Belonging to a club offers opportunities to interact with students you may not otherwise work with, build leadership skills, learn to set goals and work as a team, and better understand what it means to be a good citizen.  If you are a student returning to OHS and are a part of a club you  already know the tremendous benefits participating in a club offers.  We encourage you to use this guide to explore club opportunities for the upcoming school year.  Read through the club descriptions on this site and find something that interests you. Click on the links in the club descriptions to go to the club websites if they have them. We strongly encourage you to select at least one club to participate in this year
If you have any questions, please reach out to the Club Advisors or to Mrs. Mathews.

THE CLASS OF  2024, 2025, 2026, 2027

Class of 2024 Advisors:  Ms. Love & Ms. Castro

Senior Class meetings: 


Class of 2025 Advisors: Ms. Michas & Ms. Budich

Junior class meetings: Tuesdays in room 304


Class of 2026 Advisors: Ms. Rosenthal & Ms. Frljuckic

Sophomore class meetings: Tuesdays in room 209


Class of 2027 Advisors: Ms. Davis & Ms. Turner

Freshman class meetings: Fridays in Room 133

NEW: AFRICAN DRUMMING AND DANCE CLUB

OHS ART CLUB

Ms. Ingegneri, Advisor 

Meeting Days: Wednesdays
Location:  B004


ASIAN CULTURE EXCHANGE CLUB

BLACK CULTURE CLUB

Advisors: Ms. Nicholas, Ms. McFarlane

The Ossining High School Black Culture Club promotes the awareness of Black Culture and History and the development of personal, social, and educational improvements among students of all races and gender.


Meeting Days:Tuesdays
Location: Room 322

BUSINESS CLUB

Advisors: Ms. Jacoby and Ms. Pavic

Meetings every Wednesday

Location:  Room 202

CERAMICS CLUB - "MUD CLUB"

Ms. Donna Cook, Advisor, DCook@ossiningufsd.org

Meeting Day:
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INTERVAL/CREATIVE WRITING CLUB

Advisor:  Mr. Caccapola

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month after school in room 222

The Creative Writing club offers students the opportunity to explore various creative prompts. Members write, share, and discuss their creative pieces in a safe and supportive environment. Students also have access to local creative writing workshops and competitions. Lastly, members work collaboratively to design and edit Interval, Ossining High School's Literary Magazine.

DANCE CLUB

Advisor:  Ms. VanHerwynen

Meeting Days:
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DIGITAL MEDIA CLUB

Advisor:  Ms. Lin

Meeting Days:
Location:  B-001

DRAMA CLUB, FALL DRAMA, SPRING MUSICAL

Mr. Drew DiRienzo, Director DDiRienzo@ossiningufsd.org


 ENGINEERING CLUB

Advisors: Mr. Albrecht, Mr. Scinta,  & Ms. Portillo

Meeting Days: Wednesdays
Location:  Room 139

The Engineering Club explores different types of projects and   construction.  Our projects have included soda bottle water rockets and an electric car.  All grades are welcome. Additional projects are always considered.  No specific science classes are required, just a desire to get involved and ambition to work.

ENL AMBASSADORS  & NEWCOMERS CLUB

Advisor:  Mr. Bedoya


Meeting Days: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the Month
Location:  Room 238

This group, designed to support students who are new to the country, meets regularly to discuss how to best navigate Ossining High School.  Topics include cultural differences, the American school system, and issues regarding relationships with new and old family members upon arrival in the United States.  We also have activities, field trips and fun!

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB

Advisors: Ms. Kenny

Meetings: Tuesdays in room 237

The OHS Environmental Club is a student driven club that aims to raise awareness of Environmental Issuses that impact OHS and the greater community.  Local and global environmental issues are topics of disuccsion as well as action.  This clubs twice a month on Tuesdays. 

ESPORTS CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Yonkler ZYonkler@ossiningufsd.org


Meeting Day:
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FINANCE CLUB

Advisors: Mr. Jaffes

Meeting Day:
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NEW: FRENCH CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Sarr

Meeting Day:
Location: 


HISPANIC AMERICANS UNITED  

Advisor:  Rosibel Sosa Hernandez

The purpose of the Hispanic Americans United club is to educate the High School community about Hispanic culture and to encourage, inspire, motivate, and support the Hispanic community in Ossining. Members will participate in sessions that will focus on teaching skills for academic success, discussing issues that affect the Hispanic community and supporting cultural enrichment. 


