Club Contact Directory
|AcaDeca||Christopher Conte||The Academic Decathlon® is a ten-event scholastic competition for teams of high school students. Each high school enters a team of nine students: 3 "A" or Honor students, 3 "B" or Scholastic students, and 3 "C" or Varsity students.
The theme for the 2011–2012 Academic Decathlon® season is The Age of Empire
|All-Female||Rainey Tanner||All-female is a strictly female dance group that wants to give young ladies a forum to express themselves through dance. They strive to motivate people to learn about all different forms of hip-hop.|
|All-Male||Kathleen Curran||All-male is a strictly male dance group that believes, “Great dancers are not great because of their technique, they are great because of their passion.”|
|All-Natural||Joycelyn Berri||Group of students who like to create and perform various dance routines at school events.|
|American Red Cross||Lori Beyer||Student liaisons working for and with the community with the belief that "together we can save a life."|
|Art Club||Rainey Tanner||The Art Club is for students, “WHEN ART CLASS IS NOT ENOUGH!” This club provides artistic opportunities beyond the walls of the classroom. It also will provide an opportunity for students that cannot fit art into their busy schedules. The club participates in art trips, community services, sales, etc. the club will perform school service projects in the field of art.|
|Associated Student Body||Shannon Houston||A.S.B. stands for Associated Student Body and consists of various appointed and voluntary student officials that serve on various councils that strive to make life on campus better for all students. The major governing body approves all activities and allocates all funds related to school athletic teams, performing arts groups, clubs, and academic teams. Furthermore, they host various events during the school year including Homecoming, Prom, and Clubs Day.|
|A.V.I.D.||Kathy Beckham||AVID targets students in the average to high average test score range - A, B, C, and even D students - who have the desire to go to college and the willingness to work hard. These are students who are capable of completing rigorous curriculum but can be falling short of their potential. Typically, they will be the first in their families to attend college, and many are from low-income or minority families. AVID pulls these students out of their unchallenging courses and puts them on the college track: acceleration instead of remediation. OHS AVID Motto: Excuses End Here!|
|New Life / Bible||John Reynolds||A student-initiated, student-run fellowship of Christian students who meet weekly for the purpose of encouraging and supporting believers as well as seekers in their historic scripture-based faith.|
|B.S.U||Fundi Leghon||The purpose of the Black Student Union (hereafter referred to as BSU) is to foster a sense of community and camaraderie among all students. To provide an intellectual, cultural and social environment for students.|
|C.S.F||Judi Lee||California Scholarship Foundation is a prestigious club for our academic scholars. Our club raises money to supply seniors with money for college and hosts a college trip each February.|
|Drama||Keith Koch||Exploring the world of the theater.|
|Earthbound||Kevin Flint||Earthbound is a community service club dealing with environmental issues. The goal of Earthbound is to make people part of the solution, not part of the problem. We raise community and school involvement in environmental activities.|
|French||Danielle Lasher||The purpose of the French Club is to promote the study of the French language and culture through a variety of programs and activities|
|Geo Bowl||Tirza Estrada||Geography Bowl participates in an annual countywide high school geography competition that challenges the students on their knowledge of such global issues as the environment, current events, geology, physical and human geography.|
|Club Green||Wendy Henchy||To empower teens to educate and to take action concerning the effects of global warming on our community and the world.|
|Hogwart’s High||Shannon Houston||Hogwart’s High is for students who show an appreciation of the fine arts through the creative exploration of J.K.Rowling’s world famous series, Harry Potter.|
|Interact||Jaimene Nichols||Interact is Rotary
International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18. Interact clubs
are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance,
but they are self-governing and self-supporting.
Club membership varies greatly. Clubs can be single gender or mixed, large or small. They can draw from the student body of a single school or from two or more schools in the same community.
Each year, Interact clubs complete at least two community service projects, one of which furthers international understanding and goodwill. Through these efforts, Interactors develop a network of friendships with local and overseas clubs and learn the importance of:
Developing leadership skills and personal integrity
Demonstrating helpfulness and respect for others
Understanding the value of individual responsibility and hard work
Advancing international understanding and goodwill
As one of the most significant and fastest-growing programs of Rotary service, with more than 10,700 clubs in 109 countries and geographical areas, Interact has become a worldwide phenomenon. Almost 200,000 young people are involved in Interact.
|Invisible Children||Melissa Harper||Invisible Children Club
supports the internationally famous non-profit, San Diego based organization
called Invisible Children. We are
storytellers. We are visionaries, humanitarians, artists, and entrepreneurs.
We are individuals part of a generation eager for
change and willing to pursue it.
As a non-profit we work to transform apathy into activism. By documenting the lives of those living in regions of conflict and injustice, we hope to educate and inspire individuals in the Western world to use their unique voice for change. Our media creates an opportunity for people to become part of a grassroots movement that intelligently responds to what.s happening in the world.
