Mrs. Barbara Singleton-Seals, Director
The band is sponsored by Mrs. Deborah Beck-Hallenbeck.
Catering is sponsored by Ms. Dedra Blount.
The Chesapeake Challenge Team is sponsored by Mrs. Robin Moore and Mr. Casey Smith.
The Deep Creek team invites all students who maintain a 2.0 grade average and are passing 5 of 6 classes to join. The season extends from the fall semester through February. A district tournament is held in March and the top Chesapeake team participates in the Tidewater Academic Challenge Tournament.
Weekly matches are played between Chesapeake high school teams and with Lakeland and Nansemond River in Suffolk. During the season, the Deep Creek team practices after school on Mondays and matches are played on Wednesdays. We have a starting team and a backup team for substitutions. Team members answer questions on English, math, history, and science in five rounds of match play.
The Chorus is sponsored by Mrs. Natalie Robertson.
The Debate Team is coached by Mrs. Barbara Singleton-Seals.
Students who meet VHSL qualifications for competition may participate in debate. The competitions are held from October through April. Students may compete in either Policy debate or Lincoln-Douglas debate. Tryouts are held by Mrs. Singleton-Seals, English teacher at Deep Creek High.
Dramatics are sponsored by Mrs. Nikki Keegan.
Forensics is sponsored by Mrs. Darlene Requizo and Mr. Scott
The Honor Council is sponsored by Mrs. Bridget Kelly.
Mayor's Youth Day is sponsored by Mr. Dwight Parker and Mrs. Nikki Keegan.
Miss Deep Creek is sponsored by Ms. Darla Lacey and Ms. Nikki Keegan.
Model UN is sponsored by Mrs. Teresa Johnson and Mr. Robert Mealy.
The Orchestra is sponsored by Ms. Sue Davidson.
The ROTC is sponsored by Colonel William Etchison and Master Sergeant Lawrence Johnson.
School Publicity is sponsored by Mrs. Barbara Singleton-Seals and Mrs. Page Bagley.
The Stage Crew is sponsored by Mrs. Nikki Keegan.
The SCA of Deep Creek provides the leadership for many of the service projects and students activities. SCA homeroom representatives are selected in the fall by homeroom teachers. Officers are voted in by the student body every spring. The Student Council Association is sponsored by Mrs. Nikki Keegan.
The step team is sponsored by Mrs. Vivian Stevenson.
Writing Awareness Month is sponsored by Mr. Darlene Requizo.
The Yearbook Staff is sponsored by Mrs. Michelle Waters
Staff members are selected from those who wish to apply. Applications are available from Mrs. Waters in Room 512 during the month of February. Interviews are conducted during the first week of March and twelve students are invited to join each year.
The Senior Class is sponsored by Ms. Sue Dixon and Ms. Victoria Glasgow.
The Junior Class is sponsored by Mrs. Diane Edwards and Mrs. Michelle Waters.
The Sophomore Class is sponsored by Mr. Casey Smith and Ms. Katherine Porzel
The Freshman Class is sponsored by Ms. Casey Brundidge.
Deep Creek High School organizes an event to offer our students a safe, alcohol and drug-free event after the Senior Prom. The entire event is made possible through generous donations from the faculty, school administration, community organizations, parents and businesses.
The After Prom Party is sponsored by Mr. Scott Reppert.
The Art Club and the National Art Honor Society are sponsored by Ms. Jennifer Winn-Griffin.
The Bible Club is sponsored by Ms. Karen Didio and Mrs. Karen Jewette.
The Buzz Crew is sponsored by Ms. Sue Dixon and Ms. Tanya Panasky.
Cooperating Hampton Roads Organizations for Minorities in Engineering (CHROME) was established at Deep Creek High School in 1990. Its mission is to increase the number of underrepresented minorities and females entering engineering, mathematics, science and related technical fields. While CHROME targets females and underrepresented minorities, CHROME is not exclusionary.
The drama club is sponsored by Mrs. Nicole Keegan.
