These clubs require a high degree of participation and involvement. Meetings occur at least once a month and are mandatory, and the group participates in numerous activities, events, and service projects throughout the year. Members must attend meetings/events/competitions and complete service requirements in order to be in good standing with the organization. (Cougar Ambassadors and National Honor Society are Tier One clubs that are invitation/election only.)
Ambassadors are student leaders who help host campus events, give tours, speak to parents, welcome new students, and work with elementary classes as mentors in our new Lead 'Em Up character program. Ambassadors are selected based on an application and interview process. Sponsors are Ms. Hope Merchant and Mrs. Lynda Steed. (Invitation only)
NHS is an organization founded in 1921 to recognize students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Members must be juniors or seniors who have a cumulative scholastic average greater than or equal to 93.0, with no rounding. Students must have attended Cedar Creek for one semester to apply. Selection includes review by faculty committee of an applicant's complete academic record including tardies, absences, and any disciplinary actions. Sponsors are Mrs. Stokley and Mrs. Doyal Hunt. (Invitation only)
DECA (formerly FBLA) prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA’s activities assist in the development of academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. DECA’s competitions are set up similarly to FBLA, and also include a Sports Marketing Conference with the New Orleans Pelicans. Sponsor: Mrs. Simmons.
While not quite as time-consuming as Tier One clubs, Tier Two clubs require a great deal of participation and involvement. Meetings are monthly and usually mandatory, and the group participates in numerous activities, events, and service projects throughout the year. Members must attend meetings/events/competitions and complete service requirements to remain in good standing with the organization.
The objective of Medical Club (Med Club) is to expose students to the vast opportunities and careers in the medical field through Meet & Greets with professionals in the medical field, observing and learning from such professionals, and participating in interactive medical-related activities. Meet & Greets will include speakers from a variety of medical fields, from kinesiology to oncology, in which students can not only learn about the speaker’s occupation, but also chat and establish contact. Medical Club will also take students on field trips to medical-related facilities and engage students in interactive activities such as discussion of important medical topics and community service outreach in the medical field. The sponsor is Mrs. Alexander.
Student Council members are elected each spring and participate in various service projects and special events on campus. Please see sponsors Mrs. Kristi Pike and Coach Haddox for more details. (Election only)
You don't have to be an actor to enjoy Drama Club. We meet once a month (more often during show times) and want members who like to collaborate and work backstage as well! We will play theater games and do other fun activities that make being in a club at Cedar Creek the place to be. Activities you can expect: the annual fall Haunted House, mentoring our elementary program, musical for high school, a spring play, and a possible field trip. Instead of dues, we ask that you purchase Haunted House supplies. Sponsors are Ms. Huckaby and Mrs. Amidon.
FFA is a co-curricular organization that makes up part of agriscience education. FFA has been an essential part of ag education since 1950. Through FFA, students gain experience in career development events, leadership development, and personal growth. The sponsor is Mrs. Reynolds.
This fun group rehearses after school and performs contemporary and classic songs for special campus and community events. Grades 8-12 meet on Tuesdays from 3:15-4:30. Cost is $55/month with several partial scholarships and two full scholarships available. To sign up, select the option below and see Mrs. Hockenjos for info/instructions. (Includes monthly lesson fees)
Key Club is an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership. In the past this club has worked with Hope for Paws and provided Christmas caroling at area nursing homes. The sponsor is Mrs. Haley.
Quota Club is a community service organization for girls, and we are guided by the leaders of the Ruston chapter of Quota Club International. As members of Quota, we have fun and feel a greater sense of belonging as we serve our communities in our local clubs. We share a variety of experiences, both in our outreach efforts and through our fellowship events. While serving others is our top priority, establishing lifelong friendships is a result of the work we do together in support of our cause. This club is flexible. You can serve when it best fits into your schedule. Sponsor: Mrs. Laurie Robinson
Tier Three Clubs are open to everyone and are generally the least time-consuming for students. Join one of these groups to hang out with friends and learn valuable life lessons and skills.
Have fun playing cornhole with your friends! Sponsor is Coach Angevine.
The Kindness Club is open to all high school students. Have fun while participating in random acts of kindness to benefit our school and community. Sponsors are Mrs. Stringer and Mrs. Brasher.
The Art Club is a place for High School students (grades 9-12) to practice art skills, to learn about artists, and to collaborate by locating projects on our campus that could use an artist's touch! Club sponsor is Mr. Chase Lenard.
The Creative Writing Club is a place to cultivate a welcoming community of creative writers and to challenge those writers to hone their craft. We will discuss the challenges of writing, encourage each other, read aloud contemporary literature, and refine our creative, literary, narrative, and poetic sensibilities. We will also workshop each other's poems, short stories, novel excerpts, and creative non- fiction. The sponsor is Mrs. Brasher.
Come learn and enjoy the game of chess! This group usually meets in the library with Mr. George.
Sponsors are Coach Van and Mrs. Laningham.
French Club is devoted to exploring and understanding French culture through activities such as tasting the country's regional dishes or listening to modern French music and film. Anyone interested in learning more about France is encouraged to join. Bienvenue! Club sponsor is Mrs. Viator.
The CC Robotics Club meets during lunch and works on projects and competitions involving robotics. We often use the same robots that are used in Louisiana Tech University's first-year engineering experience. Any high school student is welcome. In the spring we compete in a national robotics challenge. The sponsor is Dr. Barron.
Spanish Club is open to students that are currently enrolled in Spanish or have completed Spanish courses in the past. The group meets to discuss, study, share, and celebrate the Spanish language and Spanish-speaking cultures. Members participate in projects, make crafts, play games, and discuss a variety of topics, all of which relate to the Spanish language & Spanish-speaking culture. The sponsor is Mrs. Laningham.