Legal Prep also offers enrichment activities and clubs outside the classroom that students enjoy - many started by students themselves! These activities help students develop non-academic interests and build well-rounded students. In 2022-2023, our enrichment activities a Mentoring Program, the Debate Team, a Blues Band, Student Government, Athletics and Yearbook. Have an idea for a club? There is a place for you to start it! Some highlights of existing enrichment opportunities are below.
Proskauer ADOPT-A-SCHOOL PROGRAM and lEGAL pREP MENTORING pROGRAM
Open to Junior students, this Proskauer Adopt-A School program meets once a month to work in a group mentoring around college access themes including resume building, mock interview and more. The Legal Prep Mentoring program meets once a month at the CBA Building in the loop, where students at any grade level are matched with young professionals in the community to develop academic, professional and personal growth goals.
Meeting once weekly, art club emphasizes self expression alongside artist technique. Over the years the Art Club has participated in the creation of 3 murals; 2 inside the Legal Prep School building, and 1 in a downtown law office.
Drivers Education takes place in the Spring Semester and is open to all students eligible for a drivers permit. This class fulfilled the academic class requirement to be eligible to take the drivers license test. The Secretary of State of Illinois requires that you be in Drivers Education for a minimum of 30 hours. Students need to attend every class!
State's Attorney AND JUDICIAL InternshipS
Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, these programs takes place in 2nd semester or during the summer and serves as a real-world internship experience. Twice a week, students travel to the loop to work with their paired Assistance State's Attorney team or Cook County Judge to help review case files, sit in on trials, and support office work. Students also take a supplementary seminar class to support this experiential opportunity.
Open to all grade levels, Student Government is the place to practice the Legal Prep value of Advocacy! Do you have a passion for exploring policies and advocating for your fellow students? Interested in planning student activities or working hand in hand with school leadership to develop systems? Join Student Government!
We have a number of athletic opportunities for all grade levels. For more information about our Athletics, LOOK HERE.