Elementary Clubs & Activities

List of 9 items.

  • Basketball Clinic

    Mondays AND Thursdays (2:45 – 3:45 PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: April 11th, April 14th, April 25th, April 28th, May 2nd, May 5th, May 9th, May 12th, May 16th, May 19th, May 23rd, May 26th
    Grades: 4-6
    Maximum Students: 20
    Instructor: SHHS Girls’ Varsity Basketball Coach Jon Olson
    Location: Sacred Heart Elementary Gymnasium
    Cost: none
    Details: Basketball is an exciting sport combining team play and individual skills. Sacred Heart High School’s very own girls’ varsity basketball coach will be running this clinic two days a week. This is a great opportunity for students to learn a new sport or continue playing and developing their skills. Students will understand teamwork, sportsmanship, and the rules of basketball while learning the fundamentals of shooting, passing, dribbling, as well as running drills and developing their skills. This program will be a huge opportunity for students looking to play basketball when they reach middle and high school.

    Requirements: Students should bring a comfortable change of clothes and sneakers with them each week. Students are allotted 15 minutes to change between dismissal and the start of class. Please send a water bottle.
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  • Dance Club

    Tuesdays (2:45-3:45 PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: April 12th, April 26th, May 3rd, May 10th, May 17th, May 24th
    Grades : Open to ALL grades 1-6
    Minimum Students: 15
    Maximum Students: 30
    Instructor: Mr. McCabe
    Location: Sacred Heart Elementary Gymnasium
    Cost: none
    Details: Dance is fun for everyone! This club will spend time introducing and reviewing some of the most popular folk dances that are commonly played at birthday parties and weddings as well as creative choreography of dances. Some dances may be modified or adapted based on the participant’s grade level in order for all students to learn and enjoy themselves. As some dances will have steps, others will be strictly creative with the option of individual choreography or group collaboration. Music requests will be taken, however, all songs must be appropriate and approved before being played or used in any dance experiences.

    Requirements:
    Students should bring a comfortable change of clothes and sneakers with them each week. Students are allotted 15 minutes to change between dismissal and the start of class. Please send a water bottle.
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  • Pokemon Club

    Thursdays (2:30-3:30 PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: April 14th, April 28th, May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th
    Grades: 2-4
    Minimum Students: 8
    Maximum Students: 14
    Instructor: David Boegner
    Cost: $25 (Make checks payable to David Boegner)
    Details: Welcome prospective Pokémon club parents, The Sacred Heart Pokémon club is being offered to allow your child to learn, participate and battle with others using “Pokémon The Card Game” decks as a developmental tool. Pokémon can be very useful teaching children to read and perform math (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division) while having fun at the same time. Good sportsmanship will also be an important part of this club. Humility in victory, grace in defeated.

    There will be materials provided and club members are not required to bring anything except a positive attitude.

    There are few topics that should be clearly stated in advance for your benefit and in setting expectations for potential club members. They are listed below:

    Code of Conduct:

    • It is expected that clubs members behave in an appropriate manner. The following behavior is not permitted and offenders might not be allowed to participate in group activities:
    • Cheating
    • Stealing
    • Lack of courtesy for others
    • Lack of respect for others
    • A Club member may be asked to leave the group if they continually exhibit poor sportsmanship.

    Trading: 
    Pokémon cards do have a monetary value associated with them. All trades must be approved by me while club is in session. I will use a card pricing guide to ensure equitable trades occur. This is to ensure that less informed club members are not taken advantage both those who have a better understanding of the game and card values.

    *** A parent questionnaire is attached to this email, please print and submit with your child’s registration form.
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  • Mad Science

    Fridays (2:45-3:45PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: April 15th, April 29th, May 6th, May 13th, May 20th, May 27th
    Grades: 1-3 and 4-6, separately
    Minimum Students:15
    Maximum Students: 20
    Instructor: Mad Science of Southern MA and RI
    Cost: $68, all inclusive: includes instruction, materials, and take home projects
    Make checks payable to: Mad Science
    Details: For over 10 years Mad Science has been providing exceptional Science programming to schools and organizations in an effort to spark the imagination and curiosity of children by providing them with fun, entertaining, and educational activities which will instill a clear understanding of what science is and how it affects the world around them. Rockets, Energy, Chemistry, Electricity, Magnets, Optical Illusions, and Machines are just a few examples of the science activities that they can experience in Mad Science club.

