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ARTS Club

Advisor: Lonnie Schang, Ext 5230, Lonnie.schang@bellinghamschools.org   

Student Contact: Sofia Pierson

Meets: Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.

Location: Room IA-4

Description: A group of friends getting together to enjoy art and express themselves and be creative through art.

 

BOOK & HEALTHY LIVING Club

Advisor: Randelle Crawford, Ext. 5279,  randelle.crawford@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Ivy Burt                     

Meets: Tuesdays

Location: IA-5            

Description: Reading and discussing books, fancy living, exercise, volunteering and becoming well rounded people

 

CHESS Team

Advisor: Randy Walther, #360.757.3285, randywalther@msn.com.

Student Contact: Lucy Sun

Meets: Tuesdays 3:40 – 6 p.m., Oct 24 – Feb 27

Location: Room 104

Description: The chess club meets with the main purpose of developing tournament chess players in order to field a complete varsity chess team of five skilled players.  The chess team will compete in team matches against the other high schools in the NW Chess League and at the High School State Team Chess Championship.

 

Club deLectura

Advisor:  Mary Hooker Ext 5231,  Mary.hooker@bellinghamschools.org

Meet: Monday 3:15 – 4:45 p.m.

Location: Room 117 (right after school then go directly to Roosevelt Elementary School)

Description: Mission is to foster appreciation of Hispanic language and cultures and develop Spanish literacy skills. High School students serve as mentors to younger children and use Spanish in an authentic way in the community.

 

CRAFTING & FASHION Club

Advisor: Jade Jones Ext 4425, Jade.jones@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Jasmine McKay

Meet: Thursdays  3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Room 112

Description: Gathering with new friends to teach, learn, and explore our creative sides.  Some of our activities have included; sewing pillow cases, making pillows, card making, journal making, sharpie art, and a several others. New ideas are always welcome!

 

DEBATE Team
Advisor: Laura Livingston  # 360.933.4324, livill@hotmail.com
Meets:
Tuesdays and Thursdays  6:30 p.m.
Location:
Sehome High School  Library

Description: This club meets two times per week to work on debate technique, strategy and research. Students argue for real change in policy at the government level. They compete in tournaments across the Pacific Northwest. Debate fee $40 per month. Season Starts Sept and ends in March, but interested students are welcome at any time.

 

DECA

Advisor: Jeff Wood Ext 5295, Jeffrey.wood@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Maggie McCracken   mmccrack09@gmail.com

Meets: Variable, Usually Thursdays

Location:  A5

Description: DECA is a club for students interested in business, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Members must be currently taking Economics or Marketing, or have taken one of those courses within the past year. Students have the opportunity for leadership, service projects, and competing at area and state levels.

 

DIA

Advisor: Jared Ibarra/Amy Hjelt/ Ashleigh Bobovski       

Meet:                    

Location: Room 120

Description:           

 

DRAMA (Thespians)

Advisor: Kandace Arens Ext 5271, Kandace.arens@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:     

Meets:  See Ms. Arens

Location: L-2

Description:Thespians are a chapter in the International Thespian Society (ITS). The Thespian troupe sponsors Sehome’s theatrical events, including an annual 24-Hour Play Festival, volunteer opportunities, field trips and fundraisers. They also support the fall and spring main stage drama productions, compete in local and State competitions, and attend theatre in our community.  They meet approximately twice a month throughout the year.

 

ENGINEERING Club (Bridge Building)

Advisor: Mark Toney Ext 5225, Mark.Toney@bellinghamschools.org

Meets: See Mr. Toney for information

Location: Room 111

Description: This club is our junior engineers club that primarily focuses on bridge building. Students work on design and construction of a bridge that they will compete against other schools on design and efficiency. This is a project that physics students generally get involved with but all students are welcome.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL Club

Advisor: Amy Hankinson/Carter Maden Ext 5244  Amy.hankinson@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Katie Perkins

Meets:

Location: Room 132

Description: The mission is to foster an interest in environmental issues within the SHS community. To advertise the importance of recycling and maintaining an eco-friendly lifestyle

 

FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA Club

Advisor: Jenny Styer Ext 5280, Jennifer.styer@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Joseph Mezner

Meet: Tuesday mornings

Location: Room  IA-3

Description: Mission to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs.

