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Extracurriculars

Athletics

Sponsor
Coach John Geist, Clark Athletic Coordinator and Coach Anne Ager, Clark Assistant Athletic Coordinator

Sports programs offered at Tom C. Clark High School

Clark High School has a strong athletic tradition since its beginning. We offer students the opportunity to participate in several sports.  The main goal of our Athletic Department is to develop the student-athlete both on the court/field as well as in the classroom.  Our sports programs teach athletes the value of discipline, loyalty, hard work, good health, and good sportsmanship.

 

Football 

Basketball

Volleyball

Softball

Golf

Diving

Swimming

Track

Baseball

Soccer

Tennis

Cross Country

 

Call the school for more information (210)397-5150 or visit the Clark HS Athletics website at https://clarkathletics.org/

Arts

Sponsor
Directors - Smith and Neiman
Meeting Time & Location
Dance Studio

Dance Classes I-IV introduce students to various mediums of dance, including ballet, modern, social/multicultural dance, jazz, tap, improvisation, and hip hop. Emphasis is on the development of technical and mind/body coordination skills, physical strength, and creativity. Students participate in a minimum of two performances a year. There is no prerequisite for Dance Level 1.  

Clubs

Tom C. Clark High School 2022-2023 Clubs **** Times and sponsors subject to change**** Call office for information 210-397-5150
CLUB SPONSOR/S MEETING DATE/S TIME/S

LOCATION

ACADEMIC DECATHLON NAT PLAYER BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL TBA TBA
ART CLUB LUIS VALDERAS EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTER SCHOOL A001
BOWLING JANIE CARDENAS SEE SPONSOR    
CLASS OF 2023 ANNETTE COBB DEBBIE SOCHIA JONATHAN FARMER MEET AS ANNOUNCED   A015
CLASS OF 2024 ELIZABETH CASILLAS JANIE CARDENAS MEET AS ANNOUNCED    
CLASS OF 2025 KAREN PUMPHREY LAURA SWAIN MICHELLE ELIZONDO REBECCA BERRINGER MEET AS ANNOUNCED   A039
CLASS OF 2026 TBA TBA TBA TBA
COMPUTER SCIENCE CLUB DANIELLE MILLS EVERY TUESDAY 4:30 PM - 5:15 PM C225
CREATIVE WRITING CLUB KARLIE GARCIA 1ST & LAST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM A202
CRICKET CLUB DAVID EMPSON EVERY TUESDAY 8:40 AM A115
CURRENT EVENTS UIL CRISTINA JOHNSON EVERY THURSDAY 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM A228
DRAMA CLUB KYLE ANDREWS 2ND & 4TH FRIDAY OF THE MONTH 8:15 AM TBA
EARTH CLUB ANNE SCHNABEL ANNETE COBB AS ANNOUNCED TBA A017
eSPORTS TEAM DANIELLE MILLS MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM C225
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES RIHANA HOUY MEET AS ANNOUNCED    
FRENCH NHS RAPHAEL CHOURY THURSDAYS 4:30 PM A102
FRIENDS HAVING FUN KAREN PUMPHREY SEE SPONSOR FOR MEETING DAYS/TIMES TBA A028
GENDERS & SEXUALITIES ALLIANCE MOLLY SHARP 2ND & 4TH TUESDAY OF MONTH 4:40 PM P18
GERMAN CLUB ROSELYNN CHOURY SECOND TUESDAY OF THE MONTH MORNING A110
GIRLS LEARN INTERNATIONAL DARIELA DELGADO MARIA WILHELM 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAY OF MONTH   C113
HENNA CLUB RAMONA ZAMBRANO PAIGE VETTER SHANNON RANGE 3RD THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 8:15 AM A215
HOSA NADIA LOPEZ TBA TBA C224
INDIAN CULTURE CLUB MARIBEL YZAGUIRRE EVERY WEDNESDAY 4:35 PM A229
KEY CLUB LUCY PODMORE CRISTINA JOHNSON 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH 4:45 PM - 5:45 PM LIBRARY
KOREAN CLUB DANIEL DUBOIS 1ST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH 4:45 PM A204
LATIN CLUB WILLIAM LEE SEE SPONSOR 8:15 AM / 4:45 PM A103
MATH CLUB/ MU ALPHA THETA JOSEPH DEMARIO YOLANDA ADAME MARK PEDROZA TBA TBA TBA
MINDFULNESS CLUB DEBORAH JEMPTY 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH 8:15 AM COUGAR DEN
MODEL UN KEVIN PUMPHREY SEE SPONSOR   A218
MUSLIM STUDENT ASSOCIATION CORY PHILLIPS ONCE A MONTH AFTER SCHOOL & FRIDAY'S DURING 5TH FOR PRAYER 4:30 PM A048
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY CRISTINA MCFARLAND LAST WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 4:35 PM LIBRARY
NATIONAL LATIN HONOR SOCIETY WILLIAM LEE SEE SPONSOR   A103
ROBOTIC TEAM CHUCK BARKSDALE MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM C226
SCIENCE FAIR CLUB DEBBI SOCHIA SEE SPONSOR 8:15 AM - 8:45 AM A015
SCIENCE NHS YVONNE YZAGUIRRE DEBBI SOCHIA EVERY 3RD WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH TBA TBA
SPANISH CLUB NATALIA CABALLOS 2ND & 4TH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH 4:35 PM A105
SPANISH NHS SALVATORE REGINALDO MATTHEW LOPEZ 1ST WEDNESDAY OF MONTH 4:30 PM A022
STUDENT COUNCIL JOSEPH DEMARIO 1ST & 3RD TUESDAY OF MONTH 4:45 PM - 5:15 PM CAFE
TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF FUTURE EDUCATORS (TAFE) SYDNEY HERNANDEZ EVERY WEDNESDAY TBA TBA
UIL MATH NUMBER SENSE MICHAEL KOHN TBA TBA TBA
UNIFIED SPECIAL OLYMPICS JESSE HERNANDEZ TBA TBA TBA
UPSTYLE YOUR DESIGN MONIQUE CARPENTIER 1ST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH 4:30 - 5:15 PM A207
     

