High School Clubs

Club

Description

Artists in Action
Mrs. Devereaux
Hdevereaux@mpsnj.org

Artists in Action is a club for people who like to work informally in the art medium. It is open to high school and junior high school students. Students choose their own projects and work at their own pace, sometimes alone and sometimes in groups. Please feel free to join us.

Biology Club
Mrs. Dawson
Rdawson@mpsnj.org

The Bio-Recycling Club raises awareness about recycling and environmental topics-locally and globally. The Club raises money to adopt members of endangered species, educates the student body about the recycling program and recycles small electronics.

Chorus Club
Mrs. Halliwell
Dhalliwell@mpsnj.org

Madrigals: Singers are selected from the High School Concert Choir through an audition process. Madrigals perform challenging music at the school concerts, out of school functions, and at various other performances during the year.

Detention Monitor

Mr. Grubman

French Club
Ms. Seminara
Yseminara@mpsnj.org

Le Cercle Français is a very active club that promotes the French language and culture throughout the school and community.This a wonderful place for students to learn leadership skills, as each class selects their representative to the club. The President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer, along with the reps, organize cultural and social activities in which members have the opportunity to practice their French language skills. Students prepare many activities to celebrate National French Week. Fundraisers are sponsored in order to raise money for a club trip to a show, a restaurant, etc.

Spectrum (GSA)
Ms. Fister
Mfister@mpsnj.org

The Spectrum Club promotes tolerance and acceptance throughout the schoolcommunity and to provide a safe non-judgmental space for all students. We help empower young people to build a healthy and positive life and become fulfilled and contributing members of the community.

Interact/React
Mrs. DeRitter
Nderitter@mpsnj.org

Interact and React Club is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18. The Interact and React clubs are sponsored by Midland Park/Wyckoff Rotary club, which provide support and guidance, but the clubs are self-governing and self-supporting.

Each year, Interact and React clubs complete many community service projects, and participates in many of the town events such as Midland Park Day, tree lighting and town parade. Students run two large community service projects: a fashion show and a car show to raise funds to donate to a local cause, the Gift of Life Program or St. Jude’s Hospital.

The Interact and React club develops student leadership skills, personal integrity, respect for others, and teach the value of community and helping others.

I&RS


Chairperson –Jason Whelpley

Secretary – Karen Corcoran

Committee –Nancy DeRitter

Committee - Nina Fasciano

Library Club 7-12
Ms. Kelley
Mkelley@mpsnj.org

The Library Council is a comprised of students not only interested in reading but also improving the perception of the library/media center. Council members participate in the selection, processing, shelving, and organization of resources. Students enhance the image of the Media Center through decoration and creating new ways to make it a user friendly environment. Book talks are also held on a periodic basis.

National Honor Society
Ms. Walker
Ewalker@mpsnj.org

Membership in the Richard M. Hartman Chapter of the National Honor Society is open to all Juniors and Seniors who have a minimum 3.5 GPA on a scale of 4.0. These students must have taken a minimum of two Honors/AP classes in each of their Sophomore, Junior and Senior years and have no classes below the college prep level. Students who meet these scholastic requirements are then evaluated by the faculty council on the basis of their leadership, service and character.

Outdoor Club
Mrs. Wecht
Twecht@mpsnj.org
Ms. Fister
Mfister@mpsnj.org

The purpose of The Outdoor Club is to promote the growth, understanding, awareness, and appeal of nature through the various activities we sponsor. The Outdoor Club provides adventure and recreation through many outdoor sports in a relaxed setting for students and offers a variety of activities that promote recreation in an alcohol-free and drug-free environment. Our goal and objective is to bring together both seasoned and new outdoors people for exploration of the outdoors, fun, friendship, and enlightenment. Activities may include hiking, biking, rowing, kayaking, paddleboarding (SUP), XC skiing, alpine skiing, snowshoeing, and camping.

Pep Club
Mr. Anderson
Aanderson@mpsnj.org
Mrs. Kuperus
Kkupeus@mpsnj.org
Ms. Walker
Ewalker@mpsnj.org

The Pep club is composed of high school level students. Although the seniors are in charge of planning and organizing pep rallies, underclassmen dominate the planning of spirit week and our homecoming dance. We often have night meetings to accommodate everyone’s schedule. Many hours of planning go into each of the activities, games, and events involved in the hectic spirit week and beyond. We are making it a point to incorporate additional activities beyond October’s spirit week and the three pep rallies a year. The students of the club are very dedicated and have given many hours of their time to boost the spirit of Midland Park High School.

Poetry Club
Ms. Janus
Mjanus@mpsnj.org

The poetry club is run by and for high school students who enjoy poetry. At each meeting, students bring favorite poems to share and discuss, as well as presenting their own original works. In the spring, the club will host a poetry fest for the school.

Spanish Club
Mrs. Ptak
Mptak@mpsnj.org

The Spanish Club seeks to unite Spanish-speaking students of all different levels in order to learn more about the Spanish language and culture. Members watch Spanish movies, celebrate Spanish customs, ¡Fiestas!, and have a soccer game event in March. The group also holds fundraisers at various times during the school year

Take Action
Mr. Rush
Crush@mpsnj.org
Mrs. Berninger
Sberninger@mpsnj.org
Ms. Victory
Kvictory@mpsnj.org 

Take Actionis open to all students ingrades 7 through 12. This club is for students who enjoy being substance-free and would like to participate in school sponsored substance-free activities

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