Clubs and Programs
Bay Port High School is proud to offer a multitude of clubs and programs for students to be involved in.
View the Co-Curricular Code of Conduct.
- All students taking Behind-The-Wheel will need to pass a written test and eye exam to obtain their instruction permit.
- An instruction permit is needed before behind-the-wheel instruction can begin.
- This Temps Test will be given on Monday, April 20, 2020 in the LMC during the student’s study halls.
- Students who are unsuccessful on their first attempt of the test or students unable to take the test on this day will have an opportunity to take the test on Thursday, April 23 at 6:50 a.m. in Rm B213.
- Those students who do not pass or take the first two tests will be required to go to the Department of Motor Vehicles to take or retake the test sometime after the testing date at Bay Port.
- This Temps Test will be given on Monday, April 20, 2020 in the LMC during the student’s study halls.
- State Law requires that students cannot get their instruction permit more than 60 days before starting behind-the-wheel instruction.
- Therefore, with no exceptions, no student taking behind-the-wheel at Bay Port will be allowed to take this test before the test date in April at Bay Port High School.
- The WisconsinDrEdManual is located on the Bay Port High School Website for students to start studying for their written temp test.
- 16th birthday on or before December 31, 2020
- Eligible for both classroom and behind-the-wheel at Bay Port summer 2020
- 16th birthday between January 1 and September 30, 2021
- Eligible for Classroom Only at Bay Port summer 2020
- Enroll in a private driving school during the school year after age 15 years and 6 months
- 16th birthday on or after October 1, 2021
- Not eligible for either part of driver’s education at Bay Port summer 2020
What is Driver's Education?
Driver’s education consists of two parts: Classroom and Behind-the-Wheel. State Law requires anyone under 18 to complete both parts. Bay Port High School offers both parts of Driver's Education only during the summer.
State Law also stipulates certain age requirements to be eligible for each part of drivers’ education. All students, regardless of grade level, who will turn 15 on or before September 30, 2020 are eligible for the classroom portion of Driver’s Education this upcoming summer.
Students cannot receive their instruction permit until the age of 15 years and 6 months and be enrolled in a Behind-the-Wheel program.
Therefore, to be eligible for the Behind-the-Wheel portion, students must turn 16 on or before December 31, 2020. There is no cost to Bay Port students for the classroom. Cost for Behind-the-Wheel is $295.
- View the printable version of the Clubs and Activities list.
- Real-time information will be communicated over the announcements and can be found on the Clubs & Organizations Bulletin Board located in the hallway near the Attendance Office.
- Various clubs may require dues to join.
Advisor: Mr. Maki
This is a state program with national potential to compete against other school teams. Each year team members learn an exciting new theme such as this year’s theme, In Sickness and in Health: An Exploration of Illness and Wellness and are tested on art, music, science, math, economics, social science, language and literature (all related to the theme), as well as speech and interview. A team consists of 9 members in three academic divisions based on unweighted GPA: (3) 3.75- higher GPA, (3) 3.00-3.74 GPA, (3) 2.99-below GPA.
Bay Port’s Academic Decathlon team needs students at all levels of past academic success. If interested in participating, see the advisor to be considered for the team or complete an application.
Social Studies, Language Arts, Science and Math teams of six students each compete against area high school teams at Southwest High School, Green Bay. How do I join? Talk to an advisor.
Social Studies Academic Team Advisor: Mr. McAllister
Science Academic Team Advisor: Mrs. Schmidt
Language Arts Academic Advisor: Mrs. Heusterberg-Richards
Math Academic Team Advisor: Mr. Fitzgerald
ADVISOR: Mr. Liermann
Broadcast Club provides students who have the peaked interest in being a part of athletic events from the birds-eye view. Gathering team information and insight allows for a whole insight into the industry of sports broadcasting. Broadcast Club provides students at Bay Port HighSchool the opportunity to learn the different parts of a sports broadcast.
From preparation behind the scenes to being the on-air talent, students get the opportunity to learn about the role of a broadcaster. With the glorified "on-air personality" there is much learning and practice to put together a successful broadcast.
