• Clubs & Activities for 2023-24

    Most permission forms can be found in Room 118, which is the office by the back circle entrance.

    Interested in a club that is not listed?  Talk to a principal and find a sponsor to host meetings. 
     


    PLAYWRIGHTS CLUB
    The Playwright Club is open to all students interested in playwriting and performance. Students will be involved with the production of a student-generated play.

    Grades: 5, 6
    Day: Wednesday after school starting 10/25
    Time: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
    Location: Audion

    Permission Slip  

    Sponsor: Dr. Wood

     

     


    The Pop Dance Club
    The Pop Dance Club is open to students who love to dance.

    Grades: 7, 8
    Day: Mondays after school starting March 4, 2024
    Time: 3:15 - 4:15 PM
    Location: Cafeteria

    Permission Slip  

    Sponsor: TBA

     


    GEOGRAPHY CLUB
     The Geography Club is open to all students with an interest in learning about world geography, specifically, countries, topography, and culture.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day(s): Wednesday after school (11/8/2023 – 2/28/2024)
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Room 609

    Permission Slip

    Sponsors:  Mr Krimsky 


    AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE & DIVERSITY CLUB
    The African American Culture Club is open to all students interested in learning more about historical and contemporary topics regarding African American and students of all cultures.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Thursdays (1st & 3rd of every month) before school
    Time: 7:50 - 8:20 AM
    Location: Room 707

    Sponsor: Mr. WeeksMrs. TimminsMs. Davison

     


    ART CLUB
    Open to students interested in art.

    Grades: 7, 8
    Day: Mondays (will meet on Tuesday if school is closed Monday) after school
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm 
    Location: Room 107

    Permission Slip

    Sponsor: Ms. Jaggers


    ROBOTICS CLUB
    Open to students interested in robotics.

    Grades: 7, 8
    Day(s): TBD after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Room 109

    Sponsor: Ms. Schroeder


    WINTER CHESS CLUB
    Chess Club is open to all students interested in chess.  There are NO official tournaments.
    The first meeting is usually the first or second week of January.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8  
    Day:  Wednesdays after school
    Time:  3:15 - 4:00 PM
    Location:  Room 817

    Permission Slip

    Schoology Group

    Sponsor:  Mr. Prothero


    ANIME CLUB
    Anime Club is a place where students can talk about, draw, and watch anime. An approved anime clip will play during club time and students can create mini manga and discuss the clips.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day(s): Tuesday after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 PM
    Location: Room 703

    Schoology Code:  BGXR-GV7H-NN3RC

    Sponsor: Ms. Kapadia


    BIBLE CLUB
    Bible Club is open to any students with an interest in discussing the Bible. Bible Club is a student-led club.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day(s): Every other Tuesday (1st and 3rd Tuesday) before school  
    Time: 7:50 - 8:20 am
    Location: Room 707

    Sponsor: Mr. Weeks


    DUNGEONS & DRAGONS CLUB
    Tabletop roleplaying club is open to anyone who is interested. Club activities include creative story telling and playing role-playing games, such as DnD.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day:  Monday after school  
    Time:  3:15 - 4:15 pm
    Location:  Cafeteria

    Sponsors:   Mrs Davison, Mrs. Terlecki 

     


    COMEDY CLUB
    Comedy club is open to all students interested in learning and practicing the art of stand-up comedy.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8  
    Day:  Thursdays after school  
    Time:  3:15 - 4:15 pm
    Location:  Audion

    Sponsor:  Mr. Hoffman


    COMMUNITY SERVICE/BUILDERS CLUB
    Community Service Club provides opportunities for students to work together in service to school & community, to develop leadership potential, and to foster the development of a strong moral character.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Every other Wednesday before school  
    Time:  7:45 - 8:20 am
    Location:  Library

    Sponsor:  Ms. Inch


    CLIMBING CLUB 
    Open to students who are interested in climbing the high wall with peers. Must be focused on safety first!

