HHS Club Bulletin



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Blue & White Corner aka The School Store

Advisor: Ms. Partee

Description: The Blue and White Corner is Hempstead High School’s school store. Students who join this club will learn marketing, math, and consumer relations skills that will prove helpful to them when they seek employment.

Daily Hours of Operation:

  • 7:05 am - 7:20 am
  • 8:50 am - 9:00 am
  • "A Days" 10:30 am - 11:00 am
  • "B Days" 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Cheerleading Varsity & JV

Advisor: Ms. Funderburke

Description: The primary purpose of cheerleading is to create enthusiasm and support for the district’s extra-curricular football and basketball teams. To serve as leaders and positive role models among students. Each team member must be aware of the time commitment and individual dedication required to achieve personal improvement and effective teamwork through responsibility and discipline.

Practice Information: Monday, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 3:00 pm in the Cafeteria

Club Truth

Advisor: Ms. Smith

Description: Club Truth is a student-led, faith-based group that strives to encourage students to live a life of high character and respect through Bible study, prayer, fellowship, and peer accountability. Club Truth focuses on emotional, physical, and spiritual health and is open to all students.

Meeting Information: See Ms. Smith in A3A for meeting details!

Computer Club

Advisory: Mr. Cienfuegos

Description: The Computer Club is a highly interactive organization dedicated to educate and utilize computer skills. Explore technology by discussing and reviewing new products, video games and informing the students at HHS of the other aspects of computer technology, such as creating video games and robots; entering competitions, and learning about new technology as it is being introduced to the market.

Meeting Information: Wednesdays at 1:50 pm in room A201

Cookie Bookie Club

Advisor: Ms. Kaabe

Description: Meet twice per month to discuss great literary works while enjoying some milk and cookies.

Meeting Information: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 2:45 pm - 4:30 pm in the Media Center

Drama Club

Advisor: Mr. Dolan

Description: The Drama Club has two yearly productions (fall and winter). All facets of theater production (set design, sound, lighting, staging, direction) are a part of the club’s learning experience.

Meeting Information: Monday - Thursday from 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in the Little Theather/Auditorium

Environmental Club

Advisor: Ms. Eskenazi

Description: The Environmental Club’s goal is to increase our communities’ awareness of how to become better overseers of the environment. In the past, we have planted trees on campus, recycled bottles and cans throughout the building, and planted flowers around the community. We have adopted animals from WWF and bring attention to environmental causes throughout the world.

Meeting Information: Our club meets on Mondays in room A310 at 2:30 PM


Freshman Class


Description: The Freshman Club will meet collaboratively to help ease the transition to high school, bolster school spirit, fundraise toward their Senior Prom, and increase freshman participation in school-wide events, such as Homecoming week.

Meeting Information: Details coming soon

Gaming Club

Advisor: Mr. Joscher

Description: Develop physical talents to the utmost potential. Engage in competitive activities while promoting safety, good health, and physical fitness.

Allow students to experience both success and failure in an educational environment. Exemplify good conduct as a means for learning good citizenship. Instills confidence, leadership, and self-respect in students. Students will be better at setting goals and managing their time. Develop student's appreciation for diversity.

Meeting Information: Tuesdays from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm in room C102

GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance) Club

Advisor: Ms. Lovisolo

Description: This club is designed to help support and create awareness for students or friends and family members of students who identify as LGBTQQ. Everyone is welcome! The main focus of the group is to aid in creating a positive and safe school climate for those who identify. Students will always feel supported and will be given many opportunities to have their voices heard. The club will start with a social and supportive atmosphere with hopes of reaching levels of activism to support LGBTQQ while diminishing views of homophobia and transphobia. Additional emphasis will be placed on educating students, teachers, parents, and community members regarding school rules and policies while helping to eliminate harassment, bullying, and discrimination.

Meeting Information: Wednesdays at 3:30 pm in the Team Center

Junior Class

Advisor: Ms. Redd

Description: The Junior Class strives to instill school pride and spirit in the High School. It is involved in choosing the site for the Senior Prom and raising money for the event.

Meeting Information: See Ms. Redd in A1A for details!

Key Club

Advisor: Ms. Salgado & Ms. Jacques

Description: The Key Club, is a student-led organization whose goal is to encourage leadership through serving others.

Key Club es una organización internacional dirigida por estudiantes que sirve a otros en su escuela y comunidad. Key Club enseña y difunde nuestros valores fundamentales: cuidado, desarrollo del carácter, inclusión y liderazgo, a través del servicio comunitario. Nuestro objetivo es tener un impacto positivo y apoyar a quienes nos rodean.