    The after school clubs involve fun explorations into science and technology, and include a lot of fascinating equipment, supplies, and take home materials which the children can build themselves. Since children learn by doing, all of the workshops are project based and often include a “make and take” project that the children construct during class time and then bring home.

    Proven Curriculum:
    all of the program curricula have been developed and tested by the internationally acclaimed Mad Science Group

    Engaging: We keep the children engaged using fun, safe, hands on/minds on inquiry based methods presented by the Mad Scientists.
    Extendable to Home: In addition to any make and take projects that the children complete, they also take home a card after each class that summarizes the day’s activities and provides an additional experiment that they can conduct at home to help encourage parent involvement.

    Conduct: All children are expected to adhere to basic behavioral guidelines. Disruptive or disrespectful behavior will not be tolerated.

    Parents can learn more about the Mad Science program on their website: SouthernMass.MadScience.org

    *** Parent volunteers would be appreciated to assist the children with the activities.***
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  • Kenpo Karate

    Mondays (2:45-3:45 PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: January 25th, February 1st, February 8th, February 22nd, February 29th, March 7th
    Grades 1-3 and 4-6, separately
    Max Students: 15 (grades 1-3), 20 (grades 4-6)
    Instructor: South Shore Martial Arts Center
    Cost: $49 without uniform, $59 with uniform (Make checks payable to SSMAC)
    Details: Classes are designed to provide your child with more than just traditional martial arts training, although they will get plenty of that. As we teach your child the skills to confidently face any situation with self-confidence and resolve, we also teach them to be considerate and patient with peers and elders, as well as teach them to face life without fear. The positive effect that training in the martial arts has for children is tremendous. Considering the challenges that young people face today, a foundation in honesty, integrity, and respect for self and others is exactly what they need to succeed.

    Requirements: Students should bring their karate uniform or a change of clothes with them each week. If you are ordering a uniform, please send your child with a change of clothes until your uniform arrives. Students are allotted 15 minutes to change between dismissal and the start of class.

    **parent volunteers needed for help in changing room**
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  • Fashion Focus

    Tuesdays (2:30-3:30 PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: January 26th, February 2nd, February 9th, February 23rd, March 1st, March 8th
    Grades: 1-6 (will be aimed to reach all age levels)
    Max Students: 15 (females only)
    Instructor: Maria Wood, Owner of Fashion Focus
    Cost: $89 (Make checks payable to Fashion Focus)
    Details:

    Poise, Posture, and Confidence


    This class will review the etiquette basics everyone should practice every day like a strong handshake and how to make a proper introduction. More importantly, this class teaches the girls to practice balance and control over their own bodies and advocates acceptance of self. The girls will learn what constitutes good posture and how to use their own body language to project confidence and love the skin they are in.

    Manners Matter!


    This class will teach the girls the importance of practicing good manners and its effect on their public image. At Fashion Focus, we have found that girls are more confident in themselves when they are confident in their knowledge of what to do in a variety of social situations.

    Polished, Put-Together, and Proud


    This class will cover how to dress appropriately, but stylishly, in and out of school, how to develop good skincare habits that will last a lifetime, and proper personal hygiene and grooming tips to follow.

    Runway to Hallway: Modeling Techniques for Every Day

    This class will cover basic modeling techniques that can be implemented in everyday life to reinforce the girls’ sense of self-confidence. The girls will learn how:
    • a smile can brighten their faces and make them appear friendlier and more open to their peers
    • posture is not only a powerful form of body language but also essential to their health
    • it is important to stay poised and in control of their bodies from the runway to the hallway
    Health is Beautiful: Nutrition and Exercise Benefits for Every Girl

    During this class we will discuss general healthy eating guidelines and how important it is that the girls not compare their bodies to anyone else because every girl is unique and beautiful. We will also discuss the health benefits of regular exercise and creative ways to stay active with friends and family.

