Clubs & Activities

Student Clubs

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

ClubTeacher Advisor 
Garden ClubMs. Mureen
Dance TeamMs. Mureen/ Ms. Cahoon/ Ms.Miller
Art ClubMs. Rourke
Soccer ClubMs. Habashy
Baseball ClubMr. Lewis

Student Leadership

Students elect student leaders from the student body to represent them and organize school-wide events. The following students are enrolled in a leadership elective in leui of their Advisory class to allow them to learn an introduction to and Development of Leadership Skills, Team Building, Improvement of Writing, Speaking, Social, and Organization Skills. They are also responsible for the planning and execution of the majority of the school’s functions and activities.

8th Grade PresidentErick Ortiz
8th Grade Vice-PresidentBryan Hurtado
8th Grade Publicity DirectorTamani Baker
8th Grade PaparazziJesica Cerero Melendez
7th Grade Vice PresidentValerie Garcia
7th Grade Publicity DirectorStephanie Rodriguez Gomez
7th Grade PaparazziChristopher Esqueda-Orozco
6th Grade Vice PresidentVictoria Alvarado
6th Grade Publicity DirectorYamileth Parada
6th Grade PaparazziFanny Flores
School Wide SecretaryAshley Vernon
School Wide TreasurerJonathan Gregorio

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

School Fundraisers

Help support our school by clipping Box Tops and Labels for Education. Turn in your clippings to the Main Office or to your Advisory Teacher.

Summer Enrichment Opportunities

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Ánimo Western Charter Middle School

12226 South Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90047

Phone: (323) 600-6000

Principal: Sonja Johnson