High School Activities

Ping Pong Club
A wide range of clubs and leadership opportunities are available at all grade levels.

High School listings are subject to change. Please contact the Horizon Honors Secondary School Office at 480-659-3000 or the sponsor(s) listed below for organization details, costs, and meeting dates.

Anime & Manga Club This club will focus on watching and discussing anime such as Orange - A slice-of-life anime whose concept is about a woman sending letters to her younger self ten years in the past. Squid Girl - A comedy anime about a ‘squid girl’ who comes to the surface to take over the world, but has a few troubles with the locals. Ouran High School Host Club - A light-hearted shoujo anime about a ‘commoner’ who has to pay off debt with over-the-top rich boys.
 Ms. McKinney 7th- 12th Grade  Blue Thursdays @ Lunch  Room 217
Art Club Do you enjoy art of any kind? Join us! You do not have to be in an art class to participate. You just need to want to try new things and expand your skills at whatever level of development you are currently at - no experience necessary. Mrs. Buttrey 9th- 12th Grade Silver Thursdays @ Lunch Room 122
Band Council Band Council is comprised of elected members from Symphonic Band. The function of the Band Council is to support the band program through leadership, fundraisers, social activities and service activities. Mr. Adam 7th- 12th Grade Silver Fridays @ Lunch Band Room
Be a Leader Foundation  Are you interested in scholarship opportunities and college preparation?  Do you want to learn more about how to apply to college?  You're in luck!  Be a Leader is the place for you. Ms. Driggs  9th-12th Grade  Blue Wednesdays @ Lunch Room 102
Choir Council Choir Council is comprised of members from Cantabile Honors Chorale. The goal of Choir Council is to support the choir program through fundraisers, social activities, performance opportunities, and festivals. The students organize fundraisers which have included singing the National Anthem at the Suns game, selling poinsettias at the December concerts, and the Spring Fling karaoke booth. The council also has worked on creating new and exciting social events outside of the school day like flashlight pizza party and caroling at Zoolights. Mrs. VanderLey 7th- 12th Grade Blue Fridays @ Lunch Choir Room
Design, Style & Media (DSM) Club The Design, Style, and Media Club was created for students interested in the creative industries of Fashion, Graphics, Social Media, Interior Design, Digital Media, and Entertainment. Mrs. Britt 9th- 12th Grade Wednesdays @ Lunch  Room 127
FCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is an interdenominational Christian group completely initiated and led by Horizon Honors students. The goal is to use the powerful medium of athletics to positively impact the world. FCA focuses on serving local communities by sponsoring many outreach events on and off the campus. The values established by this national organization are: Integrity, Serving, Teamwork, and Excellence. Mrs. Cavaleri 7th- 12th Grade Silver Wednesdays @ Lunch Room 208
Fiber Arts Club Do you knit or crochet, or would you like to learn? Fiber Arts Club is the place for you! This club's goal is to help people learn, develop, and practice their skills with many types of fiber arts, including knitting, crochet, weaving, spinning, and kumihimo. We also use our skills to make items such as hats and scarves to donate to various groups. Ms. Hensel 7th- 12th Grade Blue Mondays @ Lunch Room 104
Film Club This club is focused on all things film, from brainstorming storyboards, script writing, blocking, directing, acting, genre studies, cinematography (lighting, angles, filters, etc.), and video editing. We will be viewing and analyzing films, and students will collaborate in all areas of film making with a goal of creating at least one film project a year. Mrs. Cowley 9th- 12th Grade Silver Thursdays @ Lunch & some days after school Room 202
Free Write Club Do you consider yourself a writer? Have you been looking for a chance to perform your poetry or works? If so, join the Free Write Club! Its a place for writers to come together, read each others works, have open mics, and even compete in poetry slams outside of school.  Open to all! No previous writing experience required!   Mrs. Kingman  9th-12 Grade  Blue Fridays @ Lunch  Room 112
High School Gamers Club The Gamers Club is for those who enjoy playing trading card games, board games, and video games on their handheld devices. We welcome any students who enjoy a friendly game at lunch and a healthy and competitive atmosphere. Even though our rounds are sometimes cut short, we make the most of our lunch hour! Mrs. Kingman 9th- 12th Grade Tuesdays 2:30-3:30pm Room 112
GSA - Gay-Straight Alliance GSA is a student-run club founded to build upon the designation of Horizon Honors High School as a nationally recognized "No Place For Hate" school by promoting understanding and tolerance both on campus and in the larger community. The club also provides student to student support for the expression of identity. Mr. Huber 9th- 12th Grade Blue Thursdays @ Lunch Room 109
He for She Club He For She is a solidarity movement for gender equality that engages all people as we break the silence and raise our voices to take action and achieve gender equality. This club looks at human rights issues that affect all of us to raise awareness and move toward change. Ms. Shaheen 9th- 12th Grade Blue Thursdays @ Lunch Room 101
Key Club Key Club International is a part of the Kiwanis International family of service-leadership programs. It is one of the oldest and largest service programs for high school students. Key Club is a student-led organization whose goal is to encourage leadership through helping others. Our club engages in volunteer projects both on campus, through peer tutoring, and in the community. Horizon Honors Key Club requires each member to complete 50 hours of volunteer service per year. 20 of those hours (10 per semester) should come from Key Club sponsored projects and events. Mrs. Duet & Mr. Vitagliano 9th- 12th Grade Silver Mondays @ Lunch
Leadership Team Blue Mondays @Lunch
Room 103
Kindness Krew Are you looking for a way to give back to your school community?  Come join our Kindness Krew, sponsored by the No Place for Hate Coalition. Mrs. Wallace  7th - 12th Grade Thursdays @ Lunch  Room 127