 

Activities

Sponsor
Directors: Smith, Neiman, Vitola and Hernandez

Pep Squad: Award-winning team that includes students in grade levels 9-12. Students learn the basics of dance and cheer technique and skill. Pep Squad performs halftime at football games, cheers in the stands at football, volleyball, and basketball games. Pep Squad competes at 1-2 competitions in February. Pep Squad performs in a Spring Show in April. Pep Squad also participates in community events around the area. There is no prerequisite for Pep Squad. 

 

Drill Team - Aristocats: Award-winning JV dance team that includes students in grade levels 10-12. Tryouts for this team take place in March. Aristocats perform halftime routines at football games, cheer in the stands at football, volleyball, and basketball games, perform at pep rallies, and perform at a Spurs game halftime show. Aristocats compete at 2 competitions in February. Aristocats perform in a Spring Show in April. Aristocats specializes in Jazz, Pom, and Hip Hop. Aristocats also participate in community events around the area. Prerequisite - 1 year in Pep Squad or UIL extracurricular activity. 

 

Dance Team - Top Cats: A four-time State Champion Varsity dance team that includes students in grade levels 10-12. Tryouts for this team take place in March. Top Cats perform halftime routines at football games, cheer in the stands at football, volleyball, and basketball games, perform at pep rallies, and perform at a Spurs game halftime show. Top Cats compete at 3 competitions in February. Top Cats specialize in Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Lyrical. Top Cats perform in their annual Spring Show in April. Top Cats also participate in community events around the area. Prerequisite - 1 year in Pep Squad or UIL extracurricular activity. 

 

Cheer: Award-winning JV and Varsity Cheer team that includes students in grade levels 10-12. Tryouts for this team take place in March. Cheer leads spirit at pep rallies, football, volleyball, and basketball games. Cheer competes at 3-4 competitions starting November - January. Cheer recently placed 2nd out of 16 teams at NCA National Competition. Cheer trains in tumbling and stunts throughout the year and performs in a Spring Show in April. Cheer also participates in community events around the area. Prerequisite - 1 year in Pep Squad or UIL extracurricular activity. 

Sponsor
SASI Col. Patrick Franzese USAF (Ret), MSgt. Vince Madrid, USAF (Ret)

 

Parents and Guardians: Welcome to the Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) 793rd Cadet Wing at Tom C. Clark High School

Your daughter and/or son is joining a first-class instructional program with dedicated and experienced instructors who will go the extra mile for each cadet.  We will provide a learning environment that is safe, educational, inspiring, fun, and physically challenging.  

The mission of AFJROTC is to develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community.  Our core values are:  "Integrity First", "Service Before Self", and "Excellence in all we do". Our objectives are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, promote community service, instill responsibility, character,  self-discipline, and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals.

It is important for everyone to know that AFJROTC is not a military recruiting program, however cadets who are enrolled may choose to join (if qualified) any military service following graduation.  Moreover, cadets completing three (3) years of AFJROTC, and who subsequently enlist in the armed forces may be eligible to enlist at a higher pay grade.  Please see service specific recruiters for details. 

 

Why Enroll in AFJROTC?

  • To appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship.
  • To develop leadership potential, while working cooperatively with others.
  • To be able to think logically and to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing.
  • To appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health.
  • To understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college and other advanced educational and employment opportunities.
  • To develop mental management abilities.
  • To compete for summer scholarship programs (CSAF Flight Program)
  • To further your chances of obtaining a College ROTC scholarship
  • To compete at National Level competitions (College resume builder)

Programs offered in the Clark H.S. AFJROTC:

  • Community & School Service Hours
  • Ceremonial Color Guard  
  • Fall Newcomer's Dance
  • Spring Military Ball
  • Veterans Day Activities
  • Marksmanship Team 
  • Academic Team
  • Saber Team
  • Silver Valor Unarmed Drill Team  
  • Centurion Guard Armed Drill Team 
  • Physical Fitness Team
  • Orienteering Team
  • Raider Challenge Team
  • Kitty Hawk Air Society (NHS Equivalent)
  • Spirit Squad
  • Summer Leadership Training

  Contact information: patrick.franzese@nisd.net

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