LCHS-North Activities / Clubs

LCHS – North Extracurricular Activities and Clubs 2019

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 commitment and you can try or quit at any time. 

Club Pamplet 2019-2020 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

Teresa Richard

 

DECA Club

DECA prepares emerging leaders & entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management.  Open to students in all grades with a passion for business. Meetings 1 - 2 times a month.

 

Sponsor: Mr. Lamberti  Room 222

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. Osadchuck - Choir Room

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

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. Griffith Band Room

Key Club

Key Club International is the oldest and largest service leadership
organization for high schoolers. Our members aim to
make the world a better place through volunteerism. Anyone
can join. We meet after school on Thursdays

 

Sponsor: Mrs. Scapini  Rm 116

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

Ms. Hagel Room 107

National Art Honor Society

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Meet the third Thursday of the month at 2:30 pm in Room 146.

Procedure for Joining

Must maintain the grades and GPA required. Applications due by September 12, 2019.

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

Dena - Mell-Dorchy  Room 146

National Honor Society

Applications are available in Room 212

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

Photography Club

Time Commitment / Eligibility

Open to anyone, meets various times after school, should have a 35mm, digital, or video camera.

Procedure for Joining

Cost depends on student involvement (film and photo paper no more than $20).

Description

Learn about studio lighting, photography, darkroom film developing, digital photography, and software.

Sponsors

Ms. Springsteen Room 141

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

Robotics Team

Rockem Sockem Robotics, Team 453 is the District's Robotics Competition team based out of the Pankow Center and is open to all L'Anse Creuse High School students.

To provide students with an opportunity to apply STEM skills in a fun, interesting and engaging manner.  This years game is Power Up. We are building an ocovanum drive base, a claw and arm, and a climber.  Open to grades 9 - 12 including IAM. 

Find more information at www.rockemsockemrobotics.com

Sponsor: Mr. Siefen at Pankow

SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Description

What is The Science National Honors Society? The Science National Honor Society is the only national organization that engenders a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America. The Science National Honor Society recognizes juniors and seniors who achieve excellence in the areas of scholarship in science, character, leadership, and service. Membership in the SNHS is an honor bestowed upon a student for his or her accomplishments in the field of science and overall academic achievement.

Applications are available in Room 120 and at the following link:

2019-2020 Application

The application consists of the following pieces:

  • Application for Membership
  • One Teacher Recommendation
  • Copy of your Transcripts

Deadline for submitting applications is Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Application should be turned into Mr. Hubbard in room 120 by 2:30 pm on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

Notification of Acceptance is Friday, April 19, 2019.

Sponsor:  Jason Hubbard

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 121

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 .  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