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Clubs and Student Activities

Mrs. Barbara Singleton-Seals, Director


Activities

Band

The band is sponsored by Mrs. Deborah Beck-Hallenbeck.


Catering

Catering is sponsored by Ms. Dedra Blount.


Scholastic Bowl

The Scholastic Bowl 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 conference tournament is held in March and the top two teams advance to the 4A South tournament where Chesapeake, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Norfolk teams challenge each other.  

Weekly matches are played between Chesapeake teams. During the season, the Deep Creek team practices after school on Tuesdays 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.


Chorus

The Chorus is sponsored by Mrs. Natalie Robertson.


Debate

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

Dramatics are sponsored by Mrs. Nikki Keegan.


Forensics

Forensics is sponsored by Mrs. Darlene Requizo and Mr. Scott Opie.


Honor Council

The Honor Council is sponsored by Mrs. Bridget Kelly.


Mayor's Youth Day

Mayor's Youth Day is sponsored by Mr. Dwight Parker and Mrs. Nikki Keegan.


Miss Deep Creek

Miss Deep Creek is sponsored by Ms. Darla Lacey and Ms. Nikki Keegan. 


Model UN

Model UN is sponsored by Mrs. Teresa Johnson and Mr. Robert Mealy.


Orchestra

The Orchestra is sponsored by Ms. Sue Davidson.


ROTC

The ROTC is sponsored by Colonel William Etchison and Master Sergeant Lawrence Johnson.


School Publicity

School Publicity is sponsored by Mrs. Barbara Singleton-Seals and Mrs. Page Bagley.


Stage Crew

The Stage Crew is sponsored by Mrs. Nikki Keegan.


Student Council Association (SCA)

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.


Step Team

The step team is sponsored by Mrs. Vivian Stevenson.


Writing Awareness Month

Writing Awareness Month is sponsored by Mr. Darlene Requizo.


Yearbook Staff

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 305 during the month of February. Interviews are conducted during the first week of March and twelve students are invited to join each year.


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Classes

Senior Class

The Senior Class is sponsored by Ms. Sue Dixon and Ms. Victoria Glasgow.


Junior Class

The Junior Class is sponsored by Mrs. Diane Edwards and Mrs. Michelle Waters.


Sophomore Class

The Sophomore Class is sponsored by Mr. Casey Smith and Ms. Katherine Porzel


Freshman Class

The Freshman Class is  sponsored by Ms. Casey Brundidge.


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Clubs

After Prom Party

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. 


Art Club / Art Honor Society

The Art Club and the National Art Honor Society are sponsored by Ms. Jennifer Winn-Griffin.


Bible Club

The Bible Club is sponsored by Ms. Karen Didio and Mrs. Karen Jewette.


Buzz Crew

The Buzz Crew is sponsored by Ms. Sue Dixon and Ms. Tanya Panasky.


CHROME

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.


Drama Club

The drama club is sponsored by Mrs. Nicole Keegan.


Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)

The Distributive Education Club is sponsored by Mr. Don Gresham, Ms. Karen Jewette, Mr. John Barbarise and Mr. Don Hurwitz.


French Club / French Honor Society

The French Club and the French Honor Society are sponsored by Ms. Rebecca Nash.  To apply for the French Honor Society, the student must have had French II, a 3.0 overall GPA, and a 3.5 GPA in all French classes.


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

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.

FBLA Information Page



Future Homemakers of America

Future Homemakers of America is sponsored by Ms. Beverly Lassiter.


Future Teachers of America

The Future Teachers of America is sponsored by Mrs. Karen Jewette.


Guitar Club

The Guitar Club is sponsored by Mr. Casey Smith, Mr. Scott Opie and Mr. John Barbarise.


International Students Club

The International Students Club is sponsored by Mr. Jeff Buck.


Key Club

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. 


Literary Arts Club

Each year, the Literary Arts Club creates "The Spectrum," a magazine filled with student poems, art, stories and photography.  The Literary Arts Club is sponsored by Mrs. Darlene Requizo.

  Buy a copy of the 2012-2013 "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 2012-2013 Spectrum Literary Magazine.  If you would like to purchase a copy of the full version, see Mrs. Requizo in Room #310!


National Honor Society

The National Honor Society is sponsored by Mrs. Anne Brandriff and Ms. Gina Jones.


Operation Smile

Operation Smile is sponsored by Mrs. Carolyn LaRoche.


Ruriteen Club

The Ruriteen Club is sponsored by Ms. Charlotte Moore.


Science Club (Vespidae Society)

The Science Club is sponsored by Ms. Elizabeth Carey, Ms. Erica Cottrell and Ms. Vivian Stevenson.


Step Team

The Step Team is sponsored by Ms. Vivian Stevenson.


Students against Drunk Driving (SADD) / Pals for Peers

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.


Spanish Club

The Spanish Club is sponsored by Ms. Sara Sanchez.


Technology Students Association (TSA)

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.



Welcoming Committee

The Welcoming Committee is sponsored by Mrs. Marilyn Drewrey.


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Extracurricular Academic Letter Awards

Program

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.

Table of Points

Academic Challenge Team

Debate Team / Forensics' Team

Drama

One-Act Play Competition

Literary Magazine Staff

Newspaper Staff

Yearbook Staff


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