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Amber Cornelius
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Rubik's Cube Club

Max Burton

Cubing Club is a club based around teaching students how to solve the notorious 3 by 3 and many other puzzles. Helping them with their memorization, hand-eye coordination, muscle memory, and critical thinking skills. Other purposes of this club are introducing participants to the Cubing ecosystem through Cubing News, breakthroughs, peer to peer support, mutual interest, and public events.

Science Club

Mondays 3:15-4:00p in Room C238

Irina Stan & Jeff Newton

September 11th

Diversity Ambassadors

Wednesdays 3:15- 4:15pm

Mercedes Cordova , Elizabeth Haras & Jori Bowen

The Diversity Ambassadors strive to create a sense of belonging for all students at Lakes Community High School and the surrounding community. We focus on representing each heritage month, service projects, and run the new cultural fair at the end of the year. If you want to help create an inclusive environment in the school and meet new friends, join us!

August 30th


Academic Team

Mondays: practice after school 3:15-4:15 C322 Competitions: Wednesdays November - January after school

Lauren Olson & Lauren Aguiña

Fun way for students to show off their knowledge of school topics and more! Categories include math, science, literature, fine arts, geography, history, greek mythology and much much more.

October 2nd

Color Guard (Fall)

Wednesdays from 6:00PM-8:30PM
All Marching Band rehearsals, competitions, and parades.

Amanda Houston

Color Guard uses flags, rifles, sabres and dance to bring the marching band music to life. The team performs with the marching band at parades, halftime at football games, and competitions.

Summer 2023

Color Guard (Winter) (combined with ACHS)

Typically we have practice on Wednesdays 6PM-9PM and either Saturday or Sunday 11AM-6PM. Weekend days/times are subject to change.
Weekend competitions start late January through March.
State/Championships is the first or second weekend of April.

Amanda Houston

Winter Guard is a competitive, indoor performance based activity. The team spins flags, rifles, and sabres combined with dance to create a theatrical production. The team is made up of students from both Antioch Community High School and Lakes Community High School and competes under the name: District 117 Winter Guard.

September 16th


Every other Thursday afterschool until 4pm in the Foods Room

Caitlin O'Grady & Kelly Ruchti

FCCLA: Family Career and Community Leaders of America. Come make new friends! We do service projects together, cook, and bake at meetings! Students in the club also have the opportunity to compete at FCCLA regional competitions in different events like cookie/cake decorating, apparel and design, public speaking and lots more!

September 7th


Future Business Leaders of America

Every other Tuesday afterschool until 4pm in Main Hallway classroom TBD

Tyler Reimer

Students will get real world, real time feedback and business experience from real leaders in over 60 industries. We work towards a January competition against local area FBLA Chapters with the option of continuing to a state competition. Students will work either in groups or induvidually to understand a specific topic of business in order to showcase their deep knowledge, presenting skills, ingenuity and collaboration.



Math Team

Tuesdays after school for an hour

Brian Phelan & Lauren Olson

Students interested in honing their math skills and competing against students from other schools both locally and statewide should join the Math Team. Competition is held at all levels, freshman through senior, and includes individual, relay team, two -and eight-person teams, calculator team, and oral presentation. Math Team members interact academically and socially with students of other communities throughout the region and state.



Robotics Team

Tuesdays & Thursdays

Paul Styrzinski

Archery Club

Tuesdays 3:30-4:30 (Aug-Oct, Apr-May)

Helene Schulze

Archery is a club where students of all levels of experience can meet to learn the fundamentals of shooting and hone their skills. No previous experience or equipment required!




Art Club

Thursdays 3:15-4:15 B108

Michelle Adams & Melody Bonilla

Art club is a place for all students interested in art. Students at any skill level are welcome to join the art club. Art club is a great opportunity to explore different materials beyond what would normally be expected in a visual arts class.



Art Club / NAHS

We meet the first Monday of every month 3:20pm in B109

Michelle Adams & Melody Bonilla

NAHS: National Art Honor Society is a way for art students to get involved and earn volunteer hours through the visual arts. Students assist in the set up of art shows and events and host workshops available to Lakes' student community.

Art Club: 8/31/23


Chess Team/Chess Club

Upper ILC Wednesday 3:15 - 4:30 & Friday 3:15 - 4:30. Team members will participate in matches Fridays after school and some Saturday tournaments during the season

Debra Kaisserlian and Nick Wackenhuth

Chess Team / Chess Club is a place for everyone to enjoy the game of chess. Players of all levels are welcome. If you like to play in matches and tourments join the Chess Team.


Eagle Pals

Every other Wednesday in C208B

Michelle Curtis

Friendship club, go to school events together , Buddy ballers , holiday parties


Evergreen Club

Every Wed in C204 at 3:30

Jeff Newton

EverGreen Club's mission is to raise awareness about environmental issues in our school, community, country and planet and to promote a sustainable lifestyle through a variety of activities



Instagram @lakes_evergreen

Filipino American Student Association (FASA)

Every other Monday from 3:15pm- 4pm, Upper ILC

Christine Han, Calysta Gargano & Liezel Cruz

Interested in celebrating Filipino culture? Join in on the fun with cultural activities, food, and entertainment while also bringing awareness of the Filipino heritage to both the local and global community.


German Club

every other week Thursdays after school in C109

Melissa Cratty & Robert Engebretson

German Club meets after school to allow students to continue expanding their interest in the German language and culture. Students who are not enrolled in German classes are also invited to attend. Our main focus is celebrating cultural events like Oktoberfest and Karneval, or watching German movies and shows.

Gender Sexuality Alliance

Every Tuesday @ 3:30 Upper ILC

Matthew Kastor

This student led club is focused on fostering a school and community that is wide enough for all to love, be loved and feel safe.




