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  • American Sign Language

    We are a group of students that are interested in learning sign language.  We spend a good deal of our meeting time teaching each other to sign. We watch fun signing videos and play fun signing games.  All are welcome.  Come sign with us!
  • Aquinas Theology Honor Society

    The Bishop Gorman High School St. Thomas Aquinas Theology Honor Society is the second such society for high school students in the country.  Created to acknowledge student work, dedication and service, we recognize student effort to improve the world through prayer, worship and community service.  Society members participate in liturgy planning, liturgical ministry, exercising and developing at atmosphere of care and mercy throughout the school and supporting the Campus Ministry efforts in GAELS Give Hope.  Meetings are once a month throughout the school year, plus participation events.  As an Honor Society, graduating senior members are awarded a scarlet cord.
  • Art Club

    The Art Club is dedicated to promoting artistic works throughout the school. This club helps by creating art, promoting artistic abilities, and helping those students who wish to supplement their schedules with a creative outlet. This club also helps to inspire young artists to continue working with their talents.
  • Associate Student Government ASG

    The Associated Student Government is a body of elected and appointed students who represent the student body of Bishop Gorman High School, in order to stimulate greater interest in our democratic system, to promote the general welfare of Bishop Gorman High School, to further the reputation of Bishop Gorman High School, and to bring about greater unity between the students and administration.  
  • Best Buddies

    Best Buddies-National Organization with chapters all over America in High Schools. Best Buddies is dedicated to social, physical and economic isolation of people with physical and intellectual disabilities
  • Board Game Club

    Board game club is a social club where students play, create and talk about various games.
  • Book Club

    Book-Book club is an opportunity for students to read, analyze and discuss works of literature in a social setting with their peers.
  • Ceramics Club

    Ceramics Club is open to any student who has an interest in the clay arts and is an open studio. The club meets every Tuesday after school from 2-3:30 pm.
  • Creative Writing Club

    This club’s focus is on encouraging the ongoing creative writing and peer-editing of student-generated pieces.  We meet during GAELS, at least twice a month, and before school upon student request.  Two main contests are entered via this avenue.  One is the prestigious Scholastic Art and Writing Contest, whose due date is early December.  The second is an ongoing quarterly online contest.  Winners are published at no cost to the entrant.  The different types of genres are explained by the moderator, focusing on their rules.  Yet, since the club is student-run, the focus is determined yearly by the students.  We allow for ongoing enrollment.  To be President, one must have entered the Scholastic  Art and Writing Contest the prior school year.  In the 2017 year, we successfully published over 110 pieces and took dozens of awards in Scholastic’s contest, including four pieces earning the Coveted Gold Key for both fiction and poetry.
  • Dance Team

    The Bishop Gorman Dance Team is a group of students that study, choreograph and perform dance routines for various Bishop Gorman events.
  • Environmental Club

    The BG Environmental Club is an organization that is devoted to helping preserve the natural world and limiting human impact. The club's goal is to raise awareness about environmental issues through community outreach, environmentally-themed fundraisers, and participation in community events and competitions.
  • Film Club

    The film club is dedicated to encouraging students to show their artistic side through the creation of student developed short films.  Additionally students will learn different forms of camera work to create scenes and creative shots.
  • French National Honor Society

    The Société Honoraire Française is a society in which students must be invited to join. The requirements are having an A- average for at least 3 semesters of high school French and a B- average in all other high school classes. The society members must complete at least 10 hours of community service. In our society, we offer after school tutoring for those students who might need some extra help in grammar, conversation, reading, etc. this society is sponsored by the members of the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). 
  • Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

    Future business leaders of America is a student led organization that prepares students for careers in business, management, entrepreneurship, and technology. 
  • Gael2Gael

    It is the mission of the Gael2Gael Organization to welcome and provide monthly student mentorship, support, and peer guidance to transfer students in all areas of campus life.
  • Gaels of Justice

    Gaels of Justice is a club that promotes the learning of several aspects of law, rights and intricacies of the criminal justice system through presentations from local professionals; judges, prosecution and defense attorneys, law enforcement officers along with various other legal professionals. 
  • Gaels Theatre Guild

    Gaels Theatre Guild is Bishop Gorman’s chapter of the International Thespian Society: Troupe 4347. In addition to competitions throughout the year, Gaels Theatre Guild produces full scale productions including The Dancer’s Story, The One Act Play, The Annual Play, The Winter Acting Showcase, The Mini Musical, The Winter Music Extravaganza, The Annual Musical, The Spring Acting Showcase, The Spring Music Spectacular and various original musical reviews.  

