2015-2016 Atwater High Clubs & Organizations

   Club/Organization          Adviser                Description

Academic, Competition, & Excellence (ACE)- Decathlon

Jacobs

Organization that promotes an educational experience providing a format in which teams of nine high school students compete in academic event.

Art Club

Thomas

Provide students with several outlets for self expression, including collaboration opportunities, and access to information on all types of Art

Asian Youth Club (AYC)

Yang

To inform the students of Atwater High about the ways and traditions of the Asian people and their language

AVID Club

TBA

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) AVID is a non-profit organization that provides professional learning for educators to improve college readiness for all students, especially those traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

Band & Choir

Caulkins

Band is designed as a performing group for campus activities. Musical and marching activities are stressed. Study of band literature and opportunities to respond to and critique band performances are provided.

Biology Club

Figueiredo

Students learn the concepts of basic chemistry, evolution, physiology, reproduction, genetics, plant life and animal life (simple to complex), the human body (structure and function), and ecology

Book Club

Dougherty, H.

To encourage reading by providing a safe environment where literary discussion can take place in a respectful manner.

California Scholastic Federation (CSF)

Jones L

To acknowledge and promote student achievement

Catan Club

Figueiredo

To learn about the strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements and cities on their way to victory.

Chess Club

Williams

To broaden students perspective on the game of chess.  

Culinary (FHA-HERO)

TBA

Group of people who come together to share their love of cooking, eating and food in general.

Debate Club

Buhrmann

Students work together to learn basic debating skills, researching and writing casework to compete in debate tournaments.

DECA

Post

Part international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketingmanagement and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service.

Drama/International Thespian Society

Aguilar

Dedicated to bringing the joy and power of drama to students by providing high quality dramatic programming at the beginning and intermediate levels.

Environmental Science Academy

TBA

Beed to have a desire to take care of and improve the environment in which we live. 

Team Sports Club

Jones, B

An extension of the regular physical education instructional program, including the development of movement skills, health-related fitness, and personal and social responsibility, conducted before and/or after school among students.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Brewer

To allow coaches, athletes, and students the opportunity to meet and share spiritual values.

FFA

Borba

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Frisbee Club

Svendsen, D.

Students meet and play different types of Frisbee games.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

TBA

Promotes the tolerance, understanding, and respect of differences at Atwater High.

Hallyu Club

Jones, L.

Hallyu is extremely popular, as is k-pop, or Korean pop music. Students practice hard throughout the year and showcase their talent at various events.

Hip Hop Academy

TBA, Lopez,

To give AHS students an opportunity to learn how to DJ, learn hip hop dances and perform these dances.

Hispanic Youth Leadership Council (HYLC)

Delgadillo

The study of of the Latino Culture, creation of new activities to help explore the clubs nad traditions, and to motivate and educate students on the importance of academic success.

Interact

Nunes, Smith, K., Peterson, C.

Promotes international understanding and service to the school and community.

Images & Visions

TBA

Educate students about contributions of African Americans through community, cultural, and social activities.

Key Club

Frank

Club works alongside the Atwater Kiwanis Club doing different community service events.

Link Crew

Svendsen, D.

ONLY OPEN TO JUNIORS AND SENIORS. Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience.

Physics Club

TBA

The Physics Club are students interested in learning physics skills after school with other students in a non-classroom setting. 

R.O.P Marketing Club

Post

Provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in the changing workplace.

SAT Club

Jacobs

Provides students with many options for preparing for the SAT and ACT.

Universal Athletes

Myers-Jantz

Club participates in vocational training and community service projects.

RC (Remote Control) Club

Lee-Jones

Club promotes enthusiasm for RC cars through collaboration of building and racing RC cars.

Innovation Club

Lee-Jones

Teaches youth about emergency technologies.

Adventure Club

Lee-Jones

Club will promote outdoor education through field trips emphasizing environmental activities, such as hiking and exploration of rural and urban cities.

Trap Shooting

Boyett and Meredith

to give AHS students an opportunity to shoot firearms, to help students learn, in a safe and enjoyable setting, about different types of guns and how to use them and to further knowledge of gun safety;

HOW TO REACH ADVISER: Email.  Email is first name initial, followed by their full last name and then “@muhsd.org”.  Example: Michael Jordan: mjordan@muhsd.org.  OR see Mr. Braga, Activities Director in room 105/106