Clubs and Student Organizations

 Club/Group 

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AP Psych Club

Mark Kowalczyk

Providing opportunities for students to discuss issues of mental and emotional health and organize events for students to experience psych-related topics hands-on.

Current club president: Ali Doran

Art Club

Donna Ramin and Julie Weber

Art club is a fun place for students to express their artistic sides by engaging in after school art projects.

Current club leaders: Mia Meiners, Gabby Godau, and Kale Lagodzinski

Board Game Club

Pamela Pearson

This inclusive group encourages all students interested in the table top or board game hobby to join us to play games new and old. Feel free to bring your favorite tabletop game or join in on a game that is supplied. We meet in room C205.

Current club presidents: Brendan Woodby

Book Club

 

Jody Rauhut Calling all book lovers! If you love to discover new books and new friends, this is the club for you - as a group, we decide on 1-2 books that we'll be reading and discuss the characters, themes, hates/loves, and everything in between. This club is for any novice or advanced reader and with no particular focus on a genre - stop by the media center during our meetings, we'd love to have you!

CASA 

JP Arens The Chaldean American Student Association (CASA) learns about and celebrates the culture and traditions of Chaldeans. Come enjoy some good food, good friends, and good times in CASA!

Cyber Knights

Tim McBride and Kristen Woodard

Cyber Knights is a group of students interested in computer science and technology. We discuss, explore, and experiment with various computer technologies to learn more about them and their processes. We also explore various employment opportunities in the cyber world.

DECA

Tim McBride, Kristen Woodard, and Becky Joyner

In DECA, students have opportunities to do community service, go on field trips, improve their leadership and communication skills, and participate in fun social activities. Students will also have the opportunity (if they choose to do it) to compete in business competitions.

Euchre Club

John Sharpe

If you live in Michigan you need to know how to play Euchre. If you know how to play already, this is your chance to sharpen your skills. Everyone knows that Euchre is the game by Michiganders for Michiganders. Bring a partner and get ready to enjoy some exciting card play! Bring a snack with you to munch on as you go alone with a farmers hand. Meetings are held in B211.

Current club presidents: Rachel Settecerri and Lily Paul  

Fashion Club

Amy Rice

Fashion Club is for students of WLN interest in fashion design and creative business! We host fashion shows, create clothing, have photo shoots, and learn all about the fashion industry! We hope to see you at our next meeting!!

For more information follow our Instagram: @wlnfashionclub 

Current club president: Julia Pedersen

Film Club

JP Arens

Together we learn about the filmmaking process through mini lessons and learning from watching other films. Additionally, we apply our knowledge in producing and making our own short films and promos for the school.

PDF DocumentAbout Film Club

Forensics Team

Rob Ritter and Mindy Ritter

An academic team that competes in the art of public speaking and acting.

About Forensics Team
External Link Forensics Team Website

Forensic Science Club

Becki Schafer

Are you a fan of solving mysteries with science or interested in the techniques used to do so? Then come join the Forensic Science Club where we will explore the critical role that forensic science plays in assisting law enforcement to prosecute criminals or to absolve innocent individuals.

Current club president: Samantha Bloch

French Club

Kelli Kowalczyk

French club is a fun way for students to learn about the French language and culture.

Current club president: Sofia Farah

French Honor's Society

Kelli Kowalczyk

 

French Honor Society is open to students in at least the second semester of French 3 and who have maintained an A- average in French classes. We compete in the French National exam in the spring, work on national French week projects and work with the other honor societies on charity work and school language projects. We have an induction ceremony in the spring led by the officers. We usually have 20-30 active members.

German Club

Kaye Lynn Mazurek

German club is an fun and engaging way to practice the German language and learn more about the culture of the German people. German Club members participate in a wide variety of activities including food days, games, contests, and crafts, and occasional field trips.  The members of German club grow together to create long-lasting memories and friends.

Current club president: Peyton Collier

Join our Google Classroom for updates: nppibhw

Green Club

Scott Terry

Ever wondered how you can make a difference in this world? Now's your chance! By joining Green Club, you will have the chance to participate in community clean ups, help build and manage environmental projects at the school, learn about eco-friendly habits, and work with a caring group of like-minded Northern Knights.

Current club presidents: Olivia Pyrc and Emma Weckstein

GSA

Scott Lindsay

Steven Piziks

GSA stands for "Gay-Straight Alliance" or "Gender Sexuality Alliance". The club provides the opportunity to meet new people, get to know one another on more personal levels, celebrate each other's differences, and raise money for various local, statewide, and national LGBTQ+ communities. Anyone with an open mind and compassionate heart are welcome!

