Clubs

 Get involved in your school... join a club! 

Club Name

Sponsor

Meetings

Description

Amnesty International Club   

Ms. Ireland-Kelly

Every other Tuesday at lunch in Room 8   

Education about human rights abuses worldwide, including what basic human rights are and how to advocate for victims through letter-writing and other means.

Art Club

Mr. Stewart

Wednesdays @ Lunch

This club is intended for students whom are interested in art and would like to hang out with like-minded people.

Battle of the Books

Mrs. Cox   

Thursdays at lunch in the library

Students read 10 young adult novels and battle with students from other schools to see who knows them best. 

Big Beat Collective

Mr. Schumacher

Fridays @ lunch in Room 41

Freestyle jam sessions to capture the essence of flow and energize the masses.  All are welcome.

Chess Club

Mr. Mackie

Wednesdays at lunch in Room 12

"Check" us out.  Everyone is welcome (i.e. any level of chess ability from masters to beginners to those wanting to learn).

ESL/Bilingual Club   

Mr. Rawlings  and Ms. South

   

French Club

Mrs. O'Brien-Holen

Fridays at lunch in Room 26

Welcome to all Francophiles and Francophones!  Come join us for games, food, music and more!

 

Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Ms. Clark and Mr. Ruhlin

Mondays at lunch in Room 14

Promoting understanding and dispelling prejudice amongst gay, straight, transgender and bisexual students at West.

German Club

Mr. Kimball

Daily at lunch in Room 24

Dedicated to all things Teutonic. Help with homework and class work provided.

Hearts of Oceania

Mrs. Vicky Filemu-Tueipi and Mr. Vazquez

Tuesday/Thursday 2-3 Eagles Cache

Sharing the traditions and customs of Polynesia with the West High School Community, and in so doing promoting a positive image and decreasing negative stereotyping and discrimination.

Interact Club

Mr. Ruhlin

Tuesdays at lunch in room 10

Students in Interact Club develop service projects that address global issues. The theme of the club is "Thinking globally, acting locally."

Math Club

Mr. Dobler

Wednesdays at lunch in Room 1

We explore mathematics and offer tutoring.

Model United Nations

Mr. Vano

Mondays at lunch in Room 27

Serves to prepare students for the biannual Model United Nations conferences. Raises student awareness of global issues and promotes understanding of different cultures.

Mock Trial

Mr. Vano

 

 

National Honor Society

Ms. Friar

 First and Third Thursday of each month in Science 7

National Honor Society primarily recognizes scholastic achievement, leadership, and an outstanding personal character. Our goal is to provide a base of support to encourage continued academic accomplishment and personal character growth. Entrance requirements are a 3.2 GPA for three consecutive semesters.

Native Student Association

Mr. Walker

Wednesdays at lunch in the office across from library

 

Native Youth Olympics   

Mr. Walker

Meetings will begin January 2018

Celebrating Alaska Native cultures with Native Youth Olympics.

Partners Club

Mr. Camp, Mr. Kuehn, Ms. Lee, and Ms. Tinker

Wednesdays at lunch in Room 38

Sponsored by Special Olympics Alaska. Partners Club provides an opportunity for students with and without disabilities to get to know each other through sports like bowling and track and field, and through social activities and community service projects. Learn more here.

Photography

Rachel Stephl

Thursdays at lunch in Room C153

Collaboration and education of all things photography related. 

Russian Club

Mrs. Farkas

1st & 3rd Wednesdays

Relo 13

he main purpose of the club will be to introduce West High students with the Russian culture through games, art, song and video, and participated in various volunteer Anchorage community activities, like Christmas shoe box and others. The club will be in English, and everyone can attend

Spanish Club

Mr. Vazquez 

Tuesdays at lunch in Room 39

Providing community service, creating a link between high school and Government Hill students via pen pals, share our culture with others and fundraise to support club activities and the Spanish Immersion Program.

The Spoken Word Club

Mr. Mackie

Mondays at lunch in Room 12

Come speak out your truth to us, speak straight from the heart: Speak! We will listen.

Robotics

Mrs. Huseynova

Room 54 Tuesdays 2:15-4:00

Exploring and learning about technology through the completion of projects in categories such as hardware, software, networking, and robotics.

Thespian Society

Mr. Miller

First Tuesday of each month in Room Science 5

The Troup is the honors component of the school's theater program for the advancement of standards of excellence in theater. The troupe will encourage students to attain better mastery of the theater arts and will reward those who achieve it with induction.

Women of West

TBA

 

Promoting leadership skills for senior girls.

YANA

Ms. Essary & Ms. Jones

Tuesdays @lunch in Room 57

Making a difference at West…one smile at a time.