Electives and Clubs

  • AFJROTC - Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

    The objectives of JROTC are to educate and train high school cadets in citizenship, promote community service, instill responsibility, character, and self-discipline, and provide instruction in air and space fundamentals. Website
    Teacher: Chris Caudill and John Northcutt


  • AVID

    AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a global nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the achievement gap by preparing all students for college and other postsecondary opportunities. Teaches skills and behaviors for academic success, provides intensive support, creates a positive peer group, and develops a sense of hope for personal achievement.
    Teacher: Dawn Henderson and Kim Ferguson


  • Band

    The Avon Park High School Marching Band is a competitive team and family. They are comprised of three sections: band, color guard, and drum line. They work for five months to create a routine, compete, and receive scores from judges all around the state.
    Teacher: Tony Jones


  • Chorus

    Choir, it's is not just a place where you and sing for 88 minutes three times a week but a place where you can create bonds with many different people through not just spoken words but through music. It is a place were you can feel free to express yourself and where you have the opportunity to inspire people through music and fun dances.
    Teacher: Joy Loomis


  • Pitchfork

    Consisting of talented designers, writers, and photographers, the Pitchfork Yearbook Staff is Avon Park High's premier chronicler of student life and academics, providing students with the real-world skills and knowledge they need to thrive in the publishing industry.
    Teacher: Margaret Macbeth and Danielle Albrecht


  • Robotics

    By its nature, the study of robotics not only encompasses all four pillars of STEM education, but also encourages important life skills like teamwork, communication, and project-based organization. Students can earn industry certification as well as scholarships.
    Teacher: Whitney Meeks


  • FBLA - Future Business Leaders of America

    FBLA's mission is to bring business and education together in a positive working relationship through innovative leadership and career development programs. 
    Advisor: Whitney Meeks


  • FCCLA - Family. Career, and Community Leaders of America

    FCCLA is a national Career and Technical Student Organization that provides personal growth, leadership development, and career preparation opportunities for students in Family and Consumer Sciences education. If you are enrolled in a Family and Consumer Science Class you are already a member of FCCLA!
    Advisor: Raeleigh Jewell


  • FFA - Future Farmers of America

    FFA is the largest student-led organization in the world. It prepares students for their future through primary leadership and agricultural education. Members participate in career and leadership competition as well as nationwide conferences and conventions.
    Advisor: Blaine Parketon


  • NHS - National Honor Society

    Academic scholars united in service & leadership, with positive characteristics that inspire hope, love and support within their local community.
    Advisor: Joy Loomis and Amy Love


  • SGA - Student Government Association

    SGA benefits Avon Park High School by aiding to student concerns. The president of each class should have feedback on the voice of the students in their grade. SGA uses this feedback and attempts to help in any way possible by speaking to Administrative personnel if the complaint is viral throughout the grades.
    Advisor: Sherri Whidden and Melinda Pollitt


  • College-Bound Male Initiative

    The goal of the CBM program is to provide structure and academic/mentoring support, which will foster fraternal relationships that lead to increased academic achievement and success for select males.
    Advisor: Alencia Wilson


  • STEM Club

    The STEM club offers APHS students many opportunities to grow in the field of science, technology, engineering, and math. Through field trips and various other activities, members can learn and get a jump start into an exciting career in a highly demanded field.
    Advisor: Amy Wagner-Texley