2017 - 18 HHS Clubs 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Seema Dhody
Room 126 
Academic Decathlon is a team competition wherein students match their intellects with students from other schools. Students are tested in ten categories:  Art, Economics, Essay, Interview, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science, Social Science, Speech (both prepared &impromptu).   It further emphasizes the personal and academic growth of each student; Encourages students to meet the challenges with honesty and integrity; Helps students obtain greater self-knowledge and self-confidence; Develops teamwork, competitiveness, communication and research skills, and a quest for life-long learning. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Kate Nealis 
Room 414
Criteria: Anyone who loves anime and enjoys a little bit of craziness.  What do we do in Club? Watch anime, movies, discuss manga, play games, cosplay, etc.
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Donna McWhorter and Ms. Anne Massengale 
Room 118 
Are you tired of reading cruel and inhumane comments on social media? Are you tired of being picked on? Have you heard students talking about others or “jawing” just a little too much? Join the Stand Against Bullying Club and help bring awareness to bullying, help stop bullying at HHS and in the community, aid victims on how to get help, and let victims know that they are not alone. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Pamela White
Room 131
The HHS Beta Club is a part of the National Beta Club. Members serve as role models for the school community and are selected by their academic record, leadership abilities and character. Members should have a GPA of 3.5/90 or better, be in the 10th grade or higher, and have a strong desire to serve their community.  Community Service: Throughout the school year the Beta Club members will participate in a variety of service learning activities that better our school and community.  National Beta Club dues are 15.00 and local club dues are 5.00 ($20.00) 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Pamela White 
Room 131 
The HHS Color Guard is a part of the marching band (Purple and Gold Brigade). The guard serves as an auxiliary unit to enhance the production and performance of the marching band. The guard also prepares competitive routines for Winter Guard competitions.
Requirements: Members of the performing Color Guard are chosen through an audition process in the spring. However, students who wish to audition in the spring may join as novice members only in order to learn the craft in preparation for the spring audition. Those students who do join for the learning experience are required to purchase a practice flag, flag pole, and t-shirt.
Community Service: All members are required to participate in any scheduled community service performances.
The cost for novice members is $30.00.
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Caitlin Collins
Room 307 
Drama Club is for students who want to participate in a school dramatic theatrical performance.  The drama club is open to all students.  To participate in this club student, need to audition for the show or sign up for the stage crew.  Drama Club produces one Fall play in early December.  Rehearsals are after school 3 days per week.

 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Meredith Beck
Room 404 
FCCLA is a student run organization that focuses on leadership development, community outreach and career preparation. Join FCCLA and have fun through group experiences and helping others, developing a personal leadership style and employability skills, and gaining recognition for YOUR accomplishments through identifying concerns, making decisions and carrying out activities that YOU choose!
Dues:   $15/student to cover both national and state. 
 
  
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Amy Parham and Mr. Stephen Roberts  
Room 227
Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a non-denominational Christian sports ministry that focuses on coaches, campus and community ministry. Our vision is to the see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. We will pray together for the well-being of the school, community and our peers setting an example of the wonderful things that Christ can do through us. 

 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Jeff Compton  
Room 128
The Film Club will explore all aspects of film making such as screenwriting, storyboarding, location scouting, acting, directing, filming, post-production, distribution, and marketing.  Students will create original films based on what they learn and will learn to critique the films of others as well. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Melissa Roberts and Mr. Benny Duke
Room 405
FBLA is a premier student business organization of young people preparing for success as leaders in business, government, and communities. Our mission is to bring business and education together through innovative leadership and career development programs.
Opportunities:

·         Competitive events

·         Field Trips

·         Operation Christmas Child

·         FBLA/DECA Night at the Hawks - field trip with Luella DECA

·         Soldier support

·        Support Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Team Challenge - Race for the Cure

 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Kate Nealis  
Room 414
Are you looking for a club which will prepare you for life and a career field?  Do you know the value of leadership and want to become a better leader?  Then come join the FFA Organization! FFA promotes agriculture and premier leadership through hands on experience, while preparing students for life after high school; whether that be college or in a career field. Members have the unique opportunity to travel to conventions and meet other FFA members as well as exciting leadership training at the FFA Camp in Covington. Career Development Events are contests in which students take the practical knowledge from the classroom and apply it to real world situations while competing against other FFA Chapters. Members must be enrolled in an Agriculture class at least one semester this year in order to join.  However, if you are really interested, we can talk to the administration about getting you in an Agriculture class next semester! 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Christy Price
Room 402
Future Georgia Educators is a club designated for students that have taken or are in Early Childhood Education classes.  Our focus is making a difference in the life of children from running a preschool, mentoring elementary kids, helping with Teacher Appreciation festivities & understanding careers that you can pursue to make a difference in the life of children.   Students who are a pathway completer, pass NOCTI and serve as an active member in FGE will be awarded on graduation with an FGE cord as well…. It looks great on your resume & college applications while at the same time making a difference! See Mrs. Price for questions! 
 
