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NHS Clubs: This page is continuously being updated to add more information about clubs.
Clubs are reactivated each year by the staff advisor and new officers. The list of clubs on this page includes all ACTIVE NHS clubs that have their paperwork on file for the 2019-2020 school year. If your club is not on the list below please contact Ms. Landau-Walter for information about how to complete the reactivation process.
Students interested in proposing the creation of a NEW club should see Ms. Landau-Walter in 2123 to get the forms and discuss the process. The first round of club approvals will take place at the November Student Senate Meeting.
|#BuiltByNHS||Tuesdays at 3:40||3118||Nehring||Alicen (Chaewon) Han||We work with the organizaiton #BUILTBYGIRLS which is dedicated to empowering young women to succeed in their careers. We focus on networking and interpersonal skills that are necessary to succeed. We also share opportunities in #BUILTBYGIRLS events, internships, and programs that may be of interest. All students are welcome regardless of gender identity or expression.|
|ACS Chemistry Club||Mondays (every other) at 3:40||3115||Leff||Julie Kang||A club that provides students with a unique opportunity to experience chemistry beyond the classroom. We feature National Chemistry Olympiad preparation, learn about chemistry careers, help each other with chemistry, and better understand the role chemistry plays in our lives every day.|
|Acts of Random Kindness||Every other Friday 3:40||Library||Croisier||Meghan Huang and Ayla Karmali||ARK's goal is spreading kindness and making the school a more positive place by planning and executing kind gensture that spark joy in the Newport community.|
|Art in Action Club||Tuesdays||2405||Bitter||Julia Park||Our club completes art service projects to connect and collaborate with our community.|
|Astronomy Club||Fridays at 3:40||3106||Johnson, Lang, Brown||Gautam Manesh||We are a group of students who are curious about what goes on outside of our own planet. We do presentations, discuss our universe, do planetarium visits and have occasional star parties.|
|Biotech Club||Fridays 3:40||3118||Leff||Andrew Yu and Alex Ratte||We hold biotech interest meetings, coordinate biotech events and serve and a connector to the field.|
|Bird Watching Club||Mondays 3:40||1113||Swann||Mohini Paul||A fun opportunity to get engaged with nature right here at Newport. A great place to get started with this relaxing and entertaining hobby.|
|BSU (Black Student Union)||Tuesdays at 3:40||2108||Lopez-Kopp||Lauren Kirkpatrick||BSU is one of the core organizations that give a voice to minority students at NHS. We are about helping each other learn and grow during our high school journey and nurture the way we see ourselves regarding race. This club will act as a platform for the small yet powerful population of black students at NHS and also act as an opportunity for ALL students to learn about the significance of race in America to gain insight and perspective. More significantly, this club is not meant to be an "8th period" to learn about race, but a group of funny, talented, friendly and passionate teens wanting to make a difference.|
|Camelot Club||Fridays at 3:40||TBD||Grimes||Abigail Regan||Camelot club is responsible for hosting TOLO, the annual spring semi-formal dance. Club members plan the theme and decorate for the event.|
|Chess Club||Tuesdays at 3:40||1102||Eastman||Luke Xie||Chess club is a fun, loosely structured club that allows people to socialize and play chess whether purely recreationally or competitively. There are opportunities to play in tournaments in the KingCo Chess League.|
|Chinese Culture Club||Tuesdays at 3:40||1114||Su||Vivian Deng||This club is open to all students and aims at spreading Chinese around Newport and making Newport a more friendly environment for Chinese students. Our club also works with SOAR to promote unity.|
|Cisco Project Club||Tuesdays (every other) 3:40||1407||Mason, Hoffman, Newing||Jaxon JcClelland||A club to set up and manage projects realted to Cisco charitable causes.|
|Civics Club||Fridays at 3:40||1104||Hauser||Aaron Xie||We hold discussion forums about local to national political issues and various volunteer activities within the community. Civics club hopes to promote politics-based diaglogue and promote critical thinking for everyday people who are interested in politics.|
|Computer Club||Tuesdays at 3:40||1403||Rasmussen||Acchindra Thev||Computer club is a place where students come to learn anything that is computer science related such as learning programming languages, developing Android applications, machine learning, AI, etc. No programming experience is necessary. We host a programming competition at NHS and participate in other local programming competitions. Computer Club is a place to learn for people of all skill ranges in computer science.|
