HHS Clubs & Activities

Club Sponsor(s) Location/Room Description Dates & Times
American Indigenous Business Leaders (AIBL) Mike Harvey Room #1119 The mission of the AIBL is to increase the representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in business and entrepreneurial ventures through education and leadership development opportunities. Weekly at 2:30 PM
AP Leadership Council Shannon Jauregui & Marcus Hire Room #1146 Members must be enrolled (or plan to be enrolled) in the Prep for Success class where meetings shall be held and projects shall be worked on. 4th Hour
Art Enrichment Club Patricia Shores Room #1121 Art Enrichment Club seeks to provide students with a forum to create and learn about different art forms, while also providing opportunities for members to refine their technique in a supportive environment. Our club's addition to Highland High School will benefit our student body through our community involvement, that being through a partnership with non profit organization "Checkmate Dementia". On campus, our club will provide an inclusive environment committed to making visual art. Wednesday at 1:30 PM
Asian American & Pacific Islander Club Echo Itaaehau Room #1144 The purpose is to educate, plan and celebrate Asian culture. Every Other Monday at 2:30PM
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. During Class
AVID Peter Migdol 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. 2:30 PM
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
Baseball JJ Costantino Baseball Field Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Basketball - Boys Todd Fazio Locker Room Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 2:30 PM
Basketball - Girls Cassandra Damyavonich Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 2:30 PM
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. Thursdays 2:30-3:30 PM
Bowling (Incredibowls) Peter Migdol Room #1157 The purpose of the Incredibowls club will be to enhance student knowledge in bowling and enjoying friendly competition in the sport of bowling. Thursdays @ 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Broadcasting (VICA Skills USA) Chris Clones Room #1103 Club membership is limited to students enrolled in the course.
BSU (Black Student Union) Leslie Chartos, Patricia Shores Room #1122 The purpose of this organization is to unite black students at Highland High School to create a friendly environment that fosters growth and success. Tuesday 2:30 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. Tuesday 2:30PM
Cheer Club James Geiselhofer Club Membership is determined by tryouts.
Chess Club Christopher Tallent, Kathleen Coleman 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. Every Tuesday & Thursday from 2:30PM-4:00PM
Choir Katie Bortnem 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 2:25 PM - 3:25 PM
Cross Country/Running Club Dave Montgomery Club membership limited to team members only.
Culinary Club Mary Brightman Room #5147 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. Wednesday 3rd & 4th Hour (Club is for Culinary 2 & 3 students only)
Dance (One Image) Jennifer Duxbury Dance Room Club membership limited to students enrolled in the course. Tryouts required. Mondays, Tuesdays or Thursdays at 2:20PM
DECA (Distributive Education Cooperative Association) Michael Sassi & Amy Dillard 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 at 2:30PM
Design/Fashion Club Amy Hesse Room #5145 Class enrollment required. Every other Friday
Different, Not Less Whitney Young, Ann Goodrich Room #1245B The purpose of this club is to celebrate pride for people who are part of the neurodivergent and disabled community, allow mentally and physically disabled students to feel safer and welcomed at Highland, inspire neurodivergent and disabled students to be more of themselves, and educate people on accurate information of what it's like to be disabled. Mondays after school
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.
Esports Sheane Fair & Jared Smith Room #1107 The purpose of the Esports Club shall be to provide means for the Esports team members to fundraise monies for the Esports Club clothing, attend events/tournaments, and to create friendship and school pride through Esports Monday 2:20-3:15PM
Extra Mile Bob Allen 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. 4th Tuesday every month before school at 7:05 AM
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
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 Rooms #5101 & #5109 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. #5101-2:30PM Chapter Meetings, 4th Thursday. #5109-2:30PM Officer Meetings, Tuesdays.
Football Brock Farrel Locker Room 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
Golf - Boys Joseph Morford Superstition Springs Golf Course Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Golf - Girls Jennifer Castillo Room #1184 Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 3:00 PM
Hawk Leaders in Science Kathryn Rizzo Room #1232 Every other Tuesday
Hawks Med Windy Noyes, Marcia Kalkman 1236 Hawks med is a student run medical club. 2x a month on Thursdays at 2:20 p.m.
