• Junior High School Organizations and Extracurricular Activities


    Concert Band
    Membership is open to any student interested in pursuing concert band music. This core instrumental group is the basis for all other band based instrumental ensembles. The band will provide at least one concert each semester as well as survey the finest concert band literature available to the band’s ability. These performances are a requirement for successful completion of the course.

    Orchestra
    The ensemble is open to all string players. The wind and percussion sections will be selected by the instructor from membership in the concert band. Students will provide at least one concert per semester and survey the finest literature available to their ability. Major performances are a requirement for successful completion of the course.


    Chorus
    Chorus membership is open to all who enjoy singing and wish to develop their voice. This group will perform a variety of choral literature based on their ability and perform at least one concert per semester. Major performances are a requirement for successful completion of the course.

    Chess Club
    The Junior High Chess Club is open to any student who would like to learn how to play chess or would like to improve his or her game. The Chess Club meets starting in November, usually on Tuesdays and Thursdays after school. In addition, the club members play mini-tournaments during the three months the club meets.

    Chess Team
    The top six chess players from both the Junior and Senior High Schools play on the Exeter Chess Team, as part of the Berks County Chess League. The Exeter team travels to schools throughout the county for matches, and team members have the chance to play in scholastic tournaments throughout Pennsylvania.

    Student Council
    Student Council is a club comprised of dedicated junior high school students. This club organizes dances, special functions, and charity events. Student Council provides the Junior High with many beneficial and enjoyable activities. The main purpose of Student Council is to act as a group of representatives for students. Student Council’s goal is to make the school a more fulfilling experience for students.

    Additional Extracurricular Activities include:

    Math Counts, Yearbook, Principal's Advisory Council, Newspaper, Guitar Club, Science Olympiad, Envirothon, Science Fair (Reading-Berks Science and Engineering Fair Competition), Peer Mediators, Interscholastic Sports, and Mystic Weavers.