C L U B S / O R G A N I Z A T I O N S

STUDENT SENATE
CHORALE
FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA
MARCHING BAND
SKI CLUB
FRESHMAN CABINET
COMMUNICATIONS CLUB
GERMAN CLUB
MATH TEAM
SOCIAL STUDIES CLUB
SOPHOMORE CABINET
CONCERT BANDS
INDUSTRIAL TECH CLUB
MULTICULTURAL ALLIANCE
SPANISH CLUB
JUNIOR CABINET
DRAMA CLUB
INTERACT
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
SSA CHORUS
SENIOR CABINET
ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB
JAZZ BAND
ORCHESTRA
SYMPHONIC CHOIR
A CAPPELLA CHAMBER CHOIR
FENCING CLUB
JAPANESE CLUB
C.B.I. CLUB
TBB CHORUS
AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT ENRICHMENT ORGANIZATION
FHA / H.E.R.O.
KEY CLUB
PERSPECTIVE
TEEN INSTITUTE
ART CLUB
FLAG CORPS
LATIN CLUB
PHYSICS CLUB
YEARBOOK
CHESS CLUB
FRENCH CLUB
L.I.N.K.
QUIZ TEAM

STUDENT SENATE
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The purpose of the Student Senate shall be: to provide a forum for student interests and opinions; to establish lines of communication among students, faculty, administrators and the Dublin Community; to encourage school spirit and pride; and to provide an outlet for leadership, scholarship and community service. Membership is based upon representatives from other clubs and organizations and from at-large candidates who petition for and are voted upon by their peers in the fall of the school year.

FRESHMAN CABINET
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9 All Year
The Freshman Cabinet is composed of ninth grade students who petition for selection to the cabinet. Cabinet members are selected in the spring of their 8th grade year with equal representation from each of the middle schools attending Coffman. The cabinet helps plan various class, school and community related activities. These activities include a spring dance and fund raisers.

SOPHOMORE CABINET
Length of Activity
Grade: 10 All Year
Members of the Sophomore Cabinet are selected through a petitioning and voting process in the spring of each school year. The basic task of the sophomore class is to sponsor the Sweetheart Dance in February. The cabinet members help coordinate the various activities throughout the year.

JUNIOR CABINET
Length of Activity:
Grade: 11 All Year
This junior only group is selected though a petitioning and voting process for membership. The students are representatives for their junior class peers. Through various fund raising activities they sponsor the Garter Bowl and Prom. Selections for the cabinet are held in the spring.

SENIOR CABINET

Length of Activity:
Grade: 12 All Year
Membership is by a petition and voting process and is held in the spring of each year. Members are required to attend all meetings and functions to retain membership. The cabinet acts as the planning organization for senior class activities such as the sponsoring of the Homecoming and end-of-the-year activities.

A CAPPELLA CHAMBER CHOIR
Length of Activity:
Grade: 10-12 All Year
Students should be able to read and understand musical notation and sing parts independently. Placement will be determined by vocal balance. Attendance at all performances is required.

AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT ENRICHMENT ORGANIZATION

Grade: 9-12
Length of Activity
All year
The purpose of the African-American Student Enrichment Organization is to develop an emotional and educational network of support by providing opportunities to participate in activites for social, educational, political and cultural awareness. In addition, members will be exposed to different college experiences and provided academic information that will enable them to excel. Members will also acquire leadership skills, maintain a positive self-concept, work to resolve educational difficulties, assist other students with personal and family problems that effect educational success, understand and deal with racial issues and conflicts effectively, and to have fun and enjoy the challenges of high school.

ART CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The art club is designed to enhance the art experiences of the Dublin art students. In accordance with the interest level of the students, various activities are planned. Tours, exhibits and social functions highlight the activity schedule. Displays of student work are displayed in the school and throughout the community.

CHESS CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Chess Club is an activity oriented club for all high school students interested in chess. The students play chess and other strategic games, learn chess and game stategies, form teams and play in tournaments. Club meetings are held every week after school.

CHORALE
Length of Activity:
Grade: 10-12 All Year
The students are selected as result of audition. Chorale provides an opportunity for capable singers to perform various styles of music. They will not only perform for community organizations, but also for contests and festivals.

COMMUNICATIONS CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The purpose of the Communications Club is to provide students with various exciting opportunities to use their communication skills. Members are students who possess experience or a desire to learn and practice effective communication techniques. These fun after-school activities and evening social events build leadership and confidence in students who are considering communication related careers.

CONCERT BANDS
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Membership is based on the individual’s ability to play an instrument. The bands meets every day as a scheduled elective course. The bands perform at basketball games, contests, parades and special events. Practices occur after school hours depending on the time of year.

