AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Advisor - Mr. J. Tamasik
The purpose of this club is to raise consciousness of human rights and to help put an end to torture and violation of human rights.
ART GUILD Advisor – Ms. K. Vislocky
This club is for those who have a great deal of interest in the field of art. Many school projects and individual work come from this organization.
ATHLETIC EXCHANGE CLUB Advisor - Ms. L. Trapani
The purpose of this club is to inspire a sense of pride and spirit within the high school.
AUDIO VISUAL SQUAD Advisor - Mr. T. Earl
The purpose of this club is to expose students to the electronic media through hands-on experience with audio- visual equipment.
BIGS /LITTLES Advisor – Mr. R. Simonson
Main objective of the Big Brother/Big Sister Program is “Anti-Bullying” and to provide a safer school.
CHESS CLUB Advisor - Mr. R. Hodges
The Chess Club will meet to allow students to learn the game, enhance playing abilities, provide literature on the historical aspect of the game, to create a positive environment in which students can interact, and share strategies, experiences, etc.
DRAMA CLUB/FALL PRODUCTION Director – Ms. M. Turner
SPRING/MUSICAL PRODUCTION Director - Mrs. S. Hintze
The Drama Club puts on two productions a year. Those who are interested in any phase of the theater should join this club.
F.B.L.A. (FUTURE BUS. LEADERS OF AMERICA) Advisors - Mrs. J. Palkaunieks
Develop leadership skills while having fun participating in community service projects and leadership conferences. Membership is open to all students who have taken/will take at least one business, economics or computer-related course.
FRESHMAN CLASS Advisors – Dr. G. Cohen & Mrs. G. O’Mara
All freshmen are automatically members but those who are interested in working on projects should attend meetings. Activities include supporting the freshmen class, organizing fundraisers, and providing leadership opportunities for students.
HISTORY CLUB Advisor - Mr. P. Ellis-Graham
The purpose of the History Club is to increase student interest in history related topics. Special events include field trips, guest speakers, films, slide shows and working with local history documents.
INTERACT Advisor - Mrs. N. Flanagan
This is a service organization that is school and community minded. There are many exciting projects in which students may become involved.
JUNIOR CLASS Advisors – Ms. K. Marino & Ms. S. Lamberg
Those Juniors who are interested in working on class projects should attend meetings. Activities include organizing fundraisers, supporting the Junior class, and planning the Junior Prom.
L.E.A.D. (Leadership, Empowerment, Advocacy, Dedication) Advisors – Ms. C. Schneider & Mrs. A. Zomback
A program designed to ease students’ transition from the middle school to the high school. The goal is to provide ongoing help and guidance for academic and social success and ultimately create a network of supports for the student new to the high school.
MARCHING BAND Advisor - Mr. F. Petrocelli
Members of this group develop a high degree of school spirit and camaraderie. They also perform at various parades, rallies, competitions and football games.
MATH TEAM Advisors– Mrs. J. Bogart-Schmidt & Mr. P. O’Keeffe
The Math Team consists of those students wishing to participate in mathematics competitions with students from other districts once a month.
MOCK TRIAL Advisor – TBA
The purpose of this activity is to give students an opportunity to act as trial attorneys and witnesses and compete in regional competitions.
MODEL U.N. Advisor – Mr. A. Verboys
Members will participate in the Lock Haven, Pa., Model U.N. competition each April as representatives and delegates of foreign countries. Preparation for this competition begins in January.
NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY - Jason McElroy
Student qualifications: 85 overall GPA, 90 GPA in Art classes, 15 hours of community volunteerism / service or art advocacy.
NATIONAL FRENCH HONOR SOCIETY Advisor – Mr. C. Clark
Founded by the American Association of Teachers of French to promote the study of the French language and the culture of its people and to recognize students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in the study of French.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY Advisors - Ms. M. Saraceno
Students must meet qualifications including: academic, leadership and service criteria. (See Student Handbook.) Activities include providing tutorial services, fundraising for local charities, and assisting with Open House, Parent-Teacher Conferences, and school-wide events.
NATIONAL ITALIAN HONOR SOCIETY Advisor – Mr. F. Iucci
Founded by the American Association of Teachers of Italian to promote the study of the Italian language and the culture of its people and to recognize students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in the study of Italian.
NATIONAL LATIN HONOR SOCIETY Advisor – Mrs. L. Emanuel
A nationally recognized organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of classical ideals which also recognizes student achievement in the study of the Latin language.
NATIONAL SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY Advisor – Ms. M. Saraceno
Founded by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish to promote the study of the Spanish language and the culture of its people and to recognize students who have demonstrated a high level of achievement in the study of Spanish.
NEWSPAPER (CRUSADER) Advisor – Mr. R. Irwin
Anyone with an interest in journalism should join this creative venture. Members of this club publish newspaper articles for the High School newspaper at various times throughout the year.
ODYSSEY OF THE MIND Advisors – TBA
A group who seeks to solve certain imposed problems within pre set parameters. The solution to these problems are worked out entirely by the students who then meet with groups from other schools to compete to solve the problems before a panel.
OUTDOORS CLUB Advisor – Mr. C. Fracchia
Students who appreciate nature and our environment are provided opportunities to participate in a variety of outdoor activities and experiences such as hiking, camping, cross country skiing and canoeing.
PENDRAGON Advisor - Mr. M. Filie
Members of this group publish a literary-art magazine each year that represents the best work of all of the students in the high school. Students interested in magazine production and creative writing or art are encouraged to join the magazine staff.
S.A.D.D. Advisor – Mr. C. Vero
The purpose of this club is to disseminate information related to drugs and alcohol and to provide drug free activities.
SCIENCE OLYMPIAD Advisor – Mrs. K. Eckert
Brings Science to life with an emphasis on utilizing a hands-on approach to solve “real world” problems.
SENIOR CLASS Advisors – Mr. P. Ellis-Graham & Ms. M. Hoffman
Seniors who want to have a voice in class activities should attend meetings and participate. Activities include organizing fundraisers, supporting the Senior Class and planning the Senior Prom, Senior Picnic, and Senior Week.
SOPHOMORE CLASS Advisors – Mr. P. Agro & Ms. D. DePalma
Sophomores who want to be involved with class activities should become involved in this club. Activities include organizing fundraisers, supporting the Sophomore Class and providing leadership opportunities for students.
SPECTRUM Advisor - Mr. D. McElroy
The purpose of this club is to promote dignity for all students, who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT). The club is a Gay-Straight alliance and all high school students are encouraged to join. The club will work throughout the year to raise awareness about issues that impact LGBT students and to promote an atmosphere of inclusion, respect, and tolerance for all students.
S.T.A.R.S. Advisor – Mrs. L. Pietropaolo
STARS is a peer education program assigned to train students in grades 10-12 in HIV-AIDS issues and to develop lesson plans to share in health classes K-9.
STROLLING STRINGS Advisor - Ms. B. Glazier
Perform pop, show & light classical music in a show type format. The unique feature of the program is strolling into the audience while performing. Strolling Strings is open to all string players including acoustic guitar and banjo, as well as piano (with audition).
STUDENT GOVERNMENT Advisors – Mrs. A. Zomback & Ms. M. Hoffman
The Student Government is comprised of a nine-member Student Council and separate governments representing each class. The Student Council and the Student Government provide opportunities for student leadership, represent student opinion, and address student and campus needs.
YEARBOOK (SHIELD) Advisors –Ms. R. Rosario & Mrs. L. Garry
Members of all classes with interests in writing, art, photography, business, etc., are welcome to join the Yearbook staff. All talents are welcome.