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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List of 6 items.

  • Agricultural and Botany Development and Appreciation Club (Plant Club)

    Mission Statement
    We aim to inspire and educate fellow classmates to better understand and love all types of agriculture and botany. While exploring great examples of agriculture, botany, and become part of a new community, students will learn about and experience the joy of the simple amazing life forms that constantly surround us.
  • AIF (Ad Ingenium Faciendum--Towards the Building of Character)

    Mission Statement
    AIF brings together young men of color in a spirit of brotherhood to create safe affinity spaces at LW where we can have fun, support one another through common concerns, share tools to help each other thrive while at LW and educate ourselves in preparation for lifelong journeys as loving and community-minded men of color in this world.
  • Amnesty International

    Mission Statement
    We want to provide an outlet for human rights activism at LWHS that goes beyond or just our community or country. We will work with Amnesty International USA to help raise awareness and take action to help fight for human rights worldwide.
  • Art Club

    Mission Statement
    We want to provide a safe space for students of all artistic levels to express themselves creatively. We want to hold a relaxing space for students to create any and all pieces of art. We will also focus on sharing the art we create because we want to give back to the Lick community.
  • A.S.I.A (API Students in Alliance)

    Mission Statement
    ASIA strives to be a tight-knit community where students of any race, ethnicity, or background can discuss and explore Asian Pacific Islander-American issues, history, and identity while also supporting local and global API and API-American communities.
  • Astronomy Club / Space Club

    Mission Statement
    Astronomy Club strives to teach the LWHS community about the wonders of space, as well as inform about the many global benefits gained from both research in space as well as its exploration.

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  • Bad Movies

    Mission Statement
    We want to facilitate a chill, relaxed, and fun environment for people to come together and enjoy the art of bad films.
  • Bullet Journal Club

    Mission Statement
    Bullet Journal Club is a place for students to connect over bullet journaling: a customizable planning system that combines art, mindfulness, and productivity.
  • Black Student Union (BSU)

    Mission Statement
    The Black Student Union (BSU) aims to provide a space to explore, evaluate, and ultimately connect over what it means to be Black in today's society. BSU also strives to unite people of different cultures and explore ways that all people can positively engage in the fight for racial justice.

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  • Choreo Club

    Mission Statement
    Host an all-inclusive dance club open to the entire school community, where we learn and grow together through dance.
  • Citizen Science Club

    Mission Statement
    The Citizen Science Club aims to involve students in the scientific community and provide opportunities for students to learn how to contribute to our environment through science.
  • Climbing Club

    Mission Statement
    At LWHS Climbing club we aim to provide students with an outlet for physical activity as well as providing a social atmosphere for people that enjoy the sport of Rock Climbing.
  • Clothing Swap

    Mission Statement
    Building on the clothing swaps we organized in the past two years, we will organize clothing swaps in the coming year to educate the community on the harms of the American fashion industry and encourage ethical consumerism.
  • Community Shops Club

    Mission Statement
    Community Shops Club aims to construct different pieces of furniture and items for various different non-profit organizations that we are partnered with through the center. We want to improve our community by using our ability to use the shops and converse with organizations and build what they tell us they need.
  • Cook For A Cause

    Mission Statement
    Cook For A Cause strives to unite Lick students and help an underprivileged community by making and bringing home cooked goods to a local soup kitchen in need.
  • Creative Writing Club

    Mission Statement
    We want this club to be a space where students can creatively express themselves through writing with fun prompts and engaging activities. We also want this club to be a place where students can come in with their essays from other classes and get advice and peer editing help.
  • Current Events Club

    Mission Statement
    Through the use of well researched and unbiased presentations, the current events club strives to be an informative and collaborative space in which people of any background can learn and discuss.
  • El Centro Explorativo Club

    Mission Statement
    El Centro Explorativo is a community-led afterschool education center working to empower the community and enrich the educational experiences of children in La Pista, a rural Guatemalan community. This region suffered greatly during the Guatemalan Civil War when its mountains and valleys served as military bases for Guerrilla groups. The hardship of this time has left the region relatively undeveloped and without access to necessary educational support and resources. We aim to help El Centro Explorativo by hosting fundraisers at Lick-Wilmerding High School and donating the proceeds to their after school programs. Our fundraising contributions will go to renovations to the new center, writing supplies, computers, and food for the children.
  • CHEF (Charitable, Healthy, and Exceptional Food)

    Mission Statement
    CHEF works to provide healthy and nourishing food to those in need. We will do this by inciting the passion that many Lick-Wilmerding Students have to cook and channeling it towards feeding those who are don’t have access to a kitchen or a regular food supply.
  • Computer Science Club

    Mission Statement
    We aim to create a space where a diverse community of students can learn, discuss, and practice computer science and programming.

