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MacArthur Clubs and Activities

Club Name Club Description Supervisor

American Sign Language

This club is for students that want to learn and expand on the basic structure of the American Sign Language and the cultural differences between American Deaf and hearing people.

K. Peter-Wrobleski

Art Club Advisor

The Art Club meets weekly and provides inspiration and opportunity to students to work on individual and group art projects. Club activities include banner and mural painting, competitions, field trips, and exhibitions. We work cooperatively with other clubs to provide services to the school and community.

R. Muir/D. Gomes-Vance

Art Honor Society Advisor

The purpose of National Art Honor Society (NAHS) is to recognize and inspire students who have shown outstanding artistic scholarship. The NAHS promotes student leadership and service to the school and community through the development of artistic endeavors together with a strong moral character. By exemplifying these standards, the members of the society promote an awareness of art and become active participants in the education process at their school and in their community.

L. BriskinD. Gomes-Vance

Broadcast Club [Semester 1 & 2]

The objective of this club is to give the members the opportunity to become involved in all aspects of creating news broadcasts that cover important events at MacArthur High School.

B. Farney

Business Honor Society Advisor

The BHS stimulates interest in business and finance for club members. All members of the society are recognized at a ceremony culminating successful completion of the requirements for BHS

D. Benevento/N. Savage

Chamber Ensemble Advisor

The objective of the Chamber Ensemble Club is to enhance the musical abilities of the students involved, and develop better intonation and perform as a small ensemble.

K. Musial


The objective is to choreograph the musical numbers at all performances, and supervise and coordinate student choreographers on several pieces. The choreographer will ensure that the students learn the dances for the shows and perform on level.

R. Nolin
J. Malin

Club Illuminate

This club exists to engage students in the reflection of Biblical principles as they apply to their lives in today's cultural society. In a safe and friendly environment, members share from their personal lives in order to uplift and encourage each other. Through discussions and activities, members discuss and implement making a difference in the lives of the staff, student body, and community.

S. Dunninger

Color Guard

The objective of this club is to enhance the performance of the marching band with flag routines, rings, ribbons, dancing and sabres.

M. Regan

Costume Coordinator

L. Levenberg

Culinary Club

This club is designed to motivate and inspire students interested in the culinary arts or international cuisine.

H. Russo

Drama Assistant

The main objective of the Drama Assistant is to help organize and promote the Drama Club.

C. Wellenreuther

Drama Director

The Drama Club seeks students interested in all aspects of dramatic production to rehearse and perform fully staged theatre pieces.

L. Levenberg

E.L.L. Club

The objective of the E.L.L. Club is to share cultural information with students from other countries. In addition, students will discuss information useful in acclimating students to high school.

S. NaimoolChadee

Environmental Awareness

The purpose of this club is to expose students to the world around them. Students who are members of this club will participate in a number of experiments involving ground water and water pollution.

D. Friedman
M. Zausin

Freshman Class

The Freshman Class Officers are a group of 6 elected students that are responsible for activities and decision making for the Freshman Class. Officers will regularly meet to discuss relevant issues and to plan fundraising activities that will benefit their class. The election process begins in September. Any Freshman interested in becoming a class officer must submit an application at that time.

D. Sciulla
P. Bishoff

International Club

The objective of the International Club is to enrich the knowledge of cultures and languages of various nationalities.

J. Graziano
R. Gutierrez

Junior Class

Junior Class Officers meet to plan and decorate the Homecoming banner, Annual Halloween Dance, and Junior Banquet. Officers of the Junior Class also plan fundraising events such as popcorn and cotton candy sales as well as Valentine's day carnation sales.

J. Mignone

Key Club

The purpose of the Key Club is to do community service within MacArthur High School as well as the surrounding community. This club is open to all students.

J. Russell

Lighting & Sound

The Lighting & Sound Crew meets on a weekly basis to plan for upcoming events which includes the use of lighting and sound. Alternate weeks are used to train younger members on new equipment.

L. Cristallo

Long Island Quiz Bowl

The MacArthur Quiz Bowl team consists of students in various grade levels that competes each month in a "head to head" academic competition with other schools in our region.

D. Levy


MacApella is a musical club devoted to performing diverse musical pieces without the accompaniment of instruments.

L. Levenberg


Maccept will perform activities to promote positive behavior, organize incentives and recognize students for exemplary behavior and character. Maccept also promotes inclusiveness and diversity.

K. Lacey
M. Tonn

Marching Band

The Marching Band is a co-curricular activity which offers band students the opportunity to learn about marching band music and performance techniques. Attention is paid to precision and uniformity in movement, as well as developing a respect for a "chain of command" from the directors through the Drum Majors and section leaders.

J. Romano

Math Fair

The purpose of the Math Fair is to participate in a high school math competition where students present their papers to a panel of judges.

M. Cooley
M. Fischer

Math Honor Society

The Math Honor Society tries to stimulate interest in Mathematics by providing recognition of superior mathematic scholarship and promoting various mathematical activities.

