Clubs & Extracurricular Activities


Below is a list of various clubs, activities, and extra-curricular opportunities for Mountain View students. Please contact the specific club advisor for additional information and specifics. 

CLUB BUS: The bus runs Monday through Thursday for students staying for a school sponsored activity, ie: club or tutoring. The Club Bus arrives by 4:45pm, once the previously signed up students are all accounted for the bus will depart. This bus drives the students to their houses.

CLUB BUS Riders will provide the following contact information upon signing up - name, grade, activity attending, home address and parent/guardian telephone number.

Students must sign up for the Club Bus each day by 11:00am. To sign up, students will scan a QR Code with their smart phone or use their laptop in homeroom each day. Any student who forgets to sign up in homeroom can still sign up, as long as they complete the process before 11:00am.  The link to sign up each day when transportation is needed is -


ACTIVITY/ATHLETIC BUS: Activity bus(es) transport the students involved in athletic or club activities at CV's Main Campus immediately after the dismissal bell rings. This bus runs Monday through Friday when activities are in session.

ACTIVITY/ATHLETIC BUS RIDERS will provide the following contact information upon signing up - name, grade, sport participating in and parent/guardian telephone number.

Students must sign up for the Activity/Athletic Bus each day by 11:00am. The sign up will take place in the cafeteria before homeroom each day. Any student who forgets to sign up should go to the office to complete the process before 11:00am. 


The Advanced String Ensemble is an auditioned ensemble with students from 7th and 8th grades. Rehearsals occur after school weekly and attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances.  Students perform a wide variety of musical styles and genres.  This ensemble rehearses from October to May.

Advisor:  Jennifer Burkett/Orchestra Director


Agriculture is a very broad topic ranging from growing crops to raising livestock, creating new food products to fixing engines, laboratory research to field studies. The middle school students will be participating in interactive workshops about the vast world of agriculture, meeting current agriculture students, enjoying snacks, and learning along the way alongside the high school FFA members. It is a great experience to meet new people and get involved with hands-on activities. The middle school students will meet the high school FFA Students at the flag pole and walk to the Ag Club Room in the high school.  The club will meet once a month.

Advisor: Darla Romberger/Agriculture HS/


The Board Game Club is for students who enjoying playing a variety of board, card, and party games.  No electronic or video games. Two staff members volunteer to supervise and play with the students.  The club is held on every Wednesday, from 3:30-4:30pm, in the Learning Commons.  It will run from January through Spring Break.

Advisor: Jeff Hosenfeld/Principal and Staff Volunteers


The Creative Arts Club is for all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students who are interested in any type of creativity and wish to connect with others who have similar interests.  This is a fluid club in which meetings are not mandatory and student may attend whenever they can.  Every month is a new craft or skill will be offered.  The club meets every first and third Wednesday of every month from 3:30-4:30pm.  Watch for upcoming club dates and crafts on the sign outside the Resource Officer's office. 

Advisor: Candy Gruber/Reading Specialist Teacher
     Billi Cox/Educational Assistant


This gaming club is focused on fun and friendly gaming, with potential for competition in the future as the scene at the middle school level grows. The club generally meets every other week to plan game days or address other club matters, and have a "game day" on the weeks in between. Our club is a great tool to find friends to game with as our discord is very active.  

Advisor:  Thomas Kauffman/Technology and Engineering Education


FCA meets on Tuesday afternoons until 4:30pm in room 154. New students are welcome to join at any time during the school year. The FCA digs deeper into our faith, discussing Bible passages, praying and encouraging one another.

Advisor: Caryn Cattell/6th Grade Storm Social Studies Teacher


Our mission is to work toward a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, through education, support, social action and advocacy. The GSA welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons, questioning youth, and their straight allies. GSA's main focus is a club to provide a safe & welcoming environment for all students. The club meets twice a month before Period 1. 

Advisors: Laura Klinger/8th Grade Counselor
              Katy Urban/6th Grade Counselor
              Jenn Boyer/7th Grade Counselor
              Bethany Fratus/Psychologist


This club runs from October to May.  Students will meet on Mondays from 3:30-4:30pm. 
We will investigate new ways middle school students can help the environment. Students will share tips on the mornings announcements and participate in trash pick-up days around the campus. 

Club Advisor:  Gretchen Pugh/6th Grade Thunder Science Teacher


The Mountain View Chamber Singers is an auditioned ensemble for students looking to take their singing to the next level. This group is open to students in 7th and 8th grade and meets after school once a week. Students must be enrolled in their grade level choral ensemble in order to be eligible for the Mountain View Chamber Singers. Students in 6th grade will have the opportunity to audition for this group at the end of their 6th grade year. Rehearsal etiquette from previous years of singing will also be taken into consideration. The Mountain View Chamber Singers perform at both choral concerts as well as events in the community when requested.

