A Club for Every Interest!
In club activities students delve into individual interests, become part of a smaller community, and take opportunities to lead and serve. Explore the variety of competitive teams, student organizations, and interest clubs available to Valley Lutheran students below.
These Valley club teams compete with other schools and teams around Michigan.
Team members prepare for local horse shows and competitive sport events. Members must own their own horse.
Law Day Mock Trial
The Law Day – Mock Trial competition is held in conjunction with the Law Day celebrations sponsored by the Saginaw County Bar Association. Students serving as lawyers, witnesses or jury members are “coached” by their advisor and an active member of the County Bar Association. The Law Day team acts as prosecution or defense in a simulated civil or criminal case against another high school team in front of a presiding judge.
Math Field Day at U of M Flint is a one day competition where students participate in an individual event as well as multiple team events against other high schools from the state of Michigan. We also participate in other competitive events sponsored by local colleges.
On the Trap Team students practice safety and responsibility while developing precision and focus. A fall and spring season culminate in The Michigan Clay Target League State Tournament in June.
In Quiz Bowl students compete in an academic-related round robin competition with area schools. The competition is sponsored by the Saginaw Northwest Kiwanis and involves questions from every academic discipline and current events.
Ultimate Frisbee Team
Our co-op ultimate frisbee team competes at the local and state level.
Student organizations gather students for common causes and service to both our school and our local community.
Global Awareness Club
Global Awareness Club is a group based on service to the community, nation, and world. The mission of our club is based on Mark 12:30-31, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these. Our main goal is to love God and to love people. Global Awareness accomplishes this by serving others in need both locally in our community and internationally by organizing service projects that benefit people outside the walls of Valley Lutheran High School.
Key Club is the student chapter of Kiwanis International and is the oldest and largest service program in America. The club focuses on building leaders through serving others and living their motto “Caring – Our Way of Life”.
National Honor Society (NHS)
Valley Lutheran’s National Honor Society (NHS) is part of a national organization with a long history of recognizing students for scholarship, leadership, service and character. NHS members serve the school and community in a number of ways, including two blood drives held in the fall and spring in conjunction with the Michigan Community Blood Center.
The Pep Club promotes general positive school spirit, helps plan dress-up themes for games, and leads pep rallies.
The Valley Lutheran Student Council gives students the chance to develop and strengthen their leadership and organizational skills as they lead a wide variety of student activities. In addition the Student Council also serves as a sounding board for student views and ideas. Student Council members are elected by their classmates in several ways ranging from whole school elections to individual family group elections.
Yearbook Club -Retrospect
In the “Retrospect” Yearbook Club students develop writing, photography, computer, business and organizational skills as they are involved with all aspects of producing the annual yearbook.
Students share their common interests with others.
Animal Rescue Club
The Animal Rescue Club supports local animal shelters and rescues and provides education to the student body about proper care and protection for pets. Activities have included promoting animals for adoption, fundraising and donation, and learning about animal advocacy and rescue.
C4: Creative Computing & Chess Club
At C4, Valley’s Creative Computing & Chess Club, students let their creativity take flight by programming robots (Lego Spike Prime), creating their own games (Scratch), learning to code (Python), creating their own webpage or web-based game, creating code art (Processing), or whatever else their imagination inspires them to do! And with chess included, it’s two clubs in one! Learn to play chess, the game of kings, or work on your game in a fun and supportive environment.
La Société Française gives students the opportunity to explore and experience aspects of French cultures outside of the classroom. Activities range from French movie days, celebrating special holidays, and sampling foods from various French-speaking countries. This group also supports an international student through Compassion International, a Christian aid organization.
The Journalism Club maintains Valley’s digital newspaper, Valley Voice, with weekly and monthly issues.
Spanish Club allows students to enjoy all things Latino outside of class and school. The group uses their second language skills in a fun way, participating in outside of school meals at Mexican Restaurants or watching Spanish videos and movie clips during meeting times. This group is informal, pero lo pasamos bien (but we have fun)!
A student led club in which student leaders design STEM projects and challenges for their peers. Students seek to increase their knowledge of STEM related fields.
The VLHS Travel Club sponsors everything from outings to local restaurants and ethnic stores, to day trips, weekend trips, and summer international travel. Everyone is welcome to join the trips and experiences that interest them: hikes, canoe trips, ethnic restaurants, local ethnic stores, city visits, museums, etc!
As a part of the VLHS Travel Club, the Ski/Snowboard Club offers students the chance to ski and snowboard for a discounted rate at Mt. Holly after school on Tuesdays during the winter. Ski lessons are also included where students develop and improve their skills! Anyone is welcome to join – no experience is necessary as this is a great opportunity to learn!
In ValleyBio students learn how to operate and maintain a hydroponics growing system, including planting, maintaining, harvesting, and ultimately selling the produce.