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HUMAN RIGHTS CLUB

Advisor:  Ms. Aguilar & Mr. Garone

Info session:  9/12/23

Meetings: Tuesdays in room 207

A student driven club where students deliver presentations on current events and modern human rights issues. In addition, the club hosts various fundraisers and guest speakers. 

JAZZ BAND

Mr. Rodrigo Vargas, Director


Meeting Day/time:
Location: Room 117

JUNIOR STATES OF AMERICA

Advisor:  Ms. Burns

Info session: 9/14/2023

Meetings: Thursdays in room 209

Student led civic engagement club, where we talk/debate about current issues in society

LA SISTERHOOD

Advisor: Ms. Cuddy

La Sisterhood is a family.  We create a safe space for Spanish speaking young women (or those who want to practice their Spanish) to share and grow together.  We are a female empowerment group who aims to give back to the community and school by promoting positivity and sisterhood.

Meetings: Tuesdays, 3:00pm

Room: 211

LAW TEAM

Advisors: Mr. Ninos & Ms. Mannarino 

Info session: Listen for an announcement in November

Meetings: Tuesdays & Thursdays in room 212

The Law Team is the Mock-Trial team that competes in an annual tournament sponsored by the New York State Bar Association. Students who have successfully completed Criminal Law or Civil Law are eligible to try out for the team. The team meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15 to 5:15 beginning in January. These meetings are organized as practice sessions for the competitions which begin at the end of February. The competitions are held at the County Courthouse in White Plains.

MARCHING BAND

MATH CIRCLE

Advisors:  Ms. Longhitano & Ms. Morana

Info session: 

Meetings: Tuesdays in room 232

Math Circles are communities focused on the enjoyment of mathematical problem solving. The Math Circle Club at OHS is a chapter of the Math Circle Network, an organization committed to building, connecting, and supporting local communities focused on the enjoyment of mathematics. Students will be provided opportunities to explore fun and interesting mathematical problems and topics, listen to guest speakers in the field of mathematics, and compete in local mathematics competitions. Students of all levels are welcome!

MBK CLUB

Advisors:  Dr. Sarr, Mr. Prince, and Mr. Bedoya

The MBK's mission is to inspire, empower and connect young men to uplift their future and promote O-Pride.

MODEL UN

Advisor:  


The purpose of this club will be to promote and prepare students for participation in a Model UN. Model UN is an academic simulation of the United Nations where students play the role of delegates from different countries and attempt to solve real world issues with the policies and perspectives of their assigned country.

NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY

Ms. Ibanez,  Advisor

Fridays, Room B-004

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Advisors: Ms. Gorman & Mr. Cook

The purpose of the National Honor Society (NHS) is to create enthusiasm for scholarship, to stimulate a desire to perform service within the school and broaden community service, to  promote leadership and to develop character among members (Constitution of NHS, Article I, Section 2).  Members are selected based on their demonstration of the four qualities of scholarship, character, service and leadership.  Students with an average of 88% and above may apply for membership in the National Honor Society.

Each year the NHS sponsors the Senior Citizen Prom, in addition to various other subcommittees.  In addition, a tutoring program is in place in order to tutor other students at OHS.  Other opportunities to volunteer throughout Westchester County are also available, such as the Great Pumpkin Festival at Van Cortlandt Manor and Phelps Memorial Hospital. 

PROGRAMMING CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Apicella

Meeting Day: Wed and Thur, 9/27-12/20 and more frequently during "build season"
Location:  Room 137


PROJECT LIT

Sudha Narsipar, Advisors

Fridays, Room B-004

PRESTIGIOUS LADIES CLUB

Advisor: Ms. McFarlane


Meeting Day: Wednesdays
Location:  Room 304

The Prestigious Ladies of Power (PLP) Mentoring Program is designed for girls of color to help inspire, empower and academically support students to become leaders of tomorrow. Our fundraising events will support annual college trips, monthly after-school events and guest speaker visits to our school/program. Meetings are held bi-weekly on Wednesdays and will present many exciting events and activities. All are welcome.

RADIO CLUB

Advisor: Ms. Carrasquillo


Meeting Day:  2nd and 4th Monday of the Month 
Location: Room 203

Participation in the Radio Club will give students the opportunity to broadcast live or pre-recorded radio shows on the OUFSD Radio Station.  The radio club will meet in the beginning of the year to assign time slots for DJ’s that would like to broadcast during the school day.  Training will be provided and the rules of the station will be explained to all interested in being on the air.  Talk show and live sporting events will also be broadcast on WOSS,  Fundraisers will vary from bake sales to car washes and  radio-thon.  Meetings will be held Wednesdays at 2:45 in the TV Studio (on the 2nd floor)

Stop by the TV studio on the 2nd floor for more information. 

