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Student Activities

in·volved

1: engaged as a participant

2: committed to a program or activity

Most MNHS students choose to get involved in one or more of the many clubs, activities, and sports teams that we offer. Students can also get involved by attending school events.


* MNHS CLASS ACTIVITIES BROCHURE

STUDENT COUNCIL

The Student Council supports the mission of the school through sponsorship of all student clubs and activities. The goal of Student Council is to involve the student body in a variety of activities that foster school spirit. Student Council sponsors dances, charity drives, Spirit Week activities, homecoming ceremonies, and other school and community programs.


Student Council Executive Board Positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer/PTO Representative, Recording Secretary, School Board Representatives (2), Junior Vice President, Corresponding Secretary, Junior Representative, Sophomore Representative,

Sophomore Sergeant at Arms.

Class Officer Positions: Each class elects four officers: President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

 

CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES

A variety of clubs and activities are available to our students. Listen to the morning announcements and watch the bulletin boards for meeting information.

ASIAN CULTURE CLUB, Mr. Carson

Inform students about Asian culture and countries.

ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY, Mr. Speca, Mr. Sloat

A club for anyone who enjoys astronomy and is intrigued by the night sky.

BADMINTON CLUB, Mrs. Landes

Students can exercise and compete with their classmates in a casual manner.

BEST FRIENDS CLUB, Dr. McCool

Students are partnered with peers to assist in the development of social and interpersonal skills.

CERAMICS CLUB, Mrs. Can

Provides an opportunity for all students to work on functional and decorative ceramic projects.

CHESS CLUB, Mr. Oberholtzer

New and experienced chess players learn and perfect their skills through practice and local competition.

COOKING AND BAKING, Mrs. Caromano

Learn new techniques in cooking and baking.

DEBATE TEAM, Mrs. Johnson

Using the yearly national debate topic, the team organizes and argues against other schools.

DRAMA CLUB, Mr. Vogel, Mr. Massimo

Organizes coffeehouses where aspiring actors, poets, and musicians can showcase their talents.

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB, Mrs. Landes

Promotes awareness about the environment and recycling

FBLA, Future Business Leaders of America, Ms. Stum

This student business club merges the worlds of education and business through special activities and events.

FFA (Feeding Fellow Americans), Dr. White

Join the effort to end hunger.

FILM AND LITERATURE ANALYSIS CLUB, Mrs. Gallagher

Study the art of film and literature, specifically how literature is transformed into film.

FRANKLIN MINT FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (FMFCU)

MNHS has implemented the Credit Union's financial education program. The  on-site student-operated center offers a full service financial institution.

FRENCH CLUB, Mrs. Dubs

Provides special cultural opportunities for students to use their French in out-of-class activities.

FRINGE, Mrs. Mooney-Carboni

Publicizes creative art work and writing for the school community.

GERMAN CLUB, Mrs. Bilc

Cultural opportunity for students to use their German in out-of-class activities.

GUITAR CLUB, Mrs. Mooney-Carboni

Provides a comfortable, social, musical environment where students meet and collaborate via rock instrument playing.

HELPING PAWS, Mrs. Roy

Raises awareness about animal shelters and gives animals a voice.

HI-Q, Mrs. Landes

Motivated, bright and competitive students engage in lively discussion, intense study, and enlightening competition among area high schools.

INTERACT, Mrs. Fahnestock

MN Interact is a non-profit organization that dedicates itself to community service through a variety of activities and events.

INTERNATIONAL CLUB, Mrs. Firkser-Campbell

Students can learn about other cultures and volunter in the local ethnic communities.

LINK, Leaders Involved Networking Kids

Provides peer leadership experiences and opportunities to students in grades 9-12.

MAR NEWS, Mr. Duffy

Create a newspaper of school events for the students and faculty.

MATH CLUB, Mr. Clancy

Members intend to improve their mathematical skills and compete in math contests with other schools.

MN TIGER MUSIC, Mr. Massimo, Mr. Vogel, Mr. Olimpi

Extracurricular instrumental and voice opportunities abound. Check out Aleator, Jazz Ensemble, Pit Orchestra, Show Choir, and String Ensemble at www.tigermusic.org.

MODEL UN, Dr. Killough

Promotes debate skills and knowledge of international relations.

MTG

Bring together students that share interests in the trading card game “Magic: The Gathering”.

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY, Dr. Killough

Honors and encourages those students who consistently exhibit scholarship, service, character, and leadership.

NATIONAL SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY, Dr. DiMeo

Recognizes high achievement in Spanish and promotes the continuation of the Spanish culture.

PSYCHOLOGY CLUB, Mr. Hannan

Bring students together to gain skills, learn, and benefit from their interest in Psychology.

READING OLYMPICS, Mrs. Gallagher, Mrs. Boulanger

Read books, discuss them and compete in county-wide Reading Olympics competition.

RENAISSANCE, Ms. Jacobson, Mrs. Cipollone, Mr. Isselmann

Renaissance recognizes and rewards students for academic achievement, attendance, and a clean discipline record.

RUBE GOLDBERG SOCIETY, Mr. Speca

Students work together to build a Rube Goldberg machine and focus on achievement through teamwork.

SKI CLUB, Mr. Snow

Provides social opportunities and share interests in skiing, weather and geography.

SPEECH TEAM, Mrs. Molyneaux

Promotes a love and enjoyment of the art of forensics through frequent and spirited inter-scholastic competition.

STAGE CREW / TECH CREW, Mr. Massimo, Mr. Vogel

Members of this club learn and develop the skills that are involved with set design, construction, and technical applications.

TV STUDIO, Ms. Buechele

Students produce morning announcements and videos for school functions while learning the associated technology.

ULTIMATE FRISBEE, Mr. Carson

Provides team camaraderie, and promotes exercise, and friendly competition.

WIDE WORLD, Mrs. O'Neill, Ms. LeDonne

Students use their foreign language skills in the production of a foreign language newspaper.

YEARBOOK, Mrs. Mooney-Carboni, Mr. Duffy

Help craft a lasting representation of the contributions students make to their school.

New Club or Activity

The MNHS Student Council charters all school clubs and activities. To start a new club or activity, see the Student Council Advisor for the required forms. Each club or activity is required to have at least one faculty sponsor. Administrative and School Board approval are required.