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Club & Organizations

Providence High School offers a number of opportunities where students can explore their interests in our clubs and various organizations. All students are encouraged to participate in these organizations that take place outside of the academic classroom. Some of our clubs are service oriented while others foster either an academic or intrinsic interest or our student body.

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Academic Decathlon
The Academic Decathlon is a team competition that challenges the mind in annually assigned themes such as World War II, The History of Medicine, Water and more. All students and all GPAs are welcome. If you enjoy team competitions and are willing to dedicate your time and talent to one theme under the following subjects: Art, Economics, Literature, Math, Music, Science, Social Science, Speech, and Interview this is the club for you. 
Moderator: Michelle Laforce

Association of Latin American Students (ALAS)
Provide opportunity for ALL students to celebrate Latin American culture, lifestyle, and history. 
Moderator: Maribel Kuklish
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)
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Assist with admissions events.
Moderator: Greg Castro 

Animation Club
Like to draw? This is for you 
Moderator: Michelle Boucher 

Art Club
Like art? This is for you.
Moderator: Joanie Fenstermaker 

Associated Student Body (ASB)
The Associated Student Body (ASB) plays an integral part in the students’ high school experience. ASB advances school spirit and identity, not only in extracurricular events but also within the Burbank Community. Learn more on our ASB page under Student Life.
Moderator: Rebecca Poliner
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Biology Olympiad 
As the premiere biology competition for high school students in the United States, the USA Biology Olympiad (USABO) enriches the life science education of nearly 10,000 talented students annually. It provides the motivation, curricular resources, and skills training to take them beyond their classroom experience to the level of international competitiveness.
Moderator: Arjan Harjani 

Brain Bee 
The Los Angeles-Irvine Brain Bee is a local competition where high school students from the LA area can come and showcase their neuroscience knowledge. The competition includes a series of written and practical tests to determine a semi-finalists from a larger pool of participants. 
Moderator: Arjan Harjani 

Black Student Union (BSU)
Provide opportunity for ALL students to celebrate black culture, lifestyle, and history. 
Moderator: Mayra Pelaez
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)
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California  Scholarship Federation (CSF)
The California Scholarship Federation is an honor society whose members have achieved excellence in both academics and in citizenship. Its motto, "Scholarship for Service," indicates the awareness and concern members have for their communities. Learn more on our Honor Societies page under Student Life.
Moderator: Maribel Kuklish 

Campus Ministry CORE
The CORE Team helps create, plan, and execute Campus Ministry events. They serve the younger grades as peer leaders on retreats. They help facilitate discussions, give talks and generally mentor the younger students.
Moderator: Jason Coito 

CERT comprises a group of students from upper grade-levels in Med Focus, committed and willing to provide assistance with all emergency related procedures on campus, including drills. The Mission of CERT is to assist the PHS community to be well trained and prepared for handling major emergency situations. 
Moderator: Arjan Harjani 

Character in Action 
To foster character development and reinforce the Values of Compassion, Dignity, Justice, Excellence, and Integrity. This club is for freshmen only. 
Moderator: Ernest Siy 

Code Warriors
The TFP Code Warriors is a club whose purpose is to promote fun collaborative learning and build interesting projects through programming. The learning and projects that are done in this club are not graded nor part of the TFP curriculum. You do not need to be a part of TFP or know how to code to join. 
Moderator: Juan Lopez

Dungeons & Dragons
The 5th Edition of the first TTRPG (tabletop roleplaying game), Dungeons & Dragons, brings together students of all grade levels to create a “world like no other.” We utilize creativity, critical thinking, logic (totally subjective!), and collaborative efforts to cultivate a camaraderie through storytelling and imaginative gameplay.
Moderator: Ms. Caperina

Filipino Student Association
Moderator: James Jimenez
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)
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Film Studies 
Reflect on and review various movies 
Moderator: Daniel Gamez
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Friends Against Drugs
All students are welcomed to join our Friends Against Drugs organization.  This is an anti-drug organization for students who want to help themselves and their friends make the right choices, especially in avoiding the use of illegal drugs.  Positive peer support is the primary purpose and strength of this organization.  F.A.D members make a pledge to remain drug free.
Moderator: Dennis Bullock 

Helping Hands
Helping hands is an organization created to bring breast care awareness to Providence High school.  Students are able to raise money for research through enjoyable events such as Dig Pink, Rose Run and other events.
Moderator: Mayra Pelaez
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Impact TV
Create movies and video projects 
Moderator: Chris Schaefer 

This SLO is an organization for Jewish students at Providence and anyone else that is interested in increasing their understanding of Judaism. We will meet to learn about Jewish culture, the religion of Judaism, and the various ways, both current and historic, that Jewish people have been oppressed in society.
Moderator: Ms. Katz-Curtis
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)

