Silverton High School
AUTO SHOP CLUB
The Auto Shop Club is a group of students with a common interest – CARS! The students put together and organize the Annual Car Show. The club is open to anyone.
BATTLE OF THE BOOKS
Advisor: Mrs. Roth
You will read a wide variety of books while engaging in book discussions and competition with peers. If you love to read and enjoy the fun of a reading competition, see Mrs. Roth to sign up!
ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY CLUB
Advisor: Ms. Post
FBLA is the largest career technical student organization in the world, and it is designed to help prepare students for careers in business and business-related fields. This organization gives students the chance to learn about the business community as they prepare to become a part of it by developing business competencies. They learn to lead and participate in group discussion, preside at meetings and conferences, work effectively within committees, and engage in practical problem solving and decision making. Projects include professional, civic, service, career development, and social awareness activities. Students are also eligible to compete in a wide variety of business, technology, and multimedia events at the district, state, and national levels throughout the school year.
Advisor: Mr. Towery & Mrs. Baker
The FFA Organization has changed with the times. Once standing for the Future Farmers of America, it now is an organization devoted to teaching students leadership, citizenship, and career-related skills. FFA is the largest youth leadership organization in the world. Silverton FFA is a chance for students to explore their own interests with an amazing diversity of subjects. FFA will have more than enough opportunities if you are willing: travel, earn money, scholarships, personal growth, competitions, community service, fun, and friendships. We invite you to be a part of our outstanding organization!
Advisor: Ms. Kantrowitz
The Silverton High School Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) is a student-led club that is designed to support students of all identities looking for a place to feel safe and welcome. The purpose of the club is to create a non-judgmental and accepting space for students and promote safety and equality for students who are members of the LGBTQ+ community.
GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS CLUB
GAP Club is for all students interested in engaging with others and are interested in learning more about government and politics. Students can become involved in our voter registration drive and Youth Advisory Council. A great opportunity to engage with others interested in our government!
Advisor: Mrs. Bahr
Interact is for students interested in service to the school and community. It is affiliated with the Silverton Rotary Club. Some of our recent service projects have included raking leaves for senior citizens, helping with the community food drive, adopting a Christmas family, and working on the Habitat for Humanity House. Any student is welcome to participate in our activities.
Advisor: Mr. Craig
Do you want to give back to your school and community? Do you want to be a part of a meaningful group with a common goal?
Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world. High school members of Key Club perform acts of service in the community, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing, and organizing food drives. They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects, and holding elected leadership positions. We welcome anyone who wants to help others and have a great time doing so. Involvement is fantastic for resumes and scholarships, but it is also a fun and meaningful way to be a part of a community and help people.
Advisor: Mr. Rivera
This is a club for all students who have an interest in the Hispanic culture. Members will become culturally aware of the Hispanic heritage and participate in activities such as fiestas, cultural events, and community involvement.
Advisors: Mrs. Hays
Link Crew is a program that welcomes the freshman class on the first day of school as well as continuing to support them throughout their first year of high school. Link Crew is composed of juniors and seniors who want to be leaders of the school and help build a strong community and positive atmosphere where everyone feels welcomed. Link Crew Leaders have been identified as students at school who are a positive role model, are responsible, possess leadership qualities, are kind and, most importantly, have a desire to give back to their school community. For those interested in becoming involved; Link Crew applications will come out in May for the following school year.
MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS CLUB
The Mental Health Awareness Club of Silverton High School is a student-led club that seeks to eliminate stigma and empower students by educating our school community about mental health and teen depression. If students are interested in joining this club and participating in this conversation, please see Ms. Newton.
Advisor: Mr. Taray
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
Advisor: Mrs. Bay
Membership is open to those students in grades 11 and 12 who meet the required standards in four areas of evaluation: scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Standards for selection are established by the national offices of NHS and have been revised to meet our local chapter needs. A five-member Faculty Council selects qualified students each fall for this honor. For more information on standards and qualifications, please contact Mrs. Bay.
RED CROSS CLUB
Advisor: Dr. Barnes
SHS’s Red Cross Club is an extension of the local Red Cross unit (Willamette Chapter). Therefore, aside from opportunities for training and leadership development, students will have the ability to choose mission-related activities that address their community’s needs while delivering the life-saving services of the Red Cross. The Red Cross is the largest international humanitarian organization in the world and has many unique opportunities to act locally while simultaneously being a part of a global movement. To join the Red Cross Club students, need to complete the online application process to become a Red Cross Volunteer. The SHS Club sponsors blood drives, does elementary school preparedness presentations, and participates in disaster response and recovery planning and service.
SILVER FOX FLYCASTERS
Advisor: Mr. Roth
All students interested in fly-fishing are welcome! See Mr. Roth.
Advisor: Mrs. Roth
The Spanish Club’s mission is to promote cultural appreciation and cultural competence, as well as to use Spanish to learn more about language and culture. Students interested in learning more about the Spanish-speaking world, about cultural events and pop culture, and to help others should come to a meeting and see what Spanish Club is all about!
SPEECH AND DEBATE TEAM
Advisor: Ms. Kantrowitz
The purpose of the Speech and Debate Team is to develop the student’s speaking abilities in debate and/or a variety of individual events. The Speech and Debate Team, a member of the Oregon High School Speech League, the OSAA, and the National Forensic League, competes with schools from around the Pacific Northwest. Daylong speech tournaments are typically held on Saturdays during the competitive season. Speech and Debate Team members may earn an activity letter for their participation over the course of the school year.
Advisor: Mrs. Bay
The STEM Club is to increase STEM awareness in the Silver Falls School District. Stem Club members will help put on science events at different elementary schools in the district.
Advisor: Mr. Ousterhout
The theater program at SHS is well known for its quality productions. Meetings are held monthly and open to any students who wish to participate in theater. Students are responsible for the three main stage shows and the Black Box show every year. The group also participates in other events, including attending other high school shows and various programs at SHS as well as running the sound and lights at events in the auditorium. Participants can earn admittance into the Silver Mask Thespian Society and an SHS Activity Letter for their participation in theater.