Art Club


No experience required-Everyone Welcome! Independent based work with the opportunity for community based collaborations.

Advisors Ms. Crowe or Mrs. Drake

Mondays; 2:15-3:15 PM; Room 110 and 112

Look for announcements outside of the classrooms, in Google Classroom or Announcements


ASB Leadership

Student Leadership activities to include Homecoming and new student orientation activities.

Advisor Mr. Kissinger

No set schedule (typically monthly)

Look for announcements in Google Classroom, direct emails, or Announcements


Beekeeping Club

HA Beekeepers work with our expert Beekeeping Mentor to introduce students to this amazing hobby. We provide all the necessary safety equipment and tend to our very own HA hives that are situated on the periphery of our school campus. We also harvest and market our very own honey, make lip balms and teach various aspects of small business ownership. All our profits go back into the club to purchase supplies and equipment.


Advisor Mrs. Cowin

Thursdays; 2:10-3:30 PM; Room 210

Look for announcements outside of the classroom, in Google Classroom or Announcements


Chess Club

We play chess, teach chess, and compete in chess tournaments.

Advisor Mr. Manhart

Mondays; 2:00-3:00 PM; Library Garage

Look for announcements in Daily Bulletin or posters around school


Civil Rights Team

Help us to improve the culture of HA by promotion, equity, inclusion, and empathy through various projects and campaigns.

Advisors Ms. Harris and Ms. Morgan

Mondays; 2:00-3:00 PM; Room 219

Look for announcements on Instagram (@hacivitrightsteam) and 2nd floor bulletin board


Class Officers

Students in grades 10, 11, and 12 sign up for interest in the fall and selections are made by advisors based on projects/needs. Term is for the school year.


Grade 12 Mr. Moore;

Grade 11 Ms. Giorgetti and Mrs. Harris

Grade 10 Mr. Wagner and Ms. Albee


Dirigo State

DIRIGO STATE is a program designed to provide experiential instruction in the
principles of state government. You will spend a week participating in the same political and
governmental process as citizens and public officials of the State of Maine. This is an experiential learning program, and you will be encouraged to ask questions, speak your mind, and participate. This is only open to HA Juniors and only a few students will be sponsored by local American Legion groups to attend.


Advisor Mrs. Harris

Juniors should look for announcements in March/April if interested.


Drama Club

HA Drama welcomes all students to participate as actors or on the tech crew! We have a fall season for our main stage production and a spring season for a shorter play and the children's play. Any interested students should see or email Ms. Guare for more information!


Advisor Ms. Guare

Rehearsals are scheduled daily after each round of tryouts; Black Box or PAC

Look for announcements on Facebook (@Broncos Drama), Bulletin Board in Main Lobby



Envirothon is a natural resources problem solving competition where teams of 3-5 students compete in their knowledge of forestry, soils, aquatics, and wildlife, and propose a solution to a real-life current issue problem. Everyone is welcome! No experience is required.


Advisor Ms. Sidell and Ms. Thornton

Semester 1 Every other Monday, 2:00-3:00 PM, Semester 2 Every Monday, 2:00-3:00 PM; Room 313

Look for announcements in Google Classroom. See Ms. Sidell for the code.



Kids will come in after school to practice particular ESports games picked out for us by the MPA. No equipment needed, no experience required.


Advisor Mr. Knappe

Thursdays; 2:00-4:00 PM; Library Garage

Look for announcements in Google Classroom


Fitness Room

Area to exercise. Experience is not required, but students must follow the safety rules and be respectful to others.


Staff Support Mr. Wilcher

For the 2022-2023 school year the HA Fitness room will be staffed by Mr. Wilcher Monday through Friday (following school calendar) from 2:30-4:00 PM.


French Club

Everyone is welcome at French Club, students are not required to take French to attend. We do a variety of activities connected to French culture: last year we played games (inside and outside) , did crafts, karaoke, cooking and celebrated holidays from French-speaking countries.


Advisor Ms. Cousineau

Fridays; 2:00-3:00 PM, Room 227

Look for announcements in Google Classroom, flyers around school, and the Daily Bulletin.


Game Club/MTG Club

The Game Club/MTG Club is for people who like Magic: The Gathering and other turn-based card games and/or strategy board games! Right now, we pretty much exclusively play Magic: The Gathering because that is the preference of the students involved. However, we are open to other games and activities as well. Students are allowed to play whatever game they want during club time.

