Extracurricular activities provide a channel for reinforcing the lessons learned in the classroom, offering students the opportunity to apply academic skills in a real-world context, and are thus considered part of a well-rounded education.
FCA stands for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, however FCA welcomes all students, not just athletes. They are a student led group, but they also have guest speakers come in. FCA's purpose is to love and encourage each other throughout life and their relationship with Christ.
|Texas FFA is a dynamic youth organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.|
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
The National Honor Society recognizes high schoolers who meet high academic standards. The organization was founded in 1921. Today, over 1 million students participate in NHS, which has chapters around the world.
NHS emphasizes leadership and service. Members meet standards for character and draw on their leadership experience to contribute to the society.
The organization operates through chapters in local schools. The honor society reports that, on average, each chapter contributes 1,000 hours of community service.
A Student Council is a group of elected and volunteer students working together with an adult advisor within the framework of a constitution or bylaws to provide a means for student expression and assistance in school affairs and activities, give opportunities for student experience in leadership and encourage student / faculty / community relations.
Through projects and activities, student councils work to:
- Promote Citizenship
- Promote Scholarship
- Promote Leadership
- Promote Human Relations
- Promote Cultural Values