Club NameDescriptionSchool SponsorMeeting Time & Place
Academic Quiz BowlA team-based club focused on trivia competitions. We participate in several area competitions per year, and use club meetings to practice questions and expand our breadth of knowledge. Students are able to compete at both a Novice (9-10) and Varsity (9-12) level. Scott HandelmanWednesdays 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Art Club An opportunity for LSW students to further study a variety of media in visual art including Drawing, Photography, Painting, Digital Art and Pottery. Connection to visiting artists, community based projects as well as time to work on individual art making with be the focus of our meeting time. Eligibility requirements for the club: -Must have one visual arts credit completed or must currently be enrolled in an art course -Must have a "C" or above in current or previous art course Melissa Beard and Chad Petska. Eligibility requirements for the club: -Must have one visual arts credit completed or must currently be enrolled in an art course -Must have a "C" or above in current or previous art courseDays of the week are determined after the first informational meeting of the group, based on student schedules. Most likely Wednesday or Thursday.
Asian Caucus Asian Caucus is a multicultural club at Lincoln Southwest in which our goal is to spread Asian culture and awareness in our school and community.Charlie BittleWednesday in A105 at 3:15 pm to 4:00 pm
DECAA club for marketing students; members participate in activities conferences and competitions; learn to take part in community economic development; develop leadership skills.Kathy LittleRoom C208. GC code: 76g7mky
Drama ClubThis club is for all students who are interested in any aspect of the performing arts. Drama Club meets after school and in the evenings. See Mr. Henrichs in the Black Box for a calendar or check his website.Bob HenrichsMeet in the auditorium at 3:15 pm
FBLAFuture Business Leaders of America is the largest student organization in the United States. Members learn networking and life skills and are actively involved in community building and fundraising events. The main focus of Southwest FBLA is gearing up for competition at the State Leadership Conference. State winners are then given the chance to compete at the National Leadership Conference (NLC) where students can win cash prizes as well as scholarships that only FBLA members are eligible to receive.Josh Hinrichs B200 on designated Thursdays @ 7:30 am.  Join our Google Classroom to get Meeting Reminder messages!  Classroom Code: sg3srz2
FCAThe FCA Vision: To see the world transformed by Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes. The FCA Mission: To lead every coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church.Terry Berks, Matt James, Thomas NettletonThursday mornings from 7:30 am in B218 Forum
FCCLAThe Purpose of FCCLA is to focus on how to improve our families and community. FCCLA has many scholarship, travel and competition opportunities. Last year’s nationals was held in California! Every meeting includes a social activity like Minute to win it, cookie decorating, pumpkin painting, etc. Tracy Way and McKenzie Geier1st Thursday for officers/3rd Thursday for regular meetings after school in room B100
French ClubThe French Club is a social club focused on French culture and language for students of all levels. If you are interested in sharing and exploring your passion for the French culture and language outside of the classroom we welcome you to join our club. With French Club, you have the opportunity to meet new people with similar passions as well as improve your French-speaking skills. Our events include French conversation groups, French movie nights, French cuisine, pétanque tournament, National French Week, community and other fun events throughout each semester! À bientôt!Rebecca ChristensonWednesday mornings from 7:30 am to 8 am in A201
Friendship ClubMembers of Friendship Club will support individuals with disabilities both in and out of school by developing friendships through social activities and community involvement. Friendship Club members will also support the Special Olympics and LSW Unified teams by attending Special Olympics events. Amy JewellMeets on the Third Thursday of the month in B116 at 2:15 pm (2nd half of 4th block)
Hive HelpersHive Helpers is an organization started by high schoolers that is dedicated to protecting native bee and other pollinator populations and promoting ecological awareness. By collaborating with the local community and our school we are working to create a more sustainable future.Charlie Bittle and Peter StoneMeeting typically After School Wednesday in room A105
HOSAThe mission of HOSA is to enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development. Students are encouraged to explore various areas of health care, and expand their leadership skills. HOSA is about providing opportunities for students to learn and achieve. Members participate in activities, conferences and competitions; as well as take part in community awareness/health projects. Dues $20 before Sept 30.Kay BurbachLSW meetings will be on the second and fourth Wednesday's of each month @ 3:15 in B101. The District HOSA meeting will be every third Monday of the month at 7:00pm. The time and location of the first district meeting is TBA
Japanese ClubMembers learn about and celebrate the Japanese culture; language, food, festivals, calligraphy, outside speakers; additional meetings once/month outside of school; do not have to be in Japanese. Also, get involved in sister school pen pal program!!Tammy CunninghamMeetings are after school Thursdays, Rm. A213.
Key ClubKey club members are learning how to lead and stand for what's right through service and volunteerism.Danna Moore and Pete Stone
Latino CaucusThe Latino Caucus is a multicultural club at Lincoln Southwest High in which our goal is to spread Latino cultural awareness in our school and community.Shelly Shanahan and Elizabeth MolinaAfter school, 3:15 pm
MascotCome have fun being the official LSW Mascot!John MatzenTBA
Math ClubMath club members work on non-traditional math problems. Math club members participate in contests. The contests are both online and at different schools, such as UNL, UNL, Doane and Omaha NorthJeff DeVriesWe will meet Thursdays, 3:15 pm-4:00 pm, in room B112.
