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Rockwood Summit High
 Washington Post America's Most Challenging High School 2019 Niche Best Schools

1780 Hawkins Rd, Fenton, MO 63026 | Phone (636) 891-6800 | Fax (636) 891-8817

Activities

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​At Rockwood Summit, we offer many different clubs and activities that our students can participate in.​​ For a full list, please see our RSHS Activities/Club Opportunities​.

Arts and Media
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Art Studio

​Lauren Mack-Carillo​

​Art Club is a place for any student interested in working with a variety of art materials to come together with their peers to have fun making art together.​

Falcon Players RSHS Theatre Dept.

Falcon Players is the theatre club at Rockwood Summit. Any student who participates or has an appreciation for theatre (acting, tech, performing, etc.) is welcome. Falcon Player activities include: assisting with productions, attending theatre conferences, movie nights, game nights, improv, attending local productions (i.e. The Fabulous Fox), and much more!​
National Art Honor Society
 Mindy Murek​

This is a chapter of the National Art Education Association. The purpose of N.A.H.S. is to: 

Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit in the pursuit of art.

Encourage the creative abilities and talents​ ​of the individual student.

Assist students in working toward the ​​attainment of their highest potential in the ​​field of art.

Bring art to the attention of the school and ​​community.

Increase the awareness of art as a viable ​area within the total school curriculum.

Advance aesthetic awareness in all aspects ​​of the total education program.

The criteria for membership in the National​ A​​rt Honor Society put emphasis on ​​​outstanding artistic scholarship and service to ​​the school and community through​​​ development of artistic endeavors together ​​with a strong moral character. By exemplifying ​​these standards, the individual student ​​​members of the society promote an awareness ​of art and become active participants in the ​education process at their school and their ​​community.

Membership is open to junior and senior ​​students. Two semesters of a visual arts class ​must be completed before a student may be ​​eligible. To maintain membership in NAHS, ​​students are required to serve 2 hours of ​​volunteer service in the visual arts per year, ​​pay $5.00 in dues, maintain a B average or ​​better in all art classes, and attend monthly ​​meetings. ​


Percussion
Assorted Clubs
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Bowling Club

Tina Forister​

​This organization supports students interested in bowling as an activity. ​

Dungeons and Dragons Club
Alexandra Forgerson​

Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) in which players create characters and embark on adventures (such as quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue and much more). Our club is focused on strategy and having a good time. Everyone is welcome whether you are a seasoned vet or have never played before.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Athletes meet every other Tuesday for food, fellowship, and fun.  Our aim is for athletes to have a place to grow in their faith in Jesus.​

FemCo

​Ivy Hartman​

Formerly MUSE, FemCo is a Gender Equity Club that will meet monthly during FLEX time with special guest speakers and activities after school. Students who have the desire to make a positive impact on equity (as it relates to gender and race) will enjoy the conversation and guest speakers. Come to learn more about feminism and empowerment! All are welcome!

Gateway Book Club

Margaret Sullivan​

Greg Baum​

The Gateway Book Club is for readers! We meet once a month to discuss books and to celebrate reading. While members usually read the same title prior to each meeting, the group occasionally decides to read "books of choice," meaning that each member chooses a different title to present at the next meeting. We promote reading by sponsoring one Book Club Night each semester and a Barnes & Noble Book Fair once a year. 

Ice Hockey Club http://www.rockwoodsummithockey.com/

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Lacrosse Club - Boys

Paul Lutz​

Gay Schwer - 314-401-2578

Maker Club

​Elaine McKenna​

Tommy Cassilly

Maker Club is for students interested in 3D printing, die cutting, and other STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) activities.

Math Club

Trina Casagrande​

Tommy Cassilly

In Math Club, we work through challenging math problems, discuss interesting mathematical concepts, and compete in local and state level competitions

Meat Club

​Mike Brown​

Meat Club is a social club open to all students who enjoy grilling and chilling.

Photography Club

Photo club is all about having fun with photography! Students can use the darkroom or digital cameras, they can also learn cool effects using Adobe Photoshop. It's up to the student on what they want to photograph, or I am there to help guide them with themed ideas for the group.​
Renaissance
Logan Kramer​​​​​

We meet the second Tuesday of every month.  This program is designed​ to promote and recognize academic achievement in our school.  Recognition is the cornerstone of our successful Renaissance Program as we showcase academic achievements of Rockwood Summit High School students, recognize outstanding teachers, and promote the school within the Fenton community.

