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.

Book Club

The Book Club meets on Friday during lunch periods in the school library, and is open to all students.

See Ms. Lewis in the library for more information.



The Cheerleading Team is a competitive student group, selected through a tryout process.

The team meets Thursdays from 4:30-6:30pm in the auditorium.

See Ms. Irizarry in room 313 for more information.


Chess Club

The Chess Club meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:00pm in the school library. All are welcome!

See Ms. Dimech for more information.

Code Nation

Code Nation is an after-school club where students learn coding and other technical skills.

See Mr. Garcia in room 401 for more information about Code Nation.



College Now

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.

Construction Skills

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.


Cosmo Clinic

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.

Dance Team

The Dance Team is a competitive student group, selected through a tryout process.

The team meets Tuesdays from 4:30-6:00pm in the auditorium.

See Ms. Vasquez in room 151 for more information.


Drama Club

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.


Fitness Club

The Fitness Club meets Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00pm in the gym.

See Mr. Zambrotta for more information.

Gamers Club

The Gamers Club meets Thursdays from 3:30-5:00pm in room 407.

See Mr. Muzamali for more information.


 The Gay-Straight Alliance meets regularly after school. See Mr. Garcia and Ms. Mieses for more information.


Leadership Class

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.

Math Clubs

The AP Calculus Club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:30-6:30pm in room 158. See Mr. Raynor for more information.

The Geometry Club meets Mondays from 2:30-4:30pm in the library. See Ms. Dimech for more information.

Poetry Club

The Poetry Club is open to all, and meets Mondays from 4:30-5:30pm in room 411.

See Ms. Dastolfo for more information.


Team 1796, the RoboTigers, allows students to work first-hand with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). We thank our incredibly generous sponsors and our amazingly dedicated mentors. Visit room 449 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!

School Newspaper

Queens Tech's school newspaper, the Technical Truth, is published three to four times per school year.

The newspaper office, room 417, is open Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-5:30pm.

See Mr. Bahrenburg for more information about working on the school newspaper!



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.



Talent Show

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.

Tech Squad

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.



The Queens Tech yearbook is published each year by dedicated students in the senior class.

The yearbook club meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30-6:30pm.

See Mr. McLean for more information about joining the yearbook team.