LCHS-North Activities / Clubs

LCHS – North Extracurricular Activities and Clubs 2018

L'Anse Creuse High School North provides opportunities for students to be engaged with students and the community through its 26 club and activity offerings.  Most of the clubs are open for grades 9-12 and students can join any time.  If you're interested in joining any of the clubs below, please contact the club sponsor through email or by visiting the classroom.  Most clubs do not require a committment and you can try or quit at any time. 

2018 LCN Club and Activity Pamphlet PDF Document

Astronomy Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

2:30 – 3:30 once a week, Fridays, and other times for star parties or field trips.

Procedure for Joining

Come to any meeting.

Description

Students interested in any aspect of Astronomy are welcome to join. We do observing, collaboration with other schools, field trips, and movies.

Sponsors

Carrie Zaitz, Room 127

Bowling Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Boys and girls are both eligible, physicals are required to try out, low cost to participate on the team.

Procedure for Joining

Tryouts take place starting the 3rd week of November.

Description

A chance for students interested in bowling to develop their skills and to compete against other schools.

Sponsors

Dennis Crescenti

Close-Up Washington D.C. Trip

Time Commitment / Eligibility

  • 1 Week in Washington D.C.
  • Attend Scheduled Meetings

Procedure for Joining

Open to 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Payment required for trip.

Description

Students have the opportunity to see government close up in D.C. for seven days with other students from around the United States.

Sponsors

Mr. Boice, Room 115

Dance Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

  • Any student may try out.
  • Physicals are required.
  • Duration is May through March.

Procedure for Joining

Tryouts for new season are in May.

Description

Some dance experience required. Will be participating in both football and basketball games.

Sponsors

Ms. Breanna Cetnar

 

Diversity Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

We will meet every other Tuesday afterschool.

Procedure for Joining

Open to anyone interested.

Description

We exist so that we can make LCN a more comfortable place for every single person, a place where every student feels like he or she is represented and has a voice. We try to lift up different cultures and groups in the school. We have a Black History Month Celebration and are going to try to have an Ethnic Fair this year. If you are interested in either of these events please join!

Sponsors

Mrs. Sheila Esshaki, Room 218

Drama Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meet twice a month in the LGI room or room 212. Must attend at least 1 mtg/mo.

Procedure for Joining

Open to all LCN students.

Description

Develop performance skills, watch/discuss classic films w/emphasis on acting techniques, develop community outreach w/a performance emphasis.

Sponsors

Mr. Alwardt, Room 212 or LGI

Equestrian Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

We compete in three meets in Sept. If we qualify there is 1 regional and 1 state competition in Oct. Eligibility – you must own or lease your own horse, have clothing, tack show experience and be able to ride all disciplines.

Description

We compete each year at three meets, against at least 25 other high schools in a variety of different riding events.

Sponsors

Bob Clogg, 586-615-1828

Gamer’s Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meets Thursday 2:30 – 3:30 PM in Choir Room.

Procedure for Joining

Interest in gaming.

Description

To have fun and allow people who enjoy games to play.

Sponsors

Mitch Osadchuk, Choir Room

Gay/Straight Alliance

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Every other week, after school in Mrs. Macomber’s room 125.

Procedure for Joining

Open to all LCN students. An all- inclusive club.

Description

To educate students on LGBT issues, create a safe space for LGBT students and their allies, and to promote acceptance of LGBT students school-wide.

Sponsors

Mrs. Macomber, Room 125

Go Green Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Collect recycle bins from classrooms and offices after school on Thursdays.

Sponsors

Mrs. Howard, Room 202

Hockey Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Frequent practices and games.

Procedure for Joining

Try-outs first week of November.

Description

This is a varsity sport.

Sponsors

Jon Nader

Jazz Band Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meets Tuesdays/Thursdays 2:30 – 3:30 from October through Band’s Spring Concert.

Procedure for Joining

Students who play traditional jazz band instruments (Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set) are welcomed to attend.

Description

To expose students at LCN to music of the jazz genre. The students will practice and perform traditional and contemporary jazz music.

Sponsors

Mr. Mety, Band Room

Link Crew (Freshman Mentor Program)

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Requires about one hour every three weeks – any junior or senior is eligible to join (can apply at end of junior or sophomore year).

Procedure for Joining

The application window to apply to be a Link Leader opens each year in March. Only current Sophomores and Juniors may apply.  Application process with teacher nomination and / or recommendation.

Description

The Link Crew is our freshman transition program, in which we help freshmen adjust and thrive at LCN. Link Leaders are outgoing juniors and seniors who are paired up to mentor a group of approximately 10 freshman for the entire school year. We do events throughout the year such as Freshman Orientation, the Freshman Tailgate and Dance, a second semester assembly, an ice cream social and more.

The application window to apply to be a Link Leader opens each year in March. Only current Sophomores and Juniors may apply.

