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GAP Clubs & Extra Curricular Activities

Please scroll down to see the GAP Clubs & Extra Curricluar Activities offered by the High School.  

GAP CLUBS

You will need to fill out the form and pay the GAP fee in order to participate in the activities.

GAP Club Form
Pay GAP fee using PaySchools
GAP Coordinator:  Stephen.Kimball@lok12.org

Twitter: @LohsGAP

 

Club Description Adviser
Anime Club Group gets together to draw anime cartoons, watch videos and socialize.

Monica Cotton
Monica.Cotton@lok12.org

Archery Club  In the fall and spring- HS Courtyard between the math and science wings, weather permitting, for Beginner and Advanced Archers. Must use club bows.

Mike Bendle
Michael.Bendle@lok12.org

Cartoon Club Students get together to watch cartoons, draw characters, and discuss ideas.

Stacey Feeney
Stacy.Feeney@lok12.org

Confidence Club A club for girls that is devoted to empowering girls and bringing girls together to help each other and the community. We organize events that empower girls and promote girl power. This is an all-girls club. Service based club.

Michelle Cureton
Michelle.Cureton@lok12.org

Friend to Friend Club This club is a way for students to get involved and be mentors for kids with special needs. The purpose of Friend to Friend is to encourage friendships between students with special needs and their peers through games and activities. High school students are selected through an application process.

Kathy Gofff and Ellen Ketelhut
Kathleen.Goff@lok12.org
Ellen.Ketelhut@lok12.org

Gaming club Students gather to play old school video games, explore coding,and has an emphasis on Nintendo Wii U Super Smash Brothers and Wii Sports games. Robbyn Andras
Robbyn.Andras@lok12.org
GAP Dodgeball Tournaments Held on ½ days at the end of each quarter

Steve Kimball
Stephen.Kimball@lok12.org

GAP Floor Hockey Held in the auxiliary gym.  Dates TBD.

Russ Stowers

Russ.Stowers@lok12.org
Generation of Promise The Promise Program is a cross-school district, multi-cultural, urban/suburban student leadership development program. Participating students meet initially at a weekend retreat in the metropolitan are to focus on leadership, education, volunteerism, racial/cultural diversity, economic development, and youth leadership issues.

Michelle Novak

Michele.Novak@lok12.org
Magic The Gathering This club is a place where kids young and grown can meet once a week and engage each other in conversation and competition through Magic: The Gathering game. Participants are encouraged to discuss the game and have fun with others.

Kevin Crowther

Kevin.Crowther@lok12.org
Military History Club The study of military history.

Wendy Baeckeroot

Wendy.Beackeroot@lok12.org

Mountain Bike Club Race Team

DRAGON RIDERS- MOUNTAIN BIKE RACE TEAM

A district-wide mountain bike race team open to elementary, middle, and high school students.  This club will meet after the school year, in June, a couple of days a week, through the summer to train for the upcoming 2017 summer/fall mountain bike race season. This team will race in sanctioned scholastic mountain bike races against other elementary, middle and high school students. The races are put on by the Michigan Interscholastic Cycling Association (MISCA). Visit their website at miscabike.org for more information on student racing and rules.

Nicholas Shaskos

 Jenn Carlson

(High School Rep)

Nicholas.Shaskos@lok12.org

 Jennifer.Carlson@lok12.org
Muslim Student Association Student-initiated club.  A club that strives to facilitate networking, educating, and empowering the students of today to be citizens of tomorrow’s community. We organize events in order to share information and unite students within Lake Orion High School. The club is open to everyone. Service based club.

Michelle Cureton

Michelle.Cureton@lok12.org
Ping Pong Club Meets Tuesday from 2:45-3:30 p.m. in the Commons

Roslyn Helberg
Roslyn.Helberg@lok12.org

 

Rainbow Club Student-initiated club that works toward greater acceptance and inclusiveness for all students. The club goals are to reduce anti-LBGTQ violence, harassment, and discrimination by educating the school and community about LBGTQ issues and by creating a greater degree of understanding.

Vicky Stringer

Vicky.Stringer@lok12.org

Ski Club Held at Pine Knob, weather permitting.

Jody Winkleman

Jody.Winkelman@lok12.org
Tabletop Board game Club

Students meet after school to play strategy based tabletop/board games from a large collection of games.

Kevin Crowther

Kevin.Crowther@lok12.org

Teens in Action (T.I.A.) is a group of dynamic and diverse high school students in Lake Orion who volunteer their time and talents to support the North Oakland Community Coalition's (NOCC) prevention of underage substance use and abuse.

