Bellflower Middle/High School Clubs and Organizations

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Academic Program of Excellence

Advisor: Alison Kawashima

Purpose: The Academic Program of Excellence (APEX) is a voluntary organization, established in 2015, with the goal of preparing Bellflower High School’s high-achieving students for admittance to the most competitive colleges and universities in the country.

Meeting Days and Times: TBD

Location of Meeting: TBD

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflower.apex https://www.busd.k12.ca.us/Page/2425

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12; Testing required

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Art Club

Advisors: Philip Shaheen

Purpose: To engage with students with the love of art

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Location of Meeting: Room 607

External Websites and/or Instagram: Google Classrooms, BHS ART CLUB

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Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Band Council

Advisors: Omar Vidana

Purpose: Band-related event planning, fundraising, leadership discussions.

Meeting Days and Times: Tuesdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 881

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Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Beauty By Bucs (Make-Up Club)

Advisor: Karina Uribe

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Location of Meeting: 430

External Websites and/or Instagram: @beautybybucs

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Bible Club (Middle School)

Advisor: Todd Davenport

Purpose: Make friends and learn the Bible.

Meeting Days and Times: Wednesdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 716

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Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Bible Club (High School)

Advisor: Fashion San Martin

Purpose: The Bible club is student-led, to foster fellowship among students within the school, provide open discussion with students who may have questions about the Bible, and provide a safe place for students to share their faith and deepen their knowledge.

Meeting Days and Times: Fridays, during High School lunch

Location of Meeting: Room: 420

External Websites and/or Instagram: Send a text to 81010, Text this message: @rooted562 to join Remind

Grade Level Eligibility: 9th - 12th grade

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Book Club

Advisor: William Hiser

Purpose: Read and discuss books, educating students on the literary process.

Meeting Days and Times: TBD: MS Lunch, HS Lunch

Location of Meeting: Library

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Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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California Scholarship Federation

Advisors: Angelica Betance

Purpose: CSF is a state-wide honors society dedicated to honoring academically outstanding high school students. It is a highly selective club, as only students who fulfill the academic requirements may be eligible to join each semester. At Bellflower High School, CSF promotes life-long learning and friendship among its members, in addition to teaching students about colleges and scholarships.

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Location of Meeting: 406

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflower.csf https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bellflowercsf/california-scholarship-federation 

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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California Junior Scholarship Federation

Advisor: Veronica Reynolds

Purpose: CJSF helps guide the way to opportunities. This club shows that helping others can help yourself. CJSF makes you a better person, a person who can change the world.

Meeting Days and Times: Sent via student email

Location of Meeting: Room 707 or 710 during lunch

External Websites and/or Instagram: Instagram: bmscjsf, Email: bmscjsf@gmail.com

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-8

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Ceramics Club

Advisors: John Palmer

Purpose: To bring together students who love ceramics

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Cinema Club

Advisor: Sean Allice

Purpose: The Cinema Club aims to enrich the lives of the student body and the community of Bellflower with the art, culture, and history of cinema as well as strive to help everyone develop a high level of appreciation of it.

Meeting Days and Times: TBA

Location of Meeting: 605

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Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Classic Rock Club

Advisor: Mickey Hunter

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Meeting Days and Times: Friday, HS Lunch

Location of Meeting: 204

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Coding Club (Middle School)

Advisors: Tina Guidry and Tom Nguyen

Purpose: Coding Club aims to create an environment in which students are able to freely explore their passions for coding and computer programming.

Meeting Days and Times: To be determined

Location of Meeting: 914

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Grade Level Eligibility: 7-8

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Coding Club (High School)

Advisors: Dr. Kenny Kim and Jason Jackson

Purpose: Coding Club aims to create an environment in which students are able to freely explore their passions for coding and computer programming.

Meeting Days and Times: To be determined

Location of Meeting: 304

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowercodingclub https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bmhs-coding-club/home

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Comic Bucs

Advisor: Angelica Betance

Purpose: Enjoy reading and discussing Comic Books, Manga, and Graphic Novels.

Meeting Days and Times: Tuesdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 406

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Diversity Initiative

Advisor: Dr. Kenny Kim

Purpose: Our club's prime focus is to learn more diversified history and facts. Change starts with the youth and it's our responsibility to make positive change where minorities don't feel unheard or unseen.

