North Canyon High School: Home of the Rattlers

RattlerNorth Canyon High School has a variety of clubs and athletics for students who wish to become involved in school activities. Membership offers such rewards as forming new friendships, serving others and developing leadership skills. Some clubs are based on student interest, while others are designed to enhance learning in the classroom. Some organizations require enrollment in specific classes for participation and offer regular course credit. North Canyon invites you to get involved, participate and take pride…JOIN TODAY!

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Name of Club Description of Club Sponsor Name Location of Club
Best Buddies Creates and fosters one on one friendships between special education students and general education students. Ms. Luter Room 131
Beyond Tolerance Promoting college goals to minority students and working to encourage students to close the achievement gap. Mr. Case Room 233
Black Student Union Provide leadership for black students who are part of the NCHS community. 
The directive of the BSU is to remain creative, diligent, and proactive in all matters affecting black students, while strongly promoting and achieving the academic excellence of its members.
Mr. Case Room 233
Canyon Heat Step Team Incorporate dance into step routines and workouts. Ms. Trovillion and Ms. Lindsay Room 273 and Room 
140
Craftivist Collection Provide a service learning opportunity where students can create items for charity. Ms. Davis Room 139
Exposed Expression All types of writers can come together, share their thoughts and feelings, and not feel judged. Safe Haven for poets, rappers, story writers, and a place of support and inspiration. Ms. Stratton Media Center
Gay-Straight Alliance Provides a safe place and a hangout of sorts for LGBTQA+ and straight allies. We will educate those who have questions and give advice to the community. TBA TBA
International Students Club Offers students who would like to pursue studying abroad a chance to encounter our international students, learn about exchange and the benefits and obstacles involved in studying in a different country. Ms. Sedor Room 255
Key Club Key Club has been involved in the Special Olympics, serving the homeless through St. Mary’s Food Bank and volunteering at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The club’s main function is to serve the community while having fun. TBA TBA
Library/Technology Club Assists the library in acquiring materials for information literacy through fundraising efforts and assisting other students in developing technology skills by teaching “real world” applications. Ms. Stratton Library
Mathfanatics Allows students interested and fascinated by Mathematics of all kinds to discuss different mathematical concepts/ideas and engage in recreational mathematics activities. Mr. Baughman Room 171
M.E.Ch.A (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan) Promotes academic achievement among Hispanic and chicano students. To affirm and celebrate diversity among M.E.Ch.A members and the student body as a whole. To advocate for Hispanic students. To build relationships with youth and serve as mentors. Mr. Case Room 233
My Fashion Club We strongly believe that style is all about the individual. We devote our time empowering our community to express their individuality through fashion. Ms. O’Hagan Room 211
Rattler Basketball Students can participate in basketball activities during lunch, playing different games and get some lessons on how to improve their game. Mr. Pickering Gym
Speech and Debate Club Creates educational opportunities for the entire student body and helps students 
interested in politics, social change, and community organization by discussing relevant topics and ideas.
Ms. Rodgers Room 157

 

 

Name of Club Description of Club Name of Sponsor Location of Club
Athletic Council Encourages spirit and participation in the athletic program for athletes and non-athletes alike. Members must meet requirements for attendance of athletic events outside any sport they participate in along with community service hours. Mr. Kluch Gym
National Honor Society Admission to NHS is based on academic achievement, leadership and service. Only juniors and seniors with a 3.4 cumulative GPA are eligible. Mr. Iorio Room 156
Pom/Danceline Those who have taken up dancing as a hobby also have the opportunity to intertwine it with their school career. This team will perform at football and basketball games, assemblies and dance shows all year, while showing school spirit. Ms. Krauel Gym
Spirit Line We have Varsity and Junior Varsity lines and are responsible to provide school spirit through participation and support of all athletic and school functions all year. Ms. Ellenberger Gym
STUGO Student Government is a class that includes knowledge and use of parliamentary procedures, development of individual and group skills, improvement of communication skills along with development of budgeting and citizenship. Ms. Mayhew Room 404
STUGO Freshman Class Sponsor Ms. Burton Room 194
STUGO Sophomore Class Sponsor Mr. Poppe Room 173
STUGO Junior Class Sponsor Ms. Eyerly Room 179
STUGO Senior Class Sponsor Mr. Cech Room 162

