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Longhorn Clubs 2016-17
Academic Team

Sponsors: Ed Lawrence and Ann Nemeck
Mission: To provide competitive intellectual outlets for students. To encourage lifelong learning and celebrate academic achievement. To promote a wide base of knowledge, and to represent Kell in local competitions.
Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all students. Competitive teams chosen based on regular performance.
Meetings: Mondays after school in room 2210

Anime Club

Sponsors: John McLaughlin
Mission: The Kell H.S. Anime club was created for three purposes: 1.) to establish a community for aficionados of anime or Japanese animation. 2.) to provide a creative outlet for anime artists and writers at KHS. 3.) to foster an appreciation of Japanese popular culture.
Type of Club: Cultural/Interest
Members: All Students are Welcome.
Meetings: Mondays from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm in Media Center or Mrs. Bundschu's Room, Room 2209 (varies during the school year).


Sponsors: Kim Sherman and Davana Silva
Mission: Beta is an Honor society that celebrates academic achievement, volunteer service and leadership.
Type of Club: Service, Leadership, Academic
Members: Sophomores (2nd Semester) or upper with a GPA of 3.5 or higher and teacher recommendation (all academic teachers for the year)
Meetings: Last Tuesday of each Month at either 7:40 am in room 2410 or 3:40 pm in room 2212.

Debate and Speech Team

Sponsors: Camille Kirk
Mission: To develop public speaking and critical thinking skills and to help students learn research, analysis, teamwork and group problem solving.
Type of Club: Academic Competition
Members: Open to All Students. Team competitors decided by tryouts.
Meetings: Tuesday afternoons @3:45 p.m. in Room 2310. The first practice for 2014-2015 is August 19th.


Sponsors: Michael Chasteen
Mission: DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.
Type of Club: Leadership, Academic
Members: Open to all students. 100 registered members with National DECA members.
Meetings: Wednesdays, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in room 1405 and the cafeteria.

Drama Club

Sponsors: Gary Hicks
Mission: To promote and produce Drama and Theatre Arts at Kell High School.
Type of Club: Cultural/Interest
Members: Open to all students.
Meetings: Rehearsals vary by production. Meetings held in Room 2111


Sponsors: James Thigpen, Todd Utt and Lindsay Barnette
Mission: FCA’s purpose is to combine students’ passion for sports with their passion for Christ. Our Core Values are Integrity, Serving, Teamwork & Excellence.
Type of Club: Student Interest Organization
Members: Open to All Students
Meetings: Friday Morning @ 7:30 am in the Theater


Sponsors: Kelli Finney
Mission: The mission of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is to promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. By focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through career investigation: *Character Development, *Critical and Creative Thinking, *Interpersonal Communication, *Practical Knowledge, * Career Preparation. Type of Club: Leadership, Service, Academic
Members: Open to all students.
Meetings: Meets during LASSO and additional times TBA in room 1305

Gay Straight Alliance

Facility Monitor: Angie Dowling
Mission: Our Mission is to be an open group to promote equality between homosexual and heterosexual people at Kell High School. Our primary goal supports the mission of the Gay Straight Alliance.
Type of Club: Student Interest Organization
Members: Open to all students willing to show support to our harassed and closeted homosexual community within our school. There is no minimum GPA.
Meetings: Tuesdays 3:45- 4:30 in Room 2203

German Club

Sponsors: Justin Fox
Mission: Wir sind so Stark, wie der Schloss in unserem Zimmer. Wir sind auch
heissblütig wie die Drachen, die auch da sind. Die Macht ist mit uns
…immer. Wir fürchten die Kartofel nicht, und wir wissen, wo die
Gabel ist. Zum Schluss, haben wir immer viel Spass. Wenn du nicht
Teil nimmst, dann sagen wir nur…’Schade für dich’ wah-wah
Type of Club: Cultural/Academic
Members: Open to all students, must simply come to a meeting.
Meetings: Wednesday after school in room 2408

German Honor Society

Sponsors: Justin Fox
Mission: To promote German Language and Culture learning.
Type of Club: Academic/Service/Cultural
Members: Open to all students in/signed up for German 3 or higher. Must keep acceptable GPA and fill out application to Herr Snider to join.
Meetings: No set meetings, students in the club tutor after/before school on different days.

Girls Who Can Code

Sponsors: David Hunnicutt
Mission: A program that seeks to increase the number of girls in computer science> Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all girls interested in computer science and> Meetings: Tuesday and Thursday after school in room 1219.

The Herd

Sponsors: Andi Jenkins and Christie Pusatere
Mission: Senior Spirit group to generate School Spirit.
Type of Club: School Spirit
Members: Open to all Seniors.
Meetings: Thursdays after school in room 1209.

Kell’s Angels

Sponsor: Lisa Conley
Mission: To help others by reaching out to our school and community through various projects.
Type of Club: Service
Members: Open to all Students.
Meetings: Meets every Wednesday after school in room 2213.

Key Club

Sponsors: Danielle LeBrun
Mission: The purpose of Key Club is to serve the community by encouraging students to develop initiative, leadership abilities and good citizenship practices.
Type of Club: Service
Members: Open to all Students.
Meetings: Wed @ 7:45 am (as announced, usually once a month) in room 1208.

