- AV Club
- Board Game Club
- Creative Writing Club
- Drama Club
- Fashion Club
- Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
- French Club
- FOR Club
- Gay Straight Alliance
- Go Green Team
- International Club
- Outdoorsman Club
- Pep Band
- Photo Club
- Spanish Club
- Student Council
- Volunteer Club
AV Club or Audio Visual Club works in the auditorium with the lights and sound for various productions and convocations. Fall Play and Spring Musical along with choir and band programs are our main events. Come join us and we will show you how things work and how we do different effects with color, gobos, and much more! See the President for more information.
What is Drama Club?
Drama Club encourages participation in the dramatic and performing arts at McCutcheon High School. Making friends, developing performing arts skills, and having fun are essential to club participation. 2019-2020 Officers: Co-Presidents-Alexis Lord & Sean Curley, Vice President-Maddison Cree, Secretary-Ethan Asay, Treasurer-Olivia Johnson. Ms. Caldwell-Hopkins is sponsor. Her room is EN105.
Is there a fee?
All members pay a fee of $50. This money covers the cost of club awards, t-shirts, party/activity supplies, new scripts, magazines, books, and CD’s students can checkout in EN 105. Club members can earn points and become eligible for induction into the International Thespian Society. All payment is collected via the online store or the ticket booth in the main office. Check payable to McCutcheon High School with date of birth and driver’s license number on them. Fees are due by October 1.
When does Drama Club meet and how do I join?
The club meets during activity period “A” on Mondays. Club members involved in projects/activities also meet after school at arranged times throughout the year. In order to join the club, a permission slip signed by a parent/guardian and $50 dues should be turned in by October 1.
What activities can I participate in?
Drama at McCutcheon involves both curricular and extra-curricular opportunities. Theatre Arts and Advanced Theatre Arts are elective courses available for students to deepen their knowledge of Theatre in the classroom in a “hands on” environment. The Fall Play, Spring Musical, Holocaust Play, workshops, and community performance opportunities give students a chance to participate in theatre after school hours and work toward earning a place in the International Thespian Society, the honor society for students in Theatre. The club also sponsors an original film festival in the spring where students can write their own scripts, audition, and make a film for competition with other club members.
How do I Maintain Membership?
Club membership is sustained by staying active in club activities and performing arts opportunities at McCutcheon and in the Lafayette community. Club members who earn points become eligible for induction into the International Thespian Society, the honor society of Theatre. Once inducted, students who remain active for all four of their high school years might be eligible for special cords to be worn at graduation. Students can also letter in Drama Club and purchase a school jacket.
What are some things the Club has done in the past?
Club members participated in the Fall Play [Alice in Wonderland], Spring Musical [Willy Wonka], the Holocaust Play [ Sending Down the Sparrows] performed at McCutcheon. Members also performed in community theatre programs at Lafayette Civic Theatre, and Booth-Tarkington in Carmel. Some club members participated in local and regional Independent Film companies and projects.
Fashion Club is an organization that started due to an interest in presenting a Fashion Show to model the student creations and local merchant's goods. Many of the students have taken the Textiles and Fashion classes I and II. They have gone on Field trips to explore areas of fashion and merchandising. We meet once a month to discuss Fashion and Trends. We also create several Fashion Shows throughout the years. This club is open to all students male and female. It is a great organization to get to know others and share common interests.
Future Business Leaders of America
Any McCutcheon student interested in Business can join.
As activities require.
During Activity Period and 7:10 on Wednesdays as announced.
Procedure for Joining
Contact ??? in BU 211.
Members of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)’s should be interested in business as future career goal. FBLA’s main activity is to attend the state conference in mid-March. Fundraising activities are planned to assist students to pay for their costs of attending. Community service activities are also planned in order to give back to our community. Speakers and field trips are planned when and if members express an interest in a particular aspect of business.
