• All Abilities Alliance

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    The All Abilities Alliance is a student led group aimed at connecting students with and without disabilities through peer support and leadership development. The mission of the Woodstock Academy’s All Abilities Alliance is to raise awareness, promote equality, empower the community of The Woodstock Academy, and create a safe and welcoming environment for persons with all abilities. 

    We meet every other Tuesday from 2:30pm-3pm in B217. To find out more about All Abilities, follow us on Twitter @AAA_WdstckAcad or Instagram @aaa_wdstckacad

    Advisor: Mrs. Despres vdespres@woodstockacademy.org.

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  • American Legion Oratorical

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    American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program is "A Constitutional Speech Contest" for students who are looking for an academic challenge and an opportunity to gain scholarship funds. Students will learn about our country's constitution in a contest that has been held by The American Legion for more than 80 years. Participants must be United States citizens or permanent residents to be eligible. The local contests begin around December- March and culminate nationally in April. This is a great opportunity to enhance your public speaking skills or to overcome a fear of public speaking while in a friendly and supportive environment.
    Advisor: Mr. Resnick sresnick@woodstockacademy.org 

    Meetings: As needed, individual basis 

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  • Amnesty International (AI)

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    AI is a worldwide organization committed to the prevention of human rights abuse and promoting awareness of issues such as torture and censorship. Some activities include writing letters to governments worldwide, appealing to them to protect the rights of citizens. Students also create educational experiences for the student body in order to raise awareness about issues around the world.
    Meetings: 1st & 3rd Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. in B132
    Advisor: Mr. Meyer mmeyer@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Anime Club

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    Anime Club is a place where students who enjoy Anime can gather and share their interests in an inclusive, socially comfortable setting. Together the club watches amine films, acts out anime scenes, decorates and staffs a room for Trick or Treat Street, and plans Centaurcades.

    Meetings: Mondays at 2:30pm B129 
    Advisor: Mrs. Gronski mgronski@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Artist Outreach

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    Artist Outreach aims to connect students to each other and to the community through art. We work together as an organization to create art to share in our school as well as the broader community.  Arts Outreach participates in large-scale painting projects, community events, and activities that allow us to connect with others through art.

    Meetings: Thursdays 2:20 p.m. - 3:00 p.m in H100 

    Advisor: Ms. Budd rbudd@woodstockacademy.org & Mr. Howley ihowley@woodstockacademy.org 

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  • Athletic Council

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    The Athletic Council is an organization that supports athletics as The Woodstock Academy. Any athlete may be a member. Activities include the Wellness Fair, Pep Rally, Trick-or-Treat Street, and service activities.

    Advisor: Mrs. Welch twelch@woodstockacademy.org

    Meetings: Every other Tuesday at 2:30pm B122 

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  • B Club

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    B Club is a group of students committed to the well-being and support of individuals in the WA community who face medical hardships.  The purpose of the group is to raise money to defray the health-care expenses of these students.
    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., Bates Auditorium
    Advisor: Mrs. Singleton hsingleton@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Book Club

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    Description: Students will collectively read 1 book every 4-6 weeks. Students can stop by the library to pick up a copy of the book. Once the group finishes the book, a "movie afternoon" will be held to watch the movie that ties in with the book that was read.  Come and read a book with us

    Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. Library
    Advisor:
     Mrs. Sharpe dsharpe@woodstockacademy.org 

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  • Chemistry Olympiad

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    The goal of Chemistry Olympiad is to stimulate interest and achievement in chemistry and to provide recognition of outstanding students, teachers and schools through competition by exam and laboratory practical.
    Advisor: Mrs. Chute cchute@woodstockacademy.org & Mrs. Geyer sgeyer@woodstockacademy.org
    Meetings: Monday 2:30 p.m. in B215

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  • Chess Club

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    The Chess Club provides instruction in chess play and notation as well as opportunities for students to compete against each other. Strategies and tactics will be reviews.

    Meetings: Thursdays at 2:30pm LC205 South Campus 
    Advisor
    : Ms. Lovegreen slovegreen@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Class Council 2022

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    Class Council for students in the class of 2022. As leaders of the class, the council plans fundraisers, activities, and events, including proms.

