Clubs & Activities
Hilton Head Island High School encourages all students to get involved in clubs.
- Academic World Quest
- Beta Club
- Book Club
- Chinese National Honor Society
- Culture Club
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes
- French National Honor Society
- GSA: Project Rainbow
- International Thespian Society
- Junior Leadership
- Latinx Affinity Club
- Lowcountry Alliance for Healthy Youth
- Model UN
- Mu Alpha Theta
- National Art Honor Society
- National Honor Society
- Quill and Scroll
- Robotics (Beach Botics)
- Seahawk Stage Company
- Science National Honor Society
- Spanish National Honor Society
- Spike Ball Club
- Student Government Association
- Society of Women Engineers
- Teens for Healthy Youth
- Yoga Club
Academic World Quest
Description: Student compete in a quiz bowl locally and/or nationally. Quiz questions are released by topics which are determined at the start of each academic year and range in global topics and countries.
Advisor: Ms. Spisz
Student Officers: TBD
How can students join? Teams of 4 are needed to join. If you are interested in getting involved, please email Corinne.Spisz@beaufort.k12.sc.us.
Beta Club is an academic honor society that completes several community service projects throughout the year. Students that exhibit high academic standards (GPA of 3.9 or higher) are invited to apply. After a review of a committee of faculty members, accepted students will be informed via letter outlining membership dues and expectations.
Membership is by invitation only.
Book Club meets to discuss a book of the month and express their opinions, likes, dislikes, etc. Book Club is open to all students and they can join at any time. To join, please email Ms. Andis at firstname.lastname@example.org or stop by the library media center!
Advisor: Ms. Andis, Librarian
Book Club President: Kacie Tharin
Chinese National Honor Society
Description: Our goal is to show the different cultural festivities around the world and to have unity among our peers. This is a club for making friends and promote the diversity in our school.
President: Daniela Mojica Rivera
Vice-President: Susana Mogil
Secretary: Sherlyn Torres
Treasurer: Brithany Jimenez
How can students join? They can join the club by visiting the advisor.
Description: DECA is a business club that focuses on marketing, finance, hospitality and tourism, and business management and administration. You compete by taking a test and doing a role play in front of a judge solving a business situation. DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs.
Mrs. Karen Johnson and Mrs. Michelle Choate, Advisors
Ashley Ames President
Meagan Berger is Vice President
Elizabeth Monzon is Social Media
Hailey Gardener is Communications
- President: Meagan Berger
- Vice President: Pressley Ann Childs
- Treasurer: Communications Director
- Web Master - Christian Babcock
How can students join? Stop by Room B117 and see Mrs. Johnson or email email@example.com. Feel free to join our Google Classroom: sh2soxl
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
To see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.
To lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church.
Advisor: Ms. Emerick
Anyone can attend FCA (Google Classroom Code: vgci2rv). See Ms. Emerick in Room B122 for more information.
French National Honor Society
French National Honor Soceity - La Société Honoraire de Français are the students who completed French 3 H with a B or higher will become members of the French National Honor Society. The club celebrates the French speaking cultures and brings awareness about the Francophonie in the world.
Advisor: Ms. Hartley
Officers: Epifania Francisco, Courtney Clegg, Kristina Heskett, and Noah Gorrell.
To join, students must pass French 3 with a B or higher. See Ms. Hartley in Room A106 for more information.
GSA: Project Rainbow
Project Rainbow Club is a safe space for all LGBTQ+ students and allies in our Seahawk Family! We have meetings on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, after school in Z300, from 3:30 to 4:15PM. We discuss issues that arise in the life of teenagers. We discuss popular topics surrounding music, movies, TV, social media...and how our members are impacted. We follow local, state and national legislation involving LGBTQ+ issues. All our welcome to attend.
Advisor: Dr. Gray
Michael Martucci [Executive Counsel]
Students may join by attending a meeting, getting in touch with an officer, or visiting Dr. Gray in room Z300.
Interact is a service club for high school students interested in giving back to the community that gives so much. We do things like beach sweeps, food drives, collect donations for earthquake and hurricane victims, etc. We meet the third Thursday of every month at 3:45 pm.
