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 neighborhoods/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 -



The Ag Club is for 6,7, and 8th grade students interested in learning by doing when it comes to agriculture, expanding upon their leadership skill set, and meeting new people. High School students from the Cumberland Valley FFA Leadership Team help to facilitate a "themed" meeting each month with interactive activities, networking, and snacks! Ag Club is open to anyone who has an interest in learning more about the food, fiber, or natural resource systems. Students will be immersed in the world of opportunities throughout the agriculture industry. They will have the opportunity to learn more about Agricultural Education courses, careers, projects, and opportunities as they start their journey in agriculture. 
This club meets once a month with students from Eagle View and Mountain View Middle Schools. Meetings occur at Mountain View Middle School from 3:35-4:30pm in the Production Commons. 

Advisor: /Agriculture Teacher


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 students who are interested in being creative and wish to connect with others who have similar interests. This is a fluid club in which meetings are not mandatory and members may attend whenever they can. The club meets every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month from 3:30-4:30pm. A new craft will be offered at each meeting unless otherwise announced. Craft Club announcements and required sign up deadlines will be posted on the club's Schoology Page. 

Advisor: Billi Cox/Educational Assistant


The Debate Club is for all students who are interested in building their confidence and research skills. The club members grow their communication and public speaking abilities, while learning how to think on their feet under pressure to effectively argue their side of a current world issue. It meets every third Thursday of the month, from 3:30-4:30pm in room 144. 

Advisor: Erin Szymczak/6th Grade Cyclones Language Arts Teacher


FCA meets on Wednesday 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 Teach


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: Emma Backes/ A-D Counselor    
Laura Klinger/ E-K Counselor
                        Kayce Heck/ L-R Counselor
                        Katy Urban/ S-Z Counselor
                        Kristy Bankert/Psychologist 
Kristen Allen/Psychologist


This club is for girls and non-binary students in grades 6th-12th to learn the basics of coding, programming, designing webpages, creating games and more. Relationship-building activities are frequent to ensure that everyone feels they are a welcome and valued member of the club. The club has students collaborate to solve real-world problems involving computer science, has guest speakers in the STEM field, increases equity in STEM Education, and has college and career planning meetings for any interested members. There is no prior experience needed to join the club! For middle school students, all meetings will be on Zoom and will occur twice per month between after school. Reach out to Mrs. Keller if you are interested in joining or have questions at [email protected].

Advisor:  Sarah Keller/HS & CV9 Math & Computer Science 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 the 1st & 3rd Wednesday from 7:30-8:10am and Zoom the 2nd & 4th Wednesdays from 4:15-4:45pm, 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.

Advisor: Jennifer Lamason/8th Grade Ocean Math Teacher


This club is for students to get a deeper knowledge in the medical field and find interest in medicine. At the end of each meeting there will be an activity held about that meeting's discussed topic, so that the students learn in an interactive way. They will be using the teaching tools of Schoology and Khan Academy. There will be a competition towards the conclusion of the club where the students choose a topic to present, in the format of their preference. The presentations will be judged and awarded. The club will meet every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30pm, starting in October. High students will be assisting in running the weekly meetings.

Advisor: Vilma Sandoval/Spanish Teacher 



Mountain View's Bel Canto 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 Bel Canto. 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. Mountain View's Bel Canto performs at both choral concerts as well as events in the community when requested.

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

MV MIC’d – Mountain View Music Industry Club 

MV MIC’d is an exploration in the creation of popular music using guitar, electric bass, drums, keyboard, and vocals for students in grades 6-8. Music production technology that is relevant to modern music performance will be used. Students will explore a variety of contemporary musical styles including pop, rock, blues, hip-hop, and electronic music in addition to other musical cultures of our community. This ensemble encourages informal learning, which includes peer mentoring with the teacher facilitating students in a modern band setting.

Advisor:  Craig Stahl/Band Director


The Mountain View Players is open to all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who audition. Our mission statement is, "to encourage personal growth by fostering a collaborative and safe environment for a diverse student population through the medium of theater." The Mountain View Players produce a spring musical in March each year. Students can audition for roles and ensemble, as well as assisting back stage on stage crew or the tech crew. Auditions typically occur in November and rehearsals begin in December and go through March on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays after school until 5:30pm in the Performing Arts Center.  

Advisors:   Christopher Seylar/Musical Director/Sporting Hill Music Teacher
        Kelly Moul/Assistant Director/Learning Support Teacher
                Nicole Mayberry/Musical Producer & Choreographer/8th Grade Fire Language Arts
                Camille Wenger/Business Manager/Parent


Do you like slaying dragons, leveling up, and saving the day? If so, then Party On! is the club for you! Party On! is a Dungeons and Dragons Club mentored by Mr. Grice. We meet once a week on Tuesdays from 3:30-4:30pm. No prior experience playing Dungeons and Dragons is necessary to join, but experienced players are encouraged to attend.

Advisor:  Luke Grice/8th Grade Earth Language Arts


Mountain View’s PRISM STEM Club is run by CV High School students. This club was designed to focus on encouraging girls from a younger age so they are well equipped to face the reality and challenge of being underrepresented in the STEM Community. The Club discovers STEM careers, participates in activities and holds a career fair at the end of the year. Meetings will be held two Thursdays every month after school starting in late September in room 213.

Advisor:  Brooke DeMarco/Special Interest Teacher


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



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 Thursday. Dates are listed on the advisor's website.

Advisor: Heather Castle/8th Grade Earth Science Teacher


SOARING is an advanced string ensemble open to students in 6th, 7th and 8th grades by audition. Rehearsals occur after school weekly on Thursday and attendance is required at all rehearsals and performances.  Students perform a wide variety of musical styles and genres and will rehearse from October to May.

Advisor:  Travis Pierce/Orchestra Director


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. Meetings are held on Wednesdays. 

Advisors: Marie Leatherman/Technology & Engineering 
      Jason Kofmehl/Technology & Engineering Supervisor/HS


The Video Game Club (VGC) provides an opportunity for students to learn and play games together while developing problem solving and critical thinking skills. Through video game tournament settings students will be able to strengthen their confidence in themselves, develop teamwork skills, and learn basic coding skills. There is a maximum of 30 students in the club and they are accepted based on a submitted application. This club meets Tuesdays, in room 165, from 3:30-4:30pm.

Advisor:  Katyln Koppen/Technology & Engineering 


Mountain View Weightlifting Club: For any 7th or 8th grade Mountain View student interested in utilizing the weight room to improve their strength & overall physical health. No experience is necessary to start, and all machines and weights are available to use. We meet every Monday and Wednesday after school in the weight room from 3:30-4:30.  

Advisor:  Angela Park/8th Grade Ice Social Studies Teacher


Club members take photos and help create layouts for the MV Yearbook. Applications are completed each spring for the following year. Interested 6th graders can see Mrs. Pugh in room 249 if they have an interest in joining. Meetings begin in mid/late September and will run until mid-February. They will take place after school from 3:30-4:30pm in Room 249. (Days will be determined based on member input). Students are able to sign up for the activity bus on club days.

Advisor: Gretchen Pugh/6th Grade Thunder Science Teacher
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