Academic Competition

African American Quiz Bowl

Sponsor: Princes Ella Thornton

Debate Club

Sponsor: Nick Swihart

Debate club promotes intelligent debate among participants on controversial issues. Students will have the opportunity to practice and develop debate skills, share their opinions and conduct research in preparation for organized debates. Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

Meets: Alternate Wednesdays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. in room 808‚Äč


Robotics is a varsity sport for the mind!

Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits a team of students start the journey to build a task specific robot. The team is challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand” to market, learn teamwork skills, and build/program a robot to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to “real- world engineering” as a student can get. Volunteer mentors from engineering, leadership, and all walks of life lend their time and talents to guide students on their journey of discovery.

Support our team! Learn more about FIRST Robotics Competitions.

Science Olympiad

Sponsor: Lisa Vukovits

The Science Olympiad is a competition focusing on a variety of scientific topics.

Meets: Late Fall-Early Spring

Spell Bowl

Sponsor: Sandy Weyer

Provides an opportunity for students to participate in an annual spelling competition in October.

Meets: September-October, after school practice


Sponsor: Joe Terrell

It’s just like Jeopardy! Players are asked general questions over broad subjects at competitions. Such topics can range from geography, hydraulics, books, and many more!

Meets: Practice on Mondays and competitions on Wednesdays

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