Clubs and Activities

Students at Central have many opportunities to get involved in clubs and activities!

Student Council and Student Class activities are listed first. A list of other clubs and and organizations follows in alphabetical order.

Student Council

Advisor: Mr. Howe jhowe@mansd.org

The Central Student Council represents the entire student body. Student Council leaders are elected by the student population and they serve as the voice for the students in communication with the faculty, administration, and Board of School Committee. Student Council members also lead the planning for spirit weeks and participate in community service projects. Volunteer members are always welcome. We meet in room 420 on the first and third Wednesday of each month. Check the board outside the room for times.

Class Office

Senior Class (Class of 2022)

Advisor: Ms. Gemme agemme@mansd.org

Assists senior class officers with any senior activities including dues, tee shirt sales, fundraisers, cap and gown measurement and distribution, prom, and graduation.

Junior Class (Class of 2023)

Advisor: Mrs. Robert krobert@mansd.org

The Junior class advisors help the class officers and other juniors plan events and fundraisers. We are also working on dues collection to gear up for the many expenses that accompany senior year.

Sophomore Class (Class of 2024)

Advisor: Ms. O'Connor doconnor@mansd.org

Responsible for planning class activities, fundraisers and dues collection for the sophomore class.

Freshman Class (Class of 2025)

Advisor: Mrs. MacDonald cmacdonald@mansd.org

Responsible for planning class activities, fundraisers and dues collection for the freshman class.

21st Century Community Learning Center

https://sites.google.com/a/mansd.org/msd-21st-cclc/

Aglaia Yearbook

Advisors: Mrs. Hunter khunter@mansd.org

Meetings are afterschool on Mondays in the Library.

Information for Seniors: Senior Pictures are due via email to centralyearbook@mansd.org

Central Crew

Advisor: John Earnshaw

Please see the following page for more information

www.centralcrew.org

Central Key Club

Advisor: Mrs. Haarlander thaarlander@mansd.org

www.keyclub.org

A volunteer community and school service organization, members earn service hours through numerous fun events throughout the year. Membership meetings are in the cafe on the first and third Wednesday of every month at 3:00 PM. All Central students are welcome.

Central Pride Foundation

www.centralpridefoundation.org

President: Ms. Gemme agemme@mansd.org

centralpride@mansd.org

The mission of the Central Pride Foundation is to establish a non-profit 501 C3 foundation to support the enrichment of the educational process at Manchester Central High School.

General Activities: Raise funds through charitable contributions to the 501 C3 non-profit foundation. To fund enrichment programs which enhance the educational experience for the students at Central High School.

To develop a base of funds for distribution for enrichment at Central High School through the Board of Directors. The board will consist of community leaders, alumni and current CHS administrators.

Purpose:

  • To purchase technology for Central High School.

  • To support student academic competitions and field trips.

  • To supplement the purchase of academic materials and funding for student publications.

  • To arrange for and fund guest speakers and lecturers.

  • To fund and enhance other academic activities at Central High School that improve the educational experience.

CHAOS Central High Robotics Team

Advisor: Mr. Chretien cchretien@mansd.org

Website www.chaos131.com

Our team participates in robotics programs. As a FIRST Robotics team, students are expected to spend time inspiring and mentoring younger students and spreading the values of FIRST Robotics. Our team has won the BAE Regional Engineering Inspiration Award two years in a row. Students on the team are expected to maintain an average of 3.0 or higher. They must also be able to manage time well due to the time that the team requires of them; CHAOS follows a schedule very similar to that of a winter sport.

Chess Club

Advisor: Mrs. St. Onge dstonge@mansd.org

Learn how to improve your chess game! Meets the first and third Wednesday of each month after school in Room 21.

CVN (Central Vision News)

Advisor: Mr. Moulton nmoulton@mansd.org

CVN is the close circuit television network at Central High School. Our purpose is to foster CENTRAL PRIDE. This is achieved by keeping the student body informed of any upcoming events and /or meetings held by the very many organizations here at Central. In addition we inform the student body of their peers athletic and academic achievements. As a new feature added this year we also keep them up to date as to what the weather is currently and for the next day.

All announcements must be submitted by a faculty or staff in the form of an email.

Dance Club

Advisor: Ms. Collins ccollins@mansd.org

Learn and perform different types of dance such as Bachata, Salsa and Cumbia.

DECA

Advisor: Ms. Fontaine mfontaine@mansd.org

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management in high schools and colleges around the globe. Central DECA members compete at the NH DECA Career Development Conference annually to earn an opportunity to move on to the DECA, Inc's International Career Development Conference. Members also have an opportunity to participate in various other conferences, events, and fundraisers throughout the year.

Law Club

Advisor: Mrs. Ferro sferro@mansd.org

Meet every other Wednesday morning in the PA building to discuss current legal issues and events.

Maskers Drama Club

Advisors: Dan Pelletier danpelletiertheatre@gmail.com

Math Team

Advisors: Mr. Walmsley rwalmsley@mansd.org

Mrs. Machnik kmachnik@mansd.org

Mock Trial Team

Advisors: Ms. O'Connor doconnor@mansd.org

Attorneys: Elizabeth Ewing, Laurel Kanianis, Catherine Bousquet

Students learn the fundamentals of a trial by performing in the roles of attorneys and witnesses for both the prosecution and the defense. This is an interscholastic team that competes against other high schools in mock trials. Open to any interested student. Season is September through February.

National Art Honor Society Chapter 2521

Advisors: Mrs. Doherty cdoherty@mansd.org

National Art Honor Society works with students who have a strong interest in the visual arts. Field trips and community based art activities encompass the activities.

National English Honor Society, Grace Metalious Chapter

Advisors: Ms. Pennington apennington@mansd.org

Ms. MacDonald kmacdonald@mansd.org

Members are comprised of students who have maintained a B+ or better in every English class for at least three semesters, a cumulative 2.75 GPA, and must be actively passing all classes.

Advisor: Mr. Silveira jsilveira@mansd.org

Students who have maintained a 3.5 unweighted or 9.0 weighted cumulative GPA will be invited to submit candidate information sheets the second semester of their junior year. Their candidacy will then be assessed based on their character, leadership and volunteerism. Students are encouraged to have averaged approximately ten hours of service for each of their first three years in high school.

Oracle

Advisor: Ms. MacDonald kmacdonald@mansd.org

The Oracle is Central's literary/arts magazine, publishing student work continuously since 1903. Students may submit poetry, short stories, essays, book reviews, photos and art work for publishing.

The Science Club

Advisor: Mrs. Tourigny etourigny@mansd.org

Regular meetings will be the first and third Thursdays after school in Room 608.

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Advisor: Mr. Doyle edoyle@mansd.org

World Language Honor Society

Advisors: Mr. Newman dnewman@mansd.org

The purpose of the Central High School's World Language Honor Society is to recognize scholastic achievement in the study of German, French, Spanish and Latin. The Society promotes interest in the study of a world language and promotes cultural understanding within the Central community.

The World Language Honor Society works closely with the English Language Learners Department to sponsor TASTE OF CENTRAL, a multicultural dinner. The dinner provides an opportunity for our community to experience and enjoy cultural differences through food and entertainment.

The World Language Honor Society raises money to offer a $500 scholarship to a graduating senior who intends to continue their language studies at the university level.