Clubs & Activities
- Abbey Players
- Anime Club
- Anglers Club
- Archway (Yearbook)
- Artists Collective
- Business and Economics Club
- Chess Club & Team
- Courier (Newspaper)
- Cycling club
- Delta (Literary Magazine)
- Diversity Among Peers (DAP)
- Engineering & Design Club
- Greener Wave (Environmental Club)
- Film Club
- Forensic Society (Speech and Debate)
- French Club
- German Club
- History Club
- Intramural Sports
- Italian Club
- Latin Club
- Math Club
- Middle School Consortium
- Music Ensembles
- Ping Pong Club
- Photography Club
- Rock Band
- Social Justice Committee
- Spanish Club
- Stamp, Coin, and Currency Club
- Student Alumni Association
- Trivia Team
- Ultimate Frisbee Club
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.
Moderators: Mr. David Blazier, Dr. Rachel Carlson, Mr. Matthew Corica, Mr. Robert Flynn, Mr. George Lebrenz, Mr. Gregory Wyatt
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.
Moderators: Mr. Domenico Rodi, Ms. Yaiza Dominguez
Delbarton’s Business and Economics Club fosters awareness of global economic issues and serves our community by organizing events of interest, sponsoring both internal and national competitions, promoting social responsibility, and improving financial literacy.
Under the club’s umbrella, the following subgroups operate, each directed by student leaders:
- Entrepreneur Club
- Euro Challenge
- Green Wave Stock Exchange
- Microfinance Club
Moderators: Mr. Thomas Brady, Mr. Robert Bitler
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.
Moderator: Mr. Jaime 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.
Moderators: Mr. Gregory Wyatt, Ms. Sarah Loveday
D.A.P's mission to increase cultural awareness and celebrate diversity throughout all aspects of the Delbarton community. We will accomplish this task, in part, through activities and collaborative exchanges where we can share aspects of life that make us particularly unique.
Moderators: Ms. Jenna Gomez, Mr. Tony Negrin
Being good stewards of creation is a human responsibility. Students in 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.
Moderator: Mr. Brian Theroux
Designed to improve public speaking skills, the Forensic Society, Delbarton's nationally-recognized Speech and Debate team provides opportunities for students to compete on the local regional and national levels. All students who join the team are able to compete at their level of interest.
Moderators: Mr. Adam Carlisle, Mr. Brenden Dimmig, Mr. LaJuan Foust, Ms. Mary Gormley
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 include pizza, soda, and a movie.
Moderators: Mr. Craig Fleishman, Mr. John Thompson
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.
Mdoerators: Mr. Michael DelGuercio '04, Mr. Dan Pieraccini
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.
Moderators: Dr. Rachel Carlson, Dr. Theresa O'Byrne
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.
Moderator: Mr. Aidan Mehigan
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.
Moderator: Mr. Rick Cimino
Open to all students, grades 7-12, in a wide variety of instrumental and vocal ensembles, including:
- Percussion (Mondays 5:30-7:30 pm)
- Jazz (Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 pm)
- Woodwind Ensemble (Tuesdays 5:30-6:30 pm)
- Wind Ensemble (Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 pm)
- Abbey Orchestra (by audition Wednesdays 6:30-8:30 pm)
- Young Abbey Orchestra (Thursdays 7:00-8:00 pm)
- Schola Cantorum (Chorus on Tuesdays 2:45-4:30pm and Thursdays 5:30-7:00pm)
- Arma Lucis (Thursdays 7:00 – 7:45 pm)
- The Benedictones (a capella group, Thursdays from 7:00-8:00pm)
- Mr. David Blazie, Schola Cantorum, Benedictones
- Mr. John DiEgidio, Wind Ensemble & Woodwind Ensemble
- Mr. Nathan Eklund, Wind, Jazz and Brass Ensembles
- Ms. Celine Fitzpatrick, Percussion Ensemble
- Mr. Christopher Hatcher, Arma Lucis
- Ms. Prudence Weidemann, Flute Ensemble
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.
Moderator: Ms. Yaiza Dominguez
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.
Moderators: Mr. Dan Pieraccini, Mr. Sean Rose
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.
Moderator: Mr. Kevin Conn
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.
Moderators: Ms. Jenna Gomez, Mr. Jaime Paris
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.
Moderator: Mr. Craig Paris ’82
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, grades 7-12.
Moderator: Mr. Kevin Conn
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.
Moderator: Mr. David Blazier