Overland Clubs 2021-2022

  • AAPI Alliance (Asian American Pacific Islander)

    Meetings: Tuesdays after school
    Location: 117A
    Watch our video:  YouTube video
    Sponsor
    : Yuri Kim
    We believe in creating a community within Overland for such students to become more united and to comfortably discuss what it means to be AAPI. AAPI is not a club solely for Asian and Pacific Islander students, rather a collaborative place for all students, we encourage allies to share their thoughts.


    African United

    Meetings: TBD
    Location:
    Sponsor: Sheawanna Anderson
    Please email Ms. Anderson if you are interested in this club.


    Anime Club

    Meetings: Wednesdays, 3:40–4:45
    Location: IE108
    Sponsor: Luke Willis
    Anime club celebrates Anime as well as the Japanese culture through, games, activities, episode viewings, and other group activities. Come to IE 108 for more information.


    Blazing Flames Dance Club

    Meetings: Thursdays @ 3:45pm
    Location: IST Lecture Center
    Sponsor: Treaunna Jones
    Do you love to dance? Is hip hop in your soul? Does the Samba live in your hips? Maybe you love to express your emotions through the intentional movement of contemporary. Whatever the reason for your love of dance we are looking for you.


    Bowling Club

    Meetings: 9/13, 10/4, 11/1, 12/6, 1/10, 2/7, 3/7, 4/4 *dates may change but sufficient notice will be given
    Location: We meet in room 125B at 3:35 and walk over to Bowlero Bowling
    Fees: $10 covers bowling, shoes, pizza, and soda.

    Sponsors: Kay Willis and Amelia Lien
    Permission slip and participation agreement form must be signed before you can participate. Come pick up the forms in Suite B. Contact one of the sponsors if you have any questions.


    BSA (Black Student Alliance)

    Meetings: Mondays at 3:45
    Location: 130C
    Sponsor: Jennifer Taylor
    BSA is back up and running . We strongly encourage all allies to come and share your thoughts and Ideas with us.


    Chess and Board Game Club

    Meetings: Wednesdays, 3:30–4:45pm
    Location: 225B
    Sponsors: Chris McLelland
    This club is a place to meet and play chess or other games like Backgammon or Risk with other students. Players of all levels, including beginners, are welcome. Snacks are provided..


    Chinese Club

    Meetings: Fridays, 3:45-4:45
    Location: 237C
    Sponsor: Yingxin Liu
    Chinese Club is open to anyone interested in Chinese language and culture. Students learn Chinese Chinese painting, calligraphy, Chinese paper cutting, etc.


    DECA (Marketing) and FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America)

    Meetings: depends on when class meets
    Location: varies
    Sponsors: Roberto Ocaña and Patrick O'Riley
    Must be in a Business class to enroll in DECA.  Club is co-curricular and meets during class hours.


    Destination Imagination

    Meetings: Wednesdays, 3:40–4:30 (starts Sep 8)
    Location: 142D
    View our slide deck:  Google Slides
    Interested? Fill out this sign-up form

    Sponsor: Ashley Cosgrove
    At Destination Imagination, we believe that when an educational experience is hands-on, collaborative and fun, students are empowered to take their learning to the next level and are excited to do so. DI provides unique educational experiences across seven project-based Challenge types–Technical, Scientific, Engineering, Fine Arts, Improvisational, Service Learning, and Early Learning.


    DnD Club

    Meetings: Mondays, 3:40-4:45
    Location: IE108
    Sponsor: Luke Willis
    Experienced and new players are welcome. We will be playing the game and learning its complexities every Monday after school.


    Drama Club/Thespians

    Meetings: 3rd Tuesdays, 3:45-4:45
    Location: 152E
    Sponsor: Andy Ray
    Drama Club is a place to anyone interested in Acting, Technical Theatre, Props & Costumes, or any of the Theatrical Arts. We work to produce the Fall Play, Winter Musical, Spring One Acts, and a variety of other performance and learning opportunities throughout the year.


    Environmental Club

    Meetings: Thursdays after school
    Location: 225B
    Sponsor: Chris McLelland
    The Environmental Club is ready and raring to go, and they want to change our world and our campus. Please join us if you want to make a difference and work with other students who care about the environment!


