Clubs

We offer many co-curricular and extra-curricular clubs, and opportunities for teams to compete at local, state and national levels. When teams reach competitive levels which may require travel, every team member is required to participate so the team is not held back from the competition.

Some of the clubs that we offer are:

Walking Club

Moderators: Mrs. Kensy & Mrs. Watroba

Click here for parent information letter and permission slip form.

Student Council

Moderator: Mr. Cummings

Open to Grades 5-8

Members of the Student Council are encouraged to model the school's mission by trickling down the good message of positive character traits to all students. They participate in a variety of opportunities enabling the student members to develop effective leadership and communication skills.

Solar Cars

Moderator: Mrs. Watson

Students design solar powered cars for the Junior Solar Cars Competition held at the Buffalo Museum of Science.  Groups of two to four students work to design their car that will be judged on technical merit, craftsmanship, innovation and speed.  Solar Cars runs from March to May and is open to students in grades 6- 8.

Future City

Moderator: Mrs. Watson

Future City is for students in grades 7 & 8.  It involves designing a city 150 years into the future creating a virtual Sim City, a 3-D model with moving parts as well as writing a research essay and preparing a presentation.  Future City begins in September and the competition is held in January.

Yearbook

Moderator: Mrs. Watson

Yearbook club is run by our 7th and 8th grade students. As a group, the students create the yearbook cover, take photographs, and design the layout of the school's yearbook. Creativity and collaboration are emphasized as students work in pairs or trios to choose the design for each page.

Science Bowl

Moderator: Mrs. Watson

Science Bowl is open to 7th & 8th grade students beginning in September.  6th graders can join the second half of the year.  Science Bowl involves studying jeopardy style questions in science and math based on middle school and high school material.  The Science Bowl competition is held at St. Joe's the first Saturday in March.

Green Team

Moderator: Mr. LaCroix

Open to students in grades 4-8

The Team meets every Wednesday after school until 3:15 pm.  Students are responsible for collecting and managing recycling efforts within the school.

Bound for Broadway

Moderators: Miss Schnackel,  Mr. Cummings & Mrs. Rauscher

Bound for Broadway is our drama club and open to any 5th through 8th grade student. Our students learn about theatrical terms, acting skills, and teamwork which all culminates in auditioning and performing in a Broadway Jr. show each year. Our productions are put on at the Ellicott Creek Playhouse in partnership with the Niagara Regional Theater Guild. Bound for Broadway is very fortunate to have an annual grant from The Remember Ryan Foundation. Our 2017-2018 production was Peter Pan Jr. Our students have also had the opportunity to participate in the Shea's Junior Theater Celebration for 3 years in a row. 

Chess Club

Moderator:  Mrs. Herr

Do you love to play chess?  Have you ever wanted to learn?  Come to the St. Christopher Chess Club.  The chess club is open to any interested student at St. Chris in grades 5-8.  We meet on the first Friday of each month from 2:45 - 3:30.  Call Mrs. Herr for information at 693-5604 ext. 214 or e-mail at aherr@saintchris.org.