There are about twenty clubs for students to choose from.  Clubs usually meet after school for about an hour.  Every September, a Club Fair is held, so new students can learn about these after school extracurriculars, and choose to join one or two of these activities.  View the clubs below, or link to a list created by the Student Government.

Frisbee Club

September 30, 2021

The Frisbee Club meets once a week on Wednesdays on Harris Field during the fall and spring. No prior experience required, and no serious commitment needed either. Feel free to  READ MORE >

El Perspicaz!

September 30, 2021

The Spanish Honors Society is now publishing a new online magazine called El Perspicaz.  Any student can post anything they want about their culture or share their curiosity on  READ MORE >

Girls Who Code is Back!

September 30, 2021

This club meets once a week to work on creating web pages and other content that involves coding.  Advisor:  Tempestt Taylor

Visit our website!

Drama Club

September 30, 2021

The HSAS Drama Club is the new, updated version of the older drama club that used to be at the school. The HSAS Drama Club strives to use the many  READ MORE >

The Spanish Honor Society

September 30, 2021

Do you love the Spanish language and culture and also enjoy helping out the community? If you do, the HSAS Spanish Honor Society is the place for you! Although there  READ MORE >

Soccer Club

September 30, 2021

The High School of American Studies Soccer Club meets weekly in the autumn and spring to play scrimmage games. The club plays both indoors and outdoors and each game lasts  READ MORE >

Speakeasy Literary Magazine

September 30, 2021

The Speakeasy is a magazine created by students every year.  Contained in the magazine are short stories, poems, photos, and other creative pieces from HSAS students.


Environmental Club

September 30, 2021

The Environmental Club is an organization dedicated to offering students an opportunity to be environmentally conscious, beautify our school by maintaining our garden, appreciate nature with trips and club events,  READ MORE >


September 30, 2021

The Yearbook is put together by students that take “Yearbook” as an elective class. See Mr. Elinson if you are interested in helping out but are not enrolled in the  READ MORE >

Model UN

September 30, 2021

Participating in the Model UN Conference every year, this group has consistently come home after every event with significant awards.

See Mr. Mansdorf for information.

Mock Trial and Moot Court

September 30, 2021

The High School of American Studies fields highly competitive Moot Court & Mock Trial Teams that compete in the annual New York State Bar Association’s Mock Trial Competition as well  READ MORE >

Common Sense

September 30, 2021

The publication, written and edited by the Journalism students in the school, is our fabulous school newspaper. Well-read by the entire student body, our periodical is diligently put together by  READ MORE >