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Club Information

Club NameDescriptionSchool SponsorMeeting Time & Place
Art & Photo Club This club is 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. Melissa Beard and Chad Petska.
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 BittleThursdays in A105 after school
Book ClubTracy Piper
DECADECA is an international organiztion for students to inhance their leadership skills through business and marketing.; members participate in activities conferences and competitions; learn to take part in community economic development; develop leadership skills.Kathy LittleC208 - every Wednesday morning at 7:30
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. Bob HenrichsMeet in the auditorium at 3:15 See Mr. Henrichs in the Black Box for a calendar or check his website
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)Future 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. Competition is another focus of Southwest FBLA. We spend time throughout the school year preparing for competition at the State Leadership Conference. State winners are then given the opportunity to compete at the National Leadership Conference (NLC) where students can win cash prizes as well as scholarships!Josh Hinrichs Meeting the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at 7:30 am in B200
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)The Fellowship of Christian Athletes meets for breakfast every Thursday morning at 7:30 am in B207 to help develop relationships with other Christian athletes and using sports as a vehicle to impact the world for God. The huddle does this by exploring our "Life Manual" (the Bible) and discussing ways to implement its teachings in the lives of a teenager.Terry Berks, Matt James Thursday mornings from 7:30 to 8 a.m. in B207
FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)Family, Career and Community Leaders of America; Family Consumer Science club; offers opportunities for competition, leadership and travel. $15 Dollar DuesMcKenzie Geier, Sarah MorrowWednesday after school in room B115 A
Hip Hop Dance ClubIf you are interested in Hip-Hop style dance, come join us for some dancing and fun!Monday 9/13 3:15-4:00 p.m. B118 forum
Hive HelpersHive Helpers is an organization started by high schoolers that is dedicated to protecting native bee and other native pollinator populations. Hive Helpers promotes ecological awareness through collaboration with the school, local community and national organizations to create a more sustainable future. We plan to increase the native pollinator garden and expand ways to improve the health and sustainability of Nebraska native pollinators.Charley Bittle
HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America)The 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.Pete StoneFirst LSW HOSA meeting will be @ 3:15 in B101. Subsequent LSW 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 language courses. All are welcome!Tammy LamprechtMeets every Thursday at 3:15 in Room A213
Juggling ClubMichelle Schnell & Kent SteenTBD
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 Every Thursday in A203 at 7:45 a.m.
Math ClubFor students who want to work on and discuss math problems and prepare to compete in local and regional mathematics competitionJeff DeVriesWe will meet at 7:30 am on Thursday mornings in room B109
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 HandelmanMondays 3:15 - 4:15 in B103
Science OlympiadThe LSW science competition team competes at Regional, State and National levels against other top science students across the country. Over 6000 teams compete in this program nation wide in areas that include, engineering, life, earth and physical sciences covering 23 different events. This program allows motivated science students an opportunity to develop, learn, and gain confidence and expertise in their areas of interest. Prepares students for the academic rigor of advanced placement, weighted science courses and ACT.Greg Cooper, Bruce BullerdiekEvery Wednesday in A109 at 3:15 p.m.
SFF (Southwest Fan Federation)This 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 Schuster, Brittany BeckerD023
Skills USAPromotes the academic, social and industrial skills needed to succeed in today's workforce. Travis SimpsonTBA
Speech/DebateThe LSW Forensics Program offers training and competition in speaking, acting and debate. It is a perfect place to put your creative, intellectual and verbal skills to use in a competitive manner! For more information, please visit our team website -- https://sites.google.com/class.lps.org/lswforensics/Debate Coach - Toni Heimes Speech Coach - Matt Heimes The season runs October through March. Weekly team meetings on Monday at 3:15 pm. Individual and group rehearsal sessions (depending on category) take place between 3:30-5:30 on Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu. Competitions on Fridays or Saturdays.
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. Jeremy RedmondMonday 9/13 after school A215
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!Scott Handelman3:15 to 5:15 pm on Fridays in the B118 Forum
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.Melanie Gross
Unified OpportunitiesBrandi Benson, Lis Brenden, Lynn Strack, Amy Jewell
Young DemocratsMariah ReicksTuesdays at 3:10 in Room B209

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Club NameSchool SponsorMeeting Time & Place
Athletic Trainers Crystal KjarTBA
AmbassadorsLindsey Augustine and Amanda TomesTBA
Mass MediaBrandi Benson
National Honor SocietyAmy DerowitschTBA
Principal Student AdvisoryJohn Matzen TBA
Student CouncilSarah HammersMondays and Friday's exclusively, as part of Leadership class, and Wednesdays for executive meetings, and Tuesday and Thursday's for student council meetings.
Yearbook Brandi BensonTBA
Societe Honoraire de Francais (SHF)Sasha Van ZandtMonday and Thursday at 7:30 a.m. Term 1
Unified CouncilBrandi Benson, Lis Brenden, Lynn Strack

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