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Description: Academic Team is open to students of all grade levels who are interested in competing academically for our high school. It is a team competition where students are asked questions in the following areas: literature, history, geography, fine arts, current events, math, science, sports, and even entertainment. The varsity team is comprised of juniors and seniors, while the freshmen and sophomores are on the JV team. Participants must be quick as well as knowledgeable. Academic Team meets every Wednesday beginning in October and continuing through February.
Contact: Chad Miller, cmiller@wths.net
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Description: Students meet on Thursdays at the O’Plaine campus from 3:20-4:00 pm. Meetings are either in the lecture hall or 223B, depending on availability. Each week, students suggest an anime to watch on the club’s Canvas page and then students vote for what they watch. The weekly meetings involve watching and discussing students’ favorite anime.
Contact: Brandon Williams, bwilliams@wths.net
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Description: Art Club is open to students of all grade levels who are interested in creating art. Art Club meets on Wednesdays from 3:20 to 4pm in room 262 at the O'Plaine Campus.
Contact: Beth Keslinke, bkeslinke@wths.net
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Description: The Astronomy Club meets on various Friday evenings at the Almond Campus.
Contact: Anthony Nelson, anelson@wths.net
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Description: The Lake County Regional Office of Education’s Attendance and Truancy Division is inviting all Lake County schools to participate in the Twenty-Seventh Annual Fall Attendance Competition in Lake County. The Attendance Competition promotes improved school attendance at the beginning of the school year, and emphasizes the need to attend regularly to receive full educational benefits. This is in collaboration with Attendance Work’s in promoting Attendance Awareness Month
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Description: Students meet once a month in the O’Plaine lecture hall. The meeting times are from 3:20-4:00 p.m We offer community service, fundraising, cultural experiences, and various other events that promote leadership and cultural awareness.
Contact: Luz Bravo & Lina Rangel, lbravo@wths.net | lrangel@wths.net
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Description: Badminton is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Julie Filippo, jfilippo@wths.net
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Contact: Chris Jenkins, cjenkins@wths.net
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Description: Baseball is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Clint Smothers, csmothers@wths.net
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Description: Basketball is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November
Contact: Jon Jasnoch, jjasnoch@wths.net
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Description: 9th and 10th grade students interested in playing basketball can register for drop-in play online beginning in the fall. The fee is $30 per participant. Register online at https://d121.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/home and then make payment to the Gurnee Park District. This program is only open to current WTHS 9th and 10th grade students, pre-registration is required and all students are required to bring their ID to each night in order to play.
Contact: Kimberly Lobitz, 8475994756, klobitz@wths.net
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Description: Basketball is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November each year
Contact: John Stanczykiewicz, jstanczykiewicz@wths.net
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Description: WTHS students interested in playing in the basketball league can register their team for league play online beginning in the fall. The fee is $200 per TEAM. Register online at https://d121.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/home and then make payment to the Gurnee Park District. This program is only open to current WTHS students, pre-registration is required and all students are required to bring their ID to each night in order to play.
Contact: Kimberly Lobitz, klobitz@wths.net
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Description: Boys bowling is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November.
Contact: Mike Cholipski, mcholipski@wths.net
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Description: Bowling is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November.
Contact: KC Lange, klange@wths.net
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Description: The WTHS Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Club is an Almond Campus based social club for students with and without disabilities. The purpose of the club is to promote and foster a better understanding of the needs, acceptance, and self-worth of each member through social interactions at school and community events.
Contact: Caitlin Mueller, cmueller@wths.net
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Description: Cheerleading try outs are held in the spring for the following school year.
Contact: Katie Mohr, kmohr@wths.net
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Contact: Natalie Colgan, ncolgan@wths.net
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Description: This is a STUDENT LED organization. Listen to the announcements for more information.
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Contact: Chris Jenkins, cjenkins@wths.net
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Description: Creations is the literature and art magazine of Warren Township High School. It serves as a forum for student expression. The main purposes of Creations is to provide publication opportunity for student writers and artists and to support the visual arts. Submissions are open to any student enrolled at WTHS and are evaluated anonymously. Selections are made by a team of student editors based on objective criteria.
