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Garfield High Sports and Extracurricular Activities
Sports at Garfield High
Track & Field
Clubs and Activities list (general) – If your character is interested, these things can exist
These activites are based on a certain academic subject, and include both clubs (groups to discuss and practice certain subjects) and competitive teams. Acadmic teams have competitions that take place at all levels, from local to national.
Life Sciences Club
Literary Magazine Club
Mu Alpha Theta: Math Honor Society
National Honor Society
Quill and Scroll
Science National Honors Society
Trivia and Quiz Clubs
Web design/coding club
Academic Competitive Teams
American Mathematics Competitions
American Regions Math League
Caribou Mathematics Competition
Clean Tech Competition
Creative Communication Poetry Contest
FIRST Robotics Competition
High School Innovation Challenge
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Kids Philosophy Slam
National Academic Quiz Tournament
National French Contest
National History Bee
National Spelling Bee
Odyssey of the Mind
Poetry Out Loud
Other Trivia and Quiz Competition Teams
These activities will allow you to express yourself artistically – on paper, through a lens, on stage, and through several other media. Unleash your creativity!
Art: drawing, painting
High School Theater Program
Community Theater Program
Video Game Development Club
Cultural and Language
These activities may help you reconnect with your roots, or allow you to get a taste of the world’s diversity without ever leaving home. There are many other cultural and language-related activities that you can participate in. Some of the most common ones are listed below.
African American Student Alliances/Clubs
American Sign Language Club
International Food Club
Pacific Islanders Club
South Asian Student Society
Student Diplomacy Corps
These activities will allow you to get involved in your community.
Habitat for Humanity
Kids Helping Kids
Sisters on the Runway
Interested in making a difference in your school, community, or on a larger scale, through policy? Try a government-related activity to see if this could be a career interest for you!
Community Youth Board
These activities could be a fit if you’re a natural leader, skilled at motivating, directing, and inspiring others.
National Beta Club
Peer Leadership Group
If you love writing and communicating, consider getting involved in a media activity to help bring news and information to your school or community.
School or local magazine/journal
School or local newspaper
School or local radio station
School or local television channel
School or local web site
Work on a movie
If you are interested in learning about discipline, teamwork, and leadership, then you may be interested in a military-based extracurricular activity.
Civil Air Patrol
If you want to try playing an instrument or singing, there are many opportunities to try music-related activities. These are usually available both in your school community and in your wider community.
Any musical interest club
Chamber Music Group
Your own band
Tri-M Music Honor Society
Love to ham it up? You’ll find there are many outlets both in your school and in your community to get on a stage and make an audience laugh and cry.
Classic Film Club
Film Production Club
International Thespian Society
Slam Poetry Club
High School Theater Group
Community Theater Group
You can usually find these groups in your community.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Jewish Student Union
Did you know your love of fantasy can also be an extracurricular activity? Participating in one of these groups can show a dedication to many different creative skills.
The Civil War Reenactors
Dungeons and Dragons Club
LARPing (Live Action Role Playing)
These groups may have chapters in your school or in your community. If there is a cause you are passionate about, seek out the local group that supports it.
Animal Rights Club
Breast Cancer Awareness
Fair Trade Club
Girls Lean International
NOW – National Organization for Women
SADD – Students Against Destructive Decisions
You will often find these groups in your school or supported by the community. If you have a special interest in something that you can’t find a local group for, consider creating one or join a national group. You can communicate with other people who have the same interest online, and attend meet-ups throughout the year.
Speech and Political Interest
If you have a knack for recognizing faulty logic and destroying opponents’ arguments, try one of these cliubs. Manyschools will sponsor these groups and some of them are competitive on local and national levels.
Foreign Affairs Club
High School Democrats of America
High School Fed Challenge
Junior Statesmen of America
Mock Trial Club
Model Congress Club
Model United Nations
National Speech and Debate Association
Young Democrats of America
Sports and Recreation
You probably already know about the sports teams at your schools, but there are also many opportunities to participate outside of those. Try doing extramural sports, join a club league in your community, or consider coaching a youth team.
Baseball and softball
Ping Pong Club
Skate Board Club
Track & Field
Ultimate Frisbee Club
A love of technology can take you far. If you have strong knowledge in a particular area, try sharing with the online community. The bonus of these activities is that anyone with an internet connection can do them – no need for a school-sponsored club!
Personal Web Site
There are a lot of ways to make a difference in your local community. Look for volunteer groups in your school, your church, or elsewhere your neighborhood. There are many web sites, such as Volunteer Match, that can help you find a local community service project that is of interest to you.
Best Buddies International
International volunteer program
Red Cross Club
UNICEF High School Clubs
Volunteer Fire Department
Work with a local charity
Work with a local soup kitchen