Academics & Scholastic

  • Cheltenham Junior Classical League (Latin Club)

    Description: The National Junior Classical League (NJCL) is an organization of junior and senior high school students sponsored by the American Classical League. Composed of local and state/provincial chapters across the United States, Canada, and Australia, it is the largest Classical organization in the world today with over 50,000 members. Its purpose is to encourage an interest in and an appreciation of the language, literature and culture of ancient Greece and Rome and to impart an understanding of the debt of our own culture to that of Classical antiquity.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for addition information.

    Sponsor: Tom DiGiulio
    tom digiulio

  • Computer Science Honor Society

    Description: Students will participate in community service within our school district at other schools, libraries, and nonprofits. Students will connect through meetings and Canvas regarding opportunities available for further computer science exploration, including but not limited to curriculum-related computer science topics and university outreach opportunities. The benefits would include greater access to curriculum resources beyond the classroom and increased presence and opportunity for younger students in our community.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment: interest in computer science, willingness to support computer science in our community through service 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Sarah Putterman  
    putterman

  • Cybersecurity

    Description: 
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment: interest in computer science, willingness to support computer science in our community through service 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Sarah Putterman  
    putterman

  • Debate Club

    Description: 
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
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    Procedure for Joining:

    Sponsor: Nicole Warren
     Nicole Warren

  • DECA

    Description: This club will prepare students to compete with others in the US and across the region in business related topics.
    Eligibility Requirements: This is a student professional organization, open to all students in the business program. 
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Candy Manning 
    manning

  • Future Problem Solving (FPS)

    Description: FPS is an academic competition in which teams of students analyze real-world problems and prepare detailed action plans which contain realistic suggestions to solve some aspect of a problem. Topics we have studied include Debt in Developing Nations; Redistribution of Wealth; Access to Health Care; and Caring for the Elderly. Cheltenham High School has a track record of success at the state level and at the International Level as well. Teams that earn a place as finalists for the state competition continue to meet through mid-April. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment: Our season begins in October and continues through the end of March. State champion teams would continue to meet and study through the end of May, in preparation for attending the International Conference, which is always held at the end of the month. 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for additional details.

    Sponsor: Sarah Putterman  
    putterman

  • Latino Unidos

    Description: There are approximately 54 million Latinos currently living in the United States. Those 54 million are made up of different cultures and customs, which are each individually beautiful. How many of us can truly say we are aware of these cultures and fully understand them? Latinos Unidos, strives to make sure that the understanding is achieved for both Latino’s as well as non-Latino’s'. It is our job as Latino's to help each other out and make sure that we can unite and work together to make ourselves known. 

    Eligibility Requirements: We welcome all interested in learning about our beautiful culture. 
     
    Time Commitment:  none
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Keila Vargas
    vargas

  • National Honor Society

    Description: NHS seeks to promote scholarship and excellence among the students of CHS. NHS members participate in community service projects collectively and individually. The NHS also provides a tutoring program for CHS students in need of extra help with academics. The NHS officers organize several activities for the NHS members over the course of the year in order to promote community service, intellectual stimulation and social interaction. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  In the fall of each year, sophomores and juniors who have GPAs of at least 3.4 are invited to apply for membership in the NHS. Applicants are evaluated based on their demonstration of Scholarship, Leadership, Character and Service.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for more details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Holly Gloeckler
    gloeckler

  • Political Education & Action Club

    Description: It will teach students ways to get involved in local and federal politics, while also giving them the opportunity to get involved and teach others about social justice issues.

    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Ishbara Acosta
    acosta

  • Reading Olympics

    Descriptions: Throughout the school year, participating students collaborate with their teammates to read a total of 45 titles from the current Reading Olympics senior list. Individual students are not required to read all 45 books, but are expected to read a minimum of five books for the team. During the evening of the competition, each team (consisting of 8 to 12 students participates in three rounds of questions with teams from other school districts. Teams are never eliminated. Everyone wins. 
    Eligibility Requirements: none
     
    Time Commitment:  Meetings are held once a month after school in the library.  The competition is held at a school in Montgomery County sometime in late March or early April; transportation is provided. 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor.

