Campus Ministry Club

The Campus Ministry Club (CMC) is a faith-based group that provides opportunities for spiritual growth. CMC will seek to shine the light on our Catholic Identity at Gibault. These students will be involved in planning, preparing, and supporting campus liturgical events. This group hopes to welcome guest speakers and plan pilgrimages, all while supporting one another through a rich prayer life.

For more information, contact Michelle Miskell.

Fishing Club

The Gibault Fishing Club is open to students who enjoy fishing! Whether you fish casually or are an avid angler, this club is for you. The club will meet monthly at local fishing holes to learn more about the sport. Guest speakers will be brought in to share their best tips and tricks. 

For more information, contact Dave Bollone.


Hawkappellas Club

The Hawkappellas are a female a cappella group made up of the top eight female singers in the Gibault Chorus.  Members are selected from the chorus through an audition process and sing at various events throughout the year, including singing the National Anthem for sporting events at Gibault. 

For more information, contact Mr. Scott Ruppel.

Math Team

Math Team is open to all students who have an interest in math. Participation is great practice for standardized tests, such as the ACT or SAT, as it may increase self-confidence and improve scores. The team competes at meets held at SWIC, SIUE, and U of I against other high schools in the area and throughout the state. 

For more information, contact Mr. Andy Skaer.


Student Activities Board is a group of student representatives from the sophomore, junior, and senior classes. Their objective is to build school spirit and bring the student body together for events such as:

Superfan themes and activities, Spirit Week, Dances, Assemblies, Catholic Schools Week, etc.

For more information, contact Mrs. Haley Kovarik.


Students Concerned with Our Planet and Environment’s mission is to actively preserve the earth, protect its environment, and raise the consciousness of the Gibault student body on conservation issues. SCOPE has adopted a section of highway on Route 3. SCOPE also manages the recycling program at Gibault. 

For more information, contact Mrs. Karen Asbury

Debate Team

The Debate Team is an opportunity for students to demonstrate and improve their skills at public speaking, critical thinking, and organization. The team practices at the school and participates in tournaments across the state. This is a rewarding endeavor that is also quite fun!

For more information, contact Don Murphy or Jaylene Murphy.

Gaming Club

The Gaming Club is an extracurricular activity open to any interested student, from those who casually play to the dedicated gamer. The club will focus mostly on casual play among members on specific video games and/or board games.

For more information, contact Mr. Arron Martel.

Hope for Tomorrow

The Hope for Tomorrow Club’s mission is to bring cancer awareness to Gibault and local communities; to shed light on the disheartening aspects of cancer; to support those affected by the hardships of cancer; and to instill hope and positivity for a cure in the future of tomorrow.

For more information, contact 


Students involved in Model UN are assigned a country to represent and then meet to discuss world issues from that country's perspective. The focus is to resolve differences and gain a better understanding of each country represented. Twice a year Model UN students travel to McKendree University in Lebanon, IL. to participate in a mock United Nations. 

For more information, contact Mr. Austin Meehan.

Saturday Scholars

Saturday Scholars is a distinguished and unique scientific lecture-demonstration series offered to talented high school students.  It is an opportunity to interact with intellectual equals, to expand their knowledge in a variety of areas, and to talk with outstanding professionals.

The Saturday Scholar Program meets every Saturday in February and includes a field trip to a different venue every year. 

For more information, contact Mrs. Karen Asbury.


Student Council is a body of elected representatives from each class who form the student voice. The council acts as a liaison between the students and the faculty/administration by mutually conveying issues and concerns from one to the other. Student Council sponsors activities throughout the year to build school spirit and create community. 

For more information, contact Mrs. Julie Knittig or Mrs. Kelly Day

FFA Club

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

For more information, contact Ms. Katie Zeidler.

Gibault Students for Life

GSL actively supports pro-life efforts in the country and local community. We participate in the March for Life in  Washington DC, we support the Life Network, we pray outside of Planned Parenthood and we participate in the 40 Days for Life where we lead the students in prayer during the morning announcements.

For more information, contact Mrs. Carrie Stark.

International Club

International Club offers students the opportunity to learn, appreciate, and participate in the rituals, customs, and cultures found throughout our diverse world. International Club also offers a "buddy system" for Gibault's international students.

For more information, contact 

National Honor Society

Membership into the Pierre Gibault Chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS) is an honor bestowed on students by the faculty in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in scholarship, service, leadership, and character. Students who graduate as members of NHS wear the Honor Society stole at graduation ceremonies.

For more information, contact Mrs. Liz LeSaulnier.

Scholastic Bowl

Scholastic Bowl students work in teams of 5 to test their knowledge against teams from other schools.  A moderator reads questions in various categories, and the teams try to ring in first with the correct answers.  Players do not have to be experts in every category, as each player brings their own unique strengths to the team. 

For more information, contact Mr. Karl O'Brien.


Gibault's Theatre Department consists of two groups: Actors and Stage Crew. Gibault presents three drama events during the school year - the fall play, the winter play, and the spring musical.  Stage Crew is responsible for building the set, running the lights and sound, and creating props and costumes. It is open to all students, no experience necessary.

For more information, contact Mrs. Liz LeSaulnier.