Clubs & Activities

Part of our mission at St. Paul's Episcopal School is to encourage individual growth and achievement for each student. One of the ways we accomplish this mission is by offering a variety of extracurricular clubs and activities. Students can pursue their interests and cultivate their talents by joining one or more of our many clubs and service organizations. Or, after recruiting a faculty member who will agree to sponsor it, students may start a club of their own. Club Sign Up Day is held early in the fall semester each year.

Grades PreK-4

Cub Scouts Pack 147

If you will be in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th grade for the 2014-15 school year, Cub Scout Pack 147 is looking for you! Pack 147 has an exciting schedule planned for next school year, including family camping,
pine‐wood derby, field trips and other fun events.

  • Where We Meet: St. Paul’s Episcopal School Cafeteria
  • When We Meet: Meetings run concurrent with the school year, late
    August thru early May. 
    • Pack Meetings are once a month, usually on Monday evenings at
      6:30pm in the SPS Cafeteria.
    • Dens (which are organized by grade) usually meet 2 times a
      month, schedules vary by Den.
  • How to Contact Pack 147: If you are interested in joining, please email Pack 147 at cubscoutspack147@hotmail.com, Kevin Dolbeare, 251-610-8052.

Girl Scouts

Girls in Kindergarten and First Grade have the opportunity to join our Daisy Girl Scouts while Second Grade girls can join the Brownie Girl Scouts troop. Please contact the Lower School Office for more information.

Girl Scouting helps girls develop their full individual potential; relate to others with increasing understanding, skill, and respect; develop values to guide their actions and provide the foundation for sound decision-making; and contribute to the improvement of society through their abilities, leadership skills, and cooperation with others.

Grades 5-8

Archery Club

The Archery Club is open to students in grades 7-10 who are interested in pursuing archery. The group follows the National Archery in the Schools program.

Sponsor: Michelle Morgan

Art Club

Art Club is open to students in grades 5-8 who are interested in promoting the visual arts. In Art Club we will explore a variety of media such as painting, ceramics, mixed media, sculptures, and collaborative public art projects. 

Sponsor: Amanda Youngblood

Culinary Club

The purpose of the St. Paul’s Episcopal School Culinary Club is to provide hands-on cooking experiences while learning about kitchen safety and sanitation, recipe preparation, and food presentation.

Sponsors: Elizabeth Gregory, Alyssa House, and Melinda Killcreas Click here for the Culinary Club page, blog, slideshow and more!

Green Saints Club

This club is dedicated to the beautification and preservation of the natural environment via hands-on experiences including gardening, community clean-ups, and original student ideas that engage the collaborative spirit of members The Green Saints club provides students the opportunity to engage with the environment on-campus and off-campus to better understand and appreciate their roles as stewards of the Earth.

Sponsor: Alyssa House

Kindness Club

To instill and promote kindness around campus and in our community. Help plan campus and community wide events to generate and environment where kindness is the first response. Be student ambassadors for the OLWEUS program, No One Sits Alone Day, The Great Kindness Challenge, and Red Ribbon Week.

Sponsor: Allie Fuquay

Middle School Student Council

The Middle School Student Council is the leadership body of the Middle School and consists of representatives from grades 7 & 8. Elections for the rising 7th and 8th grade representatives are held each spring. In August these students select their President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer.

Sponsor: Margaret Cadden

BEST Robotics: Grades 6-8

BEST robotics (Boosting engineering, science, and technology) is a huge team competition held at USA’s Mitchell Center.  The program is in the fall, and we have 6 weeks to meet the challenge.  This year the challenge involves recycling and preventing waste entering our environment.  The team needs partners for:  marketing and presenting, robot designing, creating Solid Edge design, Notebook creation, media sharing, gadget making, robot driving, booth building and decorating, and support!!!!! Check out http://www.jubileebest.org/ for information!  Mrs. Mackin and Dr. Morrow are the sponsors.  Competition begins Saturday, August 25 and ends on the actual competition day of October 6 at the Mitchell Center. Meeting times vary.  Come to our first meeting on Tuesday, August 14 in the middle school science lab. 

