Students are encouraged to take a rigorous academic course load, balanced by extracurricular activities for a well-rounded high school experience. Whether it's sports, performance, or non-academic clubs, every student should be engaged outside of class in one or more activities that provide important community-building opportunities and engage the mind and body in other ways.
Wilson has a successful athletic program for both men and women and is a perennial power in the 6A division of the Portland Interscholastic League (PIL). Wilson students participate in club lacrosse, rugby, skiing, snowboarding, sailing, chess, mock trial, model united nations, and many more extracurricular activities for all interests. Wilson High School is alive with creative and passionate individuals and a sense of infinite possibilities.
Wilson's selection of student-run clubs changes every year. There are many clubs to choose from, representing a dizzying array of interests from knitting to chess, hiking, or mock trial. Some clubs are serious, with either an intellectual or political focus (for example, the French club, Model United Nations, Feminists' Union). Some are just for fun, whether it is Hybrid-ball or dragon boating. Whatever the focus, Wilson's clubs add variety and fun to life in high school. Join a club, meet new friends!
Students interested in forming a new club will need to complete application paperwork. The time to do so will be announced in the school newsletter. This is printed in the summer before clubs for the new school year are established.
Individual clubs provide participation paperwork, which may also include the clearance forms available from the Athletic Director in room #121. Clubs follow the same grade requirements as Wilson/PIL athletics.
Wilson Clubs 2018-19
Name of Club Day Time Location Club Description Anime Club Thursday Tutor Time Room 206 It is a club where people who enjoy watching and talking about anime can just come in and watch whatever anime we are putting on just a place for anyone to come in and have a lot of fun. Arrows Youth Club Tuesday Lunch Room 213 The Arrows Youth Club is a new organization designed to echo Arrows Youth Ministries here at Wilson. We are a dedicated group of young individuals who want to seek God. As a club we will meet on Tuesdays at lunch in room 213 (Mr. Olsen’s room). For the main part, we will be studying the Word using Alpha Youth Series. We have seen that our generation is the most depressed and anxiety ridden yet. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15-24 year-olds. We feel that seeking God is the best way to combat this movement of hopelessness. We welcome any and all members! Asian Pacific Islander Club Friday Lunch Room 136 The Asian Pacific Islander Club embraces and celebrates our common heritage alongside friends of all backgrounds who want to learn more about Asian and Pacific culture Students can expect to engage in conversations about what APIs and other minority communities face, and talk about ways to confront and dismantle racial prejudice and stereotypes. Club members have expressed a desire to join others to create a safe affinity space as well as share Asian and Pacific Island culture with the Wilson community, listen to guest speakers, eat good food, take field trips to cultural sites, participate in community service, and develop leadership skills. ASL Club Wednesday Lunch Room 225 If you are interested in American Sign Language or Deaf Culture, then this club is for you. No experience with the language is necessary, but we do want people who are open to learning. At the club, we will participate in games, presentations, guest speakers, field trips, and other activities to increase our ASL ability. We are open to other students' opinions as well, because we want this club to be fun for all. Astronomy Club Monday Lunch Room 238 The purpose of the astronomy club at Wilson is to provide a fun, exciting environment where students who are interested in the universe around us can educate themselves and others about things in which they are interested. The club will be geared towards people who are knowledgeable in the field of astronomy as well as students who have no background but a yearning to learn more. At meetings we will discuss space news, plan future activities, and listen to guest speakers to spread their knowledge and expertise. We will host star parties. We will collaborate with the Rose City Astronomers, a great local group with many special-interest groups for the different facets of astronomy. Aural Masters (Music Theory Club) Friday Tutor Time Room 105 Aural Masters (Music Theory Club) is a place where students passionate about music and wanting to learn more about music theory can come and discuss topics of music theory. Anywhere from basic key and time signatures to more advanced topics such as overtones and harmonics. Anyone is welcome, people of all skill levels may join. All you need is passion to be an Aural Master! Bird Watching Club Thursday Lunch Room 232 Bird watching club is an excellent way to interact with the outdoors while also learning important knowledge of birds in the area and birds around the world. In this club we discuss the importance of being environmentally conscious as well as being conscious of wildlife around us. If you love the outdoors, animals and fun field trips this club is for you. through the use of presentations, guest speakers, outdoor activities and more we will explore nature and learn many species of birds. Black Student Union (BSU) Tuesday Lunch Room 118 The