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To enhance our student's high school experience, Science Hill offers a wide variety of clubs, teams, and organizations for students to become involved in.


Art Club

Jordan Campbell

Purpose: To provide students with in an interest in art an opportunity to explore art and craft forms with other students

When: Every other Wednesday afterschool, Room A271


Ascend Climbing Club

Melanie Lee

Purpose: To create a fun learning environment for students to learn how to rock climb and boulder with other students

When: TBA


Asian Culture Appreciation Club (AC2)

Sean Samuel

Purpose: To educate and spread awareness of Asian culture and customs to the students of Science Hill

When: TBA


AWSTEM (Appreciation for Women in STEM)

Elizabeth Bennett

Purpose: Recognize and increase the number of women in the STEM field. Expose more students to the fields of STEM.

When: TBA


Beta Club: 9-12

Bess Laufenberg, Kiki Garman

Purpose: Beta club provides top SHHS students with opportunities to lead and serve in their community. The club completes service projects that benefit Science Hill High School or the larger Johnson City community. To become a member, a ninth grade student must have earned two A’s and two B’s in the core subjects in 8th grade. A 10th-12th grade student must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.

When: Last Tuesday of each month in the cafeteria


Book Club

Suzanne Reaves

Purpose: To build a community of student readers

When: Once a month, be on the lookout for the next reading selection and discussion dates, Room 507


Chess Club

Melissa Phillips

Purpose: The purpose is to provide equipment and a location for students to play chess.

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 3 to 4PM, Room A289


Coding Club

Jaime Andrews

Purpose: Coding club uses programming languages to solve problems and explore computer science.

When: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month from 3 to 4PM. Room A289


Criminal Justice

Chad Robinson

Purpose: To compete locally at the East TN Criminal Justice competition @ TCAT

When: TBA


Debate Team

Russel Minatel

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for the students to engage in debate activities on a competitive level to improve their communication, analytical and problem solving skills.

When: Mondays from 3 to 4P, Room 509


Disc Golf Club

Kiki Garman

Purpose: Practice the fundamentals of disc golf, including etiquette and competition rules. It is one of the most inclusive and inexpensive sports, any student who likes being outside will find disc golf enjoyable.

When: Bi-Monthly on Fridays at Wing Deer Park or Room 508


Dungeons & Dragons Club

Russel Minatel

Purpose: The Dungeons and Dragons Club at SHHS gives creative students an opportunity to socialize with other students, write adventures, and tell stories collaboratively with friends.

When: Tuesdays from 3 to 5PM, Library* (subject to change for testing)


Electric Vehicle Club

Becky Mazoff

Purpose: Provide students with the opportunity to look at and experience electric vehicles.

When: Last Thursday of the month at 3P, Room 508


Esports and Broadcasting

Micah Ridley

Purpose: Team Building, Competition, Enjoyment, Community, Breaking the stereotype of gamers, Improvement of skills/communication/problem solving

When: TBA


FCCLA Social Health Services

Heather Conner, Sasha Johnson

Purpose: Provide opportunities for personal development, strengthen the function of the family, encourages democracy, encourages individual and group involvement, promotes greater understanding between youth and adults, etc.

When: Varies, Afterschool, CTE Building


FCCLA Social Health Services

Sasha Johnson

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for students to give back to the community by preparing sandwiches that will be donated to Good Samaritan to be distributed to the homeless population.

When: First and Fourth Mondays of each month at 3P, CTE Room 940


Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Ryan Edwards, Nancy McDonald

Purpose: To provide fellowship and unity among students and student athletes

When: Tuesday mornings 7 to 7:35A, Library* (Subject to change)


FFA (Future Farmers of America)

Chris Dockery

Purpose: FFA offers events and resources that enhance the learning of horticulture program

When: Tuesdays from 3 to 4P, CTE  Room 909


First Priority

Uriah Fletcher

Purpose: Increase self-esteem, morals, leadership skills

When: Wednesdays 7:10 to 7:30A, Hillside Cafe


French Club

Cori Horne, Anne Gregg

Purpose: Students of French shall share their knowledge of French while engaging with other French students

When: Varies, Afterschool, Room A251


Full Metal Rackets (Badminton Club)

Sean Samuel

Purpose: Promote and popularize badminton teaching new players and nurturing previous players but also to have fun.

When: Mondays from 4 to 6P, Carver Rec Center


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Justin Snyder

Purpose: Inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences

When: Once a month, CTE Building


Girl's Lacrosse

Chris Dockery

Purpose:  Girls Lacrosse is an action packed high adrenaline sport that encourages teamwork, athleticism, and develops leadership qualities.

When:  Freedom Hall Practice Field at designated times


Green Team

Chris Dockery

Purpose: Encourage recycling at SHHS

When: Every Other Wednesday from 3 to 4P, CTE Room 909


Guitar Club

June Oaks

Purpose: To give students the opportunity to express creative freedom through the means of guitar. We want to be able to give students the ability to learn and sharpen their abilities at the instrument

When: Varies


Hats for the Homeless

Justin Douglas

Purpose: To knit hats in order to donate them to various clothing drives and homeless shelters throughout the community

When: Fridays 3 to 3:45P, Room A116


Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA)

Christy Cottrell, Kristine Taylor, Clint Philbrick

Purpose: To enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skills, and leadership development of all health science education students.

When: Monthly, CTE Building


Hilltopper Herald

Morgan Evans

Purpose: The Herald aims to shine light on as many events, achievements, and students as possible. We pride ourselves on producing beneficial, factual, and informational stories that keep us all informed and broaden our perspectives on key issues. We will cover clubs, courses, events, teachers, students, and anything that affects the lives of students at Science Hill.

