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Clubs & Organizations

Activities Director: Chris Brown

Office: (804) 527-4615

Email: clbrown@henrico.k12.va.us

 

Class Representatives
Freshman Class (2024) Dr. Rodriguez
Senior Class (2021) Mr. Schulhoff, Ms. Cuccherini, Ms. Mistler
Junior Class (2022) Mr. Petrosky, Ms. Poto, Ms. Palkovics
Sophomore class (2023) Mrs. Wishon, Hutcheson

 

Clubs and Organizations 
Anime Club Johnston
Art Club Roane & Slinkman Serves our school and community and to have fun as we do it. Open to all students but must attend at least 6 meetings per year. No application. Join in the fall.
Awareness Club Poto
Alzheimer’s Awareness Club Morrison Educating and bringing awareness to the student body and community about Alzheimer disease.
Band (Marching & Orchestra Frank – https://www.jrtuckerband.org/
Beta Club Goyette, Poto Nationally recognized honor society made up of 11th and 12th graders with a cumulative 3.7 GPA. Characteristics to be considered for Beta include good character, honesty, and integrity.
Book Club Morrison, Marchioli Encouraging and supporting the love of reading. Everyone is welcome.
Chinese Club  Gao Open to all students interested in the Chinese culture. Mission is to serve as a gateway for students to get involved in the Chinese community and culture, and to provide assistance and service to students through annual cultural and social events.
Chess Club Cheney To promote, teach, and enjoy playing chess as an activity that strengthens mental processing and teaches many skills applicable to daily living.
Chorus Miller Chorus, Sounds, Novettes, Show Choir
Circle of Friends Adamczyk, Hodges The Circle of Friends is a club in which our exceptional education program welcomes friends and new friendships to learn, collaborate, and grow with one another through games/activities, Bus Ramp Bistro senior drink day deliveries, All- Stars basketball games, field trips and more.
Computer Science for All Lee Club for students interested in learning more about computer science.
Computer Science Honor Society (CSHS) Lee Club for students that excel in computer science.
Color Guard Frank
Creative Writing Club Golos
Dance Team Dances at Varsity home basketball games and pep rallies.
Debate Team Strusky Open to all students interested in competitive and friendly debate. Promotes development in public speaking and creative thinking through academic deliberation on a variety of pressing topics, either individually or in partners.
DECA Behne, Buck DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high school and colleges around the globe. Open to students enrolled in Marketing courses.
Diversity Council VandeRiet
Drama Club Dyer Promotes an interest and understanding of theatre through being involved in all aspects of performance, production, fundraising and publicity. Open to all JR Tucker students interested in drama, performing, producing or directing theatre. (meets first Wed of each month)
Dungeons and Dragons Club Borden Club for enthusiasts of the popular fantasy game.
EACC (East Asian Culture Club) Lee Open to all students interested in the East Asian culture. Mission is to serve as a gateway for students to get involved in community and culture of Korea and other East Asian countries, and to provide assistance and service to students through annual cultural and social events.
Environmental Awareness K. Johnson Teaches students to be aware of our natural environment and making choices that benefit the earth.
Educators Rising Agee Provides high school students with opportunities to explore teaching as a career option. Helps students gain a realistic understanding of the nature of education and the role of the teacher.
Ethics Club Maynard Creates an awarenss of the moral philosophy that concerns the concepts of right and wrong behavior.