|Cover and Choreography||Thursdays at 3:40||2503||Mahaffey||Antonia Cai||This is a club for students who love to perform but not at a professional level. We want to provide a safe, comfortable and fun environment where people don't have to be shy to show their talent. Everyone can share ideas and create through teamwork. We have fun, share and improve as a team.|
|Days||Fridays at 3:40||1102||Eastman||Alicen (Chaewon) Han||We work with the organization Days for Girls and focus on mentstrual equity so that girls can attain and better education and a better future. We primarily make pad packages to send out and raise awareness about our cause. Our club is open to everyone regardless of gender identity or expression.|
|DECA||Wednesdays 1:05||1201||Borth||TBD||DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in Marketing, Finance, Hospitality, and Management. DECA’s values include: Competence, Integrity, Teamwork, and Innovation. DECA: Integrates authentic experiential learning into the classroom, Applies learning through rigorous project-based activities, Connects with business through community partnerships, and Promotes competition at the Area, State, and International level that drives members to excel.|
|Drama||Tuesdays at 3:40||2114 or Staff Lounge||Nonis and Klekas||Olivia Palmer||We support productions (plays, comedy shows and musicals) through funding, performing, publicizing, and constructing sets, costumes, lighting and sound. In addition, we participate in Washington State Thespian Society eents at the Individual Event competition and State Thespian Festival. We also produce Theater for Social Action projects (such as a play reading on school shootings for English classes). The Drama Club produces the school wide talen show, Follies, each year.|
|Drumline Club||Wednesdays and Fridays 5pm -8pm||1221||Edwards||Dylan Francisco||A competitive drumline providing marching percussion opportunities.|
|Eco Club||Thursdays (every other)||3108||J. Doran||Allison Shibata and Clarissa Henry||Newport's Eco Club is a place where teens passionate about the environment can come together to do fun projects, plan eco friendly events for our school, and make an impact on our world.|
|FCCLA (Family Community Career Leaders of America)||Thursdays at 3:40||1401||Church||Brandon Chan||Newport FCCLA's goal is to creat a positive environment for students to explore family and consumer sciences while developing leadership skills and exploring potential career paths.|
|Film Making Club||Thursdays 3:40||2401||Hamada||Rebecca Ye||We are open to all skill levels. We learn the creative process of making videos and short films. It is a fun club for anyone who likes making videos. We also plan a film festival where people can compete and test their skills in film making.|
|GSA (Gender Sexuality Alliance)||Fridays at 3:40||2110||Drajem||Phoenix Cox||A safe space for everyone, regardless of their identity to discuss modern issues about the LGBTQ+ community, explore the nuances of the community and discuss experiences of the LGBTQ+ community throughout history.|
|HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America)||Thursdays at 3:40||3114||Bohlinger||Gabriel Koh||HOSA is a club that revolves around medical competition. Club members will select an event to compete in, all relating to the medical world. We also bring in different doctors and specialists to talk to the club about their profession.|
|Hula Dance Club||Thursday mornings 7:20||outside gym||Browell||Miri Nakamura||The hula dance club aims to learn the fundamental basic steps of hula dance. We will start out practicing basic steps such as Kaholo and Kau. Then we will learn Kahiko a traditional Hawaiian dance and anana, a modern dance with music.|
|Hunger Project||Mondays (every other) at 3:40||2114||Streckenbach||Rosa Peterson||We are a group of people who strive to help the community by serving food at homeless shelters, assisting food banks and doing food and clothing drives.|
|Junior Statesmen of America (JSA)||Thursdays at 3:40||2123||Huynh||Celina Yu||This club is a political debate club that honors all political opinions. We often debate about recent issues and how our government works, but we also have fun "chill" topics like whether celebrities have too much political influence. We also attend JSA conventions and have the opportunity to meet other students.|
|Key Club||Tuesdays at 3:40||Lecture Hall||Carla Marrow||Tiffany Sinn||Key Club International, founded in 1925, is the oldest service program for high school students. Often referred to as simply Key Club, it is a student-led organization whose goal is to encourage leadership through serving others.|
|Knights Who Code||Mondays||1404||Hanson, Hoffman, Mason||Saivi Madan, Anne McDonald||This club partners with the organization Girls Who Code. Everyone is welcome regardless of gender identity and the primary work we do is focused on closing the gender gap in technology. We aim to introduce Java and other coding lanaguages in a less intimidating environment.|
|Knowledge Bowl||Mondays and Fridays 3:40||Port 8||Lang||Justin Zhang||A place to have fun playing a game based on academic knowledge. We participate in Quiz Bowl contests in the Puget Sount Region.|
