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Organizations

Organizations and Clubs

PUBLICATIONS
Newspaper (The Buzz)/N2 Sports Broadcasting - Paul Aubrey
Yearbook (Purgold) - Mary Prichard
Broadcast (NTV NEWS)-Amanda Dolinger

ACTIVITIES

Cheerleading - Jenny Nance
Pom Pon/NKC Stingers - Kimber Teel
Student Council - Pat O'Keefe & Andrea Taylor & Nichole Unsell
TSA - Louis Breinin
Winter Guard - Christine Mills


CLUBS

CLUB NAME / ORGANIZATION SPONSOR MEETING FREQUENCY (Day & Time) PURPOSE
Anime Club Pospisil Once per month Friends gather to watch and discuss Anime
ASU; Asian Student Union Nam Vu Celebrate Asian Culture and educate students
BSU; Black Student Union Amber Washington Varies - During MTSS and Afterschool The Black Student Union (BSU) of NKC High School is committed to intellectual, cultural, social and ethnic diversity. The BSU's focus is to build awareness, education, and a new level of consciousness about being an African American in today's society. We aim to teach others about diversity and show that through engaging activities focused around acceptance and tolerance, we will get a better understanding of others while learning about ourselves.
Chess Club Eric Kleoppel 1st Thursday MTSS of the month in room B136, Tuesdays after school in A106 Starting November 1st Learn and play chess
DECA Zachary Johnson Will primarily be meeting during MTSS Co- curricular organization that prepares students for careers in marketing, entrepreneurship, hospitality and food management, and finance. Takes what we are learning in class and allows students to take the next step with it to network or compete.
Disability Awareness Club Jessica Thomas Sept 15th Sept 29th Oct 13th Oct 27th Nov 10th To advocate for and bring awareness to people with disabilities in our school
Diversity Council Unsell / Khalandi / Cuni Monthly (second Wednesday when scheduling allows) Diversity Council is dedicated to the mission to improve the culture and climate in North Kansas City High School, by celebrating diversity and educating our student body about the many cultures represented in our building.
Dungeons & Dragons Club Aubrey Walker Once a month during MTSS & Limited after school meetings (Tuesdays 3:00-4:30) Adventurers wanted for a role playing game of magic, beasts, and exploration.
Environmental /Recycling Club Chad Lower 9.14 in auditorium and 4.19 in auditorium Club focuses on environmental issues and how they can be applied to our school community. Also responsible for the collection of the school's recycling program
Fashion Club Paola Mondello once during MTSS the last week of each month and once after school facilitate school events that are related to fashion and making
FBLA Shannon Beane We will meet 1-2 times per month during MTSS. We will use this time to prepare for district competition in February at UMKC. This club helps prepare and challenge students for a future in business. Whether you are considering a career in business or just have a competitive streak, this is the club for you. FBLA will explore various aspects of business and help prepare students to compete at a district level
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Jeff Lacy Wednesday MTSS, every other week Chance for students (not just athletes) to come together and fellowship with each other.
FCCLA Aletha Cassity /
Paola Mondello
Meeting in B145 every other Wednesday. We alternate with meeting during MTSS and after school FCCLA is a FACS affiliated club that focuses on community service and making the world a better place. This club is for students that have a helping personality and want to make a difference in school, in their community, and in society as a whole
Film Club Myers / McEnery 9/27/2022 (first date; other dates to be determined A film appreciation club for students 9-12
FRC;FIRST Robotics Competition Louis Breinin A106, after school to 4/4:30ish--EVERY Monday night. until build season (January 7th?)...Then every night until (at least) 7pm Design and build a robot to compete in regional and international competitions
French Club Donnie Hughes During MTSS on the 2nd Wednesday of each month in room M317 To expand student’s use of the French language and culture.
Growing Northtown Garden Club Steve Wagner /
Raeanne Weisser
One MTSS meeting per month (limited to first 20 students to sign up). One after school meeting per month. 3pm-4:25pm. Dates to be announced A safe place for students to gather, socialize, learn and participate in planting, growing and harvesting flowers, fruits and vegetables.
GSA; Genders & Sexualities Alliance Barbieri During the week during advisory; Likely Thursdays with after school meetings on Weds or Fridays. (TBA) A social club to support members of the LGBTQ+ community and allies, dedicated to community activism and involvement