When: Last Thursday of the month, Room A277


Improv Team

Hunter Graybeal, Richard Marshall

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for the students to engage in improvisational acting to develop their communication, acting, and critical thinking skills.

When: Wednesdays, Open club from 3 4P; Closed practice for improv team from 4 to 5P, Studio 535


Intramural Sports Club

Brandon Lewis

Purpose: To allow students to engage in active sports while building relationships with others during the activities

When: TBA


Investors Club

Ian Herrin

Purpose: To have an investing correspondence with other students on a semi-regular basis

When: TBA


Latin American Culture Appreciation Club (LA Club)

Jared Forbes

Purpose: HOLA aims to celebrate Latin American culture at Science Hill

When: Thursdays afterschool, Room A112


Langston Leadership Club

Jennifer Delahoussaye

Purpose: To inspire young leaders and influence other students to participate

When: Tuesdays 3 to 4P, The Locker


Lego Club

Elizabeth Still, Christina Miller

Purpose: The SHHS Lego Club gives students an opportunity to socialize with other students, be creative, and build collaboratively with friends.

When: Every other Friday from 3 to 4P, Room A115


Medieval Battle Association

Sean Samuel

Purpose: To study and re-create aspects of the Medieval historical era

When: Mondays from 3 to 4P, By the Magnolia Tree


Model UN

Sean Samuel

Purpose: Act as delegates of different countries to solve global issues.

When: TBA


Mountain Bike Team

Craig Lancaster

Purpose: To build strong minds, bodies, character, and communities through cycling.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8P; Saturdays from 10 to 12P, Winged Deer Park


Mu Alpha Theta

Mark Pickering

Purpose: Dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing, strong scholarship in the subject.

When: Wednesday 3-4


Muslim Student Association

Ayesha Khan

Purpose: Promote unity and joint action among Muslims at SHHS

When: TBA


Project 7

Elizabeth Still

Purpose: This club is a resource to help students develop their personal relationship with God and learn how He is a part of their daily lives.

When: Mondays from 3 to 3:45P, Room A115


Rho Kappa

Jessica Connor, Kayla Edwards

Purpose: Rho Kappa is the social studies honor society and seeks to elevate and encourage the study of the social studies among students at SHHS and the community. SH Rho Kappa will work in the school and community-wide to offer opportunities for learning and civic engagement.

When: Monthly, Afterschool, Room 507


Robotics Club

Brad Gentry, Zachary Ward

Purpose: The mission of Robotics is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators.

When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3 to 4:30/5P, CTE Room 929


Scholars Bowl Academic Team

Michael Laviano, Ben Davenport

Purpose: The Scholars Bowl Academic Team promotes the value of participation, team play, sportsmanship, and personal experience.

When: Tuesdays from 3 to 4P, Room A138 or A169



Hunter Graybeal, Richard Marshall

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for the students to engage in competitive acting, interpretation and speaking tournaments to improve their acting, analytical and communication skills.

When: in class- Play rehearsals Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 3-5


Skiing & Snowboarding

Justin Douglas

Purpose: To promote skiing and snowboarding safety while engaging and improving students' physical wellness.

When: TBA


Skills USA

Brent Sluder, Robbie Tester, Rich Murray, Jeff Kleven, Charlene Hogg, Matthew Glover

Purpose: To produce the mostly highly skilled workforce and technical skills grounded in academics.

When: Automotive: Fridays from 3 to 4P, CTE Room 931; Cosmetology: Thursdays from 3:00 to 3:30P, CTE Room 903; Culinary: TBA, CTE Room 940


Social Wise Club

Russ Minatel

Purpose: To create a welcoming environment for the minority students to levy comprehensive and insightful information about their personal experiences while creating an environment where non-minority students can learn and ask questions freely creating a unified student body.

When: Fridays from 3 to 4P, Room 509


Spanish Club

Kayla Jimenez-Gomez, Hilary Delgado

Purpose: Designed to give students a chance to practice Spanish conversation and learn to explore elements of culture.

When: 3rd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 3 to 4P


Student Activities Council

Mitziann Stiltner, Angela Taylor

Purpose: The SAC is a student organization in charge of student activities planning, organizing, and implementing community service projects, school service projects, Homecoming activities, school dances, Thanksgiving Food Drive, and the Junior/Senior Prom. Additionally, SAC assists the cheer team with pep rallies and spirit events. SAC members serve as a leadership team with the principal. Students in all grades are welcome to attend meetings and help with activities.

When: Monthly


Taxidermy Club

Victor Burk

Purpose: Expand the students’ knowledge and view of nature while enjoying a rewarding hobby and possibly career or way of earning extra income

When: Every other Friday from 3 to 4P, Room A188


Topper Mentors

Cody Ewing

Purpose: To provide an opportunity for our students to mentor other students in Johnson City Schools

When: First Thursday of the month from 3 to 4P, Hillside Cafe


Ultimate Frisbee Club

Michael Laviano

Purpose: To promote exercise, team work, and competition among co-ed students in grades 9-12.

When: Mondays and Fridays (unless posted on Remind) from 3 to 4P, Band Practice Field


Unity Dance Team

Kimberly Thompson, Jennifer Delahoussaye, Shanna Fudge

Purpose:  This is a dance club for students to express themselves in a different form of art. You must tryout to be apart of this club.

When:  Mondays and Thursdays from 3 to 4:30P, Grand Topper Hall


Weightlifting Club

Jackson Rhudy, Kayla Eggleston

Purpose: To promote and encourage physical activity in youth sport, particularly the sport of weightlifting.

When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 4:30P, New Weight Room by the football field


Last Updated: May 21, 2024