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Walter G. O'Connell Copiague High School



Walter G. O'Connell High School offers many after-school activities for all of its students. Youngsters can choose from a broad selection of activities to enrich their educational experience. We encourage all of our students to seek out what they are most interested in and take advantage of the many opportunities we offer.


Advisor(s) for 2018-2019


Adopt a Highway Club

Jennifer Phillips and Joseph Mannix

Every other Tuesday/2:30 PM/Room 226

Art Club

Damin Gomes

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room B34

Art Honor Society

Damin Gomes

Every other Thursday/2:30 PM/Room B34

Audio Visual Club

Matthew Loughren

3rd Tuesday of the Month/3:00 PM/Auditorium

Bringing Unity Through Youth (BUTY)

Kerri Hall

Last Thursday each Month/2:30 PM/Room 320

Cheerleading – Junior Varsity

Alyssa Marino

Fall Practice Wednesday,Thursday (Hallway outside auditorium, auditorium if available)

Cheerleading - Varsity

Tracy Wenzler

Fall Practice Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 3-4:30 PM Aux. Gym

Class Co-Advisors Freshman

Colleen Darge and Rachel Silber

Monthly - As Needed/2:30 PM/Room 107

Class Co-Advisors Sophomore

Taylor Barbarino-Falk

 and Aglaed Marcedo

Monthly - As Needed/2:30 PM/Room 102

Class Co-Advisors Junior

Vanessa Soto and Natalie Aviles

Monthly - As Needed/2:30 PM/Room 308

Class Co-Advisors Senior

Michael Olsen and Alyssa Marino

Monthly - As Needed/2:30 PM/Room 229

Coding Club

Diana LaSpina

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 224

Conciencia Latina

Samuel Gonzalez and Yoleidys Swerdloff

Every other Wednesday/2:30 PM/Room 216

Distributive Education Club (DECA)

Louise Curci

Bi-Monthly Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 224

Drama Club

Sylvia Walsh

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 240

Ecology Club

Jules Goeke and Cassie Rissmany

Every other Monday/2:30 PM/Room 309

Future Teachers of America

Jean Marie Fortunato

2nd Tuesday of each Month/2:30 PM/Room 110

Global Ambassadors

Michelle Penyy and Allison Weller

Fridays/2:30 PM/Room 114

Guitar Club

Walter Wojcik

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 214

Hip-Hop Club

Yvan Garcia

Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 218

Humanities Club (SOUL)

Joseph Mannix and Alyssa Marino

Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 220

Junior Chamber of Commerce

Linda Aims and Alline Stanton

Listen for Announcements and Remind App/2:30 PM/Room 230

Key Club

JoAnn Erwin and Erica Zepf

Wednesdays/2:30 PM/Auditorium


Alison Stritzl and Susan Graber

Wednesdays/2:30 PM/Room 104

Literary Magazine (Folio)

Anastasia Kourtis

3rd Wednesday of the Month/2:30 PM/Room 209.

Lost History Club

JoAnn Erwin and Yvan Garcia

Alt. Mondays/2:30 PM/Room 218


Danielle Cioffi and Maria Stamatelatos

Meeting:9/27/Room 328

Math Team Meets: 10/22/2018, 11/26/2018, 12/17/2018, 1/14/2019, 2/11/2019

National Honor Society

Clare Nugent and Allison Weller

Mondays/2:30 PM/Room 114

One Mind Club

JoAnn Erwin and Geraldine Baldwin

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 218

Public Relations Club

Kerri Hall and Matthew Loughren

3rd Tuesday of the Month/2:30 PM/Room 320

Quiz Bowl/Knowledge/Science Brain

Meredith Wanzer and Michelle Penyy

1st and 2nd Wednesday of the Month/2:30 PM/Room 116

Robotics Club

John Young and Salvatore Cimino

Every Wednesday, beginning the 2nd week in October. Robotics Room 163-E.

After January 1, 2019: Monday-Friday, Robotics Room 163-E. 2:30 until 5:30 PM.

SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)

Heather Clare

Alt. Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 114

Science Olympiad

Jules Goeke and Tracy Wenzler

Every Other Monday/2:30 PM/Room 309

Shakespeare Club

Sylvia Walsh

Thursday & Friday/2:30 PM/Room 240

Skateboarder’s Club

Damin Gomes and Joseph Mannix

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room B34

Spanish Club

Flor Hernandez and Marie Accettella

Wednesdays/2:30 PM/Room 202


aDrena Mahoney

Mon.-Thurs./2:20-5:30 PM/ Auditorium

Student Council Advisor

Cheryl Feldman and Neil Schweitzer

Bi-Monthly Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 233

Tri-M Music Honor Society

Jennifer Ross-Troise

Listen for Announcements

Tree Huggerz

James Travis and Daniel Barresi

Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 204 or the Garden

Varsity Club

Christie Layden

Once a Month/2:30 PM/Room 163- A

Weight Training Fitness Club

Stephen Rebholz (Fall), James Konen (Winter), Joseph Napolitano (Spring)

Listen for Announcements


Lisa Miller

Thursdays/2:30 PM/Library

Knitting and Crocheting

Sue Graber/Marie Accettella

Tuesdays/2:30 PM/Room 104

Copiague Futbol Club

Marie Accettella

Thursdays/2:30 PM/Room 106