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AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE Club

Advisor:                   Rachel Lowenstein              Ext 5315          Rachel.lowenstein@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact       

Meets:                     TBD

Location:                  TBD

Description:  Promote awareness of ASL & Deaf Culture/Community.

 

ARTS Club

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

Student Contact       

Meets:                     Wednesdays 3:30 pm

Location:                  Room 126

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                               Randelle.crawford@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meets:                     Tuesdays

Location:                  132

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

 

BROADCAST/FILM PRODUCTION Club

Advisor                Jennifer Styer    Ext 5280                                               Jennifer.Styer@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:              James Gill/Kyle Danz

Meets:                                 

Location:                             Room 143

Description:  Students will broadcast Sehome sports, events and graduation.  They will work on movie production and feature a full-length film at the end of the year.

 

CHESS Team

Advisor                    Randy Walther         #360.540-6995          Randywalther@msn.com

Student Contact:       Rhys Lewis

Meets:                      Tuesdays   3:30 – 6:00 pm.   Oct 15 – Feb 25th

Location:                  Sehome Commons

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 de Lectura

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

Meet:                      Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm

Location:                  Room 247 (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.

 

Cooking Club

Advisor:                   Michael Bechkowiak Ext 5312             Michael.Bechkowiak@bellinghamschools.org      

Meet:                      Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm

Location:                  Room 117

Description:  All welcome.  Emphasis on Vegan Cooking.  Ranging from main courses to desserts.

 

Crotchet for Community

Advisor:                   Amy Brewster           Ext 5254                 Amy.brewster@bellinghamschools.org

Meet:                      TBA

Location:                  TBA

Description:  Crochet blankets, socks, mittens for the homeless population in Bellingham.  Crochet chemo caps for children at St. Jude’s.  An auction of handmade items will be held in the spring.  Proceeds will go toward cancer research.

 

DEBATE Team

Advisor:                  Samantha Sandoz                          Samantha.Sandozyahoo.com

Student Contact:                                                

Meets:                     Monday/Wednesday  5:30 – 7:30 pm

Location:                  Bellingham High School

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 $40.00 per month.  Season Starts September and ends in March, but interested students are welcome at any time.

 

DECA

Advisor:                  Kyle Ringo        Ext 5248                Kyle.Ringo@bellinghamschools.org          

Student Contact:                                                

Meets:                     Variable, Usually Thursdays

Location:                  141

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.

 

 

Diversity In Action

Advisor:                   Amy Hjelt/ Ashleigh Bobovski

Meet:                      Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Location:                  Room 249

Description:  Our goal is to celebrate diversity through sharing and participating in cultural activities as well as community service projects.  Everyone is welcome.

 

DRAMA (Thespians)

Advisor:                   Kandace McGowan   Ext 5271       Kandace.McGowan@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meets:                     See Ms. McGowan

Location:                  Theatre

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 mainstage drama productions, compete in local and State competitions, and attend theatre in our community.  They meet approximately twice a month throughout the year.

 

 

DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Club

Advisor:                  Jane Yaude Ext 5309                             Jane.yaude@bellinghamschools.org

Meets:                     TBD

Location:                  Commons

Description:  A place where interested students can gather and play Dungeons & Dragons.

 

 

ENGINEERING Club (Bridge Building)

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

Meets:                     See Mr. Toney for information

Location:                  Room 134

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:      

Meets:

Location:                  Room 123

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

 

FREE BANANAS: A STUDY THROUGH THE BIBLE

Advisor:                   Bennet Vis               Ext 5216                 Bennet.vis@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact       

Meet:                      Tuesdays @ 7:45 AM

Location:                  Room 259

Description:  The goal of the club is to facilitate discussion through different sections of the Bible by reading, questioning and discussing. Free bananas provided. All students welcome and we encourage all to get involved!

 

FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA (FBLA)

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

Student Contact:       Thomas Kanenaga

Meet:                      Mondays during Anchor

Location:                 Room 143

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

 

HIKING CLUB

Advisor:                   Jane Yaude               Ext 5226                  Jane.yaude@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact       

Meet:                      TBA

Location:                  Room 124

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:      

Meets:                     TBA

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                                                   Angela.Desler@bellinghamschools.org

Advisor:                    Angela Desler Ext 5232          

Student Contacts:        Yoshimi Lin, Joyce Kim, Annika Morse, Jackson Perkins, Elena Wolgamot, Claire Alarid

Meets:                     General Membership meeting the first Thursday of each month @8:00AM

Location:                   Room 261

Description:  Any student with a minimum 3.0 GPA that is interested in working on community and school service is welcome to apply.  Applications due by November 1st for the membership during the current school year.  Contact the advisor to obtain an application.

 

 

 

 

KERR’s Klub

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

Student Contact:

Meet:                      Thursday 3:15 – 4:15 pm

Location:                  Room 270

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 250

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/Thursday    Anchor 2:45 PM-3:15 PM

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 including:  math, history, science, English lit, grammar, world languages, current events, geography, and the arts.

