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Extracurricular Activities

NJHS – Middle School

The National Junior Honor Society was established in 1929 to recognize students who meet five criteria of scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character.  NJHS membership is open to students who have concluded at least 6 quarters of middle school.  Students must have a minimum GPA to be considered for induction.  NJHS members conduct at least monthly meetings and assist with fundraising for worthy causes and service projects.

Drama Club – Middle School

Drama Club is open to middle school students to prepare a 30 minute Shakespearean play for the Diocesan Shakespeare Festival.  Students meeting twice a week from January until May.

Running Club – Grades 3rd – 8th

The running club is opened to 3rd – 8th graders who are registered for the Falcon 5K or 1 mile fun run. The club starts 8-weeks prior to the Falcon 5K race and 1 mile fun run. Students typically meet two days a week (TUES and THURS) from 3:30 – 4:15 and learn about how to run, improve speed, and endurance. Each student who participates receives a special “Falcon in Training” t-shirt and gets to enjoy a “ Carb Loading” Pizza party on the last day of the club.

Chess Club 2nd – 8th

The Chess Club is opened to students in 2nd – 8th grades.  Chess practice is held weekly afterschool, where the students learn the game, the strategies, and the rules for tournament play.  Holy Family Chess Club participates in a local tournament each spring.