Clubs and Activities

Clark has a number of fun, interesting, and enriching activities in which students can participate. See a complete list, below; or, start your own club today! (See more information below)

    Club Name and Chaperone






    Chess & Go Club

    David Nguyen & Jo Guido;


    Chess Club 2:45-3:45

    Life Skills/Garden


    Mock Trial

    Drew Ramsay



    Mock Trial 2:45-4:15

    Room 2107


    Mock Trial 2:45-4:15

    Room 2107



    Kris Rutter  



    Yearbook 2:45-4:00

    Kristin’s Room 2208


    Yearbook 2:45-4:00

    Kristin’s Room 2208


    Peer Leaders

    Jake Towner



    Peer Leaders 2:45-4:00

    Room 2006



    Serenity Zaebst & Maia Kiniyalocts



    EPIC 2:45-5:00

    Ensemble Room


    Social Media Club

    Patrick Louis 


    Social Media 2:45-3:45

       Michael’s Room 2018


    Ski Club

    Brad & Natalie 


    Ski Club

    Jan 12, 19, 26 & Feb 2

    Room 3002


    Service Learning Club

    Craig Rush




    Room 2016


    Art Club

    Renee Lentz





    Room 1206

    Clark Alliance (GSTA)

    Andrea Rotter & Jeff Martin 



    GSTA- 2:45-3:30

    Room 3022

    Black Student Union

    Craig Rush & Dawn Johnson



    Room 2016


    To start a club

    1. Recruit student members and a teacher/supervisor – if no teachers are available to facilitate your club, you may recruit another adult to facilitate; they would need to be approved by ILT.
    2. Write a brief proposal with club name, purpose of club, meeting day/time/location, list of potential/actual members, and name of club supervisor/facilitator.
    3. Present your proposal at the next ILT meeting – all clubs must be approved by ILT.
    4. If your club is approved- pleae send dawn please send me the Name of the club, times/days/location of where the club meets, and a short description of what the club is all about.

    For more information on any activity or club, click the name of the contact person for that specific club, below, and send them an email; they'll be happy to answer your questions.

    • Art Club – Meets Thursdays from 2:45 to 4 pm, Rm. 1206 – contact Renee Lentz
    • Dance team:  Winter Club: Learn routines and perform at Varsity basketball games. Contact: Savannah Sexton
    • Crew Team – this is a rowing team for boys and girls – contact Pedro Palacios
    • "EPIC Theater Productions" Student-run Drama Troop – Students hold tryouts, design sets, direct, produce, and perform plays – contact Brad Meyers
    • Game of Go – Starts in December, meeting Mondays 2:45 to 3:45, Rm. 2004 – contact Jo Guido 
    • Jr. Jazz Combo – This dynamic ensemble of junior high students learns jazz and rhythm and blues tunes while practicing improvisation – contact Josh Roderer
    • Mock Trial – A team of students prepares and argues cases against teams from other high schools, with students playing the roles of attorney and witness in the cases; practices are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 to 4:15 from mid October through January, and one scrimmage and the final competition happen at the end of January – contact Drew Ramsay
    • M.O.R.E. – The M.O.R.E initiative (Men Organized Respectful and Educated) of Cincinnati Public Schools is designed to nurture academic success and strong character among African American and other minority young men in grades 7–12. Our goal is to strategically support and promote measurable improvements in academic achievement, graduation rates and college readiness. 7–8th graders meet Wednesdays during elective time, 9–10th graders meet Tuesday during advisory, and 11–12th graders meet Friday during advisory – contact William Johnson
    • Peer Leaders – This group of 7–12th-grade students promotes our Montessori values of Learning, Commmunity, Peace, Respect, and Hard Work. They spearhead the development of peer mentoring and tutoring between grade levels, trusting relationships between students and staff (especially new staff members), and school-wide community through seminars and advisory partnerships. Peer Leaders are also trained  in restorative justice practices and conflict management, and they represent the student body during certain staff meetings. The group meets Tuesdays 2:45 to 4 pm, Rm. 2006 – contact Jake Towner
    • Prom Committee – A committed group of 11th and 12th grade students meet most Fridays during lunch to plan parties, homecoming dance,  and JH dance/party/movie night as fundraisers for Prom, and to plan Prom, itself. Planning for Prom includes making posters to advertise it and choosing the venue, music provider, and decorations. Committee also does set up/clean up for Prom fundraisers. Female members get free dresses from Kenzie's Closet! – contact Sherry Young 
    • SALT (Student-athlete Leadership Team) – Student-athletes in grades 7–12 and from each sport are hand-selected by their coaches to meet and develop into stronger leaders and role models for their peers. They discuss influential figures, integrity, servant leadership, sportsmanship, and barriers/stereotypes at school and in athletics.  They also listen to presentations by guest speakers – contact Brian Meyer
    • Ski and Snowboard Club – Open to all levels of ski and snowboard enthusiasts, the club takes members by bus to Perfect North Slopes on four Thursdays in January, leaving Clark at 2:45 pm and coming back at around 9 pm; members get discounted rates on admission and equipment rentals – contact Brad Meyers
    • Social Media and Communications Club – SoCo Club, short for Social Media/Communications, is a club at Clark Montessori High School that shows the unique spirit of Clark Montessori’s environment. Our mission is to share the special values that Clark offers with a flair of entertainment. Meets Wednesdays 2:45 to 3:45, Rm. 2018 – contact Patrick Louis
    • Ultimate Frisbee – In a spirit of true sportsmanship and cooperation with the opposing team, students learn about and play the fascinating game of Ultimate Frisbee, a non-contact sport that uses a frisbee but has elements of football and soccer – season is spring, with practices on Wednesdays and games on Sunday afternoons; practices may happen occasionally throughout the year on Sundays – contact Liz Keuffer
    • Yearbook – starting 11/9, meets Wednesdays 2:45 to 4 pm, Rm. 1201 – contact Michelle Stephenson
    • Clark Black Student Union (CBSU)- To create a community of empowered students that are passionate about activism, education, current events, and conversations about issues that the Black Community faces. ALL students are welcome to join. Meets every Thursday at 2:30p.m in Room 2016- for more information, contact Craig Rush and/or Dawn Flanigan Johnson
    • Outdoor Adventure Club – Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati take students hiking, biking, camping, fishing, kayaking, zipline-ing, maneuvering through high ropes courses, rock climbing, and more! OACGC is a non-profit organization dedicated to connecting area high school students with nature and the outdoors through positive, engaging recreational activities. Adventures take place on weekends throughout the year and they're always FREE FOR STUDENTS! For necessary paperwork or for more info, contact Delaney Krisel (high school) and/or Ann Bak (junior high).
    • Science Bowl Team – Science bowl is a quiz team for those who have a fondness or affinity for science and math. Science bowl is a team-based activity. Teams of 5 are developed based on team member strength in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Earth Science, and Math. We meet weekly to practice for the regional science bowl competition where we compete against teams from cps and across our region to make it to the national science bowl. For more info contact Delaney Krisel
    • Service Learning Club- Thursdays, 2:40- 4:00, Room 2016- contact Craig Rush