Student Clubs

Student Clubs

ACOH (Acercándonos a la Comunidad Hispana) promotes cultural and social awareness of the Hispanic community around the world. Activities include fundraisers, awareness week, Hispanic culture night, hands-on projects, and outreach events.

American Politics is an informal gathering of students who are knowledgeable about politics, or who want to learn more about American politics through discussions of domestic and foreign political issues, campaigns, and the political process.

C.A.K.E. (Creating a Kehillah of Equality) raises awareness about homosexuality, bisexuality and gender issues today, while encouraging acceptance of individuality in both our community and globally.

Friendship Circle is an individual student learning project spearheaded by Melanie Anish and Gabby Vanderlaan.

Israel Advocacy focuses on educating the school about Israeli culture, politics, current events, and society. The IAC advocates on behalf of Israel in order to defend Israel from criticism.

Music Appreciation enhances students’ musical repertoire. The club plays music during lunch weekly and coordinates the annual “Rock Fest” featuring student musicians.

Set the Stage is devoted to raising awareness through theatre and committed to raising funds for groups (such as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS) who are dedicated to promoting social, emotional and physical health within theatre communities across the nation.

Sports and Culture encompasses everything from arranging carpools for students to attend school sports events to discussing the sports headlines of the day to learning about the intersection between sports and Jewish culture.


Asian Culture serves to educate students about many different Asian cultures through awareness programs and activities.

Cancer Awareness was founded in 2007 by a group of seniors affected by the disease. The club’s members are dedicated to educating the student body about various types of cancer and to fundraise for multiple organizations involved in research, prevention, and innovative therapies.

Green Teens focuses on keeping campus litter free as well as working with larger organizations in off-campus environmental efforts.

Hand in Hand promotes a strong connection between our school and children within our greater Los Angeles community. This year’s focus is supporting awareness and providing solutions for children in America who suffer from hunger.

Jewish World Watch addresses the issues in Sudan and Congo, and advocates for other causes worldwide, in collaboration with the Jewish World Watch organization for fundraisers and events.

Newspaper “The Prowler” is a student-run digital paper aiming to promote both school-wide news and events as well as give staff members an opportunity to channel their passions into writing, editing, and designing.

Speech and Debate conducts internal debates at dTHS as well as public debates with other Jewish high schools in Los Angeles. The Debate Club offers the team and other interested students an opportunity to enhance their skills.

Student Ambassadors consists of students who represent dTHS at various events and host prospective students throughout the year.