Clubs and Advisors
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- Academic Decathlon
- Adventure Club
- American Sign Language Club (ASL)
- Anime Club
- Aviation Club
- Bee Club
- Black Student Union
- Blue Ribbon of Promise
- Bowling Club
- Brothers Reaching Out (BRO)
- Chinese Club
- Chinese National Honor Society
- Christian Fellowship
- Computer Club
- Cornhole Club
- Cougar News
- Culinary Club
- Doctor Who
- Drama Guild
- Dungeons & Dragons
- Engineering Club
- FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)
- Feminist Club
- French Club
- French National Honor Society
- FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
- Future Educators
- Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)
- Global Scholars
- HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)
- Human Relations Club
- International Buddies
- Investment Club
Adventure club will give students the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors and other fun experiences through physical activities that may not be available to ALL students, as well as participate in community service in outdoor areas. Activities may include: Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Rock climbing, Cave Repelling, Cleaning Parks, and other community Service.
ASL Communications educates students about American Sign Language (ASL), the deaf and hard of hearing community, and how to use ASL to communicate with others. Members will learn how to hold conversations in ASL, along with how ASL came to be and the communities that use it. ASL provides a place to have fun, meet new people, and gain insight about something that’s not too well known. Meetings will be held every other Friday after school in room 522. Dues: None
The purpose of the Aviation Club is to provide students with opportunities to explore interests in aviation. The club will meet several times per month based on availability in Room 304. Any students interested in joining can contact Mrs. Lippincott.
The Bee Club educates the importance of bees, mainly honey bees, through activities such as eating honey, making posters, informing others about bees, and spreading awareness of the dropping bee population. Anyone interested in bees is welcome to join. Meetings will be held once per month in the agriculture room. Dues: $5.00
The Blue Ribbon of Promise Committee is comprised of a diverse group of students who wish to put an end to school violence by promoting school unity, building connections with both staff and students, and striving to insure that all students feel comfortable at Craig High School. Meetings will be held in room 809. Dues: None
The purpose of the Janesville Craig Bowling Club will be to provide high school students an opportunity to experience the spirit of team competition and community pride while participating in a sport they can enjoy for the rest of their lives. The Bowling Club will allow any Craig bowler, an opportunity to participate within a team environment. The Janesville Craig Bowling Club will provide sanctioned high school bowling competition as defined by the USBC and will provide an opportunity for student bowlers to meet bowlers from other schools and travel to other bowling club facilities.
BRO is a group whose purpose is to reclaim the brilliance of the African American heritage so that African American males can be fully empowered to excel academically and socially. We will be taking part in a variety of school and community service activities. All students are welcome. Meetings will be held at Craig at various times throughout the day. Please listen to announcements for information regarding meetings. Dues: None
This club is open to students who have studied or are currently studying Chinese, and will provide additional opportunities to advance their understanding of Chinese culture and language. Students will participate in activities such as field trips, Chinese crafts, food preparation, Chinese games,and welcoming exchange students. Meetings will be monthly from September through May the location is to be determined. Dues: $5.00
Description: The purpose of this honor society is to encourage its members to become lifelong learners in order to gain a better understanding of chinese language and culture, as well as to play an active role as a contributing global citizen in the twenty-first century. Meetings are held the third Tuesday of the every month.
Prerequisite: 6 semesters of chinese language, excluding senior year, with an average grade of B or above.
Christian Fellowship Club is a Christian based group that meets together weekly for encouragement, prayer and community. We participate in different service projects like Angel Tree, Operation Christmas Child, Bags of Hope, etc. We also use meeting times to learn more about how to grow in our faith and how to show that faith to others. This club is open to anyone who wants to learn more about their faith and build some encouraging relationships with others.
The Cornhole Club offers students the opportunity to play cornhole, and facilitates collaboration with other students through participation, and watching others play. This club is open to anyone interested in learning this game. Meetings will be held after school, twice a month, on Wednesday in room 908. Fee: $10.00
Always wanted to know what goes on behind the scenes of your favorite news program? Considering a career as a journalist? Broadcaster: Weatherperson? Sports announcer? Join fellow students in creating a news program specific to the happenings of Craig High School. Members of this club will get the chance to create digital content to share with the school at large by producing, writing, filming, and editing student-generated news clips. Come share your stories and help your fellow students be more socially responsible, informed citizens. Auditions for on-camera talent will be held during the first weeks of school. All levels of ability and interest are welcome.
