•  Welcome to the Shafer Middle School Athletic/Activities Department

    Hello future and present Shafer Sharks: Please ensure that you obtain Sports Physical Forms after July 1st, 2016 to ease your transition or continuation for the upcoming 2016-2017 school year. This form will cover all medical physical requirements for the upcoming school year. We also are requesting that your child's immunization record and asthma forms be included to ensure a safe environment for your child and all of our students. Thank you
    Ryan Engelhardt  - Athletic/Activities Director     
    Must be filled out after June 1 to be valid for the 2017-18 School Year


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    This section and our seasonal tabs will provide you information concerning school sports,directions to away sporting events, sports physicals, coaches,extension numbers, and other pertinent sports and activity information.
    The Shafer Sharks sports programs support sportsmanship and our athletes are expected to positively represent Shafer Middle School.
    Shafer Sports Programs:
    Fall- Football, Field Hockey, Boy's Soccer, Cheerleading, Flag Football
    Winter- Girl's Basketball, Boy's Basketball,Wrestling, Cheerleading
    Spring- Baseball,Softball,Track/Field,Girl's Soccer








    Homework Club

    Mrs. Radick, Mrs.Betts, Mrs. Perazza, Mrs. Arndts,

    10/3 Thru 5/17

    Once a week, after-school either Tuesday or Thursday until 4:20

    A great opportunity for students to receive additional support in completing homework, studying for assessments, or needing a quiet place with access to technology to complete school work.

    Broad Street Run Club

    Mrs. Shaup

    Mid February - beginning of May

    Tuesday and Thursday after school from MId February until the beginning of May.

    Saturday mornings March - May at BHS - 9 am

    A running club where students learn how to safely and effectively train for the largest 10 mile race in America - the Broad Street Run!!  

    Builders Club

    Ms. Gana


    Builders Club is the middle school equivalent of the Key Club or K Club, which is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club. Builders Club participates in community and school service projects to spread compassion and to help out those where we live. Anyone is welcome to join Builders Club and we welcome all suggestions for projects in the future.

    Dance Club

    Ms. McKenty

    Nov 6 - Feb 9

    Mondays after school until 5

    A dance team where the students collaborate to create their own choreography and perform a dance for assemblies and both the boys and girls shafer vs snyder basketball games

    Flag Football

    Mr. Shaup

    Late September- Oct.30

    Select Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Students interested in playing flag football, having fun, and staying active. No physical is required, only a signed parent permission slip.

    Wildlife/Garden Club/ Arctic Club

    Ms. Conlen



    Most Tuesdays-we announce when NOT having it.

    This club supports wildlife and the garden in the back of school.  Students get the opportunity to perform community service within the school, as all food is donated and to file for a $5,000 grant to support their organizations of choice. In addition, we sell pretzels on Wed. to raise money for community organizations.

    Sunny Side UP SSUP

    Mrs. Hentz

    Sept - June

    Homeroom - Sign up for Anchor and Crew Slots

    Lights! Camera! Action!  Do you like public speaking or using technology?  Then Sunny Side Up may be the perfect thing for your middle school plate. Every morning, using state-of-the-art equipment, Shafer’s morning announcements are streamed live from our very own broadcasting studio.  Auditions are held each fall for approximately 12 anchor slots and 8 crew members.  Audition and take a bite of this “egg”cellent opportunity.

    Reading Olympics

    Ms. Sabatini

    Mrs. Sperduto

    November 27th - April TBD

    Every other Wednesday during Homeroom in Library

    Students are split into teams and required to read a minimum of 5 books from the list of 45 books. Reading is done on their own time. Teams meet every other week to discuss books and practice competition questions. They attend a county wide competition held at Snyder MS.

    Girls Volleyball

    Mr. Fleming

    Sept. - Oct.

    Everyday after school till 5:20

    Student athletes looking to play competitive volleyball. The team will play against other middle schools in the area.

    eNewspaper Club

    Mrs. Egan

    September to June

    The first and third Tuesday of the month after school in Room 207.

    Members will write and upload documents into the newspaper and create an interactive experience for all members of Shafer.  The goal is to keep the school informed and encourage a community experience.

    Ski/Snowboard Club

    Ms. Sabatini

    January 31st

    Possible 2nd date in February

    Bear Creek Mountain


    Students have the opportunity to go tubing, skiing, or snowboarding. If they’ve never been before, lessons are required.

    Welcome to Shafer Middle School.