Clubs

ACDC

AC/DC

Allies for Cyclone Diversity Club celebrates diversity.  We do awareness activities in the school, have mental health days, and participate in outside-of-school activities such as pride day parades.  We make things to sell such as t-shirts and buttons
Sponsor: Mrs. Hofmeier
Time: Wednesdays after school

Art Guild

To join the art guild you don't have to be in an art class. Things we do are Museum visits, art workshops, and guest artists, concessions. We also sponsor some scholarships for art students continuing a career after High School.
Sponsor: Mrs. Mitchell and Ms. Markoulatos
Time: Minimum once a month after school.

Chess Club

In Chess Club, we play and practice different moves and strategies. We also travel to tournaments in person around the state. We accept players at all levels of skill and ability, including anyone who wants to learn to play! Tournaments are on Saturdays (all day) and are always tons of fun. Students who attend Club during the week are NOT required to attend tournaments unless they want to qualify for State in the spring (typically in March).
Sponsor: Mrs. Caro
Time: Mondays and Tuesdays 3:05-4:00pm.

Robotics

Cyclotrons (Robotics)

A team that inspires young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Sponsor: Mrs. Stinebaugh
Time:
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Monday 3:30pm-6:30pm
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Thursday 3:30pm-6:30pm
*Saturday 9am-3pm

Debate

Debate

This is an extracurricular class offered at OHS. In Debate, you research a debate topic that is assigned every school year. We meet every school day and practice after school for upcoming debate tournaments that we travel to on the weekends.
Sponsor: Ms. Clipsham
Time: Every day after school.

Educators Rising

Educators Rising

For high school students, Educators Rising provides passionate young people with hands-on teaching experience, promotes their interest in the profession, and helps them cultivate the skills they need to be successful educators.
Sponsor: Mrs. Tharp
Time: 1st and 3rd Friday of every month 7:30 am

Environmental Club

Environmental Club

The Environmental Club will promote a « greener » mindset in the Ottawa School District, including establishing and maintaining a school recycling program, as well as encouraging and facilitating other ways to reduce waste. 
Sponsor: Madame Gray
Time: First and third Monday of each month at 7:20am

FCCLA

FCCLA

Family Career and Community Leaders of America service and leadership club that connects students passions with community service and leadership opportunities. Students are eligible to compete at a variety of levels and projects.
Sponsor: Mrs. Coen, Mrs. Waymire
Time: Every Tuesday after school

FCA

FCA

Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a club organized for Christians at OHS to have a short weekly lesson and fellowship with others. Everyone is welcome and no you don't have to be an athlete to attend.
Sponsor: Mr. Wallace
Time: South Gym every Friday at 7:20 am

Fellowship of the Stage

Fellowship of the Stage

OHS Theatre department, exploring, discovering, and sharing the magic of Live Theatre!
Sponsor: Miss A. Miller
Time: Must be in Theatre to join - 4 + shows produced an academic year

FFA

FFA

National FFA Organization is a leadership organization for students enrolled in Agricultural Education.
Sponsor: Mr. Lasley
Time: Contact Mr. Lasley

Game Arena

We are a gaming club with a focus on both casual and competitive play.
Sponsor: Mr. Harman
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays after school during Fall and Winter

HOSA

Health Occupation Students of America. This is a club for those interested in a career in the Health or Medical Field.
Sponsor: Mrs. Shaffer
Time: Friday mornings or during Cyclone Hour

Key Club

Key Club

Club started at OHS in 1979. Key Club International is over 76 years old. The first Key Club was started in Sacramento, California. Key Club is affiliated with its Adult Partner Kiwanis International. There are over 220,000 students involved in Key Clubs around the United States. There are 39 Key Clubs in Kansas who come together each March at the State Convention. In July, a delegation from Kansas travels to the International Convention.
Sponsor: Mrs. Black and Ms. Miller
Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month

Knights and Nerds

This is a role playing gamer group that has focused on D&D and Pathfinder, but is open to other games.
Sponsor: Mr. Deane
Time: Contact Mr. Deane to receive meeting times

NHS

Nationals Honors Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) elevates a school’s commitment to the values of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. These four pillars have been associated with membership in the organization since its inception in 1921.

Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, US Territories, Canada, and around the world. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

As such, NHS chapters and students are in schools that care not only about student achievement, but also community engagement.
Sponsor: Mrs. Black and Ms. Miller
Time: 1st and 3rd Thursdays

O-Club

O-Club

Sells popcorn at games to raise money to help activities at OHS.
Sponsor: Mr. Boeh
Time: Thursdays at 7:30 in the North Gym.

Renaissance

Renaissance Program (Core Council)

The Renaissance Program impacts every student at OHS, seeking to build a positive school climate and culture and find ways to celebrate and value all students and Staffulty. The Core Council plans and carries out a variety of events and activities to achieve this mission.
Sponsor: Mrs. Kane
Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 7:15 am

S.A.F.E

S.A.F.E

S.A.F.E. (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) is a teen-run, peer-to-peer program focusing on increasing teen restraint compliance through education, positive rewards and enforcement. It is designed to bring awareness to the importance of wearing a seatbelt, therefore reducing the number of motor vehicle-related injuries and fatalities among Kansas teens.
Sponsor: Mrs. Kemp
Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays at 7:25am

Shcolarsbowl

Scholars Bowl

A team where you can stretch your knowledge by answering age-based trivia questions while competing with your team against other schools.
Sponsor: Mrs. Stinebaugh
Time: Wednesdays 7-8 via zoom

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a competitive team where members study the 23 events (see soinc.org for a list) and participates in tournaments during the year. Events include building/construction of structures, scientific experiments, science knowledge, and activities.
Sponsor: Mr. Deane
Time: October through February Monday after school.

Spanish Club

Spanish Club

We do a lot of fun activities, like fiestas and various cultural celebrations, Worlds of Fun, ice skating, dinner out at Mexican, Venezuelan, or Spanish restaurants, and more!!
Sponsor: Madame Gray
Time: 2nd and 4th Thursday 7:15 am

Instagram

Student Council

A group of elected students that create opportunities for students to come together and make the school environment and a better, more cohesive place.
Sponsor: Mrs. Hofmeier and Mrs. Hiatt
Time: Every Tuesday at 7:15
Social Media: Facebook

Thespians

Thespians

Honoring the scholarship and achievements of High School Theatre students.
Sponsor: Miss A. Miller
Time: Invitation Only

Choir

Tri-m Music Honor Society

An honor society whose purpose is to advocate for Music in schools. Share all the positive wonderful attributes and benefits of music in education. We attend concerts, events, musicals, and conventions, and we celebrate the special musicians and music groups at OHS
Sponsor: Mrs. Underwood, Mrs. Nichols
Time: Currently no meeting time.

Writing Club

Writing Club is all about expanding our written works, launching our creative brains, and finding ways to bring our written accomplishments to our school and local community. We write stories and poems, host fun writing and reading events, and do a LOT of brainstorming and laughing. We work on our own personal writing goals and projects, but we also try to create something as a group each year. The 2021-2022 school year has monthly themes that students will write on, and we have several events in the works for showcasing student works.
Sponsor: Mrs. Caro
Time: On Wednesdays and Thursdays 3:05-4:00 pm in Mrs. Caro's room.