Contact: Kate Knutson, kknutson@wths.net
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Description: Cross Country is a fall sport which starts in early August.
Contact: Bill Dawson, bdawson@wths.net
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Description: Cross Country is a fall sport which starts in early August.
Contact: Brett Heimstead, bheimstead@wths.net
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Description: Try outs are held in the spring for the following school year
Contact: Erica Reuss, ereuss@wths.net
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Description: Over a hundred Warren students are involved as actors, musicians, set designers, costumers, lighting and sound technicians, and stage managers. Students do not need to be enrolled in any Theatre Arts courses in order to participate in extra -curricular theatre. Drama Club hosts club meetings, parties, theatre field trips, and service projects. The club supports 5 shows a year including Giggles n' Bits, Theatre Fest, and 24 Hour Theatre Festival which is student, written, directed, and produced.
Contact: Sarah Riddell, sriddell@wths.net
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Description: Auditions are held in November.
Contact: Sarah Riddell, sriddell@wths.net
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Description: Auditions are held in November/December.
Contact: Adam Miller, amiller@wths.net
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Description: Auditions are held early in the school year.
Contact: Adam Miller, amiller@wths.net
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Description: Auditions are held early in the school year.
Contact: Sarah Riddell, sriddell@wths.net
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Description: Auditions are held in December/January,
Contact: Sarah Riddell, sriddell@wths.net
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Description: FBLA holds a general meeting once a month at 7 p.m. in the O’Plaine Auditorium. We are primarily a service organization but we also attend leadership conferences and participate in competitive events. FBLA operates the school store at both campuses. We host social events throughout the school year.
Contact: Chris Mason, cmason@wths.net
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Description: FBLA Leadership includes officers and committee heads. If you want to get involved, start by joining FBLA!
Contact: Chris Mason, cmason@wths.net
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Description: WTHS students interested in playing in the co-ed floor hockey league can register their team for league play online beginning in the fall. The fee is $200 per TEAM. Register online at https://d121.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/home and then make payment to the Gurnee Park District. This program is only open to current WTHS students, pre-registration is required and all students are required to bring their ID to each night in order to play.
Contact: Kimberly Lobitz, 8475994756, klobitz@wths.net
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Description: Football starts on August 8, 2016
Contact: Bryan McNulty, bmcnulty@wths.net
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Description: There are two ways to be involved in French Club: be an officer in French Club or a member at large. We invite you to choose the one that is of most interest to you and become a part of the WTHS French club!
Contact: Amy Mason, amason@wths.net
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Contact: Janet Kosonen, jkosonen@wths.net
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Description: Freshman Class Board is an easy, fun way to get involved with Warren. Activities include creating a Homecoming Float and participating in the parade, contributing to the class fundraiser, and helping with our food or pet drive. Meetings held as needed.
Contact: Varsha Kulkarni, vkulkarni@wths.net
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Description: Frolf Club meets in the spring on a weekly basis to practice and compete against students and staff. There is a relaxed and friendly atmosphere to allow every participant to get practice and encouragement from other club members. Most of the events take place at Warren Township Center but we also venture out to local courses.
Contact: Adam DeBaker, adebaker@wths.net
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Description: This is a STUDENT LED organization. Listen to the announcements for more information.
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Contact: sslager@wths.net
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Description: Open to Juniors and Seniors, auditions for this Sketch Comedy and Improv Troupe are held at the beginning of the school year. We perform in three major shows throughout the year, as well as numerous open mics and other similar events.
Contact: Adam Miller, amiller@wths.net
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Description: Golf is a fall sport. Try outs are held in early August.
Contact: Mike Wittes, mwittes@wths.net
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Description: Golf is a fall sport. Try outs are held in early August.
Contact: Leigh Ann Mondrawickas-Boncher, lmondrawickas@wths.net
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Description: Gymnastics is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November.
