Clubs & Organizations

WHS

Art Club-  Time and Place: room B126 on Thursdays from 3:10-4:10. Sponsor: Jennie Mizrahi. Activities: Art club members will have access to art supplies to do self-driven projects.  Students may also choose to learn specific art skills, organize public service art, and participate in department field trips.  The art club is responsible for organizing and hanging the senior art show in the spring. *Rules/Regulations: Students must obey the guidelines for school appropriate art delineated on Ms. Miz's website. Any students may be barred from participation for abuse of the facilities or school inappropriate behavior.

 

Calm Mind Club-  Calm Mind Club is focused on reducing stress, increasing concentration, and relaxation. See Mr. Schmalzer for more information.


Chess Club-  The purpose of our Chess Club is to help teach, improve, and enjoy the game of chess. All are welcome, regardless of skill level. Learning to play chess benefits students by teaching them to focus, plan ahead, weigh options, respond to challenges and to think analytically. See Mr. Marino in the counseling office for more details.


Craft Club-  Craft club was formed by students that wanted an opportunity to come together as a group and let their creative side come out.  Any student that is interested in making crafts can join craft club.  We will have meetings during lunch (TBD) and activities after school (TBD).  See Ms. Cumings or Ms. Rizzuto for more information.


Drama Club/Tech ClubThe Drama Club/Tech Club is for students with an interest in plays and play production including acting, building, painting, lights and sound, and other aspects of production.  The club will be involved with any production during the year.  An appreciation of the dramatic arts will also be stressed with the possibility of attending professional productions in other cities.  The International Thespian Society is an honor society of the Drama Club.  ITS students are inducted in the spring.  See Mrs. Estrada in room D106 for details.


eSports Club - Crush your lane and play soccer in a car while learning life skills and solving real-world problems as part of a team. Take part in a $100+ billion industry by playing video games, such as League of Legends and Rocket League. Sign up at PlayVS.com or see Mr. Slade in C206 during lunch for more details.


FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes.  See Dr. Devlin or Laurie Hillman for more information. 


FFA-  National FFA Organization is a national youth leadership organization that reflects the broadening field of agriculture, which today encompasses more than 300 careers such as vet science, ag mechanics, food science, floriculture, greenhouse production, biotechnology, and more!  Students must be enrolled in an agriculture class to participate in FFA activities that include social events, community service, competition, as well as many travel and scholarship opportunities.  See Mrs. Spaur or Ms. Baylie in the agriculture area for more information.


Future Business Leaders of America – FBLA- This organization means business!  All are welcome to join FBLA, and students pursuing the business curriculum are enthusiastically encouraged to attend. Through service, leadership, social, and instructional activities, students develop professional business outlooks and awareness. Compete against other students in business and technology events. See Mr. Brockway in room C203 for more information.


Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America – FCCLA-  FCCLA is a national youth organization that promotes personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Science courses.  The organization is intra-curricular; however, students not enrolled in an FCS course may choose to participate by contacting the advisors.  Various community service projects, fundraisers, and social events are included in the student-generated activities.  See Mrs. Smith, Mrs. Francis, or Ms. Teal for more details.


French Club - The purpose of the French clubs is to provide cultural enrichment through a variety of activities, projects, and travel related to the language studied.  Any student who has studied or is studying one of these languages is welcome to join the club.  To remain eligible for the club, a student must participate in at least two club activities during the school year.  See Ms. Gilmore for more information.


German Club-  Every other year, Windsor High School hosts students from Kitzingen, Germany.  The purpose of the German club is to prepare interested students to host our exchange partners from Armin-Knab-Gymnasium (AKG).  To be a member of German Club, students must commit to hosting a student. The club meetings provide cultural enrichment through a variety of activities and projects related to the German language and culture.  All students are welcome to join the club.  To remain eligible for the club, a student must regularly attend meetings.  See Ms. Schulz or Mrs. Ward for more information.


GSAThe GSA is a student initiated club focused on awareness and understanding of diversity and sexual orientation.  Club meetings TBD. See Ms. Plowman for more details.


(THIS CLUB IS IN THE WORKS OF FORMING)

Junior Optimist ClubJunior Optimist International (JOI) is a youth organization that embraces positive values, respect for ourselves and others while engaging in community service. Our mission is to use a passion for making a difference to reach out to other people wishing to make a difference too.  JOI is the student chapter of Optimist International.  See Officer Stanger or Dr. Devlin for more information.


Interact-  Interact is a student initiated community service organization focused on international issues.  Members participate in awareness and fundraising campaigns to educate and support important international awareness.  Interact is the student chapter of Rotary International.  Meeting approval is pending, but service projects are underway. See Ms. Schreiber for more details.


Key Club-  Key Club is a community service organization focused on local and regional issues.  Members participate in a variety of service and fundraising activities to support the local community.  Key Club is the student chapter of Kiwanis International. We meet on Thursdays in the Small Gym during lunch. Email Ms. Jenelle Duvall for more information.


