Clubs and Activities

Art Club

What is Art Club?

The purpose of Art Club is to give people an opportunity to make art outside of a classroom setting.  People can experiment, create and problem solve freely using many types of media in an environment which supports their exploration.

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about Art Club?

Ms. Moore

Meeting Times? Our first meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 12. We will meet in Greenhouse 5 from 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm.

Art Club meets weekly on Tuesday afternoons, right after school 3:30-4:45 in Greenhouse 5. 

Updated 8/23/23

Battle of the Books

What is Battle of the Books?

The purpose of Battle of the Books is to give people who love to read a chance to talk about books and participate in a competition against other Central Ohio schools. 

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about Battle of the Books?

Mrs. Wise

Meeting Times?

We will meet in the ERC (library) on the second Thursday each month at 3:30 pm. Our first meeting is Thursday, September 14.

Beginning in March, we will meet every Thursday to prepare for the competition in April.

Updated 8/24/23

Book Club

The GCHS Book Club will follow the guidelines below:

The following is a tentative list of meeting dates; all meetings will start at 3:30 p.m.:

Who do you see about Battle of the Books?

Mrs. O'Hanlon and Ms. Eisel

A Parent Permission Slip (found here) must be filled out prior to participation.

Meeting Times?

Meetings are once a month in Room 702 from 3:30 - 4:30.

Updated 8/23/23

Black Inclusion and Empowerment

What is Black Inclusion and Empowerment?

The Black Inclusion and Empowerment at Grove City High School is a predominantly African American organization, (that is open to ANYONE) that seeks to promote cultural and political awareness of issues impacting the Black Community within our school and around the world. 

Our mission is to create a socially conscious body of students that address issues pertinent to African-Americans and other people of color in our school and around the world. 

Are there Dues?

No dues. 

Who do you see about Black Inclusion and Empowerment?

Ms. Gilbert or Ms. Bing

Meeting Times?

Our first meeting will be Wednesday, 9/13/23, 3:30 - 4:30p.m. in the ERC. We will discuss what direction the club would like to take for the school year.

Updated 9/6/23

Computer Programming Club

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about Computer Programming Club?

Mr. Freeman

Meeting Times?  Our first meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 13. We will meet in room 302 at 3:30 p.m.

Students will meet on Thursdays every week.

Updated 10/19/23

Dawgs for Christ

What is Dawgs for Christ?

Dawgs For Christ is the same as Fellowship of Christian Athletes. A club that requires you to be involved in at least 3 community service opportunities.  We eat breakfast together at 7:15 am and then listen to volunteers present a motivational message.

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about Dawgs for Christ?

Mr. Bosworth

Meeting Times? Our first meeting will be Thursday, Sept. 22.

Thursday mornings at 7:15 am in the auditorium.

Updated 8/23/23

What is Drama Club? 

Drama Club offers an opportunity for students, no matter their experience level, to learn and explore theatrical arts in a safe, educational environment. Students can be onstage or behind the scenes to help us create two productions a year for our community.

Are there Dues? 

There is no fee to participate in Drama Club. There are fees associated with being in a production.

Who do you see about Drama Club?

Mrs. McConnell

Meeting Times? 

Typically, our meetings are the second and fourth Wednesday of every month from 3:30-4:30pm in the auditorium.

Updated 8/28/23

Environmental Club

What is Environmental Club?

We are a club that is concerned about the current condition of the environment and are attempting to raise awareness about environmental issues by educating the students at GCHS.  We are interested in researching current environmental issues and exploring methods to remediate damage that has occurred and lessen future negative impacts on the environment.  

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about Environmental Club?

Mrs. Nicol    

Meeting Times?

Environmental Club meetings are the last Tuesday of every month, in room 402 from 3:30 pm - 4:15/4:30 pm. All are welcome!

Updated 9/19/23

French Club

What is French Club?

The French Club will meet once a month to discover more about French culture! We play games, enjoy French food, listen to french music, go on *virtual* field trips, and have lots of fun meeting new people who all love exploring French Culture! You do not have to be enrolled in French to join! 

Are there Dues?

Yes, $10.  They help pay for food and activities for each meeting.

Who do you see about French Club?

Ms. Knuth

Meeting Times? Our first meeting is Tuesday, September 13th. We will be meeting in room 1004 from 3:30 pm until 4:30 pm!

We meet once a month, normally on Tuesdays! Listen for the specific dates on the morning announcements. 

Updated 8/28/23

Game Club

What is Game Club?

