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 Tom Cox, AHS show choir director Thursdays 4pm-6pm/Band room
  AHS Book Club- Members will discuss and analyze the themes of different works of literature.  Members of the Club will vote on the book they wish to read and discuss each month. Mrs. Walke Mondays 2:15-2:45 pm/Room 222..See Ms. Walke for details
  AHS News - Provide a weekly newscast that will be broadcast to the school.  News will be broadcast on Friday mornings. Mr. Brennan Thursdays 2:05-4:00 pm/TV Studio
  AHS Tech Crew  Mr. Worthley Every day after school 2:15-4:30 pm/Collins Center
  Amigos Unidos - This Club is a cultural awareness club dedicated to scholarly support, social enrichment, and community outreach. Ms. de Kelley/Mr. Rodriguez Meeting dates and times vary/listen for announcements
  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 Mondays 2:15 pm/Room 222
  Andover Fishing Club Ms. Ead Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 337
  Andover Political Review - Members of this Club will debate political issues on a political talk show. Mr. Bach Thursdays 2:15 pm/Room 377
  Andover Quiz Team - The Andover Quiz Team 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 disicplines 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 Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 353
  Anime Club - The Club was formed for the purpose of reading Japanese novels and discussing the novels in relation to Japanese culture as a whole.   Ms. Francis Thursdays 2:15 pm/Room 367
  Art Club/National Art Honor Society - Students will complete a mural in the hallway near the field house.  Club members will meet to plan art-related activities on a weekly basis. Mrs. Daviso Wednesdays 2:15pm/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 2:30 pm/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 230
  Badminton Club - Play badminton one morning a week to bring students from all grades and skill levels to play together. Ms. Emery/Ms. Martini
Thursdays 7:00 am/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 Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Mrs. Kirby's Office Guidance
  Bible Club - Members of the Bible Club will meet during the week to discuss or share scriptures, stories, or inspirational messages that have a personal meaning to them in order to encourage other members.  The Club also assists each other through prayer to deal with struggles and life problems. Mrs. Thompson/Mrs. Irish Wednesdays 7:00 am/Mrs. Kirby's Office Guidance
  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 Tuesdays 7:10 am/Room 315
  Bird Club - Meets at school may include presentations on bird species and conservation discussion of sightings and identification and planning for trips.  Trips will generally happen on Saturdays at local birding hot spots, such as Baker's Meadow Reservation, West Parish Meadow and Pomps Pond (Vale Reservation). Ms. Caveney Mondays 2:15 pm/Room 225
  Chess Club - Play chess in a casual setting; all skill levels welcome.  Chess sets, timers, and refreshments are provided. Ms. Rowe Tuesdays 2;15 pm/Library
  Classic Movie Club - Enjoy watching and discussing various movies, including the classics. Mr. Howland Fridays 2:15 pm/Room 207
  Community Service Coordinator - Students may earn credit for performing documented service either during a scheduled directed  study hall block or OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL TIME. Mr. Pellerin Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 201
  Computer Recycling Club - This Club will collect computers in both working and non-working condition and clean them to donate to kids who need computers.  Computer hard drives will be wiped clean so no traces of personal data will be compromised. Ms. DiBenedetto Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 354
  Computer Science Club - The Computer Science Club will be holding in-club Java programming competitions in order for members to use their knowledge in ways they have not before used it.  The participation of each competition will have the opportunity to win extra credit in their respective Java/programming class.  Ms. DiBenedetto Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 354
  Cradles to Crayons Club Mrs. Chachus Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 328
  Creative Writing - This Club will focus on the development and expression of creative writing.  It will involve opportunities to freely write and receive feedback.  Every week members will receive a new topic to write about and share our work with other members for feedback and editing. Mrs. Meagher Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 209
  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/Sam Nieves Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 264
  DECA - Students enrolled in either Marketing or Entrepreneurship  have the opportunity to join the DECA Business and Marketing Organization. Mrs. Stevens/Mrs. St. Laurent Thursdays 2:25 pm/Library
  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 Wednesdays 2:05-3:05 pm/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. Mrs. Givens Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 235
  Diplomacy Club - The Diplomacy Club meetings will consist of playing the strategy game, Diplomacy.  The Club has aspects that involve game theory as players are constantly trying to predict where other teams will move Mr. Berube Wednesdays 2:05 pm/Library
  Diversity Club -  This Club aims to provide a safe haven for those who wish to express their cultural, gender, and sexual identity. Dr. Allen/Mr. Pellerin/
Ms. Robb
Thursdays 2:15pm/Room 245
  Drama Guild Mrs. Choquette 1st Friday of month 2:20 pm/Chorus Room
  Energize Andover Club - This Club will combine data-mining and analytics with a hands-on experience to find out how energy is used at AHS. Mr. Bledsoe Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 227
  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 Wednesdays 7:15 am/Room 321
  FONTS Art/Literary Magazine/Poetry Slam Club Mr. Pellerin Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 201
  From Start to Finish and Nothin’ But Treble- are 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 Mondays 4:00pm & Wednesdays 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/Mrs. Ganley Thursdays 2:10pm/Room 269
  Garden Club - The goal of the Club is to revitalize and maintain the school garden.  Each week students will meet in the garden and either pull weeds, plant seeds, water, or harvest. Mrs. Cutler Thursdays 7:15am/Room 321
  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 Thursdays 7:20am/Room 328
  Girls Who Code - This Club is an official branch of the Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology.  Members will go through the official Girls Who  Code curriculum to learn about programming. All girls in all grades are welcome, no experience necessary. Ms. DiBenedetto Tuesdays/2:30pm/Room 354
