Clubs & Activities
Be a 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.
The Ambassadors Club helps 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.
The mission is to bring art, imagination and creativity back to the school in different ways. Club activities have included student-run art exhibitions, field trips to local art museums and Chicago cultural events.
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.
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.
For beginners and advanced players alike, the season concludes with a tournament of champions.
A gospel choir that performs at school assemblies, events, concerts, and sings at school masses.
Coach Academy gives students the opportunity to travel to Wabash College in Indiana to learn leadership, coaching and life skills. After a weekend of intense training as a coach, the students volunteer for a week at the local Boys and Girls Club. They work with elementary school-age children, coaching them in basketball and other sports. Coach Academy is a great opportunity for both athletes and non-athletes to learn about coaching and leadership!
One of two dance teams at Holy Trinity, dance team members collaborate to choreograph pieces to perform for the student body.
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.
The "Green Team" learns about sustainable lifestyles by attending events, reading literature, following social media, and listening to guest speakers. Club members also inform the student body and the public about environmental issues in order to make our school and the surrounding community “greener.”
HTWA’s (Holy Trinity Women in Action) mission is to increase educational awareness on topics affecting young women and promoting service to women locally and globally. Service activities have included volunteering at the Chicago Women's REST Shelter, a Breast Cancer Network of Strength Walk, and hosting speakers on women's health issues.
One of two dance teams at Holy Trinity, the Latin Dance club introduces students to traditional Latin dances such as the bachata or meringue.
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.
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.
Now in it’s 15th year, 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.
Raices is a forum to enjoy fun activities and learn more about the Hispanic culture. Bring your ideas and lots of energy!
Student Government provides hands-on opportunities for students to learn about leadership, team building, issues resolution and organizational skills. Holy Trinity’s 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.
Virtual Tigers play an array of computer, console and strategy games. Members also learn game strategies and compete in virtual tournaments both individually and in teams.
The 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.
Seniors can join YAC to help plan their class legacy throughout the year leading up to the Robing Ceremony.
Don’t see what you are 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. In the past few years alone, students have formed a variety of popular new clubs—including the Pet Club and Holy Trinity’s Photography Club.