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CLUB / ORGANIZATIONWhat is it?Who can do it?When does it meet?
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ACADEMIC QUIZ BOWLTeam that competes in regional trivia knowledge competititions.AnyoneMondays during both lunches. You must attend 85% of the practices to be considered part of the team.NICOLE KESSINGER/
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ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS CLUBGroup of students who get together and go to Alzheimer's events, such as the walk.AnyoneAs needed. Watch announcements for more info.JENNIFER TOLLEY231
American Sign Language ClubLearn, practice, and enhance sign language abilitiesAnyoneOnce per week B LunchJulia Ogden223
ART CLUBOutlet for students to explore their creativity. Do different art projects.AnyoneMonthly during lunch or after school. Come when you can.MIKE GUYERArt
Astronomy ClubA club for those interested in space and related topicsAnyoneBi-weeklyBrandon Gooss206
BADMINTON CLUBA club in which members can meet to play badminton.Anyone can become a member, but you must be a member to play.Every Friday.TBDHPE / gym
BASKETBALL PEP BANDPep band plays at basketball gamesPlay a band instrument.Starts in November and ends when basketball season ends. Meets at lunch four times a week at the beginning and less frequently as the season goes on. If you are unable to make a meeting, let the band leader know in advance.JIMMY PENNINGTONBand
BEST BUDDIESSocial club that connects our general population students with students with disabilities.AnyoneDaily during B lunch. Drop in when you can.Dalida Ghoussoub103
BETABeta = second letter in the Greek alphabet. This club is about putting yourself second as you do community service for others.Juniors and Seniors who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Letters sent out to qualified students the fall of their Junior year.Once a month during lunchin the auditorium. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system).MORGAN BRAUN /
CHESS CLUBBunch of people who play chess. Tournaments several times each year. Chess Team is a subset of the Chess Club. Top 5 boards are selected to be part of the Chess Team.AnyoneMondays during both lunches. Drop in whenever you can.JOSEPH PALENCIT SC2
CIPHER CLUBFor those who enjoy lateral logic. No other clues will be given in this document. Join the club and you will figure it out. Tip - watch the walls.AnyoneWeekly during lunch. Participate when you are able.PATRICK SCHOLLE233
COMIC-CON CLUBFor those who are interested in Comic-Con.AnyoneMonthly during lunch. Watch the announcements for topics and sign up to attend.CAREY McCRAYArt
COMPUTER CLUBStudent run organization that allows students to come together to explore and enjoy learning about computer related items.Anyone (not just Center for Information Technology kids).Every Friday from 4 - 5 pm. Join at any time in the year and drop in when you can.LYNNE NORRISCIT SC4
COMPUTER SCIENCE HONOR SOCIETYRecognition for strong Computer Science students and help promote computer science.Any student who has an 87 or above in at least 1 computer science course is elligible to apply (sophomores and above may apply in the fall).2nd Tuesday of every month in the auditorium during lunch. You need to stay active in the club (point system).LYNNE NORRISCIT SC4
CREATIVE WRITING CLUBMembers will write productively and have fun while doing it. The goal is to help develop a creative mindset and view things from a different perspective in life.AnyoneOnce a week on Tuesdays during B lunch.BETH BERRY113
DEBATEDebate political and social issues.AnyoneWednesdays during lunch and after school. During lunch = research and prepare material and after school = debate. Come as frequently as you can. Join later in the year if your time frees up.KEVIN EDDINS228
DECA and FIDM FASHION CLUBDECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. FIDM FASHION CLUB is a sub-group of DECA.Club is for students who are in a marketing / fashion class.Meetings are determined by activities occuring in the classes.JACKIE HERRMANN /
DRAMEDYImprov, talk about comedic timing and techniques, have fun with kids who are interested in drama and comedy.Anyone.Every other Friday - B lunch in the drama room. Come when you can.SHERYL GIBSONDrama
EDUCATORS RISINGClub for students who are interested in a future career in education.AnyoneAs needed.PATTY ROGERSf+cs
ENVIRONMENTAL CLUBGroup for those concerned about the environment and interested in helping the school improve environmental impacts.AnyoneFridays during B lunch. Come when you can.EMILY CHAPIN101
EnvirothonA team focused on environmental issues, which works with professionals and competes against other High SchoolsAnyoneDuring Lunch and After School Emily Chapin101/232
ETHICS CLUBReview ethical matters in schools, business, and the world. Talk about ethics in everyday life.AnyoneWednesdays during B lunch. Try to come to all meetings.PATTY STOCKDALE201
