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Get involved with other students and have a positive experience during high school.  Below are clubs and/or organizations, listed with the sponsor/director in charge.  Feel free to contact these people for more information!  Some clubs/organizations may require an application and/or interview.

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Student-Led Clubs

Click here to see the list of Student-Initiated and Led Clubs. Scroll down to the High Schools list and click on Poudre Student-Led Clubs


School Sponsored Activities and Clubs Staff Advisor Meeting Times & Location

The PHS Ambassadors are 11th and 12th grade students who are selected to mentor ninth graders. Ambassadors receive over 75 hours of training and are focused on making an impact at Poudre High School through their time, courage, and unity.

Cassie Poncelow 

Denny Bain 

M-W, During Lunch -  214

Athletic Leadership

This group was created to build positive leadership experience for our Student athletes. In turn, they will take what they learn into their respective sport and lead with confidence.

Wendi Miller Once a month - TBD

Book Club

We are a club with a an appreciation for books that provides a safe place where you can talk about those topics and explore new books.

Jen Musci Wed, During lunch - 233
Clay Target League

This outdoor sport is for students who are interested in trap, skeet, sporting clays, and 5-stand shooting.  Our team is led by a certified firearms safety instructor.  No shooting experience necessary however all participants are required to hold a league approved firearm safety certification. 

Wes Fuller 

Reid Kalsow

Cycling Club

The mission of the PHS Cycling Team is build strong bodies, strong minds and strong character through cycling. and to provide students the camaraderie that will help them achieve both competitive and non-competitive cycling goals in a safe and enjoyable manner.
Greg Golz Tues, Lunch - Location TBD

In DECA you will have the opportunity to obtain leadership skills that will give you a head start toward a real career, and have a positive effect on your community.

Dave Long

Jeremy Johner

Thurs, Lunch - 225
Drama Club/International Thespian Society

The PHS Drama Club welcomes all students with an interest in theatre, film, and performing arts. In addition, students earn experience for induction in our chartered troupe of the International Thespian Society, a global honors society that supports students in theatre through workshops, conferences, scholarships, college auditions, and more.
Joel Smith -  or our website: www.poudretheatre.org Mon, 4:15pm-5:00pm - Auditorium
Drone Club

This group meets to fly drones together and race each other.  The type of drone we fly is called a ‘tiny whoop’.

Mr. Benson
Tuesdays After School 4:30 - 6:00pm - Library
Escape 970

Escape 970 is a class and student run business in which students, design, create, and market escape rooms at Poudre High School. We encourage student groups, teams, activities and anyone that wants to challenge themselves, foster better teamwork, and use their problem solving skills.

Jeremy Johner



 Period 4B - 227

Esports officially stands for electronic sports, not to be confused with video games. Esports takes video gaming to another level with organized competitive gameplay between two teams, governed by its own strict set of rules and guidelines. Esports requires teamwork, communication, critical and strategic thinking, creativity, sportsmanship, and leadership — much like traditional sports.
Isaac Morley Tues/Wed/Thurs at 4:30pm-6:00pm - Library

FBLA brings business and education together, allowing students to compete and demonstrate problem solving skills, creativity and innovation.  Students compete in events like: Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Business Ethics, Global Business and many more.

Dave Long

Jeremy Johner

Thurs, Lunch - 225

FCCLA stands for Family, Career and Community Leaders of America. FCCLA is a student led organization relating to the field of Family Consumer Sciences. FCCLA works to improve issues relating to family, work, and community. Poudre students have the opportunity to participate in service projects for their community. Poudre students also have the opportunity to pursue personal projects in the topics of culinary, fashion design, interior design, education, entrepreneurship, and many others, that they can compete with at state conference to potentially win college scholarships.

Jessica Thomas



Thurs, Lunch - 104

The Poudre FFA is dedicated to helping students develop career skills through conferences, contests and travel. The FFA is far more than just animals and plants, it is a great way to travel and prepare for any career.   https://sites.google.com/psdschools.org/poudre-ag-department/home

Sadie Nelson

Mackenzi Crooks

3rd Wed of every month, 4:15-5:30pm and the 2nd Thurs of every month, Lunch in Annex F

Film Club

This club engages students in analysis of a variety of film technique, film types, and genres while maintaining a fun, collaborative and participatory environment.
Isaac Morley Thurs, Lunch - Events Center

HOSA is a global student-led organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Health and Human Services and several federal and state agencies. HOSA’s mission is to empower HOSA-Future Health Professionals to become leaders in the global health community, through education, collaboration, and experience. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for secondary, postsecondary, middle school, adult, and collegiate students enrolled in health science education and biomedical science programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. HOSA is 100% health care!

David Cummings Thurs, Lunch - 403
Key Club

Key Club is a service-learning organization that does a variety of service projects for the PHS community. Most of the projects vary year to year depending on the student's ideas for that year. One of the consistent projects is the PHS Food Pantry: The PHS Food Pantry is integral part of the Annual Feed our Families Food Drive that gives a monthly "hand up" of basic food items to Poudre Families. This program was founded in 2016. In 2018 a weekend lunch program was started to assist students with food over weekends. Our Key Club hosts the Larimer County Food Bank's pop-up pantry at PHS the first Thursday of every month to provide fresh food to community members. 

