HHS Clubs & Activities

Club Sponsor(s) Location/Room Description Dates & Times
ADL Matthew Van Holten, Jessica Mejer
Auto - Skills USA Joe Bell Room #5110
AVID Peter Migdol, Amy Dillard 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
Badminton Derrick Donaldson Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Band Kevin Bennett, Jenn Bock Music Building Tuesdays @ 2:30 p.m.
Banner Hawks Kathryn Rizzo, Windy Noyes Room #1232 Banner Hawks is a club for students that are interested in any profession in the medical or health fields.Banner Gateway Hospital sponsors the club;students get the unique opportunity to visit the hospital numerous times during the year.Students have gone to the Banner simulation center and practiced intubation,doing a central line and how to handle a code.In addition,we have watched a helicopter air evacuation,participated in Relay for Life and had speakers from many areas of the medical field. Tuesdays @ 2:30 p.m.
Baseball Erik Kehoe Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Basketball - Boys Todd Fazio Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Basketball - Girls Chad Taylor Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Broadcasting - Skills USA Frank Holck Fridays 4th Period Club membership is limited to students enrolled in the course.
BSU (Black Student Union) Shatia Chandler, Jazzlyn Rice The purpose of this organization is to unite black students at Highland High School to create a friendly environment that fosters growth and success.
Cheer Francia Ward Club membership limited to team only. Tryouts required.
Chess Club TBA Room 1205 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 Barbie 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 2:20-3:20 PM
Crafty Corner Leigh Anne Aller Room #1210 Provide a fun environment where students can do arts and crafts for their own enjoyment and as community service. Fridays at 2:30 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. Tuesdays 2:30 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.
Design/Fashion Club Amy Hesse Room #5150 Class enrollment required. 3rd, 5th & 6th Hour
Digital Photography Stephanie Sapakie Room 5167 Students interested in photography, graphic design, and computer art will love Digital Photography Club! Meet new people, attend seminars with professional photographers, take field trips to photograph new subjects, enter photo contests, participate in "real world photo fundraisers" and learn fun photo crafts. 4th & 5th Hour
Drama/Theatre Arts Steve Abaroa 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 @ 1:45 p.m.
EdRising/ TOYBOX Katie Tritschler EdRising is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that focuses on leadership skills and is co-curricular with our TOYBOX program. In addition to the development of leadership skills, the members also have the opportunity to participate in community service projects which benefit young children.
Extra Mile Bob Allen, Marissa Lopez Room 1280 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. 2nd & 4th Mondays
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.
FFA 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 Tuesday of the month.
Football Brock Farrel Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
French Renee Chamberlain Our French Club's purpose is to immerse the students in the culture and the language by celebrating events and celebrating holidays. These activities will lead us our grand finale- a trip to France.
Future Educators of America (FEA) 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
German Club Herb Watt, Judah Broekemeier Portable 7A
Globetrotters Charlotte Marler Room 1266 The benefits of travel are numerous - appreciation and sensitivity for other cultures, overcome language barriers, and gain a better perspective of history. The Globetrotters is an after school club that meets twice a month and learns about a country and then in the summer we go! If you love to learn about different cultures and travel then Globetrotters is the club for you! Contact Ms. Marler for more information. Tuesdays @ 2:30 p.m.
Go Green- Ecology Sheila Scanlan Room 1225 Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not -Dr. Seuss. Make your world a better place by joining HHS's Go Green Club! Meet like-minded people who care about the environment. Service oriented club where students create opportunities to improve the community. We've planted trees, conducted campus clean ups, had fundraisers to adopt an orphan elephant, and facilitated the campus recycling program. We like to have fun, eat food and party too! Go Green! 1st & 3rd Mondays @ 2:30 p.m.
Golf - Boys Mike Harvey
Golf - Girls Jenni Castillo, Clayton Headrick
Hawk Leaders in Science Kathryn Rizzo Room #1232 Every other Tuesday
HERO/FCCLA Amy Hesse Room #5150 1st & 2nd Hour
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
JOBS/GUESS Erin Clayden, Linda Manning, Renee Woodward
Journalism Club Laura Hardy Room 1158 Have a voice! Tell your school's story! Please join us Tuesday's after school if you are interested in collaborating on Highland's online news journal, the Highland Sun. Tuesdays after school
Korean Dance Club Marissa Lopez The purpose of this organization will be: To spread diversity and encourage culture and community. We strive to spread unity through diversity. Membership is open to all students who are interested in K-pop and dance.
