*In order receive more information or join a club, email the teacher sponsor. (firstname.lastname@polk-fl.net)

Club- Meeting Days/Time        Sponsor(s) Description
A-Team

Every Friday after school

Peggy Frisbie & Chris Guice A-Team meets for a quiz bowl type practice with questions from across the high school curriculum. Participants compete in county-wide meets and may move on to county championships.
Art Club Julie Terhaar Art club is focused on art-related volunteer opportunities. Meetings are usually to discuss art-related projects available.
Amnesty International Valentina Rossi Amnesty International is a club for students to fundraise and advocate for human rights issues in their communities. The club requires participation in some form of volunteer work during the year.
Asian American Association Shelly DeVore The Asian American Association allows students who have an interest in Asian cultures to learn, share and experience aspects from these cultures.
Chess Team Marianne Romaine Chess Team is open to all students at all levels of play. Tournaments take place one Saturday a month from October through March. For registration and more information go to polkscholasticchess.com
Class of 2022 Kellie Burkey Officers are the student leaders of their class. They are in charge of fundraising for class events. Officers design class shirts and are responsible for certain student body decisions, especially Prom fundraising.
Class of 2023 Dana Bright Officers are the student leaders of their class. They are in charge of fundraising for class events, such as dances. Officers design class shirts and are responsible for certain student body decisions.
Class of 2024 Amy Skipper Officers are the student leaders of their class. They are in charge of fundraising for class events, such as dances. Officers design class shirts and are responsible for certain student body decisions.
Class of 2025 Christine Holby Officers are the student leaders of their class. They are in charge of fundraising for class events such as dances. Officers design class shirts and are responsible for certain student body decisions.
Criminal Justice Club

Choosing to Serve & Protect

Melinda Dorman &

Bobby Craven

The mission of the BHS Criminal Justice Club is to supplement the CJA by engaging and motivating students and providing opportunities for expanding knowledge and hands-on experience in law-related activities.
Debate Emily Sommer Debate Club is a platform for students to engage in healthy discussions and fine tune their argumentative skills preparing them for future academic success.
Dungeons & Yellow Jackets

Mondays & Wednesdays

Evan Nichols Dungeons & Yellow Jackets is Bartow’s D&D club. Members will be able to create a setting through the theater of the mind to captivate their audience.
Epicurean Rosalind Chan Epicurean meets once a month. Each meeting has a cultural theme (such as Italian, Chinese, Mexican, etc.), and members make food from that culture and bring it to the meeting to share.
Family, Career & Community Leaders of America Rosalind Chan & Jackie Fath FCCLA is a club that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career opportunities to students. Students develop skills that will benefit them later in life, through classes such as culinary.
Fashion Club Jacqueline Fath & Dana Bright For students interested in pursuing fashion career or interests.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes Lindsey Hanger  & Anthony Troutman FCA focuses on connecting Christians across the school and worshiping God. *Not limited to athletes*
Florida Future Educators of America Nikki Morse FFEA provides a forum for students to become aware of career opportunities in education and nurtures their interest in education as a career. Members attend monthly meetings. Many opportunities for community service hours.
Florida Public Safety Association Jennifer Huff,

Kenny Miles, Bill Saunders &

Kozette Hubbard

FPSA is a state professional student organization that is co-curricular and allows students to compete in various firefighting related competitions.
Future Builders of America Jimmy Giles FBA is focused on engaging students in construction related educational activities. Members assist with projects around campus.
Future Business Leaders of America Jared Lee FBLA is a club for students interested in areas of business. Each year, members participate in regional, state, and even national competitions in different categories based on business.
Gay/Straight Alliance TBA The GSA is a welcoming club for any students interested in supporting our LGBTQ students and a place for our LGBTQ students to share and support one another. All are welcome.
German Club Andrew Porter German club is focused on promoting the German culture. The club sponsors parties with games and food. The club is also involved in German exchange students that come once every two years. Great way to earn WLHS hours.
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Kozette Hubbard, Susan Hill, &

Stacey Grimes

HOSA is a national professional student organization that is co-curricular and allows students to compete in various health related competitions. HOSA’s two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry and to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. Actively involved in the community and has scholarship opportunities.
Interact Ola Harb Interact is a volunteer-based club that focuses on international projects. One of Interact’s main projects is Reaching for Ruuska, which helps an orphanage in Haiti. Interact is associated with Rotary Club.
Key Club

First Tuesday of each month

Christina Yowa Key Club is a Kiwanis-affiliated club dedicated to building leaders by assisting in community service events on campus and in the community. Key Club works closely with the Bartow Kiwanis Club. Each spring club members can attend DCON in Orlando.
Mu Alpha Theta Matthew Reber, Kevin Dumity & Derek Keating
National Future Farmers Association Organization/Bartow Sr FFA Chapter Marie Fussell & Brittany Page FFA is a club for agriculture students that makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for Premier Leadership, Personal Growth, and Career Success through agricultural education. Members compete in Youth Fair.
National Honor Society Marianne Romaine & Christine Kenney NHS is an organization that recognizes and encourages academic achievement and develops other characteristics essential to citizens in a democracy.  Each fall, 10th-12th gr. students are selected to join NHS based on GPA (weighted 3.5+), community service, character, and leadership within our campus and community.
Skills USA Rosalind Chan
Spanish Club Carmen Santiago Learn about the culture and history of the many Spanish countries that make up our world today.
Student Government Association Kimberly Sampson, Shelly DeVore & Dawn McDuffie SGA is made up of officers of all clubs on campus. SGA coordinates events across the school and in the community. Volunteer opportunities are provided, as well as chances to work with other clubs on campus.
Summerlin Rifle Club

“A” Days 2:15-4:15

TBA Students do not have to be in JROTC or Summerlin Academy to participate. Air rifle marksmanship is part of the Olympic sport of shooting. Rifle target shooting is a sport where gender, size, speed, or “natural ability” do not determine success.
Teen Age Republicans Shelly DeVore Contact- bhsteenagerepubilcans@gmail.com  Teen Age Republicans serve their community and country while learning about the political process.  You become aware of national and international issues and how current events impact your life.
Thespian Club Troupe 3925

Mondays Room 12-038 @ 2:30pm

Landon Chaffee This club is tied to the International Thespian Society and all participants must either be a member of ITS or is striving to be a member of ITS.  We will meet on Mondays throughout the year. Thespian Club members will be expected to participate in Thespian competition.
Transition Club Teresa Mount Transition Club is focused on helping special needs students with skills that will benefit them in the future.
World Language Honor Society David Lenker For students that have a 3.5 GPA or higher in their language class. 10 hours of community service per year required and maintain GPA.
Young Progressives Shelly DeVore & Valentina Rossi The Young Progressives Club gives students an opportunity to become engaged in local, state, and national issues while becoming aware of how they impact life.  Students will  share in meaningful discussion with like-minded individuals.
Youth Alive Lindsey Hanger
Youth in Government Jennifer Barthel A government related club which is focused mostly out of school at the Lakeland YMCA. Meetings are used to prepare for State Assembly in the fall. *NO POLITICAL INTEREST REQUIRED*