7th and 8th Grade – Activities

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

There are activities for every talent and temperament in Saint Dominic Academy. Each girl is urged to look over the available extra-curricular activities and then join those to which she can contribute her time and abilities, and thus, grow as a well-rounded individual. Any activity should offer each member an opportunity to work with others toward a desirable goal. The fringe benefits should be: a growth in leadership, responsibility, and organizational skills.

DOMINICAN YOUTH IN ACTION

In keeping with the charisma of our Dominican tradition, this club seeks to preach the Gospel through social action and prayer. Students engage in collecting food and clothing for the needy, preparing sandwiches and addressing social injustice.

ELAN (Literary Magazine)

Elan is representative of all class years and allows individuals to creatively express their thoughts and ideas through writing, art and photography. It enables students to critique literary and artistic pieces and gain an appreciation for the artistic potential of their fellow students.

FRENCH CLUB

Students will explore the culture of France and Francophone. This would include the country’s language, cuisine, art, music, dance, dress and customs.

THE “GLEE” CLUB

The “Glee” Club is Saint Dominic Academy’s concert choir and welcomes all students who demonstrate some talent for singing along with dedication and commitment. At 100 members, the Glee Club is the largest club in the school. Its major performances are the Christmas Concert and Spring Concert.

 

SDA MUSICAL

Open to all students the school musical is performed in the fall. This year the musical was “The Wizard of Oz” highlighting talented singers, dancers, stage crew and set designers.

STUDENT COUNCIL

The Student Council’s main purpose is to represent the student body, thereby creating a better understanding between faculty and students. The Council consists of an Executive Board and representative from each homeroom.

THE TRUMPET (School Newspaper)

The Trumpet’s primary goal is to present timely, readable news of interest to the student body of SDA. It should stimulate interest in school events and world issues, promote school pride, and service as a means of communication between students and faculty and between the school and the larger community. The Trumpet is published approximately four times a year by students of all grade levels.

SPORTS

The following Sports are offered in the program: Dance Team, Tennis & Track.

Other activities may be added.