Southern Cal High School offers a variety of
extra-curricular opportunities for its students--in
addition to both athletics and music.
We're with the band! This
is a common phrase often heard at Southern Cal.
Southern Cal is home to the Class 1A Jazz Band
Champions from 2003 through 2008! In addition to
a jazz band strong in tradition, its pep band
ranks as one of the favorites in the Twin Lakes
Southern Cal's vocal music
department is one of the strongest programs in
the state. Its large group chorus has earned 18
consecutive Division I ratings at large group
contest. The Southern Cal Mixed Patriots have
made repeat performances at the Iowa girls state
The FFA program at
Southern Cal is one of the largest FFA chapters
in the area. The FFA department participates in
numerous school, community, and state events.
Mr. Matt Carlson is our chapter advisor.
Academic Decathlon, under
the leadership of Mr. John Olson, is a program
rich in tradition. Southern Cal continually
ranks among the top 2 schools in the small
The drama department,
under the direction of John Smith, performs one
production each spring. The drama department
works closely with the community's Village
National Honor Society is
another one of Southern Cal's organizations.
Students are chosen for membership based on
scholarship, leadership, service, and character.
Mr. Scott Nesbitt is the group's mentor.
Speech--both large group
and small group--is under the direction of Mr.
Scott Nesbitt. Southern Cal has had numerous
All-State speech contestants through the years.
Southern Cal Dance Team,
under the direction of Yvonne Doty, as earned
many division I ratings at the state contest.
Southern Cal's spring dance show is a major
Fellowship of Christian
Athletes is a program rich in tradition at
Southern Cal. Under the direction of athletic
director Mark Schaefer, the group meets monthly
and has a busy schedule of events.
Southern Cal supports
cheer squads for their athletic programs.
Cheerleaders for basketball and football are
chosen for their respective sports. JV cheer
squads are also part of the program when numbers
make that feasible. In addition, students can
also participate in the wrestling cheerleading
program, which is shared with Rockwell City