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INTERalliance

INTERalliance is a club for students interested in pursuing IT-related careers. We work with the University of Cincinnati and many local companies (such as GE Aviation, Kroger, Fifth Third, P&G, etc). There will be guest speakers, fun activities, and challenges. We will participate in TechOlympics and more! Need to build your resume? INTERalliance has the ability to provide students with paid summer internship opportunities with Fortune 500 companies.

Advisor: Mr. Dave Coombs

Email: coombs_d@milfordschools.org

Advisor: Ms. Melissa Chandler

Email: chandler_m@milfordschools.org

Teaching Professions

TPA is a Great Oaks Satellite program offered to students at Milford High School. It is a career and technical education lab designed to prepare students that are considering becoming teachers for that field. Students have an opportunity for internship as well as participating in Educators Rising events both at the state level and national level. These events range from leadership opportunities, professional development and competition.

Advisor: Mrs. Jennifer Norsworthy

Email: norsworthy_j@milfordschools.org

Guitar Club

Guitar Club is a club that meets every other week to play and explore guitar based music. The club is centered around learning and practicing chords, scales and songs in addition to improvising and song writing. All skills levels and genres are welcome!

Advisor: Mr. Chris Luessen

Email: luessen_c@milfordschools.org

Chess Club

Chess Club allows students to learn the game and play against others in a relaxed environment. All ability levels are welcome. The Chess Club competes against other schools in the Greater Cincinnati Scholastic Chess League. The Chess season begins in October and ends the beginning of March. Between matches and practices students should be willing to commit 2 or 3 nights per week. There are approximately 8 matches against our division and a tournament in late February/early March. Academic eligibility is required for participation.

Advisor: Mr. Garry Parks

Email: parks_g@milfordschools.org

Video Gaming Club

If you like playing video games, come hang out with like-minded individuals at the Video Gaming Club. We usually have a console to hook up to the projector and an assortment of multi-player games. Bring your DS and battle or trade or just hang out and play for a while. All are welcome!

Advisor: Mr. Harry Smith

Email: smith_h@milfordschools.org

Gay / Straight Alliance

We are a group of LGBTQ students and straight allies working together to create a better and stronger community at Milford High School and beyond. Come help us make our world a more accepting place.

Advisor: Mr. Harry Smith

Email: smith_h@milfordschools.org

Tabletop Gaming Club

If you play D&D or Pathfinder or Call of Cthulu or Shadowrun or Dungeon Crawl Classics, this is your place. In Tabletop Gaming Club, we'll play with our sets of dice, pretend to be adventurers and battle the bad guys. This is true roleplaying: with character sheets and dice rolls and hit points. We'll probably try out different systems and different Games Masters throughout the year.

Advisor: Mr. Harry Smith

Email: smith_h@milfordschools.org

Photogaphy club

The Photography Club is a group of students interested in exploring the Photographic medium. The group meets twice a month: Once for a Planned Activity, once for an open photography Lab. Field Trips to local art shows, guest speakers, meeting for photography shoots off school grounds, community outreach, and large collaborative projects are all possible activities.

Advisor: Mr. Philip Schaefer

Email: schaefer_p@milfordschools.org

Key Club

Key Club is a student-led volunteer group that works with our local Kiwanis. Key stands for Kiwanis Encouraging Youth. The group meets every two weeks to share ideas and plan for volunteering and service. The goal of the club is to provide service for the school and community.

Advisor: Ms. Alexandra Lynch

Email: lynch_a@milfordschools.org

ECO Animal Club

The purpose of the Eco-Animal Club is to spread environmental and animal welfare awareness. In addition to spreading awareness and educating students throughout the school, we will be volunteering with various organizations and activities including river cleanups, animal shelters, and a therapeutic horse riding center for handicapped children.

Advisor: Mr. Jon Meyer

Email: meyer_jo@milfordschools.org

Yearbook Club / Droflim

Advisor: Mr. Chris Luessen

Email: luessen_c@milfordschools.org

StrongHER

Female weight training club. Learn how to lift weights safely and correctly in a supportive and FUN environment! Improve strength and overall fitness, while cultivating self-confidence and a positive body image!

Advisor: Ms. Stephanie Willke

Email: stephanie_mae07@yahoo.com

Art Club

Art Club is a great opportunity to dedicate time to work on your own art. Hang out with friends or make new ones in this laid back club. Bring your own supplies or create with a selection of provided media. Opportunities are available to create collaborative and community-based artworks.

Advisor: Mr. Phillip Schaefer

Email: Schaefer_p@milfordschools.org

JROTC

Cadets enrolled in the program may participate in Raider, Drill and Marksmanship Teams according to the announced practice schedules. Army JROTC is a nationwide 100 year old character education and leadership development program.

Advisor: CPT David Pollauf

Email: pollauf_d@milfordschools.org

Junior States of America (JSA)

The Junior State of America (JSA) is an American non-partisan youth organization. The purpose of JSA is to help high school students acquire leadership skills and the knowledge necessary to be effective debaters and civic participants.

Advisor: Mr. Eric Reichert

Email: reichert_e@milfordschools.org

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is a non-contact, co-ed, team sport played by players with a flying disc (frisbee). It is a fast paced game with the goal of completing a pass to a teammate in the end zone. Game involves lots of running, along with throwing, catching and defending. Coaches will provide training on the required skills.

Contact: Mr. Pete Luttman

Email: pete.luttmann@dolphin-corp.com

Ski Club

Want to hit the slopes? MHS Ski Club travels to Perfect North Ski Slopes for recreational skiing and snowboarding. All levels of skiers and snowboarders are welcome to join -- from beginners to experts -- for an afternoon on the slopes! There are four after school ski trips that are be supervised by an adult from Milford High School.

Contact: Mr. Brian Croston

Email: croston_b@milfordschools.org

Academic Team

The Academic Quiz Team is a Varsity level activity that competes in the ECC. It could be equated to “Jeopardy," but with a team component, covering topics from physical science to world literature, American history to calculus. The Academic Quiz Team competes in weekly matches against other ECC schools and local tournaments. Winning a tournament can earn the team the right to compete in regional and state competitions. The Academic Quiz Team plays one exhibition match against the teachers at the end of the season. The Academic Quiz Team offers both Varsity and JV teams each season. Competitions occur during the Winter sports season from November through February. Open tryouts are held in October.

Advisor: Mr. Harry Smith

Email: smith_h@milfordschools.org

Pinettes

Pinnettes keep the score at wrestling meets at home and away. Pinnettes meet twice a week after school. At meetings you will learn how to score matches, prepare for home tournaments and create locker art and posters. The season runs from November to March and involves Friday evenings, all day/evening Saturdays, and some weeknights. Close relationships develop over the four month season. Pinnettes are responsible for purchasing their uniforms. There is a fund raiser to help raise money

Advisor: Kristine McDonough

Outdoor Adventure

The club is designed to provide opportunities for students to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. We coordinate hikes, kayak trips, fishing, biking, zip lining, and other adventures outside. We have 1-2 hikes a month in the fall and spring. We coordinate other activities as the season permits.

Advisor: Mr. Geoff Wahl

Email: wahl_g@milfordschools.org

Advisor: Mrs. Liza Vanags-Walsh

Email: walsh_l@milfordschools.org

Advisor: Mr. Joe Cambron

Email: cambron_j@milfordschools.org