Clubs


A.A.S.U. (African American Student Union) 

The African American Student Union (AASU) is an educational, cultural, civic, social, and community service organization. The mission of AASU is to enhance the experience and address the needs of African American students, give them voice, and create a safe space to promote friendship and solidarity, while bridging gaps between all students on campus and in the community.

The purpose is: 
To positively represent African American Students in civic & social matters. 
To serve as a gateway for African American students to learn about educational options and Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU). 
To take active measures in fostering an enriching environment for students attending Clovis West High School. 
To actively participate in events on and off campus that provide enrichment and enlightenment to the precarious environments of our students.

Advisor: Monique McCoy

Room: S Building Cluster Office

Academic Decathlon 

Ten-subject academic competition that competes at the county and state level.

Advisor: Katy Merrill 

Room: P12

Animal Alliance 

To raise awareness for neglected and abused animals that need a loving home.

 

Advisor: Katy Merrill

Room: P12

Anime 

Unite students who like Anime and get them involved at Clovis West.

Advisor: Caroline Ferdinandsen

Room: J7

Ceramics 

To support local and national ceramic competitions and to cultivate appreciation of the ceramic arts.

Advisor: Barbara Sather

Room: C19

Chinese Club 

To introduce Chinese culture and value, and to generate interest in learning the Chinese language.

Advisor: Lili Wong

Room: P9

Chinese Chess and Go 

To broaden students perspective on board games.  To provide interesting and fun activities on school ground,  To encourage students to think.  

Advisor: Lili Tsai-Wong

Room: P9

Debate Club 

Club: Debate Club

Advisor: Jeff Williams

Room: B4

The purpose of this club is to provide an engaging, but welcoming medium for students to express their opinions; honoring their public speaking and persuasive skills at the same time.

Eagles Perch Maker Space 

Advisor: Steve Rocheford

Room: C9

Educators Rising 

To start an education pathway for kids who want to go intoteaching.

Advisor: Katie Boonesteel

Room: C4

Environmental Club 

Campus/community service club to promote recycling campus-wide, campus beautification, and the San Joaquin River restoration projects. 

Advisor: Todd Kennedy

Room: E5

Faith Club 

Mission Statement:  Our goal is that Clovis West students may be encouraged in heart and united in love, so that they may have the full riches of complete understanding, in order that they may know the mystery of God, namely, Christ, in whom are hidden all the treasures of wisdom and knowledge. (adapted from Colossians 2:2-3)

 

Purpose:  To provide spiritual encouragement and growth opportunities through Bible study, prayer, Christian fellowship, selfless service and personal evangelism.

 

Faith Club meets every Friday at lunch.  Students are able to join in activities any time throughout the year.  

Advisors: Ted Hawkins and Lori Hurley

Room: P10

F.C.A. 

(Fellowship of Christian Athletes):  To allow coaches, athletes, and students the opportunity to meet and share spiritual values. 

Advisor: Brett Gillen

Room: C3

FIDM Fashion Club 

Members to express their passion for art, design, and fashion and provide information  of FIDM scholarships and opportunities.

Advisor: Tracey Fowlkes

Meeting time: Career Center in the A building 

French Club 

Aimed to expand one’s cultural and language experiences with French.

Advisor: Cherly Zahlis

Room: P18 

Friends of Rachel 

To have a positive impact on your school ans community

Advisor: Lori Hurley

Room: E3

Green Eggs & Ham 

To bring students together who are interested in aiding children and children’s organizations throughout the community.

Advisor: Rebecca Avants

Room: S18 

G.S.A (Gay Straight Alliance) 

To raise awareness of social discrimination that goes on between some people of different sexual orientation. 

Advisor: Stephanie Perger

Room: J2

Guitar Club 

To provide a comfortable environment for person's interested in playing guitar, to discuss and explore the practice.

Advisor: Derek Kisling

Room: P4

Hip Hop Club 

For students interested in hip-hop dance culture.

Advisor: Monique McCoy

Meeting time: S Building Cluster Office

History Day 

Mission:  NHD Club members plan, coordinate, and conduct an annual History Day showcase for Clovis West Area feeder schools in order to develop and increasing appreciation for history and strengthen academic and intellectual skills in participants.   NHD Club members will also support and compete in NHD contests for their own development and intellectual glory. 

