PVHS Clubs Listing 2018-2019
*indicates the Club Name will link to the Club website. 

BIG BROTHERS/BIG SISTERS – Mrs. Hildreth (, Ms. Paulus (
Qualifying high school students are paired with elementary students who have demonstrated a real need for a role model/mentor.  You will meet with your little “brother” or little “sister” after school at one of our elementary schools.

CHESS CLUB – Mr. Rudolph (
This club will provide students with an opportunity to play fellow students and faculty.  You will deepen your knowledge of chess and improve your higher level thinking skills.
CLUB.EXE COMPUTER CLUB – Mr. Pennebacker (
Each year the computer club plans the Hour of Code. The events inspires hundreds of community members to learn to code. Computer Club tackles special interest problems and assists with computer management throughout the high school. Additionally, computer club participates in the PA State Computer Fair where students assemble projects from various disciplines. If you know how to code, looking to learn or share a passion for computers then computer club is for you!
DRAMA – Mr. Lyczak (
ENVIROTHON – Mrs. Gallagher (
Enhance the environmental standards with hands-on activities and county/state competition in forestry, soils, wildlife, aquatics and current events.  You will also perform environmental service related activities such as plant rescue, improvement of our own facility and teaching younger children.  
FALL PRODUCTION – Mrs. McAllister (, Mrs. Fisher (
Any student in good academic standing may audition for cast or participate as a member of crew.  Auditions are early September with two performances in early to mid November.  Rehearsals are after school, some Saturdays and some evenings.  
Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) meets weekly and provides devotional time, social interaction, and some service.  FCA is open to all denominations.  We typically meet Friday mornings before school, so you will need a pass to attend.  You do not need to be an athlete to attend.
GAMING CLUB – Mrs. Giorgio (, Mr. Nawrocki (
Video games, phone games, board games, dice games, card games, any game you like!  Come and hang out with other gamers for some after school fun. Come join us and bring a friend.  Everyone is welcomed.  Feel free to bring your own device.  
The Perkiomen Valley GSA strives to make people feel safe and comfortable in their school environment. We welcome everyone no mater ones race, sexuality, gender, religion, etc. 
INTERACT CLUB -- Mrs. Burg & Mrs.Kelley (,
This is a service club that is open to all PVHS students. Members will work on both local and international community service projects. Members will also assist the Collegeville Rotary Club and Central Perkiomen Rotary Club with annual fundraisers and projects. Consistent attendance at meetings and participation in projects are club requirements.
JAPAN EXCHANGE CLUB – Mr. Allen & Ms. Kashey (,
This is a curriculum related club made up of students who host our Japanese “sisters” and who wish to travel to Japan through the exchange.  PVHS has had an exchange partnership with Kamakura Jogakuin Girls School in Japan for over 30 years.  You will learn about Japanese culture, language, food and lifestyles.
KEY CLUB –  Mr. Lyons (
This club is open to any PVHS student.  This club is a service organization serving our high school and community.  There is a $13.50 CHECK ONLY membership fee. Please make the check payable to "Key Club International" and submit to Mrs. Herr in Room 253 by 11/8/17. 
Link to Key Club Google Drive Folder.
LITERARY CLUB – Mrs. Riehl (
The Literary Magazine is a school club designed to bridge the gaps within Perkiomen Valley's artistic community . The club meets every other Thursday to promote visual and literary art. Members regularly share their work with peers for constructive feedback in an environment that is safe and conducive to artistic growth. Students submit their work to the editor several times a year to update the club website, which can be accessed by the student body
MATH CLUB - Mrs. Verbeke (
The math club meets every Friday in room 246.  The club competes in a series of three competitions throughout the year.  In the fall, we participate in a Math Madness competition.  This event consists of 4 weeks of scrimmaging (including 2 highly popular collaboration rounds) followed by a single elimination bracket tournament - entirely online and team-based.  We compete against teams across the country!  The competition content is an ideal training platform for AMC and other competitions.

The purpose of the medical sciences club is to provide students at PVHS with opportunities to explore and gain more knowledge about different careers in the medical sciences. Students will use this knowledge to help guide them in course selection during their high school career, to provide them with information to allow them to make decision regarding their choice of future career paths and to help them make informed choices about their post high school education.

Learn to easily meditate in a variety of ways including sitting meditation, walking meditation, and eating meditation. In this class participants become mindful of thoughts and reduce stress and anxiety.

*MUSICALS – Mr. Griffie (
Any student may audition.  Auditions are held in late fall, and rehearsals are after school, Saturdays and some evenings.  There is one musical with four performances. 
In order to be considered for this club you need to have earned a 4.00 GPA.  You must also demonstrate excellence in service, leadership and character.  To remain in this club, you must maintain the standards for which you were inducted.  Students who are eligible must obtain an application which must be returned by the posted deadline.
NEWSPAPER – Mr. Tornambe (
Newspaper club is open to students in grades 9-12. Students in the club apply their writing, interviewing, and photography skills to produce a school newspaper and a news website. Students should be creative, willing to interview different people, write well, and work well with others. The newspaper also needs photographers, web designers, and layout managers. If interested, listen to the announcements and attend the next meeting or see Mr. Tornambe in room 123.   Click here to read the newspaper online!
PVID- Mr. Moore (

PV INK - Mr. Schumacher (, Mr. Storm (

PV Rocks - Mr. Pennebacker (
READING OLYMPICS – Mrs. Kelley (, Ms. Paulus (, and Mrs. McAlllister (
Reading Olympics’ goal is to generate and encourage excitement about reading.  Anyone in grades 9-12 are welcome to join.  Students must maintain academic eligibility to compete on the team.
The Science Olympiad Team meets weekly to prepare for a regional science competition against 30 other schools in Southeastern PA.  The team competes at Cabrini College in February.  Activities include construction of a robot, engineering and building a tower and a car designed to stop before it hits a terminal barrier, and preparation for numerous laboratory and knowledge based events.
SIGN LANGUAGE – Mrs. Amico (, Mr. Ciccarone (

SPEECH & DEBATE – Dr. Gelman (
STUDENT FORUM - Mrs. Marino (, Dr. Slavin (

STUDENTS HELPING STUDENTS - Mrs. Lainhart (, Mrs. Verbeke (
Do you have a favorite school subject?  Do you like helping others?  Sign up to be a Students Helping Students tutor and work other PV students!  Tutors are needed in all subject areas, so if you are willing to spend some time helping your fellow students, stop by and pick up an application form from the Technology & Learning Center or Room 246. 

TAKE ACTION – Mr. Craven (
We are a student-driven, environmental advocacy group.  We meet after school and learn how to limit mankind’s negative impact of the Earth and all of its living inhabitants.  Our mission is to make positive differences in both our school and home communities by teaching others about and creating our own sustainable efforts.
The club is a supportive competitive inclusive co-ed group that uses Ultimate Frisbee as a method of getting into and staying in good physical shape.  We will practice two times per week and participate in a few tournaments.  If you seek a sport that is fun, fast-paced and a little bit different come and join us for a practice.
*YEARBOOK – Mr. Komp ( & Mrs. Elser - Yearbook Business Advisor (