HHS Clubs & Activities

Club Sponsor(s) Location/Room Description Dates & Times
Asian American & Pacific Islander Club Mike Harvey Room # 1119 The purpose is to educate, plan and celebrate Asian culture. Tuesdays at 2:30
Auto - (VICA Skills USA) Joe Bell Room #5110 The purpose of the Highland Auto Club will be to enhance student knowledge of Automobiles and create an environment where students can come together to show their support for their community and country through different community service activities that benefit the community. 2nd Wednesday of the month @ 2:30PM
AVID Peter Migdo Room #1157 AVID is an academic elective class that prepares students for the rigors of meeting college entrance by emphasizing critical reading,analytical writing,academic research,collaborative discussion,and inquiry.Students will support each other by participating in collaborative tutorials with peer and college tutors Tuesdays and Thursdays.Students will also prepare for & take the SAT and ACT,while taking advantage of opportunities to learn more about scholarships,financial aid,college life & majors 2nd Thursday of every month @ 2:30 PM
Badminton Derrick Donaldson Main Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. After School @ 2:30
Band/Band Council Kevin Bennett, Jenn Bock Band Room Class enrollment required. For More information visit the Band website at: highlandhighband.org 2nd Tues. of the Month
Banner Hawks Kathryn Rizzo, Windy Noyes Room #1232 Banner Hawks is a student run medical club. Banner Gateway Hospital sponsors us at least once a month to do medical activities ranging from: talks by physicians and nurses to tours of the cancer center to being able to participate in simulations such as intubations, suturing and putting in IVs. In addition, we participate in drives for Be the Match (bone marrow registry) and Donate Life (organ donation). We have gone on 2 service trips to help deliver medical care to 3rd world countries. 2x a month on Thursdays @ 2:20 p.m.
Baseball Erik Kehoe Baseball Field Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. After School
Basketball - Boys Todd Fazio Room #6128 Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. Wednesdays @ 1:30PM
Basketball - Girls Cassandra Damyavonich Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Book Club Shannon Jauregui Room 1146 The Purpose is to Read Books, discuss them, have insightful conversations on said books, and to pick inclusive books to bring the community closer. TBD
Bowling (Incredibowls) Justin Villalobos Room #5172 The purpose of the Incredibowls club will be to enhance student knowledge in bowling and enjoying friendly competition in the sport of bowling. 2nd Friday of every month @ 2:30 PM
Broadcasting (VICA Skills USA) Club membership is limited to students enrolled in the course. TBD
BSU (Black Student Union) Jazzlyn Rice Room #1276 The purpose of this organization is to unite black students at Highland High School to create a friendly environment that fosters growth and success. Tuesdays @ 3:00 PM
Capture Crew/Digital Photography Justin Villalobos Room #5167 The purpose of this organization is to expand our knowledge on the photographic process, and create a safe place for students to expand their creativity. Tuesdays & Thursdays
Cheer Club Club Membership is determined by tryouts. TBD
Chess Club Chris Tallent Room 1209 This club promotes chess and competes in AIA, Nationals, and other chess competitions. Membership is open to all who are interested; however, the primary focus is team on team competitions and Nationals. Tues/Thurs 2:30 PM
Choir Steve Hickman Class Enrollment Required.
Clay Club Barbara Barmettler Room 5160 Clay Club members express themselves once a week making ceramic items and then decorate them with glazes. Students enjoy the freedom to be creative and make things at the same time. Mondays 2:30-3:30 PM
Cross Country Dave Montgomery
Culinary Mary Brightman The Culinary Club is compromised of students in our Advanced Culinary Arts classes. The students help cater and serve at various events on campus and in the community.
Dance (One Image) Jennifer Duxbury Dance Room Club membership limited to students enrolled in the course. Tryouts required. Mondays 2:20 PM
DECA (Distributive Education Cooperative Association) Michael Sassi Room #1105 DECA is the success oriented marketing club that addresses advertising, marketing plans, product design, computer useage and much more. DECA helps you to sell the sizzle, not just the steak. Tuesdays @ 2:30 PM
Design/Fashion Club Amy Hesse Room #5150 Class enrollment required. 3rd, 5th & 6th Hour
Drama/Theatre Arts Laura Hardy Room #7110 The purpose of this organization will be to promote school spirit, theatre arts,help support drama productions and help members achieve initiation into the International Thespian Society (ITS) and/or earn a school letter Every other Wednesday at 1:45 p.m.
