Department of Defense Education Activity

Spangdahlem HS: School Activities

Spangdahlem High School offers a variety of athletic opportunities throughout the school year. This program is open to all students in grades 9 - 12. To participate on an athletic team, a student must meet all criteria established by DoDEA Schools and Spangdahlem High School. This includes adherence to the DoDEA Europe Academic Eligibility Standards. Sportsmanship and personal fitness are two of the goals of the athletics program. All participants and parents must sign the Athletic Code and have a current sports physical on file before participants may begin practicing. Below is a list of this year’s offerings. Please contact the school for more information.


Baseball

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Teams will have the opportunity to participate in a regular season schedule consisting of up to 14 games. On most Saturdays’ during the spring, teams will play double headers against their opponents in preparation for the European Championships that will be held in late May. 

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:00

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All boys grades 9-12

Additional Info: TBD



Basketball (Boys)

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After participating in the regular season, approximately 14 games, all schools will have the opportunity to participate in the European Championships held at the end of February in Wiesbaden. Regular season records will be used to assist in seeding of the teams by Division.  Schools will compete by Division (I, II or III) in pool play or a round robin format with the top teams advancing to the finals.

Term: Winter

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Basketball (Girls)

girls basketball

After participating in the regular season, approximately 14 games, all schools will have the opportunity to participate in the European Championships held at the end of February in Wiesbaden. Regular season records will be used to assist in seeding of the teams by Division.  Schools will compete by Division (I, II or III) in pool play or a round robin format with the top teams advancing to the finals.

Term: Winter

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Cheer

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During the winter season, cheer teams will support their teams during the various events while preparing to participate in Wiesbaden at the end of February in the annual Cheer Championships. Teams will participate in the Spirit competition, being judged on skills while spiriting on their teams during the many basketball games. The culminating event is the cheer competition held prior to the start of the Basketball Championships where teams cheer, jump, dance and fly in one of the most exciting events held in Europe.

Awards: Team Awards: Division I, II and III – 1st through 3rd place;All Tournament Selections – 12 Division I and II;10 Division III, All Europe First and Second Teams will be selected.

Term: Fall,Winter

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Cross Country

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Students compete on a 5 kilometer course at various sites throughout the season. Athletes must meet a qualifying time to participate in the Europeans which will allow them to compete for individual titles. Those schools that have enough qualifying athletes;4 for Division III and 5 for Divisions Divisions I and II will also compete for Divisional team titles.

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 7-12




Drill Team and Color Guard

The Drill and Color Guard meet includes cadets  from JROTC programs. Awards recognize both team and individual excellence and culminates a season of regional drill meets with qualifying teams competing in a national level drill meet.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:00

Meeting Days: Wednesday

Open To: Currently enrolled JROTC cadets grades 9-12




Football

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All DoDEA Europe high schools offering football will participate in regular season competition facing their Division opponents

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Golf

Golf Team

Learn and practice golf skills!

Golfers will participate in four regular season meets in an effort to meet a qualifying score making them eligible to participate in the European Championship. 

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students who qualify grades 9-12




Marksmanship

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Participants will shoot during the regular season to qualify for the Marksmanship Championships held the last weekend in January.  A maximum of 6 teams of 6 shooters each will qualify.  During the championships, shooters are vying for individual recognition in each of the three positions: kneeling, prone and standing. Individual scores when then be tabulated to determine team scores.

Term: Winter

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:00

Meeting Days: Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday




Soccer (Girls)

Soccer Girls Team

Girls Soccer

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All girls grades 9-12



Softball

Softball Team

Following a 14 game (7 weekend) regular season schedule, all schools offering a softball program will participate in the European Championships to be held in late May.

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All girls grades 9-12



Tennis

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Schools are scheduled to compete within their region during the regular season with win/loss records from these matches being used to determine qualifiers for the European Championships.

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:00

Meeting Days: Monday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Track

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All athletes participating in track are required to meet a pre-established qualifying time/distance standard to be eligible to participate in the European championships to be held in late May. 

Middle school students in grades 7-8 are also eligible to participate in high school track.

Term: Spring

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All students grades 7-12




Volleyball

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During the regular season, varsity teams play a best of 5 set match against regional opponents and junior varsity teams will play a best of 3 set match.  Teams will open the season with a "jamboree" weekend and will then play a six-week regular season schedule followed by the post season championships where teams will compete within their division for team titles.

