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Activities and Clubs

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 Doherty Snipitz

Advisor:​ Jenny George (328-6462)
Meetings: Wednesdays at Lunch (11:55-12:35)
The club will create an online magazine in which Art around Doherty High School is recognized and posted.​

 Music 24/7

Advisor:Todd DiCamillo​ (328-6429)
Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15-4:15 in room 181 (the Choir room)​

Learn to read music, play with music, go activities outside of school relating to music, and sing outside of school.

 Photography Club

Advisor:​ Jenny George (328-6462)
Meetings: ​alternate Mondays from 3:10-5:00 in the art department (room 117)

Students interested in photography can learn more about both digital and film exploring what we can do with photoshop and the darkroom.

 VEX Robotics

Advisor:​ Adam Truex (328-6470)
Meetings: ​Monday, Thursday, and Friday at lunch; after school 3-5 days a week until 4:30 starting in November (additional dates as needed) in room 154

Int the VEX competitions, presented by Robotics Education and Competition Foundation, teams of students are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the world in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong  skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Tournaments in Colorado are held during the winter months; state champions go on to compete against the best in the world at VEX Worlds each April! More information: http//:www.roboticsedcuation.o​rg​ 

 Be Happy, Be Proud

​Advisors: Tim Garland (328-6429) and Christina Classen (520-2611)
Meetings: ​Mondays at lunch (11:32-12:11) in the Spartan Room

 
The Be Happy, Be Proud club exists to unite Spartans! Together people can stick up for one another, face bullying head on, and create a society that will help others in being proud of the person they want to be.

 ACE CTSO

Advisor: Deborah Boiselle (328-6531)
Meetings: Students will meet during class; officers will meet during lunch or after school in room 150

 
The primary purpose of Colorado ACE Student Organization is to serve the needs of its members and strengthen ACE (Alternative Cooperative Education) classroom instruction.

 Anatomy Club

Advisor:​ Steve Ottmer (328-6503)
Meetings: Thursdays at 3:05 in room 253

 
To increase interest and passion for the human body and medical field.

 American Sign Language Club

​Advisor: Christina Classen (520-2611)
Meetings: ​Fridays at lunch (11:32-12:11) in room 104A

 
Students interested in learning sign language are invited to come and learn/practice signing.

 Art Club

Advisor:Sarah Stevens (328-6462)
Meetings: ​Mondays from 3:10-5:00 in the art department (room 117/119)

 
Art acivities for all students.

 Auto Club

Advisor:Brad Wheaton​ (328-6480)
Meetings: weekly, inclass meetings and monthly lunch club meetings in the DHS auto shop or lunch location.

 
Discuss and plan classroom and school activities, fundraisers, internships, fieldtrips, classroom goals, and auto applications.​​

 Backyard Sports Club

Advisor:Josh Galvan (520-2662)
Meetings: ​Friday's from 3:30-4:30 next to the track

 
A club to get kids active by playing games that anyone could be successful at as well as a club to meet new people and stay involved.

 Chess Club

Advisor:Anthony Bruhl (328-6482)
Meetings: ​Every Thursday during lunch in room 219

 
Play chess one on one and work on skills to play better.

 Colorado Creative Careers

​Advisor:​ Molly Bonville (328-6450)
Meetings: ​2nd Tuesday of every month at lunch in room 182

 
Colorado Creative Careers is a student run career connected organization known as CTSO. This student organization is connected to video production courses but is open to anyone that has an interest in creative careers. Students will have the opportunity to expand their understanding of career opportunities in creative industries as well as network with other students throughout Colorado in the​ following fields: audio/sound production, digital design, film/video production, technical, theater and design. Students have the opportunity to compete at the annual festival held in Denver.

