330.689.5300 3227 Graham Rd., Stow, OH 44224

Clubs/Activities

FRESHMAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:
This committee plans the social events and fund-raising activities for the school year. Fundraising proceeds follow the class through their senior year. (Grade 9)

SOPHOMORE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

This committee plans the social events and fund-raising activities for the school year. Fund-raising proceeds follow the class through their senior year. (Grade 10)

JUNIOR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

This committee plans the social events and fund-raising activities for the school year. Fund-raising proceeds follow the class through their senior year. (Grade 11)

SENIOR CLASS COMMITTEE:

The executive committee of the graduating class under the leadership of the class officers and advisors plan the senior activities throughout the school year including the commencement ceremonies, prom, senior trip, bowling, skating, and tobogganing parties, and the fund-raising events. (Grade 12)

ACADEMIC CHALLENGE:

Tournaments are held throughout Northeast Ohio at high schools where students compete in a high school version of quiz bowl. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

ALL-SCHOOL MUSICAL:

Presenting Broadway-style musical productions, such as "Footloose" and "West Side Story", students are eligible for a variety of acting, directing, producing, makeup, stage lighting, and set building/decorating positions. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

BOARD GAME CLUB: - NEW!

Like board games? Stop in room 139 to inquire about this potential club.

BPA - BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA:

A leading Career Technical Student Organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. As career students learn accounting, computer and business principles as well as explore many business careers, they form a social group that sponsors their annual banquet, participate in competitions, and perform service projects. (Grades 11, 12)

CHESS CLUB: - NEW!

Do you like chess? Interested in joining a chess club? If so, our first meeting will be Wednesday, Nov. 20 after school in the library/media center.

CLOSE-UP

During a trip to Washington, D.C., students gain first-hand knowledge of the workings of our national government by attending congressional sessions and meeting with legislators and other government officials. (Grade 12)

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING CLUB: - NEW!

This a student group consisting of current and past computer programming students who meet to further learn and develop applications for philanthropic, commercial and/or personal use.b (Grades 10, 11, 12)

CULTURAL EXCHANGE:

The primary purpose of this student group is to sponsor the exchange program. The program is supported by an adult community organization, which locates host families for foreign students living in our community and screens Stow-Munroe Falls High School students who want to live with a family in another country. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

DECA:

This club is an organization for students enrolled in the business courses. It is designed to promote a total program of activities that develops leadership, teamwork skills, and individual growth. DECA is the only national student organization operating in the nation's schools to attract young people to careers in business, marketing, merchandising, management, and entrepreneurship. DECA holds competitive events in all areas of marketing and business at the district, state, and national level every year. (Grades 11, 12)

DRAMA CLUB INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY:

This club presents several theatrical presentations including two murder mysteries, the one-act play festival, children's theater, and the Thespian Banquet and Induction yearly for the entertainment of the general public. All students are encouraged to join this group whose members are responsible for all phases of play production including acting, directing, set decorations, and makeup. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

ENVIRONMENTALLY CONCERNED STUDENTS (ECS):

The purpose of the club is to conduct meetings, fund raising, and volunteer activities that express a concern for the environment and promotes conservation issues both locally and worldwide. They also sponsor paper recycling and printer cartridge recycling at the high school level. They work closely with the Summit County Metro Parks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Park assisting them with their conservation and clean-up efforts. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

FAMILY, CAREER CONSUMER CLUBS OF AMERICA:

Students learn awareness of multiple roles of family members, democracy in the home and community, as well as provide opportunities for decision making and responsibility. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN STUDENTS:

(Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

FRENCH CLUB:

Open to all students who have an interest in the French language and culture. Club activities are designed to engage students in the language and increase their knowledge of the French culture. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

HAPPY:

How About Personally Protecting Yourself: This group of student leaders plans programs for our school district to prevent bullying and other teen violence.