Extra Mile Bob Allen Rm #1280 or #1247 The Extra Mile Club was established to promote and encourage community service for HHS students, as well as recognize students for their humanitarian accomplishments. The club meets every two weeks to plan and promote ways to serve those in our community who need help. Every other Wednesday at 7:05 AM
FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Aaron Jarvis Room 1106 FBLA is the premier high school business club in the country. Learn about public speaking, marketing, programming, computer languages, computer applications, accounting, business procedures and much more. FBLA is all about business.
FCA Club (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) Brock Farrel TBD The purpose of this club is to provide a place for athletes and those who love and support sports to meet together and encourage each other through various activities including but not limited to christian faith activities such as Bible reading, prayer and sharing of faith stories. TBD
FCCLA/TOYBOX Katie Tritschler Room #5144 The Highland High School FCCLA Club/TOYBOX Chapter is a career and technical student organization designed to promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. Fridays during 3rd hour
FEA (Future Educators of America) Amy Hesse Room #5150 The Future Educators of America chapter tries to help give HHS students real world experiences in local schools as a stepping stone to a successful career in education. We have over 100 students volunteering in over 20 schools across the Phoenix area, assisting master teachers, networking with district employees and helping to make a difference in the lives of students all across the valley. 4th Hour
FFA (Future Farmers of America) Amy Dillard, Ginnie Strait, Curtis Willems Room #5101 FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing thier potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Last Thursday of the month @ 2:30
Football Brock Farrel Practice Field Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. After School
German Club Judah Broekemeier Room #1226 The purpose of the German club will be to enhance students knowledge of the German language and culture. German Club is a place where students can converse in and improve their German skills, we will also engage in cultural activities and field trips as we get to know each other along with the language. Thursdays 2:30 PM
Globetrotters Charlotte Marler Room 1266 The Highland Globetrotters exists to learn more about the cultures and languages found around the world. Members of the Highland Globetrotters will explore the spoken language/s of different countries as well as their cultures, customs, and histories. When applicable, club members will have the opportunity to take a trip to experience their learning first hand. once a month.
Golf - Boys Tait Neilson Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 4:30 PM
Golf - Girls Jennifer Castillo Room #1184 Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 2:30
Hawk Leaders in Science Kathryn Rizzo Room #1232 Every other Tuesday
HERO/FCCLA Amy Hesse Room #5150 1st & 2nd Hour
Highland Fixers Aaron Jarvis Room #1106 The purpose of the Highland Fixers Club is to connect people and things and to increase awareness about electronic sustainabiliity, to come together with a determination to increase awareness about making electronics repair available to all. Mondays @ 2:30
Japan Club Hideki Kunitada, Matt Van Holten Portable 6B The purpose of Japan club is to celebrate the traditions and the fun of the Japanese culture. Some weeks we examine the country, the people, and customs of Japan, and other weeks we just kick back and watch some anime. Come join us Fridays after school in room 6B! Fridays 2:30 PM
Latino Advocacy Jennifer Castillo Room #1184 The purpose of this club is to ensure the academic success of hispanic students at Highland and give back to the Latinx community. 2nd & 4th Thursday at 2:30 PM
Link Crew Will McPherson, James Zuccaro Portable 3B The purpose of the club is to help incoming freshmen adjust to high school, and guide them to achieve their greatest potential socially and academically. Membership is open to all junior and senior students interested in helping their fellow students. 3rd Hour - Students must be enrolled in the Link Crew class.
Lounge Club Peter Migdol Room #1157 The purpose of this organization will be to provide a place for students to make new friends and just hang out with each other. 2nd Thursday of every month @ 2:30 PM
Math Problem Solving Lauri Douglass Room #1272 The purpose of the Math Problem Solving Club is to participate in Math Competitions. TBD
Minecraft Clayton Headrick Room #1180 The purpose of this club is to provide a safe space for students to play Minecraft with each other. Tuesdays @ 2:30PM
Mobile App Coders Aaron Jarvis Room 1106
Model UN Matt Compiseno Room #1280 The purpose of this organization is to compete at State and National Model UN competitions. Thursdays @ 2:30
National Honor Society (NHS) Sarah Hernandez-Byrne 1144 NHS is a nationally recognized organization for juniors and seniors by application only.Applicants must have at least a 3.8 cumulative GPA,be involved in extracirricular and volunteer activities.Applications are available in March for admission for the following year.The club is involved in various volunteer activities for the global and Gilbert community.Our four pillars of Character,Scholarship,Service and Leadership guide the tradition of excellence that NHS is known for across the country. Monthly Meetings on Fridays 2:30-2:45
Orchestra Bill Bitter Orchestra Room Class enrollment required. For More information visit the Orchestra website at: highlandorchestras.org
Out and About Kristen Baldonado Lecture Hall or Room #1209 The club's purpose is to raise awareness and acceptance of LGBTQ issues, and to provide a safe space for members of the LGBTQ community. Fridays @ 2:35PM
Physics Jim Archambault, Marissa Lopez Thursdays in Room #1237, 1-2 times a month.
