Student Activities & Clubs


Below links are individual clubs that have supplied specific information for their club. Please note that all clubs are not represented with an individual link.

Forest Park Activities 22-23 

Clubs and Organizations  

Sponsor (s) 

E-Mail Address 

Description 

Grade Level Organizations – Open to all 

Class of 2026 – Freshman 

Ms. Cross - Admin 

 

 

Promote school spirit and fundraise for class account. 

Class of 2025 – Sophomores 

Mr. Smith - Admin 

 

 

Promote school spirit and fundraise for class account. 

Class of 2024 – Juniors 

Mr. Geisinger - Admin 

 

 

Promote school spirit and fundraise for class account. 

Class of 2023 – Seniors 

Admin 

 

 

Promote school spirit and fundraise for class account. 

 

VHSL Activities – Open to all – VHSL eligibility requirements apply 

Debate* 

 

 

 

Forensics* 

Christine O’Connor 

oconnoce@pwcs.edu  

All students are eligible to attend that meet VHSL eligibility requirements for non-athletic participation. An activity to enhance students’ abilities in areas of speech communication. Two branches of forensics: debate and individual events. Debate focuses on the skills of argumentation and logical thinking; whereas, individual events focuses on enhancing creativity and speaking delivery. Team will be focused on events such as extemporaneous speaking, humorous interpretation, dramatic interpretation, prose, and storytelling. Competition costs may be incurred. 

Literary Magazine* 

 

 

Open to anyone taking a writing course. Publish a literary magazine that showcase student writing and art.  

Robotics Club* 

Karen Cinnamon 

cinnamke@pwcs.edu  

The FP Robotics team is a competition based extracurricular activity. Students work in small teams to design, build and program a robot using the VEX Robotics platform to compete in tournaments against other high school teams in a game based engineering challenge. Students apply at the beginning of the school year. The competition season goes from Sep through Mar and students must be willing to commit to the team and attend practices for the full year. Space and resources are limited and the selection process is highly competitive. 

Theatre/Drama Club* 

Lori Spitzer-Wilk 

spitzele@pwcs.edu 

 

Honor Societies – Eligibility requirements apply 

French Honor Society 

 

 

 

Completion of French III with an average grade of A for the first 3 marking periods. French Honors Society focuses on spreading awareness of French culture throughout the school. $20 membership  

German/Russian Honor Society 

Natalia Shamshyna-Adler 

shamshyna@pwcs.edu 

 

International Thespians Honor Society 

Lori Spitzer-Wilk 

spitzele@pwcs.edu 

 

National Art Honor Society 

Mietta Solliday 

sollidml@pwcs.edu  

 

Math Honor Society 

 

Donna Gibson 

gibsonde@pwcs.edu  

Currently enrolled in Pre-Calculus, Calculus, and AP Statistics that have a math GPA of 3.5 or higher. This society will host math tutoring for FP students. No fees. 

National English Honor Society 

 

 

11th – 12th grade.  Club will serve to challenge and reward high-achieving students. 

National Honor Society 

Brian Higgins 

Susan Miles 

higginbc@pwcs.edu  

milessk@pwcs.edu  

10th – 12th grade students with a GPA of 3.6 or higher.  Membership is by faculty selection. This chapter shall create an enthusiasm for scholarship, render service, promote leadership, and encourage development of character. $10/Jr $20/Sr 

National Social Studies Honor Society 

Allison Young 

Emily Hunt 

youngab@pwcs.edu 

huntec@pwcs.edu  

11th – 12th grade.  Honor society for students who excel and have an interest in the social studied. 

Quill & Scroll Honor Society 

 

 

11th – 12th grade. 

Science National Honor Society (SNHS) 

 

 

10th - 12th graders, overall GPA of 3.0, a B+ average in all science courses taken. Must be currently enrolled in or taking a science course in the upcoming school year. Must have taken at least one advanced science course. Complete a membership packet, recommended by two science teachers and one other faculty member and verification of grades. SNHS is a national organization honoring and encouraging student excellence in science. Institutions nation-wide recognize members as scientific leaders in their high school and community. The objectives are: Encouraging and recognizing scientific and intellectual thought; Advancing students’ knowledge of classical and modern science; Communicating with the scientific community; Aiding the civic community with its comprehension of science. $20 fee. 

Spanish Honor Society 

Sandra Alvarez 

alvaresl@pwcs.edu   

 

Tri-M National Music Honor Society 

Ben Pereyra 

pereyrbd@pwcs.edu  

 

Curriculum Based Activities – Enrolled/Taken the course 

Band* 

 

 

 

Choir* 

Lara Brittain 

brittalm@pwcs.edu  

 

Chemistry Club 

Anthony Shulsky 

shulskab@pwcs.edu 

11th – 12th grade. Completion of General Chemistry/Pre-AP Chemistry courses. The organization is for students who are highly interested in services in the chemistry community. 