Black Student Union aims to inspire, educate, and stimulate African-Americans both as individuals and as a community. We would like to improve race relations in the school and community by creating and maintaining an environment that is receptive to African-American culture and ideas and fostering open communication between and among students and staff. The BSU is open and welcoming to ALL students regardless of race or ethnicity. Board Game Club Thursday Lunch Room 207 Board Game Club is a time for students to come together and play games during lunch once a week. We will have fun but also provide a place for friendly competition. Board Game Club is a place to play with friends and to meet new people as well. If you want to hangout and play games this is the place for you. We will provide some games to play but encourage you to bring your favorites to share with friends. We will play board games like Sorry and Trouble as well as classic card games like Speed and Nertz. We are a club open to anyone and everyone who loves to play games and have fun with other people. Chinese Language and Culture Club Friday Lunch Room 116 Chinese Language and Culture Club is dedicated to learning and celebrating the rich culture of China and its language. Clay Club Wednesday 3:15-5:00 Room 245 A club for currently enrolled ceramics students who would like extra studio time to complete work, go on field trips to Galleries, and fire a rake kiln. Common Ground Monday Lunch Room 120 Common Ground is an organazation dedicated to bringing youth from diverse socieconmic status and political ideoliges together. Through this, we hope that members are able to create positive change in their communities. Students may have the oppurtunity to work with government officals and community members. Community Club Thursday Lunch Room 11 This club is geared towards new students of all backgrounds. Whether that be a transfer student from Alaska or a foreign exchange student from Germany, our goal is to create a safe and fundamental environment for people with outside of Portland experiences. We plan to give the people planning to join this club an experience like no other. Scientific, cuisine, Portland history, or entertainment in general, we want to build relationships between different people and help each other to understand that we're not as different as we seem to think. Helping each other build relationships together. Emo Club Thursday Lunch Room 131 This club is a place for people with similar interests to get together, listen to music, and talk about anything emo. Fellowship of Christian Athletes Friday Lunch Room 213 We meet on Fridays to discuss and talk about faith. We share on thoughts on the good word and also how it impacts our lives daily. This club is open to all (athlete and non-athlete). Fellowship of Jewish Mathletes Tuesday Lunch Room 19 Moses said in Exodus, “Find the derivative of y=6x^4-3x^2+6” and when the people solved it, the Red Sea was parted. Come to Room 19 every Tuesday except for the first Tuesday of every month to join the Fellowship. Feminist Union Monday Lunch Room 119 The Wilson Feminist Union is an activist group providing a space every week to let people voice opinions and concerns regarding women’s rights in the fight for equality. We will discuss issues affecting the Wilson community and the world at large. French Culture Club Tuesday Lunch Room 224 For students who are interested in French food, films, music, and anything French! There is no French speaking required, so any student may join. The purpose is to learn about and experience French culture. Friends of Breakfast and Investigation (FBI Club) Monday (B day) Lunch Room 137 Did some say MURDERRRR?????? Nope they just said, "Pass the maple syrup!" We like your inclination to assume there was a mystery! At FBI Club, we solve the school's mysteries and enjoy the delicacies of the most important meal of the day: BREAKFAST! Game Over Thursday Tutor Time Cafeteria This club is for students who enjoy video games. We will meet and talk about a variety of games and discuss our plans for playing them later that night. Greek History Club Thursday Tutor Time Room 208 The purpose of the Greek History club is to teach people more about Greece and its history, because in school we don’t focus on Greece or its culture. In Greek History Club we will be learning and researching about the history of Greece. Some of the main things we will focus on will be Greek mythology/ gods and goddesses. Along with the culture in Greece and how it has changed and evolved. We will learn about the foods they eat and the holidays the celebrate, along with traditions that they have. We may also learn some Greek. If you are interested in learning about Greece and its history, you would probably enjoy this club. GSA Tuesday Lunch Room 131 Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
The Wilson Gender Sexuality Alliance provides a safe space for LQBTQ+ students and a positive environment for all students wishing to support the LQBTQ+ community. Our goal is to create a positive community within our school. We focus on issues that affect the LGBTQ+ community, providing information, support and resources to students and to staff. As a group, we have attended events like the Portland Public Schools GSA Convention and GLSEN sponsored events hosted by NIKE and INTEL. This year we are looking forward to having a variety of activities determined by club members. Anyone with an open mind and ability to follow basic guidelines of respect, support, and confidentiality is welcome.
