Co-Curricular Clubs


Contact: Tom Paider
Phone: 651-271-1791


Chess is a game of imagination and strategy. It gives you the chance to lead an army into battle in which you need to concentrate, plan and predict in order to outwit your opponent. Our team plays matches at the local, state and national levels. Chess is a letter activity. Participants maybe cut depending on ability level and number of students that come out for the team.

Season: Winter
Contact: Tom Wimmer
Phone: 952-232-3422

Lakeville South Clay Target Team

Our team is officially sanctioned by the high school, and eligibility extends to high school and middle school students who are, or will be, students at Lakeville South High School. We encourage both boys and girls to participate in the team.

We participate as a team in the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League (MSHSCTL). The Spring season runs from March to June, while the Fall season runs from September to October. We shoot at the Minneapolis Gun Club and the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club. There is a waiting list so please contact Head Coach Jason Kelvie to sign up. There is much more information on our website:

Our team has a track record of “stepping up” at tournaments and other competitions, as evidenced by the numerous accomplishments earned thus far.


  • Fall 2014 (skeet) 1st Place MSHSCTL Fall Skeet League
  • Spring 2014 (trap) 6th Place MSHSL State Tournament in Varsity
  • Spring 2014 (trap) 3rd Place MSHSCTL State Championship in Varsity (AAAAA)
  • Spring 2014 (trap) 5th Place MSHSCTL State Championship in JV (AAAAA)
  • Spring 2014 (trap) 4th Place MSHSCTL State Championship in Novice (AAAAA)
  • Spring 2014 (trap) 2nd Place “Border Battle” Tournament
  • Spring 2014 (trap) Placed 2nd & 3rd MHHC Youth Hunting Club’s High School Trap Day Tournament in Varsity
  • Fall 2013 (trap) 1st Place “Border Battle” Tournament
  • Spring 2013 (trap) 1st Place MSHSCTL State Championship in JV

The head coach is Jason Kelvie.
Phone: 952-210-3520

Cougars Leading Cougars

Leadership representatives are selected through an application process and nominated by their teachers, coaches or advisors. This program will train its participants to deal more effectively with motivation, time management and small group skills. Members of the leadership program will meet periodically throughout the school year.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Rachel Hughes
Phone: 952-232-3334


Debate at Lakeville South is the best described as competitive, fun and challenging.  Lake South debaters have won three State championships in the last ten tears and have had several high placements at National competitions. A survey of Fortune 500 personnel mangers conclude that employers rate debate as the single most valuable co-curricular activity. Colleges highly respects applicants with debate experience and some even have debate scholarships. Participants may be cut depending on ability and number of students that come out for the team.

Season: Fall and Season
Head Coach: Deserea Niemann


DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. DECA enhances the co-curricular education of members through a comprehensive learning program that integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to business and promotes competition. DECA’s activities assist in the development of academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible and experienced leaders.

Season:  First Semester
Contact:  Mrs. Ann Myers or Mrs. Teresa Williams

Diversity Club

This after school club is a unique opportunity to explore new and diverse cultures as well as sharing your own.  Students from LSHS, LNHS, and BHS will meet once or twice a month in various locations that involve speakers, group sharing, cultural activities, foreign cinema, international cuisine and other fun educational opportunities.  Contact Mr. Heuring for further information.

Season:  Year Long
Contact:  Trina Bolton

Downhill Ski and Snowboard

Ski and Snowboard Club will meet beginning in January and go through mid February. We will meet after school at Buck Hill. The fee to participate will range from $45.00 to $165.00

Season: Winter
Contact: Tom Wimmer
Phone: 952-232-3423


Drama Club is an organization which supports the school productions and meets to view local community and professional plays. It provides an opportunity for students who are interested in theatre to become involved backstage and to learn the inner workings of the theatre.

Season: Year Long
Contact: TBD

Environmental Club

The Environmental Club will examine environmental issues and work on taking an active role in understanding what people can do to improve their relationship with the environment.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Ben Bauer
Phone: 952-232-3462


Season: Year Long
Contact: Dave Bergan
Phone: 952-232-3439

Figure Skating Club

Contact: Jennifer Harmening

French Club

Activities will be determined by the officers and members of the French Club. 2009-10 activities included seeing Les Mis at the Chanhassen, seeing Romeo & Juliet performed by the Minnesota Opera, watching a French movie, and eating crepes. The French Club also heads up the annual celebration of National French Week at LSHS. Come join the fun!

