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2021-2022 Student Clubs

IMPORTANT
Make sure to carefully read and understand all club policies, as the policies and application have changed. All clubs, even those who were approved during the 2020-2021 school year, must reapply for the 2021-2022 school year.

STUDENT CLUBS

Get involved! Students interested in joining a club may do so at any point during the school year.

 

Club
Allergy and Intolerance Awareness Club - Humanitarian 

Students will educate and raise awareness about allergy and intolerance present in our community.

Moderator: Ms. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org                                                
President: Camilia H  

AMPlify Club - Social

Students will try their hand at making original art, music, and poetry. 

Moderator: Mr. Naylor naylort@smhs.org                                                    
President: Ashley K. 

Anime Club - Social

Students who are fans of anime will gather, talk and make new friends; including watching and discussing anime.  

Moderator: Ms. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org                                                
President: Daniel L.  

Art 4 Action - Social

Students will discuss various social and cultural issues including how to spread awareness through art! 

Moderator: Ms. Rising  risingc@smhs.org                                                 
President: Rachel Gwon 

Asian American Cultural Club - Social 

Students will fosters an inclusive environment to explore and appreciate all Asian cultures. 

Moderator: Ms. Zhang zhangd@smhs.org                                                 
President: Elijah L. and Megan L. 

Biodiversity & Environmental Protection Club - Humanitarian

Students will work to bring awareness to marine conservation, and environmental protection.  

Moderator: Ms. King kingm@smhs.org                                                       
 President: Cathy Z. 

B-Team Club - Service 

Students will have rewarding volunteer opportunities through B-Team. 

Moderator: Ms. Blaydon blaydons@smhs.org                                               
President: Audrey Y.

CASA Teens Club - Service                                                   

Supports the purpose and activities of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) through awareness, community outreach and fundraising.   
Moderator: Ms. Maas maasd@smhs.org                                                       
President: Grace J & Ryan C. 

C.H.A.N.G.E. Club - Humanitarian                                                  

(Challenging Human Apathy by Nurturing Global Empathy).SM students will learn about and discuss many different racial, gender, socioeconomic, etc. issues prevalent in our world today, while simultaneously learning more about each other. Some topics the club will touch upon at its monthly meetings may include: diversity, equity, representation, and more.

Moderator: Ms. Bigdeli bigdelib@smhs.org                                                     
President: Mia T.  

Comfort Cross Club - Service

Students work together and with outside organizations to support those who are struggling with physical illnesses, providing handmade crosses and prayer cards.  

Moderator: Ms. Zepeda zepedak@smhs.org                                                   
President: Brooke & Emma M

Construction of Communication - Social

Students will learn the art of communication and the basic knowledge and skills of mass media, and become a good communicator and contributor. 

Moderator: Ms. Zhang zhangd@smhs.org                                                          
President: Fiona S.  

Dressember Club - Humanitarian

The Dressember Foundation is an anti-trafficking non-profit organization that generates awareness and fundraises for programs fighting human trafficking.

Moderator: Ms. Mitchell mitchellk@smhs.org                                                   
President: Ruby H 

Eagle Investment Club

student club is to teach members the basics of investing, how the stock market works and how to conduct research on investments.

Moderator: Mr. Rich Blanc blancr@smhs.org      
President: Ryan M.

Eagle Outreach Club - Service

Votes on a new cause or charity each quarter and works to support that organization.

Moderator: Mr. Morales moralesr@smhs.org   
President: Disha S. 

Eagles for CHOC Club - Service 

Humanitarian Club dedicated to helping the teenage patient population at the CHOC Hospital through various events such as the CHOC Walk at Disneyland and Christmas Sock Drive.

Moderator:Mrs. Volpo & Ms. Wood volpol@smhs.org woodr@smhs.org           
President: TBA

Earth Minded - Humanitarian 

Students promote the betterment of Orange County communities with an emphasis on the legal side of environmentalism. 

Moderator: Ms. Barbre / Ms. Gordon gordonc@smhs.org                           
President: Sofia O. 

ESports - Social

Students compete together against other local schools in a variety of e-sport games. 

Moderator: Mr. LeBlanc  leblancc@smhs.org 

Families Forward SMCHS Club - Service

Supports organizations that provide help and funding to food and housing insecure families in Orange County through fundraising and volunteering.