Sponsors

Make A Difference Club & Key Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Every other Tuesday of each month after school in room 209.

Procedure for Joining

Anyone is invited.

Description

Making a difference in the lives of the students at LCHS-N. New student welcoming committee.

Sponsors

Pam VanThomme, Room 209

Mu Alpha Theta

Time Commitment / Eligibility

  • Previously or currently enrolled in Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus.
  • Tutoring 7 times / semester at Math Help Day.
  • 4-5 Mandatory Meetings per year

Procedure for Joining

Must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA in all mathematics classes taken at LCN.

Description

Goal is to promote an awareness of mathematics in our lives. Also has opportunities to earn community service hours.

Sponsors

Mrs. Ball, Room 109

National Art Honor Society

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meet the third Thursday of the month at 2:30 pm in Room 140.

Procedure for Joining

Must maintain the grades and GPA required. Applications due by October 6, 2017.

Description

To inspire and recognize students who show an interest in art. NAHS provides high standards in art scholarship, character, service, bringing art education to the attention of LCN.

Sponsors

Patricia Willoughby, Room 140

National Honor Society

Applications are available in Room 206

The application consists of the following pieces:

  • Application of student accomplishments
  • Three teacher evaluations
  • Two extracurricular activity forms (one activity must be a school sponsored activity)

Members or our group are very active and must complete 18 hours of NHS activities per year.  We participate in many activities such as after school tutoring, helping community organizations, and fund raising for scholarships.

Students are encouraged to take their time and to complete these applications to the best of their ability.  Information in these packets is what will be used to determine those eligible for NHS membership.

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Sophomores and juniors who have a 3.3 GPA or higher are eligible to apply in February for membership for the following year. Must be involved with at least one other school sponsored sport, club, or activity.

Procedure for Joining

Applications are mailed in February to all sophomores and juniors who have a 3.3 GPA or above.

Description

This group participates in many community service activities and school projects such as tutoring, fundraising projects, and other projects to help our community

Sponsors

North Star newspaper and Quest yearbook

The North Star is the official student publication of L'Anse Creuse High School - North. As an extension of the journalism department, it is written, edited, and designed by students. Subscriptions are packaged with The Quest Yearbook.

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Must have previously taken Journalism class in your 9th, 10th or 11th grade year.

Procedure for Joining

Journalism pre- requisite with permission from publications adviser.

Description

The North Star is an 8-page newspaper written and designed by students for students six times per year. The Quest yearbook is almost 300 pages and is conceived, written, and designed by students. It comes out in June.

Sponsors

Mrs. Macomber, Room 125

The Outdoor Club (Trap & Skeet Club)

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Open to any students interested in outdoor activities.

Procedure for Joining

Any student interested can attend meetings and activities.

Description

The Club allows students to participate in supervised outdoor activities and introduce them to new ones.

Sponsors

Ping Pong Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Tuesday and or Thursday.

Procedure for Joining

Open to anyone.

Description

Creating new relationships among students who might not interact otherwise and being a part of a team / extracurricular.

Sponsors

Mr. Bruss, Room 129

PROJECT UNIFY

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Various times depending on the event.

Procedure for Joining

Please contact Mrs. Hancock at her email below.  

Description

The purpose of the club to promote social inclusion by unifying all groups of students.

Sponsors

Mrs. Hancock

Robotics Team

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meetings on Thursdays from 5:00pm – 7:00pm during the off season. Add’l times will be added as needed.

Procedure for Joining

All interested students can participate with a cap of approx. 30 team members.

Description

To provide students with an opportunity to apply STEM skills in a fun, interesting and engaging manner.

Sponsors

Mrs. Patterson, Room 100

STATIC Christian Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Thursday’s after school until 3:30 p.m.

Procedure for Joining

Open to all students.

Description

STATIC – “Students Taking Action Together In Christ.” We are affiliated with the regional Youth for Christ chapter. Students can connect with students who share their faith. It’s a fun and safe place for sharing the support, plus learning about God’s love and current events through a biblical perspective.

Sponsors

Mr. Ebury, Room 126

Ski/Snowboarding Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Inquire with Mr. Cook

Procedure for Joining

Anyone is invited.

Description

Students will travel to Mt. Holly Ski Resort.

Sponsors

Wayne Cook, Room 220

Student Council

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Student councils are elected representatives of the student body that help with school activities and events. There are monthly meetings both in and out of school, as well as meetings.

Procedure for Joining

Student council elections take place in the spring of each school year.

Description

Students help with school events such as: homecoming, charity drives, blood drives, powderpuff game, snowcoming, staff appreciation events, and the Acada-Me Awards.

Sponsors

YOGA

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Wednesdays from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm in the LGI.  Come whenever.

Procedure for Joining

Anyone is invited.  Just come when you like.

Description

A great activity for staff and students to relieve stress.

Sponsors

Mrs. Kelly
Mrs. Trebnik