Key Club
Key Club is a student-led, high school organization. Key Club is part of the Kiwanis International. Our members make the world a better place through service. In doing so, we grow as leaders and as individuals by answering the call to lead, summoning the courage to engage and developing the heart to serve.
Moderator: Danielle Arzaga
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Latin Honor Society
The NJCL Latin Honor Society is a special designation given to Junior Classical League students who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and citizenship in Latin class. Membership in the NJCL shows that a student values high academic achievement and has maintained proper citizenship. The Latin Honor Society membership is earned annually based on student performance. Learn more on our Honor Societies page under Student Life.
Moderator: Maribel Kuklish

Mock Trial
The Providence High School Mock Trial Program is a coeducational, extracurricular after school activity (with significant co-curricular features) designed to allow students the opportunity to perform as attorneys, witnesses, bailiffs and court clerks in competition against teams from other schools. In the process, they learn aspects of constitutional law, basic civics, courtroom procedure & criminal law—while honing their public speaking and competitive skills. There is a $75 fee to participate, covering registration, transportation, and other competition expenses.
Moderator: Dennis Bullock 

Model U.N.
Model United Nations is a coeducational, extracurricular after school activity (with significant co-curricular features) designed to allow students to study, and participate in, the world of foreign relations through mock sessions of the United Nations General Assembly.
Moderator: Dennis Bullock 

National Honor Society (NHS)
The purpose of the society is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to promote leadership, to stimulate a desire to render civic service, and to encourage the development of character in all students. Membership is open to students in grades 10-12, and requires completion of an application form verifying the required grades, and demonstrated leadership through involvement in community service. Learn more on our Honor Societies page under Student Life.
Moderator: Maribel Kuklish

Focused discussions on right and wrong, knowledge, reasoning, and value 

PHS Band
PHS Band is a club for all aspiring young musicians. We meet to collaborate and perform music together. The band will also rehearse music for various campus events.
Moderator: Tracy Stroh 

Guided by our mission to “[serve] all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable”, and our values of dignity, compassion, and justice, Prism is a student-led organization that aims to create a safe, welcoming, and accepting school environment for all youth, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. Prism provides a supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ+) students, along with students who are questioning their identity, have LGBTQ+ friends or family members, or are passionate about LGBTQ+ issues. 
Moderator: Juan Lopez & Mayra Pelaez
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)
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Providence HYE
Provide opportunity for ALL students to celebrate Armenian culture, lifestyle, and history. 
Moderator: Teresa Piumetti
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)
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The Providence Tribune
A student-led, written, and produced school newspaper
Moderator: Annie Matthews

Red Whistle Club
Educate students and provide resources on sexual assault/harassment 
Moderator: Julieanne Kusmierczyk
Category: Student-Led Organizations (SLO)
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Spanish Honor Society
The Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) is an honor society for high school students enrolled in Spanish and Portuguese and is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. The purpose of the society is to recognize high achievement of high school students in the Spanish and Portuguese languages and to promote a continuing interest in Hispanic and Portuguese studies.
Moderator: Maribel Kuklish

Stronger Together
Stronger Together is a club that strives to empower women and educate everyone on intersectional feminism, uniting a community by spreading awareness on important social justice issues.
Moderator: Annie Matthews
Category: Student-Led Organization (SLO)
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Students Run Los Angeles (SRLA)
Train for and run in the L.A. Marathon 
Moderator: Greg Castro

Technology Club
Students are encouraged and welcome to join the Tech Club. As the name suggests, the students explore technologies that go beyond the classroom environment. This club is subdivided into specialties, allowing students to participate freely on topics they’re interested in. The club lets students learn at their own pace while collaborating with their peers on projects they’re passionate about.
Moderator: Juan Lopez 

Teens Making Changes
Service club promoting community involvement.
Moderator: Michelle Boucher

Tri-M Honor Society
Music honor society. Requirements for membership apply.
Moderator: Marisa Bradfield 

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Service club 
Moderator: Arjan Harjani 

Varsity Club
The Providence Varsity Club exists to provide Providence student-athletes, the general student body, and community members an organization that upholds the principles of athletic participation through fellowship and community service projects.  The club welcomes all students for membership, supports all PHS events, recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes, and encourages school spirit and community building, while upholding the rich history and legacy of Providence athletics.
Moderators: Brandon Lincoln & Ernest Siy

Well Aware
Well Aware is a student led organization with the goal of fostering long lasting Mental Health Awareness  with the goal of strengthening our community, our support networks, our commitment to social justice and equity, and the wellness of our community.   
Moderator: Shanica Dale  & Allison Castro 
Category: Student Led Organization (SLO)

Wild Wagon
Students supporting students in their co-curricular and extra-curricular endeavors.
Moderator: Ernest Siy

Writers Alliance
Caters to students who love to write (includes journalism and creative writing)
Moderator: Annie Matthews

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