WHS Clubs and Organizations

Willamette High School’s clubs and organizations provide students with opportunities to enjoy common interests, explore new ideas, and hone particular talents, gaining a better understanding of themselves and the world they live in.

AAPI STUDENT UNION (Asian American Pacific Islander): Providing a space for Asian, Pacific Islander and Asian/Pacific Islander biracial and multiracial identifying students to engage, celebrate heritage and culture, and advocate for inclusion and equality.
Advisor: Ruth Samartha, Cayla Latesse

BLACK STUDENT UNION: A group that focuses on African American culture, academic excellence and community service.
Advisors: Nate Jackson, Curtis Mitchell, Laura Mitchell Room 20

CHESS CLUB: Open to all skill levels. Meets Wednesdays during lunch. Also competes against other local high schools.
Advisor: Mike Myers & Al Lebovitz, Room 10

DECA: DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management to be career and college ready. .
Advisors: Jessica Arnold

DISC GOLF CLUB: Putting league. Discs provided or bring your own. Chance to win free discs. MON & WED Small Gym.
Advisors: Conner Belisle

ENVIRONMENTAL ACTION CLUB: This group hopes to increase awareness of environmental issues to help make our campus and world a better place.
Advisor: Sean Kenna, Room 53

GERMAN CLUB: Come practice your German in a relaxed conversational setting. Hosted by a German exchange teacher. Group meets Tuesdays at lunch in room.34.
Advisor: Ewa Lancaster, Room 34

Engages our International students by planning activities and learning about the various countries represented at WHS.
Advisor: Ewa Lancaster, Room 34

LATINOS UNIDOS: A club that focuses on Latino cultural pride, academic excellence and community service.
Advisor: Joy Hatch, Jessica Zapata Room 32

MAGIC – THE GATHERING: MTG card play in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. We have cards if you do not! Wednesday after school.
Advisor: Matt Symonds, Room 61

MARIACHI CLUB: The Mariachi Club is open to student musicians interested in performing beginning and advanced level Mariachi and learning the history, tradition and repertoire of mariachi ensemble literature. Instruments are provided during the Club meetings. 
Advisors: Jessica Zapata Cascade MS Band Room

MOCK TRIAL: Live competition based on authentic courtroom experiences in front of a judge and jury. Meetings are Wednesday after School.
Advisor: Lena Rodriguez, Room 14

Anyone who identifies as a native American is welcome to join. Meets Friday at lunch.
Advisor: Amanda Davis, Room 2

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: NHS is a service and recognition group for students with high GPAs and citizenship. Meetings are once a month during lunch.*
Advisor: Tara Roddy

OBOB: A club for students who love to read. Students read 12 books, form teams and “battle” other teams about their knowledge of each book.
Advisor: Mandi Fairley, Room 30

PLANT CLUB: Focusing on house plants, gardening, and landscaping tips. 
Advisor: Destry Neu room 39

Meets throughout the year. Compete in speech and debate tournaments around the state.
Advisor: Ben Dodds, Room 5

TABLE TENNIS: MON & WED in small gym.
Advisors: Andrew Saputo

TABLE TOP GAMES CLUB: Join in the fun of your old favorite board games or discover a new one!
Advisor: Dr. Erica, Room 61

TRANSITION CREW: All freshmen and new students are placed with T-Crew members to assist with orientation and success at WHS. Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to be leaders.*
Advisors: Claire Mitchell & Jeanie Hedberg

VIDEO GAME DESIGN: We organize teams and compete in the Oregon Game Project Challenge, a statewide, year-long, Computer Science competition.
Advisor: Matt Symonds, Room 58

VINYL CLUB: Students gather and listen to music in the medium of Vinyl. There are themes and raffles. Basically, we sit around, eat lunch, and listen to a wide swathe of music.
Advisor: Andrew Saputo, Room 3

WOLVERINE HOUR: Provided in the Media Center MON-THU 3:30 – 4:45.
Advisors: Success Coaches

WOLVERINE PAGEANT: Part of the Kids Helping Kids program through Children’s Miracle Network. Students from all grades are able to participate and work throughout the year to raise money for our local CMN.*
Advisor: Jenni Corona



FALL: Football, Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, Cheer, Dance, and Water Polo 

WINTER: Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming, Dance, and Cheer

SPRING: Baseball, Golf, Track, Softball, and Tennis

Advisor: Bill Wagner

Club/Full Year Activities

BANDS: Concert Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band
Advisor: Joe Freuen

CHOIR: Chamber Choir, Concert Choir, Mixed Ensemble
Advisor: Eli Cleland

DANCE TEAM: Group that performs throughout the year. Participation is by audition only.
Advisor: Nicki Conley

EQUESTRIAN CLUB: Compete and share your love of horses.  Show horses in both Western and English.
Advisor: Andrea Colton

* Participation is by application.