Each time we meet, I hand out 3-5 new packs of MTG Booster Packs to lucky winners. We draw the winners at random, so everyone has a chance to win! No equipment is required. I have over 15,000 cards for students to choose from to create their decks and keep for themselves! All cards were donated by myself and other local MTG players!


Advisor Ms. Page

Every other Wednesday; 2:30-4:30 PM, Library

Look for direct email announcements.



GSTA will serve as a safe space for conversations, friendships, guest speakers, and fun with students who are part of (or advocates for) the LGBTQ+ community at Hampden Academy.

Advisors Mrs. Campbell and Ms. Johnson

Mondays; 2:15-3:00 PM; Room 214

Look for announcements in Google Classroom, flyers around school, and the Daily Bulletin.


JCL (Junior Classical League)

Our biweekly HAJCL activity meetings are fun, engaging activities on topics pertaining to the ancient world. We will meet more frequently in the weeks leading up to our three conventions. Students must be in Latin or Classical Humanities to participate in HAJCLKey Club


Advisor Mr. Johnson

Fridays, Every other week; 2:00-3:00 PM; Room 232

Look for announcements in HAJCL Google Classroom


Key Club

Key Club is a service organization sponsored by Hampden Kiwanis. We volunteer in both the outside community and our school community. Anyone can join! The service requirement is 20 hours of volunteering for the year.


Advisor Ms. Larrabee

Thursdays; Every other week; 7:30-8:00 AM; Library Garage

Look for announcements in Google Classroom, and sometimes in the Daily Bulletin.


Math Team

Graphing calculators provided. Any skill level welcome! Freshman interested should see Mrs. Ballard.


Advisors Mr. Allen

Tuesdays and Thursdays(practices); 2:15 PM; Room 208 (schedule posted in Google Classroom)

Meets are typically the second Wednesday of the month arrive at HA approximately 6 PM

Look for announcements in Google Classroom



Robotics is open to all grades and all ability levels. Students will use the VEX robotics platform and all materials will be provided for them. This year's competitive game is called 'Over Under". Details, rules, and videos can be seen at


Advisors Mr. Huff and Mr. Moore

Normally meets on Mondays and Tuesdays (September-April); 2:00-4:00 PM; Room 105 and 107, and 109

Look for announcements in classroom and posters around school


Spanish Club

Everyone is welcomed. We are a social group. In the past, we have watched movies and had popcorn; we have made holiday ornaments; and we have celebrated significant dates specific to Spanish speaking cultures. We raise money for to help build bottle schools in Guatemala.


Advisor Ms. Phillips

Meetings occur before (about 30 minutes) and after school (about 1 hour) as student availability allows.

Look for announcements in Google Classroom, or posters around school.

Speech and Debate Team

Absolutely no experience needed! If you are interested in debating current events, giving speeches, and generally improving your writing and argumentative skills then Speech and Debate is the team for you!


Advisor Mr. McKaig

Tuesdays and Thursdays; 2:15-3:30 PM; Room 221

Look for announcements in Speech and Debate Google Classroom


Student Council

Advisors Ms. Giorgetti and Mrs. Field

Fridays; 7:15-8:00 AM; Room 305

The council helps to provide student voice within the building and is made up of 20 elected members, 5 from each grade level, who help facilitate positive changes for the student body.


Look for direct email to student council members for any schedule changes.


Tri-M Music Association

This is open to music students, grades 10, 11, 12. Students apply and are reviewed by the music faculty for their scholarship, character, and service. Students must maintain at least a 93 average in their music classes and an 85 average overall. Members promote music in the school and RSU22 community through their service activities.


Advisor Mrs. Corliss

Once per Month (typically Fridays), Room 152

Look for announcements in Google Classroom


Unified Club

The Unified Club is an inclusion-based club working on bringing special needs awareness to our community. Anyone is encouraged to join.



Meets weekly

Listen for announcements in the morning announcements


Yearbook (Sedan) and Bronco Sports Coverage

A group of students who love photography and have an interest in crafting our yearbook and social media presence.


Advisor Ms. Crowe

Thursdays, 2:15-3:45 PM, Room 102 Mac Lab

Look for announcements in Google Classroom or outside the Mac Lab