DRAMA CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The purpose of this club is to expose our students to the art of the theater. Drama Club members work on a variety of school plays that are presented each year. Members of the club are not required to participate in the plays, but may work behind the scenes to aid in the productions.

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB

Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Environmental Club, POP (Protect Our Planet), was founded by and for students who are willing to do something about our planet’s wide ranging environmental problems. There are fund raisers throughout the year to help support buying rain forests, protecting endangered species and recycling in the high school and the community. Everyone is welcome to come help make new friends and have fun.

FENCING CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade 9 - 12 October - February
Fencing Club is looking for students with interest and desire to commit to one of the fastest growing Olympic sports in the United States. Modern fencing is a fast-paced and exciting European Martial Art that requires a unique blend of athleticism, tactics, and focus. Thinking on one’s feet and changing strategies in the blink of an eye are crucial to winning a match, which is why fencing is often called “PHYSICAL CHESS.” Fencers are known to be some of the most well rounded athletes for their combined physical and mental abilities. Fencing is one of the Olympic disciplines, where participants compete as individuals, while enjoying the benefits of “One for All, and All for One” team spirit. Participation is open to all Dublin high school (Coffman, Jerome, Scioto) students. Club members are expected to participate regularly in weekly practices, and compete in a number of Youth and Cadet tournaments, sanctioned by the US Fencing Association (USFA).

Advisor/Instructor: Simon Birkhoff - birkhoff_simon@dublinschools.net (DCHS Language Arts Teacher) Coach/Instructor: Stan Prilutsky - stanislav2@aol.com

Coach/Instructor: Sam Lillard - slillard@columbus.rr.com


FHA / H.E.R.O.
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
This organization, under the family and consumer science department leadership, is open to boys and girls. The club is involved in issues that are relevant to modern day home vocational issues and in a wide variety of community and services related areas. This club endeavors to broaden student interest in applied practices of home management and career learning experiences.

FLAG CORPS
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The flag corps is open to any girl grades 9-12. Auditions take place in the spring. Flag corps is scheduled as a 1/2 credit class and the students do receive a grade. Members participate in all scheduled marching band activities. Flag corps also has a one week camp in the summer. At the conclusion of marching band, members of the corps who do not play a band instrument will then have study hall until other performances occur.

FRENCH CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Dublin Coffman High School French Club promotes an interest in French as a co-curricular activity. The main purpose of the club is to provide students with an additional opportunity to work with French and broaden their understanding and appreciation of the French culture. The club meets at least once a month after school.

FUTURE TEACHERS OF AMERICA
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The purpose of Future Teachers of America is to promote education as a career choice and to expose students to a variety of educational experiences. Members will earn points by peer tutoring in the Academic Assistance Center, attending meetings, working with a teacher in a grade or field that they are interested in, etc., to earn awards at the end of the year banquet.

GERMAN CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Dublin Coffman High School German Club promotes an interest in German as a co-curricular activity. The main purpose of the club is to provide students with an additional opportunity to work with their German skills and to broaden their understanding and appreciation of the German culture. The club meets at least once a month after school.

INDUSTRIAL TECH CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The purpose of the Industrial Tech Club is to promote interest at all grade levels in the ever changing world of industrial technology. We will also explore possible career choices and perform service projects for the school. Students will make projects as a part of their fund raising activities.

INTERACT
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Interact is a social and community service group associated with the Rotary Club. interact participates in community and international service projects. the club meets monthly and offers a wide variety of projects based upon interest. A member should be community service minded, have strong leadership qualities and be committed to participate in club activities.

JAZZ BAND
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Jazz Band is a performing ensemble comprised of the traditional jazz band instruments. Students audition in the spring. The group meets daily as a scheduled class. The band performs for school events, local organizations and special functions.

JAPANESE CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All year
The Japanese Club is an organization whose purpose is to provide cultural and social activities pertaining to the study of Japanese. Club members are encouraged to interact with both native and non-native Japanese speakers, partake in authentic Japanese cuisine, and take part in activities that are popular among Japan’s youth. Club activities are student driven. The club meets once or twice a month after school, as well as on selected evenings.

KEY CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Key Club is a service and social club organized to help the community and the school while having fun in the process. Some of the various projects that the club has participated in are: the Dublin Kiwanis Frog Jump and the National Teacher’s Day. A member should have leadership qualities along with honesty and the willingness to participate in club activities.

LATIN CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Latin Club is an active member of the National Junior Classical League and is sponsored by the American Classical League. Its purpose is to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome.

