Student Clubs

A place for students to explore their interests and contribute to their communities.
For students, clubs are a way of finding their identity and expressing their interests, as well as fostering leadership. For faculty, it's a way of mentoring students and sharing interests outside the classroom. See the current list of clubs and mission statements below.

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  • Ad Ingenuim Faciendum

    “Toward the Building of Character”

    Mission Statement

    Empowering the young men of color at LWHS as members of the school and of broader society and encouraging their maturation as confident young men through brotherhood and community involvement.
  • Africlub

    (aka African Service Partnership)

    Mission Statement

    Africlub fosters students' interest and awareness of African cultures and issues including education, health care, economic challenges, and climate change. The club will also serve as an extension of the Tanzania and Senegal trips and will help trip attendees stay connected to their Africa experiences, and share them with the greater LWHS community.
  • Animal Rights Club

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to establish and create a place to learn about animal rights and provide opportunities for LWHS to help spread awareness and become involved in the fight against animal cruelty.
  • Anime Club


    Mission Statement

    The Anime Club serves as an environment where students of any race, ethnicity, or background can discuss issues specific to political Asia. We also strive to be a community building and service oriented club where students can have fun and participate in activities.
  • The Art of Clothing


    Mission Statement
    Educating all students who are interested in both the pas and present of feminine, masculine, and androgynous fashion. Spanning multiple perspectives, from DIY to runway couture, the club will discuss latest trends, past trends, sustainable fashion, fashion and beauty standards, and history. There will be a focus on DIY and handmade clothing, as well as slow-fashion education, which will include presentations, workshops, and crafting during meetings.
  • ASIA Club


    Mission Statement

    ASIA Club serves as an environment where students of any race, ethnicity, or background can discuss issues specific to political Asia. We also strive to be a community building and service oriented club where students can have fun and participate in activities.
  • Avatar Club

    Mission Statement
    Hard working students deserve a fun and entertaining break. This club will help them find ways to relax and have fun as well as incorporate healthy habits into their daily lives.

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  • Beekeeping Club


    Mission Statement

    Beekeeping club's mission is dual. First, we want to introduce people to the hobby of beekeeping, and to nurture aspiring beekeepers. Secondly, we also want to raise awareness in the LWHS community about issues facing bees and apiculture today.
  • Bible Study Club


    Mission Statement

    Creating a community of believers and others who are curious and will explore God's word through Bible study, as well as God's love through service. It will also be a space to share faith and talk about questions.
  • Black Student Union

    (aka BSU)

    Mission Statement
    The Black Student Union aims to provide a space to evaluate what it means to be Black in today's society. Black Student Union also strives to unite people of different cultures to explore a common race.
  • Body Empowerment Club (BEC)

    Mission Statement
    In BEC, the club leaders strive to discuss how media impacts body image, confidence, disorders based off body image, and what we can do as a community to empower people. We will interview people about their thoughts towards their bodies. We plan to show videos and make activities that build strong relationships between peers and share ideas.
  • Bringing Lunch to the Tenderloin

    (aka BLT Club)

    Mission Statement

    Raising awareness about the issue of hunger in San Francisco and to provide an opportunity for LWHS students to give back to the community by organizing related volunteer events.

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  • Choreo Club

    Mission Statement
    Choreo Club provides an opportunity for everyone to learn, teach, and grow as dancers throughout the LWHS community. We strive to introduce people with or without dance experience to learn choreography, as well as promote dance as a positive outlet for all.
  • Coding Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing an environment and opportunity for all members of the LWHS community to learn coding and work on programming projects.
  • Community Action Club


    Mission Statement
    Community Action Club will create opportunities for students to be involved in service and connect the LWHS community with the broader community of the SF Bay Area. We will also raise money for charitable organizations.

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  • Day Trading


    Mission Statement

    Informing students about the free market as it pertains to stocks, and enable them to manage real money and make informed decisions about stocks based off of research.
  • Dessert Club


    Mission Statement
    Bringing together like-minded students interested in promoting and learning about the art of baking desserts.

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  • Education Initiative Club


    Mission Statement

    As a bridge between student and faculty, the Education Initiative club aims to better the high school experience by using current research to create school wide dialogue that works towards effecting positive change in the community.
  • Environmental Club


    Mission Statement

    Broadening the school's collective understanding of the relationship between humankind and the environment.

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  • FIFA Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing a relaxing environment where students from all walks of life can engage in friendly competition by playing the FIFA video game.
  • The Five Pillars


    Mission Statement
    Educating students about hip hop not just as music, but as a culture including the five pillars of hip hop (MCing, breakdancing, DJing, graffiti writing, and knowledge). We will also focus on the creation of music including beat production lessons, free styling, and dance circles. 
  • Food Appreciation


    Mission Statement

    Food Appreciation Club aims to connect people to food. We work to educate members about international foods and their histories. We want members to appreciate foods from around the world and give back to those who might not have that opportunity. Food unites people!
  • Fortis Mulieribus

    "Strong Women"

    Mission Statement
    FM (pronounced fem) creates an empowering space for the young women of color at LWHS. Through regular meetings members are encouraged to grow through conversations, community building, and leadership opportunities.

