Art Club- Art Club is designed for students who
want to develop their portfolio outside of
Students are welcome to use the art studio and materials during
three lunches. Each winter, Art Club members visit The Detroit
Institute of Art for an all day
guided tour. Advisor: Ms
Debate- This is an interscholastic team where
students can earn a varsity letter. The
Debate team will be
participating in both Policy Debate and the new Legislative
formats. This team is open to ALL students including those
who take the elective English
classes as well as those who do not.
Travel to league and invitational tournaments is an
of the activity. We meet after school on Mondays and Thursdays
September through May. Advisor: Ms. Marsh.
Drama Club has many different activities planned throughout the year.
Club has a fall production as well as a winter musical. There
will also be an opportunity to
be involved in a school wide
variety show in which the Drama Club will be largely in charge
There is also a possibility of a spring production as well. The Drama
Club has also
started an improvisation troupe that will have
opportunities to perform throughout the year.
Finally, Drama Club
takes an annual trip to New York City during Thanksgiving. Other
occur during the year as well. Co-Advisors: Ms. Palmer
and Mr. Martello
Environmental Club-The Dexter High
School environmental club advocates the
sustainable management of
resources and stewardship of the environment through
awareness of the impact each individual’s behavior has on the
Dexter High School Environmental Club promotes the
concept of humans being a
participant in our ecosystem and not an
enemy of our ecosystem. In our pursuit of these
environmental club is working on adopt a highway program. Students
together to clean up and beautify Dexter's assigned
stretch of highway. The club is also
working with the Huron
Watershed Council. The club will make an informative video that
play at the Annual Miller's Creek Film Festival. This club is
also working directly with the
district’s energy consultant to
make recommendations to improve Dexter's carbon footprint.
Forensics- This is an interpretation and public
speaking team where students compete
interscholastically in over
12 events, which are open to ALL students. Students who did
school forensics are welcome, students who don't know what forensics
welcome, and so are students who take the class for
elective English credit. Travel to
invitational tournaments is an
integral part of the activity. We meet after school on Mondays
Wednesdays from November through May. Advisor: Ms. Marsh.
Future Leaders of America- Members of
the FCCLA provide leadership in exploring
careers in the community
(community service), and within their own families. Advisor:
Fellowship of Christian Athletes- Members of
FCA meet weekly at Mr. Baird’s house
to discuss important issues
of faith in regards to school, sports, and family. All students
welcome to join. Advisor: Mr. Baird
Genesis Bible Club-
A christian group that meets weekly to dig deeper into issues
matter. Genesis exists as an opportunity for Christian DHS
students to join together for
prayer, bible study, discussion, and
service. Meets Fridays after school in the band room.
German Exchange- This program is
designed for juniors and seniors in German III and IV;
can be made for seniors in German II. Through Friendship Connection,
established exchange organization, Dexter students are
matched with German Partners on
the basis of gender, age, and
interests/hobbies. German partners visit for a month during
spring, and Dexter partners go to Germany for a month soon after
school closes in
June. Advisors: Ms. Zubryckyj or Ms.
Jargon, the DHS Literary Magazine-This club meets
to both work on our own writing as
well as to create an annual
literary magazine. Students in grades 9-12 are welcome to join.
meet once per week on Wednesday mornings from 7-7:30 and once a month
school from September through May. Advisor: Ms. Marsh.
Club-A sister-club of the Dexter Kiwanis Club. Key Club blends
service with great
leadership training. The projects and
activities encourage students to become involved in
and community. Advisor: Ms Raus
-The Leo's Club is a service organization that meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday
of the month. Our goal is to serve people in need. Advisor: Mr. Snider.
Model United Nations- Members will
represent the viewpoints of their country at periodic
conferences. Students meet after school to research their country’s
different international issues and to prepare position
papers and resolutions. At the
conferences, members meet students
from other schools to debate world issues and pass
resolve them. No advisor at this time.
