Student Life

Activities and Clubs

Saint Viator High School offers over 40 co-curricular activities — encouraging students to learn new things, explore various interests, and build lifelong friendships. Activities supplement a student's academic growth by providing lifelong learning experiences and a greater opportunity to develop their interests, talents, and abilities beyond the classroom structure.


Advocacy Organizations
Environmental Club
Garden Club: Veggie Lions
Justice League
Recycling Corps
Respect Life Club

Academic Clubs
Academic Team
Coding Club 
Debate Club
Math Team
Scholastic Bowl Team
Sign Language Club

Honor Societies
National Art Honor Society
National Chinese Honor Society
National French Honor Society
National Honor Society
National Italian Honor Society
National Math Honor Society 
National Spanish Honor Society
Tri M Music Honor Society
Leadership Organizations
Ambassadors Club
Cahill Crazies
Campus Ministry Team
F.I.R.E. Crew 
Student Council

Cultural Clubs
Asian Cultural Club
French Club
International Club
Italian Club
Polish Club
Fine Arts Clubs
Chamber Singers
Drama Club
Illustrators Club
Tech Crew 
Theater Production
Viator Voice Newspaper
Viatome Yearbook

Recreational Clubs
Anime Club
Film Club
Ping Pong Club
Powerlifting Club

Any student may join many of these various activities by simply attending meetings and participating in the activities of the club. Some organizations require tryouts, are by invitation only, or are elected positions.

As a member of the Illinois High School Association, Saint Viator High School requires that each student must be passing 25 credit hours of school work per week (2.5 credits) to be eligible for co-curricular activities. Teachers will evaluate a student's performance each Wednesday while his/her sport or activity is in session. If the student is declared ineligible, his/her period of eligibility will be a minimum of one week, beginning on a Monday and concluding the following Sunday.
In order to practice or participate in a co-curricular/sports activity, students must be in attendance no later than 10:00 a.m. or have an early dismissal no earlier than 1:00 p.m. on the day of the activity.
  • Extend and enhance student academic learning
  • Provide opportunities for students' pursuit of established interests and development of new interests
  • Enhance the opportunity to develop responsibility, leadership, fellowship, cooperation and self-direction
  • Promote school spirit and pride
  • Recognize students for many different types of achievements
  • Provide for widespread participation by the entire student body
  • Foster more effective teamwork and communication between students and faculty/administration

Michael Schumacher ’22, Vanderbilt University

Saint Viator feels like home because of the opportunities available to all kinds of students to get involved. From sports teams to fine arts, co-curricular clubs to the Campus Ministry department, there are activities that cater to every type of student. All of these activities are led by supportive coaches, moderators and faculty, provide a community for students to connect over a shared passion, and allow incoming students to receive guidance from upperclassmen, captains and student leaders.
Located in Arlington Heights, IL, Saint Viator High School is a private, co-ed, Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging academic program, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics, and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.