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Student Organizations/Clubs

Our diversity clubs are a great way to increase student achievement and raise our village further.
 
  • Student Body Government (SBG)
The Student Body Government is a student organization that meets once a month to discuss and vote on various school issues under the guidance of student officers and sponsors. Student leaders have the opportunity to propose changes to school rules to the CSD administrators and to discuss important issues. SBG provides information and support students with campus activities, builds individual leadership skills and devises interesting activities for students to participate in. Those involved are responsible for making important decisions concerning dances, assemblies and events. SBG 2017-18 Officers
 
  • Class Organizations
Each grade sets up a class organization with elected officer. The purpose of these organizations is to promote student leadership through periodic meetings and fundraising activities. Fund raised are used to support the senior trip, purchase of graduation caps and gowns and other activities and to purchase a senior class gift for the school.
 
  • Deaf Asian Club
The purpose of the Deaf Asian Club is to promote fellowship and networking among Deaf Asian students. The club's social and educational activities help strengthen the entire campus' awareness of Deaf Asian culture.
 
  • Ebony Deaf Club
Ebony Deaf Club is a place where all Black Deaf students can embrace their existence. Students and sponsors discuss issues from their identity as a Black person to redefining themselves to presenting issues that are affecting our community to having a safe place to just be.
 
  • FHA HERO Club
The FHA-HERO is a club for students participating in the FEAST program. This club makes learning more relevant by providing real life experiences. Members participate in a variety of activities: leadership development, competitive events, occupational preparation and community outreach.
 
  • Foothills Athletics Association (FAA)
The Foothills Athletic Association (FAA) promotes athletic activities for high school student and its school. The FAA fosters goodwill, shows school spirit, encourages good citizenship/sportsmanship and upholds the good name of the school. FAA has contributed to the athletics program by providing scholarships, FAA banquet and fees for summer tournaments, camps and different events and expenses as needed. FAA is under the Athletics Department. The FAA has been a part of CSD for many years. It was established in 1901 at Berkeley.
 
  • Gay/Straight Alliance Club
The mission of this club is to promote tolerance, increase awareness and eliminate hate. This club has faculty advisors and elected student officers. Activities are planned to foster awareness of AB537 (safe schools) and CSD's discrimination/harassment policy. This club promotes educational activities for students and staff about the needs for a safe school climate for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) and other students. Respect for all is the focus.
 
  • Junior National Association of the Deaf (Jr. NAD)
Junior National Association of the Deaf is a student-run organization under the auspices of the National Association of the Deaf, but at CSD, it is a unit of the Student Body Government. The meetings are held once a month. Jr. NAD focuses on student leadership in relation to regional or national needs.
 
  • Latin@ Club
The purpose of the Deaf Latin@ Club is to promote fellowship and networking among Deaf Latin@ students. The club's social and educational activities help strengthen the entire campus' awareness of Deaf Latin@ culture.