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Student Activities & Clubs

Student Acitivies


Here is a current list of opportunities for students to be more involved in River Ridge.

Fine Arts:

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  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Orchestra


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Clubs & Organizations:

Clubs & Organizations Eligible Grades Supervisor Deadline, Dates, Meeting Location and Times Application Link if Required Purpose 
Coding Club 9th-12th Beckie Lee After School 1X week   To cultivate thriving environments for success in computer science by encouraging student enthusiasm, honoring academic excellence and promoting service
Diversity Awareness Program 9th-12th Heather Nelson & Natalia Dinsmoor & Lauren Hardy Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 room 1112   To appreciate, educate, advocate and celebrate all the diverse cultures and backgrounds at RRHS
Drama Club 9th-12th Rod Fields M-Th 3:30 - 6:30 as needed for rehearsals $50 dues per production Produce theatrical productions after school, produce 1-act production for GHSA competition, train students to compete at GHSA Literary Meet
Earth Club 9th-12th Elisabeth League & Mi Tran Wednesdays at 3:20   Focus on raising environmental awareness and providing opportunities for students to address environment issues
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) 9th-12th Blake Davis & Michelle Chamberlain Fridays at 7:30am   Allow students of faith to have a place to congregate and worship together
First Priority 9th-12th Conner Barton & Robert Demsick Tuesdays at 7:45am   Christian Ministry
Friend's Club 9th-12th Karri Flaherty, Caitlin Gelatka & Jessica Camp 1st Thursday of each month in the Media Center $10 dues for new member T-shirt To cultivate friendships between students in the MI/MO department and the general education; to build upon the character traits needed to become compassionate and successful adults
Future Georgia Educators 9th-12th Erin Heinzer 1X a month room 1111 $10 for T-Shirt Identify, recruit, prepare and retain the next generation of Georgia teachers
Guidance Exchange 9th-12th Lena Dominguez 1st meeting 8/9 at 7:45am.  Monthly 1st Thursday 7:45am in Media Center   Aims to create a structured mentorship program that fosters meaningful connections between older students and younger students, facilitating their mutual development and creating a more positive and supportive high school community.
GLOW Club 9th-12th Leigh Becigneul & MaryJo Mulvey 3:15-4:15 weekly   To provide a safe space for LGBTQ+ students and their allies
PTSA Student Ambassadors 9th-12th Terry Strassner 1 or 2X month after school Must have paid PTSA dues To work closely with PTSA in decision making and improvements to our school
SALT (Student Athlete Leadership Team) 9th-12th Andy Schultz, Tara Dugan, Jennifer Schultz, Julie Winfield & Cecil Phillips Tuesdays once a month   Empower students to make an impact through action in their local communities
SGA 9th-12th Elyse Kerber & Rodney Deese 2X month $15 dues; Application Promote the development of students' skills in leadership, program organization, communication, initiative and self-reliance
Space Science Club 9th-12th John Woszcznski 1X month   To inform, educate and entertain, providing interest in the stars
TSA-Technology Student Assoc. 9th-12th Judi Haggerty 1 Thursday a month at 3:20 room 1308 $50 ($25 extra to participate in VEX Robotics) Dedicated to Middle and HS students enrolled or previously enrolled or that have an interest in engineering & technology education pathway and STEM educations programs


Academic Clubs & Curricular Organizations:

