Luther Burbank High School

1002 Edwards
San Antonio, Texas  78204

Phone: (210) 532-4241
Fax: (210) 533-4394






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Cosmetology

  • Sponsor:  Mrs. Alice Rivera

The Cosmetology Program at Luther Burbank High School participates in Texas Skills USA.  Students work on models and also have an opportunity to be a model.  They will also work on clients from the community and Burbank Family. Field trips that are related to the beauty industry.  Also students will attend after school hair clinics held once a month on Thursday



National Honor Society


Mission:  To create an enthusiasm for scholarships, to stimulate desire to render service, and to promote worthy students of Burbank High School
Prerequisites:  Candidates must be in the upper 10% of their junior or senior class. Further, they will be evaluated on the basis of service, leadership, and character.

Awards: Highest number of service points
Meetings: Every other Monday at 4:00 pm in the Library

 


 

Thespian/ Drama Club

  • Sponsor:  M. Wisniewski

Room No:  115 & Auditorium Ext: 160
Mission :  To provide entertainment outlet for all actors, art and technical stuff for technically inclines people (artist).  To create shows for students and parents and to compete with other schools in UIL OAP.
Prerequisites:  Attend and participate in the Drama Club; 100 hours participation & 2UIL OAP shows (Thespian); three UIL OAP shows; 90 percent attendance; 3.0 average for scholarship

Awards:  Becoming a Thespian, an Officer, Best Actor/Actress, Techie (Technical Crew), All-Star Cast, Scholarships 

Meetings:  After school, usually 4-5 or 4-6.  Any day there's a rehearsal (most of year), otherwise once a month.


 

JROTC

  • Sponsor:  LTC Brian Busick

Room No:  143           Ext:  125
Prerequisites:  None

Awards:  Ranking, Ribbons for certain duties, Cords,
Meetings:  Practice and Meetings every week after and before school. Booster club has meetings that require everyone to attend.


 

Texas Association of Future Educators

Room No:  302                        Ext. 122
Mission :
  Our mission is to teach students about the teaching profession as well as  helping students explore their own interest in relation to various teaching fields and cultivating qualities of character, personality and leadership.
Prerequisites:  Membership is open to students in grades 10-12 who are interested in  exploring teaching as a career and who have the high qualities of character, personality, scholarship, and leadership essential to be a good teacher.

Events:  Special Olympics Bocce Elem.- Special Olympics Bowling- Teacher Appreciation- Region 20 Conference- Fall Society Activity- Spring State  Conference- Guest Speakers- T.A.F.E. Shadow Day- Spring Social Activity

Awards:  State Level- Speech Contest- Lesson Plan Contest-Promotional Video- Project Visualize- Scrapbook- Regional Level Speech Contest- Local Level Outstanding T.A.F.E. Member- Certificates of Recognition for each project/event.
Meetings:
  Fall:  Thursdays 4:00pm Room 323
Spring: Second Thursday of every month 4:00pm Room 323


 


Academic Decathlon

    Sponsors:  Brian Warren, James Fleetwood & Laura Contreras 

    Room No: 228                       
Mission :
  Students compete for medals and scholarships in 10 different subjects(Art History, Literature, Math, Science, Social Studies, Music History, Economics, Speech Interview and Essay). Students in the class receive Speech and Health credit and their 2nd or 3rd year  may choose to take the Art History AP course for college credit. Students travel on field trips to Art Museums and exhibitions and competitions around Texas. Burbank Academic Decathlon has gone to the State Tournament 10 times in the past 15 years. By competing and winning against the best students in the State, our team members have a chance to gain confidence and see the level of competition they will be up against when they enroll in college. It’s one of the finest college preparatory programs and competitions in the nation.
Prerequisites:  Desire to learn and likes to read and wants to prepare for college

Events:  District Meet & Regionals

Meetings: Everyday 7:30am-8:30am


 


Orange Jackets

 

Sponsor:  Vanessa Rodriguez, Kelly Murgia

Phone#:  532-4241 Extension 158

Mission:  To promote school spirit and support every club and organization on campus.
Prerequisite:  Try out for cheer and dance, a student must have been a member of an organization (pep squad, ROTC, band, athletics) for at least one year.  They must be passing all their classes and have good attendance.

Events:  The OJ's attend every football game and basketball game.  They also attend games and meets/tournament for other sports, such as volleyball and softball. Additionally, the OJÂ?s organize and conduct pep rallies.


 

History Club

Sponsor:  Carlos De Leon - This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Room No: 215  

Mission :  History club participates in the following events:  Model United Nations of San Antonio (U.N. similation), RUNWAY (U.N. Similation), history fair, musuem field trips, WorldQuest (historical trivia), and the study of historical research topics.  We also do a lot of fundraising throughout the school year and sponsor the Chess Club.    

Prerequisites:  80% overall average

Awards/Competitions:  History Club participates in the following events: Model United Nations of San Antonio (U.N. simulation), RUNWAY (U.N. Simulation), history fair, museum field trips, WorldQuest (historical trivia), and the study of historical research topics.  We also do a lot of fundraising throughout the school year and sponsor the chess club.

Meeting Dates:  Every other Wednesday for members.