|Latinx||Wednesdays 1:05||2118||Lopez-Kopp and Perez||Maria Espindola||Latinx club provides a safe environment for Latinx students at Newport High school. This is a space for Latinx students to get together to talk about, learn and partcipate in culturally relevant activities. Latinx aims to educate and increase the awareness at NHS about the history and culture of the Latinx community. All students are welcome.|
|Link Crew||This activity is part of a class.||1207, Port 7, 2117||Nonis, Knudsen||Julia Orr||Link Crew works to help freshmen as they acclimate to high school and adapt throughout their freshman year and beyond.|
|Math Club||Fridays at 3:40||1006||Neises||Alex Li||Math club is focused on doing math that is not often taught in the high school curriculum. We hold intraclub competitions, play interesting videos, and play math games. We also hold homework sessions and AP Calculus reviews.|
|Mock Trial||Mondays at 3:40||2121||Wong-Heffter||Athena Kim||Mock Trial researches case law and argues fictitious cases in front of real judges and lawyers to prepare for competition.|
|Model UN||Tuesdays at 3:40||1102||Eastman||Stuti Jain||Model United Nations provides an environment that promotes youth to become actively involved in finding solutions to humanitarian crises and worldwide problems. The conferences in which delegates compete in mock the actual format and debate set up of the United Nations. Delegates fight to raise awareness of various different types of UN affiliated, world wide issues, and in conferences, eventually pass resolutions proposing various solutions to the problem at hand.|
|Music 4 Everyone||Tuesday and Thursdays 3:40||1225||Blough||Andrew Kim||This is a club open to all students where they will have several opportunities to perform a variety of different genres of music in front of the school community. We also focus on preparing students for All-State and Solo and Ensemble.|
|Music Creators Club||Thursdays at 3:40||1233||Edwards||Marcelo Shen||This club is all about composing music. We provide a public space for those who are passionate about music, and through our club we can help introduce the fundamentals of how to read music. We also share each other's masterpieces over time so that we can give feedback.|
|National Honor Society||Monthly on Wednesdays 1:10||Main Gym||Reese||Evelyn Wong||National Honor Society promotes development of leadership and followership skills. The club believes, and practices the concept of giving back to the Puget Sound community through volunteer support in various charitable events.|
|Natural 20 Club||Fridays at 3:40||2501||Munsell||Trevor Gagnon||Provide a space where students can unleash their imagination and have fun playing Dungeons and Dragons. The club encourages creativity and teamwork through the game.|
|New Generation||Thursdays at 3:40||Portable 5||Kilcup||Carol Zeng||We are a casual Christian fellowship club where students are welcome to hang out, worship, make new friends and learn about the Christian faith.|
|Newport Knives||TBD - depends on competition dates||1401||Green||McKenna Plenger||Newport Knives/Prostart is part of a nationwide program that develops culinary techniques and management skills in high schools students. Prostart gives students a platform to discover new interests and talents, and it opens doors for fulfilling careers in the hospitality industry. Industry operators serve as mentors and provide support for Prostart students by helping them make real connection to their goals and future. Students compete in the ProStart invitational which includes a management team proposal of a restaurant concept and a culinary competition.|
|Newport Speech and Debate||Mondays and Thursdays 3:40||Library||Busch||Sophie Liu and Rosie Huang||We are affiliated with Washington State Forensics Association and the National Speech and Debate Association. We are a competitive activity located in Bellevue, WA. Our members compete in Congressional, Public Forum and Lincoln Douglas debate as well as in a variety of speech events.|
|Newport Writing Club||Fridays at 3:40||Library||Croisier||Zoya Siddiqui||The writing club is dedicated to the craft of creative and research driven writing and support anything that puts pen to paper: essays, poems, novels, comics, graphic novels. We encourage students to share writing and receive feedback.|
|Ocean Science Club||Wednesdays 7:15 am||3111||Gray||Isha Sangani||Ocean Science Club is a place for fun, friends, and fish. Our natonal-award-winning club participantes in knowledge bowls, games and activities involing interdiscipinary STEM knowledge.|
|Photo Club||Mondays||2406||Foti, Miles||Adaline Witz||Newport photography is a fun place for students interested in photography and wanting to learn more about it. Photography club will allow students to expand their skill of photography with other peers. This club will offer students new experiences in the field of photography and allow students to find their own style of photography.|
|Programming Competition Club||Thursdays at 3:40||2114||Streckenbach||Alex Niu||A club to train and compete in programming competitions and develop programming skills|