 Colorado Youth Outdoors

​Advisor:Jeff Neumeyer​ (328-6481)
Meetings: ​Fall Semester: Wednesday Nights from August 31-November 9, 6-8 pm at the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Community Education Classroom. Spring Semester dates TBD, Wednesday nights from 6-8 pm

 
Colorado Youth Outdoors exists to build relationships through traditional outdoor recreation. CYO's programs engage parents, mentors and teens in outdoor activities, including fishing, trapshooting, fly tying, archery, and more. Participants in our program grow closer as they discover new things about natural resources, outdoorsmanship, and most importantly, each other.

 Creative Writing Club

​Advisor:Suzanne Segady (328-6518)
Meetings: ​Mondays at lunch in room 207

 
The Creative Writing Club includes new and experienced writers of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction. We meet to learn about author's craft from experts, and to encourage each other to improve our writing and work towards publication.

 DECA

​Advisor:Bruce Cole (328-6452)
Meetings: ​1st and 3rd Thursday at Lunch in room 107

 
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

 Diversity Council

Advisor:Rob Gardner (328-6503)
Meetings: ​First and third Mondays of the month during lunch in room 254

 
Discuss issues of diversity and acceptance.

 Doherty Tea Club

​Advisor:​ Mrs. Montague​ (328-6511)
Meetings: ​1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at lunch in room 208

 
We will meet and discuss current events and life. We will occasionally learn how to knit or sew and members will need to bring a tea mug. Members will provide their lunch but sometimes will have snacks.

 Environmental Club

Advisors: Kathy Reed (520-2605) and Angie Seay (520-2604)
Meetings: ​Tuesdays during lunch in room 111

 
Increase the awareness, education and community involvement while fostering a positive social setting.

 FBLA: Future Business Leaders of America

​Advisors: Molly Bonville, Dave Micci (328-6506), and Charmyn Neumeyer 
Meetings: ​2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at lunch in room 107

 
A co-curricular integration of leadership training in education.

 FCA

​Advisors:Rob Gardner (328-6503) and James Blase (328-6485)
Meetings: ​Wednesdays at lunch in room 226

 
This​ club supports athletes in their desire to live out their faith and values in their sport.

 FCCLA: Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America

Advisor:​ Barb Rohn (328-6456) and Chris Flemr​ (328-6456)
Meetings: ​Auditorium or room 184 (see Mr. Reed for days and times)

 
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a national career and technical student organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Science education.

 Five Nights at Freddy's

Advisor:Suzi Schandoney (328-6578)
Meetings: ​Fridays at lunch in the Writing Center (room 233B)

 
Five Nights at Freddy's club is centered on the game, Five nights at Freddy's. Our goal is to teach kids how to problem solve and learn how to make a real life version of the game by teaching them how to use programming with already available technology, crafting, and problem solving skills to create something for an audience or group of people in the market industry but be in a fun, safe and constructive environment​​​.

 Forensics

Advisors:​ Betty Montague (328-6511) and Glenn Hawthorne (328-6509)
Meetings: Room 208 

 
Extemporaneous speaking, debate and acting.

 French Club

Advisor:​ Missi Mallonee ​(328-6447)
Meetings: ​Every other Wednesday from 3:00-4:30 in room 255

 
For students who are interested in French culture and language.

 German Club

Advisor:​ Curtis Taylor (520-2653)
Meetings: ​Every other Wednesday at 3:15pm in room 258

 
For students who are interested in German culture, languages, or just like to have fun.

 GSTA

Advisor:​ Suzi Schandoney (328-6578)
Meetings: ​Wednesdays from 3:05-3:50 and/or lunch in the Writing Center (room 233B)

 
Give GSTA teens an opportunity to bond and/or make a difference.

 Improv Club

Advisor:​ Ryan Reed (328-6236)
Meetings: ​Auditorium or room 184 (see Mr. Reed for days and times)

 
Study improv techniques, rehearse, and perform improv games.

 Link Crew

Advisor:​ LiAnne Thiessen​ (520-2656)
Meetings: ​Every 2 weeks on Wednesdays at lunch in the small Gym and leadership during zero hour class.

