Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities

Abbey Players

Presents a fall play, a winter musical in collaboration with the music department, and a spring one-act play festival featuring student written and directed plays. For those who are more comfortable behind the scenes, the stage crew builds sets, hangs lighting, and ensures the productions run smoothly. Open to all students, grades 7-12.

Mr. Corica, Mr. Bodd, Mr. Theroux, Mr. Flynn, Mr. Blazier


This publication has a long-standing tradition at Delbarton. Open to students in ALL grades 7-12. New members are welcome every day after school in Room T340. The student yearbook is unique because it allows you to leave your mark in the school’s history.

Mr. Rodi

Art Club/Open Studio

Art Studios open Monday through Thursday, 2:45 – 4:00pm. You are encouraged to experiment with various mediums and may work individually or in groups with the supervision of one of the studio art teachers.

Ms. Lopez, Mrs. O’Malley

Aviation Club

The Club investigates many aspects of flight. Topics include, Physics of flight, History of aviation and study of different types of aircraft.

Mr. Devine, Mr. Cocozello

Chess Club & Team

Meets weekly for one hour after school only during the winter trimester to practice and play chess. Open to all students, grades 7-12 and players of all levels are welcome. Seven members of the club are selected to form a Chess Team that will participate in matches against other schools.

Mr. Paris


Delbarton’s newspaper, the Courier, seeks to communicate and celebrate the whole Delbarton experience: arts, athletics, and service. The Courier is also a forum for the constructive exchange of ideas on issues of concern to students and faculty. We always need new writers, artists, and photographers to help us.

Mr. Wyatt, Mrs. Loveday, Mrs. Brown

Cricket Club

One of the world’s most popular games, the Cricket Club is a group committed both to playing cricket and spreading the game to a wider audience around the school. Come join us for informal games throughout the year, either on Lower Abbey field in the spring or outside of Trinity Hall. No experience is necessary.

Mr. Manno

Culinary Club

The Culinary Club teaches students how to make fresh, delicious, and healthy foods. Members will gain knowledge of cooking and cuisine. No experience is necessary for those who would like to create and eat fabulous foods.

Mr. DelGuercio

Cycling club

Offers both road and mountain biking to all students, grades 7-12. The club rides two afternoons a week throughout the year (weather permitting). In addition, instruction is available for students who wish to pursue competitive road cycling.

Mr. Rosenhaus


DelbarTech is an organization for students who are interested in computers and networking. The group is open to grades 7-12, and works closely with the school's technology center. Participating students will have opportunities to complete tech projects, work with school support personnel on school needs as well as special events, and grow their knowledge and experience with school technologies.


Open to students, grades 9-12, the literary magazine’s goal is to encourage creativity in writing, art, photography, musical composition and related areas while publishing these material in an arts journal.

Mr. Pillette, Mrs. Brown

Delbarton Angler's Club

Established in 2015, the Delbarton Angler’s Club coordinates fishing classes, fish-stocking trips, guest lectures, and local and long-distance fishing trips.

Mr. Fleishman, Mr. Murphy

Delbarton Literary Artistic & Cultural Club

Open to all student’s grades 7-12, our mission is to foster appreciation for different cultural forms among our members. We focus on everything from the observance of modern rock music, film and culture to the study of classic forms of art.

Mr. Brown

Economics Club

Delbarton’s Economics Club will foster awareness of global economic issues and serve our community by organizing events of interest, sponsoring both internal and national competitions, and by promoting social responsibility. The Delbarton Economics Club will serve as a vehicle for students at all grade levels to explore current economic issues, build global awareness, and improve financial literacy.

Mr. Brady

Engineering & Design Club

Students, grades 7-12, work in groups to complete various engineering and design projects in areas of their personal interest. Groups may also enter state and national contests where they compete against other students.

Mr. Devine, Mr. Johnson

Environmental Club

A “GREENER” WAVE: Being good stewards of creation is a human responsibility. Students (grades 7-12) become informed about environmental abuse and its human impact, seek to raise awareness of these issues across campus, and participate in various conservation, protection, and beautification projects.

Mr. Theroux

FBLA - Future Business Leaders Of America

Learn and participate in competitive business-related events on the district, regional and national level. Learn skills applicable to the real world. Open to students from 9 - 12.

