Indian Trail Activities - GET INVOLVED!
Indian Trail has a wide range of extracurricular activities designed to appeal to a wide range of interests. Students need look no further than here to learn more about the activities and clubs available at the school. Visit the links at the left for more information.
To learn more about Indian Trail's athletic program, click here.
Indian Trail Homecoming Parade Route
This year’s Homecoming Parade will take place on Friday, October 11th. The Parade will step off at 5:20. Line up for the parade will be at the KENOSHA YMCA lot and the parade will follow the traditional route. Groups may participate through building a float, decorating a crazy car, or walking. Please email this form back by October 7th.
Staging at the Kenosha YMCA.
East on 53rd Street to 68th Ave.
South to 54th Street.
West on 54th Street.
Left on 70th Court to 55th Street.
Left on 55th Street to 68th Ave.
South to the Stadium.
Line up starts at 4:15 PM. Judging starts at 4:30. The parade pushes off at approximately 5:20 PM.
Student Council Main Page
Members of the Indian Trail Student Council would like to welcome all the new and returning students to ITHS&A. We hope that you have a great year! In addition to attending many conferences and workshops, Student Council is in charge of planning Homecoming, Pennies for Patients, Santa's Workshop and many other service projects. If you are interested in joining student council, pick up membership forms either from Mr. King or from the Student Council Board, located outside of room 2217.
If you have any questions, please see either Mr. King (Student Council Advisor) or one of the four executive officers listed below.
2013-2014 Executive Officers
President - Emily Ottinger
Vice President - Katrina Smith
Secretary - Dameon Bey
Treasurer - Emily Nelson
Advisors - Mr. King, Ms. Baumgart, Ms. Dexter
Advisor: Mrs. Rider
Meeting Times: Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 2:45-4:15 p.m. in Rm. 1302
Advisor: Mrs. Sanchez-Bell
Indian Trail Band (Class Only)
This year, Indian Trail’s Concert Band will consist of ninth grade students. The Symphonic Band will be made up of 10th, 11th and 12th grade students as well as those ninth graders who have signed up for two groups. The Indian Trail Jazz Ensemble will rehearse in the evening twice a week.
Conductor: Mr. Wiele
For more information, visit the ITHS Band's official website: http://indiantrailband.com/
Meeting Times: Tuesdays from 2:45-3:45 in Rm. 1208
Advisor: Mr. Allen
Director: Mr. Choi
Hawkettes Dance Team (Tryouts Only)
The Hawkettes Dance Team consists of students in grades 9-12. It is a varsity team that competes in the WIAA-sanctioned state regional competition each January in addition to other competitions throughout the year.
The season begins with May tryouts and ends after the spring performances in March or mid-April. The team attends summer camp, usually in July. Performances include: Homecoming, "Mr. ITA", the ITA Talent Show, the Dodgeball Classic, and the Back-to-School Celebration at Kenosha’s Lakefront.
Team membership is chosen based on technique skills such as pirouettes, leaps, split jumps, high kicks, along with other elements such as routine performance and showmanship. Team size ranges from 15 to 20 girls, depending on the talent available at tryouts each year.
The Dance Team is currently coached by Mrs. Kerkman, who is an executive board member of the Wisconsin Association of Cheer & Dance Coaches, and a judge for many local, state, and national cheer and dance competitions.
Meeting Times: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 2:50 - 5:30 p.m. in Biotech Commons
Advisor: Mrs. Kerkman
Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
DECA is a student-run organization that will help you build leadership, business, and marketing skills all while having fun. Opportunities include community service projects, starting and running a business, and creating promotional literature and events for local business clients.
The experience that you gain in DECA will assist you in your college and professional life beyond high school. There are scholarship and networking opportunities that will help you get into college, pay for college, and land your first job out of college.
Meeting Times: Wednesdays as needed in Room 2316
Advisor: Mrs. Osenga
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
The purpose of the FBLA is to provide additional opportunities for high school students to develop vocational competencies for business and office occupations and business teacher education. Some specific goals of FBLA are to develop competent and aggressive business leadership, strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work, and create more interest in and understanding of American business enterprise. FBLA also facilitates the transition from school to work and assist students with the establishment of occupational goals.