L.I.N.K.
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The L.I.N.K. program brings together veteran students with students new to the district. L.I.N.K. students help orient new students during the August orientation sessions and then serve in a like capacity throughout the school year. Leadership, communication and organizational skills are derivatives of participation in this activity.

MARCHING BAND
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Membership is based on the individual’s ability to play an instrument and march. The band meets every day during the school day and practices after school. The band performs at all football games and a few parades during the year. Also, the band performs at selected contests during the marching band season. All members are required to be at all practices and performances.

MATH TEAM
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The math club involves all grade levels in testing, contests and competition within the school, local contests and state testing. The students learn about different programs to enhance their math awareness and knowledge.

MULTICULTURAL ALLIANCE
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
This organization makes the different ethnic groups feel valued in our school. The purpose of the Multicultural Alliance is to educate the Dublin community about multicultural awareness. Various groups are invited to join the organization.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Length of Activity:
Grade: 11-12 All Year
The National Honor Society is composed of those juniors and seniors who have demonstrated academic skills, personal integrity and have participated in extra-curricular activities in their school careers. Members become eligible in the junior year. The eligible students must have a 3.50 G.P.A.. or better. Upon completion of an information form for membership, eligible students are voted upon by faculty. Membership is awarded at a formal induction ceremony each fall.

ORCHESTRA
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Orchestra meets every day for one period. It is expected that students who enroll in orchestra are able to play a string instrument and read music. The orchestra plays concerts both in school and in the community. They also participate in the school musical.

C.B.I. CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 10-12 All Year
The Career Based Intervention Club is open to all students enrolled in the C.B.I. program. The purpose of the club is to introduce students to outside aspects of community and school service. It further promotes building of a positive self image through various C.B.I. activities.

PERSPECTIVE
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Perspective is the high school news publication. Published eight times a year, the paper is produced by the journalism class and financed through the sale of advertisements and subscriptions. This organization tries to familiarize the students with the process and responsibility of a newspaper. Responsible reporting, writing, editing, layout, advertising and sales are all emphasized.

PHYSICS CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Physics Club is an activity oriented club for all high school students interested in the physical science. The students work on projects, enter competitions and form teams for special tests and programs. Club meetings are held twice a month after school.

QUIZ TEAM
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Quiz Team is a scholastic team that participates in local league play with fast-paced, toss-up questions. Beyond the league, the team competes in W.O.S.U.’S In the Know and in a nationwide computer game, the Knowledge Marker Open. The activities will appeal to those students who enjoy jeopardy or trivial pursuit or who simply have an excellent recall of information from a few or many disciplines.

SKI CLUB


Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 Winter
The Ski Club is a social club open to all students. The main purpose of the club is to provide students with a life-long recreational activity of a popular outdoor sport. Ski trips are planned for two times a week during January through mid March.

SOCIAL STUDIES CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Social Studies Club presents students with an opportunity to become involved in social studies related activities. Major activities of the club include election poll surveys, Washington D.C. workshops and participation in Girl’s State and Boy’s State.

SPANISH CLUB
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Spanish Club is an organization whose purpose is to provide cultural and social activities pertaining to the study of Spanish and Spanish speaking countries. The club meets once or twice a month after school and evenings.

SSA CHORUS
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
SSA Chorus is a women’s vocal performing group that explores the disciplines of the performing ensemble. It is suggested for those students interested in participating in Chorale and A Cappella Chamber Choir. Attendance at all performances is required.

SYMPHONIC CHOIR
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
Symphonic Choir is a vocal performing group that explores the disciplines of the performing ensemble. It is suggested for those students interested in participation in Chorale and A Cappella Chamber Choir. Attendance at all performances is required.

TBB CHORUS
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
TBB Chorus is a men’s vocal performing group that explores the disciplines of the performing ensemble. It is suggested for those students interested in participation in Chorale and A Cappella Chamber Choir. Attendance at all performances is required.

TEEN INSTITUTE
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The Teen Institute for Prevention of Alcohol and other Drug Abuse is founded on the basic premise that youth are effective and credible as educators in the eyes of their peers. The two main purposes of Teen Institute are (1) to develop teens’ leadership potential and (2) to train to effectively implement alcohol and other drug prevention projects within the school community. Students may petition for membership and subsequent training each fall.

YEARBOOK
Length of Activity:
Grade: 9-12 All Year
The work of the Yearbook Staff is an important one to the school as it represents through pictures the life of the school throughout the year. There are many opportunities for a student to get involved as a member of the yearbook staff. Business manager, editors, copy writers, layout staff, advertising personnel, typists, photographers, etc., provide some of these opportunities. No previous experience is necessary.Other clubs, athletic teams and organizations may be added upon request and approval. Such requests are to be made to the assistant principal of student activities or the athletic director.