Clubs & Activities
A variety of extra-curricular activities are offered to complement the academic curriculum including Band, Chorus, Hand Bell Choir, Student Council, Light of Hope Service Group, Chess Club, Stock Market Game, National Junior Honor Society, yearbook, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts.
The SJRCS Student Council’s purpose is to discuss ideas and problems relating to the student body, to encourage high standards of academic achievement among the student body, to assist the administration and faculty whenever possible, and to develop organizational, leadership and citizenship skills among students.
NATIONAL JR HONOR SOCIETY
National Junior Honor Society members are chosen for and then expected to continue their exemplary contributions to the school and community. The National Junior Honor Society ranks as one of the oldest and most prestigious national organizations for middle level students. Chapters exist in more than 60 percent of the nation’s middle level schools and, since 1929, millions of students have been selected for membership. NJHS is sponsored by the National Association of Secondary School Principals, which also sponsors the National Honor Society. Members are selected for their academic and leadership abilities and are invited to apply at the end of their 7th grade year.
The SJRCS Chess Club meets Monday afternoons. There will be fall and spring sessions and open to students K-8.
SJRCS has a dedicated Makerspace that is used by all grade levels. The Makerspace is a classroom where students can experiment and create. The Makerspace is equipped with a Glow Forge Lazar Cutter, 3D Printers, Little Bits, Legos, Drones, and a variety of tools and materials to help spark the imagination of our students during the school day and in after school clubs.
OUTDOOR CLASSROOM AND LEARNING GARDEN
Environmental education space has been created to host classes outside and includes a student run garden.
In our Library Media Center, students have access to hundreds of books, audio-visual materials, and more.
WILDCAT MORNING NEWS ROOM
Wildcat Morning News is a broadcast program run by 7th & 8th grade students under the direction of faculty supervision. Students have access to the latest production equipment. The entire school watches their broadcast every Friday morning. Students can be the star of the show or look behind the scenes.
FINE ARTS EVENING
Each spring, the Art Department displays art, made throughout the year, from every student. The students' artwork ranges in medium, but all of the art demonstrates the creativity and skill of students. To conclude Fine Arts Day, we host a performance from the chorus, band, hand bell choir.
The SJRCS STEM Fair is open to students in grades 1-8 who have a love for science.
CODING & ROBOTICS
Coding and Robotics are both offered as after school activities as a STEM enrichment opportunity.
Knights of Columbus Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest
Geography, History, & Spelling Bees
Daughters of the American Revolution Essay Contest
Daughters of the American Revolution Poster Contest
It's Academic Tournament
American Legion Auxiliary Essay Contest
Catholic Daughters of America Education Contest Winners
Frederick News Post Design-an-Ad
Mother Mary Lange Club
Zaner Bloser Handwriting Club & Competition
Students are recognized for outstanding achievement in handwriting.