Clubs

Thespian Club

Sponsor: 

About:

The Thespian Club's next project will be held the evening of Fat Tuesday, February 28th.  They are heavily involved in each production by the BCCHS Drama Department.

National Honor Society

Sponsor: 
Mrs. Fox

About:

The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 to encourage scholarship, service, leadership and character.  A five person Faculty Council selects juniors and seniors for membership.  To be eligible for consideration, students must have a 3.85 or better cumulative GPA and have successfully completed five year long honors classes.

Robotics Club

Sponsor:

Mr. Weber

About:

Bishop Carroll Robotics competes against approximately thirty other teams throughout Kansas and Oklahoma in conjunction with BEST Robotics Inc. Every year, each team is given a brand new set of tasks for its robot to complete as well as more than a thousand dollars’ worth of materials to use in its construction. Bishop Carroll Robotics has six weeks to design, build, and test its robot before competing at Hartman Arena for the chance to move on to the regional tournament in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Activities:

  • Design a robot capable of completing a series of task 
  • Construct the robot using a variety of power tools
  • Construct a replica field for robot testing using a variety of power tools
  • Test the robot for its ability to complete the required tasks
  • Operate the robot in competition

Meetings:

Tuesday afternoon, Thursday afternoon, and Saturday morning during September and October

Biblical Languages Club

Sponsor: James Bitting
 
History of Club: The club started January 2015
 
The Mission:
That members might have the opportunity to develop an introductory level of knowledge of Biblical Hebrew and Greek so as to be better equipped to encounter the Person of Christ in Sacred Scripture.
 
Meetings:
Students meet with Mr. Bitting for one hour, once per week after school. In Fall 2015 we are working on Biblical Greek. In Spring 2016 we will transition back to Biblical Hebrew. Next Fall back to Greek etc.
 
Procedure and Materials:
Students meet and watch instructional videos on Basic Hebrew or Greek depending on the semester. We also spend some time on Biblical Hebrew and Greek websites learning how to look up words appearing in Scripture in their original language.  We do worksheets and exercises together and play games to test our newly acquired knowledge. 

 

Praise Team

Bishop Carroll has a praise and worship band that performs at school Masses every Thursday. Any student is welcome to join this band to sing and play for Thursday Mass. Practices are held in the band room Tuesday and Thursday mornings. For more information, contact Mr. Dean, BCCHS Band Director.

Yoga Club

Sponsor: 

About:

The mission of BC Yoga Team is to increase strength and flexibility in a relaxing environment in order to provide for both spiritual and physical development. Yoga Club is led by a student instructor with a background in Yoga. Joining Yoga Club is also an opportunity to build relationships with peers who share the same interest in physical and spiritual growth and strength.

Meetings:

Twice a week: Wednesday mornings and Thursdays after school

Heritage Club

Sponsor
 Mrs. George
About:
Heritage club aims to provide an opportunity for all Bishop Carroll students to increase cultural awareness and enhance leadership skills, while enhancing our faith, love and knowledge of God.
Activities:
  • Leadership opportunities as club officers; college visits
  • Group prayer and community/character building activities
  • International guest speakers from around the world
  • Celebration of cultures (food, language learning, crafts, games)
 
Meetings:
Monthly

Spanish Club

Sponsors:  Mrs. Sunquist

About:

Spanish club aims to positively influence stewardship, increase Hispanic cultural awareness, and encourage comradery among students at Bishop Carroll that have a common interest.

Activities:

  • Selling concessions at JV sports events to raise money for activities and donations to needy causes
  • Participation in planning and presentation of Guadalupe mass
  • Celebration of Hispanic holidays

Meetings:

Bi-weekly

German Club

Sponsor: Ms. Frau Tilford

About:

German club is an opportunity for students to further their understanding of the German language and culture through participation in activities outside of class. It also gives students the opportunity to develop leadership skills.

Activities:

The club has only one fundraising activity, the sale of chocolate advent calendars, which is a German Christmas tradition. The profits from the calendars allow the club to sponsor the events listed below:

  • Oktoberfest
  • The gingerbread house competition
  • The Scrabble competition
  • The banquet honoring Senior German students and their parents

Meetings:

TBA

French Club

Sponsor: Miss Hyer

About:

The French club aims to experience the French language and culture in fun and exciting ways.

Activities:

  • Monthly meetings
  • Movie night
  • T-shirts
  • Trip to La Galette
  • Glove drive
  • Bon bon sales
  • Mardi Gras party

Meetings:

TBA

Art Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Peck

About:

Art club is for everyone. It's a place to socialize and be creative. We like to "improve" something around the school each year. For example, one year the wall outside the football field was painted by the Art Club. We encourage students to create original art and enter their work in contests.

Activities:

Activities for Art Club are typically decided on by the students.  Different art projects are usually done throughout the week.

Meetings:

Every Wednesday in the Art room

Game Club

Sponsor: Mrs. Glass

About:

For students to come together and socialize and compete against one another in a safe environment.  Students are able to play video games and board games. 

Activities:

  • A variety of board games, card games, and just hanging out.

Meetings:

Every other Friday

Chess Club

Sponsor: Ryan Schwarz

About:

Enjoy camaraderie of fellow chess players. Hone the skills of the mind. Practice clear thinking under pressure. Play chess.

Meetings:

Every Tuesday and Thursday after school in the Library at 3:25- 4:00

Mission Club

Sponsors: Ms. Johnsen

About:

 With the Mission club there will be various religious studies, service opportunities, fellowship and prayer.

Activities:

  • Various religious studies
  • Service opportunities
  • Fellowship and fun
  • Prayer

Meetings:

Every third Thursday in Room 205
Every Tuesday after school in the Chapel for prayer
Various service projects