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CLUB NAME

STAFF SPONSOR

MEETINGS

DESCRIPTION

A.B.C. (Anderson Boxing Club)  Mr. Newton On hiatus due to social distancing requirements  The club will learn the basics of boxing, practice basic boxing skills, exercise and train in a fashion similar to professional boxers, and watch and discuss famous boxing matches. The club will also be civically minded and look for opportunities to serve the community.
AHS Fishing Club TBD

Meet at AHS and various, approved ponds/bodies of water around the surrounding area. 

The AHS Fishing Club helps students develop a passion for the outdoors through the sport of fishing. 

AHS Vex Robotics Club - Roboskins Mr. Rodriguez After school in room 98. See Mr. Rodriguez for more information The team builds robots according to the VEX completition guidelines to compete in local, regional, and national tournaments from January to April. 
Anderson Going GREEN Mrs. Petsche  

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month in Room 133 (Mrs. Petsche's room)

Our goal is to maximize efforts to preserve the community and minimize negative effects on our environment.

Anderson Sewing Club Mrs. Horn Wednesdays after school for an hour in Room 154 Formed by students who wish to expand or develop sewing skills by way of fun and easy projects.

Anderson Vinyl Club

Mr. Larrison

Wednesdays after school in room 102.

Students listen to vinyl records for about 30 minutes. Most of the time, students will bring in vinyl records to listen to but there is a collection that stays in the room. There is one record player that plays for the whole room and another that students can plug their headphones in to listen on their own. 

Art Club

Mrs. Honaker

Every other Wednesday from 2:35 to 3:35

Art Club will be a time for any student to work on their personal or school art work. No art supplies will be handed out. If you need or would like some open studio time, room 150 will be open on those days, during that time.

Athletics

Mr. Newton

AD office

Anderson Athletics Website 

Board and Card Games Club Mr. Whalen Tuesday and Thursdays after school in room 225 We meet after school and play board and card games.

Chamber Orchestra

Mr. Morales-Torres

Orchestra Room, Varying dates and times

Membership in this select string orchestra is by audition only. This group functions as the public representatives of the Anderson High School Orchestra program.  Giving four to five public performances per year, this group meets weekly after school to rehearse a wide variety of literature. 

Chinese Club Mr. Zhang First Friday of each month, 7:00-7:50am, Room 138 Anderson Chinese Club is a student organization where students meet regularly to practice the Chinese language and experience Chinese culture.  Any Anderson student who has an interest or passion about China can join.

Craft Club

Mrs. Schuster

First and third Friday of every month

Students craft and share crafting techniques and projects.

Conspiracy Theory Club

Mr. Larrison

Mondays, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

Group discussion on the theories behind mysteries and conspiracies through history.

Cum Laude Society

Mr. Kammerer

SSC

 

DECA

Mrs. Vanderhorst

Room 143

DECA is co-curricular to the marketing classes offered at AHS.  Thus, to be part of DECA a student must be enrolled in the marketing class their junior and senior year. 

Disc Golf

Mr.Weddle

Contact Mr. Weddle

This club meets once a week in the fall and spring and compete against other schools in tournaments at local disc golf courses.  Students learn skills, vocabulary, and have a great time!

Diversity Club Mr. Lunn 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 7:15am to 7:55am in room 118 The Diversity Club works to promote diversity of all kinds: racial, gender, sexual orientation, cultural, religious, and economic. We plan events and programs that celebrate our differences while finding the common bonds that unite us as Anderson students. We appreciate that AHS is a school that inspires ALL of us to be REAL, to be KIND, and to be BETTER.

Drama Club

Mr. Bissinger

Meet every second Tuesday room 109 from 2:45 p.m.-3:15 p.m.  If there are changes to the schedule, it will be noted on www.andersontheatre.com

Drama Club is a student-run organization that has several events throughout the year including seeing professional shows, fundraising activities, participation in the Theatre League, and an annual trip.  

Educators Rising

Mr. Lynch

Meeting times correspond with individiual student schedules in room 147.

Educators Rising provides passionate young people with hands-on teaching experience, sustains their interest in the profession and helps them cultivate the skills they need to be successful educators. Students participate in this club concurrent with their enrollment in the AHS Teacher Academy program. Students have the opportunity to attend leadership training, college experience and both state and national conferences.

