Clubs & News
All students are invited to be members of campus ministry. The
Campus Ministry team works together to plan and carry out prayer
services, liturgies and service projects on campus and in the
community. Members are also involved in the retreat ministry for
Catholic High School students. Campus ministry meets weekly after
The Student Council is a service/leadership organization that
represents the student body of Catholic High School. This group
also serves as a liaison between the students and the
administration. The Student Council performs service projects as
well as fundraisers to benefit the school. Student Council is also
in charge of recycling, money exchange, and various other
student-related activities throughout the year.
Art Club provides opportunities for students interested in
visual art to explore a variety of media and to produce art work
of high quality. Several after-school field trips take students to
off-campus locations, such as the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, to
sketch and paint. Students also visit area museums to view
traveling exhibitions. Art Club weekly meetings are open to all
students, whether or not they are currently enrolled in art class.
CHS publishes Epiphany, a nationally recognized literary magazine.
In 1999, the magazine's inaugural year, Epiphany earned a bronze
medal at the Columbia Press Awards. In 2001, it received the
Silver Medal for its 2000 issue.
The CHS math team regularly participates in local
2005-2006 Math Team
Social Studies Club
The Social Studies' Club enhances cultural studies through
dinners, travel, exhibits, and speakers. Past activities include
international fairs, civil rights presentations, Veterans' Day
speakers, dinners at Mi Won, and a trip to the Birmingham Museum
of Art Egyptian Exhibit. There is no membership requirement other
than involvement! The club's main goal is cultural awareness.
The Scholars' Bowl competes locally and nationally through
computer and buzzer contests. Membership is based on annual
tryouts and active participation. In fall 1999, CHS placed fourth
according to school size in the Knowledge Master Competition,
competing against more than 200 other schools.
The CHS Latin club is a member of the National Junior
Classical League. Membership in the club allows for state and
national competition by conventions and the National Latin Exam.
Through the club, Latin students supplement their learning through
Roman-style meals and trips to such locations as the Ave Maria
Grotto in Cullman, Alabama.
Spanish Club affords students an opportunity to practice
Spanish and enjoy Spanish cultural events in an informal
German Club is for those students who have an interest in
German or in Germanic culture. It is open to any student and dues
are $4.00 per annum. The club meets the first and third Tuesday of
each month at 7:15 a.m. in room 202. Social activities include an
"Oktoberfest", watching German films/videos, guest speakers, Road
Rally/Scavenger Hunt in German, a service project, and other
events. German students and members may participate in the AATG,
National German Exam and are eligible for scholarships and a four
week, all expense paid trip to Germany.
Delta Epsilon Phi
This is a German Honor Society. Membership is open to students in
grades 10-12 who have completed 3 semesters of German with an "A"
average and an overall "B+" average. Dues are $10.00 per year for
new members and $5.00 per year for all members. Scholarships are
also available to members.
National Honor Society
The purpose of National Honor Society is to create enthusiasm for
scholarship, to stimulate a desire to render service, to promote
leadership, and to develop character in the students of Catholic
School. Second semester juniors are eligible for
membership. Members have a GPA of 3.5 or higher, fifty percent of
service hours complete, and are recommended by the faculty.
National Honor Society Bylaws