Association, the freshmen are given leadership roles as they select a president, vice-president, secretary and treasurer. The officers promote unity through participation in class-wide activities that sponsor a feeling of class spirit.