    Fashion Club

    Meetings: Wednesdays after school, begins September 1
    Location: 260F
    Sponsor: Arielle Bergmann
    This is a student run club that focuses on fashion! Students plan school fashion shows and photoshoots, talk about fashion, and participate in the Denver Paper Fashion Show. To get more information, sign up for updates and notifications join our Remind Group—Send a Text to 81010 with the Code @f9b4d8. See Mrs. Bergmann for more information.


    FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America)

    Meetings: Thursdays after school, begins September 16
    Location: 253E (the Foods Lab)
    Sponsor: Arielle Bergmann and Erica McHenry-Hutto
    FCCLA Website: Why Join FCCLA
    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life—planning, goal setting, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communication—all necessary within the home and workplace. FCCLA is unique among youth organizations because its programs are planned and run by members. It is the only Career and Technical in-school Student Organization with family as its central focus. Dues: $30 includes State Dues, National Dues, and a T-shirt. To get more information join our remind group send a text to 81010 with the code @overlandfc. See Mrs. Bergmann or Mrs. McHenry-Hutto for more information.


    Guitar Club

    Meetings: Thursdays after school
    Location: 133C
    Watch our video: YouTube video

    Sponsor: Steve Helfant
    Every Thursday in guitar club, we play, learn, and teach guitar! We teach all skill levels, including those who have never even touched a guitar before. Bring a guitar if you have one, or just use ours if you don’t. There is no fee or requirements…all are welcome!


    HOSA (Health Sciences)

    Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month, 3:35–4:45 (starts September 1)
    Location: 163F
    Fees: $30 membership fee due November 1
    Sponsor: Sarah Loutzenhiser
    The purpose of HOSA-Future Health Professionals is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program. The values of HOSA are leadership, learning, innovation and service. The skills learned in the classroom are tested at the State Conference in February. To join HOSA, you have to be in a health science class, OR have taken a health science class! For more information contact Ms. L!! :)


    International Thespian Society

    Meetings: 2nd Mondays, 3:45-4:45
    Location: 152E
    Sponsor: Andy Ray
    The International Thespian Society is an honors program that recognizes the work of Theatrical Artists. It takes an estimated 100 hours of after school work on shows and otherwise to be inducted into this program. Entry into the Thespian Society opens up access to the State Thespian Conference and the New York Trip.


    Link Crew

    Meetings: B-Day Tuesdays from 3:45-4:15
    Location:  IB114

    Sponsors: Jodi Sanchez and Adria Herscher
    Sophomores and Juniors:
    Link Crew is a leadership and mentoring program through which juniors and seniors "link" freshmen to clubs, activities, sports, and cultural and social events for a positive and connected high school experience. This club operates year-long and requires each member to go through an application process each spring.


    Marching Band

    Meetings: during school day
    Location: Instrumental Music Room
    Sponsor: Ryan Monarch
    All are welcome. If new to instrumental music the student should contact Mr. Monarch the school year prior to joining to learn how to play an instrument in order to be successful. The marching band plays at home football games, and is actively involved in parades and performances in the community and school. Students wishing to join colorguard should also contact Mr. Monarch. The colorguard twirls flags to the music the marching band plays. Anyone can join colorguard.


    MSA (Muslim Student Association)

    Meetings:Mondays from 3:30-4:30
    Location: 125B
    Sponsor: Sheawanna Anderson
    Muslim Student Alliance is an opportunity to bring together the Muslim youth and their allies to get to know each other and to create a safe space for those who need it.


    Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society)

    Meetings: 3rd Mondays @ 3:35pm
    Location: IP204
    Sponsor: Erin Blinck
    Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year College Mathematics Honor Society. The purpose of the organization is to inspire a keen interest in mathematics, develop strong scholarship in the subject and promote the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. To become a member, students must apply and have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0, minimum mathematics GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in a math course beyond Algebra 2. Applications can be found outside of Ms. Blinck's classroom, IP204.


