Clubs & Activities

  ACTIVITY/CLUB ADVISOR DAY/TIME/LOCATION
  A Cappella Club: This Club will introduce members to a range of "a cappella" music and "a cappella" ensembles.  "A cappella" refers to solo or group singing without accompaniment .  Using video clips and audio clips available online, members will explore a number of different genres of "a cappella" music Katie Bickford, AHS show choir director Thursdays 4pm-6pm/Band room
   Abolitionist Club Mr. Jannetti Thursday  
7:15 am 
Room 323
  Amigos Unidos: This Club is a cultural awareness club dedicated to scholarly support, social enrichment, and community outreach. Ms. de Kelley
Ms. Vargas
Monday 
2:15-3:15pm
Guidance Conference Office
  Amnesty International: This Club strives to raise awareness and discuss global human rights issues through debates, discuss worldwide conflicts, as well as participate in school and community fundraisers. Mrs. Walke
Ms. Giggie
Tuesday 2:15pm
Room 112
  Art Club:  Students will meet with the advisor for different art activities
Ms. Consentino
Thursdays 
2:15 pm
Room 117
 
 Art National Honor Societ
y Club:  Students will complete a mural in the hallway near the field house.  .

Mrs. Daviso

Tuesday (most) 
2:15-3:30pm
Room 115
  Asian-American Cultural Club: The Asian-American Cultural Club introduces many interesting Asian cultural events to the school, like Chinese New Year.  The Club performs at the school pep rally each year as well as the talent show. Ms. Wu Fridays 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 305
  Astronomy Club: This Club will be geared towards enjoying space and our cosmos.  Meetings will be conversational discussions of NASA news, astronomical theories and star gazing.  Once or twice a month we will meet at night to star gaze.  Eventually the group will write an AHS Astronomy blog. Mr. Donovan Every other Tuesday
7:15 am
Room 235
  Badminton/4Square/Ping Pong:  One morning a week to bring students from all grades and skill levels to play together.  Ms. Emery Thursday
7:00am
Field House
  Be the Change Team: “Be the Change” Team mission is to help improve the social climate of the high school, making this a more accepting and friendly environment. Our goal is to help insure that every student feels welcome and a part of AHS! Mrs. Kirby Tuesday
 2:10 pm
Guidance Conference Office
  BioBuilder Club: Join the BioBuilder Club and be one of the 30 teams worldwide to collaborate with MIT to design organisms with new genetic systems.  Members will receive mentor ship from scientist experts in the field of biology, be published in the student authored BioTreks journal , and have opportunities to present MIT and the Museum of Science.  No biology class necessary. Mrs. L'Ecuyer Day 8, H5-Block
10:07-11:07am
 Room 321
  Chemistry Club Mr. Jannetti Tuesday 
2:15-3:30pm
Room 323 and 331
  Community Service Coordinator Club:  Students may earn credit for performing documented service either during a scheduled directed  study hall block or OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL TIME. Mr. Pellerin Tuesday 
2:15 pm
Room 201
  Community Service - Key Club: Ms.Holm-Anderson Tuesday (1st of the month)
2:15pm Room 225
  Computer Fusion Club:  Will work with the World Computer Exchange organization to test, clean-up, set-up and repair recycled computers for distribution to families/children who need them.
Ms.DiBenedetto Tuesday (3rd of the month)
2:15-4:30pm
Room 270-01
  Computer Science Club: The Computer Science Club participates in and practices for Computer Science related competitions.  Ms. DiBenedetto Thursday 
2:15-3:00pm
Room 354
  Current Events Club:  This club will try to bring unbiased news to AHS.
Ms. Vives
Wednesday 2:15-3:00pm
Room 272