K. DeCunzo
J. Sanford

Meditation & Mindfulness Club

To practice meditation and mindfulness in a group to promote healthy ways of thinking, living, and being. Throughout the year the Meditation and Mindfulness Club we will discuss strategies of maintaining a healthy mind as well as earn techniques of meditation. During each meeting we hope to include a guided meditation along with strategies discussion followed by a discussion of our experiences.

N. Dawsons

Model Congress

Model Congress provides students with the opportunity to study U.S. Congress, politics, and formal debate. Members learn the skills of identifying current issues, putting ideas into writing, and presenting concerns in an open forum.

C. Reynolds

Musical Producer

The Musical Production Club is the core of MacArthur's four musical theatre productions. Students who enjoy all aspects of the performing arts(singing, dancing and acting) are encouraged to join us as we learn our craft and rehearse our lines for each spectacular show.

C. Wellenreuther

National Honor Society

The objective of this club is to promote the criteria of the National Honor Society. Scholarship, leadership, service, character; to enhance academic excellence and to provide service to the school and to the community.

P. Bechhoff

Peer Leaders

Peer leaders is a service club aimed to ease the transition for 9th graders from middle school to high school. Peer leaders are selected through a rigorous application process and are expected to make a year-long commitment to the club's activities.

C. Reynolds

B. Farney

Physical Fitness Advisor (Semester I and II)

The Physical Fitness Club provides a safe, supervised exercise program in which MacArthur students can engage in strength conditioning.

R. Fehrenbach

Pit Orchestra

The purpose of the Pit Orchestra is to perform in collaboration with the MacArthur High School Musical production.

M. Bastone

Pride For All

PFA is a student-run club that provides LGBTQ+ students, friends, and allies a safe and supportive space to socialize and discuss LGBTQ matters and concerns. The club welcomes a community of diverse students, respects identity and individuality, encourages new friendships, and builds social networks to help promote acceptance within the student body.

J. Pernick
H. Russo

Recycling Club

The club collaborates with the custodial staff in keeping MacArthur H.S. "Green". Members will promote "Go Green Facts" of the day, and each classroom and office will have a recycling container for paper.

J. Graziano
R. Gutierrez


The Robotics Club is for any student who is interested in sharing their expertise or learning about robotics using the VEX platform. Interested students will learn how to build and code (or program) a small robot to complete required tasks. This Club is a great fit for students who are interested in a career in computer science or in an engineering-related field. All students are welcome- no experience necessary.

M. Gargiulo

Scholarships and Awards

Facilitator coordinates all scholarship offers from various universities, colleges, government agencies and local organizations while dispersing this information to faculty and staff. In addition, the facilitator chairs the scholarship committee and the senior awards ceremony.

P. Mirando

School Store

The School Store allows students to work in a retail environment and gain valuable people skills. Students take care of the inventory, ordering, storing, stocking and selling merchandise.

B. Farney
N. Savage

Science Olympiad

The objective of this club is to prepare the students to participate in the Science Olympiad competition, which is traditionally held at Bishop Kellenberg.

D. Friedman
M. Zausin

Senior Class Advisor

The Senior Class Officers are responsible for many school activities. They are the "voice" of the senior class and are responsible for making decisions in collaboration with the building administration.

B. Bissoondial

Senior Mathletes

The objective of Senior Mathletes is to compete against other member teams from Nassau County in after school competitions while attempting to solve challenging mathematical problems.

D. Levy

Senior Variety Show

The objective of this club is to prepare Seniors for their participation in the variety show.

C. Reynolds
B. Bissoondial

Senior Video Club

The members of the Senior Video club collaborate on creating a memorable tribute video of the entire senior class.

B. Farney

Sophomore Class

The purpose of the Sophomore class is to organize activities and participate in decision making. Officers will collaborate with building administration on any relevant issues.

T. Kristoff
N. Savage

Tri-M Music Honor Society

The Tri-M Music Honor Society recognizes, through a highly competitive application process, MacArthur music students for their musical ability, academic excellence, school involvement and community service.

L. Levenberg
K. Musial

Vocal Musical Director

H. Papayannakos

Winter Wind Ensemble

The Winter Wind Ensemble is composed of MacArthur students who play woodwind instruments. Participation is open to all students in MacArthur. The club offers students the unique performance opportunity of playing chamber music in a small group setting.

J. Romano

World Language Honor Society

The purpose of the World Language Honor Society is to acknowledge and recognize high academic achievement in foreign language. The club also promotes worldliness and appreciation for other cultures.

N. Dawson


Yearbook members will assist in designing the MacArthur High School's yearbook. Members will be responsible for gathering all of the necessary information and will gain insight into all phases of Desktop Publishing and computer graphing.

N. Savage

Yearbook Business

The purpose of Yearbook Business is to handle the financial aspects of the yearbook; including the sales of student and parent boosters, advertisements and sale of the book.

N. Savage

Young Composer's Club

The Young Composer's Club is an organization open to all students with an interest in composing music. The club is designed to provide a venue for exploration of various aspects of being a professional composer as well as creating a forum for the exchange of ideas amongst students who share a common interest.

J. Romano