Clubs & Activities

Pomona has a variety of clubs and organizations through which students can get actively involved. Joining any of these organizations allows students to meet with success outside the academic arena. Students meet new people, provide assistance for community groups, learn leadership skills, assist other Pomona students, and become responsible citizens. Also, students involved in the classroom and in extracurricular activities will increase levels of success during their high school experience at Pomona High School! Please refer to the school newsletter or stop by the main office with questions. The following information is provided to help you decide which clubs or organization you would like to join.

Analecta – This organization publishes a journal at the end of the year that includes student poems, short stories, photography, and artwork. If you are a creative writer or are interested in this area, see Mr. Clint Locks in Room 539 or call 303-982-1525.

Anime Club - An energetic and friendly group that meets every Monday after school until 3:15 p.m. in the library. For all Manga and Anime lovers or for students looking for a compassionate and kind group of creative friends. Contact sponsor Ms. Judy Sims in the library for more information or call 303-982-0632.

Baking Club – This is the “sweetest” club at Pomona. During club meetings we will bake something new each time as well as decide what to bake at the next meeting. The club meets in room FACS2 once a week. If you are interested please see Ms. Mary Ellen Fuller in room 310 or Ms. Stephanie Vos in room FACS2. You can also call Ms. Fuller at 303-982-0672 or Ms. Vos at 303-982-0616.

Best Buddies - Best Buddies High School matches students in a one-to-one friendship with individuals with disabilities. The goal is to integrate individuals with IDD into the school, the community, and social circles. Our mission is to establish a global volunteer movement to create friendships, integrated employment, and leadership development. Please contact sponsor Ms. Abbie Vik at 303-982-0702.

B.I.O.N.I.C. (Believe It Or Not I Care) Team - Do you want to make a difference? This organization reaches out to fellow students and staff facing challenging times. We are striving to create a more caring climate by reaching out to new students, students with health issues, students and staff who have lost loved ones, bullied students, other schools that experience tragedy, and the elderly. Sponsored by Ms. Amy Weisheit at 303-982-3284 or Abby O’Conner at 303-982-0776.

Catwalk Theatre Company- Produces main stage productions, musicals, student directed productions, and a variety of other events throughout the school year. Auditions are open to all students at Pomona High School. We are looking for singers, actors, and dancers. Sponsored by Mr. Jesse Collett and Ms. Olivia Newman – please contact either of them at 303-982-0789 or visit www.catwalktheatrecompany.com

Dungeons and Dragons Club – Students act as players and dungeon masters in their own Dungeons and Dragons games.Sponsored by a long-time D&D veteran. Anyone who is interested is welcome, and books & supplies can be provided. See Mr. Coffman in Room 206 for details or contact him at 303-982-0686.

Family Career and Community Leaders of America/Comprehensive (FCCLA) – The family is the focus of FCCLA as students work to develop personal growth, leadership,family and community involvement, and understanding of the dual roles of men and women. This community service organization is open to all students. District, state, and national affiliations are available to club members. Please contact the sponsor, Mrs. Stephanie Vos at 303-982-0634 or stop by classroom FACS2.

Family Career and Community Leaders of America/Occupational (FCCLA) – This organization functions in conjunction with Family & Consumer Science classes. This organization has district, state, and national affiliations and may include involvement at all levels. FCCLA provides opportunities to develop leadership in the areas of personal growth, family life, vocational preparation, and community involvement. Activities include community service projects and conferences. Please see the sponsor, Ms. Stephanie Vos at 303-982-0634.

ESPORTS - Want to get your game on? For more information about this exciting new club please see Mr. Daniels in the library.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) – We provide a safe place for students to meet, support each other, and talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity. For more information, please contact sponsor, Mr. Brian Davis in Room 303 or at 303-982-0698.

Improv – This organization produces improvised theatrical productions and hosts workshops open to any student throughout the year. You can demonstrate your theatrical talents while participating in the Catwalk Theatre Company's Improv 4203. Please see Mr. Jesse Collett with any questions, or visit the Catwalk Theatre Company's webpage.

Journalism – As part of the Advanced Journalism class students learn how to write, interview, take photographs, and design pages for the Pomona news magazine, The Pomona Perspective. Please see Ms. Barbara Taylor in Room 305 for enrollment information or call 303-982-0683.

