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South Milwaukee High School Activity Groups
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Last revised 9/1/2020
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Group NameType of Group
Season
Category
ActiveDescriptionSchool Advisor/CoachPhoneAdvisor EmailWebsite Link
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A Cappella Vocal Groups: Apollo (boys), Pop Rockets (girls) & Velocity (co-ed)Music GroupAll yearOneYesA Cappella is a vocal opportunity. They perform at various functions throughout the school year, and participate in competitive events.Noah Bossert414-766-5179nbossert@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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AFSActivity GroupAll yearTwoYesForeign students live with host family to attend Senior year at South Milwaukee High SchoolAmy Altamirano414-766-5185aaltamirano@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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AHANAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesDiversity groupJoanna Rizzotto414-766-5231jrizzotto@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Anime ClubActivity GroupAll yearTwoYesGets together to plan Anime eventsNick Wayne414-766-5152nwayne@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Art Honor SocietyHonor GroupAll yearTwoYesService organizationDonna Cuyler414-766-5201dcuyler@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Bay Mist YearbookPublicationsAll yearTwoYesCoordinates the annual yearbook set upKatie Swanson414-766-5232kswanson@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Brass EnsembleMusic GroupAll yearOneYesPerforms in the annual production of the Feaste, for solo & ensemble & school concertsDavid Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Chess ClubActivity GroupWinterOneYesStudents learn basics of how to play chess and may enter into competition with other schools.Contact Activities Office
4140766-5071
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Color GuardMusic GroupFallOneYesPerforms with the Marching Band for Fall competitions and home football games. Spring recruitment and training included, with regular field show practices throughout the summer.Gail Kablau414-766-5117gkablau@sdsm.k12.wi.usWebsite Link
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DECAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesDECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.Marty Johnson414-766-5169mjohnson@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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FBLAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesBusiness education association preparing students for careers in business.Dave Fix414-766-5184dfix@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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FCCLAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesFamily, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education.Ishmael SImmons414-766-5219isimmons@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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FIRST RoboticsActivity GroupAll yearOneYesThe varsity sport for the MindTM, FRC combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology. Under strict rules, limited resources, and time limits, teams of 25 students or more are challenged to raise funds, design a team "brand," hone teamwork skills, and build and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to "real-world engineering" as a student can get. Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.Nancy Zawacki414-766-5155nzawacki@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA)
Activity GroupAll yearTwoYesA student club that works to improve school climate for all students, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity/expression.Heather Hanson414-766-5229hhanson@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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German Honor SocietyHonor GroupAll yearTwoYesService organizationTricia Carson414-766-5236tcarson@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Harbinger NewspaperPublicationsAll yearTwoNOPublishes a school newspaper to the student body, with student writers and editors.n/a
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Headbanger's BallActivity GroupAll dayTwoYesRock & Heavy Metal music appreciation activities.Contact Activities Office414-766-5071
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HOSAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesHOSA is a national student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health science instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HSE-HOSA Partnership.Amy McConnell414-766-5221amcconnell@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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International Thespian Society
Honor GroupAll yearTwoYesService organizationTim Backes414-704-4152tjbackes@gmail.comWebsite Link
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Leo ClubActivity GroupAll dayTwoYesThe South Milwaukee Leo Club is a volunteer service club open to high school and middle school age-teens. Darla Wack414-766-5241dwack@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Link CrewActivity GroupAll yearTwoYesLink Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Jason Termaat414-766-5113jtermaat@sdsm.k12.wi.usWebsite Link