|Red Cross Club||Mondays (every other) at 3:40||1233||Fisher||Chloe Langdon||The Red Cross Club provides volunteer opportunities and volunteer information. The club also participates in doing an annual blood drive at Newport and brings in guest speakers to share new opportunties for students to participate in.|
|Robotics||Tuesday and Thursday 6:00 - 8:00 PM||ESC West||R. Doran||Andrea Ha||The Newport Robotics Group (948) competes in the FIRST robotics competition every year and won 2nd place at Worlds competition last season (2019). By preparing for this competition, students have the opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering, mathematics, business, marketing and media through hands-on team projects and collaboration with adult mentors who have industry experience.|
|Rocketry Club||Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:40||3106||Johnson, Lang, Brown||Axel Li||Newport Rocketry aims to foster an accessible and educational environment that will inspire people to learn the engineering involved in the process of designing, building and launching rockets.|
|Science Olympiad Club||Tuesdays at 3:40||1404||Hansen||Joy Zou||Science Olympiad Club aims to prepare and educate team members in preparation for Science Olympiad competition. We want to encourage passion for science participation in youth and foster meaningful educational relationships.|
|SEPIA||Mondays at 3:35||2102||McGee and Ruehr||Meghan Callahan||We hope to create a safe and supportive place for autistic and neurodiverse students to interacti with neurotypical peers.|
|STEM League||Mondays (every other) at 3:40||3118||Nehring||Julie Kang and Sophia Lin||We hope to become active members in advocating for opportunities and resources to make a direct impact on the spread of STEM. By doing so, we hope to foster an inclusive and collaborative community that shares same interests, expands STEM awareness and facilitates knowledge.|
|Student Education Association||Tuesdays at 4:00||Somerset Elementary||Kilcup||Caroline Wu||A club that partners with a homework club at Somerset Elementary and Tyee Middle School. We volunteer as tutors in all subjects with the goal of enriching both students receiving tutoring and our volunteers by providing them with experience teaching.|
|Technology Student Association (TSA)||Mondays 3:40||1111||Lamb||Lulu Tang||Members of Technology Student Association compete in local, state, and national competitions in numerous STEM-related events like coding, biotechnology, and photography. Members meet every Monday in room 1111 (Mr. Lamb’s room) to prepare for competitions and explore STEM-related topics.|
|Technovation||Every other Friday 3:40||1103||Milton||Debbie Wang and Jennifer Wang||Technovation invites students to solve problems through the development of mobile apps and business plans and participate in the Technovation Challenge competition.|
|Teen Reach||Tuesdays at 3:40||3110||Feder||Isabel Reck||A club to educate about mental health and empower students|
|Tri-M Music Honor Society||Mondays at 3:40||1221||Mahaffey||Abigail Lee||Tri-M is the NAFME's international honor society for high school students. We recognize students for their academic excellence, and specifically for musical achievements. We promote the importance of music both within our school and outside of school. Tri-M offers various opportunities to play instruments and sing in different locations and community events.|
|Tutoring for Kids (TFK)||Tuesdays at 3:40||Port 5||Kilcup||Joanna Lee||A tutoring club that helps ELL students at Somerset Elementary with homework in various subjects. We gain experience working with children, earn volunteer hours and meet new people.|
|UNICEF Club||Tuesdays (every other) at 3:40||Portable 6||Valaas||Deborah Chu||UNICEF is the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund. UNICEF Club's mission is to educate, advocate, and fundraise on behalf of UNICEF in our community, to help improve the lives of children and their families all around the world. UNICEF fights for the rights of every child seeking safe shelter, nutrition, protection from disaster or conflicts, adn equality.|
|Unity Club||Mondays at 3:40||2105||Henderson||Amelia Ketzel||Unity club is about helping give Newport a stronger sense of community. Think of unity club as an oasis in the desert of stress - we are here to help you relax and learn about positivity, understandind and friendship. Alternating between poster-making and coloring, we also host special events which as as an opportunities to meet new people and raise awareness about positive psychology. Everyone is welcome, especially those who want to ease the competitive nature of school.|
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 email@example.com; Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Heather Edlund, (425) 456-4156 or firstname.lastname@example.org; Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination Compliance Coordinator Alexa Allman, (425) 456-4040 or email@example.com. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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