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Club/Organization NameClub/Organization SponsorMeets as a class during the school dayMeets after school or before school (please indicate as after school, before school or both)Sponsor's extensionClub/Organization website and/or email address (if applicable)Club/Organization's Twitter handle (@...), facebook, and/or Instagram IDBrief Description of the club/organization (3-5 sentences max)
Academic DecathlonSarah Beaudrie/ Tobi or United States Academic Decathlon is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. Students who completed summer study preparation meet as a semester one class with after school and weekend scrimmages; students who make the final competition team of 9 and underclassmen interested in competing the next year remain enrolled in the course for second semester.
Affirmations & Kindness ClubSharon HowardThe purpose of this club is to spread kindness and hope to make someone's day a little bit better from our notes.
Anime & Manga ClubAshton SabatinoNoTo learn about Japanese culture and entertainment. To promote new found friendships.
Art ClubOnaje Beal & Maxine or meet every Tuesday from 4:25-5:30. We create art and experiment with all types of art materials. Also participate in art shows and help with art projects around the school.
Art History ClubAlyx A club for those who want to know more about the weird, crazy and wonderful world of art. We weekly take a look at an artist, a work of art, a style, history surrounding an idea (like the history of color) or anything else about the art world we find interesting.
Athletic Training StudentsAustin Bauer & Samantha WolfeYesE10835206Help with all sports at JJ Pearce. Provide water and first aide to players.
AV ClubAshton SabatinoYes/After SchoolA12135121Ashton.sabatino@risd.orgAV club is a group of students who are interested in creating their own videos and learning cinema/editing/video production/broadcasting AV club is a group of students who are interested in creating their own videos and learning cinema/editing/video production/broadcasting techniques outside of school/assignment’s. Right now they are working on their own horror movie. techniques outside of school/assignment’s.
AVID ClubAlex GandyNoA13435185@PearceAVID on Twitter and InstaAVID Club seeks to build a community of AVID and non-AVID students who share a common goal of attending a 4-year college after high school.
Ballet FolkloricoMaddie CothrunYesE10735128madelaine.cothrun@risd.orgPHS Folklorico performs traditional dances of Latin America. Our Mission is to promote cultural education and bring joy to our audiences through the beauty of Folklorico.
BandDimitrios IcossipentarhosYesBand band program at Pearce HS is comprised of over 200 students from grades 9th - 12th. These students are participants in both the marching band program (takes places during the fall) as well as the concert band (takes places in the latter fall and spring semesters. Students who are enrolled in the band program attend band every day, as well as before and after school rehearsals during the week, with various performances throughout the fall and spring semsters. Students who are enrolled in band were also band members at the junior high level prior to 9th grade. Students who have questions about the Mighty Mustang Band (MMB) program should contact Mr. I at
BaseballJustin RolandYes 8th PeriodBaseball program building a winner in life and on the field.
Best BuddiesHaley Utz and Paige ValachNoB113@jjjpbestbuddiesBest Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). At the high school level, our focus will be one-to-one friendships outside of school that foster growth and community for both the Peer Buddy and the Buddy.
Beta ClubErin AndersonNoA21635197The purpose of this organization shall be the promotion of scholarship, leadership, and good citizenship. This organization also promotes ideals of honesty, service, morality, and ethical conduct. The Beta Club rewards meritorious achievement and encourages and assists students in continuing their education after high school.
Book ClubShannon AnthonyNoD12235133shannon.anthony@risd.otrgInstagram: @jjpbookclubWe meet once a month after school to discuss book of students' choice. Current president/founder is Madeline Dorjee (12th)
Boys SoccerSean DowlatshahiYesField35040 soccer program strives to develop players to compete at a high level, improve their self-esteem, build character, and help students embrace the value of sportsmanship. in their lives.
Card Playing ClubJon VolberdingNoD12135139Students can come and play any types of card games in a fun, safe environment.
ChoirGrace Gill/ Amanda Arts organization.
Cross CountryLindsay LedfordYesMAC-Room country is a fall sport and we compete in a 5K each week. The last meet is our district meet on October 27th. We meet every morning before school.
DECAKatie Koshkin and @jjpdecaMarketing Organization that takes field trips and/or competes in Marketing Related EventsDECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the world.
Freshmen CheerSarah Pearce sports and promote school spirit.
Girls BasketballLaTisha HearneYesSmall
GolfSteven BuchananYesFloat@JJPearceGolf
GSAHeather Biddle, Ashton SabatinoNoA12235121@pearcegsaA place for LGBTQ+ students and allies to meet and discuss current events, school events and to have fun and feel safe
HOSAMarisa Pennington & Shannon is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.
J.J Pearce Coffee ClubLindsey LundquistNoThursdays after school every other week in C21035252Lindsey.Lundquist@risd.orgTo try different types of coffee and meet new people.
JROTCLTC Norman Morton, SFC Billy PattersonYesB2055177/; U.S. Army’s Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. Its focus is reflected in its mission statement: “To motivate young people to be better citizens.” It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens. The program is a stimulus for promoting graduation from high school, and it provides instruction and rewarding opportunities that will benefit the student, community, and nation.
JV CheerAshleigh Pearce sports and promote school spirit. Tryouts are in March.
