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Clubs & Organizations

Clubs and Extra-Curricular Programs

Develop new skills. Explore interests. Build friendships. These are some of the great benefits of joining a club or participating in an extra-curricular program at Archbishop Hannan. Our activities also challenge students to prioritize and balance schedules and cooperate with others. We encourage you to check the school calendar and explore the many facets of the Archbishop Hannan experience.

Explore Our Clubs and Organizations

Art Club

The Art Club is focused on creating unique things. It is a place to have fun and make neat stuff, such as t-shirt tote bags, bird feeders and houses, and clay projects (in the new ceramic studio). There will be two meetings per month. One meeting is to go over the project and the materials and the next meeting is to complete the project. Moderator: Mrs. Jamie Alonzo Watts

Blackfriars (Drama Club)

The Drama Club exists to foster freedom of expression in a way that embraces all of what it means to be human. We explore the comic, the tragic, the absurd, the beautiful—in short, everything that makes up this messy thing we call humanity. Through plays, sketches, skits, and theatre technology (lighting/sound, etc) the Drama Club, lovingly called the Blackfriars, explore their own humanity as well as the experience shared by us all. Moderator: Mr. Adolfo Rodriguez

Campus Ministry

Archbishop Hannan's Campus Ministry program dedicates itself to the task of bringing out in each person those spiritual gifts which lead people towards deeper love of self, others, and God in the building of God's Kingdom. Students are trained to assist in campus liturgies, student retreats and other outside programs. For more information please contact our Campus Minister, Mr. Ryan Cosse.

Debate

The Debate Team is organized for the purpose of improving students' ability to research and organize information, think critically, and speak in public. Team members will learn the basics of argumentation and debate through regular team practices and tournament competitions held in the area. More advanced debaters may also qualify for state and national championship competitions held later in the year. Moderator: Ms. Laura Midgett

Einstein's Cafe (Science Club)

Are you interested in learning more about the world around you? If so, stop by and visit Einstein's Cafe, also known as the Hannan Science Club. Monthly meetings center around hands on activities and experiments that explore all of the different scientific disciplines. Moderator: Mrs. Kim Bartlett

Environmental Club

If you like breathing clean air, drinking clean water and cute, furry animals then the

Environmental Club is for YOU! The Environmental Club is dedicated to helping the Hannan community become better caretakers of the Earth through service and education. The focus of the club this year will be on writing a charter and mission statement as well as to begin planning to get Hannan certified as a Green School. Moderator: Mrs. Jenny Fauntleroy

Hawks for Life

Hawks for Life is Archbishop Hannan High School's pro-life club. Our program is
committed to educating both our school and local community about the sanctity of life from conception to natural death. Our organization participates in local and national pro-life events. Moderator: Ms. Nicole Soileau

Honor Council

The purpose of the Honor Council is for a panel of students to help educate students who have violated the academic integrity code at Hannan High School. This allows students to have their side of the story heard by a panel of their peers. The Honor Council will listen, ask questions, and recommend a solution to help these students reflect on different ways to handle the situation in the future. Moderator: Mrs. Jane Harkin

Humanitarian Hawks

The goal of the Humanitarian Hawks is to bring awareness to the issues affecting our community and to put into practice our motto, "Charity Leads to Perfection." This club is a partnership with UNICEF that allows students the opportunity to bring about positive change in the lives of others. Moderator: Mrs. Leah Trombatore

Liturgical Band

The goal of Hannan's liturgical band is to create a prayerful atmosphere for our liturgical services, while at the same time encouraging the student body to find its own voice and join with us in song. Singers and instrumentalists of all ranges and types are welcome. Moderator: Mr. Thomas Braud

Key Club

The Key Club's vision is to create caring leaders who work to transform communities worldwide. Our mission is to provide our members with opportunities to perform service, build character, and develop leadership. Key Club is about helping students develop into caring leaders, but it also about helping others. Communities want their leaders to care about them. Moderator: Mr. Evan Corneille

Mock Trial

The Mock Trial program is a competition that has multiple purposes. These purposes include: teaching students basic trial skills, how to conduct and direct cross examinations, how to present opening and closing statements, how to analyze legal issues, and how to apply the law to the facts of a case. The Louisiana State Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division will release this year's Mock Trial case in November. Archbishop Hannan's eight-person competition team will begin to prepare for the district competition as soon as the case is released by the Louisiana State Bar Association. Moderators: Mr. Timothy Anger and Ms. Laura Midgett

Model United Nations

Model United Nations, also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees. Moderator: Ms. Laura Midgett

Mu Alpha Theta

Mu Alpha Theta is a national math organization that honors students who excel in Math and are interested in service to others. Students must have completed 4 high school semesters of Math and have maintained at least a B average in Math. The students must also provide service to the community, usually in the form of peer tutoring in Math Courses. Moderator: Ms. Laura Lowe

National Honor Society

The purpose of the National Honor Society is to recognize those students who exemplify the four pillars of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service. To be invited to apply for National Honor Society, a student must have a 3.5 GPA, be at least in his/her sophomore year, show a strong dedication to leadership, demonstrate outstanding character, and be committed to service. The National Honor Society coordinates many events throughout the year to promote the four pillars, including tutoring, fundraisers, and service activities. Moderators: Ms. Ashley Puntila and Mrs. Cecil Patton

Quiz Bowl

Quiz bowl is an academic contest in which two teams compete head-to-head to answer questions from all areas of knowledge including history, literature, science, fine arts, current events, sports, and popular culture. The Hannan Hawk Quiz Bowl team competes at the local and state level and is a member of the Louisiana Association for Academic Competition (LAAC). Moderator: Mr. Anthony Trombatore

Robotics

Students are engaged in technology and engineering by building and programming Vex Robots. The students meet monthly to write programs and practice for the yearly competitions. The students attend competitions against other schools in the area. Moderator: Mr. Anthony Trombatore

Sister Hawks

Sister Hawks is a club for girls and by girls - a safe haven where you can learn more about yourself and the world in which you live. Members participate in community service projects and enjoy a close fellowship with one another. Moderator: Mrs. Laura Rudiger

Spanish Honor Society

Spanish Honor Society is a national and international organization designed to recognize students with high achievement in Spanish courses. Students will expand on cultural experiences, take field trips to enhance classroom education, practice using language in a fun and entertaining environment, and further build on their Spanish Language foundation. Moderator: Mrs. Mary Underwood

Student Journalists

Do you have an interest in piecing together the perfect story? Are you interested in investigating, writing or photography? The Hannan Student Journalists club might be for you! This club is responsible for producing Hannan's quarterly newspaper and covering all of the many happenings around campus for publication on the website and social media. Moderators: Mrs. Sarah Chauppette and Mrs. Leah Trombatore

TableTop

The Hannan TableTop group, also known as the Gamers Guild, gathers weekly at lunch to play a variety of board and card games. Moderator: Mr. Anthony Trombatore