Co-curricular Clubs and Activities

Our co-curricular clubs develop and reflect our core values in their mission and in their activities, and each participates in a service activity or project.  Below is sampling of some of our clubs and their missions.


Club
Core Value Connection
Future Business Leaders of America
Students participate in meetings, activities and competitions. Focus on ethics in business, traits of good leadership and financial stewardship.
Gifted and Talented
Individual and group activities are provided for students of exceptional ability. Service projects include collecting items for charities.
Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA)
Educate school and community on issues related to GLBT community. Focus on empathy, understanding, activism and leadership.
Hand in Hand
Students work with developmentally disabled students in community to provide socialization opportunities.
Heroes and Cool Kids

Upper-class students mentor middle school students. Focus is on academics, leadership and remaining drug and alcohol free.
Honor Society
Focus on academics, leadership, service, and character. Offers tutoring for peers in academic areas.
K.A.R.E.
Volunteer for community service
Model United Nations
Simulated UN General Assembly, debates current global issues, focuses on conflict resolution and leadership.
Multi-cultural club / Diversity Club
Raises cultural awareness in school community by showcasing artistic, culinary and related cultural experiences.
Peer Mentors
Upper grades mentor incoming freshman, assisting with the transition to high school.
Peer Mediation
Peers trained in conflict resolution conduct mediation with their fellow peers.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
Raises awareness about destructive decisions facing teens and offers healthier alternatives.
SOPE (Save Our Planet Earth)
Raises environmental awareness, makes improvements in environmental issues, initiates community recycling and clean up activities.
Student Council
Students run for and carry out offices of student council. Focus is on leadership and teamwork.
Volunteens
Students have opportunity to volunteer and carry out service projects in variety of areas including Habitat for Humanity and visiting senior citizen homes.
Women's Issues
Raise awareness of gender-related issues.  Plan and carry out fundraisers for charities.


Character Education Student Club

A small group of students in both NVOT and NVD have participate in activities to help build the concept of good character throughout our school community. Activities they developed and participated in during the 2012-13 school year have included some of the following:
  • At Halloween and ongoing-Randomly presenting candy jars with thank you notes for teachers.
  • At Valentineís Day: Surprising students and staff with paper hearts that had compliments written on them
  • Helping to coordinate “no makeup day” in December to celebrate inner beauty
  • Promoting and supporting a Facebook page that was anonymously started