Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations

Clubs and Organizations Descriptions:
Below are descriptions of some clubs we have on campus.  If you have questions about any club, please contact the Club Advisor.
Art Club: 
The purpose of this club is to explore all art mediums and inspire others around school, and in the community.
(Advisors: Paul Stephens and Nancy Skadal)  

Asian Youth Awareness Club (AYAC):
The purpose of the club will promote unity among students of Asian descent and promote Asian cultures to the Chico High student body. (Advisor: Abe Simmons
This club is made up of the Chico High band members and helps raise funds for band activities. (Advisor: Todd Filpula)
California Scholarship Federation Web Page
The purpose of the California Scholarship Federation (CSF) is to foster high standards of scholarship, service, and citizenship on the part of students of the high schools of California.  (Advisors: Kris Hahn, Gina Snider)  Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month in Room D5 during first lunch and in Room D-1 during second lunch.
Chess Club:
Club is to learn the sacred art of chess. (Advisor: Dan Sours)
Choir Club:
Club helps choir students to further appreciate choir, and to unite members of the existing choirs.  (Advisor: Susan Delgardo)
Drama Club:
Drama club gives students chances to put on performances as well as see other performances in Chico. (Advisor: Kamala Purl)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA):
Club serves Chico High student athletes in their faith.  (Advisor:  Keith Rollins)
Friday Night Live (FNL):
Club provides opportunities for student in areas of leadership, mentoring, prevention and community service.  (Advisor: Camille Upton)
Future Farmers of America - ChicoChapter (FFA): Web Page
The Chico FFA is a local chapter of the National FFA organization.  This is a group for young people interested in all areas of agriculture including ag mechanics, ornamental horticulture, floriculture, livestock, farming and ag business.  To belong to the FFA, a student must be enrolled in an ag class at ChicoHigh School.  The purpose of the FFA is to promote leadership training through a learn-by-doing approach.  Our chapter members elect officers in the spring who develop activities for the year.  Some of the activities and events that FFA members participate in include:  showing projects at the Silver Dollar Fair, sponsoring the Twirps Dance, Public Speaking, Parliamentary Procedure Team, Floriculture Team, Ag Mechanics Team, monthly meetings, the annual Awards Banquet, Leadership Conferences, State and National FFA Convention and community service.  Chico FFA is for anyone with an interest in becoming leaders in their community (Advisors: Courtney Champlin, Ronnie Cockrell)
Gay Straight Alliance (GSA):
Club committed to the fight against homophobia and discrimination on campus and in our community. 
(Advisor: Ken Frisbee)
Great Outdoors (GO) Club:  To promote positive social interactions, appreciation of the environment, and healthy lifestyle choices through a wide variety of outdoor student activities. (Advisor: Michael Christopher)

Green Thumb Club:
To promote horticulture from seed planting to plant sales. (Advisor: Dennis Schultz)
International Club:
To participate in cultural activities of countries represented by members. (Advisors: Cindy Triffo, Jacqui Windsor)
Key Club: 
Key Club is a service organization associated with the Chico Kiwanis Club.  Club members organize blood drives held on campus by the North Valley Blood Bank and have donated item to help in various facilities in Chico. Money raised by the club through car washes and parking at the Silver Dollar Fair are donated to groups such as Special Olympics.
(Advisor: Cindy Triffo)
Literary Magazine: 
This club is to recognition and publish good writing by CHS students and includes publishing of the 7/8th Underwater magazine and the Underwater Cafe. (Advisor: Laura Carey)
Medical Careers Club:  To establish a CTE student organization for developing leadership skills, provide professional preparation and mentoring opportunities for students. To connect students' interest in medical careers with the professional responsibilities of the world of employment.
Panther Brew: 
Club is to raise money and complete campus beautification projects. (Advisor: Jon Nickerson)
Rotary Interact:
Interact is a Rotary-sponsored service club for high school students. Members carry out at least two service projects yearly; one that serves the school or the
community and another that furthers international understanding. Young people develop initiative,leadership skills, and lasting friendships. The Chico
High Interact Club meets twice a month, elects officers and determines projects for the school year. To remain eligible for membership, Interact members must attend 60% or more of the regular meetings. (Advisor: Robin Bicocca)

Science Club:
Science Club is a place where people with similar interests come together and share their ideas.  It's a place to meet new people and experience new possibilities.  (Advisor:  Jenelle Ball)
Sustainable Practices:
This club is to increase students' understanding of how best to interact sustainably with the environment and stress the importance of respecting the Earth and all it has to offer. (Advisor: HB Calvert)

X-Treme Peer Mediation:
Club assists students in mediating conflicts.  The club also provides training in anti-mean girls, anti-bullying and anti-gang involvement to elementary and junior high schools in the Chico Unified School District.  (Advisor: Linda Stager)