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STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

4-H Club


Moderator: Mrs. Emily Breclaw, Mr. Lance Lusk 4-H is a national youth development organization encouraging leadership, community service and hands-on learning.




Ballet Folklorico La Vikina


Moderators: Señora Beltran and Mrs. Faviola Ojeda The mission of Ballet Folklorico La Vikina Ballet Folklorico promotes the Mexican Culture through folklorico performances at NCHS functions and feeder school activities. Meet: Mondays at 3:15 p.m. and Wednesdays at 3:00 p.m. (or earlier) Cost: $100 - Includes shoes and practice skirt




BBQ Club


Moderator: Mr. Troy Willhelm This club is open to any students interested in learning how to BBQ. Meet: TBD Cost: $10




Christian Life Community


Moderators: Mrs. Olga Watson and Father Moon CLC is a group of students who meet once a week to read scripture and talk about faith life. Women will meet with Mrs. Watson. Men meet with Father Moon. No Cost. Meet: 7:00 a.m. Fishbowl (Women's group) and Campus Ministry Lounge (Men's group)




Debate Club


Moderator: Mr. John Henderson The Debate Club is accepting skilled debaters as well as novices! Topics vary widely from political issues to whether tacos or burritos are best. No Cost. Meet: Mondays at 3:00 p.m.




French Club


Moderators: Ms. Kenzie Knox The purpose of the French Club is to promote learning of the French language and Francophone culture at Nolan and throughout the community. The French Club promotes a positive international outlook and seeks to stimulate interest and appreciation of the French culture through social events, meetings, and the NCHS World Language Fair.




German Club


Moderator: Mrs. Amanda Knackstedt Cost: $10 Meet: Tuesdays at 3:!5 in B10 We celebrate German culture and language!




Junior World Affairs Council


Moderator: Mr. David Mabry JWAC provides Nolan Catholic students with the tools and skills to make a positive change in the North Texas community, effectively interact with people from different backgrounds, and compete for jobs in the global workforce. JWAC believes that in order to prepare the next generation of North Texas residents to compete in the global economy, they need global competence skills to solve complex problems, create opportunities for all, and advance shared respect for human dignity. Students are transformed from observers into informed international participants by gaining global competency skills through educational programs focused on diplomatic leadership, civic engagement, problem-solving, and cultural intelligence.




Life Skills Club


Moderator: Mrs. Teresa West Life Skills Club aims to give students opportunities to learn and ask questions about being independent adults. Topics to be discussed: Cooking/baking, Car Operations, Finances, Hygiene, Cleaning, Domestic skills and more!




Mariachi Corazon Vikingo


Morderators: Señor Beltran and Señora Beltran The Mariachi Corazon Vikingo Club is looking for students that have experience with mariachi. Cost: No fee but students need their own instrument: trumpet, guitar etc. Meet: TBD




Model UN


Moderators: Mr. Patrick Simeroth and Ms. Rebekah Yarmchuk Model UN is a team that competes in conferences debating issues of international importance. Students learn research, debate, and diplomatic skill while having fun! Cost: Conference Fees as needed. Meet: Tuesdays at 3:15 p.m. in A21; During lunch




Mu Alpha Theta


Moderator: Mr. Richard Standerfer Mu Alpha Theta is open to anyone who has completed Algebra II and has never made below a 93 in Math at Nolan Catholic. Cost: 12 Meet: First Thursday of the month at 7:15 a.m.




National Honor Society


Moderators: Mr. Duc Nguyen and Ms. Mary Heidt The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization for high school students in the United States and outlying territories, which consists of many chapters in high schools. Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Cost: $35/year Meet: Quarterly




Nolan Players


Moderator: Ms. Christy Collard Nolan Players is the on campus theatre club for any student to join. This club is the introduction into the International Thespian Society. Any student interested in theatre should join. We participate in service and social activities on and off campus. We also take field trips to the International Thespian Convention and to see several professional productions in the area.




Pro-Life Club


Moderator: Mrs. Olga Watson The Pro-Life club exists to discuss current event that violate the dignity of the human person. Students plan and promote events that create awareness about the need to pray for and protect the dignity of every human person from conception until natural death. Students also plant trips to pray for an end to abortion at Planned Parenthood and to attend the National March to Life in Washington DC. No Cost. Meet: TBD




Robo Vikes


Moderators: Mr. Brad Billeaudeau and Mrs. Sally Tice We are the varsity sport for the mind. We are a fun, versatile and interactive world championship qualifying robotics team. Cost: TBD Meet: IDEA 103




Royelles Dance Team


Coaches: Ms. Tatyana Peffers and Ms. Rebekah Yarmchuk Since 1981, the award winning Nolan Catholic Royelles have been dedicated to excellence in dance and leadership. In addition to cheering on our football and basketball teams, the team competes in the spring in other dance styles. The Royelles are a close-knit group, and we support and pray for each other, both in and out of the dance studio. Cost: Camps Fees and Uniforms Meet: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. in the Dance Studio




