Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Arnold High School Clubs and Organizations

  • National Honors Society

    National Honors Society

  • AHS Pep Club

    AHS Pep Club

  • AHS Key Club

    AHS Key Club



  • Humane Society Club

    Humane Society Club

Arnold High School Clubs

Students are encouraged to become involved in the opportunities for school and community service, leadership, and personal growth offered by school clubs and organizations.


Anchor Club:

Sponsor- Jan Hurst

Meets every 1st & 3rd Tuesday of each month

Is a service club for students sponsored by the Panama City Chapter of the Pilot International. Its aims are to develop initiative, leadership and personal integrity while serving the school and community. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA and complete service projects to remain in good standing. 

Art Club:

Sponsor- Brandi Goss

Meet every Wednesday after school in rm 1-159.

We promote art within our student body as well as art in our community. Art Club does numerous volunteering in our community. 

Beta Club:

Sponsor- Scott Woodyard

Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Beta Club draws its membership from students who demonstrate high standards of character, scholarship, leadership, and service. A 3.0 GPA is required for this elite honor and service club. After applications are submitted, students are tapped on an honors day in the fall.

CC&T  (College, Career and Transition):

Sponsor- Negrin

Meet on the second Wednesday of every month in Bldg 3 Room 121.

 We will meet during both lunches and provide lunch, as well. The main focus of the club is to support the students to learn and explore career pathways and post-secondary educational options. Students will work together to explore college and career options, engage in mentoring, and participate in events and activities within the school and community to build college and career transition plans. Basically,  "What are my options after Arnold?"

Computer Science Club: 

Sponsor - Jimmy Wiselogel

Explore computer programming. Build and refurbish computer hardware. Participate in programming competitions. 

Debate Club:

Sponsor- Mat Birmingham

Meet in rm 5-211 - 2nd and 4th Fridays

Coincide with the National Speech and Debate Association and the Florida Forensics League to further the use of Speech and Debate in the students.Provide students the opportunity to attend both the Regional (Niceville) and State (Orlando) competition in Speech and Forensics. Students will also be able to join the National Speech and Debate Honor Society which will be part of the club. This will allow students to further their ability to reasons and communicate in an effective manner.

Diamond Girls:

Sponsor- Sharon Gilson

Meets the first Friday of every month @ 8am

The club makes goody bags for the baseball team for the away games and work the concession stands at the home baseball games. 

Diamond Girls also go to all the games to cheer on the team. 

Early Childhood Education Club:

Sponsor- Rena Hazlett

Meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month. This club is open to all students who enjoy helping the young children of our community.

Engineering Club:

Sponsor- Joseph Bell

Meet every Monday after school.
After School club that is focused on participating in local engineering challenges and events, such as BEST

Every member has to pay $25 dues.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA):

Sponsors- Lashbrook and Gudz

Meets during both Lunches every Thursday in the band auxiliary room.


Sponsor: Sherri Kraeft

Fishing Club:

Sponsor: Sharon Gilson

Meets the first Thursday of every month

The fishing club members work different tournaments in our local area. We go to the Captain meetings and eat dinner with the teams in the tournament and we go fishing off the Pier. You must maintain a 2.0 GPA and complete service projects to remain in good standing.  


Sponsor- Abigail Smith

Any student interested in pursuing a career in the medical field.

Humane Society Club:

Sponsor- Sharon Gilson

Meets 2nd Monday of the Month

This club collects Dog/Cat food and blankets for the local shelters. We also try to help out animals that are sick or hurt by raising money for them to have surgery, and chemotherapy. You must maintain a 2.0 GPA and complete service projects to remain in good standing.

Interact Club:

Sponsors- Sharon Gilson

Meets the First and Third Tuesday of the month.

A service club for students sponsored by the Panama City Beach Rotary Club. 

You must maintain a 2.0 GPA and complete service projects to remain in good standing.
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Theatre & International Thespian Society (ITS):

Sponsors -   Kathleen McNulty Mann

Meets every Thursday after school in room 3-118 until 4:30!

I.T.S. is a globally recognized honors organization for theatre students. Arnold Theatre's I.T.S. troupe does traditional drama club activities like producing school plays, and improv shows in addition to competing at Thespian District and State Festivals each year. We also provide support to middle and high school thespians at other schools and districts throughout the state and help to manage and run the auditorium at Arnold. We are consistently recognized as one of the strongest theatre programs in the state of Florida and hold numerous state titles over the past ten years in both performance and technical theatre categories.

Junior Optimist International Club (JOI)

Sponsor: Karen Parham

Meets: Fridays at 7:45

Junior Optimist International (JOI) Club is an all-inclusive youth organization sponsored by the Optimist Club of the Beaches.  By embodying the Optimist Creed, students are motivated to embrace positive values like optimism as well as respect for self and others while engaging in community service.  Opportunities are available to students who would like to polish their leadership skills, manage money, and practice good citizenship.

Meeting dates - 2nd and/or 4th Friday at 7:45 a.m.

Key Club:

Sponsor- Jan Hurst

Meets every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month

Key Club will offer many volunteer opportunities!

Latin Club:

Sponsors- Allen Walker

Meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

National Honor Society:

Sponsor- Karen Parham

Meets every other Friday of the Month @ 7:45

Pep Club:

Sponsor- Bobby Britton  

Meets on Tuesday mornings from 7:45 - 8:15 am in Building 5, Room 205

Recycling Club:

Sponsor- Rachel Bramlett


Sponsor- Bob McKibbin

Meets every Monday before school
Leadership & Personal development along with service to others


Sponsor - Jen Morgan

Student Government (SGA):

Seniors: Doedy Deal

Juniors:  Heather Bethea

Sophomores: Sharon Gilson

Freshman: Gabriel Margulies

Students to Students (S2S):

Sponsor- D. Flaig

Meeting Dates: TBA


Sponsor- Julie Johnson


Clubs and organizations must be approved by the principal before they can operate within a school and must comply with established policies.  The purposes, qualifications for members, and rules of conduct of clubs are available to all students and instructional personnel.  Hazing of members is prohibited.  This is defined as any action for the purpose of initiation which recklessly or intentionally endangers a student’s mental or physical health or safety.  Initiation ceremonies must be submitted to the faculty sponsor for review and approval by the principal.  Dues are required for many clubs, but must be reasonable.  Meetings are to be held on school property in school facilities, although special events may be exempt from this through request by the faculty sponsor from the administration.  Club dues are accounted for through the school’s internal accounting system.