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Clubs

Activities Director

For information on clubs and activities at Albuquerque High School, please contact Stephanie Dunn, Albuquerque High School Activities Director.

Contact Stephanie Dunn  Stephanie Dunn (505) 843-6400 ex: 20210 Activities Director

Best Buddies

Best Buddies is a student-run friendship club that works to create "buddy pairs" between students with and without intellectual and developmental disabilities. Best Buddies strives to create an inclusive school climate for students and a community culture of acceptance.

Meetings:  Every other Wednesday during lunch

Location:  Room 105

Advisor:  Karen Scales

Student Leader:  James Zamora, President

Contact Karen Scales  Karen Scales (505) 843-6400 ex: 20154 Special Education Faculty

Black Student Union (BSU)

The mission of the BSU at Albuquerque High is to provide academic support and achievement in collaboration with teachers, parents and the community. They educate themselves and others about African American History and Culture. The BSU students also receive scholarship and intern information and are encouraged to access and apply for all opportunities available to them.
The BSU is a multi-ethnic club open to all students at Albuquerque High. All members of the BSU are required to follow all the guidelines set by APS for extracurricular activities. In addition, they are required to do a minimum of three community service projects each year.

 

Meetings: Wednesdays at 12:15

Location: Room 501

Advisor:  Jacqueline Cole

Contact Jacqueline Cole  Jacqueline Cole (505) 843-6400 ex: 20115 Physical Education Department Head Faculty

BLISS (Bettering Lives in Small Steps)

BLISS promotes safety, support and education for people in the Albuquerque community by raising awareness, volunteering, fundraising, and other activities.

Meetings:  Thursdays during Lunch

Location:  Room 305

Advisor: Elisabeth Gillett

Contact Elisabeth Gillett  Elisabeth Gillett Fine Arts Faculty

Crafty Dawgs

Do  you want to learn how to make fun and creative projects for yourself or as presents? Do you want to  make knitted or crocheted projects for charity? Crafty Dawgs is the answer! Albuquerque High School Crafty Dawgs is a fiber art craft club that primarily focuses on knitting and crocheting. Included amongst the many crafts we have contributed to charity are crocheted mattress pads donated to the homeless through shelters, and crocheted and knitted prizes for animal shelters.

Meetings: Mondays and Wednesdays

Location: Ms. Farmin's Room, N-22

Advisor: Silvina Farmin & Connie Adkins

Contact Connie Adkins  Connie Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20348 Science Dept. Co-Chair, Webmaster, SafeZone & GSA, CraftyDawgs
Contact Silvina Farmin  Silvina Farmin (505) 480-3651 ex: 20121 Bilingual Social Studies, National Spanish Honor Soc, CraftyDawgs, GSA SafeZone

Gaming Club

Join us for all matter of physical, tabletop games, including Magic the Gathering, Dungeons & Dragons, chess, and much more.

Meetings: Wednesdays

Location: Upper Commons

Advisors: Ralph & Connie Adkins

Student Leader: Thomas Martin

Contact Connie Adkins  Connie Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20348 Science Dept. Co-Chair, Webmaster, SafeZone & GSA, CraftyDawgs
Contact Ralph Adkins  Ralph Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20340 Theatre Arts Faculty

Gender & Sexuality Alliance

Albuquerque High School Gender & Sexuality Alliance is a student-run club that serves to meet the social, education and advocacy needs of AHS students who identify as LGBTQ+ students and their allies.

Meetings: During Lunch on Tuesdays

Location: Room 903 in the Science Building

Advisors: Connie Adkins and Silvina Farmin

Contact Connie Adkins  Connie Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20348 Science Dept. Co-Chair, Webmaster, SafeZone & GSA, CraftyDawgs
Contact Silvina Farmin  Silvina Farmin (505) 480-3651 ex: 20121 Bilingual Social Studies, National Spanish Honor Soc, CraftyDawgs, GSA SafeZone

International Thespian Troupe 1775

International Thespian Troupe 1775 is the theatre honor society. Invitations to join Troupe 1775 come in the Spring and are based upon a student's work in theatre.

Are you curious about the performing arts? Whether it's acting, production, set design, or sound checks, there's a place for you here! We work on one show a month, so get ready for some fun! By working on the shows, you can gain hours towards membership in the troupe. Most shows are open to all students, so please check the website for audition information, or come by the Green Room (Room 601) for more information. 

Meetings: Thursdays during lunch, for members only; prospective members may stop by any time to speak to Mr. Adkins

Location: The Green Room (Room 601), next to The Bulldog Theater

Advisors: Ralph Adkins and Connie Adkins

Contact Connie Adkins  Connie Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20348 Science Dept. Co-Chair, Webmaster, SafeZone & GSA, CraftyDawgs
Contact Ralph Adkins  Ralph Adkins (505) 843-6400 ex: 20340 Theatre Arts Faculty

MESA

New Mexico Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement, Inc. (NM MESA) prepares high school students for college majors and careers in mathematics, engineering, science and other STEM related fields.

Meetings: Tuesdays at Lunch

Location: Room 507

Advisor: Elizabeth Alvarado

Contact Elizabeth Alvarado  Elizabeth Alvarado (505) 843-6400 ex: 20102 Mathematics Department Head Faculty

Mock Trial

High School Mock Trial Program helps New Mexico teens gain an understanding of the legal system by providing opportunities for school teams to participate in academic competitions where players assume attorney and witness roles in a court case.  Mock Trial helps students to improve proficiency in such basic skills as listening, speaking, reading, and reasoning, and it fosters cooperation among diverse groups of young people.

Meetings: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm

Location: UNM Law School

Advisor: Elizabeth Alvarado

Contact Elizabeth Alvarado  Elizabeth Alvarado (505) 843-6400 ex: 20102 Mathematics Department Head Faculty

PAUSE (Peers of AHS Understanding Student Experience)

Research shows that students frequently feel more comfortable learning about health issues from their peers than from adults. The students in PAUSE choose the health issues they would like to teach, receive training in these health issues and then teach other students about these health issues. The peer-health educators group is student-led and the advisors serve as facilitators.

Meetings: Tuesdays, 2:30-3:30

Location: Ms. Newsom's Room, 107

Advisors: Joan Newsom, Wilma & Sheena from the AHS Student Based Health Center

Contact Joan Newsom  Joan Newsom (505) 843-6400 ex: 20143 Special Education Faculty

Poetry Club

The AHS Poetry Club is well-known around the school and around Albuquerque. We have a passion for writing, reading, and emulating those writers who have inspired us along the way.

Our club members have competed in numerous festivals across the southwest and west coast, where they have earned several first place awards. Student work has been published locally and nationally. 

Meetings:

Location:

Advisor: Forrest Agee

Contact Forrest Agee  Forrest Agee (505) 843-6400 ex: 20364 Language Arts Faculty