Clubs and Activity Groups

Name of Club or Activity

Brief Description

Sponsor(s)

Ambassadors (10-12 grd)

Ambassadors is a service-based club, dedicated to supporting students who are new to East High School.  Student Ambassadors assist new students, students who are in transition, and exchange students by providing them with a student connection. Ambassadors give tours and may also serve as hosts/guides during school activities such as parent-teacher conferences, open house, freshman day and other school activities

Katie Wenz

Apollonaires (10-12 grade)

Dance Team - Try-Out Process

Sarah Hartman

Art Club

To offer students an art experience outside of the regular classroom environment. Students will be able to try new mediums of art and learn new skills within art.  The club will also teach students about careers available through the arts.

Brenna Alonso &

Ellen Jaecks-James

Asian Food Club

Asian Food club provides the students the opportunity to learn about Asian culture while enjoying different kinds of Asian food, teas and activities.

Dan Shafer

Bicycle Club

The purpose of Bicycle Club is to promote the general interests of bicycling, including bike safety, maintenance and education; and to engage in the physical, mental and social benefits of riding.

Bill Dimon, Yulia Evans,

 Kevin Rippe, Kara Foster,

Marcus Schmidt, Matt Maw,

J.J. Dugdale and Luciano Insua

Cheerleading (9-12 grade)

Cheerleader - Try-Out Process

Christy Firestone

Chemistry Olympiad

To develop students’ interest in chemistry and prepare for the Chemistry Olympiad test.

Kyle Thompson

Chinese Club

The mission of the Chinese Club is to introduce and promote Chinese culture and language to East High.

Wenli Xu

Circle of Friends

To provide a support network of peers for students with disabilities. To facilitate friendships and encourage social skills.

Paula Bright/Brenda Zingler

Creative Writing Club/Slam Poetry

To foster growth of individual writing by collaboration, community and workshopping.

Derek Funk

CSI (Campus Spiritual Impact Bible Study)

For students to come together for a time of fellowship and study.  To encourage one another in their faith and share what they are learning.

Linda Roh/Alex Kolbo

D.E.C.A.

What is DECA?  It is the Distributive Education Club of America.  We prepare emerging leaders in Marketing, Management, Hospitality and Finance but it is an invaluable program no matter your career dreams.  DECA is an international association of 211,000 students which seeks to provide its members with a unique opportunity to merge their classroom instructional program with education and leadership development activities.  At Middletown High School this concept is displayed through participation in many different chapter events.  Among these are competitive events at the state and international level, goal conferences, and community involvement.

Matt Maw

Drama Club

To foster the theatric talents of students as individuals and as a group.

Melissa Walburn

Dumbledore’s Army (Harry Potter Club)

A for Potterheads to talk about Harry Potter.

Melissa Walburn

East Archery Club

To create interest in archery as a recreational activity, promote archery skill development, encourage safety and proper range etiquette and prepare for competition.

Jim Elsener & Jeff Rutledge

East Bowling

To promote bowling as a lifelong recreational, physical and competitive fun sport.

Lynn Hankins, Marge Keep

& Scott Munger

East Culinary Club

To promote interest in culinary careers, to teach and apply culinary skills.  To promote options for students not in culinary classes and to enjoy unique foods and food preparation outside of the classroom.

Marge Keep

East  F.B.L.A.

F.B.L.A. is for all high school students preparing for careers in business and information technology wo seek leadership development opportunities.  It is also a connection between students and business leaders.

Lori Anderson-Stowe

East Fishing Club

To engage in fishing, community building and camaraderie; to purse the outdoors with a passion; to maintain an environmentalist attitude.

Jim Rosenberger

East Value Investing Club

To teach all members the tenets of value investing and stock analysis.

John Emerson

Eco Club

Eco Club strives to promote sustainability, create an eco-friendly environment and clean up the halls at East and the streets of our community.

Ken Flowerday

French Club

To encourage and promote French language and culture.

Lisa Maupin & Barbara Frost

German Club

Students will learn about Germany and German culture and practice speaking skills. Students will plan activities for National German week.

Yulia Evans

Get Animated

A creative and expressive outlet through mutual interest in cartoons, anime and video games.

Alise Pape

HOSA

To promote interest in Health Science and medial careers. To teach skills related to various medical careers.  Promote opportunities for students to compete in competitions at state and national levels.

Marge Keep

Intramurals

The goal of the intramural program within Lincoln Public Schools is to offer activities that encompass the interests and needs of all students. The activities involved stem from skills taught in the physical education classroom or from special interests of students. The program provided is intended to provide for a variety of activities with carry-over value for students in everyday life. The organization of intramurals is in supervised team, individual, or group activities in which students in a school participate or compete voluntarily.

Zach Limbach

Josh Club

To meet and make new friends who may have different interests. To do new and interesting things, expand interests and social circles.  And to do community service.

Beth Staswick and Derek Funk

Kaleidoscope Club

Weekly meetings at Christ Place Church.

Alex Kolbo & Kendra Tucker

Key Club

To provide students with volunteer and community service opportunities.  To foster awareness of community service and its benefits.  To meet new people.

Sarah Staples-Farmer

Knitting club

To educate members of the glories of knitting and crocheting.

Ken Flowerday

Letter Writing Club

Letter writing seems to be a lost art.  The goal is simply to rekindle a relationship with a uniquely intimate and beautiful form of communication. To gather students to compose personal or political letters and to improve communication and writing skills.

Bill Dimon

Lunar Lotuses (Chinese Dance Team)

A Chinese dance team that wishes to perform traditional dances for the Lincoln community.

Wenli Xu & Brittany Staack

Lunch Bunch

For students to meet other students in a welcoming environment. To facilitate friendships and encourage social skills.

Paula Bright & Brenda Zingler

Math Club

The 3 C’s!!  Competitions, Community, Calculations

Tom Ahlschwede

National Honor Society

11-12 grd  Application/Selection Process

Marge Keep & Allyn Gonsor

Pie Club

A performance art and culinary based club. We spread joy and humor to East High student through activities and pie!

Kevin Rippe

Pride Club

To provide a safe space for LGBT students and straight allies.

Tara Moore and Ken Flowerday

Science Bowl

To compete at science trivia competitions with the hopes of going to Nationals.

Alicia Vossler & Emily Jennings

Science Olympiad

To compete in science and engineering competitions with the hopes of going to Nationals.

Kyle Thompson

Spanish Club(El Club de Española)

To practice speaking the Spanish language and to have a deeper understanding of the Hispanic culture.

R. Soltero-Evasco/R. Rosenberry

Speech & Debate

Speech and Debate is a competitive activity where students have the opportunity to improve their critical thinking, researching, and performance skills. Students will have an opportunity to compete in a number of speaking, acting, and debate categories at tournaments throughout the region.

 

The team meets Mondays immediately after school in room 12.

Nick Herink

Student Council

9-12 grade by Student Election

Eden Diehl

Ukulele Club

To play the ukulele and to have fun.

Paul Kenney

We Are Sparta

To teach and develop leadership in our athletes. To make East a better place.

Zach Limbach & Matt Davis

Young Democrats

Help inform fellow students about political issues that affect us all.  Stimulate leadership and form a community of like-minded East High students become involved in politics,

Jim Elsener

Young Republicans

To inform and emulate one’s understanding of conservative principles through uplifting civil discourse

Brian Bullington