The student council helps to share students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They also give opportunities for student experience in leadership while encouraging school activities that promote citizenship, scholarship, leadership, human relations and cultural values.
Sponsors: Bianca Ashu and Siobhan Bennett
The Sam Houston Colts Cheerleaders are responsible for promoting school spirit, attending and cheering at all Football games, select Basketball games, and performing at pep rallies! To become a part of this team you must be a 7th or 8th grade student and try out in the second semester of school.
Sponsors: Mrs. Gibbs and Ms. Lewis
An academic team that studies national college level material and competes with other campuses in academic events. The students learn to work together, study, and continually strive to learn more about themselves and their academic ability. Each 7th and 8th grade team will spend the year studying five academic categories focused on a central theme. The five categories are: art, history, literature, science, and math.
Coach: Mr. Gibbons
National Junior Honor Society
The National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) is a nationally recognized honor society for middle school students. It was established to celebrate outstanding student achievements. More than just an honor roll, NJHS serves to spotlight those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Leadership, Service, Character, Citizenship, as well as Scholarship. Student selection is competitive, with requirements for membership including, but not limited to maintaining an 85 or above in all classes, 4 hours of community service hours per grading cycle, application and essay. Most students who are in NJHS in middle school usually get inducted into the National Honor Society in high school.
Sponsor: Teresa Walker
The Sam Houston Coltettes purpose is to increase school spirit at the campus and at athletic events. They promote good sportsmanship, help students acquire basic attributes of good citizenship, encourage the responsibility of students, improve student self-esteem, and promote cooperation between the student body and school staff.
COLT club stands for Courageous Outstanding Leaders of Tomorrow. This club was designed to help and encourage the male students population to succeed in and out of the classroom. The club also helps them deal with situations that might be challenging or might get them in trouble in school or out in the real world. COLT helps provide the students with a positive male role model on campus.
Sponsors: Mr. Medina, Mr. Chavez, Mr. Smith, Mr. Hawkins, Mr. Tovi