Activities

  •  ACE

    Sponsor: Mr. Martello

    Meeting: Wednesday, Thursdays and Fridays, 7:00 am

    Location: Dance Studio

    This club is designed for dancing to already chreographed dances and choreograph our own dances. Mainly KPOP songs will be danced to, but we are always open to other types of dance. Our goal is to just bring people together who want to dance for fun.

     

    Active Minds

    Sponsor: Simons

    Meeting: Fridays, 7:10 am

    Location: D111

    Active Minds is a club determined to boost mental health and well being for students.

     

    After the Fact

    Sponsor: Bartos/Villarreal

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm

    Location: C326

    We will watch historical film, discuss topics, and play historical themed games.

     

    Anime Club

    Sponsor: Warar

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm

    Location:C314

    Anime club is a recreational club about watching, discussing, and playing games about Japanese animation and mangas.

     

    APAC (Asian Partnership for the Advancement of Culture)

    Sponsor: K. Kim

    Meeting: Mondays, 7:00 am

    Location: C312

    APAC's mission is to create a strong community of people with all backgrounds to elebrate Asian culture and make a positive change in our society and communities in Asia. We also want to raise money and awareness of communities in Asia who lack common resources.

     

    Art/Mural Club

    Sponsor: Maggio

    Meeting: Wednesdays, 3 - 4:30 pm

    Location: D118

    Students will work on extra curricular art activities and projects. Select students will work on completing school murals. Students will also have the opportunity to work on advanced art activities for competitions, show, and college portfolios.

     

    Avid Leaders Group

    Sponsor: Berchtold

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 3:05 - 4:00 pm

    Location: A311

      

    Best Buddies

    Sponsor: Bickus/Fry

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    Dedicated to establishing a volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

     

    BHS Red Cross Club

    Sponsor: Hasan

    Meeting: Fridays, 7:10 am

    Location: C305

    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 Thespian Society

    Sponsor: Miserendino

    Meeting: Friday, 7-7:30 a.m.

    Location: C115

    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.

         

    Chess Club

    Sponsor: Lindenberg

    Meeting: Thursday, 3-5 p.m.

    Location: A250

    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 A250.

     

    Coding Club

    Sponsor: Madden

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3 - 4:00pm

    Location: C109

    Have you ever wanted to code but did not have time or resources to learn it? Then Coding Club is the club for you. We will go through the basics of many programming languages such as: JAVA, Javascript and HTML. Using this knowledge, we will build small and fun projects like applications and games, and later on in the year, we can compet in Hackathons and coding competitions. Coding experience not needed to join club.

      

    DECA-Professional Business Organization

    Sponsor: Oskorep

    Meeting: Tuesday, 3:15 - 4:30 

    Location: C107

    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.

     

    Dominican Republic Summer Service Tours

    Sponsor: Hasan

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: C305

    Students travel to the Dominican Republic in June to work with the Mariposa Foundation; a local organization founded by American women to empower the young girls of Cabarete by way of education and exposure to professional and educated women.

     

    Drama and Technical Theatre

    Sponsor: Miserendino

    Meeting: Fridays, 7-7:30 a.m.

    Location: C115

    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.

     

    Dungeons & Dragons

    Sponsor: Drennan

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    A club dedicated to D and D and other role playing games. A place to continue campaigns, paint war hammer models, play pathfinder or yugio, and converse with fellow role players. Bailey Gibson will be starting a new campaign for those who would like to join.

      

    Environmental Club

    Sponsor: McGuigan

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:10 am

    Location: A362

    To promote awareness, understanding and stewardship when it comes to todays environmental issues and global concerns. We would like to be able to raise money to complete projects to help beautify the environment inside and outside the campust of BHS.

     

    Faith Club

    Sponsor: Student Run

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:00am

    Location: A307

    A place for people to get closer in their relationship with god.

     

    Fall Play

    Sponsor:Miserendino

    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)

    Sponsor: Conquest/Laga

    Meeting: 3rd Thursday of Month, 3 p.m.

    Location: C125

    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

    Sponsor: Butera

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:10 - 7:30 am

    Location: A130

    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

    Sponsor: Batz

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    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.

     

    French Club

    Sponsor: Sauer

    Meeting: Thursdays, 7:00 am

    Location: C323

    To provide students the opportunity to be creative & learn more about the French language & culture.

     

    Freshman Class Council

    Sponsor: Moore/Selvaggio

    Meeting: Thursdays 7:10 am

    Location: C329

    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

    Sponsor: Butera

    Meeting:  every other Wednesday, 7:10 am

    Location: C123

    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: Thursdays, 3-4:30 p.m.

