Clubs and Organizations

NOTE:  Clubs are not meeting right now due to COVID-19.

Club Description Sponsor Meeting Time & Location
Book Club & Battle of the Books Book club members read various titles from the 25 book Eliott Rosewater list published by the Indiana Library Federation. Students participate in the annual battle, competing with schools from around the city, each Spring. Currently, our BDU Battle of the Books team is ranked 2nd in Indianapolis! Crista Carlino & Connie Bleicher Club Days in Media Center
National Honor Society National Honor Society and its members strive to uphold the four principles of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character.  Members participate in individual and group service projects that benefit our school and community.  To be considered for a membership, a student of BDUHS must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5. Rod Chandler Community Room
College Prep Club Join BDU’s college counselor for a lesson in College 101! You can expect fun, open conversations about the college application process, financial aid, what to expect when commuting or living on a college campus, the ACT/SAT, and much more!
Student Council Student Council is the students’ voice at BDU. Student Council is a representative structure for students, in which they can become involved in school affairs, working in partnership with school management, staff and parents for the benefit of the school and students. Student Council plans major events like the Blackout Dance, Relay for Life, Haunted House, Laser Tag, as well as community service projects like Riley Kids Caring and Sharing. Will Sibley Room 2UA2


UCafe Staff The UCafe is BDU’s coffee shop and lunch spot where students get an opportunity to experience the operations of a food business. Our students help to provide a fun and relaxing environment for the entire building to enjoy some good food and beverages. Candice Woods UCAFE

Open All Periods

UTV Crew The UTV Crew produces photos and videos that are relevant to our students.  Students learn to work together as a team and gain experience in public speaking, technology, working with deadlines, and creative expression. Crista Carlino Room Media Center


Weight Room The cardio room is open two days a week after school to students as well as during Purple and Gold club days. Keep in shape by working out during or after school. Students must provide their own transportation. Jah Blamo Cardio Room

Tues/Wed until 5:30

Gold and Purple Club Days

Yearbook The yearbook committee is a group of artistic, creative, and detail-oriented students committed exclusively to designing and distributing the BDUHS yearbook. Andrew East Room UC2

Gold Club Days

Art Club The BDU Art Club is made up of students that have a general love for the Fine Arts. All students are welcome to join regardless of existing artistic ability. Students will get to work with a variety of medium on both group and individual projects. It is a great club for students who are looking to gain art experience and expand their creative mind Efila Jzar and Jose Sanchez-Perez Room UC3

Gold Club Days

Ambassadors The BDU Ambassadors are the face of the school when we host tours or have special guests in the building.  These students will attend presentations when students are needed to speak about the BDU program. Stephanie Kachur Room

Purple Club Days

Basketball Work on your jump shot, defense, or come to work together as a team! We play every Monday and Wednesday Gymnasium

Mon/Wed until 5:30

Basement Dwellers BDU’s most popular club! Come play tabletop games, card games, board games, role-playing games, etc! Designed to encourage camaraderie and leadership as well as spread the joy of gaming, this club welcomes all. So roll the dice and join! Will Sibley & Andrew East Room 3UA1

Thursday until 5:30

Purple Club Days

Literary Magazine Scott Killion
Business Professionals of America (BPA) BPA is an organization for high school students interested in having a career in business management, office administration, information technology, and other related fields.  The mission of Business Professionals of America is to contribute to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills. Crista Carlino, Al Coleman, & Jimmy O’Hara Room UA1

Gold Club Day

Gaming Club 2UD4

Gold Club Days

Tue/Fri 4:00-5:30

Class Officers The Class Officer Executive Board is elected by each representative class at Ben Davis University High School. The Class Officers seek to unify the student body by building class spirit, promoting community service, and encouraging participation in school activities. The Class Office Executive Board is also responsible for prom fund-raisers and assisting to plan prom. Lisa Stephens Room 2UD3

Alternating Mondays SRT

Jigsawers Club The Jigsaw Puzzle Club is open to all students.  It is a time to relax, listen to music, and enjoy interacting with your peers.  Did you know that Jigsaw Puzzles improve your memory and your problem-solving skills?  So this club is not only fun but good for your health!

We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Katie Smith 2UA4
Academic Superbowl Brianne Winston 3UC2

Gold Club Days

International Club The International Club celebrates cultural diversity and shares the world’s cultures, foods, and ethnicities with the student body. Efila Jzar Room UD2

Purple Club Days


Personal Assistant

Students may choose to give up study hall to be a teacher’s assistant, media center assistant, office assistant, or pre-school assistant. Various Various
Bob Ross Club Students can either paint along with Bob Ross or can freestyle on their own.  Two episodes of The Joy of Painting are played during the meeting and students get to keep their paintings which are on either two 3×3 canvasses, two 4×6 canvasses, or one of each. Alex Duncan 2UD5

Purple and Gold Club Days

Custodial Club Ms. Reshawn Various
Giants Who Care Stephanie Kachur UA2
STEM Action Club Carl Stilwell 2UD3
Auto Club John Christianson 2UC2
Purple Club Days