Welcome to the Activities Page! Our goal at Haverford High School is to get every student involved in at least 1 activity. Please look through our extensive list of clubs and activities and then meet with or email the sponsor for more information. If you don't see a club or activity you are interested but have one in mind, please click on the link to the left about Starting a New Club.
Learn about the diversity of Asian cultures. Students enjoy the opportunity to practice their native language, cook a variety of foods and learn about the customs and traditions of Asian cultures.
Sponsor: Mrs. Kim Dzielak
Sponsor: Janette Heil
Environmental Club (formerly AWARE)
Is an environmental awareness club that reaches out to high school kids to work towards a more sustainable planet. All high school grades are invited to join and participate in the club. Each year, members have the opportunity to compete in the Pennsylvania Envirothon, a team competition testing different high schools on our local environment. Our activities include maintaining our high school’s native garden, cutting electricity bills, and selling organic goods.
The mission of Best Buddies is to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one to one friendships. Integrated employment and leaderrship development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilties
The Chess Club is open to all students of all ability levels fom grades 9-12. No experience is neccesary--you may come to learn the game or sharpen your skills. Chess Club is a member of the Main Line High School Chess League and our top boards complete against other schools in this league. You can visit our website below for more information.
Haverford's student run newpaper. Publish news and feature stories, editorials and opinions relevant to the Haverford community while upholding the highest professional and ethical standards.
Sponsor: Ms. Sarah Crispin, Ms. Geraldine Fish
Fords Fans Club
Join the crowd and cheer! Students attend all Haverford events to support their classmates. Themed games and events!
Sponsor: Mr. Perez
Future Business Leaders of America
An educational association of students preparing for careers in business or business related fields. FBLA helps develop student leadership abilities, strengthen their confidence and encourage positive character development. Students attend conferences, present and compete in buisness realted events. Students also participate in community service.
Gives students who are interested in pursuing a career in education an opportunity to learn about the issues impacting education, shadow a district teacher and learn more about the various responsibilities of teachers.
No Place For Hate is a club that provides a safe environment for all members to come and share ideas related to tolerance and acceptance of all people, regardless of race, religion, sexuality, intelligence, etc. Our club meets weekly and works to bring all students of Haverford together through activities like Open Mic Night, the exchange of candygrams, and gatherings like potluck dinners to share and explore the diversity present in our school. We welcome all interested students and look forward to more conversations and activities that promote understanding and acceptance of everyone.
Raise funds to give animal shelters and provide community service opportunities at local shelters.
Sponsor: David Neill
Pen and Ink
Haverford High School's literary magazine. A book that is full of poetry, short stories, artwork, and photography from the student body. A creative outlet for students to express themselves. The staff meets primarily in the spring to sort through the submissions, design the cover, and work with editing and typing the book. All students from every grade level are welcome to join.
Sponsor: Ms. Suzanne Rudolph
Meet to discuss photography, take pictures and evaluate work.
Sponsor: Ms. Sarah Colby
Ping Pong Club
Open to all students at every level of ping pong ability. You can even join in Magic or Dungeons and Dragons!
Sponsor: Mr. Michael Christiansen
Sponsor: Mr. Greg Decina
An environment where students of all sexual orientations are welcome and can feel comfortable and safe.
Sponsor: Ms. Jennifer Stadnicki
Red and Gold
This is a year-long school spirit competition that will conclude in a "field day" type event during the evening. At this event, teams will face off in battles including an obstacle course, tug-of war, dance competition, glee competition, relay races, and so many more!!! For more information, see your team general.
Sponsor: Ms. Jenna Oleykowski/Ms. Chelsea McDaniel/Tim Foster
Haverford's robotics team, Team 484 - RoboForce, competes in FIRST Robotics competitions. Students design and build a new robot each year to compete in a new game challenge, using that robot for 5 to 7 competitions. Team members work with adult mentors on programming, fabrication, using sensors, and testing the robot before competition. The competitions are intense, loud, and lots of fun!
Sponsor: Mr. Benjamin Preddy
Students work together through their interest in science to problem-solve, build and create as they prepare for competitions.
Sponsor: Ms. Colleen Pompetti
Sponsor: Mr. John Scholtz
A time for friends with a shared interest in Spanish language and culture.
Sponsor: Leah Richards
Speech and Debate
Compete against other schools while improving your public speaking skills.
Sponsor: Ms. Meghan Gerber
Provide the school with leadership through student run evensts that benefit the Haverford community.
Membership extended for student who meet the following qualifications:
Sponsor: Ms. Kelsey Hendler
Ultimate Frisbee (HUDA)
HUDA seeks to teach the fundamentals of Ultimate to everyone who has a desire to play, to foster the love the game and build a competitive Ultimate program where our team competes at the highest level of local, state and national competition. All levels of play our welcome!
Sponsor: Mr. Simon Freeman
This Club participates in the Philadelphia Zoo Albert M. Greenfield Unless Contest. The contest encourages schools to create a campaign that demonstrates how recycling saves energy and wildlife. Our goal is to raise awareness in the school and community. through art, media, and ourselves. Unless Club members share a passion for the environment, animals, and spreading the message of recycling throughout the community.
Sponsor: Ms. Jenna Oleykowski
WHHS Radio Station
Haverford's student led radio stations. Student directors coordinate and schedule student run programming.
A discussion forum of motivated, energetic students who consider geographic and political issues facing today's world.
Sponsor: Ryan Caviglia
Sponsor: Ms. Jessica Federico
Sponsor: Mr. Joe Taraborelli
ARP ESSER Funding Plan - Parent/Guardian Survey
As a result of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act of 2021 Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ARP ESSER), our school district has been allocated grant funds to assess post-pandemic needs and implement activities and interventions which will address them. The funds must be expended by September of 2024.
We are seeking your input regarding services and priorities in order to develop a plan for the use of ARP ESSER funding. We will incorporate the input provided into the development of plans to use this funding. The plan will be presented to the School Board of Directors at an upcoming meeting and will be posted on our website.
Please complete one survey for each child who resides in your home and attends the School District of Haverford Township schools. Thank you for taking the time to provide your input regarding the use of this funding. The survey will close on August 8, 2021.