Avon Lake ESPORTS
Google Classroom Code: sfgqcoq
Meetings are often on Wednesdays right after school. Be sure to check the classroom and/or discord for specific announcements. We plan to play both casually and competitively. Planned games include Valorant, SSBU, League of Legends, and more.
National English Honor Society
Mrs. Frisch &
We share the love of reading and writing. This club is open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Society membership includes scholarship eligibility, and opportunities for networking with others who share enthusiasm for, and accomplishment in, the language arts.
Mrs. Robin Bottini &
The purpose of the Avon Lake High School Student Council is to:
- Work for the welfare of the school and the be the voice of the student body (run elections for class officers, homecoming & prom court)
- Act as a liaison between the student body and the faculty and administration (providing member to PLG)
- Promote a positive attitude by the students towards the school by planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare (talent show, powder puff & match maker)
- Take an active part in community & school activities and service projects (CRS souper bowl, CRS can collection, sponsor local charity from talent show, run blood drives, provide scholarships to ALHS Seniors)
ALHS Drama Club
Remind Text: 81010 @alhsdrama
Google Classroom Code: rzygxf2
Members of the ALHS Drama Club present two major productions per year. A play is produced in the fall; and a musical is presented in the spring. Club members are also offered theatrical workshops throughout the school year and summer. These workshops include instruction in acting, dancing, singing, costuming, stage makeup and theater technology. Fundraising is accomplished through an annual dinner theater and % profits from local restaurants “dine in/carry out” nights. Club members also assist with construction of sets, creating props and costumes, as well as volunteering as actors for Haunted Trails & other theatrical venues. Students are provided instruction from Playhouse Square and participate in the Dazzle Awards program.
Diversity Awareness Club
Mrs. Andrews &
Google Classroom Code: dc44bwk
Diversity Awareness Club is made up of members that represent the entire student body and meet to explore diversity and multiculturalism. The goals of the club are to build an awareness and an appreciation for diversity, to establish skills for celebrating differences, and to provide a supportive environment for those dealing with discrimination. Diversity Awareness meets weekly after school, and is a safe place for all.
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)
FBLA meets once a week. Our meetings consist of debates and case studies. Throughout the year the group will select two community service activities to take part in. Additionally, every member will have the opportunity to compete in a state wide competition against other FBLA groups in Columbus, Ohio.
Google Classroom Code: ykq5p4
Remind Text: 81010 @avonlakep
Pep Club is composed of any student who is interested in promoting school spirit. The club meets once a month and 3 times a month before spirit weeks.The club organizes all 3 spirit assemblies and the senior field day, which means planning all games and coordinating all class decorating. This group is responsible for decorating the school before each spirit week, promoting all sports teams, decorating for Special Olympics and helping any organization with school spirit items such as drama, band, orchestra etc. The club also organizes and puts on the WINTER FORMAL. We also organize the student body for ALL football and bball games and spirit weeks. Activities sponsored by Pep club include candy sales, various fundraisers, spirit outings, and much more. Pep club has been tasked with organizing the HOMECOMING PARADE for the city with admin.
Model United Nations
Mr. Schofield &
Organization for students in grades 9-12 (freshmen should be taking Honors World History) that provides a simulation experience of the United Nations. Students represent nations of their choosing while discussing, debating, and generating solutions to issues ranging from international security to climate change to economic development. ALHS competes against Model UN teams from other schools at locations such as LCCC, Youngstown State University, and University of Chicago.
Mrs. Natalie Gemelas
Description: Motto: Spanish, Salsa, Service & Social
To increase knowledge and widen perspectives of other cultures through communication and experience. To implement the “community as campus” initiative by visiting important and culturally relevant places in our cities/world. To participate in community service as often as possible. Think Globally, Act Locally
Mrs. Janeece Ansevin
To enjoy the French culture outside of the classroom with other students with like interests in the language and culture.
Goals and objectives:
- To celebrate the French culture and language.