Students will have the opportunity to grow in a role of a broadcast personality and polish their skills.
CATAN & BOARD GAME CLUB
Members meet after school to play modern board games. Come ready to learn something new or bring a game to teach others. Settlers of Catan is played most weeks.
ADVISORS: Mr. DeGuelle and Mr. Pamperin
ADVISOR: Mrs. Schmidt
Open to students who have successfully completed chemistry. This club is highly recommended for students who have or will be currently taking AP Chemistry. Do you have an interest in science and performing laboratory experiments? If so, you should find this club fun and rewarding. Students will plan various chemistry and science related events, work on independent projects, and cooperatively solve science problems that involve chemistry. Come and meet other students who share the same interest in this science field!
ADVISOR: Mrs. Schuster
Chess club meets Fridays after school from 2:45 - 4:00 pm. Play and learn many varieties of chess. All levels of play are welcome. Students may play for fun, or participate in local tournaments.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Matuszewski
DECA is a business and marketing club. It involves students competing in teams of one or two as they present solutions to a variety of business and marketing problems. Students also compete by taking exams on specific business topics. DECA gives students a chance to compete at the district, state, and national competition.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Dolan
Destination Imagination is an organization whose purpose is to inspire and equip students to become the next generation of innovators and leaders. As a team, students choose a challenge from a provided list to prepare, and then they present at the Regional Competition which is held in early Spring. The central challenge is designed to encourage creativity, critical thinking, and problem solving in a team atmosphere. If you are looking for a fun opportunity to get involved and think outside the box, DI is for you! Contact either advisor during the school year for more information.
ADVISORS: Mr. Leland and Mrs. Beattie
Drama Club is involved in a number of activities like acting workshops for children. Proceeds help club members attend musicals and drama productions in Green Bay, Milwaukee and Chicago. You must be involved in some kind of performance activity at Bay Port to be a member which includes One Act, Fall Play, Forensics, and Musical in either an acting or crew capacity.
ADVISORS: Mrs. Mraz and Mrs. Quinn
Educators Rising is a national club that provides passionate young people with hands-on teaching experience, sustains their interest in the profession, and helps them cultivate the skills they need to be successful educators. Members will participate in leadership and education-based activities throughout the school year and prepare for national, performance-based competitions.
ADVISOR: Mr. Richards
Do you have a passion for video games? Are you interested in competition? If so, come learn and develop in the world of competitive video games. The Pirate eSports' mission is to create an environment where students can be themselves. We provide the platforms, games, and coaching to enable ALL students to compete in a number of different and challenging leagues, including the Wisconsin High School Esports League. We have a number of different team opportunities including, but not limited to: League of Legends, Overwatch, Smash, and others. Students may also participate in local and online tournaments. All players, no matter skill level, gender, or familiarity of specific games are welcome.
ADVISOR: Mr. Stubbe
Environmental Club provides an opportunity for students to learn about environmental issues and engage in environmental stewardship activities around the community. You also get to meet other students who share an interest in the environment.
DIRECTOR: Mrs. Beattie
A Broadway style performance that is not a musical (no singing or dancing required). The season lasts from late August (auditions are held the last week of August before the school year begins) until early November (performances are typically the second weekend of November). Participating in Fall Play does not coincide with fall sports. Participants can be members of cast, crew, costumes, or pit band. See the website for more information.
FBLA - FUTURE BUSINESS LEADERS OF AMERICA
ADVISOR: Mr. Richards
FBLA provides students at Bay Port High School the opportunity to form a detailed view of the business and management world. Students have the opportunity to compete, either individually or in teams, against other high school students throughout the state and country. Competitions include Entrepreneurship, Accounting, Mobile Application Development, and Management Decision Making among many others. Students will also have the opportunity to grow their business acumen by touring various businesses, attending leadership labs, and creating chapter projects. The chapter shares its skills with the community through various community centered events, projects, and/or fundraisers. Bay Port FBLA provides students with a road to future success in the business world.
