AmStud Movie Club
Meeting: First & Third Thursday of the month 3:30 pm
The club was created by students in 2009. The club screens one movie per month. The choice of films is guided by the goal of combining art philosophy and entertainment. The students eat some popcorn and snacks, watch a great film and they discuss the film. The goal of the club is to have fun as we are being thoughtful.
Meeting: Wednesdays, 3:00 - 4:45 pm
Anime club is a recreational club about watching, discussing, and playing games about Japanese animation and mangas.
Bass Fishing/IHSA Bass Fishing
Co-ed student club organized to introduce and promote freshwater sport fishing techniques and practices. Will be used to develop both recreational and competitive anglers, and will work to field a student team at the annual IHSA Bass Fishing Tournament in the Spring.
Meeting: First Wednesday, 7:00 - 7:30 am
Dedicated to establishing a volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
BHS Improv Troupe
Meeting: Thursdays, 7-7:30 a.m.
Are you a comedian and like to laugh? The BHS Improv Troupe is just for you! The BHS Improv Troupe focuses on improvisation skills and comedic sketches. The troupe works on advanced acting skills and long and short form of improv games. You must audition to become a member of the BHS Improv Troupe.
BHS Red Cross Club
Meeting: Fridays, 7:10 am
The BHS Red Cross Club is an extension of the local Red Cross unit. Aside from opportunities for training and leadership development, Red Cross members will have the ability to choose from mission-related activities that address the community's needs such as disaster action teams, holding leadership positions on local boards, raising funds in their local community, volunteering at veteran's hospitals, teaching community preparedness, and supporting international initiatives. The Red Cross Club will capitalize on members talents, energy, and skills to make an impact in the community.
BHS Speech and Drama Team
Meeting: Monday thru Friday, 3:00 pm
Competitive public speaking and acting, recognized by the IHSA. Participants compete in speech and drama acting, persuasive and informative speaking, broadcasting and debate.
BHS Thespian Society
Meeting: Friday, 7-7:30 a.m.
The BHS Thespian Society is a prestigious group in which an elite group of actors and theatre technicians are inducted into this society. Inductees must participate in multiple aspects of the theatre program at BHS and members may continue to earn awards throughout their time at BHS.
Sponsor: Diane O'Connell
Meeting: Monday (1st & 3rd Monday of month) 7-7:30 am
This club will help students get a more hands on aspect to Biology. This will be done by doing labs at club meetings and going on Biology themed field trips. Especially geared for AP Bio and Freshman Bio students.
Break Dance Club
Meeting: Thursdays 3 - 4:30pm
The clubs purpose is to provide an opportunity for aficionados of break dancing to practice their craft. The goal is to increase interest and skill in break dancing.
Sponsor: M. Johnson
Meeting: Thursdays, 7:15 am
Location: Guidance Office
Promote Empathy, Belonging
Meeting: 1st Tuesday of Month, 7:10 - 7:30
Utilize knowledge of autodesk inventer to compete for the most complex drawings of objects. The goal of each competition is to create a drawing that will be analyzed by the Board members, to win a prize. The prize will be a $5.00 to $10.00 gift card.
Meeting: Thursday, 3-5 p.m.
The Chess Team competes against all of the other schools in the Upstate 8, and also plays in the state tournament in the spring. Competitive and casual players are all welcome. We meet formally after school on Thursdays and informally every day of the week at 7:00 am in room A344.
Meeting: every other Wednesday, 7:10 am
Location: Hungry Hawk
This is a club to relax before school while refueling on caffeine! This club is for coffee lovers to talk about coffee, and drink coffee, testing different flavors and beans and ways of brewing coffee! Bring your own mug and fill up on unique coffee!!
Meeting: 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 7:00 am
Students will work together on college applications, scholarships and any other college related work such as finding a school major and room-mates. Counselors will provide resources and guest speakers will provide more topic specific information.
