STUDENT CLUBS AT CHURCHILL HIGH SCHOOL

Churchill High School offers a wide variety of student activities. Involvement and participation in these activities will enhance a student’s social skills, self-esteem, and sense of pride in their school. Activities provide students with opportunities to give service and represent their school and community, to make new friends and to develop special interest and abilities.

Activities, clubs, and school organizations vary from year to year depending upon interest and sponsorship availability. Generally these will include:

American Sign Language Club (Mrs. LaMar)

Meets every Tuesday after school to learn and practice communicating using American Sign Language.

Bowling Club (Mr. Hebestreit)

Meets Wednesdays after school starting in mid-November (when in school). 12 weeks.  Woodland Lanes.         

Charger Herald          (Mr. Wood)

Students with good writing skills can join the Charger Herald, the school’s student newspaper. They meet in room A19 after school once or twice per month on Wednesdays. An issue comes out once a month with articles on topics such as school events, sports, lifestyles, and entertainment.           

Debate Team (Mrs. Hardy-Francis)

Students research, write bills, and give speeches in a competitive environment with other schools in the Wayne Oakland Debate League. Debate Team is a first semester activity on Mondays after school.

Faith Club (Mr. Windle)        

Student-led Bible Study Club. They meet in room A-31 After school on Tuesdays.

Forensics Team          (Mrs. Hardy-Francis)

Forensics is a competitive public speaking team. Students prepare presentations from a variety of categories, practice each week with the team, and compete each month with other schools. Forensics is a second semester activity that meets on Mondays after school.           

 

French Club (Mrs. Jenkins)   

Presidents organize different cultural activities for the participants. There is a focus either on a craft-type project (making Eiffel Towers out of food products, for example) or activities (a French waiters' race). Meets once per month.

German Club  (Mrs. Roosevelt)

We have events/activities a few times per year for German students and other students who are interested in the language. The events are both social and culturally themed.                      

GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) (Ms. Buchta)   

We discuss topics related to the LGBTQ community in a non-judgmental, loving, accepting environment.

Guys’ & Girls’ Club (Mrs. Urbanowicz)         

Guys’ & Girls’ club is a social club that consists of center and ASD students. We also provide monthly gifts/projects to Meals on Wheels. We meet the 2nd and 4th  Tuesday of the month from 2:30-3:30.       

M&M Club (Mrs. Tafelski)

Students meet on Tuessdays after school to discuss and promote a motivational mindset.

National Art Honor Society (Mrs. Altmann)           

A National Honor Society for Art students or anyone who loves art.

National Dance Honor Society (Mrs. Kwiatkowski)

A National Honor Society for dancers. Meets two times per month.

National Honor Society (Mrs. Gulledge)

Students from Churchill’s 10th, 11th, and 12th grades are selected upon demonstrating excellence in scholarship, leadership, character, and service. Membership in this organization is by application and acceptance by the faculty.

Nerd Club (Mrs. David)         

A club that listens to rad music, plays video games, D&D, and other cool activities. Meets Mondays.      

 

 

Phaeton Literary Magazine (Mrs. Hardy-Francis and Mrs. Stack)

Students publish Phaeton from articles and sketches by the student body. Meetings are held weekly on Tuesdays in the LMC. Membership is open, but students must have a literary interest.

Quiz Bowl (Mr. Coates)         

Academic, current event, and pop culture questions. Tournament-style competitions against other local high schools.          

Rotary Club (Mrs. Granowicz)

Sponsored by the local Rotary Club, this club meets every Monday after school.

Key Club (Mrs. Stack)

This club is are sponsored in part by the local Kiwanis Club in Livonia. They do projects to help the needy, for example: food drives, shoe drives etc.          

Social Justice League (Mrs. Romeo)

A student group committed to creating awareness of ourselves and our biases. We also attend leadership conferences and partner with Metro Detroit schools for initiatives. Meets bi-weekly.      

Spanish National Honor Society (Ms. Buchta)

Students are enrolled in a Spanish class and have achieved the academic and character standards. We do community service projects such as packing food at Gleaners Food Bank and teaching Spanish to elementary students. We watch movies in Spanish, go to Spanish and Mexican restaurants, have small chat sessions in Spanish, go bowling and do other social events.         

Spirit Club (Ms. Dallacqua)  

Spirit Club supports student council in organizing social events for students and promotes school spirit through incentives, student participation, and just plain fun.            

 

Student Council (Mr. Mercier)

A club that creates and organizes many activities in the school to enhance the high school experience. This includes dances, class t-shirts, and other student-run events. The separate classes meet in different places every Tuesday morning. Freshmen (led by Ms. Kaiser) meet in E16 @ 7:10 am. Sophomores (led by Ms. Hardy) meet in the LMC @ 7:10 am. Juniors (led by Mr. Zapalski) meet in A-10 @ 7:10 am. Seniors (led by Mr. Mercier) meet in Student Activities @ 2:30 pm.           

Success Strategies (Mrs. Jones/Mrs. Wilson/Mrs. Perales)

Students are trained to be tutors and mentors for other students. Monthly meetings occur and services are provided daily.

True Colors (Mrs. Rodriguez)

This club has meetings once a week where they do a variety of activities including field trips, movies, and other interesting events that are designed to enhance the cooperation and understanding among students at Churchill. They meet in room A-7 after school on Tuesdays.    

 

 Certain clubs and activities may choose to recognize success in their endeavors with an Activity Letter. Minimum criteria to be awarded; such a letter will be (2) years of involvement in the club or activity along with other criteria as determined by the sponsor or administrator. Students must apply for this through the Student Activities Office.