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Co-Curriculars

Shine on the Field, Stage or Studio

Shine on the Field, Stage or Studio — It’s Up to You!

With over 100 clubs and co-curriculars, you’ll have myriad opportunities to engage your passions — whether it’s starring in a theater production, participating in a mock trial debate, or throwing the game’s final touchdown. Our students have started their very own unique clubs, which we welcome and encourage you to do, too.

By taking advantage of all the extras that BC High has to offer, you’ll build community, push one another outside of your comfort zones, and as a result grow, both in confidence and character.

At BC High, there’s a sea of opportunities to expand your horizons outside the four walls of the classroom.
Dive right in!

 

Arrupe
Co-Curriculars

Spark Your Passion


Arrupe has a wide variety of co-curricular offerings that empower you to meet friends, explore new hobbies, and become active members in the community.

Many of the clubs and activities meet after school and are open for students to drop in occasionally, while other activities require a sustained commitment. In addition to our regular club offerings, you are welcome to start a new club of your own through a written proposal.

Intramural Athletics

  • FALL

    Dodgeball
    Flag Football
    3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
    Strength and Conditioning

  • WINTER

    Fifty-Mile Club
    Ping Pong Tournament
    Strength and Conditioning

  • SPRING

    Dodgeball
    Warm Up Club
    Fifty-Mile Club
    Wiffle Ball

High School Co-Curriculars

Follow a Dream

Our high school co-curricular program provides so many opportunities to explore your interests, follow dreams, and develop strong friendships — all while learning effective leadership skills.

With over 60 clubs and co-curriculars, you have opportunities in every realm, from the creative to the technical; from the brainy to the physical, which all encourage ownership and responsibility for your own growth outside of the classroom. Should your personal passion not be represented in the current co-curriculars, you are encouraged to propose a new club of your own.

  • Academic Clubs

    Certamen
    Classic Club
    French Food & Film
    New England Math League
    Quiz Bowl
    St.Luke’s Society

  • Affinity Clubs

    Always our Brothers and Sisters: CGSO
    Asian Culture Club
    Black/Latino Student Union
    Cape Verdean Student Association
    Celtic Culture Club
    Eastern Europe Bloc Club
    Hispanic Latino Association
    Middle East Club

  • Arts Clubs

    Dever Players
    Film Discussion Club
    Improv Comedy Club
    Hip-Hop Culture Club
    Media Club

  • Sports, Games & Hobbies

    Anime
    Chess Club
    Cyclocross
    Fencing
    Intramurals
    Ping Pong
    Sports Debate
    T.R.I.C.S.

  • Technology & Engineering

    Cybersecurity
    Robotics
    Video Game Club

  • Business & Finance

    Business Club
    Investment Club

  • Politics, Policy, Public Speaking & Law

    Bi-Partisan Club
    Mock Trial
    Model UN
    Young Americans
    Young Democrats
    Youth & Government

  • Faith, Service, Social Justice

    Community Club
    C.R.O.S.S.
    Fellowship of Christian Athletes
    Green Eagles
    Social Justice Council
    Society of Saint Francis
    St. Louis Project
    Students for Soldiers
    Witness for Life

  • Language & Literature

    Library Council

  • Writing & Publishing

    Botolphian-literary magazine
    The Eagle-the newspaper
    Screenwriting

Spotlight
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Model UN

Picture yourself in the front row, listening to a keynote from the Director of the Peace Corps – or winning an award for your leadership in a Cold War Crisis Simulation. If that has you excited… Model United Nations, one of the oldest and largest clubs at BC High, might be right for you!

You’ll take full advantage of being in Boston by attending several conferences throughout the year. In March, you’ll help host dozens of schools from every New England state and New York at our own student-run conference. But to really grow your skills as a talented negotiator, you might go beyond Boston by traveling to conferences at Georgetown University and Stanford University.

Black Latino Student Union

Diversity matters at BC High. Through the Black & Latino Student Union you’ll engage in meaningful conversations about equity and inclusion in our school. As one of our many cultural affinity organizations on campus, the BLSU plays an important role in celebrating the diversity of our community. During movie nights, lunchtime meetings with leaders in our city, and our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Service you’ll grow to be an advocate empowered with the support and information to bring about positive social change wherever you go.

Business Club

BC High alumni are leaders in every field and industry. Through the Business Club you’ll have an opportunity to interact with them regularly, learning about new career paths and making connections along the way. Whether you’re traveling to New York City for several days’ worth of meetings with alumni on Wall Street, being hosted a Celtics game by graduates in the front office or gaining experience througha BC Hire internship – there’s no shortage of opportunities for industrious young minds here.

Media Club

Have you ever seen a hype video for your favorite sports team and wondered how it was made? Look no further than the Media Club. You’ll capture photos and video for athletics, assemblies, and anything else of interest happening at school. Through the Media Club Instagram account, you’ll learn what it’s like to deliver compelling content and grow your audience. Student photography is even used in the BC High magazine distributed to nearly 20,000 people twice a year.

Robotics

The first Robotics Competition is tough, and your staging area – the pit – is loud. Your whole season has built up to this moment after countless long nights spent designing, building, wiring, and programming the robot. A bug that has haunted your robot all year has reared its head during the qualification period, and your team has a choice: risk rendering the robot useless in your upcoming matches... or wipe the slate clean and start programming from scratch.

Eagle Christian Athletes

Where do you experience fellowship? On the field or court, serving your community,or praying with classmates, ECA provides opportunities for students to combine their love of sports with passionate faith. You’ll share donuts and hear from guest speakers, organize charitable basketball tournaments, and spend quality time with friends during the annual Rake-a-Thon while raising thousands of dollars for local causes.