HERO:

This Career-Technical student organization teaches leadership skills and parliamentary procedures related to the Culinary Arts program. Students in this program participate in service learning and social activities. Must be enrolled in the culinary program to participate. (Grades 11, 12)


HITTING FOR HOME:
A student organization which encourages good decision making. These students mentor and role-model positive choices for younger students. Visiting our middle school is part of the organization’s mission

INTERACT (ROTARY):

This club provides a opportunity for students to become involved in the community by means of service projects. Service projects have included collecting school supplies for needy children, holiday celebrations at Family Solutions, bell ringing for the Salvation Army, and volunteering at nursing homes. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

JAPANESE CLUB:

The club promotes the study of the Japanese language and culture through enrichment experiences, trips, and activities, which include cooking, drama, music, art, martial arts, animation, and dance. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

JAZZ ENSEMBLE:

Open to any student interested in exploring the art of jazz music. The group practices weekly for its many performances. Student must audition for acceptance. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

JUNIOR CLASS PLAY:

A drama, the first of two plays presented by each graduating class, all juniors may take part in this unique opportunity to entertain. It is a great theatrical experience, including all aspects of production. (Grade 11)

KEY CLUB:

This is a service organization sponsored by Kiwanis. The club's goals are to promote higher standards in scholarship, sportsmanship, and social contacts while providing practical means to form enduring friendship, to render unselfish service, and to build a better community. Activities include Bloodmobile, SKIP Trick or Treat, Ronald McDonald House, etc. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

LATIN CLUB:

For students taking Latin, this group provides an opportunity to organize the Saturnalia celebration, Roman Banquet, and the Junior Classical League team for the state-wide competition. Many other activities also take place, depending on the interests of the officers. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

MADRIGALS:

A select, a cappella ensemble that performs music from the Renaissance era. Madrigals perform in at least two school concerts as well as for private and civic organizations throughout the area. Auditions are held in September. (Grades 9-12 boys, Grades 11-12 girls)

NATIONAL FORENSIC LEAGUE (SPEECH AND DEBATE):

The students choosing to participate in this group develop their public speaking skills as they debate with students of other high schools on issues of national and international importance. They also have the opportunity to develop their speaking and acting skills in nine individual events that encompass extemporaneous, impromptu speaking as well as duet, duo, humor, and drama interpretations of literature. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY:

NHS is a national organization recognizing outstanding leadership, scholarship, service, and character. To be eligible for membership, juniors and senior must have a minimum 3.6 overall grade point average. (Grades 11, 12)

NOTABLES:

A show choir, this select group of singers performs a wide range of popular, jazz, novelty, and contemporary music at performances given throughout the Akron, Munroe Falls, and Stow areas for civic and private organizations. Notables perform in at least two school concerts per year. Auditions are held in September. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

OHIO MATH LEAGUE:

Under the direction of a math teacher, students with strong math skills may choose to take the series of state-wide tests given to determine the best math students in Ohio. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

QUILL AND SCROLL:

An international honorary society for high school journalists, Quill and Scroll has been in existence to recognize achievement in journalism. To become a member, a student must be at least a second-semester sophomore, rank in the upper one-third of the class either for the year of election or cumulatively, have superior work in some phase of journalism, be recommended by the advisor, and be approved by the executive Secretary of the Society.

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD:

Provides a means of greater understanding and love of the sciences. Club members compete at regional, state, and national competition. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

SENIOR CLASS PLAY:

A great, in-depth theatrical experience including every aspect of production. All seniors may audition to be part of this entertaining comedy. (Grade 12)

SKI CLUB:

For fun on the slopes beginning in January, the Ski Club provides all students, beginners and experienced, the opportunity to ski while enjoying the fellowship of others at Brandywine ski resort. Members must pay for the ski package, which includes 6 lift tickets and rental equipment if needed; bus transportation is provided. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

SPANISH CLUB:

Students join together for activities related to the Spanish culture and language. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

STOANNO:

Having won many prestigious awards, the yearbook staff members publish a visual and written record of the people and events of each school year. Staff members design the layout, write the copy, study and use current desktop publishing techniques, and sell. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

STOHION:

Pride in this award-winning, co-curricular publication is high as students in the journalism classes report school and community news, write feature articles on the people of Stow-Munroe Falls High School, sell advertisements, and assume the responsibility for the production of the school newspaper. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)

STUDENT COUNCIL:

Student Council, a prominent student government organization, gives students a voice in determining school activities and environment. It helps promote activities for the entire student body at Stow Munroe Falls High School and fosters a positive climate throughout the school. To be eligible, a student must apply and have recommendations recognizing leadership potential. Since Student Council is modeled on our representative form of government and is intended to promote leadership skills, members are encouraged to attend leadership-training activities in the district as well as state and national workshops and conventions. Being a member of student council is both an honor and a challenge. Members plan and organize activities and all homecoming events, including the dance, parade, assembly, and spirit week activities. Student Council also conducts a blood drive, holiday food and clothing drives, and a variety of community projects such as a senior citizen community pride program. Student council needs hard working, creative, fun loving students who welcome responsibility and want to experience leadership. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12)