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List of 3 items.

  • Digital Arts Club

    Mission Statement
    The Digital Arts Club is a place to learn, practice and discuss various digital arts. In this club our goal is to create art and learn from and inspire each other. Club members can be at any level of skill and members can join the club to learn skills or to express their passion with other like minded peers. Anyone who wants to learn skills such as photoshop, digital painting, or video editing can start learning from their more experienced peers. Members who already have experience can work in a place with peers who are knowledgeable and interested.
  • DISH Club

    Mission Statement
    This club will be a place of support at Lick for anyone who identifies with issues regarding body image and eating disorders while also educating Lick community about the reality of these struggles so that they can be equipped to provide support to friends who need it.
  • Drama Club

    Mission Statement
    The mission of the Lick Drama Club will be to come together as a community of theater makers to promote and support theater within Lick Wilmerding’s performing arts department and beyond. As a club we will collaborate together and build our skills as performers and through community outreach, help to support elementary theater programs where there is a need.

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List of 1 items.

  • Environmental Club

    Mission Statement
    Environmental Club seeks to engage students on pressing environmental topics and take action on these issues within and outside of Lick.

F

List of 4 items.

  • FM

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to strengthen the leadership and voices of young women of color at LWHS. We are an affinity group that focuses on building community by sharing stories, organizing social events, and engaging in discussions about being young women of color in independent schools.
  • Future Scientists of America

    Mission Statement
    Future Scientists of America’s Mission is to host diverse speakers with experience in scientific fields so students can not only better learn about potential careers in science but also each speakers experiences in relation to their unique backgrounds and intersectionality.
  • Female Instrumentalists Never Ending (F.I.N.E.)

    Mission Statement
    We aim to:
    1. Provide an empowering space where female-identifying instrumentalists of all experience levels can learn, play, and create music together. 
    2. Bring attention to the contributions that professional female instrumentalists have made in their industry.
    3. Give back to our communities (LWHS, San Francisco, etc.) through performance.
  • Fostering Activists for the Next Generation (FANG)

    Mission Statement
    We strive to be the bridge connecting students and adults in the Lick community, allowing students to help shape not only student activism but also Lick’s relationship towards activism as an institution. Additionally, we strive to incorporate activism into the Lick experience by including it in our education.

G

List of 6 items.

  • Game Development

    Mission Statement
    The Game Development Club is a place where people of all skills and interests come together to collaborate on a project.
  • Girl's Self Defense

    Mission Statement
    Our club is a welcoming place to learn self-defense through active trainings that allow you to develop situational skills and the means to protect yourself against unexpected and physically dangerous attacks. In the short and sweet meetings, you will learn important techniques like de-escalation strategies and defenses against strikes, chokes, and takedowns.
  • Garden Club

    We intend to continue the efforts of last year’s gardening club and expand it by incorporating our passions for exploring and making. Some of our new ideas include growing and drying herbs for teas, making kombucha, and caring for sourdough bread starters. We were inspired by our extra time and projects at home during COVID-19.
  • Gender Sexuality Awareness (GSA)

    Mission Statement
    To work with allies in order to make LWHS an inclusive and safe space for all LGBTQIA+ people, as well as educating people about LGBTQIA+ history, terminology, and culture. We will work with student leaders and administrators around the school to make LWHS the safest place it can be for people of all sexualities, gender identities, and gender expressions. We will plan events, work with other AM clubs, and provide education about LGBTQIA+ issues to the LWHS community.
  • Girls in Tech Club

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to bring female-identifying people together, empowering and inspiring them to innovate, share wisdom, learn, and have a voice within the tech industry. Our members gain tangible skills in a vast array of fields, including coding, entrepreneurship, business planning, design, and more. Each spring we participate in the Technovation competition (PPP hours offered).
  • Global Pen Friends

    Mission Statement
    To some people a foreign country such as Zimbabwe does not having any specific meaning to them, we hope to create a unique environment that allows members of our club to form personal connections with students from different countries.

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List of 3 items.

  • Harry Potter Club

    Mission Statement
    Our goal is to provide a space for anyone interested in Harry Potter to come together and participate in discussions, analyzations, activities, and games of and related to the Harry Potter universe.
  • He/Hymns A capella

    Mission Statement
    Our a cappella Group harnesses a collective of men to create an environment where we can express ourselves through music and discover the endless potential in our voices.
  • HeadSpace

     
    Mission Statement
    Through active and growing membership from the student body at LWHS, HeadSpace aims to make the Lick community more transparent through the lens of mental health. Creating a community that bonds its members through critical discussion regarding this aspect of our lives will serve to create important discourse between the community at large and the students at LWHS.

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List of 1 items.

