Clubs and Activities
Brian DePrinzio, Activities Director
Woodside High School offers a diverse array of activities for students to join in order to develop new skills, meet new people, expand their interests, and enable them to have an interactive role beyond that of a student. Below is the complete list of classes, clubs, and organizations with the corresponding sponsors. All students attending Woodside High School have the opportunity to participate in a class, club, or organization and are highly encouraged to do so!
Graduating Class Clubs
Open to anyone in the grade level.
|Class of 2024
|Class of 2025
|Class of 2026
|Class of 2027
Open to anyone in the school.
|All Pro Dads Program
|Activities include open studio work on independent projects, group projects, and service projects. Bring your sketchbook for review. This is a great place to develop an appreciation for the Visual Arts.
|Athletes in Action
|Dr. Deborah Christie
|Dungeons and Dragons
|Flourish is a student-led empowerment program, designed to equip female students with information and prepare them for a future in global leadership. Flourish members work together to make an impact in their schools, community, and the world by social entrepreneurship, service projects and much more. Members also learn valuable skills, addressing topics such as self-discovery, positive relationships and health and wellness.
|Members recite poetry, read children's stories, make up their own speech, and generally like being in front of an audience, similar to drama without the props; meetings average twice a month; Forensics Tournaments are held with regional high schools from October to April.
|Foster interaction among gay and straight students to increase awareness, understanding, and acceptance of diversity through specific club activities, participating in school-wide events, and contributing to the community through service projects.
|Key Club is an international, student-led organization that affords its members opportunities to provide community service, build personal character, and develop leadership.
|Foster international awareness and public speaking skills through participation in mock United Nations sessions and debates.
|HRCAP Project Discovery is a college access program for first-generation college students and/or come from low-income families. The program provides weekly workshops to students to help them develop the necessary skills to pursue post-secondary education. This program offers many benefits such as college application waivers, scholarships, monthly campus visits, financial aid helpful information, scholarship help and much more.
|A Virginia High School League team that competes against other schools in a fun and competitive environment to test students' general knowledge with Jeopardy-style questions.
|STEAM & Robotics Team
|Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT)
|Student 2 Student
|Woodside Counseling Dept.
|Assist military students with the transition into a new school.
|Theatre Arts Club
|Woodside Theatre produces a Fall Play and a Spring Musical annually to the Woodside community, showcasing the onstage and backstage talents of Woodside High School students. Theatre students and "non-theatre students" have opportunities to audition to act onstage or volunteer to contribute in technical theatre in a backstage capacity. With extraordinary commitment and dedication, students may be eligible to be inducted into the International Thespian Honor Society, which recognizes achievement in high school theatre.
|Ultimate is an exciting team sport played by thousands all over the world. It is a competitive, fun, self-officiated, no-contact sport. Our mission is to unite students and improve their lives by encouraging, challenging, and empowering them to become good athletes, teammates, and leaders.
|Dr. Deborah Christie
Open to any student enrolled in the corresponding class during the school day.
|Bayport Credit Union
|The students in this class help run Café 122, a food and beverage resource for faculty and staff.
|Robert Fontaine, Jonika Yarborough
Co-curricular organization that develops leaders for marketing, management and entrepreneurship; open only to students currently enrolled in any Marketing class.
|Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
|Tina Shorter, Jonika Yarborough, Towanda Alister
|Develop competent, aggressive business leadership; to strengthen the confidence of students in themselves and their work; open only to students currently or previously enrolled in any Business class.
|Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
|Foster the development of interpersonal, family, leadership, career goals and skills; open only to students currently or previously enrolled in a Family and Consumer Sciences class.
|Whitney Farrior, Sheila Downs
|Technology Student Association (TSA)
|Promote leadership and personal growth in students and prepare them to contribute to a technological world; open only to students currently enrolled in any Technology class.
|Whispers from the Wood
|Whispers from the Wood is Woodside's very own biannual literary magazine, bringing you exciting pieces of art and writing. The magazine is created and run by the seniors of the Creative Writing Magnet program, with all included pieces coming from members of Woodside's student body.
|The Wolverine Press
|The Wolverine Press is a quarterly newspaper that is written by students for students. Students enrolled in Creative Writing Three will learn how to interview, collaborate, and put together stories that feel relevant and timely while informing and engaging their fellow students.
