• Reagan High School's Extra Curricular Clubs

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    All students are encouraged to participate in extra-curricular activities. You’ll develop skills along with a strong social network, plus you'll have fun.

    Take a few minutes to review our current list of extra-curricular clubs to discover which groups you'd like to join. If you don't find an after-school activity that peaks your interest, just let us know what additional clubs you would like to see at Ronald W. Reagan High School.

    Art Club

    Open to students who are serious about their artistic skills. Participants work on large-scale art projects throughout the school building, collaborate with local community artists and foundations, and can assist in the popular Snack Shack. Contact: Mr. Chad

    Chess Club

    Kick off the school year with a bang at the Fall Chess Tournament. We will field a team to compete in the city league, attending and hosting several dual matches. The season concludes with an overnight trip to the State Chess Tournament. Contact: Mr. Wood

    Choir at RHS

    Beginning Choir - This is the perfect place to join our musical family. It is open to all first year singers whether they are in grade 9, 10, 11 or 12. Contact: Ms. Breitbarth

    Intermediate Mixed Choir - This is an audition-based group composed of sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Students build their musical skills and get great experience from various public performances. Contact: Ms. Breitbarth

    Intermediate Treble Choir - Here is another audition-based group, but it is for women only in grades 10-12. Numerous public performances are scheduled throughout the school year to highlight your talent... Contact: Ms. Breitbarth

    Advanced Choir - This is our premiere audition-based group composed of juniors/seniors only. Students develop extensive musicianship skills and perform a wide variety of music at public events. Contact: Ms. Breitbarth


    Concert Band and Summer Marching Band

    This is a large instrumental ensemblefor students who can read music and are proficient on a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. Perform at school concerts, travel for recruitment tours, and compete in festivals. Motivated students can also participate in the Bands of South Shore (B.O.S.S.) summer marching program. Contact: Mr. Murphy

    Debate Team

    Practices are held on Tuesdays from 3:00-5:00 p.m. No experience is needed. Students compete with other schools on Saturdays throughout the fall semester for awards/trophies. This is a great way to meet other students while building persuasive speaking skills. Many scholarships are also available to debaters. Contact: Mr. Glaeser

    DJ Club - Reagan Radio

    Meetings are on Tuesdays after school. Students develop broadcasting skills, mixing and scratching techniques, select music, develop interviews, and run contests for broadcast over Reagan Radio. Contact: Mr. Murphy

    Film Appreciation Club

    Meetings are held on Thursdays from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Film history and style is analyzed through readings and screening of select international films. Membership is limited, so act quickly. Contact: Mr. Duellman.

    Forensics (Speech and Drama)

    Meetings are on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 p.m. In spring, we compete with other schools on Saturdays. Diverse speaking material is used and no experience is required. Develop your oratory skills, confidence and friendships. Contact: Ms. Baker

    French Club

    Meetings are held after school on Thursdays. Club activities vary but often include dining on French food, listening to Francophone music, watching French language films, and playing culturally diverse games. Members may hold office and participate in the annual Mardi Gras school-wide celebration as well as the popular teacher frog-kissing fundraiser. Contact: Madame Knight

    French National Honor Society

    Members of the FNHS are students in their 3rd through 8th semester learning French who have an "A" average in the class and who participate in a minimum of 10 hours of French Club-related activities. FNHS members will be honored at an induction ceremony in May and will be presented with an honor cord to wear at graduation. Contact: Madame Knight

    Huskies On Track (H.O.T)

    This is a fun student incentive program that recognizes/rewards academic efforts, good citizenship, great attendance, and student leadership. Numerous rewards/prizes are given in weekly raffles for qualifying students. Contact: Katy Collin/Mike Roemer

    Jazz Ensemble, String Ensemble and Hand Drum Ensemble

    These exciting groups rehearse during midblock or after school. We perform at school assemblies, activities and many concerts. Meetings will be announced during the first few weeks of school for those who may be interested in joining. Contact: Mr. Murphy

    La Familia/Spanish Club

    Are you looking for a way to enhance your Spanish skills and love of the Latino culture all while having a blast? Then this is the place to be! Contact: TBA

    Music Student Leadership

    A student group dedicated to music (grades 9-12). Members discuss/plan school-wide and departmental musical concerts and social events. This is where you can have a voice in the direction of our music program. Contact: Mr. Murphy/Ms. Breitbarth

    National Honor Society

    Membership in this organization is critical on college applications. All it takes is a 3.0 or higher GPA, volunteer service, and involvement in two extra-curricular groups. Members host volunteer events within the local community. Students who meet NHS criteria are inducted into the society at the end of their sophomore year. Contact: Ms. Gelhausen

    Pop Music Groups

    Student musicians are encouraged to form pop music groups thatrehearse and performat school and in the community. Student groupscan receive guidance, feedback, and direction from any of our music teachers and are invited to use the rehearsal and recording facilities in our building. Outstanding pop music groups may be invited to compete in the statewide garage band competition "Launchpad." Contact: Mr. Peacock

    Reagan Theater

    One Act Play (Fall Season) - Meets weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesday from 3:00-5:00. Members will stage a one-act play during the fall. Auditions will be held the second week of school. Look for posters! Stage hands also needed. Contact: Ms. Baker

    Musical (Winter Season) - Reagan High School will produce its first musical this spring! Open auditions will be held in early November with anticipated late February performances. Actors, singers, stage crew and orchestra pit members are needed for this theatrical. Contact: Ms. Baker/Ms. Breitbarth/Mr. Murphy

    Rocks and Roses Magazine

    Creative writing or unique artwork can appear in our annual student literary magazine including poetry, short fiction (2,000 words or less) and student drawings. Students are also needed to serve as editors. Contact: Mrs. McCormack-Mervis/Mrs. Johnson

    Spoken Word Club

    It's the perfect place to express your unique voice. Members will strengthen writing skills, develop a portfolio of written work, and compete in a poetry slam league. Contact: Ms. Baker

    Student Council

    You can have a voice in the direction that our school takes by participating in this active student group. Members help plan and host school dances, prom, fundraisers, and assist at numerous school events. This is a great place to hone both team building and leadership skills. Contact: Mrs. Stein/Mrs. Keith

    Theater Appreciation Club

    Meetings are held during mid-blocks throughout the school year. Participants get to view plays by the Milwaukee Rep Theatre, meet cast members, and write reviews. Membership is limited, so act early. Contact: Ms. Baker

    Urban Promise

    This is a mentoring program designed for full IB diploma juniors and seniors. Community leaders join members for lunch once a month to share insights about college choices, scholarships, summer jobs, internships and career choices. Contact: Mrs. Stein

    Weight Lifting Club

    Participation is year round and includes a bench press competition in the spring for interested students. Trophies in three weight divisions: lightweight, middleweight, and heavyweight. A girl's division will be offered this year if enough interest is shown. Contact: Mr. Busch

    Yearbook Club

    Open to juniors and seniors who are interested in photographing school-related events, keeping stats, creating a theme, designing and developing our annual book. Contact: TBA


    The Hidden Benefits of Extra-Curricular Clubs

    Participating in extra-curricular groups is a great outlet for stress, bumps up your sense of humor, decreases loneliness, builds confidence, and develops many useful skills.

    Are you thinking of going to college? It is a well known fact that colleges prefer students who are active in extra-curricular clubs/teams during their high school years. Extra-curricular activities demonstrate your willingness to take on extra challenges, your ability to work within group settings, and reflect your diverse interests/skills.