Clubs & Organizations
CLASS ADVISORS Freshman Christine Morgan Sophomore Joanna Rhodes Junior Andrea Cook/Jordan Hawks Senior Laura LaLone Student Council Anna Waldrup Beta The National Beta Club has been in existence since 1934. The National Beta Club has a motto that states, "Let Us Lead By Serving Others." The Beta Club at Weddington High School has been committed to helping our school and community throughout the year. As a club, we seek members who demonstrate dedication to serve in our community and who strive for academic excellence. We choose students based on their leadership qualities, grades, recommendations and personal essays. Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors who have an unweighted GPA of a 3.8 or higher will be invited to join Beta Club in January. There are monthly meetings to attend and service projects to complete.
DECA Distributive Education Club of America - An association of Marketing students which compliments the different Marketing classes offered. Students have the opportunity to participate in many activities throughout the year such as: district, state and national competitions, fund-raisers, leadership opportunities, socials/meetings and community service events. DECA has over 200,000 members in the United States and eight other countries. Pat Kowalo Drama Club
Drama Club produces several live productions a year as well as offers other educational theatrical activities. Drama Club promotes high standards in performance, academics, behavior and entertainment as well as encourages positive relationships between students, faculty and the public. Maria Moore Engineering Club The Engineering Club at Weddington provides its members with an opportunity to design and program robots built from VEX structural materials. Teams are encouraged to compete in the two robotic tournaments sponsored by Union County. A WHS Engineering Club team won the Union County Robotic Challenge in April 2016. Nancy Pate
FBLA Future Business Leaders of America -FBLA brings business and education together through regional, state and national business competitions and innovative leadership, service and social activities.
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address issues involving family, work and societal issues. Any student who has taken a course in Family and Consumer Sciences is eligible for active membership. FCCLA has participated in activities involving March of Dimes, Habitat for Humanity, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Turning Point and other community organizations and support services in the Weddington community.
New for the 2018-2019 School Year
FFA National FFA Organization makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education. The Weddington FFA Chapter prides itself on competitive events and leadership related to agriculture.
First Priority Meeting weekly, First Priority's purpose is to provide a place and time where students can worship Christ through fellowship, games, sharing of testimonies, singing, and listening to guest speakers; it allows students to find encouragement and develop friendships through Christ. Visit the club's web site @ www.liveforhim.wetpaint.com. Allison Key French Club French Club is designed for students who want to show their love of the French language and meet other students who share this passion. We have two main fundraisers each year to promote the club and show the rest of the school our love for France. Brooke Souther FHS is a nationally recognized club and is designed to promote the study of the French language and reward academic achievement. Students who have maintained an A average in French 1 and 2, and at least a B average in French 3 are invited to join the club.
Game Creation The Game Creation Club is a club for those that want to get hands on experience and work with a team to create a finished game. Members will be split up depending on interests (art, coding, music, or game design) and will work with each other to create the different elements of a single game. As video games become more popular, people are beginning to consider working in the game industry as a genuine career. This club will kick start this passion by giving first hand experience to it's members. Gay-Straight Alliance Glory Soto-Marcellini German Club Open to all students! Allows members to participate in team activities that build lasting friendships while exploring further depth into the German language. Club meets 1st semester only . History Honor Society The purpose of the History Honors Society is to promote the study of History and Social Studies at Weddington High School. We aim to create a society for the highest achieving students that have a love for History.
International Thespian Society ITS is an honor society for those that have shown consistent excellence in the high school theatre setting. Maria Moore Key Club Weddington Key Club is a service organization that participates with both local charities and national organizations by providing help and support to others. Service projects are coordinated by club officers but individual acts of charity are also recognized. Kelly Lepsig Literary Society WHS Literary Society strives to promote and foster a love of reading in unison with discussion, collaboration, and community service and involvement. WHS Literary Society provides a welcoming, accepting environment for all WHS students to share and develop their passion towards reading various genres of literary works. Club members spread their love of reading with the school community and the surrounding local community by pairing with schools nearby for various events. Marisa DiFronzo Mentor Club The Weddington Mentor Club works with the Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of Monroe to provide tutoring, mentoring and friendship to their participates each week. Leslie Carson Mu Alpha Theta Mu Alpha Theta is a national math honor society. This is Weddington's Mathematics Honor Society for high-achieving students who have completed Algebra 2 and above. Students participate in service hours by tutoring peers in math and participating in math contests. They positively promote and celebrate math in the school.
National Art Honor Society The purpose of NAHS is to provide avenues for recognition of the artistic talents and leadership roles for visual art students, while spotlighting the success and community work of Weddington's art program. Glory Soto-Marcellini National Honor Society National Honor Society is composed of 11th and 12th grade students who maintain a weighted 4.25 or higher GPA. Members must complete at least four hours of community service per month, and members are required to actively participate in all required club events and whole-group service projects. Members are selected through an application process held in the fall of each school year. Applicants are evaluated in four areas: scholarship, character, leadership, and service.
Photography The Photography Club promotes the growth of creativity and art through the WHS community. The Club is open to all WHS students who want to take part in monthly photo contests and to contribute to the WHS Yearbook. Glory Soto-Marcellini Science National Honor Society Community Service and Volunteer based club for student who excel in the sciences. Open to all juniors and seniors enrolled in upper level science courses and have a love of of the sciences. Catherine McCloskey Spanish Spanish Club strives to promote Spanish culture in our community through our members and their eagerness to share, express and project who they are with people from all over the world. Christina Bachiller Spanish Honor Society This is an honor society that recognizes students for their high achievement in Spanish and their continuing efforts to learn the language and about the culture.
Student Government Student Government oversees many WHS student events. Coined "STUGO", the club links the students' ideas and needs to the faculty and administration. STUGO serves as the student body's eyes, ears, and voice.
Toastmasters Mike Lee W.H.A.T. Weddington High Academic Team - An academic trivia contest that tests the teams' knowledge of a variety of subjects. As part of the team, an individual will pursue team building skills while pursuing trivia excellence in a state and nationwide competition. Scotti Youngman WHOS WHOS is an acronym for Weddington Health Occupations Students. This is a club targeted towards students with an interest in any type of medical field. Students participate in volunteer activities such as Ronald McDonald House and sending supplies to soldiers stationed overseas. Open to all students. See Mrs. Brower (E200) for details or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Janet Brower