Club and Organization Overview

  • Clubs and Organizations
    Clubs and organizations meet outside school hours.  Everyone, staff and students, is encouraged to participate in some of these activities.  A faculty sponsor is needed in order for a club or organization to assemble.
Club/Organization Advisors Description
Aevidum Club Tara Blackburn This club seeks to "shatter" the silence that surrounds depression, suicide, and other issues facing youth" Aevidum in Latin means "I got your back"
AM Announcements Studio Mark Painter Student broadcast of daily HHS announcements.
Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Vikki Smith ACE is made up of affiliates that serve youth within a certain city or region. Students meet once a week (Tuesday or Thursday evenings from 4:30-6:30 PM) with mentors at the DCTS in the professional or skilled trade areas. Students are broken into teams and each team is set up to emulate an actual design team with students guided through a mock design project by their architect, engineer, and construction management mentors.
Art Club Patty Costello The Art Club aims to provide opportunities for our artistic students to volunteer out in the Hershey Community through art based activities like face painting and making Christmas Ornaments with our elementary school students. Our club will meet every Tuesday to discuss volunteer work as well as time to work on improving your craft, for example portrait & figure drawing sessions. Sign up usually occurs late fall of every year.
Badminton Club Tami Scola The Badminton Club would allow students to engage in an activity, they enjoy with their classmates that will foster fitness, teamwork, and sportsmanship. Working together for a common goal will strengthen their sense of community to help them achieve their greatest potential as global citizens.
Best Buddies Club Scott Govern This club is to establish global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for 1:1 friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities IDD
Biology Club Erik Barber HHS Biology club is a student-driven, exploratory club where students can enhance their biological knowledge. Students work with the advisor to develop investigations covering the topic(s) of their choosing. This club generally meets two-to-four times per year after the school day.
Book Club Kim West Reading and discussing literature allows students to think critically about situations, whether they be social, political, environmental, anything, in a way they might not have before. Reading gives you a new understanding of other people as well as general public as a whole. This book club is a great opportunity for students from all grade levels to connect with others who also share an interest in reading and discussing books.
Brain Bee Collette Silvestri The International Brain Bee is a not-for-profit neuroscience competition for high school students. Directed by founder Dr. Norbert Myslinski of the University of Maryland, the Brain Bee is an attempt to motivate students to learn about the brain, to capture their imaginations, and to inspire them to pursue careers in biomedical brain research.
Brain Busters Colette Silvestri Brain Busters is a regional competition sponsored by Westfield Insurance company. This program permits teams from regional schools to compete for scholarships and prizes. The questions involve higher level thinking skills in analysis and application as well as knowledge and comprehension. Because so many topics are covered, these exercises would be useful for students interested in Quiz Bowl and similar activities
Broadcaster Robert Sterner The Broadcaster Club at Hershey High School is for both students who have taken journalism and those simply interested in journalism. Our focus in on learning and experimentation with journalistic forms and technology.
Business Challenge Colette Silvestri The Economics Pennsylvania offers challenges in Business Planning and Entrepreneurial skills. Two competitions are available annually.
CAIU Science Fair Jason Ambler Students in this club choose, design, and carry out an independent science fair project to enter in a regional science fair competition. At the competition, participants display a poster board of their work and answer questions asked by a small group of judges. The top three projects in the region advance to the International Science & Engineering Fair (ISEF) where they compete against the best projects from around the world.
Chemistry & Medicine Club Kim Haney The Chemistry and Medicine club or Chem/Med Club as it is called, allows students to study STEM beyond the classroom. We do experiments that we may not be able to do in class. We have talks with local medical students and doctors to see what is expected in med school and how to get there. We are working to develop a STEM program for the Hershey elementary school students.
Chess Club Emily Sterner The Chess Club provides students with the opportunity to gather and play chess. The club is open to all students in grades 9-12 and chess players of all skill levels.
Chocapella Michelle Kindt Chocapella is a student-lead, acapella singing group that performs at local events. Students unite in sharing their talents and passions for performance, using only their voices to sing both traditional and contemporary songs.
Classroom Assistants Victoria Smith This program is designed to give students who are interested in pursuing a career in education or child care an opportunity to work with the teachers and children in the elementary, middle or high school. Applications are available beginning in May and are completed online. Placement is made in the fall of the year. Students can work approximately 12 hours each quarter during their study halls, before or after school. Students can earn ¼ credit for completion.
Community Service Program Barbara Clouser This is a great opportunity for students to get involved in their school and community while exploring their interests and helping others. Eligible students may use volunteer hours and experiences for academic credit.
Compassion for Animals Club Kimberly Haney The Compassion for Animals club works to raise funds for local rescues and raise awareness for the plight of animals giving a voice to the voiceless. This club meets every other week right after school in room 219.
Computer Fair Club Paul Eppley Members of the computer club compete in one of six categories: Web Page Design, Animation, Graphic Design, Digital Movie, Computer Fair Logo, and Programming.
Cubing Club Holly Miller The Cubing Club provides students with the opportunity to share strategies and practice solving various puzzles including the Rubik’s Cube. The club is open to all students in grades 9-12 and students of all skill levels.
Dungeons and Dragons Club Emily Hoover This club will allow students to gather after school to play a game that involves being creative, using critical thinking skills taught in many classes, and connecting with other students.
Engineering Club Mark Painter The club's goal is to educate students and promote interest in the field of engineering. The Engineering Club introduces students to the modern concepts of engineering through demonstrations and projects.
Envirothon Club Steve Newell Envirothon is a team environmental science competition. Teams of five will complete in the following categories: Soils, Aquatics, Forestry, Wildlife and a Current Issue. The competition includes identification such as wildlife tracks or mounts, bird calls, skins to pelts, fish, macroinvertebrates, trees, soil textures and soil horizons as well as hands on investigations and general knowledge questions. For more information: envirothonpa.org
eSports Team Club Dr. Matthew Kirby The ESports club allows teams of Hershey High School students to compete against teams from other high schools around the country. We have teams registered to play DOTA2, League of Legends and Rocket League, but are always willing to consider new games and add new teams.