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NHHS Clubs

African American Allies
Alexandria Schachter 
Faculty advisor: 
Spreads awareness and educates peers about subjects involving the black community.

Association of Politically Involved Youth
Kylie Papa
Faculty advisor: 
This is a political discussion club for people of all political affiliations to discuss current events in the interest of expanding horizons, and practicing civil discussion skills.

Baking with Buddies
Ellie Robinson
Faculty advisor: 
Baking with buds is a club to talk about, bake, and eat baked goods and to make new friends. We hope to share what we bake with more than just club members but other people around campus. Join us for lots of fun and good eats!

Basketball Club
Nagi Mihakel
Faculty advisor:   
Meets and plays basketball. 

Sofia Roth, Juliane Kwong, Aviv Golan
Faculty advisor:
Blaze it Forward will work with students to learn about combating hate and spreading kindness on campus as well as in life.

Book Club
Lucy Halperin 
Faculty advisor: 
Votes on a book to read and read it and then discuss.

Book lovers Club
Alyssa East
Faculty advisor: 
We read fun books then watch the movies and talk about them. It's a fun way to meet fellow book and movie lovers.

Gabby Rossini
Faculty advisor: 
A nationally recognized program with the mission of improving intergroup relations, that respects today’s diversity.

California Scholarship Federation Club
Sydney Verdugo
Faculty advisor: 
Scholarship club that encourages academic achievement and community.

Cleats for Kids
Nicolas Montgomery 
Faculty advisor: 
It would be a club in which we collected sports cleats from everyone and others and donated them to local organizations that are in need.
Joyce De Quiros 
Faculty advisor: (Code it, Make it, Build it) is a team of coders who make and build websites or apps for the school and the community!

Crochet & Knit Club
Faculty advisor: 
The Crochet & Knit Club is welcome to beginner, intermediate, and advanced crocheters and/or knitters! Whether you want to start learning or to continue broadening your skill, this club will cover the basics of crocheting and knitting as well as creating projects for our school and community!

Debate Club
Macey Craiger
Faculty advisor: 
Students will debate current events
and other trending topics.

Drama Club
Keira Wilkes 
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Drama club will help students learn various aspects of theater, like acting, improv, and other necessities.

Dungeons and Dragons Club
Vince Westfall
Faculty advisor: 
A DnD campaign set in the first stages of a zombie apocalypse. You're stuck in a lab in the middle of nowhere and have to go across the country to find the safe point.

Dynamite Book Club
Renzo Panasitti
Faculty advisor: 
The Dynamite Book Club is the Newport Harbor extension of an external non-profit organization that promotes literacy in underserved communities and provides volunteer opportunities.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Maggie McWhertor 
Faculty advisor: 
A place to have an opportunity to learn and grow in the Christian faith. 

Feminist Club
Addison Goldwasser
Faculty advisor: 
We discuss feminism and issues of inequality, both on and off campus. Feminist club is here to empower students of all genders and provide a safe place for everyone!

Green Team
Tracy Chavez & Sabrina Schefier
Faculty advisor: 
Focused on encouraging and spreading awareness about recycling and the impact of our waste.

Halo Dance for Autism
Alexandria Schachter 
Faculty advisor: 
Halo Club (Dance for Autism) is a nonprofit organization that raises money and awareness for children with autism in the community.

Harbor Horse and Help Club
Mila Slutzky 
Faculty advisor: 
The Newport Harbor Horse and Help Club is a club for kids who like to spend time around animals, in particular horses. We will volunteer at Surf and Turf and Back Bay Therapeutic Riding Center where kids with physical and developmental challenges can learn to ride horses.

Jesus Club
Faith Deverian
Faculty advisor: 
A Jesus club is a student led movement that reaches an school with the love of God through prayer, acts of service, and club gatherings that share the hope of the gospel.

Just Serve Newport Harbor
Caleb Kettley
Faculty advisor: 
Service in our community

Key Club
Ema Sabau
Faculty advisor: 
Provide community service opportunities for our members and help them develop leadership skills.

Language and Cultural Diversity
Alon Guez
Faculty advisor: 
A club where people of different backgrounds and cultures could exchange knowledge.

Latinos Unidos
Melany Castaneda, Jenesis Tejeda, Romeo Moreno
Faculty advisors: 
Promoting and including Latinos and all students.

Math Club
Kate Kubiak & Emma Schuemann 
Faculty advisor: 
A gathering of students who love math or want to learn more about it.

Mental Health Club
Ashley Holowaty
Faculty advisor: 
A safe space for students to talk about mental health and to help cope with stress and anxiety.

Music Appreciation Club
Kate Cherry
Faculty advisor: 
Club where students can get together to share music that they enjoy and connect with others over a shared interest.

National Honor Society
Gia Ancone & Stella Gaffney
Faculty advisor: 
An organization established to recognize outstanding high school students.

Newport Harbor Competitive Coding
Lukas Hauge
Faculty advisor: 
Passionate coders preparing for the Lockheed Martin annual “Code Quest” competition, where schools from around the world compete to solve problems to earn points for their school’s team.

Newport Harbor Computer Science Team
Lukas Hauge
Faculty advisor:   
A club for all the computer science related club members/leaders to help discuss events to create easy communication. Computer science club leaders highly recommended joining.