    National Honor Society (NHS)

    Meetings: 3rd Thursdays @4:15pm
    Location:
    Sponsors: Lara Monroe, Kara Billings, and Paula Priest
    NHS is a nationwide organization that requires a minimum 3.5GPA and focuses on community service, leadership, academics, and helping where we can throughout Overland. You must complete 3 semesters of High school first in order to be eligible.
    Application: check back in the spring
    Application to be an Officer: check back in the spring
    Teacher recommendation: Teacher Google Form


    Newspaper 

    Meetings:
    Location: 245D
    Sponsor: Nicci Guagliardo
    Website:  ohs.news
    Watch our video:  YouTube video
    We are the news of OHS.  We need creative, academic, team-minded members.  Come check it out.


    OSA (Overland Support Alliance)

    Meetings: Thursdays, 3:45–4:30pm
    Location: IC211 (in IST)
    Sponsors: Lizzy Bevan, Zephyr Wilkins, and Janet Gagnon
    A club centered around inclusion and identity dedicated to creating safe spaces.


    OTV (Overland Television)

    Meetings:
    Location: IC214
    Sponsor: Mitchell Sedlmayr
    Websiteohs.news
    OTV club is an additional component to the broadcast journalism class where students are responsible for creating engaging journalistic style video for our school-wide weekly television broadcast OTV.


    Overland Rocketry

    Meetings: Mondays 3:30-4:30
    Location: IE201
    Sponsor: Kevin Mann
    Overland Rocketry is a place for engineering enthusiasts to come together to learn new skills involving model construction, electronics, aerodynamics, physics, drafting, woodworking, and leadership to successfully launch model rockets.


    Pre-Med Club

    Meetings: A-Day Tuesdays, 3:30–4:30pm
    Location: 241D
    Sponsor: Ashley Atwell
    Watch our video: YouTube video
    Pre-Med Club is open to anyone interested in the medical field. Students meet guest speakers, learn medical skills, and organize the school-wide Blood Drive.


    Props & Costumes

    Meetings: meeting times depend on fall play and spring musical rehearsals
    Applications: available in the Performing Arts hallway or email Ms. Romolo

    Location: Performing Arts hallway dressing rooms
    Sponsors: Natalie Romolo, Diane Swan and Lara Monroe
    The Props & Costumes crew assists with backstage operations including stage props and costuming during the fall play and spring musical. Students must apply.


    Racial Equity Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays, 3:30–4:30
    Location: 130C
    Sponsor: Ben Lindemann and Kendall Gregory-McGhee
    The Racial Equity Club is focused on addressing issues around racial equity at Overland, the CCSD community, and beyond.


    Robotics

    Meetings: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 3:45–4:45pm
    Location: IE103
    Sponsor: Kate McDonnell & Daniel Brandt
    Watch our video: YouTube video
    The Overland BlazerBots will be building and programming Vex robots to complete in several Vex Robotics competitions this year. We will also be participating in the state TSA competition. All students are welcome to join regardless of experience.


    (SC)2

    Meetings: TBD, starts second quarter
    Location: 124B
    Sponsor: Amy Cleveland
    (SC)2 is a part of our Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE) program here at Overland High School. This club should be up and running by second quarter so please check back. This club will be a part of the Career and Technical Student Organizations and will focus on Postsecondary Skills and Workforce Readiness. We will build a student-run business, participate in competitions and special functions, and hold an end-of-the-year banquet. Along the way we will build leadership skills, team-building skills, and learn skills to help students grow their independence.


    Skateboarding Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays after school
    Location: 115A
    Watch our video:  YouTube video

    Sponsors: Trevor Maddox
    Skateboarding club is a place where anyone interested in skating can come and be a part of a community that will welcome you and allow you meet people who share that interest and collectively have fun.


    Skills Club

    Meetings: Tuesdays, 3:45–5:00
    Location: 162F
    Sponsors: Larry Wilkenson & Gary Perman
    Skills club is a place where students can learn in almost any area on the automobile, work on projects for the regional and state competition, repair their own car, learn skills in the trade, learn how to weld and fabricate, and have some fun.


    Spanish Club

    Meetings: Mondays, 3:30–4:30
    Location: 239C
    Sponsor: Kelly Osuna
    Please contact Ms. Osuna with any questions.