  Dance Club:  Dance Club is open to all dancers of any ability level (no auditions).  We perform student choreographed pieces in the AHS pep rally, Mr. AHS, and the annual spring talent show.  All dancers are encouraged to join. Ms. Bergey
Ms. Clariz
Tuesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 264
Yoga Room
  DECA: Students enrolled in either Marketing or Entrepreneurship  have the opportunity to join the DECA Business and Marketing Organization. Mrs. Stevens Thursday 
2:15pm
Room 354
  Debate Team:  The Debate Team meets weekly for students to debate current events issues, as well as to teach students different debate formats and protocols for public speaking.  Twice a year the Team puts on school-wide debate days that feature students debating issues that align with the curriculum of a variety of courses at the high school. Dr. Michaud Thursday 
2:15-3:00pm
Room 232
  Destination Imagination (DI):  A Club to meet and compete in national Destination Imagination challenges.  This Club welcomes all AHS students interested in being part of a team that would pick a challenge and them compete in the Destination Imagination competition-- locally, statewide, and then nationally.   not active at the moment
  Diversity Club:  This Club aims to provide a safe haven for those who wish to express their cultural, gender, and sexual identity. Dr. Allen Monday
2:20pm
Room 301
  Drama Club Mrs. Choquette Day/Times vary
The Collins Center
  80's Music Club:   Listen to 1980's and share your playlist with others. Ms. Parsons Thursday 
2:15-3:00pm
Room 205
  Environmental Club: The AHS Environmental Club is working toward a more sustainable Andover school district.  The Club helps run and support the recycling/composting programs, reduction in electricity use, and reduction in water use. Mrs. Cutler/Mr. Jannetti Wednesday 
7:15 am
Room 321
  Entrepreneurship Club:  Mr. Messina Monday
2:15pm
Room 270-03 Library
  E-Commerce Club: Learn how to start-up your own e-commerce business. Mr. Avcioglu Tuesday
 2:15-3:00pm
Room 245
  Figure Skating Club:   Mr.Conrad Schedule depending 
on upcoming events
  Fitness Room:  Near the Dunn Gym
Ms. Emery
Tuesday and Thursday
2:05-3:30pm
Fitness Room
  FONTS Art/Literary Magazine/Poetry Slam Club Mr. Pellerin Wednesday 2:15 pm/Room 201
  From Start to Finish and Nothin’ But Treble:   Andover High’s audition-only show choir groups.Students develop musicianship and proficiency in ensemble performance, study of appropriate literature, vocal techniques, sight singing, and choreography. Repertoire includes selections from popular music, jazz standards, and Broadway musicals. This group competes and works hard to make every performance entertaining for the audience. Show Choir has a heavy schedule of extracurricular performances throughout the year including competitions and festivals that are required. Mr. Desjardins/Mrs. Kennedy/Mr. Hernandez Monday 4:00pm & Wednesday
5:00pm/Chorus Room
  GSA (Gender and Sexuality Alliance):  The Gender and Sexuality Alliance is a safe space for LGBT+ students at Andover HIgh School to discuss issues relevant to the LGBT+ community.  We also celebrate days of recognition,such as Bisexuality Day, Day of Silence, National Coming Out Day, etc, as well as seek to educate and bring awareness to the Andover High community. Ms. Mitchell  Thursday 
2:05-3:10pm
Room 269
  Girls For Girls:  This Club will focus on fundraising for women's issues with a focus on education.  Examples of organizations the Club will donate to are the YWCA and Girls Learn International. Mrs. Desfosse Tuesday 2:10pm
Room 328
  Greater Lawrence Rowing: call GLR or visit their website for more information. www.glrowing.org  978-681-8675
  Habitat for Humanity:  A non-profit organization that helps build affordable housing in the community.