Movie Watchers of America Club The Movie Club is centered around watching quality films and discussing them with your peers. Mrs. Kingman  9th-12th Grade Blue Thursdays @ Lunch  Room 112
MUN- Model United Nations Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an activity in which students roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. This activity takes place at the high school club level or at MUN conferences. MUN involves substantial researching, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities. Mrs. Burns 9th- 12th Grade Blue Wednesdays @ Lunch Room 112
NHS -National Honor Society The National Honor Society serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. Members provide tutoring during the school year as well as being very involved in community service. Much volunteer work is done for worthwhile organizations such as the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the PF Chang Rock & Roll Marathon, Pat's Run, and Feed My Starving Children. Membership applications are taken at the appointed time in second semester. Mrs. Bradley 9th- 12th Grade Silver Tuesdays @ Lunch Room 203
No Place For Hate Coalition Students work with members of the HCLC community to maintain an annual No Place for Hate® designation, sponsored by the Anti-Defamation League, at Horizon Honors High School. Each year a student-led coalition, comprised of members from all the student clubs, plans and implements activities that promote a safe learning environment, encourage respect among all students, honor our diversity, and continue to uphold the Horizon Honors values campus wide. Mrs. Britt & Mrs. Wood 7th- 12th Grade 4th Thursday of the Month @ Lunch Room 127
Origami Club Students work together to explore the Japanese art of paper folding.  Students work at all levels from beginner to advanced challenges.  Meetings often include student leaders presenting new designs to the club.  No experience needed to come and give this art form a try. Mrs. Cochrane 7th-12 Grade  Mondays 2:30-3:30  Room 206
Paranormal Club Calling Skeptics and Believers to the Paranormal Investigation Club! At our meetings we talk about myths, legends, and the unknown. You don't have to believe in ghosts, but if you're even slightly interested, please come check it out.  This  club teaches team building skills, challenges the brain, ADVENTURE, finding out whats beyond. Mrs. Buttrey  9th-12th Grade Silver Mondays @ Lunch Room 122
Ping Pong Club Come out and have fun with our Ping Pong Club. Dues are $15.00 to cover the cost of equipment and T-shirts.    Mrs.Heinrich & Mr. Andrew  9th-12th Grade Fridays 2:30-3:30
Beginning 2nd Quarter
 MS Courtyard
POE Protecting Our Environment Protecting Our Environment club was created by students who care about recycling, reusing, and repurposing as many products as possible. Activities include textile drives, recycling cans and bottles and increasing the awareness of everyone on our campus about the need to recycle. Possible field trips include the Biosphere and the Phoenix Recycling Plant. Volunteer hours are available to students who participate in the various activities. Mr. Huber 7th- 12th Grade Blue Tuesdays @ Lunch Room 111
Pre-Med Club If you are interested in a career in a medical field, come see what Pre-Med Club is doing. We bring in guest speakers, such as doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who talk about their education and job experiences. We also explore volunteer opportunities in the medical community. Ms. Bors 9th- 12th Grade Blue Fridays @ Lunch Room 211
reSEARCHing for the Cure Through education about Alzheimers, the purpose of this club is to build empathy among their peers, resulting in active participation in Community Service and Fund-Raising activities to make a difference. Members will be actively involved in learning more about the disease and what is being done, scientifically, to find a cure along with planning education opportunities, community service, and fund-raising activities. Ms. Bors 9th- 12th Grade Silver Fridays @ Lunch Room 211
High School StuCO Student Council Officers in the Horizon Honors High School Student Council are strong student leaders. They are representatives of the student body, ones who idealize the success of the schools goals as well as their own and are prepared to lead the student body in pursuit of those goals. As the elected voice for the student body, they are prepared to represent and work for the ideas of their fellow students. As mature, enthusiastic leaders they serve as role models for their fellow students and for Horizon Honors High School at all times. Mrs.Baird: Student Council Executive Advisor 9th- 12th Grade Wednesdays 2:35 – 3:35 Other Meetings As Needed Room 105
High School Travel Clubs National & International Horizon Honors is excited to offer a variety of educational travel opportunities. These opportunities not only enhance a students education, but create life experiences which build self-confidence. Travel, whether national or international, awakens the senses and mind to different cultures, people, languages, and experiences. Trips will vary by year and include a variety of opportunities including language immersion, service learning, and hand-on workshops or training. Through these experiences students enhance their knowledge of history, language, art, architecture, theatre, literature, science, and culture while navigating the cities of the world, making friends, and having life experiences that create unforgettable memories. Club members participate in pre-travel education and exercises to prepare for the specific trip and record on-trip reflections that recount each day's adventures to the Horizon Honors community via Facebook. Ms. Shaheen & Ms. McKinney 9th- 12th Grade Blue Wednesdays @ Lunch as needed prior to travel Room Varies
Wilderness Club Wilderness Club encourages student use, knowledge, and appreciation of the outdoors through activities which draw students out from their classes and homes. Outdoor activities and trips reflect student interests. An annual trip is a long weekend excursion to the Catalina Island Marine Institute with a program that centers around marine and terrestrial biology, and includes a variety of outdoor activities, such as snorkeling, rock climbing, and hiking. Mr. Huber 9th- 12th Grade Blue Mondays @ Lunch Room 109