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ANT & TERMITE CLUB

Katie Coats

[email protected]

Rm. LS-234

Every Tuesday 3-4pm

The purpose of this club is to study ants and termites in a controlled environment and to learn more about them.

ASL CLUB

Kara Harris

[email protected] WBJTW-NSNQC

Rm. 203

1st & 3rd Mondays

3-4pm

Brings together students who are interested in American Sign Language and Deaf culture. Club Activities offer students the chance to expand their sign vocabulary as well as interact with the Deaf Community.

ASIAN CULTURE CLUB

Dorrie Coleman

[email protected]

P4QT-26FV-VWGHB

Instagram:@acc.phs

Rm. LS-133

2nd & 4th Fridays

2:50-3:30pm

The goal of Asian Culture Club is to unite the Asian students at PHS by creating a safe space to discuss and connect with other students. We want to raise awareness about the many different cultures and traditions. Our activities will include watching movies and playing traditional games as well as host a culture night party to discuss important topics related to Asians.

BLACK STUDENT UNION CLUB

Michael Limric Yesica Pak

Will Walker

[email protected]

[email protected]

[email protected]

76WQ-XC5X-Q9D24

Rm. 215

Mondays 3pm

 

Black Student Union is a place where everyone is welcome to contribute with the primary purpose to support and encourage the voice of black students. Students will participate in activities involving Juneteenth and Black History Month.

BOYS VOLLEYBALL CLUB

Jonathan Rouse

[email protected]

Rm. 217

 

This club is a way for boys to enjoy playing and learning volleyball.

CHESS CLUB

Will Walker

[email protected]

Rm. P1

Every Other Wednesday 3pm

The PHS Chess Club provides the opportunity for students who love chess to play the game while making new friends with a goal of interscholastic competition. Students will develop critical thinking skills in a fun and social environment.

CROCHET CLUB

Wendy Gill

[email protected]

Rm. 208

Crochet Club is a service and creative educational club.

CULINARY CLUB

Donell Turner

[email protected]

Rm. S-161

Tuesdays 2:45pm

 

Love food? Love cooking? Love to eat and compete? Join us for Culinary Club this fall after school in Room 161. Any student is welcome to join, but only current Culinary Arts students may try out to be on our competition team. If you are passionate about cooking, consider yourself a "foodie" or want to learn more, join us.

DAFFODIL COURT

Royalty Selection

Sarah Ravindranath

[email protected]

Rm. 221

The Daffodil Court promotes education, community pride and volunteerism in Pierce County under the Daffodil Festival organization. One princess is selected to represent PHS. Princesses gain many invaluable lessons and experiences, developing public speaking skills, tact and poise while gaining self-confidence through the interactions they have with their community.

Eligibility Requirements per the Daffodil Festival:

  • Must be a senior with regular attendance.
  • 3.2 Cumulative GPA
  • Never have been married or given birth.
  • Never found guilty or committed felony.
  • Must attend at least one class at PHS (for Running Start Students)

 

DEBATE

Co-Curricular Activity

Sarah Sherry

[email protected]

Rm. 201

Speech and Debate team promotes scholarship through intensive research, preparation, argumentation, and public speaking, students study multiple forms of debate, interpretation, platform and limited preparation speaking. Students will compete at PHS and with teams from the region, state and nation. Viking Debate has garnered both state and national awards. Students will have the opportunity to apply for travel tournaments and degrees of honor with the National Forensics League. Intensive fundraising after-school and weekend hours required. See adviser for details.

DECA

Co-Curricular Activity

Kim Root

Jennifer West

[email protected]2.wa.us

[email protected]

DECA gives students hands-on experience in the fields of marketing, business, and entrepreneurship. Washington DECA teaches leadership characteristics that mold high school students into character-driven leaders through conferences and competitions.

At PHS Business and Marketing students apply their knowledge and skills in a hands-on experiencerunning the student store (The Wall) and the espresso bar (The Viking Blend).

Student must have current enrollment in any of the Business and Marketing classes. See advisers for specific requirements and details.

 

DRAMA

Club & Co-Curricular Activity

 

Peter Sirl

[email protected]

This activity emphasizes advanced acting skills including monologue and duo-scene work, character and script analysis, movement and improvisation skills as well as production skills. Students perform monologues, scenes, and sometimes one-act plays as well as preparing for state drama festivals. Some after school and weekend participation required. See adviser for more details and requirements. Typically winter production draws from this pool of actors. Audition required.

