Clubs and organizations
What is FCCLA?
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. Everyone is part of a family, and FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus. Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences education.
FCCLA Mission: To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.
For more information about the Whiting Community School FCCLA Chapter, contact Tricia Dieger, Chapter Leader.
National honor society
What is National Honor Society?
National Honor Society is a society for students who go above and beyond to help others in their community. These students must have 4 special characteristics to be considered for NHS. The 4 qualities of a member include: Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Applications are sent out to qualifying High School students in the spring. Students who fill out their applications by the deadline are then considered by different faculty if they think the student should be inducted into National Honor Society. Students who are accepted are to be part of the National Honor Society Induction Ceremony that takes place in the Spring. New members are sworn in by past NHS members. Current NHS members also help host Blood Drives throughout the school year at our school.
For any questions or concerns about National Honor Society, contact NHS Sponsor, Lesley Hubert.
What is Yearbook?
Yearbook is a club where 9-12 grade students can help out the school by designing the Yearbook pages that go in the Yearbook each year. Students are assigned certain pages by the Yearbook Adviser and are expected to complete these pages by a certain deadline. Deadline for completing pages is usually in May. Yearbooks will then be available in the Fall of the next school year. Students are able to access and edit pages online. Students can volunteer to be apart of Yearbook or they can help out in the Mass Communications class offered to High School Students. Yearbooks are designed online using Jostens Yearbook Avenue.
If you have any questions concerning the Yearbook, please contact our Yearbook Advisor, Lisa Hoebelheinrich.
What is Quiz Bowl?
Quiz bowl is a game in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture. Students practice Fridays before school and they go through different questions covering multiple topics. Through out the year, the Quiz Bowl team compete against other schools.
For more information about Quiz Bowl or to get involved please contact Katie Bruening.
What is Speech?
Speech is an extra-curricular activity in which students act and perform various dramatic events. Contests are held throughout the year where students perform in front of judges at district and state levels. Speech season is November through March, with practices at various times throughout the week.
What is Pep Club?
Whiting's Pep Club is full of the peppiest cheerleaders around.. Whiting has joined together with Siouxland Christian for football. The Pep Club has hosted some pep rallies including one kicking off Fall activities this year. It's great to see Whiting have cheerleaders and to see lots of school spirit!