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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

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BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT CLUB Helps students explore the business world, learn about investing and the stock market, explore different business majors, and help students create goals for their future.  Open to all students Mr. Habroun    

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-CJS Website

 

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 Website

 

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 Website

 

 

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

 

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

(IB)

This is a world-wide academic organization which offers higher level curriculum to students.  Sign up for the program or for individual classes. Ms. Lev    

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

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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

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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  Website

 

PSYCH CLUB  this club explores the different theories and aspects of psychology and the motivations behind human action. Students participate in discussions, attend field trips, and explore.  Mr. Tauber    

SCIENCE FARI/STEM 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

 

HIGHLAND BRIGADE/BAND Our premiere and award-winning marching band performs at every football game, at rallies, school-wide assemblies, and events.  They are are the heart and soul of Royal High School and pump up the crowd whenever they perform. Ms. Pate    

PLAID TRUTH

This club meets once a week during lunch to learn about journalism and publishing.

Ms. Longo

 

 

RHS DANCE Our dance ensemble is by audition only each Spring.  The dancers perform at rallies, football games, volleyball games, and basketball games.  In addition, they perform in a Spring Dance Showcase each year where each dancer is highlighted. Ms. Santor    

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).

Coach Suzy Jeffords

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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. Uko

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YEARBOOK

Students in this class meet during lunch twice a week and are responsible for creating the school yearbook.

Mr. Lev

 

 

Athletics Clubs

 

ATHLETIC TRAINERS Students interested in working with our athletes and learning about sports medicine can enroll in our Athletic Training Pathway Program. Mr. Andreolli    

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)

The IEL Website

 

E-SPORTS CLUB

For students wanting to compete in E-Sports in an environment that is respectful, fun, and where friendships can be built.  Students will meet on Mondays during lunch every two weeks.  Open to all students.

Mr. Habroun

 

 

SPIKEBALL Twice a month through zoom meetings, members will meet to go over strategies and a video accessed through Google Classroom. The club is open to all interested students who want to socialize and improve their game. Mr. Downey    

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

 

 

ECO FRIENDS

Eco friends focuses on protecting our environmental resources and recycling.

Ms. Platten

Mr. Saldain

Ecos Chicos

 

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

Fashion Club

 

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

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For the Troops Website

 

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

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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 Website

 

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

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Key Club Website

 

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

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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

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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.

Mrs. Letus

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GSA Network Website

 

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

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