Student Life


Activities

Boy/Girl Scouts

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

Cantors

Students in 8th grade have the opportunity to cantor at weekly school Masses.

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.

Girls on the Run®

Girls in grades 3 – 5 can participate in Girls on the Run®, a life-changing, character development program. Registration is in mid-August and practices are held 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.

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.

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 and 5.

News Crew

Our news crew is made up of Middle School students. They writes scripts, operate the equipment, and broadcasts the WSJA News into each classroom in a live morning show.

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.

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 4 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.

Safety Patrol

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

Student Council

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