Getting Involved

There are many opportunities before, during and after school to participate in fun and active clubs and sports. Clubs can change from semester to semester and are usually determined by student interest.

CLUBS 2015-16

Do You Want to Join a Club? Send us a message – or call the office for more information!

Do You Want to Start a Club? All it takes is five students to participate and a teacher to sponsor. Call the office for more information!


To support the creation and construction of our school yearbook.

Sponsor: Melissa Wagoner & Morgan LaBine

Meetings: Tuesdays 3:45­ – 4:30


To increase skills in Chess

Sponsor: Buzz Nichols

Meetings: Tuesday & Wednesday’s at Lunch room 104

Rotary Interact

Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18.  Students in Rotary Interact plan local service projects (trash clean-ups, blood drives, etc.) and organize fundraisers to support international service organizations.

Sponsor: Brad DeVries & Regina Wucinich

Meetings: Wednesdays at lunch, year round

Student Council

To support general events and activities within our community and to serve as the governing student body

Sponsor: Natasha Pacheco

Meetings: Mondays, 12 – 12:25, year round

Music Club

To support students who wish to teach and learn instruments. Students will learn to play a variety of instruments through student-led teaching. Mr. Kelling will help facilitate and teach what he knows about playing instruments and music theory.

Sponsor: Taylor Kelling

Meetings: Wednesdays 3:45 – 5:00

Climbing Club

Afternoon climbing sessions to explore individualized practices.

Sponsor: Mr. Mentken

Meetings: TBD

NELA Radio Audio Video club

Have you ever wanted to write or film a movie? How about become the next hit voice of radio? Well, AVR club allows your video and audio creativity to blossom! Partake in writing/scripting, filming, acting, editing and more.

Sponsor: Taylor Kelling

Meetings: Thursdays 3:45 – 5:00

Debate & Public Speaking

Learn and polish techniques for debate and public speaking – public debate, extemporaneous speaking, persuasive speaking, comedy & dramatic reading.

Sponsor: Brad DeVries

Meetings: TBD, Year Round


Liberal Arts and fine arts

Sponsor: Melissa Wagoner

Meetings: TBD

Robotics Club (Team TARDIS)

To construct and program an awesome robot that can shoot hoops, and crush our competitors.

Sponsor: Mr. Bill Swenson

Meetings: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30­ – 5:00pm

Farm Club

Grow food and maintain the Greenhouse.

Sponsor: Kyle Short

Meetings: 3:45 – ­ 5:00 on Wednesdays after school


Connection of movement and breath in order to clear the mind and come to a place of peace.

Sponsor: Adrienne Carey

Meetings: Thursday Mornings

TED­Ed Club

An educational version of the TED franchise which develops public speaking skills.

Sponsor: Melissa and Marco

Meetings: TBA – ­biweekly?


Connection of movement and energy to kick off your day!

Sponsor: Marco Renzi

Meetings: Tuesday & Thursday Mornings in the Cafeteria

SPORTS 2015-16

Sports Questions?
Send us a message
or call the office for more information!



Mountain Biking (Co-ed)

July – November 

Practice and recruiting for upcoming 2015 Fall NICA races, GORD, Whiskey off road and the 24 hour in the Old Pueblo, Tucson. Support general mountain bike skills and ability. $50 sports fee required +additional fees

Sponsor: Kyle Short, Brad DeVries, Alison Zych

Practice: Tuesday/Thursday 4:00 ­ 6:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 ­ 11:00 am

Ultimate Frisbee (Co­ed)

To learn the skills and rules necessary to play Ultimate successfully, and also to create a positive and supportive atmosphere in which the game can be played. Students will learn different strategies to improve their play and will also spend time trying to become a competitive Ultimate team.

Sponsor: Marco Renzi

Practice: Monday/Tuesday: 4:00 – ­6:00, games on Wednesday, time varies depending on location.

Cross Country (Co­ed)

September – November

Sponsor: Buzz Nichols

Practice: Monday & Thursday 4:00 ­ – 5:30

Soccer (Co-ed)

February – April

To support students who wish to practice soccer and compete in a charter league. Students will spend part of the season practicing and building skills, the other half of the season will be competing against local charter schools.

Sponsor: Marco Renzi

Practice: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: after school

Girls Volleyball

September – November

To support a competitive sporting event with other schools within charter and private schools and programs. $50 sports fee required. September 1st ­ November 1st

Sponsor: Adrienne Carey & Leah Sussman

Practice: Monday & Thursday  4-6pm

Boys Basketball

November – February

To support a competitive sporting event with other schools within charter and private schools and programs. $50 sports fee required. November 1st ­ February 29th

Sponsor: Tony Himes

Practice: TBD

Girls Softball

Sponsor: Adrienne Carey

Practice: TBD