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Clubs & Activities

Please find below our list of clubs and activities and the mentor with contact information. Questions about clubs and activities can be directed to Kelsey Harrington; Activities Coordinator.

Current Clubs & Activities Descriptions

ART CLUB

Allows the student body the opportunity to explore different mediums used to create art work and to feed their desire to create.

ART CLUB ADVISOR: Felicia Hines

AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE

Strives to explore Deaf Culture, and foster and encourage the use of American Sign Language within our community.

ASL CLUB ADVISOR: Lisa Holmberg

COLOR GUARD

Color guard uses various equipment, such as flags, rifles, and sabres, along with dance, to express dynamic passages in the music accompanying the marching band or winter guard show.

CHEER

CHEER is a cheer and dance team. Students in any grade are welcome to audition, tryouts are in the Spring. Members serve as cheerleaders at football and basketball games, perform at pep assemblies and compete in the Pom category at local and state competitions. Members attend a dance/cheer camp during the summer, and practice several times per week, year-round. Students also organize fund raisers, engage in community service and participate in other school events.

CHEER ADVISOR: Lisa Jandusay

CHESS CLUB

Meet with fellow Lancers to play and compete in chess.

CHESS CLUB ADVISOR: Paul McMillen

DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe.

DECA ADVISOR: Yesenia Barajas

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB

The Digital Photography Club provides students with the opportunity to learn the basics of photography, how to use a DSLR, and Photoshop. It also provides a place for current photography students to get extra help.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB ADVISOR: Dale Dolejsi

FOUND

Youth group for Kennedy Catholic students.

HIP HOP MUSIC MAKING

Meet with fellow Lancers to make and mix your own beats.

HIP HOP MUSIC MAKING CLUB ADVISOR: Jerome Palmeri

HISTORY CLUB

To promote the awareness and appreciation of Historical Events. Club activities include visits to museums, movies, inviting guest speakers, social activities and the annual party.

HISTORY CLUB ADVISOR: Nick McCluskey

HUMAN RELATIONS CLUB

Representatives from each class plan assemblies and programs to further understanding among the various cultures present at Kennedy Catholic. Senior leaders work with the Campus Ministry Office in conflict resolution when necessary. Open to all students.

HUMAN RELATIONS CLUB ADVISOR: David Vinson

INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL

This program is designed to provide an opportunity for athletic participation to those students who do not participate in the formal athletic program. Students participating in “in season” basketball are not eligible for intramural basketball.

INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL ADVISOR: Mark Ralston

JUNIOR CLASSICAL LEAGUE

JCL is a cultural club for students in Latin. This group attends the annual Junior Classical League Convention every April.

JCL ADVISOR: Tiffany Swalm

KNITTING

This is a club where all students can learn how to knit. All levels of knitters can join. If you don’t know how, we can teach you. Basic knitting supplies provided.

KNITTING CLUB ADVISORS: Sharon Gabert & Jenny Farrell

KNOWLEDGE BOWL

Knowledge Bowl is a state-wide organization that provides an outlet for students to test their knowledge in a fun and competitive way. The group competes on an interscholastic level with schools in the Seattle area and has traditionally placed at the state level.

KNOWLEDGE BOWL ADVISOR: John Cascio

KOOCS

KOOCS cooks and serves breakfast at a homeless shelter on designated Saturday mornings throughout the year.

KOOCS CLUB ADVISOR: John Cascio & Jim Vandernberg

LADY LANCERS

This club sponsors social and community-service events. The purpose of the club is to provide service to the school as well as social events for Kennedy Catholic students. Every female student at Kennedy Catholic is a Lady Lancer Club member.

LADY LANCERS ADVISORS: Savannah Staley & Violet Banks

LANCERS AGAINST CANCER

A 24-hour walk-a-long fundraiser for the American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer, in addition to celebrating the lives of those who have battled cancer and remembering loved ones lost to the disease.

LANCERS AGAINST CANCER CLUB ADVISOR: Greg Caldwell

MAHJONG CLUB

Mahjong is an old and traditional Chinese game played with tiles which teaches strategy and also celebrates luck. The Mahjong Club aims to be a home to help students understand and enjoy both Chinese and Japanese style Mahjong.

MATH TEAM

This group competes in math competitions at the state and national level.

MATH TEAM ADVISOR: Paul McMillen

MENS CLUB

Fun, Service and community. Sponsors social and community service events. Every male student is a Mens Club member.

PEACE & JUSTICE

Students work together to explore and discuss global current events. Students learn about and partake in political and social events.

PEACE & JUSTICE CLUB ADVISORS: Beth Cable & Sofia Lopez

PING PONG

Ping Pong Club meets after school once a week in the cafeteria for one hour of ping pong. Open to kids of all levels.

PING PONG CLUB ADVISOR: Gina Martin

PRAISE BAND

A praise and worship band comprised of singers and musicians that play music for mass, services and sometimes retreats.

PRAISE BAND ADVISOR: Aires Patulot

ROBOTICS

Experiment with the different challenges of robotics through building, coding, problem solving, competing and having fun.

ROBOTICS CLUB ADVISOR: Steele Frederickson

SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL

One of three recognized high school chapters in Washington State, this ministry sponsors fundraisers, food and toy drives, and other initiatives to directly benefit parishes in the South Seattle community and provides scholarships for students in Cuernavaca, Mexico. This ministry works closely with other groups to coordinate efforts on behalf of human rights issues. The group meets on Thursdays after school.

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CLUB ADVISOR: Mark Ralston

SCIENCE CLUB

Meets weekly to discuss and explore science concepts through labs and simulations.

SCIENCE CLUB ADVISOR: Joe Skillman

SOUND AND LIGHT

Learn how to properly set up and use sound and light equipment at Kennedy Catholic. One you have learned how to work the equipment, you will be eligible to help run equipment during school events.

SOUND AND LIGHT CLUB ADVISOR: Jerome Palmeri

STUDENTS FOR LIFE

Through education, fundraising, political action, and a commitment to social justice, the Students for Life Club encourages members of the world community to respect and preserve human life. This ministry is open to all students who are interested in promoting awareness and advocacy around issues that affect human life such as abortion, the death penalty, euthanasia, violence and war.

STUDENTS FOR LIFE CLUB ADVISOR: Stephen Barbarossa

TOURING COMPANY

The Kennedy Catholic Thespians annually present Fall and Spring productions. Students interested in either acting or behind-the-scenes roles should attend Touring Company meetings held in September.

TOURING COMPANY ADVISOR: Jim Lapan

CLASS MODERATORS

Freshmen Class Moderator: Paul Danforth

Sophomore Class Moderator: Mark Ralston

Junior Class Moderator: Annette Griffith

Senior Class Moderators: Tara Bacher