Clubs & Organizations


Updated 9/12/2022

Please contact club sponsor(s) with questions!

Meeting information is posted as it becomes available.

Want to start a club?  Find a faculty/staff sponsor and register your club HERE  

Club/Organization Purpose Sponsor (s) Meeting Information
Anime Club The Anderson High School Anime Club promotes the appreciation and enjoyment of Anime as an art form as well as an awareness and understanding of Japanese culture. Any Anime fan may join us at our meetings after school. Our activities range from viewing and discussing Anime, playing games, doing Anime-related crafts, sharing information about cosplay, and planning for upcoming conventions across Texas. Monica Watson

Thursdays after school

Room 330

Artistic Allies Club To spread a peaceful and positive message with art Holly Edwards

during FIT

Room 21B

Asian Cultures Club Explore and experience authentic Asian culture locally. Katie Raymond

Every 2nd Monday during lunch room 336

(note that Sept mtgs will be the 12th and 26th)

Band For more information, visit the band website. Cheryl Lee



Belles Dance Team For more information, visit the Trojan Belles website. Kayla Orton  
Book Club  Talk about books, read books, recommend books and promote reading! Club will also participate in Austin ISD's High School Battle of the Books competition! Shelby Counts

Business Club (JACoPro) JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. Community volunteers and mentors provide real-world guidance and experience to the student-led startup. Robert Franco

Oct. 2nd
Oct. 16th
Oct. 30th
Nov. 6th
Nov. 27th
December 11th

TBD but most likely:
Jan. 22nd
Jan. 29th
Feb. 12th
Feb. 26th
March 18th
April 1st
April 15th
April 29th

Room 135

Business Plan of America (BPA) Business Professionals of America is the leading CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization) for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields Honey Weinstein & Bret Greene  
Ceramics Club To work with clay since AHS has no formal ceramics program Maureen Holloway

Thursdays after school until 6:00 PM

Room 20

Cheerleaders For information please visit our WEBSITE    
Chess Club To play chess with other students in a friendly environment.  To compete in tournaments and learn about openings, endgames & tactics.  All are welcome - if you haven't played before we will teach you! Shelby Counts  
Chinese Culture Club Explore and experience authentic Chinese culture locally. Kelly Long

2nd Mondays 4:35 - 5:30 PM

Room 318

Choir For more information visit the Trojan Choir website. David Beussman  
Classic Rock Club To provide information about select classic rock bands and allow members opportunities to learn about the history and music of these bands.  We will also listen to some music and watch video performances of these groups. Chris Cotter

1st & 3rd Wednesday during lunch

Room 111

Climbing Club To introduce students to a fun, unique and mentally stimulating sport and recreational activity.  To train those students who desire competition, and help them navigate and succeed in that environment Samuel Gonzalez

Wednesdays 6-8; Saturdays at noon

Various climbing gyms around Austin

Competitive Coding Club Provide students interested in coding and computer science an opportunity to represent our community at a global level. Through hackathons, coding challenges, and collaborative sessions, we inspire our members to innovate and solve challenges as a team. Vincent Wrencher

Mondays & Tuesdays

Room 402

Creative Writing Club Club for students interested in creative writing. We will engage in fun, creative exercises and share our work for enjoyment and voluntary feedback from peers. Marissa Volshteyn

Wednesdays during lunch

Room 306

Dreamcatchers Club Empowers students to fulfill hospice patients' end-of-life wishes and dreams. Rebecca McMahon

every other Friday beginning 9/22 during lunch

Room 331

Environmental Awareness Club To advocate for the importance of keeping our environment and community clean.  The club pursues this goal through service projects, guest speakers, and other related opportunities. Ashton Roberts

1st & 3rd Wednesdays during lunch

Room 114

Fashion Club Share a mutual interest in fashion through the practice of sewing techniques, group discussions, design projects, and finalized products. We will overview the design process, from croquets to the intricacies of the industry. Michael Jennings

During lunch roughly twice a month/every other week on Thursdays (Fall Holidays interfere which is why the first two meetings are consecutive): October 26, November 2, November 16, November 30, December 14

During lunch roughly twice a month/every other week on Thursdays: January 11, January 25, February 8, February 22, March 7, March 21, April 4, April 18, May 2 

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Helps students learn more about Christianity and other religions  Mack Oliphant

Thursdays during lunch 

Small Gym

Filmmaking Club Provide a space for experienced filmmakers to practice their craft with like-minded individuals with access to professional tools. John Villarreal

Wednesdays during lunch

Room 340

Fishing Club To connect students who enjoy fishing and provide an opportunity for students to make new friends and feel more plugged in at AHS Bryant Deane



French Club Discover and share the love of French culture. Kelsey Monroe

1st Mondays during lunch 

Room 308

French Honor Society -Tutor French Students
-Organize and run French National Contest
-Must be a French student w/ 90 average
-Must be in Honors French or higher
-Must have an average of 3.6 in French and 3.0 general average past 3 semesters
Kelsey Monroe

1st Mondays during lunch 

Room 308

German Club

To explore and celebrate German culture in a fun and safe environment.

