Clubs and Activities

(pictured:  Student Government)

Clubs and activities support the development of well-rounded individuals and appeal to the special interests of our diverse community.   Clubs typically meet during Flex period. Students who are interested in forming a new club should identify a faculty member who can serve as an advisor and put together a proposal to present to the administration.

Academic Challenge Bowl – Are you good at Trivial Pursuit? Do you like to be challenged with general knowledge questions?  If so, this is the club for you.  Working with a team of classmates, you compete against other schools in this activity modeled after the College Quiz Bowl.  Graduates can go on to join their high school Masterminds teams.

Ambassadors – Our student ambassadors help with school-wide events such as Open House, Student Shadowing Days and School Tours.

Band – Band is for any student who plays a musical instrument and would like to take part in the school performances. Students must be enrolled in the band class to take part in band.

Bookstore Club – Students will help select the items we sell, determine the prices of these items, and take inventory.  They will also have the opportunity to sell these items on our club cart at lunch.  It’s a fun beginning retail experience.

Choir – Choir is for any student interested in singing in the chorus. Students in choir must participate in school performances and be enrolled in the choir class.

Golf Club – Golf club meets  in the spring.  Participants meet at Big Oak for lessons from one of their golf professionals.

Jazz Band – The Siena Jazz band is an after-school activity that is meant to give students an opportunity to play music of different styles while developing their individual skills as soloists. All instruments are welcome to audition, however, students must be actively taking lessons.

Leadership Council – The leadership council is a group of students who help organize and lead various student activities at Siena. These activities focus on the spiritual development, service, and overall culture of the school. Students must apply for leadership council and demonstrate positive leadership skills. The goal of the leadership council is to help develop Catholic leadership values in students.

Lego League FIRST Robotics – All students are welcome to join the Lego league club. This club introduces students to real-world engineering challenges. Students work in teams to design and build a competitive robot out of Legos. The robot is then programmed using computer software to complete various missions. This club meets after school and involves an all day Saturday tournament in mid-November.

Musical –  Any student interested in drama or musicals can join this club. Students practice and perform the annual school musical. Students have performed musicals such as Suessical Jr., Godspell, Willy Wonka, and Fiddler on the Roof to name a few.

National Junior Honor Society – Siena Catholic Academy (SCA) NJHS serves to honor those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, citizenship, and character.  To be considered for membership students must: be in attendance at SCA for at least one semester, have a minimum cumulative GPA of at least a 3.4 as an SCA student, and demonstrate the 5 pillars of NJHS.  Student behavior and character must be reviewed by faculty and administration.

Odyssey of the Mind – Creative problem-solvers and performers compete in teams of seven to develop, over the course of several months, solutions to one of five problems and present their results in Spring tournaments.

Photography Club – Students learn the basics of photography in this after school club.

School Government – Student body officers and homeroom representatives serve the school in developing student-oriented programs and listening to and sharing student ideas for improving the student experience.

Siena Serves – Service club – The gospel message states to help those people less fortunate. This club is for any student interested in organizing and performing school service above and beyond what is naturally done within the school setting. Students may be required to attend outside of school functions or organizations in order to complete the service.

Ski and Snowboard club – The ski club travels on Fridays and some school breaks to Bristol Mountain, weather permitting. Prior skiing experience is not required.

Sunshine Club – This service club seeks to brighten the experience of all students by hosting special events and celebrating students’ birthdays by decorating their lockers.

Yearbook Club – In the fall (meetings during Flex): Learn how to be a photographer.  Create fliers asking students to create drawings for yearbook cover contest.   After Christmas (meetings after school): Learn how to build pages to create our yearbook digitally.  Including page design, photo-editing, proofreading.