Clubs and Activities
Future Business Leaders of America
Mission: The FBLA mission is to inspire and prepare students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.
Planned Activities: FBLA has many planned activities such as Fall Rally, Fall Leadership Conference, Region, State, and National Competitions. March of Dimes is one of our community projects.
Sponsors: Vivian Hart
Audience: Students interested in leadership, business, and community involvement
Date: Last Thursday of the Month at 2:00 pm; August 29, 2019 - May 20, 2020 (Other meetings are possible in order to prepare for competitions.)
Location of Meetings: A103 (Hart's Classroom)
What to Bring: Ideas about how to reach out and serve our community, a good attitude, and a desire to learn
Cost: $30 (cost includes a t-shirt)
Mission: Each Gwinnett County High School has a Gwinnett Student Leadership Team. These teams consist of 3 Sophomores, 3 Juniors, and 3 Seniors. These students are selected via application and interview at the beginning of the sophomore year and experience a world-class leadership journey. McClure Health Science High School will select our first group of 3 Sophmore students during the Fall of 2019. For more information, please visit GSLT Online.
Planned Activities: Student Leadership Development
Affiliations: Gwinnett Student Leadership Team
Sponsors: Sally Taylor
Audience: Student Leaders
Date: Once a month beginning November 4th
Location of Meetings: 2nd Floor Seminar Hall
What to Bring:
Mission: Develop leadership qualities and skills; build self-confidence, motivation and enthusiasm; Develop workplace readiness skills; Understand current healthcare issues; Collaborate with health professionals and future employers; Set realistic career and educational goals
Affiliations: Georgia HOSA
Sponsors: Sonya Southerland and Meridith Watts
Audience: Students interested in Health Science Occupations
Date: Thursdays; August 5, 2019 - May 20, 2020
Location of Meetings: B Floor Seminar Room/ Health Science Lab on B Floor
What to Bring: Pen & Paper, HOSA materials requested at meetings, a POSITIVE attitude
Mission: To provide students a fun and safe opportunity to participate in a variety of after school activities and athletics competing against their classmates.
Cost: $20 paid through MyPayments Plus
Sponsors: Paige Carver
Date and Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location of Meetings: Gym
What to Bring: Clothes to dress out: shorts, t-shirt, sweats, socks, running shoes
Mission: To support our school and community through service.
Planned Activities: Staff Appreciation Initiatives, Student Leadership Development
Sponsors: Karen Achille & Renee Williams
Audience: 9th - 12th Grade Students
Date: Meeting twice a month beginning October 1st
Location of Meetings: C 108
What to Bring: Notebook, great ideas, and a positive attitude
Cost: $14 per semester
M&M: Dungeons and Dragons
Mission: To engage students with interactive storytelling and basic math through role-playing.
Sponsors: John Forshey
Audience: All Students
Date: Friday 2-3pm
Location of Meetings: D105
What to Bring: a pencil and your imagination
National Honor Society
Mission: To elevate McClure Health Science High School's commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
Planned Activities: Community & School Service, Faculty & Staff Appreciation, Student Leadership Development, specific activities to be announced throughout the school year
Sponsors: Jordyn Tinsley
Audience: 10th - 12th-grade students with at least a 90 cumulative numeric grade average (NGA)
Date: Once a month on Monday's: February 24, March 23, and April 27
Location of Meetings: Health Science Observatory
What to Bring:
Pulse Dance Company
Mission: To instill a great love of dance and build self-confidence, as well as professionalism, that can be applied to both dance and in the real world. The Pulse Dance Company will provide each dancer with the tools to take dance as far as they wish. Dancers will even have opportunities to choreograph and perform their own routines. Our goal is to become one of the premier dance programs in Gwinnett County.
Planned Activities: McClure Health Science HS Dedication Ceremony on Sunday, September 29th, Holiday Dance Show Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, December 5th 2-5pm, Holiday Dance Show on Friday, December 26th 7 pm, Spring Dance Show Dress Rehearsal on Thursday, April 30th 2-5pm, Spring Dance Show on Friday, May 1st 7 pm.
Sponsors: Christina Kurinzi
Audience: Dancers & Choreographers
Date: Auditions for Elite Dancers: August 27th & 29th (must attend both dates), Pulse Elite Dancers will meet on Tuesdays from 2-3:30 pm
Location of Meetings: Dance Studio (A116)
What to Bring: Proper dance attire and dance shoes
Cost: $40 per semester
Follow us on Social Media: @mcclurehealthsciencedance
Mission: Support a community of readers through regular independent reading and student collaboration.
Planned Activities: Weekly meetings dedicated to reading and discussing the 15 high school Readers Rally books (chosen by the district from the list of Georgia Peach Book Award nominees for 2019-2020). The club culminates in a district-wide Readers Rally competition on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at Peachtree Ridge High School.
Local Affiliations: Readers Rally
Advisors: Regan Jolley and Laura Sly
Relay for Life
Mission: To bring cancer awareness to our school and provide an opportunity for students to help support cancer research.
Planned Activities: Relay for Life Event is May 2020
Affiliations: Gwinnett Relay for Life & American Cancer Society
Sponsors: Cathleen Eckholm & Samantha Vinke
Audience: Students and Teachers
Date: September 9, 2019 - May 15, 2020
Location of Meetings: B101 (Eckholm's Classroom)
What to Bring: Ideas about how to raise funds to support cancer research
February 13, 2020 from 2:30 - 4:00 pm: Class vs. Class Basketball Game $2 Tickets
February 13, 2020 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm: PURPLE PARTY $5 wrist bands on GoFan.co
February 10 - 13, 2020: Spirit Week
February 10 - 13, 2020: Candy Gram Sales (Prices range from $2-$6)
February 10 - 13, 2020: Krispy Kreme Donuts at Breakfast ($1 each or $9 a dozen)
Mission: Student Council is a body of student representatives that plan and promotes school events for council and school-wide leadership development while promoting school spirit, community service, and philanthropic fundraising.
Planned Activities: School Spirit Initiatives, Local and State Leadership Conferences, Community Service/Philanthropic Events, Student Leadership Development, Teacher/Staff Appreciation Initiatives
National, State, or Local Affiliations: Georgia Association of Student Councils - GACS (State), Southern Association of Student Councils - SACS (Regional), National Association of Student Councils - NASC (National)
Advisors: Deborah Rubin and Michelle Fowler
Mission: To produce a tangible memorial of the school year
Planned Activities: Attend school events and produce 2019-2020 yearbook
Sponsors: Cathleen Eckholm & Theresa Ryan
Audience: Students interested in photography and designing the yearbook
Date: Mondays and Thursdays August 19, 2019 - April 30, 2020
Location of Meetings: D119 (Ryan's Classroom)
What to Bring: Ideas for page development and what are wanted pages in the yearbook
Social Media: mcclurehealthscienceyearbook (Instagram)