Snow Club

Jessica Hoban

Snow club is located at Hidden Valley. Students get a season pass and go anytime Monday-Thursday to ski, snowboard, and/or tube.​

Summit Steppers

Summit Steppers is a club that welcomes current Summit students from all grade levels. You need to have rhythm, be able to take direction, and want to represent RSHS well at school events. Practices are held Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. An activity bus is provided for transportation home. The student is required to purchase performance gear at a price still being determined.​
Trading Card Game Club

​Sean Torgoley​

Trading Card Game Club is a club where students can meet friends that share interest in collectible card games. We are open to all types of card and board games. No experience or supplies are needed, simply show up with an open mind and find the game that best fits your personality.

Co-Curricular
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Jazz Ensemble
KFTN 92.7 FM Radio
Marching Band Instrumental Music Marching Band Website
Newspaper/Yearbook
Clay Zigler

Students interested in the field of journalism have the opportunity to participate in the award winning school publications The Talon, the school newspaper and/or the The Pinnacle, the school yearbook. Both publications have won numerous national awards and many students who have worked on these publications have gone on to great success in a variety of media fields upon completion of high school. Each of these publications meets as a class and students must meet prerequisites in order to apply for staff positions. Please consult the RSHS Course Description Guide for additional information. ​
Orchestra Orchestra Website
Show Choir/Vocal Music
Language and Culture
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
PRISMA
Ivy Hartman

People Rallying in Support for More Acceptance, PRISMA-Rockwood Summit's Gay-Straight Alliance focuses on building acceptance through awareness. Allies and students who identify as LGBTQIA+ meet weekly to have fun and converse about current events and plan activities and events related to National Day of Silence, National Coming Out Day and homecoming.​
Leadership
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Best Buddies

Best Buddies creates one-to-one friendships between students with and without intellectual/other disabilities. Members have the opportunity to be a part of a buddy pair that commits to talk/hang out once a week and spend time engaging in an activity with each other monthly. Students may also join as an "associate member" without committing to a one-to-one friendship. All members attend monthly chapter meetings at Summit including fun parties and events!​
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Libby D'Angelo​

​The purpose of FBLA is to promote an environment in which business oriented students can improve their talents and prepare themselves for a career in business related careers. FBLA helps develop vocational and career supportive skills as well as promoting civic and personal responsibility​.​

Key Club

Key Club is a part of an international group of high school students that both serves the community and fosters leadership development. Summit members are required to log service hours by participating in club sponsored events as well as individual interest-based projects.
Link Crew

Jon Frank​
Libby D'Angelo​

Link Crew is a service organization of juniors
and seniors providing mentorship to freshmen
students making the transition to high school.
Link leaders adopt small groups of freshmen to
lead through orientation activities and maintain
communication throughout the year.
Applications for Link Crew are available to
current sophomores and juniors in February
each year. ​​
S.P.A.C.E. Cadets

Students Promoting Awareness into the Community Everyday. Students will participate in a variety of fundraising and volunteering activities based on students interest: Making Strides/Crucial Catch Carnival and Walk, Homecoming Parade, Walk for Heart, make and donate craft items, various walks, awareness posters on various subjects.​
Student Council
Student Equity Leadership Group

​Becky McLaughlin​

Melissa Feig

Emily McKnight

Cameron Poole​

The Student Equity Leadership Group is an organization of students chosen to represent their peers to the Rockwood Summit community as a whole. The purpose of the group is to recognize and celebrate differences and eliminate barriers that prevent communication and understanding within our school community. This group gives students the opportunity about others and share opinions and new ideas in a respectful and open-minded environment.

Teenage Health Consultants

TAHC is a peer education group that travels to schools in our area to talk with elementary, middle, and high school students about important issues they face, like making healthy choices, drugs and alcohol, and healthy relationships. All training and materials will be provided for the classroom presentations through the St. Louis County Department of Health.
 
Any junior or senior is welcome to apply!


Youth and Government

​YAG is a program that is run through the YMCA based on the motto the “Democracy must be learned by every generation.” Students develop the necessary communication and leadership skills needed in our communities. YAG believes in the four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility; core values that Rockwood School District deems essential pieces of character education. 