Clubs by Induction, Audition, Application or Election
|Activities Support Students
|The Activity Support Students is a hand-selected group of dynamic students who are highly involved in the implementation and facilitation of the Woodside Activities program.
|Art National Honor Society
|Provide recognition of the artistic talents and leadership roles for the visual arts students, while spotlighting the success and community work of Woodside's visual arts program; students must have a B average in art classes and be nominated by their art teacher to join.
|Artistic Verses is an ekphrastic poetry writing experience held annually by NNPS in partnership with Christopher Newport University's Torggler Center for the Arts. Students engage in a hands-on writing workshop with experts and then, after viewing a major art exhibit in-person, they select a piece of art and write an original poem inspired by it. The district will judge all entries and award prizes for the top pieces.
|The students in this group are hand-selected because of their entrepreneurial prowess, friendliness, and trustworthiness to assist in the sale and accounting of Chick-fil-a sandwiches during Wolverine Wednesdays.
|Participate in performance ensembles utilizing flags and dance movement; auditions are held each spring or contact Mr. Austin over the summer.
|French National Honor Society
|French 3, 4 or AP students with 3.0 overall GPA, 3.6 GPA in French and do 5 hours of community service related to French culture.
|German National Honor Society
|German 3, 4 or AP students with 3.0 overall GPA, 3.6 GPA in German and do 5 hours of community service related to German culture.
|International Thespian Society
|An honor society that recognizes outstanding accomplishments in high school theater; students become eligible by making significant contributions to the success of productions and by demonstrating outstanding leadership and service to the theater department; inductions in the spring.
|Mu Alpha Theta (Math National Honor Society)
|Jennifer Saunders, Heather Rogers
|For students with a 3.2 math GPA who have completed Algebra II and plan to continue math classes throughout high school; applications accepted in the spring.
|My Brother’s Keeper
|My Sister’s Keeper
|National Honor Society
|Michele Robison Chapter of the National Honor Society, a society that adheres to four main facets: leadership, character, service, and scholarship; induction by invitation only for juniors during the third quarter.
|Nu Delta Alpha (Dance National Honor Society)
|Requires being enrolled in a Dance Magnet technique course and a GPA of 3.2; dues required; inductions late fall and early spring.
|Odyssey of the Mind
|Performance group that attends local, regional, state, and national competitions; being a part of the group requires an audition in the fall.
|Student Advisory Group on Education (SAGE)
|A group of students who collaborate with the superintendent to provide input and initiate positive changes to the school division that directly impacts students; application only.
|Student Council Association (SCA)
|Promote school spirit and student involvement in school activities and the community; officers elected in the spring though anyone may participate in SCA events.
|Science National Honor Society
|The Science National Honor Society (SNHS) recognizes students who have demonstrated excellence in encouraging and recognizing scientific and intellectual thought. These students work to advance their knowledge of classical and modern science. Members communicate with the scientific community, aid others with the comprehension of science, participate in community service and in turn, and pursue scientific knowledge that benefits all. Students must maintain a minimum of a 3.5 weighted grade point average on the 4.0 scale and a B or higher across all science courses.
|Social Studies National Honor Society
|Spanish National Honor Society
|Spanish 3, 4 or AP students with 3.0 overall GPA, 3.6 GPA in Spanish and do 5 hours of community service related to Hispanic culture.
|Tri-M (Music National Honor Society)
|Sheila Downs, Whitney Farrior
|A National Music Honor Society that recognizes outstanding accomplishments in instrumental and vocal music; students are nominated by their music teacher in December/January, and are selected based on academics and individual musical performances.