    Meetings: Every other Friday at 2:30 p.m. LC205 (South)
    Advisors: Mrs. Welch twelch@woodstockacademy.org 

    Mrs. Racine sracine@woodstockacademy.org

    Mr. Musumeci jmusumeci@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Class Council 2023

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    Class Council for students in the graduating class of 2023. As leaders of the class, the council plans activities, events, and fundraisers.

    Meetings: Wednesdays 7:10am, A104

    Advisors: Ms. Dziedzic sdziedzic@woodstockacademy.org 
    Mr. Favreau bfavreau@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Class Council 2024

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    Class Council for students in the class of 2024. As leaders of the class, the council plans fundraisers, activities, and class opportunities.

    Meetings: 1st Wednesday of every month at 2:20pm A102
    Advisors: Mr. Washington dwashington@woodstockacademy.org 
    Ms. Gagnon lgagnon@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Class Council 2025

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    Class Council for students in the graduating class of 2025. As leaders of the class, the council plans fundraisers, activities, and events, including proms.

    Meetings: 1st Monday of the month, H110 
    Advisors: Mr. Rivera jrivera@woodstockacademy.org 

    Ms. Cassista dcassista@woodstockacademy.org 

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  • Drumline

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    This is an audition-based indoor percussion ensemble. All band and chorus members are eligible to audition for this group in December of each school year.

    Meetings: Monday 6pm - 8pm, Bandroom 
    Advisor: Mr. Matthew Abate mabate@woodstockacademy.org Mrs. Churchill mchurchill@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Earthsave

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    Earthsave is open to students who are interested in promoting awareness about environmental issues and acting to protect the environment at school, in our towns, and worldwide. Activities include campus and community cleanups, community Earth Week activities, science outreach, grant writing and anything else that comes from student interest and passion. All are welcome!

    Meetings: Tuedays from 2:30-3:00 p.m. B129
    Advisor: Mrs. Gronski mgronski@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Faith, Hope, & Love Club

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    The Faith, Hope & Love Club's mission is to empower WA students to make a positive impact on the community by following in the footsteps of Christ. The group is also involved in service work in which they give back to the community.

    Advisor: Mr. Norman bnorman@woodstockacademy.org

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m., B111

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  • FRESH: Family Related Effective Solutions for Humanity

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    FRESH is a student-run nonprofit operating out of The Woodstock Academy that works toward poverty relief and awareness in the "Quiet Corner" area of Connecticut. Additionally, FRESH runs a mentoring program in the local middle schools and plans monthly events on South Campus. FRESH operates the Caring Continues program, a food-assistance program for local families.

    Meetings: Mondays at 2:25 p.m. Bates Auditorium
    Advisor: Ms. Dziedzic sdziedzic@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Gender & Sexualities Alliance (GSA)

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    The Gender & Sexualities Alliance promotes tolerance, knowledge, understanding and the appreciation of diversity in our community. GSA's primary objective is to contribute to a safe environment for all students. GSA provides students with a non-threatening atmosphere in which they meet and talk about issues relating to sexual orientation. Its intent is to diminish prejudice in the school community through education.

    Meetings: Mondays from 2:30-3:00 p.m., S202
    Advisor: Mr. Young tyoung@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Hill Singers

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    Hill Singers is the advanced a cappella choir of The Woodstock Academy. Students must audition to be part of the group and also must be a member of a choral ensemble class at The Woodstock Academy.
    Meetings: Mondays from 3:30-5:30 p.m.
    Advisor: Ms. Ranta aranta@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Jazz Band

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    This auditioned-based group meets once per week on Thursdays from 3-5 PM. Jazz Band consists of students who wish to advance their musicianship through the medium of jazz. Auditions take place at the beginning of each school year. Regular attendance is required at rehearsals for participation. Students must be a member of one daytime full-year instrumental ensemble to be eligible for participation in this group. All students in grades 9-12 are eligible to audition. 

    Advisor: Mrs. Churchill lchurchill@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Knitting Club

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    Knitting and conversation through Teams. Even if you aren't knitting something at the moment, you are welcome to come and chat with us! Everyone is welcome, so if you know of someone who is interested in knitting and/or social interaction, please feel free to invite them as well.