Mr. Hall Friday (every 2nd and 4th of the month)
2:15-3:00pm 
Room 311
  Hiking Club:  Members will go on hikes around the nature parks in Andover and observe wild life around us and try to become more connected with nature through exercise and the non-use of electronic devices as much as possible (cell phone will be used in case of emergency). TBA Every other Tuesday
2:15pm Room 253
  Innovation Club:  Members of this Club will teach students entrepreneurship from a curriculum provided by MIT.  Teams will be formed and work with a business idea to practice skills they learned. Mr. Messina Monday 2:15pm
Room 227
  Interact Club: The Interact Club is a community based club and is a branch of the Rotary Club for AHS students Mr. Norton Monday 
2:05pm
Room 201
  Investment Club:  Sign up for the (Stock) Investment Club and start exploring with a fantasy $100.000 portfolio on market watch. Mr. Hibino Thursday
2:15-3:15pm
Room 357
  The Jungle (student spirit group @ AHS sporting events) Mr. Bledsoe Listen for announcements
  K-Pop Dance Club: Ms. Emery Thursday 
2:05-3:30pm 
Fitness Room
  Lending Lingo:  Lending Lingo is a group of students devoted to their language studies who wish to spread their appreciation for language and culture throughout Andover schools.  Some activities include listening/learning songs in other languages, trivia & games (scavenger hunts) and creating travel advertisements in other languages. Mrs. Kostousova Wednesday
2:15pm
Room 309
  Math Team: The Math Team meets every Thursday from September through March.  The first Thursday of each month from October through March is a Math meet instead of practice. Ms. Ogrodowczyk
Mr. Foley
Thursdays 
2:15pm
Room 347
  Mock Trial Club: Places high school students in a simulated courtroom where they prepare a hypothetical case and then test their skills as lawyers and witnesses. Students learn more about the law, court procedures and our legal system and get the opportunity to sharpen their analytical, listening and speaking skills. Ms.Giggie Wednesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 222
  Model United Nations Club: The Model U.N. Club debates a topic of international interest each week, with members representing nations involved in the issue.  Each January, the Club attends the Harvard Model UN conference with student representation all over the world.  Anybody interested in global affairs and debating are welcome. Mr. McCarthy Friday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 255
  Music Med: This is a club for students to volunteer to play music at Lawrence General Hospital.  Meeting will be once a month.  Mr. Buckridge Once a month
  National Honor Society Club:  Students are selected for membership into the Andover High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.  Refer to the AHS Student Handbook for specific criteria. Mr. Shea Wednesday (1st of the month) 
2:15pm 
Library
  Newspaper Club (Warrior Weekly): The staff of the school's online student newspaper, THE WARRIOR WEEKLY, meets after school each Tuesday to discuss, plan and prepare articles about trends, events and people important to our academic community.  This online open forum for members of AHS welcomes participation and submissions from all interested students. Mr. Aubrey Tuesday 
2:15pm
Room 224
  News Club at AHS:  Mr. Brennen Thursday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 143/TV Studio
  News Producers/TV Productions: Mr. Brennen
Ms. Antonakos
Wednesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 143/TV Studio
   Nothin’ But Treble and From Start to Finish:  Andover High’s audition-only show choir groups.  Students develop musicianship and proficiency in ensemble performance, study of appropriate literature, vocal techniques, sight singing, and choreography. Repertoire includes selections from popular music, jazz standards, and Broadway musicals. This group competes and works hard to make every performance entertaining for the audience. Show Choir has a heavy schedule of extracurricular performances throughout the year including competitions and festivals that are required Mr. Cox/Mrs. Kennedy/Mr. Hernandez Wednesdays 2:45 pm and Thursdays 4:00 pm/AHS Chorus Room
  One Wish Project Club: Ms. Desfosse Tuesday 
(not every Tuesday) 
2:10pm 
Room 326
  PALS: PALS is a partnership between AHS students, Phillips Academy students and Lawrence middle school students.  PALS participants tutor middle school students on Tuesdays at the Parthem Middle School in Lawrence and on Wednesdays members do a fun team building activity at Phillips Academy. Mr. Greg Wilkin/Phillips Academy Tuesday and Wednesday 
2:15 pm
Off Campus
  Pet Pals: The goal is to collect donations for different causes at the MSPCA and for animals in need of extra care at the shelter.
Ms. Holm-Andersen
Monday 
(1st of every month)
2:05pm 
Room 225
  Philosophy Club:  A Club where students can gather to discuss ideas and to have philosophical discussions. Mr. Rand Tuesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 370
  Photography Club
Ms. Frisk
Tuesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 119
  Poetry Club: Mr. Pellerin Wednesday 
2:15pm 
Room 201
  Political Review Club: Mr. Bach TBA
Room 225
  Quiz Team Club:  The Quiz Team Club is a competitive, academic, interscholastic activity where members of the Team meet weekly for practice in preparation for tournaments and other competitions. The Team is open to all students at AHS. The questions that are asked will cover all academic disciplines as well as current events, sorts and pop culture. During practice sessions, students will play mock games where these type of questions will be asked in a variety of formats. A team(s) will be formed where the competing team members will enter in Quiz Bowl tournaments and attempt to qualify for the 
PBS (WGBH) "High School Quiz Bowl".
Mr. Hibino Tuesday 
2:15-3:15pm
Room 353
  Red Cross Club: Ms. Percival Thursday
2:15pm
Room 207