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MadrigalsMusic GroupWinterOneYesPerformance in December at Ye Olde Christmas Feaste with other concert performance opportunities throughout the year.Noah Bossert414-766-5179nbossert@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Marching BandMusic GroupFallOneYesPerforms for Fall competitions and home football games. Spring recruitment and training included, with regular field show practices throughout the summer. Community performances includes annual parades for Heritage Days (July) and Christmas (Thanksgiving weekend Sunday).Gail Kablau414-766-5117gkablau@sdsm.k12.wi.usWebsite Link
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Math TeamActivity GroupWinterTwoYesThe High School Math team is a group of students who compete in math in on and off campus competitions. We are open to any interested student. Daphne Leigh414-766-5208dleigh@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Music MastersHonor GroupAll yearTwoNOService organizationDavid Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Musical Pit OrchestraMusic GroupSpringOneYesPerforms with the Theatre department in their spring musical production.David Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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National Honor SocietyHonor GroupAll yearTwoYesService organizationJim Grassl, Elizabeth Biskobing414-766-5183 414-766-5182jgrassl@sdsm.k12.wi.us ebiskobing@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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OrbitService ClubAll yearTwoYesSchool retail storeDave Fix414-766-5184dfix@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Pep BandMusic GroupWinterTwoYesPerforms at various basketball games throughout the winter sports season.David Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Percussion EnsembleMusic GroupAll yearOneYesPerforms for solo & ensemble and school concertsDavid Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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PowerliftingActivity GroupWinterOneNOHigh School weight lifting clubN/A414-766-5071Contact the Athletic Office
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Project 7 Bible Club (P7)Activity GroupAll dayTwoYesProject 7 (P7) Club is a student led and driven opportunity for students to participate in a spiritually inspired, relationship oriented, community serving project in their school. Jean Uttke414-766-5864juttke@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Rocket Renegards Motorcyle Build TeamActivity GroupJan-JuneOneYesThe BUILD moto mentor program allows students to gain valuable experience in areas relating to the motorcycle industry such as design, welding, fabrication, and repair while competing against other High Schools from the area.Todd Van Caster414-766-5844tvancaster@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Rocket RundownActivity GroupAll dayTwoYesStudents host weekly video news program.Betsy Daniels414-766-5104bdaniels@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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S.M. GreenActivity GroupAll yearTwoYesEnvironmental groupDan Lesniak414-766-5225dlesniak@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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SkillsUSAActivity GroupAll yearOneYesSkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Scott Jaeckel414-766-5159sjaeckel@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Society of Women Engineers
Activity GroupAll yearTwoYesThe Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is an educational and service organization that empowers women to succeed and advance in the field of engineering, and to be recognized for their life-changing contributions as engineers and leaders. Ben Quartemont414-766-5133bquartemont@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Spanish Honor SocietyHonor GroupAll yearTwoYesService organizationAmy Altamirano414-766-5185aaltamirano@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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String EnsembleMusic GroupAll yearOneYesPerforms in the annual production of the Feaste, for solo & ensemble & school concertsDavid Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Student Senate
Student Government
All yearTwoYesRuns events throughout the school year, including Homecoming and school dances.Ante Udovicic414-766-5070audovicic@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Theatre-Fall PlayActivity GroupFallTwoYesProduces a play performance in NovemberTim Backes414-704-4152tjbackes@gmail.comWebsite Link
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Theatre-Spring MusicalActivity GroupWinterTwoYesProduces a musical performance in MarchTim Backes414-704-4152tjbackes@gmail.comWebsite Link
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Trap ShootingN/AFall---n/aThis is not a South Milwaukee program, but South Milwaukee students can participate in the Cudahy program.Chris Bosetti414-766-5890cbosetti@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Ultimate FrisbeeActivity GroupSpringYesCompetes with area groups Ian Sweet & Tess Maglio414-766-5158 414-766-5181isweet@sdsm.k12.wi.us tmaglio@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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UNITYActivity GroupAll yearTwoYesMulticultural awareness groupMolly Gallegos414-766-5816mgallegos@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Woodwind EnsembleMusic GroupAll yearOneYesPerforms for solo & ensemble & school concertsDavid Shaw414-766-5176dshaw@sdsm.k12.wi.us
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Ye Olde Christmas FeasteMusic GroupWinterTwoYesPerformance in December with rehearsals throughout the fall to prepare.Noah Bossert414-766-5179nbossert@sdsm.k12.wi.us