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GHCHS Approved Club List 2010 - 2011 Club: 2400 SAT Club Sponsor: Ms. Melissa Savage President: Gurmer Chopra Meeting Room: B - 11 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   $2.00 Club Purpose: To enhance student’s test taking abilities on the SAT’s, ACT’s and other academic subject.

Club: Anime Club Sponsor: Mr. John Crossley President: Daniel Saavedra Meeting Room: L - 3 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $1.00 Club Purpose: To enrich those interested in Japanese animation and comics and further the knowledge of those already interested.

Club: Adventure Club Sponsor: Ms. Meghan McGovern President: Lynette Trinh / Calvin Ly Meeting Room: H - 5 Meeting Day:  Friday Dues:   $5.00 per semester Club Purpose: To expose the students to new things through “adventures” on kindness, boldness and selfdiscovery.

Club: Art Club  Sponsor: Mr. Harvey Cusworth President: Jean Pongsai Meeting Room: F - 5 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To explore and understand the different aspects of art.

Club: American Cancer Society Youth Club  Sponsor: Mr. Matt Dzmura President: Sogol Ashrafian Meeting Room: C - 2 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   $5.00 Club Purpose: To raise awareness and bring in funds to support the fight against cancer. 

Club: Astronomy Club  Sponsor: Mr. Mel Zernow President: Edward Yoo Meeting Room: C - 4 Meeting Day:  Every Other Wednesday Afterschool Dues:  None to regular members Club Purpose: To do multiple labs, build up leadership, discover true talents and gain knowledge on astronomy.

Club: American Diabetes Association Sponsor: Ms. Vivian Wong President: Robert Dunn Meeting Room: C - 7 Meeting Day:  Friday Dues:   $1.00 per semester Club Purpose: To raise awareness, funds and hopes for diabetes and those who have diabetes.

Club: Audiophile Club Sponsor: Mr. Kyu Yi President: Steven Ryu Meeting Room: H - 7 Meeting Day: Friday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To provide students with a chance to learn / teach instruments and perform at venues.

Club: American Red Cross Club Sponsor: Ms. Laura McIntosh President: Sogol Ashrafian Meeting Room: G - 4 Meeting Day:  Tuesday Dues:   $5.00 Club Purpose: To help prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies in our school and community.

Club: Autism Awareness Club Sponsor: Ms. Danielle Peabody / Ms. Sue Panman President: Sarah Asiaban Meeting Room: H - 2 Meeting Day: Tuesday Dues: None Club Purpose: To spread awareness about Autism and to raise funds for the cause.


Club: Automotive Enthusiasts of Granada Hills Sponsor: Mr. Robin York President: Ashkan Hadian Meeting Room: F - 6 Meeting Day: 1st and Last Thursday of the month Dues: None Club Purpose: To educate club members about the importance and impact of the automobile on society, as well as its carbon-footprint in affecting the world.

Club: Cultural Club Sponsor: Ms. Holly Darling President: Yoonji Jeong Meeting Room: L - 6 Meeting Day: Friday Dues: None Club Purpose: To help students share their different cultures and help unify students as one group.

Club: Best Buddies Club Sponsor: Ms. Karen Brooks President: Danielle Wilson Meeting Room: G - 6 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To successfully incorporate the special education program into the regular school program through one-on-one friendships and group activities.

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Club: Black Student Association Sponsor: Ms. Adriana Benvenuto President: Breiana Whittaker Meeting Room: L - 2 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To understand the diversity of African cultures and establish a new sense of respect for the African American cultures among all students.

Club: Eco Plant Club Sponsor: Ms. Hian Said President: Tristan Wang Meeting Room: E - 1 Meeting Day:  Friday Dues:   None Club Purpose: The club uses an innovative way to approach issues of environmental sustainability through fostering the genuine scientific interest in the field of Botany.

Club: Christian Club Sponsor: Mr. John Yamazaki President: Austin Kang Meeting Room: R - 1 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To provide an atmosphere where students can come together in fellowship.

Club: Filipino Club Sponsor: Mr. Mike Rivera President: Kristin Ignacio / Justine De Jesus Meeting Room: M - 15 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $10.00 Club Purpose: To unite and represent the Filipino Population of GHCHS and explore our people’s culture and give back to our Filipino community.

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Club: Fitness and Nutrition Club Sponsor: Mr. Chris Borgeson President: Andrew Kim Meeting Room: M - 6 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To gather students who are interested in fitness and nutrition and share information about it. To help raise awareness about how important fitness and nutrition is in our lives.

Classic Movie Club Ms. Stacy Netzley Daniel Morales J-8 Monday None To appreciate the classic movies dating from 1920’s to 1980’s.

