Art Club (Sponsor: Cox & Sumerlin)
A safe place for students to talk about, and do arts and crafts. A few activities we hope to do this year include sketching, water coloring, finger painting, collaging, embroidery, and crochet. The Art Club sponsors the rock at the front entrance to GTHS. To reserve the rock, contact Mrs. Sumerlin and Mr. Cox.
Authors and Illustrators Club (Sponsor: Livingston)
The purpose of the GTH Authors & Illustrators Club is to provide a positive, accepting, and encouraging environment for students who like to write and illustrate. We aim to encourage group brainstorming, writing, and editing sessions and motivate members to write and illustrate on a regular schedule.
Beta Club (Sponsor: McCarthy)
Beta Club members are invited to join, based on high school GPAs. Members are required to maintain a GPA of a 90.0 or better and complete two service projects per semester. All members who have been inducted to the club will need to join our Google Classroom, where all communication will be shared.
Buddy Club (Sponsor: Jennings)
Buddy Club Is about giving and sharing time with others. Many students in the self-contained classroom are unable to participate in the day to day activities at school. The Buddy Club brings our exceptional needs students and general education students together to create bonds of friendship. We meet at least once a month. We participate in several activities with the students throughout the year. Our Club is unique and offers students the opportunity to experience ways to interact with others and seek out someone they would not normally engage with.
Cancer Kids First (Sponsor: Waddell)
Description coming soon! Club proposal presentation
Chess Club (Sponsors: Lewis & Livingston)
The Chess Club is a club where people of all experience and skill level come to play. Members play against each other, sometimes matched against each other based on skill, but most times you play who you want to play. All boards, clocks, and pieces are provided.
Chick-fil-A Leader Academy (Sponsors: T. Williams & Wells)
Description coming soon!
Cyber Patriots (Sponsor: Westberry)
CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air & Space Forces Association to inspire K-12 students toward career in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation’s future. At the core of the program is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, the nation's largest cyber defense competition that puts high school and middle school students in the position of newly hired IT professionals tasked with managing the network of a small company. If the computer interest you or you love to learn more about cybersecurity, join the CyberPatriot club.
Debate (Sponsors: Carter & Epps)
The Grovetown Debate Team has won State Championships and qualified for and participated in national tournaments. Participation in Speech and Debate allows one entrance into the National Forensic League, the oldest speech honor society in the US. Speech and Debate sharpens students' abilities to research and analyze problems, think and listen critically, and increases their ability to express their thoughts clearly and fluently. Students who participate in speech and debate see improvements in other academic areas, excel in college courses, and allow students to pursue social and academic confidence needed to be successful in the future.
DECA (Sponsor: Foust)
Marketing Warriors! DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready. DECA is a national student organization that focuses on business, marketing, hospitality, and finance. Have fun on field trips, competitions, meet new people, learn to be a leader, get help with college, and improve our community by joining DECA.
DRAMA CLUB (Sponsor: McGill)
DRAMA CLUB is for all those interested in being part of theater beyond the classroom here at the GTHS, without International Thespian membership. There are no membership fees/dues for Drama Club, but we do meet simultaneously with the Thespians on the third Wednesday of each month in the theater! We play drama games, learn valuable lessons from guest Master Class instructors, and work to better the theater community here at GTHS and in the region.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (Sponsor: Hydrick)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national student organization that helps young men and women become strong leaders through community service projects. FCCLA is a great way to have fun, make a difference in the world, prepare for career success, become a leader, gain recognition, and make friends.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (Sponsor: Brodrick)
“Since 1954, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful medium of athletes to impact the world for Jesus Christ. FCA is the largest Christian sports organization in the world.” FCA sponsors and runs NEON (New experience of normal) at GTHS, and looks forward to sponsoring more community events and service projects in the future. FCA meets on Wednesday mornings at 7am in the gym.
French Club (Sponsor: Harris)
The French Club will go beyond the classroom setting in exploring the Culture of la France and various activities within the culture!! The club will also look at how la France impacts the United States and will involve itself with such activities as The National French Week. Any student from any level may join the French Club!! Dues will be determined within the club after officers have been chosen!! Any former French student can also be a part of the club. Oversight of the club is conducted by the French National Honor Society Club Members! Club meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month at 3 PM in room 622 - Mr. Harris' room.
Gaming (Sponsor: Porter)
In the gaming club we play different games such as tabletop roleplaying. The gaming club is a great place to gather together with friends and play games like Pathfinder, Dungeons and Dragons or Magic the Gathering.
