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Clubs of LHHS 23′-24′

Clubs of LHHS 23’-24’

With a new school year off to an exciting start, it’s crucial to know what clubs and organizations are happening at Lake Highlands so you don’t miss out on anything you might be interested in. There are numerous clubs and organizations you likely didn’t even know existed, so make sure to look through all of the ones listed for any you might consider joining.


Junior World Affairs Council

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Sponsor: Emily Ramirez

Meetings: Every Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. in the Library

Junior World Affairs Council (JWAC) is a nationwide organization that connects students in grades 9-12 with opportunities to increase their global competency skills through educational programs focused on diplomatic leadership, civic engagement, problem-solving, and cultural intelligence. The nonpartisan, nonprofit World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth provides JWAC with access to expert guest speakers, leadership development workshops, educational field trips, and opportunities to explore internationally-focused career fields. The LHHS JWAC club meets weekly after school to discuss current international events, plan community service projects and guest speaker events, and create campus-wide initiatives.

Email [email protected] for further information.


MVP; Music and Video Production Club

Sponsors: Jennifer Hague

Meetings: Typically after school before a football game

Music and Video Production Club, or MVP, works on the live broadcast of all of LHHS’ football games, plus anything audio and video production-related.

Email [email protected] for further information.


DECA; Distributive Education Clubs of America

Sponsors: JulieAnn Bever 

Meetings: Every other week in H E-175 at 8:15 am 

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a business student organization that prepares emerging leaders in the areas of business, finance, marketing, and management.

Email [email protected] for further information.


LHHS Equity Coalition

Sponsors: Camille Stafford and Nick Whitham

Meetings: First Tuesday of the month in the Library from 4:30-5:30

LHHS Equity Coalition works to embrace, celebrate and advocate for the diversity of LHHS, raise awareness of injustice both on and off campus, and advocate for targeted, systemic change to make Lake Highlands a more inclusive and equitable campus community.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Forensic Club

Sponsors: Lindsey Hranitzky

Meetings: L- D124

In the Forensic Club, you will dive deep into forensics, solve mock crimes, and watch documentaries.

Email [email protected] for further information.


GSA; Gay-Straight Alliance

Sponsors: Camille Stafford

Meetings: Library

GSA is a student-run organization that unites LGBTQ+ and allied youth to build community and organize around issues impacting them in school and in their communities.

Email [email protected] for further information.


National Honors Society

Sponsors: Olivia Goode

Meetings: Location and time vary

NHS is an academic, leadership & service club.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Student Council

Sponsors: Erin Chesal

Meetings: Every other week on Wednesdays

Student Council is an organization that helps to build school spirit and support the student body.

Email [email protected] for further information.


LH Junior Classical League

Sponsors: Laura Schryver

Meetings: L-B 109; time varies

LH Junior Classical League fosters and promotes the study of Lingua Latina (the Latin Language) and Latin topics (History, Classical Art, English derivatives and Grammar, Ancient cultures, Mythology, Geography, Literature, Ancient Greek topics, etc.) in the modern age.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Team Wildcat Construction

Sponsors: Roque Segura

Meetings: Every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 8:00-8:20 or 4:20-5:00

Team Wildcat Construction helps with school service, teacher/staff accolades, and community projects.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Girls Service League

Sponsors: Mary Layne Strieber

Meetings: The learning stairs; time is TBD

Girls Service League is a service organization for girls.

Email [email protected] for further information.


AVID Leadership Team

Sponsors: Kerri Macy

Meetings: During Advisory in H-B300

The AVID Leadership Team plans events, activities, and programs to build a strong community of scholars in the AVID program. They speak on panels to help recruit candidates at feeder campuses or showcase AVID at LHHS (AVID Week). They also celebrate and show appreciation to LHHS teachers, the Site Team, and AVID students.  They assist AVID teachers in decision-making on field trips, t-shirts, etc.

Email [email protected] for further information.



Sponsors: Kelly Moss

Meetings: Rehearsal every Wednesday in the H choir room

CenterStage! is a 9th/10th grade pop group of singers. We sing with microphones and dance when we go on a holiday community tour in December and a spring community tour in May.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Lake Highlands Criminal Justice Club

Sponsors: Xavier Mitchell

Meetings: Normally meets in H-C100

Lake Highlands Criminal Justice Club helps students learn basic fundamentals of law enforcement.

Email [email protected] for further information.


Cosmetology Club

Sponsors: Brandie James

Meetings: During class time or on Tuesdays after school in L-C220

Cosmetology Club is part of the Cosmetology program with participants who are currently enrolled Cosmetology students.  We plan fundraising and participate in competitions.

Email [email protected] for further information.

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