Meeting: Fridays, 7:00 am
This club provides an opportunity for students at BHS to further develop their skills in the application of cosmetics, hair styling and nail art. It's for students who are looking to learn more about the cosmetic industry. Students who are interested in face painting are also encouraged to join. This club is about creativity and making others feel beautiful as well.
DECA-Professional Business Organization
Meeting: Tuesday, 3:15 - 4:30
DECA helps students become academically prepared, community orientated, professionally responsible, experienced leaders. It prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. DECA prepares the next generation of leaders.
Meeting: Friday, 7-7:30 a.m.
Drama Club is a fun-loving group of students who play improv games to start their Fridays with a lot of laughs. They also support the BHS and local theatre community. Some Drama Club students are actors, others are techies and most come just because it's fun. They perform, go on field trips, fundraise, and participate in social events, such as the Haunted House at Hawk Fest, Thespian Olympics, Murder Mystery Dinner, and Theatre Fest. Drama Club is a great way to get involved and make new friends.
Meeting: Thursdays, 7:00am
To raise money to support the education of girls in Dago, Kenya.
Meeting: Wednesday, 7:10 a.m.
Promote environmental awareness in Bartlett High School and the community.
Meeting: Thursday, 3:05 p.m.
Members share their love of horses by fundraising for equine rescue organizations, guest speakers, making crafts, and planning excursions.
Meeting: Fridays, 7:10 am
Fundraising and cancer education. Students raise awareness and fundraise for cancer related support such as Children's Memorial Hospital, American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen, and St. Baldricks Foundation.
Sponsor: Student Run
Meeting: Mondays, 7:00am
A place for people to get closer in their relationship with god.
Meeting: September thru November, 3 p.m.
Location: C115 & Auditorium
The Fall Play is the first major production of the school year. The play changes each year and students may get involved in all aspects of the production-cast by auditioning, tech, set construction, costumes, make-up, lighting, sound, run crew, stage managing, directing, and so much more. The Fall Play is a great way to get involved and make new friends.
FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders of America)
Meeting: 3rd Thursday of Month, 3 p.m.
Meeting times and locations vary and are announced in Family & Consumer Science (FACS) classes. Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is the Career and Technical Student Organization for Family and Consumer Science students. FCCLA is a national student organization that helps young men and women become better leaders in their families, careers and communities. Members have the opportunity to demonstrate leadership skills through participating in proficiency events at the local and state level.
Fear Nation/The Sixth Man
Meeting: Tuesdays, 7-7:30 am
The purpose of this club is to have our student section prepared to cheer on our Bartlett Hawks. I Want this club to gather students to get more involved in the school and be a part of something big. This club is to prove Bartlett has plenty of school spirit ad that their students are mature and professional.
Flux began as a simple art and literacy magazine program and in one year grew into an organization that runs many creative events throughout the district, including quarterly open mics. Whether your expertise is in art, writing, music, business, or design, there is a place for you in Flux.
Meeting: Every other Friday, 7:10am
To provide students the opportunity to be creative & learn more about the French language & culture.
Freshman Class Council
Meeting: Thursdays 7:10 am
Freshman Class Council promotes leadership amongst the freshman class. Freshman Class Council is responsible for doing Homecoming events as well as coming up with fundraising ideas to generate money for future classes.
Future Teachers Club
Meeting: 3rd Wednesday, 7:10 am
FTC's goal is to prepare and educate students on all of the careers in education including teaching, social work, counseling, psychology, and speech pathology. We visit elementary schools, participate in job shadowing, and other events.
Game Lounge Club
Sponsor: Besch/E. Kim
Meeting: Wednesdays, 3-4:30 p.m.
Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing board games, card games, and other table top games? If so, then Game Lounge might be the social outlet for you, Game Lounge is an informal social gathering of people who want time to game, no matter what game it is. It is an opportunity to play with friends you already know, or meet new gamers and learn new games. Bring your own games and gaming supplies.
Meeting: Every Tuesday in September, First & Third Tuesday starting Oct. 4th, 7:10 a.m.