    Also, technical theatre opportunities are available in lighting, video, sound, stagecraft, properties, costumes, hair and makeup, student management, student direction and choreography and more! The club also hosts many social activities for their members.  Student actors, crew members and production staff are welcome to join!
    Contact Ms Ferrante-Martin at 702 476 4175 with any questions.
     
  • History Club

    The History Club is designed for those students who enjoy reading, discussing and analyzing historical and current events.  The club will focus on bringing guest speakers to Bishop Gorman during GAELS periods to discuss areas of interest that link Bishop Gorman to the local community.  The History Club will meet during GAELS period every two weeks to plan events and coordinate guest speakers.  The History Club is open to all grade levels.
  • Investment Club

    The Investment Club introduces students to the modern concepts of investing and entrepreneurship through basic financial lessons, the stock market game, and guest speakers.  The club's goal is to educate students and promote interest in finance.
  • Jewelry Club

    The Jewelry Club at Bishop Gorman is a casual gathering of those interested in crafting, beading, metalworking, and more! About once a month we get together for a new jewelry project and also participate in sales, activities, and charity.  If you’re ready for a new artistic challenge and enjoy working with a 3D medium, Jewelry Club is for you! Ladies and gentlemen both can enjoy a creative process and learn a little more about the accessories and adornments we all enjoy.
  • Latin Club

    The Latin club studies and analyzes the lost language of Latin, using Latin lessons, students learn about the roots of many words and languages today. Latin club also helps prepare students for various other classes.
  • Link Crew

    Link Crew is a high school transition program that welcomes freshmen and makes them feel comfortable throughout the first year of their high school experience. It is a group of juniors and seniors who train and learn how to make school a better place for incoming students. If you are interested in joining, applications for the following school year come out in April and current sophomores and juniors can apply.
     
  • Live Action Role Play (LARP)

    LARP, or Live Action Role Play, allows students to explore, learn, and live in their favorite historical era or literary genre.  LARP Club members work as a team to research, strategize, create costumes, and eventually role-play their chosen historical or literary event.  LARP Club seeks students with a sense of adventure, and the club is only limited by its members’ imaginations.  
  • Marching Band

    The BGHS Marching Band consists of the Band students along with the BGHS Color Guard. This ensemble performs at Football and Basketball games along with some other events such as Marching Band competitions and parades.
  • Matthew 25 Board

  • Medical Society

    To increase student’s exposure to various medical related fields, as well as expectations of high school, college, and professional degrees, by inviting guest speakers to share their knowledge and experiences.
  • Microbank

    The BGHS MicroBank’s primary goal is to help developing businesses in third-world countries. We will accomplish this goal by making micro-loans to entrepreneurs in these countries through the Kiva microfinance institution. Once we gain some lending experience, we will extend our lending investments to other microfinance institutions, some of which may yield profit in order to expand our lending potential. A secondary goal of this MicroBank is to learn more about finance in banking by participating firsthand in these endeavors.
  • Mock Trial

    Mock Trial teams have qualified for State every year, won numerous State Championships and took 4th place at Nationals in 2013. The program is competitive. Traditionally, practice begins in mid-October and lasts through the end of January.
  • Model United Nations

    Also known as Model UN or MUN, is an extra-curricular activity in which students typically roleplay delegates to the United Nations and simulate UN committees.  Thousands of middle school, high school and college students across the country and around the world participate in Model United Nations, which involves substantial research, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, as well as critical thinking, teamwork and leadership abilities. 
     
  • Mu Alpha Theta

    Mu Alpha Theta is a national student-run organization dedicated to those who recognize and excel in mathematics. As a National Math Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta promotes math by tutoring students in various levels of math, applying mathematics to community projects, and participating in nation-wide math competitions. Membership is through invitation only, and potential members are required to have a cumulative of 3.5 and have taken at least two years of Honors or Scholars math courses
  • National Art Honor Society

    The criteria for membership in the National Art Honor Society emphasize outstanding artistic scholarship and service to the school and community through development of artistic endeavors together with a strong moral character. By exemplifying these standards, the members of the society promote an awareness of art and become active participants in the education process at their school and in their community.

