Student Organizations

Swansea High School students are invited to participate in a variety of extra curricular activities. The activities program is designed to offer opportunities for exploring and developing a student's range of interests and to help the student develop leadership and poise.  Participation in regular activities enables students to learn how to better plan and work with others.

ART CLUB

The Art Club is composed of students interested in the various phases of the arts.  Members work in the art room on extra projects, help with decorating for the prom and Christmas, and work on business displays. It meets on Thursday at 3:45. For more information, email cfox@lexington4.net.


BETA CLUB

The Senior Beta Club is an organization for 9th through 12th grade students, whose purpose is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among secondary school students. Students are invited to join at the beginning of each year based on their character, leadership, service, and academic success. It meets the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 8:15. For more information, contact Emily Taylor (etaylor@lexington4.net)

BOOK CLUB

The SHS Book Club is a student-led group where students choose a book, read it together, discuss it each week, and then write a review to share with the school. It meets Mondays 3:45-4:45 in Ms. Liger's room 205.

DRAMA CLUB

When: Thursday starting Sept. 1st from 3:45-4:45

Where: Mr. Morris' Room; Room 209

What: Improv and original one-acts, skits and short films.

Why: Come break out of your shell and hang with some supportive, creative folks as your learn the ropes of drama.

FFA (Future Farmers of America)

The National FFA Organization is the largest youth organization in the world with a stunning 629,327 student members in grades 7-12 who belong to one of 7,665 local FFA chapters throughout the US, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by promoting premier leadership, personal growth, and career success. Swansea High School’s FFA chapter is open to students in grades 9-12 (they do not have to be in an Agriculture class to become a member).  We participate in state and national conventions, summer camp, community service projects, leadership conferences and workshops, compete in various competitions, and present opportunities for scholarships to our students. They typically meet once a month on Wednesdays and all members will receive a membership card, 2 magazine subscriptions, and a calendar with all the events planned throughout the school year. For additional information, contact Desiree Kinneer (dkinneer@lexington4.net)


H O S A (Health Occupations Students of America)

Health Occupations of America (HOSA) is a student organization for 9th-12th graders who have a desire to pursue a career in the health care industry.  The  purpose of HOSA  is to develop leadership and technical skill competencies of health science students through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition. Students are invited to join HOSA each year & are affiliated with state and national HOSA associations by paying membership dues. HOSA meets on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month at 3:45pm in room 162.  For more information, contact Kelly Kemmerlin, Kelly Hartley or Angel Skinner.

PROM COMMITTEE

The purpose of the Prom Committee is to oversee the raising of funds and to effectively coordinate and plan the prom. We are looking for responsible Juniors and Seniors to join our committee and ensure that this year's prom is a successful venture. The committee will meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 3:45pm in the media center. Meetings will increase after winter break to twice a month. For more information, contact LaToya Williams (lwilliams@lexington4.net) or Tecoya Brantley-Williams (tbrantley-williams@lexington4.net)

STUDENT COUNCIL

The Student Council of Swansea High School continually strives to inform students/faculty/administration of the activities available and to involve as many members of the school "family" and community for the promotion of a strong Tiger Spirit.  All members of the Student Council at Swansea High should be aware of their responsibilities to work and serve. They meet on the second and fourth Thursday of the month in the library at 8:15. For more information, contact Mrs. Sargent (dsargent@lexington4.net) or Mrs. Porter (mporter@lexington4.net).


YEARBOOK

Swansea High School's yearbook is published at the end of each school year.  The annual serves as a permanent record of school events during the year.  It contains individual student and faculty pictures, as well as pictures of clubs, class activities, and sports.  The Yearbook Staff is composed of students who have an excellent academic background, school spirit, and leadership abilities. Applications are due during registration. For more information, contact Emily Taylor (etaylor@lexington4.net)