Culinary Club is open to all Craig High School Students. Members of this club seek to develop leadership skills, teamwork and culinary skills through meetings, guest speakers, cooking competitions, and field trips. There is no cost to join, however, each member is expected to bring in ingredients once a month. Meetings are held twice a month in room B020.
Debate is a competitive speaking activity for anyone in grades 9-12. Students research current events, create and frame appropriate arguments, learn listening and note-taking strategies, write and practice speeches. The debate team travels to 10-12 tournaments throughout Wisconsin during the fall and winter. Teams and individuals are eligible to win trophies, medals, and a letter. Meet in room 716. Dues: None
Advisor: Jennifer Larson
DECA is a club for all marketing students as well as any other students interested in business. Activities include networking socially and professionally. Get involved in the social events such as pizza parties, the field trips, the competitions throughout the state and country, and the community service projects. DECA meets approximately once per month in room 610 before school. Dues are $16.00 and are paid through fundraisers. Join in and expand your network personally and professionally.
This club is for students who like to play competitive video games in any capacity. We will have “Competitive Squads” which compete for scholarships in national tournaments in the games of Overwatch, Hearthstone, Dota 2, and Starcraft II, as well as casual gaming for those who simply want a space to meet with friends and play for fun.
French Club enables students to expand their knowledge of French and Francophone culture. Students learn about French holidays, French food, and other topics of interest. Snacks are provided at most meetings. Students not taking French are welcome! French Club meets once a month. Dues: $5.00.
Advisor: Sarah Shea
Students meeting the following qualifications may apply: Must be enrolled in French III, with an A-average or better in French classes taken during the last three semesters. Must also have an overall GPA of at least a B. Qualified students must participate in the initiation ceremony, which is held in the spring. Activities include fundraising for scholarships and service activities. Quarterly meetings. Initiation fee is $20.00. Dues: None.
FBLA, or Future Business Leaders of America is a club for all students interested in business, finance, and marketing.
Activities include monthly meetings, competitions, and fundraising events. Dues are $11, and are paid to the fee collectors.
FBLA brings a slew of benefits to its members, which includes networking opportunities, and the experience of competition.
The Craig Future Educators is a group affiliated with the National Future Educators Association, a national organization which provides students with opportunities to explore teaching as a career option. There will be opportunities for community service, leadership, and scholarships.
Craig’s Gay-Straight Alliance is a student led group. Our membership seeks to ensure that every student feels they have a place at Craig. We work to improve the school climate, foster tolerance and encourage appreciation for diversity. We do an annual Day of Silence, awareness campaigns, and social activities. Dues: None.
This is a club for students who are interested in expanding their global education and gain cultural experience in a fun environment with like-minded people. Participants may be interested in taking part in this club as a gateway to earning Wisconsin Global Scholars Certificate.
International Buddies is a club for international and domestic students who have an interest in learning about other international cultures and making new friends. Students are paired up with a buddy and are responsible for participating in social outings both during and after the school day. Students participate in planned cross-cultural activities with the goal of learning about each other's culture. Domestic students are asked to make a concerted effort to help the international students feel welcome at Craig.
Investment Club is an organization that allows students to learn more about the stock market and building wealth. The club will cover any topics students are interested in learning about while focusing on activities like stock market simulations. If the students are interested the club may travel to Chicago to see the stock exchange and the Federal Reserve Bank.
Meetings will be held either in I-block or before/after school in room 306. Dues: None Field costs may apply.
