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ARTS Club

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

Student Contact        Sofia Pierson

Meets:                     Wednesdays 3:30 pm

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                        randelle.crawford@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

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 and Thursdays from 3:30 to 6:00 PM

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 de Lectura

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

Meet:                      Mondays 3:15-4:45 pm

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:                  

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      Thursdays 3:30 – 4:30 pm

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:                     Tuesday/Thursday  6:30 pm
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 $40.00 per month.  Season Starts September and ends in March, but interested students are welcome at any time.

 

 

 

DECA

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

Student Contact:       Carlos Centurion                                    carlos_saoft@icloud.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:                   Amy Hjelt/ Ashleigh Bobovski

Meet:                      Tuesday 3:30 – 4:30 pm

Location:                  Room 120

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. 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 mainstage 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:      

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:      

Meet:                      Fridays during Anchor

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          Ext 5233                 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:      

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

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

Student Contacts:      TBD

Meets:                    First Wednesday at 8:00 am 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

Meet:                      Thursday 3:15 – 4:15 pm

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:                    Tuesdays and Thursdays during Anchor

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, geography,

 

 

MANDARIN CLUB

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

Student Contact:      

Meet:                      Wednesdays 7:40-8:20 am

Location:                  Room 121

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 5220          Bennet.vis@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

Meets:                     Wednesdays 3:30 pm

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:                   Ed Wissing                                   Edward.Wissing@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:      

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.

 

PEER CENTERED SUPPORT

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

Student Advisor:        TBD

Meet:                      Tuesdays 3:15-4:30 pm

Location:                  Room115

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.

 

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.

 

RED CROSS Club

Advisor:           Dominic Ghirardini             dominic.ghirardini@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact         Laci Bowhay

Meets:                    Mondays 8 AM

Location:                 Student Lounge

Description:  To carry out the mission of the American Red Cross by holding fundraisers and educating our community.

 

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 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, 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  Ext5229          dominic.ghirardini@bellinghamschools.org

Student Contact:       Lilian Gruman

Meet:                      Thursday 8:00 – 8:30 am

Location:                  Room 115

Description:  Drinking tea and discussing tea-related topics.

 

TEEN COURT

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

Student Contact:      

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

Location:                  County Courthouse                       Remind Link

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.

 

YOUTH HOMELESS OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL

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

Student Contact:       Josie Studley

Meet:                      TBD

Location:                  Room

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

 

ZODIAC iNFORMATION

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

Meet:                      TBD

Location:                125          Remind link

Description:  Spring trip to the San Juan Islands aboard the schooner Zodiac.