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CLUBS & PROGRAMS

Royal High School has an over 50-year-long tradition of offering diverse clubs, programs, and student activities that allow students to pursue excellence through the 4 A's as well as pursue their passions, learn social and professional skills, celebrate culture, build their talents, and gain experiences that will serve them in a successful life after high school. We work hard each year to connect and support students to the 4 A's of Academics, Arts, Athletics, and Activities. #RoyalLife is a Culture of Connectedness.

Email the adult advisor below for information on any club you are interested in. For other questions, email Mrs. Broberg.

ACADEMIC CLUBS

 
ACADEMIC DECATHLON
The Academic Decathlon is a unique opportunity for high school Decathletes to compete against like teams of Decathletes. The top team participates in the statewide Academic Decathlon competition. A California team then participates in the United States Academic Decathlon which is the premier scholastic competition for Decathletes in America from both public and private high schools. The Academic Decathlon consists of ten academic events. The mission of the United States Academic Decathlon is to: Promote and recognize learning and achievement by emphasizing the value of academic excellence for all Decathletes. Each year approximately 250 Decathletes, in grades 9-12, participate.
Ms. Goldman
VCOE.org
(AcaDeca Info)
 
CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP
FEDERATION HONOR SOCIETY
The California Scholarship Federation, Inc. is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to recognize and encourage academic achievement and community service among middle and high school students in California. There are approximately 1500 chapters in middle school and high schools throughout the state, and each chapter is comprised of student members who meet eligibility requirements. Eligible students become members by submitting applications based on their grades. Conferences are held annually, and student awards recognizing scholastic achievement and community service are presented.
Mr. Willging
CSF-CJSF.org
 
DECA
(DISTRIBUTIVE EDUCATION
CLUBS OF AMERICA)
DECA prepares emerging student leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Through participation in DECA activities, members learn how to communicate thoughts and ideas, how to organize presentations, and more about what businesses expect from employees, while gaining problem solving skills.
Ms. Longo
Deca.org
 
FCCLA/HOME ECONOMICS
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a career and technical student organization in Family and Consumer Sciences education. FCCLA is the only national Career and Technical Student Organization with the family as its central focus - addressing personal, work, and societal issues. There are 5300 active chapters. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills necessary in the home and workplace.
Ms. Smith
FCCLAInc.org
 
FRENCH HONOR SOCIETY
The French Club promotes the French language and culture. The Société Honoraire de Français (The French National Honor Society) is an organization whose intent is to recognize high school students in the United States who have maintained excellent grades in at least three semesters of French language coursesCommunity service is mandatory for the organization, as well as a high grade point average overall (at least a B average in all other courses), in addition to an A in French classes during the semester of selection
Ms. Coco
French National Honor Society
 
HOSA - FUTURE HEALTH
HOSA is an international student organization with a two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. HOSA has 245,000 members through 54 chartered international associations.
Ms. Goldman
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
HOSA.org
 
MATH HONOR SOCIETY
(MU ALPHA THETA)
The National High School and two-year College Mathematics Honor Society. MAT is dedicated to inspiring a keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics. Currently more than 100,000 students are in Mu Alpha Theta at more than 2500 schools internationally.
Ms. Newbern
MuAlphaTheta.org
 
MOCK TRIAL
Students prepare throughout the year to take part in the annual Ventura County Mock Trial competition held in February. Our team consists of lawyers, defendants, witnesses, courtroom artist, bailiff, and other roleplayers study and prepare in accordance with a pre-assigned case. At the competition, they take turns as prosecution and defense facing off against other county high schools with the goal of making it to the state competition.
Ms. Favreau
Twitter
 
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
NHS is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Today, it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities. Chapter are found in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, many U.S. territories, and Canada. Chapter membership not only recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service.
Ms. Sciarillo
NHS.us  
PSYCH CLUB
Students interested in exploring the different disciplines and science of psychology.
Mr. Tauber
   
STEM SCIENCE CLUB 
The STEM Science Club strives to provide experience and awareness in areas related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Activities are focused on, but not restricted to, providing experiences in science above and beyond the classroom. The club also takes part in competitions like Science Olympiad, field trips, and other science-related activities.
Ms. Goldman
   
WOMEN IN STEM
Once a month during lunch, students interested in science meet to compete in friendly competition and shared interests of STEM science.
Mr. Hemphill
   

Arts Clubs

 
ART CLUB
The stewards of the Royal High School Art Gallery. This organization also serves to promote appreciation and support for the Fine Arts at RHS. Art Club discusses art in its various forms, methods, the purpose of art, the message of art, creativity, and art history, Connections are also established with the local art community (SV Art Association, SV Arts Allegiance, Strathern Park events, and Bottle Village).
Ms. Petrocelli
 