    Grades: 7, 8  
    Day:  Tuesday and Friday before school  
    Day:  7:45 - 8:20 am  
    Location:  Wrestling Room

    Sponsors: Mr. Ryan


    HOMEWORK CLUB
    Homework club provides an opportunity for students to do their work in the school environment with the support of a teacher and access to valuable resources for work completion.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Monday-Thursday after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm
    Location:  Room 808

    Permission Slip

    Sponsor Mrs. Pettia


    JUNIOR MODEL UN
    Junior Model UN is an academically challenging club that introduces students to the world of international relations and diplomacy. The application process begins in late-November and meetings for selected students will begin in December.

    Grades: 6, 7, 8
    Day(s): Monday, beginning in January, by application
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm  
    Location: Room 613

    Sponsors: Dr. Hampton, Mrs. Pettia


    NEWSPAPER CLUB
    Newspaper Club is open to any student with an interest in learning how to seek news stories, complete interviews, gather facts, and compose news articles to be published in our school newspaper, The Forger. Students are expected to, use multiple resources to write about school events as assigned, properly complete the editing, revising, and saving process, and meet all deadlines for rough and final drafts.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day:  Monday (Starts End of Sept) after school  
    Time:  3:15 - 4:00 pm
    Location:  Library

    Sponsor: Mr. Eickhoff


    PRISM
    All students are welcome to discuss topics of social life at VFMS and ways to support each other and the VFMS community. Prism is a student-led club for LGBTQ+ students and allies.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Thursday after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Room 815

    Sponsor:  Mrs. Peffle


    READING OLYMPICS
    Open to all students who have a strong interest in reading and discussing all types of books!

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Every other Monday starting October 2nd
    Event: April 9, 2024 at TCHS Brandywine 
    Time: 7:45-8:15 am
    Location: Library

    Permission Slip

    Sponsor: Mrs Van Thuyne


    SLAM CLUB
    SLAM is a club at VFMS that stands for Student Leaders’ Antiracist Movement. It is an organization that has been running at Conestoga for the past five years. SLAM at VFMS will provide students with a safe and age-appropriate opportunity to build knowledge and awareness of race and its role in our identities, history, society, and culture.  It will provide a supportive place for students to ask questions, gain context, seek understanding, and form their own opinions.

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day: Every other Tuesday before school  
    Time: 7:50 - 8:20 am
    Location: Library

    Sponsors: Mrs. Peffle, Mrs. Davison, Mr. Weeks


    7th & 8th GRADE MATH COUNTS
    Open to students who love math and figuring out new ways to solve challenging problems.

    Grades: 7, 8
    Day: Thursdays after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Room 607

    Sponsor: Ms. Mattioni


    6th GRADE MATH COUNTS
    Open to students who love math and figuring out new ways to solve challenging problems.

    Grade: 6
    Day: Tuesdays after school  
    Time: 3:15 - 4:00 pm
    Location: Room 607

    Sponsor: Ms. Mattioni


    REFUGEE ASSISTANCE CLUB
    Refugee Assistance Club is for students who would like to host drives and donate to NCS (Nationalities Service Center). These donations benefit refugees in the Philadelphia area. 

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day(s): 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month before school  
    Time: 7:50 - 8:20 am  
    Location: Room 613

    Sponsors: Dr. Hampton


    SIGN LANGAUGE CLUB

    Grades: 5, 6, 7, 8
    Day:  TBD after school  
    Time:  3:15 - 4:15 pm
    Location:  TBD  

    Sponsors: Mr. Lockhard


    RUNNING CLUB
    Running Club is available for students who are enthusiastic about running and who want to learn more about the activity. Students who participate will join other passionate runners and even have opportunities to compete with students from other schools.

    Grades:  6, 7, 8
    Day:  Monday - Thursday after school  
    Time:  3:30 - 4:30 pm
    Location:  Track

    Sponsors:  Mr Krimsky, Mrs. Cullen


    Most permission forms can be found in Room 118, which is the office by the back circle entrance.

    Interested in a club that is not listed?  Talk to a principal and find a sponsor to host meetings.