Extra Curricular Activities
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BELLARMINE SPEECH LEAGUE
The Speech Team is available for students in grades 6-8. Members compete at several speech meets yearly.
An audition only open choir for students in grades 6-8. Auditions are held in August during school hours. Cantors fulfill the solo music ministry functions of the day school and prepare concert pieces for competition and concerts. Rehearsals are during school and also require a commitment either before or after school, pending scheduling needs.
All students are invited to participate in Chess Club. The club meets on Thursday mornings at 7:00 a.m. Students will have the opportunity to compete in several contests during the year.
Students in grades 6-8 are invited to join the Choir. There is a separate fee for the choir and practice time is one day weekly after school. Sign-up is per semester.
CIRCLE OF LECTORS
Students in grades 5-8 have the opportunity to be in the Circle of Lectors. This group of students is responsible for proclaiming the Word of God at the Liturgies.
GIRLS ON THE RUN
Girls on the Run is a running program for girls in 3rd - 5th grade. It combines training for a 5k race with self-esteem building and life skills exercises.
Students in grades 6-8 have the opportunity to serve Mass.
A team comprised of 6-8 grade students will be formed during the school year for competition at local contests.
READ, RIGHT and RUN
In coordination with the St. Louis Marathon, our team comprised of K-8 students will meet weekly (24 weeks) to run one mile each week. These students read 24 books and do 24 good deeds.
Students in 7-8th grades are invited to be part of our parking lot safety patrol team.
REACH OUT CLUB
This club is for students in grades 5-8. The focus of the club is to bring awareness and understanding of the need for social justice in our community and beyond.
Students in grades 4-8 are elected to participate in the Student Council. Student Council is in charge of events and functions throughout the school year. Students meet after school the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month.
Students from the upper grades are invited to work on assembly of the school yearbook. This work generally entails staying after school one day each week for several weeks.