Clubs

Anime Club

Sponsor:  Travis Tidwell

Anime Club members come from grades 8-12 and are brought together by their common interest in watching anime, reading manga, exploring Japanese culture, and encouraging diversity in our schools. Meetings are student driven and occur every other Wednesday afternoon in the MHS library. 

Art Club

Sponsor:  Nicole Puckett

Do various community art projects in and outside of school

Room 136

Blount County Robotics Team

Club Sponsor/Head Mentor:  Joel Smith

Learn to design, fabricate, and code a robot for competition at evens all over the United States.

Room 127

Chess Club

Sponsor:  Steve Koontz

The chess club will compete with other members in room 363. A tournament will be formed at the end of the year. 

Chick-fil-A Leadership Academy

Sponsor:  Julie Maples

Students had to apply in order to participate.

Room 332

Climbing Team

Sponsor:  Andy Hebert

Climbing Team practices in the Maryville High School climbing gym. They climb top-ropes, boulder walls, and compete in competitions with surrounding-area teams.

Criminal Justice Club

Sponsor:  Shanna Cheatham

All things mystery, investigative, and awesome.  Hands on experiences and in depth exploration into what our criminal justice system is really like.

Room 234

Culinary Club

Sponsor:  Susan Headrick

Must have taken or are currently enrolled in a culinary class.

DEBS

Sponsors:  Catherine Bledsoe and Cheryl Stoltenberg

Debs is a community service organization for junior and senior students that hopes to cultivate a sense of leadership, generosity, and service to community.

DECA

Sponsor:  Rosanna Giles

DECA is an association of business and marketing students who are interested in leadership, marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

Room 236

Ethics Bowl

Sponsors:  Jill Pope

Compete at UT by discussing ethical dilemmas and finding solutions

Room 335

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Sponsors:  Rachel Rushworth-Hollander, Alex Cate

Ministry outreach that focuses on athletes. Focuses on leading people to Christ through the influence and impact of athletics.

 

French Club

Sponsor:  Kristi Caux

French Club is open to any French student pas or present who are interested in participating in enrichment activities related to the French language and French-speaking cultures.

Room 358

French Honor Society

Sponsor:  Kristi Caux

La Société Honoraire de Français, the French Honor Society, recognizes outstanding achievement in French by students at Maryville High School and promotes the French language and Francophone cultures throughout the school community. Membership is offered to students who have completed a minimum of three years of French and who are enrolled in the next sequential French course and who have maintained an A/B average in French coursework.

Future Teachers of America

Sponsors:  Dr. Ferguson and Dr. Weinand

Girls Bible Study

Sponsor:  Raquel Roy

Student-led Bible study for girls

Room 136

GSA

Sponsor:  Mollie Townley

Student-led organization that provides a safe space for LGBTQ+ students.

Library Conference Room

HOSA

Sponsor:  Anita Crook (anita.crook@maryville-schools.org)

HOSA is a club for students interested in health care.  HOSA sponsors guest speakers, community health events and competitive events.

Room 362

International Thespian Society (Drama Club)

Sponsor:  Clarissa Feldt

International Thespian Society is an honor society for theater students.

Room 280

Junior Civitan

Sponsors:  Cheryl Stoltenberg

Junior Civitan is an organization of youth service clubs dedicated to making the world a better place.

Junior Classical League

Sponsor:  Connie Weaver

Latin Club

Room 353

Key Club

Sponsors:  Jennifer Sobota

Key Club International is the oldest and largest student-led service program for high school students.  Key Club promotes leadership through serving others.

Room 360

LEEF - Liver Everyday Environmentally Friendly

Sponsor:  Amanda Kaeser

An environmental club for people who are passionate about caring for the environment.

Room 201

Math Team

Sponsor:  Ashley Porter and Jessica Janson

Math Team is for students who like math and want to compete in math contests and explore problem-solving outside the normal classroom curriculum.  Team members are either selected by their teachers or try out for their subject-specific team.  Students who are interested in the opportunity should talk to their current math teacher to find out how to earn a spot on the team.  Practices will be announced closer to competition dates. 

Model United Nations

Sponsor:  Joe Beard

Simulated political debate on global issues.

Room 331

Mu Alpha Theta

Sponsor:  Carol Hesse

Mathematics Honor Society

Room 132

National Honor Society

Sponsor:   Penny Ferguson

Composed of juniors and seniors who show outstanding leadership, service, character, and scholarship. Must rank in top 15% of their class, as well as meet other requirements.

Prom Committee

Sponsors:  Jessica Janson, Amanda Russell and Natasha McMurray

The prom committee is a great club for juniors interested in putting together the junior/senior prom. We typically meet monthly, with meeting frequency increasing in the months preceding prom. Members get to choose the theme, decorations, favors, etc. Other club activities include the annual Homecoming Carnival and The Black & White Affair. 

Scholars Bowl Team

Sponsors:  Corey DeHart

Compete against other schools on TV in a  quiz bowl format.

Room 107

Science Bowl

Sponsor:  Liz Huffaker

Science Bowl competes in a science trivia competition once a year. A placement test is taken to determine teams.

Spanish Honor Society

Sponsors:  Angela Webb and Jennifer Sobota

Spanish National Honor Society (Spanish: Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica) is an academic honor society focused on Spanish language excellence in secondary education and promotes a continuity of interest in Spanish studies. Its motto is "¡Todos a una!" ("All Together for One Goal").  Membership is open to students who are either currently enrolled in Spanish 3 Honors or who have successfully completed Spanish 3 Honors or above. Members are encouraged to utilize the Spanish language as much as possible outside of the classroom, demonstrate continued growth of the Spanish language,  as well as participate and/or volunteer for events that support the Hispanic community.  After our induction ceremony for new members in September, we will meet the first Friday of every month (starting in October) in the Ed Harmon room at 7:45 am.  

Student Council

Sponsors:  Samantha Harding and Stacey Travis

The Student Council is an application/selection based club. STUCO puts on a number of school events throughout the year and insures that the issues of the student body are addressed. Applications for rising juniors and seniors are available in the spring semester.

The Young Americans for Freedom

Sponsor:  Mike Driver

Young America's Foundation is committed to ensuring that increasing numbers of young Americans understand and are inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.

Room S04

The Student Association for Cultural Alliance

Sponsor:  Shanna Cheatham

We are all about creating an awareness and celebrating the beauty of diversity within the halls of Maryville High School and the streets of Maryville City.

Room 234

Yoga Club

Sponsor:  Angela Webb

Yogo Club is open to anyone interested in learning and practicing the basic techniques of Yoga.

Room 359

Young Democrats

Sponsor:  Matt Wilkinson

Young Democrats meets every Monday to discuss current issues and how they apply to Democratic ideals, as well as debate different interpretation of the democratic platform.