Game Club is an after school club where we will be playing different board and tabletop card games such as Dungeons & Dragons, Settlers of Catan, Magic, Boss Monster, Risk, Chess, Clue, and many more. A great place to play your favorite games or learn some new ones. Join us for some friendly competition, play one of our games or bring your own. 

Are there Dues?

No dues. Students and advisors can bring their own games.

Who do you see about All You Can Game Club?

Mr. Juengel and Mr. Eschbach

Meeting Times?

We will meet on Tuesdays from 3:30 pm until 5:00 pm in room 502 and 503.

Updated 8/28/23

German Club and German Exchange

What is German Club?

We promote the German language and culture through fun activities, food, music, and games.

What is German Exchange?

The longest running German exchange in the USA, Grove City High School and Max-Planck Gymnasium have hosted visiting students for 35 years. Every year in the spring we host students from Heidenheim, Germany for 3 weeks, and over the summer, Grove City students travel to Germany to stay with their host families for 3 weeks. This great experience creates friendships that last a lifetime and memories that will never be forgotten. 

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about German Club and German Exchange?

Mr. Reeves

Do I need to take German to come to German Club?

Everyone is welcome in German Club! Whether you are enrolled in a German course here at GCHS, curious about German culture or just looking for something fun to do after school, stop on by!

Meeting Times?

Officer meetings are once a month. Regular meetings are 1-2 times a month. We meet after school in room 902. Meeting day will change based on member extra-curricular activities.

Updated 8/28/23

In the Know

What is In the Know?

The purpose of In the Know is to gain and demonstrate general knowledge trivia.

Are there Dues?


The dues are $25 and are used to pay for the league entrance fee/questions for the year.

Who do you see about In the Know?

Mrs. O'Hanlon

Meeting Times?

We meet on Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:15 pm and compete in a 12-team district league.

Updated 8/28/23

Key Club

What is Key Club?

We are a student-led club that provides service learning to our school and community. We also build leadership and fellowship among our members.

Are there Dues?

Yes. It is $15 which goes to our parent organization, Key Club International.

Who do you see about Key Club?

Ms. Thomas

Meeting Times?  Our first meeting will be Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 3:30 pm in the ERC.

We meet every Wednesday after school in the ERC.

Updated 8/23/23

Mock Trial

What is Mock Trial?

Students will learn about the legal process and will use acting and public speaking skills. Students take on the roles of attorneys and witnesses and compete with other area high school teams. We are given a case to work with and have the expertise of a cooperating attorney. Competitions are in late January and February. Students will have to wear business attire while in court.

Are there dues?


Who is the advisor?

Mrs. Loar

When are the meetings?

Every Friday after school from the end of September through February. Meetings usually run from 3:30-4:30 in room 1002. Students are also encouraged to work in small groups on their own time.

Updated 8/28/23

Morning Mindfulness

What is Morning Mindfulness?  

School can be stressful! Morning Mindfulness is here to help you focus your mind and energize your body!

Are there dues?


Who is the advisor?

Mr. Garriga and Mrs. Schulter

When are the meetings?  Our first meeting is Wednesday, Sept. 13th, at 7:25 am in room 1004.

We will meet every Wednesday at 7:25 a.m. in room 1004.
Updated 8/23/23

National Honor Society (NHS)

Membership Requirements

Outstanding academic achievement allows you to be considered for induction into the National Honor Society. Selection for membership is a privilege granted to those who stand above their peers in scholarship, leadership, character and service to the school and community. NHS is considered to be an active club and each member must be involved in a personal community project as well as the club activities of a community and school service project, fundraising and monthly meetings. To be eligible for membership the candidate must be a member of the junior or senior class and have been in attendance at the school the equivalent of one semester.

Students wishing to be considered for membership into the Grove City High School National Honor Society will need to demonstrate outstanding performance in ALL four criteria of NHS – scholarship, leadership, service (school and community) and character.

Scholarship: based on academic average of 3.75 (weighted – no rounding) or higher.

Leadership: may include elected positions but also can include classroom, athletic, and community recognition as well.

Service: actions undertaken by the student which are done with or on behalf of others without any direct financial or material compensation. Consistent community service to an organization is preferred but a variety of experiences with a substantial time commitment would also be considered. Students need to show a connection to the school by being a fully functioning member in a variety (non-related) GCHS school activities over their high school careers. More emphasis is given to the year of application.

Character: use of a multifaceted definition of character known as the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship will be reviewed through faculty/sponsor recommendation forms and no school discipline issues.

The selection of each member to the chapter shall be by a majority vote of the Faculty Council.

Who are the advisors?