Link Crew Will McPherson, James Zuccaro Room 1236 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.
Math Problem Solving Lauri Douglass Room #1272 The purpose of the Math Problem Solving Club is to participate in Math Competitions.
Med Life Kathryn Rizzo Room #1232 Through Med Life this club will provide service opportunities for students and allow them to learn about medical relief in foreign countries. Tuesdays @ 2:30 p.m.
Millennium Club Brigitte Means, Katherine Droney, Kelly Hillman The Millennium Club is a club run by the young adults in the DIALS program to raise money for Friday community field trips, as well as special events. The club's main fund raising activity is through selling pizza to the HHS student body on early release days.
Minecraft TBA TBA The purpose of this club is to provide a safe space for students to play Minecraft with each other. 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
Mobile App Coders Aaron Jarvis Room 1106
Model UN Matt Compiseno Thursdays after school in Room #1280 The purpose of this organization is to compete at State and National Model UN competitions.
National Honor Society (NHS) Leslie Cheret 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.
Operation Smile Kathryn Rizzo Room 1232 Operation Smile is a fundraising and community service club that focuses on donating to toward the cost of cleft lip surgeries. Every other Thursday at 2:30 PM
Orchestra Bill Bitter
Out and About Laura Stansfield Room 1279 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. Thursdays 2:30 PM
Physics Jim Archambault, Marissa Lopez Thursdays in Room #1237, 1-2 times a month.
Pom Line Francia Ward, Lisa Brown, Kiley Forrest Club membership limited to team only. Tryouts required.
Project Sleep Tight Karen Childers Room 1176 The purpose of the club is to pack and distribute "hope totes" to underprivileged children across the Phoenix area. First Wednesday of every other month, Aug-Oct - 1:30-2:30 PM; Nov-May - 6:30-7:30 AM
Robotics Mike Harvey Room 1226 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
Rocket Hawks (eSports) Peter Migdol
Science Olympiad Sandon Eaton
SHO (Students Helping Others) Will McPherson, Christine Braun, James Zuccaro, Molly Trapp, and Rene Woodward 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.
Soccer (Boys) Tim Barmettler (Girls) Gloria Roberts
Softball Rebecca Morrison Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Spanglish Hawks Jessica Mejer & Melinda Hoopes Room #1267 We are a club for people who enjoy the Spanish language and cultures. Our purpose is to celebrate, promote awareness of and learn about the cultures, countries, histories, and contributions of the Spanish-speaking world (including those of the United States). We do a variety of activities ranging from arts and crafts to community service. You don't have to be in Spanish class to join, ALL are welcome! the 3rd Monday of each month.
Speech & Debate Nicholas Chizek
Sports Medicine Dave Hayward 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.
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. 2:25 PM Tuesdays
STRIVE Layna Lupo
Student Council Olivia Cheff
Sustainability Lynn White Thursdays in Room 1229 This club will inform people on how to better the environment and the school/community.
Swim & Dive David Smithers, Katie Lehman, Justine Bachner
Table Top Club Mike Harvey Room 1226 A group of students coming together as a community to play board games in a fun environment. Tues & Fri at 2:30 PM
Taylor's Travelers Chad Taylor Room 1120 Provide opportunities for students to see and experience real life artifacts.
Tennis (Boys) Shawn Cook (Girls) Jazzlyn Rice
Track & Field Dave Montgomery
Tri Hawks Triathlon Club Justine Bachner Room 1270 Swim, Bike, Run! All are welcome. Meetings TBD
United Sound Bill Bitter, Renee Woodward
Volleyball - Boys Jeff Grover - Boys Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Volleyball - Girls Jordan Neal Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Winterguard Jennifer Bock, Katrina Wunderlich
Woodworking - Skills USA Chris Askew Room 5114 Club membership is limited to students enrolled in the class.
Yearbook Laura Hardy Must be enrolled in Digital Communications (Yearbook) course.
Last Modified on September 25, 2020