Extra Curricular Activities

There is more to an FYHS education than just straight academics!


yeshiva academy game-55From bowling trips to ski trips to Shabbatons and Torah Bowl competitions," a FYHS student notes, “outside of class, there’s always something to do.”  The captain of our varsity basketball team sees interscholastic competition as something more than fun and games. “When I interact with people from other schools who aren’t necessarily Jewish, I have to represent the Jewish people,” he says. “They’re watching you, and if you act the right way, it’s a Kiddush Hashem.”

Chesed Opportunities

  • Yachad
  • Chai Lifeline
  • Chicago Chesed Fund 
  • Simcha Weddings
  • Bigdei Yisrael
  • Israel Action Committee- Raising money for Israel

Activities 

  • Basketball Team
    • The team attends the Cooper Invitational in Memphis, TN
  • Intramural Sports
    • Basketball, football, soccer, ultimate-frisbee, softball
  • Tournaments
    • Tennis, chess
  • ClubsStock Market Game
    • Newspaper, astronomy, debate, music-band
  • Yom Haatzmaut & Yom Yerushalayim Celebrations
  • Yeshiva Bowl CompetitionShabbatonim
    • A FYHS team came in 1st place in Illinois and won an all expense paid 2 day trip (from IL state) to the NY Stock Exchange.
  • Motzo’ei Shabbos Softball at Laramie
  • Latoff YMCA
  • Ski Trip
  • Keep Yeshiva Clean Day
  • Motzo'ei Shabbos/Sunday informal programming
  • Visits from Chief Israeli Rabbis, Roshei Yeshiva, local Rabbonim

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