Moderator: Mrs. Galvez  galvezel@smhs.org    President: Marcus L. 

Fellowship Eagle Athletes - Service

Fellowship Eagle Athletes hopes to reach out and embrace our school's charism of Caritas Christi as we look through scripture and invite guest speakers to share the word of God and lessons on how students can continue to keep their faith strong as we journey to adulthood and higher education.

Moderator: Ms. Zepeda  zepedak@smhs.org   
President: Alexa M 

Fishing Club - Social

For students interested in fishing; they join together and build a strong sense of community around an activity all members love. 

Moderator: Mr. Melton meltons@smhs.org   
President: Michael N 

Future Business Leaders of America Club - Social

Give student an opportunity to discuss business-related question and give opportunity for students who intend to participate the FBLA competition and WGHS 

Moderator: Ms. Zhang zhangd@smhs.org   
President: Shengjie Z. 

Film Production Club - Academic 

Students work together to write, shoot, and edit film projects.  

Moderator: Mr. Lindabury  lindaburycj@smhs.org   
President: Brandon K 

Game for a Game Club - Service

Students organizes and coordinates volunteering at local senior living homes to run game and trivia nights. 

Moderator: Ms. James JamesA@smhs.org   
President: Dagny S and Athena S  

Game Making - Social 

Students go over the basics of game design and level design as we work together to produce enjoyable levels inside pre-made "devkits" using the Unity Game Making Engine. 

Moderator: Mr. Huerta HuertaI@smhs.org   
President: Eric P 

Happy Health - Social

Happy Health is a social club that encourages those who love the healthy lifestyle to get involved with fitness outside of sports. 

Moderator: Mrs. Welty weltyk@smhs.org   
President: Nicole S 

Houdini Magic Club - Service 

Students perform magic tricks that range from cool card tricks to tricks that include props for locals seniors.  

Moderator: Ms. Diane Zhang zhangd@smhs.org  
President: Tyler R 

Hugs for Heroes Club - Service

Working to make and distribute cards for essential workers to show how much we appreciate all of their hard work. 

Moderator: Ms. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org   
President: Libby B 

Hushed History- Academic

The club aims to educate fellow students on historical subjects not often taught in conventional history lessons 

Moderator: Mr. Justice JusticeB@smhs.org   
President: Maddeline T & Leo D

Indtispection - Academic

 Students will participate in online discussion with other schools, sharing stories and initiating seminar on the topic around psychology/sociology and teens-development.  The goal is to meliorate teenager's self-identification when facing stress, social pressure and conformity. 

Moderator: Ms. Duncan  DuncanA@smhs.org 
President: Enyi S 

International Club - Humanitarian 

Studens provide a platform for the international students in our school to express their needs and socialize, including volunteer opportunities and holding events during traditional festivals. All students are welcome. 

Moderator:  Ms. Blaydon blaydona@smhs.org 
President: Jingtian G. 

Iranian American Cultural Club - Social

The Iranian American Cultural Club celebrates the rich and beautiful culture, from Ancient Persia to modern Iranian culture. The club will celebrate traditions from Persian New Year to Yalda. All students are welcome. 

Moderator:  Ms. Zepeda  zepedak@smhs.org
President: Nour Rahnama 

JSA (Junior Statesmen of America) Club - Academic

The JSA is a club which goes hand-in-hand with the Model United Nations program here at Santa Margarita due to the real-world topics and debates which take place throughout meetings.  

Moderator:  Ms. Zepeda  zepedak@smhs.org
President: Dorsa Khatibloo 

Keys 2 Happiness Club - Service

Students perform at local senior homes via singing or playing instruments. 

Moderator: Jorge Ledezma ledezmaj@smhs.org   
President :Darius M 

Korean American Cultural Club - Social 

Korean American Culture Club is dedicated to embracing Korean culture and values.  All students are welcome. 

Moderator: Mr. Cou coug@smhs.org 
President: Lead C.  Rachel G. 

Love for Laura's House Club - Service

Fundraising/make baskets for kids at Laura's House who supports support women/children affected by domestic violence in Orange county 

Moderator: Mr. Bellosi  bellosid@smhs.org    
President: Keira M 

Mandala Creative Writing Club - Social

Mandala is the SMCHS creative writing club and the title of the annual creative writing publication for SMCHS.  

