RHS Activities

Students shall have the opportunity to participate in the activities program if they are willing to assume the specific responsibilities for the activity. Due to the nature of the competitive level of interscholastic activities, the participants will need to compete for positions by preparing and developing their skill level. Opportunities will be provided for any interested student in co-curricular or athletic activities that the school sponsors. Program diversity will be competitive activities that provide special opportunities in athletics, intellectual, or artistic pursuit.

RHS Athletic Activities

Fall Winter Spring
Cross Country




Gymnastics Softball
Golf (Girls) Hockey Golf
Soccer (Boys) Swimming (Boys) Soccer (Girls)
Tennis (Girls) Wrestling Tennis (Boys)
Swimming (Girls) **Alpine Skiing Track & Field
Volleyball **Nordic Skiing  

**Denotes programs offered in the School District of Rhinelander, but not sponsored by the W.I.A.A

RHS Academic Activities


Season: Year long


Advisor: Constance Piasecki

Concert Choir

The RHS Concert Choir is a mixed choir of students in grades 9-12.  This choir is designed to provide an atmosphere for the enjoyment, appreciation and performance of all types of choral music.  The instruction and improvement of voice quality, intonation, ability to read music, ability to sight-sing, and the overall development of musicianship is stressed in conjunction with the learning of each musical piece.  In addition to the techniques of rehearsal and performance, a portion of each class period will be devoted to improving music theory and learning about music history.  The Concert Choir will present a series of choral concerts at RHS as well as, compete in WSMA choral competitions.

Season: School Year

Advisor: Ms. Wattelet

Website: http://www.rhinelander.k12.wi.us/faculty/wattedes/index.cfm



Debate is a timed contest between two, two person teams, the affirmative and the negative. Each team works within the framework of a chosen topic called the resolution. Emphasis is placed on skill development in areas such as analysis, research, argumentation and speech. Participants travel and compete with other high school debate

Season: September - January

Advisor: Ms. Elisa Jensen



Students audition, prepare and perform 2 drama productions per school year. They are involved in all facets of the production, which include, acting, set design, costumes, lighting and drama competition.

Season: September - May

Advisors: Kristin Higgins



It’s not who you know, it’s who knows you! By becoming an active member of FBLA/DECA, you will make connections with your school, community, and beyond as well as form networks that will last a life-time!! As the largest RHS organization, students will be joining with thousands of others across the nation who are members of these premier organizations. Opportunities exist for scholarships, membership awards, community service, fundraising, competition, and travel. FBLA/DECA prepares students for “real world” professional experiences in business management and administration; finance; marketing; hospitality and tourism; logistics; and related careers. Members will be provided with unique opportunities to practice the skills and knowledge they are learning in the classroom; as well as, gaining the competitive edge for college and career success! 

Season:  School Year

Advisors:  Mischell Fryar 

Website:  http://rhsfbladeca.weebly.com/


Key Club

A self-governing organization that determines its own service activities. This club is affiliated with the Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District and Key Club International. Key Club is an international, student-lead organization providing its members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership.

Season: School year

Meetings: Twice a month, every second and fourth Tuesday from 7:30 - 7:50 am. in the LMC

Students are encouraged to check out the bulletin board on 2nd floor.

Advisor: Denise Zalewski


Mock Trial

Mock Trial offers students the opportunity to experience the legal system firsthand, by playing the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a courtroom setting.  In addition to fostering a better understanding of  the  law,  Mock  Trial  promotes  important  life  skills  such  as  public  speaking,  team  work,  logical  argumentation,  poise,  and  extemporaneous thinking.  Interscholastic tournaments  are held  at  county  courthouses throughout the state,  judged by practicing  judges  and  attorneys.  Of the more than  100  teams  participating  in  Mock  Trial  statewide,  no  school  has  won  more  state  championships than Rhinelander High School, and RHS is the only school in the state to win the national title.  If you would  like to be part of a competitive extracurricular activity with the best record in the state, then Mock Trial  is for you!

Season: October – March

National Season: April - May

Advisor: Kathy Vick-Martini


National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service and character. These characteristics have been associated with membership in the organization since its beginning in 1921.

Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. NHS chapters are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.

Season: School year

Advisor:Ms. Patricia Lafevre



Shodags - Show Choir

The RHS Show Choir (Shodags) is an auditioned, mixed ensemble that combines the movement of dance and singing to perform literature from various selected eras of musical history.  This choir is designed to meet the needs of students interested in a more intense study of vocal performance.  In addition to the techniques of rehearsal and performance, a portion of each class period will be devoted to choreography, strengthening sight reading skills, improving vocal technique, music theory and learning about music history.  The Shodags will present a series of choral concerts at RHS and in the community throughout the year, as well as, compete in various choral competitions.  

Season: School Year

Advisor:  Ms. Wattelet

Website: http://www.rhinelander.k12.wi.us/faculty/wattedes/index.cfm


Spanish Club

Spanish club plans and fundraises foreign language trips abroad. Students must take a Spanish class offering to be in this club.

Season: School year

Advisors: Mrs. LaFevre


Student Council

This student organization meets during school about twice a month to resolve issues in the school and provide services and events for the students and staff. Participants are either elected to a council office in April, a class office in May, or selected as a class representative. The 44-member group must practice dedication and responsibility in order to improve the school.

Season:  Calendar year.

Advisors:  Mrs. Johnson & Ms. Coates



  • School District of Rhinelander
  • 665 Coolidge Ave. Suite B
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Phone: 715-365-9700
  • School District of Rhinelander
  • 665 Coolidge Ave. Suite B
  • Rhinelander, WI 54501
  • Phone: 715-365-9700