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Warwick Valley High School

Clubs and Co-Curricular Activities

Art Club
Advisor: Mrs. Spano | Room 63 | Regular day & time: Wed. at lunch

Focuses on developing artistic skills, exploring new techniques, and building friendships. 

 

Autism Awareness Club

Advisor: Mr. Fasolino | Room 111 | Regular day & time: Tues at lunch at 10:50am | Spread awareness to Warwick Valley High School campus and to raise funds for Autism research.

 

Badminton Club

Advisor: Ms. Murphy |

 

Band
Advisor: Mr. Persad | Band room | Regular day & time: TBA per Mr. Persad and after school

 

Bowling Club
Advisor: Mrs. Gluckmann | Bowling Alley | Regular day & time: Mon. 3:45-5:15 p.m.

 

Career Exploration in the Armed Forces

Advisor:  Mr. Avila | Room 61 | Regular day & time: Wed during lunch 11 am | Real world insight of military life.

 

Chair Club
Advisors: Mr. Manno & Ms. Spano | Room 63 | A creative expedition that challenges students to design, paint and auction a chair to raise money for scholarships. Open to juniors and seniors willing to dedicate time to the arts. 

 

Chess Club

Advisor: Mr. O’Brien | Room 118 | 

 

Chorus
Advisor: Ms. Hanson | Chorus Room | Regular day & time: Monthly during lunch and after school

 

Coding Club

Advisor: Mr. Scheuermann | Room 115 | Regular day & time: Thurs during lunch | Learn, practice various coding language.

 

Debate Club
Advisor: Ms. Brozycki-Smith | Room 107 | Regular day & time: Wed. Unit lunch
Encourages critical thinking and discussion of current events to foster argumentation skills. 

 

Drama Club
Advisor: Mr. DiLeo | Room 103/Auditorium | Regular day & time: after school
Meets occasionally as a group, more frequently when a fall or spring production is underway.

Empty Bowls Club
Advisors: Ms. Blauner and Ms. Buffardi | Room 70 | “A” days at lunch
Supports the community Empty Bowls event which raises funds for local food pantries. Students learn how to work with clay doing hand-building and throwing on the wheel. Community potters join the club after school for demonstrations/workshops. Club members volunteer at the Empty Bowls event, fundraise for the club and work with the district/community Empty Bowls committee. 

 

Environmental Club
Advisors: Mr. Touw & Ms. Touw | Room 170 | Regular day & time: B-days 10:50 a.m.
To increase environmental awareness and sustainability throughout Warwick schools and community.

 

French Club

Advisor:  Ms. Trovato | Room 214 | Regular day & time: Mon once a month | Learn more about French culture, language and history.

 

Freshman Advisor

Advisor: Ms. Beauregard | Room 132

 

Future Business and Investment Leaders (FBIL) Club
Advisor: Mr. Torgersen | Room 123 | Regular day & time: Thurs at lunch

 

Gaming  Club
Advisor: Mr. Finnerty |  Computer Lab | Regular days and times: Tues. 10:30 a.m./Thurs. 2:30 p.m.
Students get together to play PS4, Wii, Nintendo, card games such as Pokeman, and PC games. 

 

Gay Straight Alliance Club

Advisor: Ms. Scarpulla | Room 122 |   Meets C and G days during lunch

To support a safe place for LGBTQ students and straight allies to meet

 

History and Community Club

Advisor: Mr. Fasolino Interact Club | Meets in the Media Center

 

Improv Club

Advisor: Mr. Scott | Room 211 | Regular day & time: Thur during lunch | To grow confidence supporting others.

Interact Club

Advisor: Ms. Fogler | Room 129 |

Community service club. 

 

International Club

Advisor: Mrs. Hamilton | Room 120 | Thurs twice a month | Support cultural sensitivity and awareness.

 

Japanese Entertainment Appreciation Club

Advisor: Ms. DeBella and Mr. Tillinghast | Room 220 & 149 | Discuss the cultural differences between Japanese and US entertainment.

 

Jazz Ensemble Club
Advisor: Mr. Persad | Band room | Mondays at lunch

 

Junior Advisor
Advisor: Ms. Fogler | Room 129 | Regular day & time: Wed. 11:05 a.m.

 

 

Math Team
Advisor: Ms. Grable | Room 218 | TBA

 

Mental Health Club

Advisor: Ms. Maynard | Room 113 | Mon at lunch | Safe space for students to reduce stress and talk.