FCCLA - Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
ADVISOR: Ms. King
This student organization helps youth develop leadership and workplace skills to prepare for both college and careers through peer-to-peer education, community engagement, and the application of skills learned in the Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) classroom. FCCLA covers life smarts, culinary arts, careers, service projects, early childhood education, entrepreneurship, fashion construction, fashion design, focus on children, food innovations, hospitality, tourism and recreation, interior design, leadership, nutrition and wellness, and more!
ADVISORS: Ms. Barnes and Mr. Weed
Bay Port FFA offers community service, leadership skills and hands on experiences that will enhance college and career readiness. Students have the opportunity to attend workshops, contests, seminars and conventions that are held locally, throughout the state, and nationally.
Students can compete for scholarship and award money. There are over 100 events throughout the school year in which students can choose to participate in and work individually or as a team. Students make new friends during FFA social activities and field trips. FFA is our nation’s largest student organization; at Bay Port, we have over 150 members.
FFA consists of biotechnology, international marketing, genetics, engineering, food science, horticulture, communications, finance, veterinary science, wildlife management and much more! See what is new on Twitter (@BayPortAgEd), Snapchat (bayportffa), and Facebook.
COACHES: Mr. Pamperin and Ms. Green
Join the action! Meet students from all over Wisconsin. Compete in any of 15 categories like solo and group acting, poetry and prose readings, public speaking, talks on history, extemporaneous speaking, storytelling, and more. Trophies and medals, and no experience required.
HIGH SCHOOL DEMOCRATS CLUB
ADVISOR: Mr. Berna
Bay Port’s HS Democrats Club is part of a statewide and nationwide organization of liberal-minded, politically active students. The activities of our meetings range from discussing current news to planning community events, and even traveling to other parts of our state to broaden our worldview. Join us to debate, discuss, make friends, and stay informed in order to become a generation of educated citizens who can change the world.
Advisors: Ms. Guzman, Ms. LeFevre and Mr. Mahamed
Welcome to anyone who is willing and open to embracing and encouraging diversity and culture. We are an all-inclusive, nonpartisan group that utilizes the principles of solidarity and awareness to bring people of different cultures and backgrounds together to learn from each other. Together we are able to educate each other on important issues, create unity within the group, and share our passion through cultures, food, clothing, and activities. If you want to promote understanding and appreciation of all people, join the International Club!
ADVISOR: Ms. King
GlamourGals volunteers to provide ongoing companionship and complimentary beauty makeovers to women living in senior homes. We provide seniors in our community with a restored sense of dignity through personal attention and the warmth of caring touch, as well as the opportunity to share their stories.
GSA - GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE
Advisor: Mrs. Heusterberg-Richards
GSA is a club that promotes inclusivity in sexual orientation and gender identity. Members get together to support one another, learn about and promote LGBTQ+ topics, and spread awareness around the school and community. Anyone who is open to the acceptance of everyone or who wants to learn and be an ally is welcome to join today!
ADVISOR: Mr. DeGuelle
Gigzone is a club that focuses on the musical talents of Bay Port Students. Students who are currently in a garage band or would like to start one are welcome to join. Gigzone organizes concerts to showcase these musical talents.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Mraz
Key Club was founded in the fall of 2014, with the help of the Green Bay Kiwanis Club, The Key Club is an international, student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to perform service, build character and develop leadership. The students plan and engage in acts of community service together, as a club unit. Members are required to perform 35 hours of service per calendar school year.
KNITTING FOR PEACE
Learn the art of knitting! Members will learn to knit hats and scarves to donate to local charities. Meets after school.
ADVISOR: Mr. Fitzgerald
Encouraging students to participate in local, state and national math competitions.
MAGIC: THE GATHERING CLUB
ADVISOR: Ms. Richards
In Magic: The Gathering, you are counted among the elite spellcasters of the Multiverse--the Planeswalkers. Your deck of cards represents your weapons, containing the spells you know and the creatures you can summon to fight for you. Games are played by two or more players, each of whom has a customized deck of Magic cards. Don’t have a deck? We do! Join us!
