Student Life


Activities

Boy/Girl Scouts

Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church sponsors Boy Scout troops at all levels. Girl Scouts is sponsored through the school. Registration and troop information is available annually.

Math Club

The Math Club allows exceptional math students to expand their mathematical skills. Students who maintain a 95 grade or higher in math class are invited to join. Math Club is currently open to students in grades 4, 5, and 6.

Student Council

Leadership opportunities are available in the Student Council for students in grades 5 through 8.

Cantors

Students in Middle School have the opportunity to cantor at weekly school Masses.

News Crew

Middle School students are the morning news crew. They write scripts, operate the equipment, and broadcast the WSJA News into each classroom in a live morning show.

Future City

Future City is a national, project-based learning experience where Middle School students imagine, design, and build cities of the future. Students work in teams with an educator and engineer mentor to plan cities using SimCity™ software; research and write solutions to an engineering problem; build tabletop scale models with recycled materials; and present their ideas before judges at Regional Competitions.

Odyssey of the Mind®

Odyssey of the Mind® is an international program that provides creative problem solving opportunities for students from kindergarten through college. Under the guidance of parent coaches, teams of five to seven students find innovative solutions to a variety of technical and performance problems. The team brings their solutions to competition on the local, state, and world levels.

Girls on the Run®

Girls in grades 3 through 5 can participate in Girls on the Run®, a life-changing, character development program. Registration is in mid-August and practices are twice a week until the end of November. Girls on the Run combines training for a 5K (3.1 miles) event with healthy living education.

Rosary Guild

Middle School students are encouraged to join the Rosary Guild where they will receive a bead box with unlimited supplies to make rosaries throughout the school year. For every 10 rosaries made, students receive one hour credit toward their service hours. Rosaries are blessed by the priests at Saint Jude the Apostle Catholic Church before being distributed to those in need. Students can only use 1 hour of rosary guild service towards their total number of service hours.

Jaguar Sports

Students can participate in a number of sports including soccer, baseball, cheerleading, golf, tennis, cross country, volleyball, and basketball. For more information, go to www.jaguarsports.org. The Jaguar Sports organization is part of the Youth Ministry of Saint Jude Catholic Church.

Safety Patrol

Students in grades 5 through 8 can assist with managing safety of the morning and afternoon carpools by joining the Safety Patrol.

Yearbook Writers

The yearbook staff is for 8th grade students selected by the art teacher to work on photography, writing and page design for the yearbook.

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code Clubs are designed for girls to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models, and use Computer Science to change the world. This free national afterschool program is offered at Saint Jude for girls in grades 5 - 8. Club members meet weekly to learn how to code using fun online tutorials and activities that will help them build animations, games, apps, and other programs. The club runs from mid-September - December.

Georgia Media Festival Club

Georgia Media Festival Club is an after school program offered to students in grades 3 -8. Students attend a series of after school meetings to learn how to create an award winning media project. Students also have an opportunity to attend a weekly Lunch and Learn in the Technology Lab to work on their project. All projects are judged at the school level in March. Projects scoring a 90 or better will be entered into the Georgia State Media Festival Competition and judged in May.