Stow-Munroe Falls High School
Activity Club Opportunities

 

Stow-Munroe Falls High School offers a wide variety of extra-curricular activities available to students.

 

 

ALL-SCHOOL MUSICAL: Presenting Broadway-style musical productions, such as "Grease", students are eligible for a variety of acting, directing, production, makeup, and set decoration positions.

 

AMERICAN FIELD SERVICE: The primary purpose of this student group is sponsoring the exchange program. The program is supported by an adult community organization which locates host families for foreign students living in our community and screens Stow-Munroe Falls High School students who want to live with a family in another country.

 

ATHLETICS: Opportunities in athletics to all boys and girls in the middle and high schools to satisfy and further their interests in competitive athletics by developing a well-supervised, comprehensive program to meet health, physical fitness and recreational needs of all participants.

View a list of our sports teams

 

ATAP: Provide students with academic vocational and personal growth in an environment for individual training and the development of positive attitudes toward the understanding and appreciation for theater arts, self-discipline and perfection.

 

BAND: Increase each student's musical knowledge and appreciation through participation in the band's program. (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band.)

 

BUSINESS CAREER TECHNOLOGIES (BCT): As vocational students learn office skills through their secretarial program, they form a social group which sponsors their annual banquet.

 

CHEERLEADERS: This group of select students encourages school spirit at athletic events. To become a cheerleader, a student must attend a series of April clinics followed by the auditions where each entrant is judged on cheerleading skills, dance ability, appearance, and enthusiasm.

 

CHESS CLUB: Students interested in competing against teams in the Akron Chess League meet after school for competitions.

 

CLOSE UP: During a federally sponsored trip to Washington, D.C., students gain firsthand knowledge of the workings of our national government by attending congressional sessions and meeting with legislators and other government officials.

 

COOPERATIVE BUSINESS EXPERIENCE (CBE): As these students learn through their work-study program, they join together to improve their work habits and attitudes to maximize their skills toward post-secondary education and/or work.

 

DRAMA CLUB INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN SOCIETY: Presenting several plays per year for the entertainment of the general public, all students are encouraged to join this group whose members are responsible for all phases of play production including acting, directing, set decorations, and makeup.

DECA: An association of marketing students. A program of activities, which develop leadership, teamwork skills, and individual growth. DECA is the only national student organization operating in the nation's schools. DECA serves as a "showcase" for student achievement with the opportunity to participate in local, state and national marketing competition.

ENVIRONMENTALLY CONCERNED STUDENTS (ECS): The purpose of the club is to conduct meetings and activities designed to express a concern for the environment.

FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes: Provides fellowship, support, assistance and training to high school athletes.

 

FRENCH CLUB: Students who enjoy the French language and culture join together to take field trips to local restaurants, go Christmas caroling, and compete in language competitions.

 

GERMAN CLUB: Uniting to share in the fellowship of the German culture, students attend plays and concerts, dine at local restaurants, and travel to areas with a rich German influence.

 

GLEE CLUB: Participation in choir enables the students to develop their ability to perform and understand choral music. Purposes are to develop singing musicians who are able to perform, read and understand music and musical meanings.

HOME ECONOMICS RELATED OCCUPATION (H.E.R.O): Organized to teach leadership skills, parliamentary procedure related to a student's vocational program which includes services and social activities.

 

INTERACT (ROTARY): Service projects have included collecting school supplies for Latin America, writing letters for Amnesty International and local community service projects.

 

INTERNATIONAL CULTURE CLUB (ICC): ICC is an organization formed to promote a better understanding among American students of other cultures and countries.

 

JAPANESE CLUB: The club promotes the study of the Japanese language and culture through enrichment experiences, trips, and activities.

 

JAZZ ENSEMBLE: Open to any student interested in exploring the art of jazz music. The group practices weekly for its many performances.  

 

JUNIOR CLASS PLAY: The first of two plays presented by each graduating class, all juniors may take part in this unique opportunity to entertain.

