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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 ) Mrs. Marcum

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) Mrs. Kaine

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) Mrs. Surrena

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) Mrs. Harris & Mrs. Whitmer

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) Mrs. Brewer

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)    Mr. Putka
 

BOOK CLUB: (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mrs. Lanci


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) Mrs. Whitmer

 

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) Mrs. Poole

COMPUTER CODING CLUB: 
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)  Mrs. Whitmer

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) Mrs. Mowls

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) Mr. Putka

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) Mrs. Kehn

FCCLA (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) Mrs. Wright-Gonos

FRESHMAN MENTORS:  (Grades 10, 11, 12) Miss. Heilmeier

FRIDAY FRIENDS: (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mrs. Propst

HAPPY:
How About Personally Protecting Yourself: This group of student leaders plans programs for our school district to prevent bullying and other teen violence. (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mrs. Dean & Mrs. Heilmeier

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) Mrs. Lee

 

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. (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mrs. Merz

 

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) Mrs. Mowls 

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) Mrs. Shifflet

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)  Mr. Newman & Mrs. Sandman

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) Mr. Putka

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) Mrs. Nuzum

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) Mr. Campagna

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) Mrs. Theisen

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) Mr. Harder

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) Mr. Campagna

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB: (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mr. Pierce

Q & A : (Grades 9,10, 11, 12) Mrs. Pierce & Mrs. Dean

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) Mr. Helmick & Mrs. Marcum

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) Mr. Putka

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) Mrs. Felker

SPANISH CLUB:
The Spanish Club is an organization that enriches knowledge of the Hispanic Culture on campus. This club is for anyone who would like to enhance their cultural awareness. (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) Mrs. Jordan

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) Mrs. Henwood

STOHION:                                                                                         Taking pride in this award-winning, co-curricular publication, students in the journalism classes report school and community news, write and broadcast events and features on the people of Stow-Munroe Falls High School, sell advertisements, and assume the responsibility for the production of the school newspaper, The Stohion and school newspaper's website, stohion.com. Students also learn how to use multiple software platforms for graphics and design.  (Grades 9, 10, 11, 12) Mrs. Wyant

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) Mr. McMahan & Miss. Kester