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:  Starts November 7, 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

 

Basketball Club

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

Sponsors: Mr. Horvat 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

 

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:  Starts in October, 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

 

Debate Club

Students of all abilities will develop their oracy skills by discussing current affairs.

Sponsor:   Ms. Boltuch

Meeting Day/Time:  Wednesdays, first block

 

Discovering New Topics Club

We will explore varieties of genres, like music, movies/tv shows, and sports, just to name a few. At the end of each topic we can decide if we want to present. 

Sponsors: Ms. Leishman

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, 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

 

Enviro Club

Care strongly about the environment? Or want to raise environmental awareness in our school community? This is the club for you. 

Sponsor:  Ms. Miciak

Meeting Day/Time:  Alternating Mondays, first block

 

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:  Alternating Mondays, 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:  TBD

Meeting Day/Time:  TBD

 

Makerspace/Robotics

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

 

Megamind Club

In this club we will watch movies, make friends, and play games based on Megamind. This club is great if you're looking for a fun group and fun activities.

Sponsor:  Ms. Patchan

Meeting Day/Time:  Thursdays, 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

 

Multicultural Club

Members share international recipes, currencies, fabrics, flags, ways of life and language.

Sponsor:  Ms. Jamison and Ms. Simmons

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first block

 

Ping Pong Club

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

Sponsor:  Ms. Carmenates and Mr. Esposito

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, first 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

 

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

 

T.R.I.B.E.

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

Sponsor:  Mr. Dachille and Mr. Toothaker

Meeting Day/Time:  Mondays, 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

 

WITS

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