central High school Programs & Clubs


Academic Team

The Academic Team is open to students in grades 9-12.  The Academic Team practices after school beginning in October. Practice consists of answering similar questions that would be used in the tournaments in various academic categories (math, literature, science, history, pop culture, etc.). Some additional study may be involved.

Students interested should sign up with the sponsor on Club Day and join the Google Classroom for the Academic Team.

Tournaments will be played on Saturdays. In order to participate in the tournament, students must be at practices.

NMCC BETA Club

MISSION STATEMENT - To promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, service and leadership among elementary and secondary school students.

ACHIEVEMENT - Recognizing and honoring high academic achievement

CHARACTER - Preparing young people for life and empowering them to be successful

LEADERSHIP - Developing the leaders of tomorrow

SERVICE - Demonstrating

NMCC College Ambassadors

Hard-working, fun-loving, enthusiastic, determined juniors who want to be more involved. Students who want to go to college, but need/want more information on how to get there.

College Ambassadors will help promote and foster a college-going culture in the school.  You must have a 2.0 GPA and be available to attend biweekly meetings and college planning activities after school.

NMCC Fellowship of Christian Athletes

The  purpose of FCA is to enable churches to share in mutual Christian care and practical cooperation in carrying out the Great Commission of  our Lord Jesus Christ.

FCA meets at least once per month for breakfast, a devotional given by students or local church members, and any meeting news.

In order to be a member of FCA, one must attend the monthly regular meetings at least half-time, and also be involved with any activities decided on by the FCA Sponsor. 

NMCC Future Business Leaders of America

FBLA is a student career organization with the mission statement “to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.” FBLA membership is open to students in grades 9-12.

FBLA promotes leadership and service. Meetings will be scheduled throughout the school year.  A service project will be determined and performed by the members.  District competition in many areas of business is held at Malden. Members can choose from performances, online test-taking, and projects for competition.  Top district winners are eligible for state competition currently held in Springfield.

To Become a Member:

In order to become a member of FBLA, a student must be enrolled in a business class (Introduction to Computers, Personal Finance, Accounting, Computer Applications, etc.).  Once a student becomes a member of FBLA, that student will remain a member as long as he or she pays the annual dues even without being enrolled in additional business classes.  FBLA annual dues are currently $12 ($10 is split between National and State dues, while $2 remain with the district).

NMCC Future Farmers of America

NMCC FFA is affiliated with the National FFA Organization. This organization prepares students for "Premier Leadership, Personal Growth and Careers Success" through Agriculture Education.  

Members engage in activities on the local level, compete in various events as well as attend conferences as far away as Washington D.C. Our motto is

"Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve."

NMCC Learning Labs

The New Madrid County Central 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) program’s goal is to keep students safe, support families, and strengthen communities.

The program is focused on academic and enrichment activities that will enhance students’ lives at NMCC. The after-school programs are real-world based activities that require students to apply skills they have learned during the school day.

Oftentimes enrichment activities use academic skills from multiple subject areas. Enrichment activities also broaden student’s experiences by including the arts, recreation, life skills and cultural activities. Examples include Cooking 101, First Aid, STEM, Welding, Screen Printing, Archery, etc.

NMCC National Art Honor Society

National Art Honor Society a national organization founded under National Art Education Association. This organization is specifically designed for high school students 10th - 12th grade who are enrolled in or have completed two years of art.

Our goal is inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art.

NAHS strives to aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character, and service, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.

 

NMCC National Honor Society

The purpose of the National Honor Society is to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of NMCC.

Students may apply for membership at the end of their sophomore year and each year after.

Membership is chosen by the faculty council based on scholarship, leadership, community service, and character.

NMCC Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp

JROTC Rifle Team. Using pellets rifles we compete with other area JROTC programs, over a 6 to 8 week period culminating in a Conference rifle match.

JROTC Drill Team. The Drill team learns several different routines and travels to compete in Drill Meets. One area of competition is Color Guard.

We also provide Color Guards for football games, basketball games, and various other requests in the southeast part of the state.

NMCC Student Council

Membership Requirements:  

  • Maintaining a 2.0 cumulative grade point average.
  • Earning Activity Points each quarter in order to continue to be an official member of Student Council.
  • Election as a representative or earning membership by merit

 

Student Council Activities
  • Assist at teacher workdays prior to the start of school
  • Football Homecoming Parade, Dance, and Coronation
  • Spirit Activities for other school events
  • Secret Pals for teachers and Teacher
  • Appreciation Breakfast
  • Attend SEMO District Student Council Convention
  • Basketball Homecoming Dance and Coronation
  • Service project for charity
  • DUCK RACE
  • Local workshops
  • Student Body elections for officers and representatives
  • Representatives to the State Student Council Convention
  • Representatives to the Summer Workshop in Fulton, MO
  • Alumni of the Year Award
  • and much, much more!

NMCC Renaissance

The New Madrid County Central High School and Technical Skills Center Renaissance program is designed to be an incentive for those students who wish to be good citizens and achieve academic excellence.

The three levels of Renaissance are based on grades, discipline and attendance. 

Gold (currently 4.0, no discipline referrals)

Silver (currently 3.0-3.9, no discipline referrals)

Green - No F, no discipline referrals, no more than 4 absences

NMCC Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is a National STEM and Science Competition. Students compete in a number of events in several subject areas of science. These include but are not limited to; biology, anatomy, physics, chemistry, ecology and earth science. Science olympiad also has several engineering/building events.  Building events include; bridges/towers, electric vehicle or even a rocket (these are adjusted from year to year).

Prospective students must be enrolled in a science class and must be in good standing (grades and office visits). 

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is an organization whose framework is career preparation.  SkillsUSA serves students preparing for careers by developing their occupational, academic and employability skills, including leadership.  

To be a member of SkillsUSA you have to be enrolled in one of our classes that offer 3-hour blocks.

NMCC Yearbook

Yearbook is offered as a class/organization open to sophomores, juniors ,and seniors that teaches photography and journalism skills.  Students use these photography and journalism skills to create yearbook pages.  

We focus on the real world skills of teamwork, responsibility, time management, content, coverage, page design, marketing and editing. High quality work is expected, and students will be given time to redo their spreads until they meet the standards.

Our end goal is to have a well designed yearbook that substantially represents everyone in our school.