Clubs & Activities

We offer many diverse activities. Membership in clubs and activities is open to all students. However, students who hold leadership positions in recognized ASB clubs must purchase an ASB card validation sticker.

 Clubs  Advisors Next
Meeting
Start   End  Location
Art Club
ASB (Associated Student Body)
ASB Executive Board
ASL (American Sign Language)
Asian Pacific Islander Club
Band/Orchestra
Book Club          
Cheerleading          
Choir          
Class Councils          
Cooking and Community Club
Debate          
DECA          
Drama
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)
Garden Club
Gay-Straight Alliance          
Hip Hop Club          
Honor Society          
House of Representatives          
Japanese Club
Key Club
Knowledge Bowl
LINK Crew          
Math Club          
Robotics
Sailing Club          
Sci-Fi Club
Skills USA
Writing Club
Yearbook          

 

Art Club

Students in art club help one another learn about artistic style. Student work is displayed through the school. Students may enter regional and state competitions and one piece of student work is added to the Central Kitsap School District art collection each spring.

Advisor:  Mr. David Cassel

ASB (Associated Student Body)

Every student at OHS is a member of the ASB.  Student funds are raised through the sale of ASB cards.  Students with ASB privileges are admitted to athletic home games for free and receive a reduced price at away games.  Students with ASB card privileges also get a discount on various school activities.  All students participating in co-curricular activities are required to purchase an ASB card.

ASB General Meetings- Wednesdays at 7:20 am in A3
ASB Exec Board Meetings- Tuesdays at 7:20 am in A3

Advisor:  Mrs. Kristina O'Connor

ASB Executive Board

The Executive Board has authority over student affairs as per state law, the responsibilities defined in the constitution, and duties assigned by members of the student body. The officers of this organization shall be President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Sergeant-at-Arms, and Historian. Elections will be held every spring.


ASL (American Sign Language)

ASL club is a place where students will practice what they have learned in class and extend their knowledge about the deaf/impaired culture and environment.

Students do not need to be enrolled in an ASL class to be a member of this club.

ASL meets Tuesdays after school in room H2

Advisor:  Mrs. Rebecca Matz


Asian Pacific Islander Club

The Asian Pacific Islander Club (API for short) exists to bring our school community together.  This is a place where students can share their cultural teachings and enjoy each other’s company.  The club is open to all OHS students.

Advisors: Ms. Katie Fanua / Ms. Faith Guadiz-Macadangdang

Band/Orchestra

Olympic High Schools’ bands/orchestra are offered as separate classes and make up part of the Olympic music department. In addition to school concerts, bands/orchestra members compete in league and state solo/ensemble contests as well as marching band competitions.

Advisor:  Mr. Paul Williams

Book Club

The OHS Book Club selects at least one book per quarter to read and discuss. The club has focused on fantasy, dystopian fiction, and occasionally even non-fiction, as well as screening movie versions of their favorite literature selections. If you enjoy reading and would like to share your love of books with like-minded students, Book Club welcomes you. 

 

Cheerleading

Cheer at OHS is co-ed. The squad cheers at football, boys basketball and girls basketball games. The squad also competes in regional cheer competitions. Tryouts are held in April.

Advisor:  Ms. Kristie Freeman

Olympic High School’s choral program consists of three different choirs that offer students a wide variety of musical experiences and performance opportunities. Music styles include jazz, Broadway, contemporary and traditional choral music are studied throughout the year.

Performances include league contests, various school and community events, and numerous festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Music Theory, AP Music Theory and Audio Production are also offered to those students who wish to further their pursuit of music.

Advisor:  Mr. Tom McVicker

Olympic High School’s choral program consists of three different choirs that offer students a wide variety of musical experiences and performance opportunities. Music styles include jazz, Broadway, contemporary and traditional choral music are studied throughout the year.