Season: Year Long
Contact: Anne Muske
Phone: 952-232-6397

Gay Straight Alliance (GSA)

The Gay Straight Alliance is a group of students interesting in learning about ways to promote a more tolerant attitude towards gays, lesbians and transgender students in the high school. In addition, members are encouraged to learn about social and political issues surrounding this topic on a broader societal level. Membership is open to all students.

Season: Yearlong
Contact: Peter Woollen
Phone: 952-232-3999 ext. 6397 (school)

HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America)

Promote career opportunities in the health care industry & enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Pam Schmitz
Phone: 952-232-6391

Intramural Sports

The LSHS Intramural sports program offers students the opportunity to play basketball against teams of other LSHS students during the winter season. Games are played twice weekly for 2-3 months  and ends with a championship tournament. There also is a LSHS staff team that plays one night each winter against the intramural teams. There is also a North vs. South tournament at the end of the year. Girls and boys are welcome to sign up in grades 9-12. New teams are picked each week so all you have to do is sign up and show up. This is a very competitive group so be prepared for some much higher level basketball than what you might think.

For 2014-2015 school year, the season starts on Monday Jan 5th 2015 and ends Wednesday March 4th 2015. The games are Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:00-7:30 in the auxiliary gyms. Sign up on-line or at the LSHS activity office.

Season: Winter
Contact: Robert Peters
Phone: 952-232-3478

Junior Class Advisors

Junior class officers organize the Homecoming Dance and Prom. Junior class officers are chosen in the spring of their sophomore year.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Julie Hassinger & Ron Redetzke
Phone: 952-232-3484 & 952-232-3426

Math League

Math League is for students who enjoy the challenge of competitive problem solving. Our team belongs to the Canterbury Division and the Minnesota State High School League. Team competition runs from November through February with a state meet at the end of March. Both individual and team points are accumulated with awards going to the winners. Each team must include at least two sophomores.  Participants may be cut depending on ability level and number of students that come out for the team.

Season: Winter
Contact: Mark Liberty
Phone: 952-232-3453

Mock Trial

Students experience our court system through Mock Trial.  Participants pose as lawyers and witnesses. They present their case to a real judge in a real court room while competing against another team. To be involved in the real-life drama of a court room, join Mock Trial! Participants maybe cut depending on ability level and number of students that come out for the team.

Season: Winter
Contact: Ken Williams
Phone: 952-232-3483

National Honor Society

National Honor Society serves to recognize outstanding students at LSHS. New inductees are selected by a school committee in the fall each year. Membership is based on leadership character, service and a 3.7 or greater GPA. All criteria is considered on an equal basis. All applicants must be an LSHS student for a least one semester.

Pam Branlund, Advisor
Phone: 952-232-3447

Olympic Weightlifting

Lakeville South Strength Olympic Weightlifting Team 2015-16 (Now open to grades 6 – 12)

Season Starts: TBA

Informational Meeting:  TBA

This years HS meets: TBA

Coach Currie Info:
Phone: 952-232-3478 if you can’t reach me call a captain and they can reach me

Coach Rousemiller (Kenwood) Info:
Phone: 952-232-3821

Coach Peters (McGuire) Info:
Phone: 952-232-5182

For all the state high school meets except the USAW nationals (see above) the 2 age groups are:

Junior Varsity – 16 and under (current year – birth year)
Varsity – 17 and older (current year – birth year)

How to letter in Olympic Weightlifting:

  • Come to practice everyday and lift in 2 meets and help at all LSHS hosted events. Pre-approved absences accepted * see back side of page for more information
  • Practice Times: Monday-Thursday 2:45- 3:45 (or as soon as you can get there) we may have make up days in morning if needed (middle school Fridays 3:15-4:15 @ LSHS plus time at your schools fitness center).
  • Our season is from Nov. 10 – March 7

Costs to be on the team:

  • USAW membership $20.00 school age (1998 or younger) or $30.00 junior (1995-1997) pay online at
  • Olympic Club fee $45.00 pay at activity office before you start lifting with team.
  • $50.00 ($25.00 for middle school) for team booster club (payable to Lakeville South Booster) goes to singlet purchases, coaching costs, tape, pizza party, and team poster, etc…
  • We want you to lift at school outside of the times listed above you do not need to sign up for the fitness center for winter season this will save you $75.00 ($35.00 middle school).
  • We will be getting some nice warm-ups for the team but they will be the same as last year so if you already have them you don’t need new ones unless yours are worn out. We will also be getting hooded sweatshirts. The purchase of these are optional and we may have a fund raiser to help you pay.

Please go to for all the information you may need and see me with additional questions.

