Extra Curricular Activities
Mead Public Schools offers the following extra-curricular activities, athletics and clubs for our students to enjoy.
Coach: Taylor Tomsic
Academic Decathlon is designed to prepare students for regional and state competitions in ten separate events (7 objective tests, Speech, Interview, and Essay) covering seven academic subjects (Art, Economics, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Science, and Social Sciences)
Choir Director: KellyJo Everson
The Mead Raider Choir includes a 7th and 8th grade performance group and a 7th and 8th grade music appreciation class and a 7-12 grade mixed ensemble. These ensembles perform for home concerts, Malcolm Music Contest, ECNC honor choir, District Music Contest, National Anthem for sporting events, and other honor festivals.
Co-Directors: Amanda Lee and Alexis Pedersen
One-Act is a theatrical performance of 20-30 minutes where students in grades 9-12 compete based on skills of voice, characterization, ensemble, timing, and effectiveness. This also includes staging done by student crew members who create the sets, lighting, sounds, and props.
Sponsor: Megan Dworak
Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America is a student organization that has the family at its focus. FCCLA is a national Career and Technical Education Organization that addresses the importance of work, societal, and personal issues that may affect a family or community. This organization supports the Family and Consumer Science classes at Mead High School.
Sponsor: Cole Blomendahl
FFA provides the next generation of leaders who will change the world. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Head Coach: Terry Hickman
Assistant Coaches: Cole Blomendahl, Fred Spale, Jacob Mayer and Evan Halbmaier
Facebook: Mead Raider Football
YouTube: Mead Raider Historical Hudl Film
A Jr. High team is also offered, coached by Jon Dahl and Rod Henkel.
Head Coach: Lyle Havelka
Assistant Coach: Jason Larsen
Facebook: Mead Lady Raiders Basketball-Nebraska
A Jr. High girls basketball team is also offered and is coached by Amanda Lee.
Adviser: Rod Henkel
Journalism is an activity where students prepare the yearbook covering the school year and enhance their skills in writing, design, photography and broadcasting. Any work created throughout the school year can qualify to be entered into the Nebraska School Activities Association's state journalism contest. Students can participate either by enrolling in journalism class or by working with the adviser outside of class on projects.
National Honor Society
Sponsor: Dawn Moser
National Honor Society membership is by application after three semesters of study in high school. The four cardinal areas include scholarship, leadership, character, and service.
Coach: Dawn Moser
Students compete with teams from other schools to answer questions from a variety of areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, math, current events, pop culture, sports, and more.
Coach: Alexis Pedersen
Speech team includes nine events where team members present and compete with published works of prose or self-written speeches. The events include Duet, Oral Interpretation of Drama, Serious Prose, Humorous Prose, Extemporaneous Speaking, Informative, Persuasive, Entertainment and Poetry.
Sponsor: Courtney Buelt
Student Council is an group who leads the organization and planning of Homecoming week, the Homecoming dance, as well as coronation of the Homecoming Royalty. Student Council also helps with welcoming parents at conferences and leading out pledge of allegiance daily.
Head Coach: Keshia Havelka
Assistant Coach: Miranda Koertner
Facebook: Mead Volleyball-Nebraska @meadvolleyball
A Jr. High volleyball team is also offered and is coached by Jill Scanlon.