Clubs & Organizations

Ancient Technology Team - Mr. Welle

The Ancient Technology Team discovers the technologies of past societies by researching, constructing and testing ancient machines.  From the ballista to the scorpion to the aqueduct, we will explore ancient technology through building it.  We meet afternoons from mid-September to December and from April to May.  Even if you have never used a power tool, if you are interested in learning how ancient machines work, and you don’t mind getting a few splinters, come join the ATT.   Our motto: “If they built it, we can, too!”


Anime Club - Mrs. Watts and Mrs. Delahay

The Anime club is a school-based club populated by 9th-12th grade students who share a love for reading, viewing, writing & drawing Manga.  Anime meets twice a month in the library to watch Anime, play games, and plan fun events for its members.   


Beta Club - Mrs. Hardin

The National Beta Club's  (often called "Beta Club" or simply "Beta") purpose is "to promote the ideals of academic achievement, character, leadership and service among elementary and secondary school students." Headquartered in Spartanburg, South Carolina, the organization has more than 8,750 clubs nationally and internationally. Beta is an academic honors program with a strong emphasis on community service. It was founded in 1934 by Dr. John W. Harris, a Wofford College professor. Its motto is "Let Us Lead By Serving Others." Students are awarded membership based on their GPA (3.4 cumulative) and character traits during their sophomore year. 


Birthday Club - Mrs. Marchino

Birthday Club celebrates the birthdays of students, faculty and staff by surprising them with a song, balloons, or a shot of confetti. If you enjoy putting a smile on someone's face, this club is for you. 


Book Club - Mrs. Watts

The book club is for students who love to read! The books chosen each month vary in genre, theme, and publication to appeal to our diverse group of readers! Members meet twice a month to share thoughts and ideas about the books, and additional activities are planned accordingly. Members also promote reading to the student body in a variety of ways!


Chess Club - Mr. Welle

The Chess Club is a meeting place for the chess enthusiast at Homewood High School.  Members meet weekly to hone their skills, compete against other players and enjoy the company of fellow chess enthusiasts.  Each nine weeks the club holds an internal chess tournament to challenge players of every ability level.  Everyone is welcome.


Environmental Club - Ms. McBrayer

Environmental Club is a student lead organization that works to promote and educate the student body and faculty about local environmental sustainability opportunites and issues that impact our school and community.


FCA - Mrs. Marchino/Ms. Shields

Fellowship of Christian Athletes, also known as FCA, is a student-led organization that meets monthly for discussion and praise music.  FCA's mission is “to present to athletes and coaches, and all whom they influence, the challenge and adventure of receiving Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord, serving Him in their relationships and in the fellowship of the church.”  Its vision is “to see the world impacted for Jesus Christ through the influence of coaches and athletes.”  (All are welcome).


Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America - Ms. Malone


French Club - Mrs. Myers

The Homewood High School French Club is open to all students.  We seek to encourage an interest in French studies, to create a comprehension of Francophone cultures and civilisations, and to promote international friendships.  

The main activity of the French Club is to organize for the annual Federation of French Clubs Convention that is held annually at the University of Alabama.  Additionally, the club sponsors a French flim series, and "la Table Francaise", where students of all abilities can practice their French outside of the classroom setting.


Game Club - Mr. Kersh

The HHS Game Club provides the opportunity for students to gather together and play a variety of tabletop games, both cooperative and competitive. Games range from strategy games to card games, classic to modern. The goal is that students enjoy the fun gameplay of these games, but learn to work cooperatively with each other while meeting new people. Any and all students are welcome to come roll the dice!


Gay-Straight Alliance(GSA) - Mr. McClurg

The Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student-run club that brings together LGBTQ+ and straight students to support each other, provide a safe place to socialize, and create a platform for activism to fight homophobia and transphobia. 


Heritage Panel - Mrs. Brown/Mrs. Parker


Ignition - Mrs. Dameron-Vines

We are devoted to the teachings of Christ and dedicated to the spread of the gospel. We are a community of believers who gather to provide support and encouragement throughout the school day. Everyone is welcome whether they are a Christian seeking accountability or someone just seeking a friend. The following is our theme verse: Jeremiah 20:9 states that, "If I say, 'I will not mention him, or speak any more in his name,' there is in my heart as it were a burning fire shut up in my bones, and I am weary with holding it in, and I cannot." 


Improv Club - Mrs. Marchino

Improv Club gives students the chance to be creative and funny with their friends after school. We play games that are similar to those on the tv show "Whose Line is it Anyway?"  You don't need any acting experience just an open mind and a big desire to be thoroughly entertained.  


Interact - Mrs. Dodd/Mrs. Marchino

Interact is a community service organization that is sponsored by the Rotary Club.  Participation in Interact allows students the opportunity to make a difference in their community and directly impact the lives of others.  Interact participates in 6 service opportunities throughout the school year to allow members the chance to interact closely with others. If you want to make a difference, build friendships and learn leadership skills, join Interact and put service above self.


