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The Pawprint | ENHS

Which Club is Right for You?


Highschool has a lot to offer, but not many students are aware of all the fun and exciting things happening on campus outside of the classroom. Check out these awesome clubs showcased last week to see if you’ve found your next big interest!

Academic Team
For students who want to show off their knowledge in a wide range of topics, this club is for you! Academic team leads multiple team-based trivia-style competitions, from math and science to literature and pop culture. If testing your knowledge and working together with a team to accomplish great things is your style, seek out Mr. Dewitt to find out more.

Grant Donovan, Ryan Black, Damien Guo

Huskies for Equality
Huskies for Equality is Edmond North’s club for social justice, where students can discuss and learn about different issues of political interest and get involved in activities they care about. Founded by Supriya Kohli to fill the gap between the different groups within the student body, Huskies for Equality aims to give students a platform to raise awareness and engagement and to have an eye opening experience.

Ellery Taylor, Sophomore, Lacey Goodger

Speech and Debate
Speech and Debate is a club dedicated to expanding the abilities and skills of those interested in public speaking or argument. Within a close-knit environment, students can expect to work together to form powerful performances within the many categories of contest. Further, many scholarships and college preparatory experiences are made available when joining. If this competitive environment sounds fun to you, seek out Ms. Madron to get started!

I just love the rush of tournaments! The feeling of not knowing if you’re gonna win or lose, being up terribly late but still being energetic despite that, and meeting new people are my favorite parts of being in Debate!” – Olive Cornell

Honestly, just go for it and if you feel horrible about how you did at all during it, that’s okay you’re doing it right!” – Elora Johnson

I’ve made a lot of close and deep friendships in Speech and Debate – the entire team and friends from other schools are some of my closest friends and I truly appreciate how our love for Speech and Debate formed these unbreakable bonds.” – Thansi Garikipati

Logan M Mullins, Senior

Event Broadcasting
Event Broadcasting works together with both the Newspaper and the Yearbook to record and broadcast all the important events going on around campus. Students here gain experience working with high quality technical equipment and the work behind taking the physical and putting it online for everyone to see. If you’ve ever been interested in camera work or practical journalism, please reach out to Mr. Campbell.

Spanish Club
The Spanish club seeks to widen the cultural experiences of our school in the hispanophone world. Through community-based activities and growth opportunities, the Spanish club gives every student the chance to learn more about the Spanish speaking world around them and within our doors. If you have ever been interested in learning more about the language or culture, whether total outsider or hispanic in heritage, consider joining right away! Reach out to Ms. Campuzano to join.

What excites me is getting to interact with people who share the same love as I do. I enjoy getting to learn the language through games and other activities. This is my third year in Spanish Club; I wanted to join to grow my Spanish and share that love with others. I am currently the President of Spanish Club, actually my second year being so. The main reason why I love it is I have a greater involvement in making a difference in our community!” – Kristen Wall

I look forward to meetings where get to do things like watch movies or decorate cookies while still learning about the world!” – Alex Laird

Cary Doerflinger, Senior, Aanya Veragiwala, Senior

If playing with robots, learning about mechanical design, teamwork, and challenging yourself in unique competition sounds interesting to you, then you may want to think about joining the Robotics Club. Here, you could expect to build technical and mechanical skills to compete in STEM competitions around and the state and beyond, while also learning the value in dedication and teamwork. If this sounds like a fun idea, you should reach out to Mr. Sanchez to know more.

Black Student Union
The BSU is a community of Black students and those in support of the union who meet to discuss and collaborate on diverse and complicated topics. Activities are meant to build stronger ties within the greater community and to uplift the voices and talent of Black students throughout campus. Anyone is welcome to join, contact Mrs. Gray for more.

I love the people, I genuinely look forward to connecting with fellow members and engaging in conversations that revolve around their unique experiences and lives as Black students.” – Jayana Perez

DECA is an international student organization committed to prepare emerging leader in the fields of management, hospitality, leadership, and entrepreneurship through community-based work and competitive conferences held regularly throughout the school year. The organization also runs throughout the school as well, organizing the North Shore Student Store and other fiscal activities, allowing for a real applicable experience for students both in and outside of campus. For more information, contact Ms. Inselman today!

DECA always has something exciting happening, whether it be running the Student Store, going on field trips to meet professionals, or competing at state and international competitions.
If anyone has even the slightest interest in DECA, join the class and organization because no matter what, you’ll walk away with valuable knowledge that’ll assist you in your future life.” – Peighton Harak

Noah Pezzel, Junior, Eric Eckard, Senior, Shae Patel

JROTC is an organization for dedicated and passionate students to explore roles of leadership, self-reliance, discipline, and citizenry. Students are involved with education in the field of the military and can become decorated should they continue to search for a career within the military. If this sounds interesting to you, contact Corey Bowen.

ROTC has taught me about leadership and sacrifice, plus I look cute in my uniform. I feel like I’ve made a whole family, these are people following me to college that I can rely on.” – Gitashri Gopalakrishnan


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Ethan Leehan, Senior Editor
Ethan Leehan is a senior at Edmond North as well as at Francis Tuttle Bioscience and Medicine Academy. He enjoys baking, cooking, science, and writing. Ethan plans to attend university under a Biochemistry and Linguistic Anthropology double major.
Noah Robertson, Staff Writer
Noah Robertson is a Junior at Edmond North. He enjoys playing instruments, singing, sewing, writing, and going on walks. He would like to someday own a restaurant or bar, and live a mostly simple life doing the things he enjoys and experiencing life with loved ones.

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