Sponsor(s): Bob Klausing
Club 121 provides an opportunity for students to share their faith with others and become stronger and better Christians.
- Must currently be enrolled as a sophomore or junior student.
- Must have a current GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Must be involved in school activities.
- Must be respected by teachers with good teacher evaluations.
Check with Mrs. Taylor when applications are due. Interviews will be granted only to those meeting the above criteria. Interview times will be posted shortly after the application deadline. It is your responsibility to consistently check the morning announcements or daily bulletins for updated information regarding the selection process. If you should have any questions, please contact Mrs. Taylor in the Library. Thank you for applying and best wishes!
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
Sponsor(s): Cindy Denker & Katie Wilson
GSA seeks to provide a safe environment for members of the LGBT community. Also, encouraging non-LGBT and LGBT members to come together and create ideas on how to better educate students in an LGBT community and how to help limit discrimination towards LGBT members in the school. The club will also advocate national LGBT events, and participate in a fundraiser so that we may donate money to a pro-LGBT foundation. All students are eligible.
Sponsor(s): Mr. Jordan
The Lee’s Summit West Harmony Council is an organization established to promote multicultural awareness, understanding and positive communication between students, staff, and community. The council strives to provide and ensure opportunities and activities to enhance an understanding of all diversity that is positive, productive and beneficial to all.
Sponsor(s): Ms. Casady & Mrs. Hayes
We believe in spreading kindness! So, on a monthly basis, we will come up with a kindness activity in an effort to spread the joy. We also have fundraising captivities and a general good time. JOIN US!
A kind attitude, and a desire to do nice things for others!
All students can participate.
National Art Honor Society (NAHS)
Sponsor(s): Mrs. Graves & Mr. Briscoe
Must have an interest in the arts and want to use the arts and creativity to get involved at LS West and through community service projects.
To qualify for the national roster you must be enrolled in an art class one semester.
Room: Lecture Hall
(6:45 every 2nd Wednesday of the month)
NHS is based on scholarship, service, leadership, and character for students in secondary schools. Those interested in joining NHS, during the 2nd semester of students’ junior year, fill out a petition and obtain a letter of recommendation from an adult outside of the R-7 school district. Only juniors with the cumulative GPA of 3.5 will be given a petition for membership. Members are required to attend all monthly meetings, which are approximately 45 minutes long. They are also required to complete 3 services.
Room: Library Media Center
Sponsor(s): Mrs. Taylor & Mrs. Chambers
Interested in anime, manga, video games, and even K-Pop? If you like one or even all, this is the place you belong! We meet every Wednesday from 2:30-3:30 in the library.
Sponsor(s): Mrs. Jeffries & Mrs. Rich
REbel is committed to redefining beauty for everybody. A student-driven peer education program designed to address body image issues and disordered eating. But, we aren’t like most organizations. We drive change–in the way people view themselves, in their confidence, in their understanding of beauty. Join us to learn more!
Student Activities Advisory Council
Room: Lecture Hall
Sponsor(s): Debbie Katzfey and Monte Seabaugh
SAAC is a group of students who are representative of various LSW activities or sports. This team meets on a regular basis with the building activity director. The students on the team give focus, insight and suggestions as to the school issues of sportsmanship, coach/sponsor communication, and activity/athletic rules and policies.
Teens Helping Animals
Sponsor: Kim Corbett
The Teen’s Helping Animals in Need club’s objective is to improve the lives of animals in the community through education, awareness, and involvement. Members of this club will be required to meet the standards of membership as well as become educated on issues affecting animals, volunteer in the animal community, and assist with and/or complete a service project to better the lives of animals in need.
Titan Christian Fellowship (TCF)
Sponsor(s): Mr. Briscoe
Titan Student Fellowship provides an opportunity for Christian students to share their faith, worship and encourage one another. All students can participate. Meetings are held every Tuesday at 6:55 a.m. in room 2047.
Sponsor(s): Ms. Casady
Our goal is to promote safe driving tips to the community. We will emphasize the need to eliminate distractions while driving and show why it’s important to buckle up. The group will plan various events throughout the school year to help reach these goals.
Participants need to have a positive attitude and a willingness to volunteer at events.
Titan Scroll Newspaper and On-line media
Sponsor: Carol Ullery
Membership Limit: Enrollment is limited to class size.
Enrollment into the class is open to all students in grades 9-12 with recommendation and application acceptance. Strong, writing, graphics, artistic and/or computer skills are helpful.
The newspaper, as well as lswestonline in conjunction with the broadcast program, is produced during class with additional hours necessary to complete photographs, interviews and design work.
Applications are available during January and must be completed prior to enrollment period for the following school year.
Students will create and produce the school’s newspaper and news website with social media using state-of-the-art Mac computers and Canon digital cameras. Students work independently or in teams on story packages and artwork in completing the print and on-line publications.
Sponsor(s): Dziurawiec, Shortinos, Stites, Hardin, Barrows, Brancato, Shortino
Titan SMART is an ATOD free club that offers a great way to hang out and make friends with other students who have made a commitment to enjoying high school without the pressures of “partying”. Make a commitment to being ATOD free during high school.
Sponsor(s): Mrs. McWain
All students can participate.
The UNICEF Club works to increase awareness of global issues concerning children and fundraise for UNICEF humanitarian projects. We focus on having fun while helping others. We meet at least once a month in room 2137. Some of our activities have been Trick or Treating for UNICEF, learning about World Food Day at Panera, selling Turkey Grams, and hosting a Poetry Slam. In addition, we volunteer at several places in Lee’s Summit.
Room: 2049 & 2050
Sponsor(s): Mrs. Owensby
To work on putting together the student memories of the school year using the latest graphic design software, Macintosh computers and Canon digital cameras. The student will learn photography, design, writing, and interviewing skills.