High School Extracurricular Activities

Below is a list of extracurricular activities that are available in the high school.  Members of these organizations must complete a grade tracker to participate in the organization.

Allusions

Allusions is the annual literary magazine which collects poetry, creative works and literary art. These works are compiled in the annual magazine edited and published by the students in the club. The Allusions Club is advised by Mrs. Clark and meets 3-4 p.m. on Thursdays.

Art Club

The Art club is open to all students in grades 9-12 who are interested in the many disciplines that are called art. Students have the opportunity to pursue their interests under the guidance of an experienced art teacher.

Athletes Against Substance Abuse (AASA)

AASA meets on a regular basis to talk about being positive leaders in the school. Members are involved in many activities including sports. They promise to stay drug and alcohol free. Athletes often visit the elementary and middle schools to spend time with the students there. They play interactive games and talk about decision making, high school, sports and staying substance abuse-free.

Debate Club

Students learn proper debating procedures, hone research skills, and discuss topics of interest. Other activities include local debate competitions, current issue discussions and pair debates. Depending upon group interest, students may also participate in mock trial competitions. The Debate Club is advised by Mrs. Davies and meets 3-4 p.m on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month.

DJ Club

The club was developed as a way to allow more frequent dances at both the middle and high schools, reduce the cost of admission to dances and help establish dances as viable fundraisers while still holding admission prices low. Students also learn to use, set up and tear down  state of the art DJ and lighting equipment.
The DJ Club is advised by Mr. Ferguson and meets 3-4 p.m on Thursdays and after school on the day before or the day before dances are set up.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Future Business Leaders of America inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.FBLA is advised by Mr. Hart and meets 3-4 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of the month.

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)


The Gay Straight Alliance is a club open to all high school students who want to work towards an all inclusive school setting. GSA is advised by Ms. Fuentes and meets 3-4 p.m. on the second Monday of each month. Additional meetings are held as needed.

Go Green

Go Green seeks to raise the awareness of the school community for the environment. Our mission is to be responsible for weekly collection and removal of all paper and containers (plastic and metal) from all classrooms and offices in the high school.  Club members bundle the paper, bag the containers, and take them all out to the recycling shed.

INTERACT

INTERACT is the youth group affiliated with Liberty Rotary and Rotary International. Members provide service to the school and local community. The club is advised by Mr. Hart and meets 3-4 p.m on the first and third Mondays of the mont.

Libertas

The purpose of Libertas is to create the school yearbook and document school activities during the year. Libertas is entirely produced by students. Libertas is advised by Mrs. Bull and meets daily during Period 7.

Leadership Team

The Leadership Team meets once a month with the Monticello Team to work on leadership skills that can be used at their schools. The Leadership Team has made videos on important topics affecting students. The videos have been presented to the incoming ninth graders for the last four years.

Liberty Performing Arts

Liberty Performing Arts gives high school and middle school students a chance to learn about the performing arts and to participate in various stage productions, including a play and a musical. LPA’s meeting schedule is determined by rehearsals and performances.

MathCon

MathCON is a national competition that gives students across the nation the opportunity to compete against other students to enhance and excel their mathematics interest and education as well as earn
scholarship opportunities. Students compete to qualify for the National Finals held in Chicago in May.
MathCon is advised by Ms. Fuentes and meets 3-4 p.m.  on the third Thursday of each month. Additional meetings are held for test prep and practice.

National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

Students taking an advanced art course and having a 90 or above average in the course and an 80 or above G.P.A are eligible to participate in unusual projects and community art events. NAHS is advised by Mrs. Johansen and meets 3-5 p.m. on Mondays.

National Honor Society (NHS)

The GPA required for eligibility is 90 percent. Those students who are eligible receive a letter from the chapter president, induction process information and a student activity form. The candidate has two weeks to complete the student activity form.
The Faculty Selection Committee evaluates the application with input from the faculty in general. The applicants are informed by letter of the results of the evaluation. The Induction Ceremony follows in one or two weeks. Evaluation of the application is based on the four pillars of scholarship, character, leadership and service. NHS is advised by Mrs. Nolan and meets on the first Thursday of every month.

Photo Club

Students who enjoy photography or who want to learn more about it are encouraged to join. Photographers of all levels will be accommodated. Techniques will show how photography can be elevated to an art form. The club is advised by Mr. Ferguson and Mrs. Johansen and meets 3-4 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Science Olympiad

Each year a dedicated group of students meets to practice for the Science Olympiad, a competition held each spring. Students may build structures or machines to use in the competition or study concepts that may be included in a quiz during the contest. They also learn how to think quickly and adapt so that they can participate in the challenging events at the Olympiad. Science Olympiad is advised by Mrs. Nolan and meets 3-4 p.m. on Tuesdays.

Stage Crew

The Stage Crew is responsible for the sound and lighting during school production.  Stage Crew is advised by Mrs. Johansen and meets regularly for one month prior to the fall production and for two months prior to the spring production. Meeting dates vary according to production needs.

Student Council

The Student Council serves the student body while allowing them to engage in the democratic process. The mission of the council is to serve the community, act as liaison to the student body and administration and serve as leaders within their school building. Student Council is advised by Mrs. Golden and meets 3-4 p.m on Tuesdays.

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

The mission of SADD is to provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal with issues of underage drinking, other drug use, impaired driving, and other destructive decisions. Liberty SADD strives to achieve this mission by working in positive ways to help provide the community with awareness for all ages. SADD is advised by Mrs. Davies and meets 3-4 p.m. on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT)

The mission of TSTT is to recruit, mentor, and train culturally diverse and economically challenged students from high school through college and place them as effective teachers and committed leaders
who strengthen schools and communities.
TSTT is advised by Mrs. Davies and meets at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. (The first Thursday is the offial group meeting; the fourth Thursday is for questions, paperwork, and additional information.)