Activities and Student Groups
All students are welcome to apply to any of the clubs and activities listed below!
Students interested in starting a new activity or group should see Mr. Vega, Coordinator of Student Activities, in room 143.
Arista, Queens Technical High School’s National Honor Society branch, is an organization dedicated to recognizing and encouraging students who demonstrate excellence, not only in the classroom, but also as leaders in their schools and communities. Arista standards of scholarship, leadership, service, and character will be considered as the basis of your selection. No student is inducted simply because of a high academic average.
Audio Visual Club
The Audio Visual Club meets Tuesdays in the Spring from 4:00-6:00pm. The club meets in the auditorium.
See Mr. Zambrotta for more information about joining.
The Chess Club meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:00pm in the school library. All are welcome!
See Ms. Dimech for more information.
College Now is a program offered with the City University of New York that allows students to earn college credit while in high school.
See Ms. Salas Ocampo in room 155 for more information.
The Edward J. Malloy Initiative for Construction Skills, Inc. is dedicated to training New Yorkers with the skills necessary to access meaningful careers in the building and construction trades. Through our nationally recognized pre-apprenticeship training program, Construction Skills provides the critical link between New Yorkers and long-term employment with good wages and benefits.
See Ms. Zagada in room 449 for more information.
The Cosmetology Clinic offers cosmetology students the opportunity to practice their skills, and the community a chance to come into school for their styling needs.
Ms. Quartuccio is the advisor for the Cosmetology Clinic.
The Drama Club meets regularly in the school auditorium.
See Mr. McLean for more information.
Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest career student organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 250,000 members prepare for careers in business. Programs focus on the following: leadership development, academic competitions, educational programs, awards and recognition, membership benefits, and community service.
FBLA meets Mondays from 3:00-4:10pm in room 412.
See Ms. Morgan Thomas for more information about the Future Business Leaders of America program.
The Fitness Club meets Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm in the gym.
See Mr. Zambrotta for more information.
The Gamers Club meets Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm in room 407.
See Mr. Muzamali for more information.
The Leadership class meets Monday to Friday in room 143. This class helps to plan school events such as Spirit Week, dances, and trips.
See Mr. Vega in room 143 for details about how to apply.
The Poetry Club is open to all, and meets Mondays from 4:30-5:30pm in room 411.
See Ms. Dastolfo for more information.
The rugby club meets Tuesday or Thursday from 6:30-8:30pm in the school gym. See Mr. Vozzolo for more information!
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education.
SkillsUSA meets Mondays from 4:00-5:30pm in the library.
See Ms. Kavral for more information about SkillsUSA.
The talent show is one of the biggest events each year at Queens Tech. Acts are determined by a series of tryouts, and then those selected to perform participate in regular after-school rehearsals. Some students also participate by working on the sound, lighting, and stage crews.
Listen for an announcement about tryouts, or see Mr. Vega in room 143 for more information.
The Tech Squad is a student group that works to repair various technology equipment in our school building. Students gain valuable work experience while also earning hours towards their CTE graduation requirements.
The Tech Squad meets Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:30-5:30 in room 217.
See Ms. Zagada for more information about joining the Tech Squad.