Clubs & Activities

Student Clubs

Students and teachers have organized a number of different clubs at the school:

ClubTeacher Advisor 
Drumming ClubMr. Wadsworth
Art ClubMs. Perkins
B & B ClubMs. Smith

Student Leadership

Students elect student leaders from the student body to represent them and organize school-wide events. This fall, APW students will elect representatives in the following categories:

Student Body President
Student Body Vice-President
Student Body Treasurer
Student Body Secretary
6th Grade Representative
7th Grade Representative
8th Grade Representative

ARC After-School Programs

Arc is an after-school and experiential education provider. We bridge the opportunity gap by providing transformational learning opportunities that empower the youth to realize their full potential

arc's 5 Pillars of Middle School Success

  • Literacy
  • Leadership & Life
  • The Arts
  • Health/Fitness
  • STEM

Check out arc on the web!

Site Coordinator: Eric Cortez
Email Address:

The following activities are available to students:

ClubDays of the WeekTimeLocation
BasketballMondays & Wednesdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Beauty ClubMondays & Wednesdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Comic BookTuesdays & Thursdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
DanceMondays & Wednesdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Double DutchTuesdays & Thursdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Flag FootballTuesdays & Thursdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
GardeningTuesdays & Thursdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
NewsletterMondays & Wednesdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Spelling BeeTuesdays & Thursdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA
Ultimate FrisbeeMondays & Wednesdays4:10-5:05 PMTBA

To enroll in the arc after-school program: You will need to submit a completed application. Applications are located in the Main Office and the ARC Office on campus.

For more information, please contact Eric Cortez

Summer Enrichment Opportunities

Program NameDescriptionLink
Weingart YMCA Wellness and Aquatic CenterResidential Camps
Day Camps
Sports -Swim and basketball, training,teams, lessons, etc.
Enrichment - Dance,
Los Angeles Southwest College Young Scholars Summer Camp Youth ProgramDay camp
Academic tutoring and enrichment classes
LA Kids - Department of Parks and RecreationSummer sports camp (basketball, softball, and soccer) - students are coached, participate in a team, and receive free uniforms
Cultural Classes
Watts / Willowbrook Boys and Girls ClubArts, Athletics, Academic, and Character Leadership classes
El Camino College - Kid's CollegeAcademic - Math, English, Science Classes
Enrichment - Dance, Music


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Ánimo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School

12226 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Phone: (323) 600-6099

Principal: Wendy Perez