 
Sponsor:  Dr. Xavier Carteret
Room 305
Not too different from TV! Sing popular songs, participate in a collaborative music-making process while creatively composing new songs or singing old songs in new ways. The Glee Club will present vocal and chamber choral works in various venues and performance spaces. Space is limited and must be balanced. If you dance and sing, come explore the possibilities of music and you. Music reading abilities are preferred but not required. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Richard Majors 
Room 337
Do you love American Comic books? Marvel, DC, and The Walking Dead fans alike join the club that will fulfill all of those wants and needs. We will explore when Thor became human to when Green Lantern become parallax. We will also answer questions like: Did Rick get his hand chopped off in The Walking Dead comic; Can Superman be killed; and What would happen if the Avengers got sick of the Hulk and sent him away from earth? We will also explore the art behind American comics to how these comics are produced into American TV shows and Movies. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Jonathan Perry and Mr. Shaun Guillory  
Room 413
Are you interested in joining the Hampton GENTS? This mentoring club cultivates specific traits in young men that would mold them into true young men of character and credibility by building character, conscience, culture, and a commitment to the community.
Membership is by application only
 
 
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Sponsor:  Mr. Richard Buck 
Room 327
Hampton HOSA (HOSA-Future Health Professionals, formerly known as Health Occupations Students of America) is a national career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division of ACTE. 
HOSA-Future Health Professionals is the largest student organization which prepares students to enter the healthcare field.  Students have opportunities to learn more about healthcare careers and leadership, network with peers and industry professionals, serve the community in a number of ways including Hampton's two American Red Cross blood drives, compete for region, state, and international recognition, and be eligible for scholarships.  National and local dues are $45 that includes a Hampton HOSA shirt.  Must be in a CTE Health Pathway class to join this club.
 
 
Sponsors:  Mr. Paul Roberts
Room TBA
The HHS History Club exists in order to encourage the study of history beyond the classroom experience. Activities will include regular meetings, guest speakers, field trips, and a variety of state and local historical activities. Club members may also assist the Hampton High School Social Studies department in various activities throughout the school year.  The History Club will focus specifically on three areas: assisting students participating in National History Day, involvement in Operation Restoration of the Weems Slave Cemetery, and establishing at Hampton a Rho Kappa National History Honor Society. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Seema Dhody
Room 126
Club membership is open to any student who desires to become a leader in school and community and wishes to provide service to others.  The International Club provides the following guidelines for membership:  Good character, leadership potential, willing to do community service, committed and dedicated, self motivating and enthusiastic to learn about diverse cultures. Some of the club activities are listed below:

Field Trips

Foreign Movie Night

International Potluck

International Music & Dance

Cultural Games

Fashion Show

Yoga

International Festival 
 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Danielle LaChance and Ms. Paula Williams
Room 210
Ladies Unlimited is a mentoring club that provides opportunities to enhance leadership, decision-making, academic and social skills. Our Ladies will learn to work with others to develop skills that will assist in their transition into life after High School. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Nalini Chaganti
Room 217

* To improve interest in math and compete in area math competitions.

* Students meet with teacher once a weeks and get work from teacher.

* Students discuss with the sponsor teacher regarding competitions.

* Students attend the competition conducted at Griffin Resa and also at West Georgia University.

* Students get opportunity to visit WGU and get to see the college.

* Math Team students meet every Monday after school from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. 

 
National Art Honor Society *By academic selection only
Sponsor:  Ms. Nan Wyatt 
Room 311
For 35 years NAHS has been providing recognition and opportunities for student who exhibit outstanding scholarship in the visual arts. The club is designed to help and shape the creative leaders at Hampton High School. Out biggest goal is to make Visual Arts more visible at Hampton High. NAHS is a national organization so you are able to go to State and National Conventions if you want to. There are Scholarships and Awards that you can apply for through NAHS. We have a National newspaper that is published twice a year. At Hampton we meet on Thursday afternoons, 3:45 -4:30. We will soon be meeting for club days twice a month on the 1st and 3rd of each month. If you enjoy the visual arts this may be a good club for you.  Must be selected to join this club. 
 
