Student Government: Advisor: Ms. Rosenthal
Student Government is an organization of student leaders who organize and plan fundraisers, events, and activities to keep the student body actively engaged at OEC. In Student Government, students have the opportunity to voice their opinions and take action to improve our school and community. Officer elections are held each May. Student representatives also sign up in May. Tenth grade students sign up in September. All are welcome to attend meetings. Meetings are held during lunch in room H-107.
Spanish Club: Advisor: Srta. Rosenthal
Students with an interest in the Spanish-speaking world come together to learn about the language, history and cultures of the many different countries. We will learn about music, holidays, famous people, great travel spots, fun facts and phrases of the different countries. Of course we will also EAT traditional treats too! We also like to make fun crafts to honor and learn about different holidays. Meetings are in H-107.
Academic Games: Mr. Snyder
Academic Games is a series of games designed to stimulate and test student knowledge in a variety of subjects. Students develop proficiency and confidence by competing in games of Math, English, Social Studies, and Logic. Through competition students are encouraged and motivated to sharpen their skills in order to gain a competitive edge over their peers. Academic Games makes learning fun! Meetings are held on Wednesdays and Thursdays in Mr. Snyder’s room (F-202), from 3 - 4:30pm.
KPOP: Mr. Snyder
Multicultural Club: Mrs. Krauser
Multicultural club is a welcoming environment for our extremely diverse student body to come together and share their cultural traditions, food, history, and more with their peers. Students are encouraged to contact the officers to get on the calendar to share about a culture for which they have a passion.
Black Culture Club: Mrs. Krauser
Black Culture Club A.K.A. BCC is a place for OEC students to discuss and learn about black culture in America, and around the world. BCC gives students the opportunity to safely and openly ask questions about black culture, the black community and black history. BCC is held once a month and is open to all students regardless of race.
Book Club: Mrs. Wieland
Book Club is a place for literature lovers to discuss their favorite books. Book suggestions by genre are made by all members and a title is selected for each card marking. We meet at lunch once a week to discuss our current pages and engage in healthy debate! In addition to our book discussions, we plan fundraisers to help support local literacy groups, and encourage a love of reading in our OEC community. Meetings are held in room G-219 during lunch on Tuesdays.
Pride Club: Mrs. Wieland
Pride Club fosters a safe and educational environment for all students to learn about LGBTQ issues. We discuss social justice topics, current events, learn about diverse communities and influential LGBTQ figures, and help advocate inclusivity for all. Since giving back to the community is important, we plan fundraisers for local organizations and raise awareness through events like Day of Silence. Meetings are held in room G-219 on Mondays after school.
OEC National Honor Society: Mrs. Maddalena
The National Honor Society recognizes students who maintain high scholarship, character, leadership, and service in their school community. Students who maintain a high school GPA of 3.4 or higher and a college GPA of 3.0 or higher are invited to apply to join the National Honor Society during either their junior (third) or senior (fourth) year of high school during the month of February. The NHS is a service organization, so members complete 25 hours of volunteer service each year they are an active member. Prior to graduation, student who remain in good standing are awarded an honor cord to be worn during graduation. Students also can participate in the NHS scholarship programs.
The OEC NHS chapter host many opportunities for member service and sponsors many initiatives for the student body each year, including: peer tutoring, weekly study sessions, Cookies & Cram events for final exams, the annual OCC 5K Run/Walk for Charity, the Holiday Angels project, food drives, the Step-Up Challenge for AHA, and an annual team-building outing for members. For more information, please see Mrs. Maddalena
HOSA: Mrs. Maddalena
The OEC HOSA Future Health Professionals Club provides students with an opportunity to participate in HOSA competitions at the Regional level and beyond. The club is open to any student at OEC and starts meeting in September each year to prepare for the first competition in late November/early December. Top finishers move on to the HOSA State Convention in Traverse City held annually in March. Additionally, the club officers and members are planning to expand efforts with a service project and assist with health education for the OEC Community. For more information about competitive events and HOSA, go to www. hosa.org or speak with Mrs. Maddalena. OEC HOSA membership has had top finishers at Regional and State Competitions, and there are no limits to student opportunities to engage.
C2BK : Mrs. Bellairs
The Cool 2 Be Kind Club was first formed in May, 2009 and was dedicated to changing the culture of San Clemente High School to become a place where students do not tolerate bullying in any form. Our goal as an OEC chapter is to open people's eyes to the problem of bullying and its effects. We hope to empower everyone to take a stand against bullying. Meetings are held in the Commons Room every other week on Tuesdays during lunch.
Green Club: Mrs. Bellairs
In Green Club, students learn about the environment and what can be done to help it. Green club advocates for recycling program at the college and high school. Additionally, Green Club plans to host an Earth Day celebration along with fundraisers at OEC. Meetings are held in the Commons Room once a month on Mondays during lunch.
Muslim Student Association: Mr. Heffelbower
Muslim Student Association A.K.A. MSA is an interactive club based on bringing cultural and religious awareness to OEC through volunteering and projects such as presentations during Town Hall.
Bible Study: Mr. Heffelbower
Bible club meets once a week with fellow believers who dedicate their lunch time to studying the Word of God and talking about what it means. It is a great time to make friends, ask questions about The Bible and spend time with people who love Jesus. Every week, Bible Club chooses a different topic or chapter to discuss.
Community Service/Service Learning Hours: Mrs. Maddalena
Students who complete volunteer service can submit their documented service hours to Mrs. Maddalena. These hours are logged and tracked until graduation. Students who complete 60 hours or more prior to graduation will be awarded with an honor cord to be worn during graduation. Volunteer internship hours earned during 13th Seminar are included in the 60 required hours for the honor cord. Forms are available for recording your service in Mrs. Maddalena’s classroom.