"Don't be afraid to try something new, because life gets boring when you stay within the limits of what you already know."
TSA offers students an opportunity to compete with other schools in Iowa at the state conference held in April. Students may compete in CO2 car racing/building, problem-solving scenarios, RC Racing, Technology Bowl, extemporaneous speaking, debate, graphic design, prepared speech, and other areas that help to build on their knowledge and skills in teamwork, presentation, and creativity in a friendly, competitive environment.
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
FFA is a dynamic youth organization dedicated to agricultural education. FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agriculture education.
Winterset Junior High's Student Council is an organizations that enhances our school with various projects with include: community service, social activities, intellectual activities, and meeting the needs of individual students and student groups within the school. The goal of Student Council is to encourage leadership development to promote positive change. Meetings typically take place during the school day.
Chess club includes 4th - 12th grade students at all levels of ability, from novice to state-ranked. This club meets after school from late September through the end of February. Students have the opportunity to learn the game of chess and become proficient enough to enter competition. The Winterset Foundation has supported this club. It is a thriving club in which all students can participate full-time or between athletic seasons.
This club is affiliated with Optimist Club International and the Winterset Optimist Club. This is a volunteer service club that is for individuals that want to work to make Winterset a better place to live. Activities throughout the year include: Elementary Fun Night, the Optimist Turkey Dinner, a canned food drive, working Winterset track meets, and pizza parties. The club typically meets once a month at 7:30 AM to organize their projects and activities.
Battle of the Books
National History Day
Husky Nation Association
Cross country, volleyball, football, basketball, wrestling, track, golf, baseball, softball