CLUBS & ACTIVITIES
If you are interested in drawing, painting, sculpture, or working with any other artistic medium, this is the place for you. See Mr. Voiles if you are interested.
BIBLE STUDY/FR. JIM'S MEN'S GROUP
Join Fr. Jim and some classmates on designated days during lunch to grow in faith.
Student Representative: Anastasia K.
This club is moderated by Mrs. Turczyn, Ms. Rabine, and Mrs. Stark. Meetings take place before school in the library on the second Thursday of the month. Books are provided and are chosen by moderators and students alike.
CHESS TEAM AND CHESS CLUB
Student Representative: Noreen S., Kyle C.
Chess Club begins in mid October and will run through February. All students, 9th-12th, are welcome to be a part of the club and to participate with the team on occasion. Organizational meetings will be announced in the student bulletin. Ms. Pavelich is the moderator.
Student Representative: Chandler L., Vincent G.
DECA is a business club that welcomes students in grades 9-12. The group formulates and presents business concepts, strategies, and solutions based on given situations. During the winter, students travel to District, Regional and State competitions. Meetings and competitions will be announced in the student bulletin. It is moderated by Mrs. Goyette.
Student Representative: Rachel F.
Mrs. Evans is in charge of Powers Drama program. Students who are interested in acting, working on the technical crew, set construction, or other backstage work for any of our plays, should see Mrs. Evans (Room 101).
Student Representative: Nikhil M., Thomas T.
If you are interested in percussion instruments and want to be involved in an exciting after school activity, you should think about joining the drum corp. Interested students should talk to Mrs. Forsleff (Band Room).
FORENSICS & DEBATE
Student Representative: Jaz M.
The Forensics Team participates in speech contests throughout the state in the spring, with students choosing a particular category of speech. Students, 9-12, are eligible and should listen for announcements during September for the first team organizational meetings. Ms. Balla is the faculty moderator.
SPEECH & ACTIVIITES
Student Representative: Jaz M.
Faculty Moderator: Ms. Balla
Student Representatives: Joe B.
During the winter, students organize teams to compete as part of our intramural league. Games take place on Saturdays. Sign-ups will be communicated through announcements.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
Student Representative: Ethan S.
Model United Nations of the University of Chicago involves 2,100 students from over 100 high schools, representing 115 different nations. Students represent a given country in simulations of various U. N. committees and related bodies. Topics include current issues and events in the world spotlight. Look for more information in the student bulletin. Moderated by Mrs. Rabine. Limited to Juniors and Seniors.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY (NHS)
Student Representative: Ben K., Grannie C.
NHS is an organization of juniors and seniors who have demonstrated leadership, scholarship, character, and service, in addition to maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Eligible sophomores are contacted in March and invited to apply. Moderated by Ms. Schuler (307) and Mrs. Childers (210).
NATIONAL ART HONORS SOCIETY (NAHS)
Student Representative: Elizabeth H., Jacqueline T.
The National Art Honor Society, also known as the Powers Art Society, is an organization dedicated to excellence in visual arts. Artists who join will be recognized for their art work both within the school and nationally. Those interested need to have taken visual art classes and need to create at least three new art pieces a year. This group is moderated by Mr. Voiles.
Student Representative: Katie B.
This is a new group where students attend meetings to learn more about the medical industry. Meetings may include listening to speakers from the medical field, or planning visits to various medical facilities.
QUIZ BOWL TEAM
Student Representative: Deven M. & Azaariah M.
The Powers Quiz Bowl Team competes in the WFUM High School Challenge program, the Big 9 Academic League, and the Genesee Academic League, as well as other invitational tournaments. There are both varsity and junior varsity levels of competition. All students are welcome. Interested students should see Ms. Schuler, 307.
Student Representative: Paula B., Stephen V.
The Robotics Team recruits new members from September through December. They are looking for students with interest and expertise in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology. The team meets throughout the year to fundraise and beginning in December, to design and build a robot according to the competition specifications. The team will enter several nationwide competitions.
Student Representative: Madilyn P.
Rotary Interact is a service club for young people ages 14-18. Sponsored by local Rotary Clubs, Interact clubs give young people an opportunity to participate in fun, meaningful service projects while developing leadership skills and meeting new friends. Interact is an international organization that fosters leadership and responsible citizenship and promotes international understanding and peace. Each year, Interact clubs complete at least one community service project and at least one project that furthers international understanding and goodwill. Interactors develop a worldwide network of friendships through exchanges with local and overseas clubs. Along the way Interactors develop their leadership skills and initiative. Interested students should see Mrs. Turczyn, 301.
STUDENT TRAINERS / ATHLETIC ASSISTANTS
The Athletic Department is always looking for students who would like to volunteer to assist the trainer with organizing first aid equipment, pre-game taping, and learning basic first aid measures. Students who are interested should give their names to Mrs. Adams or Mr. Sheeran in the athletic office. Mrs. Hartman, the trainer, will give instruction to student trainers in the training room after school.
STUDENTS FOR LIFE
Student Representative: Regina S.
Students for Life is a pro-life organization whose members spread the message of pro-life through different community awareness activities. Interested students should sign up with Mr. Philip
Student Representative: Sophie B.
Students discover new cultures, take on new challenges, and grow in confidence in a safe and fun environment while traveling abroad. The next trip will take place during spring break 2018. For more information, see Mrs. Turczyn.
Other leadership programs and other opportunities sponsored by outside groups will be listed in the student bulletin. Some of these opportunities include:
STUDENT MINISTERS, SACRISTANS
Any students interested in becoming sacristans or communion ministers should contact Ms. Shoskey and Mr. Philip. Announcements for training will be communicated through the student bulletin.
Student Representative: Nikhil M., Paige D.
Student Government plans, implements, and funds a majority of student activities in the school. Elections for sophomore, junior, and senior student government members are held in May. Elections for five freshman student government members are held in September. Petitions with 50 student and 2 faculty signatures must be turned in prior to the elections. Candidates are asked to make a brief, two minute speech, at a class meeting just prior to elections.
Student Representative:Nikhil M., Paige D.
The Powers Talent Show is a Student Government sponsored activity, which is planned as a fundraiser for the different charitable cause each year. This year’s show is scheduled for April 27th. Information on entering the Talent Show will be published in the student bulletin in March.
STAR WARS CLUB:
Student Representatives: Nikhil M., Deven M.
The Star Wars Club is for students who are interested in meeting to discuss all things Star Wars. Meetings are announced through the student bulletin.
Some classes involve group activities and participation outside of school as a part of the regular curriculum. Students should see their guidance counselor to register.
Band (See Mrs. Forsleff)
Art Classes (See Mr. Voiles)
Forensics (See Mrs. Balla)
Choir (See Mrs. Forlseff)