Clark has a number of fun, interesting, and enriching activities—besides MVC Conference sports—in which students can participate. See a complete list, below; or, start your own club!
To start a club...
- 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.
- 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.
- Present your proposal at the next ILT meeting – all clubs must be approved by ILT.
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
- Bowling – Bowling is a winter sport that runs from November to the first week in February; practices are Mondays from 3-5 pm – contact David Canty
- Cheerleading (Football and Boys' Basketball) – Students in grades 9–12 try out for the football or basketball cheer squads and, if selected, learn routines and cheer at games – contact Tyeishia Bailey
- Chess Club – meeting day, time, and place TBD – contact David Nguyen
- 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 Lauris Barnes
- 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 Michael Spangler or Claire Robillard
- 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 – 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