Ironwood Clubs

    • ~Making a difference both on and off campus~ 


    • asl Sponsor: Mrs. Dodge

      The purpose of the American Sign Language Club is to teach students the basics of sign language and its origin. The ASL club will provide an educational experience that promotes personal growth through a silent culture and language.


    • Band Sponsor: Mr. Ormsbee
      This club is organized to promote the program of the IHS band. Membership is limited to those students enrolled in one of the school’s scheduled band classes.


    • choir Sponsor: Mr. Hutter
      The Choir Club is organized to promote the choir program at IHS. Choir Club consists of all students enrolled in choir, and is also open to any non-choir students wishing to sing in the Ironmen or Ea-Gals.

    Club Clay

    • Club Clay Sponsor: Ms. Kuniski
      Students will participate in the District’s “Empty Bowl” fundraiser.  Must be currently enrolled/have previously taken ceramics class at Ironwood HS. 


    • Dance Sponsors: Mrs. Lanning
      Dancers audition to choreograph and perform in dances.  These are in addition to the regular dance classes.  Students must be enrolled in Dance Class.


    Drama Club/Thespians*

    • Drama Sponsor: Mr. Akers
      The Drama Club sponsors and produces the theatrical shows at IHS. The club encourages students to attain better mastery of the theatre arts. The Thespian Society is all about honoring student achievement in theatre.


    • FBLA Sponsors: Mrs. Turner and Mrs. Pyle
      Future Business Leaders of America is a local, state, and national organization open to all students interested in business and computers.


    • FCCLA Sponsors: Mrs. Belshe and Mrs. Bloomquist
      Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America consists of preparing and selling goods at Ironwood.  Must be Culinary Students and must obtain a food handler's card.  


    • Flagline Sponsor: Mr. Ormsbee
      Flagline choreographs routines to enhance the music of the marching band. They participate in competitions, parades, and assemblies.  Audition is Required.  


    • GSA Sponsors: Ms. Porter and Mrs. Zuniga
      The Gay Straight Alliance club’s purpose is to encourage acceptance and build understanding.


    IB Student Association

    • IB Sponsor: Mrs. Kuczka
      This club provides activities and gives support and encouragement to all IB students, 9th – 12th grades.



    International Club*

    • International Sponsor: Ms. Erra
      This club is open to all students who are interested in learning about and sharing diverse cultural backgrounds and unique perspectives. Members help to bring an international atmosphere to the campus community.

    Key Club*

    • Key Club Sponsor: Ms. Zint
      This club is open to any student interested in volunteering in a variety of activities, including working at the Westside Food Bank, visiting nursing homes, and participating in food drives and community clean-up projects.

    Media Club*

    • Media Sponsor: Mr. Kwant
      This club is available to all students who are interested in Media Technology and Television production.

    The Nest*

    • Nest Sponsor: Mr. Augustine
      The NEST is a student sponsored club which strives to impact the IHS community by creating energetic and enthusiastic environments at home athletic events.  


    • Photo Sponsor: Mr. Newton
      The purpose is to create more interest and understanding of photography, its history, and production. Students help with the presentation of photo work and organize an art show.

    Spanish Honor Society

    • Spanish Honor Sponsor: Mrs. Pena
      This club recognizes high achievement of students continuing their study of Spanish and promotes student interest in school and community, with an emphasis on Spanish culture. (Open to students who are currently enrolled in or have taken Spanish III or above.)


    • Stand Sponsor: Ms. Porter
      Students Taking a New Direction, better known as STAND, is Arizona’s anti-tobacco youth coalition effort for Arizona teens.  


    Student Council

    • StuCo Sponsor: Ms. Wilson
      The Student Council plans activities for the entire student body. All members must be elected to a Student Council position.


    • Wrestlerettes Sponsors: Mr. Flanigan and Ms. Lupro
      Wrestlerettes assist with the scoring and timing at the wrestling meets. They help increase enthusiasm and spirit among the wrestlers and their fans.

    Art Club

    • art Sponsor: Ms. Garvey
      The Art club is designed to encourage leadership in the visual arts through activities that expose students to the arts.  Must be enrolled in art. 


    Chess Club*

    • Chess Sponsor: Mr. Braudrick
      The Chess Club is organized to teach the game and increase student playing ability.


    Christian Club on Campus*

    • Choir Sponsor: Mr. Shannon
      This club is open to all students.  It focuses on worship, prayer, and Bible study.  



    Comic Book Club*

    • Comic Book  Sponsors: Ms. Mendez and Mr. Grundon
      The Comic Book Club is an organization designed to give support and encourage students who desire to expand their interest and skills relative to comic book activities.


    • DECA Sponsor: Mr.Smith
      DECA is an organization whose program of leadership, personal development, and career exploration is designed for students enrolled in marketing education or thinking about a career in business.

    Educators Rising*

    • Educators rising Sponsor: Ms. Chambers
      Educators Rising is a national student organization dedicated to supporting young people interested in education-related careers.



    • FCA Sponsor: Mr. Starr
      The Fellowship of Christian Athletes purpose is to provide a place where students can develop spiritual understanding and apply it to their everyday situations.

    Film Club*

    • Fillm Sponsor: Mr. Schwartz
      The Ironwood Film Club is dedicated to viewing and discussing films of all genres.  Be ready to watch and discuss.  Be ready to expand your mind.  Most of all, be ready to enjoy Film Club.  

    French Honor Society

    • french Sponsor: Mr. Gainey
      The club’s aim is to stimulate interest in the study of French and to promote higher standards of scholarship.


    • HOSA Sponsor: Mr. Suman 
      Health Occupations Students of America is for all students interested in the health care field. Students are involved in community service projects and medical related competitions.


    • Interact Sponsor: Mr. Kirilenko
      The purpose of Interact is to recognize and develop constructive leadership while building personal integrity. Interact also provides teens the opportunity to work together, serve others and have an international understanding.

    Ironwood Reads*

    • IHS Reads Sponsor: Ms. Winkel
      The IHS Reads Club was created to promote literacy among students. Club members help plan and facilitate the school wide Ironwood Reads Events and the Poetry Night Event.  


    Law Enforcement CTSO

    • Law Enforcement Club Sponsors: Mr.Beck and Mr. Wacker
      This club is for active members of Law I or Law II classes.



    National Honor Society

    • NHS Sponsors: Ms. Schiff and Mr. Brown
      Grades 10, 11,12 – must petition – 3.7 CRI.  The purpose is to promote leadership, scholarship, character, and service to the school and the community.


    • Newspaper Sponsor: Mr. Rusnac
      The purpose of this club is to promote communication of newsworthy events and activities for the IHS community.


    Skills USA*

    • SkillsUSA Sponsors: Mr. Carreon and Mr. Balogh
      SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.

    Speech and Debate*

    • Speech and Debate Sponsor: Mr. Schwartz
      Speech and Debate Club is organized to combine social activities with academic excellence. This club’s objective is to help students develop skills and confidence in the areas of public speaking, research, and debate.



    • STEM Sponsors: Ms. Burch
      The Club is a gathering of students that meets regularly in a supportive, fun, informal environment to work on inquiry-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) related activities


    • SUnicef ponsors: Ms. Mendez and Mrs. Berumen
      This club works with the worldwide UNICEF organization to help provide long term humanitarian and developmental assistance to children.


    • Yearbook Sponsor: Ms. Farrell
      The purpose of this club is to promote the historical record of the year, create a book of memories for the students, and produce a source of reference for IHS.

    • * Club is available to all students.  No prerequisites.