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  • Game Design Club


    Mission Statement
    Working to create a game with a group of students and educate them on the multiple components that go into developing a game. The components can range from art assets, to music, to level design. Most importantly of all, programing skills are not required.
  • Gawad Kalinga Club


    Mission Statement
    Educating members about poverty in the Philippines and support the work of Gawad Kalinga, an organization working towards ending poverty through jobs.
  • Gender Sexuality Awareness

    (aka GSA)

    Mission Statement
    Creating a safe place at LWHS for people who identify as LGBTQ+ or who are allies.  We will also try to educate our peers and bring awareness to issues within the LGBTQ+ community.
  • Girls Who Code


    Mission Statement
    Involving girls in the field of technology by exposing them to coding and the ever-changing field of computer science. 
  • The Golf Club

    Mission Statement
    The Golf Club will promote integrity, focus, and hard work. The game of golf is a passion of ours, which we plan to bring to the LWHS community. The Golf Club is a passive membership club where everyone is welcome, regardless of age, gender, or ability.

    We will meet at public courses throughout the city weekly, along with occasional meetings on campus.

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  • Habitat Terrace Club


    Mission Statement
    Partnering with Habitat for Humanity to build because everyone, everywhere, should have a healthy, affordable place to call home.
  • House of Cards


    Mission Statement
    House of Cards strives to expand the mental capacity of all club members through the learning and mastery of card games, foster a supportive environment that connects people within an inclusive community, and create a group of people engaged in service.

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  • Improv Club


    Mission Statement
    Creating an environment where members can express their creativity, build confidence, and take risks while being supported by their peers.
  • Instrumental Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing a comfortable, accepting, and fun environment for jamming, learning instruments, and composing music.

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  • Jewish Student Union


    Mission Statement

    Promoting dialogue regarding the role of religion, specifically Judaism, at LWHS, as well as provide education for the larger community about Jewish culture. 

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  • Kaba Club


    Mission Statement
    Promoting unity and appreciation of Filipino culture by bringing awareness and knowledge of various Filipino traditions and customs to the community.  
  • KIVA


    Mission Statement
    KIVA is a non-profit organization with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. Leveraging the internet and a worldwide network of microfinance institutions, Kiva lets individuals lend as little as $25 to help create opportunity around the world. By teaching LWHS students about microfinancing, we hope the community learns more about ways to give back to the world.

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  • Latinos Unidos


    Mission Statement
    Latinos Unidos aims to build a safe space for Latin@ students to discuss their own cultural identities and to celebrate and encourage diversity in its many forms. 
  • Lick-Wilmerding Organization of Women

    (aka LWOW)
     
    Mission Statement
    We strive to create a safe, feminist space within the LWHS community for community members to share opinions and experiences. We aim to educate about the meaning and connotations of feminism. Meetings encompass informal discussions, event planning, and feminist-friendly projects. We wish to raise awareness about feminism internationally and in the LWHS community. With student and teacher support, we hope to demonstrate the positive effect that feminism has on our daily lives.
  • LitMag


    Mission Statement
    We aim to collect and review student art and literature to make a literary magazine that best displays the talent of the LWHS student body.

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  • Map Your World


    Mission Statement
    Empowering youth to make positive changes in their own communities whether the impact is physical (cleaner drinking water, or safer bus stops), behavioral (more people choosing to recycle), or internal (greater empathy for a community). We will help create and display these stories of change to honor and inspire young change makers from around the world.
  • Math Wizards

    Mission Statement
    A place to collaborate to solve interesting and challenging math problems to allow all math levels to participate, problems will not require specific math knowledge.

    A place where students can participate in friendly competitions.

    A place where students can work on same problem and share ideas.

    A place where students can learn some cool problem solving strategies and techniques that would not typically be learned in a traditional math class.
  • The Mari Project


    Mission Statement
    Bringing awareness about poverty and challenges that Malagasy students face.
  • MEAT Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing a decompressing environment where anyone can come, forget their daily worries, and enjoy some meat together! Or fake meat if they are vegetarians. 
  • Model United Nations

    (aka MUN-CE)

    Mission Statement
    MUN-CE fosters a greater understanding of and participation in public speaking, debate, and discussion surrounding global and current events.
  • Multiracial Club


    Mission Statement
    To create a place that cultivates discussion on what it means to be multiracial or to come from a multitude of roots. We strive to honor people for their uniqueness and explore what it means to be a multiracial/multicultural citizen in the world today.
  • Mural Club


    Mission Statement
    Connecting the LWHS student body through visual art and creative ideas.
  • The Muses


    Mission Statement
    Promoting female empowerment through writing, performing, and creating music throughout LWHS and the world. We are the all-female identifying a cappella group on campus.

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  • NFL Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing a place for NFL fans at LWHS to come together and share a passion for the game.

