Activities and Clubs
Acoustic Guitar and Instrument Club – The Acoustic Guitar and Instrument Club provides an opportunity for students to learn basic guitar skills and to encourages the development of original singer/ songwriters. The club can become an exchange where students of various ability levels can share their ideas and techniques. We will be modeled by the principles of the “Americana Project” and have the opportunity to meet and interact with other young singer/ songwriters in the region. We will also encourage and welcome other acoustic instruments to accompany the singer/ songwriters. Meets Monday after school from 3:00 – 4:00 in the choir room. Advisor: email@example.com
Bigger. Faster. Stronger. – Do you want to look better? Sleep better? Be smarter? Be less sick? Have more energy? Be less depressed? Feel better about yourself? Join our friends and work out with Coach Saito from 6:00 to 6:45am Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings in the weight room. Accomplish your fitness goals whether they be to gain weight, lose weight, get stronger, faster, or otherwise. Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fellow Christian Athletes — FCA has been ministering to coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels since 1954. All are welcome to eat lunch, discuss issues and connect with other students and adults. Join us in Coach Saito’s Room 143 at lunch every Tuesday. Advisor: nathan.saito@redmondschools.
Future Business Leaders of America — FBLA is for students interested in business ownership, marketing, entrepreneurship, media design, finance, and/or business management. Our focus is on Service, Education and Progress — more specifically, we focus on performing community service; learning and developing our business-related skills and concepts; and becoming more capable and well-rounded citizens. 2016-17 meeting dates: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. FBLA’s advisor is Dawn Lillis and she can be reached at email@example.com.
Future Farmers of America — FFA’s advisor is Lance Hill and he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Happy Poets’ Society — The Happy Poets’ Society celebrates meaning and fun through works of literature and film. It’s an opportunity for students to share in discussion of a broad range of themes and human experience through student-directed projects, events, and meetings. Love of reading helpful but not at all required. Meetings held on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays during lunch in room A122. Adviser: Angela Liesching can be reached at angela.liesching@
The Haven – The Haven provides a safe place for LGBTQ+ youth of Redmond Oregon. It is for people of different kinds of backgrounds coming together to make a change and help support one another. We plan events and have speakers come and share their stories. But it isn’t always so serious. We have parties and do fun things. We don’t just focus on the negative stuff in the world but the positive things of the world. Our goal is to spread hope to all people, especially LGBTQ+ youth and those who are being criticized for being themselves. We meet every Thursday at lunch in room A122. Advisor: Angela Liesching angela.liesching@
Health Club is a youth-led group that works to address the physical and mental health concerns that are typical for High School students. Coordinated in partnership with Deschutes County Health Services, the School Based Health Center, and Redmond High School, Health Club projects bring together research, project planning and advocacy skills to increase awareness and reduce stigma related to the health issues students find most important. Club Advisor: Theresa Reiter
Club Meeting Times: Tuesday during lunch in room A142
Key Club — Key Club is an international club in which kids learn about their community and work at providing service to their smaller and greater communities. The parent organization is Kiwanis International. The focus of both organizations is on kids, and how kids can learn to be actively involved in making their school, city, district and world a better place. We meet at lunch on Tuesdays in room 142. Check out our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/659638477393710/ The advisor is Cindy Baumgartner and she can be reached at email@example.com
Club Advisor: Dave Flagan
My Choice Club — My Future-My Choice is a program where juniors and seniors are trained by the Deschutes County Health Department and then teach RSD middle school students about abstinence and healthy choices around sexuality. Advisor: firstname.lastname@example.org
National Honor Society — National Honor Society is more than just an honor roll; NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. Meets first and third Wed @ lunch. Advisor: Virginia Johnson
Political Science club: The PoliSci club looks at political issues by focusing on a weekly topic for discussion in a debate format. This club meets at lunch on Wednesday’s in room 129. Club Advisor: Dave Flagan
RHS Indoor Track — RHS Indoor Track’s advisor is Tim Conely and he can be reached at email@example.com
Robotics Club – Using the VEX Robotics system, the RHS Robotics team designs, builds, and programs robots to compete against other robotics teams around the Northwest. Each year the challenge is unique. With a tremendous emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and a 1st place finish in the Gold Division at State this year, our robotics team is a great place to learn and compete at a high level. Adviser: Dan Kernion Co-Advis0r: Ryan Beard
Sparrow Club USA – Sick kids get help. Healthy kids become heroes. Schools become sanctuaries. Sparrow Clubs USA is a national non-profit organization of school-based clubs that assist children in medical crisis. Through community service and fundraising projects, Sparrow Clubs support children who have either life threatening illnesses or chronic disabilities and whose families face financial hardship because of it. Individual schools and youth groups are paired with a qualified local child, often a classmate, who is facing a medical crisis. “Young people do great things when given great things to do”. Join us in Mr. Saito’s Room 143 every Wednesday at lunch. Adviser: Nathan Saito, email: nathan.saito@redmondschools.
Skills U.S.A. – SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. The Redmond High School Chapter of SkillsUSA competes in the following technical and leadership events: Welding, Automotive, Manufacturing, Engineering, CAD/CAM, Construction, Job Interview, and Speech. Membership in SkillsUSA creates opportunities for scholarships, travel, and ultimately, jobs. Meeting times are first and third Tuesday at lunch in the CTE Hub. Advisor: Ryan Beard Co-Advisers: Mark Winger, John Stroup, Dan Kernion
Thespian Troupe 3563 — Thespian troupe 3563 sponsors after school activities, promotes Theatre in school and out and helps students get involved at RHS. The Troupe also organizes service activities for members and others to help in Redmond and Bend communities. The troupe organizes the Fall Student One-Act Plays and award activities for the end of the year recognition banquet. Thespian Troupe 3563’s adviser is Hilda Beltran and he can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.