Student Clubs and Organizations – 2020-2021

Also see our Booster Club information.

 

Club Sponsor Meeting Details Description
Acapella Club Allison Kashdan 512-414-7566
Anime TBD
Academy Ambassadors Heather Ramsay Thursdays – lunch The McCallum Fine Arts Academy Ambassadors are senior majors who have been selected to serve as both leaders and mentors to prospective and current students in addition to designing and facilitating programs and events.
Archery Team TBD
Art Society NAHS (National Art Honor Society) Jeff Seckar-Martinez / Ana O’Keefe Thursdays at lunch in Room Art 1 in the MAC

512-414-8064

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 Rogers, Andrea Rogers Tuesdays, 4:30, Rm 110 Lab

512-414-0967

Students interested in film and television.
Ballet Folkorico Dance Team Juana Gun Tuesdays, 4:30-6 PM in Room 164 & cafeteria

512-841-2234

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 512-414-0963
Baseball Brandon Grant, head coach, Varsity

Steve Searle, JV;

TBD, Freshmen

512-414-7570

512-4141-7564

Basketball – Boys
Daniel Fuentes, head coach, Varsity

Carlin Shaw, JV

TBD, Freshmen

512-414-7563

512-841-2224

512-414-7570

Basketball – Girls
Lorie Campbell, head coach, Varsity

Carly Kehn, JV

512-414-7562
Blue Brigade Drill Team Nancy Searle Tryouts in the spring

512-414-7578

Perform at football games & pep rallies.
Bowling Club TBD
Cheerleaders Nancy Searle

Tryouts held in spring.

Perform at volleyball, basketball, football games & pep rallies
Choirs Allison Kashdan
Coding Club Nancy Nitardy 512-414-7315
Color Guard Jeff Rudy 512-414-1979
Cosmos Club (Physics) TBD
Cross Country Susan Ashton, head coach 512-841-2093
Current Event Team Cliff Stanchos 512-841-2081
Football – Varsity Tom Gammerdinger 512-414-7571
Football – Sub-Varsity Steve Searle
Football Tom Gammerdinger, head coach Every Day (Field House) UIL Sport. See Twitter feed.
French Club TBD TBD 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 512-841-7316
Gender Identity TBD TBD We got a great boost when Austin ISD added Gender Identity and Gender Expression to protected classes for AISD employees and students. We talk about issues that students bring up. This group is confidential. It’s a good place to talk about strategies.
Golf (Boys & Girls) Nancy Nitardy, head coach 512-297-4524
Jazz Band Carol Nelson 512-414-0963
Juggling Club Scott Pass Friday FITS (Flexible Instruction Time) in Room 118. Students meet to juggle and other activities related to circus tricks
International Thespian Society Josh Denning 512-414-7568
Lacrosse – Boys Mike McLaughlin 512-841-2086 Non –UIL sport
Lacrosse – Girls TBD Off campus on Mon-Thurs

512-841-2207

Non–UIL sport
Latin Nicholas Martin Room 162 — 512-841-2231 Promote Latin and encourage camaraderie among students
Literary Magazine “Excalibur” TBD
MAC Book Club TBD 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.
MacJournalism Jena Weber
David Winter
The Shield newspaper, The Knight yearbook
MAC VR Club Ken Rogers and Andrea Rogers Every Thursday after school in 110 Lab The exploration and development of current and future VR technology.
Mathematics Club Scott Pass arranged by participant needs
McCallum Christian Community Stephanie Watson 512-841-2095
National Honor Society 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.
Orchestra Ricky Pringle, Erika Elder
PALS Richard Cowles 512-841-2088

Application process conducted each spring.

PALS is a service elective that trains juniors and senior students to be peer helpers to younger students that attend schools in McCallum’s vertical team. The service projects typically include blood drives, Pink Week, Coats for Kids, International Women’s Day and Shower Strike.
Photography Club Andrew Cooke Tuesdays during lunch in P-5
Remote Control Club TBD TBD To have fun with remote operated cars and to promote the hobby
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
The “Shield” Newspaper Dave Winter
SkillsUSA Club TBD
Soccer – Boys Nicholas Martin, head coach See info on the Soccer page and Instagram.
Soccer – Girls
Stephanie Watson, head coach (Varsity)

Nancy Searle (Assistant)

Ariana Garcia-Benitez (JV)

Softball Elizabeth Sanders, head coach

Assistant coaches: Carly Kehn & Richard Salazar

Spectrum (LGTBQ+Club) TBD
Steel Drums (Knights of Steel) Matt Ehlers 512-414-0964
Student Council Stephanie Watson Every other Wednesday at 8:30 am in Room 115
Student Leaders Abroad TBD
Swimming Jeff Rudy, head coach
Tennis Christopher Purkiss, head coach 512-841-7944
Track – Boys Jarred Houston, head coach

Joshua Amy, Varsity

TBD, JV

Carlin Shaw, Freshman

512-841-2209512-841-7944

512-841-2224

Track – Girls
Susan Ashton, Varsity;

Amy Brodbeck, JV

512-841-2093

512-414-7560

Ultimate Frisbee Club TBD 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.
Volleyball Varsity: Amy Brodbeck, head coach

JV: Carly Kehn

Freshmen A & B: Liz Sanders

512-414-7560
VR Club Ken Rogers & Andrea Rogers 512-414-0967
Wrestling Richard Salazar, head coach
Writing Center Nikki Northcutt
James Hutcheson
TBD

 



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