Central High School offers multiple academic activities, clubs, scholastic competitions, and sports that support the academic curriculum and allows the student to experience learning activities in a different environment. Join one or more today!
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Student-led and open to any student. Students work and collaborate with Response through Shenandoah County. Response is a community organization dedicated to preventing and helping people overcome the problems of sexual and domestic violence and other forms of abuse through outreach, advocacy, education, and supportive services. Students focus the majority of their efforts on raising awareness of teen dating violence and the prevention of it.
Student Cooperative Association (SCA)
The purpose of SCA is to provide leadership of the student body of Central High School. Students participating in SCA are expected to organize and carry out school activities and community service projects. In addition to planning activities that contribute to school spirit and community, SCA members are responsible for being the voice of their classes Nominations and elections for SCA officers are held during the end of the spring term prior to each school year. Officers must be in good academic standing and represent Central High School in a positive manner.
For interested art students; a time to enjoy art, with student artists of all grade levels.
Student-led club for activities/events for students with disabilities interacting with typically developing peers
Student-led club open to any CHS student, who is interested in theatre arts. There will be monthly updates about theatre events, such as One Act competition, Spring Musical, and the spring showcase. Monthly, there will be theatre-related activities at club meetings. No dues.
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a national student organization centered around families, that 8th-12th grade students can join. Any student that is taking or has taken an FCS class is eligible for membership. In FCCLA members will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills for life, engage in career preparation/exploration, support community outreach, and compete in competitions to earn local/state/national recognition. FCCLA helps prepare members to be marketable to colleges, more career ready, and a stronger community member. Finally, who doesn't love to travel and explore new places?
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is the premier organization for students preparing for careers in business. Any student that has taken a business course is entitled and encouraged to join and all students are welcomed! As an FBLA member, this club will prepare all students for "real world" experiences" by gaining a competitive edge for college and career success by developing leadership skills, making an impressionable impact both inside and outside of the community for your fellow Falcon's to follow!
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
Any student currently enrolled in an Agricultural Education course for the current year. Participation in the Central FFA builds leadership skills for life, reinforces instruction, recognizes excellence, and gives students opportunities to make a positive difference in their school and community. The FFA goes far beyond production agriculture by providing opportunities for travel, participation in contests, participation in community service projects, earn awards, attend leadership functions, serve as an officer, develop communication skills, meet new people and have fun.
PRIDE (People Respecting Individual Diversity and Equality
1. To provide a safe and welcoming environment to all students.
2. To educate students about how to be supportive allies to their fellow LGBTQ+ students and community members.
3. To provide an open environment for students to raise questions and have discussions about diversity and equality.
Student-led non-denominational Christian club. Students get together to study the Bible, praying with one another, and spend time encouraging each other.
The Interact Club is the youth organization of the Rotary Club. The club is open to all high school students who want to build their leadership skills. The members organize fundraising and service projects to learn the power of Service over Self. One of the non-profits we support is Family Promise, whose mission is to help families experiencing homelessness.
National Honor Society (NHS)
The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Members are to uphold these pillars by maintaining a commitment to learning and growing, seeking out and engaging in meaningful service, valuing diverse cultures and building relationships, and being a leader within their community. Membership is by invite-only and members are expected to be active participants in monthly chapter meetings and uphold the chapter's bylaws.
Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)
SADD is an organization dedicated to encouraging students to make positive life choices. Activities include Red Ribbon Week and Prom Promise. Everyone is welcome to join and participate. $5 dues.
Teen Age Republican Club
The Teen Age Republican Club is designed to foster the idea of democracy among teenagers and to assist the county Republican Party and the Shenandoah County Women’s Republican Club. Activities include assisting in Lincoln Day Dinner ceremonies and volunteering outside the school in election campaigns and Republican meetings. Anyone may join. This Club currently has no sponser.
Student-led and open to any student. Activities include hosting speakers, helping at election day polling sites, and assisting candidates with their campaigns.
Youth and Government
The Youth and Government Club provides opportunities for leadership development and community service, promotes self-confidence and self-esteem, increases community awareness and global education, and provides knowledge about Virginia Government. We strive to increase the understanding and participation of our young men and women in the political process on the local, state, and federal levels.
Technology Students Association (TSA)
Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses, TSA takes the study of STEM beyond the classroom and gives students the chance to pursue academic challenges among friends with similar goals and interests. There are state and national competitions in areas that include, but are not limited to, video game design, board game design, VEX robotics, coding, CAD, cybersecurity, music production, video production, engineering design, and more. TSA chapters also are committed to a national service project and are among the most service-oriented groups in the community. TSA members may become officers within their state and then run for national office.
Student led. Open to all students and staff. Establish and support after-school and classroom activities where students can participate in environmental projects and gain exposure to the environment and sustainability principles. Focusing on the interconnected nature of life on Earth. Community involvement, service projects, guest speakers, field trips.
Tri-M Music Honor Society
Tri-M Music Honor Society opens up a world of opportunities for students who have shown themselves to be academically capable and musically gifted. Through performance and community service, they’ll develop confidence, creativity, critical thinking, compassion, and a host of other leadership skills sure to serve them well in school and beyond.
The Finer Things Club
Student-led book club exploring a variety of books and the cultures associated with them.