Mayde Creek High School
Student Organizations, Clubs & Activities
Academic Challenge sponsors teams in competitions with other schools in a Jeopardy! like competition. The competition covers a wide range of topics from sports to math and can be fun and exciting. Students at all grade levels are welcome to join.
Meets: Friday afternoon after school in E203
Sponsor: James Herzberg
Academic Decathlon and Academic Octathalon
Multi-discipline academic competition for all grade levels. All welcome.
Meets: Thursdays after school
Sponsors: Dan Northcutt & Mary Taylor
American Sign Language
ASL club meets to work on their fluency in the language.
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month during advisory.
Fee: $35 with shirt and $20 without shirt
Sponsors: Lindsey Steel
MCHS offers the following UIL sports:
Boys Soccer, Girls Soccer, Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Football, Wrestling, Volleyball, Golf, Track, Cross Country, Tennis, Swimming, & Powerlifting.
MCHS Band / Color Guard has 230 members. They travel to all varsity football games, band spring trip & compete in UIL competitions. Auditions required for special performing groups.
Meets: Daily in class and after school for rehearsals.
Fees: Band $185
Directors: James Dolnik, Mark Keene & Molly Casillas
Create a friendship that will last forever! Be paired with a special needs student and foster a friendship throughout the year. Come by S103 or S105 for more info. It’s a big commitment and a great organization that creates a friendship that changes both of their lives!
Meets: Outside of school
Sponsors: Debi Schneider
Come have fun and improve your game! Bowling club meets twice a week at the Times Square on Grand Parkway. All bowlers welcome.
Meets: Twice a week
Fees: $10 to try out, $130 for 1st time members, $95 for returning with shirt
Sponsor: Mr. Rodriguez
Promotes school spirit and positive school climate by participating at athletic events and extra-curricular activities. Cheerleaders are expected to be positive role models, serving as high school ambassadors at school, in the district and community. Try outs in March.
Meets: 7th period and every day after school, Tuesday ‘s 4-5 at TX Cheer for stunting
Fees: up to $900.00 a year
Sponsor: Varsity Coach: Mary O’Brien and JV Coach: Erica
The choir program is made up of six class periods:
Crescendo (1st period) – non-competitive boys’ choir. Open to any MCHS boy. Forte (2nd period) – JV/Competitive Boys’ choir. By teacher placement/audition only. Delta 7 (3rd period) – Specialty group; public relations. Focuses primarily on contemporary a cappella music. This group is a 2nd choir class and is open by audition to Varsity Mixed Choir Students. Kantori (4th period) – Varsity Mixed choir. This choir competes as mixed (boys and girls) at the varsity level as well as Varsity boys and varsity girls choir. They rehearse each Monday from 7-9 pm in the fall, and 6-9 in the spring. Cantus (6th period) – JV/competitive Girls’ choir. By teacher placement/audition only. Bellissima (7th period) - Open to any MCHS girl.
Fees: Starts at $75
Director: Ruben Alcala and Jessica Shine
Computer Science Club
The computer science club meets to expand on the skills taught in the classroom. We also participate in UIL contests throughout the year. You do not have to be in computer science class to join.
Meets: 1-2 times a week, the day varies as per the student schedules
Fees: T-shirt fee if they choose to purchase one
Sponsors: Ronald Beck
Dance Team, Martinettes
Come join one of the best organizations on campus! The MCHS Martinettes are full of fun and tradition and are looking for some great dancers to be a part of our team!
Meets: Every day after school for practice until at least 4:30pm
Requirements: Anyone in grades 9-11 may try out to be on the next year’s team. You do not have to have been in dance class to try out, but it is encouraged. New team member fees are required, but there are a lot of fundraising opportunities to help with this.
Directors: Heather Iovine
We keep the creek "GREEN"! We meet on the 3rd THURSDAY after school and the LAST Friday during advisory in room G213.
Sponsor: Sharon Carswell
FCCLA - Family Career & Community Leaders of America
FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, a co-curricular club, that meets in B108 on the last Friday of the month during advisory, and on Tuesday or Wednesday after-school once a month.
In order to be a part of the FCCLA chapter, you must be/have been enrolled in a high school Family Consumer Science class. If you took Principles of Human Services in 8th grade, you are eligible to join our chapter. We participate in volunteer activities and plan to begin attending competitions in another year.