All info can be found at my website and clicking on "Mountain View Chamber Singers"

Advisor: Adam Myers/Choral Director & General Music Teacher


The Mountain View Press is a student run newspaper club that posts a newspaper every other week.  The purpose is to keep the student body informed on school events and also important matters in the community and/or world. A newspaper will be produced every two weeks. 

Advisor:  Brooke DeMarco/Special Interest Teacher


Students interested in the Mountain View Musical will audition in December with 3 shows in March.  Students will audition for either the chorus or a principal lead in the musical. Rehearsals will take place after school starting at 3:40pm and require a previously arranged ride home at the end of rehearsal.  

Advisor:   Christopher Seylar/Musical Director/Sporting Hill Music Teacher
       Kelly Moul/Learning Support Teacher/Assistant Director
               Mandy Hoffman/German Teacher/ Parent Coordinator & Producer
               Sherry Gruver/French Teacher/Business Manager


HASP provides students with a quiet, educational environment to complete their assignments with support from volunteer tutors. This program helps students who are struggling with their academics and who need assistance with their homework.

What is HASP?

HASP is the Homework After School Program. Mountain View staff volunteer to supervise.

The program operates Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-4:30pm.

The CVSD provides an activity/club bus to transport the student's home.

Program Location - At Mountain View Middle School, HASP operates in the Instructional Materials Center (IMC or the Library). Tables allow room for students to spread out and work comfortably. Computers and reference materials are also available. The IMC lends itself well to being the perfect place to study quietly.

Advisor: Taylor Williams/Dean of Students


The Mountain View Jazz Band is a select ensemble including students from grades 6, 7 and 8. Members audition in October and rehearse after school weekly between November and May. Attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances. Students participating in other activities must be responsible in communicating and planning with their coach, director, teacher, etc. so that they are available for weekly rehearsal and all spring performances.

Advisor: Craig Stahl/Band Director


Math 24 is a game where students use mental math to create the number 24. Use the 4 numbers on the card, without repetition, to make the number 24 using addition, subtraction, and/or division. Students will practice after school on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30pm. Math 24 will start in February. There will be an in-house competition in the spring to identify the competing players in this year's competition at the IU. 

Advisor:  Brooke DeMarco/Special Interest Teacher


MathCounts gives students an opportunity to expand their mathematical knowledge while working with others who enjoy math. The activity is open to all middle school student, though we focus primarily on problems from Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra 2. Samples of the problems can be viewed at We meet approximately once a week from September through December. Ten students will be selected to represent Mountain View at our regional MathCounts competition which is typically held on a Saturday in February at Penn State Harrisburg.

Advisors: Jennifer Lamason/8th Grade Ocean Math Teacher


Students in 7th and 8th grade enriched courses compete in the ultimate historical research and competition - National History Day. They begin by choosing to go with a team or to go alone, finding a topic, relating it to the theme, choosing a category (exhibit, website, documentary, performance, or research paper) and then research to fulfill the commitment and compete with other middle school students across the district, region, state, and nation.

Click HERE to see this year's NHD winners

Advisor: Jake Miller/8th Grade Ocean Social Studies Teacher


For the past 33 years, Science Olympiad has led a revolution in science education.  What began as a grassroots assembly of science teachers is now one of the premier science competitions in the nation, providing rigorous, standards-based challenges to 7,600 teams in 50 states.  Science Olympiad's ever-changing line-up of events in all STEM disciplines exposes student to practicing scientists and career choices, and energizes classroom teachers with a dynamic content experience.  The events change each year with new challenges created all the time.

Each year a team goes and competes at the regional competition with the chance of qualifying for the state competition.  If they place first or second at the state competition they qualify to go onto the national competition. These events will challenge all middle school student and require many hours of study outside of school.  All 6th, 7th and 8th graders can qualify to compete in the B division.  The team is made up of 15 students that will compete in around 23 events. 

The group meets on every other Wednesday. Dates are listed on the advisor's website.

Advisor: Heather Castle/8th Grade Earth Science Teacher


The TSA Club develops skills in science, 
engineering, mathematics and business.  This club provides students with the opportunity to compete against other schools at both the regional and state levels while having fun building team work. Competitions range from video game designing, coding, digital photography, engineering design and more. 

Advisors: Marie Leatherman/Technical Education - Design & Engineering 
      Jason Kofmehl/Technology & Engineering Supervisor/HS

  • The MV Yearbook Club meets every Wednesday, from 3:30-4:30pm, in room 249.  Interested students should fill out an application in early September. Meetings typically begin late September/early October. Club members take photos for the yearbook and help design individual pages. 

Advisor: Gretchen Pugh/6th Grade Thunder Science Teacher
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