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    Astronomy Club  



    Club Description: The mission of the North Paulding Astronomy Club is to provide a safe environment and resources for students at North Paulding High School to explore and develop their interests in astronomyStudents through monthly meetings and observing opportunities, will explore their interests in astronomy and participate in observing programs sponsored by the Astronomical League.  


    Sponsor: Brian Schmidt 


    Beta Club 


    Club Description: Beta is an academic honors program with a strong emphasis on community service. Its purpose is "to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among elementary and secondary school students." Students will be invited to join the club in their sophomore year based on their GPA. 
    Sponsor:Sarah Desjarlais and Alisha Tibbitts 


    Book Club 


    Club Description: Are you excited about books?  The NPHS Book Club gives you the opportunity to interact with students of similar interests, share ideas about the books you read, and make new friends.  The club meets once a month to discuss books.  Annual dues are $30 to cover club expenses and t-shirts. 
    Sponsors: Elizabeth Paccione and Samara Frank 


    Chick-fil-A Leader Academy 


    Club Description: Chick-fil-A Leader Academy is a national high school leader program that is focused on impact through action. The students collaborate with their peers to develop their leadership skills and then put them into action by creating and implementing an impact project that will help our community. Students must apply before participating by clicking here and filling out the online application.   


    Sponsor: Kira Parker 


    Computer Science Honor Society 


    Club Description: The purpose of CSHS is to cultivate thriving environments for success in computer science at NPHS and in the community by encouraging students’ enthusiasm, honoring academic excellence, and promoting service.  Learn more at http://npcshs.club 


    Sponsor: Justin Loomis 



    Distributive Education Clubs of America 


    Club Description: DECA is a co-curricular organization for students who have a career interest in marketing, finance, hospitality and tourism, entrepreneurship, management, or business administration. DECA allows students to compete and learn about marketing skills needed to be successful in today’s business world. 


    Sponsor: Robin Latimer and Tyler Lyons  



    Future Business Leaders of America 


    Club Description: Georgia FBLA is a nonprofit student organization committed to preparing today's students for success in business leadership. With over 50 years of experience, Georgia FBLA is the premiere organization for student leaders. Georgia FBLA is an affiliate of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc., the largest student business organization in the world with more than 250,000 members. Georgia is also the largest FBLA chapter in the nation with over 20,000 members. 


    Sponsor: Amy Harrill 



    Fellowship of Christian Athletes 


    Club Description: We are a student led Christian faith-based club.  Our goal is to minister into the lives and meet the needs of athletes, coaches and anyone who enjoys athletics. We will continue to meet on a regular weekly basis.  We will do service projects to help feed teachers and athletic teams.  We will also look for ways to serve our community. 


    Sponsor: Jeff Brooks 



    Family Career Community Leaders of America 


    Club Description: To promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family members, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation. 


    Sponsor: Lindsey Stephens  



    Future Farmers of America 


    Club Description: Founded in 1928, the former "Future Farmers of America" brought together students, teachers and agribusiness to solidify support for agricultural education. The organization's name was changed to the National FFA Organization in 1988 to reflect the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, more than 650,000 student members are engaged in a wide range of agricultural education activities. Opportunities for competition in FFA range from Landscape Horticulture to Animal Science and Mechanical Related Career Development Events or CDE’s. There are also many opportunities in Leadership CDE’s such as Prepared Public Speaking, Parliamentary Procedure, and Proficiency Applications related to your area of interest in Agriculture. Last year National FFA gave out over $2.5 million in scholarship monies to FFA members pursuing various endeavors above the high school level, many of which outside of the Agricultural Field. 


    Sponsor:  Matt Townson 


    Fly Fishing and Cold-Water Conservation Club 


    Club Description:  The mission of the NPHS Fly Fishing and Cold-Water Conservation Club is to teach students the art of fly fishing while at the same time, developing an understanding of cold-water ecosystems and conservation methods to help maintain their aquatic health. The club has equipment such as waders, fly rods & reels, and lures for students to use on their fishing trips. Students are taught how to cast a fly rod, tie fly’s, properly land fish, tie knots, and more. The club has an official fishing trip every month beginning in November. The club is financially supported by the Cohutta Chapter of Trout Unlimited and the Georgia Council of Trout Unlimited. Mr. Rodney Tumlin is the staff sponsor of this club. 


    Sponsor:  Jason Pritchett 


    Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) 


    Club Description:The mission of the NPHS Gay Straight Alliance is to provide socialization and enrichment opportunities for LGBT+ students and straight students. It is also to increase school engagement of LGBT+ students and advocacy within North Paulding High School. 


    Sponsor: Arianna Jordan and Annie Bolton 



    Health Occupations Students of America 


    Club Description: Health Science Technology Education (HSTE) is a national student organization that provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, post-secondary, collegiate, and adult students enrolled in health occupations education courses or instructional programs. HOSA's purpose is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health science technology education students. 


    Sponsor: Megan Poehner and Lauren Pritchard 


    International Thespian Society 


    Club Description: The International Thespian Society refers to the world's largest honor society for theatre students. The designation "Thespian" includes student members who excel in technical production fields as well as performance in their high school theatre. Students are inducted in the Society after meeting the goal of 10 Thespian points equaling 100 hours of work in high school theatre. Additional stars are awarded in increments of 60. Honor Thespians are recognized when a student maintains a 3.0 or higher, grade point average. 


    Sponsor:Kacy Bishop 


    Investment Club  


    Club Description: To take the difficult and complex ideas of investment and personal finance and package them in a fun high schooler friendly form. These concepts are becoming even more valuable to young people in our ever-changing world.  