Sponsor: Donna Mackin

Rutledge Fellows of Philanthropy

The Rutledge Fellows of Philanthropy Program was named after former headmaster Robert H. Rutledge to recognize his lifetime commitment to serving both St. Paul’s Episcopal School and the Community at Large. As an extension of St. Paul’s Community Service Program, Rutledge Fellows visit non-profit agencies to learn about the importance of philanthropy and leadership, and to perform service projects. Each grade level in the Middle School has a different focus area such as the elderly, the homeless, the environment, etc. Under the guidance of faculty sponsors, the Rutledge Fellows in each grade will do at least one philanthropy project per semester in the focus area. These projects are in addition to the grade level service days in which all students participate. Meetings will typically be held at lunch or after school.

Scholars Bowl Team

The bowl team is open to students in grades 5, 6, 7, and 8 interested in participating in the area of academic competition.

Sponsors: Alyssa House (Grades 5-6) and Kathy Walker (Grades 7-8)

Science Olympiad - Grades 6-8

Team members prepare throughout the year to compete in tournaments. Competitions encourage learning in biology, earth science, chemistry, physics, problem-solving, and technology. Both individual and team achievement is emphasized to make science challenging, exciting, and fun.

Tech Fair – Grades 5-8

This club meets at the end of October to work on individual or group tech projects for the competition held at Coastal Community College (former Faulkner State) in March!  Anyone joining the club will have an excused absence for the all-day competition which has free food and fun!  Competition categories include: animation, audio production, programming, digital art, hardware modification, internet applications, multimedia, 3D modeling and printing, productivity design, and robotics.  Meeting times are Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-4:00 in B201 October 30 – March 12.

Sponsor: Donna Mackin and Nicki Barnickel

Grades 9-12

Cheerleading

Junior Varsity and Varsity cheerleaders for football and basketball are selected by tryouts. Tryout and qualification dates may be obtained from the Head Coach. Varsity and Junior Varsity cheerleaders must meet the Alabama High School Athletic Association requirements as well as the academic requirements and disciplinary standards of St. Paul’s. Academic requirements will be made available by the coach prior to tryouts. A cheerleader at St. Paul’s should promote the general welfare and reputation of the school and their actions must not reflect poorly on the school. The coaching staff and/or administration reserve the right to take disciplinary action if, in their opinion, a cheerleader’s conduct on or off campus affects the general welfare and reputation of St. Paul’s as set forth above.

Class Officers

Class officer candidates must have a GPA of at least 75 with no failures the previous semester and may not have been suspended or placed on probation during the current year. Other specific guidelines of qualifications may be obtained from the SGA or class sponsor. Students who do not qualify for office may appeal to an appeals committee. This committee’s decision regarding eligibility is considered final. This committee will consist of the sponsor, the Director of the Upper School, the Headmaster, and others as deemed necessary. The administration reserves the right to remove any student from office that is not fulfilling his/her leadership expectations or responsibilities.

Club Lacrosse

St. Paul's JV Club Lacrosse is open to boys in grades 9-11 who are interested in playing the sport of Lacrosse. Come play the oldest and fastest growing sport in the Nation! Lacrosse is a Spring sport and practices will begin in January 2019. We will play teams throughout Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana. Boys younger than the qualifying age and all girls may play for the youth program, the Mobile Youth Lacrosse League (www.mobileyouthlacrosse.org). Sponsors: Josh Friedman and Christopher Pierce

**8th Grade boys who turn 15 prior to August 31, 2019 may also participate**

Computer Club

This open to all students with an interest in computers.

Culinary Club

The purpose of the St. Paul’s Episcopal School Culinary Club is to provide hands-on cooking experiences while learning about kitchen safety and sanitation, recipe preparation, and food presentation. Sponsors: Elizabeth Gregory and Melinda Killcreas.  Click here for the Culinary Club page, blog, slideshow and more!

