Interested in starting a new club or organization? Contact Principal Mr. Rozanski
Art Club is for students who wish to pursue the visual arts by exploring ideas and media whether for personal growth, or school/community service beyond the classroom. Art Club offers a studio environment that encourages cooperation, and creativity. The club is open to all students, even those not currently in an art class.
Bass Fishing Club
Bass Fishing Club is an IHSA activity for those interested in perfecting their angling skills.
Moderator: Mr. McNamara
The Boylan Book Club is open to all students of Boylan Catholic High School who have a passion for reading. The club meets in the library after school once a month. Members select the books that are the subject of the discussions. Books may be fiction or non-fiction and have included both popular and older works. Members may attend a meeting, even if they have not read the book but would like to participate in the discussion. Attendance at every meeting is not required and new members are always welcome. Book Club also assists at and supports the Boylan Library’s annual book fair at Barnes & Noble.
Moderator: Mrs. Long
The Boylan Players (Theatre / Musicals)
Theatre/Musicals Theatrical experiences include two-stage productions each year, in the fall and in the spring. All roles require auditions. A wide variety of 41 technical opportunities is available for those who are interested in this aspect of theatre.
Broadcasting Club creates live streaming Internet coverage of Boylan events.
Moderator: Mr. Phad
Our mission at the Chess Club is to create a fun and interesting community of chess enthusiasts, from novice to grandmaster. We are dedicated to promoting critical thinking and strategic decision-making through engaging events and a supportive environment. We aim to enrich the lives of our members by coming together to share, learn, and excel in the timeless game of chess.
Moderator: Deacon Stewart
This club is a great opportunity to explore healthcare careers by meeting local doctors, nurses, physical therapists and many more healthcare professionals. Club med is designed to allow you to meet and ask questions about everyday medical practices and what degrees are required to become a healthcare worker. This club is open to all grade levels.
Moderator: Mr. Sciame
Diversity club seeks to educate individuals on various racial and social justice topics. The group seeks to unite our community and learn more about the backgrounds of those around us. We want to welcome all and have fun!
Moderator: Mr. Wedwick
Drumline is an extracurricular musical group that focuses on the performance of marching percussion. Instrumentation includes Snare drum, Quad Toms, Bass Drum, and Cymbals. This group meets weekly after school during football and basketball seasons to prepare for halftime performances. This group may have occasional "off-season" performances based on schedule. No musical experience is necessary to join; just a good attitude and willingness to learn something new!
Moderator: Mr. Walls
This club plans to work together on monthly cleanups around our community. They will also strive to educate all students about what is going on with the state of our planet as well as how they can help. Choose to join Environmental Club and be a part of our road to the reformation of our world.
Moderators: Mrs. Rozanski
Fuel Up to Play 60
Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60) is a leading national in-school health and wellness program launched by the National Football League (NFL) and National Dairy Council (NDC), which was founded by America's dairy farmers, in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Fuel Up to Play 60 is designed to engage and empower students to take action for their own health by implementing long-term, positive changes for themselves and their schools.
Global Health Communities Club
Moderator: Deacon Stewart
Improv Club promotes the development of creativity in the theatre arts. Improv acting is a fun and engaging way to teach a students how to think on their toes, creating a (often humorous) story together with peers all in real time.
International Club is a group of students who are interested in other cultures and languages. We are focused on promoting cultural awareness throughout the Boylan community. Activities include community service, field trips, dinners throughout the Rockford area, and fundraising.
Key Club, Kiwanis Educating Youth, is a service organization open to all. The club sponsors various projects throughout the year designed to help the less fortunate or those in need.
Moderator: Mr. Gaskin
Link Crew is a freshman transition program. Junior and senior students are trained to lead freshman orientation activities to ensure the incoming students are prepared, supported, and connected to the Boylan community on the first day of school and throughout their freshman year. Students apply to be Link Leaders the spring before their junior or senior year.
Math team will meet during the school year to practice. The team will meet for 3 competitions throughout the year. If the students place during the regional competition, they will move onto further competitions such as State.
Moderator: Mrs. Schwartz
Media Club aims to involve students in Boylan's social media and general online presence by encouraging students to create content that represents the many different aspects of Boylan Catholic. Students will have the opportunity to participate in moderated social media takeovers and special features on the official Boylan Catholic media pages, as well as learn how to effectively create and market content for social media to tell Boylan's story.
Moderator: Ms. Nosek
Mock Trial Students interested in trial law may audition for acceptance to the Mock Trial team. The selected students meet weekly beginning in the fall to prepare an assigned criminal or civil case for presentation at competitions sponsored by the Illinois Bar Association.
Moderator: Ms. Madden
National Honor Society
The National Honor Society was established to recognize outstanding high school students in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. It recognizes students for their accomplishments, but challenges them to develop further through active involvement in school activities and community service. More information may be found at www.nhs.us. View the NHS By Laws.
Moderators: Mrs. Mertes
Natural Helpers recognizes those in the school community who are most regularly sought out by others for listening or advice. A survey is conducted to identify those students and staff members who the student body considers to be “natural helpers”. Those identified in the survey are invited to training sessions to refine communication skills.
Members involved with the Newspaper Club develop their interests in photography, writing, design, and communications. Together they work to produce Boylan's student periodical, the Titan Times, which is distributed digitally.
Moderators: Ms. Cerutti
Pro Life Club - Voice for the Unborn
Voice for the Unborn promotes pro-life principles in the Boylan community and beyond through education, action, and prayer. In response to Pope John Paul II's call, we are working to help build a "culture of life."
Moderator: Deacon Stewart
Scholastic Bowl is an IHSA activity for those who love trivia and Jeopardy. Scholastic Bowl is open to all levels. Competition with schools within the NIC-10 and from around the state takes place from November through March.
Moderators: Ms. Pfluger
Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series of events, which students prepare for during the year with a partner. These challenging and motivational events are well balanced between the various science disciplines of biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, engineering, and technology.
Moderator: Ms. Pfluger
Senior Retreat Team
Senior Retreat Team Senior boys and girls are trained to assist as facilitators for the various retreats at Boylan and the parishes.
Moderator: Ms. Williams
As a Student Ambassador of Boylan Catholic High School you will represent the school both on and off campus. Responsibilities include: hosting shadow students, giving school tours, participating in media and marketing events, visiting grade schools and religious education programs, assistance with Step Up Day, Catholic Schools Week Mass, Open House, and other school events.
Moderator: Mr. Weber
The four elected Student Council officers, class officers at each level and elected representatives plan and participate in activities to enhance school life, raise money for the "Speed" McCoy Scholarship Fund and coordinate the annual adopt-a-family Christmas basket program. They also plan Homecoming.
Student Council Class Moderators
Freshman Class: Mrs. Wilson
Sophomore Class: Mrs. Schmid
Junior Class: Mrs. Schwartz
Senior Class: Ms. Pfluger
The EDGE staff receives intensive experience in all aspects of the production of photojournalism. Students who take this elective English course contribute to the planning, design, and completion of the school yearbook.
Moderator: Ms. Cerutti