Current club presidents: Lily Hyman and Ray Torp

History Club

Tim Moore

Want a place to try new foods, learn about historic figure heads and events that have shaped the world in what it is today? Come to History club the 2nd and 4th Monday of every month at 2:30pm-3:30. Meet new people and enjoy historical foods with movies and activities. Hope to see you there!!

Current club president: Shannon Stoller

Jew Crew

Mindy Ritter

A place where people can come to participate and learn about Jewish culture

PDF DocumentAbout WLN Jew Crew

Knights for Christ

Georgia Ayers

Knights for Christ is the non-denominational Christian Club at WLN. People of every religious background are welcome! We hold meetings every other Friday where we play fun games, get to know one other, and have meaningful conversations about God.

National Honor Society

Joanne Lambert

Kelli Kowalczyk

All students are eligible who meet a minimum grade point average of  3.8 cumulative at the end of the first semester of their sophomore year and/or 3.5 cumulative at the end of the first semester of their junior year.

Sophomores are required to have two extra-curricular activities or athletics, Juniors are required to have three extra-curricular activities or athletics he/she has participated in at Northern High School. The activities can all be the same and they do not necessarily have to be during the same year.

The student is then evaluated by teachers, activity directors, and coaches in character and leadership. If the student has enough extra-curricular activities and his/her evaluations are in good standing, he/she becomes a member and is inducted in May of the junior year.
External Link Please visit our website

News Team

Cyndy Starrs

The news team rehearses and reads the school news to the students and staff in the morning.

About News Team

Political Science

Kari Lopez

Political Science Club holds political discussions and debates to get more people involved in the club and active in politics!

PDF DocumentAbout Political Science Club

Robotics

Patrick Ohl

Educational robotics strengthen and support students' skills developing their knowledge through the creation, design, assembly, and operation of robots.

About Robotics

Social Justice

Catherine Savone

In Social Justice Club, students explore the social, cultural, and economic inequalities imposed on individuals.

Current student leads: Michelle Parsons and Mikayla Baksa

Spanish Club

Piper Smith Knights who gather to appreciate and celebrate the Spanish language and the cultures it represents.

PDF DocumentAbout Spanish Club

Current club presidents: Alyssa Cohen, Mallory Connelly,  Aidan Keffaber

Spectrum of Light

Terry Battle

For those interested in wanting to gain more knowledge and awareness of ASD (autism spectrum disorder) and be an advocate for individuals with autism. Spectrum of light welcomes all people with an open mind and heart.

Current club president: TBD

Spanish Honor's Society

Catherine Savone

Typically we prepare for the National Spanish Exam, we do a charity project, and we contribute with the other language honor societies to provide fun and food and drinks during the holiday gift wrapping event for the school gift exchange that leadership sponsors, as well as any other excuse to get together and celebrate the culture(s).  We also do a very elaborate "knighting" and induction ceremony with food and festivity and an homage to Don Quijote. There are anywhere up to 60 active members (sometimes more) in this group on a normal year. 

Current student leads: Abby Zane and Alyssa Bashir

Strategy Games

John Sharpe and JP Arens

Come one, come all - strategy games meets weekly to play Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the Gathering. Whether you're a first timer, novice, or expert at either game, anyone is welcome. Each meeting goes over basics of both games so you can catch on right away no matter when you decide to check it out. Hope to see you soon!

Current club presidents: Jacob Goldberg and Layne Biggers

Student Council

Cyndy Starrs Student Council is where the planning of all events happens. We work with all members of the Northern Community through events, fundraisers, and activities that overall bring together everyone

About Student Council

Students Leading Students (SLS)

Kathy Quinn

Michelle Singer

SLS is a student-centered group where we work to better our school community! We do this through various projects like the Zen Den (a relaxation room), Car Safety week, and a suicide prevention week. We are super flexible around your schedule, and can’t wait to see you there!

Current club president: 

Tech Crew

Matt Weber The Tech Crew are the people behind the scenes ("backstage") to control all the technical aspects of creating a concert, play, musical, or other live performance.
 

About Tech Crew

Tech Crew Interest Survey

Yoga Club

Alison Mroz

Need to unwind, de-stress, and get a good workout in after school? Come join us in C111 every other Wednesday from 2:20-3:30 and be led by a certified instructor through various yoga routines. Meet new friends, hang out with old friends, and most importantly, take care of yourself!

Current club presidents: Lily Rosender and Lyla Acrich

 

Looking for something else?

If you're interested in starting a new club or group at WLN, please fill out the following form regarding your club or group. Once submitted, expect a response via the email address you provide within the week you submit.

Google DriveStudent Group Proposal Form