Advisor: Ms. Philips
Student Officers: Garrett Simons, Epifania Francisco, Victoria Polites, Ben Lewis, and Sara Markowitz.
The Google Class code is: itjqhvm
The Remind App code is: @hhihs2223
International Thespian Society
The International Thespian Society (ITS) is a worldwide organization that reaches out to assist all actors, performers, and technical students in their growth and journey towards producing productions. Founded in 1929, the Society serves as a means of encouraging student personal and professional growth. It seeks to support the growth of each student involved through Honor Ranking, Awards, and even Scholarships. Students in good standing work to earn points through showing their dedication towards the advancement of their craft. That dedication in turn allows for students to be a part of the 135,000 student and teacher members across all 50 states, and 13 countries. Furthermore, the Society offers students impactful validation to colleges and employers showcasing their leadership, service, and extracurricular achievements.
Advisor: Ms. Guinn
President - Laney Hawkins Vice President - Morgan Clarke Secretary - Kit Crosby Webmaster - Ella Taylor Historian - Laurel Hawkins
Students are invited to be apart of this organization after demonstrating stellar performance in either acting or technical theatre. For more information, see Ms. Guinn in Room D109.
Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce's Junior Leadership Program is open to all HHIHS Juniors. Visit the chamber website for more information.
Latinx Affinity Club
Latinx Affinity Club: La Isla builds a community of Latinx members that gives a safe space for self-expression and learning. It also spreads awareness of social issues and helps combat them through community service events/activities. The club provides a support system for Latinx and other students by providing college and career information, resources and options for first-generation, low-income minorities to help them succeed throughout high school and beyond.
Advisor: Mr. Bonilla
President: Raul Leyva
Vice-President: Sandra Lopez-Vazquez
Treasurer: Epifania Francisco
Secretary: Valeria Fajardo
Join in Google Classroom using code: 6u4mx53 or see Mr. Bonilla in room C106.
Lowcountry Alliance for Healthy Youth
The mission of Teens for Healthy Youth (THY) is to promote positive teen health through:
- Positive Youth Development
- Peer to Peer Education
- Community Service
For more information, visit the Lowcountry Alliance for Healthy Youth Website.
Description: Students act as a delegate to a country and compete in competition. Students write resolutions on global issues in hopes to make the world a better place. Students will compete at Winthrop University High School Model United Nations Conference at the end of March.
Advisor: Ms. Spisz
- Co-Presidents: Cynthia Gudaitis and Miles Brown
- Vice President: Elsy Moreno
- Secretary: Garrett Simmons
How can students join? Students join Model UN at the beginning of the school year. If you are interested in getting involved, please email Corinne.Spisz@beaufort.k12.sc.us.
Mu Alpha Theta
Description: National Math Honor Society. Students will earn service hours by peer tutoring, and they can earn scholarship money and awards as well. Students will receive an honor cord at graduation.
Advisor: Ms. Taylor
President - Laurel Hawkins
Vice President - Elsy Moreno
Secretary - Sara Markowitz
Treasurer- Amy Broome
Historian - Olivia Costello
To join, students must meet requirements of math GPA, and number of math courses taken
A math teacher must sign the application form. See Ms. Taylor in Room A108 for more
National Art Honor Society
NAHS is driven to recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in the field of art. Our goals will be to inspire students to strive for higher goals, help make the arts a core focus of our school, increase awareness of art as a viable area within the total school curriculum, and celebrate art with artistically driven students who value the arts as a core focus of their lives.
Advisor: Ms. Schoelkopf-Lewis
President - Eliza Jane Coulter
Vice President -Mallory Russell Secretary
Amanda Magnin Treasurer
Madelyn Dewan Historian - Alex Fisher
Membership is by invitation only. Email Patricia.Schoelkopf@beaufort.k12.sc.us if you have any questions.
National Honor Society
The purpose of this organization shall be to create enthusiasm for scholarship and school spirit, to stimulate a desire to render service to promote leadership and to develop character in the students of Hilton Head High School.