Contact: Mary Kovac, mkovac@wths.net
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Description: Open to all students. Healthy Devils is a new club at Warren that promotes the positive choices that Warren students make. Healthy Devils focuses on prevention and school wide initiatives. Possible campaign topics include bullying prevention, stress management, depression awareness, substance use prevention, healthy lifestyles, etc.
Contact: Erin Shapiro, eshapiro@wths.net
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Description: Hockey is a club sport that is not run by WTHS. Try outs are held in the fall. More info at http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/?u=WARRENHOCKEY&s=hockey
Contact: Ryan Anderson, randerson@wths.net
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Description: Hockey is a club sport that is not run by WTHS. Try outs are held in the fall. More info at http://www.hometeamsonline.com/teams/?u=WARRENHOCKEY&s=hockey
Contact: Manny Ballestero, bullseyeboring@aol.com
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Description: Open to any student. International Club generally meets every other Wednesday in the O’Plaine Cafeteria. We also sponsor the Super Show in January; an internationally themed variety show featuring live student performances.
Contact: Heather Stewart & Ryan Davis, rdavis@wths.net | hstewart@wths.net
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Description: Open to any Junior. Fundraising and planning prom. Meets every other Monday in PE classroom at Almond.
Contact: Brianne Turano, bturano@wths.net
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Description: Lacrosse is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Greg Janczak, gjanczak@wths.net
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Description: Lacrosse is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Cheryl Robinson, crobinson@wths.net
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Description: Math Team competes as a part of NSML, the North Suburban Math League of Illinois. We compete in 5 meets starting in September. Math Team is open to new members at all times and has weekly Thursday practice in room 320 starting at 3:20 pm at the OP campus.
Contact: Kelly Stites / Steve Vranek, kstites@wths.net / svranek@wths.net
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Description: Open to all students interested in environmental issues. We meet once a month, usually on Wednesdays and do volunteer on weekends.
Contact: Andy Boncher, aboncher@wths.net
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Description: The purpose of this STUDENT-LED organization is to have a place where Muslim students of Warren Township High School can come together as a group and to better the community around us through volunteer work. Students of all backgrounds are welcome to attend as this all-inclusive student-led group.
Contact: Carrie Thomas, cthomas@wths.net
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Description: During their junior year, student are invited to join National Honor Society. After student’s applications are reviewed, they can be inducted. Members are expected to meet twice a semester and complete 10 hours of community service a semester.
Contact: Sarah Mohrfeld, smohrfeld@wths.net
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Description: Registration opens online in September. Watch the Activities web page and listen for announcements.
Contact: Cheryl Anderson, canderson@wths.net
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Description: Power lifting Club is for students interested in increasing their overall strength and power while also raising self-confidence. At the end of the spring students who are interested would have the opportunity to compete in the Illinois High School Power Lifting Associations State Meet.
Contact: Bryan McNulty, bmcnulty@wths.net
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Description: Please see Print Club website for details. http://www.warrentownshiphs.portal.rschooltoday.com/page/3652
Contact: Mike Schumann, mschumann@wths.net
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Contact: Mark Pos, mpos@wths.net
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Description: Science Olympiad is a competetion in which students will participate in several events ranging across all branches of science. We meet once per week and have 3-4 competitions throughout the season. Science Olympiad is open to all grade levels.
Contact: Paul Karnstedt, pkarnstedt@wths.net
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Description: Students will develop writing skills through article preparation, ,networking skills with the school administration, community organizations and businesses. Students must be able to attend school events to write articles on teams, clubs etc. Attend thee out of four meetings on a monthly basis. The meetings are every Monday at the Almond Campus, Room 241. Enjoy writing about their favorite subjects and challenge themselves to learn new writing strategies and write on a variety of subjects.
