Activities & Clubs

How to Start a New Club At Peninsula High School 

  1. Complete the following...
    1. New Club Form
    2. Constitution 
  2. Email forms to Kim Demianiw or drop them off to room 515

Clubs are reviewed every week. A club will not receive active status until the ASB-Leadership class has received all paperwork, ASB has approved the club, and the School Board has made the final approval. This process can take about a month.


Art Club

Art Club is where Creative students meet to work on personal and group projects. We discuss techniques and share ideas and occasionally host professional artists for demonstrations. We create work for our annual Winterfest sale and use these funds to support our annual field trip to The Seattle Art Museum.

Thursdays—2 – 4 PM
Room: 605
Advisor: Mrs. Buchanan

Band Council

Plan and organize PHS Band events and fundraisers. Student leadership unit of the Band Program.

Tuesdays—after school

Room: 820

Mrs. Webster

Community Inclusion Program (CIP) Youth Leadership

This club assists with planning activities for youth of all abilities along with fun friendship events.  Students serve as mentors as they build relationships, appreciate everyone's gifts, support one another, receive leadership training and learn to be self-advocates.

1st & 3rd Wednesday of each Month
Room: W-8
Advisor: Joelle Rickard & Wendy Christiansen


PHS DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

Wednesdays—after school
Room 501
Advisor: Mr. Robles

Drama/Theater Club

Contribute to the amazing drama performances at Peninsula High School.  Also have the opportunity to be trained in audio /visual and other theatrical technical opportunities.

Advisor: Mr. Bullock

Environmental Club

A group of students looking to make sustainable and lasting solutions to our environmental impacts.

Tuesdays at 2:10
Room: 401
Advisor: Ms. Balera

Games (Table top)

This club provides students a relaxed and fun-filled setting to enjoy board games, study strategy, learn negotiating skills, and hone their competitive skills.  Participants are given the opportunity to get professional design and play testing experience.

Tuesdays—after school
Room: 402
Advisor: Mrs. Ahlheim

HOSA (Future Health Professionals)

An organization created to help students in our Biomedical Sciences Program develop leadership skills, networking opportunities, and competition opportunities.  Student members plan meetings, organize fundraisers, engage in community service, and compete against other HOSA chapters.

Wednesday-after school
Room: 411
Advisor: Mr. Collins
& Mrs. Riley

Interact Club

A community service club that serves the greater Gig Harbor area.  The club works closely with the local Rotary Club

Thursday after school
Room 406
Advisors: Mrs. Sara Johnson & Dr. Potts

Key Club

A community service club that serves the greater Gig Harbor area. The club works closely with the local Kiwanis Club.

Tuesdays-after school

Room: 621

Advisor: Ms. Gutmann

Knowledge Bowl

Competitive academic team representing PHS in quiz competitions against other schools (think 'Jeopardy!' only with teams instead of individuals). We participate in a league with regular competitions against a number of Pierce County schools.

Advisor: Mr. Smith

Magic the Gathering

Welcome to all students who are interested in the game. Throughout the year you will play for fun and participate in drafts for friendly competition. Donated cards are available if needed, and there are snacks for all. 

Tuesday & Thursday 2- 4:25
Room W-2
Advisor: Ms. Garlick

National Honor Society

Promotes academic achievement (students maintain a GPA above 3.5) and community service (students must complete 30 or more hours yearly).

3rd Wednesday
Time: 8 am
Room: 304
Advisor: Ms. Gere


The Phoenix is a literary art magazine. It allows students the chance to submit creative writing, art, poetry, academic writing...basically anything they want to publish. The club will do some of its own work and will also accept work from the student body. Work will be published online. The clubs job will be to collect and view student work and then publish the work online.

Room: 516
Advisor: Mrs. Jinneman

PHS Read Book Club

The purpose of the club is to read books of literary merit as a community.

3rd Thursday of the month
2:15 PM
Room 208
Advisor: Mrs. Richards

Skills USA (ASL, Trades)

There are over 30 different competitions/events all tied to STEM principles. It will cover a wide a range of topics from Architecture to Speech, Robot design to Aerospace Engineering and much more.

Thursday 2:15 - 4:30
Room: 108
Advisor: Ms. Gutmann

Speech and Debate

The goal of this club is to promote interscholastic debate, oratory, public speaking, and interpretation of literature. Members compete in regional tournaments. Charted membership with the National Speech and Debate Association.

Mondays & Thursdays—after school
Room: 201
Advisor: Ms. Swainston
Mr. Kendall