Visit the links at the left for detailed information concerning the clubs and activities available at Bradford. What follows below is a brief description of the opportunities available.
Academic Decathlon - Jennifer Lawler, adviser
A team competition where students match their intellect with teams from other schools.
Bradford Renaissance -
What is Renaissance? Renaissance is a nationally recognized program that focuses on and emphasizes academics and academic excellence by raising the academic profile and making standards consistent from high school to high school within the district.
Bradford Thespian Troupe - Bob Allen, adviser
Bradford High School Debate Club
Debate club is an organization formed for the periodic meeting of any and all students to debate topics the club collectively finds interesting and debatable
Campus Life Club - Tom Lockhart,
The Campus Life Club is an inter-denominational group of students interested in encouraging each other in their walk of faith. We share, encourage, read biblical passages and pray together, providing support for life's decisions.
Chess Club is an informal gathering where students can play chess. Chessboards are provided. Play or watch. Some instruction is available during games. Chess meets on Wednesdays after school in room 101 and is open to everyone. Drop in whenever you can.
Choir (Madrigals) - Brad Mann, director
Debate-Forensics - Carol Larsen, adviser
Would you like to explore the ups, the downs, the drama, the comedy, and the exciting thrill of acting in front of other people in interpretive performance and speechmaking competitions? Then join the after school competitive acting, speechmaking Bradford Forensics Team, and go on fun trips, conference, and state in Madison.
DECA - Anne Stretchberry & Susan Chase, advisers
Join Bradford's only student lead marketing and business organization. Travel, compete, give back to the community, meet new people, develop leadership, skills, gain job skills and create memories that'll last a lifetime! DECA...It's all about the experience!
Environmental Club -
The goal of environmental club is to raise awareness of crucial environmental issues such as global warming, rainforest destruction, and recycling. We do fundraisers to support park clean-ups, buy rainforest acres, and for other environmentally friendly fun activities!
FACT (Fight Against Corporate Tobacco) - Christina Stevens, adviser
FEA (Future Educators Association) - Jenny Lawler, adviser
Want to be a teacher? Join FEA!
Freshman Class - Becky Djurickovic, adviser
Sophomore Class - Bridget Hood & Jessica Olsen, advisers
Junior Class - Stefanie Schreff, adviser
Senior Class - Marla Day, adviser
Class officers are student leaders who promote school and class spirit, as well as help build strong, lasting relationships among classmen. They help design and build homecoming floats; design and sell class t-shirts, and fund raise money for class activities. The sophomore class plans the annual sophomore picnic, the junior class plans prom, and the senior class donates the senior gift.
Friendship Garden - Amy Cermak, adviser
Friendship Garden Club develops and maintains the Bradford Courtyard Peace Garden and the Welcome Garden. Students learn many different aspects of gardening with perennials, annuals, and bulbs. Students develop an understanding of landscape design principles, such as unity, repetition, balance, proportion, and transition.
Gay and Straight Alliance -
A place where like-minded individuals can come and discuss issues that deeply affect their lives, personally, emotionally, and socially, without the fear of harassment and being judged. No student has to declare his or her orientation, nor will it ever be asked.
German Club - Michelle Ishmael, adviser
German Club is open to all Bradford students who are interested in celebrating German culture and language.
HOSA - Patty Bytnar, adviser
The mission of HOSA is to “enhance the delivery of compassionate, quality health care by providing opportunities for knowledge, skill and leadership development of all health occupations education students; therefore, helping students meet the needs of the health care industry.” HOSA is for health-care oriented students who are or have been enrolled in a health science education program, or any student whose career goal lies in the health professions.
InfraRed (school store) - Jeff Slater, adviser
Get Rowdy in the school store!
Intramural Association - Gary Vargas, adviser
The Intramural Sports Association is a club that plans intramural sports activities for Bradford students. ISA sponsors flag football, basketball leagues, Madden video football and NBA Live video tournaments, coed soccer and dodge ball tournaments. All money raised goes to charities or causes at Bradford High School.
Italian Club - Ralph Annina and Joanna Stenson, advisers
Italian Club promotes and fosters a better understanding of Italian culture and ethnicity in our pluralistic society. Activities include but are not limited to after school social gatherings, community events such as our spring fund-raiser, holiday party, guest speakers and the Florentine Opera Trip. If you want to learn more about Italian things or just want to have fun after school on Thursday, join the Italian Club.
Jazz Ensemble - Paul Taylor, director
Jazz Ensembles meets after school to study and perform a variety of different styles of music written for the traditional big band instrumentation.
