Clubs & Activities
The Gay Straight Alliance GSA is a student-run club that brings together LGBTQ and straight students to support each other and provide a safe place to socialize.
From 2013-2015, Metro maintained an online magazine including creative works by both Literary Magazine class students and Metro students and staff. , is an online magazine featuring writing, art, etc. by Metro students and staff
Outdoor Education, STEAM
Outdoor Education supports a week long bike trip and canoe trip held each year. Visit the Metro Outdoor Ed Facebook Page (maintained by Outdoor Ed staff) for more information.
The Phoenix Council or 'PC' is Metro's Student Council. The council meets about once each month to plan and evaluate upcoming projects.
Robotics began at Metro in 2010. Matt Secl and Chuck Tonelli are the current coaches. Follow the team on Twitter @Metro_Robotics.
2016-2017: Metro returned to traditional paper and PDF versions of the yearbook, Kaleidoscope was published at the end of the 2016-2017 school year.
2013-2014: Metro changed the yearbook and literary magazine from a traditional paper format to an online website format.
In addition to the above Clubs and Activities, Metro participates in various annual events through the school year. Some of these include:
Metro hosts 2-3 Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Drives each year. Anyone is welcome to donate blood at these drives. Students 16 and under need a parent permission slip signed. All donors need a photo ID.
In honor of former Metro staff member James ‘Chicken’ Maddox, Metro students and staff spend a school day volunteering in the community. Horizon Meals on Wheels, Indian Creek Nature Center and Adopt a Highway along Otis Road are a few of the volunteer spots.
Metro celebrates Earth Day with activities at Metro and area community gardens towards the end of the school year.
Especially for You Walk/Race
Especially For You Race Against Breast Cancer, Metro has a team each year, family and friends are welcome to join.
The week before Spring Break each day has a theme, prizes are awarded for most awesome dressers. Each year the themes may vary. Some examples are Monday Spirit Day, Tacky Tuesday, Formal Wednesday, Throwback Thursday and Pajama Friday.
Metro celebrates Thanksgiving with a dinner prepared and enjoyed by students, staff and Metro retirees.
Wellness days focus on physical health and wellness. Activities may include the YMCA, bowling and outdoor activities at Squaw Creek Park.
Green Team, Comic Book Club, Fitness Clubs, Intra-murals, Eastern Iowa Arts Academy Guitar Classes, and more