group photo of the cross country team and their coaches on the track field

Extracurriculars

Activities

Cross Country

Sponsor: Coach Turner & Coach Kollman


Golf

Sponsor: Coach Herrera


Track & Field

Sponsor: Coach Turner, Coach Montoya, and Coach Kollman

Meeting Time & Location Track Field, Spring Session, 4:15-5:30

Incoming Freshmen for 2020-2021 will need to complete the required online forms before August 1, 2020.

  • Online Forms for 2020-2021 (Pending)

Tennis

Sponsor: Coach Luna & Coach Bagwell

HCHS Tennis is a competitive program playing in Region 4, District 27-6A.

Health Careers has an enrollment of around 850 and is a free-standing magnet school in the heart of San Antonio’s Medical Center. In district, we compete against Clark, O’Connor, Marshall, Holmes, Jay, Taft, Stevens, Warren, Brandeis and Brennan. During the past 15 years, HCHS has competed against perennial powerhouses such as Westlake, New Braunfels, Reagan,Alamo Heights, Harlingen South and numerous others. The program has been to regionals 8 out of the 11 years. Plus during the individual season which takes place in the spring our school has had its share of regional qualifiers in boys singles, girls singles, girls doubles. boys doubles and mixed doubles. From 2004 to 2007 we have had state qualifiers in girls singles and mixed doubles.


Swimming & Diving

Sponsor: Coach Scofield

Meeting Time & Location Pool, Monday through Friday, 7AM - 9AM

Club Sponsor(s) Location
42 Club Kelling TBD
Academic Decathlon Johnston & Bosnic 149
Art Club Constanzo TBD
Astronomy Club Parrott  
Baila Conmigo Anguiano GYM
Band Fowler MUS 1
Bowling Club Ron Alonzo  
BSU Turner Gym
Chemistry Club Curtis TBD
Chess Club Kurban & Brahm  
Choir Bagwell MUS 2
Class of 2023 Perrin & Merchant F116
Class of 2024 Johnston & Bosnic 149/136
Class of 2025 Cervera & Molina  
Class of 2026 Galvan & Martinez  
Debate Club Denzer  
Do Something Club Wagner 134
Drama/Theater Arts Club Chu 218
ESports Club Wilbur 230
Fashion Club Parrott  
Filipino Culture Club Gomez  
Friends of CAMP Sittre  
GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance) Wilbur  
Healing Hearts Kurzban  
History Fair/National History Day Apodaca 237
HOSA (Chapter) Sittre  
Latin Club Chu & Van Eimeren 218
Mu Alpha Theta Atsalis & Laurel 156
National Honor Society Snow & Constanzo 158
National Technical Honor Society Merchant  
Neuroscience Club Wilbur  
Newspaper Kelling Library Class
Orchestra Clark & Barker MUS 1
Science Fair Snow 158
Soccer Club Shaddock GYM
South Asian Student Association (SASA) Huvar & Shaddock  
Spanish Honor Society Tejeda & Taboas  
Stitchery Club Huvar  
Student Council Adames & Torrez  
Tutoring Club Molina  
UIL Current Events Apodaca 237
UIL Literary Criticism Apodaca 237
UIL Social Studies Apodaca 237
Yearbook Kelling Library Class

Band

Director Fowler Meeting Time & Location Band Hall Symphonic Band meets every A Day, Prep Band every B day and Jazz Band every B day.  

Symphonic Band: the top, Varsity level band at HCHS. Symphonic Band performs a variety of repertoire from a wide range of styles and composers.  This competitive group participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region, Area, and All-State competitions. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Band Placement is by audition.

Concert Band: the junior varsity level band comprised of students continuing from Prep-Band (Band 1) and/or who may not be quite ready for Varsity level UIL Concert/Sight Reading. Concert Band performs a variety of music from a wide range of composers. Opportunity to audition and perform with the Symphonic Band is offered to those who progress and attend weekly sectionals. Placement is by audition.

Prep Band: a beginning level band course that focuses on the fundamental and developmental skills needed for performance of a band instrument.  There are no prerequisites for this group.

Jazz Ensemble: a competitive ensemble that performs regularly and competes as jazz festivals. Jazz Band is open to all experienced music students interested in learning jazz repertoire, jazz auditory styles, and jazz improvisational skills.  Placement is by audition.


Choir

Director Bagwell

Treble Choir and Tenor/Bass Choir: beginning choir ensembles that focus on fundamental and developmental skills needed to become a vocalist. Groups sing a variety of music from a wide range of styles and composers. There are no prerequisites for these ensembles and auditions are not required.

Advanced Treble Choir: an intermediate, non-varsity choir. This choir sings a variety of music from a wide range of composers and styles, and participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and UIL Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region competition. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Choir. Placement is by audition.

Varsity Women’s Chorus: an advanced choir at HCHS that sings a variety of repertoire from a wide range of composers and styles. This competitive group participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region, Area, and All-State competitions. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Choir. Placement is by audition.

Varsity Men’s Chorus: an advanced choir at HCHS that also sings a variety of music from a wide range of composers and styles. This competitive group participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region, Area, and All-State competitions. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Choir. Placement is by audition.

Mixed Choir: a Varsity level choir at HCHS, representing SATB voices. This choir will have additional before school rehearsals. They perform a variety of repertoire from a wide range of composers and styles. This competitive group participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region, Area, and All-State competitions. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Choir. Placement is by audition.


Orchestra

Director Dr. Clark

Varsity Orchestra: the top, advanced level orchestra at HCHS (“Symphonic” on course cards). Varsity Orchestra performs a variety of repertoire from a wide range of styles and composers. This competitive group participates in UIL Concert & Sight-Reading and Solo & Ensemble, as well as TMEA’s Region, Area, and All-State competitions. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Orchestra. Placement is by audition.

Junior Varsity Orchestra: the non-varsity level orchestra at HCHS (“Concert” on course cards). JV Orchestra performs a variety of repertoire from a wide range of styles and composers, and participates in UIL Concert and Sight-Reading contest and UIL Solo and Ensemble. Prerequisites: prior experience in a Middle School or High School Orchestra. Placement is preferably by audition.

Orchestra 1(Prep): a beginning level string course that focuses on the fundamental and developmental skills needed for performance of an orchestral string instrument. Students may have some previous experience in an elementary or middle school orchestra, or they might be beginners with no experience. Placement will be based on the discretion of the director.


Other Fine Arts Courses

AP Music Theory: an upper level, advanced music course covering most collegiate, first year music theory information. Students study specifics in music development as well as significant parts, such as note-writing, part-writing, harmony, and composition. This course is not offered to beginners in music or freshmen.

AP Art History: an upper level, advanced art course exploring visual art forms. Students study the cultural, historical, and religious elements of art. Particular artists and their stylistic influences to society are focused upon and studied. This course is only for juniors and seniors.

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