PHS Clubs –2017/2018


Art Club                        

Mrs. Raper & Mr. Moore - 138A

Art club will meet on Wednesdays after school until 3:45. We will be working on both community and personal art projects, making a float for the parade, painting faces for the homecoming bazaar, pottery camp, Souperbowl, etc.


Drama Club                            

Ms. VanBenschoten - AUD

PHS Drama Club: Drama Club meets Wednesdays on the stage. This group is open to anyone interested in acting, backstage roles, or just supporting theatre at PHS. We discuss upcoming theatre events at PHS and the community, and provide opportunities to get involved. We also play theatre games, and work on theatre skills. This club is considered a path for anyone interested in joining the International Thespian Society. Come explore what theatre is all about.


Earth Club                              

Mr. Korte - 147B

Conservation Club is an opportunity to get together with others and spend time working to generate excitement and action around the preservation of our resources on a school, community and global level.  We will seek to reduce waste from our school, increase opportunities for recycling and to join with organizations in the community to actively enjoy and improve our world



Ms. Wright - 220D

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a local, state and national organization for students who are interested in developing their leadership skills. The purpose of FBLA is to prepare members for careers in business and to assist them by becoming better employees and citizens. Not sure if you are interested in a business career? That is OKAY!  FBLA helps any student develop leadership abilities, strengthen the confidence in themselves and their work , and offers a setting where members compete at regional, state and national levels in business and technology curriculum.

We travel to conferences in Grand Junction, Vail, Denver, and hopefully after winning at district competition, then state competition, will go to national convention at a large city in the United States. You have the opportunity to network with students around the state and gain valuable leadership skills that will help you throughout life. There will be fundraisers and participation in community service. Our meetings are on club day and we have an after school activity once per month.



Mr. Borgmann - 135A

The purpose of this club is to bring Christian athletes together to share and grow in their fellowship.  The club will be student ran and activities and projects will be determined by the members.



Mrs. Motz - 185DR

FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) is a national vocational student organization with family as the focus.  Members learn leadership skills, participate in fund raising and community service activities, and have opportunities to travel to conferences and compete in State events with potential to travel to Nationals.  Students involved in FCCLA often receive scholarship opportunities and have fun.


FIRST Robotics Club             

Mr. Castleton - Off Campus      

Students design and build robots to compete in an annually changing competition.  Students will learn skills relating to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The club meets at the SBA Incubator Center and days and time to be determined.  Please contact, PHS student, Edgar Corona for further questions.


Interact Club                         

Mr. Wallace  & Mrs. Guajardo - 308W

The Rotary Club is part of an international organization focused on bringing service to both local and global communities and providing leadership opportunities for students. The club will meet in Mr. Wallace’s room during the second half of lunch on Thursdays.


Knowledge Bowl Team                    

Ms. Huntley - 199C        

In teams, students will compete in a Jeopardy-like game of trivia. If interested, students will be able to join the Knowledge Bowl Team that competes with other schools during Saturday tournaments beginning in October.  *School sponsored extracurricular activity (treated much like an athletic sport)


La Raza                                  

Mr. Guajardo - 310 W

La Raza club promotes Latin American culture to challenge racial stereotypes, and share culturally significant activities with people interested in learning about diversity.


LGBT Learning and Acceptance     

Ms. Easley - 301W

The LGBT club will meet to learn about different sexuality and genders and the stereotypes associated with them.  There will also be discussions about how to cope in a friendly environment.



Mrs. Hellmann - 212D 

MESA (Math, Engineering, and Science Achievement): MESA Club’s goals are to encourage females and ethnic minorities to attend college, and to pursue a degree in math, a science, or engineering.  Meetings should probably be held once a week for math or engineering “challenges”, guest speakers, or to plan college trips.


Next Generation Politics                

Mrs. Fante - 322W

As a Next Generation Politics club we would be learning and discussing current political problems.  The clubs main purpose is to involve students in politics and analyzing how the world is working and discussing current political events and questions.



Mr. Kennedy & Mrs. Scroggins – 146B

National Honor Society is a prestigious national service club recognized by colleges that is open by invitation only to Sophomores – Seniors. Students are invited to join after they meet national standards based on grade point average, character, leadership, and service.



Pay it Forward PHS               

Ms. Cochran and Mrs. McFarlin - 321W

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Aesop 

Come join us to make our community better. We will focus on service projects, individual passions, and celebrations in our school. Using the IB Learner Profile, we will create a class that will exemplify caring, empathy, and compassion. We will explore ways to make our world better for others. Pay it Forward with us and make our world better for everyone.


Red Cross Club                      

Mr. Torfin - 209D  

Medical awareness club for students interested in the medical and health fields. We will meet and participate in hands-on activities.  We will give back to the community and school by learning and informing them of current health issues.



Mr. Ramunno & Mr. B - 131A

PalisadeSkills is a club of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure our community has a skilled workforce. PalisadeSkills is an organization serving teachers and high school students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations.



Ski and Snowboard Club                

Mr. and Mrs. Hellmann - WR

This club will benefit from Powderhorn Mountain Resort’s heavily discounted season pass that is only available to PHS Ski & Snowboard Club members. Powderhorn’s goal is to build a partnership with PHS giving students an opportunity to build their passion for the sport of skiing or snowboarding at Powderhorn Mountain Resort.  Member requirements: Must be a PHS student, $10 membership fee, maintain a 2.5 GPA or better, attend 90% of meetings and participate in fundraising. Benefits of being a club member included: heavily discounted season passes (last year’s cost was $139), Powderhorn Season Pass holder discounts, ski trips, ski buses to Powderhorn, and the best “bene” is the opportunity to hit the slopes with your fellow snow enthusiasts. Meeting dates will be on Early Release Mondays starting at 2:20. We will meet once or twice per month.


Spanish Club                          

Mrs. Kessler - 309W

Spanish Club focuses on fun activities to teach and experience Spanish culture and language.  All people are welcome to come, learn and enjoy. 


Speech and Debate                         

Mr. Bryngelson - 148 B

The goal of the Speech & Debate club is to assist students in bolstering their reading and writing skills in a fun and competitive environment. The Speech & Debate club acts as a precursor to the more intensive (yet, still as fun!) Speech & Debate after-school travel team.


Student Link                          

Mr. Guajardo - 310W      

Student link is a faith based club that promotes making positive choices while in high school and into the future. Building friendships among club members is a major part of the club and to that end we play games and do activities. The club is student run.


Study Hall

Mr. Steele - 214 D (science hall)

Study hall is a place where you can get some homework done during club time. You will be expected to have academic items to work on and/or a free reading book to read. We will provide academic help when needed. If you don’t have a club to attend, you can get some work done in study hall.