Native American ClubNative American Club meets every Wednesday in room C110. Issues affecting persons of Native American heritage are addressed in an informal setting. Students can learn more about their tribal heritage and find out about services available to those with Native American lineage. Students will have the opportunity to learn about and experience traditions and customs of American Indian tribes across the country and will also learn about current events. Students do not have to be Native American to join the club.Brandi BensonEvery other Wednesday in C110
Poetry ClubStudents come together to WRITE FOR FUN by engaging with prompts and sharing out their creative pieces with peers. Sponsors are there to provide positive and constructive feedback each week. Our goal is to help you prepare to compete in the LOUDER THAN A BOMB competition, as well as submit work to the Opera Omaha in hopes of turning your poetry into music to be performed by Opera Omaha to a live audience. Mariah ReicksWednesdays from 3:15 pm-4:15 pm in B209
Science OlympiadScience Olympiad is one of the premier science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to nearly 8,000 teams in all 50 states. Explore what excites you about STEM and compete against the best science schools in the nation! LSW Science Olympiad team has won first place at State and gone on to represent Nebraska at Nationals for the past 9 years in a row.Greg Cooper, Bruce BullerdiekEvery Wednesday in A205 at 3:15 pm. GC code: cbi67t2
SFFThis club is in charge of organizing themes, entertainment and travel accommodations to LSW events. The mission of SFF is to support school activities with passion and pride to create a home advantage for teams while upholding the rules and responsibilities set forth by the NSAA. All students are welcome to join.Brett SchusterWednesdays, 7:30 am, D023
Skills USASkillsUSA at Southwest specializes in learning, using, and advancing skills associated specifically with 3D design software such as SketchUp, Inventor, Homestyler, and Fusion360. As well as, hands-on activities like building MouseTrap Cars. Though, there are other opportunities to gain real-life workforce skills depending on your interest.Travis SimpsonCAD class- C204 (middle area on second floor). 1-2 days per week and the specific day(s) will be decided by majority availability upon our first meeting.
Société Honoraire de FrançaisOur LSW Chapter of SHF recognizes students who have maintained excellent grades in the French courses. French students are encouraged to apply if they meet the requirements. Our chapter provides a vehicle to focus activities around French language and Francophone literatures and cultures and to encourage participation in the annual writing contest and travel grant competition. In addition, students can acquire leadership skills by serving as officers, directing the initiation ceremony, or leading other chapter events.Sasha Van ZandtTBA
Special OlyimpicsSpecial Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to 5.7 million athletes and Unified Sports partners in 172 countries.Lynn Strack, Lis Brenden, Brandi BensonTBA
Speech/DebateAccess to our Speech and Debate Team! Check the team website for more information!Matt Heimes and Toni Heimes
Students Together Against Cancer (STAC)An organization that works financially and emotionally to support local cancer patients. This club is a fun opportunity for students to connect with the STAC network while contributing to the community through volunteer work and fundraising. Alison Kelley and Jeremy RedmondMeets every other Thursday in A113
Strategy Gaming ClubWe have a fun time playing games like Settlers of Catan, Magic: The Gathering, Risk, Axis and Allies, Trivial Pursuit, Chess, Checkers, Flux, and many other games. It is always a great time! See Mr. Handelman with any questions.Scott HandelmanMeet on Fridays from 3:15 pm - 5 pm.
Theatre CrewALL Students are welcome to audition for a part and/or sign up to be on a crew. Audition Forms, packets, info are available at the Theatre Box Office. Join the Silver Hawk Theatre Classroom: 6vebfzz. Robert HenrichsThursday, Aug. 20 at 3:15 P.M.
TIE Club (Teens Influencing Equity)Teens Influencing Equity (TIE) club aims to provide increasesd transparency about equity at Southwest High School, as well as encouraging equity throughout the student body. GOALS:1) Spread awareness and educate about equity at Lincoln Southwest, 2) Create a safe space at Southwest in order to empower student voices.Melanie GrossCurrentl every other Friday morning. Twice a month.
Young DemocratsTBATBA
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Club NameSchool SponsorMeeting Time & Place
Athletic Trainers Crystal KjarTBA
AmbassadorsLindsey Augustine and Amanda TomesLSW Student Ambassadors are leaders in our school and community. Ambassadors act as a welcome committee to new students and families to help them get oriented to our school. Ambassadors give back to the community through leading various fundraisers and community outreach events throughout the year. Students have to apply at the beginning of the School year to get into ambassadors, and get accepted. Meeting at random times, their club has a private Google Classroom.
Mass MediaBrandi BensonFor those interested in exploring the world of newspapers, magazines, podcasting, broadcasting, and other journalistic ventures. Staff members must have reliable transportation to photograph events. Mass Media is a club that is offered during the day as a class at LSW.  It is currently offered during 1st block.
National Honor SocietyAdam BradyTBA
Principal Student AdvisoryMichael Gillotti TBA
Student CouncilSarah HammersMeets on Monday and Tuesday at 7:15 am
Yearbook Brandi BensonThe yearbook staff is responsible for making the annual yearbook. Members design and create spreads along with taking photos of LSW students and staff in classes, clubs, and sports. Staff members must have reliable transporation to photograph events. Yearbook is a club that is offered during the day as a class at LSW. It is currently offered during 4th block.
Unified BowlingBrandi BensonUnified bowling is an NSAA varsity sport that partners students with and without intellectual disabilities. The goal of the program is to promote good sportsmanship while also creating a more inclusive high school experience for all students involved. Unified bowling applications are available in August.