 
We are responsible for helping 9th grade students make a smoother transition into high school. Junior and senior link leaders provide guidance and mentorship to 9th graders throughout the year. We also provide social and academic follow-ups for the 9th grade class throughout the school year. 

 Junior Classical League

Advisor:​ Dr. Schott​ (328-6458)
Meetings: ​Room 259 on Wednesdays

 
Students interested in Latin, Greek, the Ancient World, Mythology, etc. gather to share camaraderie, do projects on ancient themes, compete vs. German Club, and participate in the State JCL convention.​​

 Mathletes

Advisor:​ Ashley Brewer (520-2661)
Meetings: ​Every Tuesday during lunch in room 228

 
Practice different styles of math problems to see multiple applications of math. Compete in local math competitions.

 MESA: Science

Advisor:Floyd Aker (328-6549)
Meetings: ​Wednesdays during lunch in room 151

 
This is a student lead club where they will be creating and demonstrating various projects integrating math, science, and engineering. Students may participate in local fair exhibitions and/or competitions.

 Mock Trial

Advisors: Tom Watson​ (520-2603) and Lori Watson (520-02664) 
Meetings: ​Tuesday from 3:30-5:00, Wednesday from 6:00-8:30, 2-3 zero hours per week (not on Wed) in room 110

 
Prepare team(s) for competition in statewide Mock Trial competition in February.

 National Honor Society

Advisor:​ Rob Gardner​ (328-6503)
Meetings: Second Thursday of the month during lunch in the small gym.

 
Community service and academic honor society.

 Newspaper

​Advisors: Chris Hawkinson​ (328-6521) 
Meetings: ​Wednesday at lunch in room 201

 
Create a newspaper as well as a web based product.

 Peer Counseling

Advisor:Kathy Hernandez​ (328-6408)
Meetings: ​Daily interaction with students and lunch meetings and training.

 
Peers are selected through an application process. They serve as mentors to other students, as peer mediators, and as community service volunteers. They conduct peer mediations as well as help in the Counseling Center by running passes, answering phones, greeting people, giving tours, and helping with anything else as needed.

 Science Olympiad

​Advisor: Amy Robinette (328-6506)
Meetings: ​Thursdays at lunch in room 250

 
Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events. Events commonly consist of the nature of genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering, and technology. By combining events from all disciplines, Science Olympiad encourages a wide cross-section of students to get involved. Emphasis is placed on active, hands on group participation. Teamwork is a required skill in most scientific careers today, and Science Olympiad encourages group learning by designing events that forge alliances. 

 Rhyme Scene

Advisor:Melissa Maberry (328-6519) and Gina Turner (328-6598)
Meetings: ​Tuesday during lunch and Thursday after school in room 204

 
We are a community of artists devoted to the development of our writing and our performances for the purpose of competition in school, district, city and national events.

 South of the Border Dance Club (SOBDC)​

Advisor:Jacqueline Arthur-DeMoor (328-6490)
Meetings: Room 164, day and time TBD

 
Dance!

 Thespian Troupe

Advisor:​ Ryan Reed (328-6236)
Meetings: Monthly whole group meetings and weekly cabinet meetings in the auditorium or room 184; day and time TBD

 
Theatre club

 TSA

​Advisor:​ Jeff Neumeyer​ (328-6481)
Meetings: ​Tuesdays from 11:30-12:00 and after school as needed in room 158

 
Leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply STEM concepts through co-curricular programs.

 Yearbook

​Advisors: Chris Hawkinson​ (328-6521) 
Meetings: ​4th and 7th periods, daily

 Young Life Campaigners

Advisor:​ Erin Ahnfeldt (328-6522) and Ellie Leader
Meetings: Mondays at 7:19 at Katie Cameron's house. (See Mr. Ahnfeldt for address)

 
What is it about Young Life club that makes it the best night of the week for thousands of kids every week? We like to think of it as a party with a purpose. It’s controlled chaos that's almost impossible to describe, but kids know it when they see it.  Come join us to find out more​.​
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