• CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL

    OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENT INVOLVEMENT 

Academic Enrichment

Club Name Description Advisor Room
CARE Leadership Cleveland Association for Racial Equity Lynne Gardner 109
Constitution Team In this class, learn about the history of American government, the Constitution, and Supreme Court cases in preparation for the We the People competition. Sadie Adams 386
Drama Four-five productions a year feature a variety of playwrights and formats, including senior-directed one-act plays. Thespian Student Council is the leadership group. Meets, when needed, at lunch in room 268. Michael Payne 268
Instrumental and Vocal Music Features Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion, Wind Ensemble, IB Music; 'A' Choir and ensembles ('Daires, Vox Harmonia, Nova Altus and Nova Basso). Both the instrumentalists and vocalists participate in competitions which include regional and State events. Gary Riler / Allison Bassett 234 / 236
Leadership Class Two Leadership classes sponsor assemblies, Homecoming, dances, and community service projects. Susie Brighouse 106
Mentors (Academic Tutors) Upperclassmen tutor and role model for 9th graders. Mentors may qualify for elective credit, community service and/or career pathway experience. Counselors SSC
Mock Trial Members learn what it is like to be a lawyer, to examine case files, to write a case, and the importance of how to present oneself while speaking in public. Julia Blattner 125
National Honor Society Comprised of students with a 3.5 GPA or higher, the CHS chapter requires community service hours earned by volunteering for events/projects. Brian Fain 363
Outdoor School Sophomores, juniors and seniors serve as Junior Counselors for 6th graders who attend this county program at selected campsites. Counselors SSC
Publications -- Newspaper (The Clarion) Those who successfully complete the foundations of digital media class may apply for the newspaper staff, which publishes monthly. Andy Sorensen 368
Publications -- Yearbook (The Legend) Any student may apply for a position on this staff, which is composed of primarily juniors and seniors. A photography staff is a part of this publication. Eric Levine 372
Robotics ('Pigmice') Design, build and test robots to prepare for FIRST robotics competitions in the spring. This year-round club is student-led with adult mentors who advise. Cindi Carrell 248
Speech & Debate ('Cannibals') Multiple winners of District and State competitions, the team participates in OSAA-sponsored events and meets weekly to practice for competitions. All students are invited to participate as team captains "coach" their peers in a variety of categories for tournament competition. Matthew Parker 280

Student Government

CLUB NAME DESCRIPTION ADVISOR ROOM
Class Cabinets Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors elect officers to sponsor activities and perform community service. Chelsea Muhs: Freshmen; McKenna Miller: Sophmores; Camille Adana, Juniors; Eric Mirsepassi: Seniors
Executive Council This group is comprised of the student body officers and class presidents and other elected SB officers along with students selected via application. Susie Brighouse 106