 

National History Day (NHD) involves students in conducting original research on historical topics of interest. These research-based projects are entered into contests at the Fresno County and California State levels, where the top student projects have the opportunity to advance to the National Contest at the University of Maryland. In addition to facilitating the discovery of the past, NHD also helps students develop the following attributes that are critical for future success:

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills,
  • Research and reading skills,
  • Oral and written communication and presentation skills,
  • Self-esteem and confidence, and
  • A sense of responsibility for and involvement in the democratic process.

 

Advisor: Ted Hawkins

Room: P10

Hmong Club 

To inform the students of Clovis West about the ways and traditions of the Asian people and their language. 

Advisor: Scwa Yang

Room: Soar Office A building

Improv Club 

To build teamwork, creativity and acting skills.

Advisor: Peter Allen

Room: S16

Invisible Children's Club 

Invisible Children, Inc. is a National organization founded in 2004 to increase awareness of the activities of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in Central Africa. Specifically, the group seeks to put an end to the practices of the LRA which include abductions and abuse of children, and forcing them to serve as soldiers.

Invisible Children also operates as a charitable organization, soliciting donations and selling merchandise to raise money for its cause. 

Advisor: Monique McCoy

Room: S Building Cluster Office

Japanese Club 

Promote Japanese culture by furthering knowledge and interest in Japanese culture. 

Advisor: Lili Wong

Room: P9

Jr. Larcs 

Members aide Ladies’ Larcs with their two major fund raisers for mentally disabled citizens, and attend and aide Special Olympians during their Special Olympics meets. 

Advisor: Scott Torosian

Room: P3

Journalism 

To create monthly newspaper detailing events & activities around campus.

Advisor: Megan Davis-Babb

Room: J4

Key Club 

Helps community create better awareness of common problems to all students. 

Advisor: Milena Wilson

Room: E4

Korean Club 

Promote Korean culture and customs and educating students about Korean history.

Advisor: Lili Wong

Room: P9

Legion of Helpers 

To bring students together in a positive manner so that we may help the community and perform volunteer work.

Advisor: Denise DenHartog 

Room: S11

L.E.O. Club 

LEO members acquire skills as project organizers and motivators of their peers.

Advisor: Kassaundra Messick 

Room: E1

Life Teen Club 

A Catholic student organization, meets Tuesdays at lunch for fellowship and growth. 

Advisor: Ruth Anderson

Room: C10

Martial Arts 

To expose the school, community, club members and parents to the traditions and ideas of the Martial Arts.

Advisor: Mike Miller

Room: N1

MTG (Magic Club) 

To have a location to play magic the gathering.  To teach and improve magic the gathering player’s skills. 

Advisor: Derek Kisling

Room: P4   

MECHA 

M.E.Ch.A. (Moviemiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan)

 

Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A.) is a student organization that promotes higher education, culture and history.  M.E.Ch.A. was founded on the principles of self-determination for the liberation of all people.  The purpose of M.E.Ch.A. is to promote the advancement of Chicanos in higher education and develop unity among Chicano students.  The goals are to promote Chicano culture and values, to attempt to solve problems encountered by Chicanos, to develop pride and self-determination in the Chicano student community and develop a strong bond within our community and outside community.  M.E.Ch.A. is open to any Clovis West High School student that is willing to volunteer and help our community.

Advisor: Richard Delgado

Room: Soar Office in the A Building

Natural Beauty 

To bring groups of students together using Natural Beauty techniques and by promoting Self-Esteem.

Advisor: Monique McCoy

Room: S Building Cluster Office

Outdoor Adventure Club 

Advisor: Jennifer Oren

Room: E2

Red Cross Club 

Assist the Fresno Chapter of the Red Cross to aide with natural disasters, lifesaving skills, and disaster education.

Advisor: Kathy Brandes

Room: C1 

Skills USA 

For students interested in technical careers or innovations that are taking place in industry and technology.  Drafting, woodworking, automotive manufacturing, welding, and computers. 

Advisor: Michael Miller

Room: N1

Spanish Club 

To promote the spanish language, to provide experiences relating to spanish speaking cultures.  to offier opportunities in our community.

Advisor: Blanca Gonzalez 

Room: P5

Theater West 

To further the love of theatre both as a participant and as an informed audience.

Advisor: Sandra Hahn

Room: B3