    Sponsor: Thomas Cook
    cook

  • Spanish Honor Society

    Description: The purpose of this organization is to recognize high achievement in Spanish among its members, to promote community service, and to create a defined purpose for our society’s activities. One of our main goals is raising money to provide educational opportunities to the children of San Ramón, Nicaragua. Within our own school community, we provide one on one tutoring for Spanish students of all levels throughout the year. Our monthly group activities promote a continuity of interest in Hispanic studies and events while providing students with the opportunity to use their language skills with guests and each other. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment: Monthly Meetings 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Dana Brown
    dana brown

  • Women In Science & Engineering (WISE)

    Description: It will create a strong community of women in STEAM in our school and increase the presence and awareness of women empowerment in STEAM. It will also encourage the women in our school to participate and engage more in STEAM. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  open to all who are interested
     
    Time Commitment:  contact the sponsor.
     
    Procedure for Joining: contact the sponsor.

    Sponsor: Tanya Soboloff
    soboloff



Art & Music

  • Color Guard

    Description: Color guard is known as “the sport of the arts.” The guard is associated with the marching band to bring the music to life through visual performance. With the use of different size flags, sabers, rifles and a few other pieces of equipment, as well as a mix of ballet, jazz, modern and contemporary modern dance. Each year the show has a different theme and the guard represents that theme through costume and equipment.

    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for audition information.

    Sponsor: Patrick Yates  

  • Fall Play

    Description: Cheltenham High School's Fall Play is performed each November, We put on a full-scale production before Thanksgiving. Anyone who is interested in acting may audition for the play, and anyone interested in technical theater (lights, sound, sets, props, costumes, etc.) may volunteer to work behind the scenes.
     
    Eligibility Requirements: Interested students are required to fill out an audition form (with parent signature) and audition to be cast in the show. Students who are interested in helping with the technical elements of the production need to fill out a form that is signed off by their parents.
     
    Time Commitment:  3 days each week
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for audition information.

    Sponsor: Molly Lazer  
    lazer

  • Film Fest

    Description: Film Fest is a public event where CHS student filmmakers from ALL GRADES and ALL CLASSES are invited to submit a short ALL ORIGINAL video to be shown and reviewed by the audience. The winners of the event are chosen by the attendees of the Film Fest and prizes are awarded based on attendance and submission. The 2022 festival is on Friday, May 13. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact Mr. Carracappa for details and questions.
    craig carracappa

  • Jazz Big Band

    Description: An advanced, audition-based ensemble that studies and performs a wide range of jazz music. The CHS Jazz Big Band has been recognized with numerous Outstanding and Superior festival ratings in the last few years, and participates regularly in the Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Festival circuit. In addition to the traditional high school big band format, the members of the jazz band also perform in small combos where they develop improvisational skills and learn a variety of jazz standards. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for audition information.
    berntsen

  • Media Club

    Description: Students direct, produce, announce, and tape various after-school sports games and musical productions.

    Eligibility Requirements:  CHS Student
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for details and questions.
    carracappa

  • Musical Theatre

    Description: Cheltenham Music Theatre produces a high-quality Broadway musical production every spring. The musical productions are points of pride for the Cheltenham community. We do excellent shows and have a great time!

    Eligibility Requirements:  

    Time Commitment: Auditions and crew applications are open to all CHS students.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for audition information. 

    Sponsor: TBA

  • National Art Honor Society

    Description: The National Art Honor Society would provide a creative, inclusive, structured space for the artistic CHS students. This allows the artist to express their talent and passion in the art world.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  There are bylaws to be followed. 
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for more details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: TBA

  • Panther Pep Band, Rumble Drumline & Color Guard

    Description: CHS is proud to offer a variety of exciting, award-winning instrumental music opportunities to its students.  They will perform at every football game, local parades and at competitions against other marching bands.  Through participation in music, students develop creative and critical thinking skills, expand cultural horizons, build interpersonal skills and create lifelong friendships.  The Music Department currently offers ten unique instrumental music ensembles, which hold themselves to the highest standards of musical excellence and have been recognized with numerous awards.  
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact sponsor for audition information.
    berntsen

  • Poetry Club

    Description: The Poetry Slam is an annual event marking the beginning of National Poetry Month celebrated here at CHS. After several auditions, twelve students are selected to perform with three alternates. Contestants are met with to review, revise and write their poetry. Slam rehearsals are also scheduled to prepare for performance tips. The evening of the Poetry Slam is hosted by an emcee and consists of three rounds. All twelve contestants are heard by three judges and the audience. By the end of the third round, a first, second, and third place winner will be announced. All students and guests are invited. All proceeds benefit Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The CHS poet laureate is the organizer of the event along with two sponsors. The Poetry Slam creates an opportunity for students in a public forum to positively voice and express their concerns whether political, emotional, or physical. Poetry affects everyone. Even those who do not perform are entertained by the talents of the diverse contestants. Cheltenham HS provides students an opportunity for creative expression, as well as, enhancing reading, writing and public speaking skills.

