Clubs and Organizations at GR

 

Participation in extracurricular activities helps students strengthen

leadership skills, make new friends, and give back to the community.  

At Gabriel Richard, we encourage students to expand their horizons

beyond the classroom by actively participating in at least one club or

organization.

 

Gabriel Richard offers a variety of clubs and organizations. New clubs

may also be formed based on interest and approval by administration.

At least one faculty member is assigned as moderator of each club

sponsored by the school.

 

Below is a list of clubs and organizations that are currently offered:

Anime Club

Students meet to discuss Japanese Anime (culture) and Manga (Japanese comic books).

 

Band

Students with an interest in music may play in beginning band, varsity band, jazz band, pep band (at athletic events), or participate in music ministry.

Broadcasting Club

Students broadcast live streaming of athletic events.

Culinary Club

Students learn to create themed-cuisine.

DECA

DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management.

 

Diversity Club

Students discuss diversity issues such as religion, cultures and economic issues.  The Diversity Club meets with the Frankel Jewish Academy Diversity Club twice a year.

 

Drama Club

Students who are interested in dramatic arts may try out for roles in GR's yearly production.

 

Earth's Friends

This group is dedicated to reducing, reusing and recycling.

 

Interact Club

The high school version of Rotary, Interact is a service-oriented club that chooses one local and one global cause to support.

 

National Honor Society

NHS is comprised of junior and senior students who maintain a 3.5 GPA and meet a set criteria of service hours.  Among other activities, NHS members tutor other students.

Ping Pong Club

Students of all levels of skill compete at club-level competitions or in non-competitive get-togethers.

Pro-Life Club

Members celebrate and respect life from the moment of conception until the last natural breath.  This club organizes the annual March for Life trip to Washington D.C.

 

S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions)

Students meet and plan ways to bring awareness to a variety of subjects that affect teens.  S.A.D.D. members host the annual Pre-prom toast.

St. Vincent de Paul Society

Members meet monthly and take part in a community outreach activity.  This is the first high school chapter in Michigan.

 

Student Ambassadors

Students in grades 10-12 who are interested in being a student ambassador must interview for limited positions.  Ambassadors help showcase Gabriel Richard by providing tours and information to prospective families and students, serving as shadow guides, and by helping to organize and lead events including Open House and Pioneer Exploration Day.  Additionally, ambassadors help new students make the transition to high school a positive experience by offering peer mentorship throughout the year.

 

Student Government

 

Students are elected by their peers to represent each of the four grades at GR.  Student government members host many events throughout the year, including the annual talent show, Spirit Week activities, and Homecoming Week festivities.

 

Activities at GR

Throughout the year, Gabriel Richard hosts several events including:

  • Academic Letter Mass

  • Art for a Cause

  • Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation

  • Burgundy and White Day (mass and fall athletic season kick off)

  • Catholic Schools Week activities and spirit relays

  • College visits throughout the month of October

  • Fall Honors Assembly

  • Freshman, sophomore, junior and senior class retreats

  • Homecoming bonfire, game and dance

  • Junior class field trip to University of Detroit - Mercy

  • Junior Ring Mass

  • March for Life (Washington D.C.)

  • Powder Buff volleyball game

  • Powder Puff football game

  • Prom

  • Spring play

  • Talent show

  • Winter and spring band concerts