Kenosha Beats - Paul Taylor, director
Kenosha Beats Indoor Drum Line is a performing group designed for high school percussionists from Bradford and Tremper. They meet on weekends to learn to perform an indoor marching drum line show and compete in the Minnesota Percussion Association Drum Line Circuit.
Key Club - Kathy Sesser and Katie Phillips, advisers
Key Club is an international student-led organization that provides its members with opportunities to offer service to communities, build character, and develop leadership skills. Its mission is to develop competent, capable, and caring leaders through the vehicle of service.
KYPAC (Kenosha Youth Performing arts) - Bob Allen
Latinos without Borders - Gary Vargas, adviser
A social, cultural, and networking group that is moving forward to make all Latinos feel welcomed at Bradford. Latinos Without Borders plans cultural events so that the misconceptions and stereotypes of the Latino culture are understood.
Manga and Anime Club - Christina Livolsi, adviser
Anime Otaku brings teens together to experience the artistic side of Japan through Mangas (graphic novels), anime (animated series), artwork, and much more. Get your draw on!!!
Math Club - Jennifer Lawler, adviser
Sharpen your math skills as you compete in local, state, and national math competitions.
Model U.N. -
Joining this organization requires you to attend the two-day Model U. N. simulation held in spring at U. W. Milwaukee. Team members get assigned a country and learn about it’s history, culture, and position on world issues and go to the Model U. N. to debate, argue, and make alliances with other countries that are represented by other southeast Wisconsin high schools. About 600-700 students participate.
National Honor Society
NHS Faculty: Annamarie Albright & David Speaks, advisers
A premier group established to recognize outstanding high school students who show achievement and demonstrate excellence in scholarship, character, leadership, and servitude.
Link Leaders - Gina Fisher, adviser
Photography Club - Caroll Pearson, adviser
Our purpose is to allow students who are interested in photography the opportunity to learn how to shoot images, develop film, print in the darkroom, and overall, gain an introduction to this black and white art form.
Political Action Club -
PAC was started to get students involved in campaigning. This group is non-partisan and does not endorse any candidate or policy. We have encouraged members to get out and support the candidate or policy of their choice. Politicians, including school board members, judges, mayors, U. S. House of Representative members, county executives, state assembly representatives, and state senators, visit to discuss their involvement in politics and to answer questions. PAC is open to everyone. Drop in whenever you can.
Quiz Bowl -
Academic Skills Challenge Bowl runs once a year in the spring. Any student who wants to participate is eligible. Each team has 8 students who compete in a series of rapid-fire questions and problem solving. Students compete with other schools in Kenosha County. We have won for the past several years.
Red Alert Newspaper - Darryl Strait, adviser
The Red Alert is staffed by inquisitive writers seeking to be a part of a fast-paced newspaper organization. Meet interesting people while getting published. Red Alert reporters seek out the truth to tell a good story.
SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) - Amy Cermak, adviser
Science Olympiad - Jean Lee, adviser
Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series of individual and team events, which students prepare for during the year. The competitions follow the format of popular board games, TV shows and athletic games. These challenging and motivational events are well balanced between the various science disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, computers and technology. There is also a balance between events requiring knowledge of science facts, concepts, processes, skills and science applications. Students on the Science Olympiad team compete in a regional competition in Milwaukee in February and the state competition in early April.
SMART (Students Modeling a Research Topic) - Jean Lee,
Teams of high school students and their teacher work with research scientists to design and construct physical models of proteins that are being investigated in laboratories. The primary goal of the SMART Team program is to connect high school students to the real world of science that exists in an active biomolecular research.
Spy Yearbook - Ellie Smith, adviser
Students take photos, write body and caption copy, and learn the art of selling ads to various Kenosha businesses. Desktop publishing skills are taught and students learn how to use Photoshop and InDesign software. In Yearbook Layout and Design students have the same opportunities offered to those students in the regular yearbook class. They also build templates for the next school year's yearbook.
Stage Crew - Jodi Williams, adviser
Stage Management is the backstage section of the theater department. Students who work backstage will learn how to work scenic equipment, run lights and sound, and be the "magic" that makes the show great. All of Bradford's shows are student run, so there will be nothing but hands on activities!
Student Council - Kristina Pedroni & Amanda Schwantes, advisers
Bradford Student Council is the direct link between school administrators and the student body. Throughout the year Student Council organizes Homecoming, food drives, donations to other clubs, blood drives, community activities and provides scholarships to past members.
Theater Arts - Holly Stanfield, adviser