Mr. Brady

Film Club

The Film Club will not simply view cinematic works this year, but will create one as well. The club will be engaging in a spring “film festival” premiere. The club will also study a variety of classic, foreign and independent films.

Mr. Carr


Designed to improve public speaking skills, the Speech and Debate Team provides opportunities to compete on the local regional and national levels. All students who join the team are able to compete at their level of interest.

Fr. Michael, Mr. Bauchan

The Forum

An independent political magazine/opinion editorial published monthly. It is run and managed almost completely by students. Students who join can publish write articles on any political, social, or philosophical topic that then go through two rounds of editing. It serves as an outlet for students to express their strongly held opinions in a formal and public manner, and can open discussion about important issues.

Mr. Conn

French Club

Open to all students, grades 7 -12, this club will explore the language and culture of France and other francophone countries through film, trips, and cultural events.

Ms. Pearsall, Mr. Sanfacon

Game Design Club

This Game Design Club is for students who are interested in learning game design and computer science concepts, building games and using the Unity software. Members will learn how to design and create their own projects.

Mr. Martin

German Club

Open to all students, grades 7-12, this club will explore the language and culture of Germany through film, trips, and cultural events.

Mr. Conn

Green Wave Stock Exchange

Open to student’s grades 9-12, the goal of the GWSE is to expose students to equities (stocks) and to the mechanics of the equity markets. The club sponsors an annual stock market contest.

Mr. Flanagan

Health Education and Response Team (H.E.A.R.T)

This program will be dedicated to teaching students about health risks, particularly of the cardiac nature, in our everyday lives. We also plan to educate each member on how to perform CPR and how to properly use a defibrillator (AED) so it may come in useful in the event of a cardiac arrest or other serious health risk. Other events and fundraisers planned.

Mrs. Pereyra R.N.

History Club

An organization of students who take interest in subjects germane to the study of history. The club sponsors a number of exciting programs, including trips to the Morris Museum, the Cloisters, Imax Theaters, and Medieval Times. In addition, the club sponsors a series of lectures and movies, which includes pizza, soda, and a movie.

Mr. Fleishman, Mr. Thompson

Italian Club

Open to all students, grades 7-12, who wish to explore the riches of Italian culture, charm and cuisine as well as centuries of history, art, and music. Activities may include visits to the Italian Embassy, marching in the Columbus Day Parade, and frequent dining at fine Italian restaurants.

Mr. DelGuercio, Mr. Pieraccini

Latin Club

Open to all students, grades 7-12, who are studying or are interested in the culture, philosophy, and language of ancient Rome. The aim is to develop an interest in the classics while meeting the social and academic needs of its members who plan and participate in a wide-range of activities to foster these objectives.

Mr. Linfante

Math Club

Students, grades 7-12, complete intra-Delbarton, state, national, and international math contests. These weekly contests challenge students’ math skills in both individual and team settings. Contests are held after school and are an excellent way to sharpen your math skills.

Mr. Hartle

Middle School Consortium

The Middle School Consortium is a group of 10 schools, which sponsor an annual calendar of events to promote student growth. Activities include a spelling bee, general knowledge tournament, problem solving workshop, forensic tournament, tennis, and chess tournament. There is a limited number of students allowed to participate in each event. Announcements will be made during conference block and through daily announcements.

Mrs. Bonalsky

Mineralogical Society

Meets on Thursdays in T331 to learn about collecting minerals, fossils and other aspects of earth science. Field trips to local museums and collecting sites will be planned. Open to all grades,while target is students, grades 7, 8 and 9.

Mr. Sanfacon

Model United Nations

This club, open to all student’s grades 9-12, meets to discuss international government, world geography, foreign policy and the United Nations. Club members debate and compete both here at Delbarton and at conferences held all over the Tri-State area. Delegates to these conference trips are chosen by performance in meetings and workshops.

Mr. Pulido

Music Ensembles


Delbarton has over 40 clubs tailored to the interests of our highly evolved student body. If we don't already have and organization, start your own! Recent additions include a Culinary Club, Green Wave Stock Exchange, and the Delbarton Angler's Club!

