Clubs & Organizations
BIRDING CLUB - Mrs. Torres
The Birding Club meets biweekly to teach students how to identify local bird species in the field, to give students experience in collecting and submitting birding data as citizen scientists, and to foster and promote wildlife conservation efforts. Our data helps scientists at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology track migration patterns, population densities, and nesting behaviors of birds in our area. Bring your binoculars and join us outside!
COLUMBIAN EXCHANGE GARDEN CLUB
The CEG is open to all students who enjoy being outside and learning more about gardening. Originally conceived for research and practical application of the 16th century Eastern & Western Hemisphere trade, the CEG now maintains, plants, and harvests what we grow. Join us every other Wednesday morning.
DRAMA CLUB – Mrs. Kemmer
Students who enjoy live theater and drama are encouraged to join the Drama Club where members practice stage skills, dramatic and acting exercises which are presented to the public each fall in a live production. Backstage and technical assistants are also welcome to join the club which meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month when not in show season, 3-4 p.m. in room 714 or on stage. Practices may occur more frequently during fall play rehearsals.
eSPORTS – Mr. Martin
Snyder’s eSPORTS Club dives into the realms of computer and console gaming. All are welcome to join and participate in school wide competitions. We also have an eSPORTS team which takes the competition to a higher level by competing in regional and state play, Did you know there are college scholarships available? Teams currently participate in League of Legends and Rocket League.
MAKERS CLUB – Mrs. Kerns
Makers Club meets after school twice a month and is open to all students and all abilities. Whether you enjoy constructing, cartooning, or crafting, the club serves as a designated hour to share in the creative process. Members learn about new processes and mediums as well as share tutorials and tricks they have found to be helpful.
The club participates in world-wide challenges such as "Inktober." Members are encouraged to enter contests such as designing the annual Diocesan Christmas Card. Additional activities include designing sets and props for the school play and assisting the SGA with decorations for the school dances.
MUSIC THEATER CLUB / SNYDER MUSICAL PRODUCTION – Mr. Urso
If you love theatrical productions, you’ll love the Music Theater Club. All students are invited to try out for the Spring Musical each year. Students with technical and artistic talents are also welcome. Participation includes showcasing students’ artistic capabilities, building confidence, problem solving, self-presentation and perseverance skills all while building higher academic achievement through Fine Arts exposure.
RACHEL’s 5K Club – Mrs. Gallagher
Rachel Quiñones was valedictorian of the class of 2009 at Snyder and she taught at St Joseph Academy as part of the ACE Master of Education program at University of Notre Dame. Rachel received her BA from The College of William and Mary in 2013 and her MA in 2018.
The annual Rachel’s Run remembers and celebrates this remarkable alumna of Snyder who passed away in 2018 after a five-year battle with cancer. All funds raised benefit the “Rachel Quiñones Scholarship Fund,” for scholarships at Snyder and St Joseph Academy in Brownsville, TX.
Club members help plan, organize and run the event held each Saturday of Catholic Schools Week.
ROBOTICS – Mr. Torres
The Robotics Club seeks to help build an interest in technology in fun and creative ways. Members will work in teams to design and create an extravagant Rube Goldberg machine.
ROSARY CLUB – Mrs. Gallagher
Come and pray the Rosary each Wednesday morning at 7:35 a.m. in the Cascone Chapel. You can also follow along via Instagram #snyderministry.
SAINT VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY – Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Gallagher
Joining this active club will help you meet new friends and perform Christian service in our community by participating in activities such as the greater St. Vincent de Paul Society, Angel Tree, Elder Community, food banks, and more.