Be Involved...CHS Clubs

A-Team (Academic Team)

Sponsor: Mr. Westin
Room: G-223
Meets: A-Team will start meeting on Wednesdays in Mid-September - See Mr. Westin for details

The A-Team participates in Jeopardy-style competitions with schools around Southwest Florida.

Anime Club

Sponsor: Mr. Green

Room: B-207
Meets: Mondays from 2:15-3:15 pm

Do you like anime or manga? Do you want to learn about Japanese culture? Anime Club is just for you! Students will be able to watch recent anime series in addition to learning about Japanese culture and food. Remind code: @animeb207
Remind Instructions

Fill This Form Out to Join Anime Club Anime Club Website

Art Club

Sponsors: Mrs. Massolio
Room: G-107
Meets: Mondays from 2:10-3 pm

If you love art, this is the club for you. We do a variety of art-related activities and projects around campus.

art students

A Charlotte High Tradition!

Blue Crew

Sponsor: Mr. Massolio

Meets: Home Sporting Events

Blue Crew is Charlotte High School’s very own “student body pep club” whose purpose is to bring a spirited atmosphere to the campus at Charlotte High School. Blue Crew is a great way for the Tarpon fan to save money and show their Tarpon Pride. A Blue Crew membership costs just $40 which allows student members to be season pass holders for all regular season home sporting events all year long.

A $40 Blue Crew Membership includes the following:
Official Blue Crew T-shirt
Free admission to all home regular season athletic events
Free admission to Blue Crew socials and pep rallies
Recognition as a major part of the "Spirit of CHS" with 500+ members each year

Students may purchase a Blue Crew membership on Fridays during all lunches at the Spirit Shop located in the main concourse.

Students must wear Official Blue Crew T-shirt and show CHS student ID for free admission into qualifying athletic events.

Officers: DJ Woods (SR), Kayla Vasquez (SR), Reid Beckman (JR), Kaylie Vasquez (SO) & Jordan Attia (FR)

Book Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Cain
Room: Media Center
Meets: After school until 3pm on these Mondays: August 16 & 23, September 20, October 4 & 18, November 15 & 29, December 6, January 31, February 7, March 7 & 21, April 4, May 2 & 16

If you love to read, this is the club for you! We talk about Books (of course), but we also make crafty projects and plan other fun activities. We promote recreational reading among students and faculty at Charlotte High School. The club offers members an opportunity to discuss literary works across different genres, feeling free to voice their opinions while listening to and being open to the opinions of others. Students from all walks of life and all academic levels are encouraged to interact and find common threads in their daily lives that are enriched by the literature explored.

book club logo

Bowling Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Chamberlin
Location: H-105
Meets: Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30 pm at Bowland in Port Charlotte (Harbor Blvd)

Everyone can participate, and no one has to sit on the bench. Members will participate in weekly competitions. $6 weekly fee includes 3 games of bowling and shoe rental. A Bowling Club t-shirt is available for a fee.

Chess Club

Sponsor: Mr. Cain
Room: H-208
Meets: Fridays from 2:15-3 pm

Students learn about chess and practice their chess skills.

Creative Writing Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Obando
Room: G-120
Meets: 2nd & 4th Fridays from 2:15-3 pm

Students work together to hone their creative writing skills and share the writing experience with their peers. Members may be working on personal narratives, short stories, poetry, and/or novellas.

Writing is the painting of the voice. ~Voltaire

Debate Club

Sponsor: Ms. Orndorff
Room: H-215
Meets: Fridays from 2:15-3:15 pm

Debate Club was formed to fill the desire of students for a safe forum in which to talk through their ideas about politics, both in the United States and abroad. The debate format is used to assist in the positive growth of knowledge by researching topics, public speaking, and listening to understand. We have a lot of fun trying to change each other's minds! There are also round table discussions to foster inclusion for those members who wish to be part of the conversation but prefer not to debate one on one. The club welcomes and respects students with varied beliefs, backgrounds, and understanding. We believe that more can be learned from an opponent than from a like-minded friend. NO "GROUP THINK ALLOWED!".

