Clubs and Organizations

 
 

 

School Clubs & Activities

 

Club and Organization moderators serve as a resource person to actively guide the students toward sound, constructive programs.

 

Time is provided for regular meetings of various school organizations. A regular meeting time should be arranged with the Director of Student Activities. Also, all activities sponsored by any school organization or club must be approved and scheduled by the Director of Student Activities. Evening meetings on school nights are discouraged.

 

NOTE: According to school policy, no fraternity, sorority, or any other closed membership organization is allowed on campus.

 

All the clubs and organizations are listed in alphabetical order. 

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Clubs and News

 

Our SM Chess Club is in full force ... There is always room for one more at the table . All interested future Ram Chess Club members please see Mr. Atienza in Room 5 .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Toy Drive

 

The 2018 Senate-Cabinet Toy Drive was again a huge success due to the very generous spirit of the St. Mary's Community. These toys were donated to the San Joaquin Sheriff's Department, Stockton Fire Department, the California Highway Patrol and the Stockton Police Department to distribute through their Christmas toy programs to the needy in our community.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Canned Food Drive

 

It took the combined force of students. administration, faculty and staff to load all of the canned goods collected during the CROP annual canned goods collection. By the time it was over, the Catholic Charities truck was loaded to capacity with all manner of canned goods, along with dozens of turkeys and hams, all of which will go to feed the poor of our community. The generosity of the St. Mary's High School community, in particular the students showed once again that the words of St. Francis de Sales guide the daily their daily actions: "Be who you are and be that well."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Student Charity

 

St. Mary's Student Government  hosted a Food Basket Drive led by Laura Howze, St. Mary's activities director to help the poor in our community by providing them with Thanksgiving meals.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members of the St. Mary's CROP Club prepare vegetables and other ingredients to the Soup Sale. The club, led by Margo Kozina uses the proceeds from the soup sales and bake sales to help fund the purchase of sleeping bags for the poor and homeless in our community, in addition to weekly harvests from the CROP Garden given to Catholic Charities, canned food and clothing drives and a annual Peanut Butter Drive.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Photography Club Halloween Contest

 

For the month of October the theme of the competition was Spooky Season. The members of the club are given a month to capture an image that they think represents this theme best. Each member was allowed to submit one entry for this Competition. In total there were 16 entries to vote on. The entries were submitted on November 1st and were voted upon by the members on Schoology on November 2nd. Prizes are given out to the top three entries.

 

 

 

CROP (Christian Relief Outreach Project) - dedicated to assisting those in need - Christian Service Mrs. Margo Kozina

 

DEAF CULTURE CLUB is a gathering of students who wish to embrace and bring awareness to the deaf community and its members. This will be accomplished through interactions with Deaf speakers as well as excursions to events attended by members of the Deaf culture. Ms. Claire Debity

 

EMPOWERING YOUNG WOMEN - promotes the well-being of young women and develops leaders of tomorrow. Mrs. Laura Howze Mrs. Gianna Ripa

 

ENVIRONMENTAL CLUB strives to develop solutions for today'senvironmental problems - Science Mrs. Patricia Williams

 

 

INTERACT - an internationally recognized club sponsored by Rotary that provides opportunity to participate in service projects and develops leadership skills. Mrs. Melissa Milgrim

 

INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH CLUB provides opportunities to work on global humanitarian projects. Mr. Greg Traverso

 

KEY CLUB is an internationally recognized organization sponsored by Kiwanis that gathers high school aged youth in volunteerism on behalf of the local community. Mr. Rui Sousa

 

MULTI-CULTURAL CLUB - celebrates and recognizes ethnic cultures at St. Mary's. Mrs. Isabel Aquino

 

PAWS - Protecting Animals Wellbeing & Safety focuses on helping animals in shelters. Mrs. Melissa Milgrim

 

PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB - allows students who are interested in photography to enter competitions and attend field trips - Fine Arts TBD

 

PRE-HEALTH CLUB - brings together students with interests in pursuing careers in the Health and Medicine field - Science Mrs. Isabel Aquino