SAGA (SEXUALITY & GENDER ACCEPTANCE)

Advisor: Ms. Wile and Ms. Rolle

Meetings: Wednesdays or Thursdays  in room 304

The OHS SAGA club strives to create a community space that actively embraces students of all sexual orientations and gender identities.  Our fundraising efforts will enable us to attend the annual Pride Works Conference, host monthly after-school events, and to invite guest speakers to our school.  Meetings are held once a week and include a combination of dialogues about current events, personal experiences, and community learning, as well as socializing activities. 

SCHOOL NEWSPAPER (THE CURRENT)

Advisor:  Mr.  Bill Garone

The school newspaper is produced many times a year.  Students work together to highlight events that take place in and around the school community.  In addition, students also write about current events.  Students conduct various fundraisers throughout the year.  Meetings are held several times a month. 

SCIENCE OLYMPIAD

Advisors: Ms. Lam-Tran and Mr. Sicignano

The school newspaper is produced many times a year.  Students work together to highlight events which take place in and around the school community.  In addition, students also write about current events.  Students conduct various fundraisers throughout the year.  Meetings are held several times a month. 

NEW: STASH THE TRASH

STRATEGY AND BOARD GAME CLUB

Advisor:  Mr. Velez

Meetings: Tuesdays 3:00-4:00 in the library

The Strategy and Board Game Club's mission is to spread the love of games to all interested in attending. We focus on meeting new people while learning new games. Good sportsmanship is a must. 

STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING CLUB

Advisor:  Mr. Iglesias


Meeting Day: Mondays
Location: 

STUDENT COUNCIL

Advisor:  Mr. DeGeorge

Info session: 

Meetings: Tuesdays twice a month in room 136

Student Government, Chair of Social Events; Spirit Weeks, Homecoming Court, OHS Day Rides

STUDENT-DRIVEN CURRICULUM CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Yonkler

Meeting Days: 

Location: 

This club aims to allow the Ossining High School students to contribute to the development of the curriculum. Club members will collaborate to create new elective and core courses that will be implemented in order to reflect the student body's diversity. The students will engage in discourse about including diverse moments in history and marginalized groups into the current curriculum and conduct student body interest surveys, in order to develop inclusive courses. The Student-Driven Curriculum club will grow and evolve with the ever-changing student body; it will reflect the Ossining School District's needs. 

STUDENT EQUITY COMMITTEE

Advisors: Jalay Knowles

The equity committee is a group of students and educators from Ossining high school who are highly passionate about social justice, activism, and of course, effectively implementing and influencing others to exercise equity within the Ossining school district. The equity committee is open to all students, no matter their grade.  We come together online as a group to discuss current issues and ways to create a more inclusive environment for all.  

TRI M (MUSIC) HONOR SOCIETY

Advisor: Mr. Feigenbaum

Meetings:  Wednesdays

Location: Room 119

Open to any student registered for a music class. Members of Tri-M participate in several in-school performances throughout the year, and volunteer within the music dept. across the district. We will also be fundraising to go on a trip at the end of the year!

UNIFIED SOCIAL CLUB

Advisor: Ms. DeFreitas

Meetings: Fridays

Location: Room 123

Unified Social Club is a club to enhance and enrich the lives of OHS students with disabilities while supporting them with fun social activities. We play games on the smartboard and board games, listen to music, cook, and overall just have fun. We meet for an hour every Friday from 2:45 pm to 3:45 pm.  If you are looking to build relationships and connections, and need community service hours then this is your club.  In the words of Jesse Jackson “When everyone is included everyone wins.”



YEARBOOK PRODUCTION (The Wizard)

Advisor: Ms. Lin

Meetings: 

Location: B-001

Click here for yearbook information

High School yearbook production

YOUTH TO YOUTH

Advisor: Ms. Clayton & Ms. Alejandro

Info session: 

Meetings: Wednesdays twice a month in the cafeteria

Ossining Y2Y is a club that believes in the power of youth and supports healthy lifestyle choices.  Members of Ossining Y2Y pledge to be drug and alcohol free, and work toward influencing their peers to do the same by encouraging them to stay true to themselves. Activities are focused on raising awareness of the risks associated with drug and alcohol use, and providing fun  alternatives for students to partake in.  Y2Y is committed to   having a positive impact on their peers, school and the entire Ossining community.  Participation in Y2Y is open to all OHS students.