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Sponsors: Coach Robinson & Coach Mentzer
Room: Auxillary Gym
Meets: Wednesdays from 6:45-7:10 am

This club is a Christian-based club open to all students. The club currently consists of 50% athletes and 50% non-athletes, but all share a common bond in their faith/beliefs.

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

Sponsor: Ms. Thompson
Meets: See club sponsor in Room F105 for meeting dates and times

FFA is a dynamic youth organization that changes lives and prepares members for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. FFA develops members’ potential and helps them discover their talent through hands-on experiences, which give members the tools to achieve real-world success. Members are future chemists, veterinarians, government officials, entrepreneurs, bankers, international business leaders, teachers and premier professionals in many career fields. FFA is an intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.

CharlotteSr FFA Website

Guitar Club

Sponsor: Mr. Westin
Room: G-223
Meets: 1st Monday of each month from 2:15-3:15 pm (Beginning in October)

Students from beginners to advanced get together to learn to play guitar and jam.

Interact Club

Sponsor: Mr. Riley
Room: C-119
Meets: Wednesdays from 2:15-3:00 pm

The Interact Club is sponsored by Rotary International and shares it's motto: "Service Above Self." It is both a social and community service club.

Key Club

Sponsor: Ms. Alumbaugh
Room: C-113 or sometimes the Cafeteria
Meets: 2:15-3:15 pm on these Mondays: September 20, October 18, November 15, December 13 (CANCELLED), January 10 (NEW DATE), January 24, February 28, March 28, & April 25

Students who are looking to give back to the community, have a service mentality, and have an appreciation and love for their community that they'd like to reciprocate should join! A member of the Kiwanas family, our focus is on community service.

New and returning members should fill out this Membership Application Form and bring to it Ms. Alumbaugh along with $20 for membership dues.

Remind Code: @ffkda3

Kindness/Positivity Club (SPARK)

Sponsor: Ms. Reams
Room: B-121
Meets: Friday Mornings at 6:35 am (begins at 6:35, but drop in anytime before 7:10)

SPARK = SPreading Positivity And Reaffirming Kindness
The goal of SPARK Club is to promote positivity and raise morale among CHS students and staff. We do small projects monthly to brighten the days of those around us and do larger projects each quarter, inviting all students to participate in spreading a little kindness and showing gratitude. SPARK Club members earn volunteer hours while helping to make each day a little brighter.

Leo Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Moran
Location: C-218
Meets: Tuesdays from 2:15-3:00 pm

The Leo Club is sponsored by the local Lions Club. Members of the Leo Club have a passion for community service and develop leadership skills.

Math Club

Sponsors: Mrs. Toms & Mr. Cain
Room: B-208
Meets: Tuesdays from 2:15 - 3:15 pm

Students will prepare for the annual FGCU math competition held in December.

Mock Trial

Sponsor: Mr. Riley
Room: C-119
Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays - See Mr. Riley for times

Charlotte High has one of the top Mock Trial teams in the state of Florida. They have recently placed in the top 3 in the state twice.

Modern Music Masters (Tri-M)

Sponsors: Ms. Mayper & Mr. Bunnens
Room: Band or Chorus Room
Meets: Meeting days vary - please see a club sponsor for details.

Tri-M is a National Honor Society for music students. Students must demonstrate a commitment to their music program and also meet minimum GPA requirements. Induction is contingent on performing a solo or in a small ensemble at the Induction Ceremony in the spring.
The purpose of the group is to work towards the promotion of music throughout the community. We also try to instill a desire to contribute to their lives through community service. Students are required to perform 10 hours of community service.

National Honor Society

Sponsors: Mrs. Garner & Mrs. Frohlich
Location: Cafeteria
Meets: Every other Friday from 2:15-3:15 pm

Members of the National Honor Society are invited to apply based on their strong academics, character, leadership, and community involvement.

