2745 Boonesboro Road • Winchester, KY 40391 • Phone: 859.744.6111 • Fax: 859.745.2418
Student Involvement Opportunities
(information submitted by sponsors)
A Life of Giving
A life of giving is so much more fulfilling than a life of taking. To entertain this proverb, a new club has been formed so that any student, no matter their GPA, can give back to their community in a meaningful way. This club will allow any student willing to participate the opportunity to: donate, serve, and play a major role in the revitalization of their community. Currently, meetings will be held during Club Day, and possibly mornings and afternoons.
Sponsors: Ms. Mills/Kylie Hensley
Academic Team is an organization created for students who wish to participate competitively in the Quiz Bowl team format.
Sponsor: Robyn Murphy
How to Join: Email Ms. Murphy
The Animation Club is a club dedicated to those who want to learn the methods of traditional hand drawn animation and for people who already know how to animate to come together and create animations in a collaborative way as closely as we can to the way animations are made in the industry to see how interested they may be in pursuing it as a career!
Sponsor Mr. Robinson, Room 318
Bringing Change to Minds is a new club focused on peer led support to improve the mental health of our school. The club will focus on projects that are designed to help everyone in our school better cope with issues like anxiety, depression, stress and other mental health issues.
Sponsors: Mr. Little , Mr. Collins, and Ms. Rector
Buddies of the Bluegrass (BOTB)
We are an organization with a goal of making our special needs students feel more involved in our school and community. No fees to join; just text @buddiesof to 81010!
Sponsor: Allison Conley
How to Join: Text @buddiesof to 81010
President: Tristen Culton
Chess Team (Competitive)
Chess team will compete in winter tournaments and the annual State High School Chess Tournament. Our team is a regular at the State Chess Tournament Sweet 16. Chess teaches long term planning skills and, according to studies, makes students smarter.
Sponsor/coach: Dodd Dixon
How to Join: Email sponsor
Christian Fellowship Club (CFC)
Our mission is to be a place where students of all backgrounds can come together to worship, pray, and encourage each other in their faith and relationship with God.
Sponsor: Mr. Heinss
How to Join: Remind: @jesusgrc
Google Classroom: 3esnd7w
Other info: Come as you are! No membership fees.
Meet times: 8-8:25 a.m. daily in Room 221
Clark County FFA
Student-run organization that focuses on promoting agriculture students growth in premier leadership, personal growth and career success.
Sponsors: Terra Pigg, Shane Wiseman, Derek Knight, Kyle Porter
Claws N' Paws
Claws N' Paws will discuss pet care and other pet-related issues. We will plan fundraisers and collection drives to help the animal shelters and organizations around us. We want to plan fun events and make the club a fun way to help the animal community.
Sponsor: Mrs. Dotson
DFYC (Drug-Free Youth Club)
Our club is about choosing a drug-free lifestyle and promoting that lifestyle at our school. This club is open to anyone, and there is no fee to join!
Sponsors: Chelsea Mobley and Bryan Downs
How to Join: Text @cardsDFYC to 81010
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
FBLA helps high school students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions, leadership development, and educational programs.
Sponsor - Elizabeth Scioneaux
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
FCCLA is a national organization for young men and women
in FCS education. FCCLA is about making a difference in families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues.
Sponsor: Olivia Moon and Jeff Finch
How to Join: Contact Ms. Moon or Chef Finch to join.
*Must have taken FCS class in the past.
This year, French Club will focus on foods and culture. We will meet during Club Day as scheduled by the school. Join us!
Sponsor: Lydia Kohler
GRC Interact - Rotary
Community Service Club that provides opportunities for young people to work together. The goals of Interact are to recognize and develop constructive leadership, personal integrity, and discover the power of Service Above Self. The Interact Club also provides scholarship opportunities.
Sponsor: Carrie Reeder
President: Electing Officers this year. It is a new club.
How to Join: Open to all students at GRC. Email Mrs. Reeder to join.
Meet Times: During Club Day and the second Thursday of each month from 3:40 - 4:15.
Great Readin’ Club
A club dedicated to students who enjoy reading. Students will all read the same book each month and come with their thoughts and feelings to discuss with members. This club not only encourages becoming a more avid reader, but also building relationships with others and developing critical literacy skills.
Sponsor: Mrs. Clevenger; meets in Room 233
Our organization seeks to provide a safe, supportive, fun community for people who fall anywhere on the gender spectrum- gay, straight, lesbian, bisexual, asexual, nonbinary, trans, questioning, etc. We aim to forward the basic truth that all people are equal and deserve respect and dignity; to dispel ignorance that feeds fear and hate; and to advocate for those who suffer as a result of that ignorance.
