If you like Jeopardy or Trivial Pursuit, this group is for you. Students compete in a variety of academic fields against other schools. Practices are held MON & WED in Room 124. Tournaments run from mid-October - mid-December with some Saturdays in April.
The French club is for students currently enrolled in French courses or have a passion for the French language. Our goal is to educate students about Francophone cultures through film, food & other cultural activities.
French Honor Society Membership is awarded to any French student who has completed at least 3 semesters of French, has maintained an overall “A-” average in the course, and earned an “A” in the semester of induction, which occurs each Spring.
Develop your writing skills as part of the school newspaper staff! Students may join in the Journalism class or as writers outside of class. Monthly announcements allow members to cover a variety of topics for articles.
The Sketch is an annual anthology of selected Walsh Jesuit students' work in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, artwork, and photography. The book, staffed by student editors, is distributed in April to all students, faculty and staff.
As Men & Women for Others during a time of crisis in this world, this club builds on the work of Jesuit Refugee Services worldwide to work on tangible ways to impact our local community.
This club educates our community and partners with the organization ASIA Inc. to work with refugees & immigrants who have settled in our area. The club meets once per week, and all are welcomed to attend.
Students meet each MON evening, including summer, to share food & friendship with the least of our sisters & brothers, following the call and example St. Benedictine Labre.
After preparing a simple meal & praying, students depart to visit the homeless under bridges, next to the tracks, on street corners, and in nooks & crannies of downtown Akron. Sign up at the Justice League meetings.
Early instrumental music was reserved for religious purposes and played by brass instruments. If you would like to examine this literature, andbroaden your scope of musical knowledge, ability & application, then this is the group for you.
This singing group performs at the Christmas program, Spring Concert, competitive contests & festivals. The repertoire includes: classical, acapella, gospel, folk & jazz vocal music of a fairly high degree of difficulty.
The Harmony Gold Show Choir features the top singers & dancers at WJ. This varsity level, auditioned group performs themed shows at competitions throughout the Midwest & takes performance trips to exciting places like DisneyWorld, New York City & Chicago.
The Warrior Corps Marching Band & Colorguard provide musical performances and musical support for various athletic & school events, and represent the school in greater community events. Any current band member is eligible, or you may audition in May.
Students interested in exploring the art of photography, helping with the yearbook & other school publications should join the Photography Club. No experience necessary – just an interest in learning more about this lifelong skill.
The WJ String Orchestra includes strings from viola to bass. This group allows students to continue their work on strings, while offering the opportunity to hear its different voices combined as a whole.
The String Orchestra participates in a variety of events, including the Winter & Spring Concerts, the Akron Tree Festival and WJHS Baccalaureate Mass to name a few.
Debate Club develops skills of public speaking & persuasive argumentation while tackling current issues facing the world today. This club does not compete, offering students an opportunity to work on public speech & persuasion in a fun, non-threatening environment.
Gather first-hand experience by acting as a lawyer or witness, as you compete against other schools. This team starts in late October & ends in early February and does not conflict with fall or spring sports. The group involves 1-2 meetings per week.
The goal of the Diversity Club is to learn more about and experience different people & cultures. Fostering a spirit of inclusion, this group examines & celebrates that which makes us unique, while recognizing & appreciating the differences in all of us.
Open to any student who wants to enjoy recreational yoga after school. Participants learn how to safely practice yoga, and how yoga can help one’s overall health and wellness. The sessions are led by a certified yoga instructor.