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Extra and Co-Curricular

Current Offerings:

Chess Club - Officers elected at the beginning of the school year. Members meet throughout the year to perfect their chess skills.

FFA - Visit the Northmor FFA Website, Visit the FFA National website. Advisor: Mr. Parrott

FCCLA - Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a nonprofit national career & technical student lead organization. FCCLA is the only Career Technical service organization with family as its main focus. Members learn skills for life. They learn how to serve & lead in their homes and communities. Young men and women who have taken a Family & Consumer Science class are able to join FCCLA. This chapter is strictly for high school students. Advisor: Mrs. Wheeler

Jr. High Academic Council: Advisor: Mrs. Bunting
Junior High General Music - open to 7th grade students that do not wish to participate in the performing ensembles of Junior High Choir and/or Junior High Band. Semester class. Study of basic music theory, musical time periods, composers, movie music, jazz, musical theatre, and sound effects.

Junior High Choir - open to 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in singing, learning more about the voice, and participating in a choral performance ensemble. Opportunities to travel and see area Broadway shows visiting Ohio. 1 credit. Full year.

Junior High Honors Choir (Knights of Harmony) - Auditions in February of each year. Open to those 7th and 8th grade choir members that wish to participate in another vocal performance group. Rehearsals approximately twice a week after school with performances at the May concert and (if selected) the Governor's Youth Arts Show in Columbus, Ohio in April/May.

High School Concert Choir - Audition by June 1st. Open to students in grades 9-12 that are interested in singing, learning more about the voice, and participating in a choral performance ensemble. Opportunities to travel and see area Broadway shows visiting Ohio. Necessary for participation in the school Musical presented every other year. Audition with a short song of your choosing. Selected members participate in such events as the District X Honors Choir Festival, Solo and Ensemble Contest, Barbershop Harmony Camp, and The All Ohio State Fair Youth Choir. 1 Credit. Full year.

Knightsounds - Auditions in May of each year. Open to auditioning students that are currently members of the High School Concert Choir. (Or will be in the next school year.) You will be auditioned on a selected song, a short dance sequence, and a short sight singing example. Dinner Show presented every other year, numerous performances at area dinners, banquets, senior centers, and nursing homes. Selected members have the opportunity to participate in the week-long camp, Show Choir Camps of America.

-Contact Mrs. Ruth for all Jr. High Music and Choir activities.

Concert Band/Marching Band- The year starts with marching season, which is the preparation of football half-time shows and entertainment for varsity football games and participation in parades/shows, etc. Concert season begins during November. This part covers all phases of performance of standard band literature. The Concert Band performs three or more formal concerts a year. All members shall participate in both marching and concert season. There is a prerequisite of previous participation in a musical instrument program or private instruction. One credit is earned for each year of participation. Fee: t-shirts, uniform cleaning, shoes, gloves.

Pep Band- The pep band consists of current high school concert band members or students who have auditioned to be a member of the pep band. The pep band performs at 10-12 athletic contests per winter sports season. The pep band practices after school and runs from November-February.

Jazz Band- The jazz band consists of current high school concert band members or students who have auditioned to be a member of the jazz band. The jazz performs 3-4 times in the spring, including at the May concert. The jazz band practices before school at 7:00AM on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.

-Contact Mr. Kaschube for all Band activities.

National Honor Society: Advisor: Mrs. Miller-

National Honor Society is more than just an honor roll. Each Honor Society chapter establishes rules for membership that are based upon a student’s outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These criteria for selection form the foundation upon which the organization and its activities are built.

Students will be selected for the National Honor Society based upon the following criteria:

Scholarship: Sophomore, junior, and senior students who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 (on a 4.0 scale) meet the scholarship requirement for membership. These students are then eligible for consideration on the basis of service, leadership, and character. The grade point average will be determined by procedures used by the Northmor guidance department.

Service: This quality is defined through the voluntary contributions made by a student to the school or community, done without compensation and with a positive, courteous, and enthusiastic spirit.

Leadership: Student leaders are those who are resourceful, good problem solvers, promoters of school activities, idea-contributors, and dependable persons who exemplify positive attitudes about life. Leadership experiences can be drawn from school or community activities while working with or for others.

Character: Students need to reflect the principles associated with the National Honor Society. Students of good character uphold principles of morality and ethics, are cooperative, demonstrate high standards of honesty and reliability, show courtesy, concern, and respect for others, and generally maintain a good clean lifestyle.

Selection Procedure:
The guidance department will make available to the Faculty Council the grade point average of all eligible students.

Students meeting the scholarship requirement will be notified and asked to fill out a National Honor Society Candidate Form, giving them the opportunity to show how they meet the standards of character, leadership, and service.

High school faculty members will also be given a list of eligible candidates to consider in the areas of character, leadership, and service.
When all candidate forms and faculty review forms are returned, the Faculty Council will then meet to evaluate and select the candidates for induction into the National Honor Society. Selection will be by a majority vote of the five-member Faculty Council.

Operation Caring Hearts: Operation Caring Hearts is an organization, created in 2001 that supports the United States Armed Forces through a variety of projects and a card campaign. Projects to date have included
Over 4,500 cards made (in study halls and JOG classes) and sent around the world to military personnel, Christmas packages, Christmas stockings for the Sandusky Nursing--supported by students and staff and Support bracelets. We have also had the good fortune to hear back from some of the service personnel who have received our cards. They tell us that our support means a great deal to them and to keep the letters and cards coming. A Northmor grad, who is proudly serving in the military, told us that some of his buddies overseas have received our cards. WE DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!! All are welcome to participate!!! Cards and markers are available in Miss Wertz's room (room 118). Please feel free to email us with any addresses of service personnel—especially Northmor graduates. Cash donations are always welcome to help defray the cost of supplies and shipping. You can make a difference in a troop's day with a single card or letter and show them your support for all their efforts on our behalf. Advisor: Miss Wertz

Science Club: Advisor: Mr. Trainer

High School Student Council: Northmor Student Council is an entity that manages governing aspects that mirror the democratic process of the United States. For example, an election process is used for the homecoming court and class officers. Additionally, the council also manages the homecoming festivities that involves students, alumni, and community. Equally important, they also provide various activities that help to empower students, grades nine through twelve, with leadership skills. Most importantly, they also provide monatary contributions toward other clubs and organizations' charitable projects. Advisor: Ms. Skidmore-Roth

Varsity "N" Club: Members include students who earn a varsity letter.

Yearbook: This is a group of high school student who are independently motivated. They like to do photography and web-based photo enhancing. The group also learns how to use web-based software and helps with advertising. Advisor: Mr. Frizzell

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