Mrs. Jacob and Mrs. Schlomer

Updated 8/23/23


POLICE Club was started to introduce students to the Law Enforcement community and to empower students to take ownership of their school safety through a relationship with law enforcement. Members will identity a school safety need to support the physical or psychological needs of the students and staff of Grove City High School, formulate a plan of action to address the need and act on the plan.

Are there Dues?


Who is the advisor?

Officer Petty

Meeting Times?

One Monday a month in room 303. The first meeting will be Monday, 9/18/23 at 3:30.

Updated 8/23/23

ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences)

What is ROX (Ruling Our eXperiences)?

Ruling Our eXperiences (ROX) is a national non-profit leader in programming, research and education focused on girls.   The vision of ROX is to create generations of confident girls who can control their own relationships, experiences and decisions. Visit or see one of the advisors for more information!  

Who is the advisor?

Mrs. Williams, Miss Jessica Wilson, Miss O'Hara and Mrs. Rendle

Updated 8/23/23

Spanish Club

What is Spanish Club ?

The purpose of Spanish club is to learn more about the Hispanic culture and to appreciate different communities,    languages and cultural practices.

Are there student Dues?

Yes - $10

Who is the Adviser?

 Señora Oyewale

Meeting Times?  

We will meet in the ERC-C from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm on the following dates:

Sept 19

Oct 19

Nov 2

Dec 12

Jan 25

Feb 13

Mar 13

Apr 16

May 14

Updated 9/5/23

Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA) Club

What is SAGA Club?

Welcome to Straight and Gay Alliance (SAGA). We are a student organization that is open to all LGBTQ+ identified individuals and allies. New members are welcome to attend at any point in the semester and offer feedback as to what types of LGBTQIA+ events they would like to see on campus!

Are there Dues?


Who do you see about SAGA Club?

Mrs. Huygen and Ms. Mayle

Meeting Times?

We meet every other week on Thursdays, 3:30 - 4:30 in room 203. 

Updated 8/23/23

Student Council

What is Student Council?

Student Council is an educational instrument designed to provide actual learning experiences in leadership and opportunities for practice in the qualities of good citizenship necessary for the effective membership in a democratic society.

Are there dues?

Yes. $10

Who are the Advisers?

Ms. O'Hara and Mr. Crabtree

Meeting Times/ Day:

Student Council 2023-2024

 Fall Meeting & Event Schedule

Wed, Aug. 30 1st Per Full Council Meeting

Wed, Sept 6 6th Per Full Council Meeting

Fri, Sept 8 2nd Per Central Crossing Pep Rally (TBD)

Wed, Sept. 13 1st Per Full Council Meeting

Sept 18-22 All Day Spirit Week

Sept 18-22 Lunch Periods Homecoming Ticket Sales

Fri, Sept 22 6:45 PM Homecoming Ceremony

Sat, Sept. 23 7 PM Homecoming Dance (Convention Center)

Sun, Sept 24 All Day Leadership at the Point (Cedar Point)

Oct 2-6 Google Classroom Freshman Elections

Wed, Oct 18 1st Per Full Council Meeting

Mon, Oct 23 All Day Red Cross Bloodmobile (Rec Center)

Nov. 4-5 (Sat-Sun) OASL Fall Retreat

Wed, Nov 8 6th Per Full Council Meeting

Wed, Nov 29 1st period Full Council Meeting

Sat, Dec 2 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Drive Thru Canned Food Drive

Tues, Dec 5 12 PM - 10 PM CBJ Student Leadership Day

Dec. 11-20                  Advisory Challenge Canned Food Drive/Service Project (TBD)



Council members should check in with teachers, get assignments, and take tests and quizzes before reporting to the meetings.

Updated 8/23/23

Travel Club

Advisors:  Dr. Nelson, Andrea Knuth, Tracy Loar and Kyle McDowell


The London / Paris France for summer 2024 is currently Full

New Trip: Athens Greece and Greek Isle Tour is Board Approved for June 2025


Join us as we explore Athens Greece, Delphi, and cruise to Mykonos, Santorini, Rhodes, Pathos, Ephesus and other locations on this 9 day adventure. The trip includes, airfare, tour guides, lodging and most of the local cuisine (normally not lunches).   The trip operates on first come basis, and has size limits. Students are expected to follow school behavior guidelines to attend.

Join us in the Grove City ERC September 25, 2023 at 6:30 for the organizational meeting. Parent Chaperones are allowed to attend trip.    

All may join, but required to follow school rules on trips.

Contact for full details. 

Updated 8/23/23