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Clubs & Activities

Student Council

The purpose of Student Council is to ensure all student voices are being heard. Student Council members approve school wide fundraisers, plan school dances, volunteer for community events and promote school spirit. Student Council members are focused on being school wide leaders who communicate events to their homeroom classes. Student Council is open to students in 5th - 8th grades by student vote. 

Club Sponsor: 

Liza Schlinger


The purpose of Yearbook is to create the school’s yearbook. Students will organize the book’s layout, take pictures, design pages, edit the pages, and help promote/sell the yearbook. Yearbook is open to students in 6th - 8th grades.

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Trivia Bowl 

The purpose of Trivia Bowl is for students to come together on teams and play games using academic trivia questions. Trivia Bowl is open to 8th grade and offered only during the 4th quarter. 

Club Sponsor: 

Liza Schlinger

National Junior Honor Society

The purpose of NJHS is to promote the founding principles of leadership, service, character, scholarship, and citizenship on a regular basis. We support school wide events as well as lead community service projects. NJHS is open to students in 7th - 8th grade by invitation only.

Club Sponsor: 

Kristen Lynch and Heather Smith

Jr. Thespians (Drama Club)

The purpose of this club is to engage students with all things theater!  Students in 6-8 grade who are interested in participating as a cast or crew member in our school musicals would also enjoy joining this club!  We will have meetings throughout the year to help improve our theater skills, engage in leadership opportunities and make new friends.  Field trips and additional exposure to theater may be available throughout the school year. 

Club Sponsor: 

Keri Blunier

School Musical Program

This exciting experience is open to all K-8 students at Sunset Hills!  Our students stage a large-scale musical production every year at one of our local high school performing arts facilities. Supporting our student actors is a full production team, and community of dedicated parent and family volunteers. Audition packets will be available early Fall, and rehearsal schedules run from mid-September through February.  Past productions include Alice in Wonderland, Jr., Thoroughly Modern Millie, Jr., Shrek Jr., Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Jr., The Addams Family, Jr., Frozen, Jr., Xanadu, Jr., and Beaty & the Beast Jr. Students in Grades K - 8th can audition for ensemble roles, 5th-8th grade students can audition for lead roles, 6th-8th grade students also have the opportunity to be a part of our stage crew.

Club Sponsor: 

 Keri Blunier and Randall Badsgard


Under the direction of Mr. Badsgard and Mrs. Kaiser, Afterglow is Sunset Hills' elite choir group.  This ensemble is comprised of students from 6th-8th grades who enjoy singing and want to extend their classroom choir learning,  build confidence and lasting friendships through performance.  Students are required to be enrolled in the Choir Elective during the school day in order to be a part of this group.  Afterglow performs throughout the year at school and off campus concerts and throughout the community, when opportunities arise.   For four years, this ensemble has been featured in performances in Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure Park in Anaheim, CA.  Afterglow rehearses after school monthly from September through  December, and weekly from January through May from 3:15 to 4:30 on Wednesdays.

Club Sponsor: 

Randall Badsgard and Shelia Kaiser

Bobcat Singers

Under the direction of Mr. Badsgard, the Bobcat Singers are comprised of students in 4th and 5th grades who love to sing!  No audition is required for this ensemble, only a commitment to the rehearsal schedule and performances. Being involved in this group will provide the necessary experience needed to join the Sunset Hills Chorus.  The Bobcat Singers perform at school events throughout the year, and occasionally have the opportunity for community performances, as well.

Club Sponsor: 

Randall Badsgard

Garden Club

Garden Club is designed to promote a love of gardening, nature, and the great outdoors as students plant, nurture, and harvest fruits and vegetables. Supplemental activities include STEM projects, cooking, arts and crafts, painting a community mural, and creating gardens at home! Our garden club is open to students in 1st through 8th grade and students must submit an application to attend.

Club Sponsor: 

Lisa Moberg