Clubs and Organizations
Students are encouraged and invited to become involved in the many varied clubs and organizations at Bay High School. There are opportunities for service, academic growth, and artistic expression. If you do not find something for your interest, please speak to a teacher about creating another unique opportunity!
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society is a nationwide organization for high school 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. Selection is based on four criteria: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Members are invited to apply and must have a cumulative 3.5 GPA.
The National Beta Club is an organization for 9th through 12 grade students. Its purpose is to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership, and service among secondary students. Students are invited to apply and must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA. Beta members participate in annual blood drives at Bay High.
National Latin Honor Society
The Latin Honor Society is based on student performance in Latin classes. Students must maintain an A average and exemplify good citizenship.
Mu Alpha Theta
Mu Alpha Theta is dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics. Students are invited to apply and must have a 3.0 GPA in mathematics courses.
Science National Honor Society
Science National Honor Society is a prominent scientific organization that will engender a new group of young thinkers who will be the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration for America. Students must be a junior or senior with a cumulative 3.5 GPA.
International Thespian Society
ITS is available to students in the Drama Club and offers students the opportunity to perform competitively in solo, duet, musical, monologue, and ensemble scenes, small or large group musicals, pantomime, dress and set design, and technical performances.
Anchor Club is a service club sponsored by the Panama City Chapter of the Pilot International Club. Its aims are to develop initiative, leadership, and personal integrity while serving the school and community.
ATV is a club for students interested in all things digital and communicative. Activities include broadcasting at the football games, morning announcements, and special filming and editing of promotional events.
The Bay High School Million Dollar Band Marching Band has a long rich history and provides musical entertainment and school spirit. The band has competed internationally and performed in music festivals and parades. Students interested in learning to play, as well as accomplished musicians are invited to talk to band director.
Choir and Ensemble
The Bay High Choir has a rich tradition of performing internationally, at venues such as Carnegie Hall, and in State Solo and Ensemble. Choir members are encouraged to talk to the choir director and audition for any of the choirs.
Bay High’s Civic Club is a service organization that focuses on service, integrity, and leadership. We volunteer with many organizations within the community to provide community service for those in need. Our members take pride in helping others and developing exceptional leadership along the way.
Colorguard members are selected to participate as precision flag twirlers and dancers for the Million Dollar Band in the fall. In the spring, members participate in regional competitions.
Diamond Girls support our baseball team during their season. By cheering in the stands, providing goodie bags for the team, and assisting the booster club in a variety of ways, Diamond Girls show their school spirit.
Drama Club is open to students interested in all forms of drama and technical theatre work.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
FCS is a non-denominational Christian sports ministry to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and students. Membership is open to all students.
GSA consists of students who seek to build a more knowledgeable, inclusive and supportive environment for all Bay High students. Membership is open to all students.
Health Occupations Students of America, is an international career and technical student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Technology Education Division that exclusively serves secondary students in pursuit of a career in the health professions. Motivated members develop leadership skills from Health Science instructional classes, training, and related HOSA activities.
Interclub Council (ICC)
Interclub council consists of the presidents of all clubs at Bay High. It serves to coordinate the activities of clubs to support the overall goal of school and community service.
Interact is a service club for students who want to connect with other young people and have fun while serving their communities and learning about the world. The club is sponsored by Rotary Club International.
Key Club is a student-led service organization. The goal is to encourage leadership through serving others. The club is sponsored by Kiwanis Club.
The purpose of Latin Club is to promote enthusiasm for Latin language and culture.
Learn and Serve
Learn and Serve students consist of InD and Autism classes. We participate in community and school projects. We partner with St. Andrew School at Oakland Terrace for monthly reading sessions. Students host the Coffee Club that serves the administration and faculty of Bay High School.
Pep Club is open to all students who want to show spirit by attending athletic events. Students are often dressed in theme costumes depending on the opponent.
The purpose of Science Club is to promote enthusiasm for science as it relates to our world and beyond. Science Club members demonstrate for elementary and middle schools throughout the district.
The purpose of Spanish Club is to promote enthusiasm for Spanish language and culture.
Our mission is to serve and unify Bay High’s student body through campus wide projects, donation drives, and raising awareness of student needs. We also facilitate a positive message display each year. Membership is open to all students.
Student Government Association (SGA)
Student Government Association leaders are elected by the student body to coordinate student interests and concerns and to present issues to the administration for consideration. Each class elects is officers and students can serve as at large members.
The Pelican is published annually by the yearbook journalism class under the direction of the faculty sponsor. Students are responsible for documenting the school year and compiling photos of students, teams, clubs, and student activities for posterity. The yearbook will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in 2026.
Please refer to Bay District Schools 9-12 High School Activities Handbook on the website at www.bay.k12.fl.us regarding student responsibilities, participation, and activities.