Ms. Ann Pasteur, Moderator
Art Club is an after school activity for students to pursue their artistic passions. Students will be able to work on projects currently assigned in class, work on personal artwork, or be part of new projects specifically designed for the club. To join Art Club, you must be in, or have taken Art I, II, or be enrolled in an independent study. If you have never taken an art class at ICCP or have only taken Art Survey or Sketching, you must submit a portfolio of your work and a brief statement about why you would like to be in Art Club. Art Club meets on Tuesdays (twice per month) at 3pm in the Art Room (Parish Administration Building – bottom floor). Click HERE to visit the Art Club website.
Athletic Leadership Council
Mr. Tom Schergen, Moderator
The mission of the Athletic Leadership Council is to ensure the success of the IC Catholic Prep athletic community by uniting student-athletes who exemplify the core values of leadership, ownership, and sportsmanship while upholding tradition and faith. The group meets once a month and participates in special events such as team building exercises, leadership conferences, and hosts guest speakers. To join this group, there is an application and selection process. Click HERE to visit the Athletic Leadership Council website.
Mr. Brian Andrusyk, Moderator
Book Club is a book discussion club open to all students. Its purpose is to promote recreational reading and to introduce students to authors and novels they may or may not have read on their own. It meets once a month after school for an hour in the Library Media Center. The novels are selected by the students under the guidance of the moderator. Past titles have been selected from the Abraham Lincoln Award: Illinois’ High School Readers’ Choice Award winners and nominees, Alex Award winners, Michael L. Printz Award winners, and other young adult recommended lists. Library Club meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3pm in the Media Center. Click HERE to visit the Book Club website.
Business Professionals of America
Ms. Stephanie Oslovich, Moderator
The ultimate goal for this club is to compete at a regional, state, or national level in each of the business classes offered, including web design, keyboarding, accounting, speech, and business management. Competition preparation includes twice monthly meetings and practice. Requirements for joining BPA include participation at the Regional competition, attendance at the Professional Leadership Conference, attendance at monthly meetings and fundraising. Click HERE to visit the Business Professionals of America website.
Drama Club/ Knights Theatre
Mrs. Julia Jazwiec, Moderator
Drama Club is an after school activity that is open to all students. No experience is needed to join. Our goal is to help students discover and improve upon their dramatic skills in all areas of theatre: acting, lighting, sound, set construction, costuming, and make up application and design. Club participants can expect to be involved in workshops, exercises and games and possible trips to live performances. Drama Club meets at least once a month. Click HERE to visit the Drama Club/Knights Theater website.
Mrs. Jackie Gutierrez, Moderator
The Ecology Club is open to all students. Our principal responsibility is to manage the recycling at the high school and promote environmental awareness. Proposed projects for school year include setting recycling goals and charting progress, and school beautification projects. We also work with S.C.A.R.C.E. (School & Community Assistance for Recycling and Composting Education). Click HERE to visit the Ecology Club website.
Mrs. Karin Fenton, Moderator
The Engineering Club is open to all students interested in blending their math and science skills to work on team challenges. STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) projects will be developed and assigned according to the interests of the club members. Click HERE to visit the Engineering Club website.
Ciao Italia (Italian Club)
Mrs. Raffaella Lostumbo, Moderator
All students interested in learning about the Italian culture, language, art, and music are welcome to join the Italian Club, Ciao Italia. Activities are planned throughout the school year, such as participation in the Columbus Day Parade, celebrating Carnevale, St. Joseph’s Day and Nutella Day. Students also enjoy preparing and sampling cuisine specific to the culture, watching Italian movies, learning songs and even playing bocce ball! Requirements for joining are attendance at monthly meetings. Click HERE to visit the Ciao Italia Club website.
Mrs. Kate Luburic, Moderator
A Knight Ambassador is someone who is friendly, outgoing, and wants to help spread the good news about our school. Students from all grades are invited to participate. Knight Ambassadors help with the following Admissions Office events: Open Houses, Grade School Visits, School Night Fairs, Shadow Days, Jr. High Dodgeball Tournament, Math Contest and Entrance Exam. Click HERE to visit the Knight Ambassadors website.
Knight Times Newspaper
Mr. Michael Dronzek, Moderator
The Knight Times is published four times a year. Students interested in writing for the school paper should have good story ideas and be prepared to interview teachers, coaches and athletic teams. Students will learn the journalistic writing style, and the importance of meeting deadlines. Click HERE to visit the Knight Times Newspaper website.
