Clubs & Activities

Clubs

Art Club - The St. Ursula School Art Club is open to all students in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, who have a passion for art and would like to expand their talent and creativity beyond what is taught in the classroom. Members of the SUS Art Club work throughout the year on various art projects and activities, as well as keep a personal sketchbook.

Book Club - The Book Club is offered to students in grades 2 and 6-8. Students discuss different books as a group during lunch/recess time. 

Chess Club - The St. Ursula School Chess Club is designed to provide an opportunity for fun, recreational chess and checkers to students in grades 6 through 8. The Chess Club develops students’ self-confidence, discipline, logic, mental focus and analytical abilities.The Chess Club meets daily during lunch; giving members the opportunity to enjoy a friendly game of chess or checkers, while having a bite to eat.Chess and checker players of all skill levels are welcome to join!

Drama Club - Each spring, the drama club puts on a play for the St. Ursula Community. Past performances have included Peter Pan, Cinderella and the Substitute Fairy Godmother and Beauty and the Beast.

Environmental Club - The St. Ursula School Environmental Club is a student-centered organization, whose mission is to preserve, maintain and improve the environment in and around Saint Ursula School. Members on the environmental Club learn about different environmental issues, and how to become stewards of the environment. The Environmental Club is open to students in grades 6 through 8. 

LEGO Club - The St. Ursula School Junior FIRST LEGO League is focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children in 1st through 3rd grade.  This is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s inherent curiosity and direct it towards discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.  This program features an annual real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination.  

Newspaper Club - Middle school students have worked hard to revive the SUS Newspaper, now The SUN. Students take charge of the writing, interviewing, photographing and editing of news stories. Please visit this link to see the new and improved SUN: https://sites.google.com/stursula.org/susnewspaper

Yearbook Club - The Yearbook Club plans, develops, edits, and publishes the school yearbook.  Each year’s full-color, hardbound, completely digitally designed product is released in the spring and helps Saint Ursula Huskies preserve memories for years to come.


Activities

Altar Servers - Students in grades 4 through 8 can volunteer to assist the priest and deacon during school masses and weekend masses. The parish relies on the dedicated service of altar servers in order to celebrate the liturgies with both joy and reverence.  

Husky Helpers - The St. Ursula School Husky Helpers program is designed to encourage student leadership, by providing opportunities around the school for the students to practice their newly acquired leadership skills. The Husky Helper program is open to students in Grades 3 through 5. Students will be given different assignments based on grade level.

National Junior Honor Society - The National Junior Honor Society is the front runner of organizations and societies that promote appropriate recognition for students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of scholarship, character, leadership, service, and citizenship. The Honor Society member has already exhibited academic achievement, leadership – either openly or silently – honorable and admirable character, as well as service that demonstrates that the member is willing to use talents and skills to improve society. (The National Junior Honor Society Handbook)

Safety Patrol - Membership in the St. Ursula School Safety Patrol is an honored position. Members are stationed around the school during morning arrival, walking to Church for liturgies, and during dismissal.  This is done to provide a safe environment for the faculty, staff, and student body. Safety Patrol members, who are 7th or 8th graders, are considered to be role models for other students to emulate.

Student Council - The Student Council is composed of 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students who have been elected to leadership positions by their classmates. The Student Council is responsible for a number of service and fundraising activities throughout the year. Members help new students find their classrooms, present morning announcements, host assemblies, help with school-wide lunches, and assist in facilitating a leadership workshop for future student body leaders. In an effort to help others, the Student Council also sponsors a candy cane drive, collects canned goods for the church's food pantry, and gathers donations for local animal shelters.