Advisor: Ms. Emerick
Administrative Assistant: Ms. Bolchoz
-President: Edy McGoldrick -Vice President: Katie Lyons -Recording Secretary: Coulson Geltz -Corresponding Secretary: Laney Hawkins -Treasurer: Hope Dobbelaere
Membership is by invitation only and must be a junior or senior with a 3.8 (unweighted) GPA, and no discipline issues.
Quill and Scroll
HHIHS’s Quill and Scroll Honor Society is driven to recognize student journalists who have shown outstanding ability in the field of journalism. The criteria for their membership includes but is not limited to outstanding journalistic scholarship and service to our school and community, no discipline infractions as well as a minimum of two consecutive journalism classes must have been taken during their high school career
Advisor: Ms. Schoelkopf-Lewis
Members are invitation only. For more information, please email Patricia.Schoelkopf@beaufort.k12.sc.us
Robotics (Beach Botics)
The HHIHS Beach Botics Robotics program will teach our high school students how to approach real-world problems in an innovative, yet systematic, way. By building and programming robots, students learn how to channel their creativity and use it to create the best possible solution for a particular problem. Our goals here at Hilton Head Island High School are to provide our students with the opportunity to learn how to be creative and solve problems. They will work together to master teamwork and collaboration skills. They will be able to form long lasting friendships with like-minded peers and lay the groundwork for their future careers in a safe, interactive, and exciting environment.
Advisor: Mr. Best
President - Ethan Ascencion Gonzalez
Vice President - Elsy Moreno
Secretary - Valeria Fajardo Cervantes
Treasurer - Connor Huston
Competition Chair - Nikhil Krishna
Community Outreach/Events Chair - Hailey Cruz Hernandez
Students may join the club at any time throughout the school year. They may register using the Google Classroom code r6g5s3c or they may email Tarken.Best@beaufort.k12.sc.us to obtain more information.
Seahawk Stage Company
Visit the Seahawk Stage Website for more information about upcoming shows, auditions, ticket sales, and more.
Science National Honor Society
Science NHS is an honor society for juniors and seniors that is dedicated to promoting science education, leadership, and to recognize students for excellence in STEM. A major component of this club is to encourage students to identify and solve problems in science within their community.
Advisor: Ms. Mazur
President: Walker Newman
Vice President: Hope Dobbelaere
Secretary: Morgan Clarke
Treasurer: Edy Mcgoldrick
Historian: Katie Lyons
Membership is by invite only. For more information, visit Ms. Mazur in Room C116.
Spanish National Honor Society
This goal of the Spanish National Honor Society is to promote the study of Spanish language and the culture of the Hispanic countries.
Advisor: Ms. Gerner
Presidents - Laney Hawkins and Hope Dobbelaere
Treasurer - Nolan Hawkins
Secretary - Jadon Hollman
Club membership is by invitation only. For more information, see Ms. Gerner in Room A100.
Spike Ball Club
Description: The spike ball club is a club that promotes physical activity. The club is very fun and is for everyone. We play casually and competitively.
Advisor: Mr. Willard
President - Blake Hager Vice President - Logan Kriney Public Relations - Christian Babcock Treasurer - Connor Flood
If you are interested in joining, visit Mr. Willard in room B116 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Government Association
Society of Women Engineers
SWENext is a club affiliated with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) to inspire the next generation of women interested in engineering and technology. A decision was made to start this club due of the lack of extracurriculars in the area for engineering for women. The club plans on mentoring middle school students and planning activities that include fun projects. Meetings are held the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month.
Advisor: Dr. Gray
President: Elsy Moreno
To join, contact Elsy Moreno - email@example.com or Dr. Gray in Room Z300.
Teens for Healthy Youth
YOGA - the union of breath, body, and mind. Yoga Club’s primary goals for this year are to
spread positivity 🤗and attempt to find a sense of self-awareness and relaxation🌊 in one's life. Whether through practicing a-pose, a breathing exercise (inhale…. 😮Exhale), or communicating 🗣with one another, the YOGA club is a SAFE place.
Advisor: Ms. Weitekamper
Join in Google Classroom: 6ydfepl or see Ms. Weitekamper in Room B114