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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 and short stories. If you are a creative writer or are interested in this area, please see Mr. Scott Allen 303-982-0651.

Anime Club

Anime Club - An energetic and friendly group who meet every other Tuesday at 2:35 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 303-982-0632.

Annual Musical Production – Pomona’s Musicals are major events scheduled 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 303-982-0789.

B.I.O.N.I.C. (Believe It Or Not I Care) Team - Do you want to make a difference? This organization helps fellow students and staff through challenging times. Striving to create a more caring climate by reaching out to; new students, sick students, students and staff who have lost loved ones, bullied students, other schools that experience tragedy, and the elderly. This club meets the last Monday of the month during Advisement. Sponsored by Ms. Sandy Austin, 303-982-9402.

Chess Club - This is a casual opportunity to learn how to play chess and/or test your skills as a player. The Chess Club meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 2:45p.m. in room 504 with sponsor, Ms. Lyn Hoflin, 303-982-0688

Color Guard – A performance group that creates spectacular movement to enhance the Marching Band and Winter Guard performances. The instruction and utilization of flags, dance, and rifles are incorporated and choreographed to a performance level. This is open to all students, no experience is necessary. If you are interested, please see sponsor, Ms. Amanda Singer, 303-982-0796.

DECA - The purpose of DECA is to develop future leaders in marketing and management through chapter activities and competition at the District, State, and National levels. Please see sponsor, Ms. Mary Schiefer 303-982-0624.

FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America is a nonprofit educational association of students preparing for careers in business & business-related fields whose goals include promoting business leadership, establishing career goals, encouraging scholarship & facilitating the transition from school to work. Please see sponsor, Ms. Mary Schiefer, 303-982-0624.

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 an 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 see sponsors, Ms. Stephanie Vos, 303-982-0634, or Ms. Whitney Avalos, 303-982-0724.

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 sponsors, Ms. Stephanie Vos, 303-982-0634, or Ms. Whitney Avalos,303-982-0724.

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.

Marching BandMarching 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 Rose Parade and in London, England. See sponsor, Ms. Amanda Singer, 303-982-0796


Mock Trial - This group competes in criminal trial simulations where students play the roles of attorneys and witnesses. Contact sponsor Ms. Barbara Taylor, 303-982-0683.

Moot Court Winners

Moot Court - Pomona is a partner school with the University of Colorado School of Law and competes in the annual Colorado Marshall-Brennan Moot Court Competition. This event allows students in Honors American Government to compete against their peers from other Colorado high school in oral argument rounds judged by local lawyers and judges. Last year, two Pomona 9th graders won the Colorado competition and were sent by the Marshall-Brennan Center to the national moot court competition in Boston. Contact sponsor Ms. Barbara Taylor, 303-982-0683.

National Honor Society (NHS)– 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 and 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. See or call one of the sponsors, Mr. S. Allen, 303-982-0651 or Ms. Lisa Pasquale, 303-982-3506.

Outdoor Lab - This organization is for juniors and seniors who 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 Counselor, Mr. Dan Borkevec, 303-982-0695.

Pantera Yearbook – This organization creates and publishes the school yearbook. It is a class you register for. See sponsor, Ms. Lindsay Brachle in Room 552 about applying, 303-982-0730.

Perspective– Pomona publishes a dynamic news magazine six times a year along with an online newspaper. Join the class for exciting adventures in journalism. Ms. Barbara Taylor, 303-982-0683.

Speech and Debate - Meets Mondays in Room 208 from 2:45 pm until 3:30. Contact Mike Empey at mempey@jeffco.k12.co.us.

 

Cheer Leader 

Spirit Team: Cheers & Poms - Promote 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  please contact Ms. Terri Archer, Athletic Secretary, at 303-982-5106.

 

Student Council (STUCO) – Be part of the group that makes Pomona a vibrant, cohesive community. Plan dances, spirit days, social activities, and compassionate acts. Swing by Room 308 and speak with Ms. Gillian Lange-Kemper, 303-982-2701 for information.

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. See sponsors Ms. Lindsay Secrest 303-982-0670 or Ms. Judy Sims, 303-982-0632.

Theatre Sound Box Technology Student Association (TSA) - This organization is a national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to the needs of elementary, middle and high school students with a dedicated interest in technology. Assisting TSA's 170,000 plus student members is a strong support system of educators, alumni, parents and business leaders who believe in the importance of a technologically literate society. Contact Mr. Dave Bernall, 303-982-0562.

Theatre Arts
– This organization produces the fall play and student-directed one act plays. You can demonstrate your theatrical talents while participating in the theater group or classes. Please see sponsors, Mr. Jesse Collett, 303-982-0789 or Mr. Taylor Hulett

Vocal Music- This organization provides an opportunity to participate in one of the many Vocal Music ensembles at Pomona HS. The choirs perform throughout the community. Please see sponsor, Ms. Milissa Mills 303-982-2109 or pomonachoir.com.

Pomona also has athletic and intramural activities for Panthers. Please refer to the school newsletter or stop by the main office with questions.

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