Clubs and Honor Societies

Alpha Achievers

Meets in Room 100 This program fosters an environment conducive to facilitating the pursuit of excellence for the black male students achieving a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Anime Club

Meets in Room 807 Students meet, discuss and watch their favorite anime programs.

Asian Interest Club

Meets in Room 804 This club is open to students at OMHS. The club helps to promote cultural diversity in our school and community. We will be hosting various educational cultural events.

Black Student Union

Meets in Room 209 Promotes activities of interest as well as cultural and educational benefits for the African American student body.

DECA

Meets in Room 403 DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high school and colleges around the globe.

Delta Scholars

Meets in the Guidance Office The Delta Scholars program provides high school minority girls with a 3.0 or higher GPA with encouragement to excel academically, assistance in setting goals and planning for their future, and opportunities for leadership though community service.

Escorpiones Latinos

Meets in the Main Office 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.

Future Educators of America (FEA)

Meets in Room 701 Sponsors community service projects and educational activities that promote the interest and development of students who are considering a career working with children.

Gaming & Planeswalkers Club

Meets in Room 807 Students bring and share their favorite games from every genre to play with other students. Trading card games, board games, tabletop RPGs, video games. Magic: The Gathering.

Gay/Straight Alliance

Meets in Room 270 The GSA is a safe place for all LGBTQ students and their friends to share, socialize and talk about issues important to the LGBTQ community. Everyone is welcome!

High Flyers

Meets in Room 807 High achieving 9th and 10th graders are invited to meet and discuss academic life at OMHS. Information on college-readiness, academic resources and career prep is shared with students via guest speakers.

International Thespian Society

Meets in the Auditorium ITS recognizes the achievements of high school theatre students.

It's Academic

Meets in Room 807 Students compete on trivia questions spanning any and every category. Students also participate in local academic tournaments throughout the year.

JROTC Color Guard Team

Meets in Room 509 The purpose of this club is to present the “colors” at various school and community ceremonies.

JROTC Exhibition Drill Team

Meets in Room 509 This club is for any JROTC member to compete in drill competitions such as the County Drill Meet, Baltimore City Drill Meet, and the National Drill Meet.

JROTC Rifle Team

Meets in Room 509 This club is for any JROTC member to join and the purpose is to compete in the County Drill Meet, Baltimore City Drill Meet, Homecoming Pep Rally, and the Washington D.C. National Drill Meet.

Math Team

Meets in Room 606 This team works on mathematics problems for practice to prepare for county wide competitions. Once a month, the team competes against all other Howard County schools in individual and team competitions. 

MESA (Math, Science, Engineering Achievement Club)

Meets in Room 507 Maryland MESA is a precollege program designed to prepare students for academic and professional careers in mathematics, engineering, science and technology.

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 Tech Honor Society

Meets in Room 406

This is a service oriented organization with emphasis on solving real world problems and contributing to our community. It is for juniors and seniors who meet specific criteria such as grades, service hours, tech credits and enrollment in a Tech Academy.

Peer Mediation

Meets in the Counseling Center Students will be trained to assist students with conflict resolution.

PLOOM2.0 (Peer Leaders of OM)

Meets in Room 200 PLOOM exists to invest in student mentors & leaders at OMHS. The organization runs leadership seminars and trains upperclassmen mentors for freshman and sophomore homerooms.

Sister to Sister

Meets in Room 207 This is a multi-cultural group which focuses on community service and social outreach. Students are involved in projects that enhance their leadership skills.

Spanish Honor Society

Meets in Room 307 This organization recognizes academic excellence in Spanish studies for upper level Spanish students. The main focus is on providing tutoring services for other Spanish students and promoting cultural awareness.

Speech and Debate Club

Meets in Room 103 Providing students with formal speech and debate training for local competitions utilizing the Model UN setting throughout the school year.

Student Government Association (SGA)

Meets in Room 303 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.