Clubs & Student Organizations

Whether their interests lie in planning student dances with the Social Club or cooking for the school with the BBQ Club, all students are encouraged to find an outlet for their creativity and passions.
Each fall, JCHS hosts a Club Fair where students can join clubs and start new ones. Our community outreach groups, like the Gay-Straight Alliance, Environmental Club and Multicultural Youth Council are involved in fundraising, advocacy, protest and volunteering.


Book Club
Card Club
Community Impact (JFCS)
Embroidery & Knitting 
Film Society
Hip Hop Dance
Literary Magazine
Student Ambassadors
Tech Crew
The Observer (School Newspaper)
TV Club
Ultimate Frisbee
Vocal Ensembles (2)
Young Investors
Young Republicans

Va’ads – Community Outreach Committees

Environmental & Gardening Club (E-Va'ad) - "Greening" the school, the neighborhood and the larger community through gardening and other volunteer work

Fashion With Compassion - a chapter of the larger non-profit organization, Fashion with Compassion. At the end of the year the club will put on a Fashion with Compassion fashion show and fundraising event; which, includes a runway show, that is followed by a vendor sale. 95% of the proceeds go a charity of our choice based in Israel and the remaining five percent go to the fashion with compassion organization. This is a student wide initiative that hopes to engage the entire JCHS community.
Flashmobs for Change
- Club members rehearse a dance number. Those students perform that dance number at a public location unannounced, and other students circle the area with buckets where people can donate money to a chosen charity.

Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
 - Educating and advocating for the rights of LGBT people and celebrating our own community

Interact - International aid and humanitarian service as part of the national Rotary Club

JFCS Va’ad (Jewish Family & Children's Services) - Volunteering with Jewish Family & Children's Services to serve the elderly, housebound, youth, new immigrants and other populations in need

Multicultural Youth Council - Creating a forum for interfaith dialogue within JCHS and the larger community of the Western Addition

STAND (Student Anti-Genocide Coalition) - Empowering JCHS students with the tools to fight genocide around the world

Student Alliance for Israel (SAFI) - Celebrating Israel and educating the JCHS community on issues related to Israel

Village Project Tutoring - Tutoring youth in the Western Addition

BIA Clubhouse (Behavioral Intervention Association) – Supporting an after-school program for autistic youth to engage in fun activities and practice different social skills
Jewish Community High School of the Bay
1835 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94115
Phone: 415.345.9777
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The Jewish Community High School of the Bay (JCHS) is a unique college preparatory high school committed to integrating deep learning, universal wisdom, and Jewish values. We empower each student to embrace her or his Jewish identity, generate empathy and compassion, delight in lifelong education, and improve the world.