|Art Club||Media Club|
|JROTC Leopard Battalion||ABLAZE|
|Key Club||Spanish Club|
|Science Club||Future Teachers of America|
Lakewood High School Clubs
Art Club - The purpose of art club is to expose students to more art than they can get in their regular art class. Not all students are able to take art or they want more. We talk about art careers, culture, and we beautify the community. In the past we have painted on local store windows for the holiday season, we have painted in teacher’s classrooms, and we have painted faces for homecoming. We also just enjoy getting together. The art club is free to all art students. Members must be interested in art and must be creative. Students must be willing to bring their own supplies if needed. Advisor: Lee Howard – Meetings: 3rd Tuesdays.
Beta Club – Advisors: Shawn Williams, Sonya Powell. Meetings: 2nd Mondays
FBLA – North Carolina Future Business Leaders of America (NC FBLA) is a career and technical student organization that serves students who are or have been enrolled in a Business Education course. NC FBLA is affiliated with FBLA-PBL, which is a national organization with 250,000 student members and 56 affiliate state organizations. The mission of NC FBLA is to help build and sustain Business Education programs of excellence in order to serve our communities, state, and nation. NC FBLA is an integral part of the Business Education Program and provides students with leadership opportunities as well as a means to compete with other students in regional, state, and national conferences. Open to all students taking Business Education Classes. Dues $ 15.00
Advisors: Joyce Hall & Joy Sigler – Meetings: 2nd Tuesdays
FCCLA – FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) - to promote personal growth and leadership development. Focus is on multiple roles of family member, wage earner, and community leader, members develop skills for life through character development – creative and critical thinking – career preparation. Open to all Foods and Teen Living classes. Dues: $15.00 for State and National. Advisors: Summerlyn Faircloth & Karen Warren. Meetings: 1st Thursdays
FFA – a dynamic youth organization within agricultural education that changes lives and prepares students for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. FFA was created in 1928 as the Future Farmers of America; the name was changed in 1988 to the National FFA Organization to represent the growing diversity of agriculture. Today, half a million student members are engaged in a wide range of agricultural education activities, leading to over 300 career opportunities in the agricultural science, food, fiber and natural resources industry. Student success remains the primary mission of FFA. All students enrolled in an Agriculture Education Course are FFA members through fundraising efforts by our club and local business. Therefore we charge no dues to students in classes. You must be enrolled in an agriculture course to be in FFA. Students not enrolled because of a schedule conflict approved by the advisor may join for $12.00. Advisors: Harvey Blackman & John Fortner – Meetings: To Be Announced
FTA (Future Teachers of America) - to make students familiar with the educational world of teaching as a career. Activities include visiting college campuses with teacher education programs, attending FTA conferences, and supporting the teaching profession. Membership is open to all of Lakewood student body and is sponsored by Shelia Davidson, Teacher Cadet Teacher. Dues are $5.00.
Meetings: 3rd Mondays
Guitar Club – The Guitar Club is dedicated to exposing students interested in learning new songs and playing techniques to the abilities of other. By networking these abilities after school, members are encouraged to teach others and learn in the process. The club meets each week immediately after school on Fridays. Dues are $10. Members are expected to leave campus immediately after club meetings and not linger. See Mr. Lucas
JROTC Drill Team. Consists of numerous competitive teams from individual to squad which compete with other JROTC teams from throughout the region in Drill and Ceremony. Builds team and individual skills in drill and ceremony. Membership is open to any cadet enrolled in JROTC during the school year. Team Coach is LTC Laub. No fees. Meetings: To be announced
JROTC Rifle Team. Builds individual skills in marksmanship. Competes against other JROTC rifle teams from throughout the region. Membership is open to all JROTC cadets enrolled in JROTC during the school year. Team Coach is SGM Koser. No fees.
Meetings: To be announced.
Key Club - Nationwide Service Club sponsored through the Clinton Kiwanis Club - Club is devoted to service projects throughout NC and the nation ex: UNICEF, NC Boys and Girls Home, Special Olympics. Membership is open to all LHS students. Rosemary Simpson, Sponsor - Dues are $20.00 which covers our national and local membership. Meetings: 3rd Thursdays
Media Club – Purpose is to engage students in media activities; including reading, broadcasting, literacy awareness. Membership is open to all students at LHS. Sponsors are Mrs. Hairr, media specialist and Mrs. Moore, English teacher. Dues are $5.00. Will not take any new members after Oct. 13th. Meetings: 4th Tuesday
Science Club – The purpose of the Science Club is to promote interest, understanding, and knowledge of the scientific world around them. To promote conservation and recycling to improve and save our environment. Open to anyone.
Sponsors are Stephanie Grady, Jeannette Nunnery, David Yarasheski, and Patrick West. Meetings: 1st Monday
Dues are $8.00 and t-shirt is $10.00. Must have T-shirt for field trips.
Leopard Pride Marching Band - the purpose of the marching band is to support the spirit of Lakewood High School. They participate in football games, pep rallys and represent Lakewood at community parades. The marching band also competes in band competitions throughout their season. Their most recent awards include 1st place marching, 1st place percussion, 1st place drum major at the Falcon Classic and 1st place Drum Major at Western Harnett. Band Director – Anna Bunn
SkillsUSA - SkillsUSA is a national, nonprofit student organization serving more than 300,000 students enrolled in career and technical training programs at public high schools and colleges. SkillsUSA programs provide students wtih opportunities to learn and practice leadership and employability skills. Students will learn to manage their time, communicate effectively and work as part of a team. Students will have the opportunity to participate in Skills and Leadership contests on the regional, state and national level. Advisor: George Terry. Meetings: To Be Announced
Spanish Club – To promote diversity through xcultural interaction and present the many cultural differences existing in all the Hispanic speaking countries. Membership is open to all students. Dues: $10.00 Advisor: Jesus Sandoval Meetings: 1st & 2nd Thursdays
Student Council – To expose students to the structure of government and allows them to take a leadership role in their school. Open to all students in grades 9-12. No dues required. Sponsor: Donna Jordan. Meetings: 1st Tuesday
PARENT ORGANIZATIONS & SUPPORT
Athletic Boosters Club – All RSMS & LHS parents/family members are welcomed and encouraged to attend to support our athletes, coaches, and their programs. Contact Kaye Heinz-President, David Naylor-Vice President, Roberta Parker-Treasurer, Gail Stewart-Secretary, or James Lewis or Kim Hobbs for more information. Membership: $10.00 per family. Meets: 3rd Monday at 7:00 in cafeteria
Band Boosters – All RSMS & LHS parents/family members are welcomed and encouraged to attend Band Booster meetings in support of the Lakewood Leopard Pride Marching Band and Concert Band activities. Contact Gail Stewart - President, Christy Bullard - Vice-President, Melody Lane-Secretary, and Nancy Faircloth – Treasurer, or Anna Bunn-Band Director. Meets: 1st Mondays @ 7:00 in the Band Room. (Tonight immediately after PTO). No Membership Fee.
PTO – Parent/Teacher Organization – All parents/family members are encouraged to attend and support our students and teachers throughout the year. Kia Melvin-President, Rosemary Simpson & Dale Helms-LHS Teacher/Parent Liaisons. Other officers to be determined (TBD). Meetings this year: TBD and will be sent out over Alert Now. No Membership Fee.
Parent Volunteer – Contact the LHS office for a VOLUNTEER APPLICATION. Once complete, return to Mrs. Hobbs to sign and deliver to the county office. Once a background check is done and the board approves, a person will be qualified to volunteer in any capacity.