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Clubs & Activities

At Hilton Head Island High School, there are plenty of opportunities for students to be involved with academic and service clubs. Please take a moment to peruse this alphabetized list of the many opportunities students have to become invested in at Hilton Head Island High School. 

This list is subject to change, per administration.  Clubs will meet before and/or after school, based on advisor's availability. Meetings will take place in the club advisor’s room unless specified. If you have questions about a club, please email the club advisor. 



Club Name



Academic World Quest

Students prepare to put their global knowledge to the test. They then compete in quiz bowl contests locally and/or nationally.

Ms. Spisz


The purpose of Beta Club is  to promote scholarship, leadership, and good citizenship at the Hilton Head Island High School.  The National Senior Beta Club is the nation’s oldest high school HONOR and SERVICE society. Students have fun, develop friendships, leadership development, service projects and activities.

Mr. Dumais

Book Club

Book Club is a student lead group that meet to discuss books selected by the students in different genres monthly, ( September - April)

Ms. Andis

Chinese National Honor Society


The Chinese National Honor Society's goal is to encourage its members to become life-long learners to gain a better understanding of the Chinese language, culture, and to play an active role as constructive peacemakers in the 21st century.

Ms. Qin

Culture Club

The Culture Club is an organization that enriches knowledge of culture around the world.  This club is for anyone who would like to learn and celebrate diversity.  Another great aspect of this club is students get a chance to meet new people, make friends...and learn about different countries.

Mrs. Gerner &       Mrs. Futrell 

Debate Club

The purpose of Debate Club is to become aware of multiple sides of an argument, learn how to speak in civil discussions, develop strong listening skills, and to become more informed citizens.

Ms. Bode


Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is an association of marketing students that encourages the development of business and leadership skills through academic conferences and competitions.

Mrs. K. Johnson


The HHIHS Fellowship of Christian Athletes is connected to the international organization that focuses on leading student athletes and coaches in a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.  All students are welcome.

Ms. Emerick


The HHIHS French National Honor Society  aim is to stimulate interest in the study of French, promote high standards of scholarship, and reward students for their achievements..

Ms. Hartley


IBDP Unity

The purpose of this student led IBDP Unity club is to provide juniors in the IB program with support from their seniors peers.   Monthly meetings are held to provide tutoring, help students navigate classes, build a community of emotional and academic support.

Mrs. White

Interact Club

The purpose of HHIHS Interact Club is to provide an opportunity for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding.  For goals and constitution see attached paper.  “Service above self”

Ms. Philips

 Ms. Hartman

International Thespian Society

The International Thespian Society, founded in 1929, is an honorary organization for high school theatre students located at more than 4,200 affiliated secondary schools across America, Canada, and abroad. The mission of ITS is to honor student achievement in the theatre arts. High school inductees are known as Thespians. Unlike other clubs at Hilton Head High School, induction into the Thespian Society takes place during a banquet in May. Students accrue thespian points throughout the year, and once they have reached 10 points, they are eligible for induction. Induction fees are $40 which include entry into the International Thespian Registry, member pin, membership card, and cords for graduation.


Ms. Guinn

Junior State of America Chapter 


JSA is an active community of students who  participate in our democracy and learn to lead through unique programs.

The Hilton Head chapter focuses on discussing, debating, and researching local, national , and global political issues. The students lead their own discussions and debates and elect their own leadership. 

Ms. Stroud 

Model United Nations


Model United Nations  is an educational simulation in which students learn about diplomacy, international relationships, current events, and more. Members of MUN develop resolutions to solve international conflicts and present them at the GSU competition.


Ms. Spisz

Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

The purpose of the HHIHS Mu Alpha Theta is to get students interested in math and knowing what life paths one can take with a math background.  Students earn service hours by tutoring others.  Students can also earn scholarship money and awards being an active member of Mu Alpha Theta.


Mr. Willard

National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

The National Art Honor Society 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.

Ms. Schoelkopf


 Honor Society


The HHIHS National Honor Society is designed to create enthusiasm for scholarship and school spirit, stimulate a desire to render service, promote leadership, and develop character in our students.

Ms. Emerick

National Honor Society of Dance Arts


The purpose of the  student-led National Honor Society of Dance Arts (NHSDA) club is to first recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in public and private schools, dance studios, cultural/community centers, performing arts organizations, and post-secondary education.

Second it is to foster an appreciation for dance as a true art form and one worthy of recognition and prestige.

Induction into the NHSDA Secondary Program is earned through the accumulation of at 30 points awarded for dance activities such as dance classes, rehearsals, performances, research, workshops, or community service activities, alongside a minimum GPA of at 3.0.

Ms. Montgomery

Pep Club

The purpose of the Pep Club is to support the talents of students in our school as they compete or perform.  Pep Club will promote school spirit by creating promotional banners, decorating for spirit week, joining the spirit parade, and participating in Rock the Gate.  Pep Club is open to all students and welcomes ideas to generate a feeling of pride and unity in our school.

Ms. MacMurray

Project Rainbow

Project Rainbow is a student-led and student-organized school club that aims to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting environment for all youth regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Dr. Gray

Project Unify

The purpose of Project Unity is to bring school youth with and without intellectual disabilities together through education and sports to create school communities of acceptance and respect.

Ms. Robinson


The HHIHS Robotic Club teaches students how to approach real-world problems in an innovative, yet systematic, way.  In the process of building and programming robots, students learn how to channel their creativity to come up with the best possible solution for a particle problem.  Our goal is to provide students with opportunities  to master teamwork  and collaboration skills, while forming lifelong friendships and lay the groundwork for their future careers.   

Mr. Best


Advocate scientific and intellectual thought. Advance the students' knowledge of classical and modern science. Communicate with the scientific community.  Aid the civic community with its comprehension of science.  Encourage students to participate in community service and in turn encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all.  Encourage academic and professional pursuits in the sciences.

Mr. Kane


Lead the school with initiatives, spirit, and leadership.

Ms. Lee


(9th Grade)

Facilitate with Seahawk spirit activities & raise money for student activities 

Ms. Britt

Ms. Montgomery

Spanish National Honor Society


The HHIHS Spanish National Honor Society goal is to promote the study of the Spanish language and the culture of Hispanic countries.  

Mrs. Gerner

Teacher Cadet National Honor Society

The purpose of the Teacher Cadet National Honor Society shall be to honor scholarship, develop character, promote leadership, and stimulate a desire to serve. Members will meet once a month during SLT and complete a service project.

In order to be considered for membership in the Teacher Cadet National Honor Society, a student must be a second-semester junior or senior with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (unweighted) on the state grading scale. A state teacher leadership committee will select from all qualifying applicants those who excel in scholarship, character, leadership, and service.

Mrs. Weitekamper

Zonta International

Zonta International is a leading global organization of professionals empowering women worldwide through service and advocacy.

Ms. Santos-Lopez