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Sequoyah offers a wide variety of clubs suitable for people with varying interests. From academic clubs to social clubs, Sequoyah has them all. With a total of 47 clubs, they can be broken down into academic, career/tech, fine arts, service, and social clubs.

Academic Clubs include:

Academic Team- Students go and compete in county and state academic competitions against other high schools.

American Sign Language Club- Students use books, apps, and videos to learn sign language and its importance in society.

French Club- Students are immersed in French culture as they view French films, visit museums, and speak the language; students must be taking a French class to join.

Healthcare Science Club- Speakers come in to educate students about the different healthcare career pathways.

Latin Club- Students learn about Roman culture and also have the opportunity to go to the Fall Forum to compete with other Latin students; students must be taking a Latin class to join.

Math Team- Students discuss diverse math topics and compete in tournaments.

Model UN- Students research a country, take on roles as diplomats, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult and then develop solutions to world problems; students learn about civics and diplomacy as they simulate the United Nations.

Mu Alpha Theta- Students participate in tutoring, mathematical research, and competitions; students may join by invitation only.

National Honor Society- Students participate in service work; available to juniors and seniors only.

National English Honor Society- Upon invitation only, students compete and serve in opportunities related to communication skills in English, including creative writing and tutoring opportunities.

National French Honor Society- Students coordinate cultural activities to enhance and promote international friendship; students must have a 90 average in their French classes and must currently be enrolled in a French class.

National Spanish Honor Society- Students offer tutoring and participate in service projects, such as the Pulsera Project, to learn and promote Spanish culture; members must have taken at least two years of Spanish.

Science Olympiad- Students research areas such as robotics, engineering, aerodynamics, physics, chemistry, biology, anatomy and environmental science; they also compete in tournaments.

Spanish Club- Students learn and promote Spanish culture by participating in activities such as salsa dancing.

Speech and Debate Team- Students improve their communication skills while learning to construct effect arguments; every year, the team competes at Harvard.

TOME Literacy Club- Students attend state literary competitions.

Writing Club- Students improve their writing skills and submit three writings per year for competition.

Women in Science and Engineering- Girls are empowered as they investigate different science and math career pathways.

Career and Technology Clubs include:

Audio Video Club- Students produce short films and live broadcasts of various events at Sequoyah.

DECA- Students learn about the context of business, connect to the community, and promote competition by attending tournaments; they become academically prepared and experienced leaders.

FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)- Students learn different business and leadership skills, while attending several conferences and participating in service work.

FCCLA (Family, Career, Community Leaders of America)- Students develop career skills and learn to balance career and family responsibilities; they participate in community service projects, conferences, and competitions.

Skills USA Automotive/Drafting- Students learn to be workers and responsible citizens, while attending competitions.

Fine Arts Clubs include:

Anime Club- Students learn about Japanese culture through animation, manga books, music and other activities.

Digital Photography Club- Students meet during second semester; they learn about camera lighting, editing, composition, and displaying.

Art Honor Society- Students with outstanding art abilities are recognized and work towards their highest potential in art areas.

Sequoyah Players- Drama club members put on skits and participate in activities related to theater.

Thespian Troup 4739- By invitation only, advanced drama students produce plays and earn recognition.

Service Clubs include:

BETA Club- Students must maintain a 90 average in their classes to be invited; students are given opportunities to engage in service work.

Equestrian Club- Students participate in service to local non-profit programs; equine professionals also come in to speak with the students.

Habitat for Humanity- Students help families in the community by volunteering and raising money; they participate in Habitat builds.

Optimist Club- Students develop optimism as a life philosophy and promote leadership.

Key Club- Students build leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through service projects; these include: food drives, Thanksgiving boxes, and book drives.

Kitty Hawk Air Society- AFJROTC enrollment is a prerequisite for membership, along with at least a 3.0 GPA; several school service projects are sponsored throughout the year.

Relay for Life- Students meet monthly and fight cancer through fundraising.

Rotary International Club- The motto is “service above self”; students participate in service projects around the school and community.

Seirra Student Organization- Students increase awareness of environmental issues by participating in local environmental projects such as Adopt-a-road.

Students Helping Students- Students help others with disabilities be integrated into the mainstream of the school; students learn new social skills and create friendships.

Student Government- Students must submit an application to be in this club; leadership is promoted by participating in activities, such as decorating for homecoming.

Social Clubs include:

Advocacy Club- Students discuss current events and share these views with one another respectfully; they also discuss and plan ways to advocate for causes they care about such as writing letters and volunteering.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes- Students see the ways in which religion influences coaches and athletes.

Chiefs Spirit Club- Juniors and seniors advertise themes for sporting events, raise school spirit, and work on increasing attendance at sporting events.

Fishing Club- Students promote responsible fishing practices with fellow fishing enthusiasts.

Gay Straight Alliance Club- Students raise awareness of the LGBTQ population at Sequoyah and promote understanding of the specific issues that LGBTQ students face.

 

Strategic Gaming Club- Students improve problem solving skills through practicing and discussing strategic games; strategy card games include Dungeons & Dragons.

World Club- Students are given the opportunity to learn about differences and similarities of the cultures in our world.

YANA: You Are Not Alone- Kindness is promoted as students leave motivational notes in lockers, celebrate birthdays, and participate in social activities.

Young Life- Students meet Monday nights at Bradshaw Farms Clubhouse to participate in activities focused on building friendships and having fun.

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