Contact: Bernadette Komenda, 847-548-6108, bkomenda@wths.net
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Description: Senior Class Board is a Senior only organization. Students can apply to be part of Senior Class Board at the end of the Junior year. Highlights of group: Senior Shirt design, homecoming, Save-A-Pet Service Project, Senior Assembly, Senior Slide Show for graduation practice, selection of Senior Gift. Brief meetings held on a weekly basis, Tuesday’s after school.
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Description: Ski Club is a school-sponsored organization that brings individuals with similar interests of skiing and snowboarding together to have some fun at regional ski resorts. Membership is accepted for a short period of time at the end of November to prepare for weekly ski trips in January and February. Look and listen for Ski Club announcements shortly before Thanksgiving.
Contact: Ivana Peric, iperic@wths.net
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Description: Soccer is a fall sport. Try outs are held in early August before school starts.
Contact: Jason Ahonen, bluedevilsoccer@live.com
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Description: Girls Soccer is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Ryan McCabe, rmccabe@wths.net
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Description: Softball is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Jenna Charboneau, jcharboneau@wths.net
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Description: Sophomore class board is a student government organization. Part of what we do is start the planning process for Prom! Our class fundraiser is the Battle of the Bands event which will be held in November!
Contact: Richard Whelan, rwhelan@wths.net
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Description: Are you looking for volunteer community service hours and opportunities? SOS is open to all students. SOS meets the first and last Thursday of the month in the O’Plaine Lecture Hall.
Contact: Flavia Juergesnse, fjuergensen@wths.net
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Contact: Jamie Gustafson, jgustafson@wths.net
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Description: must meet requirements, apply and be inducted. Applications occur in November for sophomores or juniors in honors Spanish 2 or higher. General meetings and activities are in the evenings at 7PM. Six participation / service hours are required per semester.
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Description: Speech Team is a fun and competitive IHSA activity that involves acting and/ or public speaking. The team is comprised of students who are looking to grow as an actor or public speaker. Students compete at the Novice, JV and Varsity levels. Auditions take place the first week in October, and the season runs from October through February. Practices take place 2-3 days a week.
Contact: Christina Cooper, ccooper@wths.net
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Description: Student Council is a student led organization at both campuses. We organize all Homecoming events, Letters to Santa gift drive, Turnabout, School Spirit Initiatives, and Teacher Appreciation activities. Applications are filled out during course selection process. We meet daily during half of assigned lunch period.
Contact: Dana Lainio, dlainio@wths.net
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Contact: John Hanlon, jhanlon@wths.net
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Description: Super Fans are a group of dedicated, unified and spirited BLUE DEVIL FANS! Super Fan Leaders are committed to creating a unified cheering section that honors WTHS, have a passion for supporting Blue Devils in ALL sports and activities, attend all leadership meetings, attend all Super Fan Events when not in season and above all want to be a be a part of a larger movement of school spirit! 2016-17 marks the 100th Anniversary of WTHS come be a part of the celebration as a Blue Devil Super Fan Leader!
Contact: Kimberly Lobitz, Activity Director, 847-599-4757, klobitz@wths.net
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Description: Boys swimming is a winter sport. Try outs are held in November.
Contact: Chris Bertana, chris@swimbdsc.org
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Description: Girls swimming is a fall sport. Try outs are held in August before school starts.
Contact: Chris Bertana, chris@swimbdsc.org
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Description: Our goals is to provide a safe, fun, and welcoming environment wherein our students can gather to develop their creative and tactical reasoning and positive social skills through their participation in playing the best games that the hobby of tabletop gaming has to offer. To challenge ourselves, we seek out the most innovative and inspired games, with the best blending of game-mechanisms and the highest reward of cognitive stimulation & fun in a social setting. We meet pretty-much every Tuesday in room 302 on the OP campus, from 3:25 - 5:00pm, September to May.
Contact: Mark Harkins, mharkins@wths.net
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Description: Tech Team is open to all students at WTHS. This activity is for students with an interest in technology, for students who would like to learn more about the technology here at Warren, and for students who want to meet other students with these interests. We discuss current and emerging trends in technology: operating systems, gaming systems, applications, devices. In addition, we have social events, such as game nights and after school movies. Tech Team meets one or two Mondays each month after school in O’Plaine Campus Room 258.