Sponsor: Eloise Lynch
How to Join: Join our Google Classroom (code: ppuxquk) or email Grace Kelley or Eloise Lynch.
HOSA - Health and Occupations Students of America
Our organization is open to any student in the Health Science/Allied Health or Biomedical Pathways. Health Science/Allied Health students will sign up with Ms. Harney or Ms. Abner. Biomedical has its own chapter and will sign up with Ms. Cord.
ATC HOSA remind: @grchosa2
Fees: $20 to join
A citizenship program that focuses on leadership development and community service.
Sponsor: Master Sergeant Lee
How to Join: Email Master Sergeant Lee
Mock Trial Team
Mock Trial is a competitive organization in which schools are given a complete court case with witness statements and evidence. As a team, you prepare direct examinations, cross examinations, opening statements, and closing arguments to compete against other schools in an actual trial (most of the time in an actual courtroom)!
Sponsors: Kayla Clevenger, Logan Murphy
How to Join: Tryouts are held in September
National Art Honor Society (NAHS)
A high school honor society that inspires students with outstanding ability and keen interest in visual arts.
Sponsor: Ms. Fuller
Who is Eligible: Must be a high school student who has completed at least one semester of art here at GRC and passed with a C or higher. To be eligible for membership, you must have (and maintain) a minimum scholarship average of a C or higher.
How to Join: If you are eligible and would like to become a member, please sign up to our Google Classroom (code:pmw6bhx)
Fees: Yearly membership fee of $8, details on paying dues google classroom. Please do not let money keep you from wanting to join NAHS.
Meet Times: We will meet 1-2 times a month, typically on Tuesday morning and club days when in-person.
National Beta Club
National Beta Club is the largest independent, non-profit, educational youth organization in America. And for 80 years, it has prepared today’s students to be tomorrow's leaders. To promote the ideals of achievement, character, service, and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.
Sponsor: Amanda Mills
Co-Presidents: Zach Ross and Mallory Jones
How to Join: Each member is invited based on their GPA. You must have a GPA above 3.5 to join the club. Email Mrs. Mills to join if eligible.
Meetings are every other Friday at 8 a.m.
National Honor Society
NHS is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the area of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
Sponsor: Jeffrey Barnett
Meetings: Room 531
How to Join: Google Classroom code- 7i3rvhj
Remind code- Class of 2023-@ek2dd36, Class of 2024 - @nhs4202
Requirements: Junior or Senior, minimum GPA 3.5 and no office referrals
Fees: Dues are $20
A social club that promotes school spirit by planning and organizing a variety of events throughout the year!
Sponsor: Amy Hynes
How to Join: Everyone is encouraged to join! Please reach out to Ms. Hynes for the Remind code to be updated on all events!
We are the leaders and the competitive representatives of the Clark County Area Technology Center. As a previously established group, both advisors and returning members are welcome with open arms. Our goal is to prepare you for leadership and the world of work.
How to Join: Must have an ATC class to join; Contact Mr. Willoughby, Room 604
Speech and Debate Team
The club has existed since 1920. We compete in speech tournaments on select Saturdays in December, January, and February. You will learn how to communicate more effectively. Many of our judges, lawyers, ministers, teachers, and elected officials in Clark County received their start in the speech team.
Sponsor: Dodd Dixon
Strategic Gaming Club
A club for those who love any sort of strategic gaming. Games include, but are not limited to: D&D, Magic, Yu-gi-oh, Catan, Monopoly, Uno, Playing Card Games (like Bridge), and any others that you want to bring!
Sponsor: Brandon Cooke
To join: Email Mr. Cooke
Meet: Room 513 on Fridays starting at 3:45pm
The Y-Club program provides high school students a chance to participate in hands-on activities that develop leadership skills, help one understand the importance of civic responsibility, and enhance our community through service projects. This organization allows students to put democracy in action by participating in the KYA and KUNA Conferences and meeting with other schools from around the state. Contact Mr. Barnett or Mrs. Greenwell to join.
Young Democrats Club
The Young Democrats Club supports and helps engage students in the democratic process and assists in the electoral success of Democratic Party candidates for office locally as well as statewide and federal elections.
Sponsor: Matthew Shepherd.
Young Republicans Club
Through recruiting, training and mobilizing people, the YRNF presents an opportunity for ordinary people to do extraordinary things. Through community involvement in political issues, charitable projects and participation in political campaigns, YRs work to improve the world in which we live.
Sponsor: Kevin Andrews
How to Join: Email Mr. Andrews