East Central Junior High has a wide range of extracurricular activities to choose from to help students make our mission of COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS a reality . By participating in clubs, students learn important communication skills, leadership, and time management. There is something for everyone at ECJH.
The student council helps share students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They often also help raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events, community projects, helping people in need and school reform.
The Drama Club is dedicated to bringing the joy and power of Drama to students by providing high quality dramatic programming at the beginner and intermediate levels. It pledges to offer participants the chance to experience the excitement and rewards of theatre arts while developing poise, social skills, confidence and the ability to work with others. All members are introduced to both the theory and practice of drama as part of their programming.
Newspaper club is a fun way to feed the journalist bug in all of us. Think about it, how often do you post a story on social media about something you saw? That is journalism. In newspaper club, students drive the direction of the newspaper and do all of the work to get it published by our deadline. Ideas must be pitched and investigated. People must be interviewed and pictures taken. The writing process is followed and each story is perfected. Seeing your hard work published never gets old. Join the newspaper club and see it journalism holds a future for you.
Students will gain skills in one or more of the following areas: page design, advanced publishing techniques, copy writing, editing and photography while producing a creative, innovative yearbook which records school memories and events.