Grovetown Garden Club (Sponsors: Benton, Buchanan, Gordy & Wargo)
The purpose of the Grovetown Garden Club is to encourage and foster interest in growing, propagating, and gardening native and national plants, and to encourage student investment in the beautification of our school campus. This club meets twice a month.
Grovetown Green Club (Sponsor: Chumley)
Description coming soon!
History Club (Sponsor: Anderson)
The History Club competes in regional competitions to advance to Nationals in Washington D.C. in April. Also, the club will meet to study, research, and promote a great knowledge of history at the local, regional, national, and international level.
HOSA (Sponsor: Kirby)
HOSA Future Health Professionals is an international student-led organization. Grovetown HOSA serves our community by raising awareness and funds for medical research, supporting local charities, collecting food and supplies for those in need and also sponsoring Shepherd Community Blood Center drives. HOSA is the place to be for any student interested in pursuing a healthcare career because we develop leadership and skills through Competitive Events!
International Thespian Society (Sponsor: McGill)
Thespian Society is the honor society for lovers of all things theater! Anyone interested in any part of theater both in and outside of the classroom is eligible for membership, first in our local drama club and then, after earning points toward international membership, in the International Thespian Society. We participate in the Georgia Thespian Society and the International Thespian Society, where students can earn college scholarships, honors, graduation regalia, and opportunities for college auditions if college theater is in their future. Dues are $45 for lifetime membership, and theater involvement is required to earn points toward membership. We meet on the 3rd Wednesday of every month after school!
Japanese Anime (Sponsor: Porter)
Only a club for students who enjoy Japanese animation in any form. This could include but is not limited to; any movies, cartoons, drawings, reading materials, and even costuming. We also introduce basic Japanese vocabulary, customs, and any enemy events in the surrounding area. Anime Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:00-3:45 in room 209.
Model United Nations (Sponsor: Hayes, Rumsey & A. Williams)
MUN is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role-play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at MUN conferences, which is usually organized by a high school or college MUN club. At the end of most conferences, outstanding delegates in each committee are recognized and given an award certificate. Thousands of middle school, high school, and college students across the country and around the world participate in Model United Nations, which involves substantial research, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. MUN meets on Wednesdays after school.
Mu Alpha Theta (Sponsor: Jenkins)
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society) is a national organization dedicated to recognizing math scholarship and achievement in high school and junior college students. The Grovetown High School chapter also requires members to perform community service, such as peer tutoring. Also, members of this club may choose to participate in math competitions throughout the region. You must be an 11th or 12th grade student to join this club.
National Art Society (Sponsor: Hamilton & Rood)
The GTHS National Art Honors Society was established in 2018. Its purpose is to assist student members to attain their highest potential in all forms of art, and to raise awareness of art education throughout the school and community. Students must be 10-12 grade, currently enrolled in an art class, and complete an application process.
National English Honor Society (Sponsor: Sumerlin)
The National English Honor Society (NEHS) is the only international organization exclusively for high school students who have achieved a high level of engagement and accomplishment in the field of English. The GTHS chapter is called Literary Warriors and we work to make sure those who join are as dedicated to the field of English as we are. Membership. benefits include academic recognition, scholarship and award eligibility, and opportunities for networking with others who share enthusiasm for, and accomplishment in, the language arts. There is an approval process to join, as well as a membership due.
National Honor Society (Sponsor: Kitchens)
The National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school and middle school level students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since their beginnings in 1921 and 1929.
Photography Club (Sponsor: Warren, K.)
The Photography Club is for any student who is interested in taking photographs. Students in this club will have the opportunity to hone their skills by understanding and learning about what makes a good photograph, from composition to artistic expression. In addition, members of this club will learn how to use state of the art software to edit and enhance photographic images for their own use, as well as for publication. Students are encouraged to practice their skills while photographing school related activities and sporting events. All levels of experience are welcome and encouraged to explore this exciting side of the visual arts.
Poetry Club (Sponsor: Grant)
Poetry club is a place where students will get together to discuss poetry - including works by famous authors, as well as our own works - with one another. One goal this year is to compete in the Poetry Out Loud competition within the group, and find a way to expand the competition in the future. We will meet on the first and third Thursday of each month until 3:45. Meeting 1 is for discussing published works and styles; meeting 2 will focus more on student-created work and presentations. Visit the GTHS Poetry Club Website for more information!
Project Lit (Sponsor: Catlett)
Project LIT was started in 2016 by a group of students in Nashville, Tennessee. One of the goals of Project LIT is to eliminate book deserts (places where books are unavailable or where choices are so limited students do not bother reading). We are very blessed to have a library and a librarian that provide us with a variety of genres and interests. This year we want to make sure that each GTHS student understands that they have the opportunity to become a part of Project LIT this may be reading the "featured book" of the month, reading a different book but joining in the discussion, volunteering to read to younger students, donating books, suggesting books, or just simply spending time reading. So take a moment and find a book. If you don't enjoy it, don't force yourself to read it; choose another one. The choices are endless, and there is a book waiting for you.