But our work extends beyond our borders. In war-affected regions we focus on long-term development, working directly with individuals and institutions that are eager to realize their full potential. Through education and innovative economic opportunities, we partner with affected communities and strive to improve the quality of life for individuals living in conflict and post-conflict regions.
|Knowledge Bowl||Tirza Estrada||Knowledge Bowl tests high school teams on their knowledge on science, astronomy, literature, math, current events, history, pop culture, and a wide array of other subjects. This friendly academic competition offers opportunities for students to master their team building skills, participate in a competitive test of their academic knowledge, and interact with students from other schools in the county.|
|L.A.P.S||Linda Ohlrich||LAPS is a program at OHS that supports students who want to pursue careers in law and public services. We encourage students to be community members who help one another & pursue their post-secondary goals.|
|L.A.R.P.||Christine Gathman||A live action role-playing game (LARP) is a form of role-playing game where the participants physically act out their characters' actions. The players pursue goals within a fictional setting represented by the real world, while interacting with each other in character. The outcome of player actions may be mediated by game rules, or determined by consensus among players. Event arrangers called gamemasters decide the setting and rules to be used and facilitate play.|
|L.C.C.||Jorge Arrellano||"Come join the latin spice known as LCC! Have fun while being educated about our Latino roots. Our numerous activities include (but are not limited to) potlucks, movie nights, field trips, a dance, and various fundraisers. We also reward our deserving seniors with scholarships."
Club Motto: LCC, the Latin place to be!
|Link Crew||Wendy Henchy, Rebecca Hopple-Cuellar||Link Crew is our high school orientation program. It’s goal is to help incoming 9th graders successfully transition to OHS. Our Link Leaders, junior and senior students, work with small groups of incoming 9th graders during orientation to help make our new Yellow Jackets feel welcomed and comfortable at the Hive. Students interested in being involved in Link Crew must apply in the Spring for the following school year as Link Crew occurs during the summer.|
|Math||Jorge Arrellano||Math Club promotes the fun and entertaining part of mathematics, and yes, there is such a thing! Math Club also provides its members with community service opportunities via tutoring, helping our school’s struggling math students succeed. Math Club Motto: Divide and Conquer!|
|MeC.H.a||Susan Carrasco||M.E.Ch.A. (Spanish: Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlán) is an organization that seeks to promote Chicano unity and empowerment through political action. The acronym of the organization's name is the Spanish word mecha, which means "fuse". The motto of MEChA is 'La Union Hace La Fuerza' (Unity makes strength).|
|M.E.S.A||Mig Cordova||Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) is nationally recognized for its innovative and effective academic development program. MESA engages thousands of educationally disadvantaged students so they excel in math and science and graduate with math-based degrees. MESA partners with all segments of California higher education as well as K-12 institutions.|
|Migrant Speech and Debate||Erick Garcia|| The objectives of the club are:
• To familiarize students with the procedures for competitive debate and speech
• To acquaint students with the basics of research
• To understand the importance of using evidence in argumentation
• To develop skills in reading, writing, and oral expression
|NHS||Matt Urwick||The National Honor Society (NHS) is a recognition program for high school students in grades 10-12 in the United States and in several other countries. NHS honors those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character.|
|Pep Squad||Tirza Estrada||OHS Cheerleaders are student-athletes who work as ambassadors of their high school. The purpose of this carefully selected group is to promote school spirit, support their fellow Yellow Jackets and surrounding community, as well as create good school unity on campus, at rallies, and at games. OHS Cheer allows its members the opportunity to develop leadership skills, physical fitness, and set good examples of proper conduct and sportsmanship.|
|Photography||Maria Genovese||Photography Club is for students who love to take pictures. We promote better picture taking and foster the creative nature alive in all us through the enjoyment of photography.|
|Ping Pong||Jeremy Winton||Got Pong? We do, let's play!|
|Psi Chi Club||Cameron Salehi||Psi Chi is an international honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology, and to advance the science of psychology.The mission of Psi Chi is to produce a well-educated, ethical, and socially responsible member committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general.|
|R.O.T.C.||Dale Weaver / Stephen Emmons||Air Force Junior ROTC develops leaders and good citizens by emphasizing the Air Force core values of Integrity First, Service Before Self, and Excellence in all We Do. We wear the Air Force uniform one day each week, learn to march and drill, and post the colors at home football games. We also represent Oxnard High School at drill meets, parades, and other community events.|
|SuperJackets||Jennifer Brickey||The Super Jackets Community Service club organizes willing members to participate in upcoming community service events. Also, the club provides a link to the American Red Cross.|
|Woodworking||Chad Meyring||The Woodworking Club is an interactive club that allows students interested in woodworking a chance to coordinate projects, enhance leadership and business skills, as well as serve the community of OHS and the city of Oxnard.|
|Yearbook||Kris Roberts||The Cardinal and Gold s yearbook, has a rich history, dating back over 100 years. Nationally recognized by both Columbia Scholastic Press Association and National Scholastic Press Association for excellence in journalism, students in Journalistic Design (Yearbook) gain both academic and vocational experience, many moving on to fields of study and careers in advertising, journalism, photography and web design. Those interested in applying for a position on staff, please see the adviser, Ms. Roberts.|