A large percentage of our students participate in co-curricular activities.
We are proud to offer an excellent program that allows a student to grow in faith and purse the gifts that God has given them.
Bishop Watterson High School strives to meet the needs and interests of all students. More than 100 students are involved in Student Council and the Senior Leadership Team. An extensive student activities program provides opportunities for students to interact with each other and the larger community, to develop social skills and values, to support each other’s endeavors and to promote leadership ability.
For more detailed Club Day Description and Advisors, click here.
We offer 25 sports. Click here for a list of coaches.
All families of team members join the Bishop Watterson Athletic Association ($150 fee is charged once per school year, in addition to a sports-specific fee of $100. There is a $550 family maximum per school year. In addition, families volunteer to work at an athletic event or pay a fee in lieu of working.)
Ohio High School Athletic Association: attendance at one meeting is required of the student athlete and one parent. This meeting is offered before the fall, winter and spring sports seasons.
BWHS utilizes a variety of practice and game sites, which can be found on the website. Parents are responsible for providing transportation to sporting events and practices.
We have a Strength and Conditioning Coach and a Certified Athletic Trainer on staff. The weight room will have posted hours during the summer and school year. It is open to all students.
If your child is involved in fall sports, required practices generally begin in August. Plan your vacations accordingly.
Information on winter and spring sports tryouts and workouts will be shared in the daily announcements.
Our vocal music program offers Men’s Chorus and Women’s Chorus courses for grades 9-12. We also offer Mixed Choir, Concert Choir, and Handbell Choir courses and the non-graded, after-school Gold Standard A Cappella Choir. The Mixed Concert Choir performed at Carnegie Hall in 2012 and 2014.
Student Council is involved in planning numerous events and service projects within the school through a democratic process. Student Council consists of a representative from each homeroom plus alternates. A president from each class is elected from the representatives.
Marching Band is a graded course which also meets after school. The band performs at football games and competes on some Saturdays during the fall.
Parents will be contacted in early summer regarding schedule, volunteer opportunities, etc.
There are expenses for marching band and students must participate in fundraising efforts to help cover these costs.
Concert Band is also a graded course. We also offer non-graded Jazz Band, Pep Band, Pit Orchestra and small ensembles to perform at the OMEA contest in the winter.
Color Guard, non-graded, is open to grades 9-12 with auditions held in the spring.
We offer a fall drama and a spring musical. All students are welcome to get involved by performing or serving as stage crew. Tryout information is announced in school and we usually have five performances for each.