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High School Activities

Activity
 
Description
Academic Games League 

Academic Games allows students to use higher order thinking skills in the areas of Language Arts, English, History and Mathematics. Students compete locally against students in surrounding districts in the hopes of moving on to the national level

American Cultures  To provide a forum for students who are interested in making sales - Sheetz Coupon, Candy, Bake, and Chocolate Patzels, along with Valentine messages, Ethrie Fwd Day, and raffle.
Art & Literature Club To create, discuss and publish specific literary and artistic endeavors - Odyseey of the Mind Food Court
Band  To provide a forum of promoting the MAHS Marching Band and to enable fundraising activities that will allow students to travel, receive awards, purchase apparel and the general support of the organization - Concert Donations & Performance Honorariums
Cheerleading To provide a forum for promoting the cheerleading and to enable fundraising activist that will allow students to travel, attend camp, receive awards, purchase apparel and the general support of the cheerleading program.  Donation collection during Breast Cancer Awareness game to benefit the Young Women's Breast Cancer Association of Pgh, Tee Shirt Sale Fundraiser for PINK OUT.
Chess Club  

To teach students how to play chess.

Chorus 

 To provide students who participate in the high school vocal music program a means of depositing and disbursing funds for various co-curricular activities through the school year.
Class of 2014 (Seniors) To allow class members an opportunity to organize, fundraise, plan and hold events.
Class of 2015 (Juniors) To allow class members an opportunity to organize, fundraise, plan and hold events.

Class of 2016 (Sophomores)

 To allow class members an opportunity to organize, fundraise, plan and hold events.
Class of 2017 (Freshmen)  To allow class members an opportunity to organize, fundraise, plan and hold events.
Drama To provide a forum for students who are interested in participating in the various aspects on-state performing arts.
E-Readers To provide a forum for students who are interested in a monthly book club utilizing student's personal Kindles, Nooks, I pads, etc. in order to select, read and discuss contemporary young adult literature
Fellowship of Christian Athletes  

To support students who are interested in the sharing of their religious belief and are called to serve others by their faith.

 French Club To support and promote the participation of students interested in French language and culture in a wide range of activities outside of the classroom
Gay-Straight Alliance To provide a forum for students of various sexual orientations to meet, discuss and address issues affecting them and their friends.
German Club To support and promote the participation of students interested in German language and culture in a wide range of activities outside of the classroom.
 Guitar Club To promote interest in learning to play and to perform with guitars and other string instruments, and to fund-raise in support of related activities and events. 
Key Club   

To support and promote participation in volunteer work in the school community, and to work collaborative with the Odyssey of the Mind food court.

Math Club To support and promote participation to gain further knowledge in math, participate in tutoring, and create an interest in related careers & opportunities and possible fundraising for purchase of T-shirts and field trip.
Moon Beams Students support the high school newspaper with writing, layout and editing.
Moon Dance Team To promote and support students who wish to entertain at various school activities and events and participate in local, regional and national competitive dance competitions.
National Art Honor Society To inspire and recognize students who have shown an outstanding ability and interest in art.  To aid members in attaining the highest standards in art scholarship, character and service.
National Honor Society 

Fulfillment of NHS obligations and activities, and the receipt of Blood Bank scholarship awards.

 
Odyssey of the Mind  Enable the HS OM organization to meet financial obligations associated with hosting and attending regional, state-wide and national competitions. 
Philosophy Club  To support and promote the students interested in questioning reality and personal belief systems 
SADD Club To allow interested students to participate in relevant local and regional activities, and to promote support for identified causes associated with SADD mission and goals. 
School Store To run the day to day operations of the School Store 
Science & Environmental Club To promote and support co-curricular activities that support and extends classroom instruction and learning in science and the environment. 
 Ski Club To plan and carry out overnight and day trips to various outdoor destinations. 
 Spanish Club To provide an extra-curricular forum for students to learn about Hispanic and Latin cultures and participate in multi-lingual communities. 
Speech & Debate Club  To provide a forum for students who are interested in public speaking and related presentation activities 
Student Council  To provide a formal, recognized platform for students to learn, practice and develop governing competencies for themselves and on behalf of the fellow students.  
Table Tennis   To support and promote the participation of students interested in learning the intricacies of Table Tennis. 
 Tailgating Club To support and promote the students interested in tailgating at the football and basketball games 
 Tiger Cross Country Club To provide support for the Cross Country Team. 
 Tiger Track Club  Fundraising in support of travel, purchasing apparel, awards, and general support of the ancillary needs of the HS track program 
Transition Services  To provide a forum for students to obtain experience in running a small business.  Profits from the business will fund field trips that are part of transition services and the life skills curriculum. 
Yearbook-MAHS  To plan, develop and produce an annual picture book of the students, faculty and staff of Moon Area High School. 
Youth of Christ  To provide a forum for students who wish to discuss, display and share their faith with each other and to provide an opportunity for others to join. 

 

Middle School Activities

Activity
Description

Art Club

It is a great time to hang out with friends and enjoy some creative art activities. T-shirt painting, bracelet-making and clay sculptures are just a few of the projects. 

Cadet Tigers Intramurals 

To introduce participants to the diverse criminal justice system and educate them on the procedures and roles of law enforcement and law enforcement officials. *Upper House Only 

Flag Football

Arena flag football will be run just like a traditional football game but with a shortened field and no contact rules. The students will be asked to make up plays and participate in an all passing playbook. *Upper House Only 

Guitar Club 

This intramural activity is designed for all beginner, intermediate, or expert guitar and/or bass players. These lessons will consist of learning scales, chords, and arpeggios while learning your favorite songs.  It's important to have fun and play songs you like while learning an instrument!

Guitar Building Club

Students will learn how to build an electric guitar from scratch using tools in the technology education labs. *Upper House Only 

MATHCOUNTS

MATHCOUNTS strives to engage students of all ability and interest levels in fun, challenging math programs. Students gather from all 50 states in a series of in-person contests

Middle School Student Council

Provides a formal, recognized platform for students to learn, practice and develop governing competencies for the student body.

Photography Club 

Students will take pictures weekly of a different theme (landscape, architecture, still life, portraits, etc.). The following week, the students will be asked to bring in printed-out pictures to discuss in a group. At the end, we will put together a photo album or collage for them to take home. We may also take shots during club time prior to discussion the following week. *Upper House Only    

Sea Perch 

Sea Perch is an underwater robotics program where the students will work in small groups to design and build a vessel that explores the bottom of the swimming pool, and is driven remotely from outside the pool.

Shakespeare Scene & Monologue ContestThis is a wonderful opportunity for young people to experience the excitement of live performance while learning the works of William Shakespeare.  Students may enter the monologue, scene or both portions of the contest.
Spike Ball

(Begins November 2013) The most intense 2-on-2 game you will ever play.  A cross between 4-square and volleyball, work with your teammate to set and spike past the competition! Sign-up as a team of three (two play at a time with one substitute), and get ready to spike! To see an example of Spikeball, visit Spikeball.com.

Runners ManiaRunners mania is designed to get students involved in running and introduce them to a sport that many can't join until 7th grade. We run distance sprints, relay races, and short distances for fun and for exercise.

Trout in the Classroom Club

To train interested students how to do water quality testing on our Trout in the Classroom Aquarium.