STUDENT LIFE: CLUBS AND SERVICE LEARNING
In addition to academic coursework and responsibilities in their arts discipline, a wide variety of clubs and activities are available to all students at Asawa SOTA. Scroll down, see what interests you, and show up!
Anime. CosPlay. Art & Sewing. Our goal is to help people express their joy in their hobbies and give them a chance to learn home economics.
STUDENT LEADERS: Jenny Situ & Jade Kikuchi • SPONSOR: Mr. Padlo
This club is for students who want to collaborate with people in other departments. It gives students a chance to work with other art forms and apply their talents to interdisiplinary projects. Our goals are to collaborate with students from other departments on personal or academic projects, and present one or two showcases exhibiting students work and creative development.
STUDENT LEADERS: Allison Shapiro & Marika Stuurman • SPONSOR: Mr. Padlo
ASIAN PACIFIC ISLANDER CLUB
A club embracing the Asian culture by informing members of upcoming Asian festivals/events, news, stories, and sharing cultural backgrounds. Everyone is free to join. We will also be doing humanitarian projects, such as food and clothing drives. Our goal is to bring together people interested in Asian culture and bonding through education, food, and personal experience. We also want to bring under-represented people into our attention.
STUDENT LEADER: Christine Lim • SPONSOR: Ms. Tyrina
BLACK HISTORY CLUB
A club focused on both black history and current events affecting black youth. Our goals are to offer a safe space for African-American students and allies, to talk about current topics, to be a resource for scholarships, and to organize events for Black History Month.
STUDENT LEADER: Glory Rubio • SPONSOR: Ms. Milstead
This is a club dedicated to anyone interested in visual storytelling. We analyze and discuss storytelling media, give help on producing comics, host movie showings, and create relationships between students in all grades.
STUDENT LEADER: Ariane Li • SPONSOR: Ms. Milstead
CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION
Our mission is to enrich the school community through service and tutoring. In addition to organizing events such as our annual scholars' luncheon and prep book drive, CSF members are available for tutoring either drop-in or by appointment and are eager to help fellow students succeed academically. Tutors also assist teachers and administrators and volunteer around school and in their communities.
STUDENT LEADER: Rio Anderson SPONSOR: Ms. Coghlan CONTACT: firstname.lastname@example.org
We debate about morality in concern with ethical cases relaed by the National High School Ethics Bowl. Our goals are to train with the SF State Philosophy department in debating ethics, to scrimmage with other SFUSD teams, and to compete in the Santa Cruz High School Ethics Bowl Regionals.
STUDENT LEADER: Hanne Williams-Baron • SPONSORS: Mr. Pannone & Mr. Mironov
We spend as much of our club time as possible gardening on the farm. Our goal is to give students an opportunity to connect with nature and to improve the ecological practices of the campus.
STUDENT LEADER: Miranda Hanrahan • SPONSOR Mr. Padlo
We do photo shoots and run an online fashion magazine based on the fashion world and our opinions on fashion.
STUDENT LEADER: Cora Nelson • SPONSOR: Mr. Rosenberg
Our mission is to bring teenagers outside and engage them in physical activity. No experience required; all that is needed is comfortable clothing, a nice set of lungs, a can-do attitude, and the courage to get a bit muddy!
STUDENT LEADER: Greg Porter • SPONSOR: Mr. Scanlon
We hang out, eat pizza, and discuss issues about Judaism and Jewish culture. Anyone and everyone is welcome!
STUDENT LEADER: Tal Mor • SPONSOR: Mr. Slayton
LIVE TO LOVE
Live to Love is volunteer club where students get to choose volunteer opportunities and take part in them together as a SOTA team. Our goal is to get students out in the SF community to give back and make small or big changes that benefit others.
STUDENT LEADER: Tomi Lewis • SPONSOR: Ms. Klundt
We conduct speech/debate in a trial format - competitive fake courtroom trials. Our goals are to improve comfort in speaking in public and to enhance understanding of law and courtroom procedures.
STUDENT LEADER: Gillian Rude • SPONSOR: Ms. Coghlan
PEACE OUT CLUB
We help students de-stress through self expression and self advocacy. We will be doing a fun and random project every meeting. We chill out by listening to music on the speaker, and, share ideas, videos, and opinions about life.
STUDENT LEADER: Salena Nguyen • SPONSOR: Mr. Fontowitz
REEL UNKNOWN MOVIES CLUB
This club is dedicated to the displaying of lesser-known and underappreciated movies. Our goal is to enlighten the youth of today of lesser-known cinema.
STUDENT LEADERS: Shane ford & Matt Avery •
Started in 2014, SOTA Cyberdragons has been encouraging STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) through challenges tackled with modern technology. Throughout the years incoming members will develop a myriad of skills involving, cooperation and coordination.
SOTA Cyberdragons is a team of artists from many backgrounds, banded together in order to form a unique innovation. As a team SOTA Cyberdragons will participate in various events, including FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition.
We will be running around the neighborhood, as well as talking about running and its meaning in our lives. Our goal is to stay in shape and to improve our running abilities.
STUDENT LEADERS: Colin Yap & Josie Weidner • SPONSOR: Ms. Woodward
STUDENT LEADER: Allison Shapiro • SPONSOR: Mr. Padlo
We watch Dr. Who while eating Whovian-themed snacks. Afterwards, we discuss what did and did not like about the episode. Allons-y!
STUDENT LEADER: Ben Siegel • SPONSOR: Mr. Slayton