Euchre Club Mrs. Schuster  Monday after school, Room 119 Students play Uno or Euchre every Monday after school

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Mr. Thatcher

Every Friday at 6:45 a.m. in room 118

 

This is a gathering of Christian student-athletes who meet for weekly devotions. It is open to all students, not just athletes. 

Free Form Debate

Mr. Walla

The club meets in Room 221 on Fridays right after school.

The Free Form Debate Club meets to discuss current national or world problems, focusing on issues that are important and relevant to the nation. Participants will have the opportunity to share their perspectives in a small community of open-minded thinkers.

Future Business Leaders of America

Mr. Cook

3rd Tuesday of the month in the Fine Arts Room

FBLA helps high school students prepare for careers in business through academic competitions , leadership development, and educational programs. FBLA is also part of Anderson's 2 year Business Management Program.

Nintendo Club fka Gaming Club

Mr. Spitzmueller

On hiatus due to social distancing requirements.

Students meet and play various video games. The popular game students usually play is "Super Smash Bros. for Wii U" but any and all school appropriate video games are welcome.

Gay Straight Alliance

TBD

1st and 3rd Friday morningof each month at 7:15 in room 166

GSA- is a group of gay and straight students that get together to discuss topics pertinent to the lgbt community.  They also arrange fundraisers and community awareness issues.

German Club

Mr. Urbaniak

Room 136

A place where students taking or are interested in German language and culture can socialize and learn new things in a relaxed atmosphere. 

Good Vibe Tribe

Mrs. Price

The Good Vibe Tribe meets the first and third Thursday of each month from 2:20 p.m-3p.m. Location TBD.

The Good Vibe Tribe is a group of students and staff dedicated to positivity and promoting mental health at Anderson High School.

Guitar Club Mr. Rehl  Thursdays after school in room 102 A club for students to meet and play music, learn songs on the guitar, share songs they have written, and collaborate to make their own music.

High Five Tribe

Ms. Maggard 

Ms. Weber

Ms. Brausch 

 

Beginning January 27th, we will meet the last Wednesday of each month in the Learning Commons

High 5 Tribe encourages students with and without special needs to build and maintain friendships, experience achievement together,  and build skills.

 

HOSA

Mr. Pitts

Tuesdays, 7:10 a.m.-7:50 a.m.

This club is for students who are intersted in careers in heath care.

Investment Club Mr. Walla Fridays after school in Armstrong's room (222) Students will gather together to discuss news related to investment, learn investment strategies, and discuss investment philosophies

Jazz Program

Mr. Biederman

Weekly schedule TBA

AHS has two jazz bands which are selected through auditions of ability and experience. Jazz One and Anderson After-Hours begin rehearsing at the conclusion of marching band season in early November). A variety of jazz styles are learned including funk, samba, swing, rock and reggae.. Both groups utilize traditional big band instruments such as saxophones, trumpets, trombones and rhythm section (bass guitar, piano and drum set). 

Journalism (Newspaper/Yearbook)

Mrs. Pendery

Journalism meets in room 114 during the school day.

Students in grades 10-12 who take the Jounralism course produce the school yearbook and newspaper.  Applications are accepted in the spring of a student's freshman year.  

Key Club

Mrs. Scott-MacNeil

Mrs. Kemper

Key Club meets every other Thursday after school in the Learning Commons

Key Club focuses on ways to serve others in the community by taking part in a city-wide philanthropy program, adoptng an underprivileged kindergarten class, organizing a canned food drive, and more!

Latin Honor Society

Mrs. Davidson

Meetings occur a few times a year and are usually meet in room 133.  Occassioanlly, meetings occur off campus.

Latin Honor Society is an organization that honors students for their excellence in, and dedication to, Latin.  The society also comes together for various classically-themed meetings/ conventions.

Link Crew

Ms. Bailey

Mr. Brandon

Meetings in occur the second and third Wednesday of each month in the Fine Arts Room at 7:20 a.m.

Link Crew is a Student Leadership Transition Team that leads Freshmen Orientation and works in ninth-grade homerooms throughout the course of the school year.