    Eligibility Requirements:  Enrolled student of CHS who is interested in examining and writing original poetry for enjoyment or performance.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for audition information.
    somerville

  • Sons of Pitch

    Description: Sons of Pitch is CHS's student-run, male a cappella group. The ensemble, with approximately 16 members in grades 9-12, performs mainly contemporary pop and rock music. Student leaders run rehearsals, choose music, and organize the group. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements: Enrollment in a choir class is required for Sons of Pitch members.
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Auditions take place in August. 

    Sponsor: TBA

  • Touring Ensemble

    Description: Touring Ensemble is Cheltenham High School’s show choir. The Ensemble debuts its revue-style show every fall, then performs the show for various local community groups throughout the school year. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements: Enrollment in a choir class is required for Ensemble members. 
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Auditions take place in early June. 

    Sponsor: TBA

  • Up The Octave

    Description: Up the Octave is CHS's student-run, female a cappella group. The ensemble, with approximately 16 members in grades 9-12, performs mainly contemporary pop and rock music. Student leaders run rehearsals, choose music, and organize the group. 

    Eligibility Requirements:  Enrollment in a choir class is required for Up the Octave members.
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Auditions take place in August. 

    Sponsor: TBA

  • Winter Guard

    Description: Winter Guard is known as “the sport of the arts”. Winter guard is similar to the outdoor color guard without the marching band. The guard performs indoors throughout the winter season on a special floor mat that is placed on the gymnasium floor. The traditional music of the band is replaced by a recorded song that represents the theme of the show. Through the use of flags, sabers, rifles and other equipment along with many different types of dance the guard brings the music to life visually. The winter guard competes in local competitive arenas throughout their season.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for audition information.

    Sponsor: Patrick Yates



Culture Awareness & Service

  • Asian Student Association (ASA)

    * Approved for Virtual Setting
    Description: For students interested in sharing and learning about Asian culture and students at CHS. Various events and activities are planned together for the club through the school year. ASA seeks to foster a deeper appreciation of our cultural heritage through meetings, games, and projects throughout the school year. We are open to non-Asians and encourage attendance and participation to all our events and activities.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  ASA is open to anyone who has an interest in Asian culture and in learning about cultural backgrounds of others.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for more details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Brian Hollis
    hollis

  • Black Scholars Program (BSP)

    Description: In 2009, an initiative was started at Cheltenham High School to encourage students of color, particularly students of African descent in their endeavors toward academic excellence. Named the Black Scholars Program (BSP), the intentions of the club are to celebrate high achieving Black students, while offering support to them and providing programming to increase equity in higher level courses. BSP seeks to help close the achievement gap for Black students, by providing tutoring, shadow days, college prep activities, and culturally relevant educational activities for students to participate in. 

    Eligibility Requirements:  Students who meet the membership eligibility requirements of enrollment in a minimum of one AP or Honors course and an overall GPA of 3.0 are invited to join during our induction ceremony held each fall.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.
    smith

  • Black Student Union (BSU)

    Description: The Black Student Union is an organization that is committed to providing a voice for students of color in Cheltenham High School.  We enrich our student lives by providing them with black history facts, engaging them in culturally relevant activities, and providing them with opportunities for community service projects. Students will be helped to develop personal skills and career awareness in order to make better life-long decisions and contributions to society. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  CHS Student
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Arielle Brown
    brown

  • Cheltenham Jewish Student Union

    Description: This club provides opportunities for students to learn about Judaism and to discuss topics related to Jewish identity. The club will provide opportunities for students to learn about antisemitism and will raise awareness about issues that impact minority populations. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsors for details.

    Sponsor: Amy Urh  or   Aimee Zanan
    uhr      zanan

  • Gay Straight Alliance

    Description: The GSA plays a key role in creating peer-to-peer affirming learning and socializing environments for LGBTQ+ youth. LGBTQ+ students, as well as students of marginalized identities and their allies, are empowered in their own school and local communities, to foster safe spaces and help advocate for change, equality, and recognition. Our GSA ensures that LGBTQ+ students are able to learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying, stigma, bias, and harassment. Officers are elected annually. The club is affiliated with and follows the GLSEN bylaws. 