    In 1978, the National Art Education Association began the National Art Honor Society (NAHS) program specifically for high school students, for the purpose of inspiring and recognizing those students who have shown an outstanding ability in art in grades nine through twelve. The NAHS strives to aid members in working toward the attainment of the highest standards in art areas, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community.
  • National English Honor Society

    The National English Honor Society promotes active engagement in service, literacy, and composition. We strive to form students who love the written word and value its importance to both individuals and society more largely.
  • National Honor Society

    National Honor Society is a national student organization that recognizes sustained academic excellence by juniors and seniors and encourages a commitment to community service. Membership is by invitation and based on cumulative GPA beginning at the end of the sophomore year as well as an earned reputation for personal integrity. Members must maintain a GPA of at least 3.5 and accomplish individual and group service projects. Members agree to serve 20 hours of service yearly to NHS projects of which ten hours must be devoted to tutoring other students.
  • Philosophy Club

    The Philosophy Club is an organization that provides students an opportunity to explore questions long considered by human beings to be of primary importance and value.  The club provides a forum for students to explore and discuss key philosophical ideas and contributions throughout the history of philosophy, paying special attention to the connectedness between the philosophical and theological traditions of the Catholic Church.  Club meetings take place during GAELS periods in Room 305.  For more information contact Mr. Urso, Department Chair for Theology and Campus Ministry.
  • Photography Club

    The photography clubs exists to encourage students to find creative outlets in the world of photography.  The photo club also volunteers and takes photos for various Bishop Gorman student events and sports.  
  • Rho Kappa (Social Studies Honor Society)

    Rho Kappa, the National Social Studies Honor Society, is “the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies.” Membership in the Bishop Gorman High School Chapter of the NSSHS is offered to juniors and seniors of good character who have achieved and continue to maintain an unweighted 3.0 overall GPA and a 3.5 social studies GPA with a minimum of four completed semesters of social studies coursework. Members are required to perform 10 hours of service at an approved organization per academic year. Membership in this society is a recognition of your academic achievement in the social studies, as well as an ongoing commitment to pursue knowledge, seek truth, and to serve others.  
  • Robotics

    Students work in teams to build competitive robots while advancing their science, technology, and engineering skills. The club is open to all BGHS students and it participates in sponsored events with other high schools in the Las Vegas valley during the academic year.
  • Romantic Comedy Club

    RomCom Club meets every 2-3 weeks to view romantic comedies from all decades. In this club, we examine the films' common plot lines, characterization techniques, and themes (and laugh a lot, too).
  • Science Club

    To develop and present various science experiments to local elementary schools, thus increasing the elementary school students' exposure to both science and Bishop Gorman High School.
  • Science National Honor Society

    To recognize students who excel in science, and allow them the opportunity to provide support to others through volunteering.
  • Shine A Light

  • Spanish National Honor Society

    Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica is a national organization that is open by invitation to sophomore, junior, and senior students who are currently enrolled in Spanish 3H or higher. Students must have a minimum grade of B+ in their Spanish studies at Bishop Gorman.  SHH recognizes excellence in the study of the Spanish language and culture. Members serve the community by participating in projects and tutoring other students in Spanish.   Many of the activities deal with Spanish themes and Spanish is always spoken!
  • Speech & Debate

    Speech and Debate is a club that actively participates in tournaments locally, regionally, and nationally. Students are coached prior to competitions. Tournament events include literature interpretation, humorous and dramatic, impromptu, informative, persuasive, current events, and various debate events.
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society

    The Tri-M Music Honor Society is a program of National Association for Music Education which focuses on creating future leaders in music education and music advocacy. Tri-M is the only national honor society for student musicians in grades 6-12. There are more than 1,900 chapters across all 50 states, involving more than 75,000 students.
  • Varsity Quiz

    All grades can participate in Varsity Quiz, a quizbowl competition covering topic areas from English/Literature, Science, History, Mathematics and Art.  We practice twice a week during the season which runs October through December. Should we be fortunate enough to further qualify for the televised sessions, our season would continue through February and be seen on Channel 10. A strong participant would be an individual who has been reading for many years and would have read a variety of genres. Having good recall is not necessary to be an effective team member.
  • Worship Choir, Worship Chamber Musician, KnightenGaels

    The celebration of mass at Bishop Gorman High School is an honored tradition.  Members of these various vocal groups are an important part of that tradition by providing music for the school masses and special events.  Both instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome to participate in this music ministry.  To participate, attend the after school rehearsal before the monthly mass and prepare to glorify God through the gift of music. Contact Ms. Ferrante-Martin at (702) 476-4175 with any questions.
  • Yearbook Club

    The Yearbook Staff produces the school yearbook, Archive.  Students create layout designs, write commentary, take pictures, and complete each page design on computers.  Students receive academic credit for working on the yearbook.
  • Yoga Club

    The Bishop Gorman Yoga Club allows for students to exercise and relax with the art of yoga.  Students attend yoga classes throughout the school year.
Bishop Gorman students have numerous opportunities outside of the classroom to get involved.

The clubs and organizations we have allow students to grow spiritually, academically, and socially.

We believe that enrichment activities bolster student learning and create a more well-rounded educational experience for those who participate. 

For more information about our Student Activities please visit their website.