|Club/Organization Name||Club/Organization Description||Meeting Day||Meeting Time||Meeting Location||Sponsor Name||Sponsor Email||Membership Criteria, if applicable||website or social sites, if applicable|
|Ball High Cheer||We are the school cheerleaders. We cheer on our athletic teams and compete against other cheer teams throughout the state of Texas.||Monday-Friday||Cheer Class (mandatory), After school practice from 4pm-5pm||BHS Cafeteria||Madalyn Moriartyfirstname.lastname@example.org||Cheerleader applicants must submit a packet that indicates that they are academically eligible, as well as having no major discipline issues. Once their packet is approved, the participate in a tryout clinic and tryouts. Based on scores, applicants find out whether they have been selected for the team as well as if they scored for the Varsity team or the Junior Varsity team.|
|Ball High eSports||Our Ball High students will learn to play team based eSports games competitively. Our teams compete against other schools' teams over the internet in different games (such as League of Legends) over the course of a season with a goal of qualifying for the national tournaments.||Monday, Wednesday, Friday, compete on Tuesdays||4:00-6:00||BHS Room 1100||Patrick Neffemail@example.com||No limits on joining, but students must pass and maintain good attendance/discipline in order to compete|
|Ball High Sprouts||Environmental club that grows veggies in an Urban Farm, does Beach cleanups, future classroom plastic recycling, and climate change canvasing.||Saturdays||9 am||Seeding Galveston Farm 33rd and N||Dr. Dan Hochmanfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Band||Band||Mon-Fri||730am-9am||BHS Band Hall||Steven Farrellemail@example.com||Students have to be able to read music and perform on a Band instrument.|
|Cogito Philosophy Club||Philosophy Reading/ Discussion Group||Tuesday||4 - 5:00 P.M.||BHS Room 2041||Gerald Mayfirstname.lastname@example.org||Ball High Student / all inclusive|
|Fellowship of Christian Athletes||The purpose of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is to create a time and location for those attending to experience God. Through biblical principles, and being led by the Holy Spirit. Our mission is to fulfill The Great Commission:|
“19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
|Wednesday||7:30-8:10am||BHS Room 1056||Houston Creightonemail@example.com||No criteria needed||https://www.fca.org|
|Gay-Straight Alliance||A weekly support group for members of the LGBTQ+ community as well as allies where we discuss important issues. All are welcome!||Friday||4:00||BHS Room 2081||Kelly Day and Kaitlin Buhlerfirstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com||Remind Code: @ballgsa|
|GNerds||Student who enjoy gaming, D & D (Thursday’s) anime, and going to conventions for the same.||Tuesday||3:50 - 5:30||BHS Room 2031||ShawnMorrisonfirstname.lastname@example.org||We accept all people.||Remind Code: 81010@gnerds|
|Interact Club||Interact Club is an opportunity for students to learn about volunteer opportunities around the island, as well as learn about the impact of the Rotary Club. There are opportunities for leadership, camps, and scholarships depending on a student's level of participation.||There are very few in-person meetings, but instead we use a newsletter to communicate, available via the Remind.||On the rare occasion we meet in person, we meet after school at 4:00||Any events at the school will meet in room 2081||Kelly Dayemail@example.com||Remind Code: @txinteract|
|Mu Alpha Theta||The purpose of this organization is to promote scholarship in, and enjoyment and understand of mathematics.||Wednesday||3:50 PM||BHS Room 2083||Kim Legate and Esther Sjostromfirstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com||Membership requires current enrollment in an advanced math course, an A average in high school mathematics courses and a minimum completion of two years of college preparatory mathematics(pre-AP or AP) . Continuing membership also includes a required number of hours of math tutorials and math related activities. Each member pays fees for the cost of certificates and graduation cords.|
|National Art Honor Society||This national organization provides volunteer services in visual arts for it's members and awards outstanding members through scholarship opportunities.||Monday||directly after school the 2nd Monday of the month and and make up meeting on Tuesday morning at 7:45 am||BHS Room 1156||Mrs. Moore and Ms. Lepofirstname.lastname@example.org||Students are invited to become members in the spring each year if they have completed two years of high school art and have a 90 grade average.|
|National Technical Honor Society||To honor student achievement and leadership in career and technical education, promote educational excellence, award scholarships, and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.|
The National Technical Honor Society currently serves approximately 100,000 active members and nearly a million members since its inception in 1984. Awarding over $2 million in scholarships to date, NTHS honors the achievements of top CTE students, provides scholarships to encourage the pursuit of higher education, and cultivates excellence in today’s highly competitive, skilled workforce. For over 30 years, NTHS has been the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career and technical education.
