Clubs and Organizations
Lakeland High School offers a variety of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities for students to participate in. Most activities meet once or twice a week after school from 2:30pm to 3:00pm. The following is a list of clubs, their adviser(s) and a brief description of the activity. For more information regarding school activities, please contact the adviser.
Art Club Mr. Joseph Palumbo
Coding Club Ms. Charlene Nigro
Dance Company Ms. Galia Ferraro
This activity provides students who are trained dancers the opportunity to perform at LHS.
Debate Mr. Stefan Bauschard
Designed to formalize the competitive element of the Lakeland District Debate program, students are expected to meet the schedule of coaching and training session set in a calendar of monthly events. Meetings and practices are generally scheduled after school, twice each week, depending on the students specific level of experience.
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Ms. Charlene Nigro
FBLA is a non-profit education association of students preparing for careers in business and business related fields. Its mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. The LHS chapter has competed on the state and national levels with great success.
Fitness Club Ms. Miranda Lustig
Gamers United Mr. Travis Hayes
Enjoy discussing, learning and playing games.
GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) Ms. Melissa Antunes
G.O. (LHS Student Government) Mr. Stephen Fallo
Student Officers: The GO is responsible for enriching student life through school and community activities such as blood drives, food drives, pep rallies, school spirit activities and homecoming. G. O. is comprised of class officers from each grade level.
Habitat for Humanity Mr. Edward Merriam
Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. They create opportunities for all people to live in simple, decent, affordable homes.
Human Rights Club Mr. Travis Hayes Promotes justice and universal respect for human right and fundamental freedoms.
Italian Club Ms. Maria Dolgetta-Ward
Exposes students to the Italian culture through discussion, food, and various activities.
Jazz Ensemble Mr. Matt Kowalski
The Jazz Ensemble enhances the musical knowledge and skills of each student by playing together as a unit, to build the communication skills between the musicians, participate in community activities, study and play a variety of musical styles, and learn about Jazz improvisation. Regional competitions are also part of club activities.
LAZOS (Spanish Club) Ms. Maria Carreira
Leo Club Mr. Edward Merriam
Creates and fosters a spirit of understanding among all people for humanitarian needs by providing voluntary services through community involvement and international cooperation.
Lifeskills Fitness Club Ms. Margaret Rogers
Math Team Mr. Adrian Jacques
Provides a venue in which students who enjoy math can participate in a competitive manner with other "mathletes" at the school, state, and national levels.
Mock Trial Ms. Charlene Nigro
Tournaments provide students with hands-on opportunities to further their understanding of the law, court procedures and our legal system, while honing their speaking, listening, reading and reasoning skills.
This club is by invitation only for those students who carried an unweighted average of 88+ entering senior year. It creates enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulates a desire to render service, promotes leadership and helps to develop character in secondary school students. 80 service hours are required to be handed in by the end of September of Senior year. An additional 20 hours will be earned through a group project throughout 12th grade. Go here for details and forms.
Ping Pong Club Mr. Frank Prost/Mr. Eugene Cribbin
Students have an opportunity to challenge each other in Ping Pong.
Relay for Life Ms. Julie Rundle
Relay for Life works all year to raise funds for the American Cancer Society through multiple events.
SADD is dedicated toward reducing alcohol related traffic fatalities and other destructive decisions that impact the lives of young people and reduce risk taking behaviors.
Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica Mrs. Marlene Moussa
The National Honor Society for Spanish, it's mission is to recognize high school achievement in Spanish and to promote interest in Hispanic studies.
Speech Ms. Karen Maulen
Spirit Committee Ms. Rebecca DiSisto / Ms. Sally DiBartolo
At the heart of the Lakeland family is the LHS Spirit Committee. This committee sets the tone and generates enthusiasm and pride at LHS, helps decorate the hallways prior to upcoming events, honors seniors at our senior days, and keeps the spirit going.
Students write, lay out and publish the school newspaper. All aspects of writing, editing and publishing are covered.
Stinger Singers Mr. Darrin Grimm
UNICEF Ms. Anita Viswanathan
Wig n' Whiskers Drama Club Mr. Darren Grimm
The resident drama club of Lakeland High School produces high quality educational theater. It is open to all students. It gives students the opportunity to perform on stage or work backstage on stage crew, lighting crew, sound crew or set design for both the winter and spring productions.