CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS
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. The club meets every other Wednesday during lunch.
For more information contact: Ms. Benz email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Minds Club
Mission: The Healthy Minds Club is committed to improving student mental health through education and workshops. At meetings, students discuss various mental health topics, learn about self-care through workshops and provide mental health resources. Members contribute to the school community by spreading mental health awareness and by caring for themselves and others.
For more information contact: Ms. Rysztak at email@example.com
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Mission: To actively live and promote the schools mission of forming Disciples of Christ. To plan, organize, and execute school and community events.
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.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 email@example.com
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 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.