 
National Honor Society *By academic selection only
Sponsor:  Ms. Zannetta Walker
Location TBA
The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school 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 its beginning in 1921. This is a selected group that must go through an extensive selection process.
Dues:  New members: $50.00 Returning members/ rising seniors: $25.00 ((This amount covers club T-shirts for existing year, graduation cords, and stoles, previous year induction ceremony costs, and National Club Renewal Due).  Must be selected to join this club.  
 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Joel Pasch, Ms. Marie Morris, Ms. Shamica Forbes, and Ms. Allison Rice
Room 319 
The Partner's Club is a teen helping teen organization that creates awareness, socialization and friendship between student's with cognitive disabilities and students in the general population.
 
 
Sponsor:  Dr. Xavier Carteret  
Room 305
A true personalized learning experience. Use technology you already possess to learn songs you already know and love as well as new songs via the digital capabilities of the piano lab when presented with the accessibly diverse genres made possible from the Internet and free online tutorials. Small groups will also create collaborative piano ensembles that play complex songs while requiring minimal efforts on each individual as the synchronicity of the group results in a rich and complex product.
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Lisa Wright
Learning Commons
Reading Bowl is a school district competition set up like Jeopardy/Quiz Bowl.  During competition, students answer trivia-type questions taken from the texts of the 20 Young Adult fiction titles that have been nominated for this year's Georgia Book Award.  Team participation requires commitment to reading at least 4 Young Adult titles by January of each school year, as well as attending Henry County Schools’ district competition on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at Woodland High School. 
 
 
Student Government Association (SGA) *By election only
Sponsor:  Ms. Tammy Barton and Ms. Caitlin Belton
Location TBA
Student Council is a service organization which represents the entire HHS student body. Students who participate in Student Council learn how to become involved citizens and will learn lifelong lessons in leadership, public speaking, networking and organization while helping to organize and run various philanthropic and spirit activities. You may only join this club by being elected. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Robert Sims
Room 308
Taekwondo can be roughly translated as "The Way of the Hand and Foot" and is a traditional Korean martial art. Officially introduced as an Olympic Sport in 2000 and thought to be the world's most popular martial art, Taekwondo has a history that stretches back to ancient Korea. As the name suggests, Taekwondo is more than a sport or fighting style, it is a way of life. The ultimate goal of Taekwondo is self-improvement through disciplining the mind and conditioning the body.  The Hampton High School Taekwondo Club is led and taught by Assistant Principal Robert Sims. This club will teach Taekwondo from the World Taekwondo Federation curriculum.  
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Caitlin Belton  
Room 329
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in the gaming industry? Stop wondering, and come down to technology club! We are a collaborative team working together to create a high quality, original video game. We encourage people at all ability levels to join. We’re looking individuals with a variety of skills. Are you a coding wizard? Do you have an artistic streak? Do you have a passion for storytelling? We need you on your team! Get in on the ground floor of something big, and see if you have what it takes to work in the gaming industry. 
 
 
Sponsor:  Ms. Erica Fletcher 
Room 221 
Are interested in learning more about Tennis?  All potential players must be a part of the club and I will discuss fees later
I want interested players and returning players a part of the club to learn strategies, form, footwork, etc....
 
 
Sponsor:  Dr. Xavier Carteret & Mr. Thetheus White  
Room 305
The Tri-M Music Honor Society is a program of NAfME which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. Tri-M is the only national honor society for student musicians in grades 6-12. There are more than 1800 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.  Members are provided the opportunity to serve their schools and local communities, through fundraisers aimed to aid causes they care about and participate in musical performances and the associated various capacities, roles and functions of production. NAfME awards more than $2,000 in scholarships each year to chapters that demonstrate exceptional service and leadership.  You can only join this club by being selected.
 
 
Sponsor:  TBA  
Location TBA 
Do you like animals?  Have you ever thought of having a career helping animals and their owners?  Well then the veterinarian club is for you!  We will talk about what it is like to be a veterinarian, learn about proper animal care, talk about the requirements for getting into vet school and have actual veterinarians come out and talk to us!  We may even take a field trip to the UGA Veterinary Science School and Hospital!  Come join us and learn about this fun, exciting and fulfilling career!
 
 
Sponsor:  Mr. Charlie Buck 
Room 330 
The Video Gaming Club, meets once a week in the morning, providing our students an outlet where they can socialize and interact with their peers. The club currently has a Microsoft Wii and Wii in which the students play one another in non-violent (E Rated games).