Spanish Club


Moderator: Mrs. Faviola Ojeda Spanish Club's mission is to provide cultural enhancement to academic studies with fun activities outside of the classroom where we celebrate popular Hispanic holidays and do cultural activities throughout the year. Cost: $10 Member Fees Meet: First Thursday of the month at 3:15 p.m. in D28 *Subject to change




Sophomore Student Council


Moderator: Ms. Terri Guhl Sophomore student council representatives and Sophomore president work together to plan Homecoming activities and hallway decorations, Sophomore Talent Show, Pep Rally involvement, and represent the opinions of the sophomore class No Cost. Meet: Monthly during lunch




Thespian Honor Society


Moderator: Ms. Christy Collard The International Thespian Society is the only theatre honor society for middle and high school students in the country. Affiliation brings credibility and distinction to students, theatre programs, and schools. It is a visible, positive symbol of the quality of your theatre program. ITS recognizes, rewards, and encourages student achievement and celebrates the work of students in all aspects of theatre— performance and production. Each student is honored on a national level and gains access to opportunities and resources beyond those of their school.




Viking Sailing Club


Moderator: Mr. David Taylor The Viking Sailing Club is open to any student who wants to learn more about sailing. This club can count towards a PE Credit as well. Cost: $125-250 Meet: Wednesdays at 2:30 p.m. at Eagle Mountain Lake




Art Club


  • Meetings: Weekly on the first White day of the week
  • Location: Art Studio (IDEA 211)
  • Time: 3:00-3:45
  • Fee: $15
Come be creative! The Nolan Catholic Art Club is an opportunity to work with a wide variety of art mediums, techniques, and socialize in a creative atmosphere. Students will work individually and collectively on many different types of projects. Learn more about the Art Club.




Ambassadors


Moderator: Mrs. Donna O'Malley This organization is by application only. Please contact the moderator for more information regarding the application process and deadline dates.




Athletic Trainers


Moderator: Coach Mikyla Cooper, Coach Dillon Bagwell This program is designed to allow students to observe and experience the field of sports medicine. The student athletic trainers will learn aspects of injury prevention, first aid, assist with the rehabilitation of injuries once proper skills are obtained, and execute general athletic training procedures under the supervision of a licensed/certified athletic trainer. We strive to provide the highest standard of care for the student athletes at Nolan Catholic High School in a manner that brings pride to our school and our athletic department.




Corn Hole Club


Moderator: Mr. Rick Garnett A place to practice your cornhole skills and destress from your problems.




ESports Team


Moderators: Mr. Rick Garnett, Ms. Anna Engelland Competitive eSports team that participates in TAPPS State competition. Games played: Rocket League, League of Legends, Smite, Super Smash Brother Ultimate, Madden (PSN), FIFA (PSN). Cost: TBD Meet: TBD




French Honor Society


Moderators: Ms. Kenzie Knox French Honor Society provides a vehicle to focus activities around French language and Francophone literatures and cultures and to encourage participation in the annual writing contest and travel grant competition. In addition, students can acquire leadership skills by serving as officers, directing the initiation ceremony, or leading other chapter events.




Freshmen Student Council


Moderators: Ms. Melissa Landregan Freshmen Student Council leads freshmen representatives in student council activities




German Honors Society


Moderator: Mrs. Amanda Knackstedt Delta Epsilon Phi recognizes the outstanding academic achievement of learners of German. The organization was founded in 1968 by Käthe Wilson at Coral Gables High School to reward scholastic achievement in the study of German and to promote interest in the study of German language, literature, and civilization.




International Thespians Troupe


Moderator: Ms. Christy Collard The International Thespian Society is the only theatre honor society for middle and high school students in the country. Affiliation brings credibility and distinction to students, theatre programs, and schools. It is a visible, positive symbol of the quality of your theatre program. ITS recognizes, rewards, and encourages student achievement and celebrates the work of students in all aspects of theatre— performance and production. Each student is honored on a national level and gains access to opportunities and resources beyond those of their school.




LIFE Team


Moderator: Mrs. Teresa West, Mr. Chris West, Ms. Kristin O'Brien Discipleship group focused on prayer and growing in Faith




Norsemen


Moderator: Mr. Patrick Simeroth The Norsemen are a spirit group that promotes NCHS athletics by participating at football games, home basketball games and pep rallies. Cost: $80 for Uniform Meet: Friday afternoons in A21




Yearbook


Moderator: Ms. Anna Engelland Yearbook staff members use skills in reporting, writing, photography and design to create the Lepanto. The class is a full year and the prerequisites are Photography 1, Digital Media, Journalism or moderator approval.