Clubs and Organizations

Advisor: Kevin Riley

Advisor: Margie Dunlap

Club WHS, which stands for Wilmington's Helping Services, is a community service club. All WHS students are encouraged to be a member and lend a helping hand to their school and community through different service projects.

Advisor: Matthew Hackett

Model UN gives students the opportunity to discover, through simulation, how the United Nations works to collectively promote world peace and cooperate on a variety of international issues. Students who enjoy politics, world affairs, other cultures, debating, and compromise will love Model UN. The club is open to all grade levels.

Advisor: Margie Dunlap

DECA is an international organization of Business students that prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career ready.  DECA's comprehensive learning program integrates into classroom instruction, applies learning, connects to businesses, and promotes competition.  DECA prepares the next generation to be academically prepared, community-oriented, professionally responsible, and experienced leaders.  
Wilmington High School DECA is comprised of students who are given the opportunity to work independently, or in a team, on business topics of their choosing.  Students will practice and prepare here at WHS after school for up to 3 annual competitions. Advancing students compete at the State and International levels in locations such as Boston, Florida, Georgia, and California.  
To learn more about DECA, please contact [email protected].


Advisor: Terresa Pietro

The Wilmington High School Environmental Club is a student-centered organization dedicated to creating an awareness of environmental issues and to the protection, conservation, preservation, and restoration of our school and global environments. The Environmental Club urges all at WHS to “Go Blue, Go White, GO GREEN!”

Advisors: Mia Parvianen and Lisa Bellavia

“Expressions,” Wilmington High School's Art and Literary Magazine, showcases the art, poetry, fiction, and other creative work of students in grades 9-12. “Expressions” is open to all students interested in the planning and the production of the publication, which comes out each spring. Students will solicit submissions, participate in layout decisions, and help to develop a magazine they and their classmates can enjoy. 

Advisor: Dan Indiciani

The main goal of the GSA is to educate the school and community about the effects of homophobia, eliminate harassment and discrimination as well as assuring self esteem for all of the students at Wilmington High School. We are dedicated to creating a safe school environment in which all students can feel accepted for who they are.


Advisor: Michael Ferrara

Advisors: Tracey Kassin and Michelle Hooper

The WHS Local Heroes club is designed to help support and raise money for the local servicemen and servicewomen, including wounded warriors, active and retired veterans and their families. Money that we raise from our fundraisers and other events throughout the year will be used to support local charities and groups that support these initiatives.  Community service opportunities are also provided for WHS students to honor veterans, including in various town events, such as 9/11 Day, Veteran’s Day, and Memorial Day.

Advisor:Mindy Leal

The core of the high school program consists of a series of contests held throughout the school year, culminating in a National/International Championship. Top-scoring students in qualifying rounds are invited to compete in their State Championship contest (or their National Championship, for schools outside the US), held in April. Winners of each State Championship are invited to compete in the US National High School Championship in May. Winners of each non-US National Championship are invited to compete in the International Championship in May.

Advisor: Lori Trites

Medical Careers Club introduces Wilmington High School students to potential careers in the field of Medicine and Science. Through on site visits and job shadowing, students are encouraged to become involved with volunteerism and caring for those less fortunate while they explore opportunities in the field of healthcare. Students participate in providing a monthly meal for individuals and families in Lawrence, MA, visit senior shut-ins at Deming Way, and support the Wilmington Firefighters' Toy Drive during the holidays.

Advisor: Tracey Kassin

The WHS Mentor Program is committed to welcoming incoming freshmen and new students to Wilmington High School and helping to ease the transitional process. By bringing diverse groups of students together in a social environment, we will create a climate positive school spirit that will help acclimate new students to the community. By working with WHS administration, guidance counselors, teachers, coaches and advisors, we hope to educate students about all the opportunities that our school has to offer. Our mentors will serve as a support system and will facilitate communication with new students and encourage them to meet their school's academic, social, and community expectations.

Advisor: Kevin Riley

Mock Trial is a statewide competition in which students are competing against their peers from other schools in the Massachusetts Bar Institute annual Mock Trial Program. This program is sponsored by the Boston Law Firm of Brown, Rudnick, Freed, & Gesmer. The Mock Trial Program has attracted 110 high school teams from all regions of the commonwealth. The goal of the Mock Trial Program is to further an understanding of the law, court procedures, and our legal system while helping students to sharpen their analytical, listening and speaking skills. It also seeks to promote better communication and cooperation between the school community and legal profession.

Advisor: Maura Tucker

Wilmington High School's chapter of the National Honor Society was established to encourage and recognize students who are outstanding in scholarship, character, leadership and service. The selection of members to our chapter shall be by a majority vote of the W.H.S. Faculty Council.

NHS Handbook

ROBOTICS TEAM (FTC Team # 14969)
Advisors: Julie Kim, Marlene King and Kathleen O'Brien

The mission of the Wilmington Wired Wildcats (Team #14864) is to create a place where high school students can learn about designing, building, and coding robots. The goal is to design, build, and program a robot that will compete in various regional competitions against other schools and FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics programs. The vision of FIRST Robotics is to inspire young people to learn and apply science so that they can be our future STEM leaders and innovators. We welcome all students to join our team and via our various leadership positions students learn valuable collaboration, communication, and leadership skills in addition to engineering skills.

Advisor: Meghan Estrada

The Wilmington High School Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.) Chapter is a student organization which encourages young people not to drive after they have consumed liquor. A contract between parents and students to help each other when in need is at the essence of the organization. 

Advisor: Michelle Hooper 

Advisor: Mike Maloney

Advisor: Chris Randall and John Lewis

The Wildcat News is Wilmington High School's student newspaper. The goal of the Wildcat News is to provide interested students the opportunity to report the news of the school and to learn as much as possible about journalistic technique. Issues are produced through the high school's computer facilities. School Improvement Council money provides partial funding for the paper. There is a spot for any student interested in any aspect of journalism on the Wildcat staff.

Advisors: Joanne Veliz and Terresa Pietro
The World Cultures Club at Wilmington High School celebrates the diversity of the world close to home! Through food, films, music, games, crafts, field trips, and our biennial Culture Festival, the World Cultures Club provides a space for students to learn about different cultures, share their own, and further explore the cultures studied in their world language classes.  The World Cultures Club also collaborates with the Wilmington Memorial Library, the Senior Center, and other organizations to discover and cultivate cultural awareness in our local community.


Advisor: Jessica Daly

Yearbook is open to all students interested in taking part in the planning and layout of their yearbook. Students will take photographs, participate in layout decisions, and help to develop a yearbook they can enjoy for years to come.