Moderator: Mr. Silberstein silbersteinj@smhs.org   
President: Lana C 

National Art Honor Society Club - Humanitarian

NAHS encourages high school art students to promote the arts around campus through events and activities. 

Moderator: Mrs. Harrell harrelln@smhs.org   
President: Catherine W 

Next Step Club - Service

Next Step supports the DUILA organization. DUILA stands for drug use is life abuse and its goal is to prevent drug use by kids, teens, and young adults. 

President: Annabella K 

Nutrition Club - Social

Students meet once a month and plan out each individual member's calorie intake for the proceeding month based on their health and nutrition goals. This club will act as a "check up" of sorts for people striving to reach nutrition goals in their lives. 

Moderator: Ms. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org 
President: Davin M 

Pre-Med Club - Academic

Students interested in the medical field will explore the path to medical school and expose students to different jobs in the medical field. In addition, we invite guest speakers to talk about their medical profession and medical journey. 

Moderator: Ms. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org 
President: Austin C 

Project Hope Alliance Club - Service

Students support the organization Project Hope Alliance, their mission is "to end the cycle of homelessness, one child at a time." Project Hope Alliance offers many opportunities to homeless kids, and our club will offer the organization our support by doing drives for toiletries and objects needed for the care boxes.  

Moderator: Mr. Dickey dickeyb@smhs.org 
President: Gillian M & Jewelya M 

RAD Eagles Club - Service

Students get involved with the RAD community and put together activities with the campers throughout the year so they can feel connected to more people. 

Moderator: Mr. Trotter TrotterD@smhs.org 
President: Morgan D & Maddie S 

Reading between the Spines - Social

The purpose of the club is for fellow book lovers to come together and read.  


Moderator: Mr. Trotter TrotterD@smhs.org 
President: Elizabeth S, Katarzyna S,Catherine B 

Rowing Club - Social

Students will teach/row alongside other club members on certain dates and on the weekend. 


Moderator: Mr. Kuhl kuhlw@smhs.org 
President: Nathan M 

Science Club - Academic

This club is meant to be a general science club that incorporates students who share interests in all STEM fields. 


Moderator: Mrs. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org
President: Elsa X 

Scientists of Tomorrow Club - Academic 

The purpose of the club is to introduce and familiarize club members with a wide range of medical and engineering subjects and professions.

Moderator: Mrs. Tupajic tupajicc@smhs.org 
President: Naveen G, Sheila M, Charlie A

SMbly Required Robotics- Academic

Moderator: Mr. LeBlanc leblancc@smhs.org   President: Naveen G 

SMECO - Humanitarian 

Students in this club intend to spread awareness about environmental issues, as well as provide solutions for high school students. 


Moderator: Mrs. Gordon & Mr. Rutherford gordonc@smhs.org   rutherfordw@smhs.org   
President: Tatum T. 

SMountain Bikers - Social

This club is for mountain biking enthusiasts and those who love and appreciate the great outdoors.  


Moderator: Mr. Melton meltons@smhs.org 
President: Kelly S

Solitaire Club - Social

The purpose of this club is to have fun, meet new people, and play competitive solitaire! 

Moderator: Mr. Gerlach GerlachT@smhs.org 
President: Amelia T.   

Surfrider Club - Service

Helps to preserve the sea life and welfare of the beaches (pick up trash, etc.) 

Moderator:  Mr. Trotter TrotterD@smhs.org 
President: Naveen G   

Talon Tutors - Service

Students do lessons to assist with homework in both art and STEM based experiments.  They also work with SM students making preset learning videos and one on one tutoring. 

Moderator: Ms. Benkart benkartr@smhs.org 
President: Nika G  

Unconditional Care - Humanitarian

Students in this club will support the organization: SENECA Family of Agencies. through their school-based programs they help close educational gaps, mental health services, family adoptive services.   

Moderator: Mrs. McHonett  mchonettj@smhs.org 
President: Katelyn Rubio 

Youth and Beyond - Service 

Students provide high school students the opportunity to learn about others’ lives and experience the gratification of empowering others through carefully monitored, originally designed, and devotedly executed community service programs.  


Moderator: Mr. Naylor naylort@smhs.org 
President: Shangcao Yuan