Clubs and Activities

Boiling Springs High School has a variety of clubs and activities in which students may participate. Click here to learn when clubs meet.  

ATHLETIC TRAINING

Advisor: Mr. Benjamin Widder

Eligibility Criteria: Students in grades 9-12 must complete an application and maintain an 85%.

Meeting Times: Daily 2:45 pm – 5:30 pm during the sport season.

Purpose: Provide a basic understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to pursue an interest in Athletic Training. Students may assist in the routine administration of services needed.


BOOK BONDING

Advisor: Mrs. Maryalice Bond

Criteria: Any student who is interested in reading or learning about exciting young adult books may join.

Purpose: To share, encourage, and promote a love of reading.


BUBBLER CENTRAL

Advisors: Mr. Richard Curtis and Mr. Steve Doland

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CONCERT CHOIR

Advisor: Mr. Kyle Weary

Eligibility Criteria: Separate audition from the high school chorus.

Purpose: To travel throughout the central PA area performing a wide variety of music for various organizations and community functions.


DEBATE CLUB

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Eligibility Criteria: Grades 9-12.

Purpose: To debate the national policy debate topic on select Wednesdays from October through February.


DRAMA CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Kyle Weary

Eligibility Criteria: Everyone is welcome.

Purpose: No experience needed, learn more about the theatre arts.


ENVIROTHON CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Steven Lockhart

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FLY FISHING CLUB

Advisor: Megan Capuano 

Eligibility Criteria: Everyone is welcome.

Purpose: No experience needed, learn more about fly fishing.


Le Cercle Français - FRENCH CLUB

Advisor: Mrs. Cynthia Bailey

Eligibility Criteria: Students must be in the process or have already completed a sequence of French language courses.

Purpose: The French Club is open to students of all levels of French who are interested in learning more about the French language and culture. Activities include team games, written and conversational language practice, movies, competitions against the Spanish club and participation in World Language Week activities.


Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Phi Beta Lambda

Advisors: Mr. Brett Sheaffer, Mrs. Amber Stewart, Mr. Shaun Ulmer

Criteria: Students in 9-12th grade who are interested in Business and Technology.

Purpose: FBLA is an educational association of student members preparing for careers in business or who are just simply interested in learning more about the free enterprise system. FBLA helps students develop leadership abilities, and prepare for entry into, and advancement within, a business or business-related occupation. Members learn how to engage in business enterprise, how to direct the affairs of a group, and how to compete honorably in competitive events.

GAY-STRAIGHT ALLIANCE

Advisors: Mrs. Samantha Moses, Mrs. Lindsay Graybill, & Mr. Kyle Weary

Criteria: Everyone is welcome.

Purpose: GSA is a safe and welcoming space for any student who wants to talk or learn about issues related to sexual orientation or gender identity and expression. It is meant to create a greater awareness about the issues and unique experiences faced by the LGBT community.

INTERACT CLUB

Advisors: Mrs. Kelly Roberts-Satzler 

Eligibility Criteria: Students in grades 9-12 must complete an application.

Purpose: Students participate in many service activities in and outside of school.


JAZZ BAND

Advisor: David Yinger

Criteria: Students must be enrolled members of the high school band program and will have a separate audition.

Purpose: Study and perform music of the Big Band Era, swing music and popular music. Performs at various Jazz Band Festivals, concerts and community events.


MINI-THON CLUB

Advisor: Mrs. Allison Rose 

Criteria: Students must apply for the following school year

Purpose: To raise money for the Four Diamonds Fund, benefiting children battling childhood cancer and their families.



Model UN

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Eligibility Criteria: Grades 10-12

Purpose: To prepare students to participate at the annual Penn State University-Harrisburg Model UN Conference held in February of each year.


Mu Alpha Theta (National Mathematics Honor Society)

Advisor: Mrs. Kris Ahl

Eligibility Criteria: Students of Boiling Springs High School have the opportunity to become a member of Mu Alpha Theta, an internationally recognized honor society for math scholars at the high school and junior college levels.