    A Manner of Speaking: Becoming a Confident Public Speaker

    During this class the girls will learn techniques for being an effective public speaker. Before the end of class, each girl will have the opportunity to give a brief speech to the class, practicing these techniques.
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  • Babysitter Training Course

    Tuesdays (2:30-3:30PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: January 26th, February 2nd, February 9th, February 23rd, March 1st, March 8th
    Grades: 5 & 6
    Minimum Students: 5
    Maximum Students: 10
    Instructor: Gayle Tracy, School Nurse
    Cost: $10 (CASH ONLY)
    Details: This is the 4-H Babysitter Course that uses the 4-H babysitter guide book. The 4-H Babysitter Course will help the student’s develop the skills needed to be caring, trustworthy, responsible, and competent babysitters.

    Students will learn how to care for children, how to solve problems, how to keep children safe and happy, how to talk with parents and adults, how to make responsible decisions, and how to handle emergencies.

    The curriculum includes some hands on activities, role-plays, and will tap into the students creativity while learning.
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  • Basketball Club

    Thursdays (2:45-3:45) for 6 weeks
    Dates: January 28th, February 4th, February 11th, February 25th, March 3rd. March 10th
    Grades: 4-6
    Minimum Students: 5
    Maximum Students: 20
    Instructor: Chuck Kowalker
    Cost: Free
    Details: This club is aimed at teaching basic basketball fundamentals to students as well as have them play basketball games.

    Requirements: Students should bring a change of clothes and sneakers to change into after class. Students are allotted 15 minutes to change between dismissal and the start of class.
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  • Healthy Kids on the Go

    Fridays (2:45-3:45PM) for 6 weeks
    Dates: January 29th, February 5th, February 12th, February 26th, March 4th, March 11th
    Grades: 1-6
    Minimum Students: 20
    Maximum Students: 40
    Instructor: Suzanne Staples
    Cost: $30 (checks payable to Suzanne Staples)
    Details: A one hour well-rounded fitness class that encompasses multiple mind-body disciplines: Tai Chi, Yoga, Kickboxing, and Pilates, each choreographed to uplifting music. Studies show combining multiple style practices improves mental focus, enhances self-mastery, increases physical fitness, improves circulation, breathing, and posture, and reduces physical and mental stress.

    This is a low-impact workout; all fitness levels are welcome, as options are offered for each pose and exercise.

    Requirements:
     Participants should bring a beach towel or Yoga mat. Students will change after school and should bring breathable workout clothes: shorts or yoga pants and t-shirts or tank tops. Participants should also bring a bottle of water. Students are allotted 15 minutes to change between dismissal and the start of class.
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High School Clubs & Activities

List of 14 items.

  • Amnesty International

    Amnesty International is a worldwide organization of people around the globe working together to protect the human rights of other people. The Sacred Heart Club has been focusing on Education, Human Rights Awareness and action primarily through Urgent Action Appeals. Students meet together to look at the Amnesty International website and choose an Urgent Action Appeal to focus on for that cycle (week or month). Students then craft their own letter or take a suggested letter from the Amnesty International site. The ultimate aim is to add to the chorus of voices seeking the release of prisoners of conscience, including children who are imprisoned only because of their beliefs, color, gender, ethnicity, or religion and to help end torture and executions that many of these endure.
  • Art Club

    Open to all Sacred Heart students. We meet weekly. The Art Club offers visual art experiences for both the serious art student as well as the student who just wants to enjoy and appreciate art. Examples of projects: tie-dying t-shirts, making candles, free drawing, splatter painting, recycled materials art and working on the classroom murals. Art club also gets involved with school events, such as face painting and henna tattoos for Spring Fest, making hand-made items for the Sacred Heart Gala auction, and creating murals/ wall quotes to beautify the school. We turn on the music, have a snack, and create!
  • Astronomy Club