Tonya Hamilton
thamilton@noccmi.org

 

Young Republicans The Young Republicans club is open to everyone.  Weekly guest speakers come to talk to the group about current political and economic issues in the US.  Sometimes they talk about foreign policy - basically anything that is on students’ minds in terms of politics

Roslyn Helberg

Roslyn.Helberg@lok12.org

 

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES

 

Extra Curricular Description Adviser
Art Club Membership is open to students who have an interest in art. This is an open studio time for the Art classes and any other LO students. Many of the activities are community service art activities. We also go on many art related field trips to expose students to art careers, galleries, museums, and community art events

Melissa Wilson
melissa.wilson@lok12.org

Art National Honor Society

This is an option for art club members that want to make a serious commitment to weekly attendance and to the community service component of the club. These students put on a fall dinner auction and spring art auction that coincides with the school art show yearly. For additional questions or information please e-mail

Melissa Wilson
melissa.wilson@lok12.org

Athletics http://lodragonsports.com/

Chris Bell, Athletic Director
Christopher.Bell@lok12.org

 

Broadcasting Club
The purpose is to serve as an extension of the television production Workshop and Video Projects classes.  Students spend time furthering their shooting & editing skills, producing programs, and working on the crew of sports and theater broadcasts/live-streams.

Roger Smith
Roger.Smith@lok12.org

 

Business Professionals of America This group is a leading career technical student organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology, and other related career fields. Students learn leadership skills and compete in business related events at the regional, state, and national levels.

 

Jennifer Ohlrich
Jennifer.Ohlrich@lok12.org

 

 

Cultural Outreach This club is composed of students who have a passion and interest in incorporating diversity into the Lake Orion Schools. The group meets weekly to plan activities to promote sensitivity, understanding, and positive communications among all groups and individuals. Past activities include: Community-wide Culture Night, working with North Oakland Community Coalition to create a Cultural Competency Statement, Culture Awareness Week, and many more.  Michelle Cureton Michelle.Cureton@lok12.org
DECA

Distributive Education Clubs of America is the professional level organization for students studying marketing education. D.E.C.A. is a co-curricular club that provides students with the opportunity to compete at District, state and national levels in various marketing related fields. Leadership training, social events, fundraising projects, conventions and scholarships are all part of this national organization. Membership is encouraged for all students enrolled in Marketing Concepts and required for enrollment in Marketing Management.

Julia Dalrymple
Julia.Dalrymple@lok12.org

 

Economics Club

The Economics club brings together highly motivated students to discuss economic issues and trends.

Don Mclaughlin
Donald.Mclaughlin@lok12.org

Educators Rising Association Formerly FEA, Educators Rising is an international student organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in education-related careers. Educators Rising helps its members develop essential skills that will lead to becoming highly trained and qualified teachers. Members will have many opportunities to discuss current education related topics, explore teaching as a career, listen and interact with guest speakers, practice their leadership skills, and participate in service projects. Members may also have the opportunity to network with professionals from the education field, attend professional development conferences, and compete in national competitions.

Julie Barnes
Julie.Barnes@lok12.org

 

 

 

First Robotics Team 302

Robotics activities provide team members with the opportunity to work with teachers, engineers, machine/automation experts, alumni, and parents. The robotics team participates each year in a number of regional events as well as the prestigious national robotics competition held by FIRST.  Participating students must demonstrate a high level of motivation and commitment as project time-line demands are rigorous (January-April). Membership is through an application and interview process in September.

Jim Stuef
James.Stuef@lok12.org

 

Forensics Students interested in expressing themselves through dramatic interpretation or public address/public speaking should enjoy competing in Lake Orion High School Forensics. Students will participate in competitions in both leagues and tournaments that are held either after school or on weekends. Season runs January - May. The final tournament is held on Mackinac Island

Lindsay Finkbeiner and
Cathy Srock
Lindsay.Finkbeiner@lok12.org
Catherine.Srock@lok12.org

 

Key Club Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character and develop leadership.  Key Club is a great opportunity to help others, have fun, and get involved.

Jennifer Ries
Jennifer.Ries@lok12.org

 

LDW- Leadership

The student governing body of Lake Orion High School is the Student Leadership class. It promotes the welfare of the student body, improves relations between students and faculty, does community projects, and helps establish better relations among schools. Students enter the class by application. Members represent students within their grade levels. Student Leadership members meet daily in a regular class called "Leadership." The class sponsors various activities and coordinates the projects and activities of the other student organizations.