Harry Potter Alliance Friday Lunch Room 28 Harry Potter Alliance is a fun and welcoming environment for Potterheads. We are a supportive club for Wizards, Muggles and Squibs within Wilson High School. We are part of an international organization that promotes activism through the power of story. One of our goals this year is to participate in campaigns that help people across the world and in small communities. We consider ourselves a service-based organization for Harry Potter fans. As a club, our goal for our members is to participate in volunteer work and work as activists for campaigns chosen by the club members.
For more information about The Harry Potter Alliance, visit www.thehpalliance.org
Jewish Student Union (JSU) Friday Lunch Room 107 Jewish Student Union, first of all, is to create an environment for all the fully Jewish, partly Jewish, and sometimes not even close to Jewish kids so they all feel welcome. Our mission is to inform everybody, who is interested, about Judaism, our culture, our history, where we originated, and why we are here. Each week on Fridays we will most likely have bagels if its a holiday that week then we will have a lesson about it and do an activity that includes something you can take home. We are a very welcoming club and usually always have sweets in our room. If you are even the slightest bit interested in our club, then come in for a lunch on a Friday, I'm telling you it is totally worth it. Key Club Thursday Lunch Room 33 Key Club is a section of an International Student led organization called Kiwanis. Our club is part of Division 62 which includes many other PIL schools that we meet and do service projects with frequently. Our division is part of the PNW district which includes Oregon, Washington, and parts of California, Idaho, and even Canada. In the spring we have our district convention which is an amazing opportunity to meet some awesome people from different places. What our club here at Wilson does mainly is have fun doing service projects around Portland spanning from helping with runs like the Jingle Bell Run and the SW Hope run, to making cat toys for the Cat Adoption Team, to helping pull weeds and plant native plants along Terwilliger and near Gabriel Park. We like to finish off a good service project with fun and refreshments like bowling, getting pizza or ice cream, and going to breakfast at a favorite pancake place. So bring all your friends and come join in on all the fun activities!!! Library Club Friday Tutor Time Library Love libraries and reading? Join Library Club to plan events, parties and field trips related to books, reading and writing. We plan events and parties for Banned Book Week, Teen Reads Week, Teen Tech Week, March Madness and more! Library Oregon Battle of the Books Thursday Tutor Time (Only on specific dates) Library Love to read and want meet others sharing this passion? Invite your friends to form a team and share your passion for reading. You can choose to form a team and battle other teams or just read along for fun. Men's Rugby TBA Rugby is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States for boys and girls of all ages. The sport has gained ground over the years and is now played in over 120 countries by over 5.5 million people and is now an Olympic sport! Rugby is a great option for high school athletes looking for a new challenge and exciting experience.
For Wilson, this sport offers you the opportunity to play friendly rugby matches against teams from all over the state.
Mock Trial Tuesday/Thursday 6:30-8:30 Room 107 Mock Trial is a club that helps students understand the law, practice critical thinking, and gain greater confidence with public speaking by assuming the roles of attorneys and witnesses in a fictional civil or criminal trial. Participants of mock trial get to experience first-hand the difficulties that judges, lawyers and juries face in determining which facts are relevant and what arguments are effective. The Wilson Mock Trial Club competes in both the mini-mock and the mock trial competition during the winter. No experience is required. Feel free to stop by one of our meetings to check it out and see if you are interested in participating. Model United Nations Wednesday Lunch Room 224 Model United Nations
The Wilson Model United Nations club draws students of academic rigor. It is a great place to think critically about current events, become involved in the politics of the world and make friends with similar interests. Independent research and public speaking are used to address issues relating to the country we represent as well as preparing for the 3-day Model United Nations state-wide conference in April at the University of Oregon - Eugene. At the conference, delegates simulate United Nations procedures to solve world problems with students from across the state. Students earn .5 (1/2) credit for every two years of participation. The advisers are teachers Lisa Walker and Tim Loveless.