Knowledge Bowl-  Knowledge Bowl is an interactive team competition where members showcase their academic acumen against other schools in Colorado. Participating in teams of four, Knowledge Bowl members answer a slew of questions ranging across the broad spectrum of school subjects, current events, and other challenging topics. Knowledge Bowl will meet for practice Tuesdays and Wednesdays during lunch from September to April. Any student is eligible to join the WHS Knowledge Bowl team. Competition begins in November and concludes with the MegaMind League competition in February. The state qualifying and state meets are held in the spring.  Students can earn a WHS letter in this activity.  See Mr. Thompson in room B217 for more information.


Literary Magazine-  This club allows students a space to submit and publish creative writing, short stories, poetry, photography, and artwork.  Students will lead, edit, and design. See Ms. Plowman for more information about this. 


National Honor Society – NHS-  The NHS includes members of the junior and senior classes.  Faculty votes to accept new members of the WHS Chapter after the end of first semester.  Students must have a GPA of 3.5 or above, and are judged on the basis of leadership, character, and service.  See Ms. Winner for details if you need more details after reading this https://drive.google.com/file/d/1iT3F_Efg8k81UIgk6dUlYhj8qqhLi7C5/view?usp=sharing


Mock Trial-  This fun and interactive club will prepare students to participate in the statewide mock trial competition conducted annually by the Colorado Bar Association. Students will explore various topics relating to the functions of the court system. In preparation for the competition, the students will use critical thinking skills to analyze physical evidence and witness affidavits. They will work collaboratively as a team to construct sound legal arguments supporting and attacking both sides of the given case. The students will write opening and closing statements, as well direct and cross examination questions. Students will participate in the competition as either witnesses or attorneys. Through the preparation and trials, students will become familiar with trial procedure, rules of evidence and courtroom decorum. Students who take part in this club will be gaining invaluable skills such as teamwork and collaboration, public speaking and critical thinking skills.


Robotics- The WHS Robotics program has been successful in providing our members with vast opportunities to explore the field of engineering and computer science through robotics competitions.  WizardsRobotics is not a club, it is a highly competitive team.  Students who participate in this program expect to be challenged to solve problems that are complex and require serious commitment.  In return, those team members expect that they will gain skills which will serve them in postsecondary engineering and computer science programs as well as earn admission to college and scholarships based on that work.

The team competes in First Tech Challenge events throughout Colorado.  The season begins in early September and ends in February.  To find out more see Mr. Cline in the WHS Mechatronics lab (C103).


SkillsUSA- SkillsUSA is a national organization and partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Students must be enrolled in a Welding class in order to participate.  Some of the student generated activities are social events, community service and fundraisers. There is also a regional skill welding competition with the possibility of competing at the state and national level. For more information see Mr. Hilim in room C106.


Spanish Club-  The purpose of Spanish Club is to provide cultural enrichment through a variety of activities, projects, and travel related to the Spanish language.  Any student who has studied or is studying Spanish is welcome to join the club.  The club meets the third Friday of each month at 7:30 am.  See Mrs. Cumings, Ms.Gardner, or Ms. Winner for details.


Speech, Debate & Forensics Team- The Speech, Debate, and Forensics Team provides a variety of speaking, communication, and artistic performance activities that improve logic, argumentation and reasoning abilities, creative expression, leadership and personal confidence.  Debate competitions will include relevant topics on real world issues in the US and the world today. Debate consists of 2 team members working together against another team. For those who enjoy the more creative aspect of speaking, there are single and partnered acting categories including Duo, Humor, Prose and Poetry interpretation which are always entertaining! Participants in Speech, Debate, and Forensics can earn college scholarships, higher test scores, and important life skills including improved communication, critical thinking and analysis. Bring your friends and make new ones as you practice, prep, and compete against one another and teams from other schools around the state.  

Contact Ms. Coats at nancy.coats@weldre4.org Or Mrs. Jensen at deb.jensen@weldre4.org Or sign up in the office. Meetings will begin in September, competitions begin in October and run through February


Student Council
-  Student Council is the student government of WHS.  They are in charge of many activities throughout the school year, including homecoming, school improvements, dances, and important issues involving the administration.  The group has lots of fun and would like to invite you to join.  Meetings take place every Thursday morning at 7:30 am in the Fireside Room.  See Ms. Mann for details or speak to any of your student body officers.


TSA-  Time to get your STEM on! The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a national career and technical student organization (CTSO) of high school students who are engaged in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics). Competitive events range from Animatronics to Webmaster and leadership opportunities will help you develop 21st century skills. To participate, you need to be enrolled in one of Mr. Slade’s 2020-2021 technology courses. TSA will meet virtually on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 1pm, starting in September.


WHS Flight Club (Darts)- If you like to throw darts or are interested in learning to play different dart games, WHS Flight Club is for you.  Please see Mr. Collier, Mr. Boshart or Mr. Thompson if you’re interested or have any questions.


Yearbook
-  Yearbook is a production based club.  Enrollment in Intro to Journalism class is required.  Class and club members write stories, take photographs, etc. to document the student experience.  See Ms. McGowan for more information about Yearbook.