    Location: A307

    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.

     

    German Club

    Sponsor: Pappas

    Meeting: Every Tuesday in September, First & Third Tuesday starting Oct. 4th, 7:10 a.m.

    Location: C308

    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.

      

    Group Interpretation

    Sponsor: Miserendino

    Meeting: January through March, 3 p.m.

    Location: C115

    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.

     

    GSA

    Sponsor: Mark Johnson

    Meeting: Wednesday, 7:10 am

    Location: Guidance Office

    GSA is a club dedicated to promoting visibility, acceptance, and unity among LGBT & students and allies. GSA works towards furthering education concerning LGBT & topics in BHS, raising money for LGBT & organizations, and creating friendly space for students.

     

    Guide Right

    Sponsor: A. Walker

    Meeting: Wednesday, 10:25 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    Location: A307

    Students speak with a guest speaker and create goals to help them in high school and beyond.

     

    Harvard Model Congress

    Sponsor: Pemberton/Hasan

    Meeting: 3:00 pm

    Location: C318

    Students prepare to participate in the nations largest governement simulation. The conference will be held in Boston, MA from February 19 - February 23, 2020. Sign ups and trip deposits begin in September.

      

    Human Rights Club

    Sponsor: Bez

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:10 am

    Location: C321 

    The club would aim to educate, identify, and take action. We hope to make people have awareness of their 30 human rights and be able to use this to address issues within our school and community.

     

    Future Health Leaders (HOSA)

    Sponsor: Hoch/Putek

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:00 pm

    Location: Hungry Hawk

    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.

     

    Interact

    Sponsor: TBD

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    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.

     

    Jewelry Making Club

    Sponsor: Fernandez

    Meeting: 2nd Wednesday of month, 7:00 am

    Location: C222

    To promote creativity in making/planning out different types of jewelry. To learn how to make different types and to eventually teach others. Make specific bracelets for different causes to sell/donate the money.

      

    Junior Class Council

    Sponsor: Stanley

    Meeting: Thursday, 7:10 a.m.

    Location: A321

    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.

      

    Key Club

    Sponsor: TBD

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    This club is a division of Kiwanis International. It is a community service organization that focuses on leadership.

      

    Latinos Unidos Club

    Sponsor: Armas

    Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:05 am

    Location: C310

    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.

      

    Louder Than A Bomb Poetry Slam Team

    Sponsor: Batz

    Meeting: varies

    Location: C231

    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.

    Location: A130

    Foster positive relationships amongst minority students, discuss history and current topics.

     

    Math Club

    Sponsor: Wetendorf

    Meeting: Wednesdays, 7:00 am

    Location: C309

    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.

     

    Meme Club

    Sponsor: Horler

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:10 - 4:15 pm

    Location: C233

    Our goal is to unite the memers of the school, and detect bordem and depression. If you enjoy memes and have nothing better to do with yourself, then this club is for you.

      

    Mentors of Tomorrow

    Sponsor: Selvaggio

    Meeting: N/A

    Location: A310

    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.

     

    Mock Trial

    Sponsor: Johnson/Hasan

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    Location: C319

    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

    Sponsor: Wetendorf

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: A253

    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

    Sponsor: Warar

    Meeting: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7:00 am

    Location: C314

    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.

     

    National English Honor Society

    Sponsor: Lorber

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:05 pm

    Location: C218

    The National English Honors Society, founded and sponsored by Sigma Lau Netta, is the only international organization exclusively for HS students and faculty who are in the field of english. Merit special note for past and current accomplishments. Immediate benefits of affiliation include international recognition, scholarship eligibility and networking opportunities.

     

    National Honor Society (NHS)

    Sponsor: C. Miller

    Meeting: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 7:00 a.m.

    Location: Auditorium

    National Honors Society is a service oriented organization whose members exhibit leadership, scholarship, and character through their volunteerism within the community and school.

     

    Operation Smile

    Sponsor: Simons

    Meeting: 2nd & 4th Tuesday, 7:15 am

    Location: D111

    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.

     

    Peer Leaders

    Sponsor: Davis/Batz

    Meeting: Varies

    Location:Varies

    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.

      

    Radio Club

    Sponsor: Batz

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: TBD

    The Radio Club produces a weekly program that will air on 88.9 FM WEPS. 

     

    RHO KAPPA-National Honors for Social Studies

    Sponsor: Allanson

    Meeting: 2nd & 4thTuesdays, 7:10 am

    Location: C307

    An honors society to recognize academic excellence in social studies in secondary schools and the community. We volunteer, participate in social studies activities in the community and go off-site to enhance our knowledge.

