Clubs

Student clubs at Abingdon High School are divided into two categories: Service and Subject. These are in addition to the Student Council Association, the National Honor Society, and the National Art Honor Society. Students may be a member of one service club and one subject club in addition to being a member of the Student Council Association, the National Honor Society, and the National Art Honor Society. Students may serve as an officer in one club with the exception of the SCA and NHS. Officers must be in good standing and should have no grades below a "C". Below is a brief description of each of the clubs at Abingdon High School.

  • Art Portfolio Club
  • AT2 Club - Appalachian Teen Trekkers (Mountain Alliance AT2 - click for website) provides students opportunities to explore and develop their leadership potential through experiential learning.  Students work to connect with a support structure and caring community during their most formative years for positive opportunities outside of school.  
  • Blue Crew - is an support club for pep and spirit.  The club is active in various events to support athletic groups and foster student pride and school enthusiasm.
  • The Civinettes Club - A service club (of the local Civitan Club)  for the girls of the junior and senior classes. The purpose of the club is to promote good citizenship and encourage leadership.
  • The Contemporary Band Club - Founded on the premise that there are students at Abingdon High School with creative musical energy who lack an appropriate channel to express it. The club offers these students the opportunity to perform contemporary live music in front of their peers, thus providing an a channel whereby they can build their self-esteem. The service this club provides is live entertainment for the student body in musical genres they can appreciate.
  • Creative Writing Club 
  • The Democratic Club - Actively discusses and debates current local, state, and national issues.  In this state election year, come join us and see how we can help keep the map "blue"!
  • The Distributive Education Club (DECA) - The local chapter of the Distributive Education Clubs of America and is composed of all students enrolled in the marketing classes at Abingdon High School.
  • The Drama Club - Open to any student with a special interest in dramatics. Students are given an opportunity for self-expression, interpretation, and recognition. The club annually participates in the One-Act Play Festival.
  • The foreign language clubs (French Club, Latin Club, and Spanish Club) - Open to students enrolled in these foreign language classes and promote the cultural and social aspects of the language. French, Spanish, and Latin Clubs are not open to Level I students.
  • The 4-H Club - Serves to provide the opportunity for students to develop in leadership, character, and citizenship; to help them have a more satisfying life by rendering community service; participation in wholesome recreation; and provide learning experiences in a wide variety of subjects. The club is open to all students.
  • The Future Business Leaders of America - A subject-centered club for students taking business subjects. To qualify for this club a student must be taking a business class.
  • The FFA (Future Farmers of America) - A curriculum-based organization whose members are students enrolled in agricultural education classes. Its purpose is to develop competency, responsibility, leadership, and citizenship.
  • The Interact Club - a social club, sponsored by Rotary International, whose purpose is to provide opportunities for young students to work together in a world fellowship, dedicated to service and international understanding.
  • The Key Club - For all students who join. The club is a social and service club and is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club through the school.
  • The National Art Honor Society - Established in 1978 by the National Art Education Association for the purpose of inspiring and recognizing those students who have shown an outstanding ability in art.
  • The National Honor Society - Second-semester juniors and seniors who qualify in scholarship and show exemplary characteristics of leadership, service, and character are eligible to be considered for membership, provided they have been a student at Abingdon High School for at least one semester. A National Honor Society member must maintain the standards of this organization in order to retain his/her membership. Once he/she is dismissed, he/she is never again eligible for membership.
  • Pre-Med Club - Open to any student with a career interest in the health or medical field. Students are given the opportunity to learn about multiple career paths within the medical world.  
  • The Republican Club
  • The Student Council Association - Composed of the entire student body with the betterment of the school as its goal. The SCA is organized to promote better understanding and cooperation between the faculty and students. The quality of the SCA's program and its ability to carry it out depends entirely upon the individual students.
  • The Technology Student Association (TSA) - An international middle and high school student organization, 150,000 strong, with regional, state, and (inter)national conferences.  With competitive events from prepared presentation to fashion design, from music and film production to web development and programming challenges, and leadership opportunities geared toward preparing students for anything from public speaking to a life of leadership, the TSA encompasses nearly every career and area of interest in today's world.
  • Vocational Industrial Club of America (VICA) - Health Occupational Students of America (HOSA) are sponsored by the vocational schools to provide students with leadership opportunities, skill contests, and social events.
  • Youth Alive Club