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  • Ocean Bowl Team


    Mission Statement
    Studying knowledge and buzzer techniques in order to represent LWHS in the National Ocean Sciences Bowl annual competition. 
  • OUR Guatemala Club

    Mission Statement
    OUR Guatemala is a small non-profit organization dedicated to aiding children in and out of care homes in Guatemala. As a club, our mission is to raise money and awareness for two programs under OUR Guatemala: The Backyard School Project, and the Bunk Bed Project. Both projects aid underprivileged families and children around Santa Rosa, Guatemala, through the development of an after school program, and the donation of suitable sleeping arrangements to homes, respectively.
  • Outdoors Club


    Mission Statement
    Outdoors Club strives to plan and organize hiking, camping, and overnight backpacking trips around the Bay Area for LWHS students, faculty, and staff. We also encourage those who have little exposure in the outdoors to explore the wilderness.

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  • Paintball Club


    Mission Statement
    Cultivating teamwork and esprit de corps within the LWHS community through paintball.
  • Pancake Club


    Mission Statement
    Providing the hungry LWHS student with a delicious pancake to brighten their day and diminish their daily cravings. Our goal is to meet with students and eat pancakes in a classy fashion.
  • Panini “Nini” Club


    Mission Statement
    Bringing delicious paninis to LWHS and to enlighten everyone to their full panini making potential.

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  • Rap Club


    Mission Statement
    Fostering an environment for spitting bars.
  • Red Cross Club

    Mission Statement
    The Red Cross Club seeks to connect students with meaningful opportunities to help people in need. We want our club’s activities to be based on student’s interests and natural disasters affecting our community and the rest of the world. In addition, we would like to help LWHS students and families be prepared for natural disasters.
  • Robotics Club


    Mission Statement
    This club exists to represent LWHS Tech Arts in a unique way. The club gives students the opportunity to participate in robotics competitions, and also work in the shop to support the team.
  • Rock Climbing Club


    Mission Statement
    Offering enthusiastic students who either are unable to take a rock climbing class, or simply wish to climb more often, a forum in which to use the school’s rock climbing facilities. 

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  • Sci-Fi Club


    Mission Statement
    Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Enterprise. It’s five-year mission: to explore strange new worlds, to seek out new civilizations, to boldly go where no person has gone before.
  • Sewing Club


    Mission Statement
    Bringing students and facstaff together who want to learn how to sew or use their sewing abilities to create things for themselves or the Esperanza Foundation.
  • Short Film Club


    Mission Statement
    To not only enjoy the countless qualities of short films, but to create an engaged environment where students who are interested in film of all levels can participate in the creation of short films, all the while expanding the film community at LWHS.
  • Songwriting/Music Production Club


    Mission Statement
    Bringing musicality and creativity to LWHS. Whatever instruments you play, or style that you write in, this club is a safe and fun place to write and produce. All genres and people are welcome!
  • Steam Gaming Club

    Mission Statement
    We want to bring people together and build lasting bonds and community by playing games together and using teamwork.
  • Super Smash Bros. Club


    Mission Statement
    A place to have fun, socialize, and feel included in a stress-free environment; united under the love of a fun, competitive, team building game.

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  • Tea Lords


    Mission Statement
    Bringing quality tea to the community, we want to build community by enjoying tea with our peers.
  • Tech Entrepreneurship Club


    Mission Statement
    Bringing together curiosity about technology and interest in entrepreneurship to LWHS. Through hands on activities and lessons, the club sill enable LWHS students to pursue their tech and/or business interests in a structured and supportive setting.
  • Tigers Helping Tigers


    Mission Statement
    Strengthening the connections between LWHS alumni and students by fostering a sense of tradition. These connections will provide a general understanding of what it means to become a member of the LWHS Alumni Association, while also providing opportunities to serve as student ambassadors, support he goals of the Alumni Association, and cultivate future alumni leadership in current students.

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  • The Waves


    Mission Statement
    Building independence, companionship, and creativity through a cappella singing.
  • Women in Business


    Mission Statement
    Exposing young women to the world of business. We strive to empower female student leaders by establishing a supportive community where members can connect with each other as well as experienced professionals in the field. 
  • Wood Carving Club


    Mission Statement
    Preserving the art of wood carving for future generations in this increasingly technological age, and to share the joy of wood carving with the LWHS community as well as the greater population.
  • Wood Club


    Mission Statement
    Wood Club exists to facilitate collaboration and learning between woodworkers at LWHS in order to develop the talents and technical skills of students.

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  • VOICE

    Mission Statement
    VOICE (Valuing open, inclusive conversations (with) everyone) aims to create a safe space with an emphasis on discussion that allows students to talk and learn about different core identifiers and additional social themes. We aim to promote dialogue between different experiences, viewpoints and affinity groups. Through these discussions, we hope to identify different areas of conflict within the LWHS community and work together to create tools to help combat against it.

Contact

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  • Christine Godinez 

    Director of Student Inclusion, Leadership and Civic Engagement



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