Get involved in your school… join a club!
Every other Tuesday at lunch in Room 8
Education about human rights abuses worldwide, including what basic human rights are and how to advocate for victims through letter-writing and other means.
Wednesdays @ lunch in Room 25
This club is intended for students who are interested in art and would like to hang out with like-minded people
Battle of the Books
Fridays @ lunch in the library
Students read 10 young adult books and battle with students from other schools to see who knows them best.
Big Beat Collective
Fridays @ lunch in Room 41
Freestyle jam sessions to capture the essence of flow and energize the masses. All are welcome.
Wednesdays @ lunch in Room 12
“Check” us out. Everyone is welcome (i.e. any level of chess ability from masters to beginners to those wanting to learn).
Mr. Rawlings & Mrs. South
Fridays @ lunch in Room 26
Welcome to all Francophiles and Francophones! Come join us for games, food, music, and more!
Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)
Ms. Clark & Mr. Ruhlin
Mondays @ lunch in Room 14
Promoting understanding and dispelling prejudice amongst gay, straight, transgender and bisexual students at West.
Daily @ lunch in Room 24
Dedicated to all things Teutonic. Help with homework and classwork provided.
Fridays @ lunch in Room 6
Fundraises for environmental causes and promotes hanging out in hammocks during the weekends.
Hearts of Oceania
Mrs. Vicky Filemu-Tueipi & Mr. Vazquez
Tuesdays/Thursdays from 2 – 3 PM in the Eagle’s Cache
Sharing the traditions and customs of Polynesia with the West High School Community and promoting a positive image and decreasing negative stereotyping and discrimination.
Tuesdays @ lunch in Room 10
Students in Interact Club develop service projects that address global issues. The theme of the club is “Thinking globally, acting locally.”
Tuesdays 2:05 - 3:05 in Room 41
Wednesdays @ lunch in Room 1
We explore mathematics and offer tutoring.
Model United Nations
Mondays @ lunch in Room 27
Serves to prepare students for the biannual Model United Nations conferences. Raises student awareness of global issues and promotes understanding of different cultures.
National Honor Society
First and Third Thursday of each month
National Honor Society primarily recognizes scholastic achievement, leadership, and an outstanding personal character. Our goal is to provide a base of support to encourage continued academic accomplishment and personal character growth. Entrance requirements are a 3.2 GPA for three consecutive semesters.
Native Student Association
Wednesdays @ lunch in Mr. Walker’s office (across from library)
Native Youth Olympics
Meetings will begin January 2018
Celebrating Alaska Native cultures with Native Youth Olympics.
Mr. Camp, Mr, Kuehn, Ms. Lee, & Ms. Tinker
Wednesdays @ lunch in Room 38
Sponsored by Special Olympics Alaska. Partners Club provides an opportunity for students with and without disabilities to get to know each other through sports like bowling and track and field, and through social activities and community service projects. Learn more here.
Thursdays @ lunch in Room C153
Collaboration and education of all things photography related.
Tuesdays 2:15 – 4:00 PM in Room 54
Exploring and learning about technology through the completion of projects in categories such as hardware, software, networking, and robotics. Follow the Robotics club on Instagram.
First and Third Wednesday of each month in Relo 13
The main purpose of the club is to introduce West High students with the Russian culture through games, art, song and video, and participate in various volunteer Anchorage communities such as Christmas Shoe Box and others. The club will be in English, and everyone can attend.
Tuesdays @ lunch in Room 39
Providing community service creating a link between high school and Government Hill students via pen pals, sharing our culture with others, and fundraising to support club activities and the Spanish Immersion Program.
Spoken Word Club
Mondays @ lunch in Room 12
Come speak out your truth to us, speak straight from the heart: Speak! We will listen.
First Tuesday of each month in S5.
The Troup is the honors component of the school’s theatre program for the advancement of standards of excellence in theatre. The Troup will encourage students to attain better mastery of the theatre arts and will reward those who achieve it with induction.
Women of West
First and Third Monday of each month @ lunch in Room 13
Promoting leadership skills for senior girls.
You Are Not Alone (YANA)
Ms. Essary & Ms. Jones
Tuesdays @ lunch in Room 57
Making a difference at West… one smile at a time.
Yu’pik Language Club
Mondays and Wednesdays @ lunch in Room 39
All students invited to learn basic Yu’pik language