Club are a vibrant part of Ashland High School. Students can join one of the many options already organized or they are welcome to start their own club or activity by following a process that begins with finding an advisor. Our goal is to have every student active in some activity that engages their interest.
Through our clubs and activities, students develop new friendships, have the opportunity to lead their peers, and find avenues for their creativity.
Below is a list of our clubs from the 2022-2023 year.
Asian Student Union
Red Thursdays at Lunch, H-33
The purpose of ASU is to create a safe environment to a minority group, as well as making a space to bond and have fun.
Organize events for AAPL month, celebrate Lunar New Year
Thursdays at TCB, SC-1
To give people enough information to form theories and have open discussion on astronomy
Playing space related games, Kahots, and watch videos giving brief explanations
Black Student Union
Fridays at Lunch, 203
Bring together black and melanated students, educate the community, and the empowerment of Black Students.
Volunteering, educational/community building activities, trips, leadership opportunities, bonding gatherings
Tuesdays at Lunch, H-15
Brain Bowl is essential High School Curriculum level trivia for High Schoolers. Sort of like Team Jeopardy.
We have one tournament a year at SOU, usually in February or March. If we come in first or second with our Varsity Team (most of the time) we have a face off on SOPTV.
Tuesdays at Lunch, H-14
To raise awareness for climate change and advocate for more equitable and sustainable environmental practices
Earth day celebration, climate concerts, movie showings, bike week, advocate for industrial composting, clothing swap, etc.
Craft and Connect
Tuesdays during TCB, H-39
To build community through crafts and other art-based activities.
Pin-making, sticker making, collaging, coloring, and more.
White Fridays at Lunch, 202
Daraja is a school for girls in Kenya. This club would help to build awareness to the school and help fundraise.
Discuss what we can do to help the school. Have direct contact about what is needed. Calling and facetiming with students.
Varies at Lunch, Tech-3
Competive business, marketing, and entrepreneurship club.
Competitions throughout the state and national competition in May
Fridays at Lunch, 208
To learn more about different diet from veganism to intolerances.
Discuss different diets, diet friendly recipe making, learning about different diets
Reed Sorenson and Nassir Rihon
Saturdays, SOU Disc Golf Course
Play disc golf on disc golf courses, provide an environment for students to foster new connection between all students involved.
A round or two at the SOU course every week with shuffled teams and possibly monthly trip to other courses.
Wednesdays at Lunch, TH-118 (Rose Studio)
Make theater accessible to everyone, especially those who can't take on a full show. Also to create a safe space for people to express themselves and make new friends.
Fundraisers (Haunted House, children's + middle school workshops, caroling, etc.), improv games, help with auditions/competitions, and just hanging out with each other.
Dungeons and Dragons (DND)
Tues/Thurs at Lunch, H-30
Play Dungeons and Dragons
Playing Dungeons and Dragons
Girls in STEM
First Friday of the month at Lunch, SC-2
To provide a support group, mentorship place, and fun space for girls and peer allies interested in any STEM field to participate in. The cumulative purpose is to encourage girls to pursue STEM without feeling intimidated. Girls in STEM is offered to address an historic underrepresentation of girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
Host monthly "Project shares" where member share any projects related to STEM that they are working on; Facilitate mentorship opportunities if someone is interested in breaking in to the STEM space.
Every other Thursday at Lunch, Picnic tables by H-14
Learn to give back through service learning, locally and internationally. Students can gain community service hours and learn leadership skills.
Helping facilitate community events, such as the Lithia Park Easter egg hunt, Ashland, Reads, and the Siskiyou Challenge with the help of the Rotary, participating in other local community service opportunities, and fundraising for an international organization of our choice.
White Mondays at Lunch, Tech-2
To volunteer and do community service throughout the community and raise money for causes both within and outside of Ashland
Volunteering at/for: monster dash, salvation army bell ringing, Maslow project, car washes to raise money for charity (including Doernbecher Children's Hospital), food bank
Latinx Student Union
Thursdays at Lunch, IA-2
To create a safe space for students of Latin/Hispanic descent. They will share and educate about difficulties that the Latinx community faces.
