Tyson Waggener
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1135

Jesse Strauch
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1134

Band Classes

  • Concert Band
  • Marching Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Percussion Ensemble
  • Music Study
  • Steel Drum Ensemble

Marching Band

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Liisaan Cooper
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1310

Contact Liisaan Cooper or Patricia Kearnes at South Campus in rooms 230 and 100, respectively.

Meets: Once a month after school, Liisaan Cooper’s room at South Campus

Mission: To provide students with an opportunity to talk about the books they are reading with their peers, and books they have not discovered before

Sponsors: Liisaan Cooper & Patricia Kearnes

Activities: Students read a book provided and then discuss it

Requirements: None. Books are provided. Students need to return them when they're finished. It is never too late to join

Brittany Poitra
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1134

Assistant: Jamie Scherz
Accompanist: Jessica Urman

Choir Classes

  • Energy in Motion Men's Choir
  • Energy in Motion Women's Choir
  • Crescendos Women's Choir
  • Harmony Mixed Choir
Susan Newberry
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1218
DECA Website

Contact Suzan Newberry at North Campus in room 218.

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe

Tim Bessette
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1362

Meets: Mondays after school, Room 332 at North Campus
Mission: To improve the quality of theatre throughout the community by producing amazing productions and helping various groups around Gillette with their theatrical projects.
Activities: Act in skits and build theatrical pieces for community organizations. Workshop teaches students how to create prosthetic make-up, costumes, props and set pieces, and lighting and sound design. Act out small scenes for each other, play theatre games, and perform improv.
Competitions: Drama Club encourages students to compete. The students who are in Drama Club participate in State Drama.
Requirements: Students grades 7-12 or from Westwood are welcome

Autumn Williams
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1120

Meets: Every Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. (more often when preparing for state competitions), Room 120 at North Campus
Mission: To bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs
Activities: State Competition and other activities as decided by the members
Requirements: Be enrolled in a Business class, pay your dues, and be involved in all the activities
Competitions: Online, State, and National Compeitions

Jean Gorman
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1132

Meets: Wednesdays at Lunch, Room 324 at South Campus
Mission: Promote community service and leadership. Goal is to fund supplies for March of Dimes and Feed the Children
Activities: Salvation Army, Veteran Visits, March of Dimes, Feed the Children
Requirements: Able to compete, must be eligible, do projects, and pay dues
Competions: Fall Conference, State during Spring, Nationals over the Summer


Troy Gladson
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1101

Meets: Every Third Thursday of the month at 6:00pm, Ag Shop
Mission: To be dedicated to making a difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for leadership, growth, and career success through agricultural education
Activities: Trips, Volunteer Work, National FFA Week, CDE Expo and More
Requirements: In an AG class, pay your dues, be involved in all the activities
Competions: National Convention, State Competition

Wendy Gray
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1136

Meets: Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 pm, Room 136 at North Campus
Mission: To explore alternative styles of string music: Western Fiddling, Celtic, Scottish, and more...
Activities: Perform at the elementary and secondary orchestra galas, and the CCSD Art Gala, community events when requested
Requirements: Students need to have played violin, viola, cello, string bass, guitar or mandoilin at least one year. It is open to students grades 6-12

Amber Larsen
National Honor Society Website
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1204

  • Sophomore Introduction
  • Senior Sendoff
  • Relay For Life

Meets: Four Times a Year
Mission: To volunteer community service hours to the citizens of Gillette
Activities: Toy Drive, Trash to Trees, Salvation Army, Festival of Trees, Soup Kitchen
Requirements: 3.75 GPA, a letter inviting you to apply

Renee Fritzen
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1201

Meets: Tuesdays at 3:30 pm, Room 201 at North Campus
Mission: To foster and experience all cultures at CCHS
Activities: Cultural Festival in May, guest speakers, music, dance, folklore, crafts, celebrations community projects, fund raising, and more

Tim Bessette
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1362

Claire Carter
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1145

Tom Jacobs
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1343

Meets: Tuesday & Thursday from 3:15 - 4:30 pm, Room 343 at North Campus
Mission: Engage students in science activities and prepare for competition in Science Bowl, Science Olympiad, as well as other science contests
Activities: Diaper Regatta, Science Bowl, Science Olympiad and others
Requirements: Congitive and process science skills or interest in science. Active competitors must have above average grades in science and passing grades in all other classes

Brandon Cone
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1121

Skills USA

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives; working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. It helps each student excel. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
Contact Brandon Cone at North Campus in room 121.

Sarah Bessette

Meets: Tuesday and Thursdays from 3:30PM - 5:30pm, Room 332 at North Campus
Mission: To be competitive in interpretation and debate events based upon the National Speech and Debate standards
Requirements: Grades 9-12

Kisa Young
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1356

Student Council

Meets: Wednesdays before school @7:00 in Room 356
Mission: To better the school and community through student leadership and involvement
Activities: Blood Drives, Food Drives, Camel Clean-Up, State Conference, and Charity
Requirements: Positive people who want to provoke postive change though CCHS and activities associated.

Deneen Redd
(307) 687-7733
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Tyson Waggener
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1124

Tom Jacobs
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1343

Claire Carter
(307) 682-7247
Ext. 1145