Newport Harbor Film Club
Darian Mahdi, Kamila Luna, Lucy Halperin
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We will assign movies for people to watch at home and then we will meet and discuss the movie.

NHHS Blood Drive Club
Lauren Boyd
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The Red Cross comes to the school and it’s our job to put the drives together, set them up, and get people there. 

NHHS FIDM Fashion Club
Scotlynd Bruns
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Group collaboration to learn all about FIDM, do hands-on workshops, learn about different fabrics, sewing techniques, designs, styles, all things fashion.

NHHS Girls Who Code:
Gia Ancone
Faculty advisor: 
Meets in the computer lab to study coding languages, techniques, and discuss important technological frontiers.

NHHS Helping Hands
Delaney Staub
Faculty advisor: 
We focus on tutoring underprivileged children whose families cannot afford tutoring and mentoring children who are going through hard times in their lives.

NHHS Prosthetics
Tamaki Kondo
Faculty advisor:  
A club with a goal to create and distribute prosthetics arms and hands using 3D printers. We will operate through the e-Nable Hub to contact and speak with recipients.

Outdoor Adventures
Macey Richardson
Faculty advisor: 
Outdoor Adventures is a place for students who love being outside to come together. Hikers, rock climbers, skiers/snowboarders, mountain bikers, surfers, campers, kayakers, hammock-enjoyers, and any sort of outdoor enthusiast are more than welcome. Being outside is amazing, but adventuring together is truly magical. 

Photography Club
Isabell Mondillo
Faculty advisor: 
A club for fans of photography who want to engage in photography discussions and participate in photography philanthropic events.

Sunnny Rodriguez Melchor 
Faculty advisor: 
Helps LGBTQ community on campus feel safe and welcome and resolve issues regarding queer people. 

Robotics Club
Gabriel Golamco
Faculty advisor: 
Robotics club has several teams organized under one club to construct robots to compete in district Vex Robotics tournaments.

Sailor for SOS
Blake Tomalas
Faculty advisor: 
Sailors for SOS is a club that works closely with the Share Our Selves community center/shelter partaking in drives and volunteering.

Science and Medicine in Action
Sofia Del Villar & Emma Scheumann
Faculty advisor: 
In this club, students will learn more about future STEM related career paths like doctors, scientists and others. We will bring in guest speakers to talk about their career. We will volunteer at organizations to help others learn and attend and host STEM related events.

Selling Sailors Real Estate Club
Audrey Metcalf
Faculty advisor: 
Learn all about buying, selling, and investing in real estate for the future real estate brokers of Newport Harbor! We will also learn about interior design and construction. We will visit open-houses, have guest speakers, and do mock presentations as teen agents. For a philanthropic component, we will raise money and collect blankets and jackets for the homeless during the holiday season.

Smile Back Club
Elsa Wiley
Faculty advisor: 
Volunteer at local shelters and give back to those in need. Do different drives 
on campus and help support the homeless community.

Smile Train
Sienna Moatazedi 
Faculty advisor: 
My club is designed to fundraise for the Smile Train organization. This organization has a goal to train doctors in areas where Cleft Pallet is common. My goal is to fundraise through outside and in-school events and to raise awareness for the cause.

Students for Seniors
Samantha Forbath
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Visits senior centers, to hangout with senior citizens. 

Technical Theater Club
Beatrix Kulik 
Faculty advisor: 
We will work closely with the theater department and run the tech side for the theater productions they put on throughout the year.

Teen Project Club
Gretchen Scheck
Faculty advisor: 
Raises awareness to teenagers who have been removed from the foster care system.

The Math Club
Mackenzie Greer
Faculty advisor: 
Math club is a space for students to come get help from other students in math. We will have food and problems of the day at each meeting. Overall it is just a place for anyone to get extra help and make new friends.

The Surfrider Foundation
Georgia Sinacori 
Faculty advisor: 
This club will help clean the shores of our local community while making our environment is healthier and less polluted.

Two Steps Ahead Club
Brandon Madrid
Faculty advisor: 
Help educate students on important topics and skills that they’ll need outside of highschool and even as an adult.

VAPA + CTE Student Leadership Committee
Gabriella Earnhart
Faculty advisor: 
The Newport Harbor VAPA + CTE Student Leadership Committee exists to provide student lead support for the visual/performing arts and career/technical education programs at Newport Harbor High School and enhance the artistic and marketing reach of our departments while representing the best interests of VAPA + CTE students in branch wide decisions and situations. We regularly partner with fellow student leadership programs (ASB, Link Crew, Bridges, etc.) to advocate for inclusion and celebration of the arts at Newport Harbor High School. 

Virtual Exchange Club
Mia Schiesel
Faculty advisor: 
Teaches skills to prepare for synchronized meetings with students from other countries using communication skills.

Ween Club
Collin O’Connor
Faculty advisor: 
A club centered on the band Ween. In this club we dissect the music, discuss it and listen to it together.

Women in STEM Club
Emma LeSieur
Faculty advisor: 
This club will be dedicated to promoting women's participation in STEM and encouraging diversity in the STEM field. We want to offer science and math tutoring every other week, as well as have female speakers come and talk about their careers in STEM to show representation a few times a year.

Young Democrats Club
Faculty advisor: 
A club where students who consider themselves democrats can discuss current events, politics, and social issues openly.