    Eligibility Requirements:  The club is open to 9-12 grade students.
     
    Time Commitment: The GSA meets every other week after school.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Merav Nesvisky
    Merav Nesvisky

  • Key Club

    Description: Key Club International is a high school organization sponsored by Kiwanis International. Key Club assists Kiwanis in carrying out its mission to serve the children of the world. Key Club members 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.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.
    ana

  • Panther Partners (FKA: Best Buddies)

    Description: Panther Partners is a club that is devoted to pairing students with disabilities with students from general education classes to form one-to-one friendships. Students will participate in monthly meetings, develop exciting activities together and build meaningful relationships with each other which will help them thrive in an inclusive world.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.
    Sponsors: Phil Cohen  or   Yvonne Yeomans
    cohen phil      yvonne

  • Reading Olympics

    Description: Throughout the school year, participating students collaborate with their teammates to read a total of 45 titles from the current Reading Olympics senior list. Individual students are not required to read all 45 books, but are expected to read a minimum of five books for the team.  Meetings are held once a month after school in the library.  The competition is held at a school in Montgomery County sometime in late March or early April; transportation is provided. During the evening of the competition, each team (consisting of 8 to 12 students participates in three rounds of questions with teams from other school districts. Teams are never eliminated. Everyone wins.
    Eligibility Requirements:  No requirements
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for more details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Thomas Cook

  • Students for International Awareness

    Description: Promotes discourse about events in our global community. The group holds, discusses or hosts speakers on these issues in order to spread awareness to the greater school community. Additionally, SIA sponsors Java for Justice, an open mic and coffee/baked goods sale that fundraisers for an international issue of that year. Group leaders participate in academic competitions including, Model UN, World Affairs Competitions and other forums.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:
       
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.

    Sponsor: Melaine Jackson
    jackson melanie



Student Government & Leadership

  • Class of 2024

    Description: Encourages students to engage in fundraising and assorted committees leading up to the Senior Prom.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.
    cupit  jordan

  • Class of 2025

    Description: Encourages students to engage in fundraising and assorted committees leading up to the Senior Prom.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.
    Sponsors: Tom Cook or Candy Manning
    tom coook  candy manning

  • Class of 2026

    Description: Encourages students to engage in fundraising and assorted committees leading up to the Senior Prom. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.
    threats      lizzy

  • Class of 2027

    Description: Encourages students to engage in fundraising and assorted committees leading up to the Senior Prom. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.

  • Student Council

    Description:  Student Council is the organization representing all CHS students. The Student Council includes homeroom representatives elected by each homeroom, as well as an Executive Board consisting of four school-wide elected officers, ten committee chairs, and the four class Presidents. Student Council runs several student activities, including the Back-to-School Dance, organizes charities including Thanksgiving baskets for needy local families, raises funds by selling food at CHS sports events, appropriates money to a variety of student organizations, and plays a key role as the voice of student opinion in various forums.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  Application followed by Election and/or Interview
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsors.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsors.

    Sponsors: Ryan Nase  or   Michael Fastuca
    nase      fastuca



Physical Endeavors

  • Ski & Snowboard Club

    Description: Six evening trips to Blue Mountain spread throughout the ski season beginning in late December and ending in early March. For a fee, students ride one of three buses to the mountain leaving the high school at 3:00pm, ski for five hours and return to school at 11:15pm. As many trips as possible are scheduled for evenings before a non-school day (Fridays or Thursdays before an in-service day). We also have a parent trail should emergency trips be required. Blue Mountain is a full service mountain with restaurants and extensive facilities including 4 medical units around the mountain. The Ski and Snowboard Club has, for the last six years, also offered an additional cost trip to Killington, Vermont for those advanced and intermediate skiers and riders who want to take a weekend trip in February.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor.

    Sponsor: Mark Woodcock
    Mark Woodcock

  • Ultimate Frisbee

    Description: Ultimate Frisbee is a club that competes in Ultimate Frisbee tournaments throughout the region. Ultimate Frisbee is a fun game developed by Frisbee-tossers. The game plays a bit like soccer and each team's objective is to toss the Frisbee across the goal line.
    *The Ultimate Frisbee Team is not a school-sponsored sport.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Thomas Cook
    Thomas Cook

  • Unified Bocce

    Description:  Bocce is an Italian game. The basic principle of the sport is to roll a bocce ball closest to the target ball, which is called a palina. Bocce as a Special Olympics sport provides people with special needs the opportunity to have social contact, develop physically, and to gain self-confidence. Next to soccer and golf, bocce is the third most participated sport in the world.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsors with any questions.

