Clubs Overview

Central Catholic offers more than 30 student-related clubs and organizations. Over 75% of the students are involved in extracurricular activities that affect 100% of the student body. Participation in extracurricular activities will make your high school years more memorable. All clubs (unless specified) are open to all students and grade levels.

 

A.C.T.I.O.N. (All Connecting To Improve Our Neighborhoods)

Students form groups to pursue a variety of activities all aimed at improving our community. The former Environmental Club operates under this umbrella.

 

African American Club

Students have the opportunity to explore the history and culture of African Americans.

Anime’

Anime is an art form which focuses on the realism of settings. Diverse art styles are used and character proportions and features can be quite varied, including characteristically large emotive or realistically sized eyes. Club members study, watch and create this art form.

Book Club

Students, faculty, and staff members meet regularly to discuss specific books read by the entire group. They discuss the literature itself, as well as the literary elements and tools – such as allusion, characterization, and irony – employed by the author. They also discuss the work’s social and moral value, focusing on the lessons to be learned from any particular piece of literature.

Broomball

An exciting game played on ice with no skates required! It’s part hockey, part soccer, and it’s only for girls. The season runs from December through February. An information meeting is held in early November so students should listen to announcements or see Mrs. McCarthy in room 211 for more information.

 

Chess Team

This is an academic team that practices regularly and competes against other schools. Students have the opportunity to compete based on their own personal knowledge, skill, strategy, and performance.

Drama Club

For students interested in all aspects of performances. Many members audition for the fall play and winter one-acts, which are student directed. Members are also involved in set design and production, costuming, make-up, lighting and sound. Members will present Little Women the first weekend in December at the Village Players Theater on Upton Avenue. Look for more information on our website or call the school.

Environmental Club (Now operates under ACTION)

Environmental Club (Now operates under ACTION)

Students work together with a moderator to learn to become responsible stewards of our school, community, and surrounding environments. The members are active in recycling, planting trees, cleaning up litter, etc.

 

Equestrian Club

Represent Central Catholic in the Ohio Interscholastic Horsemanship Association (OIHA) competition. This fall, Kennedy Broadwell took first place in the state competition.

 

Frisbee Club

Engage in an activity that evokes fun, communication, and friendship. Learn Ultimate Frisbee, play disc golf, and just throw the frisbee around.

 

Games Club – Euchre and Ping Pong

Pick up a paddle to compete and meet monthly with fellow students for a little bit of “table talk”. Or if cards are your thing, Euchre is an exciting card game requiring strategy and memory. Don’t know how to play? We will teach you! Join your fellow students monthly for fun and friendly competition.

 

Medical Career Exploration

Members will will meet monthly and explore a variety of careers in the medical field with either a speaker or by visiting are medical centers.

Mock Trial

Members will prepare to argue a case provided by the state bar association, question witnesses, and experience other aspects of the legal profession. An attorney assists with this club and members will compete at the Mock Trial Competition.

 

National Art Honor Society

Sophomore, junior, and senior students achieving a high level of academic and creative success in the study of art and art theory are selected to become members of this nationally recognized organization. In addition to developing gifts and talents of the students involved, the NAHS exists to serve the community by the sharing of these gifts and talents. NAHS is open to students in grades 10-12 according to National Art Education Association rules.

 

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society is one of the most active clubs. Students must be evaluated by their teachers and, if accepted, they are inducted at a yearly Mass and then at an assembly before the entire student body. Students are chosen according to their scholarship, character, leadership and service to the school and community. Throughout the year, the students are involved in numerous service projects.

 

Powder Puff Football

Ladies in each class develop a team for inter-class competitions. Games take place in the spring in the Gallagher Athletic Complex. Funds raised go to a selected local charity. Suit up, ladies!

 

Quiz Bowl Team

This academic team practices regularly and competes in the Toledo Area Academic Quiz Bowl League, TAAQBL. Join our brilliant students and go up against the best and brightest in the Toledo area.

Science Club

See Science in a whole new light with fun activities, experiments, exploration and much more without the tests and exams.

 

Sideline Spirit

Join the Irish Nation and support your school while having a great time on the sideline! This group plans pep rallies, game themes, and much more. Follow their activities on the sideline at most athletic events.
Adviser: Mrs. Carole Espinoza, cespinoza@centralcatholic.org

 

Spanish Club

The club learns more about the Spanish culture outside the classroom. Activities to promote the culture include trips to area Mexican restaurants, holiday parties, travel abroad, fundraising to aid in community projects, and field trips to colleges and universities on language days.

 

Spiritual Commission

Members have the opportunity to build a Central Catholic community built upon Charity, Courage, Honesty, and Sanctity as well as help plan retreats, Mass, prayer services, etc.

 

Student Government: Student, Senior, Junior, Sophomore and Freshman Councils

There are numerous opportunities for students to develop their leadership skills. Many students first become involved in their Class Councils. Students can also get involved with Student Council beginning their sophomore year. All councils consist of 15-20 members who organize committees as needed to plan activities and events. Some of the activities in which the student and class councils play a major role are school fund drives, the homecoming dance, homecoming parade, the Sadie Hawkins dance, senior assembly, spirit weeks, prom and after-prom, and the school picnic.

Student Council Advisers: Carole Espinoza, cespinoza@centralcatholic.org

 

*If students are interested in an activity not listed here, they are encouraged to see the Director of Student Activities, Mrs. Carole Espinoza, who will then walk them through the club proposal process.