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Student Activities

What Goes On Around SGM?

  • ATRIUM—Catechesis of the Good Shepherd for students in Kindergarten through 2nd grade
  • Center City—interactive room for small groups to do independent STEM related activities. Kindergarten through 2nd grade
  • Smart Mart—sells supplies from October through April once a week before school.  Staffed by 5th grade
  • OASIS—retired seniors come and spend time with primary students in need of a little extra help
  • Biztown—Junior Achievement program for 5th and 6th grade students to learn economics
  • Finance Park—middle school elective to manage money as an adult
  • Bellarmine Speech League—middle school program for students to learn public speaking.
  • Math League—middle school program for students to work together against the clock in mathematics.
  • Ambassadors—middle school program for students to act as ambassadors of the school.  They give tours, make presentations, help the younger students get settled into middle school.
  • Sandwich making—middle school opportunity once a week making sandwiches for the homeless served by St. Vincent de Paul parish.  Small groups of students also will go and help serve the hungry once a week.
  • Model UN—middle school students pick a country and present an issue to the mock United Nations.
  • 7th grade Camp—outdoor 3-day experience for the 7th grade students.  6th and 8th grade each spend 1 day at camp.
  • Student Council—open to middle school
  • Science Fair—open to all age levels—students follow the scientific method for the experiment and present findings.
  • Connections Program—students at all grade levels make a connection with a senior shut in and write back and forth.  An opportunity to let someone know they are still thought of.

What Happens After School?

After school there are clubs the students can participate in such as the Chess Club, Lego Club, Little Friends of Jesus, Service Club, board games, fitness, just to name a few.  These are all presented in the Fall of the year and the students sign up.  No cost to the clubs.  They are all sponsored by faculty and staff.

SGM Club Offerings

We would like to extend an invitation to your child to participate in some after or before school club opportunities! If your child is interested in joining one (or more!) clubs, please fill out the attached form and return it to school no later than Wednesday, September 24. The clubs will begin in October.

Club Sign Up Form

Chess Club

Moderators: Mrs. Krummenacher and Mr. Babbitt
Who? Grades 3-8
Where? Mrs. Krummenacher and Mr. Babbitt’s classrooms
When? 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month 3:10-4:00 PM  starting in October

Chess Club will continue playing and learning the fundamentals of chess in a relaxed atmosphere. More advanced students are encouraged to help those just starting out.

DATES- Oct 7 & 21; Nov 4 & 18;  Dec 2 & 16; Jan 6 & 20; Feb 3 & 17, Mar 3 & 24,  
Apr 7 & 21; May 5 & 19

Crafty Readers

Moderators: Mrs. Young and Mrs. Pollmann
Who? Grade K (maximum 10 students)
Where? Center City
When? First Wednesday of the month 3:10 – 4:00 pm

Craft Readers is a club for Kindergarteners who love to read and create crafts!  Each meeting, we will read a story and create an accompanying craft to enhance enjoyment and comprehension of the story.  We will have four sessions.  Group one will participate on Oct. 1 and Nov. 5.  Group two will participate on Dec. 3 and Jan. 7. Group three will participate on Feb. 4 and March 4.  Group four will participate on April 1 and May 6.

Fine Arts Club

Moderator:  Mrs. Eschmann
Who? Grades:  6-8 (Limited to 15)
Where:  Art Room (131)
When:   3:15- 5:00pm
All Dates:  October 21st and March 24th.

Description:  Creative middle school students who are interested in art will have the opportunity to explore creating with various painting techniques.  They will design artworks in their own style while sharing ideas with one another.  Students will create two pieces of fine art paintings on stretched canvas using higher quality paints and brushes.  There is a $10 materials fee due on October 15th to Mrs. Eschmann. 

LEGO Club

Moderator: Mrs. Fogarty, Mrs. Cowart, and Miss Marschuetz
Who? Grades 2-5
Where? Mrs. Fogarty's Room
When? Second Thursday of each month, at 7:00-7:40AM

LEGO Club If you like building and thinking creatively, then the LEGO CLUB is for you!  You don't need to bring your own legos, just come and build with ours!  You may bring your breakfast if you like too!
Club dates: Oct. 9, Nov. 13, Dec. 11, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, Mar. 12, and Apr. 9.

Little Friends of Jesus Club

Moderators: Mrs. Watts and Mrs. Dunning
Who? Grade 2 - 1st semester / Grade 1 - 2nd semester (Limited to 23 friends each semester)
Where? Mrs. Dunning's Room
When? Tuesdays (see description) 3:15 - 4:15PM
There will be a $10.00 club fee this year to cover cost of supplies. Please send payment with your club form made payable to SGM!
 
Little Friends of Jesus is a service club for first and second graders who would like to share Jesus' light and love with the sick and homebound. Interested friends should love making crafts, art projects and cards. Second graders will participate 1st and 2nd quarters on Sept. 30,
Oct 21, Nov. 18, and Dec. 16.  Interested First graders will participate 3rd and 4th quarters on Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 3, and Apr. 14.  Membership in this service club will be accepted in the order in which the forms are received.
(Limit 23 friends each semester)

Middle School Service Club

MODERATORS: Mrs. Wilcockson and Mrs. Weckback
WHERE: Middle School Religion Room
WHO: Grades 6-8.
WHEN: The 2nd Wednesday of every month, 3:15-4:15pm (October 8, November 12,
December 10, January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, and May 13)

You can make a difference! Middle School Service Club is always looking for those who will help serve others.  We serve in a variety of ways around the campus and beyond: from cleaning up gumballs to writing letters of hope to children in hospitals. Come and be a part of these worthwhile projects. You, your ideas and enthusiasm are welcome. Come and join us!