FELLOWSHIP OF CHRISTIAN ATHLETES (FCA)
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a group of students dedicated to helping one another evolve and grow in their Christian life. We teach each other about God's word and find ways to help relationships between students here at McCutcheon High School. In FCA we take several trips every year. The trips have included a Purdue Football game, a Colts game, and we have gathering to eat and fellowship many times during the year.
Today there are 506,199 FFA members in 7,429 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. With members from coast to coast, FFA is the largest student organization in the United States. Agriculture is the nations largest employer with more than 22 million people working in some phase. FFA helps prepare members for more than 300 careers in the science, business, and technology fields of agriculture. FFA offers many opportunities to meet new people, improve leadership, learn new things, and have fun!
The McCutcheon FFA is involved in many activities involving our community and participates in many career development events. We are proud to say that we are a well known chapter in the state of Indiana and we are the largest club in McCutcheon High School. If you want to be a leader, learn more about agriculture, be part of a close-knit family, then FFA is the right place for you.
Open to all students, though only those enrolled in French will be able to hold officer positions.
- Wednesday during “A Club” Activity Periods
- After school
- Occasional weekend dates
Includes Feast of the Hunters’ Moon entrance ticket, club tee-shirt, food and holiday supplies for the year.
In Club de Français, we have many in-school and after-school activities. Don’t worry about not being in a French class, because we also learn the basic French greetings (and food terms, etc.) ! Through great food, songs, and games we learn about holidays and celebrations. For the after-school activities, we attend the Feast of the Hunters’ Moon at Fort Ouiatenon every October, have movie nights, dine on crêpes at a local café, and new this year, involve the middle school students through outreach so they know how fun (and beneficial) learning French can be. The Club offers an opportunity to try new things, learn about different cultures!
“Madame” Lora-Marie McCaffry
To join MHS Go Green Team you need to complete an application.
The Go Green Team conceives that the flora, fauna, and other outdoor resources have a permanent place in American culture. We believe in conservative, preservative, and sound ecological use. We believe that public programs to enhance the esthetic, recreational and economic values of these indoor/outdoor resources should be a part of our living standard. We recognize the close interdependence of renewable resources and the need for coordinated management.
Promote an interest in sound ecological practices in and outside of McCutcheon High School. Maintain the recycling program and the connection to the STARS program supported by SIA. Maintain the National Wildlife Federation Schoolyard Habitat. Participate in TSC recycling efforts. Practice good stewardship both at McCutcheon, in the community and at home.
Monthly meetings (business and informational); daily recycling paper-office and newspaper- plastic, aluminum); promotion for recycling for staff and teachers; community participation with SIA and Keep Stockwell Beautiful; fund raiser through recycling cartridges and cell phones.
The club is open to any McCutcheon High School student who has an interest in our goals: “Service. Learning. Fun!” See updates on Ms. Aubuchon’s web page.
- Hours vary
- September - May
- Wednesday during “B” Activity Period.Various times after school throughout the year.
Procedure For Joining
Contact the International Club sponsors: Ms. Cindy Aubuchon and Mrs. Sherry Brechbiel
Members of the McCutcheon High School International Club have a will to help and a desire to learn more about countries and people outside the United States. Members of the club are interested in global cultures, participate in international service projects, and develop leadership skills.
Ms. Cindy Aubuchon
Photo Club at McCutcheon High School offers students that love to take photos or want to learn how to be better photographers a chance to meet and learn together.
This club meets on the last Wednesday of every month and in addition, may take one or two field trips a year to give students a chance to take photographs of the world outside Lafayette, Indiana.
The club also hosts a few after-school sessions for club members to learn more about how to use photo-editing software on computers.
This club is open to all students at McCutcheon high school and no special cameras or equipment is required. If you love photography, this is the club for you!
Student Council members are the leaders of our school. We organize many events to bring together the student body. We organize homecoming, powder-puff, school spirit days, and volleyball and dodge ball tournaments. We also correlate two blood drives a year. We are considered a part of the B Clubs that occasional meet on Tuesday morning at 6:50. Once a month is not enough time for student council members plan all of our events. Even if you are in another B club, you can still be apart of student council. We would love to have you as a part of our student council.