- Jazz Ensemble
- JSOL Guides
- Kiwanis Key Club
- League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC)
- Leo Club
- Lettermen's Club
- Letterwomen's Club
- Link Crew
- Literary Magazine
- Live United Club
- Manufacturing Club
- Meditation Club
- National Art Honor Society
- National Honor Society
- Junior Optomist Club
- Origami Club
- PAWS (Peer Assistance with Studies)
- Pathways' Pals Buddy Program
- Powerlifting Club
- Pottery Club
- Quill and Scroll
- Recreational Engineers of America
- Robotics Club
- Russian Club and Exchange Program
- Russian Exchange Program
- Science National Honor Society
- School Musical
- Seeds to Feed
- Sierra Club
- Sisters Inspiring Sisters (SIS)
- Skills USA
- Spanish Club
- Spanish Honor Society
- Student Council
- Teen Book Club
- Tree Club
- World Language Fair
Auditions for Jazz Ensemble are held at the completion of the marching band season, usually in October. All rehearsals are scheduled outside the regular school day. Jazz Ensemble is available to all students currently enrolled in band. Non-band students that play electric guitar and electric bass may also audition. Rehearsals are held before school. All Jazz bands perform at “Jazz Fest” in the spring.
The goals are to give back to the community, not just the Latinx community but the Janeville community in general. This is a great way to make friends, we will be able to get along with others, and have a place where students feel comfortable talking to one another and know that they have support. We’d be united as ONE. LULAC is a great place to get to meet new people. LULAC is a club for ALL students. Dues: $15.00
Leo is a service club that works with the local Lions Club, along with planning some of their own club activities. Members participate in many community service activities which may include: Bell Ringing, Angel Tree, Lions Rose Sale and Lions Chicken Roast.
This is a service club that helps with all areas of promoting men’s athletics. Activities include program sales at sporting events and opportunities to volunteer in activities such as Japanese Garden, ECHO, and food drives. It is available to all men who have lettered or will letter this year.
This organization promotes women’s sports. The group sponsors the Powder Puff football game during Homecoming Week. Members must be willing and able to take an active part in the club. Available to any female athlete who has earned a letter. Meeting times are as needed in the gym. Dues: $1.00
Link leaders are juniors and seniors who aide the 9th graders in their transition to high school. Leaders must apply in the spring of their sophomore or junior year and are then selected for the following year. Link leaders have a Link Crew I-Block, and the leaders go to freshman I-Block periodically throughout the year to lead activities. Link Crew’s Advisory meets in the J Room.
The Live United Club is a student led club. Through the club, students advance the common good. The club helps students grow as leaders through meaningful experiences that help to develop awareness of community issues and the skills and attitudes that address those issues. Meetings are held once a month during lunch in the Small Auditorium. Dues: None
NAHS strives to aid members in working toward the attainment of the highest standards in art areas. Members must be a Junior or Senior, have one year of high school art class and have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. NAHS provides art scholarships through a variety of fund-raisers. We try to build school spirit with art projects that enhance the building and depict the visual/musical/drama areas of our curriculum. Meetings are held monthly in room 127. Dues are $5.00 for juniors and $17.00 for seniors.
NHS membership is by invitation only. The Faculty Council extends invitations to interested students who meet the published criteria. Student candidates must meet Character, Citizenship, Leadership, Service and Scholarship criteria in addition to attending one of the mandatory information meetings. Faculty Council will review candidates and extend invitations based on eligibility and documented evidence of meeting the above listed criteria. Annual dues are $15.00
A high school model of the adult Optimist Club in Janesville, Octagon Club is a service and social organization. Members help maintain Optimist Community Park. The club participates in a variety of community service activities aimed at helping young people. The club holds fund-raisers such as candy-grams and car washes.
This club is open to all students at Craig who want to fold origami, hangout, meet new people, and create new things. We will meet once a month during IBlock. Join us for origami and socializing with fellow students. No fee required but donations are appreciated.
The purpose of this club/team would allow non-winter sport athletes and other interested students a chance to participate in powerlifting competition while developing strength and confidence. Any male or female who attends Craig High School or Rock River Charter School is allowed to participate.
Pottery Club provides students who have taken Art I and Pottery a clay based artistic outlet beyond the school day. Members will learn, practice and further their skills in pottery. Students will engage in a variety of community service activities that aesthetically give back to the Janesville and Craig community. Members meet monthly after school until 5:00pm. Dues: $10.00
This is a national honorary journalism society. Elected members give a banquet for the Criterion and Phoenix staff at the end of the year. Available to Criterion and Phoenix staff members in the 11th and 12th grades who are in the upper 1/3 of their class. Meetings vary. Dues: None
The Robotics club is combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. We are the Rock County Robotics Club, FIRST Robotics Team 3692. We are comprised of students from Parker, Craig and Milton High Schools in Rock County Wisconsin. We participate in an educational and exciting robotics program sponsored by FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). We call FIRST Robotics Competition the ultimate Sport for the Mind. High School student participants call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have.” Under strict rules, limited resources, and an intense six-week time limit, teams of 20 or more students are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills, and build and program industrial-size robots to play a difficult field game against like-minded competitors. It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get. Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.
