Clubs and Honor Societies

Alpha Achievers

Targeting African-American males in grades 9 - 12, the Alpha Achievers is an education program of the Howard County, Maryland Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. It fosters a positive learning environment in order to facilitate students’ pursuit of excellence by attaining, maintaining and exceeding the minimum of a 3.0 GPA. The program also seeks to encourage and motivate those students who have less than a 3.0 grade point average to strive toward it.

Anime Club

Meets in Room 807 on Fridays from 2:10-3:45pm. Our members participate in watching, discussing and learning about Anime related topics during meetings.

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Computer Science Club

A club for anyone interested in coding, game design and anything else related to computer science. Come one, come all!

Meets on Wednesdays after school at 2:15pm in room 404.

 

DECA

DECA is an association of marketing students that  prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high school and colleges around the globewith the objective of improving educational and career opportunities for students in these areas.

Meets in Room 403 on Wednesdays after school.  


 

Delta Scholars

The Delta Scholars program provides high school minority girls support through the women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. The GPA requirement to join is a 3.0 and above and members are provided the encouragement to excel academically, assistance in setting goals and planning for their future, and opportunities for leadership though community service.Participants are also eligible for scholarship opportunities as well as honors at the time of graduation.

Environmental Club

The environmental club is a group at OMHS made up of students who are hoping to raise environmental awareness in our community through recycling, planting, and conserving resources.

Meets the third Thursday of the month in room 804.

Escorpiones Latinos

This club is for Hispanic and Latinos students at OMHS. They meet for academic and social activities as well as community involvement and improvement. This club strives to promote pride and conservation of the culture.

French Club

The objective of the French Club is to offer exposure to the French-speaking world and its cultures. Its purpose is to be educational and fun for its members. It helps students look beyond the doors of our own school and be open to diversity coming into our lives. Meeting times TBD.

Gaming Club

Meets in Room 807 on Fridays from 2:10-3:45pm. Video/board/card gamers meet to play their favorites.

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Are you a member or ally of the LGBT+ community? Come join Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA for short)! We meet every Friday from 2:15-3:00pm in Ms. Moore’s room, room 211. The club is dedicated to creating a safe space for anyone of the LGBTQ+ community, as well as their allies. The club discusses weekly topics related to the LGBTQ+ community.

It's Academic

Meets in Room 807 on Mondays from 2:10-3:00pm. Students answer trivia questions about a variety of topics. Besides the TV show, the team also competes in local academic tournaments (commonly referred to as quizbowls).

National ART Honor Society

Meets in Room 709 NAHS recognizes and inspires students who have shown an outstanding ability and passion for the visual arts. As part of NAHS students will participate in service projects that benefit the art, school and local community. Specific GPA and sevice hours must be met.

National Honor Society

NHS membership is based on Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character.

All Juniors and Seniors with a cumulative 3.40 (weighted) GPA are considered for NHS. The students fill out a Student Activity Information Form and are evaluated on the basis of Service, Leadership, and Character. Inductions of those students selected are held in the fall of the Junior and Senior year.

 

Advisors:

Julia Bakhru, GT Resource Teacher (Julia_Bakhru@hcpss.org)

National Technical Honor Society

Meets the first Wednesday of each month, after school in Room 407.

Robotics Club

Our mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.

Meets on Wednesdays/Thursdays after school at 2:15pm.

Spirit Club

Meets after school on Fridays at 2:15pm in room 105.

Step Squad

The team performs at pep-rallies, basketball games, showcase, and award ceremonies. Tryouts will be held to determine membership. Dates TBD.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Students who have a 2.0 GPA as well as a signed petition by thirty (30) peers and teachers can run for an office by giving a speech in front of the entire grade level class. Members are expected to help coordinate and organize school-wide events to encourage and promote school community and spirit like Planning Spirit Weeks, Pep Rallys, School Fundraising, and Dances.

TBK-OM (To Be Kind)

Want to join a club that improves OM’s overall school environment?  Want to make a difference in the lives of those around you? Learn more about how you can spread kindness in school and in the community. TBK – To Be Kind OM will be held in room 206 after school every other Wednesday starting September 27 with Ms. Williams.  TBK is an initiative to spread kindness and positivity to the world around you.  Kindness challenges and discussions will be held during meetings and ideas exchanged for school wide initiatives to eliminate bullying and replace it with KINDNESS.

Young Democrats

The Young Democrats is a student-run club that explores and evaluates the principles of the Democratic Party. Members meet weekly to discuss current events and work to become involved in the political process. Students participate in lively discussions, listen to guest speakers, interview political candidates, and participate in informal debates. Meeting times TBD.