    Speech & Debate

    Meetings: TBD
    Location: TBD
    Sponsor: Pam Ford
    Please contact Ms. Ford with any questions.


    Student Government (Student Council or "StuCo")

    Meetings: as needed
    Location: StuCo classroom 164F
    Watch our videoYouTube video

    Sponsor: Dana Hansen and Lauren Huddleston
    Applications for Student Council an the StuCo leadership class are in the spring. If you are interested in being a member at large, please email one of the sponsors.


    Students United for Immigrant Rights

    Meetings: Wednesdays, 3:30–4:30 
    Location: 239C
    Sponsor: Kelly Osuna
    Please contact Ms. Osuna with any questions.


    Table Tennis

    Meetings: Thursdays after school. Begins September 8.
    Location: Cafeteria
    Sponsor: Linda Johnson
    Table Tennis is open to anyone interested in having fun after school. We have 3 tables and play single & double games in the cafeteria. 


    Theatre Tech

    Meetings: Meetings will vary based off show calendars for Fall play and Winter/Spring musical.
    Location: Auditorium
    Applications: available in Performing Arts hallway at end of day on August 27

    Sponsor: Sara Sachs
    Would you like to help work backstage, build scenery, or work lights and sound for our stage productions? Please contact Ms. Sachs with any questions.


     TSA (Technology Student Association)

    Meetings: Tuesdays 3:45–4:45
    Location: IE101
    Sponsor: Debbie Gregg
    TSA is the acronym for Technology Student Association. We are a co-curricular club that any student in the school can join. Plus, students also create projects in class - during the OHS Engineering Technologies Pathway classes: CAD, Engineering Drawing & Design, Architectural Drawing, Robotics, Tech Projects, and Sr. Projects. Other events include students from the Media Arts Pathway (Video Production, On Demand Video, Photography) and the Computer Science Pathway, too. (Cyber Security, Coding.) TSA members use the Engineering Design Process to iteratively create models by hand with tools, with software and laser engravers, and with 3D printers. Members compete in club, regional, state and national events. Come create, build, test, and compete with us! TSA collects $11 state and national dues plus $30 for t-shirts and supplies. For a total of $41 dollars – to Revtrak or the bookkeeper. Email dgregg2@cherrycreekschools.org so I can share the participation agreement for you and your parent/guardian to sign (online).


    Yearbook

    Meetings: as needed
    Location: 245D
    Sponsor: Caity White
    Spring application and interview required to join. We make the yearbook in this class and club. We work as a team to run a small business. Students will learn and apply photo, design, and writing skills through real journalism. Leadership opportunities available.


     


    Freshman Class (Student Council)

    Sponsors: M.E. Berve and Sydney Herman
    The freshman student council class creates a float for homecoming and plans the senior vs. staff basketball game. We also do various other events throughout the year, both planning and participation. We work with the peer leadership class to foster school spirit and student engagement. Must apply in the spring to be a part of the Leadership class. If wanting to be an at large member, email one of the sponsors for more information.


    Sophomore Class (Student Council)

    Sponsors: Brianna Brunker and Darcy DeRoo
    The sophomore student council class creates a float for homecoming and plans the fall festival. We also do various other events throughout the year, both planning and participation. We work with the peer leadership class to foster school spirit and student engagement. Must apply in the spring to be a part of the Leadership class. If wanting to be an at large member, email one of the sponsors for more information.


    Junior Class (Student Council)

    Sponsors: Daniel Ellis and Kevin Mann
    The junior student council class creates a float for homecoming and plans prom. We also do various other events throughout the year, both planning and participation. We work with the peer leadership class to foster school spirit and student engagement. Must apply in the spring to be a part of the Leadership class. If wanting to be an at large member, email one of the sponsors for more information.


    Senior Class (Student Council)

    Sponsors: Natalie Romolo and Vanessa Voorheis
    The senior student council class creates a float for homecoming and plans the senior slide show and senior sunrise/sunset. We also do various other events throughout the year, both planning and participation. We work with the peer leadership class to foster school spirit and student engagement. Must apply in the spring to be a part of the Leadership class. If wanting to be an at large member, email one of the sponsors for more information.