Honor Societies and Clubs
Dance Honor Society
French Honor Society
Membership: Juniors and Seniors who have demonstrated consistent excellence by maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA in all French classes and an overall weighted cumulative GPA of 3.5. Members are chosen by the moderators based on academic transcripts.
International Thespian Honor Society
The International Thespian Society (ITS), founded in 1929, is an honorary organization for high school and middle school theater students located at more than 4,600 affiliated secondary schools across America and abroad. The mission of ITS is to honor student achievement in the theater arts. High school inductees are known as Thespians. ITS is a division of the Educational Theater Association (EdTA).
Below are brief descriptions of Thespian honor ranks and the point totals associated with each. See Thespian and graduation honors program below.
- Honor Thespian. 60 total points earned or the equivalent of 6 stars. For outstanding contributions to the ideals of the Society and meritorious work in the field of theater.
- National Honor Thespian. 120 total points earned or the equivalent of 12 stars. For exceptional commitment to the ideals of the Society and distinguished work in the field of theater.
- International Honor Thespian. 180 or more total points earned or the equivalent of 18 or more stars. For extraordinary dedication to the ideals of the Society and exemplary work in the field of theater.
Math Honor Society - Mu Alpha Theta
The Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society organization exists to foster interest, develop strong scholarship, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics. Students who are accepted into the FLCHS chapter will be required to remain in good academic standing and provide service to others and the chapter. The Mu Alpha Theta Honor Society members work as tutors.
Students who have successfully completed mathematics courses up to and including Honors Algebra 1 and Honors Geometry and are currently enrolled in Honors Algebra 2 or a higher honors math course with a math grade of 85 or better and an overall GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible to apply. Applications open in the Fall.
National Art Honor Society
The NAHS supports and recognizes students who have shown outstanding abilities in art, supports student members in the goal of attaining the highest standards in visual arts, and brings visual arts education to the attention of the school and community.
Membership: Students must maintain a 3.2 average in Art honors or AP Art and Design, or a 3.5 in a regular Art class; a 3.0 cumulative average in all other subjects; pay dues; and complete ten (10) service hours in the visual arts each year. Members may remain active during times when there are not visual arts on the class schedules as long as they fulfill all of the other requirements each year. Members are chosen by the moderators based on academic transcripts.
National Honor Society (N.H.S.)
The National Honor Society is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, the NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but also challenges them to continue to develop through active involvement in school activities and community service.
Science Honor Society
The Science National Honor Society (SNHS) encourages participation in and recognition of scientific and intellectual thought. It is to advance the students’ knowledge of classical and modern science, to communicate with the scientific community, and to aid the civic community with its comprehension of science. It is to encourage students to participate in community service and, in turn, encourage a dedication to the pursuit of scientific knowledge that benefits all mankind.
Membership to the Father Lopez Chapter of the SNHS is open to Juniors and Seniors who have taken at least one honors level science class prior to their 11th grade year and have completed, or are currently enrolled in, one AP-level science class. Applicants must have and maintain an overall unweighted cumulative GPA of 3.0 with grades in all science courses no lower than a B.
Spanish Honor Society
Membership: Second semester Sophomores and Juniors and Seniors who have demonstrated consistent excellence by maintaining at least a 3.5 GPA in all Spanish classes and an overall weighted cumulative GPA of 3.5. Members are chosen by the moderators based on academic transcripts.
Student ambassadors bring their love and enthusiasm for Father Lopez to future Green Waves. Ambassadors make presentations to students and parents from our partner schools, lead tours of campus, and and are available to answer questions about Lopez. Ambassadors also reach out to students who want to get a feel for what it's like to be a Green Wave by accompanying them on shadowing days.
Student Government Association (SGA)
The Student Government Association is comprised of officers elected by the student body. The SGA serves as a liaison to the school administration on matters of policy, school spirit, and community service.The Association strives to promote harmonious relations throughout the school and provides a forum for student expression through the assistance of student representatives.
Art Club members work on different types of art projects, including music, sculpture, food, origami, bead art, and anything else the members would like to try. Art Club is a great place to make both friends and art at the same time!
Children Uplifted by Students (C.U.B.S)
C.U.B.S is based on a partnership between our club members and children with special needs. We focus on creating friendships that will both benefit and learn from.
Love to act? How about singing? Or would you rather work behind the scenes, designing or directing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, the Drama Club is for you. Members participate in numerous activities including plays, one acts, and District and State Festivals. Members may also choose to join the International Thespian Society, an organization devoted to the dramatic arts.
Global Exploration Club
The Global Exploration Club’s mission is to promote and build intercultural understanding by "bringing the world to Lopez." We accomplish this goal by celebrating the diverse cultures represented by the domestic and international students at our school through music,food, art, and dance.
The Green Print is a student-led organization that promotes many aspects of journalism including: writing, interviewing, investigating, editing, reading, and other news and communications activities. Students from any grade level can write short articles about events happening at Lopez, in the community, and around the world. The articles are formatted into a monthly newspaper that is distributed to every student. The Green Print organization is always looking for new writers who are interested in sharing news with the school community.
Global Exploration Club
The Global Exploration Club's mission is to promote and build intercultural understanding by 'Bringing the World to Lopez.' We accomplish this by celebrating the diverse cultures represented by the domestic and international students at our school through music, food, art, and dance.
The Ministry Club is the place for those who love service to others. We sponsor the Homeless Lock-out and Dance Marathon, as well as other service work on and off campus.
The Science Club is for anyone with a passion for science. We support the school-wide recycling program, WISER (Women in Science, Embry-Riddle), and other science-related activities.
Written Expression Club
Members of the Written Expression Club enjoy creative writing. Poems, short stories, and lyrics are some examples of our expressions through writing. We welcome anyone who likes to write freely and who many want to share it with our group.
The Spirit Club is a social organization in which all grade levels are encouraged to participate. Students celebrate Lopez by attending sporting events, creating banners and signs for athletes' lockers and games, and serve as handlers for the Green Wave mascot. We focus on creating lasting memories and generating positive school spirit.
Table Tennis Club
The Father Lopez Table Tennis Club is open to all students of any skill level that are passionate about table tennis! Our club promotes development in skill, knowledge, and friendship. Table Tennis Club also provides members opportunities to compete against players of various skill levels and styles. Anyone interested in developing or enhancing their table tennis skills and knowledge is encouraged to join.