    Sponsors: Tabatha Bray-Gilbert  or   Phil Cohen
    Gilbert      cohen phil

  • Unified Cheer

    Description: The Panther Paws was formed this year as a unified cheer team, which invites students of all ability levels to come and cheer for the various sports teams alongside their cheer peers.  The cheer peers are students from CHS' cheer team.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Arielle Brown
    brown

  • Unified Track Team

    Description:  Our athletes find joy, confidence and fulfillment -- on the playing field and in life. They also inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.  We showcase the skills and dignity of our athletes. We also bring together communities to see and take part in the transformative power of sports. The Special Olympics community works to spread compassion and acceptance in a way that can unite the world. Our goal is to awaken everyone -- and every community -- to each person’s common humanity. This vision of inclusion starts at the local level.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsors for details.
    gus      gilbert



Student Initiated

  • Blue & Gold

    Description: A year-round school wide spirit competition that culminates with Blue & Gold Night in February. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsors for details.

    Sponsors: Brittney McKenna  or   Spentley Toran
    mckenna      toran

  • Dungeons & Dragons

    Description: It will create a fun interactive environment for students, allowing them to be creative, develop storytelling, and meet new people. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Nina Gordon  
    nina

  • E-Sports Club

    Description: 
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment: 
     
    Procedure for Joining: 
    Sponsor: Sarah Putterman  
    putterman

  • Eastern Standard Theatre (EST)

    Description:  EST is the one and only student-run theatre club at Cheltenham High School.  In the fall, EST student leaders organize and run the club.  Students from all grades gather and participate in weekly improvisational games held on Tuesday afternoons after school.  Auditions for the annual spring play (which is chosen by the leader/director) are held in December.  Intense practice starts immediately, thereafter culminating in two evening performances in March.  Students produce, direct, create, finance, and promote the entire performance.
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for details.

    Sponsor: Maria Canela  
    canela

  • Environmental Club

    Description: The CHS Environmental Club addresses issues that impact environmental health and sustainability in the CHS community and around the world.  Our goal is to engage CSD students, staff, and community members in behaviors and actions that promote responsible environmental stewardship.  We encourage healthy living through education, outreach, and community service. Club activities include raising awareness, farming & gardening, nature-themed trips, and fundraising events.
      
    Eligibility Requirements:  Must have concern for the environment.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Karen Shaffran
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  • Organic Farm Club

    Description: Learning to create your own organic garden using sustainable techniques.

    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:   
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for more details.
    ana

  • Robotics Team

    Description: The Robotics Team builds a five foot tall robot each year to perform specific tasks as designed by FIRST Robotics. This season includes the Kick-Off where all teams learn the rules of the new game and then they have six weeks to design, build and program the robot. Our team competes in two regional events and two to three off-season competitions throughout the school year. Students fill positions in design, chassis building, electronics, programming, manipulator building, and financial management and marketing.

    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  The team holds meetings once a week afterschool during the fall but has an intense season from the beginning of January through March. 
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsors for more details.

    Sponsors: Gloria Weber  or   Peter Hagopian



Student Publications

  • Cheltonian: School Newspaper

    Description: The Cheltenham High School Journalism and News Journalism classes, in conjunction with supporting editors, writers, and photographers, produce The Cheltonian.  Student writers cover school, local, national, and international news of interest to fellow students.  Staff writers complete the research, conduct interviews, write the articles and layout the paper using Adobe InDesign. Student editors complete the job by reviewing, revising, and exporting the files for print. 
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  
     
    Time Commitment:  
     
    Procedure for Joining: Please contact the sponsor for more details.

    Sponsor: Abby Manser  
    abby

  • Yearbook - "El Delator"

    Description: The El Delator staff creates a comprehensive record of the year’s students, teachers, administrators, staff, sports, clubs, activities, and events. Members participate in choosing the cover design, cover material, theme, layout, and interior design. Additional focus is put on marketing and selling the yearbook to the student body. Successful members of the yearbook staff are creative, open-minded; detail oriented, and dedicated people. This is a year-round activity.
     
    Eligibility Requirements:  Student must have access to a computer.
     
    Time Commitment:  Contact the sponsor for details.
     
    Procedure for Joining: Contact the sponsors for more details.

    Sponsors: Candy Manning  or   Angelique Cupit
    manning      cupit