Student Life

Clubs & Activities

List of 26 items.

  • Altar Servers

    (All Years) The Altar servers’ program is a group of Hayes students who serve Mass and other liturgical celebrations at Hayes during the school year.
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  • Art Club

    (All Years) The Art Club is for any student who has an interest in cartooning, comics, video games, drawing and creating visual stories.  
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  • Cardinal Players

     
    (All Years) As one of the oldest clubs in the school, The Cardinal Players is a select group of young talented Thespians who carry on the tradition of dramatic live performance.  
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  • Cardinal Singers

    (All Years) The Cardinal Singers is an after school club which meets every Tuesday and Wednesday at 2:35 in Room 236.  The Cardinal Singers perform concerts during Christmas and spring seasons.  
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  • Cardinal Society of Poetry

    The Cardinal Society of Poetry meets weekly in Room 302 with Mr. Rui Guimaraes. 
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  • Channel H

    Channel H is the video production club at Cardinal Hayes High School. 
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  • Chess Club

    (All Years) The CHHS Chess Club is an award winning club that participates in interschool competition where players of all levels can come in and play for prizes
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  • Cityscapes

    Cityscapes is an annual publication that showcases the best writing and art from the Cardinal Hayes student body.  
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  • Environmental Club

    (All Years) The Environmental Club is an organization whose purpose is to promote environmental awareness among the Cardinal Hayes community and to participate in events which enhance the natural environment of the New York City area, particularly the Bronx.  
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  • Exceptional Children’s Program

    (All Years) The Exceptional Children’s Program was established during the 1960’s by Monsignor Vic Pavis, former principal of Hayes.  
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  • Gaming Club

    (All Years) The Gaming Club is an afterschool activity geared towards providing a safe and fun environment to play cards and board games.  
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  • Guitar Club

    (All Years) Students exchange ideas about guitar playing and some of the musical aspects of the music that they want to share.  Sometimes through the sharing of ideas, students often come up with their own song that they have written or created.  
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  • Jazz Rock Ensemble

    (All Years) Students exchange ideas about Jazz music, current trends and musical aspects of the music that they want to share.  As an ensemble, every member must learn to work with other instruments to create a cohesive performance.  
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  • La Sociedad Latina of Cardinal Hayes

    (All Years) The Latino Society is dedicated to the improvement of students through cultural and communal activities, strengthening bonds within the community and expanding individual perspectives.  
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  • Marching Band

    The Cardinal Hayes Marching Band is the preeminent cadre of talented Hayesmen that represents the school at a variety of events in and around the Metro Area.  
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  • National Honor Society

    (Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors) The National Honor Society (NHS) is the nation's premier organization established to recognize outstanding high school students.  NHS members are those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character.  
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  • Photography Club

    (All Years) The Hayes Photography Club welcomes all those who are interested in photography from the novice to the expert. The Photography Club will take pictures at various events to make sure everyone gets a glimpse of what the festivities are like, even if we couldn’t attend. 
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  • President’s Men

    The President’s Men were initiated in the fall of 2012.  The purpose of the program was to select an elite group of seniors who would represent the president, Fr. Joseph Tierney, wherever needed throughout the academic year
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  • Salsa Club

    (All Years) The Salsa Club meets on Mondays and Thursdays from 2:30-4:30, for the first three months of the school year.  Meetings take place in Room 145, or in the Regis Philbin Auditorium.
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  • Stage Crew

    (All Years) Cardinal Hayes Stage Crew works to provide assistance in the smooth running of school events.  They work hand in hand with the administration, faculty, departmental and club chairs to provide technical help in stage management, lighting and setting up for many school events.  
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  • Student Advisory Committee

    (All Years) The Student Advisory Committee is devoted to the betterment of all Hayesmen. They accomplish this goal through a variety of activities for the good of Hayes and the community.  It is comprised of a select group of students who exemplify dedication to service and academic excellence.
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  • Student Council

  • Student Government

    (All Years) The Student Government is a group of elected student leaders which determines the wishes and the desires of the student body and makes them known to the administration and faculty of the school.
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  • The Challenger

    (Member of the Columbia Scholastic Press Association) (All Years) Journalism is an activity designed for highly motivated students who wish to understand and participate in the generation, collection and editing of reports on recent, previously unknown and noteworthy events for presentation in the media. 
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  • Travel Club

    The Travel Club is a diverse group of students that have at least one thing in common, a love of traveling and/or a very strong desire to travel (hopefully in the near future). Every year Hayes students take a trip abroad to experience life in a different culture. In recent years we have visited Germany, England, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, Italy, Greece, Spain, France, Peru, Japan, and Costa Rica. 
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  • Yearbook Club

    (All Years) The Hayes Yearbook club is moderated by Ms. Alejandro. The assembly of the annual yearbook is a substantial creative and publishing undertaking that intends to capture the personality of the each graduating class and the key event of the year. 
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Cardinal Hayes High School

The Mission of Cardinal Hayes High School, a community based in Roman Catholic values, is to inspire diverse young men of the New York City metropolitan area to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. We will accomplish this goal by encouraging students' spiritual and intellectual growth through a rigorous college preparatory program of academics, extra-curricular activities, and personal discipline.