Extra Curricular Activities

CULTURAL ARTS

Performances and materials in the areas of dance, song, storytelling, and art are provided to our students to enrich and build on the strong academic quality of our instructional programs.

ALTAR SERVING

Boys and girls in grades Five through Eight may serve our community as alter servers. Training is available for students that are interested.

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

WRITING COMPETITIONS

Every year our Middle School enters regional and national writing competitions.

SCIENCE FAIR

Every year students in Grades Six through Eight display their Science Projects, along with Bridge Projects from the Fifth Graders.  Students are judged and projects receiving medals go on to the Regional Science Fair. 

This year seven of our students received awards at the Illinois Junior Academy of Science (IJAS) Regional Science Fair at Niles North High School.

  • We would like to congratulate our students attending the Regional Science Fair in March 2017!  The following awards were earned: 

Audrey Drabik- silver award

Brenna Drabik- gold award

Gianna Faraone- bronze award

Julia Konrath-gold award

Amelia Maglio- gold award

Anne Nguyen- gold award

Mia Pistone-gold award

 

And a big congratulations for those who qualified to continue on to the State Science Fair on May 6th, 2017 in DeKalb:

Brenna Drabik

Mia Pistone

Amelia Maglio

Anne Nguyen

 

In 2016, Seventh grade student, Will Stiefbold, a gold award recipient, qualified for the IJAS State Science Fair recently in Carbonale, Illinois. Stiefbold's project, "Solar Furnace," also drew special recognition by the Optical Society of Chicago. The Society awarded Stiefbold with a cash prize for "the best project in optics or optics related technology."

PAST YEAR AWARD WINNERS

Gold Award Winners

Will Stiefbold
Dominic Capellani
Joey Smith

Silver Award Winners

Lucas Mattson
Sean Pineda
Michelle Cecchin
Torry Davia
Alyssa Moreno
Emily Yacu
Brigitte Cueter

Bronze Award Winners

Jimmy Bilhorn
Gina Tolan
Laura Yacu
Maddie Peric
Nicolina O' Sullivan

ACADEMIC FAIR

Once a year our school holds an Academic Fair, showcasing Animal Reports, State Reports, and Atom Projects. Students from Grades Three through Five participated.

JUNIOR NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY

Junior High students with grades averaging 85% or higher are considered for induction into the Honor Society based on leadership, service, and character.  Members are presented their awards annually, and are required to participate in leadership and service activities as well as maintaining the required grades.