 

GERMAN CLUB

Advisor: Kara Beznason, kara.bezanson@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact      

Meet: TBA

Location:               

Description:           

 

HIKING CLUB

Advisor: Jane Yaude, Ext 5226

Student Contact: Emily Welsh

Meet: TBA

Location: Room P-Sc

Description: Organize fun local hikes and we welcome all kids interested in getting involved in hiking.

 

HISPANIC HONOR SOCIETY

Advisor: Ashleigh Bobovski  Ext 5234,  Ashleigh.bobovski@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Emma Clark-Presidenta

Meets: Wednesdays  10:05 – 10:20 a.m.

Location: Room 120

Description: The mission of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and Portuguese and to promote interest in Hispanic and Luso- e (3 semesters of Spanish) with a B+  average in Spanish Class.

 

HONOR SOCIETY – NATIONAL

Advisor: Angela Desler Ext 5232, Angela.Desler@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contacts:  Eva Airoldi, Nikhil Harle, Prithvi Randhawa

Meets: Tuesdays at 8 a.m. and additionally as needed (check daily bulletin)

Location: Room 118

Description: Any student with a minimum 3.0 GPA that is interested in working on community and school service is welcome to apply.  We meet twice per month, and work on projects throughout the year. 

 

Kerr’s Klub

Advisor:  Mark Kerr Ext 5238, mark.kerr@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Samantha Thiele

Meet: Thursday 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.

Location: Room 124

Description: Skill sharing Klub, learn about music, baking or whatever the Thursday topic happens to be.  

 

KEY Club                

Advisor: Sonya Morrison Ext 5228, Sonya.Morrison@bellinghamschools.org

Meet: Wednesday mornings before school

Location: Room 114

Description: We work together on volunteer projects that benefit Sehome, Bellingham and the greater Whatcom County community. We welcome all and encourage you to become involved!

 

KNOWLEDGE BOWL Team

Advisor: Carol Cozard #360.483.8165, carol.cozad@gmail.com

Student Contact:

Meets: Tuesday Mornings 7 – 7:40 a.m.

Location: Sehome Library

Description: This is a club that competes against other schools throughout the year on their quick recall of knowledge in a wide range of topics, math, history, science, English lit, grammar, foreign languages, current events and geography.

 

MANDARIN CLUB

Advisor: Sunny Lee Ext 5295, ChaoYing.lee@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Marcus Poulos

Meet: Wednesdays 7:40 – 8:20 a.m.

Location: Room 121

Description: In order to enhance mutual understanding and appreciation of both Chinese and American culture, Mandarin club would like to introduce Chinese culture and traditions into our school and community through weekly meeting and engagement in variety of activities in the school and/or out in the community.

 

MATH Team

Advisor: Bennet Vis Ext 5220, Bennet.vis@bellinghamschools.org

Meets: Wednesdays 3:30 p.m.

Location:  Room 106

Description: Math club is a chance for students to work on challenging logic and mathematical problems in a team setting.  We travel to various competitions throughout Western Washington to compete against other schools in different types of contests.  It is a chance to expand your mind with different math than what you may be used to in your high school classes. New members are welcome

 

MODEL UNITED NATIONS

Advisor:  Julie Ross-Buckmaster Ext 5226, Julie.ross-buckmaster@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Peyton Nienaber & Macie Swanson

Meet: TBD

Location:  Room  112

Description:  A simulation of the United Nations, an intergovernmental organization that promotes international cooperation. Members will play the roles of ambassadors from UN member states to debate current issues on the UN’s agenda.

 

PING PONG Club

Advisor: Colin Cushman Ext 5200, Colin.cushman@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Prithvi Randhawa

Meet:  See Mr. Cushman

Location:  Student Lounge

Description: The purpose of the club is to bring together a group of students to have fun. Providing a sport that almost anyone can play and appealing to a wide variety of students.

 

PROJECT UNIFY

Advisor: Ed Wissing Ext 5242, Edward.wissing@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Eva Airloldi

Meet: During Lunch on certain B days

Location: Room 128

Description: The Unified Club brings together students with and without disabilities. It pairs our lifeskills students with our general education students in order to build authentic friendships and to break down social barriers through common interests, sports and other activities.