Open to all students, grades 7-12, in a wide variety of instrumental and vocal ensembles, including:

  • Percussion (Mondays 6:00-8:00 pm)
  • Jazz (Tuesdays 5:30-7:30 pm)
  • Clarinet (Wednesdays 6:00-6:30 pm)
  • Saxophone (Wednesdays 5:00-5:45pm)
  • Wind (Wednesdays 6:30-8:00 pm)
  • Abbey Orchestra (by audition Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm)
  • Intermediate Orchestra (Thursdays 7:00-8:00 pm)
  • Schola Cantorum (Chorus on Tuesdays 2:45-4:30pm and Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm)
  • Gothicappella (Fridays 2:453:45)
  • Schola Cantorum (Tuesdays from 2:45-4:00pm and Thursdays from 5:30-7:00pm)

Mr. Blazier

Ping Pong Club

The Ping-Pong club is a winter activity. The club meets once a week in the Gregory Room.

Mr. Ruebling

Photography Club

Learn how to take pictures using a 35mm camera in manual mode. Also learn to develop black and white film and print photographs. Students in the club often support the school publications by providing requested photos. Meets Monday, Tuesday, and Friday at 2:45 p.m. in the darkroom, T338. Open to students, grades 7-12.

Ms. Crapo

Pro Wave

Pro Wave is Delbarton's newest publication. It is devoted entirely to sports and is written by students. Pro Wave can be found online.

Mr. Negrin

Rock Band Club

Every Thursday in the band room, bring your drum sticks, bass or electric guitars, and come sing and play your favor pop and rock songs along with other Delbarton musicians! This dynamic group of musicians collaborates to perform throughout the year at morning meetings as well as performing for pep rallies and Delbarton Coffeehouse events.

Mr. Pieraccini, Mr. Rose

Rugby Club Team

Rugby is an exciting sport which includes running, passing, kicking, and tackling. The team will have practices, scrimmages and games. The club is active the spring. No prior experience is needed and all are welcome.

Mr. Linfante

Russian Club

Designed to foster interest in the languages and culture of Russia, and meets on Wednesdays in room T331. Field Trips to Russian neighborhoods or restaurants will also be planned. Open to all grades, the direction the club takes will depend upon those who sign up.

Mr. Sanfacon

Science League

A statewide competition for science students, grades 912, in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Integrated Science. Members are coached throughout the year in preparation for the State Science Day in May.

Mrs. Bonalsky

Social Justice Committee

Delbarton’s Social Justice Committee is a group of juniors and seniors who act as peer leaders to promote awareness of issues of intolerance and economic privilege. The most prominent activity is planning, coordinating, and leading two Prejudice Reduction Workshops for the freshmen each year. Meetings alternate between conference blocks, afternoons, and evenings. Open to juniors and seniors by application.

Mr. Conn

Spanish Club

The Spanish Club is designed to foster interest in the language and culture outside the classroom. It is open to all students, grades 7-12. The club sponsors a variety of activities including trips to Spanish restaurants, Broadway or off-Broadway plays, musicals, museums, and other cultural events.

Mr. Paris, Ms. Nourie

Stamps, Coins, and Paper Money

Open to all students 7-12. Students are encouraged to bring in their stamps, coins and paper money to be identified and graded. Students will learn how to identify coins from around the world, and to grade American coins and paper money.

Mr. Sanfacon

Student Alumni Association

Open to all students, grades 7-12, this association works closely with the Delbarton Alumni Association and provides support for events and activities, including Homecoming, phone-a-thons, and alumni gatherings and dinners. Representatives of this committee will be invited to attend alumni meetings, serve as liaisons between the student body and Delbarton alumni and will enjoy dinners and other benefits for their contributions.

Mr. Craig Paris ’82

Team Handball Club

The Handball Club meets in the gymnasium during the fall term immediately after school. The club meets a couple times a week, you make the 4 o'clock bus, meet new kids, and have a lot of fun.

Mr. Finn, Mr. Brady, Mr. White

Trivia Team

In addition to in-house trivia tournaments throughout the year (one each term), we participate in off-campus tournaments. Team members are selected on the basis of their performance at the in-house competitions held on Tuesdays in room T331. Open to all students, grades7-12.

Mr. Sanfacon

Ultimate Frisbee Club

Clubs & Activities

The Delbarton Ultimate Frisbee Club is a fun way to be active in the spring and experience a new team sport. This club started a number of years ago and regularly practices after school in the spring season and competes against area schools. To become involved speak to any team member or express interest at the activity fair.

Mr. Blazier

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