|Meeting dates are announced thru Remind to members.||After school||BHS Room 1088 and sometimes the lecture hall||Mr. Hendonemail@example.com||Student membership is open to Ball high school students who are enrolled in career and technical education programs. Each student must meet the qualifications of a 3.1 GPA. Membership cost is a one-time $35 fee and annual dues of $15 after your 1st year to cover an induction ceremony and any other organization expenses.||https://nths.org/|
|Speech & Debate Team||This group of academically focused, talented, creative, and competitive students travel on weekends competing in the #1 phobia in the world; public Speaking. The team specializes in three distinct areas of the art form known as Forensics. Areas of expertise, debate, public speaking, and interpretation of literature. Students compete on four circuits throughout the year, the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA), Texas Forensics Association (TFA), University Interscholastic League (UIL) and the Optimist International Oratorical & Essay Annual Contests. Also, the team receives invitations to speak locally at the Martin Luther King Memorial Celebrations, and other civic functions.||If a student is not enrolled in the 7th period Debate Class, they must consult with Coach Merritte to arrange a meeting/practice time.||7th period, before or after school by appointment||Room 1050||Michael Merrittefirstname.lastname@example.org||Academically eligible, able to accept and adapt to constructive criticism, personal integrity, willing to travel on weekends, a strong desire to compete and enhance speaking skills.|
|Technology Student Association||The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Members learn through exciting competitive events, leadership opportunities, and much more. A wide range of activities makes TSA a positive experience for every student.|
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.
TSA is accelerating student achievement and supporting teachers by providing engaging opportunities to develop STEM skills.
Learning to lead in a technical world.
|When meetings are called by the club officers||Mornings, 7:30AM||BHS Room 1088||Mr. Hendonemail@example.com||Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses, Any student who is benefiting from TSA services and materials must be an active member of TSA||https://tsaweb.org/tsa|
|Tor Cafe'||A good place to start your day off right! We have coffee, tea & hot chocolate, along with snacks. You can check out the Tutorial Schedules if you need some help with your classes.||Every Morning||7:00 - 7:30 am||Library||Danita Lanier / Laura Nefffirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Tor Cafe' PM||The place to wind down after school with games, coffee, tea, hot chocolate along with snacks! Access to computers, laptops and projects supplies and open until 5:00, so plenty of time to catch up on schoolwork while you are still at school!||Tuesday and Thursday||3:45 - 5:00 pm||Library||Danita Lanier / Laura Neffemail@example.com|
|TOR Girls||We are a group of young women who intend on empowering ourselves and others through community involvement, practicing self-advocacy, and just having a good time with other girls!||Wednesday||4:00 - 5:00||Library||Carissa Hairrell and Kelly Temple, Ball High Counselorsfirstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com||N/A||Remind code @torgir|
|Tornettes||The official dance team of the Ball High School Tornadoes who participate in everything from kicking under the famed Friday Night Lights, parading through Mardi Gras, Winter Contest Season, and an annual Spring Show dance review.||M-F||7am||BHS Dance Room and Lower Gym||Lauren Butaud||Laurenbutaud@gisd.org||Audition process||Ballhightornettes.com|
|Tornettes, JV Team||The feeder program to our famed Ball High Tornettes, our JV Tornettes dance at home Freshman and JV football games, parade during Mardi Gras, complete Winter Contest Season, and participate in our annual Spring Show dance review.||M-Th.||3:45pm||BHS Dance Team||Jessica Stewart||Jessicastewart@gisd.org||Audition Process||Ballhightornettes.com|