 

Name of Club Description of Club Name of Sponsor Location of Club
Autos To teach teamwork and leadership concepts in automotives through competitions, conferences, and all educational related activities. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Hennessy Room 427
AVID Advancement Via Individual Determination is designed to support students in rigorous college prep coursework. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Lopez Room 274
Band/Orchestra Band is comprised of Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, Percussion, Orchestra and Marching Band. These groups perform at football games, concerts, concert festivals, regional and state competitions, as well as some community performances. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Suehiro Room 302
Choir Five choirs are available to our students. The choirs participate in many events throughout the year, including local and national festivals, school and community concerts, and out of state tours. Many of our students are able to participate in Arizona regional and all state choir events. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Zollars Room 303
DECA Distributive Education Clubs of America is the student organization for students in the Business/Marketing program. Chapter activities include leadership training, competition in marketing areas and community service. Seniors attend school in the morning and have jobs for credit outside of school in the afternoons/evenings. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Mayhew Room 404
Environmental Trade The academic curriculum is extended to teach job skills. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Collins Room 133
FCCLA Foods FCCLA is a Career and Technical student organization designed to prove leadership opportunities for students who are currently or previously enrolled in a Family and Consumer Science course. Club complete in food competitions. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Schultz Room 239
French Honor Society Stimulates interest in the study of French; promote high standards of scholarship; rewards scholastic achievements; creates enthusiasm for an understanding of francophone culture civilization; promotes and perpetuates international friendship. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Pierce Room 231
Gourmet Foods This club focuses on gourmet food preparation techniques. Other topics include food presentation, creative and advanced cooking skills, as well as foreign foods. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Brooks Room 238
IB Leadership Council Coordinates activities of IB students to participate in as a community. Also represents North Canyon’s IB program through a number of different perspectives. Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Davis Room 139
IMPACT Students connect and provide for the community through volunteering. IMPACT is affiliated with the AVID club.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Lopez Room 174
North Canyon Theatre Company Members participate in theatrical productions and activities.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Bush Room 309
Newspaper Venom is a student produced news magazine, which is planned and designed in Yearbook class. Newspaper can be taken as a full year class, or students may submit photos and stories that they would like to contribute.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Boulay Room 204
Spanish Honor Society Raises awareness of the Hispanic culture in the community and to serve the Spanish community.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Gold Room 235
Special Shop 106 Provides life skills and social interaction for students including money counting practice when selling handmade products for holidays.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Gelber Room 106
Welding Teach leadership in teamwork concepts through welding competitions and community service opportunities.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Mr. Buck Room 410
Yearbook Student led publication, which captures and records the events of the most memorable years of their lives. Yearbook is a yearlong class, where they become part of a dynamic design team, creating each year’s one of a kind book. Students will also learn photography, layout, journalism and computer application skills.  Club members assist in planning social and community events. The Club supports the students via fund raising activities. Ms. Boulay Room 204


Athletics

Athletic Director: Mr. Kluch

Administrative Assistant: Ms. Luallen

(602) 449.5023

Eligibility: Eligibility for athletics is summed up in these simple words: NO PASS – NO PLAY.  

Athletic Requirements: Before a student can begin practice, all required forms must be completed, signed and returned to the Athletic office. All forms can be found on the NCHS Athletic website. You must also present your birth certificate. Parents/guardians must attend a mandatory consent meeting.

For more information, please visit the Athletics website.

Fall Sports 

Pom/Danceline

Spiritline (year long)

Football

Cross Country

Badminton

Golf

Swim and Dive

Volleyball

Winter Sports

Pom/Danceline

Spiritline (year long)

Basketball

Soccer

Wrestling

Tennis

Spring Sports

Pom/Danceline

Spiritline (year long)

Baseball

Softball


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