Activities

You are encouraged to get involved in the many activities we have available at Franklin Pierce High School. It is a great way to meet new friends and have fun! Our active clubs include, but are not limited to, the following:
 
Adventure Club
Provides recreational opportunities and adventurous trips for students at FPHS while building a sense of community within our school.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Horak
 
Asian Student Association
The mission of the Asian Student Association is to preserve the Asian culture, promote cross-cultural experience, and create a supportive learning environment. ASA share the Asian culture through weekly club meetings, awareness events, education outreach and community projects.
     When: Wednesdays, 3 pm  (beginning 11/18)
     Where: MS Teams
     Staff Contact: Mr. Lor (APCC), Ms. Shoopman
 
ASL Honor Society
The purpose of ASL Honor Society is to enrich the ASL skills of FPHS students, for advanced students to further their vocabulary development, and for students not taking ASL classes to learn basic signs, as well as enhancing actual deaf awareness.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff contact: Mrs. Bernth
 
Black Student Union
Our purpose is to foster students growth in school and in the community, to explore opportunities for people of color, to show historical and present contributions of the culture like art, literature, music, poetry, fashion, etc. and provide and open forum for discussion.
     When: 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 3-4 pm
     Where: MS Teams
     Staff Contact: Mr. Schell (Gradtechs), Ms. Lee
 
DECADECA promotes business education among our youth through research and competitions while enhancing their business skills and knowledge.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Lindsey
 
Drama Club
Drama Club provides FPHS students with a dramatic arts curriculum that inspires them to be creative, learn, and think critically as they prepare and perform 2 to 3 shows each year.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Ms. Hills
 
FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes)FCA focuses on serving local communities around the globe by engaging, equipping and empowering coaches and athletes to unite, inspire and change the world through the gospel.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contacts: Mr. Quill, Coach Hansen, Mr. Ohelo
 
FCCLA (Family, Career & Community Leaders of America)
Our purpose is to advance the ability and skill level of each culinary student, to provide food to school and community functions to promote the culinary arts program, and meet our financial needs.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
      Staff Contact: Mr. Shirer
 
GSA (Gender & Sexuality Acceptance)
Our mission is to work towards a more accepting environment for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, through education, support, social action and advocacy.
     When: on HIATUS at this time, may begin meeting later in the year
     Where: Canvas
      Staff Contact: Mr. McCormick
 
Key Club
Our purpose is to develop initiative and leadership, provide experience in living and working together, and serve the school and community through volunteer work.
     When: currently on a brief HIATUS, will resume meeting 2nd semester
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Ms. Patten
 
K-Pop Club (Korean Cultural Club)Our purpose is to study and appreciate the various elements of Korean pop culture and the performing arts through dance practices, cover videos, K-films and K-dramas.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Watkins
 
Knights of LARP 
Members participate in live action role play using different periods in time and multiple stories.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mrs. Halsey
 
LEAP (Latinx Education Achievement Project)
LEAP's purposes include bringing the Latinx community, as well as other community allies, together, promoting Latinx culture to the student body, and supporting academic excellence among the Latinx community.
     When: Mondays, 3-4 pm
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Pena Bermejo (SeaMar)
 
Mural ClubMural Club helps students further their skills as artists. In addition, there are many opportunities every year to use visual arts to promote school pride, building the community at FPHS, and collaborate with other groups and clubs on campus through the arts.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mrs. Kaunda, Mrs. Pascal
 
National Honor Society
Our purpose is to encourage academic excellence, serve others, and honor the merit of staff and students at Franklin Pierce High School.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Henry
 
Native Indigenous Cultural Club
The Native Indigenous Cultural Club meets to learn more about cultural practices of Native American people, discuss current events within the Native community and provide a place for students to get together as a cultural community. The club is open to all students.
     When: Thursdays, 3 pm
     Where:  MS Teams
     Advisor:  Ms. Chapman
 
Pacific Islander Club
Our purpose is to explore the island culture, language, food, dress, and music. PIC also looks at traditional values of island living to promote a better understanding of island people.
     When: Wednesdays, 2 pm
     Where: MS Teams
     Staff Contact: Ms. Apelu, Mr. Talo (APCC), Ms. Tuiaana (APCC)
 
Robotics Club
Robotics Club builds leadership skills in design, coding and constructing robots. The club also participates in state and national competitions
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
      Staff Contact: Mr. Lindsey
 
Skills USA
Skills USA buildings leadership skills through resume writing, collaboration and participation in local and national competitions
     When: on HIATUS at this time
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. Kurbis
 
Sports Medicine Club / HOSA
Sports Medicine Club helps educate students, promote healthy activities and develop a closer contact with students in health and human service pathways. Sports Medicine Club also participates in state competitions in the spring.  HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America) develops leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness, and recognition, which is an integral part of the health science education instructional program.
     When: Every other Thursday, 3 pm
     Where: Canvas  (email Mrs. Disney to join the class)
     Staff Contact: Mrs. Disney & Ms. Marubayashi
 
STARS (Student-Teacher Anti-Racist Society)STARS works to promote diversity, cultural awareness, and give support to students and staff on racial issues in the school and community. The group takes a stand against prejudice and hatred, while promoting appreciation, understanding and tolerance of others, as well as education for all.
     When: Wednesdays, 2 pm
     Where: Canvas  (email Ms. Kaunda to join class)
     Staff Contact: Ms. Kaunda
 
Ultimate Frisbee Club
In this club, we will learn about and play ultimate frisbee as well as Spirit of the Game. Both experience and new players are welcome to come out and enjoy the experience.
     When: on HIATUS with virtual meetings scheduled to begin at the
                  start of second semester.  In the meantime, students can
                  learn more and find fun activities and community through the
                  community 253 Youth Ultimate Program on FB and Instagram
                  @253YUP.
      Where: MS Teams
      Staff Contact: Mx. Roscoe
 
Video JournalismOur activities include editing videos, promoting the school, participating in video competitions and producing on-site documentaries.
     When: on HIATUS during remote learning
     Where:
     Staff Contact: Mr. McNeil