• Student Clubs & Organizations
    2022-2023

Alzheimer's Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Rose Nash

Frequency of Meetings:  Meetings occur 3 times per semester.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  The Students for Alzheimer's Club is a club that raises money in support of the local nonprofit Memory Makers through our annual tennis tournament in the summer. When not working on the tournament, club members must volunteer at least two times a semester and help raise money or manage the tennis tournament.

 

Anchor Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kristin Busby

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Organize, encourage, and support youth community service projects through OSD and in the LOU community

 

Art Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Tiffany Hershfelt

Frequency of Meetings:  Weekly: Tuesdays, 7:45 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Students create artwork for various art shows hosted by OHS & Ole Miss, participate in volunteer work with art camps and other activities in town, make artwork for charities and nursing homes

 

BETA Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Lauren Lauzon

Frequency of Meetings:  Quarterly

Dues/Fees:  Students must pay dues to the national beta organization to be recognized as a member.

Requirements for Entry:  Invitations are sent in the fall semester to students in grades 9-12 who have a 3.6 GPA or higher. Final grades from the previous year determine eligibility.

Description:  This club promotes the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.

 

Beyond Our Walls

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Lauren Lauzon

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  For OHS students to reach outside the walls of OHS and support others that are less fortunate than us.

 

Chargerbots

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Misty Whitehead and Amanda Smiley

Frequency of Meetings:  Two meetings per week with more frequent meetings leading up to competitions.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  Students should have a love for programming and be a team player.

Description:  Chargerbots is a robotics club that competes in FIRST Tech Challenge Competitions.

 

Chess Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Ryne Bankston

Frequency of Meetings:  Usually at least once per week on Mondays, but expect schedule changes once bowling season begins. Schedule changes will be posted on Schoology.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Students gathering together to play, study, and improve at chess while, hopefully, working towards our goal of increasing our participation in competitive chess tournaments around Mississippi and the mid-south.

 

DECA

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Stacy Murchison

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  Dues are $35 and cover local, state, and national membership as well as a DECA t-shirt. Competition fees will vary.

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Student-led career and technical organization

 

Envirothon

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Amy Rosen

Frequency of Meetings:  Team is formed in October. Trainings for prospective members take place in September/October. One full-day training and 4 to 6 after-school trainings will be in January, February, and March. Regional and state competitions will be in March/April.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Students compete against other schools on the topics of wildlife, forestry, soils, and aquatics. We have an A team and a B team, with 6 members each.

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Logan Dodson, Kelsey Dodson, Bruce Taylor

Frequency of Meetings:  Weekly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  FCA focuses on serving local communities by equipping, empowering and encouraging people to make a difference for Christ. To see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. This club is open to all students, not just athletes.

 

French Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Lydia King

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  Students should have an interest in French language & culture.

Description:  To further encourage inter-cultural growth and knowledge through the sharing of Francophone language and culture

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Ken Hearn

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  Dues are $20

Requirements for Entry:  Students must currently be enrolled in a horticulture class or were enrolled in a horticulture class the previous school year.

Description:  Student organization for those enrolled in agricultural education classes (horticulture). Students are expected to participate in fundraising, commnunity service projests, and career/leadership development events (competitions).

 

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Sommer Husbands and Ashley Fortner

Frequency of Meetings:  Meetings are expected to begin in October. A schedule will be shared when available.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Gender Sexuality Alliance (under parent organization GLSEN): a student-led organization that aims to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting school environment for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression. The club is open to any student who feels that harassment or discrimination against LGBTQ+ people, their friends, or their families is wrong. The club supports tolerance and understanding of all people and promotes equality among all students

 

Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kalilah Bush

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  Students must pay dues to join and competiton fees as directed by HOSA Nationals.

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Student-led career and technical organization with an emphasis on the medical field.

 

History Bowl

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Sugi Wiltcher

Frequency of Meetings:  Every Friday morning at 8 a.m. in W204.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Quiz bowl team specific to history.

 

Key Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Tuesday Arizaga

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Student-led volunteer group

 

National Honor Society (NHS)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Amanda Osborne

Frequency of Meetings:  As needed

Dues/Fees:  $20 dues must be submitted before the Induction Ceremony in April/May of junior year.

Requirements for Entry:  Students with a GPA of 3.85 or higher in the fall semester of their junior year. Invitations are sent in the spring semester to eligible students.

Description:  Invitation only. NHS is an academic and service organization for rising seniors with a minimum 3.85 GPA. The induction Ceremony takes place in April/May of junior year. Attendance to the ceremony is mandatory. Members are required to complete 20 hours of service work.

 

Ocean Bowl

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Ashley Martin and Nicole Roberson

Frequency of Meetings:  One or two meetings per week during the second semester with more frequent meetings leading up to competitions.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  Tryout with sponsors. Initial meetings will have practice buzzer questions and practice free-response questions so that we can put together a group that works well with one another

Description:  Students will compete in the Hurricane bowl in Gulfport, MS

 

RISE

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Deb Jones

Frequency of Meetings:  Meetings are held bi-weekly when organizing events and monthly the rest of the year.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  RISE stands for “reach, inspire, support, and empower”. RISE Oxford High is a peer to peer wellness education initiative committed to the overall well-being of the OSD community. RISE creates a community of care by supporting and empowering the students to learn and engage their peers about a variety of wellness topics that are specific to the needs of high school students.

 

Science Olympiad

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Charlie Sabatier

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  This group competes in Science Olympiad competitions.

 

Science Quiz Bowl

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Charlie Sabatier

Frequency of Meetings:  Bi-monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  This group competes in Science Bowl competitions.

 

SkillsUSA/Culinary

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Brandon Hughes

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  Dues are $20

Requirements for Entry:  Must be a Culinary Arts student.

Description:  Student-led career and technical organization

 

Soles 4 Souls (S4S)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Sugi Wiltcher

Frequency of Meetings:  2 times per semester. The fall shoe drive will have collection during Fall Break and packing just before Thanksgiving Break. The spring drive will be after Easter break and will include clothing.

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  At S4S, we turn unwanted shoes and clothing into opportunity, by keeping them from going to waste and putting them to good use – providing relief, creating jobs and empowering people to break the cycle of poverty.

 

Student Ambassadors

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Jeana Noble

Frequency of Meetings: 

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  We are a student group that welcomes new students/staff and supports their transition.

 

Superior Superstar Supporters (SSS)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Kristen Busby

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Students are assigned a Superior and attend monthly outings afterschool

 

Technology Student Association (TSA)

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Charlie Sabatier, Misty Whitehead, and Hayden Embry

Frequency of Meetings:  Monthly, as needed

Dues/Fees:  Dues are $20

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  The TSA enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs.

 

VEX Robotics

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Charlie Sabatier

Frequency of Meetings:  Weekly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  VEX Robotics competes in the VEX robotics competition.

 

Writing Club

Faculty Sponsor(s):  Amanda Osborne

Frequency of Meetings:  Weekly

Dues/Fees:  None

Requirements for Entry:  None

Description:  Students share their own creative writing with the group and receive feedback. Students can also listen.

 
Last Modified on September 21, 2022