Math & Science
This is an elective built on FIRST Lego League and the Spike Prime Robotics kit. Students will be taught a variety of skills to develop solutions to hypothetical situations using robotics and coding. This program encourages teamwork and partner building.
A Robotics Competition is offered to students interested in competing at a higher level. These students will demonstrate their proficiency of coding and teamwork skills against other schools in the Diocese of Venice. The competition typically occurs in May of each school year.
Students are welcome to join this cross-curricular, critical thinking course focused on project-based learning. This elective is built on action-oriented solutions to real word problems. Students will use a variety of materials to complete building challenges that develop science, technology, religion, engineering, art, and mathematic skills.
National Junior Honor Society
All 7th grade students holding a cumulative 90% GPA or higher are invited to apply for the National Junior Honor Society. Applications are taken following third quarter and accepted students will be inducted before the end of the school year.
American Heritage Girls
This prestigious program is open for girls in kindergarten – 8th grade. American Heritage Girls is a faith-based, female leadership development group run by parent volunteers. More information can be found on their website, the link is provided below.
Cub Scouts, run through Boy Scouts of America, aims to teach young kids to do their best with fun learning projects & outdoor activities. This program is open to boys in grades 1-5 and is run by parent volunteers. Please see the attached link for more information.
Students show their creativity with the school yearbook, from choosing a theme and designing the cover to page layouts and page ladders. The yearbook will be published at the end of the year, so the students can see their hard work and dedication pay off.
In band, students will learn to play instruments from the brass, woodwind, and string families. They will be taught to read music and will also be introduced to music theory. The school will hold concerts throughout the year, so the students can display their talents.
Vocal Performing Arts (VPA)
VPA students will learn the craft of theater through acting, improvisation games, and a performance for the younger students to enjoy. Participants also learn to confidently use their voice by understanding speaking and singing techniques.
Students will use video equipment to create authentic works using digital media. With the use of iMovie, students will develop cinema that will highlight our school, culture, and current events.