Activities

Oak Grove Activities

Oak Grove knows every child has different talents, that’s why we have a wide array of programs for students! Be it athletics, fine arts, or travel; our school has plenty of clubs and extracurricular activities for your child to join!

High School Athletics

Athletic & Activities Director: Brent Wolf
brent.wolf@oakgrovelutheran.com
(701) 373-7149 

Football
Grades 9-12
Season: Fall
Coach: Melvin Whitney Jr.

Girls Volleyball
Grades 9-12
Season: Fall
Coach: Julie Vancura

Girls Basketball
Grades 9-12
Season: Winter
Coach: Mike Forsberg

Boys Basketball
Grades 9-12
Season: Winter
Coach: Kyle Card

Boys Baseball
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Coach: Justin Pieterick

Boys Golf
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Coach: Dan Martinson 

Girls Golf
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Coach: Laura Skovlund

Boys & Girls Track:
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Coach: Janice Stoa

Boys & Girls Trapshooting
Grades 6-12
Season: Fall & Spring
Coach: Brad Sunderland 

Co-Op Athletics

Shanley High School
Athletic & Activities Director: Michael Breker
michael.breker@jp2schools.org
(701) 893-3218

https://www.jp2schools.org/activities/

Boys and Girls Cross Country
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
Girls Swimming & Diving
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall

Boys Soccer
Grades 9-12
Season: Fall

Boys Tennis
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
Girls Soccer
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Girls Tennis
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
Girls Softball
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring

Fargo Public High School
Athletic & Activities Director: Todd Olson
olsont1@fargo.k12.nd.us
(701) 446-1071

Boys Swimming & Diving
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter

Boys Wrestling
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter

Girls Hockey
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter 

Boys Hockey
Grades 9-12
Season: Winter
Gymnastics
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter

Shanley High School

Shanley High School
Athletic & Activities Director: Michael Breker 
michael.breker@jp2schools.org
(701) 893-3218

Boys and Girls Cross Country
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
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Girls Swimming & Diving
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
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Boys Soccer
Grades 9-12
Season: Fall
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Boys Tennis
Grades 7-12
Season: Fall
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Girls Soccer
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring 
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Girls Tennis
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
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Girls Softball
Grades 7-12
Season: Spring
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Fargo Public Schools

Fargo Public High School
Athletic & Activities Director: Todd Olson
olsont1@fargo.k12.nd.us
(701) 446-1071 

Boys Swimming & Diving
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter
Link: 

Boys Wrestling
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter
Link: 

Girls Hockey
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter
Link: 

 Boys Hockey
Grades 9-12
Season: Winter
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Gymnastics
Grades 7-12
Season: Winter
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Elementary & Middle School Athletics

Flag Football:
Grades K-3*
Season: Fall
Fargo Park District

Boys Tackle Football
Grades 4-8*
Season: Fall
FM Athletics Football

Girls Volleyball
Grades 5 & 6
Season: Spring
Parochial School League 

Girls Volleyball
Grades 7 & 8
Season: Fall 

Boys Basketball
Grades 3–8
Season: Fall/Winter
Grover Youth Basketball League (GYBA) 

Boys Basketball
Grades 5 & 6
Season:  Winter
Parochial School League 

Boys Basketball
Grades 7 & 8
Season: Winter
School League 

Girls Basketball
Grades 3-6
Season: Fall/Winter
Grover Youth Basketball League (GYBA) 

Girls Basketball
Grades 5 & 6
Season: Fall
Parochial School League 

Girls Basketball
Grades 7 & 8
Season: Fall & Winter
School League 

Hockey
Ages 4-8*
Season: Winter
Fargo Youth Hockey League

Hockey
Ages 9-15*
Season: Winter
Fargo Angels Hockey 

Baseball
Ages 5-15*
Season: Spring & Summer
Fargo Youth Baseball 

SoccerAges 3-14*
Season: Fall & Spring

JO Volleyball
Grades 5-11*
Season: Spring
Oak Grove Volleyball Club

These opportunities/leagues are independent of Oak Grove and traditionally host Oak Grove teams/students.

Fine Arts

Chapel ChoirGrades 9-12
Director: Aaron Zinter  

The Chapel Choir is considered an academic class. They perform three concerts throughout the year (Homecoming Concert, the Christmas Concert and the Spring Music Festival).

CarolersGrades 9-12
Director: Aaron Zinter 

Dressed in traditional, historic caroler costumes, the Carolers perform during the holiday season at a variety of locations and local events such as luncheons, churches, Bonanzaville, and West Acres Mall. They are also featured at the annual high school Christmas Concert.

Madrigal SingersGrades 9-12
Director: Aaron Zinter 

The Madrigal Singers are a select ensemble of 12 singers from the auditioned Concert Choir that perform songs as a small group. They have earned many Outstanding Performances over the years for Oak Grove at the State Music Contest. They sing on tour and for some concerts throughout the year.

Concert BandGrades 5-12
Director: Renee O’Connor  

The Concert Band meets during an academic class period. They perform two major concerts each year, the Christmas Concert and Spring Concert, and arrange smaller community performances throughout the school year. The band takes a spring tour every other year—see the Band Tour section listed under Travel Opportunities.