  Recycling Club: is run by student volunteers at AHS.  Students pick up recyclable material from every room and place it out for curbside pick up.  This is a great, fun activity to carry out with friends for the common good of our community.  Students may also earn community service hours if they wish. Mrs. Gupte Friday (of every week)
2:05pm
Room 217
  Rho Kappa National Social Studies  Honor Society (Rho Kappa for short): The Rho Kappa will strive to promote scholarships and recognize academic excellence in the field of social studies.  Activities will include but are not limited to volunteering at the Andover Historical Society, researching and competing in National History Day and researching and writing a paper for The Concord Review. Ms. Ream For info visit bitly/ahsrhokappa
  Robotics Club: The Andover Robotics Club (ARC) participates in the FIRST FTC competition program.  The Club currently has 3 teams -Thunder, Lighting, and Hailstorm (which is an all girls team) from all grades.  The Club meets all year with qualifying competitions starting in December. ARC has competed at the Mass States Championship for the last 4 years and has won multiple awards.  Club members work together to build and operate the robots, including programming for autonomous portions of the events.  In addition, the Club has sponsored qualifying events at AHS. Mrs. Reidy Wednesday and Friday 
2:30-4:00pm
Room 270
Engineering Lab
  Rugby:  This is a club rugby team that plays other club rugby teams.  No experience necessary.  All are welcome.  Sponsored through Andover Youth Services Chris Ranwell Evan Lundgren AHS Student Contact
  Safety Club at AHS: Officer Dubois Wednesday
2:15pm
Library
  Science Olympiad Team Club: The AHS Science Olympiad Team competes in two very intense science competitions: MIT Invitational and MA Science Olympiad in the spring. The team works hard to prepare for the applied biology, chemistry, and building events that involve various forms of lab work. The team meets every other Thursday each month and welcomes anyone with the passion for science and engineering.  Mr. Sanborn Thursday (usually)
2:20pm
Room iLab
  Science Team Club: The AHS' Science Team is a team open to all students interested in science, teamwork and competition.  The AHS Science Team is a member of the North Shore Science League and attends 6 League meets per school year and competes with other schools' teams in the League in a variety of science-oriented events, such as engineering, lab techniques, and application of knowledge. Ms. Fisher
Mr. Donovan
Tuesday
2:30pm
Room 235
  Spanish Club: Speak Spanish with fellow students in conversations, games and other Spanish related activities, such as eating Spanish desserts and teaching other students Spanish. Mrs. Gaudiano Thursdays 
2:10 pm
Room 313
  Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD): Group of about 80 students who meet monthly to get together and promote healthy living. Ms. Emery
Mrs. Salvesen
Wednesday 
(1st of the month)
7:00am Room 207
occasional H5-Block
  Student Government Association (SGA) : SGA is comprised of students who are interested in policy and school culture issues.  Members serve on the School Council and one member serves as a school committee liaison.  Students advocate for student rights in the form of proposing changes to the AHS Student Handbook, school committee policies, and internal AHS procedures.  SGA runs two voter registration drives a year and sponsors a Civil Rights Day event annually. Ms. Costello Wednesday
2:15pm
Room 305
  Students to Students Mentoring: is a program designed to ease the transition into the high school for freshmen and transfer students.  The program includes new students meeting weekly with upperclassmen and talking about school based issues, time management, curriculum, teacher expectations, club available, tutoring if necessary.  This will occur during H block next year.  The program is managed by a student board with Mrs. Levin, LICSW, as the coordinator of the program Mrs. Levin Wednesday 
(during all 4 lunches)
Room 370
  Tech Club: Mr. Worthley Monday-Friday
2:15-4:30pm
Room-Scene Shop
  Trading Card Club: The Club meets to play trading card games like Yu-gi-oh, Magic the Gathering and Pokemon.  The Club also hosts tournaments. Mr. Berube Wednesday
2:30-4:00pm
Library
  Tri-M Music Honor Society
Ms. Hofius
Thursday
2:20 pm
Band Room
  Ultimate Frisbee: Sponsored through AYS Mr. Keith Westgate (Coach) Listen for announcements
  UNICEF: (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) strives to fight for children around the world through advocacy and fundraising. Our club supports the organization by hosting our annual Valentine's Day Rose Sale, duct-tape "Sticking Up for UNICEF" Fundraiser, Tap Water Project, and more. Come help us make a difference in the world!

Mr. Hall Thursday 
2:15pm
Room 311
  Warrior Way: is a student leadership - community service - mentoring program designed to promote positive values in students throughout the Andover Public School System. Created in the fall of 2009, the Warrior Way pairs Andover High School student athletes with elementary and middle school students and is intended to give all students a strong foundation with regard to character, teamwork, effort and sportsmanship. With visits to all of the elementary and middle schools throughout the year, the younger students in the community are exposed not only to the Warrior Way ideals but are also given the chance to interact with prominent student athletes at Andover High. Through this program we are hoping to develop both stronger leaders and better teammates/classmates – as well as forging a sense of unity and togetherness within the town. Ms. Cashman
Ms. McNally
 
  Yearbook Club: Students  will learn how to use advanced hardware and software technologies  to develop the Andover High School Yearbook.

Ms. Rickley
Ms. Stevens
Thursday
2:15pm
Room 354
  Young Democrats Club of AHS - YDAHS will attempt to create progressive, political, activism in the High School, the town of Andover, and in the nation.  Through affiliation with the Young Democrats of Massachusetts and Young Democrats of America, we will organize phone banks, canvasses, and events in the area Mr. Rand Wednesday
2:15-3:00pm
Room 377 or 370