    Meetings: Fridays at 2:30 p.m. S202
    Advisor:
     Mr. Young tyoung@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Library Club

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    Students meet bi-monthly, one time a month the meeting will focus on a book discussion of a student’s choice. The other meeting will focus on developing a list of recommended books for the school community

    Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 7:00 a.m. Library 

    Advisor: Mrs. Sharpe dsharpe@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Math Honor Society

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    Math Honor Society has monthly meetings, provides math tutoring, fundraises for scholarships, and competes in math competitions including the AMC. Math Honor Society is a chapter of Mu Alpha Theta. In order to be eligible for membership, students must take three math classes at The Woodstock Academy and get at least a 3.7 or higher in each of them [A- for Honors, B+ for AP/ACC).
    Meetings: Monthly 
    Tutoring: By appointment
    Advisor: Mr. Tyler mtyler@woodstockacademy.org 

     

     

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  • Math Team

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    The Math Team competes each month in the Eastern Connecticut Mathematics League with 14 other high schools. We hold weekly practices to prepare for the competitions.  Whether you are in Algebra 1 or Calculus, if you enjoy working on math problems, you should consider joining the team! Email Mr. Tyler for more information.
    Meetings: Thursdays 2:30 p.m. B133
    Advisor: Mr. Tyler styler@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Medical Club

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    The Woodstock Academy Medical Club provides students with insight into the medical field. The club invites medical professionals from various specialties and fields to speak about their experiences. The club is open to all students who are interested.
    Meetings:
    1st & 3rd Tuesday at 2:15 p.m., B131
    Advisor:
     Mrs. May vmay@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Model United Nations Club and Team

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    Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees.  Students, referred to as Delegates, are assigned a country to represent in one of the UN’s numerous committees with pre-set topics to debate. They research the background of their country, their country's position on the topics at hand, and prepare notes on possible solutions to the problems faced.
    Meetings: Fridays at 2:30 p.m. Bates Auditorium
    Advisor: Ms. Dziedzic sdziedzic@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • National Honor Society

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    NHS is an organization whose members are selected on the basis of the commitment they have exhibited to scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Juniors and seniors are invited to apply at the beginning of the school year if their grade point average is 3.65 or above.

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 7:10 a.m. Bates Auditorium 
    Advisor: Ms. Dziedzic sdziedzic@woodstockacademy.org Mrs. Woodland mwoodland@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Ocean Bowl Club

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    Ocean Bowl is open to all students interested in science, particularly in oceanography. The main objective is to prepare for the Ocean Bowl competition at MIT. Teams of 5 students compete against other teams from area schools.
    Meetings: Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. B210
    Advisors: Mrs. Jolliff csjolliff@woodstockacademy.org
    Mr. Lusa plusa@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Pep Band

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    This group meets during the basketball season and rehearses before each game/event/performance. The Pep Band Performs at basketball games as well as pep rallies in conjunction with school sporting events. This is a co-curricular activity that requires year-long participation in at least one day-time performing ensemble. 
    Rehearsal:
    Times are based on the basketball schedule.
    Advisor:
     Mr. Jackson ijackson@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Public Speaking Club

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    Looking to improve your public speaking skills through competition and constructive criticism? If so, the Woodstock Academy Public Speaking Club is perfect for you! In this club, members can practice, compete, and receive feedback on their speaking abilities. The club is open to all grades and we highly encourage you to join!
    Meetings: Thursdays at 2:25 p.m. on Teams
    Advisor: Ms. Dziedzic sdziedzic@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Robotics Club

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    Engages students in several STEM activities and competitions. Starting in September students meet to design, develop and construct several robots using multiple robotics platforms- VEX- TSA- Seaperch and this year we are laying the foundation for our Multigp drone race team.  All of the competitions are nationally recognized and can be previewed on YouTube.
    Meetings: Tuesdays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on S207
    Advisor: Mr. Sumner psumner@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Scholar-Athlete Honor Society

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    Meetings: Every other Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.
    Advisor: Sean Saucier ssaucier@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • School Climate Activists

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    The school climate activists work to better the school's atmosphere (environment) by informing peers on how to make the school a welcoming place for every individual. SCA plans school-wide activities that promote inclusion and help everyone feel accepted.
    Advisor: Dr. Harten mharten@woodstockacademy.org 
    Ms. Danielson kdanielson@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Science Bowl

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    The group prepares for a Regional Science Bowl held at UCONN each March. Teams of 5 students take part in the quiz bowl that covers areas of math and science. Students also build fuel cars to race in competitions.
    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. B210
    Advisor: Mrs. Lovegreen, slovegreen@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Science National Honor Society

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    Meetings: Tuesdays, twice per month at 2:20 p.m.
    Advisors:
    Mrs. May vmay@woodstockacademy.org
    Mrs. Lovegreen slovegreen@woodstockacademy.org 

    Email scienceNHS@woodstockacademy.org for science tutoring help.

