Student Groups & Organizations

Business Professionals Of America

Advisors: Mrs. Bellinger/Mrs. Antcliff

  • Purpose: To provide students the opportunity for the development of leadership skills, personal and professional growth, and career-related competencies.
  • Participation Requirements: Grade level 9-12, Must be enrolled in a business class, Membership dues
  • Major Activities: Fall Leadership Conference for Officers - Oct., Regional Competition - late Jan. (Sat.), State Competition - early March (Thurs.-Sun.), National Competition - late April, Fundraising Activities
  • Portfolio Documentation: Chapter Certificates and any Regional, State or National Certificates

Chorale

Advisor: Mr. Meyer

  • Purpose: Increase team-building skills, choral skills, advances music skills, job preparation, and interview skills.
  • Participation Requirements: Spring auditions (before registration), Grade level 9-12, Performance activities outside of class and weekends required
  • Major Activities: Fundraiser (beginning in October), Public concerts throughout school year, High School Graduation
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate, Section Leaders, Most Outstanding

Language Arts Team

Advisor: Mrs. Grim

  • Purpose: To practice writing skills in a competitive environment.
  • Participation Requirements: Anyone is welcome to join; a proficiency in writing is preferred Must attend practice sessions
  • Major Activities: Three Competitions in the fall, two of which are during school hours
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate; Possibility of Earning League Honors

Quiz Bowl Team

Advisor:  Mr. Austin

  • Purpose: To promote academic competition in CSAA Quiz Bowl.
  • Participation Requirements: J. V. - Freshman and Sophomores,Varsity - Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
  • Major Activities: J. V. - 7 CSAA Matches, Varsity - 14 CSAA Matches, Varsity - 7 GIRESD Matches
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate for conference honors, Certificate for varsity participation

Technology Team

Advisors:  Mrs. Bellinger

  • Purpose: To promote computer competency and enjoyment.
  • Participation Requirements: Grade level 9-12, An interest and/or competency in Databases, Programming, Spreadsheets, Multimedia, Desktop Publishing
  • Major Activities: CSAA competition in April, Intense practice begins during second semester, Practice suggested all year long
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate, Possibility of Earning League Honors

ART CLUB

Advisor: Amber Yeagley

  • Purpose: To provide students (especially those enrolled in art classes) the chance to pursue enrichment normally not offered during the school day.
  • Participation Requirements: Grade Level 9-12, Regular monthly meetings, Must be passing classes
  • Major Activities: Fall - Trip to museum, Several visits to art sites in the county, Workshops after school, Providing Creative Assistance to Local Businesses
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate

CLASS OFFICERS

Advisors for 2018:  Julie Prout & Pam Harnish
Advisors for 2019:  Michael Willet & Michael Halliwill
Advisors for 2020:  Lisa Travis & Julie Sickles
Advisors for 2021:  Undetermined at this time

  • Purpose: To give interested students a chance to help make decisions regarding their class.
  • Participation Requirements: Obtain a ballot and run for office - President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Class Representative, Elected by fellow classmates, Duties vary from year to year
  • Major Activities: Freshman: Fall and Winter Concessions, Fund Raising, Homecoming Activities Sophomore: Fall and Winter Concessions, Fund Raising, Homecoming Activities Junior: Fall and Winter Concessions, Fund Raising, Homecoming Activities, Prom, Senior Banquet, Graduation Ceremony Senior: Fall and Winter Concessions, Homecoming Activities, Seniorama, Graduation
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate for participation and pin

DRAMA CLUB

Advisor: Mrs. McLoughlin

  • Purpose: To Provide H.S. students the opportunity to learn about and participate in all aspects of the theatre as well as fine tune their appreciation of the other fine arts disciplines.
  • Participation Requirements: Thursday meetings, Grade level 9-12, Dues $1.00, Executive Board: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, two Historians
  • Major Activities: Monthly club activities, Play presentation each semester Spring Banquet, Middle Sch. and Elem. Fine Art Prog., Tech Crew Supports Syrup Festival Pageant/Talent Show
  • Portfolio Documentation: Letter of Participation, Pin, Star Year

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY CLUB

Advisor: Owen Russell

  • Purpose: To provide students with mechanical skills & interest in industry an organization that meets their abilities.
  • Participation Requirements: No dues, Grade level 9-12
  • Attendance requirements: Attend meetings during homeroom and attend field trips, Serve on an Activity Committee
  • Major Activities: Fall & Spring Field Trip to Industrial Setting, A "Fun" Trip in the Spring, Community support activities, Fundraiser to support Scholarship & Activities, Scholarship Search Committee
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate for Participation

PEP CLUB

Advisor:

  • Purpose: To encourage school spirit and pride through activities; such as hosting pep assemblies and creating spirit signs and posters.
  • Participation Requirements: Grade level 9-12 $1.00 dues, Committee chair people and board members are elected, Attendance at meetings is mandatory to maintain membership
  • Major Activities: Homecoming Snake Dance and Bonfire - Oct., Signs and Posters - Weekly, Pep Assemblies and Other Spirit Activities
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate of Participation

SCIENCE CLUB

Advisor:  Rick Cahoon

  • Purpose: To promote the general interest and welfare of the Shepherd High School science program through the cooperative efforts of the students and faculty.
  • Participation Requirements: Members must have passed Freshman Science Course, Membership open to Sophomores through Seniors, Must be taking or have passed Sophomore Science Course
  • Major Activities: Concession Stands for Freshman Football Games, Recycling for High School Classrooms, Biology Committee's annual spring trip to N. Michigan, Publication Committee publishes Club Newsletter, Sponsors Science Honor Society
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate, Pin

STUDENT COUNCIL

Advisor:Ms. Chaney and Ms. Nartker

  • Purpose: To Promote the general interests and welfare of SHS through the cooperative efforts of faculty and students.
  • Participation Requirements: Five representatives, Elected by each class, Officers elected by student body, Less than three absences (at meetings), Must be a good students "C" Average, Must have satisfactory citizenship
  • Major Activities: Homecoming - Oct., Christmas Project - Dec., Pride Week - Feb./March, Blood Drive - May, Many, Many, Minor Activities
  • Portfolio Documentation: Certificate

STUDENT IMPROVEMENT TEAM

Advisor:  Danielle Marsh

  • Purpose: To develop activities and awareness to both improve the "atmosphere" of the school and promote the importance of community involvement.
  • Participation Requirements: Second semester freshman through seniors are welcome to help improve the school and the community
  • Major Activities: Make a Difference Day - Fall, Thanksgiving Cards for Elderly, Penny Pile-Up - December, Valentines for Vets & Valentines for Elderly - February, Have a Heart - February, Pot of Gold Food Drive - March, Helping with Maple Syrup Festival - April, Mentoring/Tutoring - All Year, Other Activities (Cancer Walk, Volunteering at CMCH), Oscars Night
  • Portfolio Documentation: Award, Certificate