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.


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 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 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.

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 National Art Honor Society

The New Madrid County Central high school National Art Honor Society is open to any past or present art student.  


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
  • 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
  • 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 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.


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.