Marching Band – Pomona’s Marching Band has been awarded the highest of acknowledgments as Colorado State Champion and one of our Nation’s best. In addition to State and National Competitions students also provide entertainment at sporting events, pep rallies, and parades. Pomona’s band had the opportunity to perform for the Summit of Eight Conferences, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade, and in London, England. See sponsor, Ms. Amanda Singer in the band room or call 303-982-0796.

Men’s Chorus – This group provides an opportunity to have men sing in a choir geared specifically toward their voices. See sponsor Ms. Milissa Mills in the choir room or contact her at 303-982-2109.

Mock Trial – This program gives students the opportunity to take on the roles of lawyers and witnesses and work together to develop a legal case for a mock trial problem that is then argued in competition.. Students pay $40 to help cover the costs of competition and a T-shirt. If you are interested, please attend the first meeting or contact Ms. Barbara Taylor 303-982-0683.

National Honor Society (NHS) – The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character. This national organization is comprised of students from 10th to 12th grade who have a grade point average of 3.6 or above. Members are required to complete community service hours each semester. Projects are offered through NHS during the year for members to attain hours. NHS supports academic excellence among all Pomona students and sponsors the two Academic Awards Ceremonies. Please contact sponsor, Ms. Gillian Lange-Kemper, in room 308 or call her at 303-982-2701.

Outdoor Lab - This organization provides an opportunity for juniors and seniors to work with elementary students at one of the Jefferson County Schools outdoor labs. Students receive half an academic credit for serving as a counselor/leader during this week. Interested students must complete an application at the beginning of the school year. Students are selected by 6th grade teachers and must attend a weekend training session. Please see sponsor, Ms. Lainie Thomas, in the Counseling office or contact her at 303-982-0691.

Pantera Yearbook – Yearbook is a class that creates and produces the Pomona High School yearbook every year! If you love photography, going to school events, graphic design, and publishing, yearbook might be the right fit! See sponsor, Ms. Melissa Berry in Room 552 about applying, or contact her at 303-982-0644. Also see Ms. Amy Sorensen or call 303-982-0744

PHS International Club – The focus of this group is to promote cultural learning and empathy among students of diverse backgrounds. Contact sponsor, Ms. Renata Bennett, in room FACS3 or at 303-982-7678.

Sign Language – This club teaches some beginning Sign Language to members and signs the National Anthem at rallies and other Pomona events. We also support Pomona families who have a hearing-impaired member. For information see Mr. Clint Locks in Room 539 or call 303-982-1525.

Spirit Team: Cheers & Poms - This organization promotes the spirit, pride, and traditions of Pomona High School. Male and female students in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to tryout in the spring. Please contact Ms. Terri Archer, Athletic Secretary, in the Main Office or call 303-982-5106.

Student Council (STUCO) –The purpose of the student council is to give students an opportunity to develop leadership by organizing and carrying out school activities and service projects. If you would like to be a representative for your school please contact sponsor, Ms. Gillian Lange-Kemper, in room 308 or call her at 303-982-2701.

Student Tech Support Team – Are you interested in being part of a new group? This team will be run by students. You will learn how to diagnose computer and network issues, learn how to repair laptops, and provide customer service and tech support around the school. If you are interested see Ms. Sims or Mr. Daniels in the library.

Student Voice - This organization is a district wide initiative that empowers students from diverse backgrounds with leadership, cultural awareness, teamwork, and advocacy skills. Our goal is to create a sustainable movement for social justice in our community through compassionate leadership. Contact sponsor Ms. Olivia Newman in the Theatre.

Winter Guard- Winter Guard is an indoor color guard sport. Winter Guard incorporates choreographed dance that uses flags and non-functioning rifles and sabers along with other props. Students will go to several competitions throughout the season. Please contact Ms. Amanda Singer in the band room or call 303-982-0796.

Winter Percussion- Winter Percussion in an after school activity where students can learn to perfect percussion instruments as well as electric instruments. Students will go to several competitions throughout the season. Please contact Ms. Amanda Singer, in the band room or call 303-982-0796.

There are various athletic and intramural activities at Pomona High School as well! Please refer to the school website or stop by the main office with questions. Students involved in the classroom and in extracurricular activities will increase levels of success during their high school experience at Pomona High School.