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Vikings Clubs and Programs
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Organization Sponsor Information
As an organization of Northwest High School, the purpose of the Associated Student Government is to teach citizenship through practice, to develop in the students self-discipline and social responsibility, to assist with the extra-curricular activities of the student body, and to maintain and develop school spirit. ASG is responsible for all Pep Assemblies, Homecoming, and all other students activities throughout the school year.
Brandy Walker
Assistant Athletic Director Kelly Parker
Athletic Director Jessica Peppard
National Beta Club is a nonprofit, leadership service organization for high school students. The standards for being a Beta member at NWHS are worthy character, good mentality, creditable achievement, and commendable attitude.
The band director is Miss Kuhns. The band has practices during and after school and plays at all football games. They also give spring concerts and perform in marching competitions.
Megan Kuhns
Book Club Lynnette Poston
Laura Martin
ChemClub Constance Brown
Choir is a fun and challenging way to get involved as a Northwest Viking! In rehearsals during the school day, students develop performance skills and learn important music theory and aural skills. There are ensembles appropriate for students at all levels, from beginning singers to those with advanced skills.
Michael Johnson
Drama Club
The drama club's mission is to support Drama in its many forms in High School. We train students to act, run lights, sound and whatever other types of theatrical experiences they want. We produce two shows a year and have a membership of around 50.
Walter (Riley) Braem
Drill Team
The JROTC Drill Team is an extension of the JROTC program which mixes teamwork, discipline, and leadership skills. The Drill Team also has a chance to compete against other teams in various competitions.
Cody Anway
Envirothon is a competition in which teams compete for recognition and scholarships by demonstrating their knowledge of environmental science and natural resource management. Each team consisting of five students exercise their training and problem-solving skills in a competition centered on four universal testing categories (i.e., soils/land use, aquatic ecology, forestry, and wildlife) and a current environmental issue.
Future Business Leaders of America is a club organized to promote interest in business. They compete both locally and nationally in areas of business. They also do projects locally to help the community and have speakers in to talk about American businesses.
Carolyn Ross
FCCLA Phillis Crawford
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
The FCA, or Fellowship of Christian Athletes, is an active club made up of Northwest students who simply want to reach out to the athletic teams in the school by doing various outreach projects. We have weekly meetings which involve a student-led prayer and devotion time.
Kayla Estep
Fine Arts Website  
Freshman Class Sponsor Pamela Mullins
Friends of Exceptional Peers Kathleen Johnson
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library are a group of student volunteers who give their time in a room where they feel at home and serve the student body. There is a three-fold purpose: students serve in their school so they feel a part of the school community; students learn valuable job skills such as service, teamwork and pride; students get a view of Librarianship, to the extent that we serve our patrons. The advisors are the Librarians. There are two semester parties with food and fellowship. Students receive a certificate for hours served.
Laura Martin
Lynnette Poston
Future Farmers of America
In FFA, students learn about forestry, plants and how to judge livestock. They attend field trips to see agriculture at work in the real world.
Megan Clegg
German Club Joshua Hall
HOSA Brandy Steiner
Teresa (Terri) Hightower
JROTC - Color Guard
The JROTC Color Guard represents Northwest at sporting and other events throughout the year. Members should be willing to display the utmost discipline in their task and be able to stay before and after school.
Glenn Louk
JROTC and JROTC - Raiders
The United States Army's Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps, or JROTC, is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. Its focus is reflected in its mission statement, "To motivate young people to be better citizens." It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens.
Cody Anway
Japanese Animation Club
The purpose of the Northwest Japanese Animation Club is to expose students to the unique art of anime and the rich culture reflected behind it. Students will also be able to meet new friends and expand their imaginations and creative abilities. Students will participate by viewing various anime movies, reading Japanese manga, learning how to draw manga, and learning and teaching the Japanese language.
Junior Class Sponsor Argelis Buck-Thomas
Key Club
Key Club is a service organization that interacts with Kiwanis of Clarksville. They volunteer in Kiwanis service projects throughout the county.
Barrett Crane
Shawn K. Gardner
Mainstream is an advanced vocal ensemble that meets during the school day, as well as rehearsing regularly outside of school hours. Mainstream performs in full choral concerts throughout the year, and also puts on Cabaret, a popular-music show, every spring. Singers in this ensemble are expected to display excellent vocal skills, physical aptitude, and a strong commitment to the program.
Michael Johnson
Math Team
Math Team competes annually at the APSU math competition.
Kimberley Slight
National Art Honor Society
The National Art Honor Society inspires and recognizes its members who show an outstanding ability with all forms of artistic expression.
Shawn K. Gardner
National Honor Society
National Honor Society is based on cumulative GPA, service, character and leadership qualities. All members are required to do group service projects in the Fall and Spring and service hours on their own time. This is a prestigious national organization.
Laura Martin
Lynnette Poston
National Technical Honor Society Constance Brown
Chris Crossno
Northwest Art Alliance Shawn K. Gardner
Rifle Team Randall Davis
Science National Honor Society Constance Brown
Science Olympiad Ashley McDonald
Senior Class Sponsor Ashley McDonald
SkillsUSA Chris Crossno
Sophomore Class Sponsor Megan Alvarez
Spanish Club
This club is to enhance enjoyment of Hispanic culture outside the classroom.
Isabel Martinez
Spanish Honor Society Isabel Martinez
Speech/Forensics Walter (Riley) Braem
Step Team Argelis Buck-Thomas
Student 2 Student
The S2S Ambassador Program is a group of students who have a heart for transitioning students. There will be 16 Student to Student (S2S) Ambassadors for the 2009-10 school year. The S2S Ambassadors will assist parents and students in new student orientation and train new students in our monthly S2S Welcomes which will share valuable information about NWHS academics, relationships and finding the way around the school and the community. Advisor is Cheryl Routzahn.
Karen Stasiorowski
TAP Phillis Crawford
Technology Coordinator  
West End Advertising Mary Bryant
Winter Guard  
This is a class that independently creates a yearbook each year with the help of their teacher Ms. Slight.
Kimberley Slight

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