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Athletics
Athletics Include:
Fall  Winter Spring
Cheerleading Basketball Baseball
Cross Country Cheerleading Boys' Tennis
Football Swimming Softball
Golf Wrestling Track & Field 
Soccer 
Girls' Tennis
Volleyball 

Art Club

Art club is open to students who are interested in art. The first meeting will be held during the first two weeks of school. There are yearly dues, which help cover the cost of projects for the year. Workshops for members may include glass etching, oil paintings, crafts, and others suggested by members. Other projects will include planning the Youth Art Month celebration at the High School and other school-wide activities. If you have any questions contact Mrs. Reggie Cameron.

Book Club

The book club is for students who like to read! Meetings and related activities are held in the library at various times throughout the year. Mrs. Wendy Searfoss is the advisor and will have more information in the fall on how to participate in the club.

Broadcasting Club

Broadcasting club is composed of members of the hands-on class held in room 116 with Mrs. Shelly Simon. Students must be seniors and have already taken Desktop Publishing and Multi Media as pre-requisites to the class for the upcoming year. Students learn to put on a news show by learning techniques in speech, video, and production. Plan ahead in your class scheduling to take this class your senior year!

Chess Club

Chess Club is open to all students who would like to learn or become more proficient at the game of chess. The club meets at various times before or after school depending on the schedules of the students involved. The club competes within the student body and also versus the staff. The club would like to start competing against other schools chess teams. See Mr. Ryan McDaniel to join!                

Dance Team

Tryouts for the Dance Team are held toward the beginning of the year.  The team typically performs at boys and girls basketball games, but may perform at other times.  This activity is determined on a yearly basis if numbers are interested in having a squad.

Debate Club

The debate club meets periodically throughout the school year and tackles various topics that the group wishes to discuss.  See Mr. Graham Treadway to join this group.

DECA

The Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is organized around an ambitious goal:  to improve educational and career opportunities in marketing, management, and entrepreneurship for American students.  The fundamentals formed through effective marketing education gives young people the tools and aptitudes they need to pursue their dreams. Marketing education works best when it's part of an integrated education program linking classroom instruction with internship experience for career success. DECA members enjoy a competitive edge in the job market, and businesses can count on new employees who are knowledgeable, skilled, and motivated. If you have any questions, contact Mr. Wayne Thomas.

Drama Club

Drama club is organization for drama oriented students.  This may include the musicals or plays. Anyone may join the club, but will need to try out for the individual programs.  If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Lisa Hoftbauer.

FCA

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) provides a place for fellow Christians involved in sports to come and discuss Christianity.  Leaders pick lessons and passages to discuss at each gathering.  Group is held only if there is enough interest.  (All non-athletes are welcome, too!)

FFA

The goal is to let students learn more about various aspects of agriculture

and agriculture-related job fields.  There are many camps and possible trips you can attend.  If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Anna Creswel

Flag line/Majorettes

Tryouts for both of these occur in the spring preceding the football season. To be eligible, you must be a band member.  Practices are held all summer and continue through the season.  Try outs are in the spring.  If you have any questions, contact Mr. Morris (Band Director), Mrs. Ashley Gullifer (Flag line Advisor), or Mrs. Mindy Newell (Majorette Advisor).

Fall Play

Each year a play is performed by members of USHS.  The play occurs in November, but try outs are shortly after school begins.  For more information, contact Mrs. Stacy Barth.

Intramural Athletics

Even if you don't join a team, you can still play various sports at USHS. Throughout the year, opportunities to participate in such sports as volleyball, mat ball, basketball, and softball are available.  Listen to announcements for sign-up times. For questions, please contact Mr. Scott Emerick.

Leo Club

Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Leo Club may obtain an application from the club advisor.  The club is a project of the Upper Sandusky Lions Club and performs various projects such as: rose sales to raise funds for the Echoing Hills Camp for the handicapped, "Relay for Life", Lions fair booth, etc.  Their goal is to serve people and raise money to be used for worthy causes.  There are dues charged and members are invited to Lions Club meetings.

Musical

Each year a musical is performed in March.  Practices begin in January. If being on stage is not your thing, then you can help with makeup, props, lights, or backstage.  For more information, check with Mrs. Julia Massara.

National Honors Society

National Honors Society (NHS) is an organization for juniors and seniors evaluated by the teachers.  See Mrs. Lisa Hoffbauer if you have any questions.

Orange and Black -Newspaper

The Orange and Black is the school newspaper.  It is an after-school organization that focuses on journalism techniques while covering people and events throughout the school.  They have worked in conjunction with The Daily-Chief Union newspaper in the past for publishing abilities.

Pop Culture Club

Pop Culture Club is for any USHS student who enjoys talking about current pop culture such as: movies, gaming, fashion, and other current trends.

Meeting times will be contingent upon the schedules of those involved. You may join the club by signing up with Mrs. Janet Engle.

Quiz Bowl Team

ATTENTION: Jeopardy and Trivial Pursuit fans, former USMS Quiz Bowl Team Members!!! We are looking for students in grades 9-12 who would enjoy representing USHS.  You will participate in various competitions.

Listen in announcements in September for sign-up, meeting, and practice times.  Come join the fun!!! See Mr. Aaron Frazee for more information.

SADD

The SADD chapter at USHS is part of the National and State organization of Students Against Destructive Decisions.  Our aims are to be a support group for students wanting to stand against destructive decisions in their lives, and to provide substance free social activities. Activities vary each year, but do emphasize Red Ribbon Week (fall), holiday safety and fun, Prom Promise, and responsible graduation celebrations.  The group also hosts a Spring  blood drive. Membership is open to all interested USHS students.

See Mrs. Julia Massara to join

Ski Club

Ski Club is a club that exists on a year-to-year basis depending on the appropriate weather and interest of students to be involved.  The advisor of the ski club is Graham Treadway.

Spanish Club

This club was organized to enhance the Spanish curriculum.  The highlight of the year is the Cinco de Mayo party. A trip to Spain is organized every few years when there is enough interested. See Senora Kristine Gottfried for other events.

Student Council

Student council consists of about 45 students elected by their peers to make decisions for the school.  They help out with Spirit Week, the dances, and pep rallies.  They also collect canned goods for the local food pantry, help out with the bloodmobile, and provide many fun activities for the student body.  Reliable and hardworking students are encouraged to run.Elections are held in the Spring for the following year.  Ifyou have any questions contact Mrs. Linda Barth and/or Mrs. Shelly Simon.

Varsity U

Varsity U is a club for anyone who has earned a varsity letter.  Ifyou have any questions contact Mr. Brad Ehrman, Athletic Director or Mr. Jim Clifford, Principal.

Yearbook Staff

The yearbook staff is a group of people who work throughout the school year to put the yearbook together.  You will be using software programs to create captions for pictures, placing photos, and collecting memorabilia of the year.  Photographers are also needed. Even though it is a class, time after school is required to attend extracurricular activities for photos. The advisors for the yearbook staff are Mrs. Lauren Morris.  Ifyou have any questions, please contact them.

Young Professionals Organization

The Young Professionals are a community service oriented group.  They host dances and other activities to raise money to help charitable organizations.  Mr. Graham Treadway is the advisor and will have sign ups in the fall.

Always listen to morning announcements for information on when sign ups are for any of the organizations!


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