Relay for Life (Sponsors: Lewis, McLoughlin, & Frazer)
Relay for Life is sponsored by the American Cancer Society and is an event to raise money and awareness for cancer. We participate in fundraisers and team events during the school year. Relay for Life is the culminating event and is held at Evans Towne Center Park, where teams gather to celebrate cancer survivors and remember those who have lost the battle to cancer. Music, food, fun, games, activities, and walking the track are all a part of the Relay event and memories are made for a lifetime! Join us for a fun-filled year!
RHO KAPPA (Sponsor: Williams, T.)
RHO KAPPA Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Any accredited public high school or non-secondary school can apply for a local chapter, through which individuals will be inducted into RHO KAPPA Honor Society. RHO KAPPA provides national recognition and opportunities for exploration in social studies. NCSS hopes to encourage an interest in, understanding of , and appreciation for social studies through the creation of RHO KAPPA.
Science Club (Sponsor)
The GTHS Science Club works all year in preparation for the Science Olympiad and Science Bowl competitions in the spring. Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division.
Science National Honor Society (Sponsor: A. Stawiery/Spearman)
Membership to the Science National Honor Society is privileged to 11th and 12th grade students that meet certain criteria such as successful completion in Advanced Placement Science courses, among other requirements. The honor society is meant for students that have a drive for science with determination to help grow interest in the field as well as an intent to pursue a science-centered career (i.e. academic, laboratory, engineering, health, among others).
SHADES (Sponsor: Gartrell)
"SHADES" is a diverse student-led organization dedicated to fellowship, inclusion, leadership and committed to student issues: college preparation, career goals, community outreach and exploring the world in which we live.
Skills USA (Sponsor: CTAE Teachers)
A national nonprofit student organization that serves students enrolled in career and technical education training programs at our nation’s public high schools and colleges. Skills USA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers and responsible American citizens. CTAE (Career, Technology, & Agricultural Education) classes involved are: Audio-Video Technology & Film, Automotive, Cosmetology, Engineering & Technology, Graphic Design, Welding, and Law Enforcement.
Spanish Club (Sponsor: Nunez & Hawk)
The Spanish Club is an environment outside of the classroom where those who have a passion for Spanish-speaking culture can get together, participate in activities and meet other students. Due to COVID-19 this year we are not going to participate in the Hispanic Festival. The Spanish Club will be working in preparation to compete in a Declamation Contest (poems) in Clemson University. Due to COVID-19 this year the competition will be online.
Spanish Honor Society (Sponsor: Lozada)
Students must maintain a 90 average in Spanish to be eligible to participate in SHS. If you have been inducted in the Spanish Honor Society at GTHS or if you are transferring from another school in which you were inducted, please plan to attend our meetings to get important information about attendance and volunteer hours. Also, if you are a senior and want to get cords to wear at graduation, you will have the opportunity to earn them.
Student Council (Sponsor: C. Stawiery)
Student Council supports Grovetown High School by acting as the liaison between the students, faculty, and staff. The Council will also be responsible for promoting the positive image of GTHS throughout the community. Students have an opportunity to participate with their individual classes as well as serve on various school-wide committees.
Tri-M (Music Honors Society) (Sponsor: Cleary)
Music honors society is an honors club for any student currently enrolled in a music class at GTHS. The club distinguishes music students for their outstanding talents, abilities and achievements in their respective musical fields, whether that be vocal, instrumental, or electronic. Like other honors clubs, students apply and are invited to be inducted, and seniors receive recognition with a graduation cord. Volunteer hours are required. Requirements: A average in the music class and A/B average overall.
TSA (Sponsor: Gruber)
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization that enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Students explore and compete in a wide variety of technology based events which include CAD, Architecture Design, Manufacturing Design, Structural Engineering, and Robotics.
Yearbook Club (Sponsor: Short)
The Yearbook Club has the important job of creating GTHSYearbook. Students who join this club are responsible for taking pictures of students and staff at GTHS events and designing spreads and layouts for pages and sections of the yearbook. The club meets every Thursday, after school. To join, students must write and submit a paragraph on why they want to be a part of the yearbook club and describe their photography or journalism experience. Applicants must also design a mock yearbook page which contains a minimum of 5 images and the information about those images to support them. The YB advisor will make the final decision of the applicant. See Mr. Short in room 608 for more information about the Yearbook club.