 

KEY CLUB INT'L: The club's goals are to promote higher standards in scholarship, sportsmanship, and social contacts while providing practical means to form enduring friendships, to render unselfish service, and to build a better community.

 

LATIN CLUB: For students taking Latin, this group provides an opportunity to organize the Slave Auction, Saturnalia celebration, Roman Banquet, and the Junior Classical League team for the state-wide competition.

MADRIGALS: This group performs Renaissance, Baroque and Early Medieval music for school concerts, festival, contests and other varied audiences.

NATIONAL FORENSIC LEAGUE (SPEECH & DEBATE): The students choosing to participate in this group develop their public speaking skills as they debate with students of other high schools on issues of national and international importance.

 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: Since 1937 the Stow-Munroe Falls High School Chapter has encouraged the qualities of scholarship, leadership, service, and character by admitting juniors who have an overall 3.5 grade point average and who have been rated satisfactorily by the faculty.

 

NOTABLES: A swing-jazz ensemble, this select group of singers performs a wide range of popular, jazz, country, Gospel, and barbershop music at performances given throughout the Akron, Munroe Falls, and Stow area for civic and private organizations.

 

OHIO MATH LEAGUE: Under the direction of a math teacher, students with strong math skills may choose to take the series of state-wide tests given to determine the best math students in Ohio.

 

ORCHESTRA: Provides the student with academic, vocational and personal growth by establishing an environment for individual training and development of positive attitudes toward the understanding and appreciation for music, self-discipline and strive for perfection.

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB: Students produce an annual photography magazine of their work. The club also promotes photography as an art and a means of expression.

 

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD: Provides a means of greater understanding and love the sciences. Club members compete at region, state, and national competition.

 

SENIOR CLASS PLAY: A fun theatrical experience including every aspect of production, all seniors may audition to be part of this entertaining comedy.

 

SKI CLUB: For fun on the slopes beginning in January, the Ski Club provides all students, beginners and experienced, the opportunity to ski while enjoying the fellowship of others at Brandywine ski resort. Members must pay for the ski package which includes 6 lift tickets and rental equipment if needed; bus transportation is provided.

 

SPANISH CLUB: Extends cultural study beyond the classroom. The importance of languages are emphasized as well as a better understanding of the importance of foreign languages.

 

SPECTRUM: Students are given the opportunity to voice their creativity via poetry, short stories, photography, and art work. The club is involved in a variety of fund raisers. These funds are used to create a student-generated annual literary magazine.

 

STOANNO: Having won many prestigious awards, the yearbook staff members publish a visual and written record of the people and events of each school year. Staff members design the layout, write the articles, and sell advertisements as they learn all aspects of this co-curricular project.

 

STOHION: Pride in this award-winning, co-curricular publication is high as students in the journalism classes report school and community news, write feature articles on the people of Stow-Munroe Falls High School, sell advertisements, and assume the responsibility for the production of the school newspaper.

 

STOW STUDENT NEWS: A weekly episode of SSN airs weekly during the school year. Staff produces videos of school events like homecoming, class plays and graduation. A senior video is also produced as well as school-related programming for Time-Warner Cable.

 

STUDENT COUNCIL: The representatives of each grade respond to the concerns and ideas of the student body by organizing positive, constructive activities and projects. Meeting daily and working during non-school hours, Council sponsors the homecoming celebration, as well as dances throughout the school year. The overall goal of these students is to serve the student body and community.

 

STUDENTS AGAINST DESTRUCTIVE DECISIONS (SADD): Membership is open to all students who wish to set a positive example for teenage behavior. Activities are geared toward "fun being me" without the influence of alcohol or other chemicals.

 

TEAMBACKERS: These dynamic, energetic, and spirited students support all Stow-Munroe Falls High School athletic teams by making signs, decorating the gym for games and pep rallies, attending games and matches, and providing special recognition for championship teams.

 

WORK STUDY CLUB: Students learn about work by administering their own business.

 


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