Student Clubs & Activities
Be part of it…
Part of the richness of a Holy Trinity education is the diversity of opportunities and activities available to you both before and after school. We encourage every student to get involved in the life of the school to deepen natural talents or simply explore new ones. Holy Trinity’s wide array of clubs and activities provides a great way for you to become an active member of the broader school community, make new friends, and learn valuable leadership skills.
Ambassadors help represent the school to prospective students and their families. Ambassadors participate in recruitment visits at area grammar schools, host 7th and 8th graders for Shadow Days, and help plan and host Holy Trinity Open Houses, Entrance Exam Day, and Registration events.
Provide support for HT events while learning the ins and outs of audio-visual arts.
Learn about and play the growing sport of badminton!
Big Brothers Big Sisters
In the Big Brothers Big Sisters Workplace Mentoring program, students are matched one-to-one with a volunteer mentor. They meet in a group setting on site at Northern Trust Headquarters with other matches and a Program Coordinator. The goal of the program is to provide positive modeling and interaction between adults and children, character building, and relationship development that leads to school and lifetime success.
Black Student Union
B.S.U. recognizes the black community both on and off campus and brings awareness of the black community to the entire student body. Students participate in cultural events, black history assemblies, fundraising events, and social gatherings.
Read and discuss books, just for fun! If you have a love of reading, you’ll love Book Club.
For beginners and advanced players alike, the season concludes with a tournament of champions.
Club Raíces (Spanish Club)
Raíces is a forum to enjoy fun activities and learn more about Latino culture. Bring your ideas and lots of energy!
The debate club is comprised of HT students with an interest in practicing and developing strong public speaking skills. The club provides life-long lessons in critical thinking, research, and analysis, and teaches students how to present arguments and ideas persuasively.
Drama Club is open to all students interested in theater and the production of plays and musical shows. Students explore all aspects of theater production from acting, singing, and dancing to constructing sets and organizing lighting and sound.
Our student-led choir performs at school assemblies, events, and concerts.
Whether your just beginning or on your way to mastering the guitar, this is a place to learn from and support fellow guitarists!
Students share cultural experiences, learning more about each other and our world.
Kickin’ Tigers Dance Team
Members collaborate to choreograph pieces to perform for the student body.
League of Legends
Join a league of fellow gamers to play the game that legends are made of.
Link Crew is comprised of juniors and seniors interested in helping freshmen acclimate and adjust to high school. Members in this group serve as sounding boards and positive role models to mentor freshmen on what it takes to be successful in high school. Link Leaders are selected by the faculty each spring.
Compete in local, regional and state math competitions!
National Honor Society
National Honor Society is an organization open to juniors and seniors who maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above and demonstrate excellence in leadership, service, and character. Candidates meeting these criteria are selected for National Honor Society membership by a committee of faculty members.
The newspaper club publishes Holy Trinity’s student newspaper, The Gold and Blue. Students write articles, take photos, solicit advertising, learn about layout and design, as well as the art and business of journalism.
Lead the student body in monthly masses and service learning opportunities.
The Pet Club was established for all students who have a love for animals. Activities include field trips to zoos and nature centers and caring for our classroom pets. The club also volunteers at and raises money for local animal shelters.
The Poetry Club gives students an opportunity to express themselves in all forms of creative use of language. Every year, the poetry club sends a team of performance poets to “Louder than a Bomb,” a city-wide poetry slam competition. HT was one of the first Chicago-area Catholic schools to participate in this event.
Master your robotics skills then take your creation to competitions! Will your bot take home the gold?
Sisterhood of Self-Empowerment (SOS)
Lady Tigers are invited to encourage and empower each other through self-care and service to others.
STEP UP & Coach
STEP UP & Coach gives students the opportunity to learn leadership, coaching, and life skills. After a weekend of intense training as a coach, the students volunteer for a week with elementary school-age children, coaching them in basketball and other sports. STEP UP & Coach is a great opportunity for both athletes and non-athletes to learn about coaching and leadership!
Student Government Association
SGA provides hands-on opportunities for students to learn about leadership, team building, issues resolution, and organizational skills. Student government is comprised of 18 elected representatives (four from each class and two executive officers) who represent the student body and interact with HT executive leadership. Membership activities include leadership retreats, various fundraising and philanthropic activities, as well as peer counseling.
Yearbook Club provides students the opportunity to produce and publish a comprehensive school archive. Students capture key school events and activities in writing and through photography to create a lasting memento of the school year.
Don't see what you're looking for?
Consider forming a new club for the school! That is the type of direct impact you can have at Holy Trinity. All you have to do is develop a mission statement for your idea, present a plan to the Administrative Team and secure a faculty member to serve as club moderator.