Guitar Club Louis Breinin A106, during MTSS, first Wednesday a month....if we can meet more than once a month...every other week. If not, first Wednesday. Learn to play and practice on the existing skills.
Hope Squad Jesse Tyler Monday Advisory Suicide prevention and mental wellness organization
HOSA;Future Health Leaders National Honor Society Heather Shields meetings in B245; one meeting during MTSS on a Thurs (likely the 2nd Thurs of month) and one meeting after school likely on Wed towards the end of the month We are a group of medical minded students and aspiring medical professionals
Model UN David Fulbright Students will discuss, study, and model international diplomacy between nations.
NKC Book Club Katie Pospisil September, December, February, April?? A club where you read books and then get together to discuss!
NKC Hockey Club Matt Fillingham Occasionally during MTSS Plan, and participate in street and ice hockey activities
NKC Powerlifting Traphagan / Douglas MEETS IN WEIGHT ROOM M-TH 3-5PM. JAN-MARCH POWERLIFTING BOYS/GIRLS (COMPETE THROUGH JAN-MARCH IN SQUAT, BENCH AND HANG CLEAN, AGILITY, AND SPEED). WORKOUTS AFTER SCHOOL 3 PM -5PM M-TH
Northtown Disc Golf Club Sheree Yoder Once per month during MTSS (Friday), Tuesday afternoons after school - football field during MTSS, front of school after school. Students learn to play disc golf
Northtown Esports Lewis McKenzie September 15, and then once a month. There will be weekly meetings/practices after school. Haven't had a chance to meet to determine any of this Competitive video gaming with teams across country
Northtown Theatre Assoc.2 International Thespian Lacy Cunningham First Thursday of the month during MTSS; after school for students involved in productions. Create theatre; attend and create workshops
Paper RPG Club David Fulbright Meet in M103. Email David.Fulbright@nkcschools.org with interest Play Paper RPGs/ Table top RPGs. Create stories and adventures collectively.
Quill & Scroll Aubrey / Prichard We will schedule monthly MTSS meetings in Main 308 through Enriching Students & Mrs Unsell. Honor Society for journalism students - INVITATION ONLY
Scholar Bowl Pat O'Keefe Monday and Thursday practices Team Academic Trivia
Science Olympiad Andrea Leonard Tuesday's and Thursday's from 2:45-3:45pm in B341. Starting in early October - through mid April. This is a MSHSAA activity that consists of 22 different events in which you can participate.
Sports Talk Club Joel Peace 3rd Tuesday of every month To discuss local and national sports stories and current events in a friendly atmosphere.
STUCO O'Keefe / Taylor Monthly during MTSS Student planned and run activities that make an impact on the greater Northtown community
Student Advocates for Speech Aubrey 3rd Wednesday of the Month during MTSS, occasional afterschool To inform an empower students to speak ouon free speech issues in their communities
Teach Club Kara Sales Meetings in M203, dates are undecided. Once a month for MTSS and 1-2 times after school per month Future educators of America
Technology Student Association (TSA) Breinin/Kleoppel A106, every Wednesday night until 4pm. Program is designed to fit with the engineering and computer science pathways
The Writers Society Nam Vu MTSS monthly meetings in Main 123. After school meetings (3-4 or 4:30pm) once-twice a month in Main 123. A creative-writing-focused student-led organization that centers student voice, stylistic and artistic production, and seeks to equip students with the resources, camaraderie, and space to hone their artistic/creative craft
Women's Empowerment Club (WEC) Michelle Heyer We generally meet on the second Tuesday of each month The NKCHS Women’s Empowerment Club empowers women and girls through education, acknowledgement, and support
YAF; Young American's for Freedom Louis Breinin A106, during MTSS, second Wednesday of the month, possibly every other week if we can meet more than once a month we talk about hot-button issues from a conservative viewpoint
Young Progressives Mondello once a month during MTSS and once a month after school. M245 student-led, left-leaning political club
Zero Hour Yoder Monthly -3rd Friday of each month during MTSS. Weekly - Friday mornings, 7-7:30am Students come together over a shared faith of Christianity. Students will encourage one another and work together to find ways to care for our Northtown community.
Video Game Development David Fulbright MTSS / Once a Month Students learn and practice vidoe game design, programming, art, and business practices
Men's Mental Health Club Zach Johnson To lower the number of teen sucides in NKC and encourage male students mental health