Clubs

Academic, Competition, & Excellence (ACE)- Decathlon

Purpose: Organization that promotes an educational experience providing a format in which teams of nine high school students compete in academic event.

Advisor: Mrs. Allison

Adventure Club

Purpose: To promote outdoor education through field trips emphasizing environmental activities, such as hiking & exploration of rural & urban cities.

Advisor: Mrs. Lee-Jones

Art Club

Purpose: To provide students with several outlets for self expression, including collaboration opportunities, and access to information on all types of art.

Advisor: Mrs. Thomas

Asian Youth Club (AYC)

Purpose: To inform the students of Atwater High about the ways and traditions of the Asian people and their language.

Advisor: Mr. Yang


AVID

Purpose: AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) AVID is a non-profit organization that provides professional learning for educators to improve college readiness for all students, especially those traditionally underrepresented in higher education.

Advisor: TBA

Band and Choir

Purpose: Band is designed as a performing group for campus activities. Musical and marching activities are stressed. Study of band literature and opportunities to respond to and critique band performances are provided.

Advisor/Teacher: Mr. Michael Flores

Biology Club

Purpose: Students learn the concepts of basic chemistry, evolution, physiology, reproduction, genetics, plant life and animal life (simple to complex), the human body (structure and function), and ecology.

Advisor: Ms. Figueiredo

Book Club

Purpose: To encourage and develop the love of reading for pleasure. This club also competes in the annual MUHSD Battle of the Books!

Advisor: Mr. Harding

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California Scholastic Federation (CSF)

Purpose: To acknowledge and promote student achievement.

Advisor: Mrs. Lee-Jones

Catan Club

Purpose: To learn about the strategy game where players collect resources and use them to build roads, settlements and cities on their way to victory.

Advisor: Mrs. Figueiredo

Chess Club

Purpose: To broaden students perspective of the game of chess.

Advisor: Mr. Williams

Debate Club

Purpose: Students work together to learn basic debating skills, researching and writing casework to compete in debate tournaments.

Advisor: Mrs. Buhrmann

DECA

Purpose: Part international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing, management and entrepreneurship in business, finance, hospitality, and marketing sales and service.

Advisor: Mrs. Post

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Drama/International Thespian Society

Purpose: Dedicated to bringing the joy and power of drama to students by providing high quality dramatic programming at the beginning and intermediate levels.

Advisor: Mrs. Aguilar

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Environmental Science Academy

Purpose: For students who have a desire to take care of and improve the environment in which we live.

Advisor: TBA

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Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)

Purpose: To allow coaches, athletes, and students the opportunity to meet and share spiritual values.

Advisor: Mr. Brewer

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

Purpose: FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

Advisor: Mrs. Borba

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Frisbee Club

Purpose: Students meet and play different types of Frisbee games.

Advisor: Mr. Svendsen

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)

Purpose: Promotes the tolerance, understanding, and respect of differences at Atwater High School.

Advisor: Ms. Madrigal & Mr. Barrick

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Hallyu Club

Purpose: Hallyu is extremely popular, as is k-pop, or Korean pop music. Students practice hard throughout the year and showcase their talent at various events.

Advisor: Mrs. Lee-Jones

Hip Hop Academy

Purpose: To give AHS students an opportunity to learn how to DJ, learn hip hop dances and perform these dances.

Advisor: Mrs. Lopez

Hispanic Youth Leadership Council (HYLC)

Purpose: The study of the Latino Culture, creation of new activities to help explore the clubs and traditions, and to motivate and educate students on the importance of academic success.

Advisor: Mr. Delgadillo

Images and Visions

Purpose: To educate students about contributions of African Americans through community, cultural, and social activities.

Advisor: TBA

Innovation Club

Purpose: To teach youth about emerging technologies.

Advisor: Mrs. Lee-Jones

Interact

Purpose: Promotes international understanding and service to the school and community.

Advisors: Mr. Nunes, Mr. Smith, Mrs, Peterson

Key Club

Purpose: Club works alongside the Atwater Kiwanis Club doing different community service events.

Advisor: Mrs. Frank

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Link Crew

Note: ONLY OPEN TO JUNIORS AND SENIORS

Purpose: Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience.

Advisor: Mr. Svendsen

Physics Club

Purpose: The Physics Club are students interested in learning physics skills after school with other students in a non-classroom setting.

Advisor: TBA

Remote Control Club

Purpose: To promote enthusiasm for RC cars through collaboration of building and racing cars.

Advisor: Mrs. Lee-Jones

R.O.P Marketing Club

Purpose: Provides students with the opportunity to acquire career training and technical skills that prepare them for success in the changing workplace.

Advisor: Mrs. Post

SAT Club

Purpose: Provides students with many options for preparing for the SAT and ACT.

Advisor: TBA

Team Sports Club

Purpose: An extension of the regular physical education instructional program, including the development of movement skills, health-related fitness, and personal and social responsibility, conducted before and/or after school among students.

Advisor: Mr. Jones-Lee

Trap Shooting

Purpose: The trap shooting club uses participation in the shooting sports to provide it's participants with a positive, life enhancing experience and is designed to instill in them a set of personal values or character traits that teaches fair play, individual responsibility, sportsmanship, self-discipline and personal commitment.

Advisors: Mr. Meredith & Mr. Boyett

Universal Athletes

Purpose: Club participates in vocational training and community service projects.

Advisor: Mrs. Myers-Jantz