German Club at Bartlett High School is open to all students interested in German Culture and language, grades 9-12. It is a student run club that plans school related activities as well as social activities outside of school. Some of the activities students participate in include: Homecoming Parade, Hawkfest, Octoberfest, visiting German restaurants, Rock nach Deutchland, Guitar Hero, movie days, bowling, and other culturally related field trips. Students fundraise to support these activities. German Club helps support the exchange program with Gymnasium München Moosach, and offers a scholarship to a graduating senior who wishes to continue studies in German.
Meeting: January through March, 3 p.m.
The Group Interpretation is a theatre production that participates in the IHSA Group Interpretation competition. This style of theatre is more interpretative in the sense that actors wear uniform costumes, the set is minimalistic, there are no props, and actors must engage in off-stage focus. This activity is exciting, competitive, and requires a lot of creativity. The cast must audition and it's a great way to get involved and make new friends.
Sponsor: Mark Johnson
Sponsor: A. Walker
Meeting: Wednesday, 10:25 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Students speak with a guest speaker and create goals to help them in high school and beyond.
A group of students who get together to learn hula hoop tricks and hoop dance.
Meeting: Friday, 7:10 am.
HOSA is a national student organization recognized by the US Dept. of Education as an integral part of the Health Science Curriculum. Student led organization of future health care professionals providing opportunities for healthcare students to develop, practice and refine their leadership and teamwork skills. HOSA plays a unique role in preparing students for further education and entry level certification. HOSA activities reinforce classroom instruction and connect students with the healthcare community.
Sponsor: A. Andrews
Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:10 am
This club Interact, is connected to the Rotary organization. There are Interact clubs at other U-46 schools. The club tries to help with local and global problems.
Junior Class Council
Meeting: Thursday, 7:00 a.m.
The Junior Class Council is a club that is open to any Junior in the school. Students may participate to the level of their own choosing. Our mission is to create events that entertain and serve the BHS community.
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:15am
This club is a division of Kiwanis International. It is a community service organization that focuses on leadership.
Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:10 am
Spreading the appreciation of Korean pop culture. We will be focusing on music, language, food and culture.
Latinos Unidos Club
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:05 am
Latinos UNIDOS Hispanic outreach program is dedicated to sponsoring activities, information, and services for the Bartlett High School Latino students and their families. Latinos UNIDOS goals strive to promote the identity, unity, and academic success of the growing community of Latino families; promote academic, cultural, informational, and social growth opportunities; schedule and invite Hispanic students and families to participate in beneficial monthly group meetings, encouraging students and families to become familiar with the opportunities available in the American culture and American school system.
League of Scholars
Meeting: 2nd Tuesday of month, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
While attending Yale University in the 1870's, William Howard Taft belonged to a group of students who would regularly schedule meeting in which every member would come to share and discuss a given topic. They would spend weeks reading and becoming incredibly knowledgeable on the topic, to the point where they could engage in intellectual conversation that would contribute to the education of everyone involved. I believe that there are certain individuals attending BHS currently that would benefit from this type of enlightenment. And so, upon this is the BHS School of League of Scholars formed. Entry into club will be $20.00, although the first introductory meeting will allow supply information and feel for the club before entry.
Lend a Paw
Meeting: 4th Thursday of month, 7:00 - 7:30 am
We will be raising money for Anderson’s Animal Shelter and collecting donations.
Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Slam Team
Eight-person team of performance poets competing in the Louder Than a Bomb poetry festival in Chicago.
M.A.C., Minority Alliance Club
Sponsor: E. Johnson
Meeting: Wednesday, 7:10 a.m.
Foster positive relationships amongst minority students, discuss history and current topics.
Sponsor: C. Miller
Meeting: 3rd Tuesday of month, 7:00 am
Math club is a fun and competitive activity that any student can participate in. It is a great way for students to develop intuitive thinking skills and learn new types of math. Students will not only learn new material from their peers, but will apply their previous knowledge from school to fun and challenging problems. Furthermore, they will learn to view math not as a set of rules or guidelines, but as an art. Math is a subjet full of creativity and opportunity that many students enjoy. Besides the academic benefits, math club is also a great way to meet new people and develop teamwork skills.
