Clubs and Activities
In order to participate in co-curricular activities at Hanover Park, students must complete the Student Random Alcohol and Drug Consent-to-Test Form. All signed consent forms must be returned to the club advisor prior to participation. Students will be allowed to participate in the appropriate activity after the form has been processed and approved.
|Academic Team: This team studies rigorously all year for one full day of competition ,
where participants are quizzed in a variety of areas and can earn medals. If you are
interested in becoming a member speak to Mr. Lunetta.
|Chamber Singers: Open to all students in grades 9-12 by audition in the spring. This group performs a variety of music from Jazz and Pop to classical and has been recognized as one of the HIgh School top choirs in the Region. See Mrs. Britez for more information|
|Dance Team: This club promotes character, team building, positive self image, physical fitness. Please contact Ms. Battelli or Mrs. Vecchione if interested.|
|Environmental Club: Discusses the awareness of environmental issues at the local,
state and international levels, contact Mrs. White or Mrs. Wear
| E.R.A.S.E. (End Racism and Sexism Everywhere Club): Participants of this club are
committed to ending racism and sexism by discussing these issues in meetings and
informing the student body. You can join the E.R.A.S.E. club by contacting Mrs. Apicella or Mrs. Cavaleri.
Future Designers of America: The Hanover Park Future Designs of America Club will work to design advertisements for School-related events, projects, and clothing. See Mrs. Apicella or Mr. Gaglione.
|Future Educators of America: FEA is a club for young people to explore teaching as a career, to better understand the educator's role and learn about new trends in education. See Mrs. Hovanec if interested.|
|Forensics and Debate Society: This award-winning team is made up of members who
compete in the speech and and/or debate category. Tournaments occur 2 Saturdays a
month. If interested, contact Ms. Yingling.
| The Forum: HP's award-winning newspaper is devoted to informing students about their
school, and the world. speak to Mrs. Harvan or Mr. Gaglione for more information.
|<||FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America): This club is designed to educate its
members about business and teach them about business as a career. To join, contact Mr. Ott.
|Family and Consumer Science Club: This club meets monthly to explore careers, learn new skills, and participate in service projects. Contact Mrs. Hovanec|
|Gay Straight Alliance Club: Primary goal - to create an environment in which to educate the school community about the LGBT community and the effects of homophobia and intolerance and help to create an environment that would completely safe from judgment. Contact Ms. Batelli or Ms. Siciliano.|
|The Hornet's Sting: This literary magazine, compiled and organized by its members, is
published at the end of the school year and is composed of poetry, prose and artwork
produced by HP students. Contact Mr. Martorana "Submit to the HP Literary Magazine Today"
|Italian Club: The purpose of this club is to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the Italian culture and language. See Schiavello.
|Key Club: This organization seeks to help the community through volunteer activities,
such as sorting food at the food bank, helping autistic children at the Allegro School,
and spending time with senior citizens. Embark on an adventure to serve others by
speaking to Ms. Fazzio or Mrs. Minsavage.
|Math Club: This club is to learn and explore new concepts of mathematics and competing in the AMC (American Math competing.) If you are interested in becoming a member speak to Ms. Ditchek.|
|Mock Trial Team: The mock trial team spends nearly three months preparing for
their competitions where they simulate an actual trial against other schools. To try
out for this team, see Mr. Thomas.
|Model United Nations Club: This club is open to all students looking to study international politics and its inner working. See Mrs. Yingling.|
|National Honor Society: Juniors and seniors who meet the requirements of scholarship, leadership, character, and service may be invited to join the society. See Ms. Schiavello.|
|Pathways: (Yearbook) This organization is responsible for creating, and publishing your high school yearbook. To become a member see Mrs. Mitchell or Ms. Macchiarelli|
|Programing Club: This club is open to students interested in computer programming. See Mr. Ott.|
|Robotic Club: This club will build robots, learn the science behind simple electronics, and work on related projects. Speak to Mr. Mills if interested.|
|Spanish Club: The purpose of this club is to deepen the knowledge and understanding of the spanish culture and language. See Ms. Mauricio.|
|Spring Musical: Open to all students in grades 9-12. Actors, singers, dancers, instrumentalists and stage crew members work together to put on first-rate musical theatre productions. See Mrs. Britez for more information.|
|Student Government: Students may run for elective office to represent their class and student body. See Mr. Brown.|
|Varsity Club: Athletic club for varsity letter winners. Club financially supports athletic program. Contact Mr. Kaiser.|