Contact: Jean Ferrara, jferrara@wths.net
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Description: Boys Tennis is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Greg Cohen, gcohen@wths.net
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Description: Girls tennis is a fall sport. Try outs are held in early August before school starts.
Contact: Vince DeSecki, vdesecki@wths.net
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Description: Boys Track is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Bill Dawson, bdawson@wths.net
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Description: Girls track is a spring sport. Try outs are held in February.
Contact: Ryan Dunn, rdunn@wths.net
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Description: Primary participation is over the summer when the club trains together to get ready for triathlons. During the offseason we have Sunday swimming at the Oplaine pool, and Saturday biking at Amphibian Multisport in Libertyville. Our primary form of contact is through our facebook page. The tri club trains together over the summer, has social events, volunteering events, and race events. Whether you want to try a sprint triathlon or a full ironman we can help you get there! All you have to do it TRI!!
Contact: Bryan Musolf, bmusolf@wths.net
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Description: Trident Robotics is a group of engineering students at Warren Township High School taking part in FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). In FIRST Robotics, we design, build, and test robots that will compete against other schools across the country at our regional competition(s). FIRST Robotics is a huge time commitment. We meet Monday - Thursday 3:30 - 8:30pm and Saturdays from 8:00am - 4:00pm. You must be a sophomore, junior or senior to be on the team.
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Description: Warren's Show Choir. Season is first semester with a final performance in December. Auditions are Tuesday August 30th and September 1st.
Contact: Natalie Colgan, ncolgan@wths.net
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Description: Boys Volleyball is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Yun Chen, ychen@wths.net
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Description: Girls volleyball is a fall sport. Try outs are held in early august before school starts.
Contact: Julie Filippo, jfilippo@wths.net
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Description: WTHS students interested in playing in the co-ed volleyball league can register their team for league play online beginning in the fall. The fee is $200 per TEAM. Register online at https://d121.cr3.rschooltoday.com/public/home and then make payment to the Gurnee Park District. This program is only open to current WTHS students, pre-registration is required and all students are required to bring their ID to each night in order to play.
Contact: Kimberly Lobitz, 8475994756, klobitz@wths.net
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Description: Warren Reads is open to all students from both campuses throughout the year. We provide copies of novels to all members who attend the meetings and we discuss the novel at our next session. If you are involved in a sport during a particular season, that is okay- just join when the season is over! We always meet in room 230 with dates TBA.
Contact: Sarah Hunter, shunter@wths.net
Points: 50
Description: Water polo is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March.
Contact: Brian Esposito
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Description: Water polo is a spring sport. Try outs are held in late February/early March
Contact: Sara Zink
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Contact: Alana Baarda, abaarda@wths.net
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Contact: Chris Jenkins, cjenkins@wths.net
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Description: Wrestling is a winter sport that starts in November.
Contact: Bradley Janecek, bjanecek@wths.net
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Description: We meet on SIP Mondays before school from 7:45- 9:15 a.m. (breakfast is provided) and after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:!5- 4:00 p.m. We create the school’s yearbook including the theme, the organization ,the layout, the images, and the copy in the book. We look for new writers, photographers, and editors every year. We meet at the Almond Campus, and at this point, we are only able to take members who are juniors and seniors because of our meeting times.
Contact: Elizabeth Logan-Hay, eloganhay@wths.net
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Description: Youth & Government is an interscholastic leadership development organization for Warren Township High School students. Participants immerse themselves in all aspects of Illinois government by assuming roles of legislators, attorneys, executive officials, lobbyists, press members and more. The culmination of each program year is a 3-day conference down in Springfield with students from across the state using the actual Illinois Capitol and Supreme Court facilities.
Contact: Brian Oberhauser, boberhauser@wths.net
Questions about this page? Please contact Kimberly Lobitz