DESI Club Ms. Reena Mistry Shagun Goyal A - 14 Thursday None To spread awareness of Indian culture.


Club: Future Business Leaders of America Sponsor: Mr. Chris Borgeson President: Kaho Lau Meeting Room: M - 6 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $20.00 Club Purpose: To educate fellow students in the area of business refine leadership skills and participate in community service.

Club: Got College Club Sponsor: Ms. Sarah Olczak President: Tia Weinberg Meeting Room: College and Career Center Meeting Day: Sept 23, Oct 11, Nov 15, Dec 7 Dues: None Club Purpose: To promote awareness about colleges, specifically the application process, financial aid options and information pertaining to colleges among interested students.

Club: Game Development Guild Sponsor: Mr. Matthew Bivens President: Joshua Penny Meeting Room: F - 3 Meeting Day:   2nd Wednesday of Each Month Dues:   $2.00 Club Purpose: To explore the game development industry through researching industry products, creating original games and developing the skills.

Club: Heal L. A. Sponsor: Mr. Donald Day President: Monica Figueroa Meeting Room: L - 1 Meeting Day:  Wednesday Dues:  $10.00  Club Purpose: To beautify and clean up L.A. specifically targeting community parks and public beaches.

Club: Gay-Straight Alliance Sponsor: Mr. Karl Cyr President: Starla Schneider Meeting Room: J - 11 Meeting Day:  Wednesday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To educate GHCHS about issues facing the LGBT community.

Club: Highlander Band Student Council Sponsor: Mr. Al Nelson President: Diana Bocanegra Meeting Room: J - 4 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To help lower cost of band banquet and band tour.

Club: GHCHS Kiva Chapter Sponsor: Ms. Brenda Sill President: Kyu Kim Meeting Room: C - 11 Meeting Day: Monday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To alleviate global poverty through a specific process of microfinancing and microlending.

Club: Highlander Strings Association Sponsor: Mr. Jeff McCandless President: Jann Pongsai / Flo Ramirez Meeting Room: D – 2 or J - 4 Meeting Day:  Monday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To bring together all musicians and spread the art and education of musical instruments.

Club: Global Relief Fund Sponsor: Ms. Elizabeth Cox President: Albert Bui Meeting Room: E - 2 Meeting Day: Monday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To promote the relief of the world’s many crises through creative fundraising and donations to charity.

Club: Interact Club Sponsor: Mr. Brian Luko President: Janet Petch Meeting Room: L-18 Meeting Day: Monday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: As a Rotary International sponsored club, we allow young people dedicated to service and international understanding the opportunity to work together through helping others.


Club: Japanese Club Sponsor: Mr. Robert Allert President: Christian Koguchi Meeting Room: K - 1 Meeting Day: Friday Dues: None Club Purpose: To promote Japanese cultural awareness to the community.

Club: Korean Club Sponsor: Ms. Heather Yoo President: Lucy Lee Meeting Room: M - 4 Meeting Day: Monday Dues: None Club Purpose: To increase the awareness about Korean and Korean culture within the campus. To build network and camaraderie among its members.

Club: Jewish Student Union Sponsor: Ms. Lauren Kleinberg President: Elana Yaffa Meeting Room: J - 17 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $5.00 per semester Club Purpose: To teach members about Judaism and help in the community temples.

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Club: Junior Statesmen of America Sponsor: Mr. Shawn St. Sauveur President: Joan Lee Meeting Room: M-5 Meeting Day:   Friday Dues:   $5.00 Club Purpose: To promote political activism and awareness among GHCHS students and prevent apathy for national and global issues.

Club: Leo Club of Granada Hills Sponsor: Mr. Marty Eisen President: Rebekah Choi Meeting Room: Rawley Hall Meeting Day: Tuesday Dues: None Club Purpose: To empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions/Leos Clubs.

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Club: Love 146 Sponsor: Ms. Natalie Smith President: Sam Han Meeting Room: J - 12 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To abolition of child sex slavery and the exploitation to help the survivors escape their dark past.

Kare for Kids Mr. Michael Sauret Sylvia Duzaryan R-3 Thursday None To raise money for child fund

Club: Key Club Sponsor: Mr. Alfredo Silva President: Madushi Wanniarachchige Meeting Room: Rawley Hall Meeting Day: Wednesday Dues: None Club Purpose: Key club is a community service club that provides events/opportunities for members.

Latinos United by Culture and Education (LUCE) Sponsor: Ms. Maria Alcaraz President: Jason Arias Meeting Room: Rawley Hall Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To raise awareness, to promote greater understanding and respect for the Latino community at GHCHS.

