HS Clubs & Organizations

Clubs & Organizations

Student Government (SGA)

Sponsor: Ms. Murias
Purpose of Club: Provide a way for students to be involved with their school as a totality.
Type of Club: Elected office
Membership Requirements: Meet school board requirements, be elected to office, attend meetings, and participate in school activities.

Senior Class

Sponsor: Ms. Murias
Purpose of Club: Represent the senior class as a functioning part of the student body.
Type of Club: Elected Office
Membership Requirements: Officers elected by the entire senior class. Participate in class and school activities.

Junior Class

Sponsor: Mr. Cabrera
Purpose of Club: Represent the junior class as a functioning part of the student body.
Type of Club: Elected Office
Membership Requirements: Officers elected by the entire class. Board members sign up and stay members as a matter of participation. Participate in class and school activities.

Sophomore Class

Sponsor: Dr. Martinez
Purpose of Club: Engender a feeling of belonging and camaraderie among the 10th grade class, as well as provide meaningful community service opportunities for class members.
Type of Club: Elected Office
Membership Requirements: Member of tenth grade class. Participate in class and school activities.

Freshman Class

Sponsor: Mr. Beall
Purpose of Club: Develop leadership skills, cooperation, fund raising, and participate in service projects.
Type of Club: Elected Office
Membership Requirements: Belong to the 9th grade, be willing to work and cooperate. Participate in class and school activities.

Anime

Sponsor: Ms. Garcia
Purpose of Club: To expose students to new forms of story-telling and foster artistic growth. Also introduces students to different cultural expressions of art and media.
Type of Club: Interest
Membership Requirements: Open to all NWSA students

Be Hip

Sponsor: Mr. Beall
Purpose of Club: To improve health awareness and access for teenagers and young adults through an innovative, school-based education program that promotes candid conversation, addresses prevalent misconceptions and connects students to reliable health resources. HIP empowers teens to tackle the health crises of their generation.
Type of Club: Interest
Membership Requirements: Open to Juniors with a 2 year commitment

English Honor Society

Sponsor: Mr. Garcia
Purpose of Club: To create enthusiasm for scholarship and stimulate a desire to render service. Also promotes leadership and develops character in the students of secondary schools.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Dues, participating in meetings and district and possible state events.

Environmental Club

Sponsor: Mr. Comulada
Purpose of Club: To encourage students' hands-on involvement in projects in support of the environment, networking with other environmental organizations.
Type of Club: Interest
Membership Requirements: Dues, participating in meetings and district and possible state events.

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

Sponsor: Mr. Beall
Purpose of Club: To develop student leaders in an ever growing and changing professional environment.
Type of Club: Chapter
Membership Requirements: Dues, participating in meetings and district and possible state events.

Future Educators of America (FEA)

Sponsor: Dr. Martinez
Purpose of Club: Enhance the image of teaching as a profession, promote career opportunities in education, and provide opportunities for young men and women to explore their potentialities as educators.
Type of Club: Chapter
Membership Requirements: Be interested in teaching.

Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA)

Custodian: Mr. Garcia
Purpose of Club: To provide students an opportunity to make the school community safe, facilitate activism on campus, and create a welcoming environment for LGBT students.
Type of Club: Interest (Equal Access)
Membership Requirements: Open to all NWSA students.

Key Club

Custodian: Dr. Martinez
Purpose of Club: Develop initiative and leadership, provide experience in living and working together, prepare for useful citizenship, give primal importance to the human and spiritual rather than the material values of life, render unselfish service, and build better communities.
Type of Club: Service
Membership Requirements: Be in 9th, 10th, 11th, or 12th grade, interested in service, have C average, be of good character, possess leadership potential, and be willing to perform at least 50 hours of community service to the home, school, and community yearly (minimum of 2 community and 2 school service projects).

Model United Nations

Sponsor: Ms. Alvarez
Purpose of Club: To grow in knowledge and understanding of international relations through simulating United Nations meetings.
Type of Club: Interset
Membership Requirements: Dues, participate in meetings and events.

Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

Sponsor: Mr. Hanson
Purpose of Club: Develop math skills, collaborative skills, and leadership qualities through math competitions and tutoring.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Honor society must meet the requirements set forth by the National Chapter, maintain a 3.0 GPA or better in all math courses, participate in state and local competitions, dues and provide tutorial services to the student body.

Music Honor Society

Sponsor: Dr. Denning
Purpose of Club: Music Honor Society is designed to recognize students for their academic and musical achievements, reward them for their accomplishments and service activities, and to inspire other students to excel at music and leadership.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Members must be chosen by their advisor. Advisors pick students who show outstanding scholarship, leadership, service, and character to honor them for their accomplishments. You have to be in a school music ensemble or class. You have to have maintained a B average grade (or equivalent) in in your classes during the last semester.

National Art Honor Society (NAHS)

Sponsor: Ms. Gifford
Purpose of Club: Inspire and recognize students who have shown outstanding ability in art.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Must meet National requirements in art, scholarship, service, and character. Provide tutorial service to student body.

National Honor Society

Sponsor: Ms. Villoch
Purpose of Club: Honor high academic achievement, tutor students at NWSA.
Type of Club: Honor society
Membership Requirements: One semester at NWSA and a GPA of 3.65. Provide tutorial service to student body.

National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA)

Sponsor: Ms. Cannan
Purpose of Club: To honor, recognize and inspire artistic excellence in dance, academic excellence, and to promote teamwork and citizenship.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Be a junior or senior at NWSA with a weighted GPA of 3.0 or higher. Earned at least 30 points (dance activities). Complete at least 55 hours of community service. Exemplify artistic excellence, teamwork and citizenship.

National Science Honor Society (NSHS)

Sponsor: Ms. Comulada
Purpose of Club: The purpose of the Science National Honors Society is to encourage students to participate in extracurricular science activities. Through their participation, students will excel in the pursuit of science knowledge. Science National Honor Society also encourages participation in community service related to science such as tutoring of other students.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: A student must have and maintain a 3.0 grade point average and enrolled in at least one honors or upper level science class during or prior to the eleventh grade year.

Oasis

Sponsor: Dr. Kirn
Purpose of Club: A student-led and run non-curriculum related group. Open to all students, regardless of the religious, political, philosophical or other orientation.
Type of Club: Interest (equal access)
Membership Requirements: Open to all students.

Student Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)

Sponsor: Dr. Kirn
Purpose of Club: To provide students with the best prevention tools possible to deal with the issues of underage drinking, other drug use, risky and impaired driving and other destructive decisions.
Type of Club: Interest (equal access)
Membership Requirements: Open to all students.

Société Honoraire de Français (French Honor Society)

Sponsor: Ms. Navarro
Purpose of Club: Honor high academic achievement, tutor students at NWSA.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: One semester at NWSA and GPA of 3.65. Provide tutorial service to student body.

Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica
(Spanish Honor Society)

Sponsor: Dr. Miranda
Purpose of Club: Encourage students to study Spanish language and culture.
Type of Club: Honor Society
Membership Requirements: Two years of Spanish with a 3.5 overall GPA. Provide tutorial service to student body.

Thespian Honor Society

Sponsor: Mr. Hoover
Purpose of Club: Support the high school-college drama program, use oneself as fully as possible, further theater in the school and community, use theater as a tool in performing community service.
Type of Club: Honor Society.
Membership Requirements: Earning 10 points = 100 hours of work - in visiting, lecturing, participating in productions. 5 points may be carried over from middle schools.