CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS

Make the Most of Your Experience and Get Involved!

There are many clubs & organizations for students to get involved in! Club participation is a great way to develop creativity, explore interests beyond the classroom, and build relationships with other students who share interests.  If a club you are interested in does not exist, we encourage you to start it!

FGR Pro-Life Club
Mission: To take up the cause of the unborn and to work and pray for the sanctity of all human life.

For more information contact: Ms. Benz tbenz@fgrhs.org

FGR Robotics – The “Byting Irish”
Mission: The Byting Irish is a FIRST Robotics team that provides students with the opportunity to build, wire, program, and drive a fully operational robot at regional FIRST competitions.  Students at all grade levels with interests that vary from engineering and programming to business and marketing are welcome to join. Visit: fgrhs.org/robotics

For more information contact: Mr. Burns vburns@fgrhs.org

Drama Club
At FGR, we believe in forming our students as whole persons; intellectually,  physically, and spiritually. Drama Club helps achieve this formation by providing students with an opportunity to develop and use their God-given talents; glorifying God through song and word; and by examining and analyzing music and drama as a means to enrich our lives and our faith while performing as Christians in a secular world.

For more information contact: Mrs. Champion echampion@fgrhs.org

Garden Club

Mission: FGR Garden Club aims to cultivate beauty for the good of the community. The Garden Club helps maintain and enhance the landscaping around the school grounds. They also hope to start a vegetable garden on campus to grow food which could be donated to those in need. Members are required to complete six hours of service with the club each year.

For more information contact: Mr. Miller at emiller@fgrhs.org

Human Trafficking and Exploitation Awareness Club

Mission: The Human Trafficking and Exploitation Awareness Club is for individuals who are aware of the affront to human dignity that this modern form of slavery is. Club members meet to discuss and research this problem, learn how to advocate for change, and plan courses of action within the FGR and greater community. Drawing upon Catholic Social Teaching, members strive to follow Jesus’s command to serve through advocacy on behalf of the victims of human trafficking.

The Inklings

Mission: Inspired by the 1930’s informal discussion group consisting of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and other renowned authors, The Inklings meets once a week after school. These meetings include student-led discussions on theology, philosophy, literature, etc. as well as debates on these topics. The club provides an opportunity for students to delve deeper into the intricacies of the Catholic faith and hone skills necessary to productive discourse.

For more information contact: Mr. Peter mpeter@fgrhs.org

FGR Women’s Group
Mission: To come together as women to discuss our faith. We pray together and for each other. It’s a great time to grow through fellowship and sharing (snacks included)!
Meeting Times: Mondays at lunch in Campus Ministry Hallway

For more information contact: Sr. Elizabeth Ann srelizabethanno@fgrhs.org

Men’s Prayer Group
Mission: Pray together as men, and to talk about how things are going, especially in our walk with Jesus. We are committed to each doing 10 minutes of personal prayer every day and to doing at LEAST one act of charity or kindness at home (for our family especially). We also have snacks!

For more information contact: Mr. Mackey mmackey@fgrhs.org

Music Liturgy Club

Mission: The Music Liturgy Club was formed to provide quality music by students at Masses. The club meets on Tuesdays and Thursday after school to prepare for the next All-School Mass. The goal of the club is to enhance the worship experience for students and to glorify God through music.

For more information contact: Mr. Mackey at mmackey@fgrhs.org or Mr. Yule at dyule@fgrhs.org

National Honor Society
Mission: Promote leadership, service and scholarship in the school and in the community. Join through invite/application only. 3.5 GPA, service projects, and tutoring hours required.

For more information contact: Señora Connors hconnors@fgrhs.org

Student Council

Mission: To actively live and promote the schools mission of forming Disciples of Christ. To plan, organize, and execute school and community events.

For more information contact: Mr. McCulloch jmcculloch@fgrhs.org or Ms. Skrent askrent@fgrhs.org

World Languages Club

Mission: To promote enthusiasm for foreign languages and cultures and to provide a friendly and serious way to approach a new language. While focus is on Spanish, French, and Latin (origin) speaking countries, the club explores other cultures as well. Meeting topics include the Catholic and French, Spanish, and Latin connection that exists and expands academic knowledge. The club promotes school-wide learning by providing visual displays and sponsoring community activities exploring the cultural impact on surrounding Catholic communities.

For more information contact: M. Pettit mpettit@fgrhs.org, Mr. Landrum clandrum@fgrhs.org, or Sra. Connors hconnors@fgrhs.org

Chess Club

Mission: The Chess Club provides a fun, enriching, and peaceful environment for students to play or learn to play chess. A tournament style bracket system is used and strategy and tactics are discussed and learned. The club meets every Thursday during lunch.

For more information contact: Mr Smail csmail@fgrhs.org

Irish Club

Mission: The Irish Club provides culturally enriching activities and service projects aimed at preserving and cherishing the Irish culture. The club meets twice monthly during lunch to hear learn more about the culture of Ireland and Irish people and complete service projects.

For more information contact: Mr. McNally smcnally@fgrhs.org

St. Peter Faber Investor Club

Mission: The St. Peter Faber Investor Club aims to educate members on basic investing (stocks, bonds, options) from a point of view that stresses the importance of sound moral application of both information and money. The club focuses not only on investing, but also emphasizes helping others through their own success and profit. The club meets every other week to have lectures and open discussions and uses an investing app to simulate actual investing. Club members will become financially literate and learn the moral implications and responsibilities all Catholics should understand when engaging in business and investing.

For more information contact: Mr. McNally smcnally@fgrhs.org

Conditioning Club

Mission: To enhance students’ physical, mental, and spiritual well-being through weight-lifting. The club meets three days a week after school and is open to all students who would like to improve their physical fitness level.

For more information contact: Mr. Carl jjcarl@fgrhs.org

St. Cajetan’s E-sports Club

Mission: To create a friendly environment in which members can improve their skill at competitive video games while building friendships. Potential for participation in tournaments will expand opportunities for students interested in gaming.

For more information contact: Mr. McNally smcnally@fgrhs.org

Fishing Club

Mission: Fishing club enhances student well-being by encouraging good sportsmanship, creativity, and outdoorsmanship. Fishing is an opportunity to practice patience and respect. It also encourages students to learn new techniques while fishing while enjoying time outdoors.

For more information contact: Coach Robert at crobert@fgrhs.org or Coach Redmond at mredmond@fgrhs.org

Mini Golf Club

Mission: to provide a healthy and low-stress competitive environment for students to meet each other and to allow students to develop good sportsmanship.

For more information contact: Mr. Joseph McCulloch jmcculloch@fgrhs.org

Schola Club

Mission: The Schola Club strives to be of service to the Mass and the FGR community by coming together as a group of singers to present choral selections designed to bring peace and beauty to a prayerful Mass experience for one school Mass per month.

For more information contact: Mr. Landrum clandrum@fgrhs.org

For Current Students and Parents- Each club & organization will also have a group page available in the PlusPortals system, with current events and news. Once logged in, click on “groups” at the top of the page. You will then have a drop-down list of all groups of which you are a member and groups that are public (visible to all Portal users). To become a member of a group seek out the club or group and ask to be added to the group member list.

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