Department of Defense Education Activity

All students are encouraged to participate in extracurricular activities whether they be athletic, academic or social in nature. These activities help to shape students and prepare them for success after high school as part of a well-rounded education. Our School offers many activities for students to choose from.

It is DoDEA policy that students have the "right to a public education of high quality, including the opportunity to participate in activities," in accordance with Executive
Order 13160, DoDEA Administrative Instruction (Al) 2500.14 and Department of Defense Instruction 1342.12, "without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, or status as a parent." (DoDEA Al 2051.02, Section 4.a.l.,p.2.)

It is DoDEA policy that a student with a disability, or who has a record of a disability, or is regarded as having a disability, shall not be excluded from participating in, or be denied the benefits of, any DoDEA education program or activity;or be subjected to discrimination based solely on a disability." (DoDEA Al 2500.14, Section 4.a., p.2.)

Varsity Football

Yokota Panther Varsity Football Team

Term: Fall

Meeting Time: Daily from 15:00 - 17:00/Games: Friday nights or Saturday Afternoons

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Air Force JROTC

Fall Drill Team, Winter Marksmanship Team, Year-round Color Guards & Community Service

Term: All Year

Meeting Days: Monday,Wednesday,Tuesday,Thursday,Friday

Junior Science and Humanities Program

JSHS is designed to challenge and engage students (Grades 9-12) in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM). Individual students compete for scholarships and recognition by presenting the results of their original research efforts before a panel of judges and an audience of their peers in Okinawa.

Meeting Time: Fall and Winter research time / Spring - competition

Art Club

Open to all YHS students to create art among their peers.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 2:45- 4:00 pm

Meeting Days: Thursday

Bongos and Berets Poetry Club

For the love of poetry! Composing, reading aloud, sharing with the student body.  Involvement Term: Year long with participation in Night of the Arts, and National Poetry Month in April. 


Term: All Year

Meeting Time: Lunch

Meeting Days: Tuesday

National Honor Society

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NHS is for high achieving students demonstrating the four pillars the organization upholds: Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. The society strives to shape students into rounded characters and role models for their peers around them as well as for their future.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: LUNCH


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Student-2-Student provides support to new students transitioning to our school and support to students preparing to leave our school.

Term: All Year

Meeting Time: 10:55 - 11:30 during lunch

Additional Info: Once per quarter

Model United Nations


Model United Nations

Term: All Year

Meeting Days: Monday