National Honor Society Website

Pride Club

Sponsor: Ms. Eyster
Room: Career Center
Meets: After School on 2nd & 4th Mondays: October 12 & 26, November 9 & 23, December 14, January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26, May 10 & 24

Pride Club works towards promoting a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity through education, support, social action, and advocacy.

Sign Language Club

Sponsor: Mr. Alexander
Room: G-218
Meets: Thursdays from 2:10-3:10 pm

Students learn and practice sign language together.


Sponsor: Coach Mentzer
Room: G-221
Meets: Fridays at 6:50 am

Stive is partnered with FCA to allow students the chance to talk and ask questions about the Bible. Every Friday starting at 6:50AM, students gather to study the Bible, eat donuts, and enjoy fellowship with one another. All are welcome!

Silver King Tarpon Fishing Club

Sponsor: Captain DeGaeta
Room: E-115
Meets: 1st Monday of the month and as needed - directly after the 7th period bell

The purpose of the club shall be to promote the lifelong sport of fishing through education, conservation and fellowship. To promote a better understanding of the history of SW Florida related to the Silver King Tarpon. To understand the origins of how Charlotte High School chose the Tarpon as our school’s mascot. And, to teach fishing techniques and traditional preparation, salting, smoking and cooking methods of the fish of Charlotte Harbor Estuary.

Tarpon Leadership Academy (TLA)

Sponsors: Mrs. Bovey
Meets: Every Other Thursday in Room H-112 from 2:15-3:15 pm

TLA is a 7 Habits oriented leadership-based organization that encourages student involvement in school and community events as well as Charlotte High School initiatives. Students take part in leadership training, fundraising, and partnering with community organizations to improve educational opportunities and create a more well-rounded educational experience for CHS students.

Members must meet application standards, including a minimum GPA, behavioral standards, and evidence of prior community or school involvement. Applications for each year are generally processed at the end of the previous year so that training may take place over the summer.

Follow TLA on Instagram: @chs_tla
Class Sponsors

Show your school spirit by joining your class in special events and celebrations such as homecoming and prom.

Freshman Class:
Mr. Patrick Bluck, -G107

Sophomore Class:
Mrs. Cristi White, G-220

Junior Class:
Ms. Emily Klossner, G-205

Senior Class:
Mr.& Mrs. Smith, G-121

Co-Curricular Clubs

Charlotte High also offers co-curricular clubs for which students take a class during the school day. In addition to coursework, students prepare for competitions, plan events, and participate in performances.

  • Band
  • Choir & Charisma
  • Choir & Charisma

    Sponsor: Ms. Mayper
    Room: F-113 (Vocal Lab)
    Meets: Daily during the school day

    This is an extracurricular class that does include travel and concerts outside the school day. In this class, we explore different types of vocal music through performance. All students are welcome to join! Charisma is our traveling, auditioned, SATB ensemble. They are the class with the most time commitments outside the school day.
    Ms. Mayper's Website
    Instagram: charlottehigh.choir
    Facebook: Charlotte High School Choir

  • Drama (Thespians)
  • Drama (Thespians)

    Sponsor: Mr. Wolfahrt
    Room: F-108
    Meets: Begins September 8th and then every other Wednesday from 2:30-3:30 pm

    The Thespians are a gathering of drama club members for the discussion and participation of upcoming district and CHS drama events.

    Thespian Society: Troupe 0922

  • Eurythmics (Color Guard)
  • Mock Trial
  • Mock Trial

    Sponsor: Mr. Riley
    Room: C-119
    Meets: Tuesdays & Thursdays from 2:15-5:00 pm

    Charlotte High School's Mock Trial consists of three teams (A, B, and C) that compete on an extremely high level. Competition on local, circuit, and state levels is the norm for this team as they master courtroom procedure and delivery as both attorneys and witnesses. Contents of a statewide case is released in October. This success is due to the team members' dedication along with the hard work of Mr. Riley and multiple attorney coaches.

  • Student Government Association (SGA)
  • Tarpon News Network
  • Tarpon Robotics