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.

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

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


Learn more about our Associated Student Body on our ASB page.

Advisor:  Mrs. Kristina O'Connor

Asian Pacific Islander Club (API)

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.

API Club meets every other Thursday from 1:15 to 2:15 in Team Unity Room 411.

Advisors:  Mrs. Faith Guadiz-Macadangdang and Ms. Katie Fanua 

 

American Sign Language (ASL)

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

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

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

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 Activities

Each grade at Olympic has a council of class officers. Each class takes on responsibilities for the year. For example, juniors coordinate the Homecoming Coronation. Seniors plan prom and many other end-of-year events, such as the senior barbecue, and senior activities.

Senior (Advisor:  Mr. Travis Quinn)
Junior (Advisor:  Mrs. Kristina O'Connor)
Sophomore (Advisor:  Mrs. Liane Sawyer)
Freshman (Advisor:  Mr. Wallace Ross)


DECA

Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) is a national student organization. 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. DECA is a part of the marketing program.

DECA meets every other Tuesday from 2:45 to 3:10 in room A4 beginning 10/10

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 (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

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)

Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life necessary in the home and workplace.

FCCLA meets every other Tuesday at 2:45 in Portable H2.  Note:  In the Fall, we will have weekly meetings to plan for the November Food Drive and Outreach Dinner.

Advisor:  Mrs. Laura Lutz

Garden Club

The Garden Club promotes unity and team collaboration through the relaxing environment of gardening through hard work with fellow peers. The club has many activities throughout the year including: growing plants and vegetables for the annual plant sale, aquaponics, a trip to the Spring Flower show in Seattle and a trip to the Rhododendron Nursery in Brinnon around Mother’s Day  The club also spends time helping each other plan and plant their personal gardens.

Garden Club meets after school on Monday and Friday 2:40 - 4:00 p.m.

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.

Hip Hop meets every Wednesday after school from 2:40 to 3:40 in the Team Unity Room 411.

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 are inducted as members once they complete a community service project or earn community service credit. A major project for Honor Society is to plan Tolo, the winter formal dance.

Meet every other Thursday at 1:15 in room D4

Advisor:  Ms. Madelyn Erickson

Japanese Club

This club explores the Japanese culture.

Advisor:  Mr. Doug Morihara

Key Club

Key club is a service club affiliated with the Kiwanis.

Advisor:  Mrs. Carla Yenko

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.

Knowledge Bowl practice will begin Monday, October 16 after school in portable Room H-8.  Practices will be held on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

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.

Advisor:  Ms. Madelyn Erickson

Robotics

Olympic High School has a FIRST Robotics (FRC) team, Team 4038, Binary Robotics. 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 Metal 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.

Sci-Fi Club meets every other Monday from 2:45 to 3:30 in Room C9

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


Student Council

Visit the ASB page to learn more about the student council of elected leaders.

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

Meets the Last Thursday of each month at 1:10 p.m. in the Graphics room

Visit the yearbook page for full information about the yearbook.

Advisor:  Mr. Matt Mason