The Equity Ambassadors Florez, S. Smith The Equity Ambassador program is designed to create a safe place for students across the school district to discuss current issues impacting our school communities while providing them with knowledge and leadership skills to assist them as they work to promote equity and diversity (inclusivity) efforts in their school community. Tucker is a perfect example of a diverse school where we hope to continue expanding equity to our varied school community.
 FBLA Jones, Lee Future Business Leaders of America develops leadership skills and promotes teamwork and understanding of the business world within a co-curricular environment. Must be enrolled in a business or information technology class. (2nd Thurs of each month)
FCCLA Agee, Campbell, McEwen Family, Career & Community Leaders of America– addresses important personal, work and social issues through family and consumer sciences education.
Fellowship of Christian Students Mills An interdenominational club for all students with an emphasis on Biblical learning, worship, fellowship and service.
First Generation Mills Club that targets students who aspire to be the first in their families to attend college
Forensics Strusky A more accurate term would be “Speech Team” – we don’t investigate crime scenes but we do compete in various forms of public speaking. Forensics Team is NOT a club – it is a team of students who perform against other schools in various types of public speaking. There will be several competitions available, leading up to the Regional and State Tournaments. Most team meetings will be held on Thursdays during AE; competitions are typically held on Friday and Saturdays.
French Club TBA Our mission is to spread awareness and appreciation of the French language and Francophone cultures. It is open to all students– you do not have to speak French or be in a French class to join!  (meets once a month)
Future Medical Leaders Club Tique Helping High School students stay motivated to continue pursuing their aspiration of working in any aspect of the medical fields. We provide fun and engaging activities to students to open their minds to possible career opportunities in the medical field.
Gay Straight Alliance Finch Encourages acceptance and tolerance within the diverse population of our school and creates a safe environment for all students of JR Tucker High School.
Girls Empowerment Club Johnson Promote dialogue between representatives of all Henrico County high students and the school board.
Girls Who Code Lee Attention young ladies at Tucker! Join a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models where girls learn to see themselves as computer scientists. Work in teams to design a computer science impact project that solves real world problems the girls care about. Computer Science is one of the fastest growing career fields. Computer science majors increased by 95% from 2011 to 2015. Being such a fast growing industry, the women are getting left behind. GWC was established to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does. Members of GWC, both intending to major in CS, or not, will be able to work together to make an impact. This club is mainly directly towards girls, boys are welcomed.
Happiness Club Gauthier Club that demonstrates and exhibits the importance of being happy 🙂
Human Rights Blackman Club that focuses on the importance of Human Rights
Interact Club VandeRiet, Geary Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club that gives high school students the opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills and making new friends. Anyone who is interested in service hours and meeting new people is welcome to join Interact so long as you complete the required number of community service hours each semester.
JROTC Lt. Col. Brent Reiffer   & SgtMaj. Cauley Through leadership, character, and citizenship development, cadets receive the “real world” knowledge necessary to be successful in whatever they choose to do after high school, be it enlistment, employment, education, or some combination of what Henrico County Public Schools refers to as the “Three E’s.”