Meeting Information: Wednesdays from 3:05 pm - 4:05 pm in room A311

Liberty Partnership

Advisor: Ms. Darien

Description: The program offers academic, enrichment, tutoring, college and career exploration, life skills strategies, social and cultural experiences, and counseling.

Meeting Information: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 2:45 pm to 4:40 pm in room A312

National Honor Society

Advisor: Ms. Labarca

Description: Being a member of NHS shows that you are among the best students in your class, not just in terms of academics but also in terms of leadership, service, character, and a commitment to community service.

Meeting Information: Fridays at 3:10 pm in room A311

Robotics Club

Advisor: Mr. Joscher

Description: Explores the possibilities of robotic engineering, manufacturing, and coding.

Meeting Information: Thursdays from 2:320 pm - 3:30 pm in room C102

Senior Class

Advisors: Ms. Placide and Ms. Gregg

Description: The Senior Class is involved in planning class activities (i.e. class trip, Senior Prom) to provide a variety of events to bring the class together as a whole. Additionally, the class performs community service and outreach.

Meeting Information: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm in room B202

Sophomore Class

Advisor: Dr. Bell

Description: Sophomore class members involve themselves in planning fundraising activities.

Meeting Information: See Dr. Bell for details!

Student Government

Advisor: Ms. Hopkins

Description: The Student Government Association is the vehicle through which students can participate in the formulation of institutional policy affecting academic and student affairs. Collectively express their views on matters of general interest to the student body.

Meeting Information: Mondays at 1:45 pm in room A201

Tri-M - Music Honor Society

Advisor: Ms. Rentz

Advanced students, by audition, play more difficult music as a select ensemble and put o performances.

Meeting: Once per week. See Ms. Rentz in Room C107 for details!

Yearbook Club

Advisor: Ms. Placide-Riboul

Description: The Yearbook Club carries on the tradition of recording and publishing a chronicle of the school year by producing Hempstead High School’s annual yearbook. Students in grades 9-12 who are interested in journalism, photography, and/ or graphic design are encouraged to join as members of the staff. The Yearbook Staff and Executive Board are responsible for developing a yearbook theme, the layout of the yearbook, photo content, and composition, copywriting, setting up page design with the publisher’s online program, meeting strict deadlines, marketing, and distribution of the book. Involvement in the Yearbook Club offers students the opportunity to gain life skills, assume the responsibilities of working with deadlines, and working as a team.

Meeting Information: Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:05 pm in room B201

(College & Career Center)

Anime Club

Advisor: Ms. Castillo

Students will learn about Japanese Anime/Manga and how the literature of Japan differs from American literature yet captivates the attention of so many people all over the world.

Monday, Wednesday, or Fridays from 3:05 pm – 3:45 pm

Tiger Running Club

Advisor: Ms. Wilson

Students and staff will work collectively to be healthier and happier individuals. In addition, we will be collaborating with other schools and community organizations for the Hempstead Community 5K in the spring.

Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5 pm and Saturday mornings.

Golf U

Advisor: Mr. Dolan

Students will be introduced to the game of golf. After students have been introduced to the game, we would be able to compete with other schools in our league.

Meeting Times: After school two times per week with the weather permitting. See Mr. Dolan in the Little Theater for details.

Drum Club

Advisor: Mr. Cuty

This club promotes building self-esteem in students by allowing students to express themselves through drumming. Students will have an opportunity to use their own creativity by developing their own rhythms and collaborating with fellow drummers. Some other benefits include developing hand-eye coordination and listening skills, developing resiliency by mastering rhythms, learning to work as a team, and making new friends.

Meeting Times: C107 (band room) on Tuesdays from 3:15 - 4:15 - starting in October

Fishing Club

Advisor: Mr. Joscher

Students will be able to go fishing on the weekends and after school. Students will learn how to fish and become one with nature. Parents and family can partake in trips aboard licensed and insured charter boats and or trips

Meeting Times: Any day after-school trips on weekends and after school. See Mr. Joscher for more specific details.

Swim Club

Advisor: Mr. Polcha

Students will learn basic and intermediate swimming skills with the goal of pursuing lifeguard preparation and certification.

Meeting Times: Wednesday and Fridays after school (2:30 pm to 4:00 pm)

Knitting & Hobby Club

Advisor: Ms. Kowalczyk

Want to learn how to knit? How about discovering a new hobby? Then this is the club for you!

Meeting Times: See Ms. Kowalczyk for details!

Photography Club - TENTATIVE

STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES! Hopefully this will begin in November.