Concert ChoirGrades 11-12
Director: Aaron Zinter

The Concert Choir is an auditioned ensemble, mostly consisting of Juniors and Seniors and occasionally Sophomores. Auditions happen both at the end of the school year and right before school starts up in August. The choir meets during an academic class period and performs four major concerts throughout the year (Homecoming Concert, Christmas Concert, Tour Home Concert, and the Spring Music Festival). Members of the Concert Choir are ambassadors of Oak Grove and perform a few times each year throughout the community (Fargo Country Club Kiwani’s Christmas Luncheon, First Lutheran Lenten Service, etc.). This choir takes an annual 8-10 day spring tour – see the Concert Choir Tour section listed under Travel Opportunities.

Grover Choir Squad & Grover ChimesGrades 4-5
Director: Emily Wittkop

The Grover Choir Squad is an elective 4th and 5th grade choir that performs locally throughout the year and at the Elementary School concerts and programs. Grover Chimes is an elective program where students learn to play hand chimes and perform at the Elementary School concerts and programs.

Theatre ArtsGrades K-12
Director: Scott Brusven 

The Oak Grove Theatre Department boasts a robust season featuring four productions for grades K-12. The theatre offers opportunities for everyone. Students can participate in many aspects of the theatre ranging from acting, set design & construction, lighting & sound design, hair & makeup, and costume design.

Organizations & Clubs

Board Game ClubGrades 6-12
Advisor: Aaron Zinter 

Board Game Club meets every other week after school in the music room to play a wide variety of board and card games.  

Key ClubGrades 9-12
Advisor: Megan Saunders 

Key Club is an international student-led organization that provides members with various opportunities for volunteer service, character building, and leadership development. The group is divided into three committees that have different core focus areas: the school, the community and the environment. Meetings for Key Club are held during lunch once a month. 

Philanthropy and Youth (PaY)Grades 9-12
Advisor: Amy Jo Murphy  

Students spend time developing their leadership skills, learning about nonprofit organizations in the FM Community, and the importance of philanthropy. Throughout the year, students spend time researching and visiting nonprofit organizations within the community. The final project for PaY allows students the opportunity to grant $5000 to a minimum of five nonprofit organizations of their choice. Meetings for PaY are typically held during lunch 2-3 days each month.

NAHS– National Art Honors SocietyGrades 9-12
Advisor: Vanessa Fettig 

NAHS’s purpose is to assist student members to attain their highest potential in all forms of art, and to raise awareness of art education throughout the school and community. Members are eligible for several awards and grant programs. Meeting times vary. 

Student CouncilGrades 9-12
Advisors: Katie Oster & Nick Wright 

Members of the Student Council serve as ambassadors to school administration. Throughout the year they plan a number of student activities such as dances, game nights, service projects, and much more! Student Council representatives for sophomores, juniors and seniors are elected in the spring of the previous school year along with the Student Body President. Each fall, freshman, new students and international students can run for student council. Student Council meets weekly.  

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)Grades 9-12 

Students meet once per month for Bible Study, community building, and special events/activities.

YearbookGrades 9-12
Advisor: Amy Jo Murphy & Terri Kroll 

Students utilize their creativity to assemble the Oak Leaves yearbook. From taking and selecting photos, to organizing and developing each page, students have the chance to create a piece of history for Oak Grove, containing all of the events and memories of the school year. Meetings are held throughout the school year as necessary, but much of the work is done on each students’ respective time and pace.

Registration information available for elementary and middle school activities & clubs at each school’s office. 

Board Game Club: Grades 6-12
Advisor: Aaron Zinter 

Board Game Club meets every other week after school in the music room to play a wide variety of board and card games. 

Robotics/STEMGrades 6-8
Advisor: Sarah Breen
sarah.breen@oakgrovelutheran.com 

Robotics is a first hour elective middle school class. Students in the class can participate in Bison Best Robotics Competition 

Lego ClubGrades 1-5 

Two sessions meet after school in the fall and spring. 

BioGirls: Grades 1-6 

Meets weekly on Sundays  in the winter and spring 

Spanish ClubGrades PreK-5 

After school – Days vary

Boy ScoutsGrades 1-5 

Meets Sundays throughout the school year

Girl ScoutsGrades 1-5 

Meets Sundays throughout the school year

Travel Opportunities

Mission Trip ExperienceGrades 9-12
Contact: Tracy Aaker and Steph Deitz 

High school students have the opportunity to take part in mission trip experiences during the school year and in the summer. Past experiences have included trips to Guatemala, Peru, and New Mexico where we support our partner organizations.

Concert Choir/Band TourGrades 9-12
Contact: Aaron Zinter and Renee O’Connor 

Each spring, the Concert Choir embarks on an 8-10 day U.S. tour. The students, as ambassadors for Oak Grove, spread the Mission and Word of God through their music and showcase the incredible vocal arts programs at Oak Grove. The Concert Band tours every other year. 

CloseUpGrades 10-12
Contact: Nick Wright 

The CloseUp Trip to Washington DC is an experience taken in coordination with the CloseUp class. Each spring, Oak Grove students join other students from across the nation for the opportunity to dive deeper into our government and political system and see the sights of DC.

Travel Studies/English Humanities TripGrades 9-12
Contact: Michelle Forness 

Every other summer, high school students and adults have the opportunity to travel overseas for 2-3 weeks exploring the culture and scenery of a different country. Students who plan to take the trip are required to take a course in conjunction with the travel experience. Past trips have included: Australia and New ZealandIreland, Scotland, and EnglandItaly, Greece, and Norway.