Knights of the Round Table
Mrs. Cindy Thomas, Moderator
Students Promoting School Spirit! The mission of the club is to promote student involvement and support the traditions and school spirit of the school. The abundance of school spirit is shown at all events through a “Student Section” at sporting events and promoting themes for sporting events (i.e. “Round-up a Victory” Cowboy Theme, “Get Fired Up” Theme, and the student favorite, “Blackout” Theme). Juniors and Seniors coordinate the themed events and all students are invited and encouraged to participate in this club. Click HERE to visit the Knights of the Round Table website.
Mrs. Missy Idasek and Mrs. Diane Martin, Coaches
The math team is open to all students and offers the opportunity to extend your knowledge of mathematics. At math team meetings, students practice taking tests for conference and ICTM Regional Competition and work together on problem solving skills. At the Regional Competition and conference, students will compete individually and in teams of six (6) in a written competition focusing on the following subject areas: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus. One of the team competitions is a calculator test with the five ICCP students working together with their graphing calculators. Other team tests are broken down into freshman/sophomore and/or junior/senior two-person teams as well as the eight-person competition. Another two person team is the oral competition. Math Team meets every Monday at 7:15am. You will be informed of the location each week by your moderators. Click HERE to visit the Math Team website.
Model United Nations
Club members research current world issues and represent various countries at Model United Nations Conferences. Students work individually and in teams to accurately represent their assigned countries in crisis situations and in-depth simulations of current and past United Nations topics. Eligibility Requirements for this club is a love for international politics, public speaking ability (or willingness to learn), and dedication to research. Conference eligibility is determined by attendance and contributions at meetings and preparation for conferences. Click HERE to visit the Model UN website.
National Honor Society (NHS)
Ms. Elisa Mascorro, Moderator
Academics. Service. Character. Leadership. These four pillars make up the NHS Student. Each member of the NHS must maintain a 3.5 Grade Point Average or better, while consistently striving to improve upon their work in the classroom. NHS Students participate in activities, which allow for personal growth through helping others whether that is through school activities (student government, sports, tutoring, etc.) or volunteering to help others (church groups, families, local charities, etc.). Members of NHS exemplify desirable qualities of behavior and uphold principles of morality and ethics. They demonstrate initiative inside and outside of the classroom and successfully hold positions of responsibility, proving their dependability. Lastly, NHS Students are innovators in the classroom, at work, and in school and/or community activities. Click HERE to visit the National Honor Society website.
El Círculo Español (Spanish Club)
Ms. Elisa Mascorro, Moderator
All students interested in learning about the culture, language, art, and music of Spanish speaking countries are welcome to join the Spanish Club, El Círculo Español. Activities include participation in the Columbus Day Parade and celebrating important holidays. Students also enjoy preparing and sampling cuisine specific to the culture, watching Spanish movies, and learning songs. Requirements for joining are attendance at monthly meetings. Click HERE to visit the Spanish Club website.
Mr. Matthew Bettinazzi and Ms. Julie Tracy, Moderators
The Student Council of ICCP promises to develop, encourage and promote policies, practices and activities to enhance the quality of school programs, student life, and the levels of student achievement in the school. Members will help promote school spirit by encouraging participation in school activities and functions. Student Council will develop a program of positive government that will promote the student leadership in the community. And the members of Student Council will serve at a support and connection among students, faculty and administration. Each class elects its own governing body and an overall executive board is designated to facilitate meetings and events. The Student Council plans some of the school’s most exciting events such as: Homecoming, Turnabout, Knights on Ice Skating Social, and the Dodgeball Tournament. Click HERE to visit the Student Council website.
Students of the Cenacle (God Squad)
Mr. Donny Moore, Moderator
Uniting students in discipleship, prayer, and service, Students of the Cenacle will devotedly spread and reflect God’s boundless love to foster a spiritual environment and develop an open place for worship. Within this framework, we hope to excel in our Catholic mission to such a level that we encourage others to act in their faith, assist in their community, and lead confidently by example in everyday life. Click HERE to visit the Students of the Cenacle website.
Ms. Lindsay Rosasco, Moderator
Be part of the team who documents the year’s events and creates a postscript of lasting memories. The yearbook staff includes copywriters, designers, photographers and editors. Must be able to work independently on assignments, have strong attention to detail, and be able to meet strict deadlines. If you are dedicated, creative and full of school spirit, we want YOU to join the yearbook staff! Click HERE to visit the Yearbook website.