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About Clubs

  • All Interlake clubs are founded and run by students year-round.
  • Each club requires a minimum of 10 members, a teacher advisor, and a clear purpose that enriches student life at Interlake.
  • Clubs require the following paperwork every year: club charter, constitution, budget, & roster.
  • Clubs support our students’ diversity! They can range from community service (National Honors Society) to competition (DECA) to school spirit (Fleurs).

Why join or start a club?

  • Learn a new skill
  • Discover your career interests
  • Share your passion with other students
  • Join a tight-knit community of friends
  • Practice leadership skills

Please see Mrs. Tate for all spending or fundraising procedures & forms.

2020-21 ASB RECOGNIZED CLUBS

Interested in belonging to or starting a new club?

New charters are completed for every club, every year. Club charters are required and approved by ASB. Clubs need to have a teacher advisor, at least 6 members and a clear mission that fits within our school mission and goals. Interlake has a wide range of clubs; community service, hobby, and discussion to clubs that travel and compete with other teams. Getting involved in a club is a great way to develop your leadership skills.

 

Club Name Club Description Regular Meeting Time
Interlake Speech and Debate The mission of Interlake Speech and Debate is to inculcate research, public speaking, critical thinking, advocacy, and communication skills in its members to empower them in the real world. Students are given opportunities to compete in a variety of events (policy, LD, public forum, speech, etc.) and will be taught by nationally competitive upperclassmen through lectures, drills, and practice debates. Tuesdays & Thursdays; 3:30-5:30 PM
Taichi Club Hey guys! We will educate our club members everything from practical self-defense moves to performance routines with weapons like fans, swords, and sabers to Chinese culture. Our club is led by proficient Taichi disciplines who have competed in several major taichi competitions. We will have lots of fun learning Chinese culture and martial arts! This is a great chance to hang out with upper classmen and gain advice on high school! Remember to bring your friends for an even better experience! Tuesday 3:30-4:30
Interlake Saints Robotics Have you ever wondered how robots are made? Well, Saints Robotics is the club for you! We participate in FIRST Robotics Competitions every year by building industrial sized robots.
Engineering and programming aren’t your thing? There are still plenty of reasons to join including business, design, photography, and other fun projects!
Monday and Friday from 4:30 to 6:30 PM
HOSA HOSA: Future Healthcare Professionals is an international, student-led organization dedicated to students interested in STEM-related careers and medical science. We value leadership, participation, and friendly competition with conferences at local, state, and national levels. With over 50 different competitive events spanning six academic categories, volunteer opportunities, and community projects, there’s plenty of chances for everyone to shine! Thursday Lunch
IHS Research Club Research club is a place for students to meet and discuss research that they have read or are conducting (both for and outside of school) and get feedback from their peers. There are guest lectures as well as dedicated time to work on competitions like ISEF and more. Also the club will work on helping out everyone for IB research stuff like EEs and IIs. Monday 3:30 – 4:30
Entrepreneurship Club We encourage Interlake Students to come together and brainstorm and collaborate ways to innovate ideas and help start their own companies. We teach students the ways of marketing and teach how to turn ideas and passions into businesses therefore turning the students into future business leaders. Mondays 3:30 – 4:00.
Interlake Inquirer The Interlake Inquirer is the student-run school newspaper. We report the events at Interlake and connect news from the outside world to the local community. In addition to writing articles, club members may also take on duties such as website design and social media management. WEDNESDAY @ 1:30 PM
Game Development Club Can you code, draw, design, make music, or write? Make games with teams or solo using Unity/C#/Java, Construct 3, or Scratch and submit them to state-wide, regional, and national competitions! Mondays at 4:00 PM
Art & Photography Club Art & Photography club at Interlake, is a community focused club where students can earn volunteer hours by attending meetings, do small projects with friends, be informed about art competitions, choose which activity they want to participate in each week, and make creations that we may showcase in the school to promote creativity in the Interlake community. 3:30 pm/ Thursdays
Interlake HOSA HOSA: Future Healthcare Professionals is an international, student-led organization dedicated to students interested in STEM-related careers and medical science. We value leadership, participation, and friendly competition with conferences at local, state, and national levels. With over 50 different competitive events spanning six academic categories, volunteer opportunities, and community projects, there’s plenty of chances for everyone to shine! Thursday lunch, every other week
Interlake Inquirer The Interlake Inquirer is the student-run school newspaper. We report the events at Interlake and connect news from the outside world to the local community. In addition to writing articles, club members may also take on duties such as website design and social media management. Wednesday, 3:30 PM
Programming Club Programming Club is for students who are interested in learning more about programming and software development. With a variety of fun projects and weekly lectures, we welcome all skill levels. Thursdays at 3:45
IHS Research Club Research club is a place for students to meet and discuss research that they have read or are conducting (both for and outside of school) and get feedback from their peers. There are guest lectures as well as dedicated time to work on competitions like ISEF and more. Also the club will work on helping out everyone for IB research stuff like EEs and IIs. Monday 3:30 – 4:30
muslim student association (msa) sunday 11:00
Interlake Technology Student Association (TSA) TSA is a national, non-profit organization of high school and middle school student members who are engaged in STEM. Since TSA was chartered in 1978, over 5,000,000 members have participated through competitions, intracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and community service. The Technology Student Association (TSA) enhances personal development, leadership, and career opportunities in STEM, whereby members apply and integrate these concepts through various different activities, competitions, and related programs. With 39 different team and individual competitive events, TSA offers something for everyone to explore and enjoy. An interest form for those interested can be found here: https://forms.gle/LJbfYHsJgmfHA6Qs5. TBD
Science National Honor Society Join SNHS to explore STEM through group research projects, peer tutoring opportunities (tutor others or receive tutoring), fun science experiments, and much more! Wednesday 7:25-55 am
Interlake Operation Smile Interlake Operation Smile is a service club dedicated to raising awareness and money for cleft palate surgeries. It is a great way to earn service hours while also gaining leadership experience with event planning! Some of our past and current projects include organizing a 5K Run, supply drives, and community education. Every other Thursday from 3:30-4:00
Interlake Civics Club

We will focus on discussing topics that people wish to converse about while also working to plan/organize entire events (student led) to aid local organizations/charities.

