Get Involved at CHS!
There are numerous clubs at Columbus High School for all types of people. With so many clubs, it is easy to find a place to grow and have fun. Here is a brief overview of each club:
Academic Decathlon trains students at different levels on one topic to compete in a state competition. It is run by Ms. Carter in the media center and Mrs. Hood.
Art Club has a different activity or craft every meeting! Even if you are not very artistically inclined, most of the art done is for all levels. Snacks are given each meeting. It costs $20 to join, which pays for all supplies needed and food provided. The meetings are the last Monday of every month. The first meeting was August 26 where members got to acrylic pour CD's. It is not too late to join, see Mrs, Brand in the art room to be a part of the fun!
Chess club encourages players of all levels to come and just play some chess! You can practice your skills or just watch others compete. It is hosted by Mr. Bentley.
Come together and discuss different cultural topics and share your background at Diversity Club! Last year they even had a program to showcase the different cultures at CHS! Ms. Whittaker is in charge of the club.
Dungeons and Dragons Club
Everyone is invited to the Dungeons and Dragons Club, come and play some D&D in Ms. T. Williams’s room!
The eSports Club is perfect for students that have a love for video games and want to be a part of a competitive environment! The club has a League Team that competes against other teams in Georgia which can be joined through tryouts. But if you don’t want the competition, don’t worry, most meetings are for casual players who just want to play against their friends! The club is sponsored by Señor Torres.
French Club is all about celebrating French culture through food, fun games, and activities! From crêpe day to the toilet paper princess contest, you won’t want to miss out on this club! The first meeting is Thursday, August, 29 in Madam Trahan’s room and dues are $10.
Gay-Straight Alliance's mission is “to promote tolerance and acceptance throughout the school community and to provide a safe, non-judgmental space as a support network for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Straight youth who share a common vision of social equality”. The club also has fundraisers for LGBTQ+ charities and outreach organizations. Mr. Ginn and Mr. Medders are the club sponsors.
Girls Problem Solving
Girls Problem Solving is for female students at CHS who enjoy the challenge of solving difficult problems and learning math beyond the classroom. Mrs. Atkins is in charge of G.P.S.
HOSA-Future Health Professionals of America
HOSA helps students that want to go into the medical field. Most meetings include discussions about the requirements to get into the field, like what is needed in college and important terms to know. If you’re interested in the medical field, this is a perfect head-start to your career! The club is led by Ms. McConnell.
A new club at Columbus High is the Improv Club. The club will meet every two weeks to just do some improv! There will be an improv show later in the year for those who wish to participate. The first meeting is Friday, August 30 in the auditorium.
In Investment Club, students learn tips and tricks on investing and pitch ideas in order to get funding for them. They also run Blue Hell Brew, Columbus High School’s coffee shop! The coffee shop is open every Thursday before school. Talk to Coach Parker for more information!
Explore Japanese culture and lifestyle through Columbus High’s Japanese Club! Dues are $10 to Sensei Schmitz to provide snacks for each meeting.
Junior Civitan is all about community service! The club participates in many service projects, which not only betters the community, but the people themselves. Mrs. J. Williams is the club sponsor.
Explore even more about the Latin Language through Latin Club! The club is hosted by Ms. Hood
Math Club lets students delve even further into math and study new concepts and practice old ones! Find out more from Mrs. Atkins.
This competitive team consists of about 40 students of all grade levels. Students compete in mail-in, local and state level competitions! It is led by Mrs. Atkins.
Model United Nations
Pick a country and write resolutions for it in Model United Nations! It is a competition based club where students go to Columbus State University to merge solutions with other groups with the same country. Mr. Broda leads the club.
Ping Pong Club
Practice your ping pong skills after school at Ping Pong Club! Talk to Mr. Phillips if you're interested!
Help out other students through Peer Helpers! Peer Helpers do many activities and service projects to help their community and strengthen the people around them. See guidance for more information.
There is so much to do when it comes to Spanish Club! From tutoring fellow students to selling bracelets, this club lets students widen their horizons and tidy up their Spanish skills! Señor Torres runs the club.
The Robotics Team lets students find their place when it comes to engineering and leadership! It is a competition based club and requires a lot of brainpower! Mr. Richardson is the club’s sponsor. Here’s their website! http://columbusspaceprogram.weebly.com/
You don’t have to be super into science to be a part of the Science Club! The club does different fun experiments each month that don’t usually require a lot of advanced science or math. The club is hosted by Mr. Pearce.
Science Olympiad is a competitive club where students prepare and study specific scientific subsections. Ms. McConnell is in charge of the club.
Speech & Debate
Put your debating skills to the test in the Speech & Debate Team at Columbus High! Students prepare to compete in high-level debates and better their debate skills through this team. Mrs. Oliver is the sponsor of the team. Click to learn more! https://www.columbusdebate.com/home
Student-to-Student is a club dedicated to helping new students with military parents ease their way into Columbus High School. Students get the chance to aid their fellow classmates and make their lives much easier when it comes to moving to somewhere new. Ms. Thomas in the guidance department is the sponsor of the club.
Students Against Destructive Decisions
Students Against Destructive Decisions, or S.A.D.D., is a club meant for bettering CHS and the community. Students participate in events like Red Ribbon Week where they go to elementary schools around Columbus to educate children on the dangers of drugs and peer pressure. They promote making good decisions and helping others. The club is facilitated by Ms. Wells.
The Young Democrats Club gives students the chance to get involved with their community and participate in events surrounding the Democratic Party. Find out more from Mr. Medders.
The Young Republicans Club encourages students at Columbus High School to get involved with politics and their community. It is run by Ms.Wells and dues are $5. Check out their website! https://yrchs.weebly.com/
Improve your writing and help others in the Writing Center. It is meant to help students with their writing, whether it be an essay, a resume, creative writing, or anything else! It is led by Mr. Cross and takes place every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday until 5:30 in the third floor computer lab.