The JET Band offers a wide variety of educational and performance opportunities through its five concert bands, marching band, jazz ensemble, winter guard, and a private lesson program. The experiences that come with membership in the JET Band build academic excellence, discipline, character, pride, and self-confidence at a crucial age, which forms the springboard to even greater achievements in adulthood.
Sponsor: Mr. Ary | Mr. Fruge| Mr. Weingartner
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Room 1760
Website Link: www.jetband.org
Best Buddies is a national organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of students with intellectual and developmental disabilities by providing opportunities for one-on-one friendships with their peers from the general educational population. Interested students will be interviewed and matched with a participant. Students will then participate in group and individual social activities with their "Buddies."
Sponsor: Ms. Taylor | Mr. Patterson
Contact: AnnaLTaylor@katyisd.org | BrandonJPatterson@katyisd.org
Location: Room 1520
Blue Review is a video news magazine produced by the Blue Review Audio & Video Production class at Taylor High School. Applications are accepted at the end of the year for the following year.
Sponsor: Kristen Samuelson
Location: Room 1210
Students earning a position on the school cheerleading squad are instructed in the fundamentals of cheerleading activities. The purpose of the cheerleading squad is to promote school spirit and a positive school climate by participating at athletic events and extra-curricular activities as deemed appropriate by the campus administration and Cheerleading instructor. Cheerleaders are expected to be positive role models, serving as school ambassadors on campus and in the community.
Sponsor: Ms. Wood | Ms. Brummett
Location: Room 1150/1730
Website Link: https://staff.katyisd.org/sites/thscheer/Pages/default.aspx
Anyone can join FBLA. There are no prerequisites. Members participate in community service projects as well as compete in area and state competitions. Attendance at monthly meetings is required. Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) contributes to the advancement of leadership, citizenship, personal growth, academic and technological skills. Competitive events enhance career/job preparation, workplace competencies, self-confidence, and the instructional program.
Sponsor: Jenna Robinson
Location: Room 1220
FFA is a national organization that promotes premier leadership in its members. Students compete in leadership activates that develop skills in speaking, responsibility, work ethic, and evaluation. FFA members get to travel across the state to visit universities while participating in judging and leadership contests. Texas FFA offers more than $2.1 MILLION in scholarships annually to its members. Students get to attend leadership camps across the county, including Washington DC!
To join FFA a student should enroll in an Agriculture Science Class or see one of the Ag teachers in room 1930.
To raise awareness of financial independence. To create slideshows, educate members participating in the club about investment based on investment books such as “The Simple Path to Wealth”.
Sponsor: Ms. Dever
Time: Every other Wednesday
Location: Room 2280
Habitat for Humanity is a volunteer-based club. We hold different social events and fundraisers throughout the year to raise money for different organizations each year. Our main volunteer opportunity (March/April). We go and help build houses. Our goal is to spread love, become more aware of what’s going on in the world, in order to help others and to make the world a better place for everybody.
Sponsor: Ms. Hamner
Time: Every other Wednesday | 6:45 am- 7:05 am and/or 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Location: Room 2170
Taylor’s chapter of the National Honor Society is open to junior and senior students who have at least a 3.75 GPA and receive teacher recommendations. Students become eligible to apply in the spring of their sophomore year. Applications are mailed home to eligible students in late March.
Sponsor: Ms. Fader
Location: Room 9126
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