Student Clubs and Organizations

For teacher contact information, see our directory.  Also see our Booster Club information.

Club Sponsor Meeting Time/Location Description
Acapella Club Allison Kashdan
Anime Nick Bisbee
Archery Club Nancy Nitardy
Art Society NAHS (National Art Honor Society) Bill Cauthern/Jeff Seckar-Martinez Thursdays at lunch in Room Art 1 in the MAC As a National Art Society chapter, students work to fulfill community service hours that help promote the visual arts in the school and in our community. We curate art shows, volunteer for public art exhibits, and build a close art community through social activities and group events. The Art Society welcomes all students interested in the visual arts.
AV Club Ken and Andrea Rogers Tuesdays, 4:30, Room 110 Lab Students interested in film and television.
Ballet Folkorico Dance Team Juana Gun Tuesdays, 4:30-6 PM in Room 164 & cafeteria We learn traditional dances from Mexico. We have costumes that represent the states of Jalisco, Chlapas, Vera Cruz, Nuevo Leon, and Nayarit. We perform for schools, day cares, and businesses all over the city in Austin. It is great exercise and a great experience sharing the music and culture of Mexico.
Band Carol Nelson, Matt Ehlers, Jeff Rudy
Baseball Brandon Grant, Varsity; Steve Searle, JV; Ray Amaro, Freshmen
Boys Basketball Daniel Fuentes, Varsity; Carlin Shaw, JV; Jacob Alvarez, Freshmen
Girls Basketball Lorie Campbell, Varsity; Carly Kehn, JV; Amy Brodbeck, Freshmen
Blue Brigade Drill Team Nancy Searle Tryouts in the Spring We perform at football games and pep rallies.
Bowling Club Ray Amaro
Cheerleaders Kristen Hopkins-Cerame Tryouts are held in the spring. We perform at volleyball, basketball, football games and pep rallies. See Twitter feed.
Cheese Club
Joseph Carcione TBD Once a month Students eat and discuss cheeses from around the world.
Chess/Game Club Scott Pass Thursdays at 4:30 in Room 118 The club meets to play chess and discuss strategy.
Choirs Allison Kashdan
Climbing Club Eric Wydeven Thursdays, 6-8 pm.
Primary meeting location: North Austin Rock Gym
Secondary meeting location: South Austin Rock Gym (Dates announced at regularly scheduled North Gym club meetings)
McCallum Climbing Club allows students an opportunity to learn how to rock climb. We begin with basic climbing movement & strength and endurance training, but as the year progresses, we will begin to learn safety techniques involved with roped climbing. There is a monthly fee (paid to the Austin Rock Gym) of around $35. This covers gym fees and allows McCallum students unlimited access to both gyms and the services they offer. The club emphasizes safety and learning to climb safely as students gradually move out of the gym and into Austin’s Greenbelt, which offers multiple sport climbing opportunities.
Coding Club Nancy Nitardy
Color Guard Jeff Rudy
Computer Science Club Scott Pass Thursdays at 4:30 in Room 118 To educate each other on how computers work, learn programming together, and work on related projects
Cosmos Club (Physics) Nick Bisbee
Cross Country Susan Ashton
Current Event Team Cliff Stanchos
Environmental Knights Katie Carrasco
Football*Varsity Charles Taylor, Thomas Gammerdinger, Kevin Schneider, Mike Ellis, Aaron Stancik
Football*Sub-Varsity Russell Houston, Jacob Alvarez, Carlin Shaw, Anthony Osorio, Ray Amaro
Football Every Day (Field House) UIL Sport.  See Twitter feed.
French Club Melinda von Rosenberg Thursdays every other week (on A Days) at lunch, Room 165 Meeting with friends to talk, eat lunch, enjoy desserts, watch French clips, listen to French songs, speaking both French and English; other activities for various French holidays.
Gamers Club David Insel
Student Leaders Abroad Katie Carrasco
Golf (Boys & Girls) Nancy Nitardy
Jazz Band Carol Nelson
Juggling Club Scott Pass  Fridays at Lunch in Room 118.  Students meet to juggle and other activities related to circus tricks
Key Club Shelly Pringle
Amy Shin
The McCallum Key Club holds monthly meetings during lunch in Ms. Shin’s room (#145). Visit the McCallum Key Club 2016 – 2017 Facebook page for more information or send questions via email to: mccallumkeyclub@gmail.com The McCallum Key Club is a student service organization. Students who participate in Key Club perform service projects around Austin and Central Texas in support of the mission of Kiwanis International – to serve the children of the world.  Membership Fee: $25.  Members receive a t-shirt and a transcript of volunteer hours served for applications to N.H.S., college, employment and scholarship/merit awards.
International Thespian Society Josh Denning
Lacrosse (Boys) Susan Ashton Non –UIL sport
Lacrosse (Girls) Dana Olson Off campus on Mon-Thursdays Non –UIL sport
Latin Nicholas Martin ad hoc

