New Directions are the Glee Club of William McKinley High School. It was given the name of "New Directions" after Will Schuester took over the group. The group has won Sectionals the three years it has been led by Mr. Schuester, and although they placed third at Regionals in 2010, they placed first place at Regionals 2011 with the Original Songs: Get It Right and Loser Like Meas they did at Regionals 2012 consisting of three songs. Two songs performed by New Directions, and a third sung by the former Troubletones.

In their first appearance at Nationals in 2011 they placed 12th and did not qualify for the showcase. In the competition they sang Pretending and Light Up the World. They returned to Nationals in 2012 for a second year in a row, performing Edge of GloryIt's All Coming Back to Me Now and Paradise by the Dashboard Light.They went on to win, marking the club's first National win since 1993. As stated in Britney 2.0, the McKinley Glee club was established in 1954.


Current Members:Edit

Former Members:Edit

Sub GroupsEdit

Even though New Direction is a club, multiple sub groups have existed within it.

New Directions BoysEdit

Main article: New Directions Boys

As it's name suggests, this group is consisted of the male members of New Directions. This group was created/founded in the episode Vitamin D after Mr. Schue announced that there will be a Boys vs Girls Mash-up competition.

New Directions Girls Edit

Main article: New Directions Girls

As it's name suggests, this group is consisted of the female members of New Directions. Just like the New Directions Boys, this group was created/founded in the episode Vitamin D after Mr. Schue announced that there will be a Boys vs Girls Mash-up competition.

Sue's KidsEdit

In the episode Throwdown when Sue was appointed as Co-Director of New Directions. Intending to paint Will as racially insensitive, Sue takes all she considers the minority members of New Directions under her. (No longer active)

Will's GroupEdit

This group is consisted of the members that Sue did not choose. (No Longer active)

The Unholy TrinityEdit

They consist of Quinn, Brittany and Santana.

The Justin Bieber ExperienceEdit

This group was founded by Sam when trying to earn money

Booty CampEdit

Created in the episode I Am Unicorn in hope of improving the dance skills of most of the members of New Directions.

The TroubletonesEdit

Originally a rival glee club which have ND's former members Mercedes, Santana and Brittany as leads. After they lost in Sectionals the 3 are offered to rejoin ND and they brought the rest/some of the Troubletones with them.The Troubletones were active once again with Shelby and Sugar and a new member Bridget.

Season 1 TableEdit

Season 1
Episode 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Chriss Bradley Anderson Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active
Eden St. Gregory Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active

Charlie  Quint

Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active
Ariana Styles Joined Active
Franklin Montgomery Joined Active Suspended Reinstated Active Quits Rejoined/Quits Rejoined Active
Kate     Meyer Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active
Franchessca Gray Joined Active
Amelia Meyer Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active
Cameron Summers Joined Active Quits ' Rejoined Active
Vivian Montgomery Joined Active Quits
Elmo Corcoran Joined Quits
David Hastings Joined Active Quits
Spencer Carter Joined Kicked Out Rejoined Active
Britney Jackson Joined Active Quits Rejoined Active Quits
Bridget Summers Joined Active
DJ Smythe-Pierce Joined Active

Setlists of CompetitionsEdit

Sectionals, 2012Edit


  • An unknown Franklin solo


Regionals, 2013Edit


  • Wide Awake by Katy Perry. Solos by Franklin
  • Titanium by David Guetta featuring. Sia. Solos by Franchessca
  • Heart Attack/22 by One Direction/Taylor Swift. Solos by Ariana and Franklin

Nationals, 2013Edit


  • Made in the USA by Demi Lovato. Solos by Franklin


Sectionals, 2013Edit


Regionals, 2014Edit


Nationals, 2014Edit


  • Unbroken by Demi Lovato.
  • Pour It Up by Rihanna.
  • Starships by Nicki Minaj. Solos by Franklin



The first 6 members, Franchessca,Spencer and DJ were the only members to audition with a song

Season OneEdit

  • Chriss: Fading by Rihanna
  • Eden: With You by Chris Brown
  • Charlie: More Than Words by Extreme
  • Ariana: Moments by One Direction
  • Franklin: Someone Like You by Adele
  • Kate: Bubbly by Colbie Cailat
  • Franchessca: You Must Love Me from Evita
  • Spencer: Toxic by Britney Spears
  • DJ: In Your Eyes by Peter Gabriel

Solo For SectionalsEdit

  • Ariana: Who You Are by Jessie J
  • Chriss: Complicated by Rihanna
  • Eden and Amelia: Superhuman by Chris Brown featuring Keri Hilson
  • Franchessca: If I Ain't Got You by Alicia Keys
  • Franklin: Wave Ya Hand by Nicki Minaj

Solo For NationalsEdit

  • Eden: Creep by Radiohead