 
CALLBACKS
Training students on the art of theatre dance, the group focuses on preparing actors for the specific style of dance used on the stage.
Mrs. Carrelli
   
INTERNATIONAL THESPIAN
SOCIETY
An international theater organization shaping the lives of students through theater education.
Mrs. Carrelli
   
PHOTO CLUB
Students learn important technical and artistic skills as they explore the art of photography and photo editing.
Mr. Maye
   
PLAID TRUTH
This club meets once a week during lunch to learn about journalism and publishing.
Ms. Longo
   
THE ROYAL PLAYERS
Royal High School Theater Arts Program's extracurricular Drama Club. Student actors and crew members work together to produce the Fall Play, Spring Musical, and the new annual tradition "Haunted Halls" (held near Halloween).
Ms. Carrelli
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
Theater Website
 
VOCAL MUSIC
Royal's signing group. Building vocal skills while preparing for performances (often showcasing popular music) at the fall and spring vocal concerts, this group meets during lunch.
Ms. Spielman
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
YEARBOOK
Students in this class meet during lunch twice a week and are responsible for creating the school yearbook.
Mr. Lev
   

Athletics Clubs

 
EQUESTRIAN (IEL)
The Interscholastic Equestrian League is a publicly supported non-profit corporation operating exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, to foster regional and national amateur equestrian sports competition. The primary goals and objectives of the League are: to support and develop athletes for regional and national competition in equestrian sports; to encourage a knowledge of horsemanship; to encourage teamwork in fair and friendly competition; to encourage the development of superior riding skills in young riders; and to take any and all actions that may be considered appropriate to accomplish the foregoing.
(Activities Office)
TheIEL.org
 
ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Students who share an interest in playing the sport of Ultimate Frisbee.
Mr. Downey
Twitter
 
WII SPORTS CLUB
Students meet once a week during lunch to compete in Wii Games
Mr. Habroun
   

Activities Clubs

 
AIR FORCE JUNIOR ROTC
Royal HIgh School is excited to offer the prestigious Air Force Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps program. The objectives of AFJROTC are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, promote community service, instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline, and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. The AFJROTC program is grounded in the Air Force core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The curriculum emphasizes the Air Force heritage and traditions, the development of flight, applied flight sciences, military aerospace policies, and space exploration.
Col. Hustedt
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
AFJROTC Website
 
ASSOCIATED STUDENT BODY
The official student governmental body of RHS. Providing a voice for all, this group not only focuses on creating stronger bonds of respect and appreciation among our student groups, but also to create a more unified, accountable, and responsive student experience for all. Senators represent all of Royal's student life. The ASB Cabinet also oversees all student approval of ASB budgetary logistics. Cabinet meets each week. Senate meets twice monthly.
Ms. Broberg
Twitter  
 
Instagram
 
Website
 
AVOCABROS
Students working to bring relief and support to local avocado farmers
Mr. Luce
   
BOTANY CLUB
This group promotes environmentalism and conservation. The primary function of Botany Club is to raise funds to purchase plants and arbor to grow at RHS and to raise student awareness.
Mr. Dennert
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
CARD CLUB
This club learns and plays various card games during lunch.
Mr. Habroun
   
CHESS CLUB
Meeting during lunch, this club plays and masters the challenging game of chess.
Mr. Furlong
   
ROYAL CHRISTIAN CLUB
Students who share their faith meet to study scripture, to discuss their beliefs as young Christians, and seek ways to better serve the school and community.
Mr. Sorenson
   
SENIOR CLASS COUNCIL
Led by the Class Advisor with support from the Class President, this is a voluntary grade-level leadership team that meets each week to plan annual class projects. Beyond Class President, we do not have class officers - Class Council is open to all students who want to contribute to their class events. See our Class Councils page for more info!
Ms. Lev
Twitter
Instagram
 
JUNIOR CLASS COUNCIL
Visit the Class Councils page for more information.
Ms. Fancett
   
SOPH. CLASS COUNCIL
Visit the Class Councils page for more information.
Ms. Letus
   
FRESHMAN CLASS COUNCIL
Visit the Class Councils page for more information.
Mr. Furlong
   
COMPETITIVE GAMING CLUB
This club consists of students interested in playing competitive video games
Mr. Habroun
   
CROC CLUB
Students working together to provide crocs for critically ill patients in hospitals
Mr. Furlong
   
DEBATE CLUB
Embracing effective debate/discourse practices and respect, the Debate Club seeks to examine important societal and student-focused issues while improving the speaking skills, argumentation skills, and self-confidence of members. Each week a new topic is chosen and debated during a lunchtime meeting.
Mr. Daley
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
DISCIPLES OF KNOWLEDGE
Open to all students who want to examine the beliefs of the catholic faith with other students.
Mr. Tauber
   
