• Clubs and Organizations

    Northwestern offers a wide variety of club and organizational opportunities in which students can participate. Listed below are short summaries of several of these organizations and clubs to help students channel their energies into service and interest projects. Interested students are encouraged to contact the advisors of these programs. Students interested in starting a new club should speak with a Trojan Consul Representative.

    New Club Proposal Form 

    ACADEMIC CHALLENGE (Quiz Bowl) - Sponsor - Mr. Dawson

    AENEID STAFF - This group produces the school's yearbook.  Sponsor - Ms. Silva

    BETA CLUB - Membership in this academic achievement organization is via academic eligibility.  21-22 Application  Sponsors - Mr. Cantrell, Ms. Clarke, Ms. Tate

    BIG BROTHER/BIG SISTER - A group of seniors who act as a big brother/sister to help freshmen students transition into high school life. They check on them with their academics, encourage them to get involved in different clubs and give them moral support when needed. The organization meets at least once a month with a guest speaker, team building activities, and/or campus projects.  Sponsor - Ms. Byers

    COLOR GUARD - ROTC Cadets train and practice to present the colors and conduct flag honors.  Also teach flag honors to local elementary and middle school students.  Sponsor - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    CyberPatriot - ROTC - The National Youth Cyber Education Program created to inspire students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.  Sponsors - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    DANCE CLUB (Purple Illusion Dance Co.) - Sponsor - Ms. Dockal

    DRILL TEAM - ROTC Cadets train and practice for local drill competitions.  Sponsor - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE CLUB - This club provides an opportunity for students to take an active role in our environment. The club includes service projects and educational opportunities.  Sponsors - Ms. Snyder, Ms. Chavis

    ESPORTS TEAM - A competitive video gaming team where students work together on teams and compete for prizes and titles.  Sponsor - Mr. Davis

    FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES - Student led programs involving speakers, sharing time, and Christian outreach are offered to all interested students.  Sponsors - Ms. Rivers, Ms. Estes

    FORENSIC SCIENCE CLUB - Members engage in activities that introduce them to the use of science to solve crimes.  Sponsor - Dr. Venables

    INTERNATIONAL CLUB – Explores customs and traditions from other cultures.  Sponsors - Ms. Rowsam and Ms. Ciobanu

    JUNIOR CIVITANS - This service organization is open to all interested students. Service-related projects are conducted.  Sponsor - Ms. Lehman

    MODEL ROCKETRY - ROTC Cadets learn about aerodynamics and then build and launch model rockets.  Sponsor - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    MODEL UNITED NATIONS - This group focuses on world issues. Students participate in extensive competition after much preparation. Acceptance is via an interview process.  Sponsor - Mr. Jeffrey

    NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY - Acceptance is based upon academic achievement and a faculty screening process.  21-22 Application  Sponsors - Dr. Cardinale, Ms. Medina

    OLYMPIANS - This organization is composed of senior students. Selection for participation is based upon recommendation.  Sponsors - Ms. Tate, Ms. Tinker, Ms. Jordan

    ORIENTEERING - ROTC Cadets train and practice land navigation.  Sponsor - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    PROJECT LIT BOOK CLUB - Focuses on reading books from the Project Lit list and encouraging more diversity in classroom and school libraries. Sponsor - Ms. Middleton

    PROM COMMITTEE - This committee is composed of all juniors who are interested in planning and organizing the prom.  Sponsor - Ms. King

    RAIDER TEAM - ROTC Cadets train and practice for local physical fitness competitions.  Sponsor - Lt. Col. Barrett, Chief Neal

    SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT COUNCIL - This council meets once a month to discuss issues involving Northwestern.  Sponsor - Ms. Castillo

    SPECTRUM ART CLUB - This is the art club. Activities include art shows and exhibits.  Sponsors - Ms. Queen, Ms. Furiate, & Ms. Zellmer

    THESPIAN SOCIETY - This honor society for theatre students serves to enhance the Theatre Department on campus by producing main stage productions each year. It is affiliated with the International Thespian Society promoting excellence in theatre among high school students.  Sponsor - Ms. Altman

    TROJAN BUDDIES - (suspended this year due to COVID)

    TROJAN CONSUL - This council promotes all activities at Northwestern. Representatives are elected via school-wide elections.  Sponsors - Ms. Faris, Ms. Phillips, Ms. Jeter, Mr. McDonald

    TROJAN WAY TV - Broadcast crew that produces a monthly news program that showcases all things Northwestern.  Sponsor - Mr. Honea

    VISIONS -This staff works to compose the literary magazine made up of original student compositions, poems, short stories, etc. Interested students should consider enrolling in creative writing.  Sponsor - Ms. Hughes