Clubs & Activities
What: We are a community of creative minds working and sharing ideas as we explore and develop our individual projects. Guidance from an art instructor is provided.You are given the opportunity to explore ideas and grow as an artist in a positive uplifting environment.
When: Weekly on Tuesday’s from 3:00 - 4:00 pm
Who: Anyone interested in art
Fun Fact: We are going to Italy in June, 2023. While there we will explore famous works of art. You don't need to be in an art class to join the Art Club.
Moderator: Mrs. Balthazor
What: Designed for those who love to read, Book Club meets monthly to discuss a group read as chosen by members of the club. A variety of genres of fiction is typically represented in a given year.
When: Weekly or bi-weekly
Fun Fact: Every once in a while we read Harry Potter!
Moderator: Mrs. Walter
What: Student leaders who plan campus events, including Homecoming, Catholic Schools Week, Blue and White Week and other special activities. Members of CAB decide on theme days, house and class competitions, and host the Homecoming parade, Fun run / dog walk, and pep rally.
Who: Open to anyone!
Fun Fact: CAB meetings almost always include food!
Moderator: Mrs. Geenen
What: Bring environmental awareness to students and to give students options to take an active role in activities to help the environment and pay it forward environmentally to future generations.
Who: Anyone can join!
Fun Fact: An entire classroom of plastic bags were recycled by Environmental Club in 2022.
Moderator: Mrs. Selenka
What: Do you have a horse? Lease a horse or take lessons? You will train at your own stables, but we will compete together at WIHA, and other fun shows. We will have clinics, workshops, and field trips for the equine enthusiast to experience while on the team as well!
When: Aug 30 - June 7
Fun Fact: The Equestrian Team really thinks we should have stables and riding paths on campus!
What: FBLA is a nationally recognized organization for future business leaders. Students compete at local, state, and national levels in over 50 different business-related events.
When: Students meet monthly and independently prepare for their events and test. Runs Nov - July.
Fun Fact: We travel all over the state and country competing at State/Nationals.
Moderator: Mrs. Carter
What: A competitive speech, interpretation and debate team. Get over your fear of public speaking, improve your academic standing, and use your voice to change the world. Build a network of friends and competitors that you’ll have for the rest of your life!
When: Prep in Nov/Dec, compete Jan through April
Fun Fact: The Xavier Forensics Team has won team or individual trophies in every competition it entered for the past three seasons.
Moderator: Mrs. Ervin
What: The Hawks Fly Club is a place where anyone from beginners to pro pilots can gather and enjoy time to fly. The club has drones equipped with high-tech First Person View (FPV) systems that let you fly from the view of the drone! Students and staff that have an interest in all things flying can check out the club any meeting day after school.
When: Fridays after school
Fun Fact: Most of our meetings feature indoor drone racing, using the obstacles in the commons for skill development.
Moderator: Mr. Neiswender
What: A group of student leaders who gather to shape the direction of Xavier and apply the Xavier Honor Code to decisions that affect students today and in the future.
When: Students meet monthly
Fun Fact: The brand new commons design originated in an Honor Council meeting!
Moderator: Mr. Mauthe
What: International Club brings together our international students and their American friends to share more about cultures and build relationships.
When: Monthly during lunch
Fun Fact: Each April, International Club hosts an International Dinner in which students bring cuisine from their home countries and then everyone is invited to stay for a dance / talent show.
Moderator: Mrs. Rosenbaum
What: Show off your math skills by competing against students from other schools in the Fox Valley Math League
When: Once per month on Monday evenings
Who: Anyone who likes math!
Fun Fact: Xavier has the defending Math League champion in the junior / senior division!
Moderators: Mrs. Heimerl and Mr. Handevidt
What: A courtroom simulation competition. This is a great group for future judges and lawyers, but also people who enjoy enhancing their critical thinking skills.
When: November through March
Who: Grades 9 through 12 with auditions
Fun Fact: The Xavier Mock Trial Team has advanced to State 10 of the past 11 seasons and won 3 state championships!