Knitting ClubAlyx TollesonNoA20435149alyx.tolleson@risd.orgPearce knitting club is a place for beginning and seasoned knitters. If you enjoy being creative or just like to make warm and fuzzy objects, come & join us.
Mock Trial TeamSean will understand the jurisprudence system in United States by participating in a competitive mock trial competition.
Mu Alpha ThetaJordan CappettaNoA13835019jordan.cappetta@risd.orgMath Club is open to any Pearce student interested in math and willing to help tutor other students. Dues are $20 (cash only) and include a T-Shirt. In order to be in Mu Alpha Theta (a nationally recognized math honor society), students must be a member of math club, be enrolled in a math class (Algebra II or higher), have an overall gpa of 85 or higher, have an overall math average of 90 or higher (all semester math grades, including Pre-AP and AP points, must average to 90 or above), and volunteer to help tutor other students in math 12 times a year during Advisory at Pearce.
Mustang StampedeMarc Johnson/Sommer Stampede is a co-ed country western dance team. Incoming junior and senior students are eligible to audition in the spring semester. Prep classes are offered in the fall and spring.
National Honors SocietyNesrine Hajji, Aaron MartinNOA22135119@jjpearcenhsStudents of the Pearce chapter of the National Honor Society will volunteer in the community for hours and be a model student for the campus and community. Students of this chapter will also assist other students achieve success in their classes.
North Texas Food Bank Club CharterLindsey LundquistB122
NotorietyOnaje BealNoA205Notoriety is PHS' majorette dance team. The group is composes of 9-12th graders interested in hip-hop and majorette dance. Both male and female participants are welcomed to join.
OrchestraMelissa Arts group; prior experience or approval needed to join
PacesettersKatie Pacesetter Drill Team is the official Dance and Drill Team of JJ Pearce High School. Team members are in 10-12 grade; tryouts are held each December. New members serve as “Pacesetter Rookies” during the Spring Semester before officially joining the team for the following school year. The Pacesetters perform at all Varsity football games, pep rallies, additional JJPHS athletic events, host an annual Holiday Bazaar, Dance Workshop for future Pacesetters, and participate in many local dance competitions. In April, the Pacesetters put on a spectacular Spring Show, Pacesetter Revue, which highlights their many talents as well as those of other students/performance groups of JJPHS.
Pearce RoboticsChe CheungNoE10535112www.pearcerobotics.comThe J.J. Pearce High School Robotics Club was founded in 1996. Last spring we competed in the First Dallas regional and made it to the finals. This enabled us to compete in the International Competition in Houston last spring.
Peer HelpersMandy BraddyYes A13535027@JJPPearHelpersHere to support peers struggling with stress, personal/academic struggles; mentoring elementary students in the spring
Political Engagement Club (P.E.C.)Sean DowlatshahiNoD20135040Members meet once a week and discuss political event and news.
Remain HappyCourtney NixNoC21135113 mission is to spread healthy and happy lifestyles to local people and teenagers in our area. From our school club, fundraisers, movie nights, and local community gatherings, we aim to spread happiness one smile at a time. Interested in doing some fun activities? Join our school club! We host meetings every other week, including fun activities such as anti-stress meetings, movie nights, and more.
Rock Climbing ClubChe CheungNoFridays 5:30 Summit Plano35112Che.cheung@risd.orgRock Climbing
Sandwich ClubBrenda Garza/Elizabeth SheldonNoWe make sandwiches and deliver them to the Austin Street Shelter twice a month
SoftballKacie VisinaYesSoftball is a spring sport. Tryouts-January 22nd, 23rd, and 25th
SOS LifeguardsAlex Gandy, Brendan Kelley, Anna Saleh, Cara Ham, Yannin Dominguez, John,, @jjp_sosSenior mentorship program for all freshmen.
Spanish ClubAdriana Willis NoD10535050Promote the use of the Spanish language and appreciation for the culture. The Club will attend sports and cultural events to enhance contact with the community.
Student GovernmentElizabeth FrithYes35226@JJPStudentGovStudent-run organization that strives to be a voice for the school, participate in community service, and plans Homecomign and Senior Prom.
Swim TeamEwing/, hardworking, dedicated group of athletes who strive to outwork our competitors on daily basis.
TAFE ( Texas Association of Future Educators)Caitlin ZancanaYesA21235194TAFE encourages students to learn about careers in education and assists them in exploring the teaching profession while promoting character, service, and leadership skills necessary for becoming effective educators.
The HeatYannin Dominguez Morales and Isabel MartinezNoD102/D103Latin Hip Hop
The K-CrewOnaje Beal & Isabel MartinezThe purpose of this organization is to learn and perform K-pop dances, while the group learns to work as a team.
ThespianHeather events and fun!
Track & FieldLindsay LedfordYesMAC -Room 1 35107pearcetrack.weebly.comTrack is a spring sport. Please look for information this fall for a meeting. There are multiple events to compete in. We meet every morning in the spring. Please join the track zero hour or first period class (spring only).
Varsity CheerDiana Pearce sports and promote school spirit.
WranglersKevin Starnes / Heather BiddleNoD205 35125Sideline Spirit group for multiple Athletic events during the year.
YearbookBarbie,'s award-winning yearbook