Mural Club Thursday Lunch Room 234 The goal of Mural Club is to brighten the walls of Wilson High School! We work together to make our school a better place. In the past, we have painted the beautiful planets, stars, and underwater creatures that can be found in the science hall, as well as the moon landing in room 134. For this upcoming year, we are painting a mural in Mr. Morgan's room. We are also planning to paint smaller murals in classrooms catered towards teachers and their classes. We would love to see fresh faces and hear new ideas! Everyone is welcome and no prior art experience is required! Muslim Student Association TBA The Muslim Student Association of Wilson High School is a club that provides an inclusive safe place for students to speak about their experiences in school and educate others on the stereotypes and predispositions Muslims encounter. Any student identifying as Muslim or curious about the religion may join. The club features open forums and a discussion oriented environment for students to share their opinions, experience or ideas on being a minority here are Wilson. As a positive endeavors students in the MSA are committed to become a more active organization in the Wilson community, helping other organizations and their peers succeed in providing an environment that is clean, safe, respectful and inclusive for all. Students will fund-raise for parties and field trips to local areas. In these locations they may engage in sports, cookouts, clean ups and charity events. Olive Garden Club Monday Lunch Room 107 We meet to discuss Olive Garden’s delicious food, and how to use their discount to get the best bargains! Pen and Paper Gaming Club Wednesday 3:30-5:30 Room 234 The Pen and Paper Gaming Club is an open space in which we gather together to play games such as Dungeons and Dragons. Photography Club Friday Lunch Room 246 You might find yourself interested in photography, but you don’t have enough room in your schedule. Whether you are a photography pro or beginner or in a photo class or not, photography club is a perfect opportunity to learn new skills, give ideas, and share the love of photography. We will critique photos each month, go on photoshoots, and eat lunch together every Friday in the photography room (246). You don’t need a digital camera to take beautiful pictures. As long as you have a cell phone with a camera you have everything you need for this club! Pokkén Smash Tuesday and Thursday Lunch (Tue)/Tutor Time (Thur) Band Room Pokkén Smash is a social club for students interested in enjoying time gaming in a non-competitive environment. Its gaming focus is on Smash Bros and Mario Kart in various versions and mods. It is setup to be inclusive of all skill levels to create a fun, healthy environment for students to meet, de-stress, and have fun! We will be meeting in the band room several times each week to play. Portland Oregon Team Lunch Understanding Cultures in the Kitchen Club (POTLUCK Club) First Tuesday
of each month
Lunch Room 143 where are from ? PORTLAND
where is portland? OREGON
what is a group who work together called? TEAM
what is the second meal of the day? LUNCH
what do we want to do? UNDERSTAND
what do we want to understand? CULTURES
where do we want to understand them? IN THE KITCHEN
Muraoka's room, first Tuesday of every month
Red Cross Club Wednesday Lunch Room 213 The Red Cross Clubs primary objective is to coordinate and host the Wilson HS blood drives (3-4 per year). In addition, we are working towards improving school house emergency preparedness. Scandinavian Culture Club Friday Lunch Room 226 Are you wondering if the one and only Rodney Maack has a pHD in Scandinavian Studies from THE University of California - Berkeley? Well wonder no longer... He does!! At Scandinavian Culture Club we are going to wrack his brain and learn all about Scandinavian culture. All are welcome, but Mr. Maack's 2017 AP Lang class is especially encouraged. Come and experience the joy of Scandinavia <3 Science Olympiad Team TBA Room 132 Do you love science? Would you like to spend time with other talented scientific minds in your school and participate in exciting, cutting-edge labs and activities? This spring the Science Olympiad Team will compete in a scientific "track meet", consisting of a series of 23 team events in each division. Students can chose to compete in a variety of different fields including genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology. The competition emphasizes hands-on group participation that will expand your understanding of modern science and how it is changing your world. Scrabble Club Thursday Tutor Time Room 119 Relax, chill with friends and have fun, all while playing Scrabble. Learn to beat your friends with amazing strategy using two letter words, BINGOS and parallel play. What’s a BINGO in Scrabble? (It only adds 50 extra points to your word score.) What’s parallel play? Come find out in the Scrabble Club every Thursday Tutor Time in Rm. 119. Sea Shanty Club Thursday Lunch and Tutor Time Room 105 Sea Shanty club is loosely devoted to the acquisition, memorization, and celebration of Sailor's Folk songs. Here you can learn a wide variety of shanties from many a seafaring culture(so long as that "Many" Is America, England, Ireland, or Canada. Sorry.) alongside the stories behind them. If nautical nonsense be something you wish, then join Sea Shanty Club. Secret Society of Smoothie Enthusiasts Friday Tutor Time Room 33 The best smoothie is the one you do not know about. Ski Team TBA Have fun and improve your alpine ski skills! Alpine ski racing club with boys and girls teams competing in the