ECO FRIENDS
Eco friends focuses on protecting our environmental resources and recycling.
Ms. Platten
   
ECON CLUB
Student-led discussions about the diverse world economies and the economic principles that impact their markets.
Mr. Downey
   
FIDM FASHION CLUB
(FASHION INSTITUTE OF DESIGN & MERCHANDISING)
Sponsored by FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Fashion Club mentors creative high school students who want to pursue careers in the fashion, beauty, and entertainment industries. There are over 800 clubs around the world, each one of them supported and mentored by FIDM, the premier fashion college on the West Coast, headquartered in Los Angeles.
Ms. Hong
FashionClub.com
 
FOR THE TROOPS
For The Troops is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to providing members of the American military with “We Care” packages containing basic necessities, goodies, games and—most of all—a show of support.
Col. Hustedt
Twitter
 
FortheTroops.org
 
H.A.C.T. PROGRAMMING
This student organization promotes the principles and skills of computer programming and Computer Science. HACT has also established after school programming activities and training for Sinaloa Middle School led by Royal students.
Mr. Carganilla
Instagram
 
INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE
This group examines and educates students on current global geopolitical and cultural events from countries around the world.
Mr. Furlong
   
JUNIOR STATES OF AMERICA
In the student-run, student-led JSA, participants learn how to engage civilly in political discourse. They cultivate democratic leadership skills, challenge one another to think critically, advocate their own opinions, develop respect for opposing views and learn to rise above self-interest to promote the public good. As a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization, JSA is committed to developing a diverse, cross-section of young leaders for a democratic society.
Mr. Boerem
JSA.org
 
KEY CLUB
Affiliated with Kiwanis International, Key Club is a student-led, high school organization. Our members make the world a better place through service. In doing so, we grow as individuals and as leaders by answering the call to lead, summoning the courage to engage and developing the heart to serve. Key Club meetings are held every Wednesday in Room 6-8.
Mr. Downey
Twitter
 
KeyClub.org
 
ROYAL LEADERSHIP CLASS
The Royal High School Leadership Program is a two-semester elective class that students may take 1-4 years. Students experience leadership skill-building through school-wide projects, team-building, leadership skill development, and self and team assessment. This class also serves as the primary planning group for major spirit and service initiatives for the school (such as Homecoming and Royal Valley Week). (Membership by application and interview process held each spring. Class is  held during 3rd Period MTTH with mandatory event participation outside of class.)
Mr. Furlong
Twitter  
 
Instagram
 
Website
 
LINK CREW PROGRAM
Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. Built on the belief that students can help students succeed, Link Crew Leaders are mentors and student leaders who guide the freshmen to discover what it takes to be successful during the transition to high school and help facilitate freshman success.
Ms. Broberg
Twitter  
 
Website 
 
NO PARENT SUPPORT GROUP
Students from all walks of life meet during lunch every other week to support one another to achieve and develop a sense of belonging.
Mr. Maye
   
PRIDE (ROYAL GSA)
GSA clubs–originally called Gay-Straight Alliance clubs when they first established in the 1980s–are student-run organizations, typically in a high school or middle school, which provide a safe place for students to meet, support each other, and talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression. There are three typical functions of a GSA club: Support, Social, and Activist.
Mr. Daley
Twitter
 
Instagram
 
GSANetwork.org
 
SOUTH ASIAN STUDENT CULTURAL ASSOCIATION
A student group built to embrace and celebrate the heritages and cultures of a number of Royal students from the eight countries that are included in South Asian Countries. These countries include: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Pakistan, Maldives, and Afghanistan.
Mr. Carrillo
Instagram
 
TRAVEL CLUB
Students who share an interest in travel, exploration, and cultural exposure.
Mrs. Lev
   
TRIPLE R CLUB
Students interested in reducing, reusing, and recycling.
Mrs. Moffett
   
U.N.I.T.E.
Uniting Nations: International Teens Everywhere
Ms. Bishop
   
YOSEMITE PROGRAM
Royal High School's annual one-week student educational excursion to Yosemite National Park. This group raises funds throughout the year for this trip usually held in March.
Mr. Saldain
Yosemite National Park Info
 
YOUNG LIFE
Young Life is an evangelical Christian ministry that focuses on reaching middle school, high school, and college-aged youths with the help of 35,000 volunteer leaders. Young Life uses weekly clubs as a basis for teaching and fellowship, and the ministry also sponsors week-long camps and wilderness adventures and publishes a quarterly magazine. The main objective is introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their faith. 
Ms. Templeton
YoungLife.org