Moderator: Mrs. McGreevey
What: NBHS recognizes outstanding performance by students in Business Education.
When: As an honor society, the group does not meet regularly.
Who: Qualifying sophomores through seniors are invited to apply.
Fun Fact: NBHS members receive special recognition as seniors and for their college applications.
Moderator: Mrs. Carter
What: An Honors Society
When: Year round
Who: Sophomores through Seniors who qualify are invited to join.
Fun Fact: We do lots of tutoring and it “looks great on a college app!”
Moderator: Mrs. McGreevey
What: The group that makes Prom happen. Help to design the decorations, pick the theme, select the menu, and make Prom a night to remember!
When: Planning starts during 3rd term
Who: Juniors and Seniors
Fun Fact: Prom has become so popular at Xavier that it actually sold out this year!
Moderator: Mrs. Waters
What: A group of students interested in topics in psychology who meet to discuss research, topics in the field, and consider the work of modern psychologists.
Fun Fact: Psychology Club originated entirely as a student-run group before becoming an officially-recognized Xavier club.
Moderator: Mrs. Birr-Zimmer
What: Dedicated to defending the sacredness of human life. Its purpose is to promote respect for innocent human life from conception to natural death. Club members do this through education, prayer, outreach, and service.
When: Meeting days and times are set by club leaders at the beginning of the school year. There are many opportunities for involvement throughout the year.
Fun Fact: Students also have the opportunity to attend the March for Life in Washington DC in January.
Moderator: Ms. Wesolek
What: Grow your science knowledge with fun experiments that reach beyond the classroom.
Fun Fact: Science Club members are encouraged to to independent research or suggest experiments for the club.
Moderator: Mrs. Dumke
What: A club for students who want to get out in winter and ski the hills in the Upper Penninsula.
When: January and February - Spring Break
Who: Any students who want to join--experienced or not--lessons can be taken.
Fun Fact: It is just a great way to get away with your friends for a weekend.
Moderator: Mr. Biesterveld
What: A group of students dedicated to learning more about Spanish cultures by visiting restaurants, watching movies,and attending cultural events.
When: Throughout the year.
Fun Fact: The Salsa Tasting Contest is one of the highlights of the winter!
Moderator: Dr. Kempen and Mrs. Nelson
What: Leadership team of 11th & 12th graders students who welcome incoming freshman and international students. Student Ambassadors lead school events, give tours, and much more!
When: All year - Training in August
Who: Juniors and Seniors - By application
Fun Fact: Learn new things to love about Xavier every day!
Moderator: Mrs. Nelson or Mrs. Carter
What: Participate on stage or behind the scenes(crew) in one of several shows we put on each year. Fall/Spring Musical, Radio plays, Valentine’s Show, Childrens’ Theatre etc.
When: Several times each year
Who: Anyone, stage roles by audition
Fun Fact: Make friends, find your people, get involved, learn to communicate.
Moderator: Mr. Romenesko
What: A competition based on designing a robot to compete in a yearly game, then programming and driving the robot in competition.
When: December - April
Fun Fact: Xavier robots have won 5 of the past 6 state championships and qualified for both the US Open and the World Championships every year!
Moderator: Mr. Lohse
What: A group designed for students devoted to learning Spanish/French/German language and culture.
When: Students can join at the end of your second year of Spanish.
Who: Anyone in Spanish/French/German 2-4 with a high enough GPA and who has done a few extra cultural activities to earn points.
Fun Fact: Your membership shows dedication of time and effort to learning language and culture...looks great on a resumé… and if you are in Honor Society for 3 years (end of sophomore year - senior year). You get a special cord to wear at graduation!
Moderator: World Language Faculty
What: Service Club offers a way to enjoy helping others in the community and to gain Service Hours needed for graduation.
When: We meet monthly as a large group, and several times throughout the year in smaller settings.
Who: Anyone who is interested in helping others in the school or community.
Fun Fact: We serve at places such as Brewster Village, Pillars, Outagamie County Social Services, and organize the annual Halloween Party and Homeless Vigil.
Moderator: Mrs. Magalska
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