Hawkins Middle AV Club was the audiovisual club at Hawkins Middle School. It was run under the supervision of science teacher Mr. Scott Clarke through the efforts of Bob Newby, who proposed the idea and had a fundraiser for all the equipment.
Besides being best friends, the four kids: Mike, Dustin, Lucas and Will were also the members of the Hawkins Middle AV Club. Later in 1984 sometime in November Max Joined the Av club along with the boys. (said in Hawkins Yearbook ) This is why, alongside practical purposes, they used the AV room to confer important but discreet discussions among themselves, such as, regarding a supernatural issue with Will.