Students take local trips and participate in various adventure sports.
Sponsors: Donald Pankuch
Art club will be a series of concentrated workshops designed to explore particular media and/or topics in art. Art club members will determine what areas in art they would like to explore. In addition, members will work with the community hospitals to create "Art-To-Go" packs for hospitalized children as a community service project. A small fee of $5.00 will be asked to cover special needs.
Sponsors: Kathryn Parenti, Karen Popovich, Karly Olson
Asian American Club
Discover the beauty of Asian culture through movies, games, calligraphy, tea ceremonies, Asian folk art, origami, martial arts, and more, and experience a different way of life.
Sponsor: Rachel Cheng
Meeting Time and Location: Biweekly at 2:30 pm on Thursdays in D102
Black Student Alliance (BSA)
BSA is a club where students uplift each other as well as their conscious awareness politically, culturally, and intellectually. Student are encouraged to explore possibilities and prepare for the future. The club is open to anyone.
Sponsor: Natalie Johnson
Meeting Time and Location: Tuesdays at 2:30 pm in D116
The Metea Valley Book Club is a way for students to meet and discuss books with others who have a shared interest in reading. Book club members meet weekly to discuss a monthly selection. All genres are read and enjoyed!
Sponsors: Ann Cluxton and Debbie Turner
Meeting Time and Location: Thursdays at 7 am in the LMC Resource Room
Business Professionals of America
The club is a way for students to meet others who have a shared interest in business. Throughout the year our club competes in competitions, volunteers for community service, and attends leadership events. The club is a great way to meet people, travel to new places, and an excellent resume builder.
Sponsors: Lacy Bugielski, Brian Veit
Meeting time and Location 6:50 am Tuesdays and Thursdays F214
Catch-Up/Keep Up & Metea Community Connections
This club incorporates academics, mentoring, and community outreach. We help students stay current in their homework with after school assistance, while emphasizing leadership opportunities to mentor middle school students every few weeks. In addition, our sponsors maintain active liasons between two local colleges so we'll also take field trips to these campuses in order for students to recognize the benefits and availibility of higher education. Other activities include providing community service to various organizations, and trips to public service facilities.
Sponsor- Kimberly Marion
Meeting Time and Location: Tuesday and Thursdays at 2:30 pm in LMC
Chess Team is open to all student interested in the game of chess. Recreational chess and interscholastic competitions are available. Meetings and competitions are held from October through February.
Sponsors: Mark Liu and Thomas Womack
Meeting Time and Location: Thursdays at 2:30 pm in the LMC
Drama Club/International Thespian Society
A club for the lovers of theatre! This organization is intended for students who are interested in theatre - in any capacity. Actors, singers, dancers, techies, or just plain theatre enthusiasts. All are welcome!
Sponsors: Jason Fontanetta
Meeting time: Monthly at 2:30 pm in the Auditorium
The Eco Club - Environmental Club
The Environmental club's goals are to make MVHS the greenest high school in Naperville by implementing programs that help our school conserve all types of resources and to spread conservation practices to Metea Valley families and the local community.
Sponsor: Jeff Schmela
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Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA)
Future Career and Community Leaders of America is a club that supports students who are interested in competing in areas such as Fashion Design, Culinary Arts, Preschool, or Interior Design. The club will also particpate in a service projects while enhancing students' knowledge about each of these areas.
Sponsors: Kara Connolly and Sally O'Rourke
Meeting Time and Location: Tuesdays at 2:30 in A140
The French Club exists for the purpose of celebrating and promoting French language and culture. It is open to any student who has an interest in French (language or culture). You do not have to be in a French class to be in the club. We meet two times a month after school and we enjoy making and eating French food, listening to French music, playing French games and taking field trips. C'est magnifique!
Sponsors- Deborah Adams and Aurielle Dubois-Williams
Meeting Time and Location: Twice a month on Tuesdays at 2:30 pm in H105
Future Educators Association (FEA)
Future Educators Association or FEA is a club that supports students who are interested in working with young children. The club is associated with Aurora University and does many activities at the university
Sponsors-Kara Connolly and Linette Chaloka
Meeting Time and Location: Weekly on Wednesdays at 6:45 am in A143
The MV GSA is an organization focusing on human rights. GSA brings homosexual and heterosexual students together to promote a safe and accepting environment for all regardless of sexual orientation. The mission of this club is to combat homophobia in our school and to help achieve equality for all people.
Meeting Time and Location: Bi-Monthly on Thursdays at 2:30 pm in F101
Any student interested learning more about the German language and culture? Activities include games, movies, cooking, festivals, and field trips.
Meeting Time and Location: Monthly at 2:30 pm in D103
Indian Student Association
ISA is a student club focusing on the diversity in both India and America. Students learn about various aspects of the Indian culture. Any student is welcome to join.
Meeting Time and Location: Mondays at 2:30 in F214
Sponsors-Jonothan Ogrodnik and Matt Kirkpatrick
Meeting Time and Location: Tuesdays in the Large Forum room/Classrooms
Key club is an international, student-led organization providing its members with opportunities to perform service, build character, and develop leadership. Its vision is to develop competent, capable, caring leaders through service. At Metea Valley, Key Club will organize and do service projects in our community and train students in leadership through opportunities in the club and its projects and event.
