Fremd sponsors 65 clubs and activities ranging from cultural and artistic to academic and technology. Among the activities which are chapters or affiliates of more nationally notable groups are: BPA, FCCLA, Model UN, Modern music masters, National Honor Society, SADD, and National Science Bowl.
The following activities have won their respective IHSA sponsored competition:
- Debate : 2005-2006
- Drama: 1969–70
- Journalism: 2007–08
- Scholastic Bowl: 2005–06
Each year, William Fremd High School hosts Writers Week, which has brought more than 200 writers to the Fremd campus since 1995 to share their work and philosophy on the writing process. Distinguished guest presenters have included Billy Collins, Gwendolyn Brooks, Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman; journalists Rick Bragg, Dana Kozlov, Burt Constable, and Eric Zorn; novelists Jane Hamilton, Raymond Benson, Rosellen Brown, Harry Mark Petrakis, and Frederik Pohl; poets Nikki Giovanni, Naomi Shihab Nye, and poetry slam creator Marc Smith; screenwriters Bill Kelly and Craig J. Nevius; and sportswriters Dan Roan and Mike Imrem. Presenters also include selected Fremd students and faculty.
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