JROTC 

Jacqueline Bullock 

bullocja@pwcs.edu  

JROTC offers numerous opportunities for extra curriculum activities. 

Marching Band* 

Ben Pereyra 

pererybd@pwcs.edu  

Any student enrolled at FP can join prior musical experience is desired, but not required. The Drumline is the only section of the ensemble that is built based off competitive audition. The MBB is the main public performing group and an extension of the band curriculum at FP. This ensemble grants students an opportunity to experience the marching arts and perform many different exciting mediums of music at football games and marching band competitions around the state. All members of our ensemble add to our overall performance and every member is essential to the success of the production. Members of the Marching Bruin Band receive 1⁄2 credit on their transcript. Fee of $295 covers cost of travel and entry fees. 

Physics Club 

Anthony Shulsky 

shulskab@pwcs.edu  

11th – 12th grade. An organization that promotes physics by providing opportunities, and enlightenment. 

Family, Career, Community, Leaders of America, FCCLA 

 

Susan Gonzalez 

 

gonzalsl@pwcs.edu  

 

Anyone who has taken a FACS class in middle or high school may join. A student leadership organization that offers students the opportunity to develop real world skills for life.  Students engage in mentoring, organizing appreciation dinners and leading community service projects. $12.00 membership fee. 

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) 

 

 

A business-oriented service club for any student in a business class.  

Yearbook* 

Moli Becker 

beckerme@pwcs.edu  

Enrollment in course. May compete with publication through VHSL. 

 

 

 

 

School Sponsored Clubs – Open to all 

American Computer Science League 

 

Alan Friebe 

friebeaf@pwcs.edu  

Open to anyone interested in Computer Science Computer. Programming competition. No fees. 

Book Club 

 

 

A group of student/faculty will meet to discuss literature and relevant themes to each work. 

Breakfast with Santa 

 

 

Annual Event that provides a holiday themed spectacular for the FP community 

Bruin Buddies  

 

 

 

Chess Club 

 

Nicole Largen 

chessclubmom@comcast.net  

Club for those interested in Chess and participate in tournaments. 

Cyber Club 

William Bimber 

bimberwj@pwcs.edu  

 

Drill/Dance Club* 

Kadaisha Simon 

simonkl@pwcs.edu  

By audition. Perform at home football and basketball games, compete at local competitions.  

Ecology Club 

Ashley Tayon 

tayonac@pwcs.edu  

Environmental projects 

Educators Rising* 

 

 

Learn about the educational field by volunteering in local schools. 

French Club 

 

 

 

German/Russian Club 

Natalia Shamshyna-Adler 

shamshyna@pwcs.edu 

 

Key Club 

 

Christine O’Connor 

Melissa Hunninford  

oconnoce@pwcs.edu  

hunnifmv@pwcs.edu  

Any student is eligible to join. High school student members of Key Club perform acts of service in their communities, such as cleaning up parks, collecting clothing and organizing food drives. They also learn leadership skills by running meetings, planning projects and holding elected leadership positions at the club, district and international levels. Service hours can be used for other high school organizations. $12 fee. 

Photography Club 

Mietta Solliday 

sollidml@pwcs.edu 

 

Spanish Club 

Nidia Oshiro 

oshironx@pwcs.edu  

 

Student Council Advisory (SCA)* 

Julianna Gonzalez 

gonzalje@pwcs.edu  

 

SWAT 

William Bimber 

bimberwj@pwcs.edu  

Recycling computers for worthy causes. 

Unified Sports 

 

Kelly McCann 

mccannkl@pwcs.edu  

Anyone can join must have a C or better to participate in flex time games. Unified Sports is an inclusive sports program that unites Special Olympics athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and partners (individuals without intellectual disabilities) as teammates for training and competition. We presently play kickball/basketball and track and Field.  

Winter Guard  

 

 

By audition. Flag drill team associated with the Marching Band. 

Open Forum Clubs – Open to all 

Active Minds 

Tina Duffy 

duffytm@pwcs.edu 

Student-led organization that seeks to raise awareness and expand the conversation about student mental health concerns. 2022-2023 will be our first year at FP 

Black Student Union 

 

De’Shauna Thornton 

thortdk@pwcs.edu  

 

Asian Pacific American Association 

Ben Pererya 

pererybd@pwcs.edu  

 

EDGE 

Dan Bredbenner 

bredbedw@pwcs.edu 

Christian fellowship and student leadership development.  Student run the various aspects of club meetings, including games, activities, discussion and speakers. 

Muslim Student Association 

 

 

Club where students can talk about the teachings of Islam and learn more about it. 

Booster Clubs – Parent and Faculty Membership 

Band Boosters 

 

 

 

Choir Boosters 

 

 

 

Orchestra Boosters 

 

 

 

Bruin Boosters 

 

Nicole Largen 

chessclubmom@comcast  

Booster Club for the entire school.