This team of students competes against area schools in fast-paced timed competition answering difficult academic questions and problems from across the curriculum.
This is a student-run and teacher-sponsored organization. During the year the students try to attend every exhibit at the Price Tower Art Center. A wide variety of media are covered, ranging from architecture to traditional art. Art Club is actively involved in the community, participating in projects such as building items for the Price Tower Art Center and painting murals at BHS. Anyone who shares a love and appreciation of the arts is welcome to join. Currently there are no dues required to participate in the Art Club's activities.
Band allows qualified music students to develop their talents through performance on brass, wind, and percussion instruments, stressing life skills such as leadership skills, time management, and team-building. Participants develop music skills such as tone production, musical style, phrasing, articulation, balance, intonation, and musical discrimination through ensemble and solo performance, and the program offers concerts, ensemble and solo performance opportunities, full orchestra experiences, and marching band performances.
This club of chemistry students has fun exploring applications of the scientific field in the real world.
Qualified participants learn debate, oratory, extemporaneous speaking, and student congress, with regular tournaments on Friday afternoons and all day on Saturdays.
Qualified participants are introduced to the elements of acting, such as character, stage presence, script-analysis, and performance critique, with an opportunity to audition for all play productions.
This group is primarily about responsible students managing a classroom-based international candy sales business and using its profits to fund an exciting amusement park field trip just after the end of each school year. Inventory, sales, and accounting are the main dimensions of the club. Other activities include T-shirt creation, Homecoming Block Party, food-festivals, soccer, elections, etc. Membership is open to all students.
Interact gives students the chance to make a real difference while having fun. It connects students of varying international and local backgrounds. Club members carry out service projects to help their school or community and to promote international understanding. The club meets at least twice each month and is sponsored by their local Rotary club. Students get to connect with community leaders and develop leadership skills.
The purpose of Junior Achievement is to help students understand the importance of entrepreneurship, financial literacy, and work readiness. Junior Achievement has been promoting business education since 1919, first through an after-school secondary program, and later through in-school partnerships with teachers. The impact on students is currently nearly 80 million in the U.S.
|National Honor Society (NHS)|
More than just an honor roll, NHS honors those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character, with all participants providing community service.
|Terri Bryan, Warren Neff, Jennifer Ward|
|Orchestra - BartlesvilleStrings.org|
Qualified stringed-instrument students who play violin, viola, cello, bass, or harp are offered the means to attain excellence through group performance. A variety of styles of music is studied and performed, with emphasis on traditional "class" music. Participation in outside-of-class rehearsals is required, as is participation in evening performances. Students also have the opportunity to participate in solo and ensemble contests and performances through this class. The orchestra usually takes an out-of-state trip to a music festival. Students have opportunities to earn their money for the trip through booster-club-sponsored fund-raisers.
|Rhonda Carr, Greg Carr|
We are a service and social organization; any high school student is welcome to join. The Spanish Club promotes the awareness of the hispanic culture and language among high school students. Typical activities include participation in Homecoming activities, a Day of the Dead party, a typical Mexican Christmas celebration given to local children, participation in the International Dinner, and a recognition of Cinco de Mayo. Service projects reflect the needs of the community and the interests of the club members. Members and officers are required to attend most of the functions of the club to maintain their membership and office. In order to join, students pay a small membership fee.
Student Council is an organization that strives to create and preserve a united student body; a body infused with pride and spirit and encompassing a diverse spectrum of students, faculty and community, by promoting involvement within Bartlesville High School.
|Kim Lashbrook |
Vocal Music at BHS offers a variety of ensembles for all students. Competitive choirs (Women’s Choir, Advanced Women’s Choir, Men’s Choir, Mixed Choir, and Freshmen Women’s Choir) are performing groups in which vocal techniques and musicality are stressed. Class instruction includes sight-reading development and the study of all classifications of choral literature, as well as, team building, leadership, and character development. Students in competitive vocal music classes are provided an opportunity for out-of-state trips as enrichment which provides experiences that cannot be replicated in the classroom. The program also provides opportunities in Jazz Choir, an auditioned small group, which meets after school and performs for civic and community groups. The program also provides opportunities for individual vocal growth through solo festival and honor choir experiences. AP Music Theory and a non-competitive singing class called Creative Music are also available.
|World Issues Club|
Devoted to promoting constructive debate on both community and global problems.