After School Clubs
St. Michael’s School offers a variety of programs for students to learn and grow outside the regular school schedule. In order for the club to operate, there is a minimum enrollment requirement per session. Days are subject to change, depending on instructor availability.

 

Art Club
In addition to the Fine Arts program offered during the school day, St. Michael’s School offers an extracurricular Art Club after school. There are four, six-week sessions offered throughout the year. Students in grades 3-8 meet on Mondays from 3:00 – 4:15 PM and students in grades K-2 meet on Tuesdays from 3:00 – 4:00 PM. This club has a limited enrollment to provide a more personalized art experience with more one-on-one time with the teacher. There is a fee for participation.

Chess Club
Available for students in grades 1-8, Excelsior Chess provides experienced instructors that cultivate a life-long appreciation for chess among children. It’s educational, enriching, easy to understand, challenging, and rewarding, but most of all…fun. The class meets on Mondays from 3:00 – 4:00 PM for 8 weeks each session. There is a fee for participation.

Choir
Students in grades 3 through 8 may elect to join the school choir, which meets after school on Wednesdays. These students act as music ministers for the weekly school liturgies. Students are challenged to strengthen their vocal and auditory skills by working on two and three part harmonies within sacred and popular music. Students enhance their performance skills by appearing at the parish Fall Festival, school Christmas Concert, the Fine Arts Festival, and have participated in the Annual Songs of the Holiday Season on KUSI.

Golf
Available for students in grades K-4, TGA and SCPGA bring the golf course to St. Michael’s School, providing students the opportunity to learn and play in a fun and safe environment. Kid-friendly instructors help students develop golf skills and knowledge, while using the sport to teach valuable life lessons like honesty and sportsmanship. The class meets on Thursdays from 3:00 – 4:00 PM for 8 weeks each session. There is a fee for participation.

Public Speaking
The Rose Debate Institute is an educational organization specialized in communication and forensics. Instructors from The Rose Debate Institute offer an 11 week session after school on Thursdays from 3:15 – 4:45, helping students establish a firm foundation for confident speech and prepare them for every public speaking situation. This program is offered to students in grades 5-8 in the fall. There is a fee for participation.

Spanish Club
Spanish Club is offered after school on Wednesdays for students in grades 1-3. Students explore the Spanish language through a variety of songs, bilingual literature and games. Spanish Catholic prayers are introduced and practiced. Students also learn about the diverse cultures and celebrations of countries that speak Spanish through music, video and literature. They are introduced to the alphabet, the vowel sounds, counting from 1-20, colors, basic greetings and introductions, theme related nouns, verbs and adjectives. Students are engaged through the use of repetitive chants and songs, games and art projects. There is a few for participation.