- To expand our club and be represented within the community using the language.
- To perform service activity within the community using the language.
- To foster communication with French students.
Société Honoraire de Français
To honor the academic achievement of French language scholars and promote the study of the francophone culture. SHF will conduct monthly meetings, participate in fundraising activities for chosen groups, offer outside-of-school activities for its members, and work to promote French and francophone culture.
PALS - FRIENDSHIP FOR ALL
Google Classroom Code: 2prhpxk
PALS is an organization where students with disabilities and their peers have the opportunity to interact in social activities. The goal of PALS is to promote friendships between students of all abilities in Avon Lake. Such activities at the high school include attending monthly social events, sporting events, dances, and the homecoming parade. Many PALS members also assist as student aides in the resource classroom in the high school. Information is available on the door of room 120 or the bulletin board in cafeteria.
ALHS Key Club
Dr. Vincent Shoham
Key Club is the oldest club at Avon Lake High School. It is a student led club that is built on the tradition of serving the community, building character and leadership, and promoting friendship and volunteerism. Our bulletin board is located right next to the commons and the calendar on it tells everyone when and where all of our events are at. If you want to be a member, dues are 20 dollars, and you should come to our meetings on 1st Tuesday of every month at 7:15 in room media center, or contact our club president, Leah Hicov. We are an all inclusive club and we welcome anyone who is interested in making friends and serving the community. And, it’s really fun!!!
Mr. Schofield &
Remind Text: 81010 @saddalhs
SADD is an organization grades 9-12 that promotes healthy and responsible decision making. Annual projects include an anti-drug “Seminar at the Q” and leading the school’s “Buckle Up Bowl” competition.
National Honor Society
Mr. Schofield &
NHS is an organization for eligible juniors and seniors that promotes academic excellence, leadership, service, and good character. Students are selected through an application process. Underclassmen interested in the organization are encouraged to pursue leadership and service opportunities and to keep a list of these experiences.
The Spectrum is the the oldest high school newspaper in Lorain County and is open to Avon Lake High School students in all grades who are interested in writing, photography, and other creative expression. The Spectrum publishes online and on paper once per month.
The Spectrum also publishes Avon Lake High School’s literary magazine The Kaleidoscope once or twice a year depending on submissions. Stories, poems, and other visual art can be submitted for publishing.
Remind Text: 81010 @alhsy
Google Classroom Code: z987bl6
Yearbook committee is responsible for keeping all the memories every year. We create a 185 page full color yearbook. We need photographers, editors, writers, etc. We meet once a week at first then most work is done at home on a computer. We cover every grade, every sport or activity and event. Please contact me through remind if you are interested. If you have a creative mind or like to just take pictures or like to make photobooks, yearbook is for you!!!
Remind Text: 81010 @83c6k4
Google Classroom Code: 35q3onl
Debate club meets once a week to discuss a wide variety of issues. Your vote determines our topics!
Examples of topics we have debated:
- Censorship in public libraries
- Cancel culture
- Freedom to protest
- Nuclear power
- Minimum wage
Avon Lake Robotics Club
Avon Lake Robotics Club meets year round to compete in VEX Robotics competitions. You will design, build, program, and compete with other teams from around the state. This year's competition is Tower Takeover.
ALHS Book Club
Remind Text: 81010 @alhsbook20
The ALHS Book Club meets once a month in room 248 to talk about the selected books. Discussions are informal and student-led. Nothing is mandatory—all are welcome and students are encouraged to read and attend whenever their schedules allow. This is not meant to be homework but a time to take a break from normal assignments.
Leadership opportunities are available!
Refreshments are provided!
Mr. Smylie &
Academic challenge is our school quiz bowl or trivia club. We compete in competitions including a TV show, radio show, and a full SWC schedule that includes both JV and Varsity matches. If you like trivia, come check out a practice and see if the club is for you!
Wednesdays after school 3:00-4:00