The COOL CLUB lives up to its name on a daily basis. These very talented kids have a myriad of activities every year. They include the Halloween Ball, the Arts Booth at the BHS Arts & Crafts Festival, trips to museums and to shows. Ms.Laurie Johnson and Mrs.Robin Hartman sponsor this awesome group.
The marching band performs at pep rallies and halftime of football games. Holiday activities include marching in the Baton Rouge Christmas Parade. Concert season begins in January and includes participation in EBR All-Parish Band, All-State Band, and LMEA Solo and Ensemble Festival, as well as a concert for the student body. Mr.Grant Hall is our band director.
The Broadmoor Beta Club is a service organization that requires much time and devotion. Each member must maintain a 3.0 GPA and must earn service hours each semester. Service projects include visiting nursing homes and hospitals, and community services. The Beta Club members participate in a statewide convention held every year in December.
Denims 'n' Diamonds, Mixed Choir. The Concert Choir performs at the All-District Honor Choir Concert. Girls' Choir and Concert Choir performs for the annual Christmas Concert and participates in the District Choral Festival. Dr.Brenda Walker is our choir teacher.
The Club Latino is BHS' Spanish Club. Led by Elpidio Morejon, the Spanish students take several field trips every year to explore the vast Spanish Heritage in our area and to discover all that is Spanish in our community.
Cooperative Office Education. Students attend school for half a day and then leave for work in an office. They work on office skills to help prepare them for careers later in life. Three credits are earned for the classroom work and job participation. An annual employer appreciation banquet is held each Spring.
Distributive Education Clubs of America, the official club for the Marketing and Distributive Education program, is a combination of classroom instruction and on the job training. The purspose of the club is to develop leadership potential, social intelligence, civic consciousness and vocational understanding. They involve themselves in many community service projects such as Halloween Candy bag for local kindergarten classes; fruit baskets for the elderly and the Annucal Employer's Appreciation breakfast honoring their bosses. Ms.Debra Wilkerson leads DECA.
JROTC stands for Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps. Now a tradition at BHS, JROTC has continuously served our community service and the Corporate Cup Walk-A-Thon, JROTC's Color Guard, Drill Team, and Rifle Team have competed in many drill meets and many cadets also participate in the Summer Camp. JROTC has supported the BHS Bucs during football games' halftime shows including escorting the Homecoming Maids. Colonel Stewart, 1st Sgts Thomas and Malone are the fearless leaders.
Future Business Leaders of America is an organization open to any student enrolled in a business course and it is geared toward the development of stron, agressive leadership ability. Members learn how to preside over and participate in meetings. The members also learn the value of competition on local, district. state. and national levels; therefore, experiencing the responsibility of success as well as the challenge of defeat. All in all, FBLA members develop confidence in their own abilities.
Key Club is a servic eorganization that works with the Red Stick Kiwanis Club. Weekly activities include attending Kiwanis luncheons and median clean-ups. The club works with several nursing homes thoughout the Greater Baton Rouge areal. The Key Club also works with the Kiwanis clubs selling Christmas Trees, Jambalaya dinners and other fund-raisers. Key Clubbers attend the yearly convention held in different cities throughout the South.
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society of Broadmoor High, John Lay Chapter, is made up of Broadmoor’s highest achieving students. To receive an invitation to join, a student must have maintained a 3.5 GPA for 4 semesters.The formal induction of new members is held in November.At the end of each academic year, a senior member is chosen to receive the Frank McLavy Memorial Scholarship.
The John Lay Chapter is named for one of Broadmoor's outstanding graduates who was tragically killed in service to his country as a pilot.
The annual scholarship is named in honor of the first and highly respected principal of Broadmoor High, Mr.Frank R. McLavy.
President's Round Table
Presidents of all the clubs make up the membership. It is a support group for leaders to get help with their projects, and it reinforces drug and alcohol prevention through special projects.
Student Government Association
Some of the many programs sponsored by SGA include Orientation, decorating for the Homecoming Dance and Pep Rally. November is busy with members trying to top the previous year's canned food drive and sponsoring the King Turkey Legs Contest. SGA representatives do a great job getting homerooms to collect money to buy bikes for needy kids at Christmas and they are a tremendous help with the Bishop Ott Shelter project.
Tri-Hi-Y is a Christian-oriented girls club that performs service projects once a month, such as working with the pediatrics ward at the Baton Rouge General Medical Center. Highlights include partipating in Youth Legislature and the homecoming Mum sale.
Broadmoor High’s Young Writers’ Club is the revival and expansion of the Poetry Club from previous years.The mission of this club is to celebrate Broadmoor’s writing community and talents with regular writing workshops, peer editing sessions, participation in writing competitions, and self-publishing from the paper to performance. Please visit our blog at