All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular 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. Our School offers many activities for students to choose from.
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.)
JSHS is designed to challenge and engage students (Grades 9-12) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers in Okinawa.
Meeting Time: Fall and Winter research time / Spring - competition
NHS is for high achieving students demonstrating the four pillars the organization upholds: Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. The society strives to shape students into rounded characters and role models for their peers around them as well as for their future.
Term: All Year
Meeting Time: LUNCH