 

MANDARIN CLUB

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

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      Wednesdays 7:40-8:20 am

Location:                  Room

Description:  In order to enhance mutual understanding and appreciation of both Chinese and American culture, the 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 5216                 Bennet.vis@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:       Ethan Flanagan

Meets:                     Wednesdays 3:20 pm

Location:                  Room 102

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:                   TBD                                  

Student Contact:         Finn Kurtz    

Meet:                      Tuesdays 7:30-8:30

Location:                  TBD

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. Conference in Seattle 3/7-3/8.

 

 

PEER CENTERED SUPPORT

Advisor:                   Meghan Lever  Contact 360.746.9845           meghan.lever@bellinghamschools.org

Student Advisor:        Wil Henkel

Meet:                      Tuesdays 3:15-4:30 pm

Location:                  Room110

Description:  The intent of this club is to create a space for students to express themselves and support each other in a non-judgmental and inclusive space.  We focus on all topics related to mental health and often participate in a small mini lesson to get the conversation started. Please contact Meghan if you are interested in joining.

 

PEER CENTERED OUTREACH

Advisor:                   Meghan Lever  Contact 360.746.9845           meghan.lever@bellinghamschools.org

Student Advisor:        Rosemary Hickman

Meet:                      Mondays 3:15-4:30 pm

Location:                  Room110

Description:  The intent of this club is to participate in outreach efforts related to mental health and wellbeing that leave a lasting and positive impact on our community.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

Advisor:                   Shannon Eubank      Ext5239          shannon.eubank@bellinghamschools.org

Student Advisor:       Simone Westerlund

Meet:                      Wednesdays 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

Location:                  Room 125

Description:  https://www.remind.com/join/k4kkk7–Come meet other photographers.

 

QSA Queer Straight Alliance

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

Student Contact:       TBD

Meets:                     TBD

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.

 

ROBOTICS Team

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

Student Contact:      

Meets:                     TBD

Location:                  IA-1   Robotics Room

Description:  In October, November, and December, the Robotics Club spends time 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:      

Meet:                       Tuesday 3:30 pm

Location:                  Room 132     

Description:  Practice and preparation for SAT and ACT tests.

 

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD Team

Advisor:                   Mr. Toney/Ms. Hankinson               Mark.Toney@bellinghamschools.org

Meets:                     TBD                                             Amy.Hankinson@bellinghamschools.org

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.

 

SHOC (Students Helping Our Community)

Advisor:                   Martha Zender         Ext5259          Martha.Zender@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      TBA

Location:                  TBA

Description: Sehome High school collaborates with the Whatcom Volunteer Center and other agencies within Whatcom County to promote volunteer opportunities available to teens. We encourage students to become involved in community service and to record their hours through S.H.O.C. the Career Center.  Volunteering not only helps the community but the students develop skills and leadership experience often needed for scholarships, job resumes and college applications. Hours are retroactive and are accepted any time beginning summer after 8th grade.  Though there are no official meetings. Mrs. Zender is available to help students in finding opportunities and how to get started.

 

SLAPS (Students Learning Academic Preparation Skills)

Advisor:                   Kendra Simpson       Ext5204          Kendra.simpson@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      Thursday TBA

Location:                  Room TBA

Description:

An accessible and inclusive club, providing guidance and support to students, including; applications, essays, and skills for life after high school.

 

SPORTS MED CLUB

Advisor:                   Maggie Hite/Skyler Gillespie           Ext 5317/5246

Magdalena.Hite@BellinghamSchools.org Skyler.Gillispie@BellinghamSchools.org

Students Contact:      Marsaili Morin, Ben Cruz

Meet:                      Wednesdays every other week. 

Location:                  Room 110

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 must take the written sports medicine exam and have the choice to test in other areas such as medical terminology, CPR, anatomy and physiology, etc.

 

 

 

 

TEEN COURT

Advisor:                   Shannon Eubank      Ext5239          shannon.eubank@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:       https://www.remind.com/join/gh84d4

Meet:                      2nd Wednesday of every month  6-8 pm

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:      

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.

 

TRASH Club

Advisor:                   Shannon Casey   Ext 5251              Shannon.casey@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:       Annika Risser

Meets:                     TBD

Location:                  TBD

Description:  Clean up our community by organizing student groups to participate in community events, such as beach cleanup.

 

UNIFIED CLUB

Advisor:                   Ed Wissing         Ext5242               Edward.Wissing@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meets:                     TBD

Location:                  Room 276

Description:  Unified Club is a club for students with and without disabilities, that comes together for sports, games, community service, school events and most importantly, fun

 

YOUTH HOMELESS OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL

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

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      TBD

Location:                  Room

Description:            

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

 

ZODIAC ADVISOR

Advisor:                   Shannon Eubank      Ext5239          shannon.eubank@bellinghamschools.org

Remind Updates:      https://www.remind.com/join/372c9c