STRENGTH ENTHUSIASM HONOR SUCCESSSouth Effingham High School understands that academics, while important, are not the only activities keeping students in school. SEHS is proud to offer many outstanding activities for our students and we hope you will explore all of the possibilities!
SEHS CLUB & STUDENT ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTIONS
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Photography Club – new club beginning this year. Our meetings will be Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 in Room 615.
FCA/FCS meets each Friday morning at 7:30 in the auxiliary gym. Our group is open to all students.
Math Club Do you want to join the coolest club at SEHS? Then we want YOU to join the Math Team! Come on down to Room 107 or 203 and See Mrs. Brandenburgh or Ms. Tant for more information, and remember: friends don't let friends divide by 0.
FGE (Future Georgia Educators) meets the first Thursday of every month. First meeting 9/5 immediately after school in Mrs. Gerbasi’s room (305). Dues $20; must join by November 30th.
FBLA If you are looking for a fun way to enhance your leadership skills, FBLA is for you! It cost $35.00 to join. Get an application from Ms. Carson, outside Room 303. Meetings are held monthly afterschool, from 4-5 pm.
Interact Club The Interact Club is sponsored by the Rotary Club. This Club will enable you to make a real difference serving others. Interact Club's first meeting will be held Monday, August 26th in the Media Center from 4:00-4:30. If you are interested in joining Interact, please plan to attend this informational meeting. If you cannot attend the meeting, Mrs. Roberts will hold a makeup session on Tuesday, August 27th at 8:00 AM In room 220
Beta Club Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, if you received a Beta Club invitation, please join us. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Powell or Mrs. Brandenburgh.
Bonjour! The French Honor society (Société Honoraire de Français) meets monthly on the first Thursday, usually before or after school, in Madame Granzow’s class 221. Yearly dues are $10.00. It is for French 2,3 students who maintain an A in French and B or above in all other classes and invitations are sent out once a year in October. Meeting dates are shared with students via remind- To sign up for notifications, text “ @msgranzo “ to 81010. Only 2 absences allowed per school year to remain active.
Student Council meets on the days listed in the chart that can be found on the Student Council page. These meetings are all open to members-at-large. Don’t forget that students must have a year of participation in order to run for senior offices.
Journalism Club - The Journalism Club writes, designs, and submits a monthly page to the Effingham Herald. Meetings are held as needed in Mrs. Curry’s room, at 7:40 am. If you are interested in writing and photographing for the local newspaper, come see Mrs. Curry!
Spanish Club meets the first Monday of every month in Mrs. Knapp’s room, 115. The meetings end at 4:45. Yearly dues are $15 and this pays for the club t-shirt. We learn more about culture, volunteer to help during various events held at the school, and other student chosen activities.
FCCLA-- Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America needs you! We will be participating in community service, preparing for competitions in STAR Events, and having fun! Come by Room 611 for a membership form. Dues are $20.00. T-shirt is $15.00.
International Thespian Society is a national honor society for theatre students. You must be a member of the Mustang Masquers Drama Club to be a part of ITS. There are induction requirements to be a member of ITS. Each February we attend THESCON, a conference for students interested in ALL aspects of the theatre.
SkillsUSA - SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Chapter meetings will be held on the first Thursday of every month. For more information and/or to join please see Mrs. Gaines in room 615.
Alpha Pi Society - Sponsors: Anita Lovick and Eroha Gerdes. αποδοχή (acceptance) Would you be interested in joining a club here at SEHS that provided a community of students with the purpose of reducing or eliminating negativity towards other students? We want to be a club that is intentional about reaching out to new students, incoming freshmen and students that may not have a connection to the school. We want to provide a safe and non-judgmental environment. Our meetings are scheduled for Thursday at 7:45 am in Rm 211
Spanish Honors Society (La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) meets every third Wednesday of the month in Room 101, Señor Alford’s classroom. Señora Kimbal also serves as an advisor for this society. Must be enrolled in Spanish 3 or AP to be eligible as well as have earned an A average in both Spanish I & II courses. Must have an overall gpa of 85 for all classes. Prior community service hours are encouraged.
Model United Nations (Ms. Denney & Ms. Stafford) Come take on the world!! We meet every Wednesday after school in room 300. We are a competing academic team whose purpose to to compete in simulated scenarios of the United Nations. In Model United Nations you learn and develop your diplomacy skills, speaking skills, teamwork ability, researching skills, and the art of persuasion. We typically compete in 1-2 competitions a year.
Video Game Competition Squad (Ms. Denney) ~~ Come Get your Game on!!! We meet on Mondays after school in room 300 until 5:00pm (sometimes 5:30). In this club we play a wide variety of multi-player games and use multiple gaming systems. Here you can test your gaming skills in person with other players and pass on gaming knowledge and skills to others.
National Honor Society (Mrs. Howard) - Our organization recognizes outstanding students who demonstrate excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. We meet monthly (usually 2nd Wednesdays) at 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM in the chorus room. The meeting dates are posted on the NHS webpage. Open by invitation to 10th-12th grade students with a cumulative GPA of 93 or higher. Members will complete 25 hours of community service throughout the year and pay $25 dues each year. Returning members must pay dues by 10/01/19. To sign up for Remind notifications of meeting dates, text “@senhs1920” to 81010
HOSA - Are you interested in a career in healthcare? If so, join HOSA - the only healthcare science organization for students interested in becoming future healthcare professionals. Annuals dues are $30 and we will be collecting registration forms and dues through August 31. We meet the first Thursday of the month from 4:00-4:30 in room 500. We have guest speakers, prepare for competitions, provide community and offer networking opportunities with other students interested in healthcare. Join us for fun, food, and fellowship!
Mustang Masquers DRAMA CLUB
The Mustang Masquers Drama Club offers students the opportunity to participate in all areas of the performing arts, including acting, singing, dancing and technical work behind the scenes. Students do not need to be in a theater class in order to join. Drama Club sponsors four annual events: One-Act Play Competition, Fall Fun Show, Christmas Extravaganza, and Spring Musical.
The South Effingham Literati Club offers students the opportunity to study popular, club-chosen literature throughout the year. In the spring, we focus on our Literary competition (which has won at the state level for the last 2 years) where students who can sing, act, write, and recite have the opportunity to compete against other students from across the region to prove their skills. Scholarships are available for winners at the State and National levels. Participants will also be considered part of the “performing arts” group at school which will qualify them to earn points towards the annual New York City trip with the Mustang Masquers.
NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY