|Club Name||Staff Advisor||Description of the Club||Meeting Day and Time||Meeting Location|
|Active Minds||Charlotte Taylor||Our goal is to create lasting change around the conversation of mental health at Cox Mill.||One Wednesday/month. 2:20 - 3:00||Room 2306|
|AI Club||Kammie Dill||As artificial Intelligence is a rapidly evolving field with immense potential, introducing a club dedicated to AI would not only be educational but also engaging for students. They could learn about the fundamentals of AI, explore its real-world applications, and even work on AI projects.||One Thursday each month||2429 - Dill's classroom|
|American Cancer Society||Erin Russell||provides service hours and raises money for cancer research||3rd Monday of each month||room 2114 (Russell/Huntley)|
|AoIT Student Advisory Board||Shauna Ward||Plan work and activities for the academy.||TBA||DOCC|
|Asian American Student Association||Ms. Sherman||Summary: |
Cox Mill High School’s Asian American Student Association is a student-led organization dedicated to educating our peers and community about Asian American identity, culture, and history. AASA was founded to create safe and inclusive space for members and provide cultural enrichment for our community. We are committed to not only preserving Asian culture, but also serving our community through raising awareness and promoting diversity. AASA hopes to unite all students regardless of ethnic background and invites anyone to join.
|Battle of the Books team||Wright & Coccaro||We will be participating in the HS BOB competition with other high schools in the district on 2/26/24. Students will read books from the list provided by the state organization, and we will meet approximately 1-2 times a month to practice answering sample questions to prepare. Depending on number of students interested, we may have to have students take a test or qualify for the team in some way.||TBD. Competition is on 2/26/24.||Media Center|
|Best Buddies||Rachel Smith||Best buddies fosters relationships between individuals with special needs and their peers. They form 1:1 friendships and participate in activities at school and in the community.||Varies||Mrs. Smith's Classroom|
|Beta Club||Cathy Aylward||To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.|
ACHIEVEMENT - Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement
CHARACTER - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful
LEADERSHIP - Developing the leaders of tomorrow
SERVICE - Demonstrating our motto: Let Us Lead by Serving Others
|3 Wed. of each month||Auditorium|
|Biology Olympiad||Lauren Burgess||National Biology competition for high school students||undecided||1638|
|Black Student Union (BSU)||Nia Robinson||The Black Student Union aims to offer community opportunities for both cultural enrichment and intellectual growth through educational, social, and service programming. BSU hopes to develop and maintain an expansive network and platform that not only empowers our community but also promotes solidarity within and beyond the walls of Cox Mill High School. We are committed to recognizing the beauty and diversity that is the Black community all while fostering an unwavering pride in our history, our future, and ourselves. All students are welcome to attend BSU Meetings, as we believe that everyone can benefit from the opportunities and experiences provided in this club.||Every other Monday @2:20||Library|
|Charger Ambassadors||Corl and Deal||Charger Ambassadors work with the Guidance Department and Registrar to give tours to new students who enroll at CMHS. They will plan after school events to give new students opportunities to meet other students like a "Come sit with me at [insert event name].||as needed after school and when counselors call.||1601 or Media Center as needs arise.|
|Chess Club||Karen Conlan||Students playing chess||Tuesdays 2:15 - 3:15||Room 2111|
|Computer Science Club||Dolce||National Division - Does computer science competitions headed by student Ellen Wei|
|Day might vary but 2:20-3:00||2414|
|Cookify||Ms.McLendon aka Ms. Mac||A vibrant and student - led cooking club dedicated to igniting an enduring love for cooking and culinary creativity within each students. The mission is to provide an exciting platform for young culinary enthusiasts to share their passion, learn delectable recipes, and cultivate essential culinary skills. The members of Cookify are committed to ensuring the highest safety standards and the well - being of all students, including those with allergies.||1st Tuesday's 2:15 - 3:00 pm||RM 1647|
|Creative Writing||Erin Williams||We look at creating different types of experiences when writing books, novellas, screenplays, etc.||Tuesday 2:20pm||1633|
|D&D||Macomber||Students will learn collaborative and creative skills to traverse a variety of campaigns and dungeons.||Fridays from 2:30-4:30||1626|
|Debate Club||Brian Ceresa||The Speech and Debate Club focuses on creating a comfortable environment in which to improve public speaking skills and rhetoric.||Every other week (day to be determined, but likely Thursdays) from 2:25-3:25)||Mr. Ceresa's Room 2313|
|DECA||Patricia McTigue||Career and Technical Student Organization - Marketing and Business Focused||We are too large for regular all group meetings. Will need large group meetings at least once a quarter. Leadership team will meet weekly on Mondays or Wednesdays.||Leadership in room 1614, whole club meetings in cafeteria or auditorium based on availability.|
|Environmental Club||Laurie Blocker||The club woks to bring environmental issues to the forefront through education and advocacy. They currently are working to educate others about sustainability and responsible use of the environment. ||TBD||1632|
|FBLA||Shauna Ward||Business & Leadership national club organization.||TBA||TBA|
|FFA||Noah Tate||Future Farmers of America is a club set to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.||The days Vary but we meet at 2:30pm||Mobile Unit 5/Horticulture Lab|
|Fiber Arts||Karen Conlan||Students will learn to knit and crochet. Students will work on their own projects and also create projects to donate to the community.||Every other Thursday 2:15 - 3:15||Room 2111|
|HBCU Bound||Ms. McLendon aka Ms. Mac||HBCU Bound is a club focus on increasing the awareness of HBCUs at Cox Mill High School.|
Moreover, to increase the number of students applying to HBCUs. Never the less, provide a celebrated space for student wishing to apply to HBCUs as as well as a celebrated space for student accepted and planning to attend an HBCU. Some activities involved in the club are:
-HBCU College Fair
-HBCU Signing Day
-HBCU scholarship workshops
- HBCU student panels with CMHS Alumni
|1st Tuesday 2:15-3:00PM||RM 1647|
|HOSA||Jennifer Ripper||Health Occupations Students of America/Read more here https://hosa.org/what-is-hosa/||Not sure yet. I was waiting on this information to come out!!||Auditorium|
|Humanitarian Club||Mary Fontan||The purpose of the Humanitarian Society is to provide an open environment which encourages new ideas and creates opportunities to positively impact and connect with our community and school through selfless acts, the promotion of human welfare, and kindheartedly practice ‘service above self.’||Last Wed. of Each Month||Room 2402|
|Interact||Corl||Interact is a service club for young people ages 12-18 who are passionate about making a difference while learning about the world and themselves. And having fun! Interact club will be expected to organize at least two projects every year: one that helps your school or community and one that promotes international understanding. (Sponsored by the Concord-Afton-Sunset Rotary and the contact is Aimy Steele.) This club has been approved by Mr. Crook after communication with Mrs. Steele.||varies after school usually monthy or bimonthly. 1st meeting is planned for students already committed on 9/18.||Media Center|
|International Thespian Society||Victoria Grelecki||Honors society for Theatre||Once a month on Thursday, 2:30-3:30pm||Theatre Room 1204|
|Key Club||Sarah Harwood, Jessica Molina||an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.||First Wednesday of every month||2431 (Harwood's Room)|
|Literacy Club||Rachel Prill||The goal of the club is to promote reading in kids of all ages and collect books to donate to various local organizations.||Monthly (Tues. and Wed.)|
|Love Speaks Out||Susan Shuping||Club to educate on dangers of teen age dating violence. Initiative of Cabarrus/Meck government: https://css.mecknc.gov/domestic-violence/Love-Speaks-Out||First Monday 2:20 pm.||2315|
|Math Club/ Mu Alpha Theta||Deborah Hunter||Math Club is open to all students (9th – 12th grade, no math class requirement).|
Mu Alpha Theta is a National Math Club within CMHS Math Club (for high school students taking Math 3 or above, maintain a B average in math, and $10 lifetime membership fee).
General Math Club member may join Mu Alpha Theta once they are enrolled in Math 3 or above.
• Anyone can join!
• Meets after school in Mrs. D. Hunter’s room (2102) once every other week to socialize, play games, challenge each other with mathematical comprehension, participate in volunteer opportunities.
• Participate in local and national math competitions (some are free, and some have entrance fees).
• Offer opportunities to win scholarships through math competitions or direct application.
Mu Alpha Theta:
• Participates in the above activities with all other math club members.
• Provides a method for schools to recognize and encourage students who enjoy and excel in mathematics.
• Rewards outstanding extracurricular achievement by offering special awards, scholarships, and grants to students.
• Provides mathematics competitions to participating members at their own school.
• Provide graduation honors cords for members with a B math average.
For more information, please contact Mrs. Deborah Hunter
|Every other Thursday 2:15-3:00|
Mrs. Hunter's room (rm 2102)
|Menstrual Movement||Anita Sturgies||Menstrual awareness and support||Tuesdays 230p||1627|
|ModelUN||Katy Sweeney||https://unausa.org/model-un/ The students practice real world UN topics, honing debate and negotiation skills for competition. Last year, members attended 2 virtual conferences and 1 in-person (at App State).||Weekly, Wednesday afternoons||2208|
|MSA (Muslim Student Association)||Charlotte Taylor||The Muslim Student Association is a group dedicated to educating and|
dispelling stereotypes about Islam. Our purpose is to foster understanding and provide accurate information; not to promote any religious beliefs.
|Thursdays 2:20-3:00||Room 2306|
|National Technical Honor Society||Shauna Ward||The National Technical Honor Society is an educational non-profit that exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career & Technical Education. As the honor society for Career & Technical Education, NTHS serves over 100,000 active members annually in both secondary and postsecondary chapters across country.||TBA||DOCC or TBA|
|Newspaper Club / Charger Post||Gerardo Lobo Plaza||The objective of the club is to create a monthly publication to share information about events happening around us. It will work as a newspaper and will include articles about local events and students perspective on world issues. The club will also promote the inclusion of freshmen in school activities to develop a stronger sense of belonging.||Monday 2:15-3:15||2443|
|NHSDA (National Honor Society for Dance Arts)||Lindsay Blackburne||National Honors Society for Dance Arts is dedicated to recognizing dance students for their outstanding leadership and academic achievements in dance by meeting once a month to support Cox Mill High School dance students and the Performing Arts||2nd Monday of Month 2:30-3:30pm, Current dates: 9/11, 10/16, 11/13, 12/4, 1/8, 2/12, 3/11, 4/8, 5/6,||Dance Classroom, Room #1126|
|Operation Smile||Allison Church||Every year, Operation Smile helps thousands of children living with cleft lips and cleft palates have a better quality of life. This club will raise funds and awareness for these children.||Once a month on Tuesdays/ Wednesdays||Mrs. Church's Classroom|
|Paper Crafts||Carly Coccaro||Paper Crafts practices the art of calligraphy by creating cards, posters, flyers, art that will benefit the community. Making cards for the elderly and for neighbors in need is a prime example of what we do!||Fridays at 2:30 pm||Ms. Coccaro's Room|
|Psychology Club||Kellie Pierrot||Psychology club will introduce students to concepts relating to individual human behavior such as memory, thinking, social interactions and mental health.||One Thursday a month||Ms. Pierrot's classroom (2405)|
|Science Club||Lauren Burgess||We plan, work through, and discuss experiments in all Science fields, and gather Cox Mill clubs to teach the next generation about STEM.||undecided for this year||Room 1638|
|Science National Honor Society||Jessica Parker||Cox Mill High School Chapter of the Science National Honor Society open to Seniors who have a specific GPA and are taking science classes during their Senior Year. Students must meet eligibility criteria and have recommendations from previous science teachers. Eligible students are contacted via email early in their Senior Year for induction.||TBD AT 2:20PM - Once per quarter||Parker's Room|
|Science Olympiad||Laurie Blocker||Science Olympiad is a school wide educational/competitive club that fulls under the national Science Olympiad umbrella. It employs cross-cutting concepts in all of its standards-aligned events, building 21st century skill sets essential to today’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. There are 23 events each in Division B (middle school) and Division C (high school), providing a platform for students to apply and display a wide variety of talents, from design and prototyping, to technical writing, to chemistry lab skills. A team of 15 students pairs up to tackle the 23 events which are generally spaced in six 50-minute blocks across a Saturday, encouraging collaboration, teamwork and cross-training. ||First Wednesday of the month after school||1632|
