Clubs & Activities

Every La Salle High School student is encouraged to participate in as many co-curricular activities as his schedule will allow. This includes being involved in other organizations and causes outside the La Salle community.

Students are encouraged to be active participants in groups particular to their interests to foster personal development. With so many choices, everyone has a place to belong and make the most of his individual gifts and talents.

Some organizations also have academic classes with the activity. Programs include Band, Guitar, Vocal Ensemble, and Yearbook. If you are interested in these activities, please see the course offerings in Naviance and discuss with your counselor on selecting the course during registration.

See Athletics page for more activities and team sports.

Academic Team

Moderator: Joel Smith; jsmith@lasallehs.net

The Academic Team competes in “quiz bowl” style competitions (like Jeopardy!, but in teams). In general, practices will be held on Mondays from 3-4 in the media center. Competitions are held on Tuesdays throughout fall and winter at Cincinnati State.

Art Club

Moderator: Mike Knueven; mknueven@lasallehs.net

The Art Club meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 3:00 - 4:00. The Art Club enhances the Arts and the students art abilities. It provides the opportunity for after school field trips to various museums, galleries, and exhibits within our city. It also, encourages student involvement in special projects within La Salle and within the community. All students are welcome. See you in the studio!

Band

The Pride of La Salle Band is made up of students from La Salle, Mercy, McAuley, Ursuline, and Catholic grade schools. Our motto is: Faith, Music, Excellence. We try to emulate our motto in all things we do. Students are pushed to become the best version of themselves.

The Pride of La Salle Band is an all-year activity for students. It includes:

  • marching band
  • wind ensemble
  • jazz ensemble
  • winter guard
  • pep band

Go to the Band And Ensemble page for additional information.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry offers multiple opportunities for students to get involved at La Salle and in the community.

Students interested in volunteering to be servers, lectors, or Eucharistic Ministers during masses, please contact Mr. Winiarski or Mr. Hampel.

Seniors are eligible to volunteers in leadership positions for Kairos, Sophomore Retreat, and Freshmen Day of Renewal. Please see your Senior Called To Serve information on how to apply. Please click here for information on the retreats.

Regularly scheduled Christian Service opportunities through GODOGOOD are available for students after school. A complete schedule of service dates are available on the Christian Service website.

More information about Campus Ministry can be found on their website at www.lasallehs.net/campus-ministry.

Chess Club

Moderator: Ryan Denney; rdenney@lasallehs.net

The Chess Club meets every Friday immediately after school in the back of the Library until four o'clock. Beginners and learners are welcome at chess club and can progress to become champions of strategy.

Choir

Director: Cindy Webb, (513) 741-2373; cwebb@lasallehs.net

The Vocal Program includes 2 groups: Men's Choir and Vocal Ensemble

The Men's Choir is a an academic course for any La Salle student interested in joining choir. Students interested in this activity should register for the choir class as part of their curriculum.

The Vocal Ensemble is an award-winning audition choir that is composed of La Salle students. They perform several times a year with Mc Auley's Choir at La Salle events, Mc Auley events, and competitions. Their performances have earned them special recognitions in yearly competitions , World Choir Games, and singing the National Anthem at Great American Ballpark.

Debate Club

Moderator: Ray Butler; rbutler@lasallehs.net

Debate club is an informal gathering of students who wish to discuss current events or other issues of interest. This club aims to broaden the perspectives of all participants.

Drama

La Salle Drama is one of the largest co-curricular activities in the school. We have one of the best programs in the State and we are often invited to perform at the Ohio Theatre Conference. The La Salle Drama Department meets Monday through Thursday at 7:00pm-9:00pm from August until May because we are almost always rehearsing for something. We do many different shows each year to give more students the chance to showcase their various talents. Incoming freshman are eligible to audition for all productions!

THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO GET INVOLVED IN LA SALLE DRAMA! Go to the Drama page for additional information.