Performances include league contests, various school and community events, and numerous festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Music Theory, AP Music Theory and Audio Production are also offered to those students who wish to further their pursuit of music.

Advisor:  Mr. Tom McVicker

Choir

Olympic High School’s choral program consists of three different choirs that offer students a wide variety of musical experiences and performance opportunities. Music styles include jazz, Broadway, contemporary and traditional choral music are studied throughout the year.

Performances include league contests, various school and community events, and numerous festivals throughout the Pacific Northwest and beyond.

Music Theory, AP Music Theory and Audio Production are also offered to those students who wish to further their pursuit of music.

Advisor:  Mr. Tom McVicker


Class Councils

There are four (4) class councils, each one representing seniors, juniors, sophomores, and freshmen. Each class council will represent and organize activities for their class. Each class will elect a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian to serve for a one (1) year. Elections for senior, junior, and sophomore classes will be held in the spring and freshmen class in the fall.


Cooking and Community Club

(formerly known as FCCLA) is a career and technical student organization for young men and women in Family and Consumer Sciences. Projects could focus on a variety of youth concerns, do volunteer work through food and hygiene drives and have a Valentine sale.  Additionally, we will have a monthly cooking lab day to expand our culinary skills.   Involvement in Cooking and Community Club offers members the opportunity to practice their leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in the home and workplace.

Debate

Debate is an activity which provides real world skills for leadership and success. These skills include:

·Thinking on your feet

·Awareness of world affairs

·Rhetorical skills for communicating your ideas effectively

·Research and organization skills

·Learning effective argumentation and evaluating the validity of evidence

·Gaining confidence in your ideas

Debate Club works in conjunction with Speech and Debate Class and the Debate Team to provide students the opportunity to compete in regional tournaments. The club is open to all students grades 9-12, and will focus on improving debating skills in order to be more competitive in tournaments. In addition, the club may participate in some fundraising to aid in tournament costs, and will communicate with parents and other community members to help to coordinate volunteers to serve as judges at the tournaments.

Advisor: Mr. Jim Burwell


DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America)

DECA is a national student leadership organization.  It’s an association of marketing students.  The goals of this group include leadership development, vocational understanding, social development, and civic consciousness.  Students participate in leadership conferences and marketing competitions each year.  Student enrolled in Store Operations and Store Management are encouraged to join.

Advisor:  Ms. Laurie Shaw

Drama

Olympic Theater Company offers students the opportunity to demonstrate their active enjoyment of theater. Some of the areas they may participate in are: acting, lighting, stage design, make-up, publicity, and directing.

Drama Club meets Every other Wednesday at 2:45 in the Forum beginning 9/21

Advisor:  Mr. Wallace Ross


FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a national and vocational organization made up of students interested in pursuing careers in business or office occupations. Goals of this group include scholarship, leadership, character development, establishment of occupational goals, and the transition from school to work. Students enrolled in business education classes are encouraged to join FBLA.

FBLA meets every other Tuesday after school from 2:45 to 3:15 in Room H1.

Advisor:  Mrs. Twyla Falteisek
Website: https://sites.google.com/ckstudents.org/ohsfbla/home

Garden Club

The garden club promotes unity and team collaboration in a relaxing environment of gardening with peers. The club has many activities throughout the year. These include: growing exotic plants, hydroponics, raising plants from seeds and starts, annual plant sales in the fall and spring and field trips to further our general gardening knowledge. This club promotes a community setting for working together and provides knowledge for students intending to move into a career of agriculture, landscaping, or floral arrangement. 

Advisor: Mrs. Vicki Siefkas

Gay-Straight Alliance

This club is a safe place for students to support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and to work to end homophobia and transphobia. The GSA at OHS strives to support students who are struggling with their identities as gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or questioning, to build a community for LGBTQ students and their straight allies, and to take action to improve the school climate with regards to sexual orientation and gender identity.

