Lee High School Clubs & Organizations
Academic Team: Students meet after school to participate in trivia games and contests, and team against other schools in matches during the winter. Questions cover many topics, including literature, history, math, and science commonly seen in Virginia curriculum, as well as pop culture and music. Academic Team will meet four days per week after school from 3:00-4:00. Buses will be required for matches away from Lee, typically no further than Broadway. In the spring, the team will travel to Washington, DC to participate in the It's Academic TV show (Mr. Bill Terry & Ms. Monica Roth, Sponsors).
FBLA: The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) meets after school approximately two times each month during the school year. We meet to participate in community service activities about and also attend 3-5 conferences per year at the regional, state, and national levels (Ms. Christy Sellers, Sponsor).
FCA: The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference (Mr. David Marino & Ms. Cheryl Tacy, Sponsors).
FCCLA: We will be meeting on Mondays from 3:00-4:00/4:30 depending on the agenda. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national student leadership organization that focuses on building a foundation for success (Ms. Amber Tyree, Sponsor).
Forensics: Forensics is a speaking competition. There are ten categories. We compete about four times a year and more for those who make it to regional and state competition. Club time will be spent practicing and giving peer critique to one another (Mr. Brian Shutt, Sponsor).
Foreign Language Club: Foreign Language club will be offered to all students enrolled in a foreign language class during the entire school year. Camaraderie and Culture are the themes for the year. There will be monthly meetings starting in September and will be held after school. Activities will include guest speakers, foods, crafts and community service activities. The dues for the year will be $5.00. Officers will be selected at the first meeting. Each month a member of the department will be in charge of the activities (Foreign Language teachers, Sponsors).
Interact Club: Interact is a Rotary service club for young people ages 14 to 18. Interact has lots of fun activities, but there is also a serious side that appeals to thousands of youth. Service! Interact is all about making a difference in your school and in your community. Interact clubs are sponsored by local Rotary clubs that provide various kinds of support (TBD, Sponsor).
Key Club: Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership. Key Club is the largest international high school service organization in the world. It empowers its members to lead and serve by cultivating leadership skills, developing friendships, and performing community service. Lee High School has 60 plus members, while Key Club International has over 250,000 members (TBD, Sponsor).
Lee Drama: We meet after school as a group. Tech crews usually meet Thursdays after school. This organization will oversee all productions, crews, organization and fundraisers for the year (Mr. John Fregosi & Ms. Melisa Maynard, Sponsors).
Lee Leaders: Student leadership group involved in planning events and activities throughout the year and making positive changes in our school (Ms. Lori Swortzel & Mr. Chris Davis).
NHS: The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character (Ms. Jennifer Knoxville, Sponsor).
Rocket Club: The purpose of Rocket Club is to involve students in the Team America Rocketry Challenge. This challenge is open to all High School students interested in learning more about Aerospace Engineering. Students work all year long on rocket designs to compete against other schools across the nation. If the team is selected as a 100 finalist team in the country, they will compete for scholarship money. The Rocket Club meets during Plus-Block, however there may be additional meetings after school. (Mr. Derek Hanger & Mr. Tom Tweardy, Sponsors).
SADD: The Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) involves peer-to-peer education, prevention, and activism organization dedicated to preventing destructive decisions, particularly underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, teen violence, and teen suicide(TBD, Sponsor).
SCA: The purpose of the Student Council Association (SCA) is to foster student involvement at multiple levels at Lee High School. The SCA is responsible for the following school activities during the year - Homecoming Dance, Salvation Army Angels, Mr. Lee Contest, and we will be heavily assisting/sponsoring the Powder Puff Volleyball in the Spring (Mr. Chris Davis, Sponsor).
Science Olympiad: In grades 6-12, Science Olympiad functions much like a football or soccer team requiring preparation, commitment, coaching and practice throughout the year. Each school-based team is allowed to bring 15 students who cross-train for a variety of events in their skill set allowing for a rich apprentice and mentoring system for all involved (Mrs. Crystal Nabers, Sponsor).
Yearbook: The Leeway Yearbook members plan, organize and assemble the annual school yearbook with the assistance of students in the Photojournalism class (Ms. Avoli-Miller, Sponsor)