Model UN Mrs. Hands Tuesdays at 7:15 in room 219 Model UN works to discuss and simulate Model UN topics and meetings.  We participate in conferences with other high schools.

Mock Trial

Mr. Armstrong

 

Mrs. Feller

TBD in the Media Center

Ohio High School Mock Trial offers an innovative approach to learning about law and how our legal system functions. Guided by teachers and volunteer legal advisors, students participate in an original, unscripted simulated trial written by attorneys.  High school students argue both sides of the case in real courtrooms at the Hamilton county or Clermont county courthouse with lawyers or judges functioning as competition  judges. This is a demanding yet satisfying team competition.

Open Mic Club Mr. Walla  Thursdays right after school in room 221 A space for musicians, poets, stand-up commedians, and story tellers to perfect their craft(s) and hang out in a community of artists and listeners!

National Honor Society

Mrs. Herron

There are no official meetings, but members are expected to participate in school activities and community service opportunities.

National Honor Society celebrates accomplishments in four areas of student life: scholarship, leadership, character, and service.  Students are considered for induction in the spring of their junior year.

Nature/Environment Club Mr. Rehl  After school on the first Tuesday of the month and additionally based on student desire. Club will meet more frequently suring the spring and fall months. The club will focus on promoting awareness of environmental needs and concerns, activities focused on environmental clean-up, and learning about the ways/careers to help improve the environment. The club will have nature walks/hikes, creek clean up projects, formal and informal discussions on the challenges facing our environment and the study of environmental science. The club offers opportunities for student leadership and service hours.

Photo Club

Mr. Stanyard

Once a month, office campus (usually on a Saturday)

A club devoted to students exploring the art of photography. The club is open to all students, and will focus on off-campus excursions to photograph local people, places and things.

Poetry Club

TBD

TBD

This is a student-run club for those who love to read, listen to, and write free-form poetry.  The group organizes slam poetry events once or twice a year. 

RPG Club Mr. Rehl The Club meets Friday from 2:40(3:00) to 4:00 in room 102. The main activity will be playing Role Playing Board and Card games. The group will be running a Dungeons and Dragon's campaign together along with creating their own campaigns and stories. All skill levels are welcome and we encourage those interested to take part in campaigns even if they aren't able to stay for all meetings.

SALT

Mr. Thatcher

Ms. Olson

FAR, Friday mornings from 7:20 a.m.-7:50 a.m.  Small mentor groups meet in various locations

SALT (Student Athlete Leadership Team) is a club for student-athletes who are committed to becoming better leaders, making positive decisions and elevating the AHS athletic program to its greatest heights

Skate Club Mr. Larrison Fridays at 7:30 am in room 102 A club for skateboarders to hang out, watch skate videos and organize skating events.

Ski Club

Mr. Good

Mrs. Dorsey

Perfect North Slopes in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on Wednesdays in January and February

 Skiers and snowboarders are welcome;  Perfect North offers lessons, so students do not need to be an experienced skier to join. Bus transportation is available!

Spanish Honor Society

Mrs. Campos

Mrs. Petsche

Room 131, once a month


After three years of Spanish, eligible students can be inducted. The society recognizes achievement in Spanish and promotes Hispanic studies and culture.

Student Council Mrs. Malott Wednesday after school in room 225 The student government strives to mirror the democratic society in which we live.  It gives students an opportunity for leadership, collaboration, and creating solutions.  Students will collaborate with teachers, administration, and the community to improve student life.  We work alongside the Anderson High School motto to be real, be kind, and be better as a school community.

Travel Abroad Club

TBD

TBD

Helping students find opportunities to travel internationally in order to broaden  awareness and understanding of other cultures.

Yoga Club Ms. Keep  On hiatus due to school distrancing requirements. We do yoga!

Young Democrats and Independents

TBD

TBD

Young Democrats is a club that meets to discuss local, state and national Democratic politics. This is a student-led organization with leadership opportunities to develop the group. 

Young Republicans

Mrs. Pendery

Room 114, once a month

Young Republican Club meets to talk about political matters.  The club focuses this year on the candidates and the issues facing America.