Requirements for Membership in Mu Alpha Theta students must have:

  1. Completed four semesters of college preparatory mathematics & be enrolled in a fifth semester of college prep mathematics.
  2. Maintained a 90% or better average in all college prep mathematics classes AND maintained a 3.5 or better average in all classes.
  3. A behavioral record free from suspension, instances of academic dishonesty, and/or a pattern of inappropriate behavior.
  4. Transfer students will need to show proof of membership in Mu Alpha Theta from another school, or meet all of the above requirements and have completed at least one Math course at BSHS.
Purpose: The purpose of Mu Alpha Theta is to promote scholarship in mathematics along with enjoyment and understanding of the subject.



NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY

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Criteria: Grades 10-12. Must maintain 93% or better in all art classes. Must be preparing for a career in the arts and a major or minor in visual art in college.

Purpose: Inspiring and recognizing those students who are gifted in visual art. To aid members in working toward the attainment of their highest potential in the visual arts and to bring visual arts education to the attention of the school and community.


NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Advisor: Mr. Jeffrey Schwartz

Eligibility Criteria: Candidates must complete an activity form, grades 10-12, 93% weighted GPA, leadership, service and character. Selected members must demonstrate 20 or more hours of community service per year.

Purpose: To give recognition to deserving students in a national organization with chapters in many high schools across the country.


PERFECT PEERS INCLUSION CLUB


Advisor:
Mrs. Mowe

Criteria: All students in grades 9-12 are welcome.

Purpose: Regular education students enjoy social events and activities with the life skills and MAC classrooms.


QUIZ TEAM

Advisor: Mrs. Jen Chamberlin

Eligibility Criteria: Students who have a competitive spirit and quick recall of factual information. Students may attend the first practice in September to see if interested.

Purpose: Compete in the Capital Area Quiz Bowl League.


SADD CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Joseph Harker

Eligibility Criteria: All students in grades 9-12 are welcome.

Purpose: Provide activities to encourage safe and healthy choices, no use of alcohol or drugs and not riding with a driver who has been drinking.


SKI AND SNOWBOARDING CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Craig Ilgenfritz

Eligibility Criteria: Everyone is welcome.

Purpose: To experience exciting and challenging activities.


El Club de Español - SPANISH CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Michael Bogdan

Eligibility Criteria: Students must be in the process or have already completed a sequence of Spanish language courses.

Purpose: The Spanish Club is open to students of all levels of Spanish who are interested in learning more about the Spanish language and culture. Activities include team games, written and conversational language practice, movies, competitions against the French club and participation in World Language Week activities.


STUDENT COUNCIL

Advisor: Mr. Steve Lockhart and Mrs. Erin Pittman

Eligibility Criteria: Potential members must complete an application prior to elections in May, maintain a 70% GPA, and give a brief speech.

Purpose: The Student Council works to improve the school and community through projects and extra curricular activities such as monetary fundraisers, a canned food drive, and a variety of programs designed for the student body. The Student Council also sponsors the Homecoming and Winter dances.


Technology Student Association (TSA)

Advisor: Mr. Jason Jarrett, Mr. Connor Ronan, & Mr. Brian Shea

Criteria: Grades 9 - 12

Purpose: To provide students with an opportunity to further their knowledge in all technologies while competing with other students from across the country. Click here to learn more


UNICEF

Advisor: Mrs. Erin Pittman

Criteria: All dedicated students are welcome

Purpose: Students hold fundraisers and events to raise funds to support the US National Fund for UNICEF. UNICEF works to save childrens’ lives, by providing clean water, as well as sanitation, education, nutrition, and immunizations. They also work to combat diseases such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, and ebola.


YOUTH ALIVE CLUB

Advisor: Mr. Jeffrey Schwartz

Eligibility Criteria: Everyone is welcome.

Purpose: The Youth Alive Club is a Christian/Bible club that meets during resources. The goal of the club is to give students an opportunity to discuss issues they currently face, learn more about their faith, and meet with other Christians within the school. Anyone is welcome and invited to join one of the meetings. Meetings are held in room 205.