|SkillsUSA||Jacob Appling||SkillsUSA is a CTSO for Trade and Industrial Education. Students can compete in a range of subjects. This will appeal to students in drafting as well as several other CTE courses. Drafting, Foods, Masonry, Computer Programming, Nursing, Robotics, and Web Design are some examples of the many SkillsUSA competitions.||Undecided||Room 2205|
|SOUTH ASIAN STUDENT ASSOCIATION||KAKAVITSAS||A club that aims to create awareness and appreciation for South Asian culture. This club will organize events such as ethnic food fairs, traditional dance performances, and cultural presentations that showcase the business aspects of South Asia.||SECOND THURSDAY, 2:20-3:05||2445|
|SPACE Club||Katy Sweeney||Science, Physics, Aerospace, Chemistry, Engineering. Small experiments, mostly hypothetical discussions.||undetermined. Likely every other Thursday (based on last year)||2208|
|SPANISH NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY (Tertulias Culturales)||Diana Ballesteros||"Tertulias Culturales", is the Cox Mill High School chapter of the Spanish National Honor Society! It is a group of dedicated students interested in the Spanish language, Spanish culture, and community service. The primary focus of our society is on service, directed both toward the Hispanic community and the community as a whole. As SNHS members, the club participates in community service with hispanic associations, fire fighters, clinics, dual-immersion schools, and all those programs that have hispanic people enrolled and in need.||2nd or 3rd Monday of the month. (It'll be confirmed after first meeting).||Room 2444 (Mrs. Ballesteros)|
|Student Government Association||Jessica Schields||Student Government Association is a group of elected students from grade levels 10-12 that meet once a month to discuss school needs, student needs, and communication with staff and community. We then participate in events throughout the school year to enforce better community and unity.||First Tuesday of the month 2:20 - 3:00PM||2314 - room|
|Tech Bites||A. Sherman||Summary|
There are so many things to learn and so many areas to explore in our day-to-day life. Technology is changing rapidly.
This club will invite speakers in various emerging fields once monthly to share their knowledge with us. This will ensure exposure to a wide breadth of knowledge to us as prospective college students.
We as a team came up with few topics to invite speakers having real-time experience in the following areas:
|Fridays, 2:15 - 3:15 p.m.||room 2401|
|The Menstrual Movement||Anita Sturgies||Menstrual awareness and support||bi-monthly, Tuesday||1627|
|Trailblazers Club||Noah Tate||Program initiative to provide high schools the opportunity, structure, and funding to create a student club focused on outdoor activities. Any outdoor activity which is in line with the N.C. Youth Outdoor Engagement Commission’s supported activities e.g. hiking, kayaking, canoeing, mountaineering, caving, camping, mountain biking, wildlife watching, fishing, archery, and hunting.||Thursdays afterschool||Mobile Unit 5|
|Tri-M Music Honor Society||Jennifer Cook, Drew Carter||Tri-M is a program sponsored by the National Association for Music Education that recognizes students who have gone above and beyond both musically and academically. It is the only music honor society for high school students in the United States. Tri-M focuses on developing future leaders in music education and music advocacy through the completion of music-based service-learning projects.||1st Wednesday - 2:20-3pm||Chorus Room - 1201|
|VEX Robotics||Macomber||Students will learn the engineering process and create a fully functioning robot to satisfy the competition objective.||Mon-Thurs 2:30-3:30||Masonry Room/1626|
|Wishing Crane Project||Melissa Austin||This organization gets student volunteers to create and fold paper origami, cards, flowers, hearts, and more with positive and funny messages for patients then we deliver them to hospices and hospitals in the area.||1st Monday of month from 2:30-3:30||1641|
|Women in STEM||Shauna Ward||Empower more girls to consider opportunities in STEM.||TBA||DOCC|
|YIS (Young Investors Society)||Kenya Borders||Young Investors Society provides quality financial literacy education and programs to students from all backgrounds and socio-economic levels.||Thursdays at 2:20 pm||Room 2416|
|GSA (Genders and Sexualities Alliances)||Brian Ceresa|
A safe space for LGBTQIA students and allies to meet to discuss current issues affecting the community and to plan advocacy events to promote education and inclusion.
|Bi-weekly, TBD||Room 2313|