Advisor:  Mr. Zach Siegel

Hip Hop Club

The Hip Hop Club was established to promote unity and collaboration with an energetic environment, and to give students an opportunity for fun exercise and self-expression through dance.

Advisor:  Ms. Katie Fanua 

Honor Society

All students with a GPA of 3.5 and above are encouraged to join the Olympic High School Chapter of National Honor Society.  Individuals who meet the GPA requirement and demonstrate characteristics of leadership, character and community service are eligible to be inducted as members once they reach sophomore status.


Japanese Club

This club explores the Japanese culture.

Advisor:  Mr. Doug Morihara

Key Club

Key Club is the oldest and largest community service program for high school students. Our Key Club is a student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to perform service (to both school and community), build character and develop leadership. Motto: Caring—Our way of life.


Knowledge Bowl

Members represent OHS in competitions of general knowledge in the areas of history, geography, English, math, the arts, and science. Members participate in district, regional, and state competitions.

Advisor:  Mr. Chris Thorsen


Link Crew

Link Crew is a high school transition program that increase freshman and sophomore success. Members of the junior and senior class are trained to be Link Leaders. These Link Leaders act as positive role models, motivators and mentors to help guide the freshmen and sophomores to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school.

Advisors:  Mrs. Julie Snyder and Mr. Alec Stvartak

Math Club

The Olympic Math Team competes against other Washington high schools in a series of competitions. Students in all mathematics classes taught at OHS are encouraged to participate. The final team is chosen based on performance on practice tests. Members participate in district, regional, and state competitions.

Robotics

Olympic High School has a FIRST Robotics (FRC) team, Team 3223, Robotics of Central Kitsap (ROCK). The varsity Sport for the Mind, FRC combines the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology.

Under strict rules, limited resources and time limits, teams of 25 students or more are challenged to raise funds, design a team “brand,” hone teamwork skills and build and program robots to perform prescribed tasks against a field of competitors. It’s as close to real-world engineering as a student can get.

Volunteer professional mentors lend their time and talents to guide each team.

Robotics Club meets every Tuesday from 3-5 in the CKHS Auto Shop

 

Advisor:  Mr. Brandon Brown


Sailing Club

Do you know how to sail, or want to learn how to sail?  Then this is the club for you.  The club takes all students, regardless of sailing experience, and teaches them proper sailing techniques and safety.  Club members may enter competitions. 

Competitive racing starts in mid-February for those interested.  Casual weekly outings begin in early to mid- May.  Check web site for specific dates.

Sign up at http://www.kitsapsailingrowing.org/asb-club-sailing.html

(Print and bring completed, signed medical/permission form to first session, meet at city dock.)

Advisor:  Mrs. Kathy Ozimeks
Questions? Talk with Cody Kmecheck or E-mail Coach Ozimek

Sci-Fi Club

The purpose of the this organization is to give students with common interest in Science Fiction a chance to connect, enjoy, and discuss their ideas and beliefs in the world of whatever fandom(s) they belong.

Advisor: Ms. Jen Smith

Skills USA

Skills USA is a national organization that allows students to experience and learn leadership skills in various trade and industrial programs. Skills USA students participate in leadership conferences, contests and skill competitions.

Skills USA promotes leadership development, civic consciousness and career skills.

Advisor:  Mr. Brandon Brown


Writing Club

This club supports students interested in the writing process, creative writing and expression through words.
Meets every other Friday after school in room B4

Advisor:  Ms. Mindy Eisele

Yearbook

Yearbooks are designed and produced by OHS students under the direction of a faculty teacher/advisor.  This class gives students the opportunity to experience the publishing business.  Students are responsible for photography, copy writing, and layout of the yearbook. The books are sold during the August registration time and the first month of school at pre-payment discounted prices.  After that time, prices increase and yearbooks may only be purchased before winter break and after spring break as long as supplies last.


Visit the yearbook page for full information about the yearbook.

Advisor:  Mr. Matt Mason