Student Clubs and Organizations

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

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Club Sponsor Meeting Time/Location/ Contact Description
Acapella Club Allison Kashdan 512-414-7566
Anime Nick Bisbee 512-841-2229
Academy Ambassadors Heather Ramsey 512-414-7506
Archery Team Nancy Nitardy 512-414-7315
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 and 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, Varsity

Steve Searle, JV;

Ray Amaro, Freshmen

512-414-7570

512-4141-7564

Boys Basketball Daniel Fuentes, Varsity

Carlin Shaw, JV

Jacob Alvarez, Freshmen

512-414-7563

512-841-2224

512-414-7570

Girls Basketball Lorie Campbell, Varsity; Carly Kehn, JV; Amy Brodbeck, Freshmen 512-414-7562
Best Buddies Club Judith LeBlanc 512-841-2230
Blue Brigade Drill Team Nancy Searle

Tryouts in the spring

512-414-7578

Perform at football games & pep rallies.
Bowling Club Ray Amaro 512-414-7564
Cheerleaders Kristen Hopkins-Cerame

Tryouts held in spring.      512-841-1222

Perform at volleyball, basketball, football games & pep rallies. See Twitter feed.
Cheese Club
Katie Carrasco

TBD Once a month

512-841-2098

Students eat and discuss cheese from around the world.
Chess/Game Club Scott Pass

Thursdays at 4:30 in Rm 118 512-841-2096

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 512-414-7315
Color Guard Jeff Rudy 512-414-1979
Computer Science Club Scott Pass Thursdays at 4:30 in Rm 118 512-841-2096 To educate each other on how computers work, learn programming together, and work on related projects
Cosmos Club (Physics) Nick Bisbee 512-841-2229
Cross Country Susan Ashton 512-841-2093
Current Event Team Cliff Stanchos 512-841-2081
Environmental Knights Katie Carrasco 512-841-2098
Football*Varsity Thomas Gammerdinger, Brandon Grant, Jacob Alvarez,
Brad Bernard, Steve Searle
512-414-7571
Football*Sub-Varsity Josh Amy, Ray Amaro
Football Every Day (Field House) UIL Sport.  See Twitter feed.
French Club Melinda von Rosenberg Thursdays every other week ( at lunch, Rm 165              512-841-2098 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
Student Leaders Abroad Katie Carrasco
Golf (Boys & Girls) Nancy Nitardy
Gender Identity Lucy Griswold Every Friday at lunch in Room 153

512-841-2033

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.
Jazz Band Carol Nelson 512-414-0963
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 512-414-7568
Lacrosse (Boys) Mike McLaughlin 512-841-2086 Non –UIL sport
Lacrosse (Girls) Dana Olson Off campus on Mon-Thurs

512-841-2207

Non –UIL sport
Latin Nicholas Martin Room 163 — 512-841-2207 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 Watson 512-841-2095
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 512-841-2088
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
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

512-841-2095

512-841-1982

Spectrum (LGTBQ+Club) Lucy Griswold 512-841-2033
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 Katie Carrosco
Tennis Oakley Barber (Varsity)

Christopher Purkiss (Asst. Coach)

512-841-2079

512-841-2079

Boys Track Joshua Amy, Varsity

Jacob Alvarez, JV

Carlin Shaw, Freshman

 

512-841-2209

512-841-7944

 

512-841-2224

 

Girls Track Susan Ashton, Varsity;

Amy Brodbeck, JV

512-841-2093

512-414-7560

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.
Volleyball Varsity: Amy Brodbeck

JV: Nikki Northcutt

Freshmen A: Carly Kehn

Freshmen B: Liz Sanders

512-414-7560

512-414-7560

512-414-7560

512-414-7560

VR Club Ken & Andrea Rogers 512-414-0967
Writing Center Dana Olson
Jennifer Wood
512-841-2207
512-841-7311

 



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