FASION CLUB

Alison Larson

[email protected]

J7FC-WP8F-DRW4M

Library

Tuesdays @ 3pm

Fashion club is a way for students to express themselves and their lover for fashion. We have discussions about the latest fashion trends, sketch with different themes, and do other fun fashion activities. Also, active members of the club could be eligible to get a scholarship to FIDM.

FCCLA CLUB

Cassie Mueller

[email protected]

ZMP2-H89N-7BXJ5

Rm. 105

Thursdays 3-4pm

 

Family Consumer and Career Leaders of American is a club for students who would like to get involved with community service in school and surrounding area.

FFA CLUB

Kathryn Coats

Suzanne Smith

[email protected]

[email protected]

Rm. LS-234

Wednesdays

3-4pm

Future Farmers of America is a club for students interested in agriculture related activities.

GARDENING CLUB

Monique Russ

[email protected]

9J83-P4G6-5RQG3

Rm. 218

1st & 3rd Tuesdays 3pm

Students will plant flowers and start a small vegetable garden, add pleasant greenery to the school and give back to the community. Student will also actively clean up weeds and trash.

GSA CLUB

Gayle Franks

[email protected]

P88TJ-FH73B

Rm. 206

1st & 3rd Wednesdays 3pm

The Gay Straight Alliance club takes on discrimination issues at school and within the community. It also allows gay and lesbian students a safe environment in which to talk over the issues they are facing today.

HIKING VIKINGS

Kara Harris

[email protected]

VRKF-M2ZN-G3CJ5

Rm. 203

2nd & 4th Mondays 3-4pm

 

 

 

 

 

Come learn about hiking in the Pacific Northwest! We will learn trail safety and trail etiquette and explore the beauty of Washington State and National Parks.

HISTORICAL FILM SOCIETY CLUB

Kristin Gerhardt

[email protected]

Rm. P-10

Fridays 3pm

 

Watch in vivid detail as the 20th century unfolds in glorious Technicolor! Student history and events through movies. Please note that because some films are rated PG-13 and above, parental permission is required. After-school field trips are assured!

HONOR SOCIETY

Application Only

Sandy Monaghan

[email protected]

Rm. G-249

National Honor Society creates an enthusiasm for scholarship, stimulates a desire to render service, promotes worthy leadership, and encourages the development of character in the students of PHS. Students must have the following:

1) 3.5 GPA
2) participation in one activity of value to school or community
3) the recommendation of two teachers

Students must also maintain a 3.2 GPA.

HOSA CLUB

Pam Reichel

[email protected]

V4ZB-MB7Q-469WQ

Rm. S-166

Mondays 3-4pm

 

Health Occupations Students of America is a student led organization dedicated to providing leadership development, motivation, and recognition to students who are interested in the health professions and education. HOSA provides opportunities for a student to make a well-informed career choice among the many health occupations.

KEY CLUB

Jordan Cockle

[email protected]

Email advisor

Rm. 317

 

Key Club is the largest service organization for high school students in the world. Its main purpose is to give service to school and community. PHS Key Club is sponsored by Puyallup Kiwanis. Anyone can join.

MATH CLUB

Rachal Peart

[email protected]

8HXG-F4CW-XTG8V

Rm. 305

Math club creates a community of students committed to exploring the depths and potential of mathematics as well as encourages students to further pursue as well as encourages students to further pursue mathematics outside of a classroom setting. Students in the club learn about different aspects of mathematics and compete in competitions on a local and national scale preparing throughout the year. Students will serve the school and community through math tutoring, furthering their understanding of tutored subjects.

OLYMPIAN CLUB

John Anderson

[email protected]

Peer coaches promote sport activities for those athletes who are registered members of the Special Olympics. Student coaching positions are available. Contact advisor for more details and requirements.

RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

Alison Larson

[email protected]

Library

Wednesdays 3pm

 

RAK seeks to improve the practices of kindness and empathy at PHS.

ROBOTICS, HORNS OF HAVOC

Andy McClure

[email protected]

website: hornsofhavoc3393.com

Rm. 108

Tues-Friday January-April

 

The Horns of Havoc compete in F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotics. We provide students the opportunity to learn about anddevelop skills in engineering (mechanical and electrical), pneumatics, programming, web design, leadership, fundraising, teambuilding, business development and presentation.

SPANISH HONOR SOCIETY

Application Only

Cami Devereux

[email protected]

Rm.308

Spanish Honor Society is a national organization. The goal is to promote and encourage the study of Spanish language and culture in high school and beyond. The national organization also offers scholarship opportunities.