How to Join: You don’t have to be in a German class at AHS in order to participate in the German Club.  For more information, please visit Frau Lesher in room 311.

Julia Lesher


during lunch 9/15 & 9/22

Fall: during FIT every other Friday (Oct 6; Oct 20; Nov 3; Nov 20; Dec 9

Spring: TBD

Room 311

Go-Kart Club Introduce students to the world of motor sport. Provide them with opportunitites to safely work on and design competition go-karts.  Teach valuable team building and communication skills. Joe Ngo


GSA (Gender & Sexuality Alliance)   Jason Farr

Mondays during lunch

Room 338

National German Honor Society (Delta Epsilon Phi)

-tutor German students

-organize and run German contest

-students must be a German Club member

-students must be in pre-AP German or higher

-students must have an average of 3.6 in German and 3.0 general average past 3 semesters (on 4.0 scale)

-willing to work on summer project


Julia Lesher

during lunch 9/15 & 9/22

Fall: during FIT every other Friday (Oct 6; Oct 20; Nov 3; Nov 20; Dec 9

Spring: TBD

Room 311

Improv/Comedy Club   Justin LaVergne

Wednesdays after school

Black Box Theatre

Interact Club To help the community and spread awareness about social issues by working with the Rotary Club Amy Jaggers

Sept 13, Oct 11, Nov 8, Dec 1 during lunch

Spring dates TBD

room 247

International Music Club The International Music Club (IMC) is a club that creates a community for those passionate about new music from all over the world. In the IMC, we will discuss new world musicians and their latest releases, analyze songs and their inspiration, and celebrate the connection that music creates. Monica Watson

First and third Thursdays of every month during lunch

Room 330

Junior Achievement Company Program Club (JACoPro) JA Company Program empowers high school students to fill a need or solve a problem in their community and teaches them practical skills required to conceptualize, capitalize, and manage their own business venture. Throughout the process of building their own company, students collaborate, make crucial business decisions, communicate with multiple stakeholders, and develop entrepreneurial knowledge and skills. Community volunteers and mentors provide real-world guidance and experience to the student-led startup. Honey Weinstein


Key Club

Help improve the community through volunteer services.

Key Club is an international student-led organization which provides its members with opportunities to be involved in service hours, build character and develop leadership. The members of this service organization participate in various activities such as Raise the Roof, Habitat for Humanity, The Children's Hospital, etc. There is no point system for membership. The volunteer experience is what members gain from participating in projects. Volunteer for the good of it! Members who want to attend the super-fun closure activity at the end of the year, must attend at least 5 general Key Club meetings and at least 6 service projects. Key Club is affiliated with Key Club International and Kiwanis International.​

Lacey Lake

Latin Club/JCL

  The Anderson HS Latin Club is part of a nationwide organization of over 50,000 members called the Junior Classical League ( whose mission is to promote appreciation for the language and culture of the Ancient Greeks and Romans and for their relevance today. Club members can compete at tournaments with other schools from across the area, state and the nation in a wide variety of Latin and Greek themed competitions ranging from Mythology and Latin to Art and Olympic sport. Our local club also holds additional events which include an annual gladiatorial tournament and 12-day field trip to Europe every year. Please see our local chapter’s website for more information.

Andy Ellis

9/27; 10/25; 11/29; 12/13 during lunch

Spring TBD


Latino Leaders We are helping build a safe place for Hispanic students at Anderson and people who want to learn more about the Hispanic culture, who also want to do something in the Hispanic community in Austin. Debra Kromer


Military Interest Club Club for students interested in learning more about any military branch. Melissa Williamson

During FIT on Thursdays 

Rom 244

Model United Nations  Provide students an opportunity to learn about the functions and structure of the
United Nations, and its role in the world today.  Promote and encourage student knowledge of world issues by providing a forum in which students may research and present solutions to world problems. Offer students a chance to collaborate with one another and debate issues of
international politics, current events, and historical moments, and practice with teamwork and

Jill Spencer

Michael Jennings

After school on Thursdays

Library Learning Lab

Mountain Biking Club

Enjoy and promote the sport of mountain biking through group rides on local trails; learning basic bike maintenance; building and improving biking skills; discussing relevant topics; and occasionally helping local cycling groups with trail maintenance or other biking-related community events.  

Riders of all skill levels are welcome in this non-competitive, for-fun group!

Scott Plowman

During lunch; dates TBD

Room 209

National Art Honor Society (NAHS) National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is sponsored by the National Art Education Association (NAEA), a professional organization for art teachers and officials concerned with the quality of education in the visual arts. The purpose of NAHS is to:

Inspire and recognize those students who have shown outstanding ability in art;
Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit to the pursuit of art;
Further creative abilities and talents of the Society’s members, as well as the school’s entire
student art enrollment;
Aid members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in an art area;
Bring art to the attention of the school and community;
Increase awareness of art in relation to other areas of the school curriculum; and
Further aesthetic awareness in all aspects of the school’s total program.
John Livingston


National Honor Society for Dance Arts

To recognize outstanding artistic merit, leadership, and academic achievement in students studying dance in the Anderson Dance Department.


