All Activities

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.

HHS Virtual Activities Fair is available to view here. 

African Americans Cultural Enrichment
To discuss and learn about historical and current issues impacting the African American community. In addition AACE exposes students to volunteer opportunities and college preparation.
Sponsor: Mr. Leon Smith
Anime Club
Sponsor: Lauren Fields
Art Club
An opportunity to create unique art projects outside of class. The Art Club will meet on Tuesdays at 2:30pm in Room 120 & 122.  All are welcome! 
Sponsors: Ms. Samara Talkin
Asian Cultural Exchange 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
Astronomy Club
Sponsor: Liam Gallagher
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.
Sponsor: Ms. Rebecca Mortland/Ms. Megan Marshall
Best Buddies
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
Sponsors: Mr. Adam Nancarrow/Ms. Kayla Kishbaugh
Bowling Club
Meet weekly to bowl and have fun. A small fee does apply.
Sponsor: Ms. Beth Greenwald/Ms. Brittany Caso
Chess Club

The Chess Club is open to all students of all ability levels from grades 9-12. No experience is necessary--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.

Sponsor: Mr. Keith MacConnell
Class Officers
Each class elects 5-7 class officers. Class Officers are responsible for fundraising, dances, proms, homecoming and organizing other school wide events.
Sponsor: TBD
Coding Club
Sponsor:  Mr. Steve Peterson
Color Guard/Drill Team
Raise money and learn skills to prepare for the upcoming seasons.
Sponsor: Ms. Christine Cherego
Competition Marching Band/Concert Band
Compete alongside the Color Guard against other local high schools.
Sponsor: Mr. Jeffery Hart/Mr. Alex Gittelman
Marching Band/Percussion
Sponsor: Mr. Robert Lazenberry
Concert Chorale 
Haverford's premier chorus. 
Sponsor: Ms. Kelsey Hendler
Drama Club
Participate in all aspects of theatre, from on stage performance to the behind the scences work.
Sponsor:  Sarah DeNight, Director/Jeff Masino, Tech Director
Fashion Club
Groups meets to talk about fashion and trends. Students will design and create fashion pieces
Sponsor: Ms. Samara Talkin
Film Makers and Editing
Sponsor: Jeffrey Masino
Fitness Center
Meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:30-4:00. Get your sweat on!!
Sponsor: Mr. Detweiler/Mr. Grabias
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. Geraldine Fish
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.
Sponsor: Ms. Jessica Mini/Ms. Kathleen Heuisler
Future Teachers of America
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.
Sponsor: TBD
Girl Up
Focus and learn about women's leadership.
Sponsor: Ms. Kathy Kelly/Chelsea McDaniel
Global Affairs
Sponsor: Mr. Ryan Caviglia
Haverford's yearbook. Work as a team on photography, organization, business skills, writing and more. 
Sponsor: Ms. Diane Dinsmore
Guitar Club
Sponsor: Mr. Ian Althouse
Harry Potter Club
Sponsor: Ms. Andrea Haller
Haverford's student run TV Station. Experience production, management and film editing.
Sponsor: Mr. Ian Althouse
Haverford Reef Society
Sponsor: Mr. Elliot Seifert
Haverford Science Academy
Share your love of science with others who love science! 
Sponsor: Dr. Jeremy Tomaszewski
Haverford's Finest Talent Show
A competition to show off your talents in the quest to become Mr. Haverford while raising money for your class and great causes. 
Sponsor:  TBD
Inter-Scholastic trivia competition.
Sponsor: Ms. Laurie Grady
Interact Club
Community Service Club. Members participate in activities and fundraisers that benefit the school and surrounding community.
Sponsor:  Ms. Sarah Davit/Colleen Pompetti
Italian Club
All things Italian! Culture, Food and Language. 
Sponsor: Mr. Riccardo Latrano
Jazz Band
Sponsor: Mr. Michael Fein/Mr. Caesar Salmieri
Jazz Lab Band
Sponsor: Mr. Jeffrey Hart
Math League Competition
Monthly math competition where students compete against each other and other schools.
Sponsor: Mr. Jeffrey Jackson
Latin Club
Sponsor: TBA
Model U.N.
Learn about the UN and international relations as we prepare for a 4 day trip to the Philadelphia Model UN in Philadelphia.
Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics Honor Society)
Meet weekly to explore mathematics in a more in depth fashion. Compete in a variety of mathematical challenges.
Sponsor: Mr. Jeffrey Jackson
National Artist Honor Society
Membership extended after completion of:
Sponsor: Ms. Samara Talkin/Ms. Jill Marshall
National Business Honor Society
Sponsor: Ms. Jaclyn McCarty
National Honor Society
Nationally affiliated organization for students who meet certain academic, service and leadership requirements.
Sponsor: Ms. Devona Jackson/Mr. Michael Weinstock
No Place for Hate Club
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.
Sponsor: Ms. April Forgeng/Ms. Tess Hartman
Perform standard orchestral repertoire.
Sponsor: Mr. Joseph Brennan
Paws for a Cause
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
Photography Club
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. Marco Vettori
Rainbow Alliance
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: Ms. Cassie Pezza
Science Olympiad
Students work together through their interest in science to problem-solve, build and create as they prepare for competitions.
Sponsor: Ms. Colleen Pompetti
Ski Club
Sponsor: Mr. John Scholtz
Spanish Club
A time for friends with a shared interest in Spanish language and culture.
Sponsor: TBA
Speech and Debate
Compete against other schools while improving your public speaking skills.
Sponsor: Ms. Meghan Gerber
Student Senate
Provide the school with leadership through student run evensts that benefit the Haverford community.
Sponsor: Mr. Peter Bruno and Andrew Tepper


Tri M- Music Honor Society
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
WHHS Radio Station
Haverford's student led radio stations. Student directors coordinate and schedule student run programming.
Sponsor: Mr. Corey Bloom and Mrs. Mary Beth Ryan
World Affairs Club
A discussion forum of motivated, energetic students who consider geographic and political issues facing today's world.
Sponsor: Ryan Caviglia
Young Democrats
Sponsor:  Ms. Jessica Federico
Young Republicans
Sponsor:  Mr. Joe Taraborelli