 

Mindfulness

Advisor: Mr. LaCavalla | Guidance | Meets Wed. during lunch

Using mindfulness as a tool to understand stress/anxiety and how to increase resiliency, assist with attention.

 

Mock Trial
Advisor: Mr. Avila | Room 61 | Regular day & time: Lunch once a week and after school
Students meet after school and go to OU-BOCES, based on the availability of case information. 

 

Model U.N.

Advisor: Mr. Burns | Room 124 | Regular day & time: Rotating, during lunch

 

Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society
Advisor: Mr. Mark | Room 225 | Regular day & time: Rotating, during lunch

 

National Honor Society
Advisor: Mrs. Fox | Guidance | Regular day & time: TBA
Learn more

 

OCAL – Orange County Academic League 
Advisors: Mr. Mark & Ms. Baisley | Room 229 | Regular day & time: Wed. 10:45 a.m. and after school
The WVHS OCAL team competes against other Orange County schools in a “Quiz Bowl” setting. Questions cover literature, history, science, mathematics, art, music, and current events. A buzzer lockout system is used during practices and competitions. Matches take place on Thursdays after school. 

 

Orchestra
Advisor: Ms. Blaikner | Stage | Regular day & time: Wed. during lunch and after school

 

Physics Club
Advisors: Ms. Buffardi | Room 231 | Weds at lunch

Senior Dean
Advisors: Mr. Jacobsen/Ms. Gaytan-Castro

 

Senior Project
Advisors: Mr. O’Connor /Ms. Fogler/Mr. DiLeo | Room 129
Learn more

 

Sophomore Class

Advisor: Mr. O’Brien | Room 118

 

Spanish Club

Advisor: Ms. Murphy and Ms. Randall | Room 207 | Regular day & time: TBD | Expand cultural knowledge and to volunteer.

 

Sports Medicine Club
Advisor: Ms. Abel | Lunch
For students interested in exploring careers in sports medicine, therapy, nursing, physician assistants, or other medical/healthcare-related field. Opportunities to gain exposure and some learning experience in injury prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation, and first aid response to various injuries. 

 

Students Against Destructive Decisions (S.A.D.D.)

Advisor: Mr. Mark/Ms. Rodriguez

Empowers young people to successfully confront the risks and pressures that challenge them in their daily lives. Creates, equips and sustains a network of students focused on peer-to-peer education. Fosters a sense of belonging and promotes resiliency, leadership, and advocacy skills. Encourages youth to make positive life decisions. 

 

Student Senate
Advisor: Mr. Burns | Room 124

 

Student Support Group

Advisor: Ms. Buffardi, Ms. Gaytan-Castro | Room 132 | Mondays and Thursdays after school Wednesdays during lunch | For students new to the district or transitioning to the high school. 

 

Studio Music Club

Advisor:  Ms. Maynard | Room 113 & Stage | Regular day & time: Tues during lunch | To record, write songs, mix master engineer.

 

Veg-Lightened (Vegan) Club

Advisor: Ms. Slawinski | Room 167 | Regular day & time: Tues every other week during lunch | Education on the benefits of being vegan/vegetarian.

 

Vocal Movement (formerly Cat’s Meow)
Advisor: Ms. Hanson | Chorus Room | Regular day & time: lunch and after school

 

Warwick Valley F.F.A. (formerly known as Future Farmers of America)
Advisor: Mrs. Colgan | Room 141 | Regular day & time: Wed during lunch/ Thurs. 2:30 p.m.
Opportunities to develop leadership and practical skills through community service, hands-on projects. Participation in leadership and career development events.

 

Wire Choir

Advisor: Ms. Maynard | Open to all string students grades 5-12 and meets after school on Thursdays in the Middle School Band Room |

Extracurricular pops orchestra that caters to a non-traditional approach to music and to students looking for a change and a challenge.

 

Writers Workshop
Advisor: Ms. Debella | Room 149 | Regular day & time: Tues. 11:00-11:30 a.m.
Students work on creative writing in a workshop setting and share their work. Members plan monthly open-mic lunches and quarterly collections to demonstrate how writing is part of their lives. 

 

Yearbook Club
Advisor: Mrs. McLoughlin | Room 59 | Regular day & time: Wed. 11:05-11:30 a.m. and after school
Yearbook information

 

Youth in Government
Advisor: Mr. Ottochian | Room 122 | Regular day & time: Wed 11:00 a.m. and after school
Students are involved in mock, local government, running for office and passing legislation. They also shadow local officials.