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Extracurriculum

Student Council
Our Student Council is overseen by Mrs. Kathleen Baggett, 4th Grade Teacher, & Mrs. Bridget Thompson, 7th Grade Homeroom Teacher.

Student Council holds weekly meetings, plans Spirit Rallies, is in charge of daily end-of-day announcements, promotes school spirit, and holds fundraisers. They are the public face of our school and host the Sacramento Diocesan Student Council Congress held in the fall.

Mathletes

Academic Decathlon
Our Academic Decathlon Team is overseen by Mrs. Rita Casagrande, 8th Grade Teacher. The annual competition is held the first Saturday in March.

  1. Team Event - Logic Quiz
    • Brainbashers
    • Logic-puzzles
    • Mensa
    • The logic test may contain any of the following types of problems:
      Soduku, Cryptograms, Algerbraic equations, Spatial reasoning, Anagrams, Patterns/graphs, Probability, Literal thinking and/or Grids

  2. Super Quiz
    • Science - Space Exporation Space (Discovery)
    • Fine Arts - Michelangelo Buonarroti (Book 2)
    • Religion - Pilgrimage of the Youth Cross (Chronicles of World Youth Day site1, site 2, site 3)
  3. Individual Quiz
    • Fine Arts - Metro Art (Wayne Thiebaud)
    • Mathematics - Algebra1
    • Religion - Canonization Process (1) - Page 2

Nature Bowl

Grades 3 through 6 may participate in this.  It is overseen by Mrs. Jeanne Franklin, Kindergarten Teacher.  This event takes place in the spring, with weekly after-school practices beginning in the winter.  Teams learn about ecology and the importance of environmental stewardship.  
 
Religious Decathlon

Our Religious Decathlon Team is overseen by Sr. Maria, O.P., Director of Catechesis.

2013-2014 | Champions
2012-2013 | Champions

Preciosa Vitae

Overseen by Sr. Maria, O.P., as well.  This is our junior high Pro Life group.  They meet regularly to promote the sanctity of life amongst their peers, and how they can be a beacon of light in today's society.