Football halftime show with the marching band.

Extracurriculars

Meeting Time & Location
AFJROTC (G-Wing)

AFJROTC's objectives are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship and life skills; promote community service; instill a sense of responsibility; and develop character, leadership, and self-discipline through education and instruction in air and space fundamentals and the Air Force’s core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The AFJROTC program is not chartered as a recruiting program for the military services, and those students who participate in AFJROTC do not incur any obligation to the Air Force.

CONTACT: richard.demouy@nisd.net

LEARN MORE: AFJROTC VIDEO

The Harlan High School Athletic Program plays an integral part in student learning and the development of well-rounded students.  The purpose of our athletic program is to promote high academic standards along with developing strong character. Our coaches are committed to developing our young men and women to be the best possible student, athlete, and citizen they can possibly become through the spirit of competition. Coaches will motivate our student/athletes to always put forth their best effort in the development of their character, talents, and academic success. We encourage you to show your support by finding a game near you. Enjoy the seasons!

Boys Athletics

Boys Athletics allows young men to compete in Football, Cross County, Tennis, Golf, Swim, Track, Baseball and Basketball. Most sports will have two or three teams that require students to tryout during specific dates in the school year. Our purpose in boys’ athletics is to promote high academic standards along with developing strong character. We want to develop leaders who will have a positive impact in our world. Our goal is to win. We will accomplish our goal by establishing a strong work ethic with our athletes. GO HAWKS!

CONTACT: eddie.salas@nisd.net

Girls Athletics

Girls' Athletics allows our young ladies to participate in Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Cross Country, Tennis, Golf, Swim and Dive. Most of these sports will have two teams (Varsity and JV), while volleyball and basketball have three teams (Freshman, JV and Varsity). There is a tryout process for each of these teams that occurs during specific dates throughout the year. Our purpose is to create a culture that develops strong character and promotes high academic standards. We strive to develop great athletes and leaders who will make a positive impact in our world. GO HAWKS!

CONTACT: monica.gonzales-1@nisd.net

Sports Medicine

The Harlan Athletic Training staff is responsible for all matters pertaining to the health, safety, and welfare of every athlete on campus. We are committed to providing the best possible care, education, and professional support while utilizing all resources available to promote the success of Harlan athletics. The purpose of the student sports medicine program at Harlan High School is to provide a student-centered approach focusing on the health and safety of every athlete while linking classroom education with real world experiences.

 

This program is geared for highly motivated, hardworking, and team-oriented students who have an interest in healthcare and sports medicine. Students in our program will have plenty of hands-on experiences in emergency care, injury treatment, prevention, and rehabilitation alongside our highly skilled athletic training staff. Students in our program can expect to work with, and provide care to, numerous sports teams year-round.

CONTACT: dyllan.hofmann@nisd.net

 

Meeting Time & Location
F126 & F127

Explore different types of art with a variety of materials through drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, fibers, and much more. Freshmen start in Art 1 or Art 2 (depending on any high school credits earned in 8th grade). Students can advance to Art 3, Art 4, AP 2D, AP Drawing, and AP Art History.

CONTACT: mandy.clarson@nisd.net

Meeting Time & Location
F131

The Harlan Hawk Band is a fun and exciting program that includes Marching Band, Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band and various Instrumental Ensembles. We also build camaraderie and community through plenty of social events, (cookouts, pool parties, etc.), and take annual band trips performing at places like Disney's Magic Kingdom!

CONTACT: andrew.tucker@nisd.net

LEARN MORE: Harlan Band Youtube Channel

Meeting Time & Location
F128

Welcome to the Harlan Choir! Whether you’ve been in choir for many years or you’re interested in joining for the very first time, we have a place for you! We have five ensembles: Cast, Madrigals, Chorale, Tiercel, and Chamber. Our choir family takes pride in being welcoming and inclusive and we hope we are able to show, through our members, that we have room for everyone!

In our program, students will learn the basics of reading music and performing as an ensemble. You will be pushed out of your comfort zone and encouraged to try, make mistakes, and try again! Everyone will perform in four annual concerts as well as have opportunities to participate in other events, such as contests, festivals, tours, and outreach projects. All curricular choirs are offered during our 8-period schedule and are year-long courses. We hope to see you as one of our newest singers!

This course develops skills in proper vocal production and music reading. Students learn to improve their singing voice, sight-reading and ensemble skills through performance participation. Choral literature will include all genres of vocal music written for the treble voice. Each level of this course, will build on the foundation of the previous course. Students will develop in confidence and collaborative skills through performance opportunities in solo, small and larger vocal ensembles. Enrollment in this course constitutes agreement to fulfill all curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular requirements.

CONTACT: miguelangel.ochoa@nisd.net

The Harlan Hawk Color guard is an extensive part of the Harlan Hawk Marching Band in the Fall, while in the Spring it is its own competitive entity. This group uses equipment such as flags, rifles, and sabers to provide a visual/dance aspect to marching. In the Spring, the color guard competes at state-wide competitions and has won numerous awards. You do not have to have any experience at all to join! On top of everything, the color guard is a highly spirited group that has socials such as pool parties and cookouts!

The Fine Arts Dance Classes involve content standards that focus on the knowledge and skills of dance elements in dance styles including ballet, jazz, modern, hip hop and more. In addition, students explore dance theory and history while participating in creative movement and performances. We offer four levels of dance in which students receive either fine-arts, PE, or elective credits.

CONTACT: adriana.najera@nisd.net

Theatre Arts I and Musical Theatre I are performance-based classes, but performing is just one aspect. Students will develop skills and concepts that will benefit them on and off the stage. Students will get to work with others to solve human and practical problems, explore issues specific to their world and beyond, understand the educational, cultural and social purposes of drama, and appreciate performance art, both as participants and as spectators. Most importantly, students will be encouraged to challenge themselves and be more comfortable in their own skin in an environment that is inclusive and welcoming of everyone.

CONTACT: briane.green@nisd.net

Technical Theatre is a course for students new to Technical Theatre. Students will be introduced to the safe use of scenery, lighting, costumes, sound, makeup, and props to effectively enhance theatrical productions. Through the design process, students will gain an appreciation for Theatrical Design as an art form and will recognize themselves as a creative part of a production team. In Technical Theatre I, students will learn to evaluate live theatre and recognize the impact of live theatre on contemporary society. Technical Theatre I is a project-based course that will require students to practice the safe use of shop tools and materials. Students can continue their more advance study in tech Theater in 2-4.

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