Three Rivers Ski League. Join the ski team for exciting slalom and giant slalom racing on Mt. Hood with excellent coaching from some of the best regional coaches. No racing experience necessary - we'll help you get started in a fun, supportive team environment. Pre-season training starts in November at Wilson. On-snow training starts in December or January depending on conditions. NEW THIS YEAR: We'll train at Ski Bowl on Friday nights, stay Friday nights at the Cascade Ski Club Lodge then race on Saturdays in January and February (no Wednesday night training). State championship race in March. Social Justice Leadership Monday Lunch Room 131 The Social Justice Leadership club is comprised of students who care about and want to take action on social issues. We do community organizing and activism to make Wilson a more equitable, inclusive, and visionary space. So far, we have created our own organization, Portland Students for Change, and are currently working on a campaign called Unheard Voices: Telling Unheard Stories to help make our curriculum more inclusive of those who have been silenced or ignored. In this club, you will learn about media relations, strategic planning, effective research, organizing conversations, hosting community events, and more. This club is for anyone who wants to learn more about how to be a 21st-century activist, making real change in our community! Speech & Debate Wednesday and Thursday 3:30-8:30 Rooms 213 & 207 While organized as a club, Speech and Debate is an OSAA recognized team activity, like a sport. Members practice during meeting times to prepare for weekend tournaments, and NSDA national tournament. The competition season lasts from October through March, with District and State competitions in April and Nationals in June after the end of the school year. Spikeball Club Thursday Lunch Hello, and welcome to spikeball club. Here at Wilson, spikeball club will be planning regular spikeball tournaments and meeting times for any members to play. We recommend anybody who likes to play spikeball or wants to learn how to play the game join. Our club is all about having fun and enjoying our sport. We will have during school and outside school playing times. feel free to play whenever works best for you or just whenever you feel like it. We meet in Mr. Gellers room on thursdays during lunch so we can plan playing times. Thanks for checking us out. Students for Environmental Action (SEA) Club Friday Lunch Room 131 SEA is the environmental awareness and action club at Wilson. Our goal is to make Wilson (and the world) greener. We maintain the school garden year-round and disperse the vegetables to club members and to the Neighborhood House in Multnomah Village, using extras for potluck and cooking events for our club. We have an active recycling campaign and are working on ways to minimize Wilson's environmental footprint. Any student who would like to experience working in the garden, is interested in advocating for solutions to climate change, and enjoys good food is welcome in our club. SEA strives to be a safe and welcoming club for ALL people interested in environmental issues. Students Of Color in Action Association (SOCAA) Monday Lunch Room 143 Students Of Color in Action Association (SOCAA) is a club where students of color and white allies come together to discuss current challenges facing students of color at school and in the community. Tarot Club Wednesday Lunch Room 131 Tarot club welcomes all those interested in the intuitive arts including tarot reading and astrology. We use these arts to gain a better understanding of ourselves, set positive intentions, and help those around us gain clarity about thier lives. Through these practices, we support one another in becoming our highest selves. Also, there are crystals! This club is inclusive of all people. We welcome anyone who is interested, regardless of knowledge or experience. Come learn to read tarot with us! Teens Against Poverty Tuesday Lunch Room 226 Teens Against Poverty is a club designed to aid those less fortunate living in shelters. We will be doing fundraisers to help raise money and get supplies to make care packages by working hand and hand with the shelter to supply them with what they need. This club is centered around preventing poverty regardless of race, religion, sex, and age. Ukulele Club Monday Lunch Room 146B The Wilson Ukulele Club provides a welcoming space for all interested in learning to play, improving their ukulele playing skills or just coming to appreciate music. Come to listen or come to play the ukulele. Our goal is to create a fun and welcoming space for students and staff to come together weekly to practice chords and to learn songs to play. In addition, music can act as a powerful stress management tool in our lives. So bring your ukulele and join the fun; make friends and reduce your stress. Unidos Wednesday Lunch Room 135 This is a Latino social club that does meetings, field trips, and activities that provide an outlet for our Latino kids and also provide a space for non-Latino kids to come and learn about our culture. Vent Wednesday Lunch Room 145 A place where students can go to blow off steam and discuss prepared topics without phones. We will also do activities and eat foods WHS Men's Lacrosse TBA Our goal is to provide a quality lacrosse program for high school age boys living in Southwest Portland. Our student athletes learn the values of sportsmanship, camaraderie and competition. The priorities for our student athletes are family, school and lacrosse. Our club also includes the development of skills, character and leadership at all levels.