Sponsors-Sue Povilonis and Patricia Hoffert
Meeting Time and Location: Thursdays at 6:45 am in the Auditorium
Literary Magazine is a club that celebrates art as a timeless, universal language. Our goal is to inspire young artist to submit art and literature that can be compiled into a reflective, artistic, representation of the school year.
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Do you enjoy math? Do you enjoy the challenge of solving a variety of levels of math problems? Would you like to compete as a mathematician? Join us we are #(sin 3.14/2) when it comes to math FUN! Our team will compete this year in monthly IML competitions and the ICTM Regional and State competitions.
Sponsors-Jackie Palmquist and Sue Ellen Vozza
Meeting Time and Location: Fridays at 6:50 am
Media Club Television/Video Club
Students learn hands on activites with video equipment including cameras, editing equipment and studio equipment. Students are encouraged to produce original work and to help cover the events at Metea Valley High School
Meeting Time and Location: Mondays at 2:30 pm in F219
Model United Nations
Through a global lens, Model UN members looks at issues of a global importance through another countries perspective and point of view. The Model UN members will research topics and debate issues at various conferences throughout the year.
Sponsor-Annie McTigue and Thomas Womack
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Muslim Student Association
The Muslim Student Association is a service organization where students of all faiths are welcome to learn more about Islam and engage in dialogue regarding issue surrounding the faith.
Meeting Time and Location: Fridays at 2:45 pm
The Stampede is produced by the newspaper journalism class. Student with talent in writing, photography, design, and business are needed. To be on staff students must apply to the newspaper journalism class and receive teacher approval.
Sponsor- Adam Page
Meeting Time and Location: Ongoing Class
Orchesis Dance Troupe
Orchesis is a performing arts troupe that performs in a variety of events throughout the year with one main stage show in late winter. Many forms of dance are utilized - modern, ballet, pointe, jazz, tap, and hip hop. Membership is by audition only.
Sponsor-Angela Williams and Georgia Salerno
Meeting Time and Location:Thursdays at 2:30 pm in N111
Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS)
OLAS strives to increase opportunities for Latino representation and influence in school and in the community, promote cultural awareness, educate its members and the Metea Valley community about the diverse Latino cultures, and actively particpate in our communities through community service projects.
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Snowball is an international alcohol, tobacco and other drug-use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives. There will be one fall and one spring three day retreat offered this year. All District 203 and 204 high schools participate in the same retreat,so this opportunity gives students the chance to collaborate with students inside and outside of the district to ideally improve their leadership skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Applications for the October retreat will be available August 31st.
Sponsor-Katie Kulak and Casey Solgos
Scholastic Bowl is ideal for trivia buffs and Jeopardy lovers. Any interested student may join at any time from October through April. Matches are held with all conference schools and other local schools. The team also participates in invitational tournaments and state tournaments.
Science Olympiad is a team academic competition. Students of all academic backgrounds compete in 23 events covering aspects of life, earth, and physical sciences. Topics include: building and engineering events, forensics, cell biology, electricty, water rockets and titrations. No player is expected to know all the material before joining. We have practice times to work on events.
Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. Skills USA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical, and skilled service occupations, including health occupations.
Spanish Club/Spanish Honor Society
Spanish Club is for students interested in the Hispanic culture. Meetings are spent doing cultural crafts, cooking authentic hispanic dishes and discussing the different festivals of various countries. Student that have been in Spanish Club for a year and also level 3 may be inducted into Spanish Honor Society. This is an academic community for students interested in the Hispanic Culture.
Meeting Time and Location:Bi-monthly on Thursdays at 2:30 pm in D210
Special Olympics is created to help people with intellectural disabilities develop self-confidence, social skills and a sense of personal accomplishment. It is also for those students who have an interest in working with special need students.
Sponsor- Meredith Jordan
Meeting Time and Location:Varies.
Speech - Individual Events Team
Participants in this team have the opportunity to compete in any of 14 categories, ranging from an interpretation and performance of a prepared scene to an original composition or improvised speech. This is a great activity for Mustangs interested in competition and in refining their ability to perform publically. The Speech-IE season runs from late October to February.
Sponsor-Mark Simon, Erin Blanchard
Meeting Time and Location: Varies
The yearbook staff is for students who enjoy reporting, writing, and design. An interest or background in computers is also beneficial. To be on the staff, students must apply to the yearbook journalism class, receive teacher approval, take a writing test, and participate in an interview process
Meeting Time and Location:Ongoing Class
Youth and Government
Youth and Government is a YMCA sponsored program that has students taking the role of a Legislator, Attorney, or Lobbyist and actively being a part of that branch of government. Legislators create their own bill and try to get it passed and Attorneys argue legal cases. The program culminates with a weekend in Springfield using the facilities at the state Capital.
Meeting Time and Location:varies