Groups & Clubs
Brain Game is an academic challenge where students answer trivia questions in competition with area high schools. The Brain Game annually competes on the WTHR Brain Game show.
Sponsor: Mary Pat O'Connor
Students Against Destructive Decisions is a group of students who encourage a lifestyle of healthy decisions. The SADD Club does different activities throughout the year to raise awareness about issues like alcohol and drug abuse.
Sponsor: Laura Finke
Each month Cardinal Ritter has an all-school liturgy. This group is for individuals who are interested in serving during Mass.
Sponsor: Anthony Basso
Latin Club is a group for students who wish to gather to appreciate the lost language Latin.
Sponsor: John Streiff
Dance Marathon is an event put on by Cardinal Ritter students to raise money for Riley Children's Hospital. Students spend the evening in the gym, dancing around the clock and doing other activities to raise money for childhood illnesses.
Sponsor: Kerry Lynch
Model UN is a group where students reenact global policy meetings, like the ones that take place at the United Nations. Students study global issues and current events and compete with other high schools.
This group is for beginner and advanced guitar players. The club meets periodically to play, and has a showcase at the end of the year.
Sponsor: Joe Pfennig
This is for student interested in engineering. The Robotics Club designs and builds robots and participates in area competitions where a robot must be built to a certain criteria. The Robotics Club is responsible for using 3D Printing to create a prosthetic hand for a little girl in Canada.
Sponsor: Carrie Girman
J.O.Y. (Jesus, Others, and Yourself) Club is an anti-bullying club. This club focuses on raising awareness through different activities and having the student take anti-bullying pledges.
Sponsor: Austin Crapo
Student Council serves as the student body of Cardinal Ritter. The Student Council is responsible for planning Homecoming and several other traditions throughout the school year.
Sponsor: Kari Jost
The Speech Team is a group of students who compete in a variety of different events using public speaking skills. Students compete as individuals and earn points for the overall team score.
The Theatre Department and all school productions are run by Brenda Jackson. Theatre students put on an annual fall play, the Christmas assembly program, and Coffee Cabaret in the spring.
Sponsor: Brenda Jackson
This group is for students who are passionate about Pro-Life advocacy. Students attend an annual dinner, work to raise awareness about this issue, and also gets involved in the community.
Sponsor: Aaron Hollowell