As members of YAG, students select a program area of his/her choice: executive, legislative, judicial, print ​press, and audio visual media. Based upon this selection, students will author bills, debate in the Missouri House and Senate Chambers using parliamentary procedure, prepare a mock trial, serve in the Missouri Supreme Courthouse, produce convention newspapers and commercials covering the weekend events and perhaps even run for Governor. Students have the opportunity to meet members of the Missouri General Assembly, Missouri Supreme Court, and/or visit the Governor’s mansion. 

Membership is open to Freshmen-Senior (maximum 60). Time Commitment: August-November (State Convention held 2nd or 3rd week in November) We meet Wednesdays after school. Cost: approx. $280 for trip (includes hotel and transportation) Full & Partial Scholarships available.
Scholarship
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA)
Laurie Philipp​


DECA is an organization for Rockwood Summit seniors in the CCE program. DECA prepares students for careers in  entrepreneurship, marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. Members have the opportunity to participate in service activities; attend conferences; run for leadership positions at the school, district, and state level; and showcase their marketing skills by competing at the district, state, and international level.  Several scholarships are available for DECA members to apply for.​

Educators Rising National Educators Rising Website

​Kim Lackey​

Joining Educators Rising makes you a part of a nationwide network of more than 40,000 members in all 50 states -- committed to making sure that students develop the skills and knowledge needed to become great teachers. This club is for students interested in exploring careers in education and engaging in community service activities.

Envirothon

​Sarah Moonier​

Envirothon is an academic science competition that students can join. In groups of five, they answer questions and solve problems related to wildlife identification, water, soils, forestry and current events related to human impact on the environment. You'll work in teams to study throughout the year and compete together in April.

National Honor Society
Quill and Scroll
Speech & Debate
Ashley Eggebrecht​

The Speech and Debate Team competes in four to six weekend competitions throughout the year. Students can compete in four different styles of debate, including Congress, as well as many other non-debate events in either novice or varsity divisions. Speech events include radio, informative speaking, original oratory, poetry reading, storytelling, and many more!​
School Spirit
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Cheerleading

The award winning Falcon cheerleading squad includes a varsity, junior varsity and freshmen level. All squads cheer at Falcon football, wrestling, boys soccer and boys and girls basketball games. In addition the squad participates in a variety of competitions throughout the year. Tryouts are held in March of each school year. ​
Flags/Winterguard
Silver Stars Dance Team Website
 ​Erin Taylor

The award winning Silver Star Dance Team (1st Place Team at State in 2011, 2013 and 2nd Place at State in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018, 2019), is the performance dance team at Rockwood Summit. The program consists of a varsity and junior varsity squad. Tryouts for these teams are held in the spring prior to the next school year and are open to incoming 9th-12th graders for the following school year.​
Science and Technology
ActivityPhoneFaxWebsiteSponsor(s)
Biodiesel Club

We meet each week on T​uesdays after school in the bio-shed.  Biodiesel Club is a great way to learn how to engineer processes to make quality products, study the link between agriculture and biochemistry, maintain and improve automobiles and most of all, educate our community on the potential of renewable fuel.
Coding Club

Kelly Kennedy​

We meet 1-2 times a month.  Coding Club is a great way to learn about computer programming while creating mobile apps, websites, and games, interacting with robots, and competing in hackathon and programming competitions. Members are students who are interested in using computer programming to solve a variety of problems.  

HOSA (Medical Club)

HOSA is a national club for students interested in biomedical sciences. Students have an opportunity to compete with other students in a large variety of medically related events each year.​

Robotics Team

Angela Schneider​

The Robotics Team provides students with the opportunity to design, build and compete with robots through the First Robotics Competition. Although the objective of the competition changes every year the robotics team offers opportunities for students to participate in the engineering design process, programming, business and marketing, and community outreach. No experience is necessary. All are welcome.​

Stream Team

Sarah Moonier​

Stream Team is a group that meets occasionally during fall and spring to work on campus preserving water quality. We perform litter pick ups, water quality monitoring, storm drain stenciling and data collection for the Department of Conservation.​

 Staff Contact Information

 

 

https://www.rsdmo.org:443/directory/Person.aspx?accountname=RCWD%5ClefkowitzmitchMITCHLEFKOWITZActivities Director636-891-6836lefkowitzmitch@rsdmo.orghttp://www.rsdmo.org/rsummit/athletics