Clubs and Organizations
Several clubs are available to Hamilton High School students. Requirements for membership vary with the different clubs. Some clubs are open to all students, while others are by invitation only, based on grades, etc. and some clubs require that you be a student in a specific class. Listed below are the different clubs, their sponsors, dues, a description, and requirement for membership.
4-H - sponsor: Mrs. Rebecca Danley - is available to students that write a 300-word essay on "Why I Want to be in 4-H". Activities include a 4-H Roundup in the spring. This club meets once each month.
Educational Talent Search (ETS) - sponsor: Karen Lawrence - is available to students that have previously been in the club or to any students interested in becoming more aware of prospects for the future. This club meets about once each month. Guest speakers are often invited to discuss the importance of staying in school and planning for the future.
Environmental Club - sponsors: Mrs. Nunley and Mr. Murray - This club meets about once each month.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) - sponsors: Mr. Shotts - is a club for students that are registered in any business class sometime during the school year. This club helps students develop competent leadership qualities, confidence, understanding of business, character, money management skills, and occupation goals. Guest speakers, field trips and district competitions are planned.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) - sponsor: Coach Cantrell - is available to any student at this school. Meeting times are Tuesday mornings at 7:10 a.m. This club provides students the opportunity to have Christian fellowship and Bible study.
FFA - sponsor: Mr. Williams & Mrs. Nunley - is available to any students enrolled in any Agriscience Technology class. This club supplements and reinforces classroom work. Dues are included in Ag. fees. Activities include a fruit sale, 6 career development events and a cookout.
Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) - sponsor: Mrs. Walker - is available to any student presently taking a Family Consumer Science class or have had a class. The purpose of this club is to promote personal development and preparation for adult life, to promote greater understanding between youth and adults. This club meets each month or special meetings as necessary. Activities include projects with the senior citizens, day care, and elementary school, and the FCCLA convention in the spring.
H Club - sponsor: Coach Stidham - is available to all students that have lettered in a sport. Its purpose is to promote leadership among the athletes.
History Club – sponsors: Mrs. Rutland, Miss Jackson, Mr. Brumley & Coach Holcomb - open to any student enrolled in a social studies class. The purpose of the club is to promote inquiry skills and stimulate interest in historical events and their causes.
HOSA Club – sponsor: - The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program.
Junior Civitan Club - sponsors: Mrs. Kacy Cobb- open to any student in grade 9-12. This club is a service club and is a branch of the local Civitan Club in Hamilton, and will work closely with this club on various projects.
Key Club - sponsor: Mr. Markham - is a service organization for high school students that encourages students to become involved in their school and community. Activities help develop initiative, leadership and citizenship. This club meets monthly. Activities include a contribution to the Christmas For Kids and helping the Kiwanis Club with activities.
National Honor Society - sponsor: Mr. Murray - is available by invitation only to students with an 85 academic average after completion of the 9th grade. This club promotes and recognizes scholarship, leadership, character and service. The club meets monthly throughout the school year. Members are recognized at graduation.
Science Club - sponsors: Mrs. Cobb, Mr. Murray, Mr. Markham and Mr. Beasley - open to any student enrolled in a science class that requires a lab. The purpose of the club is to promote science inquiry skills and stimulate science interest. The club meets monthly and performs water quality inquiries throughout the year.
Students Against Distructive Decisions (SADD) - sponsor: Mrs. George- is available to any student. This club serves to make students aware that being healthy and drug free is a positive choice. The club meets once each month. They have several activities planned throughout the year including "Red Ribbon Week" in October and activities during prom week.