Clubs and Organizations
Join a Club or Organization!
- Academic Team
- Art Club
- Astronaut Challenge
- Band - Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced, and Jazz
- Drama Club
- Drill Team
- Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
- FFA - Future Farmers of America
- Guitar Club
- HOSA - Health Occupations Students of America
- Math Counts
- NJHS - National Junior Honor Society
- Nerd Herd
Sponsors: Mr. Chotiner
The Fort King Academic Team or “A-TEAM” is a group of students from all grade levels using their mental skills to compete in academic competitions. Students meet once a week on Tuesdays after school until 4:45 in Mr. Chotiner's room (01-068) for practice. Students interested in learning and competition are invited to join.
Sponsor: Ms. Bergman
Come paint! Or draw! Or sculpt! Or animate!
The Art Club is available for all students and will meet most Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:00 in Mrs. Bergman's Room (01-023). There are 20 slots available for Wednesday, but more meeting times may be made available depending upon demand.
There is a participation fee of $20 which will cover the cost of materials. Feel free to come make art with open and directed material workshops. Improve your art or simply relax while creating! Learn what it takes to put on a show!
We look forward to seeing you there!
Sponsor: Mrs. Rickett
The Astronaut Challenge is a space related competition in which teams of students participate in an engineering problem solving challenge on the space shuttle or International Space Station (ISS), a focused experimental proposal that could be performed on the ISS, and flight simulator operations of the space shuttle and mission control. All challenges, experiments, and proposals are presented to NASA engineers and scientists. Students will compete in a written regional competition in September. If the students are successful at the regional competition, teams will be invited to participate in the 3 day Semi Finals and Finals at Kennedy Space Center.
The club will meet Tuesday and Thursday starting August 15th from 3:50 p.m. until 5 p.m. (We have to start early due to the regionals being September 23rd). Interested students must see Mrs. Rickett in Building 4, room 112 no later than August 17th.
BAND - BEGINNING, INTERMEDIATE, ADVANCED, AND JAZZ
Band Director: Mr. Fritz
Beginning band through advanced band is offered to all students.
Below are photos of Marching Band and the Beginning Band.
Students leaders today, business leaders tomorrow.Members learn about careers, attend conferences, build leadership skills, participate in community service projects and compete in business and technology events.Meetings will be on Thursdays from 3:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.Dues are $30 for national, state and district dues plus a FBLA t-shirt.
Sponsors: Mr. Saputo, Mrs. Skipper, and Mr. Oliver
Sponsor: Dr. Casuso
FFA is a nationally-recognized intracurricular student organization for those interested in agriculture and leadership. It is one of the three components of agricultural education.
Mission: FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Motto: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve.
Learn more about Florida FFA by visiting their website: http://www.flaffa.org/
Interested students can find additional information about chapter meetings and other events throughout the year on Dr. Casuso’s class website.
Below is a photo of some of our FFA Members.
Sponsor: Mr. McGuire
- Meets Tuesday after school from 4:00 to 5:00 in TAII unless otherwise announced by teacher.
- Students need to bring a playable acoustic guitar. We are learning some basic chording and a variety of different songs for our enjoyment.
Sponsors: Mrs. Hoey
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is now called “Future Health Professionals.” The club will meet once a month unless we enter a contest then we may meet more often.
Sponsors: Mrs. Boots
- Math Counts is a National competition program designed to stimulate 6th, 7th and 8th grade students’ interest and achievement in mathematics.
- Math Counts meets after school every Monday from 3:45 to 4:45 in Mrs. Boots room (01-081).
Sponsors: Mrs. Chinn
Sponsors: Officer Wissinger
- Nerd Herd is a club were students can get together and talk about comics, movies, video games, and anything else that’s geeky.
- It gives them a chance to make new friends that have the same interest and also get them prepared for High School clubs.
- We also are active in community involvement. We collect can foods for the homeless around Thanksgiving time.
- Nerd Herd also lets the students realize that police officer are people to and that we have hobbies, families and are geeks.