We will have volunteer opportunities in the future for service hours and such (when we can actually meet in person)!

First Wednesday of the Month (3-4 PM)
Tri-M Music National Honor Society Tri-M is a music honor society designed to recognize students’ academic and musical accomplishments. Members of the club also have opportunities to participate in service and leadership opportunities in organizing different events, such as tutoring at local middle schools or performing at nursing homes. Thursdays from 1-1:30 pm
French Club French Club is here to help any French learners, to get people from the French community together, and allow others to discover the culture and the language. Thursday, from 3:30 – 4:00, every week.
JSA Join JSA to talk about politics, get involved in activism, and learn to debate (in a less competitive environment than actual debate). Whether you are already well versed in politics, or want to learn more about them, JSA is a great place to grow your knowledge and hear different perspectives. There will be numerous virtual and hopefully in person conventions and events this year which will provide opportunities to interact with political figures and engage in conversation about complex issues. Mondays at 3:30
Lead to Feed Join the fight against hunger! Our club helps battle hunger locally and internationally. 1 in 5 children in Washington state do not know where their next meal is coming from. Our goal is to help raise money for and volunteer with organizations that help provide people, especially children, with the meals and resources they need to survive and be successful. We will discuss topics related to world hunger and work together to organize fundraisers and food drives for various local and international food banks, distribution centers, and nonprofits. We will also participate in volunteer opportunities at local food banks and distribution centers. every other Thursday 3:30 P.M.
Science Olympiad We prepare for and participate in official Science Olympiad tournaments throughout the year! Events to choose from include nearly all branches of science, as well as hands-on engineering builds. Students of all experience levels are welcomed! Mondays at 3:30
Interlake Science Club Science Club is an open space for all students passionate about science. We mainly focus on competitions such as Science Bowl, which is a buzzer-style, team-based tournament, and the Olympiads, which are written, individual tests dedicated to specific disciplines, like biology, physics, or chemistry. Fridays at 3:30 pm
Break the Barrier We partner with the ELL program and local refugee organizations to provide virtual English classes to refugee and immigrant students through organic conversation. No prior experience is necessary—join to earn volunteer hours and meet friends from around the world! Mondays at 3:30 PM
National Honor Society We make our community better through scholarship and volunteering. Thursday after school (every other week)
National Honor Society National Honor Society is committed to providing its members and community with opportunities for scholarship and service. We do volunteering projects for schools, non-profit organizations, and based on our own plans. These include writing notes to teachers, tutoring at elementary and middle schools, helping out at Northwest Harvest, and supporting COVID frontliners. NHS is open to all sophomores, juniors, and seniors who have a GPA above 3.7. Since we are an official chapter of the NHS organization, members will be more prepared when applying for and attending college. Every other Thursday, 3:00 – 3:30
Green Team Green Team, in shorter words, is a volunteer group to earn the community service hours needed to graduate and learn about our environment. We as a club both learn and promote environmental awareness, whist conducting fun and educational activities. We take field trips, have friendly competitions, and welcome guest speakers. Tuesdays 2:45-3:25
NGN Interlake NGN Interlake is a charter club for the organization NGN. Some of the regular activities in this club will include: discussing world issues, practicing public speaking, & preparing for the NGN Global Competition! Wednesdays, 2:00-3:00 pm
the Anime Club Come to the Anime Club to watch and discuss all kinds of anime! Whether you like shounen or shoujo, subs or dubs, everyone is welcome! Wednesdays, 11:05-11:35am
FFA We are the Interlake FFA, where we do a variety of agricultural related activities. However, you don’t have to be interested in agriculture to join, as long as you are open to participating in our activities. Currently, we are raising chickens at interlake and we plan to grow tea and possibly hold a plant exhibit. Every other Thursday 2:45
Interlake Math Club Math Club is a place for everybody who enjoys math! We run fun club meetings, as well as major competitions such as the AMC/AIME/USA(J)MO series and local competitions such as MIC. If you are interested in any of these, check us out! Mondays 3:30-4:30 (subject to change)

The Bellevue School District offers students opportunities to extend their learning through extracurricular and after school activity programs. It is the District’s intention to provide high quality opportunities for student participation in extracurricular and after school activity programs. To that end:

Bellevue School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell, (425) 456-4010 or lowellj@bsd405.org; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, (425) 456-4156 or edlundh@bsd405.org; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman, (425) 456-4040 or allmana@bsd405.org. Mailing address for all three: 12111 NE 1st Street, Bellevue, WA 98005.

The Bellevue School District is also committed to providing a safe and civil educational environment that is free from harassment, intimidation or bullying. Report harassment, intimidation or bullying with SafeSchools Alert or at your school. The Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying Compliance Officer is Nancy Pham, (425) 456-4040 or phamn@bsd405.org.