Me to We Club
Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:00 am
Me to We Club is all about making a difference in the community-globally and locally. Through fundraisers and volunteer work, students will come together to promote positive change in the world. In affiliation with the internationally recognized organization We.org.
Mentors of Tomorrow
Meeting: 1st & 3rd Thursday, 3:00 - 3:45 pm
At Mentors of tomorrow, we integrate high schoolers with elementary students. We visit elementary schools after school to provide both tutoring and a role model.
The Mock Trial team competes against other schools in the state in a mock trial tournament in March. Students will portray the role of attorneys & witnesses in a case designed by the Illinois State Bar Association. We begin prep for the tournament in September & receive the state case at the end of October. Members will learn about the law, participate in a mock trial, go to Springfield for the state tournament & just have fun…join the Mock Trial Team.
Mu Alpha Theta
Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:10 am and 3:05 pm
Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School and Two-Year Colleg Mathematics Honor Society with over 113,500 student members in June 216 in more that 2300 schools. They are dedicated to inspiring keen interest in matematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two-year college students. The organization offers scholarships, grants, prizes, and awards yearly. They provide a method for schools to recognize and encourage those students who enjoy and excel in mathematics, organize a National convention for students and teachers to participate in math-related events and interact with others from across the country, and reward outstanding extracurricular achievement by offering special awards to both students and their faculty advisors.
MultiCultural Student Association
Meeting: Tuesday 7-7:30am
Celebrating the various cultures from around the world. In helping people celebrate various cultures, we spread understanding and tolerance which creates a world with much less hate and violence and moves us closer to a world of peace.
Meeting: every other Friday at 6:45am
Location: Band Room (D130)
Music Club is a club where anyone can use any instrument. People bring in the instrument of their choice. You can learn new things about music from other people. Congregate with others or battle an opponent in a face off.
National Honor Society
Sponsor: Hasan/C. Miller
Meeting: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 a.m.
National Honors Society is a service oriented organization whose members exhibit leadership, scholarship, and character through their volunteerism within the community and school.
Meeting: 1st & 3rdTuesday of Month, 7:00 am
Will hold a variety of events, meetings,and campaigns throughout the year to raise awareness and funds for Operation Smile, which provides free cleft lip and palate surgeries to impoverished. They participate in fundraising and signature events held throughout the year.
The Peer Leader Club is composed of a select group of primarily seniors with a few juniors selected by faculty recommendation. These upperclassmen aid the Freshman in their transition to high school by educating them about the culture of BHS.
Ping Pong Club
Meeting: Tuesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm
This clubs goal is to bring people together that like playing Ping Pong. Also to meet new friends and have a great time.
The purpose of the club is to help students develop leadership skills
The Radio Club produces a weekly program that will air on 88.9 FM WEPS. Broadcasts will start next spring.
Location: Sand Volleyball Courts
To build communication & team work skills through a fun, non-pressure, relaxed club.
SASA (South Asian Student Association)
Sponsor: Weiss/Jones/E. Kim
Meeting: Mondays, 7:10 am
To promote awareness of South Asian cultures throughout the school and community. A place for students of all backgrounds to come together and work together to create a cultural show. Students get together to learn, experience, and share knowledge about various traditions and beliefs. The club hosts several events and activities that reflect these cultural ideas. It's a place for students of all backgrounds to come together and work as a team to put on a cultural show.
Meeting: Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm
This is an IHSA sanctioned sport and has both a varsity & junior varsity team. Practices begin in October. The team competes against other Upstate 8 high schools between November & March. Students use their knowledge of mathematics, science, humanities, sports, and pop culture to answer trivia questions to earn points and defeat the opposing team.
Sponsor: D. O'Connell
Meeting: Thursdays, 7:10 am
Science Olympiad is a team created to broaden people's understanding of the Science World. Dedicated students compete in all areas of science including earth science, biology, chemistry, physics and engineering.
Senior Class Council
Meeting: Thursdays, 7 a.m.