Electronic Music Club

Moderator: Luke Midkiff; lmidkiff@lasallehs.net

Fencing Club

Moderator: Jeff Royer; jroyer@lasallehs.net

Fencing has the honor of being one of four sports that has consistently been a part of the modern Olympics since 1896. It is a sport that requires precision, speed, explosive power, quick physical reflexes, and even quicker mental reflexes. It is truly a whole-body workout!

  • Practices are once a week, from 3:00-4:15, late September to early May

Click here for a complete flyer of information about our Fencing Club.

French Club

Club Moderator: Monsieur Royer; jroyer@lasallehs.net

French Club meets once a month, and our goal is simple: have fun and experience the French culture is authentic ways.

Click here for a pdf flyer about French classes and French Club.

Game Club

Moderator: Ryan Denney; rdenney@lasallehs.net

If you have a game or game system you want to play, please bring it with you. Bring your Magic cards, as well. All are welcome!

Go Kart Club

Moderator: Ray Bulter; rbutler@lasallehs.net

International Student Program

Moderator: Andrew Bensman; abensman@lasallehs.net

This program organizes opportunities for students to participate in foreign exchange experiences with students/families around the world.

Key Club

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Key Club is an international, student-led organization providing its members with opportunities to perform service, build character, practice inclusiveness, and develop leadership. A major goal of Key Club is to develop competent, capable, caring individuals through the vehicle of service as and to a community. There are Key Club-sponsored service opportunities for which members can earn white or red service hours and which also count for their required service hours for graduation. One of the important characteristics of Key Club is that its membership is not exclusive; membership is open to every freshman-senior student who has a desire and commitment to serve. Our international motto of “Caring – A Way of Life” is directly aligned with La Salle’s mission of “Called to Serve.”

Meetings are going to be in Room 309 at 7:15 am and 3:10 pm on Aug 29, Sept 12, Oct 10, Nov 14, Jan 9, Feb 13, and April 10. To be an active member, students must attend 5 of 7 on-site meetings.

Sign up sheets will be in Mr. Smith's room: 309.

La Salle Council on World Affairs

Moderator: Andrew Bensman; abensman@lasallehs.net

The La Salle Council on World Affairs is dedicated to researching and analyzing relevant events and movements in the 21st century. The Council's goal is to have members aware and active in a complex and challenging global community. All students are encouraged to attend our sessions.

Lancer Watch

Moderator: Doug Grawe; dgrawe@lasallehs.net. Click here to view their most recent production

Lancer Watch is a La Salle High School video news program. The program is produced 3 times a month by the Video Systems and Production Class, in association with the DLSFI Leadership Class.

Lancer Vision is a group of students interested in television production. Students associated with Lancer Vision produce the daily morning announcements. Students also have the opportunity to help with the video broadcasts of the home football and basketball games

Latin Club

Moderator: Dave Jacobs; djacobs@lasallehs.net

The Latin Club's purpose is to expand the understanding and appreciation of the Latin language and the Roman culture in a relaxed, fun, and friendly atmosphere. We occasionally join with McAuley's Latin Club to share some of our events. The Roman Council meets after school the first Thursday of every month. The entire Latin Club meets after school the third Thursday of every month.

Liturgical Musicians

Moderator: Mike Knueven; mknueven@lasallehs.net

Liturgical musicians prepare and play the music for all school Masses and other liturgical needs throughout the school year. If you are interested in playing with the group, please see Mr. Knueven in the Art Department.

Math Club

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The Math Club meets the first and third Thursday of each month, 3-4 p.m. In Math Club, we practice ACT, SAT problems and participate in the American Mathematics Test.

Mock Trial Team

Moderator: Kevin Ryan; kryan@lasallehs.net

The Mock Trial Team competes with other high schools in the annual Mock Trial Competition established by the Ohio State Bar Association. Students have the opportunity to play the roles of lawyers and witnesses in a real courtroom environment under the observation of actual attorneys.

