Department of Defense Education Activity

All students are encouraged to participate in co-curricular & extra-curricular activities, whether they be athletic, academic or social in nature. These activities help to shape students and prepare them for success after high school as part of a well-rounded education.

The following form is required for participation in Kinnick High School Athletics: Athlete/Parent Responsibility Acknowledgement. 

It is DoDEA policy that students have the "right to a public education of high quality, including the opportunity to participate in activities," in accordance with Executive Order 13160, DoDEA Administrative Instruction (Al) 2500.14 and Department of Defense Instruction 1342.12, "without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent." (DoDEA Al 2051.02, Section 4.a.l.,p.2.) "It is DoDEA policy that a student with a disability, or who has a record of a disability, or is regarded as having a disability, shall not be excluded from participating in, or be denied the benefits of, any DoDEA education program or activity; or be subjected to discrimination based solely on a disability." (DoDEA Al 2500.14, Section 4.a., p.2.)


Basketball - Boys

SY22-23 Tryouts

Starting November 7-10 at Purdy Gym from 1445-1700

Term: Winter

Open To: Boys

Basketball - Girls

SY22-23 Tryouts

Starting on

  • November 5 at KHS Gym from 0830-1130
  • November 7-8 at KHS Gym from 1450-1700

Term: Winter

Open To: Girls

Cheerleading

SY22-23 Winter Tryouts

Starting on November 7-10 at Sullivans Gym from 1500-1700

Term: Fall,Winter

Open To: All

Wrestling

SY22-23 Practices

Starting on November 7 at the Hawk's Nest from 1500-1700

Term: Winter

Open To: All

Baseball

The season for this sport begins in the spring. Check back later for more information.

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: TBD

Open To: Boys

Soccer - Girls

The season for this sport begins in the spring. Check back later for more information.

Term: Spring

Open To: Girls

Soccer - Boys

The season for this sport begins in the spring. Check back later for more information.

Term: Spring

Open To: Boys

Softball

The season for this sport begins in the spring. Check back later for more information.

Term: Spring

Open To: Girls

Track & Field

The season for this sport begins in the spring. Check back later for more information.

Term: Spring

Open To: All

Cross Country

The season for this sport has ended for SY22-23. Check back again in the Fall.

Term: Fall

Open To: All

Football

The season for this sport has ended for SY22-23. Check back again in the Fall.

Term: Fall

Open To: All

Tennis

The season for this sport has ended for SY22-23. Check back again in the Fall.

Term: Fall

Open To: All

Volleyball

The season for this sport has ended for SY22-23. Check back again in the Fall.

Term: Fall

Open To: Girls

Analog Game Club

Come play unplugged! We meet every Friday at 2:30. Risk, Monopoly, Giant UNO,and more. Meet people, make friends, beat them in games!

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Astronomy Club

Meetings:  1st & 3rd Wednesdays @ 2:30 in Room 110.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Chess Club

Chess Club is an open forum where you can learn the game even if you have never played before.  If you are experienced, you can enjoy improving and helping others grow in their skill.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Community Service Club

Community Service Club is a volunteer service organization which serves the needs of our school and community. The cornerstone of the community service club is to inspire our students to be productive lifelong community service leaders by encouraging a commitment to civic participation. The club encourages an atmosphere of teamwork in which every voice counts, engages group members into effective communication methods, and challenges its members to actively participate in events to better our on-base and off-base community. Google Classroom access code: eqe6bbf

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Creative Arts and Music Club

Creative Arts and Music Club is a club in which group members encourage and support one another in creative endeavors. We host writers' workshops, discussions about creative goal-setting, and open mic opportunities every 1-2 months for students to practice their craft with a smaller, supportive audience. In this way, members will feel prepared and empowered to continually create, push themselves out of their comfort zone, and perhaps share their work with larger audiences. Our members include musicians, writers, poets, artists, speakers, actors, other creatives, and those who would like to pursue the creative arts.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts Club creates menus, caters Special Events, makes holiday Gingerbread Houses /cakes, maintains a herb & vegetable garden. 

Open To: Students enrolled in Culinary Arts class

Dance Crew/Marching Band Color Guard

This club explores dance and color guard basics. This activity is open to all students who are enrolled at Kinnick High School (Co-ed). Dance Crew performs at home, away and local events (November-March and March-June).

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Drama Club

The award winning kHS Drama Club puts on 3 drama productions a year, one during each sports season. During the fall season (Sept - Nov) we will be doing a play or a one act. During the winter sports season (Dec - Feb) we will be putting on a 30 minute one act to take to Far East Drama. During the spring sports season (March -May) we will be putting on a musical. We have not chosen which shows we are doing next year. Club Website: http://khsdramalewis.weebly.com/. Students must be academically eligible to perform (above a 2.0 GPA and no more than 1 F) and are expected to keep their GPA above a 2.5 GPA.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Engineering Club

We participate in base-wide events like the "Sea Perch" competition and partner with NAVFAC during Engineering Week to plan events for the community to participate in, such as Egg Drop Competition, tower building and catapult (virtual and face to face).

