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 2019-2020 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, Ryan Betts, Sabrina Heath||A217|
|Asian Circle||Debbi Sochia||After School Every Third Thursday Till March||A015|
|ASL American Sign Language||Karen Pumphrey||Mondays and Fridays 8:30AM||A014|
|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|
|Camping and Hiking||Cameron Yarborough||Tuesdays 4:10||A231|
|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 Mountain Biking||Cameron Yarborough||Third Thursday of each month after school||A231|
|Clark Young Conservatives||Shanna Taylor||Wednesdays after school||A239|
|Class of 2020||David Moreno, Suzanna Day|
|Class of 2021||Natalie Quichocho, Felisha Puentes, Darrell Weeks|
|Class of 2022||Karen Pumphrey, Yvonne Yzaguirre|
|Dungeons and Dragons||Chuck Barksdale||Tuesday mornings and Thursday after school||C226|
|Earth||Jill McGowin, Annette Cobb||Every Third Wednesday||A207|
|Entrepreneurial Connections||Christina Morrow|
|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||Megan Eyden, Justin Murphy|
|Girls Learn International||Dariela Delgado, Maria E. Wilhelm||2nd and 4th Tuesdays after school||C113|
|GSA||Molly Sharp, Kristen Shaheen||2nd and 4th Thursdays after school||C207|
|Henna||Paige Vetter, Ramona Zambrano||First Thursday of each month at 8:15||A215|
|HOSA||Aide Gonzalez, Kendall McDowell|
|Ignite||Holly Lennox||Second Wednesday of every month after school||A213|
|Interact (Community Service)||Marjorie Sensiba||Second Wednesday after school||A038|
|Junior Classical League/Latin||William Lee|
|Key||Lucy Podmore||First Tuesday of every month||A100|
|LULAC Youth Council #1098||Kathy Guzman, Lisa Smalls||C205|
|MSA(Muslim Students Association)||Sabrina Heath||Fridays during lunchtime and first Thursday of the month||A039, A047|
|National Honor Society||Lori Rodgers|
|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||Tuesday mornings||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|
|World Club||Lauren Bartell||Every other Tuesday after school||A225|
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, and Vitola
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.
Lt Col. Jehn, USAF (Ret), 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 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 and cadets who are enrolled do not have to join any military service following graduation. However, cadets completing four (4) years of AFJROTC and who subsequently enlist in the armed forces may be eligible to enlist at a higher paygrade.
Why Enroll in JROTC?
- 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.
Programs offered in the Clark High School AFJROTC Program:
- Community & School Service Hours
- Ceremonial Color Guard
- Fall Necomer's Dance
- Spring Milliary Ball
- Veterans Day Activities
- Marksmanship Team
- Rocketry 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
- Out of State Travel & Competition
- Summer Leadership Training