The Epistle

The Epistle is the school newspaper published during the school year by the journalism class. All students in grades 9-12 may submit work for publication consideration. All articles, editorials, features and photographs are the product of student work.

Fellowship Of Christian Students

The FCS is composed of students in all Upper School grades who have the common bonds of school participation and a Christian commitment.

Fine Arts Club

The Fine Arts Club provides the school with displays of student art work and publishes the Logos, a creative-writing magazine, and is open to all Upper School students interested in various artistic media.

Forensics Team

The Forensics Team participates in local, state, and regional competitions in a variety of speech and dramatic events. Participants are chosen on the basis of interest and ability.

The Halo

The Halo is the school yearbook, assembled and edited during a school year and distributed at the opening of the following school year. Interested students may work on the yearbook staff during the school day at specific times as well as after school.

Interact Club

The Interact Club is a service organization sponsored by the Rotary Club and is open to juniors and seniors. Interact sponsors the “Big Brother/Big Sister” program with kindergarten students.

Key Club

The Key Club is a service organization sponsored by Kiwanis open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. The Key Club sponsors the student United Way Fund Drive and the American Red Cross blood drive each year.

Mu Alpha Theta 

Mu Alpha Theta is the National High School Mathematics Honor Society dedicated to inspiring keen interest in mathematics, developing strong scholarship in the subject, and promoting the enjoyment of mathematics in high school. Full members are high school students in grades 9 through 12 who have completed four semesters of college preparatory mathematics and have completed or are enrolled in a fifth semester of mathematics, provided that this work has been done with distinction (3.0 grade point average). Additionally, students must take a minimum of 4 Mu Alpha Theta tests and pay a national membership fee.

Morning Saints

Morning Saints is a Bible study open to all students in grades 9 - 12. Meeting each Thursday morning at 7:00 a.m., it is a time to worship together and learn more about the Bible. Speakers include students, teachers, and youth ministers and pastors from area churches.

National Honor Society

The Myrtle Harris Boazman Chapter of the National Honor Society, chartered in 1973, is open to selected juniors and seniors. The chapter provides service to the school and community.

Rutledge Fellows Of Philanthropy

The Rutledge Fellows of Philanthropy Program was named after former headmaster Robert H. Rutledge to recognize his lifetime commitment to serving both St. Paul’s Episcopal School and the Community at Large. As an extension of St. Paul’s Community Service Program, Rutledge Fellows visit non-profit agencies to learn about the importance of philanthropy and leadership, and to perform service projects. Each grade level in the Upper School has a different focus area such as the elderly, the homeless, the environment, etc. Under the guidance of faculty sponsors, the Rutledge Fellows in each grade will do at least one philanthropy project per semester in the focus area. These projects are in addition to the grade level service days in which all students participate. Meetings will typically be held at lunch or after school.

Scholar's Bowl Team

The members of the High School Bowl Team are chosen based on their ability to quickly recall a wide variety of information. The team participates in area and state yearly competitions.

St. Paul's Players

The St. Paul’s Players prepare and present a theatrical production each spring. Students are selected through auditions on the basis of ability.

Student Government 

The Student Government Association is the students’ representative body and is intended to give students practice and experience in self-government. The SGA organizes many student activities throughout the year and is the primary voice of the student body. The Upper School elects the SGA officers and each class elects three at-large representatives.

Theatrics Team

The Theatrics team participates in local, state and regional competitions in a variety of speech and dramatic events. Participants are chosen on the basis of interest and ability.

World Language Clubs

World Language clubs are open to all students who are taking or have taken a world language and are interested in promoting world languages and cultures.

Youth Judicial/Legislature

This is a statewide program sponsored by the YMCA which allows students to participate in mock trials in Montgomery. Students prepare their cases prior to attending Judicial.

 

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