Clubs and Organizations
You Belong at Poteet
- Cultural Arts
- HOPE Club
- National Honor Society
- Science Club
- Student Council
- Texas Association of Future Educators
- Texas Future Music Educators
- Steppers of Poteet
The Academic Decathlon is a ten subject competition testing not only your abilities to retain vast amounts of knowledge, but also your abilities to work as a team to accomplish common goals.
USAD exams are focused on "higher-level" thinking which includes:
* Analytical Thinking Skills
* Organizational Thinking Skills
* Critical Thinking Skills
* Creative Thinking Skills
If you are you interested in joining the Poteet AcDec team, ask yourself these questions to find out if you have what it takes:
* Do you like to compete?
* Do you want to build studying skills that will be essential in college?
* Do you want to earn medals for well deserved achievement and represent Poteet's finest academic team?
If you would like to be a part of the Poteet AcDec team, contact Jeff Blackwell.
Learn more about ACDEC by visiting www.usad.org.
Cultural Arts is a National Annual Art program in which students are encouraged to create artwork that illustrates a given theme.
Submissions are made in photography, literature, music composition, and several divisions of visual art: Mixed Media, Drawing, Painting, and Print.
Submissions are judged on a variety of levels: School, city (or school district), district (area), state, and national with only 1st place entries advancing beyond the school level. (1st 2nd & 3rd advance at school level).
FCCLA stands for Family Community Career Leaders of America.
We stand just for that! We want our members to become an ACTIVE part of our community. This is why most of our activities take place right here in Mesquite. As good citizens of this community, we volunteer locally. We strive to have one event per month.
HOPE Club stands for Helping Our Planet Earth. As a member, you will help recycle the paper around our classrooms, participate in Community Service, and practice keeping our campus clean!
We will have a campus clean-up every six weeks throughout the year. Campus clean-ups will take place on a Saturday. This is our opportunity to take part in keeping Pride in our campus.
Earth Day Picnic
Every Spring we invite our feeder elementary and middle schools to participate in a picnic at school to celebrate Earth Day. We play games and hand out prizes. Only the BEST and most RELIABLE HOPE Club members will be chosen for this event (and you get out of class). If this is something you want to do, then participate and be respectful!!! 10 students will be chosen.
National Honor Society
- NHS Requirements
- NHS Community Service Form for Current NHS Members
- Summer Community Service Records Form
- NHS Meeting Schedule
All Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors will receive a letter in their English class in the Fall. If you wish to apply, you should complete the requested information and submit by the due date.
Invitations are given to those who qualify for membership in late January. New members are inducted in February.
The Science Club promotes the fun of science.
OUR MOTTO: Science is a verb- something we do. We have contests that promote independent thinking and creativity, giving us an opportunity for socializing and sharing!
MEETINGS: We meet on the third Tuesday of each month in room 101 from 3:50 to 4:30p.m. (and sometimes until 5:00 or 6:00).
MEMBERSHIP: Open to all. Dues are $5 per year, payable by the October meeting.
Projects include making holiday cards for the patients at Children’s Hospital and participation in other campus community service projects.
Private passions grow into powerful voices. Student Council promotes leadership, dedication and school spirit through developing a community awareness of student government. The purpose of student council is to plan and organize activities that will foster the social growth and civic development of the student body. The Pirate Student Council has started to grow into one of the most predominate clubs on campus. Seven committees preside over a large organization, work with the principal periodically to exchange views, and plan out the Student Council calendar.
Some events that Student Council has sponsored includes Homecoming festivities, Red Ribbon Week, Teacher Appreciation, Carter Blood Drive, Men of PHS, Habitat for Humanity and Children's Cancer Fund.
Membership is open to all students.
Texas Association of Future Educators
TAFE is sponsored by principals throughout the state of Texas. Our club strives help in community service activities, reward teachers throughout the school year, and assist at elementary schools. Our big event is the TAFE Convention which is held each year in San Antonio.
TAFE’s purpose is to provide information to students who wish to enter the field of education, to show appreciation for our teachers, and to contribute to our community.
We meet the 1st Thursday of every month before or after school, and everyone is welcome to join!
Texas Future Music Educators
Texas Future Music Educators is a group of high school students who are interested in pursuing a career in music education. These students meet on the first Monday of every month after school in the choir room. Student learn about music theory, music teaching, conducting, sight-reading, and much more. Dues-paying members who exhibit regular attendance also have the opportunity to attend the Texas Music Educators Association convention in San Antonio, TX in February.
Steppers of Poteet
Poteet High School’s Steppers of Poteet Step Team also known as, “S.O.P.” was established in 2018. The focus is to grow and develop students into well rounded citizens. This goal will be achieved through hard work and effort inside and outside the classroom. This organization will hold themselves accountable based upon the school’s foundation; Respect, Honor, and Pride. Last season, S.O.P competed in 10 competitions and received awards and/or cash prizes in 6 of them. Though we are a new organization. We have made a name for ourselves and look forward to adding new members who share our vision.
We are a diverse family that exhibits respect, discipline and leadership. In confidence, we express gratitude for each individual, and as a unit, we encourage teamwork through the art of step.