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CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Image of a falcon with SF on top; student word in red, clubs in green and organizations in blueSeventy-First High School  After School Program

The After School program offers a full schedule of academic enrichment and recreation classes. Check out our diverse programs and how they may benefit you!  All clubs and activities are open to all students.

CLUBS, SPONSORS, and DESCRIPTION

  • DECA (Tuesday/Thursday 3:45-4:45) – see Mrs.Lee-Stuart Rm 912
    DECA club is designed to provide activities for students who are interested in careers in marketing and management occupations. It is recommended for students enrolled in business and marketing classes. DECA’s role as a professional student organization is to provide each participant with opportunities to take the skills and knowledge they learn in the classroom and apply them in a practical manner to their career and life goals.
  • Drama Club (Mondays, 3:30-4:30) Ms. W. Oxendine, Room 900
    This club is for students to experience the excitement and rewards of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, confidence and the ability to work with others.
  • Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Thursdays, 3:45-4:30 Ms. Rosemond Rm 609
    FCCLA is the ONLY student lead Career Technical Education Organization with the focus on the family. FCCLA provides professional growth, leadership development and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences courses in high school.
  • Forensics: (TBA) Mrs J. Rice Room 412, Mrs. T. Parker, Counseling Center
    Speech and Debate Club is an academic activity available to all students. This program is challenging, competitive in nature, and requires regular practice, dedication, and hard work. Speech involves a presentation by one or two students that are judged against others in a round of competition. The debate involves an individual or a team of debaters working to effectively convince a judge that his or her side of a resolution is more valid.
  • Future Business Leaders of America) FBLA (Thursdays, 3:45-4:30) Mr. S. Ford, Room 923
    FBLA’s purpose is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. Students will participate in regional and state competitive events, as well as participate in community service programs and projects.
  • FFA (Future Farmers of America) (Thursdays 3:45-4:30) Mr. T. Sloan, Agri Bldg.
    The National FFA Organization, FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Promoting healthy lifestyles, encouraging self-confidence and teamwork through leadership practices and community service.
  • Green Club (Mondays, 3:45-4:30) Ms. L. Leach Room 511
    We place a high priority on building up our knowledge of the environment we live in, and on environmental conservation. Equipped with knowledge about our Earth, we hope to reinforce environmental awareness in our school and make our school a greener place.
  • Health Occupation Students of America, HOSA (Wednesdays, 3:45–4:30) Ms. L. Thompson, Room 922
    Future Health Professionals, HOSA is open to anyone interested in health and or anything in the medical field. Students conduct blood drives and are involved in competitive events, community service, and fun activities.
  • JROTC (Mondays -Fridays 3:30-5:00) Col. R. Haley, Room 934
    JROTC is one of the most respected and accomplished extra-curricular programs at Seventy-First. Cadets have the opportunity to work with the Drill Teams, Aircraft Rockery Club, Blue Knights, etc. Cadets also participate in community service projects, compete in competitive drill competitions, and develop critical skills.
  • National Art Honor Society (Thursday, 3:45 – 5:30) Ms. E. Sieg Rm 314
    Students who excel in visual arts meet to engage in art-making activities.
  • National Chinese Honor Society (Only first Thursday of the month, 3:45-4:30) Ms. Jin Hong Qi Rm 616
    It is open to students who are currently enrolled in an honor level Chinese course. Students will organize and participate in cultural festival celebrations in the school, conduct culture related activities and participate in community services and events.
  • National Honor Society Ms. D. Bradley, Room 605, Col. Haley, ROTC
    The National Honor Society is a prestigious organization with a reputation for excellence among administrators, faculty members, students, parents, and residents of the school community. Through NHS chapter service activities, members maintain and extend the qualities of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Membership is thus both an honor and a commitment. New members must have a minimum 3.5 weighted GPA, have taken or are currently enrolled in an Advanced Placement (AP) or Honor’s level course, and have no disciplinary suspensions or expulsions on record.
  • Photo/Video Crew ( Mondays, 3:45-4:30)  Miss E. Sieg, Room 314
    The Photo/Video Crew  is open to any student who has an interest in photography/videography. Having a personal camera is not required but is very highly recommended. Our crew has become the media face of Seventy-First High School as we work to capture moments from all areas of school life. You can find us on YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram We can be seen throughout the week at other school events, such as games, performances, and general school life activities.
  • Prom Committee (Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:30) Dr. T. Bonner, Rm 405
    The purpose of the Prom Committee is to plan, organize, raise fund, set-up, and ensure that the Junior and Senior class students have the most memorable night of the school year, their PROM NIGHT.
  • Reaching Unreached Student Harvest (RUSH Club) Ms. L. Wade, Room 411
    Student-led ministry that concentrates on discipline, fellowship, and school outreach and fun.
  • Science Olympiad (Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:00) Ms. A. Cantrell, Room 406
    This club is devoted to improving the quality of education, increasing student interest in science, and providing recognition for outstanding achievement.  These goals are accomplished through activities, research,workshops and participation in intramural, district, regional, state and national tournaments.
  • Skills USA  (Mondays, 3:45-4:30) Mrs. T. Emanuel, Room 910
    For Trade and Industrial Students- Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Skills USA helps each student excel in leadership, communication, industry skills and more. Students also have the opportunity to compete in Leadership Contests and Occupational Related contests.
  • Spanish Club 3:45-4:30-Ms. A. Vela Rm 614
    Cultural enrichment and experiences.
  • Spanish National Honor Society (only first Tuesdays of the month) Ms. A. Vela Room 614   
    Students are inducted into the Spanish National Honor Society based on their performance in Spanish and their overall scholastic standing and leadership. The Society recognizes excellent achievement and promotes the awareness of Hispanic cultures in the school. Service to the community is also a priority of the organization.
  • Student Government Association (SGA) (Tuesdays, 3:45-4:30) Dr. T. Bonner
    The purpose of the 71st Student Council is to serve the school and the community, to represent students and their ideas, to create a liaison between students and faculty and to provide opportunities for the community.
  • Student 2 Student (S2S) Organization (Wednesdays, 3:45- 4:30) Mrs. T. Ray, Guidance, Mr. D. Simmons, Room 600
    This student-led group welcomes incoming military students to their new school and helps departing students prepare for their next school.
  • Women of Class (Thursdays, 3:45-4:30) Mrs. D. Bradley, Room 605
    Women of Class encompasses sisterhood, education, community service and the teaching of young ladies to be strong women of upright moral and distinct leaders in one’s community.
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Published by Betty Houghtaling on October 21, 2019