Lora Hogan
Amy Redman

Lora.Hogan@lok12.org
Amy.Redman@lok12.org

 

 

LOcomotion An auditioned acapella choir that sings modern pop tunes and vocal jazz.  The group meets on Wednesday afternoons and has a performance in October and in December.  Any student registered in a curricular choir is welcome to audition for this group.  Meets during terms 1 and 2.

Bryce Thompson
Bryce.Thompson@lok12.org

LO Dragon Gymnastics The LO Dragons Gymnastics Team is for LO middle and high school girls who have a solid gymnastics background, a good attitude, and are committed to working hard and learning new things!  We are a self-funded and competitive "club" team (USAG Xcel Silver & Gold).  

 

Jennifer Carlson
Jennifer.Carlson@lok12.org

 

Marching Band

LOMB a co-curricular activity with a competition marching band as well as a marching band to perform for football games and parades.  Summer rehearsals are required and students must be registered for the marching band class and also register with the band boosters in order to participate.  Color Guard, Winter Guard, and Winter Percussion/Drum Line are part of the LO Marching Band.

Michael Steele
Michael.Steele@lok12.org

National Honor Society Organization designed to help schools, business, non-profit, individuals, and organizations.  Must be a Junior or Senior with a 3.5 GPA to apply.

Michelle Curreton
Michelle.Cureton@lok12.org

RHO Kappa

National Honor Society for the Social Studies.  Students will be bringing awareness to social studies topics through school and community projects and volunteer work.

Wendy Baeckeroot
Wendy.Baeckeroot@lok12.org

Science National Honor Society

Students can volunteer to be student mentors. To be eligible, students must be in good standing academically and free of student discipline issues. Students must fill out an application and attend training sessions. Mentors are used to help freshmen and transfer students get acclimated to Lake Orion High School.

Stephen Tighe 
Stephen.Tighe@lok12.org

SOS: Students Offering Support Students can volunteer to be student mentors. To be eligible, students must be in good standing academically and free of student discipline issues. Students must fill out an application and attend training sessions. Mentors are used to help freshmen and transfer students get acclimated to Lake Orion High School

 Michele Novak
 Amy Redman
Michele.Novak@lok12.org
Amy.Redman@lok12.org

Special Olympics Special Olympics in Lake Orion Community Schools are for any student with a developmental disability ages 8+. Nine sports are offered at this time. The fall sports are bowling, soccer and poly hockey. The winter sports are snowshoe, basketball and swimming. The spring sports are track and field, soccer and bocce ball. The first step is to have a health appraisal on file through Christy Girvan-Bierl at the high school. These are active for three years and the athletes can participate in any sport they are interested in.

Christy Girvan

Christy.Girvan-Bierl@lok12.org

 

Thespian Society (Drama)

The aim of the Drama Club/Thespians is to provide experience in dramatics and will include such things as play production, choral reading, and attending dramatic productions in the area. Students receive points for participation and may qualify for Thespian membership and awards.

Jonathan Kind
jonathan.kind@lok12.org

 

Una Choir An auditioned choir that sings a variety of advanced repertoire.  The group meets on Wednesday mornings and briefly after school on Fridays. Una performs at Choral festivals, S&E, and the Spring Choir Concert in May.  Any student registered in a curricular band or choir is welcome to audition.  Meets during terms 3 and 4.

Bryce Thompson
Bryce.Thompson@lok12.org

 

Winter Guard An extra-curricular extension of the Marching Band program where members prepare a competitive indoor color guard show for competition.  Runs between December and April.  Members are encouraged to be, but are not required to be part of the band program, either in marching band or in one of the LOHS concert bands, in order to participate.

Michael Steele
Michael.Steele@lok12.org

 

 

Winter Percussion An extra-curricular extension of the Marching Band program where members prepare a competitive indoor percussion show for competition.  Runs between December and April.  Members must be part of the band program, either in Marching Band or in one of the LOHS concert bands, in order to participate.

Michael Steele

Michael.Steele@lok12.org

 

Women in STEM Women in STEM is a club that provides information to girls in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. The club organizes presentations with women in those current fields to come in and discuss their job and what requirements are needed for their position. They also discuss what types of internships, classes, degrees or other activities helped them pursue their career. As women, the presenters also discuss how they balance being a working mom and what they did/ or do to balance both jobs. 

April Dobbs
April.Dobbs@lok12.org

 

Information on Lake Orion High School interscholastic athletics can be found at www.LODragonSports.com.

Students interested in starting a new club should contact Mr. Kimball at Stephen.Kimball@lok12.org or in
room 251.

All school-sponsored clubs must have administrative approval prior to forming or meeting.