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)A worldwide organization, that's also been growing in our area as well. It creates fellowship and community with Christian athletes, along with spreading the Gospel to all those willing to listen.FCA is open to any and everyone, no matter the religion or sport that's played. Even if you don't play sports, you're still welcome to join.Once per month.CARLEY DURANTE 106
FCCLAFamily, Career and Community Leaders of America.Club is for students who are in a Family and Consumer Sciences class or have taken one in the past (including middle school).As needed.PATTY ROGERSf+cs
Film ClubThe club will focus on the anaylsis and summary of filmsAnyoneTBDDeborah Ferranti220
FISHING CLUBA club that meets to discuss fishing and the environment, different freshwater fish species in Virginia, and techniques for catching fish.AnyoneOnce per month.MARK GRANGER233
FORENSICSSpeech club. Attend competion for county in February.Anyone.Have to come to all the meetings. Start in mid-September and meet as needed (sometimes individually with instructor).SHERYL GIBSONDrama
FRENCH CLUBShare the love of French culture and language among students.EveryoneEvery couple of weeks during lunch. Come when you can.F. ANDREW PENLAND224
FRENCH HONOR SOCIETYRecognition for stellar French students. Can provide tutoring to struggling students of French.5 consecutive semesters of A grades in French.As needed.F. ANDREW PENLAND224
G.S.A.Have discussions about issues involving the G,L,B,T community. 9-12once per weekRachel Lawrence237
GLOBAL AWARENESS CLUBTalk about current events. Social club for people who want to be global minded.AnyoneTuesdays during B lunch. Drop in whenever you want.AMY MOORE232
Henrico Heroes Mentoring programKathlen Kern
HONOR COUNCILThe Honor Council exists to promote honesty and integrity at Deep Run High School.Students are elected by their classes.Meetings are held 1 - 2 times per month and are mandatory.JEAN WHITFIELD241
INDOOR PERCUSSIONPercussion / drum line group that competes at local competitions in February and March.Anyone who can read music (we will teach you to play a percussion instrument).Evenings three times per week. Attendance is expected.JIMMY PENNINGTONBand
International/Trivia ClubAnyoneFridays during B lunch. Patty Stockdale201
INTERACT CLUBSimilar to Key Club - goal is to do community service with a local and global lens.AnyoneEvery other Monday during B lunch. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system).KAREEM TEXLER107
KEY CLUBBuilding character and community by doing service within the school and in the community. Go to for more info.AnyoneEvery other B lunch on Wednesdays. Need to attend at least 4 meetings.SARAH CRANE 102
Knitting ClubA grouo of like minded knitters come together to share expertise and knit togetherAnyoneOnce per Week Mrs. St. James207
LATIN CLUBPromote the Latin language and culture.Do not have to be in Latin to join the club.Every couple of weeks during lunch. Come when you can.F. ANDREW PENLAND224
LATIN HONOR SOCIETYRecognition for stellar Latin students. Can provide tutoring to struggling students of Latin.5 consecutive semesters of A grades in Latin.As needed.F. ANDREW PENLAND224
LITERARY MAGAZINE CLUBOnce per year, produce a literary magazine in the spring.Anyone. You do not have to be part of the club or attend meetings to contribute work to the magazine. Club members edit and produce the magazine.Every week during lunch early in the year, middle of the year meet infrequently as people work on their submissions. In the 3rd Quarter, meet frequently because the magazine is being finalized. You are excpected to attend the meetings if you are part of the club.EMMA ALCAZAR219
Magic and Cardistry Practicing and performing magic and tricksanyone once per weekMac McCracken120
MARCHING BANDGroup of musicians and color guard members who perform during football games and at competitions in the fall.Band = anyone who can read music and/or pay an instrument. Color guard = anyone who is interested.This is a credit class and all meetings are mandatory. Daily for band camp the three weeks prior to the beginning of school. Practice after school Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays. Friday after school for the football games. Saturdays for competitions.JIMMY PENNINGTONBand
Experience photography with creatives like yourself. An artistic outlet to see, do, speak about photography and to have fun! AnyoneOnce a month during lunch. Come when you can.ASHLEY DOGOLI128
MEDICAL CLUBDesigned to help students progress towards their goal of working in the medical industry. Members will participate in many science/medical based activities, without the pressure of being graded.AnyoneMeetings will take place 1-3 times per mnth, depending on activities/gues speaker schedules.BRENT LEDERER216
Mentor Program
Mentors will provide a proactive and positive introduction to our school, students, and faculty. The program will include upper class mentors who will work with approximately 2-3 freshmen throughout the year.