SPORTS MEDICINE CLUB

Katie Akeson

[email protected]

GPJW-2WX3-STHV3

Rm. P-2

Every Other Thurs 3pm Starting September 15

Students will work together in a positive, collaborative fashion to help understand how to treat injuries in sports better, how to seek proper help for mental health issues and what it means to serve in the athletic/sports industry in different occupations.

STAGECRAFT

Co-Curricular Activity

Peter Sirl

[email protected]

Rm. 210

 

Stagecraft teaches practical application of technical theater. Students will gain skill in terminology, lighting, set design and construction, painting, sound design, and stage management. Students in stagecraft will run assemblies, concerts, plays, and auditorium rentals. Some after school and weekend participation is required. See or email adviser for more details.

STUDENT COUNCIL 
Co-Curricular Activity
 Jamie Mooring [email protected]  Representatives organize and govern the student body.  Students plan events for student activities.  Representatives are voted upon by their second period classmates.
STUDENT LEADERSHIP 
Co-Curricular Activity
Application to Advisor
Jamie Mooring [email protected]

The primary purpose of this class is to provide time for student leaders to meet and work on the many projects for which they are responsible.  These projects include planning and conducting student council meetings, creating, and putting on assemblies, and designing and directing co-curricular and extra-curricular activities that promote learning, student involvement, school spirit and pride.  ASB and class officers are given priority to enroll in this class; all other interested students must apply to advisor. 

TSA/ENGINERING CLUB

Yesica Pak

[email protected]

4595V-552Q3

Rm. 302

Tuesdays 2:45pm

The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of students interested in technology. Open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education and STEM courses. Our members are interested in careers in Architecture, Engineering, Manufacturing, Film/Video Production, Graphic Arts, Videogame Design and many other technical areas. Members learn through exciting competitive events, leadership opportunities and much more. The diversity of activities makes TSA a positive experience for every student from engineers to business managers. TSA will take the study of STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) beyond the classroom and give students the chance to pursue academicchallenges among friendswith similar goals and interests. Together, members work on competitive events, attend conferences on the state and national levels and have a good time raising funds to get there.

TABLETOP & DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS CLUB

Tyler Merrell

[email protected]

Rm. 321

Mondays 3-5pm

This club allows students to get together in small groups and play Dungeons and Dragons and other tabletop games.

VIDEO GAME & ESPORTS CLUB

Jordan Cockle

[email protected]

Rm. 317

Video Game and Esports Club provides fun and entertainment for students and friendly competition in tournaments.

VIKING KNIGHTS & LADIES

Staff Nomination

Christyna Paris

[email protected]

Rm. LS-230

Viking Knights & Ladies areservice oriented. They assist at plays, concerts, and other school events. They are called upon to represent the school on many occasions. Founded in 1927, this is the oldest high school service organization in the state. Viking Knights & Ladies from each grade are selected by faculty panel application review at the end of each year to serve the following year.

VIKING MOTORSPORTS

Christian Tamiesie

[email protected]

Rm. S-167

Tuesdays 3-4pm

Students mush be able to learn and have fun working with automotive-related equipment. A sense of accomplishment is felt with a finished product. You must be a PHS student and have an interest in automobiles to join.

VIKING STUDENT MEDIA

Co-Curricular Activity

Sandra Coyer

[email protected]

Rm. S-162

Viking Student Media is designed to be a two-way communication link between the students, their school and community. Its duty is to expand the student perspectives, maintain community relations and act as a limited public forum. Students tell stories in a variety of different mediums including, but not limited to, videos, blog posts, podcasts, photos, etc.for publication.

VIKING VANGUARD NEWSPAPER

Co-Curricular Activity

Sandra Coyer

[email protected]

Rm. S-162

The Vanguard's goal is to produce a high-quality, professional-looking student newspaper that acts as a school community forum to inform, educate, clarify, persuade, analyze, provide constructive criticism, praise, and entertain readers. The program also provides vocational training in writing, editing, research, design, computer technology, interpersonal relationships, entry-level skills in desktop publishing. Editorial board positions are open through interview and application along with the completion of the beginning journalism course. Any student interested in beinga reporter contact the adviser or editors.

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT CLUB

Margaret Reynolds

[email protected]

Rm. 322

1st & 3rd Fridays

3-4pm

Students advocating to empower women and raise awareness on PHS campus.

YEARBOOK

Co-Curricular Activity

Sandra Coyer

[email protected]

Rm. S-162

Students use copy editing, layout, photography, and graphic design to produce the Viking Yearbook. Interested students may contact adviser for specific requirements to be part of the staff. After school hours for deadline is expected.