Key Club - Mrs. C. Smith

Key Club International is the oldest and largest service program for high school students. It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership through service to others. Members of the Kiwanis International family, Key Club members build themselves as they build their schools and communities. 

Key Club is open to students in grades 9-12.


Lady Patriot Leadership Team

The Lady Patriots Leadership Team was developed with the goal of enhancing the leadership skills and opportunities for the young women athletes at Homewood High School.  The program provides specific experiences that will allow the participants to further develop their talents and abilities and to utilize their leadership skills through their work with their fellow teammates, classmates, and the community.  The program is designed to enhance leadership within interscholastic athletics, the school and the community.    This program supports a student-athlete's development in five areas: academics, athletics, personal development, career development and community service.  In the fall each varsity coach selects two student-athletes (11th grade or younger) to be a part of the Leadership Class for that particular year.  Training sessions include a retreat, ropes course,  team building acitivities, and interactive sessions from December through end of April.


Latin Club - Mr. Welle

Latin Club is for anyone interested in Latin language and Roman culture.  Latin Club aims to increase interest and awareness of Roman culture, and organizes fun activities during the year.  One of the club's main goals is to prepare students for participation in the Alabama Junior Classical League's convention in April.  Membership is open to current and former Latin students.


Mu Alpha Theta - Mrs. Dark

Mu Alpha Theta is a national math honor society for students who have at least completed Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II with Trigonometry, and have maintained a 3.5 overall GPA and better than a 3.5 math GPA.


National Honor Society - Mrs. Reeves/Mrs. Rouleau

The Patricia Ragland Tolbert Chapter of the National Honor Society recognizes the academic talents of Homewood High School’s top juniors and seniors. Membership is based on the qualities of scholarship (a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.7 or higher), service, leadership, and character. Members must attend meetings, maintain academic standards, be involved in individual and chapter service and leadership projects, and remain upstanding in character.   It is an honor to be selected and to serve in this organization. Homewood administrators and teachers salute these outstanding students.  We encourage all Homewood High School students to uphold the ideals of the National Honor Society.


Patriot Pride - Mrs. Cooley

We are the official hosts and hostesses of Homewood High School and the Homewood community.

We serve as greeters, tour guides, and ambassadors for school and community events.  We help with any event held at or sponsored by Homewood High School, such as athletic tournaments, academic tournaments, show choir and band events, graduation, open house, curriculum nights, AP night, awards banquets, registration, orientation, new teacher work days, professional development days, tours of any kind for any group, etc. Tryouts are held in the spring of each year for interested and qualified sophomore and junior students to serve the following school year. 


Peer Helpers - Mrs. Watts/Mrs. Anthony

The HHS Peer Helpers pledge to live a positive, healthy lifestyle free from harmful substances (drugs, alcholol, tobacco) and attitudes. Peer Helpers bring awareness to issues during Red Ribbon Week, Suicide Prevention Awareness Week, and Teen Dating Violence Month.  We enjoy mentoring young kids and encouraging our peers during tough times.  A diverse group of students are selected annually based on grades, attendance, discipline, leadership, attitude, teacher recommendations, and an interview.  


Robotics Club - Mr. Hardman

Each Fall, the Robotics Team enters a six week competition to build a robot that competes against other area high schools.  This group of students meets several days each week to build and design the robot by analyzing and solving engineering problems.


Saw - Mrs. Beasley

Want to be a positive role model for girls in the community? Want to empower young women and girls through acts of community service? SAW, Student Activism for Women, is a club of Homewood High School created for outreach to girls and women in and around Birmingham.  The goal of SAW is empowerment through acts of service. Any student is welcome to join and make a difference in the lives of women and girls in the community. If you are interested in SAW, please contact Mrs. Beasley at


Scholars' Bowl - Mrs. Delahay

The HHS Scholars’ Bowl team satisfies the trivia buff in us all. Whether you are an expert in one subjectarea or many, Scholars’ Bowl is a great way to stretch yourself in a fun competitive way by answeringquestions about science, mathematics, history, language arts, sports, pop culture, video games, andmore. Practices are informal and held after school, usually on Tuesdays. The team usually participates in3 or more tournaments during the year. The group also has periodic dinners and movie viewingstogether, so it also is a great way to make new friends.


Student Government Association - Mrs. Krieder/Mrs. McBride

Student Government Association is a group of students who represent the student body by setting a high standard of school citizenship, promoting student participation, furthering interest in all recognized school activities, and promoting the general welfare of the school. These students work to plan events that benefit the entire student body such as the Homecoming dance, the canned food drive, the blood drive, Powder Puff football, etc.


Spanish Club - Mrs. Parker/Mr. Kersh/Mrs. Phillips

The Spanish Club is a group of students who share an interest in learning Spanish.  This group of students plan restaurant outings and other cultural events in the Birmingham area.  Members can be current and former Spanish students.



Unity Club - Mrs. Brown



Young Democrats - Mrs. Kreider



Young Republicans - Mrs. Kreider



Young Women’s Leadership Club - Ms. Gant