ADVISOR: Mr. Cochart
Promotes Bay Port High School through the production and repair of all your metal working needs. Bay Port’s Manufacturing Club has the capabilities to do all of your milling, turning, cutting, bending and welding processes. If you have an item that needs repair we can do that too! Custom parts or replacement parts made to fit per requestor drawings. All work will be done on a materials plus donation basis.
MILITARY SUPPORT CLUB
ADVISORS: Mrs. Taylor and Mr. Berna
Members include students who are interested in serving in the military or supporting those who serve or served in the military. We participate in helping Bay Port graduates and/or relatives of Bay Port students who have or are serving in the military overseas independently as well as working with our local VFW Post. This club meets in the Upstairs EPod. Some supports include:
- Operation Shoebox, sending care packages of supplies and notes of appreciation
- Local military cemeteries for the placing of wreaths and flags
- Assist Local VFW Post and Homeless Veterans groups
- Help in promotion of Honor Flights
- Help in promotion of Howard Veterans Memorial
- Occasional field trips in/out of state
- Ceremonial flag activities for Homecoming and BBB game
Advisor: Mrs. Johnston
Using facts and case materials developed by Wisconsin attorneys, students gain a deeper understanding of the court system as they develop their arguments and build their cases. The season starts in early October. Auditions for roles in the trail as prosecutors, defendants and witnesses will be held in early November. The team participates in local, regional and state competition. Join us and make new friends while gaining confidence in your public speaking skills!
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY
ADVISOR: Mr. Sorensen
Junior and senior students. Eligibility based on minimum 3.6 GPA, service, leadership and character. How to join? - meet the requirements listed, apply and faculty selection.
ONE ACT PLAY
DIRECTOR: Mr. Leland
Students interested in competing in the dramatic arts will find One Act Play to be rewarding. You will meet friends from across the state while using your acting talents to compete at different levels.
PERFORMING ARTS CENTER TECH AND STAGE CREW
PAC MANAGER: Mr. Toellner
Operate some of the coolest sound and lighting equipment in the high school. As part of the tech crew you will work at the various concerts, plays, and variety shows. You can be paid to work the non-school functions.
ADVISOR: Ms. Greene
Portside staff work closely as a team of writers, editors, photographers, and designers to publish the official student paper. They work to uphold the rights and responsibilities guaranteed by the First Amendment, acting as a voice for student expression. Portside offers an opportunity for students to get behind the scenes of athletic, artistic, academic, and social events, while building critical thinking, communication, and collaboration skills. Volunteer contributors are welcome!
ADVISORS: Mrs. Krause and Mrs. Hendricks
Open to any interested juniors that enjoy planning all aspects of the Junior Prom – theme, location, court, decorations, etc.
ADVISOR: Mr. Ericson
You will design, build and compete in a new VEX robotics challenge every year. You and your teammates will travel to different locations throughout the state competing against other teams. While you are building friendships, you will have a chance to turn nuts and bolts, write code or build strategies. Dues to participate: $25.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Matuszewski
Volunteer to help in the school store! It’s a great place to learn about merchandising, cash register operations, promotions and customer relations. Work often or contribute just a few hours a month. It’s up to you. You will make friends with common interests and can use the experience on your resume when you apply for a job.
ADVISOR: Mr. Rettler
A chapter with a state and national affiliation of students who wish to enhance their leadership, technical (trade) and general career skills and compete those skills at the state and national level. We do lots of community service and social activities which allow students to get to know each other better and work as a team. We have two overnight activities out of town: competition at UW-Stout and state competition for two days in Madison. We also attend a one day leadership conference. Skills USA helps students develop their potential while having lots of fun!
Director: Mrs. Beattie
Vocal & Pit Band Director: Mr. Pufall
A Broadway style performance that includes acting, singing and dancing. The season lasts from January (auditions are held right after winter break) until early May (performances are typically the last weekend of April and the first weekend of May). Participating in Spring Musical does not coincide with winter/spring sports. Participants can be members of cast, crew, costumes, or pit band.
