Co-curricular activities operate for the benefit of the student and the school. By participating in clubs and other organized activities students become active members of Appleton East High School, and it demonstrates their interest in making their school the best possible school to attend.
Chess Club - 9-12
Bio Diesel - 9-12
Bridging the Gap - 9-12
Curling Club - 9-12
Debate - 9-12
The Appleton East debate team won the state championship in policy debate and Congressional debate in the 2012-2013 season. Appleton East also had a teams in the semifinals and the quarterfinals of the WDCA state tournament in the 2012-2013 season. Appleton East is also the only team ever in WDCA history to have teams in all 3 divisions of debate in elimination rounds at the state tournament. In the 2011-2012 season they were the runner up in policy debate.
The Appleton East DECA Chapter is responsible for beginning the Big Apple Classic in November 2009. Our chapter prepare emerging leaders & entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality, & management. We focus on competition, community service, & having fun! Appleton East DECA hold/participates the following community service events: Trick-or-Can, Fall Yard Clean Up, MDA basketball game, bell ringing for Salvation Army, the Polar Plunge, MDA Muscle Walk. Our chapter competes locally, statewide, and internationally. Last year we had three top ten competitors in the world.
Drones - 9-12
East 8 Club (PBIS) - Must be selected
Environmental/Garden Club - 9-12
Equality Club is a student organization at Appleton East High School dedicated to supporting the LGBTQ+ community. We support people of any and all genders and/or sexualities, and raise awareness for community issues and visibility. One of our greatest goals is to make our school and community a more inclusive place for LGBTQ+ people everywhere.
Appleton East is home to NEW Apple Corps Robotics (FIRST Robotics Team 93), which is composed of students from Appleton East, Appleton North and Appleton West High Schools. Any student from an Appleton Area School District high school, charter school, or home school is eligible to join.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes 9-12
Fishing Club - 9-12
Forensics - 9-12
Appleton East Forensics team won state titles from 1992 through 1997, and in 1999. It won the Wisconsin state championship in the Wisconsin Forensics Coaches Association Tournament of 2005 and 2013, and the co-championship with James Madison Memorial High School in 2006. The Appleton East Forensics and Debate programs won the Bruno E. Jacobs award at the 2012 National Forensic League National Tournament in Indianapolis.
Hands Across East - 9-12
Hmong Club - 9-12
HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) - 9-12
International Club - 9-12
Key Club International is an organization in which high school students can plan and participate in community service projects, operating in partnership with the Kiwanis Club.This is a great opportunity for students to gain leadership experience and service hours!
Link Crew - 9 (Leaders 11 & 12)
Literary Club - 9-12
Math Team - 9-12
National Honor Society is the nation’s oldest, largest, and most prestigious student recognition program. Membership in the Appleton East Chapter of the National Honor Society is earned through effective demonstration of the four qualities that serve as standards for the Society -Scholarship (3.5 GPA or higher), Character, Leadership, and Service.
Newspaper (Courier) - 9-12
Patriot Peers - 9-12
Pep Club - 9-12
Quidditch - 9-12
Rock Climbing - 9-12
Ski Club - 9-12
Ski Club Flyer
Stand Up - 9-12
Student Council/Principal Advisory
The purpose of the Student Congress is to assist in directing co-curricular activities to
maintain esprit de corps, to familiarize students with administrative policies, to better the school, and to assist the student in any way possible. Student representatives are elected in their administrative period, thus the student congress represents the entire student body.
Technology Support - 9-12
Video Announcements - 11-12
Words Hurt - 9-12
Yearbook (Lantern) - 9-12