Room 163

Promote Latin and encourage camaraderie among students
Literary Magazine “Excalibur” Daniel Myers
MAC Book Club Jane Farmer Meets once a month in the library; various days & times We pick a book, read it, and meet to talk about it. And eat snacks. And laugh a lot.
Make-up Club Sarah Hathaway
MAC VR Club Ken and Andrea Rogers Every Thursday after school in 110 Lab The exploration and development of current and future VR technology.
Makeup Club Sarah Hathaway
Mathematics Club Scott Pass Tuesdays at 4:45 pm in Room 118
McCallum Christian Community Stephanie Stanley
Model United Nations
Greg Anderson Every Thursday 4:45-6 pm in Room 116 A club that discusses current events and world issues.
National Honor Society Jane Farmer, Sarah Noack Invitations go out each spring to sophs & jrs with GPA of 3.25 or higher Students have opportunities to develop the 4 characteristics of NHS: scholarship, leadership, character and service.
No Place For Hate Courtney Long
Orchestra Ricky Pringle, Georgeann Shockley
PALS Richard Cowles
Photography Club Andrew Cooke Tuesdays during lunch in P-5
Remote Control Club Nick Bisbee Tuesdays at 4:20 pm To have fun with remote operated cars and to promote the hobby
Reptile Club Shelly Pringle
Robotics Club Audrea Moyers Tuesdays and Wednesday, from 4:20 to 5:45, in room 151 To learn about designing, building, and programming robotic machines to compete in various regional, national, and international competitions. Also see Instagram for Engineering.
Royale Court Players Josh Denning
Running Club Susan Ashton
The “Shield” Newspaper Dave Winter
Show Off Club Scott Pass Fridays at 4:45 -6:15 pm in Room 118 To discuss and participate in areas of physical fitness including gymnastics, aerobatics, strength training
Skills USA Club James Hernandez
Soccer – Boys Nicholas Martin See info on the Soccer page and Instagram.
Girls Soccer Stephanie Watson, Varsity; Brad Bernard and Ariana Garcie-Benitez, JV
Steel Drums (Knights of Steel) Matt Ehlers
Student Council Stephanie Watson Every other Wednesday at 8:30 am in Room 115
Student Leaders Abroad Katie Carrosco
Tennis Oakley Barber (Varsity), Christopher Purkiss (JV)
Boys Track Joshua Amy, Varsity; Jacob Alvarez, JV; Carlin Shaw, Freshman
Girls Track Susan Ashton, Varsity; Amy Brodbeck, JV
Ultimate Frisbee Club Christopher Purkiss Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 at Brentwood Elementary school fields Ultimate, originally known as ultimate Frisbee, is a non-contact team field sport played with a flying disc. The Ultimate club is open to all, new and experienced players welcome. Players can participate in club events as well as represent McCallum HS during the high school tournament season, which is in late-March/early-April.

 



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