*Clubs have the potential to change every year based on student interest.
In art club we seek to expand the creative horizon of each student by exploring different mediums and styles, practice drawing skills, and undertake diverse projects. Our goals are to grow as artists and better develop our own personal style and art identity.
In this elective, students will master the basic piece moves of the chess board and begin to develop strategies for playing the game of chess. During the period, the majority of the time students will be playing each other. Other times, we will learn defensive and offensive strategies as a group. The elective will also host a chess tournament for those enrolled in the elective.
The students in the vocal club fill our beautiful chapel with their beautiful voices. Our singers receive vocal training from great instructors with an array of performing experience.
Exploring the diverse and powerful medium of film is incredibly relevant to today’s students. Film is a very influential means of communicating in contemporary culture. To gain an understanding of the tactics, nuances, and messages employed in film is extremely valuable.
This elective investigates the more intriguing aspects of science. Activities range from looking under a microscope at objects as ordinary as an eraser and as unique as a bee, to strategic competitions such as egg drops, parachute glides, and building the sturdiest raft. The science elective combines the serious rigor of scientific thought and observation, with an open and relaxed atmosphere where students are free to explore the world around them.
How well do you represent yourself, your school, your organization? The Chicago Hope Student Ambassadors serve as emissaries on behalf of the school for Open Houses, High School Fairs, and Shadow Days. They gain valuable interpersonal communication and individual presentation skills that are essential for life after High School.
The power of acting cannot be overlooked. Understanding drama forces students to become more self-aware and mature as they break down unproductive inhibitions. Charisma is a skill that is essential for success in any profession that will be strengthened through the study of acting and performing.
The yearbook club actively documents the academic, athletic, and student life happenings at Chicago Hope. Each year they produce the school’s yearbook, a beautiful visual and written capturing of the engaging and busy school year.