Key Club

Every other Monday in room C208B

Michelle Curtis

Student led - help our community , raise funds for a cause . Every other Monday


National Honor Society

3 in-person meetings per year (September, December, and May), usually in the cafeteria or auditorum (based on availability)

Lauren Aguiña & Gina Baur

National Honor Society membership is based on the pillars of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The Lakes chapter of NHS sponsors school-wide events and fundraisers and connects students to community service opportunities in the area. Academically eligible students (cumulative GPA of 3.6 or higher) are invited to apply to NHS at the beginning of semester 2 of sophomore or junior year. Interested candidates should actively seek leadership positions and conduct meaningful community service to strengthen their application.


Instagram: @Lakes_NHS
X: @NHS_Lakes

Pawz 4 Change

Full club meets every other Monday right after school in C104. (Alt Monday is innercouncil meetings)

Steph Gates

Pawz 4 Change is a nonprofit/club that raises awareness to animal cruelty, adoption, and overcrowded shelters. We work with local shelters to get animals adopted as well as support shelter needs. We host community events and have fundraisers and offer service hours.



X/insta @pawz4change


Julia Wieda & Korrina Andre

Table Top Game Club

Every Friday after shcool in the ILC until 4:20

Hannah Mueller

Tabletop Gaming Club is a student run club that encourages positive social interactions, problem solving, and creative storytelling. Students run their own D&D groups where the game master creates and builds a story. Students in each group cooperatively play this game through storytelling, improvisation and problem solving.



Ski Club

Wednesdays during ski season. Exact dates TBD. Leave from main entrance around 3:45pm to go to Alpine Valley.

Nick Goergen

The ski and snowboard club is a great way to learn to ski/snowboard, practice your skills, or just have some fun in the winter! Each trip we will plan to leave Lakes Community High School around 3:30 pm and arrive at Alpine Valley around 4:30pm. The bus will return to Lakes by leaving Alpine Valley around 8:00pm so that we arrive back at school around 9:00pm. We ask that you have transportation home ready upon arrival back at school.




South Asian Student Association

Every other Tuesday starting Aug 29th in Lower ILC (Fishbowl) from 3:20 to 4:20 pm

Rachita Singh

SASA club is for all students to explore and learn about South Asian cultures (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, etc.) through South Asian food, fundraisers, movies, festivals/events like Diwali, Eid, and Holi. This club fulfills the need for representation of South Asian culture as well as the percentage of our school and incoming freshmen who are South Asian. The club will also offer volunteering hours for students through fundraisers and various other events.



Spanish Club

C105 every Thursday

Elizabeth Haras



Student Athlete Leadership Team (SALT)

Google Classrom

Mike Gedville & Ray Gialo

The Student Activity Leadership Team meets about once to twice a month virtually. We cover a wide range of topics that have to do with Leadership and being a positive influence in our community.



Thespian Honor Society

Daniel Esquivel

Women and Leadership

Tuesdays 3:15-3:50pm in room C117

Meghan Guther & Randie Reynolds

Leadership. Empowerment. Service. Join a group of students who want to build up their leadership skills while engaging in fun service oriented events. Build friendships and empower each other.



Library Advisory Board (Book Birdies Book Club)

Wednesdays 3:15-4:15 in the ILC

Hannah Mueller

Calling all book and library lovers! Book Birdies is a great way for students who love all things libraries and books to get invovled. Help plan programs, create book dispalys, and volunteer in the ILC. We will also talk all things books and writing.



Jazz Band

Matt Kastor & Kyle Rayome

Jazz Choir

Wednesdays 3:30-5

Katie Bush

Lakes' top jazz singers. Jazz choir is auditioned in May and consists of student currently enrolled in choir classes.

Wednesday, August 30th

Marching Band

Matt Kastor & Kaitlin Pucci

Pep Band

Matt Kastor

Productions - Fall, Winter, Spring

Daniel Esquivel

Join Eagle Theatre! We have multiple productions a year and we'll always have a place for you! Whether that means onstage, backstage, or a member of the community at large. We would love to have you!


Katie Bush & Matt Kastor

Student Council - Freshmen

Tuesdays 3:15-4:15pm

Mercedes Cordova

Interested in getting involved? Want to help plan events such as HOMECOMING? Want a fun way to get service hours? Have ideas to help improve the school? Then join Student Council!!

Monday, August 22nd


Student Council - Junior

Tuesdays 3:15-4:15pm. C252

Christine Schneider

Juniors-Interested in getting involved? Want to help plan student activites? Then join Student Council!!

Tuesday, August 29th


Student Council - Senior

Every other Thursday AM (7:30) Upper ILC

Melissa Cross

Seniors - Come help plan different events and senior perks for your class

Thursday, September 7th


Student Council - Sophomore

Tuesday 3:15-4:15pm C260

Allyson Wood

Sophomores- Want to get involved and run some fun events! Come join Sophomore Studnet Council!

Tuesday, August 29th


Student Council (general)

Thursdays 3:15-4:15pm

Melissa Cross

Come on - Come All. Share your thoughts and ideas and help plan diferent events throughout the year

Thursday, August 24th


Chamber Choir

Mondays 3:30-4:15

Katie Bush

Do you love Christmas Carols? Difficult pieces? Singing the National Anthem? THen Chamber Choir is the place for you. Chamber is an invite/auditioned group of students who must also be in a choir class.

Monday, August 28nd

Royal Rush

Daniel Castellano


Weekdays 3:30 - 5PM C242A (Testing Center)

James Anderson

Play comptetive games against other Illinois schools, different games are run all year long!

Tuesday, August 29th