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, to meet new people, to expand their interests, and to 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.

Club/Activity Sponsor
Class of 2023 Samantha Reynolds
Class of 2024 Gloria Collins
Class of 2025 Samantha Reveche
Class of 2026 Emily Ryan

Open Clubs

Open to anyone in the school.

Club/Activity Sponsor Description
All Pro Dads Program Nadrian Antoine  
Art Club Amber Brown Activities include open studio work on independent projects, group projects and service projects. Bring your sketchbook for review. This is great place to develop an appreciation for the Visual Arts.
Athletes in Action Paul Macklin  
#BookTok Stephanie Persson  
Chess Club James Berry  
Debate Team Dr. Deborah Christie  
DIME Marlon McSwain Distinguished, Intelligent, Men of Excellence, an organization designed for young men who will hear motivational speakers, go on field trips, and participate in community service projects.
Dungeons and Dragons Alexander Riccio  
eSports James Berry  
Flourish Gracie Aponte-Hart 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.
Forensics Speech Christel Stanley 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.
French Club Georgia Jarrell  
Gay/Straight Alliance Kenya Dinkins 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.
Japanese Club Nicole Miller Explore the different aspects of Japanese culture to include their foods, customs, and leisure activities.
Key Club Emily Ryan, Stephanie Persson Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to provide community service, build personal character and develop leadership.
Knitters Club Laura Keyes  
Live Well Susan Ragan-Pimblett  
Model UN Nicole Miller Foster international awareness and public speaking skills through participation in mock United Nations sessions and debates.
Project Discovery Brandy Garganta, Ms. Westbrook 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.
RISE! Marlon McSwain  
Scholastic Bowl Steven Brady 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.
SELAH Gracie Aponte, Lisa Banks  
STEM & Robotics Team Kirsten Manning  
Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT) Paul Macklin  
Student 2 Student Andrea Simon, Katina Davis Assist military students with transition into a new school.
Student Say/Social Justice Club Robert Fontaine  
Tennis Club

Leonard Bernard, Marlon McSwain

Theatre Arts Club David Kluttz, Alison Hall  
YVC Meagan Brown  

Class Clubs

Open to any student enrolled in the corresponding class during the school day.

Club/Activity Sponsor Description
Artistic Verses

Brian DePrinzio, Olivia Germann-McClain

This club supports the students who participate int eh Artisitc Verses program.
AV Club Reginald Crudup  
Band Brian Grieb  
Bayport Credit Union Tina Shorter  
Café 122 Letitia Mitchell The students in this class help run Café 122, a food and beverage resource for faculty and staff.
Chorus Emilio Pesante  
Communiction Technology Reginald Crudup  
Creative Writing Olivia Germann-McClain  
Dance Team/Club Hope Hunter  
DECA 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) Samantha Reynolds 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.
Literary Magazine Club Olivia Germann-McClain  
Orchestra Whitney Farrior, Sheila Downs  
Photography Club Heidi Bogan  
Piano Club Whitney Farrior  
Technology Student Association (TSA) William Yarborough 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.
Whsipers from the Wood Olivia Germann-McClain  
Woodside Ambassadors Chanique Byrd  
Yearbook Olivia Germann-McClain  

Clubs by Induction, Audition, Application or Election

Club/Activity Sponsor Description
Activities Support Students Brian DePrinzio This group is for students that support the overall implementation of the club program at Woodside.
Art National Honor Society Heidi Bogan 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 nominated by their art teacher to join.
Chick-fil-a Squad Brian DePrinzio The students in this activitiy support the sale of Chick-fil-a sandwiches during Wolverine Wednesday.
Color Guard Whitney Farrior, Bryan Austin Participate in performance ensembles utilizing flags and dance movement; auditions are held each spring or contact Mr. Austin over the summer.
Emerging Leaders Marlon McSwain  
French National Honor Society Christel Stanley 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 Britta Esser 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 David Kluttz, Alison Hall 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.
Leading Ladies Chanique Byrd  
Mu Alpha Theta (Math National Honor Society) Jennifer Saundes, 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 Marlon McSwain  
My Sister’s Keeper Marlon McSwain  
National Honor Society Jordan Christie 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) Hope Hunter 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 Heidi Bogan 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) Chanique Byrd 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) Sarah Fleenor 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 Meagan Brown  
Social Studies National Honor Society Janet Costello  
Spanish National Honor Society Gracie Aponte, Maria Gomez 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 the 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.