Captains: Connor Rousemiller and Anna Novak

How to Make the Olympic Weightlifting Team:

  • You need to have your paper work turned into the activities office by the first practice along with your check. Please note that your physical needs to also be current and if yours is not you need to come and talk with me about a time extension.
  • We have a limited space so depending on interest we may need to limit participation.
  • The Olympic weightlifting team has a zero tolerance for drugs and alcohol. Anyone with an issue during the season will forfeit their spot on the team.
  • As with all sports you need to be passing all your classes to participate on the team.
    * If you have a special reason for missing a practice you need to notify coach Currie prior to missing that day. Personal days will not be tolerated and anyone caught skipping practice for any reason other than family, doctor, or other personal reasons will not be receiving a letter for that season and maybe suspended from practice for a period of time.

On-Line Sign-up


  • Jacket $41.50 (options 1 double color tackle-twill letters on back $3.00/letter or embroidered name on chest $5.00)
  • Pants $35.00 (add strength logo to pant $4.50) add $1.50 to ship both or $1.00 for pant or jacket only
  • Hoodie $23.00 includes weightlifting logo and name on back all silk screened in multicolor (includes shipping).

Interest Websites


Robotics is geared towards inventive, creative students that are handy with building, electronics and engineering in general. We work on building a robot that will compete in the 10,000 Lakes competition each year in Marchat the University of Minnesota. The official build and season starts once kids arrive back to school from winter break. The club meets 2-3 times weekly based on availability of the group.
Head Coach:  Thane Hathaway


Students Against Destructive Decisions. To promote having fun while being safe and making healthy choices. SADD helps promote the Chemical Awareness week in October planning different activities and putting up posters to promote the week. In May, SADD promotes the PROMise week before prom, planning week long events leading up to prom. Everyone is welcome to join this club at anytime during the school year.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Tammy Mohn
Phone: 952-232-3330


Season: Year Long
Contact: Patty English
Email: ENGL1768@ISD194.ORG
Phone: 952-232-3451

Science Olympiad

Science Olympiad is an academic and hands on contest which encompasses all areas of science from chemistry, biology, engineering, computers and earth science. Students work in groups to test their scientific knowledge against others, as well as build equipment such as planes, towers, bridges, and catapults. This is for everyone from the builder to the scholar. You will be surprised at what we do. Participants may be cut depending on ability level and number of students that come out for the team

Season: Winter
Contact: Debra Dunn-Silis
Phone: 952-232-3426

Interest Links

Senior Class Advisors

Senior Class Officers organize Homecoming Coronation and Senior Brunch. They also organize the selling of senior t-shirts and orchestrate the selection process for graduation speakers. Senior Class Officers are elected in the spring of their junior year.

Season: Year Long
Contacts: Sarah McCabe
Phone: 952-232-3432

Spanish Club

Spanish Club activities will be determined by interested students and advisers. Past activities have included: trips to Distrito del sol in St. Paul, Mercado Central in Minneapolis and restaurant outings.

Season:  Year long
Contact: Peter Benson
Phone: 952-232-6795


This activity is a great for building speaking, acting, debating or communication skills! Students can pick one of the thirteen categories. (You can read humorous works or try another of the categories) and perform at the tournaments against students from other schools. Participants maybe cut on ability level and number of students that come out for the team.

Season: Winter and Spring
Contacts: Kate Sharma and Karley Weir
Email: and

Student Council

Student Council is an organization comprised of 50 students. This group acts as a liaison between faculty and students and the high school and community. Student Council organizes picnics, dances, food, clothes, and blood drives. Student Council also relays problems of students to the faculty and works for the benefit and enrichment of Lakeville South High School. In order to participate in Student Council, get an application form from an advisor. The application process happens at the beginning and end of every school year.

New Member Application

See Ms. Miller or Mr. Liberty for a copy of this year’s application.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Sarah Miller and Mark Liberty
Email: and
Phone: 952-232-3405 and 952-232-3453


We plan activities to integrate all aspects of the entire student body with social
opportunity for one to one friendships.

Season: Year Long
Contact: Kelly Gorman
Phone:  952-232-3459


FALL PLAY : Season Fall
Contact: Becky Erickson

ONE ACT PLAY: Season Winter
Contact: Becky Erickson

MUSICAL:  Season Spring
Contact: Becky Erickson

Lakeville Mountain Bike Team

Video Club

Students learn to use broadcast quality video equipment to film LSHS sporting events and choir and band concerts for broadcast on Lakeville Education TV (cable channel 188).

Season: Year Long
Contact: Jim Cecil
Phone: 952-232-3488

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