National Honor Society

Moderator: Dave Jacobs; djacobs@lasallehs.net

The National Honor Society is an organization whose members provide service to their school, their fellow students, and the wider community. Through their involvement in various clubs, teams, other activities, and through their personal behavior, NHS members are expected to provide an example of Christian character and leadership in both formal and informal ways

Paintball Club

Moderator: John Bosse

The Paintball Club meets three to four times in the fall and spring, respectively. Competition is held behind the baseball fields in speedball, woodsball, and other games of interest to the members. Events are held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Cost is $5 and includes a real picnic lunch. Members must supply their own markers, paintballs, masks, and other protective equipment. Officers are elected each year to promote safety and direction for the club.

Ping Pong Club

The Ping Pong Club meets on weekly basis to have some fun and play ping pong. We have open tables and once a month we hold a tournament for members.

Robotics Club

Moderator: Joel Smith; jsmith@lasallehs.net

The Robotics Club provides students access to LEGO Mindstorms Robotics Kits. Students learn basic principles of robotics, computer programming, and engineering at a self-paced rate. Meetings are on Mondays from 3-4 pm in the Media Center.

Sci- Fi Club

Moderator: Mike Knueven; mknueven@lasallehs.net

The Science Fiction Club meets in the art room on the first Thursday of the month form 3:00 -4 :00 . We play Sci Fi games, watch and discuss Sci Fi shows, and sometime dress the part. Stop in the Art Department for more information and schedule.

Science Bowl

Anyone interested in participating in the Science Bowl competition should meet with Mrs. Wells in room 324 for an organizational meeting on September 26th from 3:00 to 3:30. At this meeting we will decide on a formal practice schedule.

Science Club

Moderator: Chrystal Wells; cwells@lasallehs.net

The Science Club's purpose is to expand the understanding and appreciation of the variety of science fields in a relaxed, fun, and friendly atmosphere. Science Club meets the last Wednesday of the month from 3-3:30 pm.


Sign Club

Moderator: Mike Knueven; mknueven@lasallehs.net

The Sign Club meets as needed throughout the year in the Art Department. Students create signs to promote school activities and promotions. All sign materials are provided. Stop in the Art Department for more information.

Ski/ Snowboarding Club

Moderator: Jenny Baker; jbaker@lasallehs.net

Through La Salle, students and others in the La Salle community can get a discount on season or club program passes at Perfect North Slopes. To get the discount they need to:

-Go to www.perfectnorth.com
-Select the Club Log-In at the bottom of the page.
-Enter the following:
Club Name: LASALLE
Password: showtime

From there they can see the options available for pass purchases. This is open to anyone in the LaSalle community, alumni, parents, siblings, and friends. There are even pass options available for tubing. The deadline to receive the discount is 11/16/16. Those that have questions or would like more information are welcome to contact Miss Jenny Baker at jbaker@lasallehs.net

Social Studies Club

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The Social Studies Club meets to discuss current items in the news, in relation to government and politics. All are welcome, regardless of your political stance on relevant issues.

Spanish Club

Moderator: Jenny Baker; jbaker@lasallehs.net

Meetings for Spanish Club are held the first Tuesday of each month, dependent upon local events and participant schedules. Stop by room 313 to pick up a calendar. Please stay tuned to announcements for future meeting times and places.

Sports Journalism Club

Moderator: Barrett Cohen; bcohen@lasallehs.net

The WLSN Sports Journalism Club is for the student with an interest in sports journalism. Under the direction of WLSN General Manager Barrett Cohen, the club focuses on the impact of today's multiple sports media platforms ranging from radio and television to print and social media. It includes tours to various radio/TV stations as well as hands on experience at WLSN. The club meets monthly.


Venture Crew

Moderator: Ryan Denney; rdenney@lasallehs.net

Venturing is a youth development program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age OR 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults.

Weightlifting Club

Moderator: Steve Schreck

The Weightlifting Club is an after-school co-curricular activity dedicated to improve an individual's General Physical Preparedness (GPP). GPP is a preparatory phase of training that is "intended to provide balanced physical conditioning in endurance, strength, speed, flexibility and other basic factors of fitness." GPP exercises will involve as many muscle groups as possible, infinitely varied and safe for all levels of fitness.

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