The Russian Exchange Program offers students the opportunity to travel to Moscow, Russia for one week and immerse in the country’s culture, history, and society by participating in various educational experiences that are rich with hands-on learning. While in Russia, students will stay with a host family from our partner school. In return, students will get the chance to host their Russian counterparts when they visit Craig High School. The program is open to all students. We also welcome students to participate who are interested in only the hosting aspect of the program. If traveling, costs will vary depending on the airline being flown and visa fees. See website for more details.
Encourage and recognize scientific thought, and to advance student’s knowledge of classical and modern science. Through participation in scientific research projects, Craig’s Science NHS chapter will help model real-world science for other students and for members of the community. Must be classified as either a junior or senior at CHS, have and maintain a 3.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale, and a 3.5 in science courses, have credit for at least one pre-AP science course during or prior to their junior year, and have completed or be enrolled in an AP Science Course. Candidates must not have been suspended from school nor have attended alternative school in grades 9 through 12.
Every year Craig High School produces an all school musical. Auditions are held in September and are open to all Craig students. There are four performances of the show the first part of November. There is always a need for students who are interested in being involved with the technical aspects of the musical such as set construction, lighting and sound, costumes, and makeup
This club is a student led group that promotes the general well-being of the environment. We work to improve the environment through community and school projects, and by raising awareness in the student body and community by promoting conservation practices. Elections are held yearly and all students are eligible for this club. Meetings will be held 1-2 times per month in room 300. Dues: $5.00
SIS operates with the purpose to reclaim the brilliance of African American heritage through school and community service projects and activities. SIS is all-inclusive and serves to unite and empower female students of Color and all members with a sense of sisterhood and support that fosters academic and community success.
All students are welcome! Meetings will be held at Craig at various times throughout the day. Please listen to announcements for information regarding meetings. Dues: None
Skills USA empowers it's members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. Skills USA improves the quality of our nation's future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.
Must be enrolled in Spanish III, with an A- average or better in Spanish classes taken during the last three semesters and have an overall 3.0 GPA. Activities include fund-raising for scholarships, service activities and several Spanish related activities. Occasional meetings. Dues: $15.00 upon acceptance.
Craig Spotlighters Show Choir is an audition group of 32-50 singer/dancers and a show band of approximately 12 instrumentalists. Auditions are held in the spring of the year and a choreography camp is held in August prior to the start of the school year. Membership is open to any Craig student grades 9-12. Rehearsals are held on Monday nights from approximately 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. and one rehearsal per week before school at 7:00 a.m. The group enters 6 show choir competitions each year during the months of January through April. The Spotlighters Show Choir has a number of community performances each year and presents two concerts at Craig High School.
The elected student government advocates for the student body, participates in community support activities, sponsors the Homecoming week activities, hosts jams, helps organize the Bloodmobile at Craig, sponsors Daisy Day, and hosts the Spring Talent Show. Election is in the spring for 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students. There is a fall election for 9th graders. Meets once a month. Dues: None
This club is for students who have an interest in reading and sharing books with their peers. Activities include discussing books during I-Block. After discussions of specific books, there may be a culminating activity or field trip. Activities may include a field trip to meet an author, attend the premiere of a movie, all-night read-in at Craig, etc. This club is open to all students and staff at Craig. No dues, but the cost of field trips are the student’s responsibility. Dues: None
This club promotes the benefit of trees and preserve trees in the Cougar community. Students may take part in a variety of hands-on activities; tree planting, tree care, park cleanup, community involvement, environmental awareness, and sustainability projects.
This club will plan, develop and execute the annual World Language Fair. World Language Fair Club is open to any student in a world language class (Spanish, French or Chinese). Members will meet to plan fundraising, guest speakers and execute the annual World Language Fair.