Organizations & Clubs

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At Cardinal Gibbons, your education will extend far beyond the classroom. Our diverse community of students has created nearly 40 clubs and organizations, so it's easy to find your niche—along with a new group of friends who love the same things you do. Whatever your skills or interests are, whether they include photography, robotics or community service, you'll have every opportunity to pursue them at Cardinal Gibbons.

In addition to our dozens of clubs and student organizations, we also proudly sponsor a number of academic honor societies to complement your studies perfectly. Regardless of what academic area in which you excel, you'll find an opportunity to celebrate your talents and further enrich your education alongside your mentors and peers.

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brothers Big Sisters makes meaningful, monitored matches between adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country. We develop positive relationships that have a direct and lasting effect on the lives of young people.

Bio Medical

The Biomedical Club is designed for students who have an interest in pursuing a career in the medical field. Our goal is to expose students to information relating in various medical careers. The club has some exciting events planned that will give additional awareness.

Chief MUN

Model United Nations (MUN) is designed to challenge local middle school students by simulating real world political interactions. Cardinal Gibbons students who participate in ChiefMUN, will organize a conference that will cover international events taking place throughout the atmosphere of the United Nations. Students will be challenged to collaborate with each other in order to produce creative, yet effective solutions to real world problems. Emphasis is stressed on speech, debate, and research, which will all be primary factors throughout the conference. It is a fun-filled day for the students to interact and role play. This will also give the students a nice head start should they want to participate in GatorMUN at Cardinal Gibbons, which is held at the University of Florida every year.

 

Conservation

The Conservation Club's Mission is to guide leaders that are passionate about protecting the freedom to hunt and fish, while promoting ethical wildlife conversation.

Drama ITS

The Drama International Thespian Society is an honors society for high thespian, which allows students to compete, network and hone their skills in theater. 

Exchange

Members of the Exchange club exchange ideas and information with each other to transform their communities into better places to call home.

You can't get any
better than service with a purpose, and service
that may just change every life you touch!

Honor Council

The Honor Council is a student-run peer jury group, which helps students navigate honor code and behavioral violations. The full council typically, but not always, consists of thirteen members. It handles major Honor Code violations with two goals in mind: to listen to each case brought before it and decide whether or not the Honor Code was actually violated.

Interact

The Interact Club at Cardinal Gibbons is on a mission to provide business, professional and community leaders a chance to help others in order to benefit our community and to promote high ethical standards, fellowship and goodwill worldwide. Our club’s motto is “Service Above Self."

Karma Klub

The Karma Klub is a service club that is dedicated to being an outreach for the community as well as our Cardinal Gibbons family.  Each activity involves giving time or money for a cause.  Our motto is "Helping Others Brings Good Karma".

Key Club

Key Club International is the oldest and largest community service program for high school students.  Cardinal Gibbons High School Key Club is one of the largest service clubs in the school and third largest in the State of Florida.  It is a student-led organization that teaches leadership skills through service to others.

Mu Alpha Theta

Mu Alpha Theta is a national mathematics honors society. The purpose of the club is to promote scholarship in, and enjoyment and understanding of, mathematics among high school students. Mu Alpha Theta members are required to participate in service, tutoring and mathematics competitions.

Mock Trial

Students on the Mock Trial team will participate in simulations of real-life court room settings. They will study and prepare fictitious court case scenarios, and perform in a simulated courtroom setting. 

Model UN

Model United Nations (MUN) is designed to challenge students by simulating real world political interactions. Members will be challenged to collaborate with each other in order to produce creative, yet effective solutions to real world problems.

Emphasis is stressed on speech, debate, and research, which will all be primary factors throughout the conference. It is a fun-filled day for the students to interact and role play. 

National Honor Society

The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation’s premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students. More than just an honor roll, NHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, and character.

The Cardinal Gibbons chapter of NHS promotes academic excellence and community involvement, with students participating in various service projects throughout the year. 

Photography

The Cardinal Gibbons Photography Club encourages all members, regardless of skill level, to develop a deep appreciation and technical understanding of photography as a digital medium.

Members will gain knowledge of camera equipment and functions, as well as compositional aspects of placement and lighting, while providing documentation of Cardinal Gibbons events and functions.

Rocketry

The Rocketry Team and Star Fleet competes in
the local, state and national level competitions, as a part of the Team America Rocketry Challenge. Students will learn to design, build, and test launch model rockets for the competitions.

Save the Waves

The Save the Waves Club strives to save these beaches from pollution, along with the marine life that lives in them. Everyday, pollution worsens and endangers the lives of turtles and other animals in the South Florida ecosystem. Our own lives are in jeopardy if we continue to pollute beaches, increase global warming, and damage the earth we were given. By selling metal straws at school, encouraging recycling, and hosting a beach cleanup once a month, the Save the Waves Club will make a difference and improve the state of our Florida ecosystems, one straw at a time.

Science National Honor Society

This nationally recognized organization honors students
of high standing in science. It combines a student's love of science with community service through peer teaching science concepts to middle school students in an outreach program. This club stresses student
commitment to scientific growth and acquisition of
knowledge through competition.

Spanish Honor Society

Membership to the Spanish Honor Society is by
invitation. Your Spanish teacher will recommend you
based on the following criteria: unweighted overall and Spanish GPA, enrollment in a third year language class,
and work ethic.

Senior Athletic Club

The Senior Athletic Club supports the athletic teams a Cardinal Gibbons and promotes student involvement. 

Social Studies Honor Society

Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society is the only national organization for high school juniors and seniors that recognizes excellence in the field of Social Studies. Students who are invited to join Rho Kappa will participate in various hands-on social science activities, such as artifact archiving. 

Spirit Team

The Spirit Team is responsible for hosting and facilitating a number of retreats and recollections for fellow students, as well as volunteering at school sanctioned events. 

Squires Circle

The Squires Circle is a national service club officially
branching off from the Knights of Columbus. The club focuses on helping all the churches in our community with any activities or events they may host. We guarantee more than 200 service hours at the end of the year if you
participate in all activities, as well as fun recreational
events!

Student Government

Student government is responsible for all school
assemblies, pep rallies, dances, and most of the
charity drives during the school year.

Student Leadership

Student Leadership is open to all Chiefs. While we predominantly
host various outreach projects during the school
year, like the clothing drive to benefit Breast Cancer
research or the Easter Basket Drive, we also serve
as ambassadors to all guest on our campus.

Speech & Debate

Speech & Debate competes in various tournaments throughout the year, including Blue Key at the University of Florida.
Anyone interested in participating should come to
practice Wednesdays immediately after school in
Room G-204.