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Environmental Club

The environmental Club works to raise their own and school awareness of current environmental issues. We have a variety of things we do to achieve this based on members expertise and interest.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

eSports

SY22-23 Schedule

November 5 season starts

Round Robin – default start time of 1600 JST  

  • Scrimmage – Wednesday, November 16 - does not count toward record. Test the waters, learn to navigate the battlefy client.
  • Week 1: Wednesday, November 23 - SEASON START 
  • Week 2: Wednesday, November 30  
  • Week 3: Friday, December 2
  • Week 4: Wednesday, December 7   
  • Week 5: Wednesday, December 14 (double header) 1600 JST & 1730 JST Start Times 
  • Week 6: Friday, January 6   
  • Week 7: Wednesday, January 18 (double header) 1600 JST & 1730JST Start Times 
  • Week 8: Friday, January 20  
  • Week 9: Wednesday, January 25   
  • Week 10: Wednesday, February 1 - Championship (Single Elimination Bracket, Best of 7)  

Term: Winter

Open To: All

Fashion Club

Fashion club consists of students that meet together to celebrate all aspects of fashion. We design a fashion show each year to show off the cultures at Kinnick during Diversity Day. Events are also planned monthly such as sewing workshops, and DIY clothing activities.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Glee Club

The Glee Club is a club that brings together people who love music to allow them to extend their singing capabilities throughout the school, raise confidence, and to make a family through bonding and singing! We perform covers of popular songs from all sorts of genres at festivals, concerts, etc. We represent Kinnick's only singing club and host events like Valentine's Singing Grams, and join events such as Springfest, pep rallies, and concerts! If you think Glee Club is fit for you, join us and add your musical talents for Kinnick to hear! Two rehearsals a week. More frequent rehearsals prior to any performances. Singing Audition (select own song) required.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Griot (Gree-O) Club

This club is dedicated to being “The Keepers and Storytellers” of our school’s history, traditions, African and African American Culture. 

Sponsors:  Jonathan Parker/Latonya Bell

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Japanese Honor Society

The purpose of the Japanese National Honor Society is to provide an opportunity for
Japanese language learners to act as a bridge of international understanding
between Japan and the United States and for those students to serve as
ambassadors to promote friendship between Japan, the United States, and other
countries.

Term: All Year

Open To: JNHS Members

Marching Band

One of our school’s largest spirit groups, the marching band performs at home, away
and local events (August-November) and some spring events. The band is open to all
students who are enrolled in band, strings, choir and after school ensembles
approved by Mr. Parker.

Term: Fall,Spring

Open To: Students enrolled in band, strings, choir or after school ensembles.

Mock Trial

The Kinnick Mock Trial team involves learning the basics of being a lawyer. Classes
are taught by certified Navy lawyers and are about making opening arguments,
questioning witnesses, closing arguments, raising objections, as well as other
courtroom proceedings. Students get a case in the October timeframe and have
about a month to study it before we start.

Term: Winter,Spring

National Honor Society

National Honor Society focuses on recognizing students at Kinnick who excel in the
four core pillars of the organization - scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Eligible sophomores and juniors are invited to apply for membership during the
second semester, and members actively serve the school and local communities
through student-sponsored service projects and fundraising efforts.

Term: All Year

Open To: NHS Members

NJROTC

NJROTC is an elective class that students can take for credit. We list it here with clubs
because a lot of students consider NJROTC more like a club than a class. We have
teams that students can join as well as the regular class such as armed and unarmed
Drill, Color Guard, Honor Guard, and Marksmanship.

Term: All Year

Open To: NJROTC Class Members

Percussion Club

This club explores modern marching percussion. Percussion Club is open to all
students who are enrolled in band, strings, choir and after school ensembles
approved by Mr. Parker. Percussion club performs at home, away and local events
(November-March) and some spring events.

Term: Winter,Spring

Open To: Students enrolled in Band, Strings, Choir or After-School Ensembles

Quiz Bowl

A club devoted to trivia competitions held throughout the year against other DoDEA
& international schools. We meet on the last day of the week, after school, in  Room 208. Monthly trivia meets are held with prizes. If you want to put your knowledge to the test, consider the Quiz Bowl.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Robotics Club

If you would like to join our team to compete in an inter-DoDEA First Tech Robotics competition, you are welcome to join. No prior experience needed!

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Spanish Honor Society

For students in Spanish level 3 or higher in good academic standing. Students
participate in community service projects and promote the Spanish language and
culture throughout the community. Students participate in Hispanic Heritage
Celebrations, cultural events during La Navidad, & MIMe Day events at Sullivans.

Term: All Year

Open To: Honor Society Members

Student Council

The Student Council is the part of student government that serves the entire student
body, not just the individual classes. We coordinate homecoming, pep rallies, Yo-Hi
Day (kind of like a field day) and various other activities throughout the year. 

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Student Transition Program

The DoDEA Transition Program is a program implemented in all DoDEA Pacific Middle and High Schools. We aim to transition new students and departing students into and out of Kinnick High School; to relieve any fears, anxieties, and stress the go with PCSing.

Kinnick's START (Student Transition And Relations Team) program is primarily a student-led Program. Therefore, those who partake in this Program as Student Ambassadors must be willing to put in the work required.

Term: All Year

Open To: All

Tri-M Music Honor Society

To promote music performance and the fine arts. Open to all students who are
enrolled in a music class. Required: 3.5 GPA

Term: All Year

Open To: Honor Society Members