J

List of 3 items.

  • Jewish Student Union (JSU)

    Mission Statement
    At JSU, our goal is to foster an open space where both Jews and non-Jewish people can learn, share, and explore Jewish culture and the identities of variously identifying people all over the world.
  • JEFE Club (Junior Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Economics)

    Mission Statement
    JEFE Club aims to provide intellect to the Lick community surrounding topics of Entrepreneurship, Finance, and Economics. Through lessons, competitions, and more, JEFE Club hopes to build interest in students in the world of money.
  • Junior State of America (JSA) Debate Club

    Mission Statement
    We give our peers the opportunity to think critically about current global and local political issues, through debates, discussions, and state-wide conventions run by JSA, a national student-run debate/model congress organization.

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List of 3 items.

  • KABA Club

    Mission Statement
    KABA strives to promote unity and appreciation of the Filipino culture by bringing awareness and knowledge of various Filipino traditions and customs to the community.
  • Key Change

    Mission Statement
    Key Change strives to give all students, no matter their musical background or experience, a chance to try out and fall in love with A Capella!
  • KIVA Club

    Mission Statement
    Our club strives to take advantage of our privilege and great education to help others in need across the world pursue their own dreams and provide for themselves and/or their families, all through Kiva.org.

L

List of 3 items.

  • LBPC: Lick Body Positivity Club (BPC for short)

    Mission Statement
    To create a safe and positivity atmosphere where people can be vulnerable about their experiences, understand their feelings, and have the tools to start their journey towards loving their body for what it is.
  • Latinx Unidos

    Mission Statement
    Latinx Unidos strives to empower and unify the Latinx voices and experiences in the Lick community. We are a safe space for Latinx people and our allies to celebrate our culture, experiences, and issues affecting our community.
  • LWOW (Lick-Wilmerding Organization of Women)

    Mission Statement
    We strive to create a safe, feminist space within the LWHS community that focuses on the experiences and needs of people who identify with the female experience. We believe that providing meetings that emphasize women of color’s involvement in feminism will bring us closer to our goal of practicing true intersectional feminism. Meetings encompass informal discussions, event planning, feminist-friendly projects, and female encouragement and love.

M

List of 6 items.

  • Model United Nations

    Mission Statement
    Model United Nations is a club that allows students to learn about foreign policy and global current events in an intellectually engaging environment through debates, policy drafting, discussion, and national conferences.
  • Mountain Biking

    Mission Statement
    We want to share our love for mountain biking with others by taking riders on rides, talking about how to maintain bikes, and how to improve at biking in general. With Covid-19 turning everything digital, we have found that mountain biking is one of the few safe and physical things we can still do, and want to share that!
  • Musical Exploration Through Art (META)

    Mission Statement
    Meta Club seeks to bridge the connection between music and art. In pursuit of our purpose, club members portray their vision of a chosen song through creating artistic work. Our club will also have a ‘digital magazine’ so that people can have the opportunity for their art to be displayed and appreciated. META is a space that encourages artistic experimentation from absolutely any medium (photography, drawing, collage, writing, and more), and welcomes people from any skill level. Consider joining if you enjoy listening to music and want to experiment with art!
  • Math Club

    Mission Statement
    At Math Club we aim to provide additional opportunities for students who are interested in mathematics, by holding competitions versus other schools, and maintaining a collaborative and fun environment.
  • Minecraft Club

    Mission Statement
    We aim to create a fun and collaborative environment in which people can unite over the greatest video game of all time: Minecraft.
  • The Muses

    Mission Statement
    The Muses is an all female a cappella group that promotes the arrangement and performance of multiple genres of music in a student-run environment for motivated singers. We hope to emphasize women in the musical industry through our performances, but also explore music by artists of all genders.

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List of 2 items.

  • National History Day Club: History in Action

    Mission Statement
    Explore history through historical movies, documentaries, National History Day, food, fun, and more! The mission of the club is to encourage appreciation of history, understanding of how the past influences our present, and reflection on historical lessons so we can make wise decisions to shape our future world in a positive way.
  • Navigating, Analyzing, and Reacting to Celebrities and Pop Culture

    Mission Statement
    Navigating, Analyzing, and Reacting to Celebrities and Pop Culture aims to dissect current events and pop culture through a social media lens. We will learn about the affects of social media on our generation by analyzing the pop culture moments of the modern era, most of which we see on Instagram, Twitter, and other mediums.

O

List of 2 items.

  • Ocean Bowl

    Mission Statement
    The Ocean Bowl Club aims to further educate students interested in oceanic sciences and inspire them to be environmental stewards of our world’s oceans.
  • Old Time String Band

    Mission Statement
    Old Time String Band Club aims to introduce LWHS students to new musical styles and create community around traditional music.

