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Student Organization Information

Below is a list of organizations and clubs offered at Benjamin Logan High School for the 2020-2021 school year. 


Athletics

Contact: Mr. Harmon, harmonb@benjaminlogan.org

Benjamin Logan offers various athletic opportunities: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track, Volleyball, and Wrestling.                           


Art Club

Contact: Mrs. Davis, davisj@benjaminlogan.org

Students desiring visual art enrichment are invited to join the BLHS art club.  Participants will experience unique art-making opportunities as individuals and collaboratively.  Service projects for the school and the community will also occur throughout the year.  Meetings will be set for after school, and students should communicate with Mrs. Davis if interested in participating.


Band (Jazz, Pep, & Marching Band)

Contact: Mr. Bowers, bowersm@benjaminlogan.org

The pep, jazz, and marching band are ensembles of instrumentalists who play at functions or events to entertain and/ or showcase their talents.  Students with musical ambitions are welcome to contact Mr. Bowers to learn how to become active members. 


Business Professional of America (BPA)

Contacts: Mrs. Wood, wooda@benjaminlogan.org/ Mr. Goldstein, goldsteinc@benjaminlogan.org

BPA contributes to preparing a world-class workforce by advancing leadership, citizenship, and academic and technological skills.  Students can compete in contests to demonstrate and assess real-world business skills and problem-solving abilities. Students must be enrolled in a Business course to be a member of the BPA.


Environmental Science Club

High School Contact: Mr. Reames, reamess@benjaminlogan.org

In 2018, the Logan County Land Trust partnered with the Benjamin Logan Science Department to establish the Environmental Science Club. Students from 4th grade through 12th grade have participated in the organization.   The mission of this club is simple, “to expose students to nature, allow them to experience the natural environment, and to learn methods of managing and maintaining our resources for generations to follow”.


Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)

Contact: Mrs. Knight, knightc@benjaminlogan.org/ Mrs. Terrill, terrilln@benjaminlogan.org

FCCLA is the ultimate leadership experience and is unique among youth organizations; its programs are planned and run by members. Participation in national programs and chapter activities helps members become strong leaders in their families, careers, and communities. Students must be enrolled in or have taken a Family Consumer Science course to be a member of the FCCLA.    


Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Contact: Mr. Goldstein goldsteinc@benjaminlogan.org

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is a way for ALL Christian students (athletes or not) to unite and encourage one another in their relationship with the Lord. Members gather during their designated AA meeting on the first Friday of each month to have a group devotional, pray together, and discuss life.  They also gather 

every Thursday morning for a brief prayer session before school starts.  The group participates in community outreach projects, gatherings, and school events.  


Gardening Club

High School Contact: Mrs. Lane, lanes@benjaminlogan.org/ Mr. Reames, reamess@benjaminlogan.org

Gardening Club members will enjoy growing plants in the greenhouse, outside in the raised beds, and in the new market garden on campus, where vegetables will be raised and harvested to be sold at the farmer’s market.  Students will have fun learning about sustainable living as well as the business of gardening.  This is a cooperative project across grade levels and campuses.  


Musical

Contact: Mr. Dove, dovem@blraiders.org

The musical is a fun performing activity!  Students audition for various roles in the musical and are selected by advisors.  These roles include but are not limited to singing, dancing, acting, stage crew, lighting, or a combination of all of the previously listed items.  This endeavor normally starts in January and continues until the last weekend of March.  


National FFA Organization (FFA)

Contact: Mrs. James, jamesl@benjaminlogan.org

The FFA is a leadership organization that promotes premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.  The organization focuses on the broad area of agriculture and service projects.  Students must be enrolled in an Agricultural course to be a member of the FFA.  


National Honor Society (NHS)

Contact: Mrs. Gibson, gibsonk@benjaminlogan.org

NHS is a national service organization built on the pillars of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.  Students become academically eligible following their sophomore year by having a 3.50 GPA.  A nominee must be strong in all four categories to be tapped to be a member. 


Quiz Bowl (JETS)

Contact: Mr. Kettler, kettlerm@benjaminlogan.org

Do you like learning?  Do you know stuff?   Quiz Bowl is for you!  The Quiz Bowl team competes against teams from other schools across the state in trivia contests.  Topics range from the typical school curriculum (history, art, literature, science, math) to pop culture.  Students of all experience levels and grades are welcome.  See Mr. Kettler or a current team member for more information.   