Juniors and Seniors
Meetings will take place 1-2 times per month, usually during part of lunch on Wednesdays.Mike Fennessey/ Dan Dickey/Kathleen KernTBD
MODEL U.N.Opportunity to practice speaking and writing in the context of international politics.AnyoneMonthly lunch meeting and monthly after school meeting. December, February and March conferences. Come as often as you can, but you don't need to attend every meeting and conference.CLAY HUDSON /
MU ALPHA THETAMath honor society. Apply in October or April.Must have a 4.0 GPA in all your math classes and be enrolled at Deep Run for at least 1 semester. Must be in advanced Algebra / Trig or higher.Once a month during lunch. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system).RACHEL LAWRENCE237
Music ClubA club for music lovers and musiciansanyone 20-30 studentsonce per week Brandon Gooss206
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETYHonor society that recognizes students based on superior scholarship, leadership, service, and character.Juniors and Seniors with a GPA of 3.7 or higher are eligible. Students are selected based on Faculty Council vote. Applications available in the fall.Monthly during lunch. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system).AMY EARLE222
(The Sentinel)
Must take the class (Journalism) in order to do the newspaper.Students who are currently taking Journalism class.As needed.CAROLYN RUSS111
Open Christian ClubA bible study group that meets together to discuss different passages and how they are incoporated with day to day life AnyoneTwice per month-TBDSARAH OLIVER 211
Operation SmileEmpowers youth globally by teaching and learning to promote social responsibility. Anyone twice per month Amy Moore232
Outdoor ClubA club centered on the outdoors with a focus of fostering a lonve for teh environment and all of its surroundingsAnyone2X's / MonthJoe Harrell108
PAGE TURNERSStudent book club. If you love to read, this is the club for you! Meet other book lovers and have fun.AnyoneMonthly during lunch. Bring your lunch and discuss the book.LORI LOPEZ /
Personal betterment ClubEncourages and motivates students to make the most out of opportunities, practice positive and productive habits, and think creatively.AnyoneTBD-Stephanie McguireTBD
PRAYER AND FELLOWSHIP GROUPA student led organization that meets for fellowship and discusses the importance of faith in each student’s life. The meeting ends with a prayer. . Ideas have been shared about supporting the student body during stressful times of the school year such as exam time and SOL time.All students of faith of any kind are invited to attend.Meetings are held in Room 115 on Mondays during lunch. Typically, students eat together during A lunch and then, a student shares a topic for discussion during B lunch. No attendance is taken, so students are free to come whenever they are able.KATHRYN CORBETT / CARLEY DURANTE115
QUILL AND SCROLLHonor society for those who are taking/involved with Media, Yearbook, Literary Magazine, Journalism, or Newspaper.Teachers will recommend those who are qualified.As needed.CAROLYN RUSS111
RED CROSS CLUBDirectly associated with the Richmond Red Cross. Do blood drives and supply collection.Anyone can join. If younger than 16, your parents must approve your participation.Weekly on Tuesdays during lunch. Not required to attend every meeting.NICOLE ALBRIGHT127
(Blue Cheese)
World Championship winning team - build and compete in robotics. For anyone interested in programming, building, mechanics, marketing, etc. Go to for more info.AnyoneTuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 7 pm. Will work around schedules. Come as much as you can. It is okay to join the team after a fall activity/sport ends.MATT WILSONH12
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)Group of students trying to lessen the amount of teenage death/injury due to driving unsafely.Anyone, but with an emphasis on Juniors and Seniors.Once per month.CARLEY DURANTE106
Save the SeasGoing into depth about the ocean, reefs, and marine life9-12 10-15 participantstwice per month Jennifer Krug225
SCAStudent Council Association - student representatives from each classElections are held in the spring for all classes except the Freshman class. Freshmen officers are elected in the fall.Once per week before homecoming but every other week after that. Meetings are mandatory.EMILY CHAPIN /
