Elgin offers a wide variety of extracurricular activities in the areas of athletics and fine arts.
Athletic programs at the high school include, football, volleyball, boys' and girls' golf, boys' and girls' cross country, and cheerleading, girls’ and boys’ basketball, swimming, bowling, wrestling, baseball, softball, boys' and girls' track.
Our fine arts programs are noteworthy. Elgin High School has a Concert Choir, Show Choir, Concert Band, Marching Band, Jazz Band and Pep Band. These groups enter many competitions throughout the year, consistently earning very high marks. Additionally, students at the high school perform a major musical production in the spring.