Educational/community building activities, attending/hosting Latinx events and cultural awareness activism, holiday observances (such as dia de los muertos, etc.)
4th Friday of the Month, SC-4
To create a safe and welcoming environment for lettuce enthusiasts to come together and enjoy the leafy greens of their choice
Eating lettuce, planting lettuce, discussing lettuce, thinking about lettuce, and admiring lettuce
Magic the Gathering
Mondays and Fridays at Lunch, 207
To attract Magic players, veterans, or newcomers and give them a place to play, trade, and learn amongst friends
Playing Magic the Gathering (all formats, commander slightly preferred), trading, teaching newcomers, having a place to just hang out and talk about magic, newest sets (or more obsolete ones), decks, strategies, etc.
Model United Nations
Red Wednesdays at Lunch, 202
Discuss global issues with club members and other Oregon students in a mock united nations convention
Member spend the year researching, preparing collectively for Oregon's MUN conference in Eugene in April. Members conduct research based on selected countries, so they can then work collaborate to pass ordinances beneficial to their country.
Mu Alph Theta (Math Honor Society)
Third Friday of Month at Lunch, H-25
Recognize, discuss, and celebrate math!
Pi Day (fundraising for AHS's calculator system), math alumni day, and hosting finals week review sessions
Every other Monday at Lunch, Band/Orch
An opportunity to explore aspects of your/other's culture and to bring together AHS diversity in a club that celebrates differences.
Monthly study of a club members unique culture. Thís is an opportunity for the members of our club to take over and lead in an art project related to their roots (tea ceremony, beading tutorial, traditional dance, etc.)
National Art Honor Society
Fridays at Lunch, TH-215
This club will feature art in various community art shows throughout the year and use art as a medium for social change. It's also a great place to meet cool, new people and network with other artists.
National Honor Society
White Wednesdays at Lunch, IVC
National organization for students that demonstrate academic excellence.
Fundraisers, senior scholarships, plans winter formal
Native American Student Union
Mondays at Lunch, H-15
Provide a space for indigenous students to engage in cultural activities
Canoe installation, educate on historical indigenous movements, engage in cultural activities (beading, etc.)
Fridays at Lunch, TH-215
Bring student from all backgrounds for the opportunity to participate in a volunteer trip abroad. Our mission is to experience new cultures while also serving communities in need.
Fundraising and bonding activities throughout the school year, volunteer trip abroad during Summer 2023.
Queer Straight Alliance (QSA)
Mondays at Lunch, 204
Create a safe space for LGBTQ and ally students to gather and to spread awareness on campus. This is one of the school's affinity groups already established on campus.
Movie nights, fundraisers, t-shirts, etc.
Thursdays after School, IA-4
Participating in FIRST Robotics
Manufacturing and programming a robot, community outreach, STEM education, and electrical wiring
Spanish Honor Society
Every other Monday at Lunch, H-34
To recognize academic achievement in Spanish and to promote Hispanic studies
Truth to Power
Thursdays at Lunch, 203
Truth to Power cultivates teen activism and community participation through social justice podcasts and transformative projects.
Podcasting/teen voice, direct action activism projects
Monday, Tuesday, Friday After School in SC-3
Get Students actively involved in extracurricular activities, fun, exercise, and compete
Learn skills and practice, compete with neighboring schools.
Women's Affinity Group
Tuesdays at Lunch, H-39
Women's Affinity Group (WAG) raises awareness and challenges social norms and school culture to combat sexism, empower women, and valorize femininity. WAG is open to all students and peer allies regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religion, color, national origin, disability, or marital status.
Sexual assault awareness, menstruation and free period products education, update health class curriculum, increase female representation around campus, discuss struggles of living in a patriarchy.
Writers and Poets
Fridays at Lunch, TH-118 (Rose Studio)
To discuss and appreciate various forms of literature as well as provide a safe and fun environment for creative writing
Poetry/short story readings, discussion of poems, writing prompts, optional sharing of creative, discussion and feedback for other members' writing, fun writing games