BHS Clubs & Organizations

Academic Bowl promotes academic achievement through quiz bowl activities.  The Quiz Cats represent BHS in regional and state competition.  Sponsor –Chris Poppell

 

Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Team has the purpose of developing abilities and teamwork to compete with other JROTC teams at regional, state, and national drill competitions. Participants must be enrolled or previously enrolled in JROTC and must maintain JROTC academic and disciplinary standards.  Sponsors – Lt. Col. Dave Stewart and Sgt. Scott Morehouse

 

Anchor Club is a service club sponsored by the Bainbridge Pilot Club.  Membership is by invitation, and membership requirements include recommendation by a member, cumulative GPA greater than 80.0, and a clear disciplinary record.  Club’s main purpose:  Membership in Anchor Club allows young people to make a dynamic difference in their world through volunteer service and have FUN while helping others. Anchors learn valuable skills that prepare them to be good citizens for the rest of their lives. They have opportunities to lead and organize service projects and play active roles. Often, they work side by side with their sponsoring Pilot Clubs to promote awareness and provide hands on service to various worthwhile causes.  Activities participating in this year: Volunteer at such events as Rivers Alive, Relay for Life, Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon, Alzheimer’s Awareness Walk, River Town Days, WBE Mentoring Program, and elementary school field days; Donating to such causes as Humane Society, local foodbank, and natural disaster relief.  Sponsors – Amy Worsley and Misty Davis-Loyd

 

Art Club is open to students who have an interest in the visual arts.  The mission of the club is "exploring various arts and art materials."  Planned activities include art contest and projects as well as the Student Art Showcase.  Sponsor – Rebecca Cole

 

Bainbridge Bass Cats was formed in an effort to get more kids in the outdoors and help them discover their passion for bass fishing, water and land conservation.  Our teams fish local club events as well as compete on the Georgia BASS Nation High School Trail and the Wiregrass Student Angler Trail against other high school teams across the state of Georgia and throughout the Wiregrass region.  Sponsor Roy Matthews

 

BHS Book Club promotes reading enjoyment, critical thinking skills, social interaction, and self-confidence through reading and discussing books nominated for the Georgia Peach Award.  The club meets monthly for refreshments and discussion of the selected book.  Sponsor - Claudia Montague

 

Chess Club gives students an opportunity to play friendly games of chess against their peers in a low-stress environment. Students of all levels are welcome to come, as help is given to those who need it. Chess Club meets on the first Friday of every month in Room 3116 on the Science hall.  Sponsor - Jodi Brown and David Mackey

 

Davis Memorial Y-Club is affiliated with the YMCA of Georgia.  The organization promotes high standards of character and service.  Members have the opportunity to participate in Youth Assembly and the Georgia United Nations Assembly.  Sponsor – Emory Smith

 

Decatur County 4-H Sigma Lambda Chi Chapter is open for active students in 9th-12th grades.  Students are required to attend club meetings and take part in community service activities. The mission of Georgia 4-H is to assist youth in acquiring knowledge, developing life skills, and forming attitudes that will enable them to become self-directing, productive and contributing members of society.  Sponsors – Lindsey Bell Hayes

 

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is a dynamic and effective national student organization that helps young men and women become leaders and address important personal, family, work, and societal issues through Family and Consumer Sciences Education.  FCCLA is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members.  It is the only career and technical in-school student organization with the family as its central focus.  Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities.  Sponsors – Denise Bius, Nancy Griffin and Jennifer Oldaker

 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is composed of students involved in the school’s athletic program.  The BHS chapter is affiliated with the national organization.  Activities include weekly meetings, retreats, and camps.  Sponsor – Scott Miller and Michelle Miller

 

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a student organization committed to preparing today's students for success in business leadership. Members must be enrolled in or previously enrolled in a business course. FBLA members may participate in community service projects, leadership development activities, educational programs, and academic competitions at the local, state, and national levels. Sponsors - Debbie Campbell, Joseph Randall, Rex Wade

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA) is an organization of students with an interest in vocational agriculture.  Affiliated with state and national organizations, the goal of the chapter is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.  Activities include livestock shows and career development events.  Sponsors – Farish Mulkey, Martin Bius, and Mark Lashley

 

Golden Rule Club was established to promote acceptable behaviors among students.  The Golden Rule is to "TREAT OTHERS AS YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE TREATED."  We recognize and accept the Golden Rule as an expression to help fight against bullying, peer pressure, and temptations among students.  Sponsor – Stephanie Green and Darlene Melton

 

HOSA Health Occupations Students of America is a student organization with a two-fold mission to promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry and to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people.  Sponsor – Pamella Bland and Brandy Howard

 

Interact Club is sponsored by the Bainbridge Rotary Club.  Membership is by invitation and requires nomination by current members or faculty.  The purpose of this service club is to provide opportunities for young people to work together in a world fellowship dedicated to service and international understanding.  Projects include assisting in elementary carnivals and participation in Relay for Life.  Sponsor – Kim Burrell

 

Key Club is a service club sponsored by the Bainbridge Kiwanis Club.  Membership is by invitation, and its mission is to provide members with opportunities to perform services, build character, and develop leadership.  Activities include support of the Georgia Sheriff’s Youth Homes and the BHS Buddies.  Sponsors – Roy Matthews and Tommie Harper

 

Leo Club is a service club sponsored by the Bainbridge Lions Club.  Its mission is to serve our school and community, and projects are selected to fulfill this mission.  Sponsor –Jodie Brown

 

National Honor Society is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.  Its purpose is to recognize and encourage academic achievement as well as accomplishments in the areas of character, leadership, and service.  Members must be at least a sophomore, on track for Graduation, working toward a regular diploma with a minimum 90.0 GPA in core classes, and receive faculty and membership committee approval.  Sponsors – Pamela Isler andShelita Close

 

"Pretty Smart" Club is a club designed for students interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. Sponsor Rebecca Cole

 

Student Council purpose is to establish a representative form of government, encourage good school citizenship, promote student and faculty cooperation, foster a common interest in school classes and responsibility for the welfare and good order of the school.  Student council should consist of the following student body officers (executive committee) per grade:  President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Parliamentarian.  Each member is elected by a majority vote by their class.  Annual projects include Homecoming and Prom, working in conjunction with other committee members.  Sponsor –Jodie Brown

 

Technology Student Association -- Dedicated exclusively to students enrolled in engineering & technology education pathway programs.  Sponsor -- Mac Lewis