Program goals:

*Develop leadership and build character.

*Create informed, patriotic, and responsible citizens.

*Develop responsible young adults who are physically, mentally, and morally fit.

*Develop informed and civic-minded young adults prepared for higher education, civilian careers, and public service.

*Instill self-discipline, respect, and responsibility through military-related subjects and activities.

JROTC Color Guard SgtMaj. Cauley The J.R. Tucker MCJROTC Color Guard adds a measure of dignity and respect on those occasions when the national colors are saluted. For example, before each home football game the National Anthem is played and the color guard provides the national ensign for the ceremony. In addition to providing a color guard during football games, the color guard presents the colors at events in and around the greater Richmond area. The color guard has presented the colors at the request of the governor of Virginia and at major sporting events in the area. Additionally, the color guard competes in competitions within the state. A great deal of maturity, respect, and dedication are required to be a part of the J.R. Tucker High School Marine Corps JROTC color guard.
Jazz Band Frank Group that studies, practices, and performs Jazz music
Key Club J. Brown, Morgan Co-ed service club for all high school students. Key Club is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. Must apply by October 28th.
Keyettes Finch Service Organization for 10th – 12th grade girls. The club members are very active within the community participating in over 30 service projects during the school year. Students receive community service requirements for graduation by participating in these activities. Students must complete an application with teacher recommendations. Apply in the spring.
Literary Magazine – The Hearing Hall The Hearing is a magazine composed of Tucker art and literature. The mission is to publish original art, photography, and literature in a magazine format. Each piece of work goes through an extensive critique process in order to display the best works possible. All staff members produce a layout and take part in the entire publishing and design process. Open to everyone.
Marine Biology Club Hutcheson
Model U. N. Club Snow Educational simulation where students learn about democracy
Muslim Students Association Tique Aims to promote awareness about Islamic cultures and history. Open to all Muslim and non-Muslim students
National Art Honor Society Slinkman
National French Honor Society (Société Honoraire de Français) McDermid Promotes the French language and culture throughout the school and community while acting as exemplary honor students. Students must be enrolled in French III or above, be at least a sophomore, have an “A” average in French classes, and overall GPA of 3.0 or better. (meets 2nd Wed of each month)
National History Snow This club is designed for enthusiasts of american history
National Honor Society Goyette, Ghassemi Honor society for students with GPA of 3.5 or above, member of 5 different school activities, sports, or clubs, and are a model student. Student will receive an invitation to apply within their junior and senior year. The mission is to promote recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishment in areas of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. (meets every other Thurs)
National Math Honor Society – Mu Alpha Theta K. Brown Our students are dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to apply if they have a 3.7 cumulative average in their math courses and are enrolled in a post-Algebra 2 honors math course. Applications are due in November. (meets 2nd Wed of each month)
National Science Honor Society K. Johnson Our students have a love of the scientific process, are in good academic and disciplinary standing, have an overall weighted GPA of 3.5 and a weighted Science GPA of 3.8 for all Science courses taken in High School. Limited to current Juniors and Seniors.
National Spanish Honor Society Rodriguez The Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica (SHH) is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and/or Portuguese, sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). Sophomores and higher grade levels may apply if they are enrolled in Spanish 3 or above, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and have an “A” average in their high school study of Spanish.
Newspaper – The Gavel Baumgartner The Gavel is the school newspaper. Its purpose is to inform and entertain the school community and promote responsible journalism among the Gavel staff. Members must apply and have teacher recommendations.
Outdoor Adventure Club Krystal Johnson  Our mission is to encourage the enjoyment of nature and the world as a whole while becoming more aware and involved in our environment.
PTSA Barnett Mission is to advocate for students. As a student board member, you will provide the PTSA with a student’s perspective, communicate between students and the PTSA, attend PTSA board meetings, and help with activities and projects. This is a great leadership opportunity. Open to all students.
Quill and Scroll TBA Honorary society to give special recognition to students who have served with distinction on a publication (yearbook, literary magazine, or newspaper) for two or more years. Students must be in the top third of their class and must produce exemplary work for publications. Students are inducted in the spring.
Red Cross Club Group that studies the Red Cross and involves students – where possible – with emergency assistance
Ritmo Latin Dance Club Ritmo Latino: Tucker’s Latin dance club.  Bachata, Merengue, Duranguense, Quebradita, etc.  Come dance with us!
 Robotics Clarke  Mission is to promote a fun and stimulating problem-solving experience for every team member. We are dedicated to designing and implementing an innovative approach to the overall FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology) challenge. Open to all students. Join before December.
SCA Roane Promote and advance the best interest of the student body. Responsible for promoting student participation in clubs and organizations and for promoting unity, communication and understanding between students, faculty and administration. All students are members.
Scholastic Bowl Hall Competitive team that competes against other schools in the area of trivia and scholastic information
Science Olympiad Iuga, Morrison Students participate in school and regional level STEM oriented competitions,
Spanish Club Rodriguez Open to all students interested in the Spanish culture. Mission is to provide a cross-cultural interaction between the students and the Spanish community and culture.
Spirit Club Selden Club that promotes school spirit as it pertains to large school events
Step Team Rodriguez To work as a team and learn new Step routines in order to win competitions and raise money for our team charities
Stock Market Club Behne
Thespians Honor Society Dyer Honor society admitting only the most dedicated theatre students. Mission is to promote an interest and understanding of theatre within the school and out in the community, while incorporating all knowledge of theater to create drama. Must be involved in drama outside of class and have minimum of 100+ hours to be considered.
Tech Club Dyer Students work sound and lights for events on the JRT campus.  MUST be trained and approved by Mrs. Dyer and work with librarians to work events.
Tri-M Music Honor Society Miller, Frank  Music service organization open to all juniors and seniors in band, orchestra and chorus.  Music GPA and overall GPA requirement applies along with active audition and participation in local, district and state-level honor ensembles.
Tucker Big Cats Reaves, Smith
 Y-Street Club Agee Y Street is the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Youth’s award-winning volunteer initiative for high school students.  Y-Street is making a real, lasting impact through policy change in schools & communities, being a partner  and a fun opportunity that offers:  Leadership/Volunteer Experience , College Applications, Points & Rewards.
Yearbook K. Mistler Compile and produce a yearbook with pictures and stories about events, academics, athletics, clubs etc.

 

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