After School Clubs & Activities 2022-2023

See Our After School Program in Action!

These are our current club offerings.  Please note that additional clubs will be added and offered throughout the school year.

Appian Board Game Club

A club for those who enjoy strategy board games. 

Sponsor:  Appian

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, both blocks


Art Club

A place for practicing artists to hone their skills, develop their techniques and portfolios, collaborate with other artists like themselves, create bonds with the community through the arts, and learn how to work together through group projects that will beautify the school and community.

Sponsor:  Ms. Ciancarelli

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block


After School with a Teacher

Prearranged after school during teacher's office hours. This is highly encouraged for students that need additional help.

Meeting Day/Time:  Pre-arranged with teacher


Back-to-Basics Club

Etiquette for the Internet Generation. Visit the Back-to-Basics website for more information.

Sponsor: Ms. Block

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, both blocks


Basketball Club

Future Steph, Nneka or KD? Let's see your skills! Space is limited. 

Sponsors: Mr. Mazza and Ms. Monk

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, first block


Book Club

A journey through different themes and series, guided by our wonderful librarians.

Sponsors: Ms. Gawalt and Ms. Monk

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block


Buddy Sports

An opportunity for our general education students to interact and engage with our students with intellectual and physical disabilities.

Sponsors: Mr. Simpson

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Tuesdays, first block


Chess Club

All experience and skill levels are welcomed. After a short lesson, members play against each other, sometimes matched against others based on skill, but most times you play who you want to play. All boards, clocks and pieces are provided. 

Sponsors: Mr. Esposito

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block


College Partnership Program (CPP)

The College & Career Exploration Program’s mission is to expose students to a variety of knowledge, speakers, opportunities, and activities associated with high school and post-secondary options in order to encourage life-long learning and success. Students can expect to participate in a variety of activities such as guest speakers, virtual visits to the FCPS Academy classrooms, CPP Day, and virtual college campus tours.

Sponsor:  Mr. Frenck and  Ms. Kiefaber

Meeting Day/Time:  Last Tuesday of each month, first block


Cubing Club

Learn how to solve the cube, or show us your amazing skills!

Sponsors: Ms. Shuhler

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block


Dungeons & Dragons

Members will go on adventures, fight monsters, discover treasure and explore a mystical world.

Sponsor:  Mr. Brambila and Ms. Wilson 

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block



Students must be currently and/or previously enrolled in FACS to attend.

Sponsor:  Ms. Wells 

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, first block, must contact Ms. Wells first to join.


Harry Potter Club

Do you consider yourself a Hufflepuff, Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin? Calling all Harry Potter fans...this club is for you! Club activities will include trivia games and other Harry Potter related activities. Come cast spells, play Quidditch, and celebrate your love for the characters! Where will the Sorting Hat put you?

Sponsor:  Mr. Cowgill

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block


History Club

Providing an opportunity for learners to obtain a wider understanding of History.

Sponsor:  Mr. Esposito

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block


Hollow Lounge

A place to socialize with friends, play games and listen to music.

Sponsor:  Various sponsors

Meeting Day/Time:  Monday-Thursday, both blocks


Homework Club

An opportunity for students to complete their homework, study or get started early on a project in a quiet space.

Sponsor:  Various sponsors

Meeting Day/Time:  Monday-Thursday, both blocks


Humanity Club

A safe space to celebrate your own identities and support others.

Sponsor:  Ms. Sakas

Meeting Day/Time:  First Monday of each month, first block


Irving Authors Club

Providing an opportunity for additional assistance with reading, writing and other projects.

Sponsors:  Ms. Sakas & Ms. Turner

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block


Lego Masters

A different theme each week, where participants will have 45 minutes to build, and compete towards being crowned Lego Master.

Sponsor:  Mr. Simpson

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Tuesdays, first block



Hands-on STEM, with a focus on design, robotics and computer technologies. 

Sponsors:  TBD

Meeting Day/Time:  TBD


Marvel Mondays

A close look into Marvel Cinematic Universe, exploring origin stories, villains and the intricacies of the multiverse.

Sponsor:  Ms. Brambila and Mr. Simpson

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block


Minecraft Club

This club will discuss new snapshots, watch livestreams, play Kahoot! and play Minecraft.

Sponsor:  Ms. Sakas

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Thursdays, first block


Ping Pong Club

Smashing group of students who compete in the stimulating sport of table tennis.

Sponsor:  Ms. Monk

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, second block


Rock Report (School Newspaper)

The Rock Report is a student-written and published digital newsletter that features a wide variety of stories including; Irving school & community events, Horsemen Heroes, student polls & questionnaires, short stories, Student Spotlights, entertainment reviews and much more! We are a team of committed, creative, enthusiastic authors & reporters; come join our team and spread the R.O.C.K.-Star spirit!

Sponsor:  Mx. Biel

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Wednesdays, first block


School of Rock Club

No Jack Black here, but our talented students are encouraged to join. Calling all vocalists, musicians, producers and writers!

Sponsor:  Mr. Kraemer and Mr. LoNigro

Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays, first block


Smash Bros Club

Enjoy playing Smash Bros? Join this group of gamers.

Sponsor:  Mr. Brambila

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, second block


Soccer Club

See yourself as the next Messi, Rapinoe, Rodman or Ronaldo? This club is open to beginners to AAU. Please wear appropriate athletic attire and shin guards.

Sponsor:  Mx. Beil

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, second block


Step Team

A form of percussive dance in which the participants' entire body is used as an instrument to produce complex rhythms and sounds through a mixture of footsteps, spoken words and hand claps.

Sponsor:  Ms. Toombs

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, both blocks


Student Council Association (SCA)

The SCA fosters student leadership and promotes participation within the Irving community. SCA members are responsible for the planning and implementation of school-wide events including spirit weeks, dances, and service projects

Sponsor:  Ms. Carmenates and Ms. McGuire

Meeting Day/Time:  TBD


Trash Ball Club

Join in the fun, with this innovative game that people of all ages can get into!

Sponsor:  Ms. Healey

Meeting Day/Time:  Meets alternating weeks on Wednesday, first block



To build leadership qualities in young men, through sports, community and belonging.

Sponsor:  Mr. Dachille and Mr. Toothaker

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block


Volleyball Club

All levels are welcomed from beginner to AAU. Participants will enhance their skills and work towards their goals.

Sponsor:  Coach Noriega

Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays, second block (ends March 28)


Weight Training

An opportunity for students to learn the equipment and the muscle groups to achieve their goals.

Sponsor:  Ms. Thompson

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays and Wednesdays, first block


Whisk Takers!

Do you want to learn your way around the kitchen? Join Ms. Wilson on the first and third Tuesday of the month during both blocks (2:35-4:35pm) to “take some whisks!” Each session we’ll learn how to create new snacks, meals, and treats.

Sponsor:  Ms. Wilson 

Meeting Day/Time:  1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, both blocks



A club for our future performers and/or technicians working behind the scenes.

Sponsor:  Mr. King

Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays, first block


Yarnworks Knitting Club

Knitters of all skill levels are welcomed!

Sponsor:  Ms. Gawalt and Ms. Alonzo

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block