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. Kale

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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

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GraFX Club

The AHS GraFX Club is made up of Photography and Computer Graphic Arts Students. We help students with intern possibilities, experience and exploration into real life project based artwork, career outreach days, Adobe Certification and Merced College Articulation for courses Photo 11A, and Art 40A and 41A

Grupo Folklórico Girasol Club

The purpose of the Grupo Folklórico Girasol Club is to educate youth about heritage, cultures, and customs of Mexico. Through dance, students will learn to appreciate their background and continue to celebrate a Mexican cultural tradition.

The Motto of the Grupo Folklórico Girasol Club is : Create, Educate, Celebrate!

Advisor: Ms. Vasquez-Brambila

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