ADVISORS: Mrs. Baynes and Mrs. Rademacher
Our members participate in a variety of activities focused on fighting cancer, with our main focus being supporting local families affected by cancer. As an affiliate of a larger STINGCANCER organization, we combine our efforts with other STINGCANCER chapters, as well as local and national cancer fighting organizations.
STUDENT AMBASSADOR PROGRAM
Advisor: Mrs. Krueger
Student Ambassadors serve as guides for new students to Bay Port High School by taking them to their classes for two days, introducing them to each teacher, introducing them to fellow Pirates during their lunch hour and showing them where resources are located around the building. In addition, Student Ambassadors will serve as tour guides at Open House and Parent/Teacher Conferences.
ADVISORS: Mrs. Ferguson and Mr. Nelson
Student Council represents students in grades 9-12. Responsibilities include:Homecoming/Spirit Week activities, Blood Drives, Representative to School Board, Student Effectiveness Committee, Community Engagement Events, attend Leadership Camp and Conferences. How to join? - Election (sophomores, juniors, and seniors– spring, freshmen- fall).
THE COMPASS: Our Freshman Mentorship Program
Advisors: Mrs. Hebert, Mrs. Krueger, and Mr. Toellner
Our mentors are peer role models who want to make a difference in their school community. We provide direction to incoming freshman as they learn to navigate their way to success at Bay Port. We focus on building connections, fostering grit, encouraging involvement, and supporting strong academic success. Please contact Mrs. Hebert if interested in being a mentor.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Heusterberg-Richards
Bay Port High School’s Writing Club (BPWC) shall create a positive and productive atmosphere, wherein any individual who is interested in poetry, prose, songs, graphic novels, etc, can join and share his or her ideas and improve upon these skills. In addition to those who wish to write, those intrigued in any genre or style of writing interests (such as editing, journalism, publishing or agents) are encouraged to join this club to participate in workshops, activities, and shared efforts among peers.
WOMEN IN STEM CLUB
Advisors: Mrs. Krueger, Mrs. Shefchik and Mr. Heeler
The Women in STEM Club is open to all women interested in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields. The club visits related field sites, invites speakers in STEM fields to BPHS, and informs members about outside opportunities in STEM program (camps and other 9-12 outreach). Advisors also support young women in navigating the difficult decision of deciding what field to pursue and post-secondary school to attend. The Women in STEM club also helps you network with local professionals which could give you an inside track to internships and ultimately your dream career.
ADVISOR: Mrs. Schuster
Get to know other students who are studying French. Relax, enjoy some French foods, see French movies, play French games, and find out about trips to France and/or Canada.
ADVISORS: Mrs. Hussli and Mrs. Kramer
Learn more about the German culture through our activities. Form new friendships with Bay Port students and with the exchange students that we sponsor from Germany.
ADVISORS: Senor Parmentier & Senora Larson
Have an AWESOME time extending Spanish outside of the classroom with lots of food, drink, candy, games, movies, music, scavenger hunts, arts & crafts, cooking, holiday celebrations, and more. This is a great opportunity to bring Spanish students of ALL levels together. Come join the fun and see what Spanish Club is all about! (We meet once a month; it’s a great way to have fun, learn, and build your resume all while not signing up for a massive time commitment.)
Advisor: Mrs. Quinn
Yearbook Publications is a year-long course and club in which student journalists develop skills in all aspects of the publications process including photography, graphic design, writing, editing, marketing and advertising. Besides conceptualizing and publishing the award-winning high school yearbook, students will coordinate a school-wide Literary Arts Festival and produce a Literary Magazine featuring peer artwork, photography, prose, poetry, fashion, design, and more. Interested students should see the advisor and complete an application for a staff position, typically filled out a year in advance.
YOUTH SERVICE LEARNING
ADVISOR: Mrs. Ashmead
Students take part in service activities throughout Brown County. Besides making a true difference in their community, students can work toward a 1/2 credit elective and an honors medal at graduation. There are also scholarships available for YSL students. Community service opportunities are many and varied from childcare to planting to fundraising to health concerns. Come and find a place where you can leave your mark.
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