 

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: 3:15-5:15

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Open To: All girls grades 9-12




Wrestling

Wrestling Team

Wrestlers will hone their skills in their regular season matches preparing for the sectional qualifying meets to be held in early February.  Three sectional meets will be held across Europe with schools authorized to enter a maximum of two wrestlers in each of the 14 weight classes. The 1st place winners from the sectional meets will automatically advance to the European Championships the following weekend, with 3 wrestlers from the various sectionals being chosen as wild cards to complete the field of 12 wrestlers per weight class. During the two-day European event, wrestlers will be placed in pools to wrestle a round robin with the top wrestlers in each pool will advancing to the semi-final matches.

Awards: Individual Medals:1st through 4th place;Team Awards by Division (I, II, III) – 1st through 3rd place

All Europe: Gold medal winners: 1st Team- All Europe; Silver medal winners: 2nd Team – All Europe

 

Term: Winter

Meeting Time: TBD

Open To: All students grades 9-12



AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)

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AVID is a college prepatory program designed to help students succeed in rigorours courses, such as Honors and AP.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: After Lunch

Open To: All students grades 9-12 who qualify

Additional Info: Black Days




CyberPatriot

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CyberPatriot is the Air Force Association's National Youth Cyber Educaiton Program, created to motivate students towards careers in cybersecurity and other Science,Technology, Engineering and Mathematics  (STEM) disciplines.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 1500-1700

Meeting Days: Wednesday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Drama Club

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Term: All Year

Meeting Time: After School

Open To: All students grades 9-12 who qualify

Additional Info: Varies




Educators Rising

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Interested in becoming a teacher? Join Educator's Rising to meet like minded peers and connect with experts in the field.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Lunch

Meeting Days: Thursday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Freshman Class

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Open to all Freshmen interested in making a positive impact on our school and community.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Seminar

Open To: All grade 9 students

Additional Info: varies




Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

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FBLA students strive to develop personal and professional skills that can be utilized as career supportive competencies. The Spring Leadership Conference in Garmisch, Germany, features seminars on public speaking, leadership techniques, organizational skills, education/career guidance and competitions ranging from audio visual presentations to web design. At the event local chapters elect the new State FBLA Officers and prepare for the summer FBLA National Conference. Attendance at the Spring Leadership Conference is highly recommended for aspiring Local and State Officer Candidates.

Registration Fee: $275.00 covers meals, lodging, and materials.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Seminar

Open To: All students grades 9-12

Additional Info: Club runs until 03/14/19; meetings vary during seminar




Homework Club

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Homework Club

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: After School

Meeting Days: Tuesday,Thursday

Open To: All students grades 9-12




Junior Class

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The Junior class main purpose is to plan and organize the Junior/Senior Prom.  Various fundraisers are held throughout the year to fund the Prom.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Seminar

Open To: All grade 11 students

Additional Info: Varies




Model United Nations (MUN)

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Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically role play delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. The culmination of this activity is a trip to a MUN conference at the World Conference Center in THe Hague, The Netherlands.

Term: Fall,Winter

Meeting Time: Seminar

Meeting Days: Thursday

Open To: All students grades 10-12




National Honor Society

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The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Lunch

Meeting Days: Tuesday

Open To: All students grades 10-12 who qualify

Additional Info: Varies




S2S (Student 2 Student)

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Established in 2004, Student 2 Student (S2S) is a high school level student program that brings military and civilian students together to welcome new students, create a positive environment, support academic excellence, and ease transitions.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: As needed

Open To: All students grades 9-12

Additional Info: Varies




Senior Class

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The Senior class officers plan and carry our all senior activities for the school year. 

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Seminar

Open To: All grade 12 students

Additional Info: Varies




Sophomore Class

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Open to all students in 10th grade

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Seminar

Open To: All grade 10 students

Additional Info: Varies




Student Council (StuCo)

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The student council helps share students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They often also help raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events, community projects,

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Varies

Open To: All students grades 9-12

Additional Info: Varies




Yearbook

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Yearbook 

Term: All Year

Open To: All students grades 9-12

Additional Info: Varies