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.
Call the school for more information (210)397-5150 or visit the NISD Athletics website at www.nisd.net/athletics/
|Tom C. Clark High School 2020-2021 Clubs **** Times and sponsors subject to change**** Call office for information 210-397-5150|
|Club Name||Sponsor(s)||Meeting Times||Room #|
|Academic Decathlon||Nat Player, Holly Lennox||A217|
|Amnesty Club||Lori Rodgers||Every other Wednesday at 8:20am||Zoom|
|Asian Circle||Debbi Sochia||After School Every Third Thursday Till March||A015|
|Bowling||Jon Cavanaugh||Contact Jon Cavanaugh for details 210-416-5610|
|Brave New Voices||Tanis Lemons||Third Thursday of each month after school 4:15||A240|
|Clark Chess||Lucy Podmore||Wednesdays after school||A100|
|Clark Cricket||David Empson||See Mr. Empson (Assistant Principal) For More information|
|Clark Cubic||Mark Pedroza, Joseph Demario||Every Friday at 4:05||C112|
|Clark Drama/Thespians||Kyle Andrews, Joseph Lopez||Every Friday @ 8:15am||B122|
|Clark Young Conservatives||Shanna Taylor||Wednesdays after school||A239|
|Class of 2021||Natalie Quichocho, Felisha Puentes, Darrell Weeks|
|Class of 2022||Karen Pumphrey, Yvonne Yzaguirre|
Computer Science Club
|Danielle Mills||Saturdays @ 2pm||Zoom|
|Earth||Annette Cobb, Anne Schnabel||Every Third Wednesday||A207|
|Fellowship of Christian Athletes||Rihana Houy||Wednesdays at 8:15||P 27|
|FHF (Friends Having Fun)||Karen Pumphrey||A028|
|For the Love of Others (F.L.O.)||Daniella Villarreal||2nd and 4th Thursday of the month||A210|
|French Club/French NHS||Charlene Rowe||Once a month after school|
|Future Music Educator's Association||Justin Murphy|
|Girls Learn International||Dariela Delgado, Maria E. Wilhelm||2nd and 4th Tuesdays after school||C113|
|GSA||Molly Sharp||2nd and 4th Thursdays after school||C207|
|HOSA||Kendall McDowell||Every other Tuesday after school||C228|
|Interact (Community Service)||Marjorie Sensiba||Second Wednesday after school||A038|
|Key||Lucy Podmore||First Tuesday of every month||A100|
|National Honor Society||Lori Rodgers, Summer Manchester|
|National Latin Honor Society||William Lee|
|National Speech and Debate Association||Molly Sharp|
|QuizBowl||Lori Rodgers||Tuesdays after school||C203|
|Robotics||Chuck Barksdale||Wednesdays and Thursdays after school||C226|
|Science Fair||Debbi Sochia||Tuesdays after school||A015|
|Science NHS||Yvonne Yzaguirre, Rene Gonzales||Once a Month|
|Science Bowl||Serena Connally|
|Spanish||Natalia Caballos||Every other Wednesday after school||A105|
|Spanish Honor Society||Salvatore Reginaldo|
|Student Council||Joseph DeMario, Mark Pedroza||1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month after school||Cafeteria|
|UIL Academics||Michelle Elizondo|
Directors - Smith and Neiman
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.
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.
SASI (Currently Vacant), SMSgt. Carbon, USAF (Ret) , SMSgt. McDaniel, 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 paygrade. 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 (Spurs game Color Guard)
- Ceremonial Color Guard
- Fall Newcomer's Dance
- Spring Military Ball
- Veterans Day Activities
- Marksmanship Team (AFJROTC Nationally Ranked)
- Academic Team
- Saber Team
- Silver Valor Unarmed Drill Team (All-Service Nationally Ranked) Runner-ups 2019
- Centurion Guard Armed Drill Team (All-Service Nationally Ranked)
- Physical Fitness Team (All-Service Nationally Ranked) Runner-ups 2019
- Orienteering Team
- Raider Challenge Team
- Kitty Hawk Air Society (NHS Equivalent)
- Spirit Squad
- Out of State Travel & Competition (Daytona Beach, FL: National Drill and Physical Challenge Competitions)
- Summer Leadership Training