Head Coach: Ms. Meaghan Simms
Open to LHS 9th -12th graders who enjoy quiz-bowl style competitions about history, math, art, science, and more.
Season runs from September to February.
Practice Sessions are Tuesdays 2:15 – 3:30 in Room G253, with once per month competitions at county high schools.
2020 County Runner-Up!
Anchors Away Travel
Advisor: Mr. Tyler Campbell
Want to see the world at an affordable rate? Join us as we adventure out to a new location every year. Travel changes lives! Follow us on Insta @anchors_away_travel
*Note: Trips are not officially sanctioned by Polk County Schools and are run through 3rd-party vendors.
Email Mr. Campbell for more info or stop by G154.
Summer 2022 -- Munich, Germany; Vienna, Austria; and Lucerne, Switzerland
Summer 2023 -- Berlin, Germany; Krakow, Poland; Budapest, Hungary; and Prague, Czech Republic
Advisors: Mr. Tyler Campbell & Mrs. Morgan LeVeille
Find yourself getting lost in a good book on a regular basis? This is the club for you! We vote on monthly(ish) selections then get together to talk. Reading for reading's sake!
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Meeting once monthly on a Monday from 2-2:30 PM
Schoology Group Code: X5HF-D27P-89H2N
Remind Updates: Text "@naughtbook" to 81010
Dreadnaught Drafters (National English Honor Society)
Advisor: Mrs. Donna Shattuck
Drafters offers a variety of community service and scholarship opportunities to those who have a love for English. This is one of the newest organization on campus, with students helping to decide the future direction in which it will proceed. Info pamphlet and application below.
Advisors: Ms. Sunnie Mancuso and Mr. Nick Hatfield
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication—all necessary within the home and workplace.
Meeting once/twice monthly on a Wednesday
Advisors: Major David Tervin & Command Sergeant Major Bobby Neal
JROTC’s mission is to motivate young people to be better citizens. Through a military structure students learn about discipline and work ethic.
Drill Team – Monday-Thursday: 2:10-3:20pm
Raider Team – Tuesdays and Thursdays: 3:30-4:45pm
Our website: www.jrotclhs.com
Advisor: Ms. Erin Chapman
We gain an active appreciation and understanding of the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, thereby better enabling us as individuals to interpret and appraise our own world. We have a sound structure which provides a sound basis for expansion of our horizons and perspectives, intellectually, socially, and esthetically. We have a viable organization which can effectively create in others a sense of awareness, interest and appreciation as far as the value of the classics is concerned.
Meeting as needed (usually on Wednesdays)
National Honor Society
Advisor: Mrs. Allison Westberry
National Honor Society teaches students leadership, service, character and much more during their time involved. The National Honor Society (NHS) is a nationwide organization in the United States which may consist of many chapters in high schools. Selection may be based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
2021-2022 Executive Board
President: Marcus Hall
Vice President: Neysha Velez Vazquez
Recording Secretary: MacKenna Turner
Corresponding Secretary: Abbie Wooley
Senior Class Chairs: Grace Garcia, Kayla LeMay, Stephanie Martinez-Tovar
Junior Class Chairs: Shelby Jones, Cullen Wyatt
Service Chairs: Alexia Gardner, Hunter Hitchcock, Shakoya Patterson
Publicity Chairs: Brae Abdon, Essence Henderson, Faith Hunt
General Meetings -- 4th Tuesday of the month, Media Center
Exec Board -- 1st Tuesday of the month, Room N132
Advisors: Mrs. Shelly Wilt & Mrs. Elizabeth Schultz
To serve as a forum through which students can express suggestions and work with the administration and faculty of LHS to seek change and development. Also this club gives students a practical and productive means through which to develop democratic ideals and leadership abilities. Students plan and sponsor wholesome activities for the student body. Also students settle disputes and regulate activities of campus organizations.
Senior Class Advisor: Mrs. Robin Sechrest
Junior Class Advisor: Mrs. Shelly Wilt
Sophomore Class Advisor: [OPEN]
Freshman Class Advisor: Mrs. Alanna Redd
Meeting the first Monday of each month.
Technology Student Association (TSA)
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Ivey
Technology Student Association (TSA) is an international organization that fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics through co-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs. The club meets formally once a month, but informally with club members working to research, build and collaborate on projects and preparation for competition on their own schedule. Scholarships are available, as TSA State Competition brings together STEM students from across Florida, with students qualifying for Nationals moving on to compete with students across the U.S., its territories and a few countries in Europe.
Advisor: Mrs. Samantha McFadden
High school students tutor elementary students one-on-one in reading at Dixieland Elementary School.
Meeting one day per week (TBD) for a total of 24 meetings.
Youth in Government
Model Government System to learn how state government works in all branches of government, legislative, judicial, executive, as well as the press. Students learn how debate ideas, not people.
Meeting at the South YMCA every Thursday night at 6:30 pm.