Clubs and Organizations

  • Academic Decathlon 
    Sponsor: TBD                 
    email: TBD          
    This is an academic competition that takes place in the winter. It is open to any student interested.  There are three different levels of competition based on grade point averages. Every year there are ten categories to study (like art, music, literature, social studies) which all revolve around a yearly theme. 

    Art Club
    Sponsor: Mary Pat Hanson              
    email: marypathanson@ccaschools.org             
    This club is available for any student interested in art experience. There opportunities for creating personal artwork as well as projects created for school and community. Members also run a series of Elementary Art Nights, which offer younger students the opportunity to extend their creativity. Travel opportunities, both domestic and international, are made available for students to get a new look at the world around them.

    Complicated Games Club
    Sponsor: Jacob Halter              
    email: jacobhalter@ccaschools.org             
    This club meets monthly (first Thursday) for any students interested in card, board, or role-playing games. Students may bring their own games or play games from Mr. Halter's library. Play is open to anyone interested in exploring the nerdy world of tabletop games.

    Debate Team
    Sponsor: TBD
    email: TBD
    This team meets October through February and competes in several National Speech and Debate Association sanctioned events. The debate team is for anyone aspiring to improve their argumentative, research, and speech skills. 

    Fall Play
    Sponsor: Tom Milligan
    email: tommilligan@ccaschools.org
    Every fall the high school has a play. If a student is interested in the fine arts, there is usually a part for them, whether it be directing, designing, painting, or acting.  

    FFA 
    Sponsor: Alyssa Amelon
    email: alyssaamelon@ccaschools.org 
    Students enrolled in an Agriculture class may join the Clear Creek Amana FFA. The FFA is a national youth leadership organization that focuses on making a positive difference in the lives of others through leadership opportunities, career development events and agriculture education. Monthly meetings are held at the high school and students can participate in a wide variety of local, district and state level contests.

    Jazz Band
    Sponsor: John Smith                                             
    email: johnsmith@ccaschools.org            
    Jazz Band is a small ensemble which studies and performs jazz music at concerts and throughout the community. This band also competes in various festivals in the state. Membership is open only to current high school band members and are required to be at all rehearsals and performances.

    National Honor Society
    Sponsor: Sarah Pratt                                
    email: sarahpratt@ccaschools.org                             
    In order to be a member of NHS a student must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Juniors are approached in February if they qualify, then they submit the required application materials. Members are expected to uphold the NHS pillars of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Members must also complete the required community service and mentoring/tutoring hours in order to remain a member and graduate with honors. 

    Pep Band
    Sponsor: John Smith                                  
    email: johnsmith@ccaschools.org                
    The Pep Band is comprised of those students who wish to support CCA sports teams in the winter months. They perform at a variety of basketball games. Music for this group covers a wide variety of styles such as Latin, Rock, and Jazz.              

    Prom Committee
    Sponsor: TBD
    email:  TBD
    Prom committee is open to any junior who would like to help plan prom and grand march. This planning would include the creation of the theme, decorations, & favors.        

    PLUS 
    Sponsor: Christine Maas and United Action for Youth
    email: christinemaas@ccaschools.org
    PLUS(People Learning Unconditional Support) club is an all inclusive GSA helping CCA students find a safe and fun space to express themselves and find community. This club is specifically for students who identify as LGBTQ but is open to allies within the school as well. Together we can create a safe and welcoming environment for all students!  We meet every Wednesday from 2:00-3:30.

    SAFE
    Sponsor: Mary Pat Hanson                
    email: marypathanson@ccaschools.org 
    Students Acting For the Environment is available for all students to participate. This group recycles paper/newspapers from the building once a week. They also have the opportunity to host activities for National Recycling Day and Earth Day.

    Science Olympiad
    Sponsors: Jesse DiLorenzo  
    email: jessedilorenzo@ccaschools.org
    Science Olympiad is a team competition where students compete in 'events' pertaining to various scientific disciplines. Some events require building/engineering skills for developing model bridges and airplanes. Others who are strong in content areas like anatomy, astronomy, or geology show off their knowledge on lab practical exams. Any science-minded students are welcome to be a part of the team!

    Show Choir
    Sponsor: Tracy Williams and Brittany Collia
    email: tracywilliams@ccaschools.org
    Show Choir is a mixed ensemble that combines the movement of dance and singing to perform a variety of music. This group performs for State contests, Show Choir competitions, and community groups. Membership is open to those students who are currently enrolled in the vocal music department. Auditions are held each year. Membership is not required for those wishing to be in the show band or stage crew.

    Speech Team
    Sponsor: Christine Maas                             
    email: christinemaas@ccaschools.org                   
    Speech is a competitive extra-curricular activity that takes place in two seasons, Large Group and Individual. Any student interested in drama, public speaking or just improving his/her communication skills in a fun environment is welcome to join.

    Spring Musical
    Sponsor: Tom Milligan and Tracy Williams
    email: tracywilliams@ccaschools.org
    A musical is performed every Spring at Clear Creek Amana. There are several areas needed in a musical.  From actors, pit band, stage crew, lights, sound, costumes and promotions, it takes a large team to create a great production.  This is also a great way to meet people!

    Student Assistance Team / INTERACT
    Sponsor: Marissa Moore                                       
    email: marissamoore@ccaschools.org                                   
    SAT/INTERACT is available for all students. This group partners with the local Rotary chapter and because of that shares a common mission: to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

    Student Council
    Sponsor: Matt Trosky                           
    email: matttrosky@ccaschools.org                
    Students must apply, and gain signatures from teachers as references. Elected officials, within student council, will be voted upon by the council. Official office positions for the senior class will be voted upon by the senior class (at the conclusion of their junior year). Student council will help coordinate homecoming, Blood Drives with the U of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center, Sponsor A Family program - for families in our area/community, as well as other activities throughout the year. Student council is a great opportunity to get involved in school as well as to provide help for students and community members!

    Win With Wellness
    Sponsor: Cam Stockman                            
    email: camstockman@ccaschools.org                   
    Win with Wellness is open to all students at CCA interested in improving school/community health and wellness.  Win with Wellness typically meets once every 1-2 months.