HHS Club Bulletin
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To encourage interested students in further developing their artistic abilities and promote art not only as a hobby but also as a career. Art Club will help the students to be creative and have fun with their peers while working on both collaborative school and personal projects.
Meeting: Thursdays at 3:45 pm in Room C102A
Black Student Union
Advisor: Ms. Spleen
The mission of the Black Student Union here at Hempstead High School is to promote a positive and productive representation of the African American community on and off the Hempstead High School campus. In addition, this union is designed to also promote proactive leadership, scholarship, community outreach, and student empowerment. The BSU embraces our cultural heritage, unity, and appreciation of diversity.
The focus of this club is to build awareness, education, and a new level of consciousness about not only being African American but being a minority in today’s society. We aim to teach others about diversity and show that through engaging in activities focused on acceptance and tolerance, we will get a better understanding of others while learning about ourselves.
This club is open to all students regardless of racial and/or cultural differences. This club welcomes diversity as it provides a table for rich discussion, understanding, and acceptance. It engages the school community in efforts to promote cultural diversity and the peaceful coexistence of multicultural groups. This club is to be student-governed with faculty supervision and sponsorship.
Meeting Information: Wednesdays from 2:30 pm-4:00 pm
Blue & White Corner aka The School Store
Description: The Blue and White Corner is Hempstead High School’s school store. Students who join this club will learn marketing, math, and consumer relations skills that will prove helpful to them when they seek employment.
Daily Hours of Operation:
- 7:05 am - 7:20 am
- 8:50 am - 9:00 am
- "A Days" 10:30 am - 11:00 am
- "B Days" 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cheerleading Varsity & JV
Description: The primary purpose of cheerleading is to create enthusiasm and support for the district’s extra-curricular football and basketball teams. To serve as leaders and positive role models among students. Each team member must be aware of the time commitment and individual dedication required to achieve personal improvement and effective teamwork through responsibility and discipline.
Practice Information: Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:00 pm in the Cafeteria
Description: Club Truth is a student-led, faith-based group that strives to encourage students to live a life of high character and respect through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, and peer accountability. Club Truth focuses on emotional, physical, and spiritual health and is open to all students.
Meeting Information: See Ms. Smith in A3A for meeting details!
Advisory: Mr. Cienfuegos
Description: The Computer Club is a highly interactive organization dedicated to educate and utilize computer skills. Explore technology by discussing and reviewing new products, video games and informing the students at HHS of the other aspects of computer technology, such as creating video games and robots; entering competitions, and learning about new technology as it is being introduced to the market.
Meeting Information: Wednesdays at 1:50 pm in room A201
Advisor: Mr. Dolan
Description: The Drama Club has two yearly productions (fall and winter). All facets of theater production (set design, sound, lighting, staging, direction) are a part of the club’s learning experience.
Meeting Information: Monday - Thursday from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Little Theather/Auditorium
Description: The Environmental Club’s goal is to increase our communities’ awareness of how to become better overseers of the environment. In the past, we have planted trees on campus, recycled bottles and cans throughout the building, and planted flowers around the community. We have adopted animals from WWF and bring attention to environmental causes throughout the world.
Meeting Information: Our club meets on Mondays in room A310 at 2:30 PM
Description: The Freshman Club will meet collaboratively to help ease the transition to high school, bolster school spirit, fundraise toward their Senior Prom, and increase freshman participation in school-wide events, such as Homecoming week.
Meeting Information: See Ms. Ferguson in the Main Office for Details
Description: Develop physical talents to the utmost potential. Engage in competitive activities while promoting safety, good health, and physical fitness.
Allow students to experience both success and failure in an educational environment. Exemplify good conduct as a means for learning good citizenship. Instills confidence, leadership, and self-respect in students. Students will be better at setting goals and managing their time. Develop student's appreciation for diversity.
Meeting Information: Tuesdays from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in room C102
GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance) Club
Description: This club is designed to help support and create awareness for students or friends and family members of students who identify as LGBTQQ. Everyone is welcome! The main focus of the group is to aid in creating a positive and safe school climate for those who identify. Students will always feel supported and will be given many opportunities to have their voices heard. The club will start with a social and supportive atmosphere with hopes of reaching levels of activism to support LGBTQQ while diminishing views of homophobia and transphobia. Additional emphasis will be placed on educating students, teachers, parents, and community members regarding school rules and policies while helping to eliminate harassment, bullying, and discrimination.
Meeting Information: Tuesdays at 3:30 pm in the Guidance Suite
Description: The Key Club, is a student-led organization whose goal is to encourage leadership through serving others.
Key Club es una organización internacional dirigida por estudiantes que sirve a otros en su escuela y comunidad. Key Club enseña y difunde nuestros valores fundamentales: cuidado, desarrollo del carácter, inclusión y liderazgo, a través del servicio comunitario. Nuestro objetivo es tener un impacto positivo y apoyar a quienes nos rodean.
Meeting Information: Wednesdays from 3:05 pm - 4:05 pm in room A311
Letters for Rose
Advisor: Mrs. Platt
Letters for Rose aims to reduce loneliness among elders during the COVID-19 pandemic by creating and distributing personalized letters, art, and donations for local nursing homes. Letters for Rose create community service, team building, and leadership opportunities for its volunteer.
Meeting Information: Every Tuesday at 3:10 pm in Room A305
National History Society
Description: The National History Club was founded in 1920 and dedicated to teaching Civic involvement on the part of students. Generally, our club will involve students' participation in local government and how it affects their daily lives.
Meeting Information: Twice per month in room A217 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm
National Honor Society
Description: Being a member of NHS shows that you are among the best students in your class, not just in terms of academics but also in terms of leadership, service, character, and a commitment to community service.
Meeting Information: Fridays at 3:10 pm in room A311
Description: The Senior Class is involved in planning class activities (i.e. class trip, Senior Prom) to provide a variety of events to bring the class together as a whole. Additionally, the class performs community service and outreach.
Meeting Information: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm in room B202
Description: The Student Government Association is the vehicle through which students can participate in the formulation of institutional policy affecting academic and student affairs. Collectively express their views on matters of general interest to the student body.
Meeting Information: Mondays at 1:45 pm in room A201
Description: The Yearbook Club carries on the tradition of recording and publishing a chronicle of the school year by producing Hempstead High School’s annual yearbook. Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in journalism, photography, and/ or graphic design are encouraged to join as members of the staff. The Yearbook Staff and Executive Board are responsible for developing a yearbook theme, the layout of the yearbook, photo content, and composition, copywriting, setting up page design with the publisher’s online program, meeting strict deadlines, marketing, and distribution of the book. Involvement in the Yearbook Club offers students the opportunity to gain life skills, assume the responsibilities of working with deadlines, and working as a team.
Meeting Information: Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:05 pm in room B201
(College & Career Center)