Student Clubs & Activities
The Student Leadership and Activities Program at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School furthers the mission of the school by providing students the opportunity to develop leadership skills, work cooperatively with others, grow emotionally, spiritually, and intellectually. Through this program students become prepared to assume leadership roles in the civic, religious, professional, and cultural life of their community. Students who participate in the Student Leadership and Activities Program have the opportunity to hold positions of leadership, serve as role models for their peers, represent the Cristo Rey Jesuit High School community, and develop relationships with others.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Director of Student Activities
Kschulte@cristorey.net | (773) 890-7135
Moderator: Blanca Gonzalez
Cristo Rey Ambassadors are the chief leaders in the promotion of the school's image through school sponsored events. Through their example, they demonstrate the six grad at grad characteristics to their peers, sponsors, the community, donors, prospective students, network prospects, and the media.
Moderator: Mary Ellen Toth
The Cristo Rey Book Club meets to discuss selected books on a monthly basis. The purpose of the book club is to help students expand their knowledge and improve literacy. Book Club members will use reading as a way to expose themselves to new cultures, ideas and perspectives through literature. Book Club serves as a way for students to meet new people with common interests and form a community of readers. The Book Club at Cristo Rey will also help to foster a culture of reading within the school.
Moderators: Madeline Bologa & Jim Shea
Moderator: Madeline Bologa & Paul Bubash
Moderator: Anna Chapin, Lorena Gilliat & Rex Ovalle
The Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Drama Club is an association of students who are committed to creating, producing, directing and acting in theatre productions for the student body as well as the community in the Pilsen/Little Village neighborhood. Provided as well is an alternative activity to sports for those students with other interests. The club will assist student members in maximizing their potential at graduation through the development of leadership skills, creativity, public speaking skills, self-esteem, and intellect, while also providing them a greater exposure to the world of the arts.
Moderators: Mayra Gradilla & Beth LaBarge
Cristo Rey Mentors are committed to welcoming and serving the freshmen through leadership, conversation, and support. Mentors will embody the mission of the school and set an example of what it means to be a man or woman for others and a successful student at Cristo Rey.
Moderators: Dennis Moller & Alex Wyman
The History Club brings together students who are committed to learning more about history and sharing what they learn with other equally enthusiastic members.
Moderators: Evelyn Fraga, Beth LaBarge & Kwasi Yeboah
Moderators: Colleen Caragher & Gabriela Garcia
Moderators: Laura Aguilar & Molly Boyle
The National Honors Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization to recognize outstanding high school students. NHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service, and Character. The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 and today it is estimated that more than one million students participate in NHS activities across the country.
Moderators: Gabriela Garcia & Lorena Gilliat
The Cristo Rey Jesuit Prom Committee plans and coordinates a memorable, inclusive and safe end of year celebration party for the senior class. Prom Committee works to plan every aspect of their own senior Prom and ensure that Prom is safe and affordable for all seniors. A guiding principle in planning this event is that it will be comparable and sustainable from year to year. The event should be accessible to all families.
Moderators: Dennis Crowley
Moderators: Mayra Gradilla & Maria Luevano-Salazar
Moderators: Carolyn Alessio & Kwasi Yeboah
Moderators: Ana Garcia & Taylor Sticha
Cristo Rey Student Council Members embody the school motto and serve as Men and Women for Others. Student Council serves as a liaison between students, faculty, staff, and the larger Cristo Rey Jesuit High School Community. Student Council focuses on promoting school spirit, planning events for students, and raising cultural and social awareness in our student body.
Moderator: Omar DeSantiago
Moderators: Byron Durk, Joanna Lucca & Br. Vito Martinez
The Cristo Rey Technology Club is designed to foster students' interest in all forms of technology. From filming, to audio/video editing, sound design, 3-D designing and printing, coding, computer repair, and beyond, the Cristo Rey Technology Club is also a place for students to bring in their own tech-related projects and ideas. We encourage students to find their own projects of interest, and work on them together and with the supervision of moderators who work with technology daily.
Moderator: Tom Angiello
Moderator: Kate Schulte
The Cristo Rey Investment Academy is a place where students will learn and grow in financial literacy, in order to use this knowledge in their own lives in the future. Students will work individually and together throughout the year to think and plan for their financial future. They will research both their own career and investment paths while also paying attention to current trends and events in the financial world. This will culminate in numerous end-of-year opportunities available through the Magnetar Youth Investment Academy.
*Choir - Merit School of Music
Francy Acosta & Rudy Gardner
*Dance & Music - Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre
Sol Solis, Mercedes Martinez & Roberto Chavez