 

QSA Queer Straight Alliance

Advisor: Ms. Brewster Ext 5254, amy.brewster@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:  TBD

Meets: Wednesdays

Location:  Room 109

Description:  QSA is a club dedicated to creating a safe and welcoming community for all students at Sehome High School. Students involved in the club are interested in educating themselves and other students about issues facing the LGBTQ+ community, as well as ally building and raising awareness within Sehome High.

 

RED CROSS Club

Advisor:  Kevin Johnson Ext 5236, Kevin.johnson@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:  Kiran Sondhi

Meets: TBD

Location: 122

Description: To carry out the mission of the American Red Cross by holding fundraisers and education our Community

 

ROBOTICS Team

Advisor:  Kevin Criez Ext 5284, Kevin.Criez@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:     

Meets: TBD

Location: IA-1   Robotics Room

Description: October, November, and December the robotics club spends preparing for the FIRST Robotics competition. The FIRST Robotics build season begins the first week in January and goes through April. During January and February the club meets every day after school. After the FIRST Robotics season the club begins to meet once a week again doing smaller robotics projects.

 

ROCKETRY Club

Advisor: Mark Toney Ext 5225,  Mark.Toney@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Ethan Oliver

Meet: Mondays

Location: Room 111

Description: To build model rockets, explore the physics behind rocketry. Compete in TARC Team America Rocketry challenge.

 

SAT/ACT Prep Club

Advisor: Amy Hankinson  Ext 5244,  Amy.hankinson@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: William Zhang

Meet: Tuesday Mornings at 7:30 a.m.

Location: Room 132

Description: Practice and preparation for SAT and ACT tests

 

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD Team

Advisor: Mr.Toney/Ms. Hankinson   Mark.toney or  Amy.hankinson@bellinghamschools.org

Meets:  See Mr. Toney

Location: Room 111

Description: The Science Olympiad Club will begin meeting in October. This year we will have 8 teams.  We compete against other schools at the local and state level. There are 15 members per team and we will travel to the regional tournament in early March in Seattle.  We hope to then qualify for the state competition. There are 23 events ranging from problem solving to lab stations to building devices that perform specific tasks. .  For more information see Ms. Hankinson, Mr. Toney.

 

SPORTS MED CLUB

Advisor: Maggie Hite  Ext 5317

Students Contact: Kirsten Oberlander, Andy Werner, Gina Conte, Julia McCarty

Meet: Wednesday’s every other week.  See Mrs. Hite or student contact for details.

Location: Room MR

Description: The sports medicine club will begin meeting in October. The goal of the sports medicine club is to prepare for the Washington Career and Technical Sports Medicine Association (WCTSMA) State Competition that will be held in April in the Tri-Cities this year.  All students have to take the written sports medicine exam and have the choice to test in other areas such as medical terminology, CPR, anatomy and physiology, etc.

 

TEA Club

Advisor: Dominic Ghirardini  Ext 5229,  dominic.ghirardini@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Lilian Gruman

Meet: Thursday 8 – 8:30 a.m.

Location: Room 115

Description: Drinking tea and discussing tea-related topics.

 

TEEN COURT

Advisor:  Ed Wissing Ext 5242, Edward.wissing@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact: Stephanie Kirker

Meet: 2nd Wednesday of every month  6-8 p.m.

Location: County Courthouse

Description: Teen Court is a by students, for students program that sees cases of second offenders. The offender admits to the offense and agrees to go before a jury of his peers who determine the consequences necessary to restore the offender back to society. The jury, advocates (attorneys), bailiff, clerk, and judge are all high school students from various schools around the county. Participants learn about the justice system, how to serve the community, and gain real life skills such as public speaking and collaboration.

 

Tenor/Bass CHOIR

Advisor:  Jessica Schlichting  Ext 5319,  Jessica.Schlichting@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:  Nikhil Harle

Meets: TBD during Harbor

Location:  Choir Room

Description: Sehome High School’s singing group for tenors and basses is an ensemble designed to give every student the opportunity to build vocal skills, presentation skills, and confidence in a friendly, supportive environment.  No audition, commitment, or prior experience is necessary.  Any tenor or bass student is welcome at any meeting. Students who come regularly will be invited to perform at Choir Concerts and other events.

 

YOUTH HOMELESS OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL

Advisor: Graham Gribble Ext 5288,  graham.gribble@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:  Josie Studley

Meet: TBD

Location:   

Description: Raise awareness of youth homelessness in Whatcom County through education and activities