If you are interested in drawing, painting, sculpture, or working with any other artistic medium, this is the place for you. See Mr. Voiles (409) if you are interested.
The Athletic Department is always looking for students who would like to volunteer to assist with organizing equipment, pre-game taping, and learning basic first aid measures. Students who are interested should give their names to Mrs. Holt-Dehner in the Athletic Office. Mr. Tolbert, our athletic trainer, will give instruction to student assistants in the training room after school.
These student compete in area fishing tournaments as representatives of Powers Catholic.
This club is moderated by 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
Chess Club begins in mid November and will run through March. 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. Mrs. Reynolds (305B) is the moderator.
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. Mrs. Turczyn (301) is the moderator.
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 Mr. Tripp (Band Room).
This is a high school chapter of an international organization of the Euphrates Institute. Their vision is a world at peace, beginning with the Middle East. To that end, we foster hope for pressing Middle East challenges by informing people about the issues, inspiring them with examples of solutions to the region’s challenges, and transforming them into engaged global citizens.
FORENSICS & DEBATE
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. Mr. Adams is the faculty moderator for Forensics and Ms. Rabine (305A) is for debate.
Green Club is a student-led, environmentally-friendly service organization. Students care for Mobley Park across from PCHS and help improve the park through the Keep Genesee County Beautiful Program, implement the Paper Recycling Program at PCHS, and initiate, plan, and implement educational environmentally friendly opportunities for student engagement on campus. Mrs. Rosenmund (402) is the faculty moderator.
SPEECH & ACTIVITIES
Faculty Moderator: Mr. Adams (office on 3rd floor)
HARRY POTTER CLUB
All Harry Potter fans are invited to join us for Harry Potter themed trivia, snacks, games, and more. Interested students are welcome to come to any of the advertised meetings or to see Mrs. Welsh for more information.
HOSA (Future Health Professionals)
HOSA is an international student organization recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Science Education (HSE) Division of ACTE. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the health care industry and to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. HOSA provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for students enrolled in health science education programs or have interests in pursuing careers in health professions. Mrs. Rosenmund (402) is the moderator.
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.
MEN'S GROUP(S) with FR. JIM
Join Fr. Jim and some classmates on designated days during lunch to grow in faith.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS
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 Mr. Anderson. Limited to Juniors and Seniors.
NATIONAL ART HONORS SOCIETY (NAHS)
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.
NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY (NHS)
NHS is an organization of juniors and seniors who have demonstrated leadership, scholarship, character, and service, in addition to maintaining a 3.8 cumulative grade point average. Eligible sophomores are contacted in March and invited to apply. Moderated by Ms. Schuler (307) and Mrs. Childers (209).
QUIZ BOWL TEAM
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 Mr. Arthur (207).
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. Interested students should see Mr. Stravato (Gym).
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.
STUDENTS FOR LIFE
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
STUDENT MINISTERS, SACRISTANS
Any students interested in becoming sacristans or communion ministers should contact Ms. Shoskey (104) and Mr. Gonsler (Library). Announcements for training will be communicated through the student bulletin.
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. Ms. Hayes is the moderator.
The Powers Talent Show is a Student Government sponsored activity, which is planned as a fundraiser for the different charitable cause each year. Information on entering the Talent Show will be published in the student bulletin in March.
Students who are interested in acting, working on the technical crew, set construction, or other backstage work for any of our plays, should contact the Main Office.
Our main objective is "We believe in zero." We believe that zero lives should be lost to preventable diseases. We meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. We plan awareness initiatives and fundraisers to help support the UNICEF causes.
The Pegasus yearbook is a student-run publication made of student designers, photographers and writers who oversee the group's vision. The PCHS Yearbook staff is responsible for taking that vision to creation. No prior experience is necessary. If you have an interest in taking photos of your friends, getting passes to special events, or taking pictures of people/events in general, join our team! All are welcome!
Other leadership programs and other opportunities sponsored by outside groups will be listed in the student bulletin. Some of these opportunities include:
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 Mr. Tripp - Band Room)
Art Classes (See Mr. Voiles - 409)
Forensics (See Mr. Adams- 302)
Choir (See Mr. Tripp - Band Room)
Yearbook (See Mrs. Stark - Library)