Meeting Times: Third Tuesday of every month at 2:45 in the ITA Library
Advisor: Mrs. Osenga
Meeting Times: TBA
Advisor: Mrs. Knight
Friends Of Rachel
Rachel Scott, the first student murdered at Columbine, wrote an essay a month before her death challenging others to start a chain reaction of compassion and kindness. The five specific challenges encompass areas such as the power of influence, the importance of goal setting and journaling, the removal of prejudice and bullying, and creating a safe and positive climate in the school.
Friends of Rachel meets every Tuesday before school and once a month after school to promote Rachel’s Challenges. Activities include socials (movie nights, game nights), promoting Red Ribbon Week, hosting an annual school-wide activity encouraging a safe and drug-free student body, etc. All students are welcome.
Meeting Times: Watch/Listen for Announcements
Advisor: Mr. Preuss
Meeting Times: Tuesdays from 2:34-3:05 p.m. in Rm. 1303
Advisor: Mrs. Ishmael
Advisor: Mrs. de la Cruz
Get into the game - come join Intramurals! The fun begins after school on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 2:45-3:30. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Vassos. Check in time is at 2:45 in Room 1220. Anyone participating in intramurals must stay the entire time.
Meeting Times: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 2:45-3:30 p.m.
Advisor: Mrs. Vassos
Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through service to others. Members of the Kiwanis International family, Key Club members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. Key Club has approximately 250,000 members in approximately 5,000 clubs. Key Club is represented in 30 countries. (Source: http://www.keyclub.org)
Meeting Times: Every other Tuesday after school. Room TBA.
Advisor: Ms. Martin
Advisor: Mr. Jager
Indian Trail Orchestra (Class Only)
For more information, visit the Indian Trail Orchestra's official website: www.kusd.edu/iweb/karobins
Conductor: Mr. Robinson
Students with an interest in photography are encouraged to join this club, which gives students the opportunity to explore the medium of photography, learn proper techniques, and inspire one another creatively.
Advisor: Mrs. Hess
Red Arrow Radio
Red Arrow Radio is the school's own student-operated ham radio station. Students in this club will learn the basics of ham radio operation and interact with other ham radio operators through the school's station.
Meeting Times: 2:40-3:30 p.m. in Rm. 2224
Advisor: Mr. Bourgeois
Science Olympiad is an activity at ITHS that celebrates our student's passion for science by participating in competitions that include life science, earth/space science, physical science, chemistry, technology and inquiry. Their are two competitions. There is the Regional Competition at the University Wisconsin Milwaukee. Here the students compete in the same events as state but with a smaller competition pool. They also get to practice the events. Students receive metals for the first three places. State competition takes place at either UW-Madison or UW-Stout and usually requires an overnight stay. Students who have participated in the past have brought home medals in Disease Detectives, Experimental Design and Ecology.
Meeting Times: Mondays, 2:30 - 4:00 in Room 1422
Advisor: Ms. Newberry and Mr. Fix
"Snow Hawks" Ski and Snowboard Club
Students are offered amazing discounts to ski/snowboard at Alpine Valley. Bus transportation will be provided for most trips. Dates for trips will vary each year, but the times are after school. Please see club advisors for permission slips.
Meeting Times: Listen for announcement
Advisor: Mr. Metzler and Mrs. Weiss
The goal of the Gay Straight Alliance is to create a safe environment in Indian Trail for all students and to support each other by preventing oppression, bullying, and discrimination. In the club, LGBTQ students and their straight allies work together to make our school safer and more accepting for all students.
Meeting Times: Tuesdays from 3:10 - 4:15 p.m. in the library.
Advisor: Ms. Shawna Ward
The mission of SADD is "to provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving, and other destructive decisions." (Source: www.sadd.org)
Meeting Times: watch/listen for announcements
Advisor: Mr. Preuss
Advisor: Ms. Rider
Advisor: Ms. Corbett