The purpose of this research is to investigate the coping relationship between the participation experiences in student clubs and academic stress for high school students. The designed questionnaire is used as the research tool to collect subjects from the students joining marching band, honor guard and color guard of Taipei First Girls High School. All the collected data are analyzed by the statistical methods, including descriptive statistics, t-test, one-way ANOVA, post-hoc comparison method, Pearson product-moment correlation, and regression analysis, etc. The grand total provides 289 questionnaires, recycling 260 effective questionnaires, the effective questionnaire recycling rate is around 90.0%. The conclusions and suggections of this research are as follows.
1.It does not affect students’ academic performance that they participate in club activities of marching band, honor guard and color guard of Taipei First Girls High School.
2.It is helpful to improve students’ interpersonal relationships and stress resistance that they participate in club activities of marching band, honor guard and color guard of Taipei First Girls High School.
3.The students’ perceptions of their academic stress caused by participating in club activities are different because of parenting style, peer competition, and their academic performance.
4.The students joining marching band, honor guard and color guard of Taipei First Girls High School always face the academic problems caused by participating in club activities.
5.The participation experiences in student clubs have a certain influence on the countermeasure of facing academic stress.
Base on the conclusions, this research provides the following suggestions for the educational authorities, the schoolteachers, and those who will research further in the same domain.
1.Encourage students to join clubs to improve their interpersonal relationships and adapt themselves to the academic stress.
2.Correct the stereotypes about club activities due to students’ bias.
3.The further research can extend the subjects to different high schools to consolidate the inference of research conclusions.