Clubs and Activities

Andrew Atkins (Dean of Students and Activities Director)
Getting Involved = Making Friends and Memories

1. JV Cheer (Ms. Madson - Spring Tryouts)
 
2. Varsity Cheer (Mr. Ade - Spring Tryouts)
 
3. Dance Team (Hawkettes / Mrs. Ebner and Ms. Lojewski / Tryouts)
 
4. Video Games Club (Mrs. J. Weiss and Mrs. K. Weiss)
Video Game Club is open to all students who are interested in spending an hour after school to play video games and meet new friends who share a similar interest once per week.
 
5. Student Council (Mrs. Awe)
Student Council is in charge of planning Homecoming, the Winter Dance, Pennies for Patients, Santa's Workshop and many other service projects.
 
6. National Honor Society
(Mr. Allen, Mr. Jager and Mrs. Baskaran)
National Honor Society represents outstanding high school students who seek to represent NHS and Indian Trail in the areas of excellence, scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The club is by invitation only, and is comprised of select Juniors and Seniors. NHS Website
 
7. Key Club (Mrs. Martin)
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)
 
8. Link Crew (Ms. Hemba, Mrs. Awe and Mr. Nachtigal)
Link Crew Leaders are juniors and seniors who are positive role models who make the middle-to-high-school transition successful for freshmen students at ITHSA. They help with this transition by leading academic and social activities throughout the year.
 
9. Ski/Snowboarding Club - Snow Hawks
(Mr. Metzler, Mr. Goergen and Mrs. Weiss)
We take 6 weekday trips over the course of the school year to Alpine Valley and sometimes a longer trip to Cascade or Devil's Head. Students must purchase a club card to join.
 
10. Teen Green (Mrs. Awe)
To educate, engage, and take action in the school and community on addressing current environmental issues. Goals/Projects for this year: Soles4Souls, Spring Clean-ups and Winter Service possibilities.
 
11. DECA (Mrs. Belke)
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.
 
12. Philosophy Club (Mr. Krupecki)
Philosophy club is a new club at Indian Trail! Mr. Krupecki will be acting as a moderator, making sure no logical fallacies are used, while the students have logic-based discussions on topics in our society and school. The students will come up with the current-events or "big idea" topics they most want to discuss, and we encourage a healthy, non-threatening discourse on the topic.
 
13. Campus Life (Mrs. Simmons)
Campus Life is a student-led, faith-based club where all students are welcome. Students encourage, support and mentor each other. A typical meeting includes an interactive game, refreshments, and a group discussion on a given topic. Campus Life is always looking to serve our community, so service projects are encouraged.
 
14. Hawk Majorettes (Mrs. Belke)
A baton twirling team that does choreographed dances and exchanges, while twirling a baton, such as a mixture of  illusions, kicks, tosses, and turns. Twirling combines dance, agility, coordination, flexibility, and much more while manipulating a single baton or multiple batons. Baton twirling is closely related to rhythmic gymnastics with a baton. Baton twirling takes years to master. (Tryouts Only)
 
15. Gay and Straight Alliance (Mrs. Apgar)
GSA brings together LGBTQ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform to fight for racial, gender, LGBTQ, and economic justice.
 
16. Brony Club (Mrs. Bleser)
Students interested in the fan fiction culture of My Little Pony meet to view and discuss the artist's, music, and animation that create the characters and creative works within the series.
 
17. International Thespian Society (Mr. Bob Allen)
The International Thespian Society is the international honor society for theatre students. Our purpose is to enhance and expand our students knowledge and abilities through activities within the community as well as within the school.
 
18. Hawk Shop (This is a class taught by Mrs. Belke)
The school store that offers students the opportunity to manage and operate an actual retail store. Students order merchandise, assist in the distribution process, work as security, handle cash transactions on a register, and even manage the staff! The Hawk Shop is an excellent way for students to gain practical, hands-on experience. (Interview Only)
 
19. CTW Fashions (Mrs. Bleser)
To offer students a hands-on approach to create their own fashion designs from start to finish, including theme, stage design, music, entertainment and promotions.
 
20. Battle of the Books (TBD)
The statewide Battle of the Books program is designed to promote a love of reading among students. It encourages students to read a variety of books and remember information about the plots, characters, and settings of the books. Indian Trail won the 2016 Wisconsin Senior Division Battle of the Books competition. (http://www.wemta.org/programs/battle_of_the_books.cfm)
 
21. Trailblazers (Mrs. Baumgart)
This club is based on the national Safe School Ambassadors model, which trains and engages students in recognizing and acting upon mistreatment that occurs within the school community.  Trailblazers work to resolve conflicts, defuse incidents, and support isolated or excluded peers.  Members of this group are recommended by staff members or current Trailblazers and must apply and attend a two-day training.
 
22. Coding Club (Ms. Kachur)
This club is focused on getting students involved and engaged in computer programming.  The club works on hands-on projects using a variety of devices and languages.
 
23. Debate Club (Mrs. Metzler)
Joining will be a fun way to debate on major national and international issues. Learn about debate formats and put them into practice.
 
24. Creative Writing Club (Mrs. Henriksen and Mrs. Konitzer)
This club is for students who like to write short stories, poetry, song lyrics, novels, graphic novels, etc. The main objective is to work on improving one’s craft. Students who are interested in reading, writing, and meeting others with the same interests are encouraged to attend.
 
25. Science Team (Mrs. Pfeiffer - Lab 1315)
The science team is for students interested in science, technology, math, and engineering. Currently, we are preparing to compete in the Science Olympiad competition.  As our team grows, we will compete in additional S.T.E.M. competitions throughout the school year. 
 
26. FCCLA (Mrs. Sucevich)
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.
 
27. Skills USA (Mr. Stapleman)
The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.
 
28. Bowling Club (Mr. Williams - Spring Tryouts)
The Bowling Club meets weekly at GRC in Kenosha with Tuesday and Thursday practices.  You must contact Coach Marty Williams at reign71@gmail.com and try out in order to participate.  This year’s tryouts will be held on Tuesday the 26th and Thursday the 28th from 5-6pm at GRC Bowling.    
 
Language Clubs:
 
29. Chinese (Ms. Hsiao)
 
30. Spanish (Mrs. Padlock)
 
31. French (Mr. Laurent)
 
Class Advisors:
 
Freshman (Mr. Wright)
 
Sophomore (Ms. Mazzolini and Ms. Swenby)
 
Junior (Mrs. Droessler and Mrs. Kessler)
 
Senior (Mrs. Valentine and Mrs. Cairo)