The purpose of the Senior Class Council is to develop, plan, and execute activities for the enjoyment of and betterment of the BHS community. Additionally, it represents the Senior class and its organized activities.
Sophomore Class Council
Meeting: Thursday, 7:00 a.m.
Grade level student council. Help promote school involvement and school spirit through different activities throughout the year.
Meeting: every other friday, 7:05 am
Spanish Club promotes cultural projects and activities. We often take trips to Spanish/Mexican restaurants, view movies in Spanish, and make crafts relating to different holidays and celebrations.
Spanish Honors Society
Current qualifying members were inducted into the Fernando Botero Chapter of la Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica in May of their Junior or Senior year. Activities include language games, conversations, tutoring other Spanish students, preparing the induction ceremony & planning excursions/events.
Meeting: January thru April, 3 p.m.
Location: choir room & auditorium
The Spring Musical is the last major theatre production of the school year. The musical changes each year and students may get involved in all aspects of the production-cast by auditioning, tech, set construction, costumes, make-up, lighting, sound, run crew, choral music, orchestra, choreography, directing, and so much more. The Spring Musical is a great way to get involved and make new friends.
Meeting: M-F, 8th hour
Help plan Homecoming events, pep assemblies and various service projects throughout the year.
Link to Student Council Web page: http://gacbhs.wikispaces.com/Student+Council+Information KristenGac@u-46.org
Theatre Tech Club
Meeting: Monday - Friday, 3 p.m.
Location: C115& Auditorium
Tech club teaches students what goes on behind-the-scenes of a theatre production – set construction, painting, lighting, sound, and run crew. These students also assist with the fall play and spring musical.
TSA (Technology Students Association)
Meeting: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:00 a.m.
Promote interest in technology related careers and activities. Includes participation in competitions at the school, local, regional, state and national levels.
Ultimate Frisbee Club
Meeting: Fridays, 3 - 5:00 pm
Location: football field
To teach & learn frisbee fundamental & play games of ultimate frisbee.
Un-Shelved (new age book club)
Meeting: every other Thursday, 3:00 pm
Unshelved is a new-age book club, wher we host book discussions, raise literacy awareness, and find ways to support underpriveleged libraries.
Meeting: Wednesdays, 3:00 pm
This club fights oppression and stands up for the rights of humanity. We try to educate ourselves and others about events around the world and spread a message of peace.
Meeting: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Provide students with experience related to STEM fields. Use VEX equipment that is part of the PLTW (Project Lead the Way). National Qualifier, National Tournament.
Winter Holiday Club
Meeting: every other Tuesday, 7:10 am
Location: weight room
A club dedicated to celebrating, and learning about winter holidays. Our goals are to increase school spirit during the holiday season, and educate everyone about the different winter holidays, such as Channukah, Kwanzaa, New Years, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Christmas, Groundhogs day, Valentine's day, Thanksgiving, and President's Day.
Meeting: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 7:10 am
Purpose is to discuss women's equality issues in our community and throughout the world.
Goals are to discuss topics related to women to encourage and uplift. In addition, some goals include community dirives to supply women in need with common items such as bras, feminine products, care/hygeine products, etc.
WYSE (Worldwide Youth for Science and Engineering)
Location: contact teacher
The Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering Academic Challenge is a high school academic competition run in Illinois by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The team competition consists of 14 team members from multiple high schools each taking two exams. There are seven subject areas from which each student chooses their two tests: Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics/Drafting, English, Mathematics, and Physics. Awards are given to both teams and individuals at three progressively harder levels; Regionals, Sectionals, and the State Finals.
Meeting: M-F, 7th hour
Yearbook meets as a class with the primary goal of creating the yearbook. Students design pages, take photographs, and write text to create the annual yearbook (distributed in May).
Meeting: Thursdays, 3:00 pm
Location: Dance Room
To become physically and mentally fit, make friends, and learn about the foundations and history of yoga
Youth Advisory Committe
Meeting: Last Tuesday of month, 7:00 am
To taste test possible food choices to be served in the cafeteria.