Meeting Days and Times: To be determined, HS Lunch

Location of Meeting: 306

External Websites and/or Instagram: @diversityinitiativebhs https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bmhs-diversity-initiative/home

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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FCCLA

Advisor: Pamela Seamster

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Location of Meeting: RC600

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Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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FIDM Fashion Club

Advisor: Fashion San Martin

Purpose: This club program is sponsored by FIDM (Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising), one of the most well-known fashion schools offering a variety of different majors including fashion, beauty, entertainment, interior design, and graphic design! We are dedicated to creating a safe space where students can freely express themselves without having to feel any type of judgment. The goal is to provide expert guidance and to create a community among high school students built on sharing, learning, exploring, and showcasing students’ talents in Fashion, Graphics, Interior Design, Marketing, and Visual Arts disciplines.

Meeting Days and Times: Tuesday, during High School lunch

Location of Meeting: 410

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerfashionclub or Send a text to 81010, Text this message: @fidmfshn to join Remind

Grade Level Eligibility: 9th - 12th grade

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Filipino Club

Advisor: Jennifer Nguyen

Purpose: Get to know Filipino culture and socialize.

Meeting Days and Times: Every other Fridays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 604

External Websites and/or Instagram: Google classroom link: https://classroom.google.com/c/Mzg0MjAxNzQ0MzU3?cjc=23cygrl

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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French Club

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Girls Who Code

Advisor: Tina Guidry

Purpose: Girls Who Code is a middle school club that focuses on (1) empowering girls and (2) creating a supportive and engaging environment for girls to explore coding/computer programming.

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Location of Meeting: Room 914

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Grade Level Eligibility: 7-8

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Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA)

Advisors: Dr. Kenny Kim and Natalie Kaley

Purpose: GSA works to promote diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunities for everyone on the BMHS campus.

Meeting Days and Times: Thursdays during HS Lunch

Location of Meeting: 306

External Websites and/or Instagram: https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bmhs-gsa/home

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Harry Potter Club

Advisor: Kelly King

Purpose: We explore the Wizarding World from crafts, food, films, and books.

Meeting Days and Times: Tuesdays at Lunch

Location of Meeting: 708

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Interact Club

Advisors: Michelle Paredes and Carla Tripp

Purpose: To provide opportunities for young people to work together, volunteer, and do community service projects.

Meeting Days and Times: Wednesdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 109

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerinteract

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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K-Club

Advisors: Karen Meisner

Purpose: K-Club strives to include everyone who enjoys Korean Culture, k-pop, k-drama, manhwa, choreography and more.

Meeting Days and Times: Every other Tuesday

Location of Meeting: 915

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhs.kclub2021

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Key Club

Advisor: Adam Smith

Purpose: An international, student-led organization which gives its members opportunities to serve their community, build character, and become leaders.

Meeting Days and Times: Thursdays or Fridays at Lunch

Location of Meeting: 210

Website: http://bhsmonkeys.weebly.com/

Remind: text @bkc2223 to 81010

Instagram: @bellflowerkeyclub

Google Classroom Code: 6knkcbc

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Kindness To Animals

Advisor: Summer Nguyen and Ryan Flores

Purpose: Provide awareness or services for abandoned/hurt animals.

Meeting Days and Times: Thursdays

Location of Meeting: MS Lunch 702, HS Lunch 501

External Websites and/or Instagram: @kindnesstoanimalsbhs

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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LatinX United

Advisor: Carla Tripp

Purpose: Showcasing Hispanic and Latinx culture.

Meeting Days and Times: Tuesdays or Thursdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 413

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhslatinx

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Link Crew

Advisors: Jamie Satre & Christine Thiebert

Purpose: To mentor incoming 7th graders and provide them support throughout their first year of middle school.

Meeting Days and Times: 7th & 8th period

Location of Meeting: 707

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerlinkcrew & https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bmhs-lc/home

Grade Level Eligibility: 11th & 12th

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Mu Alpha Theta

Advisor: Dr. Kenny Kim

Purpose: Our main goal is to inspire an interest in mathematics, develop strong scholarship in the subject, and promote the enjoyment of mathematics in high school and two year college students. BHS is an official chapter of this national organization.

Meeting Days and Times: To be determined

Location of Meeting: 306

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowermualphatheta https://sites.google.com/busd.k12.ca.us/bmhs-mu-alpha-theta/home https://mualphatheta.org/

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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National Honor Society

Advisor: Anna Fujimoto

Purpose: To promote scholarship, leadership, service, and character among students

Meeting Days and Times: Once every three weeks during high school lunch. Eligible students will receive an invitation to apply in the spring semester.

Location of Meeting: 413

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerhs.nhs

Grade Level Eligibility: 10-12

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No Girl Left Behind

Advisor: Lauren Conte and Vanessa Lopez

Purpose: To empower girls and support one another.

