St Patrick School offers a handful of extracurricular activities to various age groups such as season programs and an instrumental band program.
Developing the fine arts is an essential part of the curriculum. Students at each level are given the opportunity to express themselves with singing, acting and art work. Opportunities include but are not limited to: para liturgies, mass, holiday presentations, Christmas program, H.S.A. presentations, Field Day and School Dances.
Throughout the school year the students are encouraged to enter various contests offered by local organizations and schools in the city and state. These include spelling bee, science fair, computer, essay, and safety poster contests. awards will be presented in church following our weekly student liturgy.
Boys and girls beginning in grade three may choose to be altar servers with the permission of their parent or guardian. The parent is asked to support their child by transporting him/her on assigned service days. The students are trained by the pastor or his appointed helper. If a student cannot attend her/his assigned time, he/she must call another student to take his/her place. All students are encouraged to substitute willingly when asked.
An instrumental teacher is available to school students. The schedule is determined by the number of students taking lessons. The teacher is provided on private contractual basis between the parents and the music teacher. There is a total yearly fee that can be paid in monthly or bi-monthly installments at the beginning of the payment period.
After achieving a level of proficiency, the instructor can recommend your child to audition for the Diocesan Honors Band. The administration fee enables your child to participate in the Diocesan functions. Students also have the use of band music provided by the Program for use at concerts in their school.
There is typically a Winter and a Spring band concert.
The students get to take field trips at various times throughout the year. The field trips are always purposeful and grade specific.
Drama Club is offered to boys/girls in grades 4-8. The drama club meets after school on Wednesdays.
Student Council elections are held each fall. Children in grades 3-8 are permitted to run for these officer seats. Anyone can run with the signature of a parent or guardian, the principal and 4 other students. Each class elects one
officer. The officers assist in school programs and fundraisings.