The Distributive Education Club is sponsored by Mr. Don Gresham, Ms. Karen Jewette, Mr. John Barbarise and Mr. Don Hurwitz.
The French Club and the French Honor Society are sponsored by Ms. Rebecca Nash.
The co-curricular activities of the FBLA provide an awareness of business opportunities, improve leadership and instill a sense of responsibility toward school and community. The FBLA is a business-oriented organization designed for students who are enrolled in business classes. Once a month (second Tuesday), the organization meets during each class period.
The FBLA is sponsored by Mrs. Gwen Pretlow, & Mrs. Joan Harmon.
Future Homemakers of America is sponsored by Ms. Beverly Lassiter.
The Future Teachers of America is sponsored by Mrs. Karen Jewette.
The Guitar Club is sponsored by Mr. Casey Smith, Mr. Scott Opie and Mr. John Barbarise.
The International Students Club is sponsored by Mr. Jeff Buck.
The Key Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month in the Media Center at 3:40 p.m. The Key Club is sponsored by Mrs. Teresa Johnston.
Each year, the Literary Arts Club creates "The Spectrum," a magazine filled with student poems, art, stories and
The Literary Arts Club is sponsored by Mrs. Darlene Requizo.
Buy a copy of the 2011-2012 "Spectrum" to see creative works from DCHS Students! See Mrs. Requizo in room #305, or any student in the literary arts club, to get your copy! View a preview of the 2013 Spectrum Literary Magazine. If you would like to purchase a copy of the full version, see Mrs. Requizo in Room #305 after May 30th!
The National Honor Society is sponsored by Mrs. Anne Brandriff and Ms. Gina Jones.
Operation Smile is sponsored by Mrs. Carolyn LaRoche.
The Ruriteen Club is sponsored by Ms. Charlotte Moore.
The Science Club is sponsored by Ms. Elizabeth Carey, Ms. Erica Cottrell and Ms. Vivian Stevenson.
The Step Team is sponsored by Ms. Vivian Stevenson.
The Deep Creek chapter of Students Against Drunk Driving (SADD) serves to accomplish the goals of the state and national organizations against drunk driving. The main objective is to raise awareness of the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol. Students participate in "student friendly" public awareness programs including speakers, peer role-modeling and alternative activities that exclude the use of alcohol.
The chapter holds monthly business meetings as well as special events that are open to other members of the student body. Membership is open to join anytime during the year. Payment of dues of $5.00 and 85% attendance at meetings is required to maintain membership in the organization.
SADD / Pals for Peers is sponsored by Mr. Scott Reppert.
The Spanish Club is sponsored by Ms. Sara Sanchez.
The TSA is a club open to any student who has ever taken a technology course. The club fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through co-curricular actives, competitive events, and related programs. If you enjoy competition and are interested in becoming a member of TSA, contact Mr. Hoover in room #081 o your current technology teacher for more information.
The Technology Students Association is sponsored by Mr. Lenny Carson, Mr. Cam Pollock, Mr. Leroy Ricks, and Mr. Joe O'Keefe.
The Welcoming Committee is sponsored by Mrs. Marilyn Drewrey.
A student must earn a minimum of 25 points to be awarded an extracurricular academic letter. The number of points awarded is listed below in a Table of Points. All point awards must result from participation outside regular school hours. A student must earn the 25 points between grades 10 and 12 in a consecutive three year period. The exact number of points awarded is at the discretion of the sponsor. A student must enter and earn his points from at least two of the following fields: Academic Challenge Team, Debate Team, Drama Team, Forensics Team, Literary/Art Magazine Staff, Newspaper Staff, Yearbook Staff.
A file of cards on students involved in various activities will be maintained by the Student Activities Sponsor. It is the responsibility of the student to pick up a card and take it to the sponsors of the activities for the recording of points. The sponsor will return the card to the Student Activities Sponsor when they have completed recording the points.
Academic Challenge Team
Debate Team / Forensics' Team
One-Act Play Competition
Literary Magazine Staff