Meeting Days and Times: Thursdays once a month during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 413

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Photo Club

Advisor: Haide Gamboa

Purpose: A space where students are encouraged to express themselves through the use of a camera and share an appreciation for photography, as a form of art.

Meeting Days and Times: Thursday during high school lunch

Location of Meeting: 608

External Websites and/or Instagram: @BHSphotoclub

Grade Level Eligibility: 7th-12th

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SkillsUSA

Advisor: Stuart Mocilnikar

Purpose: To help students develop personal, workplace, and technical skills to prepare them for life beyond high school.

Meeting Days and Times: TBD

Location of Meeting: 731

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Teen Court

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Purpose: Develop and train jurors for Teen Court.

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Thespians

Advisors: Kelly King

Purpose: A club that sparks creativity in the area of theatre arts. Our students host plays and musicals for all of Bellflower to watch.

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External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerhighthespians

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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The Butterfly Effect

Advisor: Danielle Scipio

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Meeting Days and Times: TBD, HS Lunch

Location of Meeting: Family Resource Center

External Websites and/or Instagram: @thebutterflyeffectclub

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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The Ship

Advisor: Lisa Jass

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Location of Meeting: 202

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhstheship

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

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Washington DC

Advisors: Traci Toal and Alison Kawashima

Purpose: To prepare our students for their trip to Washington, DC

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Location of Meeting: 717

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bucsindc

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-8

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Woodshop Club

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Purpose: To build enthusiasm for woodworking and benefit our community.

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YBS/BSU - Black Student Union

Advisors: Dana Kidd

Purpose: The Black Student Union (BSU) of Bellflower High School is committed to intellectual, cultural, social And ethnic diversity. The BSU’s focus is to build awareness, education, and a new level of consciousness about being an African American in today’s society. We will learn about our diversity and show through engaging each other in communication and activities we will grow in our acceptance and tolerance. We will get a better understanding of others while learning about ourselves. Interested members of BSU who demonstrate academic success are eligible to be part of Young Black Scholars (YBS). YBS students are expected to strive to maintain a minimum grade point average of 2.8. All club members are expected to maintain satisfactory citizenship.

Meeting Days and Times: Twice a month on Wednesdays

Location of Meeting: 405

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhs.ybs.bsu 

Grade Level Eligibility: 7-12

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Yearbook (Middle School)

Advisor: Sara Naluai

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Meeting Days and Times: During MS yearbook class

Location of Meeting: 715

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Yearbook Club

Advisors: Lisa Jass

Purpose: To allow students outside of the yearbook class to help contribute to the high school yearbook.

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Location of Meeting: 202

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bellflowerhs_yearbook

Grade Level Eligibility: 9-12

Class Clubs

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Class of 2023

Advisor: Mr. Rooks, Mr. Jennings, and Ms. Vann

Purpose: Support the class of 2023 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: Wednesdays during Lunch

Location of Meeting: 912

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhsbucs2023

Grade Level Eligibility: Class of 2023

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Class of 2024

Advisor: Karen Meiser and Lark-Ellen Adams

Purpose: Support the class of 2024 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: TBA

Location of Meeting: 915

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhsbucs2024

Grade Level Eligibility: Class of 2024

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Class of 2025

Advisor: Tom Nguyen and Javier Salgado

Purpose: Support the class of 2025 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: Once a month; TBD

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External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhsbucs2025

Grade Level Eligibility: Class of 2025

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Class of 2026

Advisor: Jamie Satre and Natalie Lakey

Purpose: Support the class of 2026 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: Once a month; TBD

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External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhsbucs2026

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Class of 2027

Advisor: Alison Kawashima and Traci Toal

Purpose: Support the class of 2027 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: TBD

Location of Meeting: 713 or 717

External Websites and/or Instagram: @bhsbucs2027

Grade Level Eligibility: Class of 2027

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Class of 2028

Advisor: Mark Ellis and Sarah Schuessler

Purpose: Support the class of 2028 with activities and academics on campus.

Meeting Days and Times: Once a month; TBD

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Grade Level Eligibility: Class of 2028

How To Start A New Club

    1. Find 15 students who are interested in joining the club
    2. Find a faculty member to be the advisor of your club
    3. Work with faculty member to build a club constitution.
    4. Submit a printed copy of the constitution to Mrs. Beato, Mrs. Hovis, or Ms. Allen in the ASB Office for ASB approval.
    5. Once approved, you can begin holding club meetings.