     

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  • Science Olympiad

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    Science Olympiad competes in 25 separate events at the Science Olympiad competition at UCONN in the spring. 

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. B210
    Advisors: Mr. Lusa plusa@woodstockacademy.org
     

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  • Senegal Exchange Club

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    The Senegal Exchange Club is for students who are interested in learning Senegalese culture and building relationships with students from the Mariama Ba School. Every 3 to 4 years, we host an exchange program when students from Mariama Ba stay with WA host families and then, in April, WA students have an opportunity to travel to Senegal.

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:35 p.m.
    Advisor: Mrs. Gronski mgronski@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Sign Language Club

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    Practice and learn sign language!

    Meetings: Mondays 2:20 p.m. B120

    Advisor: Mr. Elliot celliot@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Student Council

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    The purpose of the Student Council (StuCo) is to act as a student representative organization and to use student body opinions for the benefit of the school and the community. The council meets with the administration to discuss issues of school community activities. Elected from grades 10-12 in May and grade 9 in the fall. Officers are elected in April and overlap the school year. A number of at-large members join the council each year.

    Meetings: Tuesday and Thursday, E-Board on Tuesday and full Council on Thursday every other week at 2:20 p.m. 
    Advisor:
    Mr. Musumeci jmusumeci@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Table Tennis (Ping-Pong)

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    Table Tennis is available to students as a part of the Eastern Connecticut Table Tennis Club (ECTTC), which meets on South Campus on Monday evenings. The club is open to students and community members. A small fee is required for club dues. The ECTTC is an official club of USA Table Tennis. View the club webpage.

    Meetings: Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. South Campus Gymnasium
    Advisor: Mr. Vogt dvogt@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Table Top Gaming Club

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    TTGC (Table Top Games Club) is the perfect activity for students who enjoy gaming activities such as Dungeons and Dragons, Magic the Gathering, Settlers of Catan, or Risk.  It offers a welcoming and inclusive environment for all who attend.  If you don’t know how to play, don’t worry, we will teach you how to play and you will make friends in the process! To join a D&D or MTG Pod via Teams, please contact club advisor.

    Meetings: Fridays from 2:30-4:30 p.m. BC22
    Advisor: Mr. Fox jfox@woodstockacademy.org Mr. Tyler styler@woodstockacademy.org
      

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  • Technical Theater Club

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    Are you interested in live event production and technical theater? Do you want to support The Woodstock Academy and Loos Center for the Arts? This may be the perfect fit for you! The Technical Theater Club meets weekly and supports events throughout the year in Bates Memorial Auditorium, Alumni Field House, and Loos Center for the Arts. All are welcome to join, with many opportunities to learn about behind-the-scenes production technology like lighting, audio, projection, and automation systems. Students will train at an individual pace with the goal of becoming a volunteer or holding paid positions in both Academy and professional productions. 
     
    Meetings: Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 5:00pm, Loos Center for the Arts
    Advisor: Mr. Chalupka echalupka@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Technology Student Association (TSA)

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    The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in technology, innovation, design, and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts through co-curricular activities, competitive events and related programs. Students participate in a state event and have the opportunity to compete in a national event.

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. S207

    Advisor: Mr. Sumner psumner@woodstockacademy.org Mr. Collelo ecollelo@woodstockacademy.org

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  • Tri-M Music Honor Society

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    Tri-M Music Honor Society is a national honor society for high school musicians who have shown themselves to be academically capable and musically gifted. Through performance and community service, these students develop confidence, creativity, critical thinking, compassion, and a host of other leadership skills sure to serve them well in school and beyond.
    Advisors: Mrs. Churchill lchurchill@woodstockacademy.org
    Ms. Ranta aranta@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Unified Sports

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    Unified sports pairs student volunteers with special athletes in soccer, basketball, and track or other physical activities such as kickball and fitness. Athletes work together to train and compete. Open to ALL WA students, regardless of athletic ability. 
    Meetings: Thursday 2:30pm-3:30pm South Campus gym 
    Advisor: Ms.VanderSwaagh svanderswaagh@woodstockacademy.org Mrs.Sumner lsumner@woodstockacademy.org  