       

    SASA (South Asian Student Association)

    Sponsor: Horler/E. Kim

    Meeting: Mondays, 7:00 am

    Location: C309

    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.

     

    Scholastic Bowl

    Sponsor: Selvaggio

    Meeting: Mondays, 3:00 - 4:30 pm

    Location: A310

    "This is an IHSA sport and has both a varsity & junior varsity team. Practices begin in late September and the team competes against other Upstate 8 high schools between November & March. Students use their knowledge of mathematics, science, literature, history, sports ad pop culture to answer trivia questions to earn points to defeat the opposing team."

     

    Science National Honor Society

    Sponsor: Choi

    Meeting: Fridays, 7 - 7:30 am & 3 - 4:00 pm

    Location: A307

    Science National Honor Society (SNHS) is a nationally recognized organization dedicated to the future of industry, research, and scientific exploration. Students may be inducted based on GPA, course rigor, volunteering, and teacher recommendations, along with a brief questionnare. Community service, tutoring, and academic dedication are all part of our mission at SNHS. Overall, the mission of the BHS chapter of Science Honor Society is to engage students in the scientific community through academic and scientific pursuits.

     

    Science Olympiad

    Sponsor: Katzenbach

    Meeting: Fridays, 3:00 pm

    Location: A350

    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.

     

    Self Defense

    Sponsor: Simons

    Meeting: 1st or 3rd Wednesday, 7:05 am

    Location: D111 or Wrestling Room

    Our goal is to provide the very essential skills of being able to defend oneself in a safe and fun environment. Classes like karate or Tae Kwando can cost alot, and since we are experienced in martial arts, we think we can use our background to benefit all the club members without it taking a toll on their wallets. Self defense may be the most important skill that our club members learn if it is done properly.

     

    Self Esteem Club

    Sponsor: Bez

    Meeting: Thursdays, 7:20 am

    Location: C321

    This club is here to increase positivity within BHS. Our goal is to help students recognize their self-worth. Since the school year can be stressful, this club will serve as an escape from all the hardships in one's life.

     

    Senior Class Council

    Sponsor: Fernandez

    Meeting: Thursdays, 7 a.m.

    Location: A130

    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

    Sponsor: Cesario

    Meeting: Thursday, 7:00 a.m.

    Location: A348

    Grade level student council. Help promote school involvement and school spirit through different activities throughout the year.

     

    Spanish Club

    Sponsor: Warar

    Meeting: every other friday, 7:05 am

    Location: C314

    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

    Sponsor: Schiada

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: C325

    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. 

     

    Speech & Drama Team

    Sponsor: Zoubek

    Meeting: M-F, 3:00 pm

    Location: C313

    Competitive public speaking and acting, recognized by the IHSA. Participants compete in speech and drama acting, persuasive and informative speaking, broadcasting and debate.

      

    Spring Musical

    Sponsor: Miserendino/Mount

    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.

     

    Strategies and Tactics

    Sponsor: Mr. Bartos

    Meeting: Thursdays, 3:00 - 4:00

    Location: C306

    We will be playing a board game called Axis and Allies, it is based of WW2. Through the game we can teach people about the tactics that nations used druing the war, also a more  of an understanding of the war and the alliances during that time.

     

     Student Council

    Sponsor: Gac

    Meeting: M-F, 8th hour

    Location: C327

    Help plan Homecoming events, pep assemblies and various service projects throughout the year.

    Link to Student Council Web pageKristenGac@u-46.org

      

    Technical Theatre Club

    Sponsor: Goldman/Miserendino

    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)

    Sponsor: Knapp

    Meeting: Tuesdays, 7:05 am

    Location: A260

    Promote interest in technology related careers and activities. Includes participation in competitions at the school, local, regional, state and national levels.

       

    Un-Shelved (new age book club)

    Sponsor: Liebovich

    Meeting: TBD

    Location: Library

    Unshelved is a new-age book club, wher we host book discussions, raise literacy awareness, and find ways to support underpriveleged libraries.

       

    Urban Dance Club

    Sponsor: Fernandez

    Meeting: Mondays, 7:10 am

    Location: Dance Studio

    The purpose of urban dance club is to bring students together through dance. Students coming together to dance and have a good time. Also to teach the history of hip hop and to give respect to the true meaning of hip hop culture.

    Vex Robotics

    Sponsor: Stevens/Morales

    Meeting: Mondays & Tuesdays, 3:00 - 5:00 pm

    Location: A256

    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.

        

    Yearbook

    Sponsor: Batz

    Meeting: varies

    Location: C231

    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).