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Mandarin Bilingual and Cultural Interactions Club Sponsor: Ms. Harriet Hsieh President: Jade Brooks Meeting Room: M - 15 Meeting Day: Wednesday Dues: None Club Purpose: To provide ESL students and students taking Mandarin classes with a mutual tutoring experience, as well as a better knowledge of Chinese/Taiwanese culture.


Club: Mock Trial Club Sponsor: Ms. Kelly Byars President: Kenneth Cunanan Meeting Room: M - 3 Meeting Day: Wednesday Dues: None Club Purpose: To educate and enlighten students on the importance and nature of court room proceedings in the real world.

Club: PTSA Club Sponsor: Dr. Olga Koroleva President: Lauren Kilroy Meeting Room: M - 13 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   None  Club Purpose: To represent the student’s ideas and opinions in all PTSA meetings.

Club: Muslim Students Association Sponsor: Mr. Fernando Escobar President: Sarah Salim Meeting Room: L - 11 Meeting Day:   Friday Dues:   $5.00 Club Purpose: To inform GHCHS students of Islam, and get rid of the misconceptions of Islam.

Club: Quill and Scroll Society Sponsor: Ms. Melissa Mason President: Dani Sink Meeting Room: A - 11 Meeting Day: Last Tuesday of each month Dues: None Club Purpose: To discuss journalism topics, techniques, debate about journalism ethics on current events, improve journalistic writing.

Club: One Million Ways Sponsor: Dr. George Wasilenko President: Nicole Hsieh Meeting Room: F - 8 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To spread awareness of human rights issues and discuss such issues. To help causes that promotes a higher standard of living for all.

Club: Rachel’s Challenge Sponsor: Ms. Lisa Chung / Ms. Tania Torossian President: Kyle Krattiger Meeting Room: J – 10 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To spread kindness and compassion throughout the school and community.

Club: One Voice Sponsor: Ms. Christina Hoppe President: Shilpa Bhongir Meeting Room: A - 13 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To help improve the public speaking skills and confidence of children while expanding the leadership and social skills of high school students.

Club: Students with Ocean Eyes Sponsor: Mr. John Heston President: Autumn LaTour Meeting Room: Agriculture Room Meeting Day: Tuesday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To inform people about the ocean, the negative human impacts on it and its inhabitants.

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Power and Strength Spread in Our Neighborhood Sponsor: Ms. Elia Bair President: Agustina Kim Meeting Room: L - 5 Meeting Day:  Monday Dues:  $5.00  Club Purpose: To encourage students to love our community and lives through charity and community service.

Table Tennis & Entertainment Association Sponsor: Coach Don Loperena President: Steven Chen Meeting Room: Small Gym Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: $5.00 Club Purpose: To raise awareness, exposure and ubiquity through competition and entertainment of table tennis.


Club: Tartan Yearbook Club Sponsor: Mr. Graham Mazur President: Lexus Chiu Meeting Room: F - 1 Meeting Day: Monday Dues: None Club Purpose: To help students research careers in design, photo and journalism as well as develops leadership skills and builds an interesting yearbook.

Club: World Vision Supporters Sponsor: Mr. Jake Chipps President: Da Som Seo / Helen Jeong Meeting Room: F - 7 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To help children and communities of developing countries by mainly finding sponsors but also by raising awareness and funds for support.

Club: Teen Literacy Network Sponsor: Ms. Christine Foster President: Austin Kang Meeting Room: B - 13 Meeting Day: Tuesday Dues: None Club Purpose: To inform about literature-based activities including work, literary scholarships and college essay applications.

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Club: Treepeople Club Sponsor: Ms. Christine Lee President: Emily Alford / Kate Kaplan Meeting Room: G - 5 Meeting Day:  Thursday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To educate students about the environment and introduce the work of the non-profit organization.

Club: Youth Against Poverty Sponsor: Ms. Lisl Spangenberg President: Janelle Santos Meeting Room: J – 6 Meeting Day: Thursday Dues: None Club Purpose: To educate and bring awareness to global poverty issues to our fellow classmates.

Club: With Eyes Wide Open Sponsor: Ms. Gloria Pauker President: Miri Ha Meeting Room: G - 1 Meeting Day:  Tuesday Dues:   None Club Purpose: To involve our campus community into the global community and also to increase sense of global citizenship by helping nations in need.

Young Medical Discoverer’s Group of America Sponsor: Mr. Steven Kwong President: Justin Lee / Jun-Hyuk Kim Meeting Room: M - 9 Meeting Day: 1st-3 Mondays of the Month Dues: None Club Purpose: To promote awareness in the medical field by providing informational workshops and activities.


GHCHS Club List 2010-2011