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. (Student Council and National Junior Honor Society are Tier One clubs that are invitation/election only.)
NJHS seeks to develop the characteristics of scholarship, character, leadership, and service in the students of secondary schools. To be eligible for membership, students must 1) be in 7th or 8th grade and have attended Cedar Creek at least one semester 2) have a cumulative GPA of at least 93% (no rounding) 3) be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character 4) receive a majority vote from the Faculty Council appointed by the principal. New member induction is in the spring. Sponsors are Mrs. Yepson and Mrs. Kelly Pike.
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.
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.
This fun group rehearses after school and performs contemporary and classic songs for special campus and community events. Grades 6-7 ensemble meets on Mondays from 3:15-4:30 p.m., and grades 8-12 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.
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. Sponsors are Mrs. Mabou and Mrs. Singleton.
Student Council members are elected each spring and participate in various service projects and special
events on campus. Please see sponsors Ms. Hill and Mrs. Mitchell for more information.
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.
Chess Club is a great way to learn how to play chess and sharpen your strategy skills. Handouts on the history of chess, rules of play, and strategies for playing the game are distributed at the first meeting. Members must bring their own iPad installed with the chess app of their choice. Club sponsor is Mr. George.
Use the Sphero Edu app (free) and the Sphero Robot to learn block coding, create fun games, and solve challenges. Students will learn about gravity, g-forces, adding sounds, changing light colors, and much more! Join us each month on Club Day for the full club hour. Club sponsor is Mrs. Kelly Pike.
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 Coach Angevine.
The Kindness Club is open to all middle school students. Have fun while participating in random acts of kindness to benefit our school and community. Sponsors are Mrs. Stringer and Mrs. Brasher.