Club Name Description Advisor Email
Aids Awareness The major focus of the club is to promote an awareness of HIV/AIDS among students and our community. Mrs. Losben alosben@aol.com
ALS This club supports activities and events to further research for a cure for ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Mr. Jacoby djacoby@crsd.org
Amateur Radio The Amateur Radio Club is open to all 9th-12th graders! The club covers many areas including radio communication, space, engineering and works closely with ARISS and the Warminster Radio Club. Mr. Fetter gfetter@crsd.org
American Sign Language American Sign Language is a natural language that serves as the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States and most of Anglophone Canada. This club members will become more familiar with ASL and help spread the usage of ASL in the school and community. Ms. Korn kkorn@crsd.org
Animal Rescue ARC is the first and only club at Council Rock South dedicated to helping animals in our community. Our primary goal is to raise awareness about the many benefits of adoption as well as promote opportunities for adoption in our community. We offer assistance to any student or local resident interested in learning more about animal adoption or to those wishing to volunteer to help animals. Ms. Sharp rsharp@crsd.org
Art Forum Art Forum centers its activities around art and the community. Membership is open to all students who are interested in various aspects of art. Students will collaborate with NAHS (National Art Honor Society) to create and implement service projects for the school and community that infuse art as a center focus. When permitted the club visits art museums, galleries and special exhibits. Mr. Catalano mcatalano@crsd.org
Athletes Helping Athletes The mission of Athletes Helping Athletes is to connect local special needs athletes with mainstream student-athletes in a spirit of friendship for their mutual benefit and inspiration. A world of greater acceptance for all can begin with our children, sharing athletic experiences and a love for sport while developing compassion and mutual respect is our goal. Mr. Dan Lynch dlynch1@crsd.org
Breast Cancer Awareness This club helps to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment of this disease. Funds are raised by T-Shirt sales and donations during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and donated to various organizations with the same goal. Ms. Arnold aarnold@crsd.org
Buddy Club Best Buddies is a non-profit international organization dedicated to forming friendships between high school students who come from a wide variety of abilities and bring with them individual strengths and challenges. The organization teams up students in the regular education population with students who are educated in various special education programs. It seeks students who can form committed relationships throughout the school year. Ms. Lauch wlauch@crsd.org
Chess Club In this club, students play against each other in chess and learn about various strategies to improve their game play. Students are rated based on wins and losses. The top players compete against other schools in league matches during the year as part of the chess team. Mr. Nauen mnauen@crsd.org
CHORALE Grades 9 – 12 Membership is open to students interested in developing individual vocal and choral skills with an emphasis on tone production, breathing, diction, musicality, and music reading proficiency. A variety of suitable literature, ranging from classical to contemporary, will be studied and performed in concert. Mr. Axler caxler@crsd.org
Christian Fellowship Club A student led club sponsored by Campus Crusade for Christ that introduces students to new people, provides a place for students to discuss their faith and gives students an opportunity to learn about Jesus. Mr. Lyzinski jlyzinski@crsd.org
CLASS ACTIVITIES (GRADES 9 – 12) Each class in grades 9 through 12 engages in a wide variety of activities during the year. Class advisors welcome needed help and involvement from students. Many of the activities are coordinated by class committees. Traditionally, all classes engage in Spirit Week and compete for top honors at Blue, White & Gold Night. Each class sponsors several activities each year, dances, class trips, proms, etc. Class of '21 (12th grade) Ms. Gooding & Mr. Bauer / Class of '22 (11th grade) Ms. Kleppel / Class of '23 (10th grade) Ms. Reiner & Ms. Arnold / Class of '24 (9th grade) Ms. Irvin & Ms. Hibbs
Computer Science Club The computer science club was established to create an energetic after school opportunity for like-minded programming enthusiasts to organize and experiment with various programming languages, software applications, and basic systems development. New ideas are always encouraged and supported by any member. Mr. Dan Lynch dlynch1@crd.org
CONCERT BAND Provides playing and performance opportunities for 9-12 grade band students not participating in the marching program. A wide variety of music literature and styles is involved. Participation is required in a limited number of public performances and selected evening rehearsals. Acceptance in the band is based on (1) individual competence on a band instrument, and (2) registration of concert band as a course on a student’s roster. (New students may join during registration via the director.) Mr. Burns jburns@crsd.org
CONCERT JAZZ BAND This band has established an award winning reputation. The group was one of two bands given the coveted “Superior with Honors” rating out of 36 bands at last year’s Jazz Championships. Generally, performances take place on weekends. Members (grades 9-12) are chosen by audition. Practices begin at the conclusion of football season. Practices are three days per week from 2:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. All practices and performances are mandatory. Mr. Tomaro jontomarodrums@gmail.com
Debate Team Debate, or forensics, is a highly sophisticated communicative skill, especially useful to students planning to enter professions such as law, teaching, broadcasting, theater, etc. where public speaking is required. CR South’s debate team competes in the Southeastern Pennsylvania Debate League which is comprised of both Bucks and Montgomery County High Schools. There are bi-monthly tournaments from October through March. Ms. Losben alosben@aol.com
Education Equals Empowerment (E^3) We strive to encourage elementary school girls to aim for a career in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields through afterschool workshops. We do STEM-related experiments with 3rd and 4th grade girls. As a high school volunteer, you would help run the activities. LINCs hours are available for volunteers. Ms. Marsden cmarsden@crsd.org
Environmental Action Club All students who desire to learn about and become involved in environmental concerns are welcome in this club. Our focus is on issues from our school to the nation and beyond. We not only are active on specific issues but also participate in learning about and enjoying the natural world and our relationship with it. Ms. Devlin rdevlin@crsd.org
French Club This club is open to all students interested in learning about the French culture and French speaking countries. The club meets on a monthly basis to play games in French, organize and plan French themes that apply to food, holiday, etc. Mme. Kohl ekohl@crsd.org
French Honor Society Inductees in the French Honor Society are nominated in the Spring due to their stellar grades and exemplary participation in Honor courses level II, III and IV. Adhering to the AATF principles established over 70 years ago, the French Honor Society encourages service in the local community while pursuing the lifelong study of the French Language and culture. FHS members meet once a month with their officers to implement activities such as food, books or clothing collections for the community. Mme. Kohl ekohl@crsd.org
Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) FBLA is a national student organization for secondary students enrolled in any business or business-related classes. FBLA members develop leadership abilities and prepare for entry into and advancement within a business occupation. Members learn how to engage in business enterprise, how to direct the affairs of a group, and how to compete honorably in regional, state, and national events. Mr. Ockenhouse & Apfelbaum pockenhouse@crsd.org; dapfelbaum@crsd.org
Future Healthcare Professionals Our objectives are to teach students about different healthcare occupations and what to expect if entering the field of medicine. Students ask questions about possible futures in medicine. Ms. Pellecchia sommer.pellecchia@crsd.org
Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) The Gender Sexuality Alliance welcomes all students to our monthly meetings. Our website lists dates and activities. We promote the understanding, acceptance and offer support for a safe environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students and allies within Council Rock South through education and awareness. Interested students should contact the advisor for further information. Mr. Leventhal sleventhal@crsd.org
German Club This club is open to all students interested in German, who have previously taken German or are currently taking German. The purpose of the club is to promote an interest in the German language and to increase spirit in learning German through involvement with the GAPP (German-American Partnership Program). Activities include fundraising, dinner at a German restaurant, hikes, a grill fest, chess tournament, soccer tournament! Herr Harvey rharvey@crsd.org