Academic Clubs & Curricular Organization Eligible Grades Supervisor Deadline, Dates, Meeting Location and Times Application Link if Required Purpose
Computer Science Honor Society (CSHS) 9th-12th Beckie Lee Before school Quarterly $15 induction; $10 renewal Promote a love for business and marketing
DECA 9th-12th Katie Thompson TBA $30-$40 Promote a love for business and marketing
FCCLA 9th-12th Carson Radney TBA $30 Help students and teachers focus on a variety of youth concerns, including parenting, family relationships, substance abuse, peer pressure, sustainability, nutrition and fitness, teen violence, and career prep in four specific Career Pathways
HOSA-Future Health Professionals 9th-12th Callie Davis 1-2X a month 7:45 in room 1303 $35 Enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality healthcare by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development
Mu Alpha Theta-Math Team 10 - 12th   Twice a month after school $10 dues, Requires 3.0 Math GPA To encourage & promote the development of mathematical skills, critical thinking and problem solving
Nat'l ART Honor Society 10 - 12th MaryJo Mulvey & Chris Akins Twice a month before school $45 dues, must take art with an A average Promote art within the community
Nat'l Beta Club 10 - 12th Amanda Day & Leigh Willmann Meet every other month $40 dues 1st year, $10 after that, must maintain an 89.5 GPA Organization that recognizes high academic achievement, promotes character and social responsibility; encourages service involvement to school and community
Nat'l English Honor Society 10 - 12th Tony Giles & Ryan Strasser 2nd Thursday each month room 1109 $40 dues, 90 or better GPA by invitation Confer national distinction upon secondary school students for high achievement in English Language Arts, build a national community of academic achievers, encourage interest in ELA, foster literacy and provide cultural stimulation in HS environment
Nat'l Honor Society 10 - 12th Tony Giles & Ryan Strasser & Conner Barton 3rd Wednesday each month $60 dues, 93 GPA or higher Create enthusiasm for scholarships to stimulate a desire to render service to promote leadership and to develop character in the students at secondary schools
Nat'l Social Studies Honor Society (Rho Kappa) 10 - 12th Ansley Sand & Joy Schumacher Once a month $30 dues, 3.0 GPA Promote scholarships and to recognize academic excellence in social studies
Reading Bowl Team (R3B) 9 - 12th Keara Rubin as needed in the library   To read, study and compete competitively in local, District, Regional and State Reading Bowl competitions
Science Olympiad 9 - 12th Heather Bellini Tuesdays 3:20 - 4pm in room 2108 $50 dues Increase student participation and diversity in STEM through competition
SKILLS USA 9th-12th James Dinsmoor, Jonathan Jeffers and Lee Whitaker 1-2 meetings monthly before or after school $50 A career technical organization designed to enhance practical job-related skills, foster community among its members, increase knowledge of current job related trends, practices and future technologies
Tome Student Literacy Society 9 - 12th Keara Rubin Every other Thursday at 7:45 in Media Center $20 dues Promote multiple literacies among students through service, collaboration, competition-based club activities and clean entertaining encouraging literature
Tri-Music Honor Society 9th-12th D. Allison Baccala 7:30am every other week $30 dues; 3.0 GPA, 4.0 in Music Focus on future leaders in music and music advocacy.  Recognize students that have gone above and beyond both academically and musically.


JROTC Organizations:

JROTC Eligible Grades Supervisor Deadline, Dates, Meeting Location and Times Application Link if Required Purpose
Aeronautics 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Hands-on drone fly/training
Archery 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 6:30 - 7:45   Promote the teaching of Target Archery
Cyber Patriot 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Learn to defend operating systems, compete Nation-wide, and prey for cybersecurity
Drill 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 3:15 - 4:15   Practice precision drill maneuvers
Event Planning 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 7:45 - 8:10   Plan, Organize and control Unit Operations/Events
Female Step 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 3:15 - 4:15   Practice precision Drill/Step Maneuvers
Kitty Hawk Honor Society 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Tutor and promote Academic Achievement
Leadership Academic Bowl 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Prep for College exams and raise SAT/ACT scores
Mission Support 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Tu 7:30-8:00 & 3:15-4:15   Manage uniform & cadet database
Model Rocketry 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   To acquaint cadets with the importance of rocketry and its role in the future
Raiders 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Tu, W, Th 4-5:30   Train for organized Athletic Challenges
Recruitment 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 7:45 - 8:10   Promote JROTC to RRHS and feeder schools
Robotics 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Build Robotic models & compete
Orienteering 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese W 3:15 - 4:15   Sport of Navigation
Stellar Exploration 9th-12th Major Ayers & Chief Deese Th 3:15 - 4:15   Construct & Track Airborne Satellite systems