Dues - $35.00 a year.
Sponsors: Erica Hodges & Courtney Sager
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agriculture education.
Meets: Evenings at 6:00pm posted on www.theaet.com
Requirements: Must be enrolled in an agriculture class
Sponsors: Ronnie Mushinski, Chelsea Lewandowski, and Glen Hughes
Get involved in French cultures…and you don’t have to be in French class! Anyone can join.
Meets: 3rd Thursday afterschool. Room S105
Sponsor: David Sullivan
We will meet the first Thursday of the month during advisory for tutoring.
Requirements: Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher overall and a 3.75 or higher in French classes. This is only available to French 3 or 4 students. Fees are $15Sponsor: Melissa Bonnette
Learn the business of business through relationships, leadership and career development programs. Monthly projects and simulated competitions can earn students scholarships. We also hold the annual Dodge Ball tournament which encourages Good Sportsmanship.
Meets: Meets 1st/3rd Tuesday after school
Fees: $30 Fee
Sponsors: Stacy Hammond (Rm. 1318)
Health Occupations Student of America H.O.S.A
H.O.S.A. is an organization for students interested in the medical field. Nationally endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education to promote career opportunities in the health care industry.
Meets: once a month after school
Fees: $20 fee
Sponsor: Janet Crawford
Key Club is an international community service organization led by high school students. Earn Service awards, a white cord to wear on graduation, and looks GREAT on a résumé.
Meets: 1st and 3rd Wednesday both during Advisory and afterschool.
Fees: $30 Includes T-shirt or $25 without shirt. Dues include international and district dues.
Sponsor: Delila Higgins E221
MSA - Muslim Student Association
MSA is an organization dedicated to providing an inclusive, inviting, educational and social environment for Muslim students.
Meets Friday’s in room E210 afterschool.
Sponsors: Rosnisha Stevenson & Virginia Bening
National ART Honor Society
Membership is based upon art scholarship, service and character. We promote art awareness to the school and the community.
Meets: Thursdays once a month
Fees: Membership fee $25.00, NAHS Cord (Seniors Only if requirements met) $15.00
Eligible: Must 1 year of art and must be in an upper level art class (sculpture, ceramics, drawing, AP art) must maintain a B or higher to remain in this chapter.
Sponsors: Daniel Rodriguez
National Honor Society
Juniors and Seniors may apply. Applicants are screened by committee, and must maintain a 3.75 GPA. 30 hours of community service are required.
A special induction ceremony for new members occurs in April.
Meets: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month during Advisory.
Fees: $20 for new members and $15 for returning members
Sponsor: Lauren Heath and Philip Jones
Juniors and Seniors may apply. Applicants are screened by committee, and must maintain a 3.25 GPA. be a current member of any of the following clubs FFA, FFCLA, FBLA or HOSA, must be currently enrolled in a CTE class have completed at least one CTE course and complete 10 hours of community service.
A special induction ceremony for new members occurs in April.
Fees: See sponsors for more information
Meetings: Yes, see sponsors for more information
Sponsor: Ms. Blake, Mrs. Crawford, Ms. Hammond and Mrs. Sager
Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC)
A dynamic group dedicated to building confidence, leadership skill and physical fitness in high school students. Uniforms are worn weekly. MCHS is the only school in KISD to offer this exclusive program. Membership in NJROTC can fulfill the graduation PE requirements, offers excellent scholarship opportunities and dual credit.
Meets: Every day in class
Fees: $20 for the purchase of physical training apparel
Staff: LCDR K. Minnard, USN (Ret), Master Chief G. Provancha, USN (Ret)
Be a voice for the student body at Mayde Creek—join the RamPage newspaper staff! Help us keep the community informed of events and issues that are important to our student body. Learn 21st century skills that will help you in just about any future career including desktop publishing skills, graphic design, photo-editing, writing and interpersonal skills.
