Clubs and Organizations

  • 2020-21 PHMS Clubs and Organizations:
    For any questions about any of these clubs and organizations, please contact the adviser listed.

    Yearbook -
    Adviser: Mrs. Callahan
    Activity: Create 80+ page yearbook
    Meeting Dates: Every Wednesday all year after school from 2:20 - 3:30 PM
    Once pages are assigned, students are able to work on them from home allowing students to participate in yearbook even if they are involved in other activities.

    Art Club -
    Adviser: Mrs. Hetzel
    Activities: A place for students who love art to meet others with similar interests and collaborate on
    group projects that improve our school and community
    Meeting times: 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 2:25 until 3:30 PM in the art room
    First meeting October 1st

    Chess Club -
    Adviser: Mrs. Balavitch
    Meetings: Every Thursday all year after school from 2:20 -3:00 PM in room 101
    Start date Thursday, September 27th

    Student Mentors -
    Advisory: Mrs. Smith & Mrs. Kanagawa
    Activities: Help with school wide initiatives like Mix it Up Lunch and De-Stress Before the Test, buddy for new students, orientation tour guide, and others as needed
    Meeting: During lunches as needed - two meetings a month

    FTC Robotics Team (Middle School Level) -
    Mentor: Mr. Gentz and Mr. Villalobos
    FTC Robotics (First Tech Challenge): The team will design, build, and program a robot to complete the new released FTC game.
    The team is capped at 15 students and will meet almost every day after school from September to mid-November. The team will attend at least one FTC qualifier event. Event schedules are done at the state level and our placement is not known until mid-season.

    Fishing Club (Starts 2nd Semester) -
    Mentor: Mr. Gentz
    Activities: All topics fishing including but not limited to: Baits, Lures, Rigging, Rod Building, Fly Tying etc. Mr. Gentz specializes in Trout and Salmon Species. All skill levels and knowledge are welcome to attend. Meeting outcomes and agenda will be determined by those expressing interest in the subject at the gatherings. Meetings will be up to two times per month and schedule is TBD.

    Creative Writing Club -
    Mentor: Mrs. Zalghout
    Activities: Explore and write fiction, poetry, and all types of writing
    Tentative Meeting Dates: Every Thursday (may move to every other Thursday)
    Tentative Meeting times: 2:30-3:30 PM

    Yeti Ski Club -
    Mentor: Mr. Clark and Mr. Greathead
    Activities: Skiing and Snowboarding
    Tentative Meeting Dates: Beginning in December
    More info will follow - listen for announcements

    Student Council -
    Adviser: Mr. Rosenberger
    Activities/Purpose: Supporting culture and climate of the school and community - Spirit Days, Pasta for Pennies, Sadies Dance, Bullying Prevention, etc.
    Tentative Meeting Dates: As necessary - meetings rotate on days so students may participate in other activities as well. More info will follow - listen closely to morning announcements.

    Drama Club -
    Mentor: Shelby Seeley and Mrs. Seeley
    Activities: Create, perform, and present stories and songs as an ensemble on stage

    NJHS -
    Sponsor: Mrs. Moseley
    Purpose: To participate in activities in our community that support the five pillars of NJHS
    Activities: Participation in Kids Against Hunger, Salvation Army Bell Ringing, cards to local senior living homes, help our elementary schools with science night, etc. Mandatory three hours of internal and three hours of external services.
    Tentative Meeting Dates: As needed - will be run through lunch time this school year
    Communication: Mainly through reminders and google classroom