Latin Club (Junior Classical League)

Sponsors: Scott Stephens
Mission: To Foster friendships among Latin students, instill a passion for the language, culture and history of Ancient Greece and Rome and to let others know about Latin’s impact on the modern world.
Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all; focused toward Latin Students (non-Latin students may not attend trips)
Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 3:30 pm in room 2407.

Latin Honor Society

Sponsors: Scott Stephens
Mission: To recognize exceptional Latin Students.
Type of Club: Academic
Members: 3rd and 4th year Latin Students with an A average in Latin, must be a member of JCL (Latin Club).
Meetings: On as needed basis in room 2407.

Math Team

Sponsors: Cliff Morrison and Chris Reid
Mission: The mission of the Kell Math Team is to promote the enjoyment of advanced and challenging mathematics by providing students with experiences that enrich the development of advanced problem solving methods.
Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all students: Varsity – any student enrolled in Advanced Algebra or higher, JV – 9th and 10th graders not enrolled in a course higher than Advanced Algebra.
Meetings: Wednesdays from 3:30 pm -4:30 pm, Varsity meets in room 1215, JV meets in room 1204.

Model United Nations

Sponsor: Ann Newton
Mission: Model United Nations is a simulation of the United Nations that aims to educate participants about multilateral diplomacy and the processes of the United Nations in General. Students take on roles as delegates of different countries. They research the positions of their country, become the representative of that country to a particular committee, investigate international issues, debate, deliberate, consult and then develop solutions, or resolutions, to solve world problems.
Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all Students.
Meetings: Every Wednesday @ 3:30 pm in room 2309.

Mu Alpha Theta

Sponsors: David Morgan
Mission: Mu Alpha Theta is a Mathematics Honor Society whose mission is to promote mathematics positively throughout the school.> Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to students with a 3.0 GPA in math and at least 2 years of high school math credit.
Meetings: Monday afternoons once a month at 3:30 p.m. in Room 1221.

National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

Sponsors: Laura LaQuaglia
Mission: The NAHS strives to aid members in working toward the attainment of the highest standards in art areas, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and the community.
Type of Club: Academic, Cultural/Interest
Members: Open to all art students; overall 3.2 GPA to be inducted.
Meetings: Meets during LASSO in room 1402.

National Honor Society

Sponsors: Judy Coane
Mission: We are mainly involved in finding ways to provide service for the school and the community.
Type of Club: Service, Leadership, Academic, Citizenship
Members: Open to Juniors with 3.85 or greater and Seniors with 3.75 or greater with 3 teacher references. Applicants are required to have at least one example of a leadership position over more than just 1 meeting. At least 10 hours service and must be a member of other organizations.
Meetings: Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:45 am or 3:40 pm in room 2201.

National Technical Honor Society

Sponsors: David Penny
Mission: To recognize student achievement in Career Tech classes.
Type of Club: Service and Academic
Members: Open to any student who has completed 3 career tech classes and carries a GPA of 3.0 or higher in those classes. br> Meetings: Meets first Thursday of every month in room 1406.

Ping Pong Club

Sponsors: Kim Sherman
Mission: To provide an opportunity for school involvement in a non-competitive athletic activity.
Type of Club: Interest
Members: Open to all but limited to a maximum of 12 players per session.
Meetings: Tuesdays from 3:35- 4:45 in the atrium near the English/Science halls.

Prom Committee

Sponsors: Melissa Patterson
Mission: To plan the Junior-Senior Prom.
Type of Club: Service
Members: Open to all Juniors. Requires application and 1 teacher recommendation.
Meetings: Wednesday mornings at 7:45 a.m. in room 1216.

Reading Bowl

Sponsors: Sherry Grove
Mission: To promote reading and literacy and compete in the statewide Helen Ruffin Reading> Type of Club: Academic
Members: Open to all students. Competitive team selected by knowledge of the 20 Georgia Teen Peach Books and attendance at team meetings. br> Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays, after school in Media Center.
Beginning in September.

Skills USA

Sponsors: Jason Stubbs
Mission: To empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.
Type of Club: Career Tech Student Organization
Members: Students must be registered for Skills USA LASSO
Meetings: Meeting times TBA in Room 1403

Spanish Honor Society

Sponsors: Jennifer Summey
Mission: To stimulate interest in the study of Spanish, to reward scholastic achievement, to create enthusiasm for and an understanding of Spanish culture and civilization.
Type of Club: Academic and Cultural
Members: Spanish 3 students with at least 90% class average and all Spanish 4 and 5 students.
Meetings: Meeting TBA in room 2412.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Sponsors: Amanda Gondek and Kelli Finney
Mission: To enrich our school through leadership and service.
Type of Club: Service, Leadership
Members: Members of student government are determined through an application process. All meetings are open to anyone wishing to participate.
Meetings: Wednesday @ 7:30 am every week until Homecoming. Then every other Tuesday in room 2316.

Underground Poets

Sponsors: Janet Vrba
Mission: To promulgate and celebrate a love of written and spoken poetry.
Type of Club: Interest
Members: All students and teachers.
Meetings: Once every two weeks on Thursdays afterschool in Room 2210.