    Sponsor: Dr. Clay Jenkins  





    Club Description: The NPHS Army JROTC program mission is "To motivate young people to be better citizens." As a character and leadership development program, Army JROTC provides cadets with the benefit of being exposed to a disciplined learning environment where focus, followership, leadership, and goal setting are not only expected, but realized by each cadet. Cadets begin to understand their true full potential and are actively supported by the instructors in achieving their set goals. We offer the following teams: Leadership & Academic Bowl Teams, Color Guard, Drill Team, and Raider Challenge Team. 


    Sponsor: Tom Lesnieski & Monte Briggs 


    Multi-cultural Association 


    Club Description: The Multi-cultural Association is an all-inclusive club where you can learn about different backgrounds and heritages while simultaneously giving back to the community, making new friends, watching eye-opening documentaries, and potentially going on field trips to a variety of museums. 


    Sponsor:  Melissa McCorvey 


    National Art Honor Society 


    Club Description: National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is designed specifically for high school students in grades 9-12. In 1978, the National Art Education Association began the National Art Honor Society program specifically for high school students, for the purpose of inspiring and recognizing those students who have shown an outstanding ability in art. 


    Sponsor: Anne Aurand and Emme Worthy 


    National Honor Society 


    Club Description: The National Honor Society (NHS) is a recognition program for high school students in 12th grade in the United States and in several other countries. NHS honors students who have shown excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, and character. 


    Sponsor:  Mark Hines 


    National Math Honor Society 


    Club Description: The purpose of the National Math Honors Society is to promote scholarships in mathematics and service to the community.  The NPHS NMHS is a chapter of Mu Alpha Theta.  The National High School and Junior College Mathematics Club, Mu Alpha Theta, was formed in 1957 to engender keener interest in mathematics, to develop sound scholarship in the subject of mathematics, to develop sound scholarship in the subject and promote enjoyment of mathematics among high school and two-year college students. 


    Sponsor:  Tony Warren, Crucita Warren, and Tanya Obosla 


    National Spanish Honor Society 


    Club Description: This honor society is an invitation only group.  Being a member is a privilege given only to those members who have shown their dedication to the Spanish language through academic excellence and pursuit of extra opportunities to use the language. Students in levels 3, 4, and AP with at least an overall GPA of 3.0 and a grade of 85% or better are invited to induction. The group will meet 1/2x a month to share interest in the Spanish language and to perform public service. This honor society offers an advanced level of activities and companionship to those who enjoy the language and culture.  It is an affiliate with the national organization and its members may participate in the national convention, trips, scholarship opportunities and scholarly publications.  Seniors should include membership in the Spanish NHS on their college applications and will be given the opportunity to wear Honor Cords during NPHS Graduation Ceremonies. 


    Sponsor: Sindy Colden and Eliana Figueroa 


    Robotics Club 


    Club Description: The purpose of the ROV club is to encourage and promote the field of science and engineering through the practical and fun application of engineering principles.   Students work together in teams to design and build robots.  Our teams compete in both MATE ROV underwater robotics competitions and First Tech Challenge robotics competitions. 


    Sponsors: Justin Loomis and Geoff Gardener 




    Club Description: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. It helps each student excel. SkillsUSA serves teachers and high school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. More than 300,000 students and instructors join SkillsUSA annually, organized into more than 17,000 sections and 54 state and territorial associations. 

    Sponsor: Brad Martin 


    Sources of Strength  


    Club Description: We are a group of diverse students and adults from many different corners and cultures of our school and community. We believe that life has ups and downs, that all of us will go through good times and tough times. Our mission is to ensure that during the rough times no one gets so overwhelmed or hopeless that they want to give up. Our mission is to spread hope, help, and strength into every corner of our school. Peer Leaders are connectors to help and strength. 


    Sponsor: Priscilla Powers 


    Speech and Debate Club 


    Club Description: Speech and Debate is a competitive academic team in which students develop their critical thinking and public speaking skills by participating in structured debates during team meetings and in tournaments. Students will expand their knowledge, challenge their views, and teach others through a variety of speech and debate styles.  


    Sponsor: Annie Bolton and Selina Madison 


    Student Government Association 


    Club Description:  The purpose of this organization shall be to encourage and foster strong relationships between the student body, faculty, administration, and community, to improve student participation, increase school spirit and pride, provide orderly planning and execution of school events, provide a forum for student expression, and promote the welfare of all members of the North Paulding schools and community.  We strongly believe that the Student Government Association (SGA) of North Paulding High School is an educational instrument designed to provide learning experiences in leadership and opportunities for practicing world class and first-class qualities.  


    Sponsors: Lauren Marrone, Lyndsay Rodas, and Alisha Tibbitts 


    Tri-M Music Honor Society 


    Club Description: A Tri-M® Music Honor Society chapter offers students, grades 6 through 12, the chance to perform, places them in leadership positions, and gives them the opportunity to serve the community. It highlights the school’s music program, helps students grow in innumerable ways, and brightens their college applications. 


    Sponsor:  Selina Madison 


    Student Television Network Association  



    Club Description: Student Television Network is aimed at shaping the next generation of storytellers by empowering their voices through broadcast journalism, film, and multimedia education. Membership allows students to enter the various film, video and broadcast journalism contests that STN hosts throughout the year. Every contest is returned with a critique from a professional in the industry. STN also hosts several collaborative projects throughout the year.  It’s a chance for students to work together for a common goal and understand the collaborative process of production. 


    Sponsor: Jeffrey Morris 



    Technology Student Association 



    The Technology Student Association (TSA) enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through intracurricular activities, competitions, and related programs. 


    Sponsor: Justin Loomis