Lower School Activities

A robust offering of extracurricular activities allows students ample opportunity to fine tune academic, spiritual, physical and personal skills; deepen friendships; and begin to develop a portfolio demonstrating initiative, creativity and leadership.

All Lower School students can choose from the following extracurricular activities:
  • Altar Servers
  • Blue and Gray
  • Chess Club
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Figure Skating
  • Gilmour Singers
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Kindermusik
  • Lectors
  • Learn-to-Skate Program
  • Little Racquets
  • Music Lessons
  • Seasonal Sports
  • Student Leadership Council
  • Swim Lessons
  • Taekwondo
  • Theater
  • Tumbling
  • Virtual Investments Club
  • Winter Fun
  • Yoga
The National Speech and Debate Association has recognized the Gilmour Speech and Debate Team as a member of the Society 200 signifying that we are ranked in the top 5 percent of all speech and debate teams in the United States regardless of size.
For the 30th year in a row, we were the leaders among all the parochial schools in northern Ohio in Speech and Debate Association.

Middle School Clubs and Organizations

The following clubs and organizations are for MS students only. Additional clubs open to MS students are found in the Upper School Clubs and Organizations section, designated by blue shading.
  • Creative Writing Club
  • The Edge (Middle School Youth Ministry)
  • Math Club
  • Mindfulness
  • Middle School Musical
  • Serious About Science
  • Student Council
  • National History Day

Upper School Clubs and Organizations

  • Academic Challenge
  • Amateur Radio
  • Astronomy Club
  • Baking for Rainbows
  • Biology Club
  • Black Student Alliance
  • C.A.R.E. (Club for Animal Respect and Education)
  • Cartooning Club
  • CAUSE (Catholic Ambassadors United to Serve and Educate)
  • Cave (Philosophy Club)
  • Chess Club
  • Courage to Act Crew (Juniors helping freshman to adapt to Gilmour)
  • Cum Laude Society
  • Diversity Forum
  • Drama Club and Tech Theater
  • ESPN Club
  • Eucharistic Ministers
  • Figure Skating Club
  • Friends in Need
  • Gaming Club
  • GA Live
  • Head of School List Recipients (grades 10-12)
  • Honor Council
  • Indoor Track Club
  • International Club
  • Investment Club
  • Lancers for Life (Anti-Abortion Group)
  • Lectors and Servers
  • Life Teen (High School Youth Ministry)
  • Link Up (Autism)
  • M.A.D. (Make a Difference – raises money and awareness and provides blankets, hats, gloves and socks for the homeless)
  • Measles Initiative (provides funds for inoculations world-wide)
  • Model U.N.
  • Moonshots (Robotics Team)
  • Moot Court
  • Music Ministry (singing and playing instruments for liturgical services)
  • National Honor Society (New Inductees)
  • National Honor Society (Present Members)
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Peace and Justice Club
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Photography Club
  • Psychology Club
  • SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions)
  • Ski and Snowboard Club
  • Speech and Debate
  • Students for Seniors (group visits nursing homes and senior centers)
  • The Lance (school newspaper)
  • The Prep (school yearbook)
  • Tilt (school literary magazine)
  • Tobit Ministry (student volunteers who act as pallbearers for indigent people or those with no families)
  • Upper School Student Council
  • WSTEM (Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine)
Open to Middle School students

Mailing Address

34001 Cedar Road, Gates Mills, Ohio 44040
phone: (440) 473-8000

Campus Addresses
An independent, Catholic, coed, day and boarding school in the Holy Cross tradition. Toddler-grade 12.