SCIENCE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETYSociety that is geared toward those students who excel in science and who are interested in giving back to the community to continue that cycle.3.8 overall grade point average and a recommendation from a high school science teacher. Usually juniors and seniors. Applications collected in fall of junior year.Twice a month on Wednesdays during lunch. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system).DAWN NEHER234
SODA (Student Organization for Developing Attitudes)Group of students who go out to Holman and Short Pump middle schools to talk to 6th graders about positive attitudes.Juniors and Seniors. Apply the spring of your Sophomore year, usually.Once per month - go to the middle school. Miss a couple of classes.SARAH OLIVER /
SPANISH CLUBDo more with the Spanish culture in our school community.Anyone (taking Spanish or not)Once per month on a Thursday during lunch. Attendance is required.ROBERT HELWIG112
SPANISH HONOR SOCIETYAn academic honor society focused on Spanish language excellence. The purpose of the society is to promote interest in Spanish studies and to act as a service organization that provides tutoring to peers.In order to qualifyfor the SNHS, students must have a 4.0 average for each year of Spanish studied, have an overall GPA of 3.5 and be enrolled in Spanish level 4 Honors or 5 AP for the upcoming school year. Students are invited to apply in the second semester of level 3 or beyond.Meetings are held on the first Friday of each month during lunch in room 114Shannon Brown229
THESPIANS NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETYFor theater students who have 100 hours in theater. Hours are recorded by drama department and must be time spend doing Deep Run drama events.Drama students with the requisite number of hours. Drama department will inform students that they are eligible and induction occurs in the spring.Every other Friday during lunch (opposite Dramedy, so that it does not conflict).SHERYL GIBSONDrama
Table Top A club to play table top games and board games9-12 Approsimetely 20 participantsTBD- During LunchJoe Harrell108
TRI-M NATIONAL MUSIC HONOR SOCIETYRecognition for all the hard work musicians are already doing.Junior or senior in band, choir or strings. Apply based on points awarded for classes taken / performances. Applications collected in the fall.Activities as needed during lunch, look for announcements. Attendance is not mandatory.AMY EL-KHOURIchorus
TSA (Technology Student Association)Technology orientation group that goes to regional and state competitions.Anyone (not just Center for Information Technology kids).Tuesays during A lunch and Mondays after school. Come when you can, but you need to come frequently enough to stay active in the club (point system). It is ok to attend only lunch meetings if you have an after school conflict.JENNIFER TOLLEY231
Wildcat NewsMorning announcements. Be our anchor, a part of the tech staff, or be our sports announcer!Anyone can apply. Participants limitedEvery morning 8:30amAshley Dogoli128
WILDCAT TECH HELP DESKAssist in working the computer Help Desk. Troubleshooting and customer service.Anyone, but a teacher recommendation and/or interview with Mr. Plowcha is needed.Every lunch. There is a maximum number of kids who can work each lunch block.MIKE PLOWCHAhelp
WINTER/INDOOR COLOR GUARDGroup that performs with flags and other props at local competitions.No skills necessary - we will teach you!Evenings three times per week. Attendance is expected.JIMMY PENNINGTONBand
Writing CenterThe writing center is a place where trained student consultants support and help other Deep Run students with writing assignmnetsSelected and trained student consultants work in the writing center. All students are able to visit and recieve helpTuesdays and Wednesdays during lunchBeth Berry/ Melissa Daniels212
YEARBOOKMust take the class in order to be in the club.Have to apply to take the class. Applications take place in the spring. FYI - not everyone gets in due to space limitations.Regular class during school and meets on Saturday once per deadline.ASHLEY KHIMANI124
YOGA CLUBYoga instructor will come to the school and lead a yoga session.AnyoneThursdays during A lunch in auxiliary gym.F. ANDREW PENLAND224
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