Clubs & Orgs List

Academic Decathlon

Adviser: Mr. Blauert

About the Club: Members of the Decathlon team study academic subjects and compete against teams from other high schools in our county at Merced College in February of each year. The winning team goes to Sacramento to compete in the state competition. For more information, contact Mr. Blauert in room 208 or send him an email at


Adviser: Mrs. Silva

About the Club: The AVID Club is designed to support the AVID class. All students in the AVID Classes are automatically in the AVID Club. The AVID Club raises money for the AVID class so students may attend college trips - day trip and overnight trips. Funds are also used for other events such as our awards night where we recognize students for the academic achievements as well as awarding our senior with their AVID graduation stoles. We also raise money to award two - three seniors with a book scholarship for their first year in college.

Book Club

Adviser: Mrs. Woodall

About the Club: Book Club is all about sharing our thoughts about what we are reading. In addition to competing yearly in the district wide Battle of the Books competition , we also select books and have discussion about them. Mrs. Woodall often supplies the pizza. Come to the library for more information.

Meeting times are every other Tuesday at lunch in the library project room.

Comic Arts Club

Adviser: Mr. Lopez

About the Club: Comic Arts Club is about socializing with people who are interested in comic books, video games, movies, TV, pop culture, all things nerd. We meet regularly and if we have enough members we get to go on free field trips to conventions.

Cougars for Christ

Adviser: Mr. Chastain

About the Club: Cougars for Christ is an organization whose primary purpose is to reach out to Golden Valley High School students, parents, and the local community in the name of Jesus Christ to offer encouragement, emotional and spiritual support, moral and ethical guidance, Biblical education, and Christian fellowship.

California Scholarship Federation

Adviser: Mrs. Boelter

About the Club: A club to serve our community and a club to earn honor status for graduation. Applications are available the first month of a new semester. See Mrs. Boelter in Sci-2.

Culinary Cafe

Adviser: Mr. Westerberg


Adviser: Mr. Fragasso

About the Club: Dare-2-Care is a club for students interested in learning about careers in healthcare. The club is open to all GV students and allows students to learn about career options, build leadership skills, and participate in on- and off-campus community service events.

Drama Club

Adviser: Ms. Kirby

Environmental Science Academy

Adviser: Mr. Blauert

About the Club: We meet once a week after school to learn about the great outdoors. At the end of each quarter we take a field trip to apply the knowledge we have gained in one of our state's national parks, state parks, or wildlife refuges. For more information, contact Mr. Blauert in room 208 or send him an email at


FCCLA Advisers: Mrs. Waskiewicz, Ms. Leonardo, and Mr. Westerberg

Golden Valley's FCCLA, Family Career and Community Leaders of America, mission is to promote personal growth and leadership development through Family and Consumer Sciences education. Focusing on the multiple roles of family member, wage earner and community leader, members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

French Club

Adviser: Mr. Croninger

About the Club: The French Club is centered on using the language we are learning, celebrating the French culture, and being with others who like these things.

Gay Straight Alliance

Adviser: Ms. Pivirotto

About the Club: The purpose of the Gay Straight Alliance is to promote acceptance, diversity, and understanding inclusive of, but not limited to, the GSA student body. All students are welcome to join.

GV Gives

Adviser: Ms. Murphy

About the Club: This community service club is about giving back! If you like to do things for others and are working on the community service cord then we can help you with some rewarding activities. Meeting are held in room 112 at lunch on Wednesdays. Some of our activities include: Relay for Life, Operation Christmas Child, Trick or Treat for UNICEF, and more. All are welcome!!

Forensics Club

Adviser: Mrs. Fox

About the Club: The purpose of the Forensic Science Club is to promote interest in Forensic Science careers and science in general. Some of our activities include: speakers from forensic related careers, field trips, videos that showcase forensic techniques, and crime scene training days developed by both past and current club members, as well as Police Explorer personnel. Any academically eligible GVHS is welcome to become a part of the club.

Pacific Club

Adviser: Mr. Ivy


Advisers: Ms. Davis, Mr. Jacobsen, Mr. Martinez, Ms. Mendonza

About the Club: The Golden Valley FFA Chapter is comprised of over 450 students on the campus of Golden Valley High School. Once students are enrolled in an Agricultural Education course, they are automatically members of the FFA Chapter and are encouraged to participate in student projects and leadership activities. The FFA program allows for students to step outside their comfort zone and develop premier leadership, personal growth, and career success.

Tech Club

Adviser: Ms. Frewin


Adviser: Mrs. Boelter

About the Club: "What is it? Who goes? Check out our website:

Everyone is welcome to join us on Monday nights at 7:11 pm. We meet off campus at various homes. See Mrs. Boelter in Sci-2 for current location.