Student Clubs

  • James I. O'Neill Student Clubs

    O'Neill High School is proud to offer many clubs for students who want to become involved with their school. From Academic League to Tech Crew there is a club for everyone!

    See chart below for a listing of student clubs, a description of each club and the name of the club adviser.

    Student Clubs




    Academic   League

    Academic "jeopardy style" competition among area schools.

    Chris Coyne



    Joe Rao

    Chess   Nicolette Viano
    Drama  Participates in dramatic art activities and theatrical performances.  Joanne Roffman
    Environmental Students are involved in various projects such as an organic garden, a recycling program,  bird houses, and outdoor outings. Mike Mallon
    Fashion   Kathleen Devlin



    Kat Westervelt

    Gay Straight Alliance   Kat Westervelt



    Kathleen Devlin

    Jazz Ensemble

    Provides opportunities for musical performances.

    Tom Cunane

    Literary Magazine

    Publishes O'Neill student's original art work, poems and short fictional stories.

    Philip Yosso

    Mock Trial

    Students prepare a simulated court case, serving as both attorneys and witnesses and then compete against other schools in the county.

    Amy Patino


    Honors students that excel in academics and community leadership.

    Joanne Roffman  


    Students write and publish articles pertaining to current and school events.

    Marie Michaud

    Peer Mediation

    Students are trained to help resolve conflicts between their peers.

    Debra Crowe 



    Sheri McNair

    Phil Yosso

    Reading Buddies   Sheri McNair, Christine Susskind, Bridget Smith

    Red Cross

    Students are involved in volunteer work and community service. Some activities include Holiday Mail for Heroes and involvement in a Blood Drive. Allie Gonzalez



    Terry Maguire

    SADD Students Against Destructive Decisions - Making good choices in high school. Bridget Smith, Phil Yosso

    Science Club

    The O’Neill Science Club's purpose is to involve students in science, technology, and engineering opportunities. Paul Glotzer
    Spanish Club   Christen Rochman

    Student-2-Student (S2S)

      Charles Giardina, Heather Milano

    Student Council

    Participates in student government and civic activities.

    Christen Rochman, Kelly Doering

    Tech Crew

    The students will learn about the art of theatrical lighting and sound reinforcement. Throughout the school year the tech crew provides support for the school pep rally, concert and dramatic performances, talent shows and many other functions.

    Tom Cunane

    Video Club

    Students will make creative videos and informative short videos of school events. Senior members create the Senior Video for graduation.

    Ted Green


    Creation, design, and development of the school yearbook.

    Patty Valens

    Youth in Government

    The purpose of Youth in Government is to expose students to the political process while helping to educate them about issues our society faces. It is a county-wide organization that receives strong support from the Orange County Legislature and elected state officials. At two separate conventions, students get the opportunity to informally debate issues with other schools then run for a variety of offices.

    Chris Coyne, Jorma Tompuri, Nicole Glennon