Clubs

CLUB NAME DESCRIPTION ADVISOR ROOM
Adventures: D & D Role playing games for student entertainment every Monday afternoon. James McGlotten 277
American Sign Language Club Learn sign language in a positive and fun environment. No experience required. Meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays at lunch. Seamus Shalman 336
Anime Club Watch anime and review films every day at lunch. Brian Barnes 250
Art Club Goal is to form a community of artists who provide meaningful feedback, crucial to an artist's development. Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at 3:20 p.m. Leeane Heuberger 286
Asian/Pacific Islander Student Union To raise awareness about issues that affect the largest minority population at CHS in a sage, supportive place. Meets Thursday at lunch. Po Waiwaiole 117
Black Student Union Meets Fridays at lunch to plan Black History Month activties, bond and promote diversity and equity summit. Ezra Ereckson 372
Chess Club Members teach newcomers and learn competitive strategies Tuesdays and Wednesdays at lunch. Attend tournaments at local schools. Kieran LeMeune 382
Climate Club To educate and urge people to reduce their carbon footprint along with gaining an understanding of the effects of global warming. Meets Tuesdays at lunch. Eric Levine 378
Comic Book Club Discuss comic books and issues about content, illustrations and representations of different cultures every Tuesday at lunch. Sean Murray 211
Cribbage Club Dedicated to learning, teaching and playing cribbage every other Thursday at lunch. Rafael Bobenrieth 320
Disability Awareness Squad(DAS) Aims to better the experience of students with disabilities, to provide chance for those to voice what they would like to see change. Meets Tuesday at lunch. Stacee Scott 387
DJ Club Learn how to select, mix, perform pre-recorded music and how to operate a sound system and DJ equipment. Ezra Ereckson 277
Eastside PDX H.S. Ski Team Renamed two years ago, this club is associated with OR Interscholastic Ski Racing Assn. Contact coach Randy Hewitt-(grantskiraceteam@gmail.com) Mike Bauer 215
Eastside Snowboard Team Associated with OR Interscholastic Snowboard Assn., riders compete with against Westside schools in Metro League. Registration in November will be announced. Jan Watt office 228
ELD Homework Club Mentors support ELD students with English language skills and assist with homework. Meets every Friday at lunch. Stefanie Goldbloom 331
Fashion Club Focuses on up-cycling old clothes and crafts along with learning about fashion design careers in art industry. Meets every other Monday at lunch. Steve Nims 115
Freshman C.A.R.E. Club Learn about racial equity, the history of activism and current events. Meets 1st Wednesday of every month. Lynne Gardner 109
Helping the Homeless Fundraising for local shelters, volunteering at local soup kitchen, and making care packages. Meets Mondays at lunch. Eric Mirsepassi 113
Improv Club Provides a fun environment for theater and comedy fans to explore and refine improvisational skills. Meets last 'A' day of each week at lunch. Michael Payne 268
Jewish Student Union Aims to create a place here to celebrate and learn more about Jewish culture. Everyone welcome! Meets every other Friday at lunch. Steve Nims 115
Key Club Members learn leadership skills and commit to service hours on behalf of the school and our community. Meets 2nd & 4th Thursdays at lunch. Susan Douglass 233
Knitting Club Practice knitting, share ideas, knit for a cause, and donate knitting projects. Meets Wednesday at lunch. Liam Donoghue 284
Kpop Dance Club For those who enjoy dancing, learn what it's like to be a Kpop trainee, preparing for an audition. Goal is to perform at assemblies. Meets 'B' days at lunch. Michael Payne 268
Lacrosse - girls Affiliated with the Oregon Lacrosse Assn., the CHS team competes in the spring from March-May. Recruiting meeting held in January. Boys: jeff@launchbox.com /// Girls: kellydelany07@gmail.com
Latinx Student Union Focuses on the empowerment of Latinx students and encourages their self-expression. All are welcome. Meets Wednesdays at lunch. Richard Acuna 232
Latinx Student Union To encourage, reinforce and bring awareness to Latinx culture and community. All are welcome. Hosting an assembly in May. Meets Wednesdays at lunch. Richard Acuna 232
Math Club Discuss and solve math and logic problems, using a variety of mediums. Meets Thursdays at lunch. Jessica Segraves 325
Play Card/Board Games Aims to bring people who enjoy playing card and board games together on Mondays after school. Mary Rodeback 300
Poker Club Texas Hold'em players meet Fridays at lunch. No money or gambling allowed; dues are $10. Jim McNeely 335
Red Cross - CHS Chapter Provides members with service opportunities, leadership skills and sponsors a blood drive. Meets first Wednesday of every month at lunch. Nathan Pier 378
Rugby (girls) Rugby Oregon league sponsors matches with practices beginning in March. Jenn Heinrich jenn@rugbyoregon.com
Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) Meetings offer a safe space for LGBTQ+ and their allies to discuss topics relating to sexual orientation and gender identity. Meets Wednesdays lunch. Seamus Shalman 336
Spice Route Members gather student art, comics, song lyrics, poetry and short stories for a literary journal. Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday at lunch. Dominic LeFave 132
Tacos 4 Teens Strives to bring students together to celebrate community and make tacos in the culinary arts kitchen. Meets every Tuesday at lunch. Jim McNeely 335
Thrive Members advocate for healthy relationships through awareness, conversation, and action. Meets every Tuesday at lunch. Gaye Chapman 384
UNICEF Club Designed for students who have the passion to educate, advocate and fundraise for UNICEF which strives to protect children from dying from preventable causes. Meets every other Wednesday at lunch in room 384. Gaye Chapman 384
Wasabi Kraken Dragon Boat Team Paddlers will meet Nov. 27 at lunch to gauge interest in competing and plan to meet again in February. Liam Donoghue 284
Water 1st International This world organization raises money to build water sources in places where water is neither healthy to drink nor easily accessible. Meets first Wednesday of the month after school. Brian Fain 363
Youth 4 the Earth Promotes climate change activism and youth empowerment for those who have a passion for the environment. Meets every other Thursday lunch. Paige Hazard 125
Youth Action Council Associated with the Health Center, members raise awareness about health issues to promote increased wellness. Meets Mondays at lunch. Meg Griffith 387