Clubs and Organizations

The Ecology Club

The Fayette Academy Ecology Club  promotes environmental stewardship and awareness. The club integrates science and meaningful community service that enrich the learning experience, hone leadership skills and promote civic responsibility. This club is a youth-driven initiative that allows members to establish data-driven annual goals and objectives during the mandatory yearly retreat held each fall. Applications are accepted in May. Members must commit to 25 service hours per semester, attend a three-day retreat and purchase a club T-shirt.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

FCA is a national organization whose purpose is to impact the world’s acceptance of the message of Christianity through the influence of athletes and coaches. These meetings are not only open to the athletes of Fayette Academy but also to all students desiring to be involved. 

INTERACT CLUB

Interact is a Rotary sponsored service club that provides an opportunity to participate in meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills. Seniors applying for the Rotary Scholarship must be an active member of the Interact Club.

MU ALPHA THETA

Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School Math Honor Society dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high schools. To join, a high school student must have completed the equivalent of four semesters of college preparatory math in addition to having completed or being enrolled in another advanced course. The student also must have an 85 average in his/her math courses.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

THE ELIZABETH DAGGON CHAPTER OF THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

The National Beta Club is the largest non-profit, independent educational youth organization in America. Students will have the opportunity to attend state conventions, participate in leadership conferences, and compete in different academic fields. Students are awarded national recognition for their academic achievements while learning to be leaders of tomorrow.

Chapter Bylaws
Article I: Name and Purpose
  • Section 1: The name of this chapter shall be the Elizabeth Daggon Chapter of the National Honor Society of Fayette Academy.
  • Section 2: The purpose of this chapter shall be to create an enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote worthy leadership, and to encourage the development of character in students at Fayette Academy
Article II: Membership
  • Section 1: Membership in this chapter shall be known as active, honorary, and graduate. Active members become graduate members at graduation. Graduate and honorary members have no voice or vote in chapter affairs.
  • Section 2: Membership in this chapter is an honor bestowed upon deserving students by the faculty, and shall be based on the criteria of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.
  • Section 3: Eligibility
    1. Candidates eligible for election to this chapter must be members of the rising junior or senior class.
    2. To be eligible for selection to membership in this chapter, the candidate must have been in attendance for a period of one year at Fayette Academy.
    3. Candidates eligible for selection to membership in this chapter shall have a minimum cumulative numerical average of a 90. This scholastic level of achievement shall remain fixed, and shall be the required minimum level of scholastic achievement for admission to candidacy. All students who can rise in scholarship to or above such standard may be admitted to candidacy for selection to membership.
    4. Effective as of the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year, all candidates for election to this chapter must complete at least twenty hours of community service and have these hours documented in RenWeb prior to being elected.
e. Upon meeting the grade level, attendance, GPA, conduct, and community service requirements, candidates shall then be considered based on their service, leadership, and character.
Article III: Selection of Members
  • Section 1: The selection of members to this chapter shall be by a majority vote of the Faculty Council consisting of five faculty members appointed by the principal. The chapter adviser shall be the sixth, non-voting, ex officio member of the Faculty Council.
  • Section 2: Prior to selection, the following shall occur:
    1. Student’s academic records shall be reviewed to determine scholastic eligibility.
    2. Students who are eligible scholastically (“candidates”) shall be notified and asked to complete and submit the Student Activity Information Form for further consideration for selection.
    3. The faculty shall be requested to evaluate candidates determined to be scholastically eligible using the official evaluation form provided by the chapter adviser.
    4. The Faculty Council shall review the Student Activity Information Form and faculty evaluations in order to determine membership.
  • Section 3: The selection of new active members shall be held once a year during the second semester of the high school year.
  • Section 4: Candidates become members when inducted at a special ceremony.
  • Section 5: Once selected and inducted, all members are expected to maintain the standards by which they were selected and maintain all obligations of membership.
  • Section 6: An active member of the National Honor Society who transfers from this school will be given a letter indicating the status of his or her membership and signed by the principal or chapter adviser.
  • Section 7: An active member of National Honor Society who transfers to this school will be automatically accepted for membership in this chapter. The Faculty Council shall grant to the transferring member one semester to attain the membership requirements and, thereafter, this member must maintain those requirements for this chapter in order to retain his or her membership.
**Note: Any student found guilty of cheating, failing a school-administered drug test, or who is convicted of a criminal offense will be denied admission to the National Honor Society, or if already a member, will be permanently expelled.

NATIONAL JR. BETA CLUB

Fayette Academy is in the process of starting a chapter of the National Beta Club: Junior Division for grades 7-8. Admission will be based on a set GPA and members must meet certain service hour requirements. Students who qualify for admission will be sent an invitation at the beginning of the fall or spring semester. The National Beta Club is the largest non-profit, independent educational youth organization in America. Students will have the opportunity to attend state conventions, participate in leadership conferences, and compete in different academic fields. Students are awarded national recognition for their academic achievements while learning to be leaders of tomorrow.

PEP CLUB

The Pep Club is an organization composed of students in grades 7-12 with open membership whose purpose is to bring encouragement to the school’s athletic teams, to promote school spirit in all students, and to endorse all school events. The club is urged to participate (loudly) in pep rallies and games and to wear spirit colors. Students are encouraged to show respect and to act respectfully toward other teams and fans. As leaders, members become mentors to the elementary students.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION (SGA)

The Student Government Association of Fayette Academy consists of representatives from each grade in Upper School. Representatives are elected by the  student body. Students desiring to run for membership must be in “good standing” with the school in all areas, including academics, attendance, and conduct.
The members of the SGA will take an active role in both leadership and service in activities that benefit the students of Fayette Academy.
In addition, the SGA will meet with the Head of School and/or Director of Upper School to promote communication between the students and the administration.

THE VIKING YEARBOOK

 THE VIKING is the Fayette Academy yearbook.  THE VIKING staff members are chosen annually from the high school student body  and must meet with the qualifications that are based primarily on interest, ability, cooperation and general aptitude.

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