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 Patty Siegwarth.

Being involved in a club is a great way to get to know other students at your school and to participate in something you are interested in. We highly encourage all students to participate!

 

Don’t see a club that you’d like to join? Start one! Here’s how to start a club at International School:

  1. Complete the Club Application/Constitution Form – pick one up from the ASB Advisor in the Front Office
  2. Create a flier for a club interest meeting – fliers must be approved by ASB Advisor
  3. Hold an interest meeting – make note of the number of students who attended
  4. Connect with our ASB Executive Secretary to attend an ASB Meeting (Monday lunch time) and present your club for approval

 

CURRENT ACTIVE CLUBS for the 2018-2019 School Year

 

Open to ALL students middle school and high school:

Name of Club Description of Club Time Location

Club President

Club Advisor*

Art Club

The Art Club is a club open to middle and high school and students not taking art that explores various artists, art techniques, and careers in art. Students can learn about competition opportunities, how to make themed crafts, and participate in volunteering events outside of school.

 

Last Friday of each month at Lunch Room 118

Felicity Huang

Enid Smith Becker*

FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America is the largest career student business organization in the world. Each year, FBLA helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business with events ranging from sports management to creating your own business plan. FBLA inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

 

Fridays Lunch

Every two weeks

Room 103

Joanna Yoo

Bryon Combs*

Green Team

Green Team is a group of individuals who create and implement projects that increase the environmental sustainability of International School and the local community. Projects are focused on promoting environmental awareness and responsibility and are created in ways that teach members valuable project management and leadership skills. Its purpose is to give students who are passionate about helping the environment an opportunity to make measurable change in their community.

 

Wednesdays Lunch Room 206

Gargi Panatula

Tamara Truax*

Writing Club

In Writing Club, students produce journalistic and narrative pieces for the school and outside organizations as part of several year-long projects. The purpose of the club is to give students the opportunity to explore different aspects of writing and to have their work published.

 

Tuesdays Lunch

Every other week

Room 105

Manaswee Sukhatankar

Surbhi Kak*

QSA

The QSA is a club for discussion about LGBTQ+ rights and history, as well as a safe place for all genders and sexualities.

 

Mondays Lunch Room 113

Sofia Rudic

Joe Kheriaty*

Red Cross Club

The Red Cross Club is a national student run organization connected to the American Red Cross that works to provide worldwide disaster relief and education. For its members, the club gives an opportunity for community service hours, training in CPR, and leadership. It is the perfect chance to impact not only the school community, but our global community as well.

 

Every 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month Room 207

Anthony Le

Laura Baumgartner*

Janet Roberts*

Robotics

The Titan Robotics Club is for students interested in mechanical, electrical, and software engineering. Positions are also available for students interested in video editing, graphic design, computer animation, marketing, management, and team spirit. Students are encouraged to join during Back to Business Day in August so they can fully participate in the entire year.

Robotics participate in the First Robotics Program through middle school First Lego League, middle/high school First Tech Challenge, and high school First Robotics Competition.

 

Tuesdays Lunch Room 209

Christina Long

Lee Holt*

Yearbook

Applicants chosen are inducted into the yearbook committee. The yearbook committee is a group of students (typically 3-4 people per grade) who’ve shown dedication and creativity. This committee oversees creating the yearbook that will be distributed at the end of the year, showcasing all the fun memories International had that year. This club is open to all except for incoming 6th grade students.

 

Thursdays

3:15pm – 4:15pm

Room 118

Kyla Franich

Ren Watanabe

Enid Smith Becker*

 

Open to only high school students:

Name of Club Description of Club Time Location

Club President

Club Advisor*

Computer Club

Multiple groups of artists, musicians, coders and designers who come together to create and play fun and interesting games, and who represent International School in the WAPTA Video Game Development Competition.

 

Fridays Lunch Room 101

Kieran McKee

Kimiko Nishiwaki*

Cooking Club Cooking Club is a gathering of students for those who love to cook and eat with friends.

Once a month

After School

Room 208

Maya Wohlan

Charisse Hallberg*

Wesley Hung*

 

East Asian Culture Club

A gathering of students who are interested in learning about East Asian cultures, mainly focusing on China, Korea, and Japan.

 

Thursdays Lunch Room 103

Amelia G-P

Tamara Wietfeldt*

Film Club

Film Club allows students with a love of film to explore and discuss the different aspects of movies. Its purpose is to allow all students the ability to expand their knowledge of films.

 

4th Friday of each month at Lunch Room 214

Kavita Getchell

Taylor Tillotson*

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code is a club that helps reach out to women who want to gain more experience in coding or technology, this could be in python or in java. No levels of coding are needed prior to joining but if you do, there are plenty of opportunities to build on those skills. In this club, girls will be able to work on weekly/monthly projects that use coding to help build their knowledge.

 

Wednesday Mornings

7:30am – 8:10am

Room 101

Sarah Dolan

Kimiko Nishiwaki*

JSA

Junior State of America (JSA) is an American non-partisan student led organization. The purpose of JSA is to help high school students acquire leadership skills and the knowledge necessary to be effective debaters and civic participants. It also encourages youth awareness of today’s current issues.

 

Thursdays Lunch Room 200

Jamie Paik

Jen Sorenson*

Key Club

Key Club is an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to provide service, build character, and develop leadership.

 

Wednesdays Lunch

Every other week

Room 200

Alyssa Yin

Barb Sneckner*

MUN

Model United Nations (MUN) are conferences run all over the world that allow students to learn about global politics and international diplomacy. It allows students to represent the views and international standing of countries around the world.

 

Fridays Lunch Room 206

Thrisha Mohan

Tamara Truax*