• Academic Teams and Clubs - Coach and Advisor Roster

    If you need information about one of the many Clubs or Academic Teams at Atkins High School, you can consult the coach or faculty advisor listed below. For contact information, see the Faculty listing on this site. Below are tentative meeting times. For specific meeting dates and times, please consult the school Calendar.


    A Cappella (Golden Girls, and Maroon 13) - Valerie Davidson -- Thursdays 

    Academic Team - Nicholas Arzillo (along with others in different subject areas) -- Tuesdays

    Alternative Fuels - Ronald Moats 

    Art Showcase - Janet Blakely -- Tuesdays

    <CamelCoders/> - Scott Plaster -- As needed

    Chess Team - Scott Plaster -- Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Cyberpatriots (non-JROTC) - Scott Plaster -- every other Tuesday

    Cyberpatriots (JROTC) -Scott Plaster -- Monday and Wednesday mornings

    Cyberpatriots (All-Girls) -Scott Plaster -- Monday and Wednesday mornings

    CSI - Terry Howerton -- 1st and 3rd Wednesdays

    Culinary Arts - Rebecca Edwards -- Wednesdays

    Dance Team - Sylvia Wright 

    Economics Challenge - Monta Ervin -- as needed (Spring)

    Environmental Debate - Dr. Ellen Palmer -- Fridays

    Envirothon - Dr. Ellen Palmer -- Thursdays

    French Club - Jennifer Ingle -- Wednesday or Friday

    GSA - Nicholas Arzillo - Wednesday or Friday

    National History Day - Anna Lepkowski -- as needed (Spring)

    HOSA - Lonnie Clark -- Tuesdays

    Junior Classical League - Stephen Duga (not currently active)

    JROTC (J-LAB, Rifle, Raider, Drill, Colorguard) - Sgt. Edmunds or Maj. Dr. Rodney Wallace

    Key Club - Carrie Swing -- Wednesdays

    Marching Band - Justin Sumners

    Math Team -  Stacy Goodson -- Wednesdays

    National Honor Society - Vicki Tamer -- alternating Fridays

    P7 Bible Study - Latoya Scott -- Wednesday

    Poet Laureate - Robert March -- as needed (Spring). Scott Plaster (through individual appointment or Poetry Club)

    the Poetry Club - Scott Plaster -- Wednesdays

    Poetry Out Loud - Scott Plaster -- as needed (Fall)

    the Quill -  Scott Plaster -- as needed (Fall)

    Quiz Bowl & Science Bowl - Kevin Hamilton -- Tuesdays starting in September

    Science National Honor Society - Melanie Langley

    Science Olympiad - Melanie Langley -- Thursdays

    Scientific Research Club - Terry Howerton 

    Show Choir - Valerie Davidson -- Tuesdays

    Spanish Club - Sylvia Wright -- Wednesday or Friday

    Spirit Club - Corinne Jenkins 

    Student Government Association (SGA) -- alternating Fridays

    Technology Student Association - Lloyd Strachan -- Tuesdays

    NCASA Twelve - Nicholas Arzillo -- Tuesdays in the Fall

    Women in STEAM - Jocelyn Stone