 

PSYCHOLOGY AFTER HOURS - provide speakers, activities and opportunities to learn the meaning and scope of psychology in the community  - Psychology Mrs. Christina Foo

 

RAMPAGE ART CLUB - promotes art and school spirit on campus - Fine Arts Mrs. Jean Aguilar

 

SALESIAN LEADERSHIP CLUB - cultivates Salesian spirituality, focusing on the life, teachings and writings of St. Francis de Sales - Religion Fr. Mathew Issac, O.S.F.S., Mr. Harrison Brehm

 

SCIENCE CLUB - prepares students for the National Science Bowl - Science Mrs. Patricia Williams

 

STEM - provides opportunity to integrate science, technology, engineering,and mathematics - Science Mrs. Gina Lasiter

 

THINK PINK - promotes awareness of breast cancer and raises funds to help find a cure. Mr. Octavio Lopez

 

YOUNG MEN'S CLUB - promotes the well-being of young men and develops leaders of tomorrow. TBD

 

Organizations

 

CABINET/SENATE membership is comprised of senior boys and senior girls who have been nominated by teachers. Their role as ambassadors to the school is to promote school spirit as well as exemplify leadership qualities. Mrs. Gianna Ripa Mr. Art Zanini

 

CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION Membership in CSF is an honor conferred upon students in recognition of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. Students must apply for membership at the beginning of each semester (membership is based on a previous semester's grades) and must meet the deadlines for sign-ups. Membership is based on a point system with 3 points given for each "A" grade and 1 (one) point given for each "B" grade. One additional point shall be granted for a grade of A or B in an AP or Honors course, up to a maximum of two such points per semester. No matter how many courses a student takes, only 5 courses may count towards CSF membership (P.E. or any class that counts for P.E. does not count towards membership but a "D" or "F" grade in P.E. or any other subject automatically disqualifies the student from membership). Any student with 3 or more "A's"  excluding P.E., or taking honors classes and getting "B's" is urged to apply for membership. 10 points are needed for membership, 7 of these points must come from an approved list of courses and the other three can come from any course which is granted full semester credit. Sealbearer status is obtained when a student has maintained membership four out of six semesters. For Lifetime membership the 9th grade and first semester of the 10th grade do not count and one of the semesters must be based on Senior grades. Note: Freshmen may join the first semester only if they came from a school which had a CJSF Chapter and they earned Honor's status in CJSF. Membership is not automatic, the student must apply each semester. Ms. Emily Kilby

 

CAMPUS MINISTRY membership is made up of a team of Juniors and Seniors who facilitate retreats, plan liturgies, prayer services and promote spirituality within the school. Campus Ministry members also practice their faith by reaching out to the community in various ways, and attending weekly mass together. Mr. Kevin Costello

 

SPEECH & DEBATE - provides training and competitions for students interested in public speaking - English. Mrs. Kim Gillespie

 

GREEN MACHINE - promotes school spirit at games working with cheer and drill to lead chants, dressing in themed spirit attire, etc. Mrs. Lynee Monckton Mrs. Jacki Montijo

 

KETTLE - is the school newspaper published by and for the students of St. Mary’s High School. It is dedicated to the ideals of good journalism, endeavoring to inform, interpret and entertain. Ms. Margaret Stephens

 

MODEL UNITED NATIONS Prepares selected students to role play delegates to the United Nations and simulates U.N. committees at various conferences. Mr. Bart Dykezul

 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY students must apply for membership at the beginning of each semester (membership is based on the previous semesters grades.) Membership is an honor conferred upon students in grades 10-12 in recognition of scholarship, character, leadership, and service. The minimum academic grade point average is 3.0 excluding P.E. Ms. Emily Kilby

 

STUDENT COUNCIL is the student government organization elected by their peers whose purpose is to plan social activities, arrange and conduct student body meetings, and administer to the needs of student government. Student Council members are expected to promote spirit, be leaders and be role models. Ms. Laura Howze

 


 

St. Mary's High School
5648 N. El Dorado St.
Stockton, CA 95207