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.
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 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
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!
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.
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.
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 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.
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
The goal is to let students learn more about various aspects
and agriculture-related job fields. There are many camps and possible trips you can
attend. If you have any questions, contact
Mrs. Anna Creswel
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Listen in announcements in September for sign-up, meeting, and
practice times. Come join the fun!!! See
Mr. Aaron Frazee for more information.
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 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.
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 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 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.
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!