     

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  • Video Production Club

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    Are you interested in video production? Do you want to support our school by attending and recording special events? Or do you have a project of your own in mind? All are welcome to join, there will be many great opportunities to learn video and radio production techniques, enter contests like the Graduation Video Contest, and work both volunteer and paid positions. We hope to see you there!
    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:30 p.m. H113 & H102
    Advisor: Mr. Collelo ecollelo@woodstockacademy.org
     
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  • Women's Leadership & Wellness

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    Women's Leadership provides a safe and supportive setting for young women to engage in discussions that encourage communication and connection, in order to promote self-confidence and awareness, which in turn fosters leadership. The group explores and engages in opportunities to develop these aspects through experiences and by inviting guest speakers.

    Meetings: Mondays at 2:20 p.m. Library 

    Advisor: Ms. Garcia agarcia@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • World Language Honor Societies

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    The Italian, Latin, Chinese, Spanish, and German honor societies consist of students who have maintained excellence in language studies at The Woodstock Academy. Students are inducted annually.

    Italian National Honor Society
    Eligibility for membership in the Italian National Honor Society is based on three semesters of Italian with a 3.6 grade point average in Italian and 3.0 overall GPA. 
    Meetings: Wednesdays as needed at 2:15 p.m. Library Writing Center 
    Advisor: Mrs. Monahan mmonahan@woodstockacademy.org 


    Latin National Honor Society
    Application for membership is open to students who have completed through Latin 2 with an average grade of 90 or higher.

    Meetings: Tuesdays at 2:15 p.m. BC10 
    Advisor:
    Mr. Morehouse amorehouse@woodstockacademy.org 


    Chinese (Mandarin) National Honor Society
    Application for membership is open to students who have completed through Mandarin 3 with an average grade of B or higher.

    Meetings: 2nd Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Library 
    Advisor: Ms. Liaw yliaw@woodstockacademy.org


    Spanish National Honor Society
    Membership in the Spanish National Honor Society is open to students who have maintained a 90 average or better for three marking periods in Spanish classes (beginning with level two, not including level one) and submit a one page written response to 1) why they want to become a member, and 2) how they plan to contribute to the group.

    Meetings: Monday/Tuesday twice monthly, 2:20 p.m. Bates Auditorium 

    Tutoring: On each Thursday, the Spanish National Honor Society will offer tutoring from 2:30-3:00 p.m. to any students in Spanish 1-3 that need extra help. Please email your Spanish teacher or Sr. Fox if you want to participate, so you can be added to the day's list.
    Advisors:
    Mrs. Thibodeau athibodeau@woodstockacademy.org Mrs. Ethier aethier@woodstockacademy.org Mrs.Zolobowski azolobowski@woodstockacademy.org Mr. Fox jfox@woodstockacademy.org 

    German National Honor Society
    For the German National Honor Society, the requirements for eligibility are three semesters of German with a 3.6 grade point average in German and 3.0 overall GPA. Eligible students must also submit a one-page written response to 1) why they want to become a member, and 2) how they plan to contribute to the group.
    Meetings: Third Tuesday of the month from 2:30-3:30 p.m. LC202
    Advisor:
     Mr. Musko jmusko@woodstockacademy.org

     

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  • Yearbook

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    Students work as a team and independently to create The Spire, the yearbook of The Woodstock Academy. Tasks involve photography, writing, drawing, organizing, editing, and creating. The club is open to all WA students.

    Meetings: Mondays at 2:30 p.m. AH101
    Advisors: Amanda Tosetti atosetti@woodstockacademy.org & Christina Joliff cjoliff@woodstockacademy.org 

     

     

     

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  • Yoga & Mindfulness Club

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    If you are looking to improve your strength and flexibility, find mental and emotional balance, improve your health, or if you just want to try something new in a non-judgemental community, this is the club for you.

    Meetings: Thursdays at 2:30 p.m. North Campus, Yoga Room 

    Advisor: Ms. Codding ccodding@woodstockacademy.org 

     

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  • Nine Model UN students standing on the Lincoln Memorial steps with the Washington Monument in the background.

     

    Two girls from Woodstock Academy and Senegal hold American and Senegalese flags.

     

    female student operating livefeed camera in gym

     

    Students with painted banners for student council, earthsave, and national chinese honor society

     

    drummer and jazz band perform in gymnasium.