Robotics (STEM Club)

Contact: Mr. Jason Smith, smithj@benjaminlogan.org/ Mrs. Kavanagh, kavanaghj@benjaminlogan.org

STEM Club provides opportunities for students to explore interests beyond the classroom in science, technology, engineering, and math.  Its robotics team competes in the National Robotics Challenge and FIRST Tech Challenge.  Students interested in the promotion and organization of business are also encouraged to join.


Roots

Contact: Ms. Bair, bairc@benjaminlogan.org/ Mrs. Hemmelgarn, hemmelgarnt@blraiders.org

A student-led group open to students 9-12 that designs school-wide activities to demonstrate the core values of  Benjamin Logan High School. 


ROC (Interact & Key Club)

Contact: Mr. Painter, painterr@benjaminlogan.org

R.O.C. is a service organization for high school students. Members of this club become members of two international service organizations (Key Club and Interact). It is a student-led organization that encourages leadership and service by helping others. This club is open to all grade levels, with members required to perform a minimum of hours of service activities.  Members will have various service activities from which they can choose as club members. This club is open to all grade levels, with members required to perform a minimum of hours of service activities. 


Ski & Board Club

Contact: Kelly Gibson, gibsonk@benjaminlogan.org

Students gather outside the school setting for recreation and fellowship at Mad River Mountain.  Skiers, Snowboarders, and their families can purchase passes and complete instruction lessons at discounted rates.


Skills USA

Contact: Ms. Grube, grubej@benjaminlogan.org

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. With a mission to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens, SkillsUSA helps each student excel. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce by developing skills that include personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school, and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations.


Spanish Club

Contact: Mrs. N. Hughes, hughesn@benjaminlogan.org/ Ms. Henman, henmanc@benjaminlogan.org

The Spanish Club offers exposure to the Spanish-speaking world and its cultures. Its purpose is to be educational and fun for its members. It helps students look beyond our school's doors, touch others' lives, and be open to diversity.


Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (Spanish National Honor Society)

Contact: Mrs. N. Hughes, hughesn@benjaminlogan.org

The mission of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and to promote interest in Hispanic studies. Students with a 3.30 GPA in Spanish/ 3.00 GPA overall become academically eligible when they enroll in the Spanish 3 course.  A candidate must be strong in character, leadership, leadership, and service to be tapped to be a member. 


Standing Ovation Show Choir 

Contact: Mr. Dove, dovem@benjaminlogan.org

Students must audition for this singing and dancing performance group; auditions are held annually in April.  Being a member of this select group requires a full-year commitment but has many benefits (including travel). Students must be enrolled in Chorale to be a member


Student Government

Contact: Mrs. Hemmelgarn, hemmelgarnt@benajminlogan.org

This group of student leaders is elected each spring to help plan and organize activities and events for Benjamin Logan High School. 


Student Spirit Section

Contact: Mrs. Hemmelgarn, hemmelgarnt@benajminlogan.org

The Student Section’s goal is to positively promote Raider spirit and pride in all school athletics and activities. The group creates themes for Raider events to promote school spirit and pride. The group also promotes community service events to help those in need by uniting the Raider Community under one cause; Raider Pride!


Tri-M

Contact: Mr. Bowers, bowersm@benjaminlogan.org/ Mr. Dove, dovem@benjaminlogan.org

Tri-M is a new honorary music organization.  A student is nominated after completing 3 semesters of music courses, competing in solo and ensemble contests, and has a 4.0 GPA in music/a 3.0 GPA academically.  


Yearbook (Publications)

Contact: Mrs. Wood, wooda@benjaminlogan.org

Publications are the group of students who annually prepare the yearbook.  Students will learn basic photography, photo editing, story writing, page design, and layout design. Students may take this class multiple times for credit toward graduation. Students must be enrolled in the Publications course to be a member.


United Way Youth Allocations Committee

Contact: Mrs. Fuller, fullern@benjaminlogan.org

Members of this service organization are selected annually and work cooperatively with other local high schools (Bellefontaine, Indian Lake, Riverside) to better Logan County communities.