Senior Academy Clubs
The Art Club is a group of students who enjoy making art and desire to use their artistic talents to benefit others. Students create artwork to display in the school and our community as well same examples of this are letters to our soldiers, nursing home outreach and possible campus mural. Art Club members also help with the annual spring event, "Inspire", an arts and language expo that showcases each area of the arts offered at EWA. Be ready to create!
Advisor: Ms. Bekah Wade
Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Wednesday during lunch
Location: Ms. Bekah Wade’s Art Room
The aim of Diversity Club is to bring together students of different backgrounds. The club will provide an intentional space for building bridges to connect students across their differences. We will focus on helping students become more open to and less threatened by difference. The club will also help students become more compassionate, able to interact with people from a variety of backgrounds and sidestep any stereotypes they might have.
Advisor: Ms. Jennifer Eddins
Meeting Time: TBA
Location: Baker Center
The vision of First Priority is to offer the hope of Christ in every student, with the mission to influence the school with the gospel. First Priority exists to educate, train and provide resources for Christian students to legally form clubs and share the gospel on the public school campus. http://firstpriority.club/
Advisor: Mrs. Jessica Parker
Meeting Time: Every Wednesday at lunch
Location: Ms. Parker’s classroom
Future Business Leaders of America
North Carolina Future Business Leaders of America (NC FBLA) is a career and technical student organization that serves students who are or have been enrolled in a Business Education course. NC FBLA is affiliated with FBLA-PBL, which is a national organization with 250,000 student members and 56 affiliate state organizations.
The mission of NC FBLA is to help build and sustain Business Education programs of excellence in order to serve our communities, state, and nation. NC FBLA is an integral part of North Carolina's Business Education Program, which serves over 280,000 students. It provides students with leadership opportunities as well as a means to compete with other students in regional, state, and national conferences.
Gaming Club focuses on the shared interest of students in playing board and video games.
Advisor: Mr. Harrington
Meeting Time: Mondays and Thursdays @ Lunch in Mr. Harrington's room and Thursdays afterschool from 3:45-5:30 in Mr. Harrington's room. Students are responsible for having transportation arranged to pick them up at 5:30
Location: Mr. Harrington's classroom
The Green Club of EWA hopes to promote and support on-campus energy conservation, sustainability, and recycling efforts across campus. Club members organize and participate in recycling projects and events.
Advisor: Ms. Emily Massey
Meeting Time: First Wednesday of each month during lunch
Location: Ms. Emily Massey’s classroom
Spanish Club is an all-inclusive club that seeks to bridge the gap between the School Community and Spanish Community. In our club, we strive to create opportunities to raise funds and resources for the Spanish community through various projects. Examples of past projects include our annual Pulsera Sell and participation in Inspire where we raise funds to create farmland in Nicaragua. We also periodically have cultural awareness events such as movie nights and Day of the Dead celebrations.
Advisor: Mr. Clyde Shafer
Meeting Time: 2nd and 4th Monday during lunch
Location: Mr. Clyde Shafer’s classroom
The Theatre Club is for students who wish to explore their interest in Theatre Arts beyond the classroom. Students will view performances, create original works, practice improvisation, and more. Previous Theatre experience is suggested but not requested.
Advisor: Ms. Rikki Gibbs
Meeting Time: Every other Tuesday at Lunch
Location: Ms. Rikki Gibbs’s classroom
Student Government Association (SGA)~
East Wake Academy’s High School Student Council is a member of the National Association of Student Councils. Student Council maintains an open membership policy in which any high school student is eligible. Council members can run for an Executive Council position such as Student Body President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and grade level president. Student Council provides an effective means for developing student participation in school activities and governance.
Advisor: Ms. McGroder and Mr. Raynor
Meeting Time: Every other Wednesday after school.
Location: Ms. McGroder’s classroom
National Honor Society (NHS)~
National Honor Society is a service organization for scholarly students who show excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. They must maintain an unweighted GPA of 3.75 during membership. They are also required to participate in a certain number of hours of service.
Advisor: Ms. Nettles
Meeting Time: 1st and 3rd Wednesday (Lunch ~11:40-12:15)
Location: Ms. Nettles’ classroom