Kayla Orton

Dance Gym

During Classes

National Honor Society

NHS creates enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote leadership, and to develop character in the students of Anderson High School.

For additional information please visit

Amy Jaggers  
National Math Honor Society (Mu Alpha Theta)  Mu Alpha Theta is a National Mathematics Honor Society dedicated to inspiring keen interest in, developing strong scholarship in, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics. Mu Alpha Theta recognizes students who enjoy and excel in mathematics and encourages students to participate in math-related events, such as U.I.L. math competitions: Calculator, Number Sense, and Mathematics. Membership into Mu Alpha Theta is by invitation only to those who are in Algebra II or higher level math courses with an 85 or above cumulative average in all of their math classes. Membership forms will be given out by math teachers near the end of the first weeks, and these forms and are due in October.​ Gabriel Rangel no regular meeting times.
National Spanish Honor Society  To tutor students at Anderson, engage with the Spanish speaking community of Austin and to increase awareness of Spanish speaking countries.  Monica Mitre  
Paper Bridges

 Help orphans, foster children, and other vulnerable kids around the world by empowering the community to take action projects including letter writing, literacy videos, in-kind donation drives, etc.


Cathy Painter Follow us on Instagram for updates!
Photography Club To connect students who are interested in Photography.  Students will have meeting topics to discuss. Julia Prather

Every Tuesday during lunch

Room 22

Pickleball Club To organize pickleball games.  The group will mee to plan games, teach teamwork skills and leadership skills Tyler Carpenter

10/5; 11/3; 12/1; 1/12; 2/2; 3/1; 4/5; 5/3

during lunch

room 225

Political Science Club The Political Science Club seeks to explore the issues of American politics from a non-partisan approach. We encourage people who are passionate about politics and willing to share their worldview to come and hang out with us! Michael Jennings

Rainbow Loom Club To provide a fun space for students to make rainbow loom bracelets and experiment with their creativity. Angela Zumwalt


RC Planes Club To learn about, build, & fly RC planes. Joe Ngo


Robotics Team (ausTIN CANS)

FIRST FRC - An international robotics program that combines the fun, team building experience of sports/competition with business, engineering, and problem solving.  For more information see website

VEX Robotics - Small groups of 1-4 students who work together year round in designing, building, documenting, and competing in VEX Robotics events locally and nationally.

Vincent WrencherNanor Asadourian

FALL: Wednesdays & Thursdays after school

SPRING: Tuesdays & Thursdays after school

Engineering building

Spanish Club To provide AHS students with opportunities to have fun while celebrating and exploring the cultures of the Spanish- speaking world. Thomas Jolliffe



Speech & Debate Club To teach the fundamentals of speech and debate.  The Anderson Speech and Debate team competes in approximately 30 tournaments per season, across the state and the nation. El Contreras  
Spikeball Club To promote physical activity and group activity at Anderson Evan Fuge  
Student Equity Club This is a club that strategizes to help Anderson be a more inclusive and equitable campus Courtney Jones

1st & 3rd Tuesdays during lunch

Room 246

Student Council

Student Council serves as a student government along with leadership and service components.

PURPOSE: To provide opportunities for students to be positive leaders through service and social opportunities.  The purpose of this organization is for students to serve as service, social and positive leaders of the school and student body; through its many programs and activities, student pride, school spirit, student recognition, respect for democratic procedures and motivation for high scholarship. Our objective is to support and facilitate relationships between students, teachers and the administration by respecting democratic procedures and voicing student concerns.

 Students who choose to fill out an application may be a member of Student Council. Membership is established during the first month of each school year. Members are required to attend a mandatory retreat early in the school year, council meetings (in the theater), committee meetings (during lunch), and do community service each semester. Student Council is in charge of all Homecoming activities and serves as a forum for the student body to give their opinions on school matters to the administration. You must be a member of Student Council to run for class officer. 


Zach Kurzweil

First Wednesday of each month


The Trojan Record The Trojan Record is a club that is working on the Anderson Student Newspaper. This club aims to encourage students to become more involved in the process of publication in an academic and diverse climate. The Trojan Record also aims to provide students with a voice and platform to share ideas, and practice professions they may be interested in beyond Anderson High School. Claire Zimmerman

Tuesdays during lunch

Room 321

Ultimate Frisbee Club To have fun and compete in local Ultimate Frisbee tournaments Sandy Knight

Calhoon Field (pending field availability)

Wednesdays 4:45 - 6:00

Sundays 1:30 - 3:30 

Water Conservation Club Teach Anderson students about effects and purposes of saving water. Teresa Coomaraswamy

Fridays during FIT

Room 100

Water Polo Club For more information see the website    


(Women in Science & Engineering)

To learn about women in science and engineering and explore career pathways in STEM. Teresa Coomaraswamy

9/21; 10/5; 10/19; 11/12; 11/16; 11/30

spring dates TBD

Room 100 during lunch

YDSA - Young Democratic Socialists of America An activism club aimed at bettering the community inside and outside of school. El Contreras