  Greater Lawrence Rowing - call GLR or visit their website for more information. www.glrowing.org or 978-681-8675  
  Hacky Sack Club - This Club would include hacky sack with accompanying music.  The Club's purpose would primarily be to provide fun and a chance to get an easy relief from stress. Mr. Powers Wednesdays/2:10/3rd floor by the elevator
  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
  Humans of AHS - This Club is based on Humans of New York.  It has a portrait and a short interview of people.  The goal of the project is to interact with the entire community of AHS through sharing our stories.   Ms. Frisk Every other Thursday/2:15pm/Room 119
  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 Mondays 2:15 pm/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 Mondays 2:15pm/Room 201
  Investment Club - Sign up for the (Stock) Investment Club and start exploring with a fantasy $100.000 portfolio on market watch. Ms. Wagner Every other Tuesday 2:15pm/Library
  The Jungle (student spirit group @ AHS sporting events) Mr. Bledsoe Listen for announcements
  Key Club Ms. Pina Tuesdays 2:05 pm/Room 247
  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 Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Room 309
  LINK Club  (Liberty in North Korea) Club - This Club raises money and promotes awareness on the human rights crisis regarding North Korea.  The main focus of this Club is on the North Korean refugees and helping them start a new life. Ms. Pina Iris Choo (AHS student contact)
  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. Haltmaier/Mrs. Ogrodowczyk Thursdays 2:15 pm/Room 347
  Medical Awareness Club - The Club will provide a space for students to learn about basic medicine and explore their interests in the medical field.  Members will be teaming up with different medical organizations to help raise the school's awareness regarding physical/mental disabilities and general health information. Mrs. McVeigh Every other Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 328
  Mock Trial Ms. Iascone TBA
  Model United Nations - 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 Fridays 2:15 pm/Room 255
  National Honor Society - 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 1st Wednesday of the month 2:15 pm/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 Tuesdays 2:15 pm/Room 224
   Nothin’ But Treble and From Start to Finish are 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
  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 Tuesdays and Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Off Campus
  Philosophy Club - A Club where students can gather to discuss ideas and to have philosophical discussions. Mr. Rand Tuesdays 2:10 pm/Room 255
  Ping (Space) Pong Club - This Club is like ping pong but with a twist.  While we play ping pong we usually try to relate to space themes, which might help explain the name.  The goal is to bring more fun to the school and to get more students involved in extracurricular activities. Ms. Emery/Ms. Martini Thursdays 7:00 am/Field House
  Positivity Club - The goal of this Club is to create a safe place for anyone  to come and to open up about insecurities in a way that is comfortable for everyone.  Members will discuss the importance of self-confidence and self-acceptance.   "Love the Skin You're In" is this Clubs theme. Ms. Jackie Stackhouse/AYS Thursdays 6:30 pm/Cormier Youth Center
  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 Fridays 2:15 pm/Room 217
  Red Cross Club - A community service based club that helps the Red Cross fulfill its humanitarian mission.  Working closely with the Red Cross unit, Club members participate in Red Cross service projects that impact our community and the world. This Club sponsors high school blood drives as well as fundraising for local, national and international crisis. Mr. Howland Every other Thursday 2:05 pm/Room 207
  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. Mr. Reis For info visit bitly/ahsrhokappa
  Robotics Club - The Andover Robotics Club (ARC) participates in the FIRST FTC competition Rprogram.  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 Wednesdays and Fridays 2:15 pm/Room 359
  Roots and Shoots Club - The Club's objectives are to raise awareness about the interconnection of environmental, animal and human rights, to educate people on the importance of wildlife sustainability and to gather people who care about our planet, the animals and people who are in need. Mrs. Cutler Thursday 2:15 pm/Room 321
  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
  Science Olympiad Team -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  
  Science Team - 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. Mr. Donovan/Ms. Fisher 2nd and 3rd Tuesdays 2:15 pm
  Serenity Club - The goal of this Club is to practice self-care and relaxation strategies through creative activities in a supportive environment.  Activities will be led by students and may include DIY projects, speakers, creative arts, trips, yoga, and meditation. Ms. Blasi/Mrs. J. Collins Every other Thursday 2:15 pm/Room 264
  South School Homework Helpers South School Teachers Carolyn Holden (AHS Student Contact) Tuesdays/Thursdays 3:00 pm
  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
  Spike Ball - Open to students in grades 9-12, experienced or beginner.  The AYS is looking for players to join in on the fun.  Call the AYS office for more details Cormier Youth Center Thursdays 6pm-8pm
  Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) - Group of about 80 students who meet monthly to get together and promote healthy living. Mrs. Salvesen/Ms. Emery 1st Thursday of the month 6:30pm/Cafeteria
  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 Wednesdays 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 Wednesdays during all 4 lunches/Room 370
  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 Wednesdays  2:15 pm/Library
  TV Production Club - The aim of this Club is to have fun while learning and discovering different aspects of TV production using studio and field equipment. Mr. Brennan/Ms. Antonakos Wednesdays 2:15 pm/TV Studio
  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 Thursdays 2:15 pm/Room 311
  Video Game Club - A place where gamers can interact with others who have common interests in gaming through a physical environment rather than being blocked from the interactions from an internet separation  The major goal of the Video Game Club is for students to have fun not only playing the games, but also making interactions with others. Officer Dowd Wednesdays 2:15 pm/Library
  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. Mrs. Martini  
  Yearbook -Students  will learn how to use advanced hardware and software technologies  to develop the Andover High School Yearbook.

Ms. Aubrey/Ms. Rickley 1st and 3rd Wednesdays 2:15 pm Room 228/Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:15 am/Room 228
  Yo-Yo Club -  Members will learn how to yo-yo.  All skills levels welcome. Mr. Rand Thursdays 2:15pm/Room 255