CCHS is proud to offer 24 student clubs! Each of our groups offer a diverse environment to focus together on something meaningful to our students.
Click on each of the titles below to find out more about each club!
(Mrs. Hartman) Learn some practical life skills that will prepare you for living on your own. Some of the topics planned include sewing, cooking, laundry, ironing, basic banking, credit cards and your credit score. Other topics can be added upon request. Open to juniors and seniors. Some sessions will require a small fee. Facilitator: Guest presenters: Faculty members and outside experts in their fields.
(Mrs. Francis) Students will bring awareness to Autism and raise funds to help charities.
(Mr. Przybysz)- Students will play various games designed to challenge and develop logic and strategizing skills.
The Video Production Club is open to all students at CCHS who are interested in live-streaming events. Learn play-by-play, color commentary, and multi-camera productions. Students do not need to be enrolled in a video production class.
(Mr. Yelenic)- The Shadow Program is designed for prospective students to experience a day as a CCHS student while deciding which high school best meets their needs. The Admissions Office will “pair” prospective students with current CCHS students for a day. The goal is to pair students with similar academic and extracurricular interests in an attempt to allow the “Shadow” to experience a schedule and activities that they may have as a CCHS student. The program is designed to help a student decide if they want to be KNIGHTED. This club especially encourages freshmen to join!
(Mrs. Kuhns, Mr. Jones) Mission: “Defend Life & Save the Babies”
We are a “Respect Life Club”. We are about teens protecting and defending life from conception until natural death. We will hold regular meetings and educate ourselves on life issues and we will become visibly involved in raising awareness of life issues for others.
The club attends the March For Life Rally in Washington DC in January.
Do presentations for classroom to raise awareness and to deepen understanding of life issues in our school.
Attend “pro-life” day at the Legislature in Charleston (if not in conflict with school activities).
Learn about the government and election process so that our voices may be heard state wide and nationally.
(Mr. Lee) The Chinese Club of Central Catholic High School aims to promote awareness of and participation in the Chinese Mandarin language, as well as cultural, social, and philanthropic activities on and off campus. The Chinese Club is open to all CCHS students, and we are willing to reach out and involve other students, student clubs, and students’ families in all events and activities. The events and activities contain basic conversation exercises, the use of chopsticks to eat egg rolls, traditional crafts making, celebrations of Chinese New Year and festivals, videos, audios, and games entertainments, fundraisings for the trip to Chinese language country, the beauty of Chinese characters and calligraphy writing, tea culture, table manners, authentic Chinese cuisine making, and so forth. So, club members are going to have a wide variety of fun and an educational program.
(Mr. Pooley ) If you like to express your innermost thoughts, or you want to be the next J.K. Rowling, creative writing club is for you. Learn techniques that will help you to express what you really think. If you’re interested, listen to announcements for our first meeting. We usually meet on Fridays.
(Mr. Henderson ) Lights! Camera! Action! Allow the inner star in you to take to the stage in the drama club. Students exhibit leadership as they take on significant roles in this group! Knights on Broadway, a student led production in the fall, showcases the talents of each member for an appreciative audience who enjoy Broadway renditions of Music Theater. Members also participate in our school productions as the perfect their dramatic skills throughout the year!
(Mr. Magruder) Students are recognized and encouraged to not use illegal drugs. Students will have tools to stay drug free. All members are voluntary and agree to be subject to random testing throughout the school year. Membership is a perfect way to show parents, friends, coaches, teachers and even employers what you are all about.
(Mrs. Hartman) The primary purpose of the CCHS French Club is to have fun in French outside of class. It also serves to promote the study of French both at CCHS and in its feeder grade schools. Activities are scheduled throughout the year. Some past events have included a “Pique-nique en Blanc”, chocolate fondue parties, bake sales, Christmas caroling, movies, crêpes at Later Alligator restaurant and the French Club Banquet, held in May at Sandscrest Retreat Center. Open to current and former French students. Dues are $3 per year.
(Mr. Pooley) If you like to get involved in your community and your school, then Key Club is the club for you. Key Club is an international service organization. Some of the activities that we did last year are: a talent show, assisted at the Sisters of St. Joseph Spaghetti Dinner, and planted a community garden for the Laughlin Chapel. If you’re interested, listen to announcements for our meetings, which are held in Room 202.
(Mrs. Kahle) The Monsoons are a spirit club designed to increase school spirit and pride in our athletic teams. Members receive discounted ticket pricing to various athletic events. Help promote our school in a positive, fun way.
(Mr. White) Mission Statement: We come together for the friends, fellowship, and the love of music Purpose: The music club at Central is for anyone who loves music. The club is for those who perform study, compose, or just like listening and discussing music.
You do not have to be enrolled in a music class or be in any ensembles join this club.
The clubs main purpose is just to enjoy music. The club will strive to promote music in our school and in our community. The club will be planning events focused on the enjoyment of music
(Mrs. Kuhns) This program is for the purpose of empowering the students at Central as Christian leaders and peer ministers. This program is also to help encourage student to student discussion on issues and needs relevant to each class. It is used to promote spiritual and emotional well-being for students, faculty, and staff. Meetings are the first Monday of each month except in January and during the summer months.
Missions: Building Christian Community at Central through:
Prayer, Faith Sharing & Discussion, and Service
(Mrs. Kuhns) – For the past nine years, a number of young men from Central Catholic High School have been chosen to serve on the Pontifical Crew. This group of young men assist and serve at specified liturgies (usually Masses) celebrated by the Bishop.
As it is an honor and a special privilege to serve with the Bishop, we would like the opportunity to be made available to all male Central students. “No previous serving experience is necessary to be on The Pontifical Crew.”
(Mrs. Riedel, Mr. Magruder) Students will compete as a school team(s) in Academic Quiz Bowl competitions. There will be after school meetings/practice sessions. Members will decide which tournaments we enter.
(Mr. Hanes) Students will design and build robots for Vex Robotics Competition. Club will meet after school in Robotics Lab. Students must apply for membership with Mr. Hanes
( Mr. Przybysz) Students will practice and train for Quiz bowl style competition. The club requires and builds on scientific and math knowledge and skill. The team will compete in November/December for a chance to move on to the state competition level.
(Ms. Ray) Students will experience and learn more about the Spanish language and various cultures of Spanish speaking countries.
Students Against Destructive Decisions
(Mr. Magruder) Students will have an opportunity to learn and discuss ways to lead better, safer lives. Some of the topics will be Substance Abuse, Internet Safety, Dating Violence, Self Esteem, Suicide Prevention. The club will work with the Community Impact Coalition to become involved in helping our community with these issues as well. Club may be attending outside meetings and forums with other SADD chapters.
(Mrs. Kahle & Mrs. Knorr)- Student government is a student elected body which helps create, organize and enhance student life here at CCHS. Student council meets regularly and all are welcome to attend. This is a great way to become involved and help make student life a more positive experience.
(Mrs. Campbell, Mrs. Kuhns, Mr. Magruder) The student board is a service organization that helps plan our two largest school wide service campaigns- Can Food Drive and Spring Service Day. Board members also look for other service opportunities for our school community to be involved with. Board members will also have an opportunity to work with The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley and their board. The Junior Board assists those students looking for greater leadership roles in our community.
(Ms. Marry) We Stop Hate is an anti-bullying club focused on accepting others and boosting self-esteem. The club will raise awareness about bullying in the school and boost self-esteem in students so they are less likely to put their peers down.