P

List of 3 items.

  • Painting Club

    Mission Statement
    We will strive to provide a space for all artists and people interested in art to express their creativity through painting during lunchtime. We welcome people of all levels and recognize that the goal of our club is to have fun. We want to emphasize the idea that art itself is subjective and there are so many different perspectives and intricacies that make each artist unique. We will focus on the power of art in political and social movements.
  • Ping Pong Club

    Mission Statement
    Our goal is to bring the community of LWHS closer together through a game that everyone loves... ping pong!
  • Producer Club

    Mission Statement
    Producer Club is dedicated to creating an inclusive space for those who enjoy the technical aspects of producing music to convene and interact.

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List of 1 items.

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  • Senegal Service Learning Trip Club

    Mission Statement
    Our goal is to fundraise money and any other necessary materials for the Senegal service-learning trip. We will focus on educating members about the issues certain communities in Senegal face, and through fundraising days we hope to help provide the members of Senegal Service-Learning trip with supplies they can offer to the communities in Senegal.
  • She's The First

    Mission Statement
    She’s the First fights for a world where every girl chooses her own future. We team up with local organizations to make sure girls are educated, respected, and heard.
  • Spare Change For A Change

    Mission Statement
    Spare Change For A Change wants to provide an environment where LWHS students are given an opportunity to create and sell various items and be able to donate the profits to charities.
  • Spikeball Club

    Mission Statement
    Our goal is to bring people together through fun and competition. Spikeball is a fun and collaborative game that is easily playable on the campus of LWHS. We believe Spikeball could harness a community that cultivates teamwork, fun, and friendly competition.
  • Sports Medicine Club

    Mission Statement
    Sports Medicine Club was created to teach LWHS students on all things sports medicine. SMC will try to expand LWHS's athletic department with a set of new Intern Athletic Trainers. This club could potentially provide exposure to this unique career path.
  • Sandy Hook Promise

    Mission Statement
    Create a space where LWHS students of all backgrounds can come together to take action against gun violence and carry out Sandy Hook Promise's mission: "Prevent gun-related deaths due to crime, suicide, and accidental discharge so that no other parent experiences the senseless, horrific loss of their child".
  • South Asian Middle Eastern Club (SAME)

    Mission Statement
    SAME club aims to be a space for everyone to learn about and discuss issues regarding South Asian Middle Eastern populations both within LWHS and outside.
  • Sports Equipment Donation Club

    Mission Statement
    We aim to provide underprivileged children with the opportunity to participate in athletics. We will collect and ship sports equipment to the facilities of an organization called Leveling the Playing Field where the equipment will then be distributed.
  • Surf Club

    Mission Statement
    Surf Club's purpose is to educate and engage students in marine conservation, ocean habitats, and of course the joy of surfing!
  • Survivors Club

    Mission Statement
    We strive to create a space where fans can watch Survivor and discuss game theory. It will be a fun and relaxing space for students to just enjoy everything that is Survivor.

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  • Unicef Club

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to raise awareness within the Lick community about children who are–among many other challenges–hungry, poorly educated, unhealthy, or seeking refuge. As a result of increased awareness, we plan to create more incentive to donate to our fundraiser projects for Unicef, a fund that continues to address these children every day.

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  • Valorant Club

    Mission Statement
    Valorant Club serves to give students a fun and educational way to explore the game of Valorant and a safe community in which to play in the hopes of improving and enjoying the game.

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List of 3 items.

  • Write for Rights

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to provide a space for Lick-Wilmerding students to take action on human rights issues during lunch periods through Amnesty International campaigns with a specific emphasis on letter writing as activism through the Write for Rights program.
  • Water Conservation Club

    Mission Statement
    The Water Conservation Alliance (WCA) aims to help the LWHS community decrease its water footprint through: Educational initiatives such as workshops and community presentations that increase water literacy in the LWHS community. Installations of signage near water, beverage, and food sources that remind community members of the hidden water costs of everyday consumables. By working in collaboration with the Caf, we can decrease water use while also saving money by reminding community members to limit consumption of water-intensive / expensive foods like red meat. Community engagement that leverages friendly “water footprint” competitions held between groups such as grade levels, students vs. faculty/staff, or sports teams.
  • What is Faith and Spirituality (WISF)

    Mission Statement
    Our mission is to provide a safe, positive, welcoming safe for anyone and everyone to discuss and learn about all types of spirituality and faith.

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  • Zero Waste Club

    Mission Statement
    Our club strives to reduce waste in our community by eliminating single-use products from our lifestyles.
    Our club strives to reduce waste in our community by eliminating all single-use products from our lifestyles.

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    Christine Godinez 

    Director of Center for Civic Engagement



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