Meets: Class – 3rd period
Requirement: Prerequisite Course – Journalism
Sponsor: Katie Frazier
The Orchestra program is open to all students who have been in Orchestra previously in junior high. There are four Orchestras at MCHS. All Orchestras perform in our annual concerts. Philharmonia – SNV Orchestra is for students to refine skills. Lyrica – SNV group which performs at UIL contest in the spring. Sinfonietta – NV group which performs at a high level at concerts and UIL contest. Sinfonia – Varsity Orchestra which performs at the highest level throughout the year. Sinfonia and Sinfonietta combine along with the top Band students to make up the Full Orchestra – Symphony which performs in concert and at UIL contest in the spring semester. The Cripple Creek Fiddlers is an elite performing group which performs in concerts as well as in the community. Students are placed in Orchestras by audition
Requirements: Students must have prior experience on their instrument, preferably in JH Orchestra.
Fees: $100 Activity fee, $25 Polo fee for new students, $100 Maintenance fee for students who use a school cello or bass
Director: Michael Chandler
If you LOVE to take pictures or want to learn more about photography, then Photography Club is for you! We host the annual community Trunk or Treat, have monthly photo projects and are involved in most school events. We participate in photography contests and we take one field trip in the Spring.
Meets: Every other Tuesday, both during advisory and
afterschool. Text the message @eh6g7 to the number 81010. If you’re having
trouble with 81010, try texting @eh6g7 to (720) 924-4256 to stay updated on
upcoming events and meetings.
Fees: $25 (covers t-shirt and one field trip)
Sponsors: Caron Blake & Debi Schneider
RSVP Rams Student Volunteering Proudly
This is a community service program where participating students: Become a resource to our community, see the school as a helpful part of the community and the disciplines taught in school integrated into life's work .RSVP offers the only approved cord worn at graduation besides academia. All requirements are outlined on the website. There are no meetings and students are responsible for obtaining their own volunteer opportunities. Everyone can participate.
Sponsor: Ms. Meador - Assistant Principal
Provides hands-on learning opportunities for all students to design, assemble, program, test and compete with a robot this year through the FRC (first robotics competition) program. We also have opportunities for students to participate by helping in web design, marketing, outreach events as well as logistics and business operations.
Fee: Uniform Fees, Travel Fees to be determined by competition
Meeting: Thursday Nights, 7:00 pm, Robert R. Shaw Center for STEAM (beginning in Oct.)
Sponsors: Mrs. Curiel, Mrs. Galbincea, Mr. Sullivan
Learn about Spanish speaking countries and meet new people from different countries. Do not have to be enrolled in Spanish to join. Application available in Room 1306
Meets: Usually Thursdays 2:45-3:15 p.m.
Fees: $30 per year (includes t-shirt) / $12.00 if attending San Antonio trip
Sponsors: Mr. Ayala
Speech & Debate Team
MCHS's Chapter of the National Speech & Debate Association is a nationally recognized competitive speech and debate team which competes against other schools in a variety of debate, public speaking, and acting events. It is a lot of fun and a great way to prepare for college. Taking the Debate class is recommended, but not required.
Meets: Wednesdays after school in room 1312.
Sponsor: Christine Talbert Beard
Student council shares students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and principals and raises funds to help school-wide activities, social events, community projects, and people in need.
Elected Positions: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Secretary & Historian.
Meets: 1ST Thursday of the month @ 2:45.
Sponsor: Rachel Sullivan, Sharon Carswell, Donna Brslik
Theatre Company / International Thespian Society / Comedy Sportz HS League
Theatre Company is MCHS’s drama club producing a full season of plays, musicals, and other theatrical events. You do not need to be enrolled in Theater to join.
Meets: Rehearsal times vary depending on the event. Primarily we rehearse after school 3-5 and often on Saturdays.
Fees: $40 basic membership fee. Additional fees for ITS or CSzHSL.
Sponsors: Kelley Hughes & Tammy Reed
Men's and Women's Wrestling is a fun way to get in shape and compete for you school. Wrestling is an Olympic Sport. You can learn hand fighting, throws, takedowns and more. Be the next person to write History!!
Meets: Monday- Friday 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Fees: (fees, classes, etc.): $50.00 user free, Wrestling and running shoes.
Coach: Daniel C. Black
Be a part of our award-winning yearbook staff! Sharpen your photography, graphic design and writing skills to tell this year's story at Mayde Creek High School. You will also learn desktop publishing skills and interpersonal skills that will help you in other areas of your life.
Meets: Class—4th period
Requirement: Prerequisite Course—Journalism or Photojournalism
Adviser: Katie Frazier