Polynesian Hula Dancing Club Charlotte Marler Room #1266 The Polynesian Hula Dancing club exists to learn more about the histories, cultures, languages and dances found around the Polynesian islands. Fridays @ 2:30 PM
Pom Line Ashley Parcell Club membership limited to team only. Tryouts required.
Robotics Mike Harvey Room 1119 If you are interested in designing, building and competing in the fastest growing High School Robotics Competition in the world, then come join the Highland Robotics Teams. The "HAWKS" participate in the VEX Robotics Competition and are excited to be part of the VEX Program. Come be a part of an exciting STEM Program and compete against other teams from around the state, country and world! Vex team number 43141A, 43141B, 43141C after school
Science Olympiad Sandon Eaton Room #1230 The Purpose is to enhance student knowledge of science and create an environment where students of all backgrounds can come together to demonstrate their research, engineering, and teamwork abilities. They also compete against other high schools in the region and state tournaments. Tuesdays & Thursdays @ 2:30-3:30
SHO (Students Helping Others) Molly Trapp. The SHO Club is a service based club. The members of our club look for opportunities to support students with a variety of disabilities in the classroom, lunchroom, or during community outings. The students run the Breakfast Cart to raise money for the students in self-contained classrooms to participate fully in the community through field trip experiences. TBD
Soccer - Boys Tim Barmettler Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Soccer - Girls Andy Barber Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Softball Rebecca Morrison Softball Field Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 3:00 PM
Speech & Debate Nicholas Chizek Room #1166 The purpose is to develop the participants into charismatic communicators through fun and critically engaging activities. Students will gain confidence and further hone their abilities in rhetoric, interpretation, and sense of community. Mondays @ 2:45-3:15
Sports Medicine Dave Hayward Rooom #6164 Sports Medicine Club is a great way to introduce students to medicine by providing opportunities in sports medicine classes and working with Highland High athletes. Students who are planning a career in medicine will benefit by being involved. Wednesdays @ 6:30 AM
STEM Club Barbara Dwyer, Matt Van Holten The Commons The purpose of the club is to promote a greater sense of community among STEM-minded students with the Highland community, and to provide enrichment, leadership and community service opportunities. Membership is open to all students who are interested in STEM-related classes/fields of study/post-secondary pathways. 1st & 3rd Thursdays @ 2:30 PM
Student Council Katie Parker Room #1110 During 3rd Hour
Students Against Trafficking Lauri Douglass Room #1272 The purpose of the Students Against Trafficking club will be to spread awareness to the community about human trafficking in the world and in our country, bring aid to its victims, and to educate its members on the signs and prevention techniques. 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month.
Swim & Dive Justine Bachner
Table Top Club Mike Harvey Room #1119 A group of students coming together as a community to play board games in a fun environment. Thursdays 2:30-5:00
Taylor's Travelers Chad Taylor Room #1120 Provide opportunities for students to see and experience real life artifacts. after school, as needed.
Tennis - Boys
Tennis - Girls Jazzlyn Rice
Track & Field Dave Montgomery
United Sound (Orchestra) Bill Bitter Orchestra Room Class enrollment required. For More information visit the Orchestra website at: highlandorchestras.org
Volleyball - Boys Jeff Grover - Boys Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. After School @ 2:30PM
Volleyball - Girls Jordan Neal Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. After School @ 4:30PM
Winterguard Jennifer Bock, Katrina Wunderlich
Woodworking (VICA Skills USA) Chris Askew Room 5114 Club membership is limited to students enrolled in the class.
Writing Club Katie Phillips #1147 The Purpose is to share and develop one's writing with other writers in order to get feedback and improve one's own writing skills. Fridays 6:30-7:30 AM
Yearbook Laura Hardy Room #1158 Must be enrolled in Digital Communications (Yearbook) course. TBD
Last Modified on November 8, 2021