Wilson Men’s Lacrosse club is open to 9th – 12th grade boys living in the Wilson High School district of Southwest Portland. In Oregon, lacrosse is not an official sport of the Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) and not a member of PIL (Portland Interscholastic League). Therefore, our team is run as a non-profit club by parent volunteers, and we rely on fees, fundraising and the WHS Boosters. Our club is a member of the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association (OHSLA), Columbia Division, which follows OSAA rules and guidelines, with very few exceptions.
Our club is the largest outside of Track and Cross Country, and open to players of any level of experience. Many of the players participate in multiple sports and have previous experience at youth lacrosse, but neither are not required. If you do not have prior lacrosse experience, it helps to be generally athletic, have good hand-eye coordination, be in good condition, be ready to work hard in practices and learn to love the fast game of lacrosse.
WHSPeriod Monday Lunch Room 145 WHSperiod is the Wilson High School Chapter of Period The menstrual movement, an organization dedicated to celebrating periods and providing products for those in need. Here at Wilson we will accomplish this through Period’s three pillars: Service, Education, and Advocacy.
Period’s service centers around providing packs of hygiene products to homeless people menstruating. Join us for Packing Parties and other fun service events!
Educating is pivotal is de-stigmatizing periods and mensuration. We will learn about periods and educate others to break the taboo.
Advocacy happens through campaigns, events, and media. With WHSperiod, we want to make a lasting impact.
Join our club if you want to be part of a movement celebrating Periods, and helping those who have them. Meetings are every other Monday at lunch in Ms.Jackson’s room. Service and Advocacy events will be scheduled and decided from there. ALL GENDERS ARE WELCOME! this isn’t just a women’s issue :))
Wilson Chess Club Monday 3:30-5:00 Room 19 The Wilson Chess Club welcomes all levels of chess players - beginners to advanced. The Club meets weekly on Mondays from 3:30-5 in Wilson HS Room 19 for professional chess lessons, participation in local and state chess tournaments, as well as chess games just for fun! It represents Wilson High School in the Portland Interscholastic League team competition and travels to compete in the Oregon High School Team Chess Association. Come join a winning team! Come discover tactics, strategies and have fun! Wilson Color Guard Monday and Wednesday 3:30-4:30 Wilson Color Guard is a FUN crew that brings visual excitement to Wilson events and performances. We create flag routines to the music of our marching band and perform not only at the Rose and Starlight parade, but at a few assemblies and sporting events, too. Join us - No experience needed, open to all students, and FREE! Wilson DECA PDX Tuesday Lunch Room 143 Interested in entrepreneurship? Already taking a marketing, business, or finance class this year? DECA is for you! DECA’s mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management, and we want to continue that with Wilson's DECA chapter! Join us at our lunch meetings every Tuesday in Room 143 (starting 9/25) to discuss our New York trip in December, state competition in February, volunteer events throughout the year, and all things DECA. You can learn more about DECA by visiting our board in room 214, talking to our leadership team, or by going to www.deca.org/about/. Wilson High School Country Club Wednesday (A day) Tutor Time Room 135 Has school ever gotten in the way of your aspirations to golf? Have you ever wanted to eat fine dining in style but were stuck in the dungeons of Wilson High? Well fear no more! Come to Ms Potestio to live in ~style~ Wednesdays at Tutor Time. We will pursue the art of a classy upbringing, and strive to live a 5 star life.(Dress Code Enforced) Wilson High School Dragon Boat Team Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday Tue/Thur 4:30-6:00 Sat 8:30-1:00 WHS Dragon Boating is a fun sport and an unbelievable experience. We practice all spring to prepare for our big race weekend in the Rose Festival Dragon boat races. We are competitive and want to win, but more than that we focus on the fun of the sport- helping each other improve, building strength and endurance, and developing team members into leadership roles on the boat including lead paddlers, callers, flag catchers, tillers and captains. All equipment is provided and we welcome anyone who wants to try. Team spirit and enthusiasm are the most valuable assets. We practice on the river rain or shine but never in really bad weather. Each boat is full with 23 members; 20 paddlers, a caller, a