Merrol Hyde Magnet

 Elementary 4-H 

Culinary Club

DECA- DECA is an international association of high school and college students studying marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality and marketing sales and service.  With chapters in all 50 states as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, Mexico, Germany, and Canada, DECA is endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes- FCA is an organization open to all middle and high school students with the goal of encouraging athletes and all students in their Christian faith. FCA meets every Wednesday at 7:25 in Mr. Kyle Craighead's room. For the latest event info, students can visit https://facebook.com/mhmfca or https://twitter.com/mhmsfca. The sponsor is Mr. Darrell Duncan.

National Honor Society
- The National Honor Society Chapter establishes memberships that are based upon a student's outstanding performance in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  Click here for more information 

National Jr Honor Society 

Math Team
- competes once a year- . The math team is comprised of students grades 6 and above. As all competitions are scheduled after Christmas, math team meetings are primarily practice sessions or informational for the first semester. Students are able to participate in competitions only for the math subject they are enrolled in for the current academic year.

Med - Connect - 

 GSA - The GSA is a high school only social issues club where students can explore global diversity and human rights. It also provides a safe place for sensitive dialogue about sexuality.  Students can keep up-to-date with events at https://twitter.com/MHMS_GSA. The sponsor is Mr. Joe Caldwell 

Government Club
- Model United Nations and Youth Legislature operate under the Government Club and both are open to all high school students as a club activity. Model UN takes place in the fall and Youth Legislature takes place in the spring. The Nashville YMCA’s Center for Civic Engagement is the orchestrator of these activities. Mrs Brown is the sponsor for these organizations. Both activities require research, a resolution or bill, debate, commitment to attend practice sessions and conferences. The Government Club officers that are selected by the students run the practice sessions and oversee most club activities. Students learn leadership skills, organizational skills, public speaking, debate, the function of the UN and our TN state government in a first-hand interactive way.

Links: Model United Nations www.tennesseecce.org   Youth legislature   www.tennesseecce.org

Robotics Team  - B.E.S.T.Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) - http://mhmrobotics.com/

Student Council
- School Body Officers are elected each year in high school along with a Pillar Liaison. Class officers are elected by the students in each class including a president and vice-president.

Strings Ensemble

Jazz Ensembles
- Mr. Clark offers two possible times for students interested in this activity. Beginning Jazz Ensemble meets Wednesday mornings at 7:15, and the Advanced Jazz Ensemble meets Thursday afternoons at 3:15. The Advanced Jazz Ensemble routinely performs jazz ballads, swing standards, rhythm and blues, classic rock arrangements, and other styles associated with this kind of ensemble. Instruments involved are saxophone, trombone, trumpet, and a standard rhythm section (guitar, bass, piano, drum set).

Pep Band
- The Pep Band performs at home basketball games to support the varsity teams at MHMS. This group provides an opportunity for any and all instrumentalists to participate in a relaxed, more informal performance experience. Plus, it's just plain fun!

The Flawk - 

The Talon - Merrol Hyde's official school newspaper services students online at http://readthetalon.com and once a semester through a paper publication. Anyone can lend a hand writing pieces and organizing stories. Meetings  are held Wednesday and Friday during high school break. The sponsor is Mrs. Dawn Williamson.

The World Language Club
 is a club that explores the customs, cultural events, and cuisine of various countries. It is open to students in grades 8-12, and meets on a monthly basis. Activities include, but are not limited to: cooking cultural dishes, listening to guest speakers from other countries, watching foreign films, taking outings to cultural festivals or restaurants, and traveling to foreign countries. For more information on the World Language Club see Jennifer Stocks 

Dungeons & Dragons -Middle & High School

Merrol Hyde Quiz Bowl Team
is a competitive, academic, interscholastic activity that uses a buzzer system. The team competes in tournaments in Middle Tennessee and surrounding states. A tournament round includes nto only questions that encompass the high school cdrriculum, such as history, literature, fine arts, math, science, geography, philosophy, religion, but also questions about current events, sports, and pop culture.


 Chinese Club

 Girl Up Club

Shared Vision

Merrol Hyde Magnet School is committed to excellence in K-12 education by utilizing the Paideia philosophy of educating the whole child - body, mind, and spirit - while encouraging and nurturing a life long love of learning.

Merrol Hyde Magnet is an academic magnet school with an emphasis in foreign language.  Rigor and challenge at an accelerated pace are expected and embedded in our curriculum.