The Lemon Club is a student-led club that functions under the direction of ALSF to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research. The Bishop Eustace ALSF Lemon Club advances the mission of the foundation and utilizes the BE community to help with this goal.
The Arts and Crafts Club allows students to gather with their friends and complete fun projects as a brief respite from their school work. Projects include bead bracelets and tie-dye shirts, as well as other fun activities. The club meets the third Friday of every month and is open to all students.
The Asian Culture Club is open to any student with an interest or passion for Asian culture. The Asian Culture Club focuses on all the countries of Asia, thus highlighting a broad range of topics and emphasizing multiple components of this vast region. New members are welcome and encouraged to join at any time. The club meets on the second Wednesday of every month.
“BE TV” provides television programming for students daily during Homeroom. Upperclassmen read the morning announcements via teleprompter in front of a green screen. A virtual set is added in real time by computers to create a professional presentation that attracts viewers while increasing awareness of events on campus.
BE WISE, or Bishop Eustace Women Interested in Science & Engineering is a student-run club dedicated to the goal of addressing the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) industries by exposing young women in our school and local community to a variety of STEM college options and future careers.
The Black and White Club is a spirit club that is open to all students who wish to be involved in the school community. The club strives to foster unity and spirit amongst the student body. In order to do this, the club meets regularly to organize events and activities such as the Turkey Bowl, the Dodgeball Tournament, and any other new ideas that may be made.
The Cellar Dwellers Drama Club is for students interested in the performing arts. The club meets every Wednesday from 2:45 – 4:00 p.m. and provides a creative outlet for students who enjoy acting and working together to achieve a common goal. No experience is required, and writers/video editors, actors, musicians and more are all welcome!
The Chess Club is a great way to not only learn or enhance one’s chess skills, but also to meet people who share interests with one another. The club meets monthly in the Faculty Dining Hall. Members play against each other to learn new strategies from their opponent.
Interested in current events? Join your fellow students for a civil discussion of what's going on in the world on the First Monday and the 3rd Thursday of each month. The club is open to any student at Eustace Prep.
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Our club is an extension of the Rachel’s Challenge program and supports activities which perpetuate a chain reaction of kindness and compassion. This idea comes from the writings of Rachel Scott who was the first victim of the Columbine tragedy. The main goal of the club is to help create a culture within our community where students think about their actions and look for opportunities to spread kindness through their interactions with others. Club activities range from arts and craft kindness projects to writing targeted letters of kindness to making care packages for those in need.
The String Orchestra offers a specialized performance opportunity for those who play the violin, viola, cello, and double bass. The Full Orchestra is an ensemble that is made up of all the students in the String Orchestra and selected instrumentalists in the Symphonic Band. No audition is necessary and all students having had any experience are encouraged to participate.
Students in the Italian Conversation and Culture Club will meet twice a month to grow in appreciation for the beauty of the Italian culture and language. One week will be devoted to learning Italian sayings, phrases and basic conversational skills while the other will expose students to a variety of cultural experiences and opportunities such as Italian cuisine, art, music and traditional celebrations.
An ensemble cast in the traditional big band model made famous by jazz greats like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and Stan Kenton. The Jazz Band performs much of the traditional big band repertoire, while also presenting newer contemporary works. Jazz Band rehearsals emphasize preparing for performances, ensemble playing, and sight-reading.
The school’s literary magazine is produced by a staff that represents all four classes. It publishes poems, stories, humor, art photography and essays from any student who cares to submit a manuscript. It is a completely an in-house magazine that publishes during the second semester. It has a variety of artistic expressions and looks back at the school year in review. The students who work on the staff read and edit manuscripts, conduct polls, write features, illustrate stories and poems, type accepted manuscripts and format the layout. Staff members are also allowed to submit manuscripts in addition to their in-house writing assignments. Every piece of work that is submitted is put into the magazine and the student has the choice to be anonymous. First year students are heartily encouraged to participate in all phases of each magazine’s preparation. It is a fun, accepting, and encouraging environment to be involved in, and always looking for more students to get involved.
The purpose of the Bishop Eustace Math Club is to promote mathematics and critical thinking skills through problem solving. We encourage students to work together beyond the classroom curriculum on challenging math problems as we prepare for one or more math contests. It is open to all students who seek an opportunity to discuss strategies, exchange ideas, and explore the power of mathematics.
In this club students learn how the various philosophical traditions throughout history are connected to their own lives in today's world. It also serves as a forum for students to share their own philosophical thoughts and musings, however unique they may be!
The Bishop Eustace Robotics Team participates in the F.I.R.S.T. (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) robotic competition. With the assistance of teachers and professional engineers and business people, students will build a robot as they learn about electrical, mechanical, computer engineering, business and marketing. This experience will help shape the scientific interests and build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills that will motivate students to pursue opportunities in the hard sciences. We will apply classroom lessons, as well as develop teamwork and real-world problem-solving skills as we compete against other teams in local, state, and national competitions.
Through monthly meetings this organization attempts to enlighten students to the dangers of destructive decisions. In addition, SADD provides methods and strategies to help students make choices that will benefit and enrich their lives. SADD also sponsors SADD Day, as well as other special programs and speakers throughout the year. The organization is open to all students.
She's the First Club is a branch of the national organization which "provides scholarships to girls in low-income countries with the goal of creating first-generation graduates and our next generation of global leaders." Here at Bishop Eustace, we participate not only by fundraising activities but by educating ourselves and our community about the plight of girls who are seeking education in some of the poorest places in the world.
Spikeball is a great game that combines volleyball and four square. The Eustace Prep Spikeball Club will accept anyone who wants to have fun and make new friends. Even if you have never heard of Spikeball, you will learn how to play this amazing game. The club meets every Thursday or Friday depending on weather and can add days if enough people want to play.
The purpose of the Bishop Eustace Preparatory School Student Council is to represent students’ opinions on school issues. Student Council sponsors many activities throughout the school year, including Spirit Week, Black and White celebration days, and a variety of school dances. Elections are held in April and May for the following year’s members (freshman elections are held in September).
The Student Library Association enhances the effectiveness of Lulli Library as the intellectual and cultural center of the school. SLA members work at the circulation desk, plan bulletin boards and exhibits, and hold special events, like the B.E. Bookfair at Barnes & Noble and Baseball Day at BE. Social events for members include a Christmas Party and a Senior Farewell Snack. SLA members promote a welcoming and responsive environment for their fellow students.
Select Choir: Select Choir is an auditioned form of Concert Choir. This choir accepts students from all grades. These students practice after school for concert performances and other special events.
Treble Select Choir:Treble Select Choir is an auditioned form of the female only choir. This choir accepts students from all grades. These students practice after school for concert performances and other special events.
The yearbook staff’s responsibility is the development of the yearbook from its conception to its finish. Duties include theme development, layout designs, picture selection, captions, cover design, photographing special events, proofreading copy, and entering data on the computers, which utilize StudioWorks. We draw our staff from interested members of the entire student body.