Clubs and Extra-Curricular Activities
As part of our goal to encourage true education, Mississinewa High School sponsors a variety of clubs and organizations to support our students’ exploration and development of talents and abilities that extend beyond our normal curriculum. Read through this page to find a club that fits your interests!
Campus Life high school ministry combines healthy relationships with creative programs to help young people make good choices, establish a solid foundation for life, and positively impact their schools. Campus Life seeks to engage all young people wherever they are as lifelong followers of Jesus Christ. It is open to all students and meets on Friday mornings before school, and once a week on Monday nights. There are other opportunities for activities such as a retreat in the fall and a spring break trip. Other involvement can include fun trip and hanging out with CL director and/or other volunteers, core team, and small groups.
The Honor Society is the most notable organization in the United States to recognize outstanding high school student achievement. More than an honor roll, students must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or above and demonstrate excellence in the areas of leadership, service, and character to be nominated for this award.
Would you love to visit another country? Join International Club! Open to all students, we study the cultures of other countries and participate in authentic events to appreciate the food, dress, and customs of other peoples in our own backyard. International Club collects $2.00 dues per year to defray the costs of our activities and transportation.
National Art Honor Society
The Art Honor Society is a nationally-known organization sponsored by the National Art Education Association. Student members of the society promote awareness of art by becoming active participants in the education process in their school and community. To become a member, you must be enrolled in an art class during the school year, maintain a 3.0 in all art classes and a 2.5 cumulative GPA in all other subjects. There are fees associated with this organization that are set at the national level each year, which we use for purchasing supplies. As a group, we also take field trips to various institutes, such as the Indianapolis Museum of Art and the Scholastic Art & Writing Center.
Mississinewa High School Academic Team began in 1986 to offer our students the opportunity to demonstrate their academic skills in competitive events. Quiz Bowl competitions are held regularly at various schools in our region, culminating at the Quad City Tournament at IWU, which can qualify teams for state and national tournaments. Membership is open to all students who enjoy academic contests and are willing to commit the necessary time after school to prepare for competition.
Science Olympiad is a national organization whose purpose is to improve student interest in science and the quality of science education in public schools. To do this, the Science Olympiad organization holds tournaments which emphasize hands-on, problem-solving, teamwork skills in areas such as anatomy, chemistry, earth and plant sciences, forensics, fossils, engineering, physics, geology, and many more. If you’re interested in joining our team, please see Mrs. Williamson.
The Mississinewa High School Student Council is a group of elected student representatives that promotes student participation and cooperation in school government, fosters school spirit, and encourages higher scholastic attainment by giving our students a hands-on demonstration of our national system of government. Student Council also works to stimulate goodwill among and between students and faculty, promote school safety, encourage the growth of good citizenship, and coordinate school activities.
Thespian Troupe #859
A recognized affiliate of the Indian Theatre Education Association, Thespian Troupe #859 enjoys producing and performing plays in our community, and competing in drama at the state and national level. Together thespians fundraise, advertise, produce, and perform on- and off-Broadway works for the Mississinewa community.
Tribe TV is a student-driven media production crew creating multimedia announcements, streaming live events for all Mississinewa Schools, and producing an online radio stream, Tribe Tunes, during school hours. Students in this course engage in web design, video production, photography, streaming technology, and multimedia business operations in an immersive learning environment.
Yearbook staff employs students in photography, graphic design, writing, and layout to create your yearly memory book. Working as a team to compile and edit a year’s worth of Mississinewa events gives members a hands-on view of book publishing and journalism–besides it’s tons of fun!