    Open to grades 7 - 12 , includes regular meetings with discussions about current and major astronomical events, , creation of a newsletter, and Observatory viewing (when weather cooperates!).
  • Chess Club

    Sacred Heart Chess Club understands how chess is like life and life is like chess. We meet weekly, for a fun, competitive, and social time. Each year ends with a tournament to decide the school champion. Chess club is fun and makes us wicked smaaaaaht!
  • Coffee House

    Coffee House shows allow students an open mike opportunity to exhibit talents and passions. Acts include musicians, poetry, speech, comedy, and more.
  • Delta Epsilon Phi

    Students of German who have an appreciation and on-going interest in German language and Culture and have attained a 3.6 average in German and a 3.0 general average in three semesters of study are eligible to be inducted as members into Delta Epsilon Phi, the National Honor Society of High School students of German sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German. It is sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of German.
  • Games Club

    Game Club members meet to play a variety of games. These include board games like Risk or Monopoly, card games like Magic: The Gathering, classic video games, and pen and paper games like Dungeons and Dragons.
  • The Heart Beat

    The Heart Beat is Sacred Heart High School's student newspaper. The staff of the Heart Beat is comprised of seniors who act as journalists and photographers for this long-standing and award-winning publication. Except for the actual printing of Heart Beat issues, all work on the paper is performed by the staff in our high school lab. This includes writing, editing, designing and formatting all articles. The Heart Beat is usually published six to eight times per year and consists of school, local, state and international news. Most, but not all, staff members participate in the high school's Newspaper course which meets every other day. During this class, the fine points of good journalism are reviewed and actual, hands-on issue design is addressed. Copies of each issue can be found at five separate locations on the Sacred Heart School campus as well as on the school website.
  • History Club

    History Club members seek to expand their knowledge of history through experiences beyond the classroom. The club has visited the Yin Yu Tang House at the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem Witch Museum, House of Seven Gables, Mayflower II, Plimoth Plantation, New Bedford Whaling Museum and Sea Festival, Lizzie Borden Museum, Newport Mansions, Peter Oliver Historic House, New England Asian Lunar New Year Festival, and a presentation on women accused of being witches at the Pilgrim Hall Museum. The club has also participated in a Boston Ghost Tours ride, and attended the movies, War Horse, Lincoln, and Selma. In school, the club sponsored the 2012 and 2014 Election Debates, a Voter Registration Drive, and recent speakers, Janet Applefield, who discussed her experiences during the Holocaust, and Thomas Downes, who shared his experiences as a soldier in World War Two. The club is open to all students, grades 7-12.
  • La Societe Honoraire de Francais

    In order to be elected to the Societe Honoraire de Francais, students in grades 9-12 must maintain a 90 average or higher for three consecutive terms in French and an academic average of at least a B in other subjects. The French Honor Society's Induction ceremony is held in March. Members are expected to participate in community service projects at Sacred Heart High School, such as the Thanksgiving Food Drive, the fall open houses, and serving as tutors.
  • La Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica

    This club is comprised of high achieving Spanish students (level 3 or above) and formed to promote cultural and linguistic awareness in our community. To be nominated, students must maintain a minimum 3.0 average. Spanish cultural field trips, restaurants, plays and museums are some of the venues in which students participate.
  • 8th Grade Spanish Book Club

    The Spanish book club is open to Spanish 1B students and meets every 6 weeks to discuss the book read.
  • Latin Honor Society

    The Latin Honor Society serves as a chapter of the National Junior Classical League Honor Society. The Society inducts new members annually who have maintained a grade level of at least A- for two years. Continued membership requires the maintenance of that grade level every semester.
  • Lingua Franca

    Lingua Franca is a literary-art magazine independently produced by Sacred Heart High School’s students. Lingua Franca considers all submissions of literacy or artistic work. Depending on the works’ originality and rhetorical value, submissions are published in the magazine. All members of the magazine staff are part of the editing and layout process. Original artwork and photography that fits in thematically with submitted literature selections are also included. The magazine is published annually.

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