We offer a variety of extracurricular activities to match the diverse interests of our student body. These opportunities enable each student the ability to explore new areas of interest or talent while meeting new friends and learning valuable skills for the future.

Grades 1-8

  • Art Club
  • Book Club
  • Boy Scouts
  • Praise Choir
  • Drama Club
  • Student Council
  • Buddy Program

Grades 9-12

  • Art Club - This group of creative students meets to:
    • Spread art awareness at Messmer High School
    • Create art to help promote school spirit and activities
    • Host student led art competitions
    • Participate in Fine Arts Night
    • Share studio time to work on individual and group projects
    • Participate in community projects
    • Visit local art museums
  • Book Club
  • Business Club - The Business Club has been established to create opportunities for those interested in majoring in Business or Accounting in college. The Business Club goes on field trips, participates in many competitions, connects students with paid internships and provides opportunities for students to participate in the YES summer program at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
    • Business Club participants have interned at Coleman and Williams, Johnson Controls and many other local businesses. Our meetings provide opportunities for students to hear from guest speakers and learn about the accounting profession.
    • Some recent trips include a tour of the Money Museum at the Federal Reserve Bank in Chicago, a tour of the Chicago Board of Trade, a tour of the production facility at Solo Cup in Highland Park, IL, and a JA Job Shadow program at AT&T.
    • Members from the Business Club have participated in many competitions including: The JA Titan Business Challenge at Briggs and Stratton, the Marquette University Business Case Competition, the YES Program’s Business Plan Competition (1st Place), and the stock market game. Some students have won scholarship money at these competitions.
  • Chess Club - Messmer High School offers a Chess Team open to both novice and expert chess players. Students who don't know how to play are welcome to join and will receive help and instruction by team members and the moderator. Chess Team focuses on having fun, learning skills, drills, strategies, proper notation and how to be a gracious competitor.
  • Foreign Language Club - Foreign Language Club meets to organize culturally enriching opportunities for Messmer students. Foreign Language Club members participate in authentic cultural cuisine cooking and make crafts for such holidays as Mardi Gras and Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead).
  • Forensics - Forensics emphasizes the ability to speak and perform in front of audiences. Practice and competition teach students the skills required for presenting a speech, including analyzing an audience, listening, coping with fear, using visual aids. Forensics also instructs students in the skills necessary to prepare a speech, including researching a topic, analyzing arguments and texts, and organizing and outlining material.
  • Latino Club - The Latino Club is open to all students. Our goal is to raise cultural awareness and celebrate Latino heritage. We do this by:
    • Creating and hanging posters that promote diversity
    • Preparing all-school assemblies that demonstrating different customs, dances, music and traditions from Spanish-speaking regions and countries
    • Creating displays for special events such as Cinco de mayo, Día de los muertos and other activities throughout the year.
  • MessmerFit Club - The MessmerFit Club’s goal is to teach and apply the basic principles of physical fitness to a three day-per-week program that incorporates resistance training, stretching, plyometrics, and individual training designed to meet students’ specific fitness goals. All students are welcome to participate regardless of prior physical or formal athletics experience.
  • National Honor Society - Messmer High School is recognized as The Monsignor Vernon J. Kuehn Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). NHS members are selected based on demonstrated skills in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character. Once inducted, students are expected to participate in all NHS meetings and service projects planned throughout the school year. Past service projects have included building school spirit, organizing food drives, and raising funds for medical research. NHS has established community partnerships with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Saint Benedict’s Community Meal Program, the Milwaukee Bucks and many others.
  • Prom Committee - This committee meets randomly throughout the school year to plan and organize fundraising efforts for Prom.
  • Recruitment Club - The Recruitment Club’s primary goal is to inform middle school students and families about the opportunities available at Messmer High School. Members:
    • Visit schools
    • Attend school fairs
    • Give tours to prospective students and families
    • Host shadow students
    • Participate in radio ads
    • Assist with the annual Open House
  • Robotics
  • Science Club - Science Club aims to increase student awareness in science and the environment. Students get involved in a biannual invasive species removal project and fundraising for science related issues. Students will have opportunities to chose activities they are interested in coordinating, but will also be able to participate in annual activities. All students are encouraged to attend activities if they maintain an open mind and a natural curiosity for the world around them:
    • Rock climbing
    • Salmon run
    • Camping
  • Service Club - The Service Club is an extension of Campus Ministry. Our services include:
    • To plan and implement the various food drives
    • Assist St. Ben’s Meal Program and the House of Peace with their various ministries
    • Work to maintain the Peace Garden
    • Serving at a Pancake Breakfast
    • Collecting clothing items for natural disaster victims
    • Toy drives
    • Cold weather clothing drives
    • Candy and cookie baking during the holidays for the homeless
    • Breast cancer walk
    • Meal preparation for shelters and safe houses
    • Sewing class for those who wish to create simple dresses for those in need locally and abroad
  • SMART Team - The Students Modeling a Research Topic (SMART) Team learns about basic protein structure and how to use the computer modeling program. Students are then paired with a professional in the medical field to learn about their research and build a protein for that reasearch. Through this process, students are exposed to cutting edge science and get a glimpse of how real research is conducted. Students also have the opportunity to present their model and poster at the Medical College of Wisconsin to medical and research professionals. This process gives students the chance to meet and network and is very valuable in the college application process. The final products that students produce include:
    • The physical model of the protein
    • A written abstract about the protein
    • A poster that tells the molecular story of the importance of their protein
  • Student Council - Student Council acts as an advisory body to the faculty and administration of Messmer High School and serves as a place where students can voice their needs and concerns among their peers. Student Council provides Leadership students with the time and tools to develop working leadership skills as we work to better our own Messmer community and the larger community and world.