Multicultural Students Union-This is open to any student interested in discussing
topics surrounding minority students at DHS. Members will take part
discussions and programs to educate others about different
cultures here at DHS. Advisor:
Society- Seniors provide service and leadership for their school and
community throughout the year. Juniors are eligible in January
for selection if they maintain
an overall 3.35 GPA and are
recommended by the faculty based on the 4 standards of
scholarship, leadership, and service. Members must participate in
club activities to
maintain membership. Advisor: Ms.
Newspaper- This is a class open to students who have
taken introduction to journalism or
photojournalism, or design.
Newspaper staff members write, edt, design, take pictures, and
all decisions for the squall, which is published once per month
during the school year.
This class requires after school and
weekend work. Advisor: Mr. Satterthwaite.
Ocean Bowl-The team
studies the marine biology, chemistry, physics, geology,
and technology of the oceans. The team participates at U of M in
the National Science Oceans Bowl Competition.
Advisor: Ms. Wells & Mr. Kimmey.
Pep Band Club- A musical
support group for Dexter's winter athletic teams. The Pep
performs at 8-10 games, including boys and girls varsity basketball
hockey. Open to students who play band instruments. Advisor: Mr. Moore.
Programmers Club-Advisor: Mr. Romeo
Power Lifting Club- Lifters attend about
four or five competitions a year during the winter
seasons. Lifters compete in weight classes similar to wrestling
and compete in the squat, bench and dead lift. Advisor:
Quiz Bowl- Five person teams compete from
different schools on trivia ranging in all
topics. It is an SEC
Competitive team. Advisor: Mr. Reithmiller.
S.A.D.D.- Students Against Destructive Decisions:
youth based organization working to
reduce alcohol and other drug
problems, reduce risky health behaviors, and promote
skills. Activities include interactions and presentations involving
middle school students, November state conference,
PRS training, Birthday project, Senior
Breakfast, School Assemble
sponsorship. Advisor: Ms. Bitters
Science Olympiad- Team
prepares for and competes in 23 areas of applied and
science at Washtenaw Community College in March. Advisors: Mr. Callaghan,
Dagg, Ms. Wells, or Mr. Kimmey.
S.P.A.C.E- The Student
Produced Artistic Collaborative Event Club is a group of
who encourage and enhance the arts in our school. We organize Poetry
Film Festivals and Battles of the Bands. We meet on
Thursday mornings from 7-7:30 once
each week from September
through May. Advisors: Mr. Konett & Mr. Mergler.
Student Advocate Club (SAC)-
Students interested will work to create awareness
and uniqueness, improve school climate, and promote unity
acceptance. Meetings will be help 1-2 times per month after
school. Advisor: Ms. Ragnes
Student Council- We are in the
process of moving from a club-styled student leadership
group to a
co-curricular model. Students of ALL ages are invited to be a part of
leadership group. It meets on Tuesday mornings from 7-7:30
every week September
through June. Students can be a part of this
group whether they are in the Student
Leadership class or not.
Everyone is welcome. Advisors: Ms. Marsh & Mr. Snider.
Ultimate Club- The
ultimate (frisbee) club will be playing ultimate after school 2-3
per week in the fall and spring trimesters. We will also
attend a few weekend tournaments
where we compete against other
high schools. The team is open to both boys and girls,
students who play other sports should feel free to join after that
sport season ends.
In Science and Technology- Members meet for lunch each week to: plan
facilitate demonstrations for students in 1st-5th grades;
creates opportunities for students to
visit professionals at a
work site, and organize information forums for DHS. Advisors:
World Cultures- The World Cultures Club is open
to ALL students. It promotes not only
the cultures of French,
German, and Spanish speaking countries, but those of other parts
the world. The club sponsors an annual Oktoberfest and
celebrates holidays such as
Mexico’s Day of the Dead and Mardi
Gras. Club members sample various cuisine, watch
learn about various art forms, etc. They also have the opportunity to
performances by international troupes at the University of
Michigan Power Center at
discounted rates. Advisors: Madame Lund,
Señora Chea, and Frau Zubryckyj.
Yearbook- This is a class
that is open to students who have taken to introduction to
or photo journalism. Yearbook staff members write, edit, design, take
and make all the decisions for the yearbook which is
published in May. This class requires
dedication to meeting
publishing deadlines, which includes after school and weekend
Advisor: Mr. Mergler.