flag catcher and a tiller. We hope to see you out on the river! Wilson Mathletes Monday-Friday Lunch Room 125 Wilson Mathletes is a team designed to trained individual and groups for high school level math competition, ranging from algebra to calculus. Though Mathletes’ primary function is a competitive team, students who wish to not compete are welcome to join in learning and sharing their passionate for math. Students of all ability and knowledge of math are welcome, as Mathletes will integrate students into a community of future-mathematicians. Members can expect to be engage in discussions regarding the niches and nuances of math that are overlooked in a classroom, and to be exposed to new mathematical concepts. There will be weekly practice to build skills and knowledge, all of which will converge at region, state, and even national tournaments in the latter half of the academic year. Wilson Robotics Teams Wednesday 6:00-9:00 PM Room 7 We are a competitive robotics program for Wilson students interested in learning engineering, programming, technology, team work and robotics skills. Wilson has four teams that participate in the international program FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC). Teams are challenged to develop strategy and build robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams in league meets and tournaments. Teams are led by community volunteers and parents with STEM experience. Wilson Snowboarding Team and Club Wednesday 3:30-11:00 PM Mt. Hood Meadows Wednesday after School bus to Mt.Hood Meadows starting in Dec. or Jan. depending on the snow.
Team riders have the opportunity to compete on weekends in "for fun" competitions in Banked Slalom, Bordercross, Slopestyle and Halfpipe as part of the OISA (Oregon Interscholastic Snowboard Association) Metro League, which includes Lincoln, Grant,Central, Cleveland,Franklin, Benson, Riverdale, and Edison (among others).
Club is open to non-competitive Boarders and Skiers for recreational riding with friends on Wednesday nights.
Wilson Ultimate Frisbee Monday 3:15-4:15 Wilson Courtyard The Clubs purpose at Wilson Highschool is to entertain students and teach them Ultimate frisbee in a fun and helpful environment and can also help students pursue an Ultimate frisbee career and convince more schools on the West coast too let Ultimate frisbee be accepted as a scholarship. We accept all people no matter the skill level or age. Thank you for considering Sincerely ,Asher Clark Wilson Unified Friends Club Last Tuesday of the month Lunch Room 17 This club is all about bringing people together at Wilson. Unified Friends meet every Tuesday at lunch to eat, talk, and hang out. Group activities might take place in the future, but our main focus is bringing students with and without intellectual disabilities together for a meal every week. This club is open to every single student at WHS and will help everyone become a better communicator, listener, and person. Unified Friends members may also choose to participate in Wilson Unified Sports (soccer in the fall, basketball in the winter), but this is not a requirement. Join us for lunch in room 17 every Tuesday! Women's Lacrosse Monday-Friday 6:00-8:00 PM Wilson Women's Lacrosse welcomes all players, new (no experience necessary) or returning for a season of fun and competitive play. We have strong community spirit with dedicated players and involved parents and have had many successful years in OGLA. Practice begins in late February and our season kicks off at the beginning of March. We offer year-round opportunities to play, including captains’ practices in January and February to work on conditioning and LAX skills. See our website at www.wilsonlax.com for more information and latest news. Women's Rugby Club TBA Rugby is one of the fastest growing team sports in the United States for boys and girls of all ages. The sport has gained ground over the years and is now played in over 120 countries by over 5.5 million people and is now an Olympic sport! Rugby is a great option for high school athletes looking for a new challenge and exciting experience.
Wilson Women's Rugby is your chance to learn and enjoy a sport that allows safe full contact. Any student who enjoys making new friends and friendly competition with other area high schools will love this club.
Write Club Wednesday/Thursday Tutor Time Room 102 Our purpose is to help young writers improve their skills through peer feedback and constructive criticism. We workshop on a weekly basis and, occasionally, we hold walking field trips to help improve specific aspects of our writing. Youth Igniting Change Wednesday Lunch Room 134 Youth Igniting Change is an alliance of dedicated youth advancing the conversation and advocating for Portland’s homeless and at-risk young people.