After School Clubs & Activities 2023-2024

See Our After School Program in Action!

The After School Program occurs on Mondays, Tuesdays, most Wednesdays and Thursdays when school is in session.

The week of September 11-15 is Academic Week: Students may attend Homework Club, Hollow Lounge and office hours with teachers. We have had to move the start of Cross Country practices to September 18, 2:25-3:25 PM. 

The After School Program does not meet on the following dates during the 2023-2024 school year:

September 12  |  September 13  |  October 11  |  October 31  |  November 8  |  December 13  | January 2  |  January 3  |  January 4  |  January 10  |  January 25  |  February 14 March 13  |  April 17  |  May 8

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

Appian Strategic Game Club

A club for those who enjoy strategy board games. 

Sponsor:  Mr. Higginbotham

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, both blocks, starting September 27


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, starting September 18


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


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, starting October 2


Irving Authors Club

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

Sponsors:  Ms. Sakas

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Thursdays, first block, starting September 21



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

Sponsors:  Ms. Logan

Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays, first block, starting September 26


Minecraft Club

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

Sponsor:  Ms. Sakas

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, first block, starting September 28


Readers Unite (Book Club)

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

Sponsor: Ms. Monk and Mr. Brizek

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block, starting September 18


Super Smash Bros Club

Enjoy playing Smash Bros? Join this group of gamers.

Sponsor:  Mr. Brambila

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, second block, starting September 21


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:  Mondays, second block, starting September 18



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

Sponsor:  Mr. Dachille and Mr. Toothaker

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays and Thursdays, first block, starting September 21


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, organizational meeting on October 3



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

Sponsor:  Mr. King

Meeting Day/Time:  Tuesdays, first block, starting September 19