Joe Fontana


First Monday of the month, 9-9:30 am - Room: TBD
Knowledge Bowl

Knowledge Bowl originated in 1976 in Durango, Colorado as a chance for students to compete academically. KB involves a team of four students answering written and oral questions covering a variety of academic disciplines.
Brody Backurz Tues, Lunch 316
Math Club Mu Alpa Theta

Math Club is for students of all math abilities who enjoy learning about and sharing their knowledge of mathematics. The PHS Math Club consists of three components: 1) Service - Students spend time tutoring other students and participate in fundraising activities to help students in need. 2) Competition - Students attend CSU Math Day and participate in other mathematics competitions throughout the year. 3) Activities - Students participate in other math related activities throughout the year.  
Elissa Pitts Fri, Lunch - 237
Mock Trial

Mock Trial is an after school competitive group that allows students to think fast and battle with their wits. We work with trial lawyers (Criminal defense attorneys) and prepare a state-provided case for plaintiff/prosecution and defense. In competition we present the case against other schools in an attempt to out maneuver, outwit, and out perform in order to win our case. Participants can be a lawyer, witness, or expert witness and have a truly authentic experience as a member of a court including real district judges, with legal council adjudicators when at competition.
Isaac Morley Wed, 4:30pm-6:00pm - Pub Lab

Model United Nations

Model United Nations (MUN) is a club where students simulate the work of United Nations diplomats in debates on a range of current and historical topics. Participation in MUN helps students develop critical thinking and public speaking skills.

Ben Condon Fri, Lunch - 209
National Art Honor Society

The purpose of the National Art Honor Society is to provide students, who are interested in multiple forms of art, the opportunity to meet new people, have fun, express themselves artistically and be recognized for their efforts and abilities.  Students may also have the opportunity to create an art project with connections to the school or community.
Dave Nichols Every 3rd Tues, Lunch - 502
National Honor Society

NHS is an organization that recognizes academic excellence.  Through coursework requirements and grade point averages, individuals are inducted into this prestigious society.  This exceptional group of Junior and Seniors work together to exemplify the Four Pillars of the NHS organization: Service, Leadership, Scholarship, and Character.
Marcy Lewis First Thurs, each month, Lunch - Big Gym
National Science Bowl

National Science Bowl® (NSB) is a highly competitive science education and academic event among teams of high school  students who compete in a fast-paced verbal forum to solve technical problems and answer questions in all branches of science and math. Regional and national events encourage student involvement in math and science activities of importance to the Department of Energy and the Nation.
 Adam McBride Wed, Lunch - 312
National Technical Honor Society

The purpose of this organization is to promote the ideals of honest, service, leadership, and career development among the career and technical students of Poudre. The honor society rewards meritorious achievement and encourages career and technical education students in their pursuit of educational and career goals. It is also meant to provide career and tech students with a greater awareness of the world of work.
Wendy Tomaschow Meetings are scheduled with advisor during the year

We are a group of students who share an interest in science and technology, and it's application to real-world engineering. We may design and build robots, but our team is much more than that. Our mission is to be a student-run team that works together to participate in FIRST Robotics competitions. 

Alan Charters

 Mon, Tue, Thurs, 4-6 pm - 505

TSA (Technology Student Association)

The Poudre TSA is a chapter of the Colorado TSA has been fulfilling our mission of preparing its members to foster personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in art, engineering, and technology. Every day, our members apply and integrate these skills and concepts through curricular activities, competitions, and related programs such as competition and TEDx Mountain!

TSA is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO). CTSOs are the required leadership component of Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs. CTSOs prep secondary students for the workforce through the program of work, which includes professional development, business and industry connections, community service, financial leadership, public relations, and social activities. Students interested in media arts, technology, computer science, engineering, aviation need to come to TSA. No prior experience needed; we will help all who are interested

Christy Gigliotti

Stephanie Mosnik

Kara Quinlan 

Tues, Lunch - 303
Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad functions much like a sports team, requiring preparation, commitment, coaching and practice throughout the year. Each school-based team is allowed to bring 15 students who cross-train for a variety of events in their skill set. Science Olympiad competitions are like academic track meets, consisting of a series of 23 team events. Each year, a portion of the events are rotated to reflect the ever-changing nature of genetics, earth science, chemistry, anatomy, physics, geology, mechanical engineering and technology. Emphasis is placed on active, hands-on group participation
Abigail Stewart Wed, 6:30-8:30 pm - 306
Service & Environmental Club

Service and Environmental Club is a club where students can be involved in community-based service projects.  The emphasis is on local service projects that have a direct impact on Poudre High School and Ft. Collins. Each year, students decide what projects to undertake and are eligible for "lettering" in service.

Greg Golz  Fri, Lunch -  227
GSA (Gender/Sexuality Alliance) Club 

Spectrum brings together students of all genders and sexual identities to socialize, discuss current issues in the LGBTQIA+ community, as well as other social/life issues, engage in book studies, promote awareness among students/staff/community,

Chantal Bouveron

Victoria Funk

Gina Holley

Tues, Lunch 216

Speech and Debate 

The Poudre Speech and Debate team gives students the chance to improve their public speaking, research, persuasive writing and acting ability. The team competes in formal tournaments against other schools across the nation, all while raising students’ self-confidence as well.
Brody Backurz Tues, Thurs 4-6 pm - 206
Student Council

Student Council’s purpose is to foster and drive positive school culture and spirit. Students in this club build their leadership skills by creating school wide events such as Homecoming, Feed Our Families Food Drive, Dances, Spirit Weeks, Prom, and more!

Natalie Burleson

Stephanie Gutierrez

Period 4A  - 214








































































School-Sponsored Club Application

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