HVHS has the following Social clubs and societies available, and these groups will have a display with more information at the Sports, Clubs and Performing Arts Expo at the start of each year.
Anime and Manga club
Staff contact – Sarah Langley
Anime club meets once a week to watch anime movies, discuss anime characters and have
lots of fun. This is open to all students.
Board Games club
Staff contact – Heather Lear
The Board Games club is for students who want to meet and play in a quiet and relaxed
environment. Some games will be provided but students are also welcome to bring their
own games to play with others.
Cornerstone Christian Group
Staff contact - Philippa Plewinski
This group of students meet for worship, prayer, bible study and discussion. All are most
welcome to come along.
Dungeons and Dragons
Staff contact – Marcus Blomquist
Come join us for Dungeons and Dragons every week! Ranging in experience from brand new to any kind of gaming to peers with years of gameplay, all our welcome. The cost is free, we have all of the resources.
Staff contact – Alice Alva
Embroidery club is open to all students who have an interest in needlework and cross stitch.
You will learn different stitching techniques and styles using a range of repurposed materials.
Emergency Support Crew
Staff contact – Hugh Williams
Learn life skills and attend leadership training in a team-based fun environment. Learn a
range of emergency-related skills including reconnaissance skills; knot-tying skills; first aid
skills; stretcher rescue skills etc. Students are also able to earn credits if they pass the courses
run by Civil Defence personnel. Represent HVHS at the ‘Valley Shield’ Competition between
schools from across the Greater Valley region using the skills learnt at training days. Support
HVHS staff at school evacuation drills, as directed.
Green Fingers Horticultural Club
Growing plants throughout the year. Prepare and plant your winter crops during Term 1
(broccoli, lettuce, radishes, broad beans, potatoes, silverbeet, cabbages....) and summer
crops (corn, strawberries....) in Term 4 and harvest! Make use of our raised beds, tool shed &
Queer Straight Alliance
Staff contact – Jill Skinner
This is a group for students who identify as queer including lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans,
asexual, takatapui, fa’afafine, intersex and gender non-conforming students. We also have
many cisgender, straight allies who are here to support their friends. Our aim is to provide
a social space, a support network, and to work together to make our school and wider
community more inclusive for students of gender and sexual minorities.