HERO/FCCLA Amy Hesse Room #5145
HHS Globetrotters Marcia Kalkman Room #1232 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. Mondays at 2:30 PM
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 - 3:30 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 Portables 3A/B 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/RST - 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 Club Lauri Douglass Room #1272 The purpose of the Math Problem Solving Club is to participate in Math Competitions. Tuesdays 2:30 PM
Mobile App Coders Aaron Jarvis Room 1106
Model UN Gabrielle Christensen Room #1136 The purpose of this organization is to compete at State and National Model UN competitions. Monday 2:30-3:30/4
Mountain Biking David Hayward Room #6164 The Highland Hawks Mountain Biking Club will bring fellow mountain bikers together to learn bike mechanics and techniques, to get better at mountain biking, to allow more involvement in the school, build more school spirit and to have fun! After school when time permits
National Honor Society (NHS) Christine Braun Lecture Hall 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 Rebecca Hammer 1228 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. Friday 2:30-3:30
Physics Marissa Lopez The purpose of the Physics Club is to promote physics education and opportunities within the scientific industry and academia through club activities, guest speakers, field trips, and university programs/departments that have our club as guests. Tuesday, after school at 2:30 PM
Pickleball Club Doreen Heitland Meetings Room 1242 Practice-Tennis Courts The Pickleball Club will give HHS Students the opportunity to learn, play and enjoy the sport of Pickleball, to grow the sport of Pickleball in the community and to provide leadership and service opportunities for the students of the Highland Pickleball Club. Monday & Thursdays after school
Pom Squad Ashley Parcell Club membership limited to team only. Tryouts required.
Record Club Shannon Jauregui Room #1146 Record club serves as an avenue to further conversation of the structural nuances in several musical genres as well as explore a variety of artists with varying backgrounds. Additionally, the study of music will help better foster a community of inclusion as music is a universal language in which students can relate to one another. Tuesday every other week after school
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 Tuesday, Thursday 2:30PM
Screen and Theater Interests Group (STIG) Karen Childers #1176 This club aims to create a fun and inviting environment to discuss films of thematic or critical significance. Thursdays, 2:30-3:30
Service Club Katie Bortnem Varies depending on the project To provide opportunities for community service to the students of Highland High School. We can make a difference and bring some good to the world around us. Varies depending on the project
SHO (Students Helping Others) James Zuccaro, Will McPherson, Christine Braun, Hayley Burgos, Joanna Kollpainter, Andrea Downs HHS Campus during regular school hours 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. Varies during regular school hours
Soccer - Boys Julio Becerra Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Soccer - Girls Brigette Tarwater-Fioresi Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Softball Rebecca Morrison Softball Field Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required.
Spanglish Hawks Nicholas Chizek Room # 1256 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) Tuesdays 2:30-3
Speech & Debate Jennifer McMillian Room #1167 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. Tuesday, Thursday 2:30-3:00PM
Sports Medicine David 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. 6:45 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 Macey Peters Room #1110 During 3rd Hour
Swim & Dive Jose Bahena Club membership limited to team members only.
Tabletop Club Emmy Gariepy Room #1231 A group of students coming together as a community to play board games in a fun environment. Thursdays 2:30-5:30
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 Scott Bradford Club membership limited to team players only.
The Feather Abby Wellwood The Feather is a group of students who are in graphic design class or have an interest in helping to create the literary arts magazine for Highland High School. The purpose is to provide a supportive place to display students' artwork and creative talents in a magazine that can be purchased and shared.
Theatre Club Laura Hardy 7110 Wednesday 1:30-2:45
TOYBOX/FCCLA Rachel Wurmlinger 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 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Track & Field Dave Montgomery
Tutoring Club Mick Filloon Room #1216 The purpose of the Tutoring Club is to provide students with academic assistance and help them develop good study and good work habits. Mondays and Tuesdays 2:30-3:30
United Sound (Orchestra) Craig Ghormley Band Room Class enrollment required. For More information visit the Orchestra website at: highlandorchestras.org Mondays 2:30-3:15 PM
United States Institute for Theater Technology (USITT) Laura Hardy 7110 To promote excellence and learning in technical theater. Every 1st and 3rd Thursday
Volleyball - Boys Jeff Grover - Boys Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 5th hour
Volleyball - Girls Tait Neilson Gym Club membership limited to team players only. Tryouts required. 5th Hour
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 Leslie Cheret Room #1158 Must be enrolled in Digital Communications (Yearbook) course. Daily, 3rd period during class
Young Athena Jackie Haener-Figueroa Room #1183 The purpose of this club is to develop, support, and honor young women leaders. Mondays, 2:30
Youth Alive Brock Farrel Room # 1279 to promote the spiritual and social life of the students. It shall provide opportunities for discussion, fellowship, the sharing of God's Word, and a strong Christian witness. 4th hour Lunch Weekly
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