EHS Clubs and Organizations
Clubs and Organizations
Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in gaming may participate in the Adventurer"s Club
AF JROTC Color Guard
Must be a cadet in good standing with the JROTC program; member of the cadet corps; prepares cadets to present colors at numerous community and school events; meet Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 7:45 until 8:15 a.m.
Sgt. St. Jean
AF JROTC Drill Team
Must be a cadet in good standing with the JROTC program; member of the cadet corps; prepares cadets to compete in drill meets with other JROTC units in the Upstate; meet Tuesday and Thursday afternoon from 3:40 until 5:00 p.m.
Sgt. St. Jean
AF JROTC Leadership Team
Must be a cadet in good standing with the JROTC program and holds a leadership position; member of the cadet corps; cadet leadership members plan, organize, and coordinate activities of the JROTC program; meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month from 7:45 until 8:15 a.m.
Sgt. St. Jean
AF JROTC Kitty Hawk Air Society
Must be a cadet in good standing with the JROTC program; member of the cadet corps; GPA of 3.0 or higher for current semester; successful completion of the pledge period; AF JROTC academic honor society; promotes high academic standards, school and community service, self-confidence, and initiative; meet the 1st Friday of each month from 7:45 until 8:15 a.m.
Sgt. St. Jean
Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track, Volleyball, Wrestling
Students apply for AVID in the spring. Applications are available at https://www.gwd50.org/domain/20. AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Students in AVID are enrolled in the most challenging and rigorous classes. Students participate in college and career exploration activities in and out of school.
Ms. Whittington, E.
Must be in band class
The EHS Concert Choir is intended for any student who possesses superior talent in singing and has an ability to work well with others in an ensemble setting. Auditions will be held the week of August 17. See Mr. Edwards in room 703 to sign up for a slot before or after school or during lunch. Meetings will be held Tuesdays from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
The debate club is a club that endorses public speaking, research and healthy debate. Meetings are held the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 3:35 until 5:00 p.m. in room 609. Students meet at Village Coffee/Starbucks for collaborative work on weeks without meetings. Orientation for new members, along with a camp for all members, will be held at Lander University in November.
Emerald Men Advancing and Changing History (EMACH)
EMACH stands for Emerald Men Advancing and Changing History. It is a mentoring program that attracts African American males and pairs them with successful upperclassmen at Emerald High. In this group, they participate in college visits, community service and guest speakers.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
Students meet Friday at 7:45 a.m. in room 719 for devotionals.
A club that meets quarterly and explores other regions of the world.
Ms. M. Whittington
$10; must apply in August and then receive an invitation to join; meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. in the media center; complete 10 hours of community service
Jazz Improvisation Club
$50; This club is intended for students who are interested in singing and playing jazz in the small ensemble setting. It is intended to build the improvisational and music literacy skills of all instrumentalists and singers. Auditions will be held the week of August 18. See Mr. Edwards in room 703 to sign up for a slot before or after school or during lunch. Meetings will be held on Mondays from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
$15; meet the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month; a club for students who would like to help children in the community.
Miss EHS Pageant
Preliminaries and pageant are held in the fall semester
National Art Honor Society
$10; meet monthly; must maintain a B average in art classes; activities include workshops, guest speakers, art careers, field trips to exhibits and museums
National Beta Club
$20 initial dues then $5 yearly; meet the third Thursday of each month; students with a 3.5 GPA or above on the uniform grading scale and a good discipline record are invited to join during the second semester of the 10th or 11th grade years; required to complete service projects throughout the year.
National Honor Society
$10; meet once a month; students with 4.35 or above on the uniform grading scale and taking at least two honors or above level courses each year are invited to join second semester of 10th, 11th, or 12th grade years; applications are reviewed for service, leadership, character, and scholarship requirements; complete fall and spring service projects
Student Government Association (SGA)
Elections held in August for 9th grade students and in the spring for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students; meet the first and last Wednesdays of each month at 7:45 a.m.; must meet GPA and behavior criteria
Whittington, M (10th)
Must be enrolled in the yearbook class; open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students
Ms. E. Whittington